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Gurgaon, May 15 (IANS) A senior lawyer from Delhi, hired by the Haryana government to fight the case against workers for violence at Maruti's Manesar unit last year, was paid Rs.1.44 crore as fees in the last six months, a reply to a Right to Information application has revealed.
Lucknow, May 10 (IANS) In a blow to the Akhilesh Yadav government, a Barabanki district court Friday dismissed its request to withdraw cases against alleged terrorists Tariq Qasmi and Khalid Mujahid, involved in the 2007 serial blasts in Gorakhpur.
Lucknow, May 10 (IANS) A girl in Uttar Pradesh said she was kidnapped from a busy market in Etawah and brutally gang-raped in a moving car. However, police said Friday that her complaint was suspect, prompting the opposition BJP to say that police response was dismaying.
Lucknow, May 10 (IANS) Bureaucracy in Uttar Pradesh found itself in the firing line of the judiciary this week, with almost 50 officials served contempt of court notices and non-bailable warrants.
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Sonam Kapoor is excited to step into Rekha's shoes for "Khoobsurat" remake, but at the same time she is a bit scared how she would recreate the same charm and spirit of the character.
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who will step into the shoes of Rekha to play a chirpy carefree young girl in the "Khubsoorat" remake, says she is completely in awe of the "Umrao Jaan" actress.
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Bollywood actress Preity Zinta says she will start shooting her next film "Bhaiyyaji Superhitt" from July. As of now, she is busy with the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) and with the promotions of her film production "Ishkq in Paris".
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Thirty-three new drugs were granted approval by the health ministry without clinical trials on Indian patients between January 2008 and October 2010, a parliamentary panel has found.
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) The camera will start rolling for "Khubsoorat" during monsoon and its lead actress Sonam Kapoor says the story has been completely changed while retaining the spirit of the characters.
Varanasi, April 28 (IANS) As the sun rose across the sandy banks of the Ganga at the Rajendra Prasad ghat at Varanasi Sunday, life turned a new leaf for the 100-odd widows of Kashi -- NGO Sulabh international launched a pension and medical welfare scheme for them.
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday withdrew the case aggainst Tariq Qasmi, prime accused in the Gorakhpur bomb blasts of May 22, 2007 which left six people, including a woman, injured.
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) The opposition and activists in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday slammed ministers in Akhilesh Yadav's government for threatening police and other officials of dire consequences if they did not pay heed to them.
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) A former Shiv Sena leader has complained that he was attacked by four people, including a woman, here following an argument over parking, said police Sunday.
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) With a new team in place at the national level, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh will discuss strategy for the next Lok Sabha polls at the party's two-day conclave in Chitrakoot beginning Wednesday.
Lucknow, April 1 (IANS) The BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit Monday jumped into the verbal duel between the Samajwadi Party (SP) and union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma, demanding a probe into the "serious" allegations against the minister.
Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh), March 24 (IANS) Centuries-old social barriers came crashing down here when scores of Vrindavan widows took part in Holi celebrations with social activists Sunday.
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Actor Ravi Kishan got confused when he first met producer Krishika Lulla and thought that she is a lead actress of his upcoming film "Bhajathe Raho".
The much awaited thriller of the year 2013 hit the cinemas today on March 22, 2013 to make this summer even sweating with its thrilling psychological evocation blended with extreme psychosomatic acts that induces fear successfully among the viewers and makes it worth watching..........
Bhubaneswar, March 20 (IANS) India Wednesday successfully tested the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from underwater in the Bay of Bengal off the Andhra Pradesh coast, an official said.
Bhubaneswar, March 20 (IANS) India successfully tested the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from underwater in the Bay of Bengal off the Andhra Pradesh coast, an official said Wednesday.
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor, who reprises the role that Rekha played in the 1980 family comedy "Khubsoorat" in its remake, says she sought the blessings of the veteran stunner before beginning to shoot for it.
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) After directing films like "Dasvidaniya" and "Chalo Dilli," director Shashant Shah is back with a film titled "Bhajathe Raho". The movie will release July 19.
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) TV actress Sanaya Irani, who was was last seen in romantic drama "Iss Pyar Ko Kya Naam Doon", says her new show "Modern Bahu" is very fresh in content and feel.
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) As the opposition accused the UPA regime of suffering from a "credibility crisis", alliance partner NCP Thursday strongly defended the government, saying it is making efforts to ensure the country's progress.
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The films releasing this Friday -- "Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns" and "Saare Jahaan Se Mehnga" -- will bring different flavours at the box office. If "Saheb Biwi..." is a thriller-drama, "Saare Jahaan..." is a satirical take on inflation.
New Delhi, Mar. 2 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari presented the prizes to the winners of General Sparrow Centenary Polo Cup-2013 at Jaipur Polo Ground here today.
Vrindavan Feb 24 (IANS) Hundreds of widows of Vrindavan, who have lived a life of penury, earning a meagre 5 rupees each day for singing early-morning bhajans at temples here, now have a life of dignity, thanks to non-governmental organisation Sulabh Interntional.
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Krishika Lulla's "Bhajathe Raho" was earlier titled "Bajate Raho", until actor Tusshar Kapoor suggested that she consult a numerologist and bring the required changes for luck.
Palamu (Jharkhand), Feb.19 (ANI): Maoists, it seems, want tribals to die in poverty.
Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard at the close of the first day's play between India A and the Australians here at the Guru Nanak College Ground here Saturday:
Film: Anybody Can Dance(ABCD); Starring: Prabhu Deva, Kay Kay Menon, Ganesh Acharya; Directed by Remo D'Souza; Rating: ***
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Over 500 cardiologists from India and abroad will participate in a two-day summit starting here Saturday to discuss core issues and new developments in the field.
Allahabad, Feb 3 (IANS) As the administration gears up for the holy bathing day Feb 10 on Mauni Amavasya at the Maha Kumbh here, women scavengers (untouchables) of the yore will perform rituals at the Sangam with Hindu priests Feb 7, marking a departure from a tainted tradition.
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) In a bid to better understand how the division between the sacred and the profane works out among social groups in India, a group of academics has recommended that the "sociology of sanitation" be studied at college and university.
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Terming manual scavenging as "despicable", Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Monday called on society to cleanse its mindset to get rid of such practices.
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The much-talked about mega-budget action-packed thriller "Race 2" is coming out this Friday alongside small romantic film "Akaash Vani". If they don't whet your appetite, you can choose 3D-animation film "Main Krishna Hoon" to satiate your cravings for movies.
Patna, Jan 8 (IANS) The Patna High Court Tuesday granted bail to school teacher Rupam Pathak who had stabbed to death a BJP legislator apparently to avenge her rape for three years, a lawyer said.
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Remember lean-framed cute looking boy Kartik Tiwari from "Pyaar Ka Punchnama"? He was asked to beef-up for his role in the forthcoming film "Akaash Vani" and the vegetarian actor devoured as many as 25 eggs a day to gain weight.
Lucknow, Jan 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav has yet again courted controversy by saying that the state's Samajwadi Party (SP) government is considering giving government jobs to loyal party workers.
Lucknow, Jan 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav has yet again courted controversy by saying that the state's Samajwadi Party government is considering giving jobs to loyal party workers.
New Delhi/ Guwahati/Bangalore, Dec 31 (ANI): Following a day of protests on Sunday across India over the brutal rape and killing of a 23-year-old medical student, several cities held silent candle light vigils to remember the young woman.
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) Promotions of Remo D'Souza's "ABCD Anybody Can Dance" have been put on hold after choreographer-turned-actor Salman Yusuff Khan badly injured himself.
Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) Choreographer-turned-actor Salman Yusuff Khan was injured when his stunt went horribly wrong during a performance at the Big Star Entertainment Awards.
Lucknow, Dec 17 (IANS) The Congress is stunned, at the Samajwadi Party's claims last week that it had been arm-twisted by the Congress through the CBI. This sudden turn in the Samajwadi Party's stance comes soon after the SP bailed the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government at the centre out in parliament, during voting on the decision to allow 51 percent foreign equity in retail trade.
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the CBI on a plea of former director of Tehelka.com Anirudha Bahal challenging the charges framed against him by the trial court under the Official Secrets Act.
Ahmedabad, Dec 11 (IANS) Gujarat's two-phase polling begins Thursday in what is widely seen as a battle between a sanguine Chief Minister Narendra Modi and the Congress, the outcome sure to cast a national shadow.
Lucknow, Dec 10 (IANS) Five members of a marriage party were killed and three others critically injured in Uttar Pradesh Monday when their vehicle crashed into a tree, an official said.
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) "Pyaar Ka Punchnama" fame producer Abhishek Pathak is back with his next production "Akash Vani". He is confident the movie will make a mark as a love story just like "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge" and "Dil To Pagal Hai".
Durban, Dec 5 (IANS) Extending its footprint in the field of low-cost sanitation outside India, NGO Sulabh International is all set to improve the sanitation scenario of 15 African countries.
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Anirban Ghosh and Sagarika Mukherjee, both from West Bengal, emerged champions in the sub-junior sections of the National Ranking (North Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the Thyagraj Stadium here Saturday.
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar are known as one of the best writer?duos in the Hindi film industry and it seems the latter's daughter Zoya is likely to repeat the same success story with writing partner Reema Kagti.
Panaji, Nov 22 (IANS) Kabir Bedi, the imposing, baritone voice of Indian cinema and stage, almost tempered the tone of the newly introduced 'chai and chat' session at the ongoing 43rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) with a frank admission that acting in Indian theatre does not "pay my bills".
Agra, Nov.22 (ANI): Over 400 schoolchildren participated in a drawing competition on the grounds of the Taj Mahal Monument here, as part of the World Heritage Week celebrations.
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma says "Sarkar" and "Sarkar Raj" would not have been possible without Bal Thackeray and adds some of the dialogues in the film were inspired by the Shiv Sena supremo.
Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday accused Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav of merely paying lip service to fighting graft while doing nothing about corruption and scams in the state.
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Vivek Oberoi is on cloud nine after joining the sets of "Krrish 3" and says it's great to work with the very "delightful" Hrithik Roshan.
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government and the CBI on the pleas of the Essar group and its promoters Anshuman Ruia and Ravi Ruia seeking the quashing of charges against them in the 2G case.
Agra, Oct 31 (IANS) The CISF is investigating complaints that its men forced some women entering the Taj Mahal to take off their stoles bearing the words 'Ram Ram'.
Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday came under fire from the opposition parties, a day after communal clashes in Faizabad and Barabanki areas left nine people injured.
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Subhash Ghai has announced two new films on the occasion of the 34th anniversary of his production house Mukta Arts - comedy "Ishq De Maare" and "Apna Sapna Money Money 2".
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher has begun shooting for "Yamla Pagla Deewana 2" in London, and is excited about working with the three Deols - Dharmendra, Sunny and Bobby.
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The BJP Thursday kept away from the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probing the 2G spectrum allocation over panel chief P.C. Chacko's "indecision" on calling as wintesses the prime minister, the finance minister and two former ministers.
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) There is a shortage of toilets, especially clean ones, in most parts of the country, say people who cannot understand the brouhaha over a minister's remark that toilets are more important than temples in the country.
Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Monday launched a stinging attack against union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh for his remarks comparing toilets with temples and said the Congress was responsible for the sorry state of affairs.
Showing its strong determination ti instill a sense of well being among the widows of Vriandavan and lift their sagging morale in the dusk of their lives, NGO Sulabh International felicitated them at a function.
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Clad in a modest white sari, 65-year-old Sarthi Majumdar, a widow who has lived in Vrindavan for 40 years now, says she is happy that there is now an ambulance service for women like her.
Vrindavan, Sep 25 (IANS) To promote self-esteem among the 2,000-odd widows in various ashrams in Vrindavan, Sulabh International has invited 250 of them to New Delhi where they will be felicitated Thursday.
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Two people were arrested in Delhi for kidnapping an eight-year-old boy for a ransom of Rs.5 lakh, police said Thursday.
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Acknowledging his pioneering work in the field of low cost sanitation and social uplift, a French economic forum has invited Sulabh Sanitation movement chief mentor Bindeshwar Pathak to share his experiences with world leaders and business tycoons in Le Harve Sep 13-14.
Lucknow, Sep 8 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh is Sunday set to fulfil its biggest poll promise - paying an unemployment allowance.
Lucknow, Sep 8 (IANS) Following its central leadership, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh has decided to launch an audiovisual campaign across the state against the Congress on its "complicity" in corruption scandals and "educate" people about the intricacies of the coal block allocations.
Gurgaon, Sep 1 (IANS) Actress Lara Dutta says its too early to talk about the sequel to her debut production "Chalo Dilli" as the film is still in its scripting phase. She says she will go ahead with the sequel only if the story is better than the original.
Purulia (West Bengal), Aug 27 (ANI): A football match for youth was organised here by the police recently, in an effort to build friendly relations and develop trust with villagers.
Sulabh International, the NGO synonymous with low-cost sanitation and hygiene, Wednesday said that organization would give a monthly aid of Rs.1,000 to widows living in penury in Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh.
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Sulabh International, the NGO promoting low-cost sanitation and hygiene, Wednesday said it would provide a monthly aid of Rs.1,000 to widows living in penury in Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh.
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) After a bout of typhoid, actor Ronit Roy is back to work and is planning to hit the gym.
Kathmandu, Aug. 16 (Xinhua-ANI): Nepal is to sign new agreements with two countries and renew its existing agreements with three others including China and India to enchance supply capacity of agricultural product by commercializing the sector.
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Ronit Roy has been unwell the past few days, and now doctors have confirmed to the actor that he has typhoid.
Brindavan (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 12 (IANS) Sulabh International has pledged to give a life a dignity to the 1,700 odd widows of Brindavan who spend their sunset years in pain.
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's PWD minister Shivpal Yadav Friday back-tracked from his earlier statement in which he had reportedly told state government officials to steal but not plunder state coffers.
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Ronit Roy is down with viral flu and due to his condition, the actor is having a tough time shooting for his show "Adaalat".
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Whatever happened to solo albums? There was a time when the likes of Shaan and Falguni Pathak made it big with "Tanha Dil", and "Yaad Piya Ki". Nowadays, TV and radio channels don't support such endeavours, musicians say, but feel that digital media offers some hope.
Gurgaon, Aug 3 (IANS) Four applications were Friday filed in a court demanding information on all the Maruti workers who have been arrested and booked for their alleged role in the Manesar plant violence, a lawyer said.
Lucknow, Aug 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday launched a broadside against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, accusing him of giving conflicting statements on an alleged multi-crore rupee scam related to farm houses in Noida.
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Versatile actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui says "Aatma", his next film co-starring Bipasha Basu, is not a horror film.
Bhubaneswar, July 29 (IANS) India Sunday successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from a defence base in Odisha, an official said. It has a range of 290 km and can carry a conventional warhead of up to 300 kg.
Maidan Shahar, Afghanistan, July 29 (Xinhua-ANI): Unidentified gun men shot dead the district governor of Chak district in Wardak province 35 km west of capital city Kabul on Sunday, a local official said.
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Four Indian-American researchers figure among 96 named by President Barack Obama as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest US honour for young professionals.
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A group of students have slammed "unethical journalism" after some television channels showed the entire footage of a young woman being publicly stripped in Guwahati in Assam.
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Social networks were Friday flooded with angry reactions over the molestation of a teenager in Guwahati, with many questioning as to why the video was uploaded on YouTube and the victim's identity revealed.
Lucknow, July 9 (IANS) Is the political honeymoon of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav over sooner rather than later?
Darjeeling, July 7 (IANS) Candidates of the CPI-M, Trinamool Congress and Independents Saturday alleged they were forcibly prevented by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) from filing nominations for the July 29 polls of the proposed new development body in West Bengal's troubled Darjeeling district.
Kabeer Kaushik directorial 'Maximum' starring Sonu Sood, Naseeruddin Shah, Neha Dhupia has hit the Indian cinema with its release nationwide today. With this you will gain watch the favorite plot of Bollywood based on fake encounters, crime, bhaigiri, politics, land deals and so on.
Film: 'Maximum'; Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Sonu Sood, Neha Dhupia, Amit Sadh, and Vinay Pathak; Writer-Director: Kabeer Kaushik; Rating:***
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Actor-turned-filmmaker Deepak Tijori is on a lookout for a new face for his next untitled directorial venture, which has a women-centric plot.
Washington, June 27 (IANS) Women with moderate to severe depression reported substantial improvement after undergoing treatment to overcome Vitamin D deficiency, according to a new find.
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Screening at-risk depressed patients for vitamin D deficiency and treating it appropriately may be an easy and cost-effective adjunct to mainstream therapies for depression, an Indian origin researcher has said.
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Actor Vandana Pathak, a familiar face on the small screen since the 1995 hit show "Hum Paanch", is on the lookout for an image makeover and wants to play characters closer to her age.
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Veteran actor Naseerudin Shah, who will soon be seen in Kabeer Kaushik's forthcoming film "Maximum", says while selecting a role he gives importance to script and how the film will be made.