KUSH

  • Scared owners lock themselves in the bedroom, call 911, as pet cat "freaked out" on them July 11, 2014

    Kush the cat was quarantined in central Florida after her owner called 911 over the weekend for help, saying the ferocious feline had her trapped in her home. "I can't get out. She's got us trapped in our bedroom," Teresa Gregory, 50, told the emergency police dispatcher, according to the record...
  • Shatrughan Sinha's son Kush to direct TV adaptation of Jeffrey Archer's book May 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Actorpolitician Shatrughan Sinha's son Kush, who has assisted Sanjay Leela Bhansali, is set to turn a fullfledged director with an Indian televised version of Jeffrey Archer's political bestseller "First Among Equals". The rights to film the novel were bought by producer Sheetal Talwar at a reported Rs.1.5 crore. The series...
  • 13-year-old Indian-origin student wins spelling bee after epic 95 rounds March 9, 2014

    A 13-year old Indian-origin boy has emerged as the winner of a spelling bee contest in the US in an epic verbal duel that lasted a total of 95 rounds, after judges ran out of words in a previous marathon round held in February. Kush Sharma, a seventh-grader at Frontier School...
  • Kush Sinha directs sister Sonakshi for TV commercial February 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha's son Kush has directed actress-sister Sonakshi for a TV commercial. Kush, who has previously assisted likes of Sanjay Leela Bhansali on 'Saawariya' and Abhinav Kashyap on 'Besharam' and 'Dabanng', has recently taken on the mantle to shoot a new ad film with Sonkashi, 26. ...
  • Indian short film 'Kush' based on 1984 riots in the Oscar race December 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Subhashish Bhutiani's short film 'Kush', with the 1984 antiSikh riots as its backdrop, is in the race for the Academy awards this year. The Indian short film has made it to the short list of 10 films that are in the contention for nominations in best live action...
  • Indian short film 'Kush' among 10 Oscar hopefuls November 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian director Shubhashish Bhutiani's short film 'Kush' has been shortlisted by the Academy for 10 liveaction shorts that will advance in the Oscar race. Three or five films out of these 10 films will be selected for Oscar nomination by the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch members. Kush,...
  • Squash player Kush wins first gold medal for India at AYG August 19, 2013

    Nanjing (China): Teen sensation Kush Kumar made the whole country proud as he won India's first gold medal at the second Asian Youth Games after defeating Malaysia's Mohammad Syafiq Mohd Kamal in the men's singles squash competition on Monday. Chennailad Kush won 119, 511, 119, 117 against the Malaysian in...
  • 5.4 magnitude earthquake hits PakAfghan border April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: A 5.4 magnitude earthquake jolted the PakistanAfghanistan border in Hind Kush region on Thursday. The coordinates of epicentre were 36.47 degrees North, 71.12 degrees East. According to USGS reports, the tremors were felt in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore and other areas. Tremors were also felt in some parts of Jammu and...
  • Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 rocks north India July 12, 2012

    New Delhi: An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 on the Richter scale hit northern part of India on Thursday. Mild tremors were felt in the states of Jammu and Kashmir and Rajasthan. The tremor was felt at 7.30 pm in most parts of Kashmir, triggering panic among the residents who rushed out...
  • Shatrugan Sinha is better, says doctor July 3, 2012

    Mumbai: Actorpolitician Shatrughan Sinha, who was hospitalised with some breathing problem, is improving now, but discharge date has not been finalised yet, said a doctor Tuesday. Sinha was admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital Monday afternoon following respiratory allergic reaction. "Mr Shatrughan Sinha is improving now. His condition is stable. But...
  • 5.2 quake hits Afghanistan, Kashmir feels tremors March 31, 2012

    New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hit Afghanistan on Saturday morning, sending tremors as far as Kashmir. The epicentre of the quake was said to be the Hindu Kush region. There have been no reports of casualties so far. "An earthquake of 5.2 magnitude was experienced at...
  • Avalanche buries village in northeast Afghanistan March 7, 2012

    Kabul: Rescuers shoveled through deep snow on Tuesday searching for victims of an avalanche that destroyed a village of 200 people in northeastern Afghanistan, authorities said. Thirtyseven people have been confirmed dead, but authorities fear the death toll will rise. "It is a mountainous area with so much snow," said Shams...
  • Threatened by the Taliban, making love, not war February 24, 2012

    Across Asia, whether it be Himachal or Coorg in India or the Swat valley in Pakistan, there are many tribes who claim descent from Alexander the Great. The Kalashas are one. In the steep and secluded valleys of Nuristan in Pakistan, once they numbered in the tens of thousands. Today,...
  • Mild earthquake jolts North India, no damages November 7, 2011

    New Delhi: A mild earthquake hit the northern part of India on Monday evening. The tremors were felt in Jammu and Kashmir, parts of Rajasthan and Delhi. India Meteorological Department Director (Department of Seismology) RS Dattatreya said that the tremor was recorded as 6.0 on the Richter Scale. The epicentre of the...
  • Pak villagers bemused by hunt for Osama's trail May 8, 2011

    Chak Shah Mohammad: Residents of a quiet Pakistani village were bemused on Sunday to find themselves at the centre of the investigation of the secret life of Osama bin Laden, saying there was no way that the al Qaeda leader lived there without them knowing. Chak Shah Mohammad village is near...
  • 'Monica' has nothing to do with Niira: Producer March 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Politicianfilmmaker Kush Bhargava says his film Monica, which is releasing on Friday, has nothing to do with corporate lobbyist Niira Radia and that it was completed much before she came into the public eye. "This movie was made more than a year ago when her (Niira Radia) name was...
  • India feels tremors of 5.8 Afghanistan quake March 21, 2011

    Srinagar: An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 on Monday, hit Kashmir valley, prompting people to rush out of buildings fearing repeat of the 2005 tremor which devastated several border areas of the valley. The tremor with its epicentre in the Hindu Kush mountain range in Afghanistan occurred...
  • Moderate earthquake hits Kashmir, tremor creates panic October 23, 2009

    Srinagar: An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale hit Kashmir valley early on Friday causing panic but no casualties or damage. The epicentre of the earthquake was in the Hindu Kush mountain range, officials here said. The tremor triggered panic among residents in the valley with many rushing out of their...
  • Osama hiding in Pak's Hindu Kush mountains: Report March 15, 2009

    New York: The United States is said to have tracked down the world's most wanted terrorist, Osama bin Laden, in the impenetrable Hindu Kush mountains in Pakistan's scenic Chitral region, according to a media report. America won't say it officially, but the world's biggest manhunt for bin Laden who murdered...
  • Moderate intensity earthquake rocks north India September 6, 2008

    New Delhi: An earthquake of moderate intensity rocked northwest India, northern Pakistan and Afghanistan on Saturday morning at around 1117 hrst IST. The quake measured 5.8 on the Richter scale and had its epicentre in the Hindu Kush mountains in Afghanistan. There have been no reports of any damage or casualty as...