POSSESSION

  • Three arrested for illegal sale and possession of explosives August 21, 2013

    The police arrested three people on Tuesday for illegal sale and possession of explosives as well as seized a huge quantity of explosives including 3,100 gelatin sticks, 3,500 electric detonators, besides seven bags of ammonium nitrate from them, the police said. The Commissioner's Task Force (North Zone Team) nabbed Rupani...
  • Vikram Chatwal, arrested for allegedly carrying drugs, released April 5, 2013

    New York: IndianAmerican hotelier Vikram Chatwal, arrested earlier this week at a Florida airport for allegedly carrying drugs, has been released on bond. According to the TMZ website, the citybased millionaire hotel owner was arrested on April 2 at the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials...
  • Himachal government takes back land from Ramdev February 23, 2013

    Shimla: In swift action against yoga guru Baba Ramdev, the Himachal Pradesh government on Friday took back possession of a chunk of prime land allotted to him in 2010 by the then BJP government for setting up his Patanjali Yogpeeth's branch, an official said. "The government took over the possession of...
  • 'The Possession' Review: It leaves you dispossessed October 7, 2012

    Cast: Natasha Calis, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kyra Sedgwick Director: Ole Bornedal Rating: 2 out of 5 A horror film, depending on the creativity of the director, can either become a delightful or dreadful watch with the dread coming from the horrific cliches the film panders to. Sadly, despite its tag of 'based on...
  • Box Office: 'The Master' breaks Hollywood records September 17, 2012

    Los Angeles: Paul Thomas Anderson's cult drama The Master commanded a huge following in its opening weekend, smashing records on just a handful of screens. The Weinstein Co. release made $729,745 in five theatres in New York and Los Angeles for a recordsetting perscreen average of $145,949, according to Sunday studio...
  • Movies suffer worst boxoffice slump in a decade September 10, 2012

    Los Angeles: The North American box office hit a slump at the weekend, with top earner The Possession taking in less than $10 million and what could be the gloomiest overall haul since the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, attacks on New York and Washington. With only a couple of...
  • 'Possession' takes control in slow movie weekend September 3, 2012

    Los Angeles: The fright flick The Possession has scared up a No. 1 debut with $17.7 million over the long Labor Day weekend. The Lionsgate release led the last weekend of a fairly quiet season for Hollywood, with attendance down 4 percent from summer 2011, according to boxoffice tracker Hollywood.com. Opening...
  • Snoop Dogg detained for cannabis on bus January 10, 2012

    London: Rapper Snoop Dogg has reportedly been detained for carrying small amount of cannabis in his tour bus, but later he was released. The 40yearold, who has been jailed on numerous occasions over drug and firearm possession charges in the past, had his tour bus stopped by law enforcement officers at...
  • Loving your car or gun? Yes pet! December 23, 2010

    Washington: The way people treat their possessions looks like they are in love with them, says a new study. "Is it possible for consumers to be in love with their possessions?" ask authors John L.Lastovicka and Nancy J.Sirianni from Arizona State and Texas Christian universities, respectively. When it comes to...
  • Lindsay Lohan starts shortened jail term in L.A. July 21, 2010

    Los Angeles: A "scared" but resolute Lindsay Lohan began a 90day jail sentence on Tuesday, trading nightclubs and Twitter messages for a small, isolated cell and an orange jumpsuit. Lohan, 24, was booked into an allfemale jail in south Los Angeles for violating her probation on two 2007 drunkdriving and cocaine...
  • DJ Aqeel: Life after Dubai nightmare June 23, 2007

    Mumbai: DJ Qqeel was detained at Dubai Airport for possession of drugs. But after the interrogation and tests conducted on him, the authorities gave him a clean chit on Thursday. The DJ is back in Mumbai now with his family. Says DJ Aqeel, It was scary. I had gone for...