Everything you need to know about Kalyani Devi: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Kalyani Devi: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
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.
Shimla, May 19 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Sunday inaugurated a hilltop temple in upper Shimla, reconstructed and restored at a cost of Rs.1.25 crore.
Patna, May 16 (IANS) Nearly six years after her son was killed with two others, a mother in Bihar has finally gathered the courage to file a complaint against seven police officials alleging that they killed the youths in a staged shootout.
Patna, May 15 (ANI): Highlighting the rising cases of atrocities against the feminine gender and the rise in abduction cases, former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi on Wednesday launched a frontal attack on the Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Government in the state, and urged the people to overthrow the 'corrupt' from power.
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.
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 10 (IANS) With the chit fund catastrophe causing a major public uproar, economists feel even if all shady companies operating in West Bengal are closed down, it would not pose any major setback for the economy, though the already crisis-ridden sectors like service and real estate may be hit.
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Liquor baron Kishore Chhabria's Allied Blenders & Distillers (ABD) has acquired 100 percent stake in Wales Distilleries in West Bengal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chennai, April 13 (IANS) Southern actress Anjali, who went missing from Hyderabad Monday, has appeared before the police, saying she had gone to Mumbai as she "wanted a break from her busy shooting schedules and stress".
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.
Kalyani (West Bengal), April 9 (IANS) Mohun Bagan will look at the morale-boosting 5-1 win against Sporting Clube de Goa in the previous round when they take on Mumbai FC in the rescheduled 14th round match of the I-League football at the Kalyani Stadium here Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
Kalyani (West Bengal), March 28 (IANS) Mohun Bagan were denied victory after leading twice in the match as a determined Shillong Lajong FC forced a 2-2 result in the 22nd round of the I-league at the Kalyani Stadium here Thursday.
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) The footballers of Mohun Bagan and Pailan Arrows had plenty of unwanted company during their I-League game at Kalyani near here Sunday - poisonous snakes which roamed freely on the playground as well as near the dressing rooms.
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.
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) The West Bengal government Monday inked an MoU with state-run helicopter firm Pawan Hans Ltd. to avail services of sea-planes, helicopters and fixed-wing planes to boost its tourism and industrial potential.
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) Gerdau, the leading producer of long steel in the Americas and one of the largest suppliers of special steel in the world, Monday announced acquiring majority ownership of its first plant in Asia at Tadipatri in Ananthpur district of Andhra Pradesh.
Kolkata, March 13 (IANS) West Bengal has received investment proposals worth Rs.2,250 crores in the information technology (IT) sector during the current fiscal, a minister said Wednesday.
Greater Noida, March 13 (IANS) Two days after 16-year-old T. Manorama Devi made India proud by winning a silver in the junior category of the Asian Cycling Championships, she was found holding medal trays during felicitation of the senior riders.
Ghaziabad, March 8 (IANS) Two senior citizens, a mother and her son, were killed in Ghaziabad on International Women's Day Friday.
Hyderabad, March 5 (IANS) Two Navy personnel were injured and two others missing Tuesday after a helicopter of Indian Navy crashed off the coast of Visakhapatnam, officials said.
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Pune FC went down 0-3 to Mohun Bagan in their IFA Shield Group A opener at the Kalyani Stadium here Tuesday.
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A 70-year-old woman was killed by a man on whom she accidentally spat, a police official said Monday.
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.
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".
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) Magsaysay award-winning writer Mahasweta Devi Sunday urged political leaders in West Bengal to desist from using expletives about rivals.
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.
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.
Kalyani (West Bengal), Jan 8 (IANS) Pune FC have their eyes set on maintaining their position on the league table when they face Prayag United Sports Club in the 15th round of I-League football here Wednesday.
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.
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.
Kalyani (West Bengal), Jan 3 (IANS) Prayag United will look to close the gap on table-toppers Dempo SC when the two sides take on each other in a 14th round I-League match at the Municipal Stadium here Friday.
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, 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.
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Demanding the return of exiled controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen to Kolkata, a section of intellectuals and rights activists have alleged that the Mamata Banerjee?led government in West Bengal was silent on the issue as it was "apprehensive of a backlash from Islamic fundamentalists".
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) A 65?year?old woman was crushed to death by a speeding truck here, police said Wednesday. The truck has been impounded but the driver managed to flee.
Patna, Nov 20 (IANS) A day after 18 people died in a stampede during Chhath celebrations here, millions of people across Bihar Tuesday ignored the morning chill and took a dip in rivers and other water bodies to mark the end of the four?day festival.
Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Playback singer Mamta Sharma, known for hit song "Munni Badnam", enjoys working with southern music composer Devi Sri Prasad and says he is accommodating and caring.
Patna, Nov 16 (IANS) Sobha Devi was one of the millions of devotees preparing for Chhath Puja Friday ?? the annual Hindu festival which will start across Bihar and other parts of the country the next day.
A man put planet Earth up for sale on a Japanese internet auction site last week. The seller listed the Earth as "used" and warned that there was a "no-return" policy. Buy it and you're stuck with it. On the information page, he explained that god had appeared to him in a dream and told him to sell the place. People being people, many took it seriously, reports Rocketnews24, a Japanese news website.
Chennai, Nov 7 (IANS) Telugu filmmaker Gunasekhar says his upcoming film "Rudrama Devi" will be the mother-of-all period films.
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Folk music is silently tipping the gender balance in northern, eastern and southern India with more women from little known village communities using it as a legitimate grassroots voice - and are being heard across the country and abroad.
Chennai, Nov 6 (IANS) Telugu director Devi Prasad, who recently began shooting for his comedy-entertainer "Kevvu Keka" with Allari Naresh, says the film will be as funny as "Blade Babji".
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) A woman doctor was assaulted by the mother of a 25-year-old patient who died in a Delhi government hospital, police said Thursday.
Patna, Oct 31 (IANS) The nose of an elderly village headwoman was chopped off Wednesday in a Bihar village after she was branded a witch, police said. The woman is a Dalit.
Chennai, Oct 29 (IANS) Telugu director Sridhar Pokuru, whose debut movie "Agnatham" is set to release Nov 16, says the male-dominated film industry needs more women-centric projects.
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Foreign artists are finding India a viable destination for long-haul art residencies, drawn to the rainbow colours and traditions that paint everyday life in the country. The rules of the game are changing as India gets a toehold on the global art map.
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) In the wake of the lynching of three women in West Bengal after branding them as witches, eminent writer Mahasweta Devi Thursday called upon senior police officers here to do justice and take steps to stop such 'barbaric incidents'.
Koderma (Jharkhand), Oct. 18 (ANI): Women in Koderma, Jharkhand, held an exclusive session at a special court to address the issue of crimes against women.
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) Telugu actor Allari Naresh, who is currently basking in the success of his latest blockbuster "Sudigadu", will begin work on his next Telugu romantic-comedy titled "Kevvu Keka", starting Nov 1.
Bhopal, Oct 17 (IANS) Punjab posted a 5-1 win over Indian Universities in a Pool D league match of the Women's National Hockey Championship here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) A 23-member Indian team will leave for Malaysia Wednesday to play in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-19 Women's Championship 2013 Qualifiers Round One from Oct 20 to 24.
Sonepat (Haryana), Oct. 16 (ANI): Ramajit Raghav, a landless labourer from Sonepat, Haryana, has become the proud father of a son at the age of 96, and has staked his claim as the world's oldest man to father a child.
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) Admitting that high fertiliser prices and cap on subsidised cooking gas cylinders were affecting the common people, the West Bengal Congress Tuesday said it will ask the central government to lower the prices.
Shimla, Oct 16 (IANS) Tens of thousands of devotees assembled in different parts of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday and offered prayers on the onset of the nine-day Navratras, considered by Hindus to be an auspiscious period.
Kolkata, Oct 9 (IANS) In a unique way of one-to-one interaction with industrialists to woo them, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday urged them to feel free to send her an SMS to apprise her of any problems they face on projects.
Imphal, Oct.7 (ANI): A trainer of the traditional Manipuri dance form of Thang Ta is not only just teaching students, but also trying to keep it alive.
Taipei, Oct 4 (IANS) The Indian junior judo team won one silver and two bronze medals at the seventh Taipei Open International Junior Judo Championships here Thursday.
Patna, Sep 29 (IANS) The opposition in Bihar has demanded to know why police have not lodged a case against Ranvir Yadav, the husband of ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) legislator Poonam Devi, for snatching a policeman's rifle and firing in the air to "terrorise" protesters.
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) The BSP will field Umaid Singh, husband of slain bandit queen-turned-politician Phoolan Devi, in the next Lok Sabha polls, a party leader said Wednesday.