Akash

  • Surface to air missile Akash test-fired from Odisha coast 24-02-2014 06:31 PM

    India on Monday test-fired the indigenously developed surface-to-air missile 'Akash' from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur-on-sea, about 15 km from Balasore. The missile targeted a floating object supported by Pilotless Target Aircraft 'Lakshya'. "Lakshya was sent at 11.31 AM before Akash test fired from the launch complex-3 at 11.42...
  • Akash missile test-fired from Odisha coast 21-02-2014 02:11 PM

    India on Friday test-fired the indigenously developed surface-to-air Akash missile from the Integrated Test Range launch complex at Chandipur near Balasore. The missile targeted a floating object supported by Pilot Less Target Aircraft (PTA) 'Lakshya', defence officials said. "Akash was test fired from launch complex-3 at 11.22 AM," a defence...
  • Forest department lodges cases against Ghaziabad civic officials 18-02-2014 08:52 PM

    The Ghaziabad forest department has registered two criminal cases against the city's municipal corporation officials for damaging trees and concretising the ground surface, thereby harming the city's biodiversity. Akash Vashishtha, an environmentalist, lodged a complaint with the department in which he said over 208 trees of city forest were damaged...
  • 'D Day to 'David': 10 films which deserved more appreciation at the box office 31-12-2013 03:48 PM

    Mumbai: Episodic film 'David' or heart-wrenching mother-daughter drama 'Mai' or rare medical thriller 'Ankur Arora Murder Case' are some of the cinematically superlative films, but they failed to click at the box office. Here is a list of 10 such films that deserved better viewership and appreciation than what they...
  • Hope to taste success with 'Ananda' sequel: Jai Akash 22-11-2013 03:22 PM

    Chennai: Southern actor Jai Akash is in need of a hit film and he hopes to change his fate with upcoming film 'Anandam Arambam', sequel to his own 2001 Telugu blockbuster 'Anandam'. "I don't have to specially talk about 'Anandam' because everybody knows its success story. I have been going...
  • Court to consider defamation complaint against Modi, others on Nov 26 21-11-2013 06:56 PM

    A Delhi court, on Thursday, fixed November 26 for considering the criminal defamation complaint filed by former IPS officer RB Sreekumar against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Rajnath Singh and two others over attacks on him in the ISRO spying case. Sreekumar, who retired as the Director General...
  • Passengers can demand safety-demo of Volvo buses: VP Akash Passey 16-11-2013 10:04 PM

    There have been two major accidents where Volvo buses went up in flames in a span of two weeks. After the two tragic incidents resulting in the death of many questions are being raised on the safety of going by the Volvo, and the company's Senior Vice President Akash Passey...
  • Puri Jagannadh's son to play young Balakrishna in 'Legend' 16-11-2013 03:31 PM

    Chennai: Child actor Puri Akash, son of filmmaker Puri Jagannadh, will essay the role of young Nandamuri Balakrishna in upcoming political-drama 'Legend', slated to be released next year. "Puri's son Akash will play the younger version of Balakrishna in the film. I had seen his performances in other films and...
  • DRDO's international coming out party in Seoul features new Pragati tactical missile system

    Geek At Large |  Saurav Jha
    India's growing military industrial complex has begun to seriously look towards international markets which could be quite considerable for Indian defence wares if properly cultivated....

  • 'Rabba Main Kya Karoon' review: Wink, smirk and unfaithful husbands 03-08-2013 11:32 AM

    Cast: Arshad Warsi, Riya Sen, Raj Babbar, Paresh Rawail, Sushmita Mukherjee, Akash Chopra, Tahira Kochar Director: Amrit Sagar Chopra Rating: 3 stars Mira Nair's 'Monsoon Wedding' proved it once for all. Only Greek weddings need not be big and fat, Punjabi Indian weddings don't lag far behind either. Bollywood has...
  • Muzaffarpur boy attacked JNU girl for ignoring him: Police 01-08-2013 02:00 PM

    Preliminary investigation in the attack on a JNU student on Wednesday has revealed that the perpetrator Akash was upset with Roshni's 'indifferent behaviour' towards him for the past few weeks because of which he decided to kill her. After the incident, police had recovered a four-page suicide note from 23-year-old...
  • UP girl attacked in JNU battles for life in Delhi's Safdarjung hospital 01-08-2013 01:10 PM

    22-year-old Roshni from Muzaffarnagar who was attacked by a fellow student Akash inside Jawaharlal Nehru University on Wednesday, is battling for her life in Safdarjung hospital in New Delhi. "She is on ventilator and her condition is critical,"doctors said. Following an argument on Wednesday, 23-year-old Akash had attacked her with...
  • 'Rabba Main Kya Karoon' Music Review: The songs fail to impress 28-07-2013 01:46 PM

    Composer: Salim-Sulaiman Singers: Salim Merchant, Benny Dayal, Monali Thakur, Raj Pandit, Vidhi Sharma, Akash Chopra and Labh Janjua Rating: 2 out of 5 With six tracks in director Amrit Sagar's movie 'Rabba Main Kya Karoon', composer duo Salim-Sulaiman have tried to bring in a Punjabi flavour to the music album....
  • Abhijeet Gupta wins Commonwealth Championship 15-07-2013 05:46 PM

    Port Elizabeth: Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta won the Commonwealth Chess Championship after settling for a draw with Indian national title holder G Akash in the 11th and final round that concluded here at the Boardwalk. Putting in a solid performance right through, Gupta scored nine points...
  • 'Rabba Main Kya Karoon' first look: Enjoy a Punjabi wedding 03-07-2013 04:47 PM

    New Delhi: After winning the national award for the film, 1971 Amrit Sagar Chopra is back with a bang with his next film 'Rabba Main Kya Karoon' starring Arshad Warsi, Paresh Rawal, Raj Babbar, Akash Chopra, Tahira Kochhar, Riya Sen, Himani Shivpuri, Tinnu Anand, Sushmita Mukherjee and Shakti Kapoor. The...
  • 1.5 lakh students in rural Punjab to get Akash tablets 29-05-2013 01:11 AM

    Amritsar: 1.5 lakh students in rural areas would be provided with Akash tablets from this session at a cost of Rs 110 crore, Punjab government said on Tuesday. The government is fully committed to strengthen higher education in rural areas of the state and the education sector was a priority...
  • Porn star Sunny Leone out of 'Bigg Boss 5' 01-01-2012 01:28 PM

    New Delhi: "I am who I am," says Sunny Leone. The Indo-Canadian porn star, the latest to be evicted out of reality show 'Bigg Boss 5', says she did not try and use the platform to promote her "business". Sunny Leone just missed the opportunity of winning reality show 'Bigg...
  • It was a story worth telling: Akash Chopra 16-11-2011 09:21 PM

    Former Indian opener, Akash Chopra talks about his book 'Out of the Blue' which describes Rajasthan's Ranji Trophy triumph last year. ...
  • World's cheapest tablet computer arrives 06-10-2011 10:41 AM

    New Delhi: HRD Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday unvieled the world's cheapest tablet computer. The cost, just Rs 2250. Or about $ 149. Sibal said, "There are milestones in life when we feel we have really achieved something great. This is one of those milestones." These tablets will be subsidised...
  • ULFA chief alleges his son has been abducted 23-12-2010 04:05 PM

    New Delhi: United Liberation Front of Asom 'commander-in-chief' Paresh Baruah on Thursday alleged that his son has been kidnapped from his school in Dhaka. In an e-mail sent to media groups in the Northeast, Paresh Baruah claimed that his son Tahsim alias Akash Khan, a student class 9 at Notre...
  • Indian American student wins US science prize 08-12-2010 05:05 PM

    Washington: Inspired by the science fiction movie "I, Robot," two high school students, one of them an Indian American, have developed a speech recognition technology that has won them a $100,000 grand prize. Akash Krishnan and Matthew Fernandez of Portland, Oregon, who developed a computer algorithm that can detect a...
  • IAF celebrates its 78th anniversary today 08-10-2010 08:23 AM

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force will celebrate its 78th anniversary on Friday at Air Force Station Hindon just east of the Yamuna River from the national capital New Delhi. It is expected to be a display of India's air power beginning with a performance by para motor and powered...
  • A year after 26/11: Doc spent sleepless nights to save others 20-11-2009 06:50 PM

    A story of a dentist whose sleepless night gave many a new morning. ...