KISHORE

  • Kolkata International Children's Film Festival begins Sunday December 20, 2014

    Kolkata: Workshops, quizzes and over 200 films for children from 25 countries, in addition to India, will be the highlights at the fourth edition of Kolkata International Children's Film Festival beginning here Sunday. As many as 180 films from India will be screened at the fest which concludes Dec 28, said...
  • 'Gopala Gopala' motion poster: Pawan Kalyan and Venkatesh ride a celestial motorcycle this time December 18, 2014

    The eagerly awaited film 'Gopala Gopala' is the official remake of Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal starrer 'OMG - Oh My God'. The film has been directed by Kishore Kumar Pardasany and produced by Suresh Babu and Sharrath Marar. ...
  • Agra conversion accused surrenders December 16, 2014

    Agra: Nand Kishore, accused of forcibly converting over a 100 people into Hinduism in an Agra village, surrendered before police on Tuesday. "Agra conversion accused Nand Kishore has surrendered," Agra DIG Lakshmi Singh said. Kishore was the most wanted accused named in FIR in the case and carried an award of Rs...
  • Agra conversion row: Police hunt for accused Nand Kishore Balmiki December 12, 2014

    Agra: The Agra police on Friday carried out several operations to nab Nand Kishore Balmiki, who is named in the FIR lodged in connection with the alleged forced re-conversion of over 100 people to Hinduism. Led by Superintendent of Police Sameer Saurabh and ADM Rajesh Srivastava, police teams carried out...
  • 'Pasanga' team reunites for fourth time in upcoming Tamil thriller 'Kamarkattu' November 29, 2014

    Chennai: The four boys - Kishore, Pandi, Sreeram and Murugesh - who played the lead in Tamil hit 'Pasanga' a few years back and in 'Goli Soda' most recently have reunited for the fourth time in upcoming Tamil thriller 'Kamarkattu'. "This will be an out-and-out thriller revolving around the four boys....
  • 'Gopala Gopala' first look: Venkatesh is the sceptic, Pawan Kalyan is the nonchalant divine being in this 'OMG - Oh My God' remake November 28, 2014

    The eagerly awaited film 'Gopala Gopala' is the official remake of Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal starrer 'OMG - Oh My God'. The film has been directed by Kishore Kumar Pardasany and produced by Suresh Babu, Sharrath Marar. ...
  • ED arrests Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital promoter Kishor Mehta over FEMA violation November 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested promoter of Mumbai-based Lilavati hospital, Kishor Mehta on Wednesday morning at 7 AM on charges of Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) violation. ED officials say he had made a series of foreign transactions amounting to around 20 million dollars. The transactions indicated foreign exchange violation....
  • J&K polls: NC leader has abandoned the sinking ship, says BJP November 1, 2014

    Jammu: Comparing the NC with a sinking ship, BJP on Saturday termed the decision of Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah of abandoning his family bastion Ganderbal seat as an attempt to "run away" from facing the consequence of "six years of mis- governance" in the state. "He is...
  • BJP welcomes announcement of poll schedule for J&K October 25, 2014

    Jammu: Welcoming the announcement of poll schedule for Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, BJP said it is ready for the elections and is confident that it will form its first government in the state. BJP state president and MP Jugal Kishore Sharma said the party leadership and activists at the state,...
  • Congress leaders did not meet PM as they are not concerned about people: BJP October 24, 2014

    Jammu: Lambasting Kashmir Congress leaders for not meeting the Prime Minister during his visit to Srinagar on Diwali, BJP on Friday alleged that the party is not concerned about the people otherwise its leaders would have called on Narendra Modi to discuss the situation after floods. "They (Congress) are more...
  • No decision yet on bauxite mining in agency area: Andhra Pradesh minister September 24, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Tribal and Social Welfare Minister Revela Kishore Babu said on Wednesday that the state government has not taken any decision on bauxite mining in agency areas in the state. Addressing a press conference on Wednesday, he said that there is no proposal pending with the government on bauxite...
  • Parties pledge to rebuild floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir September 13, 2014

    Srinagar: Pledging to rebuild the lives and livelihood in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir, political parties on Saturday came together to issue a joint appeal to individuals and organisations within and outside the state to help affected people in "every possible way". A resolution was passed at an allparty meeting, convened...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Modi government has generated confidence among people, says BJP September 3, 2014

    Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh BJP on Wednesday said that the Narendra Modi government, which completed hundred days in power, has created a sense of confidence among the people in a short period. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi has created strong confidence among people. Quick decisions taken by the PM and his cabinet...
  • Quick Quiz: Are you a Kishore Kumar fan? Let's put your knowledge to test August 4, 2014

    He is best known as one of Indian cinema's greatest playback singers, but Kishore Kumar was also an actor, lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenplay writer and scriptwriter. On his 85th birth anniversary, we pose five questions about his childhood. Let's see if you can guess! ...
  • 'Kishore Kumar's family joked that his voice sounded like the rasp of a bamboo being split': 5 anecdotes from the singer's life that you may not have heard August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Though he is best known as one of Indian cinema's greatest playback singers, Kishore Kumar was also an actor, lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenplay writer and scriptwriter. Born on August 4, 1929, Kishore was introduced to the world of cinema by his elder brother Ashok Kumar who was already...
  • Bollywood misses Kishore Kumar on his 85th birth anniversary August 4, 2014

    Mumbai: While Google India paid tribute to the singing legend Kishore Kumar on his 85th birth anniversary Monday, Bollywood celebrities like Lata Mangeshkar and Madhur Bhandarkar also remembered him and shared a few lines from his popular songs. Here's what they tweeted: Lata Mangeshkar: Aaj Kishore Da ka janamdin hai. Kishore Da...
  • Birthday playlist: 85 of Kishore Kumar's greatest hits of all time August 4, 2014

    There were very few things that singeractor Kishore Kumar couldn't do. The actor was a direct0r, actor, singer, screenplay writer, composer and what not. Interestingly he was never trained in music and his first stint in films was as a chorus singer in 'Bombay Talkies' which had his elder brother...
  • Google doodles Kishore Kumar's versatility August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A smiling Kishore Kumar looks at you from the Google India home page on the Hindi cinema legend's 85th birth anniversary. Known for his eccentricity, Kishore Kumar (born Abhas Kumar Ganguly), was a multitalented personality and the doodle also salutes his many abilities. Though he is best known as one...
  • BJP demands resignation of Animal Husbandry Minister Baidyanath Sahni August 1, 2014

    Opposition BJP on Friday demanded resignation of Bihar minister Baidyanath Sahni in the wake of registration of an FIR against him for laying the foundation stone of petrol pump on a plot of land in a college campus in his native Samastipur district, which he claims was in his name. Leader...
  • Illegal, fake drug racket rocks Assembly; BJP for CBI enquiry July 25, 2014

    An illegal drug racket busted recently in the state capital rocked the Assembly on Friday with opposition BJP demanding CBI probe into it alleging involvement of health department officials. Raising the issue during Question Hour, BJP MLA Vikram Kunwar asked how license was reissued to Hanuman Drug Agency in April when...
  • Illegal, fake drug racket rocks Assembly; BJP demands CBI enquiry July 25, 2014

    An illegal drug racket busted recently in the state capital rocked the Assembly on Friday with opposition BJP demanding CBI probe into it alleging involvement of health department officials. Raising the issue during Question Hour, BJP MLA Vikram Kunwar asked how license was reissued to Hanuman Drug Agency in April when...
  • Bihar Government to table Walia panel report on Kosi floods July 22, 2014

    The Bihar government on Tuesday said it will table the Walia Commission report on the causes of embankment breach in Kosi River that had resulted in massive inundation 6 years ago in which over 250 people lost their lives, during the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Assembly. The announcement was made...
  • Government transfers 12 senior IAS officers including Ballia DM July 16, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government transferred 12 senior IAS officers, including the District Magistrate of Ballia. Special Secretary, Urban Development Department, Yashwant Rao will be the new District Magistrate (DM) of Ballia in place of Muthukumaraswami B, a spokesman said. Hariraj Kishore, under transfer member of Judicial Revenue Board, Allahabad, will be...
  • VHP leader Giriraj's body donated to Army Medical College July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The body of veteran VHP Leader Giriraj Kishore was donated to Army College of Medical Sciences on Monday in the capital for education and research purposes. As per the last wish of Giriraj, who was popularly known as Acharya, senior VHP leaders along with his family members delivered the...
  • VHP leader Giriraj Kishore dies at age of 94 July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Giriraj Kishore, who was actively associated with the Ram temple agitation, died on Sunday evening following prolonged illness. He was 94. "He was ailing for some time now. He died peacefully at the VHP headquarters in RK Puram at 9:15 PM," VHP Delhi unit...
  • Ranbir and I are certainly doing it: Anurag Basu on directing Kishore Kumar biopic July 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Anurag Basu, whose last film, the highly acclaimed and successful "Barfi!" came two years ago, won't have any release this year. His "Jagga Jasoos" is being shot at a slackened pace, while his other projects are on hold till this one project finishes. Said Basu: "'Jagga Jasoos' was planned as...
  • BJP demands judicial inquiry into police firing at Rohtas July 9, 2014

    The opposition BJP on Wednesday demanded a judicial inquiry into police firing at Rohtas in which two persons were killed and nine others injured on Tuesday. Leader of Opposition in Legislative Council Sushil Kumar Modi told reporters that police firing on people reflected poor law and order situation in the state...
  • BJP demands judicial probe into police firing in Rohtas July 9, 2014

    The opposition BJP demanded a judicial inquiry into police firing at Rohtas in which two persons were killed and nine others were left injured on Tuesday. Leader of Opposition in Legislative Council Sushil Kumar Modi told reporters that police firing on people reflected poor law and order situation in the state...
  • Congress leader Radhakrishna Kishore resignes from party July 5, 2014

    Former Jharkhand minister and Congress leader Radhakrishna Kishore on Saturday resigned from the party, alleging there was no democracy left in the Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee. "I have faxed my resignation letter to JPCC president Sukhdeo Bhagat. There is no democracy in the Congress," Kishore told a press conference here. He is...
  • Speaker calls for an all party meet over indiscipline in Bihar House July 4, 2014

    Taking note of the angry exchanges between ruling JD(U) and BJP legislators during discussion on Food Security Act in the Assembly on Thursday, an all party meeting has been called on Friday to avoid such a situation in the future for smooth functioning of the House. As the House sat for...