In a shocking interview to British news channel BBC, Mukesh Singh, one of the men convicted and sentenced for brutally raping and murdering a 23-year-old in Delhi in 2012, has said that his victim was far more responsible for rape than those involved in ‘the accident’.In the BBC interview, to be aired on Women’s Day on March 8, claims that his execution will make life more dangerous for future rape victims. Singh says: ‘You can’t clap with one hand -- it takes two ... Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
The 2015 edition of the Sony World Photography Awards, the world's biggest photography competition, has announced the shortlists for its Professional, Open and Youth competitions. Recognising and rewarding the world's best contemporary photography, the 2015 competition received the highest number of entries in its eight year history -- 173,444 images from 171 countries. World Photography Organisation provided Rediff.com with some spectacular shortlisted entries. Also See: PART-I of the stunning ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
"Running is like meditation...thoughts enter and leave and you let go off all your pent-up emotions." "Even though marathon runners run alone, they draw inspiration and energy from fellow runners." It's amazing to know how much running teaches you about entrepreneurship, sportsmanship and quality of life... 'If you want to run, run a mile. If you want to experience a different life, run a marathon,' said three-time gold medal Olympics winner Emil Zatopek. An entrepreneur, in many ways, is like ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Here's your weekly digest of the craziest and funniest stories from around the world. One hell of a mugshotNathaniel Follette was not a happy man when policemen arrested him from a grocery store in Fresno, California and expressed his sentiment by making a memorable mug shot when he crossed his eyes and stuck his tongue out as the cameras flashed.The 31-year-old was arrested after riding his bicycle inside the grocery store, according to a post on the Madera Police Department Facebook ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
While Chinese officials aren't required to disclose their assets publicly, citizens have remained largely in the dark about the parallel economy that can allow the powerful and well-connected to avoid taxes and keep their dealings secret. By some ...Business Insider, 2 months ago
Beautiful movies, from across the world. The year 2014 was big when it came to foreign language films, as many film festival award winners played in theatres in New York City. This year 83 countries submitted their films for the best foreign language film category at the Oscars, which was a record. While the list has been shorten to nine semi-finalists, the original submissions include strong stories that examine human conditions around the world. Here, Aseem Chhabra lists his 11 favourite ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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