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  • Kejriwal slapped again: Public anger or conspiracy against AAP? 08-04-2014 10:07 PM

    There has been yet another attack on Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal as he was slapped by an unidentified man on Tuesday. The incident took place while Kejriwal was campaigning in Sultanpuri. ...
  • Election Yatra: Politics of violence in Puri 08-04-2014 11:27 AM

    Puri: Puri, as we all know, is famous for its art, culture, religious fervour and of course, tourism. But when it comes to politics, it's one of the most violent constituencies in Odisha. In February this year, the law minister of the state, Maheswar Mohanty, who is also the BJD...
  • I'm playing Kayani in a biopic about Malala Yousafzai: Om Puri 02-04-2014 05:09 PM

    Islamabad: Bollywood actor Om Puri is set to play the role of former Pakistani Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani in a biopic on teenage rights activist Mala Yousafzai. "I am playing Kayani in a biopic about Malala Yousafzai. I was impressed with his reaction to the incident," Puri, who...
  • Odisha: Naveen Patnaik re-nominates candidates for LS seats 20-03-2014 05:03 PM

    The ruling BJD president Naveen Patnaik on re-nominated the five sitting MPs and denied ticket to Laxman Tudu who represented Mayurbhanj in the Lok Sabha. While announcing names of candidates for the second phase of polling on April 17, the ruling BJD supremo announced candidates for the seven Parliamentary Constituencies....
  • 'Heartless' review: Shekhar Suman's film is a spoof, not an adaptation of 'Awake' 08-02-2014 11:10 AM

    Cast: Adhyayan Suman, Ariana Ayam, Om Puri Director: Shekhar Suman Actor Shekhar Suman has earned huge attention with his comedic skills, well-crafted acts, and a powerful connect with the audience in his TV shows. This is precisely why when he started promoting 'Heartless' we all felt he'd earn the same...
  • Wounds of 1984 riot victims reopen after Rahul's controversial remarks 28-01-2014 10:26 PM

    New Delhi: A day after Rahul Gandhi claimed that the Congress government at the Centre tried to control the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and refused to take the onus of the communal carnage, the victims living in a dilapidated colony in Delhi continue to struggle with their grief. The wounds of...
  • 'Heart Attack' will be turning point in my career: Kesha 27-01-2014 12:01 PM

    New Delhi: Actress Kesha Khambhati, who will be seen in director Puri Jagannadh's forthcoming Telugu film 'Heart Attack' says the movie will give a new dimension to her acting career. "My wish to do a super hit movie in Puri Jagannadh's combination is being fulfilled with 'Heart Attack'. 'Heart Attack'...
  • Sanjay Leela Bhansali is my guru, says filmmaker Vibhu Puri 24-01-2014 01:45 PM

    Mumbai: Vibhu Puri, who has worked on the dialogues and screenplay of 'Guzaarish' and 'Saawariya', says the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorials were ahead of their times. "I come from a school where we are not money spinners. I want to be called an artist. I do not want to be...
  • Former UN envoy Hardeep Puri joins BJP 03-01-2014 09:22 AM

    New Delhi: Retired career diplomat Hardeep Puri, who served as India's permanent representative at the UN, on Thursday joined BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, following in the footsteps of former Home Secretary RK Singh and Petroleum Secretary RS Pandey. Puri, a 1974-batch Indian Foreign Service Officer, had put...
  • Amitabh Bachchan was called unconventional: Naseeruddin Shah 23-12-2013 01:27 PM

    Mumbai: Naseeruddin Shah is undoubtedly one of the best performers on the Indian screen. Despite his atypical looks, he managed to make a mark for himself in both parallel and commercial films, but gives credit to Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan for paving the way for unconventional looking heroes in the...
  • Woman from Mathura found dead with her children in Puri hotel, husband on the run 15-12-2013 09:00 PM

    A woman from Uttar Pradesh and her two children were found dead in a hotel in Puri on Sunday, police said. After being informed by the hotel staff, the police broke open the door and recovered the bodies of the 34-year-old woman from the room, Deputy Superintendent of police Sashibhusan...
  • Telugu film 'Heart Attack' aimed at romanticisim? 27-11-2013 05:36 PM

    Chennai: Going by the first look poster of Puri Jagannadh-directed Telugu romantic-drama 'Heart Attack', which was unveiled online by the filmmaker Wednesday, the film is likely to be aimed at urban audience with romantic attitude. The poster features Nithiin Reddy and Adah Sharma only a few inches away from kissing,...
  • Odisha: Coastal districts alerted as cyclone Lehar approaches landfall 26-11-2013 03:42 PM

    After the devastation of Cyclone Phailin, Lehar is possibly to hit coastal areas of Odisha, along with Andhra as well. The state government on Tuesday put district authorities on alert, especially those of 10 southern and coastal districts, as the severe cyclonic storm is expected to make a landfall between...
  • Puri Jagannadh's son to play young Balakrishna in 'Legend' 16-11-2013 03:31 PM

    Chennai: Child actor Puri Akash, son of filmmaker Puri Jagannadh, will essay the role of young Nandamuri Balakrishna in upcoming political-drama 'Legend', slated to be released next year. "Puri's son Akash will play the younger version of Balakrishna in the film. I had seen his performances in other films and...
  • Delhi: Dissidence continues in BJP over poll nominations 12-11-2013 12:05 AM

    A number of BJP workers from Sultan Puri, Gandhi Nagar and Mehrauli held a protest, on Monday, outside Delhi BJP office here accusing the party leadership of "not adhering to clear guidelines" in selection of candidates of assembly polls in Delhi. "The selection process was totally flawed. No criteria was...
  • Shekhar Suman's 'Heartless' dedicated to elder son 11-11-2013 03:40 PM

    Mumbai: Actor-turned-director Shekhar Suman has dedicated his directorial debut film 'Heartless' to his elder son Aayush, who passed away at a young age. Shekhar Suman is making romantic medical thriller 'Heartless', that features his son Adhyayan. "'Heartless' has a slice of my heart in it. It is quite close to...
  • 'Dhat Teri Ki' a perfect debut, says new singer in B-town Sanam Puri 04-11-2013 12:25 PM

    It's a flurry of newcomers when it comes to music in Bollywood. Random lyrics, music full of beats, the newcomers are seeing these opportunities as their perfect launch in Bollywood. One such voice people are grooving to these days is Sanam Puri who has entered Bollywood with Vishal-Shekhar's 'Dhat Teri...
  • Cyclone Phailin forces tourists to move out of Puri 12-10-2013 01:37 PM

    Tourists have moved out of Puri after warnings were issued by the state administration in the wake of the cyclonic storm that is expected to hit the coast of Andhra and Odisha this evening. Over 3,60,000 people have been evacuated from four districts of Odisha and all flights to Bhubaneshwar...
  • 'Nayak Returns' to have a fresh subject: Anil Kapoor 22-09-2013 04:11 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Anil Kapoor says that 'Nayak Returns' will have a completely fresh subject and it won't be a sequel. 'Nayak' (2001) was a political action thriller starring Kapoor, Rani Mukerji and Amrish Puri. The film was a remake of S Shankar's successful Tamil film 'Mudhalvan'. Now 'Nayak 2' is...
  • Akanksha Puri to work with Komal Kumar in 'Lodde' 21-09-2013 03:04 PM

    New Delhi: 'Lodde', which means leftie in Kannada, is also the title of a forthcoming film. Directed by SV Suresh, the film features Komal Kumar in the lead role. Akanksha Puri, who has been earlier seen in Tamil film 'Alex Pandian' and Malayalam film 'Samrajyam', is making her debut in...
  • No looking back at failures: Sai Ram's birthday resolve 13-09-2013 03:26 PM

    Chennai: Telugu actor Sai Ram Shankar, who turned 37 Friday, says as his birthday resolution he has decided not to worry about failures and to focus on future. "I know my films haven't done well, and therefore, people always ask me how I cope with failure. This is why I...
  • Odisha: Two-storey building collapses in Puri, 4 dead 08-09-2013 11:14 AM

    Puri: A two-storey building collapsed in Puri city of Odisha on Sunday with four dead and six injured. The dead included two tourists. Heavy rains on Saturday night is believed to be cause of the collapse. The building owned by a priest of Lord Jagannath temple was used as paying...
  • Om Puri gets bail, leaves for shooting in Britain 01-09-2013 03:07 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Om Puri, who was accused by his wife Nandita of domestic violence, breathed a sigh of relief when he was finally granted bail. In addition to bail granted Saturday morning, he has been allowed to leave the country on professional assignment. The beleaguered actor was expected to leave...
  • Actor Om Puri arrested, released on bail in wife assault case 31-08-2013 11:04 PM

    Mumbai: Noted actor Om Puri was arrested on Saturday for allegedly assaulting his wife, and later released on a bail bond, police said. "The actor was arrested after he surrendered before the police and later granted bail on a bond of Rs 10,000 on Saturday," Senior Inspector Harishchandra Parmale of...
  • Domestic violence case: Om Puri's bail plea disposed by court 31-08-2013 05:25 PM

    The sessions court on Saturday disposed of the anticipatory bail application filed Bollywood actor Om Puri, who is accused of assaulting his wife, after he told the court that he wants to withdraw the plea. The move comes after Mumbai police told the sessions court that Puri has been only...
  • Om Puri lying about being out of town, alleges wife 29-08-2013 06:07 AM

    Journalist-columnist Nandita Puri, who filed a police complaint of domestic violence against her husband and actor Om Puri, on Wednesday claimed he was lying when he said he was out of town when he allegedly beat her. "All lies... He is lying and he was in Mumbai. After the incident,...
  • Watch: Satyagraha starcast speaks about its experience 28-08-2013 04:31 PM

    Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgan, Kareena Kapoor starrer Satyagraha is ready to hit the screens on August 30. Reliving their memories, the starcast talk about their experiences and challenges during the making of the film. Also watch Om Puri, who has been accused of domestic violence by his second wife Nandita...
  • Om Puri denies wife's allegations of violence 28-08-2013 11:53 AM

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Om Puri, who has been accused of domestic violence by his second wife Nandita Puri, denied the allegations, saying he was in Kolkata when he was alleged to have beaten her. "I have returned from Kolkata on (Aug) 25th. So how can I beat her on the...