Everything you need to know about Jalan Nagar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Jalan Nagar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A court here Saturday sent one of the accused in the brutal gang-rape of a five-year-old girl to judicial custody till May 9.
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) Bengal corporates Sunday mourned the death of renowned industrialist and RPG Group founder Rama Prasad Goenka, saying that the industry had lost a visionary and a guardian.
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi refused to be drawn into comparisons between him and his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee during a meeting with industrialists here Tuesday.
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) The maiden address of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to Bengal businessmen Tuesday had a large number of them bowled over, with some industry captains pitching for the sauve BJP leader as a potential prime minister.
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) With Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi set to address Bengal industry honchos at a special session Tuesday, the organisers said around 800 representatives from the business community would attend the meet.
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) City-based pen maker Linc Pen and Plastics Wednesday said it has tied up as an official team sponsor for Pune Warriors India for the current season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Kolkata, Dec 20 (IANS) City-based Railways "A" along with Formidables from Delhi, Mumbai's Poddar developers from Mumbai and Indian Blues romped into the semi final of the prestigious Ruia Gold Cup bridge championship here Wednesday.
Kolkata, Dec 19 (IANS) Defending champions Railways "A" shook off their initial lethargy and forced a huge lead of 75 victory points against city-based Ajay Bagaria's team after session three of their quarter final match for the Ruia Gold Cup at the 54th Winter National Bridge championship here Wednesday.
Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) Led by the city-based teams of Ajay Bagaria and Hemant Jalan, sides from Delhi and Mumbai moved into the quarter finalsof the Ruia Gold Cup on the third day of the 54th Winter National Bridge Championship at the Geetanjali stadium here Tuesday.
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) City-based Ajaya Bagaria's team took the pole position again after round nine for Ruia Gold Cup in the 54th Winter National Bridge Championship here Monday.
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Once best kept for wearing at home, to the bathroom and, at most, till the roadside shop, the humble rubber slippers, or flip-flops, are now making a splash everywhere with their colourful, bejewelled and trendy avatars.
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Ten eminent personalities came together here Thursday to give their support and start the next big step in volunteerism in India by signing a petition to President Pranab Mukherjee to establish Oct 2 as "National Volunteering Day".
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure, which operates Delhi Metro's Airport Express line, Tuesday refused to indicate a time-frame for completing repairs that would enable resuming stalled services on the premier line.
Malappuram (Kerala), Aug 14 (IANS) All arrangements are in place for what is billed as the country's biggest prayer congregation in the month of Ramadan to be held Wednesday at Swalath Nagar here.
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Second seed Gaurav Nandrajog stunned top seeded Sandeep Jhangra 3-2 (7-11, 7-11, 12-10, 11-8, 11-7) in the final of the Coca-Cola Squash Open Championships here Sunday.
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Shakir Hussain outplayed Ashray Ohri 3-2 (9-11, 12-14, 11-3, 11-6, 11-7) in the men's open category of the Coca-Cola Squash Open Championship played at Kendriya Vidyalaya Squash Courts here Friday.
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Mukul Yadav of Dhampur Squash Academy, Uttar Pradesh, upset top seed Akhil Yadav of Jindal Sports Academy, Mumbai, 3-1 as the Coca Cola Squash Open Championship kicked off Tuesday here at Kendriya Vidyalaya Squash Courts.
Guwahati, July 4 (IANS) Guwahati police have arrested two top leaders of a militant outfit of the Dimasa community from the city, police said Wednesday.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The water level at the Wazirabad treatment plant here has risen marginally after a Haryana official visited the unit the day before, the Delhi government said Sunday, signalling some respite from water crunch in the coming days.
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) Kolkata-based Keventer Group is planning to set up a food park in West Bengal, investing about Rs.7 billion, a top executive of the company said Saturday.
Kuala Lumpur, May 6 (ANI): Hundreds of Hindu devotees in Malaysia turned up at the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple to celebrate the annual Chitraparuvam Festival.
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure Monday said it has re-designated Lalit Jalan as chief executive officer (CEO) and that he will not be part of the firm's board.
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) After Bollywood celebrities like Shahid Kapoor, Dia Mirza and Sonam Kapoor, a slew of designers have taken a step ahead to create awareness to save animals against cruelty.
Bargarh, Jan 25 (ANI): A wanted Maoist and his associate have been arrested in Orissa's Bargarh District.
Muar (Malaysia), Oct.31 (ANI): Malaysia's Muar provincial government has announced plans to look into creating a special category for budding Indian contractors and entrepreneurs in Johor.
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 16 (ANI):: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak celebrated the Malaysia Deepavali Carnival at Jalan Tengku Kelana in Klang, also known as 'Little India'.
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 22 (ANI): A 75-year-old Indian-origin woman, who is partially blind, deaf and ill, is desperately hoping to return to her homeland, but is undergoing a tough time after losing her passport in Malaysia.
Bhubaneswar/Bargarh (Orissa), July 25 (ANI): Orissa Police has taken four Maoists into its custody and seized arms, ammunitions and communist literature from the ultras in Bargarh district.
New Delhi, June 26 (ANI): Rains lashed national capital New Delhi on Sunday morning, bringing down temperatures and provided some relief to residents from the sweltering heat.
Hulu Langat (Malaysia), May 22(ANI): A boy was rescued alive eight hours after two landslides struck an orphanage at Hulu Langat outside Kuala Lumpur.
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 21 (ANI): A man in Malaysia was stabbed to death after he filmed his neighbour having sex with his wife.
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 17 (ANI): A building in Malaysia that houses at least eight civil courts is deemed to be haunted after court officials claimed to have experienced paranormal activities.
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 19 (ANI): The Malay-Indians have begun their 12-hour silver chariot procession bearing Lord Subramaniam's idol from the Sri Maha Mariamman temple last night.
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 6 (ANI): Former Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim has reportedly failed in his second bid to disqualify high court judge Justice Mohamad Zabidin Mohd Diah from presiding over his sodomy trial.
Klang (Malaysia), Sept.29 (ANI): Siblings of missing Indian millionaire businessman A. Muthuraja, 37, are leaving no stone unturned in their efforts to locate their brother who has gone missing in Malaysia.
Kuala Lumpur, Sept 23 (ANI): Men in Malaysia, who serve sex to other men, have been dubbed as the "money boys", and they are mostly found fishing for customers in Jalan Raja Laut in Kuala Lumpur.
Kuala Lumpur, Aug. 23 (ANI): Malaysia's oldest Hindu temple - the Sri Maha Mari-amman temple-has been given the honour of being the first ever to be portrayed on a postage stamp.
Kuala Lumpur, July 29 (ANI): A Malaysian school bus driver reportedly raped a 10-year-old girl in full view of other students.
Seraikela (Jharkhand), July 26 (ANI): Disappointed by the delay in the onset of monsoon, tribals of Podaka village in Jharkhand's Seraikela District performed prayers and traditional rituals to appease the rain god.
Kuala Lumpur, July 6 (ANI): A Malaysian court has sentenced a lorry driver to 40 years in jail after he admitted to raping and performing oral sex on his two underage daughters in a case which has chilling echoes of Australian rapist Joseph Fritzl.
George Town (Malaysia), July 4(ANI): The body of an unemployed Indian national in Malaysia, who jumped into the sea after attacking his ex-girlfriend, has been found along the shore near Jelutong Expressway here.
Kuala Lumpur, June 17 (ANI): An Indonesian woman, who has 11 grandchildren, has been held along with her Pakistani lover on suspicion of committing khalwat (close proximity).
Kuala Lumpur, June 8 (ANI): Police in Malaysia have arrested the accomplice of a rapist - an 18-year-old girl who is a secondary school student and helped the cabbie by video-taping some of the rapes.
Kuala Lumpur, June 4 (ANI): It has emerged that a Malaysian taxi driver turned six secondary school students into his sex slaves after he raped them, filmed the act and threatened to make the videos public if they told anyone.
Malaysia, Apr 28 (ANI): A monument to commemorate South Indian workers who migrated to Malaysia to work in British Colonies has been erected in Jalan Depo, Port Klang.
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 15(ANI): Malaysian Hindus celebrated the Tamil New Year or 'Varisha Piraippu' by gathering at temples across the country to seek blessings.
Seremban (Malaysia), Apr 8 (ANI): Malaysia's Islamic Affairs Department officials policemen turned up to claim the body of a 49-year-old Hindu man at the Jalan Templer over a reported allegation that he had converted to Hinduism 20 years ago.
Pant Nagar (Uttarakhand), Apr 5 (ANI): Scientists of the College of Basic Science And Humanities in Uttarakhand have discovered a new fungus that helps in increasing the growth of plants.
Jamshedpur, Mar 18 (ANI): Threatened by Maoists, villagers of Jharkhand's Dalma district beat up fellow villagers whom they suspected of supporting the rebels.
George Town (Malaysia), Jan.15 (ANI): Malay Indians have gathered in groups to give bundled offerings at various Hindu temples on their pilgrimage to the Sri Ayappan Temple in Jalan Kebun Bunga here.
Kuala Lumpur, Nov. 6 (ANI): In a bid to promote Indian culture, the Indian High Commission in Malaysia has opened a cultural centre in Kuala Lumpur.
Kuala Lumpur, October 26 (ANI): Reports indicate that more than 30,000 devotees thronged the Arulmigu Sri Raja Kaliamman Temple, better known as the "glass temple", at its opening after renovation in Johor, Malaysia.
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 13 (ANI): The Indian community in Malaysia is increasingly getting influenced from the attire in Bollywood movies as they plan to get all decked up for Diwali celebrations.
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Oct. 12 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian Congress has been working hard at the grass root level for the Indian community, party's deputy president G. Palanivel has said.
New Delhi, Oct 5 (ANI): The Armed Forces have rescued 1300 people so far in the flood-ravaged states of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 2 (ANI): French "Spiderman" Robert Alain Philippe was fined RM 2,000 after he pleaded guilty to criminal trespass for scaling the Petronas Twin Towers.
Kuala Lumpur, Aug. 24 (ANI): Malaysia's longest convoy of 213 lorries participated in Vinayagar Chathurthi celebrations on Sunday, marking the birthday of Hindu Lord Ganesha.
Kuala Lumpur, Aug. 3 (ANI): A Malaysian Sessions Court will start hearing the sedition case against Hindraf leader P. Uthayakumar from September 28.
Kuala Lumpur, Aug. 1 (ANI): Malaysia's first glass temple, the Arulmigu Sri Raja Kaliamman Temple, located in Jalan Tebrau, Johor Baru, is set to become a major tourist attraction apart from being used by Hindu devotees.
Kuala Lumpur, July 21 (ANI): A Malay man, who works as a vehicle spare-parts supplier, has been sentenced to six months' jail by the magistrate's court for circulating obscene photographs of his wife.
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday told city's main power distributor to improve power situation within 15 days, and submit a detailed action plan to meet the crisis by Wednesday.
Kuala Lumpur, Jun 30 (ANI): A food court in Jalan Gelang, off Jalan Loke Yew, in Kuala Lumpur is said to have been turned into a place where women solicit for sex.
Kuala Lumpur, Jun 25 (ANI): A woman, who appeared in the Sessions Court in Kuala Lumpur to post bail for her husband, caused a major stir when it was discovered that "she" was a "he".
Kuala Lumpur, May 15 (ANI): The government in Malaysia's Kedah province has been criticized in the Malaysia Nanban for failing to fulfill promises made to the Indian community.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Rural jobs shown to have been created under a centrally-sponsored scheme are often grossly inflated, a study released here Wednesday by former Reserve Bank of India governor Bimal Jalan said.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The current global financial crisis, the worst in six decades, is expected to bottom out from the end of this year even as India has managed to emerge largely unscathed, former central bank governor Y.V. Reddy has said.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Minority shareholders of soda ash manufacturer Gujarat Heavy Chemicals Ltd (GHCL) Thursday said they would form a forum to protect their interests and 'avoid being cheated by the promoters'.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Gujarat Heavy Chemicals (GHCL) promoter and chairman Sanjay Dalmia Friday hit back at a prominent shareholder over allegations of fudging accounts, among other things, saying the person himself was involved in profiting from insider trading activities.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The market regulator Monday barred Gujarat Heavy Chemicals Ltd (GHCL) from dealing in the securities market, saying it had inflated its shareholding in its quarterly filings to exchanges.
Kuala Lumpur, April 18 (ANI): A robber in Malaysia made two women perform oral sex on him after finding that they did not have any money.
Noshera Dhala (Punjab), Apr 14 (ANI): Over 500 couples tied the knot on Monday in a mass marriage ceremony held here on the occasion of Baba Jalan Dass Baisakhi Mela.
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 6 (ANI): A man with a fetish for women's underwear has been arrested for stealing more than 70 panties, with most of them belonging to nursing students.
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) What is common to cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu, filmstars Govinda, Vinod Khanna, Hema Malini, Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan and Jaya Prada, wrestler Dara Singh, industrialists Vijay Mallya and Rahul Bajaj, director Shyam Benegal and economist Bimal Jalan?
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Prominent citizens of the country, led by former chief justice of India J.S. Verma, have appealed to the political parties not to give ticket to candidates with criminal background in the upcoming polls.
Kuala Lumpur, March 25 (IANS) Fifty one sympathisers of banned Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf), including lawmaker N. Gobalakrishnan, will be tried next month in a Malaysian court as 14 pleaded guilty for damaging public property and participating in an illegal gathering in 2007.
Ipoh (Malaysia), Mar 19 (ANI): The Malaysian police is reaching out to the Indian community in the state and asking for the community to reach out in return to build rapport.
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 19 (ANI): A Malaysian Indian Congress leader has said there is no need to rebrand or rename Little India in Klang as it is already a well-known tourism icon.
Kuala Lumpur, March 19 (IANS) The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) has lent support to a plea by sections of the ethnic Indian community not to re-name 'Little India', a locality in Selangor state's Klang area that is famous as a tourism and shopping hub.
Klang (Malaysia), Mar. 18 (ANI): Despite constant opposition from elected representatives, businessmen and tourists, the Klang Municipal Council has decided to change the name of Klang's famous Little India to Medan Kelana.
Klang (Malaysia), March 18 (IANS) A controversy over re-naming 'Little India' is brewing in this Malaysian city where ethnic Indians are in large numbers and have historic and sentimental ties.
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 17 (ANI): A Malaysian opposition leader has been charged with sedition for allegedly insulting a royal figure.
Kuala Lumpur, March 5 (ANI): A group of archaeologists has unearthed two prehistoric buildings from the third century AD in the Bujang Valley in Malaysia recently.
Seremban, Feb. 18 (ANI): A school dropout has been charged with the killing of Malaysian Indian Congress Rahang branch chief and his 21-year-old son, while seven others were acquitted by a Malaysian court.
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Supporting the demand for a judicial enquiry into a shootout in Jamia Nagar of south Delhi in which the police killed two alleged terrorists four months ago, Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Singh Tuesday indicated Prime Minister Manmohan Singh too was considering the demand.
Kuala Lumpur, Jan.14 (ANI): The Malaysia Hindu Sangam (MHS) has compiled a book to serve as a guideline in delivering sermons in temples all over the nation, with emphasis on national unity.
Ipoh (Malaysia), Jan 13 (IANS) An ethnic Indian politician and Hindu community leader was killed while fighting off six machete-wielding robbers who broke into his home.
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The 11th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, the much-awaited annual theatre festival of India's National School of Drama (NSD) that begins here Jan 7, will feature more new faces, experimental forms and a revival of old classics. Billed as the biggest in Asia, the Jan 7-19 festival will host 63 plays - 51 from India and 12 from abroad.
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Mohammedan Sporting remained in the fray for a semi-final berth with a 2-1 win over Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) while Mahindra United and Churchill Brothers finished with a 2-2 draw in crucial group B league matches of the 30th Federation Cup Monday.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) A power distribution company belonging to the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group met a high level delegation from Afghanistan Friday to rebuild electricity distribution in that war-ravaged country.
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Apollo Hospitals Ltd, one of the leading hospital chains in the country, Saturday announced it will invest Rs.15.5 billion to expand its operations.
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) West Bengal-based agro-food processing firm Keventer Agro Ltd will begin production at its Gujarat plant next month, company chairman M.K. Jalan said here Monday.
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday held a high-level meeting with key policy-makers and monetary experts to discuss the global financial meltdown and formulate India's position at the world summit next month on the current financial crisis.
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Ahmed Bukhari, the Shahi Imam of the Jama Masjid here, has sought an appointment with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to discuss the current state of affairs of Muslims in India, especially the targeting of Muslims in the name of countering terrorism.
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 13 (ANI): Following the latest rescue of five young Indian tribal women from Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian, Singaporean and Indian authorities have intensified a joint probe into the flesh trade identifying the Indian women as "Spices of India".
Kuala Lumpur, Oct.11 (ANI): Deepavali may still be two weeks away, but the city's Little India districts of Brickfields and Jalan Masjid India are already buzzing with the holiday spirit.
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 11 (IANS) Elegant 'Anarkali' churidar-kurta women's dresses in layered fine cloth, a throwback to India's Mughal era, are becoming a big draw with Malaysian Indian women as they begin shopping for Diwali.
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 8 (IANS) Malaysia's Indian community is celebrating the Hindu festivals of Navratri and Durga Puja with gusto, combining worship with dance and music.
New Delhi, Sept 22 (ANI/Business Wire India): The Quality Council of India (QCI) launched the Standards for the Indian Health and Wellness Industry, at the Quality Wellness workshop, held recently during the India Retail Forum (IRF) event, at Mumbai.
Kuala Lumpur, Sept.19 (ANI): A Malaysian sessions court judge has fined 27 HINDRAF activists RM 1000 each for failing to disperse in an illegal assembly organized in November last year.
Mumbai, Sept 15 (ANI/Business Wire India): The role of the CFO has been discussed time and again over the years. With the markets opening up, the responsibilities of the CFOs have become complex and demanding and require constant reinvention of the role.