Gas affected areas in Bhopal are still bereft of basic amenities, reports Shashikant Trivedi. Survivors of Bhopal gas tragedy hold a banner during a protest march in New Delhi. Photograph: B Mathur/Reuters The parents of Birju in the dense Kainchi Chhola area of Bhopal do not know why the four-year-old cannot walk or speak. Birju’s parents are wary of providing their son’s health details. They do not want him to be tagged a gas victim. On the intervening night of December 2-3, ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Mumbai, Delhi and Kerala record victory in the super league phase of Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament. IMAGE: Shreyas Iyer of Mumbai. Photograph: Facebook. Shreyas Iyer's 51-ball 86 run blitzkrieg helped Mumbai sail past a tall Vidarbha total to notch up a five-wicket win in the Super League phase of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Group A match in Mumbai. Chasing Vidarbha's score of 181 for four, built mainly around opener Jignesh Sharma's punishing knock of 56 off just 30 balls, Mumbai cantered ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
IMAGE: Hardik Pandya celebrates after hitting the winning runs for Baroda. Photograph: BCCI Australia-bound Hardik Pandya enhanced his reputation as a big-hitter by firing eight sixes in an unbeaten 86 which powered Baroda to a six-wicket victory over Vidarbha in the Group A Super League opener of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament, at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai, on Friday. The 46-ball knock by the 22-year-old batsman, who is in the Indian team for the T20 leg of the ongoing series in ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Experts prefer domestic consumption-driven plays and defensives such as information technology and pharmaceuticals Cyclical indices such as S&P BSE Bankex, S&P BSE Capital Goods, and S&P BSE Metals have under-performed the S&P BSE Sensex in the past year (see table). Against a seven per cent fall in the Sensex, these indices have fallen anywhere between 7.6 per cent and 32 per cent. Slow economic growth, weak demand environment, drying up of private sector capex and higher ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
IMAGE: Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Brendon McCullum of Chennai Super Kings during an Indian Premier League match. Photograph: BCCI India's limited-overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, along with his teammates Ravindra Jadeja, Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina and Ravichandran Ashwin, among others, will be up for grabs for the two new IPL teams in the draft to be held in Mumbai on Tuesday. Sanjeev Goenka's New Rising won the bid for the Pune franchise while Intex won ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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