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  • Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad invites American companies to invest in Indian manufacturing sector Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Union Telecom and Information Techonology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad invited the American companies to set up their manufacturing units in India. Speaking at the Indo-US dialogue organized by the Network 18 and the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) in New Delhi to mark the visit of the US...
  • Cabinet approves 3G spectrum for Defence 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved 3G spectrum, identifying 49 slots between 3 MHz and 40 GHz, of which nine would be exclusively for the Defence services. Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said 1,900 MHz spectrum will be swapped between Defence and Telecom ministries. Government's working group will...
  • Veteran Telugu filmmaker V B Rajendra Prasad passes away January 13, 2015

    Hyderabad: Veteran Telugu film producer and director V B Rajendra Prasad passed away due to age related ailments at a hospital here tonight. He was 82. "He lived like a king. He did not hurt anyone. He passed away peacefully with happy memories," his son and prominent Telugu actor Jagapathi Babu...
  • Congress 'throwing in the towel' ahead of Delhi polls: BJP January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP on Friday accused Congress of "throwing in the towel" ahead of Delhi Assembly elections after former chief minister Sheila Dikshit's comment that the party may extend support to Aam Aadmi Party in case of a hung verdict. "...The rivals are coming together. Sheila Dikshit is promoting Aam...
  • 'Enakkul Oruvan' trailer: Siddarth plays two roles in the film; a naive theatre employee, and the rich, successful filmstar January 8, 2015

    What if you just pop a pill, and you could chose the dreams you wanted to dream? Directed by Prasad Ramar, 'Enakkul Oruvan' is the official remake of the 2013 Kannada film 'Lucia'.Here's the first teaser for the film that was released a few months ago.And here's the trailer...
  • Use post offices to deliver services, information: PM Modi January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: To leverage the assets of postal network, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said post offices in rural areas can be used to deliver various services and information to the individual households. He also said the postal network can become a driving force for the economy, similar to the...
  • Telugu actor Ahuti Prasad passes away; reports suggest that the comedian was suffering from cancer January 4, 2015

    Hyderabad: Popular Telugu character artist and comedian Adusumilli Janardhan Vara Prasad aka Ahuti Prasad passed away Sunday at a private hospital here. He was 62. "He was undergoing treatment for some health-related issues at our hospital for the last few days. He showed signs of improvement last week, but his condition...
  • Wednesday's Parliamentary Board meet will decide future course of action in J&K: BJP December 24, 2014

    Senior BJP Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the party will decide on future course of action in Jammu & Kashmir on Wednesday's parliamentary board meeting. ...
  • Jharkhand polls: BJP Parliamentary board will decide on CM, says Ravi Shankar Prasad December 23, 2014

    As BJP set to form government in Jharkhand, ends a credible second in Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister Ravi Shankar said, "We have a system and the BJP Parliament board will decide on the chief minister of Jharkhand." ...
  • Amitabh Bachchan mourns for mother on seventh death anniversary December 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, says he does not want to remember the years he has spent in his mother's absence. Bachchan, 72, took to his blog to pay tribute to Teji today on her seventh death anniversary. "Maa! Just felt like saying the word... I lost my mother today. And...
  • Gavaskar, Shastri, Srikkanth in BCCI's list of individuals with 'conflict of interest'; SC reserves verdict December 17, 2014

    In a move that can shake the foundation of Indian cricket, the Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved the verdict on the issue of conflict of interest in Indian cricket after BCCI submitted a list in SC of its administrators with conflict of interest, which included the names of three former...
  • I was never encouraged to get into commercial sex: Shweta Basu Prasad speaks out in an open letter to the media after getting clean chit from court December 8, 2014

    Shweta Basu Prasad speaks up in an open letter to the media over the entire prostitution case that she was falsely accused of. The 'Makdee' star was arrested in August on charges of prostitution from a Hyderabad hotel. Earlier reports had suggested that Prasad had admitted to be a part of...
  • Jharkhand polls: Lalu campaigns for RJD-Congress-JDU combine December 6, 2014

    Giridih/Koderma: RJD supremo Lalu Prasad on Saturday appealed to the electorate to defeat the BJP and elect the RJD-Congress-JD(U) alliance in Jharkhand. "Throw out the BJP, under which the nation cannot prosper," Prasad said while briefly addressing separate meetings in Giridih and Kodarma constituencies in support of RJD candidates. "There have not...
  • Karnataka Government request stars to participate census publicity December 3, 2014

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government is contemplating over the idea to rope in the 'Power Star' Puneeth Rajkumar to endorse the importance of caste census that will be rolling out in the state this December. Earlier, the actor was also signed as the brand ambassador for the RTE along with actress Radhika...
  • Japan should be part of 'Make in India' programme: Ravi Shankar Prasad December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: India and Japan are natural partners in the field of information and communication technology (ICT) and Japan should take part in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Make in India initiative, Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday. "I invite Japan to come and Make in India....
  • Jai Sampath-starrer 'Pugazh' is the story of an underdog, says producer Sushant Prasad December 2, 2014

    Chennai: Producer Sushant Prasad says his upcoming Tamil action-thriller 'Pugazh' will appeal to the audiences because it's the story of an underdog, and it's easier for them to relate to such characters on screen. Directed by Manimaran, the film features Jai Sampath in the lead. "All our lives knowingly or unknowingly we...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha November 29, 2014

    On this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on HRD Minister Smriti Irani, BCCI chief N Srinivasan and Lalu Prasad Yadav. ...
  • TWTW: Why Lalu Prasad holds his bungalow? November 29, 2014

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad hs occupied a ministerial bunglow in New Delhi's Tuglaq road since 2004. ...
  • Former SC judge CK Prasad to succeed Katju as PCI chief November 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Supreme Court judge CK Prasad is set to be appointed as the next Chairperson of the Press Council of India. Information and Broadcasting Ministry sources said that Prasad has been selected by a committee headed by Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Monday and a communication has been received...
  • UP Mining Minister's son booked for abduction of woman November 20, 2014

    New Delhi: A case has been registered against Uttar Pradesh Mining Minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati's son Anurag for allegedly abducting a young woman. The woman's father has alleged that Prajapati's son kidnapped his daughter. Her father said that the police in Amethi initially refused to register an FIR. The case...
  • Lalu is an expired medicine, says Paswan November 18, 2014

    Lucknow: Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday described Lalu Prasad as an "expired medicine" while reacting to the RJD supremo's reported statement in which he had said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become an NRI (Non-Resident Indian). "Lalu is expiry date medicine," the Union minister for...
  • Ram Kripal Yadav is not a court, says Lalu Yadav November 18, 2014

    Latehar/Manika: A day after Union Minister Ram Kripal Yadav took a dig at Lalu Prasad saying he was not even eligible to contest mukhiya's post, the RJD chief on Tuesday asked Yadav whether he was a "court" to decide his eligibility to contest elections. "Who is he to decide? Is he...
  • DoT for commencing spectrum auction from February 23 November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Spectrum auction for mobile services is expected to start from February 23, a few days later than suggested by a ministerial group, according to official sources. The inter-ministerial group, formed to work out modalities for the next round of auction, had suggested February...
  • Akash missile test fired successfully for second day November 18, 2014

    ?Balasore: For the second consecutive day, India on Tuesday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed surface-to-air 'Akash' missile from a test range in Odisha as part of user trial by the air force. The trial of the missile was 'fully successful', ITR director MVKV Prasad said adding it hit a para-barrel...
  • India test fires Akash missile successfully November 17, 2014

    Balasore: India on Monday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed surface-to-air 'Akash' missile from a test range in Odisha as part of user trial by the Air Force. "The sophisticated Akash missile was test-fired from launch complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur at about 3.18 pm," defence sources said. Describing...
  • BJP's endeavour is Make in Jharkhand: Ravi Shankar Prasad November 14, 2014

    Ranchi: The BJP on Friday said its endeavour is to transform the people's future through "Make in Jharkhand" design - one of the dreams of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to change imbalance of development in eastern states. "On the pattern of 'Make in India', BJP's endeavour is to embark on 'Make...
  • Rajiv Pratap Rudy sworn in as Minister of State with Independent charge November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: A pilot-cum-politician, Rajiv Pratap Rudy returns to the Union Council of Ministers riding on BJP's success in the assembly polls in Maharastra after the articulate leader played a key role in the party's victory in the politically crucial state. The induction of Rudy, who had humbled RJD chief Lalu...
  • Andhra Speaker misbehaves with Air India crew on-board, gets into a tiff November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Dr Kodela Siva Prasada Rao allegedly misbehaved with cabin crew on an Air India flight from Hyderabad to Vijayawada on Wednesday. The scuffle erupted after the crew asked Mr Rao's acquaintance, who was sitting with him in executive class, to return to his seat....
  • Centre releases stamp to celebrate 15th anniversary of India's 1st successful liver transplant November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister of Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday released a commemorative stamp to celebrate the 15th anniversary of India's first successful liver transplant at the Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi. This prestigious honour has been approved and made available by the Department of Posts, Philately...