Lajja

  • Writer Taslima Nasreen seeks extension of visa duration, meets Rajnath Singh August 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen met Home Minister Rajnath Singh earlier on Saturday to request the Home Minister to extend her stay in India for longer than 2 months. The 51yearold writer had applied for a resident permit and the Home Ministry granted her the same type of visa...
  • Government refuses oneyear resident visa to writer Taslima Nasreen July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Controversial writer Taslima Nasreen, who is living in exile since 1994, has been refused a oneyear visa by the government and instead given permission to stay in India for two months. The 51yearold writer had applied for a resident permit and the Home...
  • CWG 2014: Lajja Gauswami bags bronze to end India's shooting campaign July 30, 2014

    Glasgow: Lajja Gauswami bagged a bronze in women's 50m rifle 3 positions as India ended their spectacular shooting campaign on a high at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. Gauswami shot 436.1 to end with a bronze in windy conditions behind Singapore's Jasmine Ser (449.1) and Scotland's Jen McIntosh (446.6) on the...
  • CWG 2014: Shooters Meena Kumari, Lajja Gauswami fail to win medals July 28, 2014

    Glasgow: A lot was expected from Indian shooters Meena Kumari and Lajja Gauswami but they failed to earn a medal from the women's 50metre rifle prone finals at the Commonwealth Games on Monday. On a day when all three Indian medals came from shooting, Meena and Lajja could only manage to...
  • Lajja Gauswami wins silver in shooting World Cup July 9, 2013

    Granada, Spain: Lajja Gauswami on Tuesday clinched the silver medal in the women's 50metre rifle 3 position event, finally bringing to an end India's lean run at the ISSF World Cup in Granada, Spain. The 24yearold Gauswami, a silver medallist at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, shot 584 in the qualification round...
  • Manisha Koirala discharged from hospital December 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Manisha Koirala, who was recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer, underwent a successful surgery in New York. She has been discharged from the hospital and is stable, said her manager. "Manisha's condition is stable now. Post the surgery, she has been discharged and is back to the hotel. She got...
  • Musicians ignoring traditional music: Prasoon Joshi June 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Lyricist Prasoon Joshi is impressed with the young crop of eager and innovative musicians but he feels that they are in too much of a hurry and that in the race to be in the reckoning they are ignoring traditional music. "The young musicians today are very talented. They...
  • India has denied me shelter, says Taslima in exile January 5, 2009

    London: Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen has refused to scotch reports that she is about to settle down in Paris, saying repeated denials of shelter by New Delhi and Dhaka means she has to find some other place to live in. "I have to settle somewhere if I am repeatedly denied by...
  • Taslima Nasreen to settle in Paris after 18 yr exile January 3, 2009

    New Delhi: Controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen may settle in Paris, after city authorities decided to give her refuge. Nasrin, who was made an honorary citizen of Paris in July 2008, put in an application for housing six weeks ago. City hall officials announced that they will give Nasrin a large...
  • India's my second home and I'm not leaving: Taslima August 25, 2008

    New Delhi: Slamming all reports that she is leaving India, Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen on Monday told CNN-IBN that she considers India her second home and intends to stay on. "I have come here to stay. I consider India my second home. The news being given out that I am leaving...