KALI

  • CISF begins 'Operation Kali' to protect women in Delhi Metro September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: For safety of women commuters in Delhi Metro, paramilitary CISF has launched "Operation Kali" under which it will deploy a special squad of undercover female commandos who can neutralise a threat with innocuous objects like pen or hairpin. The security force has decided to launch this operation after it...
  • Will consider incorporating Modi's life in text books, says Education Minister May 1, 2014

    Rajasthan Education Minister Kali Charan Saraf on Thursday said he would consider incorporating Narendra Modi's biography in school text books, if the latter became the Prime Minister after the ongoing Lok Sabha polls. A top bureaucrat in the state secretariat, however, said that there was so far no such proposal to...
  • Uttarakhand government asks state officials to expedite construction of TanakpurJauljivi road April 28, 2014

    Uttarakhand government on Monday asked state officials to expedite construction of TanakpurJauljivi road which will reduce the distance between Tanakpur and Dharchula in Pithoragargh district here by around 75 km. Reviewing the status of this long awaited project at the secretariat here, Chief Secretary Subhash Kumar said, all formalities regarding forest...
  • Vinod Tewari designs special vehicles for physically-challenged people March 6, 2014

    His legs lost all strength, the power to walk and the freedom to move forward in life, but Kali Vinod Tiwari refused to follow the plan of the destiny and instead decided to help the physically-disabled people by designing a special vehicle for them. So far Kali has designed more...
  • Project Nanhi Kali launches social media campaign for festive season November 18, 2013

    Project Nanhi Kali kicks of the festivities this season with a clutterbreaking and evocative campaign by allowing people to "gift" a Nanhi Kali sponsorship to their friends or loved ones. The campaign theme of "Put a Face on a Book Gift a Project Nanhi Kali sponsorship" rolls out on Facebook...
  • Kolkata: Over 200 held for bursting prohibited sound crackers November 3, 2013

    Over 200 people were arrested from various parts of the city on Kali puja night for bursting prohibited sound crackers and indulging in unruly behaviour. They were arrested in nightlong operations for bursting prohibited sound crackers on Saturday night like chocolate bombs and other fire crackers which exceed the sound limit...
  • SCCI observes fast demanding repair of NH33 near Pardih Kali Mandir October 20, 2013

    Jamshedpur: Singhbhum Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) and several other industrial and trade organisations on Sunday observed a daylong fast and staged dharna near Pardih Kali Mandir, on National Highway 33 in support of their demand for immediate action to improve the pitiable condition of the NH33. Led by the...
  • 'Kali Charan': Watch Chaitanya in Telugu action drama April 8, 2013

    The trailer of Sricharan's Telugu film,'Kali Charan' is out. Produced under the Sri Karunalayam productions banner the political Telugu drama will have actors like Chaitanya, Chandini and Kavitha in pivotal roles. Also, Bhojpuri actor Pankaj Kesari will be seen in a negative role in this film and the songs of...
  • 'Kali Charan' First Look: Chaitanya, Kavita sizzle onscreen March 30, 2013

    Telugu film 'Kali Charan' will be directed by Sricharan. The film will star Chaitanya, Chandini and Kavita in the lead roles. The film deals with a real life incident of 1980's. Here is the first look trailer of the film....
  • Bangalore: Art academy forced to remove 3 nude paintings February 5, 2013

    Bangalore: An Art academy in Bangalore has been forced to remove three paintings from their exhibit following protests by groups saying that they are offensive. Artist Anirudh Sainath says he was forced to remove the exhibits. Art academy Chitrakala Parishath claims it had received several threat calls over the three paintings...
  • Mamata performs 'Kali Puja' using yearlong savings November 13, 2012

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday performed 'Kali Puja' at her residence using funds from her yearlong savings. For last 34 years the puja is being performed at her house in Kalighat area of the city with traditional colours and religious fervour. Sources close to the chief minister...
  • 'Porno' depiction of Kali in game leads to protest July 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Hindu groups are protesting against HiRez Studios, a USbased company, which has launched an online game, SMITE, with a slutty, femmefatale portrayal of Hindu Goddess Kali. SMITE is an online battleground of mythical gods and features a number of other Hindu gods and goddesses such as Vamana and...
  • I'm being framed, says absconding Bhojpuri starlet June 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Absconding Bhojpuri actor Tulip Singh alias Poonam Singh has stated that a jeweller, in connivance with a powerful businessman, has registered a false case against her and her partner in Gujarat. Tulip Singh is accused of duping the owner of KK Jewellers of gold and diamond jewellery worth Rs 2.5...
  • American brewery apologises over 'KaliMa' beer May 15, 2012

    Washington: An American brewery company has apologised for naming a beer after Hindu goddess Kali and said it is currently scrambling to rename the product, amidst protest in the Indian parliament. The 'Kali Ma' beer which was scheduled for launch on Tuesday has now been postponed till the Portlandbased company Burnside...
  • BJP up in arms over 'Kali Ma' beer, asks govt to act May 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Strongly objecting to a US company launching a beer brand named after Goddess Kali, a demand was made in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday that US Ambassador to India should be summoned and asked to apologise for it. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Ravi Shankar Prasad (BJP) said...
  • 'Kali Charan' to be another politicalaction drama May 12, 2012

    Looks like this is the season of political dramas. After Autonagar Surya and Krishna Vamsi's Paisa (which is allegedly a political satire), Sri Praveen of Gaayam2 fame is returning with an action based political flick. And the catch here is that, this film is based on a real incident which...
  • Shammi Kapoor's leading ladies miss the star August 14, 2011

    Mumbai: Sharmila Tagore and Saira Banu who made their Bollywood debuts with Shammi Kapoor in "Kashmir Ki Kali" and "Junglee" respectively said they will miss the star who was "high spirited and so full of life". Sharmila Tagore, who made her foray into Hindi films with Shammi Kapoor in 1961 romantic...
  • Utsav special: Celebrating joy this Diwali October 19, 2009

    Cyrus and Karan tickle your funny bone and bring you stories about some extraordinary people this Diwali. ...
  • Divine delight: Kali puja delicacy October 16, 2009

    CNNIBN's Bikramjit Ray says Bengalis, food and worship make a formidable combination. After Durga Puja, it is time to pay homage to Goddess Kali. Discover the divine recipe with him. ...
  • Renowned artist Tyeb Mehta is dead July 2, 2009

    Mumbai: Noted artist Tyeb Mehta passed away at his residence in Mumbai on Thursday morning. Mehta was suffering from a heart ailment. The 83yearold artist holds the record for the highest price an Indian painting has ever sold in a public auction for Celebration at Christies in 2002. Born in Kapadvanj,...
  • Leaders seek divine help prior to election results December 7, 2008

    New Delhi: Its judgement day on Monday for the candidates who are contesting for the assembly seats in the five states of Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chattisgarh, Mizoram and Jammu and Kashmir. After almost a month of hectic electioneering, the candidates are now unwinding and leaving the rest to God. There...
  • Osian Film Fest to divided between Delhi, Mumbai June 6, 2008

    Mumbai: While Delhi is all set to host the 10th Osian's Cinefan Film Festival to kickstart in July, there is some good news in store for Mumbai too. A curtain raiser will be held in the city on the June 13 and June 14 and cinebuffs will get to see...
  • Safai Babas quest: Clean polluted Punjab river February 27, 2008

    Jalandhar (Punjab): As a war against pollution, some men are putting up a blockade in a polluted drain to prevent sewage from entering the Kali Bein River near Jalandar The men are a part of a campaign to protect the river, led by Balbir Singh more popularly known in these...
  • In Pics: 21st century's Lakshmi is Mega Lakshmi November 24, 2007

    Serigraphy artist Arjun recently displayed his collection on gods and goddesses in a digital avatar. Here is a look at the handprinted screen prints of the images created in varied hues. ...
  • Kali Ma does well in NY, picks award June 17, 2007

    New York: Soman Chainanis Kali Ma, which spans 14 minutes of strong emotional content, recently won the Audience Award for the Best Short at the NewFest in New York beating out nearly 150 other competing films. It's a film that takes a new look at the immigrant experience. The movie's about...
  • Bengal minister revolts with worship September 16, 2006

    Kolkata: In West Bengal, the land of communism and its band of nonbelievers, there is a revolt suddenly from within. West Bengal Sports and Transport Minister Subhas Chakraborty, known to be a maverick, offered floral obeisance on camera to the state's presiding deity goddess Kali. The outcome:...