Krishna

  • Narendra Modi narrates story of Hindu god Krishna to students at Japanese school Yesterday

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited an elementary school in Tokyo and mingled with the students, narrating them the story of Lord Krishna. Modi wanted to learn how the Japanese education system works and received a presentation in this regard at the Taimei Elementary School on the third day...
  • Vikas Gowda, Tintu Luka in India's athletics team for Asian Games August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Strong medal prospects Arpinder Singh, Vikas Gowda and Tintu Luka were on Wednesday named in the 56-member Indian athletics team, which included 30 women, for next month's Asian Games in South Korea. 110m hurdler Siddhanth Thingalaya, who won gold in the just-concluded Federation Cup Senior National Athletics Championships with...
  • From all-girls' groups to Spanish contingents: 15 photos of the daredevil 'dahi-handi' Janamashtami celebrations in progress August 18, 2014

    The birth of Lord Krishna is celebrated across India with huge enthusiasm. Krishna clearly wins hearts in India from his chubby avatar as a child who stole butter to the charming man who was always surrounded by 'gopis'. The daredevil 'dahi-handi' celebrations in Mumbai on this festival are something that...
  • India is a Hindu nation, says RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat August 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Stoking yet another controversy, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said that India is a Hindu nation and Hindutva is its identity. "Hindustan is a Hindu nation. Hindutva is the identity of our nation and it (Hinduism) can incorporate others (religions) in itself," he said. ...
  • Greenery depleting in Lord Krishna’s land Vrindavan August 17, 2014

    As lakhs of pilgrims throng Lord Krishna temples in Mathura and Vrindavan on Janmashtami, many are lamenting the dwindling green cover in the region. The Braj Mandal, spread over roughly 150 km and stretching from Bateshwar to Kosi and from Bharatpur to Aligarh, is facing both rapid construction activity and illegal...
  • Aamir Khan's nude 'PK' poster controversy: Congress MLA Krishna Hegde 'dresses up' the actor in a T-shirt and shorts August 10, 2014

    Mumbai: The posters of forthcoming film "PK" showing Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan virtually nude, finally got some clothes here Saturday. Vile Parle Congress legislator Krishna Hegde 'dressed' up the actor's poster and a cutout before a large number of people who cheered and clapped their approval. Terming the actor's posters as "distasteful...
  • MLA Krishna Hegde wants Aamir Khan to withdraw 'PK' poster as it offends sensibilities August 9, 2014

    Aamir Khan, who has left many intrigued and others ridiculing him over his nude look in the poster of his upcoming film 'PK', has come under attack from a Congress legislator in Mumbai, who wants the actor to withdraw the "vulgar" poster. "Through media, I would like to convey to Aamir...
  • CWG 2014: Seema, Krishna qualify for women's discus throw final August 1, 2014

    Glasgow: Both Seema Punia and Krishna Poonia advanced to the women's discus throw final but while Seema's throw put her in second position, Krishna was placed a lowly 11th in the qualification round of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Hampden Park Stadium. It was already a memorable day for Indian...
  • CWG 2014: Little chance for track and field stars to replicate 2010 show July 26, 2014

    Glasgow: Lacking in preparation and with most of their top stars struggling, India may find it hard to match up their 2010 show when the track and field events of the 20th edition of Commonwealth Games kickstart on Sunday. India had won 12 medals, including two gold, in Delhi but they...
  • Ileana D'Cruz: Had a great time shooting 'Happy Ending' July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: After the success of her last film 'Main Tera Hero', actress Ileana D'Cruz hopes that her next venture opposite Saif Ali Khan and Govinda titled 'Happy Ending' is appreciated by the audience. The romantic comedy has been directed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK. The film also features...
  • Kannada starlet honey traps a doctor, demands Rs 1 crore, police bust racket July 4, 2014

    Bangalore: This incident has all the ingredients of a masala movie. A struggling actress and her friends with a 'criminal' background come together to extort money from the rich people after honey trapping them. The actress, who has acted in several Kannada and Tamil movies, seduces a rich doctor, they...
  • J&K: Army foils infiltration bid in Poonch July 3, 2014

    Poonch: Three terrorists have been killed in an encounter with the Army in the Krishna Ghati area of Poonch sector. The encounter is currently underway. The army patrolling team also foiled an infiltration bid late on Wednesday night near the Krishna Ghati sector where the army rounded up a group of...
  • Nearly 190 dead due to suspected encephalitis June 30, 2014

    Nearly 190, mostly children from poor families, have died due to suspected encephalitis in Bihar in the last month with three more deaths on Monday, an official said. The maximum number of deaths took place in the state's Muzaffarpur district. Most of these children died at the government-run Sri Krishna Memorial...
  • Epic tales: 7 startling resemblances between characters from 'Game of Thrones' and 'Mahabharata' June 27, 2014

    While one is the longest epic in the history of mankind, other is a fantasy fiction that portrayed over a larger-than-life scale. The Mahabharata has been adapted into literature, televisions shows and movies, the fantasy series 'A Song of Ice and Fire' has been adapted by HBO, into the critically-acclaimed...
  • Kerala: College magazine with anti-Modi remarks withdrawn June 16, 2014

    Guruvayur: Faced with legal action and protests from BJP, the Sree Krishna College here on Monday withdrew its campus magazine which contained unsavoury remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A meeting of the College Staff Council, which took the decision, also decided to recall the copies of the magazine already...
  • Kerala: 9 students arrested for anti-Modi remarks in campus magazine June 15, 2014

    Guruvayur: Nine students of the Sree Krishna college were on Sunday arrested in the case pertaining to their campus magazine containing unsavoury remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, police said. Those arrested, and let off on bail soon, included Student Editor of the magazine, its sub-editors and editorial advisory...
  • Krishna Poonia finishes 3rd in US, Vikas Gowda 7th in Diamond League June 15, 2014

    New York: On a training-cum-competition stint in the United States, ace Indian discus thrower Krishna Poonia finished third in an international competition with an effort below the Glasgow Commonwealth Games qualifying standard set by Athletics Federation of India. Poonia, the reigning Commonwealth Games champion, hurled the discus to a distance of...
  • Nepali Congress warns against sabotage of democracy June 12, 2014

    Kathmandu: Nepal's Vice President Ramchandra Poudyal has called upon the government to speed up the drafting of the constitution and implement it by November, warning that "anti-democratic forces" are attempting to foil its completion. Speaking as chief guest at the 5th death anniversary of first female deputy Prime Minister of Nepal...
  • 3 men throw acid at a 30-year-old woman after she resists molestation bid June 10, 2014

    A lawyer and his two friends allegedly threw acid on a 30-year-old married woman after she protested against their indecent overtures in the Krishna Nagar in Mathura. The condition of the woman, who was rushed to the district hospital and later referred to a hospital in Agra, is said to be...
  • Encephalitis spreads to other parts of Bihar, death toll climbs to 31 June 9, 2014

    Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), so far limited to Muzaffarpur district, has now spread to neighbouring districts of Vaishali, Samastipur, Sitamarhi, Sheohar and East Champaran as 33 cases were reported from these districts recently. Confirming the spread of the disease, Principal Secretary of Health Department, Deepak Kumar, said, "Cases have been reported...
  • Congress chooses Rajiv Gowda over SM Krishna for RS polls June 9, 2014

    Bangalore: With the Congress plumping for him over former External Affairs Minister SM Krishna, party spokesman Rajiv Gowda on Monday filed his nomination papers for the June 19 Rajya Sabha polls from Karnataka. Suspense had prevailed till Monday over re-nomination of Krishna, whose name was not cleared by Congress high command...
  • Indore Mayor resigns from his post June 5, 2014

    Senior BJP leader and Indore Mayor Krishna Murari Moghe on Thursday resigned from his post in the civic body. Moghe told reporters at his residence that he came to know during a recent meeting that all BJP MLAs (from Indore) were not satisfied with the works done by the Indore Municipal...
  • Acute Encephalitis Syndrome claims 4 lives, 16 kids under treatment June 5, 2014

    Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) has claimed the lives of four children in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar in the last one week, district civil surgeon Dr Gyan Bhushan said. "According to our data, there have been four casualties till Wednesday evening, while 16 others are undergoing treatment at Sri Krishna Medical College...
  • Aagadu: Trailer for Mahesh Babu's latest movie released on his father's birthday May 31, 2014

    Chennai: The makers of Telugu actioner "Aagadu" have released the film's first teaser Saturday on the birthday of superstar Mahesh Babu's father Krishna. This is the second time in a row that Mahesh's film's teaser has been unveiled on this occasion. Krishna is celebrating his 71st birthday. Last year, the first teaser...
  • Criminals fire at police outpost in Mathura May 28, 2014

    Three criminals allegedly fired indiscriminately at a police outpost in Krishna Nagar area in Mathura, police said on Wednesday. "The criminals have been identified as murder and dacoity accused Lokesh, Jagram and their accomplice Bhupender," Deputy SP Anil Yadav said. The incharge of the post had a narrow escape in the firing...
  • Three dead, 12 others injured in bus-truck collision May 27, 2014

    Three persons lost their lives while twelve others were injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck near Jarang village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on Tuesday. Police said the accident occurred around 30 km from Muzaffarpur town on a stretch of NH-57 that was declared one way. The...
  • Pop musician Baba Sehgal to play villain in Telugu film 'Overdose' May 25, 2014

    Chennai: Popular singer Baba Sehgal, who recently made his acting debut in the Telugu period drama 'Rudhramadevi', is all set to play the antagonist in the upcoming thriller "Overdose" in the same language. "I felt Baba would be perfect for the menacing role. We have already started shooting with him and...
  • Snapshot: Aww, they look so cute! Ranbir Kapoor poses with 'dadi' Krishna Raj May 20, 2014

    He follows a hectic work schedule, so it's no surprise that after toiling so hard for each of his films, Ranbir Kapoor wants to spend quality time with his family. The actor, who will be seen in 'Bombay Velvet' and 'Roy' in a few months, was seen sharing a drink...
  • After Ram and Krishna, new krantikari in the incarnation of Modi: Ramdev May 16, 2014

    Yoga guru Ramdev said on Friday, "I said that after lord Ram and lord Krishna, there will a krantikari in the incarnation of Modi that has finally happened. Gujarat has given many great men to India." ...