NISHAN

  • Nawaz Sharif given Turkey's top award September 17, 2013

    Islamabad: Turkish President Abdullah Gul Tuesday conferred his country's highest civilian award Jumhuriyet Nishan on Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The award was bestowed on Sharif at a special investiture ceremony which was also attended by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) reported. Sharif said it...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C: Services in command after Suraj Yadav's six December 30, 2012

    Palam: On a very breezy day at Palam, Jharkhand started day two of the Ranji Trophy roundnine encounter against Services at 4 for 0 only to stumble to 120 all out in 58 overs, 65 runs behind the hosts' firstinnings total of 185. By virtue of the firstinnings lead, Services...
  • Ranji Trophy: Services' pacers take top honours on Day 1 November 24, 2012

    Palam: On a relaid Palam pitch, hosts Services bundled out Assam for 182 on day one of round four of Ranji Trophy on Saturday with Suraj Yadav picking up four wickets ably supported by Nishan Singh, Shabad Nazar and Yashpal Singh, who got two wickets each. The Services fast bowlers...
  • Punjab: No trace of abducted 15yearold, people protest October 1, 2012

    Faridkot: There were protests in Faridkot after the police failed to arrest the abductors of a 15yearold girl. A sevenmember gang allegedly headed by Nishan Singh, abducted the girl from her house last week. The gang abducted the girl after allegedly beating up her parents. Shopkeepers downed their shutters while...
  • Kannada Review: 'Challenge' is a gripping tale August 17, 2012

    Mind blowing is referred to something extraordinary, but in the case of kannada film 'Challenge', mind blowing is blowing the mind with loads of shocks and surprises that are strenuous. The movie is not a discouraging effort by debut director Ganesh Kamaraj. Though he is a brilliant guy but he...
  • 'Preview' to hit the floors in September August 7, 2012

    Marikkar productions had been producing some of the notable Mollywood movies in the past. Now a member from its parent family Hashim Marikkar has decided to call the shots for the movie 'Preview' which will be produced by Marikkar ads and events. 'Preview' features five youngsters and one superstar...
  • 50% Love to release on June 15 June 6, 2012

    '50% Love' is a film that sees Nithya Menen in yet another breezy role after 'Ishq'. The film is produced by KK Radhamohan and directed by Shibi Malaiyal. The producer of 'Adhineta' and 'Yemaindi Ee Vela' says that the film is not a regular love story. The music is by...
  • '50 Percent Love' all set to release in June May 10, 2012

    50% Love is the next big one from Nithya Menen. High on the success of Ishq, she feels that the film is very different, with the cuddly and cute actress playing a hatke character. Produced by KK Radhamohan. Music is by Vidya Sagar. And the film is directed by Shibi...
  • First Cut: 'My Name is Khan' has many messages March 26, 2010

    'My Name is Khan, and I am not a terrorist' one line sure to be mouthed by you as you step out of the theatre. And mind you, there are many other priceless quotes. My Name is Khan is unlike any other Karan Johardirected film, although it has glimpses of...
  • Masand's Verdict: Raat Gayi Baat Gayi lacks energy January 1, 2010

    Cast: Rajat Kapoor, Dalip Tahil, Vinay Pathak, Anu Menon, Navneet Nishan, Neha Dhupia Director: Saurabh Shukla Raat Gayi Baat Gayi has the ingredients for a movie one would probably enjoy very much, but somehow they never come together. There's a Hangoverstyle premise, in which a married man wakes up the morning...
  • Pak war hero honoured at India's recommendation July 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Pakistan armys Colonel Karnal Sher Khan, who died during the Kargil war, is remembered with great pride. The man who fought on Tiger Hill from Pakistan's side was given the Nishan e Haidar, Pakistans highest gallantry award on the recommendation of the Indian Army. Captain K Sher Khan's...
  • Orissa rights panel wants report on author's arrest December 17, 2008

    Bhubaneswar: The Orissa Human Rights Commission has sought a report within two weeks from the state government on the arrest of a journalist for writing a book on the recent communal violence in Kandhamal district. Lenin Kumar, editor of the quarterly magazine Nishan, was arrested on December 7 for his book...
  • ExUN official from India convicted June 8, 2007

    New Delhi: A court in New York has convicted former UN official Sanjaya Bahel for bribery and fraud. Bahel was convicted of securing $100 million in UN contracts for companies represented by Nishan Kohli, an IndianAmerican businessman, in return for real estate in Manhattan. Kohli pleaded guilty to bribery and testified against...
  • Pak awards Hu highest civilian honour November 24, 2006

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday conferred its highest civilian award NishanePakistan on visiting Chinese President Hu Jintao for his contribution in cementing bilateral ties. Hu, who is on a three day visit to Pakistan, was presented a medal and a citation by President Pervez Musharraf at a civic reception here. The Chinese President...