Actress Anushka Sharma. Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com In an attempt to minimise distractions at the Cricket World Cup that starts next month, defending champions India have banned WAGs (wife and girlfriends), while Pakistan has called for no social media for their players. The two countries confirmed the bans as they fine-tune their preparations for the mega event that gets underway in New Zealand and Australia from February 14. The bans mean that Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma would ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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Every evening, Shaila Karkera, a volunteer with a non-government organisation, teaches construction workers children on the premises of an upmarket school in Powai. While languages and mathematics are included in the curriculum, for Karkera, the top ...Hindustan Times, 2 weeks ago
Text: www.topgear.com/india By Girish Karkera There is a new Mini in town, and it's bigger than the quite sizeable three-door Mini. Up until now, the Mini was only available as a three-door, but there's a variant with five doors now. ...Economic Times, 4 weeks ago BMW rolls out new Mini Cooper models in India Rediff.com, 2 months ago Why BMW Mini's popularity is on the rise in India Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Images from the Sangam in Allahabad. Text and photographs: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com The Sangam is where the Ganga, Yamuna and the legendary Saraswati meet. Considered holy by millions of Hindus, a visit here is a must in their lifetime. Also called the Triveni Sangam, a bath here is said to wash away all of one's sins. This is where the muddy pale yellow waters of the Ganga merges with the blue waters of the Yamuna. And the Saraswati flows quietly, below the radar. At the point where all ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Image: An inside view of Mumbai's T2 terminal. Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com Monthly passenger traffic volume at Mumbai airport topped three million in October, aided by a robust growth in domestic traffic as well as addition of new flights to Abu Dhabi and Paris in the past few months. This is the second time the Mumbai airport is crossing the three-million mark. In May this year, too, the airport had handled that many passengers. Domestic traffic accounts for 68 per cent of ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Harley Davidsons are bought in Allahabad and Jalpaiguri. A hundred businessmen in Aurangabad bought Mercedes-Benz cars together. Men and women from mofussil India are buying designerwear from the confines of their homes, either on their laptops or their cellphones Find out how Internet has taken fashion and luxury to every corner of India... On a crisp January morning, south Delhi's DLF Emporio mall, the hub of luxury labels, is teeming with customers. It's the end-of-season sale and ...Rediff.com, 1 day ago
The star-studded event unveiled the winners of our Car and Bike of the Year Awards... TopGear.com The 7th BBC TopGear India Magazine Awards were announced this evening in Mumbai at a glittering event held at the Sofitel Luxury hotel, BKC. The ...BBC Top Gear India, 1 day ago
MUMBAI: Long-distance runners across the country have trashed Mumbai-based marathoner Raj Vadgama's claims of having run 10,000km, covering 70 cities across India, in over five months. Vadgama called his run, lasting from August 15, 2014 to January ...Times of India, 2 days ago
by Richard Lasrado Puttur: In preparation for Brahmakalashotsava at the Kukkinadka temple in Mundoor in the taluk, workers were engaged in excavation and levelling a few days ago. They reportedly bumped into an ancient cannon used in warfare.Mangalorean, 3 days ago
by Ishwar M. Ail pics Dinesh Kulal Mumbai: Vasai Taluk Mogaveera Sangha (VTMS) celebrated two-day TuluKannadiga Festival on 17 and 18 January 2015 at VasaiVirar Mahanagar Palika Ground, Vasai West. Karnoor Shankar Alva, President of Vasai ...Mangalorean, 1 week ago
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