Everything you need to know about Ashok Pakari: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Ashok Pakari: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Thanks to actress Karishma Tanna's towering look, she was banned from wearing high heels while shooting for upcoming movie "Grand Masti" as she looked taller than her co-star Vivek Oberoi.
Patna, May 22 (IANS) A bridegroom was shot dead by unidentified assailants in a Bihar village late Tuesday, minutes before he was to be married, police said Wednesday.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Election Commission Thursday told the Supreme Court that it has convened an all-party meet May 10 to demonstrate the voters verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) in the EVMs and evolve consensus on its introduction.
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.
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.
Movie: "Gouravam"; Cast: Sirish, Yami Gautam, Prakash Raj, Nassar, Elango Kumaravel, Sricharan and Anupama Kumar; Director: Radha Mohan; Rating: **1/2
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, 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.
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 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.
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.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The government will enact the proposed right to food bill, covering 67 percent of the population, in the second half of the budget session April 22-May 10, Food Minister K.V. Thomas said here Wednesday.
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.
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'.
Shimla, March 20 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will address the Himachal Pradesh assembly May 24 to mark its golden jubilee, Speaker B.B. Butail said Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
Jaisalmer, Feb 22 (IANS) Indian Air Force Friday displayed its firepower at the "Iron Fist" exercise at Rajasthan's Pokhran ranges with a potent show of the strength of its frontline aircraft.
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.
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 15 (IANS) Fashion designer Saakshee Pradhan, politician Ashok Pradhan's daughter, has tied the knot with Mumbai-based boy Abhishek Nadkarni.
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.
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.
Agra, Jan 30 (IANS) The controversy bug that hit the Jaipur Literary Festival has infected Agra's maiden Taj Literature Festival two days before its scheduled inauguration Feb 1.
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.
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.
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(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.
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.
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) Tennis player Leander Paes, who makes his Bollywood debut as an actor with "Rajdhani Express", says he is here to play a long innings.
New Delhi, Dec. 24 (ANI): New Delhi recently witnessed the largest gathering of cardiovascular specialists in the country at the 64th CSI ( Cardiological Society of India ) annual conference which was held at the Hotel Ashok. The scientific program was packed with high quality learning for over 5000 attendees with acclaimed Indian American Heart Surgeon Dr Mukesh Hariawala delivering one of the prestigious " CSI Distinguished Lecture 2012 ".
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni will lead the Indian cricket team for the two Twenty20 internationals and three ODIs against Pakistan from Dec 25 to Jan 6, the selection committee announced Sunday.
Pune, Dec 20 (IANS) An all round performance by Yuvraj Singh helped India beat England by five wickets in the first of the two Twenty20 international at the Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium here Thursday.
Pune, Dec 20 (IANS) India won the toss and decided to field against England in the opening Twenty20 International at the Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium here Thursday.
Indian cricket team under the leadership of Dhoni will face England's team today in first T20 match to be played in Pune. The match will start at 7 pm (local time).
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Golfer Aditi Ashok set up an interesting duel with her arch-rival Gurbani Singh in the semi-final as she won her quarter-final easily in the Usha All India Ladies Matchplay Championships at the Tollygunge Club here Friday.
Jaipur, Dec 13 (IANS) The Rajasthan government will launch the facility of free basic medical tests for patients here from April 7 next year, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot announced Thursday.
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) From the tennis court to the acting arena - Leander Paes has made a good transition, if Sayali Bhagat, his co-star in "Rajdhani Express" is to be believed.
Kolkata , Dec 12 (IANS) Aditi Ashok blew her opposition away with a stunning three-under 66 that gave her the Billoo Sethi Trophy for the Strokeplay segment of the Usha All India Ladies Amateur Golf Championships here Wednesday.
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) Mille Saroha took the lead on the opening day of the Usha All India Ladies Amateur Golf Championships, even as all eyes were focused on Aditi Ashok and Gurbani Singh, who are engaged in a keen battle for the Order of Merit.
Mumbai/Kolkata, Dec.9 (ANI): The five-man selection committee on Sunday announced a 15-member squad for the Twenty20 matches against England.
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) In a major step to increase its range and operational capabilities, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has decided tbat all its aircraft and helicopters will have the capability for midair refueling.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Four youth were arrested Thursday for gang-raping a Rwandan national here earlier this week, police said.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Cardiac diseases not only affect individuals but also the country's economy and their prevention is not only a medical necessity but a social imperative, Vice President Hamid Ansari said Thursday.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Foreign equity in multi-brand retail is good for the country and would not uproot small shopkeepers, said Rajya Sabha independent member and former chairperson of Hindustan Lever Ashok S. Ganguly.
New Delhi, Dec. 4 (ANI): To create awareness amongst general public, especially school children and high-risk groups regarding proper hygiene, safe water supply, safe sexual practices, safe screened blood transfusions and vaccination, the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) celebrated its 15th Hepatitis Day in association with Amity at the ILBS, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi.
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) India cricket captain M.S. Dhoni, who had asked for a turning track for the Test match against England at the Eden Gardens beginning Wednesday, said the wicket would not assist the spinners in the first two days and the pacers are likely to get some help from the pitch initially.
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, who has lately been struggling with his form, was a picture of concentration Monday. He was slogging hard at India's net practice at the Eden Gardens here before the Test match against England beginning Wednesday.
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Kazakhstan celebrated the Day of the First President here to mark President Nursultan Nazarbayev's rule of the Central Asian country.
Gurgaon, Dec 1 (IANS) Amateur Aditi Ashok was the best Indian and Nalini Singh Siwach the top Indian pro at the end of the second round of the Hero Women's Indian Open at the DLF Golf and Country Club here.
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Former tennis player Ashok Amritraj, who is more known as a Hollywood producer than a tennis-pro, said he would love to make a film on tennis.
Gurgaon, Nov 30 (IANS) Even as amateur golfer Aditi Ashok stole the limelight by sharing the lead with Welsh golfer Becky Brewerton and Italian Stefania Croce, two other Indian professionals carded one-over 73 each to be tied 25th after the first round which was a mixed bag for the Indian contingent here at the Hero Women's Indian Open.
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Six nominated members of the Rajya Sabha, including noted journalist H.K. Dua and father of India's Green Revolution M.S. Swaminathan, have appealed to members of both houses to allow parliament's smooth functioning in order to "urgently restore the faith" of people in the parliamentary process.