UTSAV

  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata release striker Fikru Teferra December 19, 2014

    Kolkata: Ahead of their Indian Super League (ISL) final against Kerala Blasters FC, Atletico de Kolkata have released ace striker Fikru Teferra Lemessa on account of his hamstring injury. Fikru, who has a grade 1 tear in his hamstring, would return to South Africa for further treatment, the ISL franchisee said...
  • Diego Simeone likely to attend ISL semis: Utsav Parekh November 25, 2014

    Kolkata: Atletico De Kolkata co-owner Utsav Parekh said on Tuesday that Atletico Madrid's manager Diego Simeone is likely to attend the ISL semi-final if the city franchise makes the cut for the last four. "Diego Simeone is likely to attend the semifinals," he told media persons after the team's optional practice...
  • Teachers' Day be renamed either in Telugu or Tamil: DMK's Elangovan September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The politics over Teachers' Day continued as the Congress and Tamil parties have slammed the Narendra Modi government for renaming Teachers' Day as Guru Utsav. The issue has become linguistic issue with parties alleging that the Centre was trying to impose Hindi on them. Senior DMK leader TKS Elangovan...
  • Opposition to 'Guru Utsav' brings imposition of Hindi, Sanskrit back into focus September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The controversy over 'Teachers Day' or 'Guru Utsav' could have been easily averted, if the Centre had made it clear that it is not mandatory for the schools in the very beginning. After many state governments ruled by the opposition including West Bengal have refused to issue a...
  • Karunanidhi slams Modi government for renaming Teachers' Day as Guru Utsav September 1, 2014

    Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Monday slammed the Narendra Modi government for renaming Teachers' Day as Guru Utsav. Karunanidhi said that the Centre was plotting to defeat the Tamil language by renaming the day in Hindi. He added that the government was seeking to impose Hindi on Tamil Nadu...
  • Mumbai's gold Ganesha richest at Rs 23 cr, insured for Rs 50 cr a day August 29, 2014

    Mumbai: As the Hinducalendar month of Bhaadrapada arrives, the city of Mumbai is all set to welcome its favourite Lord Ganesha. The 10day long festival is celebrated in lively spirits across Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Goa. The festival is celebrated with much fan fare in Mumbai where pandals...
  • ISL Kolkata franchise to unveil team on July 7 June 22, 2014

    Kolkata: They were the first team to unveil Atletico de Kolkata among the eight ISL franchises, and now the newest city outfit is all set to announce the name of their marquee player and manager on July 7. The team partners Atletico Madrid are finalising the deal with a...
  • First edition of Banaras Utsav begins October 24, 2013

    Varanasi:Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar on Thursday inaugurated the first edition of the Banaras Utsav a fourday 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 with...
  • International dance festival in Gwalior from Wednesday October 22, 2013

    An international dance festival featuring teams from various countries, including India, will be held in Gwalior from Wednesday. The festival 'Green Wood Udbhav Utsav', to be held between October 23 and 27, has been jointly organised by the Udbhav Krida Avam Sanskritik Sanstahn and Green Wood Public School. "Through this festival, we...
  • Four electrocuted to death during Ganpati visarjan in Belgaum September 19, 2013

    Bangalore: The Ganpati visarjan marked the end of the Ganesh festival on Wednesday. But amidst the celebrations, some accidents turned fatal during the visarjan procession in some parts of the country. In Karnataka's Belgaum, four people were electrocuted to death and six were injured during the immersions. Meanwhile, in Delhi,...
  • Hyderabad: 15,000 policemen to guard Ganesh immersion festivities September 17, 2013

    Over 15,000 security personnel have been deployed for the smooth conduct of Ganesh idol immersion processions in Hyderabad on Wednesday, a top police official said. "All arrangements have been completed for tomorrow's annual procession of Ganesh idol immersion in the city. Over 15,000 security personnel from state police, including 13 companies...
  • LoC tension: Plays to be performed by Pak artists cancelled January 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The aggression on the Line of Control has taken a toll on performing arts now with curtains being drawn on plays to be performed by Pakistani artists just hours before starting. At least 24 Pakistani nationals from the Ajoka Theatre of Lahore are on their way back. They...
  • We showed how a kite can draw the world to Gujarat: Modi January 13, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said even though the kite festival existed in the state for a long time, it was his government which brought it at an international platform. After inaugurating the 25th International Kite Festival at the Sabarmati River front in Ahmedabad, Modi said: "Patang...
  • Mumbai: Last day of Ganesh utsav, security tightened September 29, 2012

    Security has been tightened and 25,000 policemen have been deployed across Mumbai. The BSF and SRPF have also stepped in. ...
  • AP: Tight security for Ganpati visarjan, Telangana rally September 29, 2012

    Hyderabad: There is extra security in Hyderabad on the occasion of Ganpati visarjan on Saturday. The police is alert given that the procession is happening a day before a massive Telangana rally on Sunday. The DGP has appealed to the Ganesh Pandal organisers to wrap up the immersion by Saturday midnight...
  • Mumbai set for Ganpati visarjan, security tightened September 29, 2012

    Mumbai: It is the last day of Ganesh Utsav on Saturday and people across India, especially Mumbai, are all set for the immersion of Ganesh idols. Several street processions will be taken out in Mumbai on Saturday, with the police saying that over 90,000 idols will be immersed at 84...
  • Bollywood welcomes Ganpati, celebrates Ganesh Utsav September 20, 2012

    Maharasthra's biggest festival is on and like every year, this year too Btown ushered Lord Ganesh in style. ...
  • Ganesh Chaturthi special: How to make 'modak' September 19, 2012

    CNNIBN visits sweet shops in Mumbai to know how to make the best 'modak' this Ganesh Chaturthi. ...
  • Make your own ecofriendly Ganesha this year September 18, 2012

    Watch how you can make an ecofriendly Ganesha for the Ganesha Utsav that begins on Tuesday. ...
  • Nitish in Mumbai for Bihar centenary celebrations April 14, 2012

    Mumbai: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar arrived in Mumbai on Saturday evening to attend centenary celebrations of his state, a day after MNS chief Raj Thackeray withdrew his threat to disrupt the event slated for Sunday. Kumar will be the chief guest at the 'Bihar Shatabdi Samaroh Utsav' being organised at...
  • Amit Saigal of Rock Street Journal drowns in Goa January 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Amit Saigal, founder and editor of music magazine the Rock Street Journal, drowned while swimming off a Goa beach on Thursday, officials said. Saigal was swimming with his friends near their anchored sail boat off Bogmalo beach, 35 km from Panaji in Goa. "Saigal's friends who were present there said...
  • Ranbir performs Ganesh puja at RK Studios September 12, 2011

    Ranbir Kapoor was spotted seeking divine grace ahead of his release 'Rockstar', directed by Imtiaz Ali with music by AR Rahman. ...
  • Ganesh Visarjan: Balcony collapses in Mumbai September 11, 2011

    Mumbai: A tragedy occurred during the Ganesh Visarjan in Mumbai on Sunday. One person died and several others were injured after a balcony collapsed when people were watching the Lalbaugcha Raja procession. There were at least 20 to 30 people on the crowded balcony according to reports. The balcony was the...
  • Security tightened for 'Ganesh Visarjan' September 11, 2011

    New Delhi: The 10day Ganesh Utsav comes to an end on Sunday with the Ganpati Visarjan. Lakhs are expected to take part in the Ganesh idol immersions, especially across Maharashtra and Gujarat. Coming in the backdrop of the Delhi blast, security has been tightened in major cities with more CCTVs...
  • Man who attacked Talwar lauded on FB, Twitter January 30, 2011

    New Delhi: Utsav Sharma, who had attacked people allegedly linked with highprofile cases, has astoundingly drawn support from netizens who have dubbed him as 'krantikari', 'social activist' and 'boondock saint of India'. The 30yearold bipolar disorder patient has sparked a debate on social networking site Facebook and microblogging site Twitter after...
  • Rathore's attacker targets Aarushi's father January 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Aarushi Talwar's father Dr Rajesh Talwar was attacked by a 29yearold student of National Institute of Design Utsav Sharma outside the Ghaziabad court on Tuesday. Former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore was also attacked by Utsav in February last year. Utsav, then said that he wanted to teach Rathore a...
  • Delhi blast victim still waiting for compensation October 29, 2010

    It's been five years since the devastating 2005 serial blasts ripped through Delhi and Sarojini Nagar was the epicentre of the blasts. ...
  • Politics finds its way into Bengal Durga Pujo October 16, 2010

    With elections round the corner, take a look at all the symbolism attached to pujo pandals. ...
  • Watch: Pongala fest starts in Chennai today February 28, 2010

    Its perhaps the largest congrgation of women in the world. The annual pongala at the attukal temple in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday, is expected to attract over 25 lakh women devotees. ...
  • Watch: Celebrate Holi with recipes of colour February 28, 2010

    Holi means many things to many people. ...