Everything you need to know about Ashok Nagar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Ashok Nagar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Noida (Uttar Pradesh), May 21 (ANI): Delhi High Court judge Mr. Justice Sudershan Kumar Misra on Tuesday released the Hindi version of a book titled "Legal Language, Legal Vocabulary and Legal Writing" authored by Amity Law School Professor Dr. Kavita Surbhi at the Amity Campus here.
Washington/Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) Indian tech honcho Phaneesh Murthy was Tuesday sacked as chief executive of US-based software services company iGate Corporation "for not disclosing a relationship with a subordinate", over a decade after he was forced to quit Indian IT bellwether Infosys on similar charges of sexual misconduct.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Hardly anyone doubts the power of prayer and almost everyone has a turnaround tale - maybe personal, or of someone else's - that credits the "miracle" to a prayer. Now while science and spirituality may not always see eye to eye, holistic treatment is now finding greater acceptance, and spirituality, among everything else, is recommended by doctors as part of the healing process.
Chicago, May 20 (IANS) A woman in her seventies takes the microphone to recite a short poem, which, she warned the men present, was on the hazards of flirting. "Cheda na karo ate jatein raston mein, pale pad gayi to mushkil hogi" (Do not flirt with every girl who crosses your path, if she falls for you, you will have a problem).
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday asked police to file a status report on a plea seeking registration of a first information report (FIR) against three policemen for alleged lapses in handling a five-year-old girl's gang-rape case.
Film: "Sukumarudu"; Cast: Aadi Pudipeddi, Nisha Aggarwal, Sharada, G. Krishna, Chandra Mohan, Bhavna Ruparel, Srinivasa Avasarala, Brahmanandam, Maruthi Rao, Raghu Babu, Jayaprakash Reddy, Rao Ramesh and Tanikella Bharani; Director: G. Ashok; Rating: **1/2
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) Commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland Ltd will be launching three new vehicles, including a passenger carrier, and investing around Rs.600 crore this year while rejigging its organisational structure in line with its mission to be one of the top 10 truck-makers and top five bus-makers in the world, said a top company official.
Jaipur, May 10 (IANS) Impressed by a 17-year-old student who figured on the state merit list and also cleared the first stage of the IIT entrance exam despite undergoing dialysis twice a week, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Friday said he will bear the cost of his kidney transplant.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A 57-year-old tutor was Thursday arrested here for sexually assaulting four minor boys who attended coaching sessions in his house, police said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): The Supreme Court of India rejected the bail plea of jailed regional leader Jaganmohan Reddy in disproportionate assets case on Thursday.
Bangalore, May 7 (ANI): Former union railway minister C.K.Jaffer Sharief on Tuesday said that he expected the Congress Party to win at least 130 assembly seats in Wednesday's poll counting in Karnataka.
Bangalore, May 7 (ANI): Counting of votes for the Karnataka Assembly elections, which witnessed a 70.23 per cent voter turnout, will be held tomorrow for the 223 constituencies across the state.
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who will step into the shoes of Rekha to play a chirpy carefree young girl in the "Khubsoorat" remake, says she is completely in awe of the "Umrao Jaan" actress.
Mumbai, May 6 (ANI): Traders here called for an indefinite strike over imposition of a Local Body Tax (LBT), bringing the business operations to a grinding halt.
Chennai, May 4 (IANS) He firmly believes that the "pen is mightier than the scalpel" in the service of people at least in India and A. Arun Thamburaj would soon wield his weapon on entering the prestigious Indian Administrative Service.
Jaipur, May 3 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot laid the foundation stone for JCB India's fourth construction equipment manufacturing plant at here Friday.
Agartala, May 3 (IANS) Seven people, including a doctor and his wife, were killed and five injured in four road accidents in Tripura, police said Friday.
Pune, May 2 (IANS) Saurabh Tiwary and Ab de Villiers were instrumental in getting Royal Challengers Bangalore past Pune Warriors here Thursday for their first away victory in this Indian Premier League.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Four people were arrested for using 57 fake credit cards to dupe a major bank of over Rs. 40 lakh to support their lavish lifestyles, police said Thursday.
Jaipur, April 29 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Monday met agriculture and rural development minister of Israel Yair Shamir in Beitgan city in Israel and discussed cooperation to promote agriculture.
Jaipur, April 28 (IANS) A delegation from Rajasthan led by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot now visiting Israel held talks with officials on cooperation in agriculture, horticulture and water resources, a statement issued here said Sunday.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) In yet another shocking incident of rape in the national capital, a man has been arrested for repeatedly raping his eight-year-old daughter, police said Friday.
Noida (Uttar Pradesh), April 25 (ANI): Amity University on Thursday held a special convocation during which, they honored two legal luminaries - S.P. Gupta, Advocate General, Uttar Pradesh and Rajiv Nayar, Senior Advocate at the Delhi High Court with Doctorate Degrees in Law (Honoris Causa) here.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 23 (IANS) Authorities in Kerala are set to install 17 water treatment plants in the coastal region to provide affordable potable water to the people, an official said Tuesday.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The five-year Delhi girl, brutalised by a neighbour earlier this week, is the fifth minor to have fallen prey to rapists this month. In many of the 393 rapes since Jan 1, the accused were known to the victims, police records show.
Chicago, April 19 (IANS) The proposed changes to the US immigration law submitted on Wednesday by the "gang of eight", the bi-partisan group in the US Senate, would increase the number of employment based green cards, directly benefitting applicants from India and China.
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Vijay Mallya's United Spirits Ltd (USL) Thursday said its leading spirits brand McDowell's No.1 has clocked retail sales worth $3.8 billion in 2012-13.
Pune, April 17 (IANS) Amit Mishra picked up four wickets in one over to take Sunrisers Hyderabad to a sensational win over Pune Warriors in the Indian Premier League here Wednesday.
Siliguri, April 17 (ANI): Senior leader of the Communist party of India- Marxist (CPI-M), Ashok Bhattacharya on Wednesday held the West Bengal state government responsible for the chaining of student leader Santosh Sahani.
Bangalore, April 17 (IANS) Sixteen people were injured Wednesday in a bomb blast, near the ruling BJP's office in this tech hub, which Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister R. Ashok said was an act of terror.
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Emirates airline has landed in trouble for losing a passenger's luggage during a flight to Athens. India's top consumer court has ordered it to pay Rs.2 lakh compensation to the passenger for causing "harassment, agony, mental tension and loss of professional face apart from monetary loss".
New Delhi, Apr. 15 (ANI): Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Dr. M.M. Pallam Raju on Monday called for closer partnership between academia and industry, and said that the gap between the two has to be bridged to enhance employability of the people.
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Industry, government and civil society must work together to ensure that India grows sustainably and maintains a steady growth of 7-8 percent, experts said Monday.
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Mumbai Indians moved to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) table with a convincing 41-run victory over the Pune Warriors at the Wankhede Stadium here Saturday.
Gurgaon, April 12 (IANS) Haryana's Sports Minister Sukhbir Kataria Friday appeared before a trial court to answer charges of forging documents to obtain voter cards for his relatives in 2009. He was granted bail by the trial court.
Pune, April 11 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid won the toss and elected to bat against Pune Warriors India in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium here Thursday.
Chandigarh, April 11 (IANS) He has been transferred 43 times in just two decades of service, with 19 of these having been ordered by Haryana's present Bhupinder Singh Hooda-led Congress government. Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka says he is being hounded for "just doing my duty" and has no intention of quitting.
Siliguri (West Bengal), April 11 (ANI): Communist party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) called for a total shutdown on Thursday in Siliguri as they pressed their demand for the release of their leaders arrested during the clash between their party leaders and supporters of state ruling Trinamool Congress party (TMC).
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Kolkata's Gurbani Singh played the best round of the week with a back nine that had four birdies as she rose from tied seventh to the very top of the leaderboard at the end of second rounds of the Usha Army Ladies and Junior golf championship here Wednesday.
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The father of a pregnant woman, who died after a negligent doctor treated her for cancer that she did not suffer from, has been awarded compensation of Rs.5 lakh by the apex consumer court.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The music rights of Dhanush-starrer "Mariyaan", based on a real life story, has been acquired by Sony Music.
Chandigarh, April 8 (IANS) The main opposition Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) in Haryana Monday demanded a probe by a sitting Supreme Court judge into all land deals done by the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government.
Jaipur, April 6 (IANS) Rajasthan will Sunday become the first state in India to have a free medical diagnostic test scheme.
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The general body of the National Rifle Association of India, (NRAI) at its meeting Saturday, constituted an Athlete's Committee headed by Arjuna Awardee Moraad Ali Khan.
New Delhi/Bangalore, April 5 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and main opposition Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) Friday released first lists of their candidates for the May 5 state assembly poll
Hyderabad, April 5 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad scored 126 for six against Pune Warriors India in an Pepsi Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Rajiv Gandhi International stadium here Friday.
New Delhi, Apr. 5 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday lashed out at the ruling Congress Party over the transfer of senior Haryana Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Ashok Khemka, who had kicked up a political storm alleging irregularities in land deals involving businessman Robert Vadra and realty giant DLF.
Panchsheel Nagar (Hapur), April 2 (IANS) An undertrial facing charges in a Rs.10-lakh bank robbery was Tuesday shot dead and a lawyer injured when four assailants opened fire in a court complex in Uttar Pradesh as part of a gang war, police said.
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) An undertrial was shot dead and a lawyer was injured when unidentified assailants opened fire at them in the Hapur court complex Tuesday, police said.
Bhopal/Hyderabad/Lucknow, Apr. 1 (ANI): The decision to cut the price of petrol by 85 paise per litre has evoked mixed reactions from people across the country.
Patna, March 31 (IANS) Ashok Choudhary was Sunday named the new president of Congress's Bihar unit.
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure Friday unveiled a prototype model of water conservation, marking 'World Water Day'.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Planning Commission Wednesday approved Rs.40,500 crore outlay for Rajasthan for the financial year beginning April 1, 2013, and asked the state to make a long-term strategy to meet water requirements.
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor, who reprises the role that Rekha played in the 1980 family comedy "Khubsoorat" in its remake, says she sought the blessings of the veteran stunner before beginning to shoot for it.
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) An aspiring chartered accountant and a taxi driver committed suicide here by hanging themselves in separate incidents, police said Sunday.
Bangalore, March 14 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Infosys Ltd has bagged a five-year contract from German auto major BMW group to provide a range of IT services, including infrastructure management, content management and business intelligence systems.
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday demanded a CBI probe into the "scam" in allocation of sandstone mines in Rajasthan and sought the resignation of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) In five separate cases, a woman was allegedly gang-raped in a moving car while four minors were raped here, police said Wednesday.
Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) A large section of a two-year-old flyover built during the erstwhile Left Front regime collapsed here early Sunday, critically injuring three people, police said. The accident has sparked a war-of-words between the Left and the ruling Trinamool Congress.
New Delhi, Mar 2 (IANS) Bringing eight creative minds agree to same thing can be a task for some, but members of indie pop music band Advaita has been creating soulful tunes and how! It is their similar thoughts and respect towards each other that keeps them in sync.
Chennai, Mar 1 (IANS) City-based commercial vehicles manufacturer Ashok Leyland closed last month with 10 percent reduction is sales compared to the numbers logged during February 2012.
New Delhi, Feb. 22 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has given in principle approval for the annual financial incentive package of Rs. 3376 crores to HPCL as desired by the petroleum company for setting up refinery in his state.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) A 32-year-old women strangulated her three-year-old daughter and then hanged herself at her house here Thursday, police said.
Hyderabad, Feb. 21 (ANI): Above 11 people were feared dead and more than 20 other were injured in an explosion in a crowded area of Dilsukh Nagar in Hyderabad on Thursday evening.
Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) Legendary music composer Khayyam, who turned 86 recently, recalled how he was scared while composing music for one of his biggest hits "Umrao Jaan" after the super success of film "Pakeezah".
Dhaka, Feb. 17 (ANI): Twenty buses from India were inducted into the fleet of the transport network of Bangladesh on Sunday as part of the promised line of credit.
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Former air hostess Geetika Sharma's mother, who committed suicide by hanging herself, alleging harassment from those named for her daughter's suicide, was cremated Saturday. She left another suicide note for her son, asking him to be "strong," police said.
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Former air hostess Geetika Sharma's mother, who committed suicide by hanging herself inside her house here Friday evening, left another suicide note for her son, asking him to be "strong," police said.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Fashion designer Saakshee Pradhan, politician Ashok Pradhan's daughter, has tied the knot with Mumbai-based boy Abhishek Nadkarni.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) CIRA Media, a content provider company, has announced the launch of four English channels targeting the youth. The channels offer different music genres like electronic, rock, popular and dance music.
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) A constable was beaten up here by four drunk men when he tried to prevent them from molesting a woman was travelling in a car with her brother here in the city, police said Tuesday. One accused was arrested.
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) India's cricket selectors dropped out-of-form Gautam Gambhir and included off-spinner Harbhajan Singh for the first two Test of the four-match series against Australia starting later this month.
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Packaging firm Uflex reported a decline of 29.41 percent in its consolidated net profit for the third quarter of the current fiscal, at Rs.36.2 crore from Rs.51.2 crore on a year-on-year basis.
Lucknow, Feb 8 (IANS) Anticipating a huge media presence from across the world to cover Mauni Amavasya, the most important royal bathing day, the Kumbh administration Friday issued fresh guidelines to journalists.
Chennai, Feb 2 (IANS) Boosted by its light commercial vehicles (LCV) sales, city-based Ashok Leyland Ltd closed January with a marginal three percent growth in sales as compared to sales in the same month last year.
Pune, Jan 31 (IANS) Lieutenant General Ashok Singh will Friday take over as the general officer commanding-in-chief of the Indian Army's Southern Command here.
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A 21-year-old married woman was found murdered with her throat slit in her parent's house here, police said Monday.
Jaipur, Jan. 27 (ANI): Hundreds of people staged a protest demonstration outside the venue of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) here on Sunday, demanding immediate arrest of sociologist Ashis Nandy for his remarks against members of the backward classes, scheduled castes and tribes.
Nagpur, Jan 27 (IANS) Thakurdas Bang, a Gandhian, freedom fighter and community worker, died at his home in Wardha here Sunday, a family member said.
Jaipur/New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Social scientist Ashis Nandy was Saturday booked for linking Dalits, tribals and backward classes to corruption, even as his remarks at the Jaipur Literature Festival drew condemnation from political parties like the BSP and RPI which demanded action against him.
Jaipur, Jan 26 (IANS) Renowned sociologist Ashis Nandy was Saturday booked here under the SC/ST Act for his comment at a session at the Jaipur Literature Festival that Dalits, tribals and other backward classes (OBCs) are more linked to corruption, police said.
Jaipur, Jan 26 (IANS) Leading political psychologist, scholar and social scientist Ashis Nandy clarified Saturday that he did not mean to hurt the sentiments of the country's disempowered groups with his comment about the equalizing force of corruption and that the scourge was rampant among the backward and Dalit communities as well.
New Delhi, Jan. 24 (ANI): The Competition Commission of India (CCI) today held a round-table meeting with top companies of the country on the subject of "Competition Compliance for Good Corporate Governance".
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) A 35-year-old security guard was shot and injured by three assailants when he resisted their robbery attempt at a scrap warehouse here, said police Sunday.
Jaipur, Jan 17 (IANS) A tent put up for the three-day 'Chintan Shivir' of the Congress was set on fire by two unidentified men who appeared to be drunk, police said Thursday.
Panaji, Jan 12 (IANS) In a first in India, instead of a big red wagon, firemen in Goa will now zip about on motorcycles to douse fires and tackle emergencies.
Rajkot, Jan 11 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the first ODI between India and England at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium here Friday:
Bhubaneswar, Jan 10 (IANS) Odisha has asked the police to file chargesheets in rape and other sexual offence cases related to women within 60 days of the crimes instead of 120 days stipulated in the law, an official said Thursday.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday demanded president's rule in Odisha to prevent rape cases and atrocities on women.
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) A 51-year-old doctor was arrested here Tuesday for allegedly raping a nurse at his clinic for the last four years, police said Tuesday.
Mumbai, Jan 4 (IANS) Tennis player Leander Paes, who makes his Bollywood debut with "Rajdhani Express", now sees actors and directors in a new light.
Chennai, Jan 2 (IANS) Commercial vehicle-maker Ashok Leyland Ltd's December 2012 sales declined by 19 percent as compared to the same period in 2011, the company said.
New Delhi, Jan 1 (ANI): As the nation continues to mourn the death of the 23-year-old girl gang-rape victim, Delhites welcomed the New Year on a sombre note demanding justice for the brave heart.
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The growth of the private sector in India post-1990 has enhanced the importance of independent sectoral regulators, the head of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has said.
Ahmedabad, Dec 28 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was all praise for his young bowling attack that held its nerve in the death overs during the 11-run win over Pakistan in the second encounter of the drawn Twenty20 international series at the Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Friday.
Ahmedabad, Dec 28(ANI): India beat Pakistan by 11 runs in the second Twenty20 played at the Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium in Motera on Friday to level the series 1-1.
Ahmedabad, Dec 28 (IANS) India drew the two-match Twenty20 international series 1-1 with a 11-run win over Pakistan at the Sardar Patel Stadium here Friday.
Guwahati, Dec. 28 (ANI): Scores of people recently congregated at a tribal food festival here to savour sumptuous dishes specific to Assam.
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Dec. 25 (ANI): A special court in Bareilly awarded death sentence to a man on Monday, guilty of raping and killing a 10-year-old Dalit girl in 2009.
Bangalore, Dec 25 (IANS) A defiant India will take on an upbeat Pakistan Christmas night Tuesday in a high-octane T20 tie at the Chinnaswamy stadium in this tech hub amid unprecedented security.