Kush

  • 13-year-old Indian-origin student wins spelling bee after epic 95 rounds 09-03-2014 05:04 PM

    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...
  • Kush Sinha directs sister Sonakshi for TV commercial 25-02-2014 03:13 PM

    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. "Our...
  • Indian short film 'Kush' based on 1984 riots in the Oscar race 26-12-2013 08:46 AM

    Mumbai: Director Subhashish Bhutiani's short film 'Kush', with the 1984 anti-Sikh 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 23-11-2013 02:57 PM

    New Delhi: Indian director Shubhashish Bhutiani's short film 'Kush' has been short-listed by the Academy for 10 live-action 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....
  • Squash player Kush wins first gold medal for India at AYG 19-08-2013 10:53 PM

    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. Chennai-lad Kush won 11-9, 5-11, 11-9, 11-7 against the Malaysian in...
  • 5.4 magnitude earthquake hits Pak-Afghan border 04-04-2013 12:38 PM

    New Delhi: A 5.4 magnitude earthquake jolted the Pakistan-Afghanistan 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...
  • Mild earthquake jolts North India, no damages 07-11-2011 06:01 PM

    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...
  • Pak villagers bemused by hunt for Osama's trail 08-05-2011 06:22 PM

    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...
  • 'Monica' has nothing to do with Niira: Producer 24-03-2011 06:57 PM

    New Delhi: Politician-filmmaker 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...
  • India feels tremors of 5.8 Afghanistan quake 21-03-2011 04:10 PM

    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 around 3.20 PM and...