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  • FIR in Sankalp Anand suicide case names DG, IG 1 week ago

    Mathura: An FIR has been registered in Mathura against 38 persons, including a DG and IG, for allegedly abetting the suicide of the son and daughter-in-law of poet-lyricist Santosh Anand, a senior police official said. Santosh Anand's son Sankalp (38), along with his wife Naresh Nandini (34) and daughter Ridhima (five)...
  • India preferred destination for surrogacy due to low cost, but practice remains unregulated 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Commercial surrogacy was legalised in India in 2002 and since then the country has turned into an international surrogacy destination because of its cost effectiveness. But the practice largely remains unregulated as there has been no law to govern surrogacy in India. Anand, a small district in Gujarat, is...
  • Police begins probe into the suicide of lyricist Santosh Anand's son October 17, 2014

    Mathura: A team of police officials has left for Delhi to probe into the suicides of Bollywood lyricist Santosh Anand's son Sankalp Anand and daughter-in-law Nandini Anand, police said Friday. The team, including Assistant Superintendent of Police Priti Priyadarshini and officials Atul Kumar Srivastav and Arvind Kumar, will investigate into the...
  • Viswanathan Anand right on track, says Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikaran October 16, 2014

    Impressed by Viswanathan Anand's twin titles this year, Indian chess Grandmaster Krishnan Sasikaran said the five-time world champion is right on track for the coveted FIDE World Championship showdown against Magnus Carlsen. "The way he bounced back winning candidates and Bilbao (recently) speaks volumes about Anand's determination. "Certainly, he's on track," the...
  • MHA orders probe into lyricist Santosh Anand's son's suicide after suicide note blames Ministry officials October 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Famous Bollywood lyricist Santosh Anand is a broken man. His son Sankalp and daughter-in-law committed suicide on Wednesday by jumping in front of a train at Mathura. The couple's five-year-old daughter was with them, but survived the accident. But what has raised eyebrows is his tell-all suicide note that...
  • Mathura: Santosh Anand's son, daughter-in-law commit suicide by jumping in front of a train October 16, 2014

    Lyricist Santosh Anand's son and daughter-in-law committed suicide by jumping in front of a train. Police found a suicide note which cited financial troubles as the reason for this extreme step. They were residents of south Delhi. ...
  • Lyricist Santosh Anand's son and daughter-in-law commit suicide October 16, 2014

    Mathura: Sankalp Anand, son of poet and film lyricist Santosh Anand, and his wife were killed when they allegedly jumped along with their seven-year-old daughter in front of a speeding train here today, police said. Sankalp (38) and his wife Naresh Nandini Anand (34), who were based in Delhi, died on...
  • Narendra Modi seeks to revive India's 'zombie factories', not abandon them October 13, 2014

    Kanpur: At British India Corporation's textile factory in Kanpur, four men sit in a control room watching computerised gauges eight hours a day. When they are done, another group takes over, and then another, for 24 hours a day - much as they might at any major industrial plant. The problem...
  • Defence Ministry never been reduced to an additional charge: Congress October 9, 2014

    The firing has stopped for the moment at the border but the opposition continues to target the Centre in Delhi. The Congress has slammed PM Narendra Modi for not being able to deal with the border situation effectively. "We do not want to politicise the issue but we have not...
  • PM Modi should do homework well; Maharashtra ahead of Gujarat: Congress October 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Claiming that Maharashtra is ahead of Gujarat in terms of development and education, former Union Minister and Congress leader Anand Sharma said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should to do his "homework before saying anything." Sharma said Modi is "scared" and that is the reason he is holding over 20 rallies...
  • 'Bang Bang' review: The film isn't unwatchable but certainly tests your patience October 2, 2014

    Director: Siddharth Anand Cast: Katrina Kaif, Hrithik Roshan Bang Bang has two gorgeous leads, some eye-popping stunt scenes, a slew of beautiful locales, and pretty hummable music. It would take an especially awful script and a truly incompetent director to deliver an unwatchable film out of those ingredients. Within the first ten minutes...
  • Amitabh Bachchan: Hrishikesh Mukherjee knew how to tell the simplest of stories in the most enchanting manner October 1, 2014

    Mumbai: He knew how to say the "simplest of the stories" in the most exciting manner and his sense of budget was exceptional too, says actor Amitabh Bachchan while remembering late maestro Hrishikesh Mukherjee on his birth anniversary. Mukherjee's 92nd birth anniversary was Tuesday and Big B just couldn't stop reminiscing...
  • Modi's US visit disappointing on outcomes: Congress October 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday launched an all-out attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying his US visit was "disappointing" on outcomes and claimed that an atmosphere of a grand event was created with the help of "cheerleaders" many of whom brought from India. Accusing the Prime Minister of "hurting" the...
  • Physical challenges don't scare me provided I have time to prepare myself: Katrina Kaif on performing stunts September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: From shooting in seven different locations across the globe to performing strenuous stunts, Katrina Kaif has done it all in action thriller 'Bng Bang' which the actress says was the most difficult film to work on. The 31-year-old actress says she has been hard at work for over a...
  • Modi's G-All mantra left major impact on world community: MD Mahindra Group September 30, 2014

    Managing Director and Chairman of Mahindra Group Anand Mahindra is enthusiastic about investments in Indian Market. Complementing PM Modi's US visit the corporate said the G-All mantra will leave major impact. ...
  • E Lounge Unwind: Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif talk about 'Bang Bang' September 28, 2014

    Speaking to CNN-IBN's Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actors Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif talk about their forthcoming film 'Bang Bang'. Directed by Siddharth Anand, the film is set to release on October 2. ...
  • 'Make In India' has to be made successful, says Anand Mahindra September 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra on Thursday said that every citizen would have to play a part in making Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious 'Make In India' project successful. "We have to make this (project) work. We all have to do our bit," Mahindra told reporters, responding to a question...
  • Diplomacy not event management: Congress to Modi on Chinese intrusions September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Accusing the Narendra Modi government of not being serious about Chinese intrusions, Congress on Wednesday demanded that the Prime Minister appoint a Special Representative to carry forward the talks on border issues as "diplomacy is not event management". "I would like to advice Prime Minister that diplomacy is not...
  • 2G case: SC asks Public Prosecutor to look into allegations against CBI Director Ranjit Sinha September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: In more trouble for Central Bureau Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha, the Supreme Court on Monday asked Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) Anand Grover to look into allegations against Sinha in the 2G spectrum allocation case. Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan has alleged that Sinha met suspects in the highprofile case. The...
  • Viswanathan Anand close to winning Bilbao Masters September 20, 2014

    Bilbao: Fivetime world champion Viswanathan Anand took a decisive step towards his second big title of the year after drawing with Ruslan Ponomariov of Ukraine in the fifth and penultimate round of the Final Masters here on Saturday. After crushing Francisco Vallejo Pons of Spain in the fourth round, Anand cemented...
  • Viswanathan Anand closes in to title victory in Bilbao Masters September 20, 2014

    Bilbao: Fivetime world champion Viswanathan Anand took a decisive step towards his second big title of the year after drawing with Ruslan Ponomariov of Ukraine in the fifth and penultimate round of the Final Masters here on Friday. After crushing Francisco Vallejo Pons of Spain in the fourth round, Anand cemented...
  • Are you mad? This in an impossible task: Hrithik Roshan to director Siddharth Anand when asked to perform Michael Jackson's steps September 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Hrithik Roshan is one of the best dancers in Bollywood but even he was at his wit's end when 'Bang Bang' director Siddharth Anand told him to emulate 'King of Pop' Michael Jackson's moves for the title track. Hrithik said he refused initially because he thought it would...
  • Viswanathan Anand beats Vallejo Pons to stay ahead in Bilbao Masters September 16, 2014

    Bilbao: Fivetime world champion Viswanathan Anand cashed in on his chances to put it across Francisco Vallejo Pons of Spain in the second round of Bilbao Final Masters. Anand displayed his technical prowess and had Vallejo offtrack with some brilliant ideas in the game and even though it would go down...
  • Viswanathan Anand beats Ruslan Ponomariov in Bilbao opener September 15, 2014

    Bilbao: Fivetime world champion Viswanathan Anand started his campaign at the Bilbao Final Masters with a crushing win over former FIDE world champion Ruslan Ponomariov of Ukraine here. Playing his last tournament ahead of the World Championship rematch against Magnus Carlsen in November, Anand showed that he was in top form...
  • Jayaram, Praneeth reach prequarters of Indonesian Masters September 11, 2014

    Palembang: Four Indian shuttlers, Ajay Jayaram, B Sai Praneeth, H S Prannoy and Anand Pawar advanced to the prequarterfinals of the USD 12,500 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament in the men's singles competition on Thursday. Jayaram and Praneeth will clash in the prequarterfinals, following their gruelling threegame wins in...
  • India will have edge in Novak Djokovic's absence: Anand Amritraj September 7, 2014

    Bangalore: India's Davis Cup captain Anand Amritraj on Sunday said his side can beat the formidable Serbians if world number one Novak Djokovic give the World Group playoff tie a miss. "I am told that Djokovic is to confirm his playing tonight. If he does not turn up, it will be...
  • Leander Paes confirmed for Davis Cup tie against Serbia September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran star Leander Paes is set to combine with Rohan Bopanna for the doubles rubber during the Davis Cup tie against Serbia, Indian captain Anand Amritraj confirmed on Sunday but he says nothing has been decided on the Asian Games squad as yet. The inclusion of 41yearold Paes in...
  • 100 days of Modi government: Centre hasn't done anything to fulfil poll promises, claims Congress September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: As the Narendra Modi government completes 100 days in power, the Congress has hit out at the Centre. The Congress alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) made tall claims while in opposition but has not done anything to fulfil its promises, specially on the issue of black...
  • Modi government simply repackaged UPA schemes: Congress September 1, 2014

    The Opposition has raised questions on Narendra Modi's 100 days in office. Congress strongly criticised Prime Minister's Jan Dhan Yojana. The Opposition has claimed that the government has simply repackaged UPA schemes and is misleading people. Senior congress leader Anand Sharma told CNNIBN that the UPA had started the process...
  • Small process changes matter, not big bang reforms: Anand Mahindra August 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Giving a thumbs up to the BJP government, leading industrialist Anand Mahindra says Prime Minister Narendra Modi's focus on setting processes right is more important than big bang reforms. "Up to now I am very heartened that what I am seeing happen is that somehow the PM has signalled...