Everything you need to know about Bijapur Laxmi Devi: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Bijapur Laxmi Devi: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Imphal, May 24 (ANI): Manipur has rich and unique handicrafts and handloom tradition, and most women here are engaged in weaving. In order to facilitate skill development and empower women, the Shintha Handloom and Handicraft Centre has been imparting training to them.
West Bank, May 22 (IANS) Myanmar rode two first half goals from Naw Phaw and Khin Moe Wai to edge past India in their first Group D encounter of the AFC Women's Asian Cup football qualifiers at the Faisal Al Huseni Stadium here.
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) Supporting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's decision to withdraw from the UPA last September on the issue of FDI in retail, eminent writer Mahasweta Devi Tuesday exhorted people from all walks of life to protest against the measure.
Ramallah, May 20 (IANS) High on confidence after notching up a double-win over Bahrain in two international friendlies in the latter's own backyard, the Indian women's football team will look to carrying on the good form for the AFC Asian Cup (Qualifiers) starting here Tuesday.
Riffa (Bahrain), May 14 (IANS) The Indian women's senior national team started their quest to qualify for the AFC Women's Asian Cup next year in style by getting the better of Bahrain in the first of the two friendlies 2-1 in their own backyard at the National Football Stadium here Tuesday.
Panaji, May 14 (IANS) Folks living in rural Goa as well as scheduled castes (SC) and scheduled tribes (ST) population account for higher sex ratio than the urban population in the state, the primary census data for 2011 released here Tuesday shows.
Manama, May 13 (IANS) The Indian women's senior national football team arrived here for their two friendlies against Bahrain Tuesday and Thursday.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Defender Tuli Goon will be leading a 23-member Indian women's football team for the AFC Women's Asian Cup qualifiers to be held in Palestine May 21-25.
Lucknow, May 11 (IANS) Eminent classical singer and "Thumri" exponent Girija Devi was admitted to a hospital in Varanasi after the 85-year-old took ill, complaining of severe stomach ache, family members said Saturday.
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Terming the Saradha Group chit fund scam as a "disaster", Magsaysay award-winning writer Mahasweta Devi Monday said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) should be called in if it could solve the case.
Thrissur (Kerala), May 5 (IANS) At age 74, ayurvedic physician Alathiyoor Narayanan Nambi still sees several patients daily, carrying forward a tradition his family has pursued for hundreds of years.
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.
Imphal, May 2 (ANI): Imphal-based entrepreneur Hunjabam Shubhra Devi has provided an example of self-reliance and created jobs for others by foraying into the business of packaged food business.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Nagesh Kukunoor describes filmmaking as a test of certainty and conviction of a person because he feels making movies is a "long solo" journey, and one has to stay "sane" during the incubation period.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor has tried his hands at romantic, high on emotions and out-of-the-box cinema, and says now he dreams of making a big-budget action movie.
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) Actress Juhi Chawla, who will be seen in a negative role in "Gulaab Gang", says the film "may be sort of" inspired by Sampat Pal Devi, the founder of Gulabi Gang in Uttar Pradesh.
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh, also known as The Flying Sikh, will be awarded the Bluechip CSJC lifetime achievement award here Saturday.
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Languishing way down the points table, Kolkata Knight Riders are now struggling to cope with a spate of injuries to key players ahead of their Indian Premier League match against Kings XI Punjab here Friday.
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir won the toss and chose to bat first in their Indian Premier League match against Mumbai Indians at the Eden Gardens here Wednesday.
Raipur, April 24 (IANS) Troopers of the para-military Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) had a narrow escape Wednesday in a jungle pocket of Chhattisgarh's insurgency-riddled Bijapur district as Maoists ambushed a search party, police said.
Imphal, Apr. 23 (ANI): The youth of Manipur, who are keen to become financially independent, have found that mushroom cultivation can help them generate income not just for themselves but also for others.
Genius mathematician and astrologer Shakuntala Devi died at Bangalore Sunday morning at 8.15 am following a respiratory problem. Also famous as ?fastest human computer?, she was well known for her extraordinary ability of calculation and compute complex equations mentally within fraction of seconds.
Bangalore, April 22 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh condoled the death of ace Mathematician Shakuntala Devi, known as the world's the fastest 'human computer'.
Bangalore, April 21 (IANS) Indian mathematical genius and astrologer Shakuntala Devi, who was dubbed "human computer" for her swift numerical calculation abilities, passed away here Sunday after brief illness. She was 83.
Bangalore, April 21 (IANS) Indian mathematical genius and astrologer Shakuntala Devi, who was dubbed "human computer" for her swift numerical calculation abilities, passed away here Sunday after brief illness. She was 83 and is survived by a daughter.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Offering relief to the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC), the apex consumer court has overturned the Rajasthan consumer commission's judgment directing the company to pay the claim after the suicide of a woman whose mental sickness was not disclosed by her husband when buying the policy.
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Backed by some spirited bowling and fielding, Chennai Super Kings pegged the Kolkata Knight Riders to 119 for nine in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Eden Gardens here Saturday
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir won the toss and elected to bat against Chennai Super Kings in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Eden Gardens here Saturday.
Thrissur, April 15 (IANS) Thrissur Pooram, billed as the "mother of all festivals" in Kerala, begins Monday. The grand finale, however, will be days later, with the fireworks display on Sunday.
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) Saddened by the recent turn of events, southern actress Anjali says she can't blame anyone for the mess in her life as she is herself responsible for it.
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) She is a harbinger of hope for milllions of village women across India - whether it is to take a pregnant woman to the hospital for delivery, vaccinating a child or ensuring family planning. For that is what her name, Asha, literally means.
Raipur, April 13 (IANS) Two troopers of the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were injured in a gunfight with Maoist militants in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district Saturday, police said.
Lucknow, April 12 (IANS) In a first, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow Friday reduced the fees for its post-graduate programme in management for the academic term 2013-2015.
Chennai, April 12 (IANS) It's been four days since southern actress Anjali went missing after accusing her step mother Bharati Devi and Tamil director Kalanjiyam of harassment. She continues to be untraced.
Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) Magsaysay award winning writer Mahasweta Devi Thursday urged that student politics must be "kept apart" from the general politics.
Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) Condemning the treatment meted out to the West Bengal chief minister in Delhi, eminent writer and activist Mahasweta Devi Thursday said there was no alternative to Mamata Banerjee.
Shimla, April 11 (IANS) Tens of thousands of devotees are assembling at prominent Hindu temples in Himachal Pradesh Thursday with the onset of the 10-day Chaitra Navratras, considered by Hindus as a holy period.
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) Southern actress Anjali, who has been in hiding after accusing her stepmother, Bharati Devi, and Tamil director Kalanjiyam of harassment, has left her brother Ravi Shankar worrying about her whereabouts.
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) Southern actress Anjali has accused her step-mother Bharati Devi and Tamil director Mu Kalanjiyam of harassment. She has alleged that the two have robbed her of all savings.
Imphal, Apr 9 (ANI): A young Manipuri youth serving as a Lieutenant in the British Royal Maritime Auxiliary Service (RMAS), Special Forces, has been chosen for a prestigious gallantry award for his bravery during a fierce gunfight with Al-Qaeda insurgents in Afghanistan in 2011.
Rajasthan Royals registered their second win in a row beating defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 6. The key performer for the Royals was Brad Hodge (46 not out) , which helped Rajasthan to score a competitive score of 144 for six. In return, Kolkata could only score 125.
Jaipur, April 9 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League match between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here Monday.
Jaipur, April 8 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir won the toss and opted to bowl against Rajasthan Royals in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium here Monday.
Chennai, April 8 (IANS) Director Veerabhadram, who has teamed up with Akkineni Nagarjuna in upcoming Telugu action-drama "Bhai", says working with the actor was truly delightful.
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) In a freak accident, one person drowned and eight others were suffocated, including one seriously, when a water main pipeline burst and flooded their home Monday, officials of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Saturday hoped that Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh and Zaheer Khan would be able to make a comeback to the Indian team in future despite being left out of the list of probables for upcoming ICC Champions Trophy.
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir won the toss and chose to field first in their opening match against Delhi Daredevils at the Eden Gardens here Wednesday.
Chennai, April 3 (IANS) What did southern actress Sharmila Mandre learned from her co-star Allari Naresh while working in the upcoming Telugu romantic-comedy "Kevvu Keka"? She learned all that it takes to be comical on the screen.
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) Ahead of their Indian Premier League (IPL) season opener against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Wednesday, the Delhi Daredevils (DD) are wary of KKR's mystery offie Sunil Narine, who played a crucial role in his team winning its maiden IPL crown last year.
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that a document bequeathing a property will remain just a piece of paper unless it is registered or attested by two witnesses to qualify it as a will.
Kollam (Kerala) March 25 (IANS) Men from across the state and now even outside it look forward to two days on the calendar of the famous Kottankulangara Devi Temple at Chavara near here for a chance to dress as women.
Kangra, March 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh plans to link the Aadi Himani Chamunda temple in the Dhauladhar mountain range with a road and develop it in line with the Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said here Saturday.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor, who doesn't mind facing the camera once in a while, says he is essaying the role of a pimp in his directorial "Laxmi", which is a story around child prostitution.
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) A total of 52 couples from poorer sections of the society in West Bengal were joined in matrimony at a communal wedding ceremony here Sunday.
Bangkok, March 14 (IANS) The Indian archery team collected a haul of eight medals, including two gold, two Silver and four bronze, in the first Asian Grand Prix Archery Championship here Thursday.
Chennai, March 14 (IANS) As Tamil actor Ajith Kumar's most anticipated upcoming Tamil thriller "Valai" is nearing completion, he is set to begin working on his next untitled Tamil project from April.
Vishakhapatnam, March 10 (IANS) Veteran Telugu director Bapu a.k.a Sattiraju Laxmi Narayanawas conferred the "Vishwa Vikyata Dharshaka Maharishi" award by industrialist-politician T. Subbarami Reddy (TSR).
Ghaziabad, March 8 (IANS) Two senior citizens, a mother and her son, were killed in Ghaziabad on International Women's Day Friday.
Panaji, March 8 (IANS) A leading women's group Friday said the Goa government's flagship scheme for women's emancipation was reinforcing the dowry system.
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The women inmates of Tihar Jail here are set to walk the ramp as part of a fashion show planned to celebrate International Women's Day, an official said Thursday.
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The museum of the future is one of connections.
Chennai, Mar 2 (IANS) As most actresses are doing films in multiple languages, southern actress Sharmila Mandre feels efforts should be taken to learn different languages as it helps in getting the right expressions.
Hyderabad, Feb 26 (IANS) Persian language for the first time paved the way for secular and mass education in India, said historian and scholar Ziauddin Ahmed Shakeeb.
Hyderabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's police chief Monday made an aerial survey of Maoist-affected areas of Karimnagar district on the new helicopter provided by the central government for operations against the insurgents in north Telangana and adjoining parts of Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh.
Shimla, Feb 22 (IANS) In swift action against yoga guru Baba Ramdev, the Himachal Pradesh government Friday took back possession of a chunk of prime land allotted to him in 2010 by the then BJP government for setting up his Patanjali Yogpeeth's branch, an official said.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) A woman here is battling for life after her live-in partner poured petrol on her and set her on fire, police said Thursday.
Shimla, Feb 21 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Thursday said there was no ban on the entry of yoga guru Baba Ramdev in the state.
Shimla, Feb 19 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Tuesday revoked the land lease of yoga guru Baba Ramdev in the state.
Latehar (Jharkhand), Feb.19 (ANI): Better education and self-employment for tribals will help fight the Naxalism menace better.
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Controversies follow Mallika Sherawat like rains after gathering clouds. To no one's surprise Mallika has fuelled a storm of protests while playing Bhanwari Devi, the slain Rajasthani nurse in KC Bokadia's "Dirty Politics".
LG of Delhi, Tajendra Khanna has stated to students that as a professional you should also undertake a personal commitment as a part of our social respect apart from our work. He said that we should go out and actually try to improve the lives of marginal farmers and if you wipe
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Supermodel Lakshmi Rana sat atop a 'Love Buggy' and posed for shutterbugs in a floral 'Magical Love Garden' here Wednesday as part of pre-Valentine's Day celebrations.
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) Magsaysay award-winning writer Mahasweta Devi Sunday urged political leaders in West Bengal to desist from using expletives about rivals.
Kolkata, Feb 9 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee picked up the brush to paint alongside acclaimed artists while Baul singers and drummers performed at the Mati Utsab (soil fest) that got off to a colourful start in Bardhaman district Saturday.
Film: "Mirchi"; Actors: Prabhas Raju, Anushka Shetty, Richa Gangopadhyay, Sathyaraj, Nadhiya, Brahmanandam, Sampath Raj, Benarji and Subba Raju; Director: Koratala Siva; Rating: **
Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) Content comes before anything else for actor Prabhas Raju, says debutant Telugu director Koratala Siva, who is awaiting the release of his action-drama "Mirchi".
Jammu, Feb 6 (IANS) Toilets with bio-digester technology should urgently be installed on pilgrimage routes and at tourist posts in Jammu and Kashmir, Governor N.N. Vohra said Wednesday.
Chennai, Feb 6 (IANS) Director Gunasekhar says music maestro Ilayaraja plans to record songs for upcoming Telugu period drama "Rudrama Devi" with the London Symphony orchestra.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 5 (IANS) Veteran lyricist Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri's son Deepankuran exchanged wedding vows with Devi Saranya in a ceremony in Kozhikode.
Jammu, Feb 5 (IANS) The number of pilgrims visiting the Vaishno Devi Shrine has fallen drastically due to heavy snow and rain lashing the region since Monday.
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to the CBI on the bail pleas of two convicts held guilty along with former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala in a teacher recruitment scam.
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Actor Govinda's late mother taught him about the power of humility and he says he always followed her advice and it helped him.
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Actress Mallika Sherawat, who is playing the lead in "Dirty Politics", says her brother has received threat calls because she is doing the film based on the alleged murder of Bhanwari Devi by a politician from Rajasthan.
Panaji, Jan 27 (IANS) When the Goa assembly convenes Monday, the reams of cyclostyled paper with questions and answers and other text, a common sight in every state legislature, will hardly be seen. High definition (HD) screens will take their place, functioning in the manner of a TV prompter.
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) Telugu filmmaker Gunasekhar says he couldn't think of anyone else but Anushka Shetty for the title role in his upcoming period-drama "Rudrama Devi".
Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) How effective is the microblogging website Twitter in spreading news, since every media organisation of any consequence has an account these days?
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) The authorities in Rajasthan have failed to auction a property of Indra Bishnoi, a Congress legislator's sister wanted in the Bhanwari Devi kidnap and murder case as no bidder has come forward, an official said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) An Indian women's team and a Dutch team will play two international exhibition football matches in Kolhapur and Navi Mumbai Jan 17 and 20.
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) Condemning the attack on veteran CPI-M leader and former West Bengal minister Abdur Rezzak Molla, allegedly by Trinamool Congress cadres, Magsaysay award winning writer Mahasweta Devi Monday said the incident was "very painful".
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Telugu actor Sunil may have started his career as a comedian, but director Devi Prasad feels he is a "better actor" first and a "hero material" too.
Panaji, Jan 4 (IANS) The Goa government Friday launched the Griha Aadhar scheme, which will give a monthly allowance of Rs.1,000 to housewives to combat inflation.
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The cold is icy, the traffic noise overpowering and the environment inhospitable. As they sit huddled over a makeshift stove making a meal outside the gates of AIIMS, the group of women are amongst those who fight an hourly battle everyday to keep their patients warm and fit enough for another day's treatment at India's premier hospital.
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The cold is intense, the ground icy and the skies above a dull grey. As they sit huddled over a makeshift stove making a meal right outside the gates of India's premier hospital AIIMS, the group of women are amongst those who fight an hourly battle to keep their families warm - and healthy.
Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) Karthi's Tamil action "Alex Pandian" has been cleared by the Central Board of Film Certification and will release next week.
Patna, Jan 3 (ANI): Development has created several biased worlds within this supposedly one world, creating an enormous gap among the rich and the poor of one soil.
Jammu, Jan 2 (IANS) The number of devotees flocking in 2012 to the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi in the Trikuta hills in the Shivalik range surpassed all previous records, an official said Wednesday
Jammu, Dec 30 (IANS) A Pawan Hans helicopter carrying pilgrims to the Vaishno Devi shrine made an emergency landing near here Sunday, a temple official said.
Imphal, Dec. 26 (ANI): Manipur is witnessing a rise in forcible recruitment of youth by insurgents in the region. Recently two young boys from the state have gone missing and it is feared that they have been abducted by insurgents.
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) The Delhi Police will provide all aid to the family of constable Subhash Chand Tomar who died after being badly beaten up during protests against the gang-rape of a 23-year-old physiotherapist, Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar said Tuesday.
London, Nov 25 (IANS) A British woman who went into coma after a reaction to hair dye has died after a year.