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  • Rahul Gandhi to campaign for Congress candidates in Bihar 12-04-2014 09:43 AM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will campaign for the party candidates in Bihar during the third phase of general elections, a party leader said on Friday. Gandhi will visit Bihar to campaign for the Congress candidates from Kishanganj, Purnia and Supaul parliamentary seats going to polls in the third phase...
  • SAD moves EC over Bhattal's remark against Chandumajra 08-04-2014 07:51 PM

    Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Tuesday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against former Punjab Cheif Minister and senior Congress leader Bhattal for allegedly using foul and derogatory language for its candidate Prem Singh Chandumajra. Secretary and SAD Spokesperson Daljit Singh Cheema, in his complaint to the EC, said...
  • V Babasaheb, cinematographer for 'Aap Ki Kasam', 'Ganga Jumna' passes away at 97 05-04-2014 11:11 AM

    His resume would have been enviable, had he ever made one. Cinematographer V Babasaheb, who worked on iconic Bollywood films that spanned over six decades, such as, 'Seema', 'Daag', 'Baadal', 'Aap Ki Kasam', 'Aashiq Hoon Baharon Ka', 'Ganga Jumna' and 'Akhir Kyon', passed away on Saturday morning at his hometown,...
  • Confirmed! Sooraj Barjatya's 'Prem Ratan Dhan Payo' to feature Salman Khan in a double role 24-03-2014 06:24 PM

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan will be seen in a double role in Sooraj Barjatya's film 'Prem Ratan Dhan Payo'. The actor, who will be teaming with Sooraj Barjatya after almost 15 years, will be seen playing the characters of Prem and Vijay in the film. In his earlier three films...
  • Top 10: The world's richest tech billionaires in 2014 04-03-2014 12:06 PM

    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...
  • Hindi litterateur Amarkant passes away at 89 17-02-2014 06:17 PM

    Noted Hindi litterateur and Jnanpith award winner Amarkant on Monday breathed his last at his residence in Allahabadfollowing a prolonged illness. He was 89. Born in 1925 in Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh, Amarkant took active part in the Quit India movement of 1942, which caused him to abandon his...
  • BJP failed to draw crowds to Modi rally in Himachal: Congress 17-02-2014 07:34 AM

    Shimla: Congress's Himachal Pradesh unit claimed that BJP, despite spending crores of rupees, had failed to draw a huge crowd to the rally addressed by its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Sujanpur on Sunday. "BJP leaders had claimed that over 2 lakh people would attend the rally at Sujanpur,...
  • RS polls: Parimal Nathwani, Prem Chand Gupta elected unopposed from state 31-01-2014 09:09 PM

    Sitting MP Parimal Nathwani and RJD leader Prem Chand Gupta were on Friday elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Jharkhand. "Prem Chand Gupta took his winner's certificate today while Parimal Nathwani will possibly take it on Saturday," Secretary of the Assembly Secretariat and Returning Officer for the RS election...
  • Dhumal back's Akali Dal's demand for SIT probe into anti-Sikh riots 30-01-2014 11:15 PM

    Hamirpur: Alleging that Congressmen were actively involved in the killing of Sikhs during the riots in 1984, former Himachal Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal on Thursday supported Akali Dal's demand for a SIT probe into the killings. "Rahul Gandhi has himself admitted role of Congress leaders...
  • Congress names Kumari Selja, Bhubaneshwar Kalita, Sanjay Singh for Rajya Sabha 28-01-2014 12:28 PM

    New Delhi: Congress has named Lok Sabha MP from Ambala Kumari Selja for the Rajya Sabha from Haryana while Bhubaneshwar Kalita and Sanjay Singh have been nominated from Assam. The party has also decided to support the nomination of Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Prem Chand Gupta for the Rajya Sabha...
  • Nageswara Rao's death big loss to Indian cinema: Shivraj Kumar 23-01-2014 11:52 AM

    Hyderabad: Kannada superstar Shivraj Kumar, son of late actor Rajkumar, says that the death of legendary actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao is not only a loss to Telugu filmdom but to Indian cinema as a whole. Nageswara Rao died here early Wednesday after battling intestinal cancer. He was 89. "His (Nageswara...
  • Himachal CM Virbhadra files defamation suit against Jaitley, Dhumal 16-01-2014 11:58 AM

    New Delhi: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has filed a defamation suit against BJP leaders Arun Jaitley and Prem Kumar Dhumal. The two BJP leaders had accused Virbhadra Singh of corruption, saying he took bribe from a power company. Meanwhile, the Himachal unit of BJP has threatened to release...
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan conducts surprise inspection of government offices 11-01-2014 07:19 PM

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan conducted surprise inspection of several government offices in Bhopalduring which he also got an officer fined for smoking inside the premises. The Chief Minister's inspection tour on Friday, which included checking of a newly constructed road inBhopal, came as a surprise even to...
  • Statue of actor Prem Nazir to be set up in Thiruvananthapuram 10-01-2014 02:52 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: A life-size statue of Malayalam's ever-green matinee idol Prem Nazir, who set a record by acting in more than 600 movies, is to be set up here. In view of increasing demands from cultural and film circles, the state government has decided to set up his statue at a...
  • My father's positive spirit helping him recover faster: Nagarjuna 09-01-2014 04:00 PM

    Chennai: Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna says his father Akkineni Nageswara Rao's will to live has helped him recover faster after his surgery to cure intestinal cancer. "We are thrilled with the vibrancy and positivity he is showing now. On Jan 1, the entire family had a fun-filled day with him. He...
  • HP CM hits out at BJP over garft charge, calls it political vendetta 06-01-2014 09:12 AM

    New Delhi: The war of words between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has intensified, with the latter hitting back at the Opposition saying that the allegations of bribery and corruption against him is political vendetta and he is open to a lokayukta probe. Former...
  • Actor Jeetendra's hand imprint tile unveiled 19-12-2013 11:45 AM

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Jeetendra, whose hand imprint tile was unveiled today at the Walk of the Stars here, said finding true friends in life is rare and he "treasures" them. "One may get everything in life but to find true and good friends is difficult. I genuinely treasure my friends,...
  • BlackBerry's Thorsten Heins, Fairfax's Prem Watsa and the $55 mn handshake 27-09-2013 02:08 PM

    Toronto: Months before Fairfax Financial Holdings Inc bid $4.7 billion for BlackBerry Ltd, Fairfax boss Prem Watsa played a role in securing a golden parachute worth as much as $55 million for the smartphone maker's chief executive, according to company filings. Watsa, Fairfax's chief executive, joined BlackBerry's board in January...
  • Meet Hyderabad-born Prem Watsa, the man who is buying BlackBerry 24-09-2013 07:15 AM

    Toronto: As soon as Prem Watsa stepped down from Blackberry's board in August, speculation that he would launch a bid for the troubled smartphone maker started to swirl. Six weeks later, the man some call Canada's Warren Buffett has delivered, beginning a rescue project he once said could take four...
  • Jharkhand tribals protest Mother Mary in tribal attire 26-08-2013 01:15 PM

    Tribals in Jharkhand have intensified their agitation against Mother Mary in tribal attire and demanded that this be reversed. In a Ranchi church, a statue of Mother Mary has been installed in which she is wearing tribal sari, with bangles on her arm. Thousands of tribals marched towards the church...
  • Mum-in-law's 'Amar Prem' is Kareena's favourite film 26-08-2013 01:07 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Kareena Kapoor feels marriage to actor Saif Ali Khan has not changed anything in her life and she hopes the Nawab of Pataudi also remains the same. Bollywood star couple Saif and Kareena tied the knot here in October last year after a five-year courtship. "Saif and I...
  • I have lost my guru and a dear friend: Kapil Dev 17-08-2013 05:30 PM

    Chandigarh: Legendary cricketer Kapil Dev on Saturday turned emotional at the demise of his coach and Dronacharya awardee Desh Prem Azad, saying he has lost his guru and a dear friend. "He was my guru. I have lost my guru. More than that, he was also a great friend of...
  • Kapil Dev's former coach Desh Prem Azad dies at 75 16-08-2013 03:43 PM

    Chandigarh: Desh Prem Azad, a former coach of legendary cricketer Kapil Dev, died after a brief illness at a hospital in nearby Mohali, his family said. Azad, who remained Kapil's coach in the early 1970's, was 75. He is survived by his widow and two sons. He was also bestowed...
  • Ahmedabad: Chopper crash lands, 2 injured 14-08-2013 07:12 PM

    Ahmedabad: A helicopter crash landed in a graveyard in Ahmedabad in which two people were injured. The private-owned helicopter with self-styled godman Asaram Babu's son Narayan Prem Sai on board developed a technical snag but the pilot managed to land it near the Chartora cemetery in Gomtipur area of Ahmedabad....
  • LoC killings: Bihar regiment soldier cremated with full state honours 08-08-2013 10:49 AM

    The body of Prem Nath Singh, one of the five soldiers killed in Kashmir by attackers including men in Pakistani military uniform, was cremated on Thursday with full state honours at his native village of Samhauta in Bihar's Saran district, a police official said. The slain soldier was bid a...
  • LoC killings: Military honours for martyrs in Delhi 07-08-2013 08:17 PM

    New Delhi: It was a solemn moment as the bodies of the five Indian Army soldiers killed in an ambush by Pakistani troops in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch region were brought to Delhi on Wednesday evening. Wreaths were placed on the coffins and the last bugle was sounded. The bodies...
  • Prem Ranjan Patel makes a U-turn, expresses faith in Modi's leadership 01-08-2013 08:27 PM

    A day after supporting the BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha remarks describing Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as a prime ministerial material, party MLA Prem Ranjan Patel made an about turn and expressed faith in the Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's leadership. Issuing a statement, Patel said that his comments on Sinha's...
  • BJP MLA Prem Ranjan Patel defends Shatrughan Sinha 31-07-2013 09:48 PM

    In more embarrassment for BJP, partyMLA in Bihar Prem Ranjan Patel on Wednesday came out in strongdefence of the party MP Shatrughan Sinha's praise of BiharChief Minister Nitish Kumar as prime ministerial material. "There is nothing wrong in Singh's statement," Patel toldreporters outside the state assembly premises. He said Sinha's...
  • Salman Khan features in Shahid Kapoor's 'Phata Poster Nikla Hero' 27-07-2013 04:37 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor says his character in the forthcoming film 'Phata Poster Nikla Hero' is a fan of Bollywood star Salman Khan, who has also done a cameo in the movie. "There's a little scene in the film where Salman sir is there...Salman sir was kind enough to do...
  • Bollywood veterans attend prayer meet for Pran 16-07-2013 12:40 PM

    Mumbai: Film industry veterans like Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan were among the celebrities who attended a prayer meet for late actor Pran, who passed away July 12. The prayer meet was held at a Gurudwara here Monday evening. Other known names who attended the meet included Saira Banu, Jaya...