Shiva

  • We've integrated the cycle chase theme from 'Shiva' into the main theme of 'Rowdy': Ram Gopal Varma 29-03-2014 12:23 PM

    Chennai: The background score of upcoming Telugu action-drama 'Rowdy' will be dedicated to maestro Illayaraja, says director Ram Gopal Varma, who has been a fan of the composer's tunes for several years. Illayaraja worked with RGV on his cinematic debut 'Shiva'. "As a huge fan of this legendary musician, my...
  • Australian gallery removes stolen Shiva idol after minister rap 26-03-2014 06:06 PM

    Australia's prestigious National Gallery has removed the USD 5-million statue of Shiva Nataraja it had bought from a tainted Indian-origin antique dealer after a top minister lashed out at it for failing to check the idol's ownership. The National Gallery of Australia (NGA) in Canberra is continuing its cooperation with...
  • We had to deal with challenges at Sochi Olympics: Shiva Keshavan 04-03-2014 11:36 PM

    The five-time winter Olympian, Shiva Keshavan, spoke to CNN-IBN about his experience in the Sochi Winter Olympics this year. ...
  • Mahashivratri celebrated across India, lakhs take bath in Ganga 27-02-2014 11:04 AM

    New Delhi: The festival of Mahashivratri is being celebrated across the country. Temples are full of devotees on the occassion of Mahashivratri since early Thursday. On this auspicious occasion, devotees from different part of the country gather at Allahabad and Varanasi to take bath in the Ganga as they believe...
  • Anglian Medal Hunt boost for Indian athletes 17-02-2014 09:22 PM

    Anglian Medal Hunt is a private initiative which will fund and back Indian sportersons as they chase glory. ...
  • Tri-colour to be hoisted at Sochi Games on Feb 16 12-02-2014 11:41 PM

    New Delhi: The suspension on the Indian Olympic Association having been lifted by the world body, the tri-colour will be hoisted at the Winter Olympic Games Village in Sochi, Russia on February 16. Senior officials of the International Olympic Committee and Sochi Organising Committee for the 2014 Winter Games are...
  • Athletes back to India from indy in Sochi Games 11-02-2014 10:55 PM

    Sochi: Shiva Keshavan and two other athletes are going from indy to India at the Sochi Games. They entered the Winter Olympics without acknowledgement of their home nation, but will leave with its flag flying in the athletes' village and hopes for better sports governance at home. "You have a...
  • Luger Keshavan 37th after penultimate round at Sochi 2014 09-02-2014 09:56 PM

    Sochi: Out of contention for a medal, India's Shiva Keshavan remained at a disappointing 37th spot after third and penultimate round of men's singles luge competitions in the Sochi Winter Olympic Games here on Sunday. The 32-year-old Indian, who is on his fifth Winter Olympics, clocked a combined 2:44.604 after...
  • Luger Shiva Keshavan virtually out of contention at Sochi 2014 09-02-2014 01:13 AM

    Sochi: India's Shiva Keshavan brought up the rear after two rounds of men's singles luge competitions, standing 37th out of 39 athletes in the Sochi Winter Games, here on Saturday. The 32-year-old Indian, who represented India in four Olympic Games, is virtually out of medal contention as he clocked 1:49.108...
  • Keshavan clocks 53.905 in heat 1 at Sochi Winter Olympics 08-02-2014 11:00 PM

    Sochi (Russia): India's luger Shiva Keshavan clocked 53.905 in the first heat of the men's singles luge event at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Saturday. The 32-year-old Indian, who represented India in four Olympic Games, had a maximum speed of 130.1 km/hr during the first heat and ranked 35th after...
  • Indian athletes get late funding boost for Sochi Winter Olympics 16-01-2014 01:35 PM

    New Delhi: Three Indian athletes have received late funding to travel to next month's Winter Olympics but two of them are still waiting for government assistance to purchase equipment needed to compete in Sochi. While luger Shiva Keshavan raised money for his equipment through sponsors, Alpine skier Himanshu Thakur and...
  • Shiva Thapa gets US visa for World Series Boxing debut 10-01-2014 11:05 PM

    New Delhi: Young boxer Shiva Thapa is set for his first bout in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) with team USA Knockouts after he was granted American visa to reach Miami in time for the Jan 17 tie against Ukraine Otamans. Sumit Sangwan, however, is yet to get his...
  • Three Indians to take part in Sochi Winter Games 09-01-2014 06:22 PM

    New Delhi: Winter Games Federation of India on Thursday clarified that three Indians, not four, will take part in the February 7-23 Sochi Games. Shiva Keshavan in luge, Himanshu Thakur in Alpine Skiing and Nadeem Iqbal in Cross Country will take part in the Winter Games in the Russian Black...
  • No Indian flag at Sochi Games 08-01-2014 09:06 PM

    The Indian Olympic Association's decision to hold its elections on February 9 has once again left the athletes in the lurch as they will now compete under the Olympic flag at Sochi next month. ...
  • World Series of Boxing: Thapa, Sangwan head to America 01-01-2014 10:24 PM

    In a major boost for Indian boxing, two young pugilists Shiva Thapa and Sumit Sangwan are headed to Miami after being picked by the American franchise for the World Series of Boxing. ...
  • Mohit Raina credits 'Devon Ke Dev Mahadev' for his success 21-12-2013 07:40 AM

    Mumbai: Small screen actor Mohit Raina credits mythological show 'Devon Ke Dev Mahadev' for the fame he got. He portrays Lord Shiva in the hit show on the telly. The show, which is about Lord Shiva's life, first went on air Dec 18, 2011, on Life OK and completed two...
  • Illayaraja's music is the USP of 'Oru Oorla' 11-11-2013 12:57 PM

    Chennai: Director K.S. Vasantha Kumar, who managed to convince Illayaraja to compose tunes for his upcoming village drama 'Oru Oorla', said that the film's biggest highlight will be the music by the maestro. "Music doesn't play an important part of the narrative in all films but it does in my...
  • First edition of Banaras Utsav begins 24-10-2013 11:35 PM

    Varanasi:Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar on Thursday inaugurated the first edition of the Banaras Utsav - a four-day cultural and art festival. Accompanied by singing exponents Rajan and Sajan Mishra, the inaugural session was followed by one on the mysticism of Lord Shiva in literature by author Amish Tripathi along...
  • No medal for India at World Boxing Championships this time 23-10-2013 09:18 PM

    Almaty: Indian boxers will return empty-handed from the World Championships for the first time in four years after none of the five quarter-finalists managed to make the semi-final of the biennial mega-event, here Wednesday. After the afternoon losses of fourth seed Shiva Thapa (56kg) and sixth seed Manoj Kumar, Vikash...
  • World Boxing C'ships: Shiva enters quarters, Nanao ousted 21-10-2013 05:03 PM

    Almaty: Rising Indian boxer Shiva Thapa (56kg) and Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar (64kg) endured draining contests but came out triumphant to enter the quarter-finals on a bitter-sweet day for India in the World Boxing Championships, here today. Both the boxers came back after being down a round to outwit...
  • Shiva, Nanao in last-16; Vijender bows out of World Championships 19-10-2013 04:42 PM

    Almaty: Rising star Shiva Thapa and comeback-man Thokchom Nanao Singh entered the pre-quarters but it was curtains for the experienced Vijender Singh, who bowed out after an intense second-round contest on a day of mixed fortunes for India at the World Boxing Championships here Saturday. Vijender (75kg), the first Indian...
  • Lord Shiva's gold crown recovered from rest house near Kedarnath temple 11-10-2013 02:11 PM

    A gold crown of Shiva Linga at the Kedarnath temple, which went missing after the June calamity, has been recovered from a rest house near the Himalayan shrine, the temple committee said on Thursday. The crown worth lakhs of rupees and weighing 500-600 gms was recovered when the rest house...
  • Sexual assault case: High Court to hear Asaram's bail plea today 01-10-2013 08:42 AM

    Rajasthan High Court will hear self-styled godman Asaram's bail plea in the sexual assault case of a minor girl on Tuesday, a day after a local court had extended the judicial custody of Asaram and his attendant Shiva till October 11 . The District and Sessions judge also extended the...
  • 'Ya Ya' review: This Tamil film banks on stereotypes 22-09-2013 01:10 PM

    Cast: Shiva, Santhanam, Dhansika, Sandhya, Srinivasan, Illavarasu and Devadarshini Director: I Rajasekaran Rating: 2 out of 5 We all love to sit back and laugh our way through a film. But, what if this happens week after week for months on end? Tamil cinema has been going through this phase...
  • Justice Nagappan, Justice SK Singh sworn in as SC judges 19-09-2013 11:54 AM

    Justice C Nagappan and Justice Shiva Kirti Singh were sworn in as judges of the Supreme Court on Thursday. They were administered the oath of office by Chief Justice P Sathasivam. With their appointment, the strength of the apex court judges has gone up to 30. It is still one...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram Bapu moves bail application in HC 13-09-2013 10:21 PM

    Jodhpur: Controversial self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who is in judicial custody in the allegedsexual assault caseof a minor, today moved a bail application in the Rajasthan High Courtin Jodhpur. The hearing on the petition is scheduled on Monday, one of Asaram's counsels said. Last week a lower court had rejected...
  • Asaram jailed, police say they have proof in sexual assault case 02-09-2013 08:03 PM

    Jodhpur: Self-proclaimed godman Asaram has been remanded to 14 days in judicial custody by a Jodhpur court on Monday. Asaram has been lodged in the Jodhpur central jail where hundreds of his followers gathered to protest against his arrest. The police had to use force and lathicharged the supporters to...
  • Unfazed by Uttarakhand tragedy, 'Kanwariyas' flock to Haridwar 29-07-2013 05:28 PM

    Putting behind sad memories of the June calamity, Kanwariyas flocked to temples in Haridwar despite heavy rains on the first Monday of the month of 'Sawan' today to offer holy waters of the Ganga to Lord Shiva. With Kanwariyas turning up in large numbers to the holy city to pay...
  • 'Sonna Puriyadhu' review: This Tamil film is only funny in parts 27-07-2013 04:21 PM

    Cast: Shiva, Vasundhara Kashyap, Mano Bala, Vatsala and Meera Krishnan; Director: Krishnan Jayaraj Rating: 2 out of 5 Shiva's films guarantee entertainment, but 'Sonna Puriyadhu', which revolves around Shiva, who is commitment phobic and hates the idea of marriage, fails in the effort of delivering a wholesome entertainer. What it...
  • Shiva Thapa gives credit to coach, support staff 12-07-2013 05:26 PM

    Guwahati: As Shiva Thapa was given a hero's welcome here on his arrival on Friday after winning a gold at the Asian Boxing Championships in Amman, the teen pugilist gave credit to his coach and support staff for his success. The 19-year-old boxer was received at the Lokopriaya Gopinath Bordoloi...