Everything you need to know about Geeta Colony: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Geeta Colony: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Jaipur, May 19 (IANS) Two days after three hearing- and speech-impaired girls alleged rape and molestation by employees of a residential school here, statements of all the victims has been recorded, police said Sunday.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) For fast bowler S. Sreesanth, it was two days of sleepless nights and no bath as the disgraced cricketer was not "comfortable" with the bathroom. Alone in the small cell of the Delhi Police, he mostly looks glum, depressed and breaks down often during questioning, police sources said Saturday.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Slain Delhi Police inspector Badrish Dutt was among those probing the spot-fixing in IPL matches in which Indian fast bowler S. Sreesanth and 13 others have been arrested, sources said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Actress Swara Bhaskar believes her survival kit, primarily comprising her friends and family, helps her sail through the ups and downs in her showbiz career.
Gurgaon/New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A Delhi Police Special Cell inspector, who had achieved great success in tackling terrorists, allegedly committed suicide after killing a woman who was his live-in partner, police said Saturday.
Chandigarh, May 11 (IANS) Closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras will be installed in all colleges in Haryana to ensure safety of women, a minister said here Saturday.
Gurgaon, May 11 (IANS) A Delhi Police inspector of the Special Cell allegedly committed suicide after killing a woman who was his live-in partner, police said Saturday.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Vijaya Chaing never thought her daughter, now in her 30s, would ever be able to converse normally with a guest or be able to conduct her day-to- day routine activities without help.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Actor Krip Suri may play Rahukaal in fantasy show "Savitri" and give hell to the protagonist for rejecting his feelings, but in real life he is a do-gooder.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Yesteryears He Man Dharmendra, who has been in the industry for more than five decades and has worked in over 250 films, says these days people are giving more importance to the promotion of a film.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Actor Riteish Deshmukh was surprised to see how people came to meet his co-judge Geeta Kapur during auditions of their new show "India's Dancing Superstars" and said that she has a huge fan following.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the Delhi Police Commissioner and the Gandhi Nagar police station chief on a plea filed by two lawyers who alleged verbal abuse and physical assault on them by city police officials.
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) Awami National Party (ANP) candidate Sadiq Zaman Khattak and his six-year-old son were shot dead in Karachi Friday, a media report said.
Gurgaon, May 2 (IANS) A property dealer was Thursday kidnapped at gunpoint in daylight from the heart of this town by four unidentified men, police said.
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Acclaimed writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar believes today's films are more real as compared to those made a few years ago.
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) The makers of "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" plan to shoot a video featuring prominent sports personalities against the backdrop of the National Anthem.
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) "I am lucky to have two mothers," says choreographer Geeta Kapur referring to her biological mom and her mentor Farah Khan whose request she never turns down.
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Following the footsteps of Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan, actor-turned-producer Riteish Deshmukh makes his debut on TV as a judge with dance reality show, "India's Dancing Superstar". He says television's reach has become so wide that no longer it is "small".
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Dancing reality show "India's Dancing Superstar" (IDS) has more potential to scare the viewers, says choreographer Geeta Kapur, who will judge the show with Ashley Lobo and actor Riteish Deshmukh.
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Geeta Basra, who will soon be seen in comedy movie "Calling Mr Joe B Carvalho" with Arshad Warsi and Javed Jaffrey, calls it a mad script.
M0umbai April 24 (IANS) The judges will look for a good dose of entertainment along with talent and emotion in a performance while judging the dance reality show "India's Dancing Superstar" (IDS), going on air Saturday.
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Bollywood dream girl Hema Malini has one big regret - not getting to act in any film directed by Satyajit Ray, known for making masterpieces like film "Pather Panchali", "Charulata" and the "Apu" triology.
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) "India's Dancing Superstar" team surprised the three judges - Riteish Deshmukh, Geeta Kapoor and Ashley Lobo - with their sudden flash mob act on the stage.
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) In one of the most gory accidents in the capital, a motorcyclist was hit and dragged by a speeding truck for over three km Saturday night, police said.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Art in India has been an effective tool of social change for the last two decades engaging with issues, problems and politics in the society.
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Aishwarya Sakhuja, who will soon be seen as the co-host of "India's Dancing Superstar", says the dance reality show will a fun to watch.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) A married woman and her male family friend were found dead near a railway track here Thursday morning, police said.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The battle for the women's wrestling continental crown will witness some of the top contenders take to the mats of the K.D. Jadhav Wrestling Stadium at the Asian Wrestling Championship to be held here April 18-22.
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Despite a jam-packed shooting schedule, Deepika Padukone has taken time out to perform at the opening ceremony of the sixth season of Indian Premier League (IPL) in Kolkata.
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepti Naval is upset with media for publishing a wrong information about an incident at her place. She took to Twitter and Facebook to criticise it and urge people to support her.
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Rohan Sippy, son of renowned producer-director Ramesh Sippy, doesn't want to remake any of his father's films.
Los Angeles, March 25 (IANS) "Baywatch" star Pamela Anderson has put her three-bedroom home here on the market for $7.7 million.
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Acclaimed writer Javed Akhtar says there is no fixed formula to write superhit films. However, he admits he can clearly tell the ways to write a movie that will bomb at the box office.
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Three people barged into a house of a businesswoman here and looted cash and jewellery worth lakhs of rupees after holding her family members hostage at gun-point, police said Thursday.
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh is ready to make his TV debut as a judge on dance reality show "India's Dancing Superstar". He says there's something different about it.
Hyderabad, March 21 (IANS) Japanese auto giant Isuzu's agreement to set up a manufacturing plant has finally brought some cheer to Andhra Pradesh, desperately looking for carmakers for nearly two decades, most of whom have set up shop in neighbouring Tamil Nadu.
Geneva, Mar. 19 (ANI) Infuriated expatriates, including Pakistanis, Christians and Baloch, staged a protest demonstration outside the United Nations headquarters in Geneva, demanding an end to human rights violations in their country.
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) Japanese auto giant Isuzu's agreement to set up a manufacturing plant has finally brought some cheer to Andhra Pradesh, desperately looking for carmakers for nearly two decades.
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has said that the city government has been providing the highest pension in the country to senior citizens.
Islamabad, Mar. 18 (ANI): The Chief Justice of Pakistan has said that only those people who are found guilty of blasphemy through due process should be punished, not the entire communities.
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Pakistan's minority community, which has been pushed into a corner after repeated attacks, is now fighting back, said a daily Monday.
Zaheerabad (Andhra Pradesh), March 6 (IANS) Automotive major Mahindra & Mahindra Wednesday launched its tractor manufacturing plant with an annual capacity of one lakh tractors, claimed to be the biggest in Asia.
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Choreographer Ashley Lobo is set to make his small screen debut as the judge of a new dance reality show "India's Dance Superstar".
Hyderabad, Feb 14 (IANS) A campus of the Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) will come up in Andhra Pradesh, a senior state minister said here Thursday.
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) Music and dance are the USPs of any Indian movie, feels Geeta Basra, who is doing an item number in "Zilla Ghaziabad" and claims "many come to watch a film just for one song".
Film: "Listen...Amaya"; Actors: Deepti Naval, Farooque Shaikh, Swara Bhaskar; Director: Avinash Kumar Singh; Rating: ***
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) A 52-year-old debt-ridden businessman committed suicide here Thursday evening by shooting himself in the head at his residence, police said.
Manama, Jan. 31 (ANI): Residents of Dubai's posh neighbourhoods, mostly of Indian origin, have complained against the lack of security following a recent series of break-ins, intrusions and vandalism.
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Picking up the threads of their lives, scores of people from across the country who have been cured of leprosy have now taken up self-employment to sustain themselves.
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Veteran singer Asha Bhosle, known for crooning a variety of songs during her over six decade-old career, admits she still faces comparisons with her elder sister, singer Lata Mangeshkar. But at the moment, she is rejoicing over the compliments that Lata has heaped on her.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Ramesh Sippy, the man behind cult film "Sholay", has been named for the Padma Shri award on the eve of 64th Republic Day.
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Six teenagers, including four girls, were rescued from two placement agencies here which had forced them to work as domestic helps, police said Saturday. Two people were arrested.
Chandigarh, Jan 17 (IANS) The fate of hundreds of teachers in government schools in Haryana has become uncertain with the conviction of former chief minister Om Prakash Chautala, his son and 53 others in the JBT (junior basic trained) recruitment controversy.
Hyderabad, Jan 1 (IANS) A group of Andhra Pradesh ministers from the Telangana region Tuesday called on President Pranab Mukherjee and sought his intervention for immediately carving out a separate state.
New Delhi, Dec. 14 (ANI): A Delhi court on Friday extended the duration of anticipatory bail to Zee Group Chairman Subhash Chandra and his son Punit Goenka till December 20 in the alleged extortion case of Rs. 100 crore from Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday extended Zee Group chairperson Subhash Chandra's interim protection against arrest till Dec 20 in connection with the alleged Rs.100 crore extortion bid by two journalists of his channel.
Jaipur, Nov 26 (IANS) His wedding ended even before it began. This bridegroom from Dausa district of Rajasthan began celebrating his marriage a little too early and arrived tipsy at the venue of the nuptials, where his bride refused to marry him, police said Monday.
Chelyabinsk, Nov 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eight members of a Russian special duties riot police unit have been hurt in the course of an operation to regain control of a prison where convicts have run riot, interior ministry sources said Sunday.
London/New York/Washington/ Toronto, Nov.21 (ANI): International media appeared to give a muted, mixed and matter of fact response to the Indian Government's move on Wednesday morning to hang Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist involved the November 26 to 29 terror attack on Mumbai that claimed 166 lives and injured over 300 others.
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The infamous mastermind of an inter?state prostitution racket, who used to supply call girls at farmhouses and five?star hotels attempted suicide in the high?security Tihar jail here, police said Tuesday.
Dubai, Nov 3 (IANS) Indian doctor Rajan Daniel's throat was slit inside a hospital in Abu Dhabi by a Pakistani man who blamed him for his relative's death, a media report said Saturday.
New Delhi, Oct.30 (ANI): Each morning, Sangeeta Kumari walks down the narrow, winding lanes of Sanjay Colony slum in East Delhi. The lanky 27-year-old knocks on 40-50 doors every day with one mission: to save new born kids.
Greater Noida, Oct 28 (IANS) A bevy of celebrities, including film stars, cricketers, olympians and politicians, Sunday thronged the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) here to witness the second edition of the Indian Grand Prix.
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) Five Indian American Malayalees as well as veteran Indian diplomat Vijay K. Nambiar will be honoured in New York for their outstanding achievements in their respective fields.
Lucknow, Oct 10 (IANS) A prominent businessman was kidnapped along with his driver in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut town, police said Wednesday. The kidnappers have asked for a ransom of Rs.2 crore.
Chennai, Oct 4 (IANS) Indie film's success should not be measured by its first week collection, says independent filmmaker Sidharth Srinivasan whose second film "Pairon Talle", about clash between traditional and modern societies in Delhi, is coming out Friday.
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) The wife of a cash van driver who drugged three employees Sep 28 and fled with Rs.51 lakh has been arrested and Rs.47 lakh recovered from her possession, police said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Geeta Phogat ensured India's second medal in the Women's World Wrestling Championship in Edmonton by securing the bronze in the 55 kg freestyle category.
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Commonwealth Games gold medallist Geeta Phogat will lead India's challenge at the World Women's Wrestling Championship to be held at Edmonton, Canada Sep 26-29.
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) A 22-year-old engineering student, who had eloped with a girl a year ago, was found murdered in the national capital, police said Monday.
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Team Yahoo, consisting contestants and choreographers of "Dance India Dance (DID)L'il Masters Season 2" walked away with the winner's trophy in the grand finale of "DID Dance Ke Superkids" Sunday night.
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A 58-year-old divorced woman was found strangled to death inside her residence here, police said Monday.
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is mourning the loss of his mother, who passed away after prolonged illness.
New Delhi, Sep 5(IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday issued notice to the Delhi government and a power discom for not extending any medical aid to a person who sustained injury after a 90 feet-long electric pole fell on him.
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A special court Friday sentenced mafia don-turned politician Arun Gawli and his 11 associates to life imprisonment for the murder of Shiv Sena corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar in 2007.
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Ramesh Sippy has believed in taking risks ever since the release of his first directorial venture "Andaz". Now, when he returns to direction after 17 years, the filmmaker is set to venture into the unexplored territory of thriller genre.
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Geeta Phogat, the first female wrestler from India to qualify for the Olympics, Wednesday felt that she had opened doors for women wrestlers of the country to excel in the sport.
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) "Rab Se Sona Isshq" lead actor Ashish Sharma is upset how anonymous texts are being sent to the show's producer, complaining of preferential treatment given to him during the show's ongoing London shoot.
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Have beauty pageants become passe? With just one international win in 12 years, India's dry run continues with insiders saying that models and other aspirants to the glitz and glamour world are bypassing the pageant route to head straight for Bollywood.
North Delhi Municipal Corporation has directed to the staff of the schools to act accordingly to Right to Education Act and avoid any misconduct with students. NDMC has warned that any misconduct with the students will not be tolerated
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Craig Misquitta played a key role in leading Vikhrolians SC pull off a narrow 1-0 victory against Sporting Options Colts in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association League, played at the St. Xavier's ground, Parel Friday.
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Aug.15 (ANI): Authorities in Gorakhpur,Uttar Pradesh, distributed sweets and clothes to specially abled children a day before India celebrated its 66th Independence Day and hoped they would have a bright future.
Karachi, Aug 12 (ANI): A young deaf and mute Indian girl, who had strayed out of her house as a child 13 years ago, and ended up in Pakistan, is longing to go back home.
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian runner Tintu Luka ran her heart out only to finish sixth in the Olympic women's 800 metre semifinals while high jumper Sahana Kumari and wrestler Geeta Phogat fell flat at the first hurdle in the games here Thursday.
London, Aug 9 (IANS) India wrestler Geeta Phogat crashed out while woman high jumper Sahana Kumari's plunge fell short of taking her to the final in the London Olympics here Thursday.
London, Aug 9 (IANS) India wrestler Geeta Phogat crashed out of the Olympics after she lost her first repechage round to Ukraine's Tetyana Lazareva 3-0 in the women's 55kg wrestling event here Thursday.
London, Aug 9 (IANS) India's Geeta Phogat lost her opening wrestling bout, while woman high jumper Sahana Kumari's plunge was short of taking her to the final in the London Olympics here Thursday.
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Wrestler Geeta Phogat got into the repechage round after Canadian Tonya Lynn Verbeek, who had defeated the Indian in the first round, went on to qualify for the final of Olympic women's 55kg wrestling event here Sunday.
London, Aug 9 (IANS) India's Geeta Phogat lost to Tonya Lynn Verbeek of Canada 1-3 in the opening round of the Olympic women's 55kg wrestling event here Sunday.
London, Aug 8 (IANS) The following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the Olympic Games Thursday:
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Beijing Games bronze medallist Sushil Kumar has promised a good show by the Indian grapplers at the London Olympics where the wrestling competition began Sunday.
New Delhi, Aug.2 (ANI): Delhi's Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Raj Kumar Chauhan visited the Geeta Colony Bridge over the River Yamuna on Thursday, to take stock of reported gap in its construction.
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman was in a critical condition after she attempted to commit suicide by jumping off a flyover here Tuesday evening, police said.
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) A 10-year-old girl was injured Sunday when she fell from a moving autorickshaw here during a scuffle between her father and four robbers travelling in the same vehicle, police said. One of the robbers was arrested.
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Five people, including four women, were arrested for their involvement in gold chain snatching cases here Friday, police said.
Ranchi, July 27 (ANI): As the expectations of over a billion Indians rest on her shoulders, parents of ace archer and recently crowned world number one, Deepika Kumari pray for her success at the 2012 London Olympics.
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) Credit rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P's) Wednesday said that the banks in Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) could come under pressure over the next one or two years but their ties with the governments would underpin their credit profiles.
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The quality of assets and earnings of banks in the emerging economies, especially India, is likely to weaken over the next 12-24 months owing to slower growth, global ratings agency Standard & Poor's said Wednesday.
Srinagar, July 21 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Saturday said that his ministry has decided to take up preservation of Kashmir's rich manuscript wealth under the national preservation mission.
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Incidents of violence against women for love marriages or entering into relationships are increasing in the country, a feminist legal group said Friday.