Shravan

  • Over 1.5 lakh pilgrims make Amarnath Yatra July 10, 2014

    Srinagar: More than 1.5 lakh pilgrims have finished the Amarnath Yatra that started here June 28. An official statement on Wednesday said: "As many as 12,345 devotees paid their obeisance before the ice lingam on Wednesday amid chanting of prayers. With this, a total of 155,855 pilgrims have paid obeisance at...
  • Salman Khan supports children's film fest October 23, 2013

    Hyderabad: Superstar Salman Khan is supporting the 18th International Children's Film Festival India (ICFFI) and he will also promote the event on his social networking pages on Facebook and Twitter. The actor will not be personally present for the sevenday festival, starting Nov 14 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, but he has...
  • Agra battles record rain in 12 hours October 5, 2013

    The Taj city of Agra was on Saturday battling the consequences of a record 142 mm downpour in just 12 hours a day earlier. This year Agra has had 1,003 mm of rain against the annual average of around 675 mm. It took the entire day on Friday for shopkeepers and tradres...
  • Agra deluged by record rain August 31, 2013

    The average annual rainfall of 700 mm has already been breached in Agra district, and early on Saturday's downpour set a new record for the month of August, weather officials said. Against an average of 200 mm in August, Agra has already received more than 300 mm of rains. "The city gets...
  • Telugu review: 'Sukumarudu' is a melodramatic entertainer May 12, 2013

    Cast: Aadi Pudipeddi, Nisha Aggarwal, Sharada, G Krishna, Chandra Mohan, Bhavna Ruparel, Srinivasa Avasarala, Brahmanandam, Maruthi Rao, Raghu Babu, Jayaprakash Reddy, Rao Ramesh and Tanikella Bharani Director: G Ashok Rating: 2.5 out 5 Some films take time to strike a chord with the audience, but 'Sukumarudu', about greedy NRI protagonist, makes an...
  • Lot of 'mediocre' journalists around: Katju April 5, 2013

    Hyderabad: Justifying his decision to appoint a panel on fixing minimum qualification for journalists, Press Council Chairman Markandey Katju on Friday said the aim was not to "muzzle" the media but to improve the standards as there are a lot of "mediocre" professionals in the field. "There are a lot...
  • 'Vennela 1 1/2' is all set to hit the screens September 2, 2012

    Vennela Kishore's directorial debut 'Vennela 1 1/2' will hit the screens on the second week of September, 2012. Makers say, "The film tells the story of the travails faced by a couple who go to Bangkok because of their fad for foreign countries. How they come out of it,...
  • 'Cinemakeldam Randi' to be released on August 2 July 24, 2012

    The title may sound innocuous, but 'Cinemakeldam Randi' is a crime comedy. The film, starring Rajendra Prasad and Master Bharath, is described by its makers as a 'navarasa bharithamaina cinema.' Set to release on Aug 2, the film is directed by MMG Reddy. Surprisingly, Rajendra and Bharath...
  • Oka College Story: Audio to be released on July 26 July 22, 2012

    T Prabhakar says that he has been inspired by the successes many films (read Premisthe, Prema Khaidi, Journey) dubbed from Tamil have met in the recent times. The director of Rendilla Poojari, Kishkindakanda and Batukamma says that Oka College Story is styled after some successful Tamil films. Oka College Story...
  • Rajendra and Master Bharath to play brothers May 31, 2012

    'Cinemakeldam Randi', starring Rajendra Prasad and Master Bharath, is described by its makers as a 'navarasa bharithamaina cinema'. Set to release in the second week of June, the film is directed by MMG Reddy. Surprisingly, Rajendra and Bharath are playing brothers in the film. Don't go by the title. The film...
  • Watchout for drama in 'Oka College Story' May 26, 2012

    T Prabhakar says that he has been inspired by the success of many films (read Premisthe, Prema Khaidi, Journey) dubbed from Tamil that have met in the recent times. The director of 'Rendilla Poojari', 'Kishkindakanda' and 'Batukamma' says that 'Oka College Story' is styled after some successful Tamil films. The audience...
  • Race attack victim comes back from Australia July 30, 2010

    Hyderabad: 26-year-old, Shravan Kumar, who was battling for life after a brutal racial attack in May 2009 in Australia, has finally returned to his home. Almost a year later, his family are anxious to finally catch a glimpse of him. It's an emotional mix of tears, hugs and wide smiles....
  • Jabalpur youth does a Shravan Kumar May 19, 2010

    Dehra Dun: A youth from Jabalpur has done what the mythological character Shravan Kumar did in Lord Rama's Ayodhya - carried his blind mother in a basket on his shoulder to Badrinath shrine. Among the first thousand pilgrims who had gathered at the shrine on Wednesday which opened after a six-month...
  • Real estate wants infrastructure status February 12, 2010

    From a macro-economic perspective, the budget needs to do a fine balancing act between growth and measures adopted to exit the fiscal stimuli. This would effectively decide the course of all policy and corporate decisions in the next fiscal. Significantly, according infrastructure status to the real estate industry is vital for...
  • Aus worried attacks will scare off Indians June 3, 2009

    Sydney: Australian universities warned on Wednesday that Indian students would go elsewhere if their safety in Australia was not assured. The warning came after bashings and muggings in Melbourne received wide coverage in India and prompted calls from political parties for a boycott of Australian goods and services. "We need to...
  • Tired of words, Indian students want Oz govt to act May 31, 2009

    Melbourne: Thousands of Indian students marched in protest from the Royal Melbourne Hospital to the Victorian Parliament House. A warning that inadequate action against racial victimisation could acquire violent overtones. "We will never start any conflict. But if you come and attack us thinking we are soft targets, we will not...
  • Travel agents to sponsor attack victim kin Aus trip May 30, 2009

    Hyderabad: The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) has come forward to sponsor the Australia trip of Shravan Kumar, who has been injured in a racist attack in Melbourne. The association is ready to provide all support to Shravan Kumar's father, Khammam resident Chidambara Rao, to make his trip to Australia...
  • Watch: Indian student robbed, stabbed in Australia May 29, 2009

    This is the third case in three weeks where an Indian student was attacked in Oz. ...
  • Nithari horror to go on big screen January 22, 2007

    New Delhi: The Nithari horror case will soon be larger than life, with a film on the incident to go on floors next month. Shravan, a film which will be directed by noted filmmaker V Menon, will have the course of events in Nithari village in Uttar Pradesh as the background. Last...
  • A flying start to Kaash... Mere Hote! September 27, 2006

    After a long hiatus, Shravan of the music director duo Nadeem-Shravan of Aashiqui and Deewana fame is back. This time with Kaash... Mere Hote! So, here is a sneak peek at the mahurrat of the film which stars Ash look-alike Sneha Ullal and newcomer Kumar Sahil. ...
  • In Pics: Kaash ...Mere Hote! September 25, 2006

    After a long hiatus, Shravan of the music director duo Nadeem-Shravan of Aashiqui and Deewana fame is back. This time with a film called Kaash ...Mere Hote! ...