IMAGE: India's Kidambi Srikanth in action during his match against Singapore's Zi Liang Derek Wong. Photograph: PTI The Indian men beat China for the first time in a team event before the women lost to Japan in the Badminton Asia Team Championship in Hyderabad on Thursday. The Indian men defeated a depleted China 3-2 in the five-match tie comprising three singles and two doubles. The home team won all three singles but went down in doubles. Both Indian men and women have already qualified to ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Look who’s got waxed! On Wednesday, March 16, the famous Madame Tussauds wax museum announced that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would join the ranks of prominent global leaders in London, Singapore, Hong Kong and Bangkok next month. While Modi isn’t the first Indian to be featured at the famous tourist attraction, he will surely be one of the most popular. The wax statue, which is to be unveiled later in April, will also allow Modi, albeit the wax figure, to do what the PM really ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Modi's wax statue to be unveiled at Madame Tussauds in April Rediff.com, 1 month ago
India's campaign at the China Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament ended as P V Sindhu and H S Prannoy crashed out of the women's and men's singles after straight-game defeats in their respective quarter-finals, in Changzhou, on Friday. It was also curtains for the star Indian women’s pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa, who went down to the top seeded Chinese combination of Luo Ying and Luo Yu 11-21, 14-21 in 39 minutes. Fourth seeded Sindhu was stunned 21-17, 21-19 by ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
IMAGE: Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand in action. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images. Top Thai shuttler Ratchanok Intanon pocketed her second Yonex-Sunrise India Open Super Series title with a straight-game victory over Olympic champion Li Xuerui in the women’s singles final at the Siri Fort Sports Complex, in New Delhi, on Sunday. In a clash between two former champions, it was Ratchanok who emerged victorious with a 21-17 21-18 scoreline in a matching lasting 42 minutes. It ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
For a celebrated artist whose photographic works border on the melancholy and the macabre, Dhaka-based Shumon Ahmed is a happiness habitué, guffawing at the slightest hint of a joke. The burly 39-year-old has had an unpleasant if not traumatic ...Open Magazine, 2 months ago
Ahead of the International Fleet Review, Naval chief Admiral R K Dhowan spoke of the changing perception of the navy and the many challenges it faces on the global map. Rediff.com’s Vipin Vijayan listens in. The Indian Navy shows off its might prior to the beginning of the International Fleet Review. Photograph: ifr16.indiannavy.gov.in It’s curtains up for the International Fleet Review in Visakhapatnam. The four-day event will see more than 90 ships -- aircraft carriers, ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'In Flavio Briatore, we had a fantastic manager but he was to a certain degree taking too much space' IMAGE: Flavio Briatore, his wife Elisabetta Gregoraci and their son Falco Nathan attend the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Monaco. Photograph: Mark Thompson/Getty Images Formula One has lost another of its principals. Renault, returning as a constructor after buying back the team they sold in 2009, this week followed McLaren and reigning world champions Mercedes in doing away with ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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