Detective

  • It's boom time for detective agencies in run up to Lok Sabha polls 27-03-2014 12:55 PM

    New Delhi: With campaigning for the Lok Sabha polls gaining momentum, private detective agencies are having a boom time as they are being hired on a large scale by candidates and parties to keep a tab on their rivals. Though spy agencies were engaged by parties in previous elections as...
  • Obama asks HBO chief for advance episodes of 'True Detective' and 'Game of Thrones' 18-02-2014 12:36 PM

    It's common knowledge that US President Barack Obama is a fan of US TV series 'Homeland'. However, that's not the only TV show the president is obsessed with. He recently asked HBO CEO Richard Pepler for advance episodes of 'Game of Thrones' and 'True Detective'. The president asked for the...
  • Revealed: The first look of Sushant Singh Rajput as 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' 06-02-2014 11:40 AM

    New Delhi: The first look of director Dibakar Banerjee's 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' is revealed now. The film features Sushant Singh Rajput in the titular role. Screen India's twitter handle has tweeted a still from the film. Unveiled: First look of Sushant Singh Rajput in and as 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' http://t.co/9gI9bde4yg...
  • Part of Kolkata still retains 1940s look: Dibakar Banerjee 05-02-2014 02:26 PM

    Kolkata: Director Dibakar Banerjee says while filming scenes for 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy', he was surprised to discover that the city had retained much of the 1940s look and feel. During the planning stage, Dibakar, 44, told PTI, he had worried a lot about how to impart a retro look to...
  • Crime detection rate falls by 3 pc under Thane Commissionerate 28-01-2014 05:59 PM

    Thane: Crime Detection Rate (CDR) for 2013 has dropped by 3% to 58% even as there is a steady increase in crime under various categories, according to a report. "There were a total of 12016 crimes registered under Class-I to V of which 7,007 had been detected in 2013. Last...
  • Shah Rukh Khan to Arshad Warsi: 5 under-performing Bollywood detectives 04-01-2014 02:11 PM

    New Delhi: Detectives were always a trend setter in the Hindi film industry. From Dev Anand to Saif Ali Khan, the spectators have seen many detectives who were suave, sophisticated and capable of cracking tough cases. However, there were detectives who got so much entangled in the case that they...
  • Want to evolve as an actor, says Sushant Singh Rajput 10-11-2013 02:20 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who has garnered appreciation for his performance in 'Kai Po Che' and 'Shuddh Desi Romance', says he will strive to evolve as an actor. Sushant, 27, said that he feels the pressure to deliver his best. "It always feels great when people like you and...
  • BSF to introduce fake currency detection machines on Bangladesh border 21-09-2013 08:33 PM

    Kolkata: With smuggling of fake Indian currency notes from across the Bangladesh border being a major concern, the Border Security Force (BSF) Saturday said it was in the process of setting up machines to detect fake currency at border outposts across West Bengal. Observing that around 70 percent of the...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput to take preparatory leave for 'Byomkesh Bakshi' 03-09-2013 03:58 PM

    Mumbai: After the release of 'Shuddh Desi Romance', actor Sushant Singh Rajput will take some time off to prepare for his role in Dibakar Banerjee's 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi'. 'Shuddh Desi Romance', produced by Yash Raj Films (YRF) hits the silver screen Friday. Sushant, who will play the popular detective, says...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput plays Byomkesh Bakshi in Dibaker Banerjee's next 24-07-2013 11:08 PM

    Rajit Kapur's 90s small screen 'Byomkesh Bakshi' is being brought back to life on the big screen. Dibakar Banerjee whose next film is based on this legendary detective conceptualised by Bengali writer Sharadindu Bandhopadhya. Actor Sushant Singh Rajput is playing the title role of 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi'. ...
  • 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi' is set in war-torn Kolkata 24-07-2013 11:53 AM

    Kolkata: Busy scouting for locations in the city for his next movie 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi', Dibakar Banerjee Tuesday stated that the film will be the toughest venture of his life. "There is a plethora of challenges... it will be tremendously challenging to recreate the Calcutta of 1942, and I know...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput never shows off his acting: Dibakar Banerjee 24-07-2013 10:06 AM

    Kolkata: Effusively complimenting actor Sushant Singh Rajput, critically acclaimed filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee on Tuesday backed his decision to cast him in the role of detective Byomkesh Bakshi. "Among the new generation of actors, Sushant is promising. He never shows off his acting. It is very subtle and inherent. He is...
  • Dibakar to direct Sushant in 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' 29-06-2013 10:16 AM

    New Delhi: Critically lauded filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee is joining hands with the production banner Yash Raj Films (YRF) for the first time to helm 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!', featuring Sushant Singh Rajput as the popular detective. "We're rebooting Byomkesh. Right back to his first ever case," Dibakar, who is also co-producing...
  • Advanced breast cancer detecting machine comes to India 20-05-2013 05:33 AM

    New Delhi: An advanced digital breast cancer detecting machine with the capability to see the lesions in breasts with much more clarity than ever before was unveiled in the national capital on Sunday. The mammography machine 'Amulet' by Fuji films is claimed to be India's first low dose resolution system....
  • James writes sequel to Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice' 13-10-2011 02:08 PM

    New York: PD James could hold back no longer. The 91-year-old detective novelist said on Wednesday she was glad to finally complete a long-desired project - a sequel to Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice.' James' "Death Comes to Pemberley" will be published by Faber & Faber in Britain in early...
  • British Detective writer HRF Keating dies 30-03-2011 05:47 PM

    British detective writer HRF Keating, the creator of Inspector Ghote, died at the age of 84. Keating introduced detective's character in his novel 'The Perfect Murder'. The former Daily Telegraph journalist introduced the character in his 1964 novel The Perfect Murder, going on to feature him in more than 20...
  • In future, cars might decide if driver is drunk 29-01-2011 11:44 AM

    Waltham, Massachusetts: An alcohol-detection prototype that uses automatic sensors to instantly gauge a driver's fitness to be on the road has the potential to save thousands of lives, but could be as long as a decade away from everyday use in cars, federal officials and researchers said on Friday. US...
  • IIT B develop a heart defect detection device 12-01-2011 10:35 AM

    Mumbai: India will have a 100 million heart patients by the end of the decade. What's worse - the Cardiological Society estimates heart defects go undiagnosed in four out of ten cases. But if Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay's innovations are anything to go by, then this lab prototype -...
  • Detectives now track 'online infidelity' 19-12-2010 02:22 PM

    New Delhi: This is something detectives of the likes of Sherlock Holmes and Byomkesh Bakshi could never come across but with the phenomenon of the Internet, modern sleuths are increasingly investigating a number of "online infidelity" cases in the country. Gone are the days when one had to leave the...