Everything you need to know about Sahni: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Sahni: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, April 25 (ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari will on Thursday inaugurate a six day festival organised by his ministry here to commemorate the 100 years of Indian cinema.
New Delhi will celebrate a six days extravaganza 'Centenary Film Festival' to celebrate the glory of 100 years of Indian Cinema starting from April 25.
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Centenary Film Festival, a six-day extravaganza, will celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema in all its glory when it starts here April 25.
New Delhi, Apr. 19 (ANI): To commemorate the "100 years of Indian cinema," the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is organizing a six-day centenary film festival to celebrate Indian cinema in all its glory.
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court gave Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt a month's reprieve in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, but the producers of his films feel four weeks are not enough for him to wrap up all the projects in hand.
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Cable TV operators here Friday said they would observe a 48-hour blackout to protest the March 31 digitisation deadline and an "unfair" revenue-sharing model under the digital addressable system (DAS).
Agartala, March 16 (IANS) India's borders with China and Myanmar are stable and peaceful and there are no immediate threats on these frontiers, Lt. Gen. A.K. Sahni, General Officer Commanding 3 Corps, said here Saturday.
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Experts in the national capital warned Wednesday that the leading issue being faced by women was health.
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Gulshan Grover may not be having six-pack abs but the actor is very health conscious and avoids unhealthy food.
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Three servings of milk or yoghurt a day can make bones stronger, according to a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher.
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) Dairy products such as milk and yogurt promote healthier hip bones than cream, says a new finding from a Harvard Medical School affiliate.
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Dairy intake, specifically milk and yogurt, is associated with higher bone mineral density (BMD) in the hip, but not the spine, a study led by Indian-origin researcher has found.
Ludhiana, Jan 29 (IANS) Swine flu scare has gripped this Punjab town as a middle-aged man died of the disease late Monday at a private hospital here, officials said.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Veteran TV actor Parikshit Sahni proves that age is no bar when it comes to keeping pace with the latest technology. Though nearing 70, he stays abreast of the latest applications and even doles out tips to others.
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan has to take concrete steps to reduce tensions in the wake of the outrage over the killing of two Indian soldiers near the Line of Control, one of whom was beheaded, security analysts say.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) A married couple in their late 20s and their six-year-old daughter were killed by the owner of a small factory and his employee over a property dispute, police said Friday, adding that the two accused were arrested from the spot.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) A 24-year-old woman and her six-year-old daughter were Thursday night killed and her husband critically injured by the owner of a small factory and his accomplice over a property dispute, police said.
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) India is at the crossroads of a major contradiction in the character of its development - at one end there is growing modernity and at the other end moral regression like the revival of communalism, khap panchayats and repression, a veteran left leader contended Tuesday while speaking on the "state of the nation" at the 24th Safdar Hashmi Memorial Congregation here
Kolkata, Dec 20 (IANS) Top seeds and title favourites Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa, both from Tamil Nadu, led the men's and women's singles fields into the quarter-finals of the 60th senior National squash championships with comfortable victories, here Thursday.
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The hanging of terrorist Ajmal Kasab for the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks has robbed the BJP of an issue in the Gujarat polls and parliament's winter session, but it is unlikely to be of much electoral advantage to the Congress either, say analysts.
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) For once, the government, usually found dithering in crucial decision?making over the past years, was seen to have acted swiftly, decisively and with a certain amount of single?mindedness that left even its usual critics impressed.
Agartala, Oct 17 (IANS) The Indian Army has asked the Tripura government to take strict action against the 'culprits' who assaulted an army colonel here, an official release said Wednesday. Tripura Congress President Sudip Roy Barman and his elder brother Sandip Roy Barman reportedly assaulted Colonel B.B. Yadav July 27 at a private telecom service provider's store.
Chennai, Oct 4 (IANS) Indie film's success should not be measured by its first week collection, says independent filmmaker Sidharth Srinivasan whose second film "Pairon Talle", about clash between traditional and modern societies in Delhi, is coming out Friday.
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) A Delhi magistrate who earlier this year got divorced from her husband, an ex-Haryana civil judge, has sought transfer of a related contempt case from a court here on the ground of alleged "bias" against her.
Patna, Sep 6 (IANS) A doctor couple in Bihar's East Champaran district have resigned from their jobs at a government hospital after repeated extortion demands and threats by a gangster. They also slammed the local administration for its inactivity and lack of support.
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Actor Rishi Kapoor, who has been around for more than four decades, will release his autobiography in 2013.
Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) It's an Indian school that's been in Iran since the 1930s. It shifted to its present location in Tehran in 1952, became a Kendriya Vidyalaya in 2004 and teaches five languages. On Wednesday, it received a Rs.2 crore boost, the third such grant in the past four years.
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Shahid Kapoor has pulled out of a Yash Raj Films (YRF) project as his packed schedule is not allowing him to accommodate changes in creative aspects of the movie to be directed by Maneesh Sharma.
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Indian People's Theatre Association (IPTA) will pay tribute to the works of veteran actor A.K. Hangal, who started his acting journey with theatre, at a ceremony at the Prithvi Theatre Monday.
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) After getting the glimpse of Arab and Asian cinema at the Osian's Cinefan Film Festival, get set for first ever Delhi International Film Festival (DIFF) Dec 21-27, which the capital hosts.
New Delhi/Guwahati, July 31 (IANS) The recent ethnic flare-up in Assam that killed 58 and displaced hundreds of thousands of people not only shook the governments in both the state and the centre but revived the debate on why peace is so fragile in the northeastern state that is home to complex multi-ethnic, religious and linguistic groups.
Shimla, July 31 (IANS) It's modelled on London's Royal Albert Hall. Now, the British-era Gaiety Theatre, where Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling and legendary actors Prithviraj Kapoor and Balraj Sahni once performed, has written the perfect script for recreating the past.
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Building upon the positive momentum generated by the handover of 26/11 handler Abu Jundal by Riyadh last month, India and Saudi Arabia are set to intensify their security and economic cooperation as India cuts down on Iranian oil and hikes its oil supply from the most powerful economy in the Middle East.
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) A strategically important 480-metre bridge built on River Simen in Arunachal Pradesh by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), an agency of the defence ministry, has been declared open by Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju.
New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): Chief of Army Staff General V.K. Singh has ratified a decision to dismiss former military secretary Lt. Gen. Avadesh Prakash from service after he was found guilty by an army court for his role in the Sukna land scam case.
New Delhi, May 12(ANI): Experts have criticised the Maoists' call for nationwide shutdown on May 16 to protest the establishment of the proposed National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), the continuance of anti-rebel operations and the creation of an army training camp in Chhattisgarh, terming it a part of their "standard rhetoric".
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Naxals have called for a nation-wide shutdown on May 16 to protest against the proposed National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), the continuance of anti-Maoist operations and the creation of an army training camp in Chhattisgarh. This has been criticised by experts.
Shimla, May 9 (IANS) Screen legend Balraj Sahni was very fond of the hills and now his actor-son Parikshit Sahni is paying him a tribute by setting his first production venture - with the army as its theme - in Himachal Pradesh.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The rejection of the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) by the state governments on the grounds that it goes against the country's federal principles has evoked mixed response. While a former home secretary said there should not be any politics over terror, a former IB official said giving police powers to the proposed agency was like creating an Indian version of the KGB.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) A year after Osama bin Laden was hunted down and killed at his safehouse in Pakistan's military town of Abbottabad by elite American forces, an event that made splashing headlines the world over, strategic analysts across the spectrum are agreed that little has changed and the Al Qaeda may be weakened but is still dangerous.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Two Italians kidnapped in Odisha, then a legislator and now a collector in Chhattisgarh. The high profile abductions have again focused attention on the government strategy to counter Maoists and even officials are asking whether there is any clarity of thought in the twin approach of development and military action.
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Noted cinema and stage personalities, brothers Balraj and Bhisham Sahni were committed to the art of change in the late 1930s and 1940s that tried to the create a new social order to tide over human sufferings - and bring culture to the masses with a message.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) It may be a coincidence. But 12 of the 13 people arrested recently for links with terrorist outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM) are from Darbhanga in Bihar.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) A Delhi court has granted divorce to a former civil judge of Haryana from his wife, who is a metropolitan magistrate in a south Delhi court, on grounds of cruelty.
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Army chief General V.K. Singh Monday dropped a bombshell by revealing that a retired lieutenant general had offered him a bribe of Rs.14 crore (Rs.140 million) for approving the supply of 600 sub-standard vehicles to the army.
Mumbai, Sep 12 (ANI): With the ten-day long festival of Ganesh Chaturthi coming to an nd on Sunday with Ganpati Visarjan, scores of residents and college students gathered at the Juhu beach here today and actively participated in the clean-up drive.
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Friday underlined the need to integrate geosciences into secondary and tertiary education.
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari will confer the National Geoscience Award here today to various organizations working in the field of basic and applied geoscience in the country.
New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari will confer the National Geoscience Award here on Friday to various organizations working in the field of basic and applied geoscience in the country.
Mumbai, Kolkata, Manali, Dec.25 (ANI): People across India celebrated Christmas with great fervour and enthusiasm.
Ludhiana, Sep 4 (ANI): Attractive designer jewellery pieces lured lifestyle enthusiasts at a jewellery exhibition here which concluded yesterday.
Patna (Bihar), Mar 10 (ANI): The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) is most likely to split over the Women Reservation Bill with reports coming up that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar may form a new party now.
New Delhi, Dec.10 (ANI): Few Assamese are drawn to the ULFA these days, as everybody wants to live in peace.
New Delhi, Oct. 9 (ANI): Although the Taliban has claimed responsibility for Thursday's suicide car blast outside the Indian Embassy in Kabul that killed 17 people, Pakistan intelligence agency ISI's involvement in the attack cannot be ruled out.
Chomu (Rajasthan), Aug 22(ANI): Angry residents of Chomu, a town 60 km from Jaipur, took to streets on Saturday following reports that teenaged school children were allegedly forced to donate blood at a medical camp.
Srinagar, Aug 14 (ANI): A two-day kite festival began in Kashmir in which designer kites of infinite variety have been displayed.
Mumbai, July 28 (ANI): Yesteryear actress Leela Naidu passed away here on Tuesday after a prolong illness.
Dimapur, July 2 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have chronologically dated five ancestral settlement sites within Nagaland as belonging to the 7th century AD.
Ghaziabad, May 26 (IANS) The Ghaziabad police Tuesday claimed to have busted a racket in counterfeit medicines of internationally renowned prestigious brands. A huge cache of fake medicines worth at least Rs.five million was recovered in the raid.
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) After Bollywood star Akshay Kumar flaunted a beard and a turban in blockbuster 'Singh Is Kinng', Ranbir Kapoor is set to don a similar look for a Yash Raj Film titled 'Rocket Singh - Salesman of the Year'.
Patna, April 22 (IANS) It's been touted as the last electoral battle of George Fernandes. And his supporters in Muzaffarpur constituency in Bihar are working hard to ensure the defeat of the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) candidate after the party denied a ticket to him.
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) With over 100,000 new cancer cases diagnosed annually in India, a public-private initiative was launched in the capital Tuesday to spread awareness about the disease.
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) S.C. Chhabra, a 96-year-old former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer died Wednesday afternoon, a day after he was convicted and awarded a one-and-a-half year jail term by a court here in a cheque bouncing case.
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) Former lieutenant governor of Mizoram S.K. Chibber and five others have been been sentenced to one-and-a-half years in jail and fined Rs.5,000 because cheques issued by their firm in 1998 had bounced. But the complainants plan to now move court for better compensation.
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) More than six months after the Nuclear Suppliers Group signalled the resumption of global nuclear trade with India, New Delhi is set to explore business and technology opportunities with Britain when a group of scientists led by Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chief Anil Kakodkar travels to London next week.
New Delhi, Feb. 24 (ANI): The US-based Nostrum Pharmaceuticals has obtained worldwide licensing rights from the Indian-based Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH), to develop and commercialise Caerulomycin A, and its proprietary derivatives and analogues for their novel indication and immunosuppression.
Patna, Jan 23 (IANS) Villagers, angry over being denied a meeting with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, attacked a Bihar minister Friday who escaped unhurt but his six security guards suffered injuries, the police said.
Ludhiana, Jan.13 (ANI): Punjab's sports goods industry is presently undergoing a difficult face following a global slowdown. It believes that foreign direct investment can prove to be a saviour and help the industry.
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has said the ordinary middle class character of Surinder Sahni that he essays in 'Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi' is what he really is and wants the romantic iconic crown to shift from the earlier yuppie characters to 'Suri' 'because he's got a good heart'.
Film: 'Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi'; Cast: Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma, Vinay Pathak; Director: Aditya Chopra; Rating: *** 1/2
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Though 'Khosla Ka Ghosla' director Dibakar Banerjee is relatively new in Bollywood, one thing he has understood is that if you don't have A-list stars, you are asked to make a 'bankable' comedy.
Film: 'Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi'; Music Composer: Salim-Suleiman; Lyricist: Jaideep Sahni; Singers: Sukhwinder Singh, Shreya Ghoshal, Roop Kumar Rathod, Sonu Nigam, Labh Janjua, Sunidhi Chauhan; Rating: ***
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kajol and filmmaker Pritish Nandy were honoured here Wednesday for their work towards educating underprivileged children by a confederation of NGOs.
A retired Lieutenant General, the second highest in Indian Army hierarchy, S K Sahni will be court-martialled on Nov 26, facing corruption charges for allegedly procuring
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday stayed court martial proceedings against a retired lieutenant general on corruption charges for allegedly procuring poor quality food items for troops fighting insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir in 2004.
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) A lieutenant general will face a court martial Nov 26 for alleged irregularities in procuring ration for the troops in 2005, a senior official said here Friday. Lieutenant general is the second highest rank in the Indian Army, and this is the first time that such a senior officer is facing a court martial.
For veteran actress Shabana Azmi, filmmaker-turned-actor Farhan Akhtar's performance, was pitch-perfect - a title that she would otherwise give only to actors Balraj Sahni and Paresh Rawal.
Film: 'Ek Vivaah... Aisa Bhi'; Cast: Sonu Sood, Eesha Koppikhar, Alok Nath, Smita Jaykar, Vishal Malhotra; Director: Kaushik Ghatak; Rating: * 1/2
Film: 'Roadside Romeo'; Music Director: 'Salim-Suleiman'; Lyricist: Jaideep Sahni; Singers: Kunal Ganjawala, Gayatri Iyer, Naresh Kamath, Jugal Hansraj, Anushka Manchanda, Earl, Salim, KK, Sudesh Bhonsle, Sunidhi Chauhan, Javed Jaffrey, Marianne D. Cruz, John Stewart, Saif Ali Khan; Rating: ***
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Embarrassed by a string of terror attacks, the Indian government has set up a task force to shore up gaps in its intelligence agencies and address critical manpower and resource shortages.
Salgaocar after dominating the major part of the game rallied thrice to hold JCT to an exciting 3-3 draw in the 9th round of the ONGC I-League match played at Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, here on Thursday. In a fast-paced match where fortunes swung either
Salgoacar SC got the better off much fancied JCT Mills 2-1 to set up the semifinal clash with Mahindra United who scraped through to the last four stage after edging past Sporting Clube De Goa 5-3 via tie
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