Anand Kumar

  • JDS Delhi unit president, members join AAP 22-03-2014 06:06 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party got a shot in arm on Saturday after several members of the Janta Dal Secular (JDS) unit of Delhi, including the President, joined the party. The party welcomed Haji Ikram Hasan, Delhi President of JDS, in its fold alongwith Vice-Presidents Javed Khan and Khalid Mohammad Yamin, President...
  • Hardoi District Magistrate dies of heart attack 14-03-2014 07:25 PM

    District Magistrate of Hardoi Anand Kumar Dwivedi on Friday died of cardiac arrest Hardoi, official sources said. He was 57. Dwivedi, an IAS officer of 2002 batch, had returned home in the afternoon, and was taking rest before lunch in his room where he was found dead after sometime by...
  • Super 30 hero Anand Kumar seeks extra chance in IIT-JEE like UPSC 11-02-2014 09:27 PM

    Buoyed by UPSC's decision to provide additional two chances to aspirants across all categories, mathematician Anand Kumar of Super 30 fame on Tuesday urged for a similar opportunity in examination for qualifying in IITs. "This shall also be extended to Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)," he said in a statement. Kumar...
  • Mahesh Babu is a show stealer: Anand Kumar 28-11-2013 04:15 PM

    Hyderabad: Mahesh Babu's presence always results in a large gathering, said debutant director Anand Kumar about the superstar, who graced the audio launch of Telugu romantic-drama 'Hrudayam Ekkadaunnadi' here recently. "It was wonderful on his part to oblige our request and attend the audio launch. His fans thronged in large...
  • Education system in India is rich oriented: Anand Kumar 17-11-2013 07:23 PM

    Describing the education system in the country as 'rich-oriented', founder of Patna-based 'Super 30' Anand Kumar strongly advocated that the Joint Entrance Examinations (JEE) of professional institutions should be based on natural talent and creativity rather than the prevailing system. Opposing the two-tier entrance examination of the IIT, he said...
  • Research on coaching center Super 30 reveals its education has lead to social transition 24-10-2013 01:34 PM

    A joint project by University of East London and TISS on Super 30, an institute that helps underprivileged children crack IIT exam, has found how education could be used for social transition. Super 30 run by noted mathematician Anand Kumar has the distinction of preparing children from poor section of...
  • Coalgate: PM asks Anand Sharma, Chidambaram to reach out to India Inc 18-10-2013 03:39 PM

    New Delhi: In the wake of criticism being leveled against the government by the corporates for having an unfavourable atmosphere for business in India, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has asked Commerce Minister Anand Sharma and Finance Minister P Chidambaram to reach out to India Inc. The government has been in...
  • Coalgate: Kumar Mangalam Birla to meet Finance Minister on Friday evening 18-10-2013 02:37 PM

    New Delhi: Aditya Birla Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla is likely to meet Finance Minister P Chidambaram over a CBI inquiry in the coal block allocation case. The proposed meeting comes after CBI named Birla in its 14th FIR pertaining to the coal blocks allocation scam. The government has been in...
  • Desi Kattey: A land where guns are a part of the civilisation 14-10-2013 12:07 AM

    New Delhi: Countryside stories are the latest flavour in the Hindi film industry. Every filmmakers is shifting focus towards the semi-urban and rural areas in order to get fresh plots and twists. Anand Kumar, who last film 'Zila Ghaziabad' was also about raw, earthy criminals, is once again ready to...
  • India seizes armed anti-piracy ship owned by US security firm 13-10-2013 10:47 PM

    India has detained an armed ship operated by a US maritime security company and the 35 people on board for failing to produce papers authorizing it to carry weapons and ammunition in Indian waters, the coast guard said on Sunday. Coast Guard Commandant Anand Kumar said the ship was stopped...
  • Tokyo university offers scholarship to two students of coaching centre Super 30 11-09-2013 01:21 PM

    Impressed with remarkable performance of Super 30, Japan's Tokyo university on Wednesday offered scholarship to two students of the group run by mathematician Anand Kumar to study there. The offer was made by a team of Tokyo university that visited Super 30 in Patna to have face-to-face interaction with students...
  • Desi Kattey: 'Zila Ghaziabad' director's next is an action thriller 14-08-2013 01:36 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anand Kumar, who brought together Vivek Oberoi and Sanjay Dutt in action-drama 'Zila Ghaziabad', has launched his own production house Anand Kumar Productions and is now gearing up with three projects - 'Desi Kattey', 'Juliet' and 'Nabbu'. "It is a great feeling to be your own master. We...
  • 'Zilla Ghaziabad' is not a biopic, says director 27-12-2011 11:17 AM

    New Delhi: The widow of a late former Indian Army man has approached the Delhi High Court seeking direction to stay the release of film 'Zilla Ghaziabad', starring Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi, alleging that its story wrongly portrayed her husband as a criminal. Krishna Devi, in her petition Friday,...
  • 'Meerut Junction' is based on rail mafia 30-11-2011 04:36 PM

    New Delhi: It seems the reality bug has bitten filmmakers and the latest to join the bandwagon is Anand Kumar. After 'Zilla Ghaziabad', which is inspired by a real life incident, his next 'Meerut Junction' is based on rail mafia. The rustic love story is inspired by real-life incidents with...
  • Ranbir Kapoor to play Super 30s' Anand Kumar? 21-11-2011 06:35 PM

    Patna: After inspiring Amitabh Bachchan's character in Aarakshan, mathematician Anand Kumar of the Super 30 fame is set to get a full-fledged movie based on his life. With Ranbir Kapoor playing the Anand on screen, sources claim that the movie will be directed by Anurag Basu. Super 30 is an...
  • 'IIT exam panel behind poor student quality' 05-10-2011 01:26 PM

    Patna: Anand Kumar, who founded Super 30, Bihar's widely acclaimed free coaching centre for Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) aspirants, has blamed the institutes' entrance exam panel for the poor quality of students making the cut, a concern voiced by Infosys chairman emeritus NR Narayana Murthy. Anand Kumar said if...
  • 'Zilla Ghaziabad' is true to life: Anand Kumar 01-10-2011 02:20 PM

    New Delhi: Anand Kumar's debut film 'Delhi Heights' had won him critical accolades despite lacking success at the box office. His next film 'Jugaad' was also appreciated for its fast paced storyline and good performances. Now, the director is returning with multi starrer 'Zilla Ghaziabad'. IBN Live talks to him...
  • Math whiz Anand Kumar helped me direct Big B: Jha 04-08-2011 11:40 AM

    Patna: Filmmaker Prakash Jha said he used the teaching skills and body language of Super30 founder and math wizard Anand Kumar to direct Amitabh Bachchan and Saif Ali Khan in his upcoming film 'Aarakshan'. "I took help from Anand Kumar and I observed his body language and skills which helped...
  • 24 of Bihar's Super 30 crack IIT-JEE 2011 25-05-2011 11:44 AM

    Patna: Twenty-four students from underprivileged sections, of the total 30, have this time made it to the IIT-JEE from the 'Super 30' founded by mathematics wizard Anand Kumar. With this the total number of Super 30 students, having qualified for the IIT-JEE in the last nine years, have gone upto...
  • Super 30 scores 100 per cent in IIT-JEE 30-05-2008 08:42 PM

    Dubai: Senior Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was presented the Wisden India Outstanding Achievement award for completing a century of 100 international hundreds in Dubai. Tendulkar had achieved the milestone while playing against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup in March. The event was organised by FidelisWorld and the iconic batsman was...
  • Patna's Super 30 fulfills IIT dreams of poor students 14-03-2008 02:42 PM

    New Delhi: Terming Tuesday's spot-fixing verdict as just a tip of the iceberg, former Indian Premier Premier Chairman Lalit Modi said not only the players but umpires and administrators are also involved in the fixing menace. It's not only Players that fix matches. Sometimes there are Umpires too in connivance...