Everything you need to know about Ganga Darshan Tso: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Ganga Darshan Tso: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Mohit Raina is tagged as "hottest god on the small screen", thanks to his role of Lord Shiva in the mythological TV show "Devon Ka Dev - Mahadev". Happy doing the role, he has no fears of being "typecast".
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) A sequel to the 2000 hit romantic drama "Dhadkan" has been finalised by producer Ratan Jain and it will go on the floors this year.
Lucknow, May 10 (IANS) In a first, citizens of Varanasi Friday lodged police complaints against "unknown" people for polluting the Ganga.
Rishikesh, May 9 (IANS) Experts, environmentalists and spiritual leaders Thursday demanded that the government should ensure free flow of at least 51 percent of water in the Ganga and Yamuna, two major Indian rivers.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia, one of the country's oldest universities, has embarked upon a series of country-specific programmes to prepare a cadre of experts to fulfil the research needs of the government and think tanks, something which foreign service officials are perhaps not adept at doing, the university says.
Durban, May 8 (IANS) An Indian-origin family here has expressed outrage after a court granted bail to an Indian-origin teenager charged with murdering a member of the family.
Lucknow, May 6 (IANS) After travelling over 5,000 km and covering 27 places across seven states in two months, the central command of the Indian Army Monday bade farewell to the "Surya Kiran" torch, which was immersed in the Ganga at Varanasi.
Haridwar, May 6 (IANS) Having worked for three years to clean rivers within the country, the All-World Gayatri Pariwar (AWGP) will launch a programme May 18 for cleaning the Bagmati river and the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu.
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) A weekend picnic turned into a tragedy when three youths drowned while one was rescued from Aksa Beach here Sunday afternoon, officials said.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Vice President, Hamid Ansari released a book entitled "Fida-e-Lucknow - Tales of the city and its people" authored by Parveen Talha, a former member of the UPSC, at a function here today.
Durban, April 30 (IANS) An 18-year-old youth has been arrested in connection with the murder of an Indian origin school student in this South African city earlier this week and attempting to murder his elder brother.
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Planet Saturn will come close to Earth Sunday - its closest position till 2023 - and will be visible directly opposite the Sun, an astrophysicist said here Saturday.
Manas (Assam), April 24 (IANS) Conservationists are delighted that a rhino which was reared at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) has given birth in the wild, officials said.
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit Friday underwent a surgery for sinusitis in a city hospital, doctors said.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) A 23-year-old woman from Uttar Pradesh, who suffered serious burn injuries after an acid attack by two unidentified bike-borne men, is now in stable condition, doctors said Thursday.
Chandigarh, April 2 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday blamed the central government for the recent imposition of property tax in urban centres in Punjab.
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) A US-based Indian engineer has designed and patented three waste disposal units that "match architecture and road systems" of India.
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) Eight youths drowned in the Ganga river in two separate incidents in Kanpur during Holi Wednesday, police said.
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal patron Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday said the proposed constitution of a political Third Front at the national level was nothing but a "figment of an imagination".
Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) The successful hosting of Maha Kumbh 2013 has earned Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav an invite from Harvard University to speak on how the 55-day religious congregation, which attracted tens of millions of people from India and around the world, went off like clockwork and was praised its organisation worldwide.
Film: "Mere Dad Ki Maruti"; Cast: Ram Kapoor, Saqib Saleem and Rhea Chakraborty; Director: Ashima Chibber; Rating: ***
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Timely detection in the form of routine urine, blood and blood pressure tests can prevent the rising chronic kidney cases in India, doctors said here Thursday on the occasion of World Kidney Day.
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Young people in their 20s are increasingly becoming prone to kidney ailments, not only due to unhealthy diets, smoking and drinking but a new threat - downing protein supplements without proper advice, doctors warn.
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Monday said there was a need to set up an authority to check "atrocities against rivers".
Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) Maha Shivratri was celebrated in the eastern metropolis here Sunday with hymns, chants and fasts as Hindu devotees thronged temples and the banks of the holy Ganga to offer prayers to Lord Shiva.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Actor Shabbir Ahluwalia, known as the small screen's bad boy, is enjoying his new role as producer.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Actor Vivek Oberoi, who is actively involved in philanthropy, has pledged to build bio-digester toilets as part of clean Ganga campaign.
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Actor Vivek Oberoi, along with his family, is in Allahabad for the Mahakumbh there.
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Deepika Gupta, 35, a lawyer in a Delhi court, has been into a few relationships but has not been able to narrow down to Mr Right. With her biological clock ticking fast and her wish to have her own children in the near future, she has now chosen to have her eggs frozen and have babies when she finds her companion.
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Veteran actor Benjamin Gilani feels the Indian film industry is growing by leaps and bounds. He is especially glad to witness how the divide between commercial cinema and parallel cinema is gradually being wiped out.
Allahabad, Feb 14 (IANS) Marking Valentine's Day, several spiritual leaders Thursday urged people at the Kumbh Mela here to treat the Ganga as their valentine everyday.
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) France is connecting to India with new arts projects from Indian cultural sensitivities at the ongoing three-month long Bonjour festival in 16 Indian cities. It began Jan 26 here and will close in April.
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) A swine flu patient died while 33 people tested positive for the Influenza A (H1N1) virus here, taking the toll to four and total number of cases to 154 this year, an official said.
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Filmmaker Ekta Kapoor along with the cast of "Ek Thi Daayan" is set to perform a yagna at the Maha Kumbh in Allahabad.
Allahabad, Jan 26 (IANS) More than 1,000 people from across India and around the world will march here to celebrate India's Republic Day on the banks of the Ganga at the Kumbh Mela Saturday.
Allahabad, Jan 25 (IANS) A divine Shakti festival was launched at the Ganga Action Parivar Global Sangam camp Friday to hold yoga, meditation and musical functions to celebrate the divine feminity.
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".
Allahabad, Jan 22 (ANI): Former Indian Army Chief General (retired) Vijay Kumar Singh on Tuesday participated in the Ganga Sansad (a campaign) to protect the holy river from pollution and encroachments, as part of the ongoing Kumbh Mela in Allahabad.
Patna, Jan 22 (IANS) After failed attempts to attract private investors for the Ganga Expressway project along the banks of the river here on the lines of Mumbai's Marine Drive, a government agency has now been roped in to construct it, an official said.
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Britain's Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) would soon begin exchange programmes with hospitals across India to share knowledge and bring about improvements in the field of surgery, its chief said here Tuesday.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has directed the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand governments and their pollution control boards to prepare for a pollution-free Yamuna-Ganga during the Kumbh Festival which begins in Allahabad Jan 14.
New Delhi, Jan. 11 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has been monitoring the availability of adequate water from Tehri Dam in River Ganga at Allahabad during the Maha Kumbh Mela.
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar's son Arjun has been named in the Mumbai under-14 squad for the West Zone league games in Ahmedabad Jan 20-Feb 1.
Haridwar, Jan 10 (IANS) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna has announced that by 2013 untreated water will stop flowing into the Ganga river in the state.
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The BJP Monday accused the UPA government of not implementing its schemes for cleaning the Ganga river and inter-linking of rivers to combat recurrent floods and droughts despite a Supreme Court directive.
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) In an indication of his confidence about getting a second term, BJP president Nitin Gadkari Monday said the party will promise cleanliness of the Ganga river in its manifesto for the next general election.
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Senior BJP leader L.K. Advani Monday said the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has not pursued inter-linking of rivers to cope with the problem of recurrent floods and droughts though the Supreme Court had also given directions on the issue.
Lucknow, Jan 5 (IANS) With less than ten days left for Kumbh -- the largest congregation of people on the planet -- to begin Jan 14 on Makar Sankranti in the Sangam city of Allahabad, the state administration has been working against time.
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) "We want justice". The cry continued to resonate on day one of the New Year Tuesday as hundreds braved the biting cold and gathered near Jantar Mantar in the heart of the capital to demand justice for the 23-year-old gang-rape victim and stricter legislation against rape and other crimes against women.
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) Television actor Manit Joura will be seen in a German film titled "The Girl With The Indian Emerald".
The anger against the gang rape and brutal attack with the girl in Delhi has now attained a different move with new height when the girls and women agitators marched outside the Rashtrapati Bhavan by breaching the various security arrangements.
New Delhi, Dec. 21 (ANI): Union Home Secretary R.K. Singh and Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar have been asked to present themselves before Parliament's Standing Committee on Home Affairs on December 27 in connection with the recent rape of a 23-year-old woman on a moving bus on the outskirts of the national capital.
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) As people in their hordes hit the streets of Delhi to vent grief and anger over the brutal gang-rape of a 23-year-old woman last Sunday, a city hospital Friday offered the victim free intestinal transplant.
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) K. Satchidanandan, Chadrakant Devtale, Jeet Thayil, Chandana Goswami, Subrata Mukhopadhayay and Jayant Pawar are among writers and poets representing 24 languages who have been honoured with this year's Sahitya Akademi awards.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The number of organ donations is much lower in the country compared to other nations, experts said here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Vadra Wednesday pledged to donate her organs, officials at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here said.
Patna/Kanpur, Dec. 2 (ANI): Thousands have joined a Clean River Ganga campaign in Kanpur and Patna over the weekend.
London, Nov 28 (ANI): She may only be 2ft 7in tall, but Hindu nun Anjali Barma is a towering presence at her temple in the Indian holy city of Haridwar.
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The government is waking up to the need of bringing primitive tribal lifestyles to the mainstream with performance?based ethnic cultural fiestas.
New Delhi, Nov.26 (ANI): A group of 38 school children from remote and far flung areas of Kashmir region called on Mullappally Ramachandran, Minister of State(Home) in New Delhi today.
New Delhi, Nov. 5 (ANI): One group of 18 girls and another group of 20 boys from Kashmir Valley called on Minister of State for Home Affairs R.P.N. Singh here on Monday.
Rishikesh (Uttarakhand), Nov 4 (IANS) Around 5,000 zero waste, "bio-digester" toilets will soon be coming up in villages along the 2,500-km stretch of the Ganga basin, a religious leader associated with the project said here.
Kochi, Nov 3 (IANS) Veteran actor Innocent, who has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphocyte, is taking a break from movies as he treads the path to recovery.
Film: "Kranti Veera Sangolli Raayanna"; Cast: Darshan, Jayaprada, Nikitha Thukral, Shashi Kumar, Sreenivasa Murthy, Ramesh Bhat, Shobharaj, Doddanna, Sathyajith, Sourav and others; Director: Naganna; Producer: Anand Appugol; Dialogues: Keshava Adithya; Camera: Ramesh Babu; Music: Yasho Vardhan; Background score: Hari Krishna; Rating: ****
Chopal/Shimla, Nov.2 (ANI): Ahead of state assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh, people are demanding better medical facilities from the next government.
Ahmedabad, Nov.1 (ANI): The Gujarat unit of the Congress Party on Thursday said that it would probe all scams linked to incumbent chief minister Narendra Modi if it was voted to power in the two=phased state assembly elections in December this year.
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Shortly after she concluded her over 3,000-km journey along the Ganga, BJP leader Uma Bharti Wednesday said a continuous stream of the river held as sacred by Hindus should be allowed to flow from all dams to save it.
Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) Researchers have created a 3D map to pinpoint malformations in an unborn heart and how it can be damaged by alcohol, drugs and other factors.
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Pawan Kalyan starrer Telugu political satire "Cameraman Ganga Tho Rambabu" garnered a whopping Rs.52 crore at the box office, which includes overseas collection, in its opening weekend, despite Telangana activists disrupting screenings in some parts of Andhra Pradesh.
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Telugu political satire "Cameraman Ganga Tho Rambabu" has ended up inviting the wrath of Telangana activists despite the fact that the makers have agreed to edit out objectionable scenes.
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Actor Jackky Bhagnani says that director Sanjay Gadhvi used his invisible whip to extract performances from the cast of "Ajab Gazabb Love".
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor, who is shooting for her upcoming film "Raanjhnaa" in Banaras, was mesmerised by the famous "Ganga aarti".
Intake of folic acid and vitamin B could curb the risk of vascular disease in Indian patients, a study revealed Friday.
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Adequate folic acid and vitamin B intake could help reduce vascular disease risk in Indian patients, a study released here said Friday.
Film: "Snehitharu"; Cast: Vijaya Raghvendra, Pranitha, Tharun Chandra, Ravishankar Gowda, Srujan Lokesh, Shobharaj, Darshan and Nikitha; Producer: Soundarya Jagadish; Writer-Director: Ram Narayan; Music Director: Hari Krishna; Camera: M.R. Seenu; Rating: *** 1/2
Imphal, Oct.7 (ANI): A 12-member Thai delegation recently surveyed Moreh town in Manipur with regard to improving land connectivity between India, Myanmar and Thailand.
Patna, Oct 5 (IANS) Bihar observed Dolphin Day Friday to raise awareness about conservation of the Ganga river dolphin declared as India's national aquatic animal.
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) In a first-of-its-kind surgery in India, doctors at Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital operated upon a 46-day-old baby to recreate half of her heart, giving her a normal life she would have otherwise missed, medical officials said Thursday.
New Delhi, Oct.4 (ANI): A group of 40 school children (20 girls and 20 boys) from remote and far flung areas of Jammu region called on Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde here, today.
Patna, Oct 3 (IANS) Bihar plans to develop a dolphin watch centre along the Ganga river here as a major tourist attraction as well as to raise conservation awareness about the endangered mammal declared as India's National Aquatic Animal.
Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) Those belonging to the Millennial Generation have learned about the Father of the Nation -- whose 143rd birth anniversary India celebrates Tuesday -- either through books or films.
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) Politicians rarely find time for anything other than politics -- but for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, the cause of saving the Gangetic Dolphins seems to have struck a chord.
Lucknow, Sep 27 (IANS) A high-level team from the World Bank Thursday visited the Uttar Pradesh capital and took stock of the modernisation process of Lower Ganga Canal irrigation project, which is being financed by it, official said.
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Southern actress Nidhi Subbaiah, who makes her Bollywood debut with "Ajab Gazabb Love", aspires to be a singer one day.
To promote and widen the reach of Hindi language in the world, the ninth 'World Hindi Conference' started here.
Johannesburg, Sep 22 (ANI): The ninth 'World Hindi Conference', seeking to promote and widen the reach of Hindi language, begins here on Saturday.
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) After being denied permission by the West Bengal government to hold rallies to mark the commencement of 'Ganga Samagra Yatra' at Gangasagar area in the South 24 Parganas district, senior BJP leader Uma Bharati Wednesday challenged the state government to stop her from holding a rally.
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) Six months back when Akhilesh Yadav took over the reins of Uttar Pradesh, there was hope across India's most populous state. The son was seen as a better choice even over his experienced father.
Port of Spain, Sep 11 (IANS/CMC) Afghanistan were adjudged winners of the Asia versus the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament after three teams won the same number of matches.
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Tej Ram, chairman of the Sir Ganga Ram Trust Society, which runs Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here, died here Monday of a brain haemorrhage, a statement said. He was 88.
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Senior officials of the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation grouping, also comprising Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia, met here to firm up the agenda for the meeting of their foreign ministers to explore pathways of collaboration among the six countries.
In a bid to review the cooperation among Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC) group and setting out the future direction of this group, India is hosting today its sixth meeting in the capital..........
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is working free of cost in Bhojpuri film "Ganga Devi", says regional films need support and that is why he never chargeas for such movies.
New Delhi, Sep 1 (ANI): India is hosting the sixth Mekong Ganga Cooperation Meetings on September 3 and 4 at New Delhi.
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who will be seen with his wife Jaya Bachchan in Bhojpuri film "Ganga Devi", says there is lot of restriction when your wife is on the sets and he gets conscious in her presence.
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Jackky Bhagnani has built an eight-pack abs for his upcoming film "Ajab Gazabb Love" and says it is a compliment that people compare his physique with that of Salman Khan, but adds that he is not even a patch on the superstar.
Jaipur, Aug 20 (IANS) A 10-year-old girl belonging to a nomadic family was allegedly kidnapped and then raped by two youths here early Monday, police said.
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A Pakistani son's donation of his liver to his mother has left the woman cured of cirrhosis, doctors at Sir Gangaram Hospital here said Sunday.
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Hosts India 'A' came up with an inspired show to defeat Kazakhastan 3-1 in the eighth round of the Tata 14th IBCA Chess Olympiad for the Blind here Saturday.