Panda

  • MPs Rating: Baijayant Panda scores 5.81 on a scale of 10 16-04-2014 08:54 AM

    BJD Leader Baijayant Panda is a first time MP from Kendrapara in Odisha. Panda scored 4.1 for accessibility and 5.9 for trustworthiness. He got 6.8 for maintenance of law and order, 6.7 for public transport, 6.1 for provision of good roads, 6.9 for better schools and 6.1 for both providing...
  • Odisha: Aparajita, Prasad, Subhshree, Soumya file nomination 24-03-2014 11:52 PM

    Prominent Oriya actress Aparajita Mohanty,Subhashree Panda, AOP founder President Soumya Ranjan Patnaik and Congress chief whip Prasad Harichandan were among over 56 candidates who filed nomination papers for the second phase of polls for 11 Lok Sabha and 77 Assembly segments in Odisha. While Mohanty, accompanied by her actor son...
  • Wanted Maoist Sabyasachi Panda's wife joins Ama Odisha Party 19-03-2014 02:57 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Subhashree Panda, wife of wanted Maoist Sabyasachi Panda, on Wednesday joined Ama Odisha Party along with over 100 of her women supporters. Subhashree, who was set free from jail in 2012, said she would like to contest the ensuing assembly elections from Ranpur segment in Nayagarh district. She was...
  • CPI to fight in 60 seats, declares 39 names for LS polls 09-03-2014 09:56 PM

    New Delhi: Probodh Panda and Atul Kumar Anjaan are among 39 candidates declared by CPI for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls as the party said that it would fight on 60 seats in 24 states. The party also hoped that a non-Congress non-BJP formation would come to power at the...
  • Giant pandas get a celebrity welcome in Belgium 24-02-2014 01:11 PM

    Two giant pandas arrived in Belgium on a 15-year loan on Sunday, and they got the kind of welcome usually reserved for visiting dignitaries or celebrities. The male and female pair, Xing Hui and Hao Hao, showed no signs of stress from a journey of more than 12 hours as...
  • Wedding plans with Naina Bachchan? Nothing official, says Kunal Kapoor 19-02-2014 08:36 AM

    Kolkata: Actor Kunal Kapoor on Tuesday clarified there was nothing official about his wedding to long-time girlfriend Naina Bachchan rumoured to be solemnised later this year. Kapoor said the two were "dating and together". Naina is superstar Amitabh Bachchan's niece. "It is not official. When we are ready, we will...
  • A giant panda rolling around and playing in snow is the cutest video you will see today 11-02-2014 12:34 PM

    While the Toronto Zoo closed early on February 5th, 2014, due to the record-breaking snow fall, their giant panda Da Mao sure seemed to enjoy himself. Watch what security cameras caught him doing within his outdoor habitat. ...
  • Rahul's allegations are false, he should do his homework, says BJD 09-02-2014 10:57 PM

    Hitting back at the Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, Biju Janata Dal leader Jay Panda said, "It is ironic that Shri Rahul Gandhi made some allegations in his speech in my part of the constituency. I don't think he did his homework. According to the statistics of Planning Commission and...
  • 'Babloo Happy Hai' review: A strong message is gently conveyed in the film 08-02-2014 10:51 AM

    Cast: Sahil Anand, Erica Fernandes Director: Nila Madhab Panda Rating: 4 out of 5 First, a question for the director: Why on earth has he given such a moronic robotic title to a film that informs, entertains and engages our attention? In short 'Babloo Happy Hai' does everything cinema is...
  • 'Babloo Happy Hai' deals with HIV AIDS: Nila Madhab Panda 08-02-2014 10:29 AM

    New Delhi: After making films on child education and female foeticide, 'I Am Kalam' director Nila Madhab Panda has explored the serious topic of HIV AIDS in his latest release 'Babloo Happy Hai'. The film revolves around three friends Jatin, Harry and Rohan, who are on a road trip before...
  • Babloo Happy Hai: Director Nila Madhab Panda's road trip from Delhi to Manali 04-02-2014 10:26 AM

    New Delhi: Nila Madhab Panda made heads turn with his debut feature 'I Am Kalam' and went on to make critically acclaimed 'Jalpari'. The director with a social concern is back with 'Babloo Happy Hai', which is set to hit the screens on February 7, 2014. He talks about his...
  • Tripura: Manik Sarkar urges banks to increase loan sanctions for poors 16-01-2014 03:28 PM

    Requesting to sanction more loans to the poor, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Thursday requested United Bank of India (UBI) authorities to increase its credit deposit ratio from 39 per cent to 50 per cent in this financial year itself. Sarkar said this while inaugurating ten new branches of...
  • Gandhi Jayanti: India's who's who pay homage through Twitter 02-10-2013 02:24 PM

    Who says that Mahatma Gandhi is no longer a national trend? He is at least trending on the social media. Even 144 years after his birth and 65 years after his death, Mahatma still inspires the whole nation and the people remember him at least on October 2 (his birth...
  • Odisha: Man suspects wife's infidelity, slashes her private parts 30-09-2013 03:35 PM

    Bhubaneswar: A man in Odisha, suspecting his wife of infidelity, allegedly tonsured her, slashed her private parts with a blade and stabbed her with a tubelight. The man has been arrested, police said on Monday. The gory incident occurred in the state capital Bhubaneswar on September 24, but came to...
  • Youth involvement critical to success of any movement: Gul Panag 13-09-2013 01:46 PM

    New Delhi: Gul Panag has launched an anti-tobacco campaign - No more tobacco in 21st Century - and urged youth to wholeheartedly participate in the cause to make it a success. She launched the campaign Sep 10 on the first day of the International Conference on Public Health Priorities in...
  • Defiant BJD, TMC force govt to defer RTI amendment bill 05-09-2013 09:41 PM

    New Delhi: Under pressure from social activists and few political parties, the government was forced to defer the RTI amendment bill keeping political parties outside the ambit of the RTI but announced plans to bring it back in winter session of Parliament. "To say politics is a public office is...
  • Moily in doubt over amendment to RTI Bill, says timing not right: sources 05-09-2013 11:37 AM

    New Delhi: Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister M Veerappa Moily has expressed doubts over the amendment to the Right to Information Bill saying the timing may not be right, considering the poor perception about politicians, said sources. The amendment, aimed at keeping political parties out of the RTI ambit, is...
  • FTN: What do India's young MPs feel about politics of attrition? 01-05-2013 11:39 PM

    CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses the question with MoS HRD Shashi Tharoor and others. ...
  • 'The Croods' gets impressive opening in India 24-04-2013 12:41 PM

    New Delhi: Director duo Chris Sanders and Kirk De Micco's 3D animation movie 'The Croods' has got an impressive start in India. The co-production of Fox Star Studios and DreamWorks has earned Rs 4.31 crore since its release April 19. It has also become the 4th biggest animation opener of...
  • 2 aides of Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda arrested 08-04-2013 08:57 PM

    Berhampur: Two alleged aides of Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda, including one who acted as his courier, were arrested from Badagada in Odisha's Ganjam district, police said on Monday. Bubu Mohapatra and Agni Pollia were apprehended by a special police team on Sunday night about 100-km from here, Ganjam superintendent of...
  • Outrage as BBC chooses panda as 2011 female face 30-12-2011 12:10 PM

    London: The BBC has ignited its second sexism spat in the space of a month by choosing a panda as one of its 12 female faces of the year. Last week, it was criticised for choosing its annual BBC Sports Personality of the Year from an enirely male shortlist. The...
  • Hollywood played safe with 27 sequels in 2011 28-12-2011 04:40 PM

    Hollywood broke its record in 2011 for most sequels released in a calendar year. ...
  • 'Rang Rasiya', 'I Am Kalam' at Chicago film fest 18-08-2011 06:14 PM

    Chicago: Filmmaker Ketan Mehta's controversial film "Rang Rasiya" has been selected to open the Chicago South Asian Film Festival, which is starting on September 30th. "Rang Rasiya" is the story of artist Raja Ravi Varma's passions, obsessions and his fierce struggle for creative freedom. He hurt the religious sentiments of...
  • 'I am Kalam' shoot was torture: Gulshan Grover 31-07-2011 10:28 AM

    New Delhi: Promoting his latest movie 'I am Kalam', Gulshan Grover made it pretty clear that passion was the most vital ingredient for any movie success. 'I am Kalam' is believed to be a prince and pauper story where the main protagonist, a small child from exceedingly deprived circumstances, finds...
  • Hollywood tops Bollywood this week at Box Office 01-06-2011 11:47 AM

    'Hangover 2' and 'Kung Fu Panda 2' steal the thunder at Box Office this week. ...
  • 'Hangover II' first comedy to touch $100 mn mark 30-05-2011 04:41 PM

    Los Angeles: 'The Hangover II' is on its way to shatter numerous box office records by grossing USD 118.1 million in its first four days. It has become the first R-rated comedy to help fuel the best Memorial Day weekend in history at the domestic box office followed closely by...
  • Now Showing: Catch the latest movie reviews 28-05-2011 11:44 AM

    This week on 'Now Showing', Rajeev Masand reviews of 'Kung Fu Panda', 'Hangover II' and 'Something Borrowed'. ...