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  • 'Khatron Ke Khiladi 6': Rohit Shetty to introduce a horror element in the show January 31, 2015

    Mumbai: The new season of 'Khatron Ke Khiladi: Darr Ka Blockbuster Returns', hosted by 'Chennai Express' director Rohit Shetty, will have a tinge of horror along with death defying stunts. The show will have a new segment 'Darr Ka Ghar' where fear will follow the 14 celebrity contestants -- Ashish Chaudhary,...
  • Delhi elections: Greater Kailash a triangular contest as BJP, AAP, Congress slug it out January 29, 2015

    New Delhi: The high-profile seat of Greater Kailash will witness a triangular contest in Delhi Assembly elections on February 7 as all three parties have fielded strong candidates from the constituency. The Congress candidate is President Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha, BJP is going with former councilor Rakesh Kumar Gullaiya and...
  • The India-US dialogues: Vajpayee changed US-India relationship, says Rakesh Sood January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Former ambassador and nuclear negotiator Rakesh Sood on Saturday praised former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee for transforming the Indo-US relationship. Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative 'The India-US Dialogue', Sood said, "PM Vajpayee changed US-India relationship from 'estranged democracies' to 'natural allies'." On the nuclear deal...
  • Jaya Bachchan and Gulzar launch the music for Amitabh Bachchan-Dhanush starrer 'Shamitabh' January 21, 2015

    Mumbai: The music of filmmaker R Balki's much awaited film 'Shamitabh' was unveiled Tuesday night by Jaya Bachchan and Gulzar in the presence of the entire star cast of the film. The event was followed by paying tribute to the music composer Ilaiyaraaja. The event also saw a live performance by...
  • Photo of the day: Kapil Sharma poses with Sachin Tendulkar and Mumbai Police chief Rakesh Maria at Umang 2015 January 11, 2015

    We have seen virtually all Bollywood stars and several popular sportspersons get candid on show 'Comedy Nights with Kapil'. While the show has garnered huge popularity and success, host Kapil Sharma isn't satisfied, it seems. Kapil, who was recently seen at Umang Mumbai Police Show 2015, took to Twitter to...
  • Pakistan opens unprovoked fire in J&K's Samba, BSF retaliation forces it to raise the white flag December 31, 2014

    New Delhi/ Jammu: After yet another ceasefire violation by Pakistan Rangers on Wednesday, the strong retaliation by Border Security Force troops forced the former to raise the white flag. Pakistan Rangers suffered four casualties while one BSF soldier was killed in the firing in Samba sector of Jammu and Kashmir. Soon...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 3: Tripura take lead against Jharkhand December 22, 2014

    Dhanbad: Bishal Ghosh and Rakesh Solanki struck half centuries as Tripura consolidated their strong position by reaching 227 for six in their first innings on the second day of their Ranji Trophy match against Jharkhand on Monday. Resuming the day at 72 for two, Tripura added 155 runs from 76 overs...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 2, Day 2 December 15, 2014

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day one roundup: Uttar Pradesh medium-pacers continuously came back to check Madhya Pradesh on the opening day of the Group A Ranji Trophy match on Sunday. Left-arm spinner Rakesh Dhruv scalped four batsmen as Vidarbha bundled out Punjab for 195 on...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 2: Dhruv takes four wickets as Punjab all out for 195 December 14, 2014

    Nagpur: Left-arm spinner Rakesh Dhruv scalped four batsmen as Vidarbha bundled out Punjab for 195 on the opening day of the Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match on Sunday. Vidarbha bowlers did everything right after winning the toss, striking consistently. Fast bowler Shrikant Wagh (2 for 49) drew the first blood when...
  • 72% of rape accused are victims' boyfriends: Mumbai Police Commissioner November 27, 2014

    Mumbai: As much as 71.9 per cent of the accused facing rape charges in Mumbai are alleged to have lured their victims on the pretext of marriage, according to a review of such cases reported till October 2014. Data compiled by police shows that of the 542 rape cases filed...
  • Mumbai: Over 2,500 policemen to be deployed during Devendra Fadnavis swearing-in October 30, 2014

    Mumbai: A strict vigil will be maintained during the swearing-in of Devendra Fadnavis as Maharashtra Chief Minister at Wankhede stadium on Friday, with over 2,500 security personnel being deployed in and around the sprawling ground. The stadium, which will host the first open air oath taking ceremony, has been declared...
  • 'Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami' tweet review: A bit exaggerated, it still manages to bring a smile on your face October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Should a common man get a 21 gun salute when he dies? Director Ravindra Gautam narrates such a tale of a patriarch who wants a 21 gun salute after his death. The film is a satire and explores the struggle that a common man goes through in his...
  • ISL, a platform for many to redeem their careers: Rakesh Masih October 9, 2014

    Kolkata: Out of favour India defender Rakesh Masih on Thursday said the upcoming Indian Super League would provide a great platform for players like him to give a new lease of life to their careers. "It's a new start not only to me but for many of us. It's a new...
  • Rakesh Roshan is currently busy working on his next, but that's not 'Krrish 4' September 20, 2014

    New Delhi: After giving Bollywood its "Krrish" series, Rakesh Roshan has finally set his sights on a new script. However, he hasn't ruled out making "Krrish 4" in future. Rakesh, his brother and composer Rajesh, as well as actor son Hrithik were Friday felicitated here for the family's contribution to Indian...
  • Bribery at censor board worse than economic offences: Mumbai Court September 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The special court which is hearing the bail application of Rakesh Kumar, the suspended CEO of Central Board of Film Certification, on Wednesday said that the crime in this case was worse than economic offences. Kumar is accused of taking bribes to grant censor certificate to films. ...
  • CBI mulls DA case against Central Board CEO Rakesh Kumar August 31, 2014

    Mumbai: CBI, which is probing the alleged bribery case involving Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) CEO Rakesh Kumar, is contemplating filing a case of Disproportionate Assets (DA) against him. "We are presently scrutinising the documents and articles seized so far to ascertain the possibility of a DA case against...
  • IOA adhoc committee calls meeting, Boxing India fumes August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The administrative mess in Indian boxing is showing no signs of ending as of now but the Indian Olympic Association's adhoc committee, incharge of the sport right now, has called a meeting of the state associations to finalise the dates of the National Championship. But the meeting, set for...
  • J&K: Pak forces diverting attention of its people from internal turmoil, says BSF August 24, 2014

    Jammu: Indian troops have given a befitting reply to the ceasefire violations by Pakistani forces, BSF said on Sunday while strongly criticising it for repeatedly disturbing peace along the border. IG, BSF, Jammu Frontier, Rakesh Kumar Sharma, talking to reporters, also said that Pakistan wanted to divert the attention of...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Censor Board CEO August 24, 2014

    The CBI on August 18 arrested Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar for allegedly demanding Rs 70,000 as bribe for clearing a regional movie. ...
  • Films cleared by Censor Board during Rakesh Kumar's tenure under CBI scanner August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI on Tuesday arrested Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar for allegedly demanding Rs 70,000 as bribe for clearing a regional movie. According to CBI sources here, the arrest was made late in the evening in Mumbai as the Central Board of Film Certification CEO came under the agency...
  • We want to execute the toilet plan as fast as possible: TCS August 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Four days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked parliamentarians and corporate sector to help build separate toilets for girls in schools across the country by next year, Tata Consultancy and Bharti Foundation have decided to pledge Rs 100 crore each in this regard. TCS will earmark a budget of...
  • CBI arrests Censor Board CEO on bribery charge August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The CBI on Monday arrested Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar for allegedly demanding Rs 70,000 as bribe for clearing a regional movie. According to CBI sources, the arrest was made late in the evening in Mumbai as the Central Board of Film Certification CEO came under the agency...
  • Man commits suicide by hanging himself August 9, 2014

    A 22yearold youth allegedly committed suicide on Saturday by hanging himself at his room in Ghantaghar area. Rakesh Mishra, a daily wage labourer, called his parents in Shahjahanpur before taking the extreme step and told them about his plans, said Veer Vikram Singh, Station House Officer of Ghantaghar police station. Mishra used...
  • Kanpur: Police officer kisses murder accused, calls him 'good boy', transferred August 2, 2014

    Kanpur: A senior police official probing the murder case of a woman in Kanpur has been transferred after footage emerged of him kissing the main accused and victim's husband Piyush Dasani on the forehead inside a police station. Swarup Nagar police station circle officer Rakesh Nayak was also seen telling...
  • Mumbai Police chief gets threat letter challenging him to avert terror attack July 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police is on high alert after Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria received a threat letter. The letter challenged the police to avert a terror attack. The letter received on July 25 said, "Stop us this time if you can, you were lucky in 1993." Sources said that the letter has been...
  • Indian kabaddi captain sure of Asian Games gold July 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Skipper Rakesh Kumar is confident that India would clinch the gold medal in men's kabaddi at the forthcoming Incheon Asian Games for the seventh time on the trot and feels the Pro Kabaddi League starting on Saturday will help the players ahead of the mega event. "I am pretty confident...
  • Rakesh Roshan: Pray for me and my family so that nothing more goes wrong July 22, 2014

    Mumbai: A fierce fire that broke out in a posh highrise building named Lotus Business Park in Andheri here left one brave fireman named Nitin Ivalekar dead. Filmmaker Rakesh Roshan has gotten together with the other property owners of the building to offer a compensation to the fireman's bereaved wife. "We've...
  • Aim to reach 100 pc rural teledensity in 34 years: Telecom Secretary July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Increasing telecom infrastructure at the village level and taking rural teledensity to 100 per cent will be the prime focus areas for Telecom Secretary Rakesh Garg who took the charge on Thursday. "It will be prime objective to take broadband connectivity to village level, that is to increase telecom...
  • Focus on modernisation of police force in UP: Home Secretary July 12, 2014

    Denying allegations that law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh has gone out of hand, Chief Secretary (Home) Rakesh Bahadur on Friday said state police was being modernised and over Rs 12,000 crore has been approved by the state Assembly for the purpose. Addressing a press conference after a meeting with...