Everything you need to know about Agarwal Mandi: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Agarwal Mandi: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) In a move to plug distribution leakages the government will start direct transfer of cash subsidy on cooking gas (LPG) in 20 districts from June 1.
Shimla, May 14 (IANS) Political activity in Himachal Pradesh has picked up ahead of the announcement of the by-election to the Mandi parliamentary seat.
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange (NSE) Monday launched the country's first dedicated debt trading platform.
New Delhi/Patna/Kanpur, May 11 (ANI): Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja on Saturday lashed out at the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre over the diesel price hike, saying this move would merely added to the woes of the people.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Ritesh Agarwal, who founded Oravel.com, a startup that provides an alternative to hotel stays in India, has bagged the $100,000 Thiel Fellowship for 2013.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) There are an estimated 25 million people of Indian origin settled across the globe. In perhaps the first such attempt to document the story of the non-resident Indian, two travel enthusiasts are now set to embark upon a path-breaking six-month adventure "to connect with Indians living abroad" and record their lives and experiences while staying with them.
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), May 9 (IANS) The toll rose to 40 in the accident of a Himachal Pradesh bus which skidded off the road and plunged into the Beas river a day earlier, and the driver of the bus was arrested Thursday, police said.
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Only three Indian dealmakers figure among 100 top tech investors on Forbes Midas List, far outdistanced by China with 17 top dealmakers in the Asian venture market.
Chennai, May 8 (IANS) Telugu actor Manchu Manoj has saved the life of a man who had a cardiac arrest at the audio launch of Telugu movie "DK Bose".
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) West Bengal Police Tuesday quizzed four more people, including a director of one of the Saradha Group of companies, as 41 vehicles of the group were "secured" in the aftermath of the collapse of the chit fund company.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Over 6,500 Indian nationals are jailed in foreign countries, with a majority of them in the Gulf countries of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, the answer to a Right to Information (RTI) application has revealed.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Security has been beefed up outside Pakistan embassy in New Delhi, following the death of Indian prisoner, Sarabjit Singh.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The national clean energy fund, which was launched in 2010 and has in its kitty over Rs.8,000 crore, is severely under-utilised and seems to be heading nowhere due to lack of clear-cut strategy and focus, experts have said.
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Twenty-three years after Mahesh Bhatt's Aashiqui became a blockbuster, its leading man Rahul Roy is wondering why he hasn't been invited to see "Aashiqui 2".
Bhopal, April 27 (ANI): With rescue operations in full swing at the site of a collapsed hospital building in Bhopal, which claimed two lives and injured 26, salvage teams have been able to retrieve and save several trapped persons from the debris late on Friday.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Around 85 percent of households with no access to a proper toilet in rural Bihar want one, a study by a health organisation said Friday.
Lucknow, April 26 (IANS) The ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) and Muslim groups in Uttar Pradesh Friday slammed reports of humiliation and extended frisking of party leader and minister Mohammad Azam Khan at Logan Airport in Boston, US.
Shimla, April 24 (IANS) With cherry orchards turning crimson and production likely to be 250 tonnes more than last year's 412 tonnes, the luscious fruit is literally on everyone's mouth in Himachal Pradesh.
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Tuesday directed Saradha Realty India Ltd and its managing director Sudipta Sen to wind up its existing collective investment schemes and refund the money collected with returns which are due to the investors within three months as it had contravened SEBI provisions by launching such schemes without its permission.
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) With movie merchandising on a new high, now jackets of forthcoming film "Aashiqui 2" will be rolled out in the markets soon.
Chennai, April 13 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here Saturday.
New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): Leaders of various political outfits on Friday gave mixed reaction to a study, which said social media is likely to influence 160 Lok Sabha seats in the next general elections.
Bangalore, April 11 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here Thursday:
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Director Mohit Suri, who has directed musical "Aashiqui 2", says he feels more responsible towards those audiences who haven't seen the original 1990 film.
Bangalore, April 9 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Indian Premier League match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore held at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium Tuesday:
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actor Aditya Roy Kapoor, who has acted in films like "Action Replayy" and "Guzaarish", will be seen in a new, romantic avatar in his forthcoming film "Aashiqui 2". He says he did not make a conscious effort to enter the romantic zone.
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) Heralding a new era of education, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) will soon have a TV channel for its members as well as those studying accountancy, its chief said here Monday.
Movie: "Baadshah"; Cast: Junior NTR, Kajal Agarwal, M.S. Narayana, Kelly Dorji, Ashish Vidyarthi, Vennela Kishore, Ajay, Brahmanandam, Nassar, Jayaprakash Reddy, Navdeep, Ashish Vidyarthi, Sayaji Shinde and Siddharth Suryanarayan; Director: Sreenu Vaitla; Rating: ***1/2
New Delhi, Apr. 6 (ANI): Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) President J.P. Agarwal on Saturday lashed out at Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal for repeatedly targetting the Sheila Dikshit Government, and alleged that the latter's fast is 'a drama' with a political motive.
Chennai, April 5 (IANS) Producer Bandla Ganesh says he doesn't have to rave about his forthcoming Telugu action-drama "Baadshah" because the film will speak for itself when it hits theatres worldwide Friday.
Bangalore, April 5 (IANS) The scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians here Thursday.
Bangalore, April 4 (IANS) Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to field against home side Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here Thusday.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Delhi Metro has completed 70 percent of work at the new Janpath Metro station which will decongest the bustling Rajiv Chowk Metro station, an official said Wednesday.
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) As the curtains go up on a mix of cricket and culture at the opening ceremony of the sixth edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) Tuesday, fans of cricket and Bollywood lined up at the Salt Lake Stadium's gates since early morning Monday to claim their share of tickets of the inaugural event.
Ayodhya, Visakhapatnam, Kullu, Mar.27 (ANI): In tune with tradition, people from different walks of life have begun celebrating Holi, the festival of colour, across India.
Hyderabad, March 26 (IANS) The first teaser of Ram Charan starrer upcoming Telugu action-thriller "Yevadu" will be launched here Wednesday, which happens to be the actor's 28th birthday.
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) For over a century and quarter, the tiny Geckoella Jeyporensis, a small lizard measuring up to 10 cm, was given up as extinct. Now it has been spotted in the Eastern Ghats, causing scientists to cheer.
Bangalore, March 25 (IANS) Six people were burnt to death early Monday in a massive fire that gutted a seat-making and furniture factory in the Magadi industrial area on the city's outskirts, police said.
Gurgaon/New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) From asking dieticians to draw up cafeteria menus to conducting counselling sessions to keep them fit, multinational companies and others are becoming mindful about their employees' health, given the steady rise in lifestyle diseases affecting their workforce.
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) A public interest litigation (PIL) was filed in the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Wednesday alleging a print advertisement given by the Sahara Group was "openly denigrating" market regulator SEBI.
Washington, March 13 (ANI): Bitter melon juice stops pancreatic cancer cells from feeding on glucose and eventually starves them, a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher has found.
Los Angeles, March 13 (IANS) In a finding that could provide a new tool in cancer therapy, researchers have shown that the juice of bitter gourd (karela) effectively kills pancreatic cancer cells.
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Kajal Agarwal, who made her Bollywood debut with Ajay Devgn-starrer "Singham", has been roped in as the face of Dabur Amla Hair Oil for the South Indian markets.
Bangalore, March 10 (IANS) The much-awaited air-conditioned double-decker train linking Bangalore and Chennai is set to debut this month.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday directed the civic bodies to file status report on the availability of exclusive public toilets for women in the city.
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Recycling sewage for human use is the solution for depleting water in rivers and lakes, and rising domestic and industrial waste in Indian cities and towns, said participants at a seminar here Monday.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Indian silk exporters Thursday expressed concern at Finance Minister P.Chidambaram's proposal to increase duty on imported raw silk, fearing that it would further hit exports of silk fabrics as they heavily rely on cheap and high-quality imported raw silk from China.
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) India will soon have a cyber security policy that will ensure preventive measures against cyber crime and fraud, the government said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The issue of the alleged tapping of the phone of Rajya Sabha leader of opposition Arun Jaitley created a ruckus in the upper house Wednesday morning.
Nashik (Maharashtra), Feb 24 (IANS) In a bid to popularise wine, the country's first Grape Harvest Festival shall be held in India's wine capital here March 2 and 3, an organiser said Sunday.
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) Tamil actor-singer Silambarasan Rajendar a.k.a. Simbu has crooned a Telugu number in upcoming action-drama "Baadshah".
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A petition was filed in the Delhi High Court asking it to declare the office of the attorney general of India as a public authority falling within the ambit of the Right To Information Act, 2005.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Planning Commission wants power distribution companies (discoms) to expand electricity metering in rural areas of India as a key measure for cutting losses in the system.
Raipur, Feb 21 (IANS) As many as 188 schools out of the total 2,304 girl schools in Chhattisgarh have no toilets, the state assembly was told Thursday.
Dimapur, Feb 20 (ANI): A bomb blast close to Dimapur railway station in poll-bound Nagaland killed one person this morning.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 16 (IANS) Police Saturday rescued the chairman of the ARSS Group Subash Agarwal and his cousin from Andhra Pradesh, hours after they were kidnapped from Odisha, an official said.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Public confidence in the value of educational degrees is diminishing, which the 12th five-year plan hopes to restore by improving quality of education and professional development of teachers, said Pawan Agarwal, adviser (education), Planning Commission, Friday.
Shimla, Feb 13 (IANS) At 10.30 a.m. Wednesday, the Himachal Pradesh capital was roused to action as hooters blared, announcing an earthquake. Residents scurried even though the quake could not quite be felt.
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Narmada Bachao Andolan activists Tuesday sought cancellation of a power purchase agreement between the S. Kumars group and the Madhya Pradesh government alleging high price of electricity per unit.
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Percept Live has cancelled FLY Music Festival, scheduled to take place here and in Bangalore, due to unforeseen circumstances.
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Let's Design, a pan-India competition that educates and inspires young designers to work with cotton fabrics, has announced Vedangi Agarwal and Harjosh Singh Goraya as the joint winners of the fifth season.
Changlang, Feb 5 (ANI): The three-day long Pangsau Pass Winter Festival-2013 was recently celebrated with pomp and gaiety in Arunachal Pradesh.
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Silibinin, an extract from the milk thistle, protects against skin cancer and aging caused by ultraviolet (UV) radiation, especially for those who are fond of tanning, says a new study.
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its verdict on a petition challenging two government notifications empowering unaided private schools to formulate their own criteria on nursery admission.
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Vani Kapoor grabbed a handy two-shot lead on the opening day of the Hero Women's Professional Golf Tour at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club here Tuesday.
Agra, Jan 28 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday agreed in principle to reduce VAT on aviation fuel for planes landing at the Taj city's airport.
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday said the city government cannot "dilute" the right to education law by allowing unaided private schools to formulate their own criteria for nursery admissions.
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Southern actress Vedhika Kumar has been roped in to play the female lead in the upcoming Kannada family-drama "Brindavana", a remake of Telugu film "Brindavanam".
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Manoj Bajpayee is playing a CBI agent in the upcoming film "Special Chabbis" and to make his role look authentic, the actor turned to his real-life CBI friends for help.
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Bharat Aluminium Company (Balco), a part of the Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Group, has been conferred an award by President Pranab Mukherjee for its achievements on sustainable development.
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) Telugu actor Ram Charan Teja's action-thriller "Naayak" has raked in Rs.27.56 crore worldwide within the first two days of release.
Film: "Naayak"; Cast: Ram Charan Teja, Amala Paul, Kajal Agarwal, Ashish Vidyarthi, Brahmanandam, Jayaprakash Reddy, Raghu Babu, Rahul Dev, Dev Gill, Pradeep Rawat, Posani Krishna Murali and Rajeev Kanakala; Director: V.V. Vinayak; Rating: **
Bangalore, Jan 10 (IANS) A local court here has restrained a Delhi-based weekly law journal from defaming a member of the customs, excise and service tax appellate tribunal in a case of alleged bribery.
Bangalore, Jan 10 (IANS) With outbound tourism catching up, an estimated 50 million Indians are set to travel overseas by 2020 on holiday, according to a forecast by Tourism Australia, a state-run agency, which promotes the country as a destination for business and leisure travel.
Washington, January 10 (ANI): Eating a high-fiber diet may help patients with prostate cancer stop the disease from progressing, according to a new study led by Indian-origin researchers.
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) "Aashiqui 2" has 10 love songs, says director Mohit Suri and adds he has given the compositions a contemporary feel while retaining the flavour of the original movie's music.
Shimla, Jan 2 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former minister Mansa Ram Wednesday took oath as pro-tem speaker of the Himachal Pradesh state assembly.
Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) The central government's direct cash transfer of subsidies to bank accounts of beneficiaries will kick-off in six districts of Maharashtra Tuesday, an official said.
Chandigarh, Dec 31 (IANS) Five people were arrested for pasting pro-Khalistan posters in Mansa district in south-west Punjab, a senior police officer said.
Chennai, Dec 31 (IANS) Telugu producer DVV Danayya, known for producing hit films such as "Dubai Seenu" and "Julayi", feels the collaboration between actor Ram Charan Teja and director V.V. Vinayak for his forthcoming film "Naayak" will yield a winning output.
Bhopal, Dec. 26 (ANI): Members and supporters of the Congress party on Wednesday staged a protest against the Bharatiya Janata Party led Madhya Pradesh Government and alleged lawlessness in the state on Wednesday.
Kolkata, Dec 25 (IANS) With camel rides on artificially-created sand dunes, folk music and dance, traditional food, a children's carnival and a host of other attractions, a eight-day Rajasthani Mela 'Aapno Gaaon' is set to enthrall revellers here till Dec 31.
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) "Hang me!" So said an accused in the gang-rape of a young woman Wednesday in a Delhi court which sent him and two others to police remand after all of them admitted their involvement in the crime.
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Voicing its opposition to the bill for quota in promotions for the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes, the Samajwadi Party (SP) Monday asked the central government to send the bill to a standing committee of parliament. It played the Muslim card by demanding reservation for them.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) leader Shivanand Tiwari on Friday called for an immediate change in the selection procedure of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Finding itself in a "complex" situation, with both the SP and BSP sticking to their positions on the bill on reservations for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes in job promotions, the Congress said Tuesday it has started discussing the issue with other parties to pass the legislation in parliament.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Finding itself in a "complex" situation, the Congress is doing a fine balancing act in trying to resolve the Rajya Sabha deadlock over the bill on reservations for the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes in job promotions and says it hopes for a positive result.
Bangalore, Dec 8 (IANS) Wipro Ltd acquired Singapore-based L.D. Waxson Group, a consumer brand firm for $144 million (Rs.78 crore) in an all cash deal, the company said Saturday.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Easing the situation for the government in the Rajya Sabha, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati Thursday said her party will vote in favour of the Congress-led UPA government on the issue of foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail.
London, December 6 (ANI): Researchers including one of Indian origin are conducting a clinical trial to test the effectiveness of rice bran in preventing the recurrence of colon cancer.
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) A clinical trial is underway to test the efficacy of rice bran - a byproduct produced from milling - in preventing colon cancer.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Ahead of the debate on foreign investment in multi-brand retail in Rajya Sabha, the Samajwadi Party (SP) Thursday said it would not vote for the government.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) India was ranked 94 out of 176 countries surveyed in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2012, with a score of 36 on a scale from 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean), the Transparency International India (TII) said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday sent two senior Zee News journalists, arrested on an extortion complaint filed by Congress MP Naveen Jindal, who owns Jindal Power and Steel Ltd. (JPSL), to 14 days' judicial custody.
New Delhi, Nov. 28 (ANI): Congress Member of Parliament Naveen Jindal on Wednesday avoided commenting on fresh allegations levelled against him by Zee News channel, saying all efforts are directed to ensure that the truth must come out.
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday sent two Zee News journalists to two days' police custody. They were arrested on an extortion complaint filed by Congress MP Naveen Jindal's company, Jindal Power and Steel Ltd.
New Delhi, Nov.28 (ANI): A Delhi court on Wednesday sent two senior editors of the Zee TV channel to two days police custody for allegedly demanding a bribe from the Jindal Group.
Lucknow, Nov 28 (IANS) One person was killed and another injured Wednesday when a gas cylinder used in welding exploded at a workshop of Uttar Pradesh State Bridge Corporation here, police said.
New Delhi, Nov. 28 (ANI): Zee news channel on Wednesday vehemently denied all the charges against its journalists following a 'counter sting', and accused Congress MP and steel tycoon Naveen Jindal of trying to divert attention from Coalgate.
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Vedanta will pay the right price for buying out the government's remaining stake in Hindustan Zinc Ltd (HZL) and Bharat Aluminium Company (Balco), its chairman Anil Agarwal said Tuesday.