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  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 2, Day 2 5 days ago

    (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 5 days ago

    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...
  • Budget 2014: Initiative to strengthen the national skilled registry July 7, 2014

    With just one day left for the annual Budget to be presented in Parliament, Rakesh Gupta , MD ACIS hopes that this times budget will bring in similar schemes like the stpi. He also expects the government to announce the initiative to strengthen the national skilled registry. ...
  • Wadia group prepares a list of 30 witnesses against Preity Zinta July 1, 2014

    Mumbai: After Preity Zinta and her mother recently met Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria, the Wadia group has prepared a list of almost 30 witnesses to be handed over to police for investigation into the molestation case filed by the actress against Ness Wadia. Maria said that once the police records...
  • UP cop transferred after minister booked in dacoity and arson case June 28, 2014

    A senior police officer in Uttar Pradesh was transferred after a cabinet minister was booked in a dacoity and arson case. Sambhal Superintendent of Police Piyush Srivastava was transferred late on Friday, apparently for his role in booking Fisheries Minister Iqbal Mehmood in the case. Masood was accused by lawyer Nutan Vijay...
  • Running test for police recruitment in evening now: Mumbai Commissioner June 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Terming as "unfortunate" the death of four candidates who succumbed after suffering heatstrokes during a police recruitment drive, Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria said the Crime Branch would conduct a probe into these incidents. Asked by reporters who should be held responsible for these deaths, Maria said as whenever the...
  • UP government remains defiant even as law and order situation deteriorates in state June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Lawlessness in Uttar Pradesh is now playing out on the streets of Firozabad. The ruling Samajwadi Party government faced more criticism on Monday when protesters hurled stones and vandalised buses after two police constables on duty were shot dead and a BJP leader was found dead in his...
  • UP: BJP leader found dead in his car in Bareilly, 3rd leader to be killed in 2 weeks June 15, 2014

    Bareilly: A Bharatiya Janata Party leader from Uttarakhand was found dead in his car near Baheri in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh. Rakesh Rastogi was found with multiple injury marks on his body. He had reportedly gone missing after he left his house on Friday evening. "According to the post mortem report, BJP...
  • Body of an architect belonging to Uttarakhand found from Baheri June 14, 2014

    An architect hailing from Uttarakhand was on Saturday found dead in Baheri area of the district in Uttar Pradesh. "Rakesh Kumar Rastogi, who went missing from Friday morning, was prima facie killed somewhere else and later his body was disposed of in Baheri area," Senior Superintendent of Police J Ravindra Gaur...
  • Rakesh Roshan: I am going to write an autobiography May 28, 2014

    Mumbai: It's been a glorious journey of over four decades for Rakesh Roshan in the Hindi film industry. As an actor, writer, producer and director, he's worked his way hard to paint his own success story, and all at his own pace. Now, he is toying with the idea of...