Samar

  • 'Bobby Jasoos' is not just a detective film: Vidya Balan 08-02-2014 03:41 PM

    Mumbai: Vidya Balan is not concerned about the horde of detective films being made currently like 'Jagga Jasoos' and 'Byomkesh Bakshi'. The actress says that her film 'Bobby Jasoos' has something more to offer. Vidya says she is not looking at other films as competition. "It's a female detective film...
  • West Bengal: TMC leader shot at allegedly by miscreants 05-02-2014 12:03 AM

    Tamluk: Trinamool Congress leader and deputy pradhan of Nandigram Block II of East Midnapore district Samar Maiti was shot at allegedly by miscreants on Tuesday night, police said. Maiti was returning home from the local market when miscreants fired at him. He was immediately rushed to the Tamluk Hospital. The...
  • Philippine Red Cross says at least 1000 killed in Typhoon Haiyan 09-11-2013 07:10 PM

    The Philippine Red Cross estimated that more than 1,000 people were killed in the coastal city of Tacloban and at least 200 in hard-hit Samar province when one of the strongest typhoons ever to make landfall slammed into the country. Gwendolyn Pang, secretary general of the Philippine Red Cross, said...
  • Scandal Point: It's all about the dirty secrets of Bollywood 06-11-2013 02:40 PM

    There is a big advantage of an insider writing a book on an industry. The readers get to know the subtleties of a world they have never been a part of. Fahad Samar is a Mumbai based writer-director whose work on the contemporary popular culture has been seen and analysed...
  • Tripura: CPM member expelled over 'bed of cash' video 20-10-2013 11:55 AM

    The Tripura CPM leader, who was caught on camera lying on bundles of currency notes, has been expelled from the party for "immoral work" and tarnishing the image of the party. Samar Acharjee, member of Bankumari Local Committee, was expelled from the party for immoral work, tarnishing the image of...
  • Tripura: CPM leader fulfills long cherished dream of 'bed of cash' 19-10-2013 03:44 PM

    A CPM leader in Marxist-ruled Tripura who lay on a bed of cash withdrawn from his own bank account to fulfill a long cherished dream, is in deep trouble with his party. Jogendranagar committee member of the CPM in Agartala, Samar Acharjee, a contractor by profession, was shown lying on...
  • Public hunger drives gossip train: Fahad Samar 01-10-2013 02:32 PM

    New Delhi: The media is often blamed for promoting crass and gossip-driven content through what is known as the tabloid culture, but filmmaker-turned-author Fahad Samar says "public hunger" is the real culprit and in a way has contributed to an unhealthy trend in the media industry. "One shouldn't entirely blame...
  • Simply South: 'Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya' grabs eyeballs during the Pongal weekend 23-01-2013 05:13 PM

    The film managed to rake in Rs 9 crore in the same week in which 'Alex Pandian' made Rs 9.5 crore. ...
  • Trisha Krishnan is back to work 02-11-2012 01:12 PM

    Trisha, who was shooting back to back for her upcoming movies, had to rush to Hyderabad after the shock news reached her that her father Krishnan was no more. After a break, the actress is now set to return to work. She will soon take part in the shooting of...
  • CJ Report on black-marketing of LPG cylinders 04-12-2011 12:13 AM

    CJ Samar Gupta reports from Alwar on the misuse of domestic LPG cylinders in the city, that leads to black-marketing. ...
  • CJ Exposes Pathetic Condition of Govt Hospital 19-11-2011 08:18 PM

    Samar Gupta captures the poor state of a hospital and the callous behaviour of its staff in a hospital in Alwar ...
  • WikiLeaks, Internet in record Nobel Peace field 02-03-2011 10:57 AM

    Oslo: Anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, the Internet and a Russian human rights activist are among a record 241 nominations for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize. The Norwegian Nobel Committee said on Tuesday that the 2011 field includes 53 organisations and tops last year's 237 nominees. Known nominees also include Afghan rights...
  • Watch: 3D exhibit on Bhopal gas tragedy 15-12-2009 12:34 AM

    Bhopal - A Silent Picture displayed Samar Jodha's pictures. ...
  • Masand's Verdict: Shaurya 05-04-2008 01:08 AM

    Hi folks, welcome back to DRS, which is Directly Rajdeep Sardesai and not the Decision Review System which is causing so much of controversy! Let's look at the highs and lows of 2011. First, the lows. Obviously right at the top is the spot-fixing scandal. It really exposed the dark...
  • Rahul Bose's latest a copy from Hollywood? 16-02-2008 12:24 AM

    Sydney: Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) is planning to call for an overhaul of Cricket Australia (CA) central contract, which stands almost irrelevant after the selection of Nathan Lyon, Michael Beer and Trent Copeland from outside the 25-man contract list. The Sydney Morning Herald reported that ACA boss Paul Marsh is...