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Kite Runner author Khaled Hosseini's intense refugee story

Remember the heartbreaking image of the dead 3-year-old boy washed up on a beach?

22 Feb 2018 2:18 pm
Why US threats no longer perturb Pakistan

'If the US intention was to use the FATF platform to isolate Pakistan and impose sanctions against it, that is not going to work when influential countries such as Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia, China and Russia will not lend support to the US campaign,' says Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar.

22 Feb 2018 2:18 pm
'Trudeau does the most awesome bhangra!'

R Madhavan comes away charmed by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

22 Feb 2018 2:18 pm
French farmer finds happiness in life without machines

We have our smartphones, our computers, and what not to ensure we live in a comfortable and easy live.But what if one day all the machines in our lives were taken away? Would we survive? Would we lead happy lives?French Farmer Jean-Bernard Huon, who lives in a corner of southern Brittany on France's west coast, shows us what life would be without machines.When farm machinery revolutionised French agriculture in the years after World War Two, a young Jean-Bernard Huon turned his back on the new t

22 Feb 2018 2:18 pm
Frustrated Pandey has big boots to fill batting at number 5

'...India has a really good top-order line-up and they bat out nearly 30-35 overs in ODIs with guys like Virat (Kohli) and then MS Dhoni comes ahead of me (at times). So yeah, with some more chances, I feel I can deliver a lot more than what I am doing right now''Over the last couple of years, Indian batting has also been doing very well. So you have to be very patient for your chances'

22 Feb 2018 1:30 pm
Justin Trudeau's best desi fashion moments

Presenting the Canadian PM's best traditional looks.

22 Feb 2018 1:30 pm
Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri: Frances rules

Frances McDormand's thumping central performance is a masterclass in how to sock the screen with flawless outrage, notes Sukanya Verma.

22 Feb 2018 1:30 pm
Why Virat depends on KulCha

Will Chahal-Yadav spin India towards the 2019 ICC World Cup in England, asks Chetan Narula.

22 Feb 2018 11:20 am
Where to invest now

With the general election due in 2019 and interest rates moving upwards, the market expects uncertainty to rise, so the bulk of your money should be in shorter-duration funds, experts tell Sanjay Kumar Singh.

22 Feb 2018 11:00 am
AMAZING Bollywood photographs, right here!

Isn't Richa Chadha looking gorgeous?

22 Feb 2018 10:59 am
Quiz: Complete these Bollywood movie titles!

Are you a Bollywood buff? Let's test you!

22 Feb 2018 10:59 am
Why must so many elephants die on the railway tracks?

'The prime minister can think of bullet trains and speed, but cannot think of special measures to save these magnificent creatures.'

22 Feb 2018 10:30 am
Superb De Gea shuts out Sevilla as Manchester Utd earn draw

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea added another heart-stopping save to his collection as his team held a highly-impressive Sevilla side to a 0-0 draw away from home in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Wednesday.

22 Feb 2018 10:30 am
22 Feb 2018 10:30 am
Auto Expo had more to it than cars and bikes

You could be forgiven for thinking that Auto Expo was only about powerful cars and humongous bikes. There was so much else that was happening too, says Rajesh Karkera.

22 Feb 2018 10:30 am
What Deepika Padukone told corporates about mental illness

The actress in conversation with the Wipro scion.

22 Feb 2018 10:30 am
How India can leash nuclear monsters in our neighbourhood

'Only when India's adversaries are convinced that India has both the necessary political and military will and the hardware to respond to a nuclear strike with punitive retaliation that will inflict unacceptable loss of human life and unprecedented material damage, will they be deterred,' says Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal (retd).

22 Feb 2018 10:30 am
WATCH: When Tiger Shroff couldn't stop BLUSHING!

Action and romance in real time, with Tiger-Disha!

22 Feb 2018 10:30 am
ED seizes Rs 94-cr assets, luxury cars of Nirav Modi, Choksi

Frozen mutual funds and shares worth Rs 86.72 crore belong to Choksi and his group, and the rest are owned by the Modi group.

22 Feb 2018 3:00 am
PHOTOS: Klassen, Duminy steer South Africa to victory

J P Duminy and Heinrich Klassen hit superb half-centuries to steer South Africa to a six-wicket victory over India in the second Twenty20 International, in Centurion, on Wednesday night.

22 Feb 2018 1:30 am
'Will be in politics till I am alive'

At the launch of his political party, actor Kamal Haasan said he was seized of a guilty conscience when he thought of what he had done for the people who showered him with their love.

22 Feb 2018 1:30 am
#WednesdayWisdom: How to be at the top of your game in your 30s

Your weekly shot of wisdom from super achievers.

22 Feb 2018 1:30 am
Aus whip NZ in T20 tri-series final, take No. 1 ranking

Australia cruised to a 19-run victory in a rain-affected Twenty20 tri-series final with New Zealand to claim the world number one ranking in the shortest form of the game for the first time.

22 Feb 2018 1:30 am
PNB fraud: ED raids shell firms; I-T attaches Rs 145 cr assets

The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday continued raids for the seventh day as it visited 17 locations across the country, including four shell companies in Mumbai, even as the Income Tax department attached assets worth Rs 145 crore in the alleged Rs 11,400-crore Punjab National Bank fraud.

21 Feb 2018 11:06 pm
PIX: Check out Daisy Shah's new friends

Daisy Shah makes some feathered friends.

21 Feb 2018 11:06 pm
Even robots can't resist Shah Rukh Khan!

Humanoid Sophia picked the Baadshah of Bollywood as her favourite actor

21 Feb 2018 10:30 pm
Trump Jr not planning an India venture, but is open to one

According to Trump Junior, since his father took office, the level of scrutiny has been quite frustrating and disgusting, reports Karan Choudhury.

21 Feb 2018 10:30 pm
Modicare: Niti Aayog gets tough, seeks 'realistic' estimates

The government would be setting up a National Health Protection Council, National Governance Board and National Health Agency before roll-out of the scheme on August 15.

21 Feb 2018 7:30 pm
How Puraja plans to prepare for England tour

Cheteshwar Pujara will be starting his 'homework' for India's 'English Test'.

21 Feb 2018 7:30 pm
21 Feb 2018 7:30 pm
Yogi govt inks pact with Amazon to promote 'UP Khadi'

Team Amazon would also educate and train the khadi artisans to directly sell their products to online customers.

21 Feb 2018 4:30 pm
The modern relevance of the author of Devdas & Parineeta

Saratchandra wrote when India was under British raj, but his concerns were contemporary.

21 Feb 2018 4:30 pm
21 Feb 2018 2:28 pm
Serena says 'almost died' after giving birth

Serena Williams 'almost died' after giving birth to her daughter last September, the former women's world number one tennis player wrote.

21 Feb 2018 2:21 pm
Fashion Alert! Condoms on the ramp

Condom dresses and Trumpetto heels were the star attractions at London Fashion Week.

21 Feb 2018 1:30 pm
The writing on the wall for Rotomac boss

Vikram Kothari, managing director of Rotomac Pens, is now fighting a battle that might be difficult to win.

21 Feb 2018 1:30 pm
12 life lessons I learnt from Long Distance Running

'Long Distance Running is not merely a sport, it's life's breath.''While everyone breathes so they can run, runners run so they can breathe,' says Krishna Kumar.

21 Feb 2018 1:30 pm
Dating app is heating up at Winter Olympics

The most popular athletes on Tinder at the Olympics in Pyeongchang are male bobsledders and female snowboarders, the dating app said.

21 Feb 2018 1:30 pm
PIX: Sridevi looks gorgeous at Mohit Marwah's wedding!

Bollywood is partying in the UAE. Here's why!

21 Feb 2018 1:30 pm
'I don't regret anything in life'

Urvashi Rautela tells Rediff.com's Patcy N why she became a part of Hate Story 4.

21 Feb 2018 1:30 pm
Anoushka Shankar's breastfeeding selfie will give you #mommygoals

She shared the pic on Instagram on her son's third birthday.

21 Feb 2018 11:23 am
'My parents convinced me to move to Bombay for modelling'

How a girl from a small town in Assam is making big strides in modelling.

21 Feb 2018 11:23 am
Why Mohan Bhagwat is right about the army

The RSS chief's comment that if war broke out, the military would not be ready for at least six to seven months is correct as it faces a shortfall in training and alertness and an even greater lack of funds for defence preparedness, notes Ajai Shukla.

21 Feb 2018 11:11 am
Modi is beatable in 2019, and may well be beaten

'The simple truth is this: That we had come to assume that a second term was Modi's for the asking. But the fact is that Modi will have to win one, just like everybody else.''And so much has he invested in his strongman persona that even a loss of just 50 seats from his extraordinary 282 in 2014 will look to his potential allies and to his party like a defeat,' says Mihir S Sharma.

21 Feb 2018 10:52 am
'Vital to look at Cauvery beyond water disputes'

'Sharing of water from a river which flows through several states is a crucial challenge which comes in the way of maintaining the spirit of good neighbourly relations.'

21 Feb 2018 10:52 am
A year of Chandra, Tata Sons' lucky mascot

A financial turnaround in Tata Steel and Tata Motors has come as a shot in the arm for Chandra.

21 Feb 2018 10:30 am
India's Most Valuable ODI Players this year

Virat is No 1, Rohit is No 2, but guess who are 3, 4 and 5?

21 Feb 2018 10:30 am
Lessons from Bollywood: How to click a selfie!

Bollywood gives some interesting lessons!

21 Feb 2018 10:30 am