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  • Stop illegal Bangladeshis or Assam could turn into 'Bosnia or Kashmir': BSF ex-officer June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Retired Indian security personnel must be allowed to settle along the Bangladesh border to be New Delhi's "eyes and ears" vis-a-vis illegal migration, a former BSF officer says. Retired Border Security Force (BSF) Additional Director General PK Mishra also warns that India's failure to stop the growing illegal...
  • Railway's safety panel begins probe into derailment of Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express June 28, 2014

    The railway's safety panel Saturday began its inquiry into Wednesday's derailment of the Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express in Bihar's Saran district that claimed four lives and injured 22 others. "Commissioner of Railway Safety (Eastern Circle) PK Vajpayee visited the site of derailment in Saran district and began the inquiry," railway official AK...
  • Himachal: FIR against PK Dhumal, 2 others for violating service rules June 19, 2014

    Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau has registered an FIR against former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, former Additional Chief Secretary PC Kapoor and retired IPS officer AN Sharma for alleged violation of service rules. According to vigilance sources, an FIR against Sharma, Dhumal, who was also the then Home...
  • Anees Bazmee avoids Box Office clash with 'P.K'; to release 'Welcome Back' on a different date June 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Anees Bazmee's 'Welcome Back', which is scheduled for a release Dec 19, will no longer be released that Friday now that Rajkumar Hirani's Aamir Khan-starrer 'P.K.' is releasing on the same date. Bazmee is not interested in creating an unnecessary and unhealthy competition. "My producer Feroz Nadiadwala wants us to stick...
  • Iran refused to fuel Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's aircraft over PIA dues June 4, 2014

    Lahore: Iranian authorities refused to fuel the aircraft of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during his visit to Tehran last month to make the state-run PIA clear its dues amounting to just over $5000. "The Iranian airport authorities had refused to fuel the Pakistan PM's aircraft at the Tehran airport on...
  • 'My wife, my life and my everything': Aamir Khan joins Instagram, posts adorable photos May 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan is the latest celebrity to join photo-sharing website Instagram.The 49-year-old actor, who has accounts in other social networking sites including twitter and Facebook, so far posted two pictures on the website.In one picture, Aamir is seen with his director wife Kiran Rao, and while in...
  • BSEB class 12 results register sharp decline of passouts May 27, 2014

    The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) Intermediate (Class 12) results for 2014 were declared on Tuesday with the percentage of successful candidates dipping by around 26 per cent for science subjects and 12 per cent for commerce in comparison to last year. Only 3.05 lakh students or 66 per cent of...
  • Lok Sabha poll counting LIVE: BJP wins 12 of 14 seats, Congress wins one May 16, 2014

    Election Commission of India is gearing up for the counting day on Friday. Security will be tight across the state as counting for the 14 seats begins at 8 am on Friday. State's Chief Electoral Officer PK Jajoria said that training to polling personnel and polling agents have already been given. In...
  • 79.39 pass percentage in Kerala higher secondary exam May 13, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: As many as 2,71,836 students qualified for higher studies in Kerala Higher Secondary-plus two examinations results of which were announced on Tuesday. The pass percentage was lower at 79.39 per cent compared to last year's pass percentage of 81.34 per cent. A total of 3,43,420...
  • Patna High Court dismisses PIL against Lalu Prasad Yadav May 8, 2014

    The Patna High Court on Thursday dismissed the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging Lalu Prasad's continuance as Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President after his conviction in a fodder scam case. The PIL was filed by RJD rebel MLA Samrat Chaudhary on May 1 citing the party's constitution where it was mentioned...
  • People will re-elect me for good governance: PK Dhumal May 7, 2014

    Former Himachal Pradesh CM PK Dhumal says that his constituency would re-elect him for his governance. ...
  • Contrary to claims by parties, no irregularities found in EVMs: Jharkhand CEO April 18, 2014

    The Election Commission on Friday said no irregularities were found in some EVMs in Ranchi as alleged by a couple of political parties, that led to a clash between the police and some people leading to injuries to more than 12 people near Khelgaon in the city. "After a thorough check,...
  • 'Bombay Velvet' avoids clash with 'P.K' in Christmas; to now release on November 28 April 17, 2014

    Mumbai: A clash of two big films - 'Bombay Velvet' and 'P.K.' - has been avoided. Anurag Kashyap has officially announced that his film 'Bombay Velvet' will release Nov 28 and not during the Christmas season. "We finished shooting last night and only one day's shoot that has to be done...
  • Aamir Khan's 'P.K.' release date confirmed for December 19 April 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Christmas season seems to spell magic for Aamir Khan's films and continuing with the trend, the makers of his upcoming film "P.K." have decided to release it about a week before X-Mas. "Vinod Chopra Films and Rajkumar Hirani Films, in association with Disney India, confirm that 'P.K.' shall release...
  • Dhumal 'misusing' BJP for personal gains, says Virbhadra April 7, 2014

    Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Sunday lashed out at his predecessor PK Dhumal, saying he was "misusing" BJP for his personal ends. Talking to reporters at Hamirpur, Singh defended the Governor's move to grant prosecution sanction against Dhumal in the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) land lease case, and...
  • Union Minister Ahmed aims for seventh inning in LS April 5, 2014

    Malappuram: Only a political miracle can upset the apple cart of Union Minister and Indian Union Muslim League President E Ahmed, who is seeking his seventh innings to Parliament from Malappuram constituency in Kerala. According to political observers, such is the electoral track record of the constituency, known as Manjeri before...
  • Election Yatra: Will E Ahmad be able to trump CPM in Malappuram? April 2, 2014

    Malappuram: Northern Kerala is the stronghold of the Indian Union Muslim League, the main ally of the Congress party in Kerala. Union Minister E Ahmad, the six time MP, has approached the people of Malappuram with the development initiatives that he has done for the constituency and in the state. IUML...
  • MPs Rating: Anurag Thakur scores 7.66 on a scale of 10 March 25, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP leader Anurag Thakur is a member of Lok Sabha from Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh. He is the son of former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal. The BJP leader who is seeking re-election from his constituency has scored 7.66 on a scale of 10 in a...
  • Snapshot: Style alert! Anushka Sharma steps out in button-up jeans with no zipper March 20, 2014

    If the ensembles she chooses to wear for her public outings and social events are anything to go, Anushka Sharma is certainly clear about her sense of style. So when Anushka, who will soon be seen in Aamir Khan's 'PK', was spotted wearing button-up jeans without a zipper, the style...
  • PK Bansal hits out at detractors, says he has nothing to hide March 16, 2014

    Chandigarh: Former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Sunday hit out at his detractors, who questioned his renomination from Chandigarh over the cash-for-post scam issue, claiming he was a victim of a conspiracy and had suffered despite there being no evidence against him. "It was a conspiracy against me, a malicious...
  • Nobody should flout Model Code of Conduct: Chief Electoral Officer PK Jajoria March 14, 2014

    Jharkhand Chief Electoral Officer PK Jajoria on Thursday said no political party or leader should flout the Model Code of Conduct in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections. "No political party or candidate should issue any statement that would flout the Model Code of Conduct," Jajoria said while replying...
  • 2 killed, 4 injured in road mishap March 8, 2014

    Two people were killed and four others, including a Samajwadi Party leader, were on Saturday injured when a sugarcane-laden truck overturned and hit the SUV in which they were travelling, near Munderwa police chowki in Basti, police said. PK Rai, who enjoys minister of state status in Uttar Pradesh government, his...
  • Sanjay Dutt shot for his role in 'PK' before going to jail: Rajkumar Hirani March 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Rajkumar Hirani has said actor Sanjay Dutt shot for his portions in the upcoming film 'P.K' before going to jail last year to serve his remaining term in the 1993 bomb blast case. "He has already shot for his portions before he went (to jail)," Hirani said at an...
  • Will not merge with BJP: Himachal Lokhit Party March 3, 2014

    Himachal Lokhit Party (HLP), floated by BJP rebels during Assembly polls in 2012, on Monday decided not to merge with BJP, setting at rest all speculations about party Supremo Maheshwar Singh contesting the Lok Sabha poll from Mandi constituency as a candidate of the saffron party. "The core committee of the...
  • JNU and BHU keen to open centres in Bihar, says PK Shahi February 19, 2014

    Delhi-based Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Banaras Hindu University (BHU) are keen to open their centres in Bihar, state Education Minister PK Shahi on Wednesday said. "JNU's official has informed us that they will open a centre in Bihar after permission from the union human resource ministry," Shahi said. Shahi said he...
  • Odisha boat tragedy toll reaches 28, probe ordered February 11, 2014

    The toll in Sunday's boat tragedy in Odisha rose to 28 Monday, with rescuers retrieving more bodies, officials said. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik ordered an inquiry into the tragedy and announced an ex-gratia grant of Rs 1.5 lakh to the kin of the dead. "Seventeen bodies were retrieved today (Monday). It...
  • Friday Movie Guide for 2014: PK, Bombay Velvet, Bang Bang January 30, 2014

    After the release of Salman Khan's much anticipated film 'Jai Ho', movie buffs can now gear up for some other interesting films lined up for release this year. From Aamir Khan's 'P.K' to Ranbir Kapoor's 'Bombay Velvet', here are some of the biggest releases that will keep your Friday busy...
  • AMU in Kishanganj: Bihar minister PK Shahi irked over not being invited for ceremony January 28, 2014

    Bihar government on Monday registered a protest with the Centre over not being invited to the foundation-laying ceremony of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) centre by Congress president Sonia Gandhi on January 30 at Kisanganj. Bihar Education minister PK Shahi wrote a letter to Union Human Resources Development minister MM Pallam...
  • Aamir Khan's 'PK' delayed by 6 months; to release in December 2014 January 21, 2014

    Mumbai: The release of Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan's much-awaited film 'PK' has been delayed and it will now hit cinema houses in December. "PK release shall be in Christmas 2014," producers Vinod Chopra Films and Rajkumar Hirani Films announced here today, without citing any reason. The film, a political satire...
  • Aamir Khan's 'PK' to be released on Christmas January 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Superstar Aamir Khan is all set to release his upcoming film 'PK' this Christmas. Aamir, 48, took to social networking site Facebook to announce the release date of the Rajkumar Hirani directed film. It is his second collaboration with Hirani following the success of '3 Idiots'. "Hey guys, PK...