PM Narendra Modi gets a grand welcome from the Indian American community in New York. Photograph: SnapsIndia Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in New York on Thursday on his second visit to the United States, has a "packed schedule" ahead of him, during which he will address world leaders at a landmark United Nations sustainable development summit and interact with top CEOs and the Indian Diaspora in the Silicon Valley. During his stay in the financial capital of the country for next ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
IMAGE: Shoaib Akhtar hugs Sachin as another legendary speedster Glenn McGrath is much amused by the affection between the old adversaries. Photograph: Mohammad Jaffer/SnapsIndia Shoaib Akhtar has requested Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar to hold the All-Stars Cricket event in Pakistan as well. Akhtar, who is part of Sachin's Blasters in the ongoing T20 event in the US, told some Pakistani journalists in Houston that he was hopeful that one day the ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
IMAGE: Muttiah Muralitharan, Sachin Tendulkar, Shane Warne and Wasim Akram acknowledge the crowd after the first Cricket All-Star T20 match in New York on Saturday. Photograph: Mohammed Jaffer-Snapsindia Sachin Tendulkar could not trump Shane Warne's magic as the Indian icon's Blasters went down to the Australian legend's Warriors in the first Cricket All Stars Twenty20 in New York on Saturday. - All Stars: Sachin's Blasters lose to Warne's Warriors in Game 1 With an aim to globalize the ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago 'If we don't take steps now globalization of cricket will never happen' Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Sachin's Blasters has Lara, Sehwag, Mahela, Murali and, of course, Tendulkar! Warne's Warriers has Ponting, Kallis, Sanga, Akram and Donald... P Rajendran/Rediff.com was present at the unveiling of the teams. IMAGE: The great West Indian fast bowler Curtley Ambrose with Sachin Tendulkar in New York. Photographs: Mohammad Jaffer/SnapsIndia Sachin Tendulkar may have retired, but he can't even pop out of a bathroom without fans surrounding him, seeking to get a picture taken with him. The ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
India on Thursday said that the United Nations Security Council reform is the "most urgent and pressing need" and called for inclusion of more developing nations in the decision making structures of the powerful world body. Addressing the UN General Assembly, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that in order to preserve the "centrality and legitimacy" of the UN as the custodian of global peace, security and development, the reform of the Security Council is its "most urgent and ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'The so-called old guard is uneasy and resentful. These are the makings of a new Congress where there will be little or no role for them. And in their opinion, it is not a Congress that will win elections,' says Aditi Phadnis. The disquiet in the Congress is palpable. The humiliation of the massive electoral loss in the Lok Sabha elections lingers simply because no heads have rolled. Those who were defeated still enjoy power, importance and access. The party's top leadership -- whether party ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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