Everything you need to know about Bangla Sahib Tso: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Bangla Sahib Tso: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Wednesday thanked Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh for announcing 1,000 crore rupees relief and rehabilitation package for the flood-affected state, and said that the priority at the moment is to rescue those who are stranded and evacuate those who have to go out.
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) With hundreds of pilgrims from Punjab stranded near the Sikh shrine of Hemkund Sahib in the calamity-hit Uttarakhand, the Punjab government has hired a private helicopter to airlift them, a spokesman of the Chief Minister's Office said here Wednesday.
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Neil Nitin Mukesh visited Bangla Sahib Gurudwara in New Delhi to pray for the success of his upcoming movie, 'Shortcut Romeo'.
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) An excellent actor and a wonderful dancer, Mithun Chakraborty, recently turned 63, but he didn't allow anyone to celebrate the occasion, says his son Mahaakshay aka Mimoh.
Chandigarh, June 14 (IANS) The Pakistan government has decided to declare Panja Sahib, a place of religious significance for the Sikh community, as a holy city, a visiting Pakistan official said.
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) Amritsar, considered a holy city by Sikhs, will get a facelift with development projects worth Rs.1,668 crore ($280 million) to be made operational in the next 12 months, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said Tuesday.
Dhaka, June 9 (IANS) Police Sunday morning prevented fans from holding their scheduled human-chain programme demanding "symbolic punishment" only for ex-Bangladesh cricket captain Mohammad Ashraful who last week confessed to his role in match-fixing.
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) Around 400 Sikh pilgrims from India, who arrived in Pakistan to observe the 407th death anniversary of Guru Arjun Dev, are hoping that the two nations take steps to improve relations.
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) Kolkata is all set to host a web magazine fair Saturday that will bring together 40 online portals from India and abroad.
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Contrary to reports that Sujoy Ghosh will complete Rituparno Ghosh's "Satyanweshi", the buzz is that the late director's long-standing cinematographer Aveek Mukhopadhyay would supervise the post-production work.
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court was moved Wednesday for a direction to the centre to cancel the manufacturing licences of pharma major Ranbaxy and its group companies for allegedly marketing sub-standard medicines.
Dhaka, June 4 (IANS) Former Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful admitted to his role in match-fixing and said he was ashamed of his involvement in corruption during the second edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).
Dhaka, June 4 (IANS) Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Tuesday suspended former national captain Mohammad Ashraful from all forms of cricket after he confessed to his role in match fixing during the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).
Sydney, May 23 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has said that she would look into the issue of allowing Sikhs in her country to wear the turban while at work and also while riding motorcycles.
Srinagar, May 21 (IANS) A self-styled "religious preacher" was arrested from Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district for repeated sexual exploitation of four minor girls at an institute he ran, police said Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A delegation of the Northeast Students' Organisation (NESO) Wednesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here and expressed opposition to the proposed land swap deal between India and Bangladesh.
Attari (Punjab), April 28 (IANS) Family members of Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who is in coma after a murderous attack on him by fellow prisoners in a Lahore jail, crossed over to Pakistan Sunday afternoon to visit him in a hospital in Lahore.
Amritsar, April 28 (IANS) The family members of Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who is in coma after a murderous attack on him by fellow prisoners in a Lahore jail, will cross over to Pakistan Sunday afternoon to visit him in hospital.
Amritsar, Apr. 19 (ANI): Sikh devotees who had recently visited Pakistan to offer prayers and pay homage at gurdwaras across the border, have returned home and complained about the poor upkeep of the shrines by the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC).
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) The names of Debdulal Bandyopadhyay and Nilima Sanyal may not ring a bell with today's generation, but they were hugely popular in India and the then East Pakistan during 1971 with thousands tuning in to listen to them on AIR for the latest developments in the runup to the war of liberation that led to birth of Bangladesh.
Agartala, April 6 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the 'Mother Language Festival' in New Delhi May 19 to commemorate the 11 language martyrs killed in police firing in Assam in 1961, an official said here Saturday.
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Sudhir Mishra says that if he would ever remake an old classic, it would be Guru Dutt's masterpiece "Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam".
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) 'Korbo Lorbo Jeetbo' go the Bangla rock bands in staunch support of defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) as the knights clash with Delhi Daredevils in the first match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season 6, beginning here April 3.
Srinagar, Mar 31 (ANI): Reconstruction work of the 350-year-old shrine of Dastageer Sahib at Khanyar in Srinagar has been in full swing, keeping in mind the sentiments of locals.
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) "Jolly LLB" director Subhash Kapoor says that he would not be surprised if Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and even Bangla producers are interested in remaking the film.
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) The title of new show "Gurbani" will be replaced, said an official statement from channel Colors Monday. The decision comes after various Sikh organisations reportedly expressed concern over it.
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia, who is riding high on the success of "Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster Returns" (SBAGR), says it was the arrival of his doggy named Sahiba, his "lucky mascot", which changed the course of his career.
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia says the presence of Irrfan in his films leads him to write extraordinary stuff as he knows the actor can pull off anything.
Kolkata, March 4 (IANS) The ongoing unrest in Bangladesh has significantly slowed down its cross-bordet bilateral trade with neighbouring India.
Dhaka, March 4 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Monday expressed confidence that Bangladesh's democratic traditions would grow stronger with time and the people would preserve democracy with their "constant vigil" - as a strike called by an Islamist party entered the second day amid clashes that have claimed over 70 lives.
Dhaka, March 4 (IANS) "Joi Bangla!", "Mulla barir Rajakar, ei muhurtey Bangla char (Islamists leave Bangladesh)" , "Jamaat mandir jalachchey, Hinduder ghor bhangchey.. aita ki hotey debo? (Can we allow Hindu temples and homes to be burnt and destroyed?)" .
Dhaka, March 3 (IANS) Visiting Indian President Pranab Mukherjee met Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday and discussed outstanding issues including the Teesta water treaty even as violence continued in the country over the death sentence to a top Islamist opposition leader.
Dhaka, March 3 (IANS) Indian President Pranab Mukherjee arrived in Bangladesh to a red-carpet welcome and 21-gun salute even as 14 people were killed in fresh clashes Sunday over the death sentence given to a top Islamist opposition leader.
Shimla, Feb 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Tuesday got one new train and other projects from Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, but the state's opposition BJP described the railway budget for 2013-14 as "disappointing".
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Soha Ali Khan, who returns to the small screen to anchor the fifth season of "Spell Bee - India Spells" on Discovery channel, says work is about enjoyment and not about mediums.
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Jimmy Sheirgill is rarely seen promoting his films in a big way but the actor is going all out to promote his next "Sahib, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns", even on television.
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Actress Mahie Gill, whose characters have mostly had a sensuous connotation to them, says she is not as sensual in real life.
Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) When world leaders visit the Sikh holy city of Amritsar or Punjab, it is not religion but politics at the back of their minds. The holiest of Sikh shrines, Harmandar Sahib, better known as the Golden Temple, is the one stop that some of the world leaders must do on their visit to India.
Agartala, Feb 21 (IANS) With thousands of people from either side of the border gathering at colourful functions to commemorate the "language martyrs", India and Bangladesh jointly organised the International Mother Language Day.
Agartala, Feb 20 (IANS) Trade between Tripura and Bangladesh was hit Wednesday as central trade unions commenced their two-day country wide strike, an official here said.
Amritsar, Feb.20 (ANI): Martyrdom Day, which is observed in the memory of those who died while fighting to protect the sanctity of the Sikh Gurdwaras before the partition of the subcontinent, is being observed at Nanakana Sahib near Lahore in Pakistan from Tuesday to Thursday.
Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Sunday handed over the keys of 20 buses to Bangladesh.
Chandigarh, Feb 7 (IANS) From bitter feuds between its vice chancellor and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to its website being hacked, the Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, the first and only Sikh university, has been grappling with controversies almost from day one.
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia says Soha Ali Khan fits the part perfectly in his film "Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns", thanks to her royal connection.
Chandigarh, Feb 6 (IANS) To boost tourism in the state, Punjab's chief minister Wednesday approved a Rs.250 crore plan for Sikh circuit tourism for developing Sikh religious places.
Chandigarh, Feb.6 (ANI): In a significant move aimed at boosting religious tourism in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today approved the Sikh Circuit Tourism plan of Rs. 250 crore.
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Irrfan, known as one of the best performers in the country, says as a child his only motive was to become famous and change people's perception towards him.
Dhaka, Jan 28 (ANI): India and Bangladesh on Monday inked two crucial deals, including an extradition treaty, during a home ministerial meeting in Dhaka.
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) As a pleasant winter sun shone on the manicured lawns of the magnificent Rashtrapati Bhavan, President Pranab Mukherjee mingled with dignitaries at a reception he hosted here Saturday, and in a break from tradition, walked up to the guests and exchanged greetings with them.
Peshawar, Jan. 23 (ANI): A Sikh businessman was kidnapped by unidentified armed men from outside his house in Pakistan's Qaidabad region.
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Theatre personalities and intellectuals Thursday held a rally in the city in protest against alleged harassment of veteran theatre director Benu Chattopadhay for purportedly using the pet slogan of the ruling Trinamool Congress- 'Ma, Mati Manush', in a play.
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Irrfan, who fell while shooting a polo scene for "Sahib Bibi Aur Gangster Returns", is fine, the film's director Tigmanshu Dhulia says.
Dhaka, Jan 1 (IANS) Five stalls were Tuesday gutted when a fire broke out at the 18th Dhaka International Trade Fair here in the Bangladesh capital barely hours after its inauguration.
Kabul, Jan 1 (IANS) A Taliban leader has been killed in Afghanistan's Kunduz province, the NATO-led coalition forces confirmed Tuesday.
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Some called famed disc jockeys, some planned lavish buffets - but several clubs and pubs across the capital have either cancelled their New Year eve celebrations or have toned them down as a homage to the 23-year-old Delhi gang-rape victim, who died Saturday.
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) It's the time to plan for New Year's Eve, but the mood for a night out seems subdued this year after the brutal Delhi gang-rape and the victim's death. While some restaurateurs and hotel owners have beefed up their security for the event, others have decided to keep them low-key.
Kolkata, Dec 21 (IANS) Describing cinema as an important tool for establishing regional peace and harmony, Bangladesh Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu Friday called for expanding Indo-Bangla cooperation in films.
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) National award-winning filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh Thursday called for setting up a joint India-Bangladesh platform on the basis of the Bengali language to benefit the film industries of both the countries.
Dhaka, Dec 11 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy said Monday the West Indies were pleased to have finished the Bangladesh tour on a winning note but disappointed at failing to win all formats during the series.
Dubai, Dec 10 (IANS/CMC) Bangladesh's series win over the West Indies has put them within ten ratings points of the Caribbean side in the International Cricket Council's One-day table.
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) Highlighting the history of cultural exchange between India and Japan, a week-long exhibition of rare photographs will begin here Dec 8.
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan, who is part of "Sahib, Biwi aur Gangster Returns", says the film is now complete and she is sure that the audience will like it.
Lahore, Dec. 3 (ANI): A 22-year-old Christian youth from Pakistan, accused of burning a copy of the Holy Quran, has died in police custody at Warburton police station.
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) A Sikh family on a pilgrimage in Pakistan was looted of cash and valuables. But prompt police action led to the recovery of the money and the arrest of the criminals.
London, Nov 29 (IANS) A 15-year-old girl in Afghanistan was beheaded by a relative after she and her family turned down the man's marriage proposal, a British daily reported.
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Afghan police have reportedly arrested two men accused of beheading a teenage girl with a knife.
Dhaka, Nov 26 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has declared Tuesday, Nov 27, to be a day of national mourning for all those who lost their lives in Saturday's devastating garment factory fire and in a flyover collapse.
Dhaka, Nov 26 (IANS) A fire broke out Monday morning in a 12?storeyed garment factory near Dhaka airport, a day after over 100 people died in a deadly blaze in another factory on the outskirts of the Bangladesh capital, officials said.
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Contrary to reports that Sunny Leone may not do an item number in "Singh Sahib The Great", filmmaker Anil Sharma says he is keen to shoot the song with her and that they are working on her dates.
Shimla, Nov 24 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed and nine injured when an overcrowded multi?utility vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district Saturday, police said.
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) She is in Punjab's Ludhiana with her son Suchindra to attend a family wedding. But dancer?actress Vyjayanthimala Bali is on no mood for celebrations grieving for Bal Thackeray who died in Mumbai Saturday.
Dhaka, Nov 17 (IANS) International Cricket Council president Alan Isaac is in Dhaka for meetings with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
New Delhi, Nov. 10 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has asked the concerned security agencies to address the gaps in fencing in riverine terrain along the India-Bangladesh Border.
Dhaka, Nov 9 (IANS/CMC) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine says he is prepared to make adjustments if the pitches in the upcoming two-Test series against Bangladesh do not offer any assistance.
Dhaka, Nov 8 (IANS) The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Thursday announced its 14-man squad for the two-Test series against the West Indies, scheduled to start Tuesday at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here.
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Leaders of different faiths have come forward to spread awareness on diabetes in the national capital ahead of the World Diabetes Day Nov 14.
Dhaka, Nov 7 (IANS/CMC) Vice Captain Denesh Ramdin says the West Indies would not be taking Bangladesh for granted during their tour which begins here Nov 13.
Dhaka, Nov 5 (IANS) A 15-member West Indies squad led by Darren Sammy arrived in Dhaka Monday for a series involving two Tests, five One Day Internationals and one Twenty20 against Bangladesh.
Attari (Punjab), Nov 5 (IANS) Accompanied by a 45-member delegation, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Monday arrived in Pakistan's Lahore city to explore more avenues of overland trade with Pakistan's Punjab province and help change the geopolitics of the subcontinent.
Bridgetown (Barbados), Nov 2 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket coach Otis Gibson has described pacer Fidel Edwards as a capable replacement for fast bowler Kemar Roach who will miss the Test series in Bangladesh next month.
Chandigarh, Nov 2 (IANS) He would have savoured spicy chicken curry and dal tadka with tandoori naans and rotis at a popular dhaba (roadside eatery) here but security concerns and "media leaks" have knocked this off the menu of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper during his visit here Nov 7, during which he will pray at the Takht Keshgarh Sahib, the second most important Sikh shrine after Golden Temple, at Anandpur Sahib, 80 km from here.
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) At least five people were killed and more than 20 others injured in a bomb blast Sunday near a shrine in Nowshera town of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Xinhua reported.
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) At least two people were killed and 25 injured after a bomb blast in Noweshera town of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunwa province Sunday, Dawn reported.
Chandigarh, Oct 27 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has cancelled his trip to Italy to welcome Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper during the latter's visit to Punjab next month, an official said here Saturday.
Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) Flaunting one's crowning glory becomes easier this festive season with six brand new hairdos designed by celebrity hairstylist and hair expert Priscilla Corner.
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Attacking on a section of the press, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday alleged that some media houses wanted to control the state government and had turned against her as she did not fulfil their demands.
Kolkata, Oct.15 (ANI):West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday took a swipe at a section of the media, particularly some electronic news channels, for targetting her government by dishing out "canards and exaggerated and negative news items" to show the administration in bad light.
Kolkata, Oct 4 (IANS) Click and the lamps light up. Drag the cursor and the garland moves towards the deity. Click on the bells and they ring. Welcome to the world of electronic Durga Puja.
Kolkata, Sep 30 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) is planning to set up a joint task force with Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) to check smuggling of fake Indian currency notes.
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Replicas of two boats associated with Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore were presented by Bangladesh Wednesday to two Indian universities.
Agartala, Sep 11 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee has assured Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar that he will utilise his office to improve connectivity between India and Bangladesh, officials said here Tuesday.
Dhaka, Sep 9 (IANS) South Africa women clinched the three-match One-Day International (ODI) cricket series 2-1 after beating Bangladesh by seven wickets in the third and final match here at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here Sunday.
Shimla, Sep 3 (IANS) After a few days of lull, the southwest monsoon has once again got activated in Himachal Pradesh with some areas in the state experiencing heavy rainfall, a Met official said Monday.
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) Ace detective "Feluda" dropped his 0.32 Colt revolver to pick up the microphone, lending his baritone voice to English interpretations of Rabindranath Tagore's songs.
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan finds all kinds of reality shows on the small screen very interesting and says it is particularly entertaining to watch people be themselves in front of the camera.
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The West Bengal government will set up two deep sea ports in South 24 Parganas district, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Thursday.
Oak Creek (Wisconsin, USA), Aug.13 (ANI): Hundreds of people from around the country gathered on Sunday at the Sikh gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, for the first public service there since a white supremacist gunned down six people in the same place exactly a week earlier.
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) US Ambassador Nancy Powell has said that if the gunman who killed six people at a gurdwara at Winconsin had an accomplice, he or she will be punished.
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) Former union law minister and senior counsel Ram Jethmalani has decided to challenge in the Supreme Court the continued house arrest of separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, a close aide of the senior hardline leader said Saturday.
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will provide solar lamps at pastoral settlements in non-electrified villages, an official said here Friday.