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  • Dhruv Sitwala stuns Pankaj Advani to claim Asian Billiards title April 13, 2015

    Beijing: Rising Mumbai cueist Dhruv Sitwala stunned multiple world champion Pankaj Advani to win the ACBS Asian Billiards Championship and pocket his first international title ON Monday. Indian cuiests dominated the event, which had three world champions Advani, C Praprut and Peter Gilchrist in the fray, as defending champion Sourav Kothari...
  • LFW, Day 1: Shraddha Kapoor saunters down the ramp in DRVV by Dhruv Kapoor March 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Shraddha Kapoor turned showstopper for Delhi-based designer Dhruv Kapoor at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015. The actress looked drop-dead gorgeous in the DRVV's creation and make a smashing entry on the runway. She wore a strapless A-line top that featured a lovely train and teamed it with...
  • This Indian guitarist takes the phrase 'one-man army' to a whole new level March 15, 2015

    Delhi based guitarist, Dhruv Visvanath is best known for his unique way of playing the acoustic guitar, which involves using the same as a percussive instrument as well. 'Percussive Tapping' is a style that has been made famous by notable musicians such as Andy McKee, Jon Gomm and Justin King....
  • J&K: Army helicopter crashes in Bandipora district, pilot, co-pilot reported dead February 11, 2015

    Srinagar: An army helicopter on Wednesday crashed in Bandipora district of central Kashmir, killing a Lieutenant Colonel and a Major who were piloting the chopper, an Army spokesperson said. The Dhruv helicopter of Army's aviation squadron based at Manasbal crashed about 30 minutes after it took off during a training sortie...
  • Pankaj Advani trounces Dhruv Sitwala to annex National Billiards title January 17, 2015

    Kolkata: Indian ace Pankaj Advani routed his PSPB colleague and 'friend' Dhruv Sitwala 5-0 in a flawless display of potting en route to his seventh Senior National Billiards Championship at the Bengal Rowing Club, here on Saturday. The holder of 12 world titles in various categories faced some resistance in the...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 2, Day 2 December 15, 2014

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day one roundup: Uttar Pradesh medium-pacers continuously came back to check Madhya Pradesh on the opening day of the Group A Ranji Trophy match on Sunday. Left-arm spinner Rakesh Dhruv scalped four batsmen as Vidarbha bundled out Punjab for 195 on...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 2: Dhruv takes four wickets as Punjab all out for 195 December 14, 2014

    Nagpur: Left-arm spinner Rakesh Dhruv scalped four batsmen as Vidarbha bundled out Punjab for 195 on the opening day of the Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match on Sunday. Vidarbha bowlers did everything right after winning the toss, striking consistently. Fast bowler Shrikant Wagh (2 for 49) drew the first blood when...
  • To boost ties, PM Modi presents advanced chopper to Nepal November 25, 2014

    Kathmandu: Showing India's commitment to strengthening ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday handed over to Nepal an Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) which will be used for military operations. "This will add to Nepal's shield of protection," Modi said. The Dhruv Mark 3 is manufactured by state-owned aerospace and defence...
  • News 360: Setback for Congress as AG rejects plea for Leader of Opposition post July 25, 2014

    In a huge blow to the Congress, the Attorney General has rejected the party's plea for getting the post of the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha. The AG has claimed that the party must have 10 per cent of House strength to get the Leader of Opposition post. ...
  • Dhruv chopper likely to be deployed onboard INS Vikramaditya June 16, 2014

    Panaji: Indigenouslybuilt Dhruv helicopter is likely to be deployed on the country's largest warship Russianorigin aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya for carrying out the role of detecting hostile submarines. If inducted, the Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) will be the first indigenous system to be integrated on the warship, which so far operates...
  • Navy commissions first advanced light helicopter squadron November 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The first ALH (Dhruv) Squadron was commissioned at Kochi today by Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha, Flag Officer Commanding in Chief Western Naval Command. Dhruv is the first indigenously designed and manufactured helicopter at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and with its multi role capabilities has proven her mettle in all...
  • Helicopter Dhruv clocks 1,00,000 flying hours October 9, 2013

    Bangalore: The country's first indigenous chopper, Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH Dhruv), designed, developed, produced and maintained by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) to meet the requirements of military and civil operators, on Wednesday achieved a new milestone of clocking one lakh cumulative flying hours. The landmark was achieved early in the day...
  • Eesha Koppikar returns to Kollywood with 'Looty' September 28, 2013

    Eesha Koppikar, who worked in Kollywood in films like 'O Nanna Nalle', 'Suryavansha' and 'Hoo Anthiya Uhoo Anthiya' earlier, will now return to Kannada films with 'Looty'. The actress bid adieu to films after she got married to businessman Timmy Narang. The actress will return to Kannada films after a...
  • Army helicopter crashes at Siachen, pilots safe May 13, 2013

    New Delhi: An Army helicopter, on air maintenance operations, crashed on Monday morning in the icy heights of Siachen glacier but both the pilots survived the accident and were being evacuated for treatment, army sources said. The advanced light helicopter (ALH) Dhruv, flown by two pilots of the Army Aviation Squadron,...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A, Round 8, Day 4: Zaheer's fivefor guides Mumbai to victory December 25, 2012

    Indore: Zaheer Khan's incisive spell on Tuesday helped Mumbai pull off a stunning sevenrun win over Madhya Pradesh in what turned out to be the most interesting Ranji Trophy group league encounter of this season. Chasing a victory target of 311 on the final day, MP came tantalisingly close getting...
  • Pankaj Advani wins the World Billiards Championship October 28, 2012

    Leeds: India's Pankaj Advani won his seventh World billiards title when he outclassed defending champion Mike Russell 1,8951,216 in the final on Sunday. Leading 872614 at the halfway mark in the fivehour match, the 27year old Advani displayed greater consistency than Russell to repeat his 2009 victory against the 43yearold Qatarbased...
  • Advani, Sethi keep up winning streak at World Billiards October 21, 2012

    Leeds: Seventime world champion Pankaj Advani, veteran Geet Sethi and Dhruv Sitwala continued their unbeaten run in the Time Format after outplaying their rivals in the World Billiards Championships here Sunday. Advani whipped John Hartley of England 630294, Sethi routed another Englishman Nalin Patel 522268 and Sitwala virtually toyed with Australia's...
  • Pankaj, Geet, Dhruv off to great start at World billiards October 20, 2012

    Leeds: World billiards finalist Dhruv Sitwala and former champion Geet Sethi alongwith Pankaj Advani were off to roaring starts as the trio outplayed their respective rivals by huge margins on the opening day of the World Billiards Championships here. Sitwala thrashed Ryan Mears 702134, Advani routed Martin Schmdt 874147 while Geet...
  • Bala enters Kannada Cinema with 'Hit List' October 1, 2012

    The terrific actor from Malayalam and Tamil films Bala enters the Sandalwood from 'Hit List'. He is the director and actor of this film, which stars Dhruv Sharma and Sandhya in lead roles. For the debut film of Bala, Kichcha Sudeep has given voice over. It was screened via trailer of...
  • Govt scraps Coast Guard tender for choppers September 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Coast Guard's plan to boost its maritime surveillance capabilities will have to wait as the Defence Ministry has scrapped its tender to procure 16 light helicopters. Only two companies Indian Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), offering its ALH Dhruv, and European Eurocopter with its twinengine Panther MB ...
  • Arjun, Duniya Vijay team up for new project August 7, 2012

    After two successful films 'Ambari' and 'Addhuri', director Arjun is taking on his next assignment, starring action hero Duniya. In his previous two films he made new attempts and introduced Dhruva Sarja 'Addhuri'. His second movie 'Addhuri' got released after a gap of three years. Addressing the media at the...
  • Dhruvs debut , 'Addhuri' completes 50 days success August 3, 2012

    The first win is the best win for any artist. That is true in the case of Tamil action King Arjun's nephew Dhruv Sarja. Actor Chiranjeevi Sarja's younger brother debut has got a tumultuous opening in over 50 theatres. The film starring Dhruv Sarja and Radhika Pandit has...
  • Actor turned director Bala is ready to 'Hitlist' August 1, 2012

    Malayalam actor Bala is all set to play a new role with his directorial debut 'Hitlist'. Produced by Bala's home banner Arunachalam Pictures, movie stars Bala in the lead role. Movie will see Aishwarya Devan as the lead actress and Dhruv as an antagonist. While Naraen and...
  • Actor Bala turns director with 'Hit List' June 27, 2012

    Actor Bala who is the only Tamil actor to get continuous breaks in Malayalam will be adding new feathers to his cap soon. He will be donning the role of a movie director through his upcoming movie 'Hit List', which will also see him as the hero. The project which will...
  • Dhruv Sarja makes his Kannada debut with 'Addhuri' June 17, 2012

    Dhruv Sarja makes an entry into Sandalwood with 'Addhuri', a real life story shown on reel screen. Its been a long time coming but finally, 'Addhuri' is releasing this week. The film had kicked off in August 2010 but is hitting cinemas only this month. "I am excited and keeping my...
  • Kannada Review: 'Addhuri' replete with emotions June 16, 2012

    Director A.P. Arjun's "Addhuri" comes as a breath of fresh air in the stagnant Kannada film industry. It has all the elements that can make it a big hit. Though launching fresh faces with Dhruv and Radhika Pandit was a challenge, Arjun has emerged with flying colours. "Addhuri" does not boast...
  • Shehla case: Zahida charged with murder conspiracy May 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed a charge sheet in RTI activist Shehla Masood's murder case. The investigative agency charged the prime accused in the case Zahida Pervez under section 120(B) for conspiracy of murder. MLA Dhruv Narayan Singh has not been charged yet. CBI had arrested...
  • Bharat Sarja starts shooting for 'Pulakeshi' May 17, 2012

    Another entry from the family of Arjun Sarja who is top in Tamil films regarding action is Bharat Sarja. Last year the muhurut was held for Bharat Sarja's debut 'Pulakeshi' which was delayed due to the of shooting of Dhruv Sarja's 'Addhuri'. After a long gap the shooting news has come...
  • 'Addhuri' ready to hit the cinemas May 3, 2012

    Completing final touches for the film producer CMR Shanker Reddy has got the first print for his 'Addhuri' Kannada cinema. He has made a lavish expenditure on the film and every scene in the film is grand and opulent says director of one 100 days film 'Ambari' Arjun. The film is...
  • Chargesheet in Shehla case will be filed soon: CBI March 31, 2012

    Bhopal: The CBI said on Saturday it would be filing the charge sheet against all those arrested in RTI activist Shehla Masood murder case within the stipulated 90 days' period. DIG, CBI (Bhopal), Hemant Priyadarshi also said that it would be wrong to say that transfer of investigation into Shehla's murder...