Everything you need to know about Mangol Puri C Block: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Mangol Puri C Block: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi has said that the Coal Block allocation Scam is India?s hall of shame has exposed UPA government?s corrupt empire headed by Dr Manmohan Singh. Blocks have been allocated with PM signing on them as coal minister. The CAG estimates a loss of more than 10 Lakh crores to India.
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Ishaan Chawla, a student, is planning a motorbike road trip. Unlike others of his age, who would want their friends' company for the adrenaline-rushing journey, this 22-year-old wants to make it memorable by teaming up with his father for the adventure.
Bhubaneswar, June 13 (IANS) One person was arrested in Odisha's tourist town of Puri after 1.5 kg of brown sugar was found in his possession, police said Thursday.
Bhubaneswar, June 8 (IANS) A taxi driver was arrested in Puri Saturday for allegedly raping and murdering a visually impaired minor girl, police said.
Bhubaneswar, June 6 (IANS) Hundreds of angry residents staged protests for several hours in Odisha's Puri district Thursday after a blind girl was found dead in a forest near her village, police said.
New Delhi, June 5 (ANI): Union Minister for Minority Affairs K. Rahman Khan has said that Multi-Sectoral Development Programme (Ms-DP) is being revamped to avoid duplication of programmes.
Gurgaon, June 3 (IANS) Gurgaon may be heading for a water crisis. Not only are ground water levels dropping alarmingly, but a lot of - wastage of water in the high rise office and residential complexes is going unchecked in the absence of proper urban laws or their implementation.
Chennai, June 2 (IANS) Allu Arjun-starrer Telugu romantic-thriller "Iddarammayilatho" has raked in Rs.8.01 crore on first day in Andhra Pradesh.
Film: "Iddarammayilatho"; Cast: Allu Arjun, Catherine Tresa, Amala Paul, Kaajal Vashisht, Brahmanadam, Nassar, Subbaraju, Rao Ramesh, Srinivasa Reddy and Devshi Khanduri; Director: Puri Jagannadh; Rating: **
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Actress Genelia D'Souza has been a regular on the sets of her actor-husband Riteish Deshmukh's "Grand Masti", and much to the delight of everyone, she got home-cooked food.
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Filmmaker J.J. Abrams' hands are quite full with his "Star Wars Episode VII" commitments, and so Paramount Pictures is said to on a hunt for a new director to take charge of the "Star Trek" franchise.
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Actress Prachi Desai, who will soon be seen in Sanjay Dutt-starrer action film "Policegiri", says although her co-star won't be there for promotions, she is confident about the film's good business.
Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Saturday said he has returned a piece of land the state government had allotted him in Odisha as he was not allowed to construct on it.
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.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Bollywood veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah marvels at the US-based Indian filmmaker Mira Nair's positive attitude and her perseverance to "experiment" with different styles of filmmaking.
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".
Bhubaneswar, April 25 (IANS) Describing as "unacceptable" the recent incidents of child rapes and brutal assaults on women in the country, President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday called for introspection at the "repeated failure to ensure safety" and said solutions must be found.
Bhubaneswar, April 24 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday arrived here on his first visit to Odisha after assuming the nation's highest post, a state official said.
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, April 23 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Odisha on April 24 and 25.
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.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Two Nigerians were arrested here with a kilogram of heroin worth about Rs.1.25 crore in the international market, police said Thursday.
United Nations, April 17 (IANS) India has made a strong case for reform of the UN Security Council, saying that while 80 more countries have joined the UN in the past 50 years the council has not undergone the slightest change, terming this an "unnatural situation of stagnation" in a dynamic international environment.
United Nations, April 17 (IANS) India has made a strong case for reforming the UN Security Council, saying that while 80 more countries have joined the UN in the past 50 years the Council has not undergone the slightest change, terming this an "unnatural situation of stagnation" in a dynamic international environment.
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.
Colombo, April 10 (IANS) Sri Lanka Wednesday blamed India for the Tamil separatist war which dragged for 30 years on the island.
Film: "Commando"; Music Director: Mannan Shah; Lyricist: Mayur Puri; Singers: Daler Mehendi, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Sunidhi Chauhan and Dhruv Sangari; Rating: ***1/2
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Monday said the government has sought more information on an Indian couple living in Britain whose child was reportedly taken away by British social service officials.
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).
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Shekhar Suman is leaving no stone unturned to make his directorial debut, "Heartless", a success. The actor turned filmmaker has spent Rs.1 crore for the movie's title track that has been sung by Sonu Nigam.
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Easy access to technology has led to an "explosion" of creativity in the media and entertainment industry, experts said here Thursday.
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.
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.
Mumbai, Mar 1 (IANS) Director Abhishek Kapoor is not at all exhausted after putting in four years to make "Kai Po Che". He is itching to get back to the sets as soon as possible.
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.
Abhishek Kapoor's directed Kai Po Che, which received a standing ovation at Berlin Film Festival is now raking mullah at the box office as well. Kai Po Che has collected approx Rs 18.10 cr nett in its opening weekend and is still going strong.................
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.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 (IANS) The Odisha government has alerted all its district authorities after a swab sample collected from a migratory bird tested positive for bird flu, an official said here Saturday.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Youth-oriented film "Kai Po Che!", about three friends, has inspired a new apparel collection, launched by the film's actors Amit Sadh, Raj Kumar Yadav and Sushant Singh Rajput.
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.
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Sushant Singh Rajput, who has bagged plum Bollywood projects even before his debut film "Kai Po Che!" has hit the screens, says big names don't attract him. It is the script that draws him first.
New Delhi, Feb. 16 (ANI): Close on the heels of the Aero-India show organized by the country's defence establishment in Bengaluru, where over 70 countries participated and displayed their products, the Government of India had to face another controversy following the report in Italy that the Rs.3546 crore AgustaWestland helicopter deal was tainted by bribes paid by the manufacturer to Indian middlemen related to a former chief of the Indian Air Force.
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.
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Amrita Puri hopes that she had the same skills to woo a boy as her character Vidya does in "Kai Po Che!".
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Be it a 'chick flick' like "Aisha" or a 'bromance' like "Kai Po Che!", actress Amrita Puri doesn't mind being a supporting actor, but says she is careful about staying away from movies in which she just gets to be an "accessory".
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Actress Amrita Puri, who debuted with "Aisha", is happy the way her career is progressing -- so far going upward.
Agartala, Feb 13 (ANI): The electoral fate of 249 candidates, including Chief Minister Manik Sarkar and TPCC President Sudip Ray Barman, will be decided on Thursday when Tripura goes to polls.
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.
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) Indian community in the US celebrated India's 64th Republic Day with Ambassador Nirupama Rao unfurling the national flag at a colourful function at the Indian embassy here on a clear but chilly day.
Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) Former Trinamool Congress legislator Arabul Islam was Friday sent to jail for seven days for allegedly leading attacks against a convoy of CPI-M supporters in South 24 Parganas district earlier this month.
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).
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.