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  • IAS officer abused, threatened while on duty during inquiry into a theft case June 4, 2014

    An IAS officer was allegedly threatened of dire consequences and verbally abused by a secretary of a private trust and his son, during an inquiry into a theft case in the district on Wednesday, police said. Police have registered a case against Chhedi Lal Gupta, Secretary of Shree Gopal Ji Dharmada...
  • South Korea's Park Ji-sung retires May 14, 2014

    South Korean Park Ji-sung announced his retirement from soccer on Wednesday, bringing the curtain down on a career that took him to the 2002 World Cup semi-finals and saw him become the first Asian to play in a UEFA Champions League final. Park's industry, energy and work ethic made him a...
  • Jal Sewa, Agra's free water service, completes 30 years in quenching thirst April 14, 2014

    An initiative run by volunteers to provide free and cold drinking water to all completes 30 years of service in the Taj city. Each summer, a group of thirst quenchers who have branded themselves together in the Sri Nath ji Nishulk Jal Sewa, armed with buckets and trolleys set up water...
  • Top 10: The world's richest tech billionaires in 2014 March 4, 2014

    Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has regained the title of the world's richest man in the Forbes magazine's annual billionaire list that includes 56 India-based billionaires. Apart from the richest people on the planet, the list also details the world's richest billionaires in the world of tech. Google's Larry Page has...
  • Who is Shobhan Sarkar who dreamt of gold treasure in Unnao fort? October 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The Daundia Kheda fort of Raja Ram Bux Singh in Unnao and sadhu Shobhan Sarkar have been hogging the limelight for nearly 10 days ever since Sarkar claimed that 1,000 tonnes of gold was lying buried in the fort. The Archeological Survey of India (ASI) which is excavating...
  • Shobhan Sarkar's disciple denies controversy over Modi's remark October 22, 2013

    Hindu seer Sadhu Shobhan Sarkar's disciple Om Ji Maharaj has denied the BJP allegations that a political controversy has been created to target Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi over the Unnao excavation. He said, "I was allied with the Congress till 1984. After Indira Gandhi's assasination I quit politics. Even...
  • QPR midfielder Park moving to PSV on loan August 8, 2013

    Amsterdam: South Korean midfielder Park Ji-Sung is returning to PSV Eindhoven on a one-year loan from Queens Park Rangers. Park played for PSV from 2003 to 2005 under Guus Hiddink, a former South Korea coach. Park then moved to Manchester United, where he won the 2008 Champions League and four Premier...
  • Tihar Jail gets its own FM radio station 'TJ FM Radio' July 31, 2013

    In yet another first, the country's largest prison Tihar Jail has now got its very own FM radio station. Director General of Prisons Vimla Mehra on Tuesday launched the 'TJ FM Radio' at Central Jail No 4 in the Tihar complex. "The FM Radio has been established to meet the twin...
  • UP: 93 colleges to get notice for alleged mass cheating May 24, 2013

    Kanpur: Ninty three colleges of Chhatrapati Sahu Ji Maharaj University in Kanpur will be served notice on May 27 for their alleged involvement in mass cheating in the undergraduate and postgraduate exams of 2012-2013. "The examination committee of the university has probed the complaints of mass cheating against the colleges,...
  • My father is my inspiration, says Shruti Haasan May 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Shruti Haasan, daughter of veteran actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, says her father has been very inspiring for her. She marvels at her father's dedication and says he has the same enthusiasm that a newcomer has for his work. "He has been an inspiration for me, personally. Just the way I...
  • Old classics should be restored: Farooque Sheikh April 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Restoring classics is like "restoring heritage", says seasoned actor Farooque Shiekh, who rues that many good films perished but is happy over steps being taken to save other masterpieces like his 'Chashme Buddoor'. One of the best classic comedies of all time, Sai Paranjpye-directed 1981 film 'Chashme Buddoor' has finally...
  • Snapshot: Harbhajan Singh in film 'Bha Ji In Problem' March 16, 2013

    This is how Harbhajan Singh looks in his film 'Bha Ji In Problem'. It's a Punjabi film. ...
  • Sara Khan turns item girl, but remains mum about details March 11, 2013

    Mumbai: TV actress Sara Khan is the latest to do an item number for a film. However, she is not willing to reveal the details right now. "I have done one (item number), you will get to know soon... I don't want to talk about it," the 23-year-old said here Sunday...
  • Salman Khan has brought back 'family' emotions: Shakti Kapoor March 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Shakti Kapoor credits superstar Salman Khan for bringing back parents and family emotions back on the big screen, something he believes was missing from Hindi films for some time. "There used to be a lot of emotions around parents once and the audience wants it again. 'Himmatwala' (remake) is on...
  • Bangladesh: One policeman dead as JI scales up agitation after tribunal verdict March 10, 2013

    Protests in Dhaka pressing for a ban on the Jamaat-e-Islaami continued after its vice president was sentenced to death for 1971 war crimes by a tribunal. The JI has scaled up its agitation and a policeman was killed in clashes with its activists on Sunday. ...
  • Saina Nehwal gets top billing for Swiss Open Badminton March 10, 2013

    Basel: Two-time defending champion Saina Nehwal has been seeded No.1 in women's singles at the USD 125,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold which starts here Tuesday. Saina, who lost in the semi-final of the All England Open Badminton Championships Saturday, won the tier three tournament in 2011 and 2012. In 2011,...
  • Bangladesh: 21 killed during nationwide strike March 4, 2013

    Dhaka: Twenty one more people have been killed in clashes between Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) supporters and police taking the toll to about 80 after a tribunal awarded death penalty to Islamist leader Delwar Hossain Sayedee for 1971 war crimes. A two-day strike called by JI that started on Sunday coincided with...
  • Bangladesh: 5 killed in clashes between Islamists, police February 24, 2013

    Dhaka: At least five people, including a woman, were killed and over 50 others injured on Sunday as police opened fire during clashes with Islamists who enforced a nationwide shutdown demanding execution of "atheist bloggers" for alleged blasphemy. Five people were killed when strike supporters clashed with the police and...
  • Harbhajan Singh's cameo in Akshay Kumar's film February 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Cricketer Harbhajan Singh is all set to make his big screen acting debut in Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar's Punjabi production 'Ba Ji in Problem'. Singh, who is popularly known as Bhajji, will appear in a cameo but it is not yet revealed if he will play his cricketing...
  • Bangladesh on security alert after violence January 29, 2013

    Dhaka: Bangladesh on Tuesday intensified security and ordered stern action against "troublemakers" after activists of the fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami indulged in violence and attacked police to demand halting of the 1971 war crimes trial of their leaders. Dozens of policemen, 21 of them in Dhaka, were injured as the extreme right...
  • Delhi HC blast: Court to frame charges today September 18, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court is expected to frame charges against the prime accused in the September 2011 Delhi High Court blast case on Tuesday. Wasim Malik was arrested a few days after the deadly blast ripped through gate number 5 of the complex on September 7, killing 15 and...
  • Major arms haul in J&K, militant hideout busted September 17, 2012

    Kishtwar: Troops from the 11 Rashtriya Rifles busted a militant hideout and recovered rifles and Chinese-made grenades in Kishtwar in Jammu and Kashmir. It is believed that the hideout was being used by a slain HuJI Commander. The recoveries included one rifle of 12 bore, three country made rifles, one magazine...
  • Major terror strike averted with B'lore arrests: Govt September 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Home Secretary RK Singh on Saturday said that the eleven men arrested in Bangalore on charges of links with terrorist organisations LeT and HuJI had a defence establishment and a nuclear installation on their radar. "Interrogation of those arrested in Bangalore has revealed that this module had a defence...
  • B'lore terror crackdown: Group seeks fair probe September 1, 2012

    Bangalore: A Muslim federation of over dozen organisations on Friday sought a quick and fair investigation into the arrest of 11 youth suspected to have links with banned terror outfits LeT and HuJI and plotting to carry terrors attacks in the city. "We demand a quick and fair investigation of the...
  • Bangalore terror crackdown: 'Our children are innocent' September 1, 2012

    The families of the 11 men who were arrested by Bangalore Police on Thursday say they are innocent. ...
  • Bangalore arrest: Terror suspects' families cry foul August 31, 2012

    Bangalore: The families of 11 terror suspects apprehended in Karnataka on Friday expressed shock and disbelief over their arrests on charges of links with banned terror outfits Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and Harkat-ul-Jihad-e-Islam (Huji) and plotting terror attacks in the state. "We are at a loss to understand why my third son, Zafar...
  • B'lore terror suspects sent to 14-day police custody August 31, 2012

    Bangalore: The 11 terror suspects arrested on Wednesday by the Bangalore Police were on Friday sent to 14-days police custody. The profile of the accused who were arrested for alleged terror links with LeT and HuJI has shocked all. Those arrested included a DRDO engineer and a journalist from a popular English...
  • B'lore: Family of terror suspect opposes arrest August 31, 2012

    Bangalore: The father of one of the 11 men arrested by the Bangalore Police on Wednesday on charges of having links with terror groups Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and the HuJI and plotting attacks on MPs, MLAs and journalists, has said that the family wasn't informed his arrest. The man worked as...
  • Bangalore arrest: Father claims police didn't inform them August 30, 2012

    The father of DRDO engineer Ajaz, who is one of the 11 people arrested by Bangalore Police on Thursday for suspected terror links, claims that the police haven't informed them about their son's arrest. ...
  • Bangalore: Journalist, 10 others arrested for terror links August 30, 2012

    The 11 people arrested have links with Lashkar-e-Toiba and HuJI, said Karnataka DGP Lalrokhuma Pachau. They had plotted to kill the columnist as he had written an anti-Islam article. ...