Everything you need to know about Jahangir Puri D Block: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Jahangir Puri D Block: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Beijing, May 21 (Xinhua-ANI): A powerful tornado attacked on Monday afternoon the southern suburbs of the Oklahoma City, capital of the U.S. state of Oklahoma, killing at least 51 people and injuring at least 140 others, including about 70 children.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Anti-Terrorism Day was observed throughout the country on Tuesday with employees in government offices, public sector undertakings (PSU) and other public institutions taking a pledge in this regard.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won the Danish 'grand prize' at the 2nd Copenhagen International Sand sculpture festival 2013 for his 15-foot coloured sand sculpture created on the "Go green, Save Earth" theme.
Puri (Odisha), May 19 (IANS) An Odisha policeman was suspended for his nexus with a murder suspect who was trying to evade arrest, police said Sunday.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) The "whole culture" is one of surveillance, says US-based Indian filmmaker Mira Nair whose bangles recently set off a security alarm at the New York airport.
Film: "The Reluctant Fundamentalist"; Cast: Riz Ahmed, Shabana Azmi, Om Puri, Kate Hudson, Kiefer Sutherland, Liev Schreiber, Martin Donovan, Nelsan Ellis, Imaad Shah, Adil Hussain, Haluk Bilginer and Meesha Shafi; Director: Mira Nair; Rating: ** 1/2
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian state-run oil giant Rosneft has pledged to invest around $100 million in geological prospecting and drilling off Vietnam after it received approval for a new oil bloc there, Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin said.
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Internationally acclaimed director Mira Nair will be felicitated with the prestigious German Film Award for Peace - The Bridge 2013 for her upcoming film 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor admits his "father made a living out of making remakes" and that he would love to be a part of the kind of cinema made by his father Boney Kapoor.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Acclaimed US-based Indian filmmaker Mira Nair said the audience shouldn't confuse "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" with a 9/11 story as the event is only a game-changer in her movie.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) India's growth story is credible and the government is making serious efforts to control subsidy and address other macro-economic problems, the finance ministry told rating agency Moody's Tuesday, making a strong pitch for sovereign ratings upgrade.
Rome, May 7 (IANS/AKI) Italy's oil and gas company Eni said it has made a new gas discovery in southern Pakistan that should ease the acute gas shortage for industry and transport in the South Asian country.
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) A case of attempt to murder has been registered against the two prisoners who viciously attacked Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail, a media report said.
Los Angeles, April 26 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez has displayed support to rising Latina star Becky G by featuring in her music video "Becky from the Block", which is a homage to JLo's popular single "Jenny from the Block".
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) A six-year-old girl was raped by a juvenile neighbour in the national capital, police said Wednesday.
Bhubaneswar, April 24 (IANS) A man in Odisha, who had been released from jail six months ago and faces several criminal cases, has been arrested for allegedly molesting his 14-year-old daughter over several months and attempting to rape her, police said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Apr. 23 (ANI): In an endeavor to resolve the situation arising out of the incursion by Chinese troops in Ladakh, the local military commanders of India and China are holding a flag meeting today.
Milan, April 23 (IANS/AKI) Italy's oil and gas giant Eni has been awarded a deepwater exploration block in Egypt's eastern Mediterranean, the company said.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) US-based Indian filmmaker Mira Nair says she decided to make "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" after her Pakistan visit.
United Nations, April 17 (IANS) Ambassador Asoke Kumar Mukerji has taken over as India's Permanent Representative at the UN, succeeding Hardeep Singh Puri who demitted office Feb 28.
New Delhi, April 16 (ANI): Kate Hudson, who features in Mira Nair's upcoming film 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist', has revealed that the director used to take utmost care of her on the set of the film.
Chennai, April 15 (IANS) Kaajal Vashisht, who is making her debut in southern cinema with the upcoming Telugu romantic-drama "Iddarammayilatho", is certain that she won't do item numbers as her focus is on performance-based roles.
New Delhi, Apr. 15 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Monday said India stands committed to enhance defence co-operation with Maldivies.
Bhubaneswar, April 15 (IANS) One person was killed and eight others injured, some of them critically, when one of the fire crackers they were making exploded in a village in Odisha's Puri district, police said Monday.
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) On the professional front, television actress Preeti Puri is trying comedy for the first time in "Aaj Ki Housewife Hai Sab Jaanti Hai" -- and in personal life, she is gearing up to experience motherhood.
New Delhi, April 11(ANI): Internationally acclaimed director Mira Nair who's much awaited film, 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' is all set to release in India, recently revealed how Kate Hudson became the ultimate choice to play the role of Erica in her film.
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Pakistani author Mohsin Hamid says he got along well with Mira Nair, who adapted his novel "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" into a movie.
Los Angeles, April 4 (IANS) Filmmaker Mira Nair says actress Kate Hudson was her first choice to play Erica in "The Reluctant Fundamentalist".
Los Angeles, April 2 (IANS) Actor Liev Schreibe, who plays an American journalist in Mira Nair's "The Reluctant Fundamentalist", says the urge to work with the US-based Indian filmmaker was the first attraction for him to sign the movie.
Bhubaneswar, March 28 (IANS) The East Coast Railway Thursday said it will run 10 pairs of weekly special trains till the last week of June to cater to the extra summer rush.
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has met US Secretary of State John Kerry in Jordan and held discussion over the reconciliation process in Afghanistan, Geo News reported Monday.
Zahirabad (Andhra Pradesh), March 22 (IANS) He stands at just four feet, but can make a full-grown man disappear. The tricks of 57-year-old magician Sayeed Nannu are not just enchanting; they come with messages that spread awareness among the masses about various government schemes.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Director Jagannath Puri has signed Bollywood actress Devashi Khanduri for his forthcoming southern project "Iddarammayilatho", and she loved shooting in Spain for a song.
United Nations, March 20 (IANS) As international forces led by the United States prepare to draw down from Afghanistan, India has warned that Kabul still faces an existential threat from terrorist groups ranging from Al Qaeda to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).
London, Mar 16 (ANI): Three persons, including a former BBC security guard, have been charged for travelling to Pakistan for undergoing training in Pakistan to commit acts of terrorism abroad, in a two year terror plot.
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Shekhar Kapur had directed "Mr.India" years back, but the craze for the sci-fi superhero film is still intact. Now one can re-live the entire experience and meet the iconic Mogambo in a new ride at a theme park.
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Actor-anchor Shekhar Suman, who has turned director with "Heartless", has completed the filming of his maiden project.
Islamabad, Mar. 11 (ANI): Pakistan's former envoy to the US, Hussain Haqqani, implicated in the memogate scandal, has refused to return to Pakistan, saying that the government is incapable of providing him security.
Bhubaneswar, March 10 (IANS) Devotees fasted and thronged Shiva temples across Odisha Sunday on Maha Shivratri.
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra will don two distinct looks for the remake of 1973 film "Zanjeer", says designer Pria Kataria Puri, who is making her Bollywood foray with the movie.
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Annu Kapoor, who was applauded for convincingly playing Dr. Chaddha in "Vicky Donor" last year, describes himself as an "actor".
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Veteran actor Om Puri, who will soon start shooting for "Jai Ho Democracy", says the film tries to bring forth political problems, albeit in a funny manner - almost similar to how "Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro" was years back.
Moscow, March 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has invited US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey to Moscow for talks that will include the missile defence issue, his Russian counterpart General Valery Gerasimov said.
New Delhi, Mar.5 (ANI): Foreign Ministers of India and Kazakhstan on Tuesday agreed to carry forward their bilateral civil nuclear cooperation beyond 2014.
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The rules are changing for women when it comes to the complexities, profundities and experimentation with life and art.
New Delhi, Mar 4(ANI): Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram will respond to citizens' questions on the Union Budget 2013-14, at 8 p.m. today by joining the multiparty video conference on Google+ Hangout.
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) In an internet-based move to bring Budget 2013-14 to the people, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram will take questions on its proposals Monday on a multi-party online video conference on Google+ Hangout.
Dhaka, Feb.28 (ANI): Top Jamaat-e-Islami leader Delawar Hossain Sayedee was sentenced to death by a Dhaka tribunal on Thursday for committing crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War.
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Hardeep Singh Puri, one of India's most outstanding diplomats who long played a key role for his country on the world's high tables, bids farewell Thursday to the Indian Foreign Service after 39 years.
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) Veteran Indian diplomat Hardeep Singh Puri advocates a "very forceful response" on the part of India to deal with "snakes and vipers" of terrorism coming from a particular snake pit in its neighbourhood.
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Bullish on India, veteran Indian diplomat Hardeep Singh Puri says being on the UN Security Council is not an option but an imperative for a country of India's standing as that's where the real action is.
Havana, Feb 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Despite progress in Russia-US relations, Moscow and the West could face a serious crisis if the sides fail to resolve the standoff over the deployment of a US missile shield in Europe, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said.
Washington, February 18 (ANI): The sea is no longer a deep, dark mystery, as scientists find innovative ways to track the movements of ocean-going creatures.
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) Scientists are wiring oceans to track the movements of deep sea creatures that could help protect marine ecosystems by revolutionizing how we understand their function, population structure, fisheries management and species' physiological and evolutionary constraints.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 15 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from Odisha on the allegation that construction activities have been undertaken illegally along the beach of the state's Puri town, a complainant said Friday.
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Wanna dress up like a diva on Valentine's Day? Dig into designer Pria Kataria Puri's exclusive collection of dresses and gowns to get that perfect look for a perfect evening.
Gurgaon, Jan 31 (IANS) Mamma Mia, a new fitness programme, introduced by Fortis Healthcare Limited, in collaboration with international celebrity trainer Ramona Braganza aims to give new mothers a healthy way to shed post-pregnancy weight.
United Nations, Jan 29 (IANS) India has stressed that the UNDP should focus on "decimating poverty" and that UN development systems need to be "firmly rooted in its core focus area" of only development-related work in order to be successful.
United Nations, Jan 24 (IANS) India said it supports a negotiated solution to the Palestinian issue and welcomed the recent rapprochement between the Palestinian factions and hoped this would lead to the formation of a unity government.
United Nations, Jan 24 (IANS) India has vowed to ensure that the culprits involved in December's horrific gang rape and subsequent death of an Indian woman in Delhi are brought to speedy justice to send out a sternest possible message.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 23 (IANS) The state administrative tribunal in Odisha has quashed the dismissal order served by the state government on a police officer in connection with the gang-rape in Pipili area of Puri district, a lawyer said Wednesday.
Islamabad, Jan. 22 (ANI): US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson and Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt have reviewed Pakistan's F-16 programme.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 (IANS) Malayalam actress Akansha, also known as Aashy, has been roped in to star alongside Unni Mukundan in "Samrajyam 2 - Son of Alexander".
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Investigators are ascertaining if an insider was involved in a robbery in the house of an 82-year-old woman here the day before and seized CCTV footage of her neighbourhood, said police Thursday.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Delhi Police officials were questioning vendors and guards in south Delhi's upscale Defence Colony Thursday, a day after two robbers broke into the house of an 82-year-old woman and took away her ornaments and cash.
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Sankaracharya of Puri Swami Nischalananda Saraswati Wednesday blamed the government for its weak image in dealing with killing of two Indian soldiers by Pakistan army and dubbed western influence as a factor for increasing rape incidents.
United Nations, Jan 16 (IANS) Terming terrorism as the most pressing challenge to international peace and security, India has urged the United Nations to strengthen the framework for its counter-terrorism strategy through adoption of the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT).
Karachi, Jan. 16 (ANI): Pakistani rights activist and former president of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Asma Jahangir has said that the timing of Supreme Court's verdict to arrest Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf in rental power scam and the 'Million March' of Minhajul Quran International (MQI) chief, Dr Tahirul Qadri is not a coincidence.
United Nations, Jan 16 (IANS) India has contributed one million dollars to the core voluntary budget of UN Women (United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women) for the 2012-13 financial year.
Karachi, Jan. 16 (ANI): Pakistani rights activist and former president of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Asma Jahangir has said Pakistanis should start resisting undemocratic decisions.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 1 (IANS) Lakhs of devotees offered prayers at the 12th century Jagannath temple in Odisha's Puri town on the New Year's Day Tuesday, official said.
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Actor-producer Paresh Rawal, widely appreciated for his performance, admits he is his own biggest critic.
Puri (Odisha), Dec. 23 (ANI): Famed sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik and 30 students of his sand art institute have made over 500 sand sculptures of Santa Claus with a message to protect the environment. They are also attempting to establish a record to enter the Guinness Book of World Records.
Bhubaneswar, Dec 22 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Saturday created 500 sand Santa Clauses on the beach of his home town Puri in Odisha aiming to create a new world record.
New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday lashed out at the Congress-led UPA Government for using water canons and baton charging women and youth protesting over the brutal gang-rape of a 23-year-old girl, saying this act would add more fuel to the fire.
United Nations, Dec 20 (IANS) The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Caucus in the Security Council expressed "grave concern" over the continuing illegal Israeli settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian lands, including East Jerusalem.
United Nations, Dec 20 (IANS) India has noted that the drawdown of the US-led forces in Afghanistan could create "a security vacuum" even as the country "continues to face an existential threat from terrorism" with the terror infrastructure drawing upon "support from beyond its borders".
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Character artist Om Puri has returned to the Delhi stage after nearly 25 years with a Punjabi play, "Teri Amrita", an adaptation of "Tumhari Amrita" by Javed Siddiqui based on A.C. Gurney's "Love Letters" at the Punjabi Theatre Festival Dec 19-22.
Boney Kapoor has clarified that he is planning a sequel and not a remake of Mr. India and hence he would introduce a new villain in the film.
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Boney Kapoor clarifies that he is planning a sequel to 1987 hit "Mr. India" and not a remake and added that he would introduce a new villain in the film.
Bhubaneswar, Dec 7 (IANS) At least four lakh migratory birds have so far thronged to Odisha's Chilika Lake - India's largest brackish water lagoon, an official said Friday.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Reliance Industries has sold 25 percent stake in an oil block in Yemen to Indonesia's Medco Energi for about $90 million, the company said Wednesday.
Konark (Odisha), Dec.4 (ANI): Sand artists from across the world congregated in Konark city of Odisha's Puri District to participate in an international festival organised by the state tourism department.
Kuala Lumpur, December 3 (ANI): Jennifer Lopez, who was in Kuala Lumpur as part of her Dance Again World Tour, put on an energetic show that got the crowd dancing along to her hits.
Islamabad, Dec. 3 (ANI): Former President of the Supreme Court Bar Association has expressed surprise at the heated debate on a statement issued by the Human Rights Watch on the "judiciary muzzling its criticism in the media through contempt of court powers".
Hyderabad, Dec 1 (IANS) International carrier Cathay Pacific is growing fast in India and sees strong demand in the aviation market in the country despite world aviation being at its low point, a top airline official said here Saturday.
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) A minor fire broke out in the North Block that flanks the Rashtrapati Bhavan here Saturday evening. However, no causality or major damage was reported.
Candolim (Goa), Nov 29 (IANS) Designer Pria Kaataria Puri, who is making her foray into Bollywood with styling up actresses Priyanka Chopra and Mahie Gill for the remake of 1973 film "Zanjeer", says she is doing the project just for director Apoorva Lakhia, who is "a very dear friend".
New York, Nov 28 (IANS) Underlining the need for greater regional cooperation and connectivity, India has called for concerted global action to isolate and root out the syndicate of terrorism to stabilise the fragile security situation in Afghanistan.
Bhubaneswar, Nov 28 (IANS) People from various age groups floated tiny boats in ponds, rivers and sea across coastal Odisha Wednesday to celebrate the auspicious 'Kartika Purnima' to remember the state's glorious maritime past.
Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov.27 (ANI): Plans are afoot to set up a system of three-tier local self-governance bodies in Jammu and Kashmir after polls to the legislative council are conducted in early December.
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) With as many as 30 shows, presence of international names including socialite Paris Hilton and the four?day festival divided into three main areas, the second edition of India Resort Fashion Week (IRFW) in Goa promises to set new trends and benchmarks in the world of fashion with its second season.
Mumbai, Nov.23 (ANI): A Fire broke out on the thirteenth floor of a residential building early on Friday morning.
United Nations, Nov 20 (IANS) The United Nations Security Council has adopted an India initiated statement expressing serious concern over continued violence by pirates against seafarers and calling for a comprehensive response by the international community.
Dubai, November 18 (ANI): Internationally acclaimed director Mira Nair's new movie based on the 2007 bestseller 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist,' opened the fourth Doha Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday.
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) As winter knocks on the doors, stock up on a mix of clothes with Bohemian and hippie influences. From asymmetrical jackets, heavy knit mufflers, Grecian?draped knits to peplums and bejewelled headbands ? get stylish this season.
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court Monday resumed hearing of the memo controversy involving President Asif Ali Zardari.
Bhubaneswar, Nov 12 (IANS) At least one lakh migratory birds from places as far as Siberia, Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan have arrived at Odisha's Chilika Lake -- India's largest brackish water lagoon -- since October, an official said Monday.
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The Delhi Metro will stop train services on all routes at eight p.m. on Diwali, three hours before the scheduled time, an official said Saturday.
Bhubaneswar, Nov 7 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Wednesday created on Odisha's Puri beach a huge sculpture of Barack Obama, who was re-elected the US president for the second term.