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  • Aditya Raj Kapoor to make an appearance in Ashutosh Gowariker's 'Everest' Yesterday

    Mumbai: Shammi Kapoor's actor son Aditya Raj Kapoor will make a special appearance on Ashutosh Gowariker's debut TV outing 'Everest'. Aditya, who earlier starred in films including 'Chase' and 'Yamla Pagla Deewana 2', will be playing the role of Nasir, head of Dutch Base Camp on the Star Plus' show. "Ashutosh and...
  • Gave 10-15 auditions in a day; prayed hard to get a show, commercial: Ssharad Malhotra shares his tale of struggle 2 days ago

    Actor Ssharad Malhotra, popular for his portrayal of Maharana Pratap in 'Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap', had studied at New York Film Academy, an experience which will remain special to him for several reason. In a freewheeling chat with IBNLive.com the very grounded Ssharad speaks about the efforts...
  • Brazil: Alleged serial killer arrested for murdering 42 people in 10 years for fun December 12, 2014

    Rio De Janeiro: A man arrested by police in Rio de Janeiro on suspicion of murder has confessed to killing 42 people over the past decade, making him potentially one of the country's most prolific serial killers. Sailson Jose das Graças, 26, who was arrested on Wednesday, told reporters at a...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts case: SC seeks Maharashtra STF, CBI's reply December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday further stayed the execution of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, lone death row convict in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, and sought responses from Maharashtra Special Task Force and CBI on his plea seeking review of death penalty awarded to him. In an...
  • Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon to star in TV series 'Big Little Liars' November 26, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actors Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon are heading back to television with new series 'Big Little Liars'. They have been roped in to star alongside each other in a limited series based on Liane Moriarty's book of the same name. The script has been written by David E. Kelley,...
  • Indiana police detain man in deaths of 4 women October 20, 2014

    Hammond (US): An Indiana man confessed to killing a woman whose body was found in a motel and told police where the bodies of three more women could be found, police have said. Police found the bodies of three women at different locations in Gary, Indiana, late Saturday and early yesterday,...
  • HC tells Maharashtra government to pay costs for adjournment to file affidavit October 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Pulling up Maharashtra government for seeking adjournments on flimsy grounds, the Bombay High Court imposed costs of Rs 25,000 on it on Tuesday, while hearing a PIL seeking compensation to relative of bomb blast victims. The Chief Secretary of Maharashtra state, who was summoned by the court, did not...
  • 2011 serial blasts: HC asks Maharashtra to compensate victims by Wednesday, issues contempt notice September 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday ordered state government to pay compensation to kin of four victims of the 2011 serial blasts within two days even as it issued a contempt notice against the state chief secretary for failing to pay the amount despite a previous judicial order. "We direct...
  • Meerut: Hangman set for first execution, Nithari serial killer convict Surinder Koli to be hanged September 7, 2014

    Meerut: A hangman in Meerut has become much sought after in the last few days as he awaits his maiden opportunity to execute Surinder Koli, the convict in the Nithari serial murders case. Mediapersons assemble at Pawan Singh's house from dawn till dusk every day waiting for his "bytes" ahead...
  • SC extends bail of 2008 Bangalore blast accused Madani by 4 weeks August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday extended the bail of Abdul Nasser Madani, main accused in the 2008 Bangalore serial blast case for four weeks. A series of nine bombs were detonated across various locations in Bangalore in July 2008, killing two and injuring 20. Based on the...
  • Remember 'Mr Yogi' and 'Tamas'? 30 wonderful TV serials from the 80s and 90s we definitely want to see remade in 2014 August 9, 2014

    The 80s and 90s were the best times for television as far as content was concerned. Original shows produced and written by some of the country's best names connected a culture that thrived on intense domestic dramas and situational comedies inspired from American and British television.Doordarshan, the state broadcaster, had...
  • Feel proud for carrying Mumbai serial blasts: Bhatkal tells police July 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian Mujahideen cofounder Yasin Bhatkal, arrested in connection with the 2011 Mumbai triple blast case, told the Mumbai police that he feels "proud of himself" for carrying out the blasts. "Whatever I have done, I feel proud of myself," Bhatkal said in his confessional statement, recorded by the Mumbai police,...
  • Patna serial blasts suspect released from jail on bail June 23, 2014

    A suspect in the October 2013 Patna serial blasts was on Monday released from jail, four days after a court granted him bail, police said. A designated court on Thursday granted bail to Tabish Niyaz alias Arshad Ansari, a resident of Alauli village in East Champaran district, who was arrested by...
  • 2008 blasts: Suspected IM operative sent to police custody till June 2 May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative Faizan Ahmed Sultan, who was arrested early this month after being deported from Sharjah, was today remanded in police custody till June 2 by a court here in connection with a 2008 Delhi serial blasts case. Additional Sessions Judge Daya Prakash sent Sultan to police...
  • Patna serial blasts: Four accused sent to judicial custody till June 6 May 23, 2014

    Four accused in Patna serial blasts case were produced in the high court on Friday. All the four accused have been sent to police custody till June 6. NIA on wednesday has arrested four persons including alleged mastermind Hyder Ali alias Black Beauty, in connection with the Patna serial blasts ahead...
  • 'The spoon will be picked up eventually. In the 3rd episode': Explaining Indian daytime soap to a foreigner in six easy steps May 12, 2014

    Since early 2000s, there has been a phenomenal rise in the daytime soaps in India that revolve around the mundane household goingson. Complicated plots involving large jointfamilies, evil plotting, affairs, illegitimate children, seasons, festivals and oodles of melodrama you can flip through all the Hindi or regional general entertainment...
  • NIA to interrogate four Patna serial blasts accused May 9, 2014

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will on Friday interrogate four people arrested in connection with the serial blasts here in 2013 ahead of a rally by BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, police said. The four men, Ahmad Hussain, Fakruddin, Mohammad Raju and Anil Pandey, will be interrogated by the NIA...
  • Delhi Police launches hunt for Patna serial blasts accused Haider April 28, 2014

    Delhi Police on Monday said it was conducting searches to trace the hideouts of suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist Haider alias Black Beauty, wanted in the 2013 Patna bombing case. A Delhi court had April 22 granted the Delhi Police special cell 15 days' custody of Imteyaz Alam, a suspected Indian Mujahideen...
  • NIA files chargesheet against Patna serial blasts accused April 25, 2014

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a chargesheet against Imtiyaz Ansari, an accused in the Patna serial blasts ahead of the Oct 27, 2013 rally by BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, police said on Friday. "The chargesheet was filed at a special NIA court in Patna Thursday," a district...
  • IM top man Tehseen Akhtar was planning terror strike in Delhi: Police March 28, 2014

    Indian Mujahideen's top operative Tehseen Akhtar alias Monu was planning to carry out a terror strike in the national capital with the help of his associates, the Delhi Police has told a local court. The Special Cell of Delhi Police stated this while seeking remand of Akhtar, one of the alleged...
  • 2008 Delhi serial blasts: Court dismisses bail plea of Yasin Bhatkal, aide March 20, 2014

    Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar were on Thursday denied bail by a Delhi court in connection with a September 2008 Delhi serial blasts case. Additional Sessions Judge Daya Prakash dismissed the bail plea of both the accused while allowing the application of special cell of...
  • TV's highest paid actor Ronit Roy notices his 'Adaalat' crew can't afford shoes, buys footwear for the entire unit March 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Ronit Roy, said to be the highest paid television actor, gifted shoes to the unit of his long-running serial 'Adaalat'. When contacted, Ronit seemed embarrassed and said: "Please don't make me sound like Bill Gates. It was a very small gesture and one that we should not even discuss." When coaxed,...
  • Aslam Pervez confesses his involvement in Bodh Gaya, Gandhi Maidan blasts: Police March 8, 2014

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday arrested one accused of the serial blasts during Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's rally in Patna last in October last year from a village in Arwal district of Bihar, police said. The person arrested was identified as Aslam Pervez, son of Maqsood Alam and...
  • Nitish Kumar counters Modi barbs on Bihar becoming terrorist haven March 4, 2014

    Seeking to dismiss allegations by Narendra Modi that Bihar has become a haven for terrorists, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday questioned incidents of violence that occurred in Gujarat and other parts of the country. "Any incident of terrorism is a cause of worry. But if on the basis of one...
  • NIA arrests 2 persons in connection with blasts at Modi's Patna rally February 25, 2014

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday arrested two persons from Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh in connection with the blasts outside the rally of BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on October 27. NIA sources said Fakruddin and Ahmed were arrested from Mirzapur in eastern Uttar Pradesh for allegedly procurring material...
  • Extension of Sanjay Dutt's parole as per norms: Prithviraj Chavan February 19, 2014

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday defended extension of parole of actor Sanjay Dutt, convicted in the 1993 Bombay serial blasts case, saying the action was taken as per law and no rules were violated. "Decisions are taken as per law, without violating any provisions. Decisions are taken at the...
  • Property of Patna serial blasts' suspect attached after he fails to surrender January 13, 2014

    The property of suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Haider Ali, accused in bomb blasts in Patna and Bodh Gaya, was attached on Sunday night after he failed to surrender, police said on Monday. Haider is a resident of Khiryawa village under Madanpur police station in Aurangabad district. "A joint team of the NIA...
  • Absconding SIMI members were in touch with Pakistan Taliban: MP ATS chief December 26, 2013

    Madhya Pradesh AntiTerrorist Squad (ATS) on Wednesday claimed that SIMI activist Abu Faizal and two others who were arrested on Tuesday had links with fundamentalist terror group TehreekeTaliban, which is active in the northwestern Pakistan. Faizal, who had escaped from Khandwa jail with five others a few months ago, was caught...
  • Patna blasts suspect's family among others invited to Modi rally December 23, 2013

    Jharkhand BJP leaders reached out to the family of Patna blast suspect Imitiaz, inviting them to their prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rally here on December 29. BJP is extending invitations to every family in Jharkhand requesting them to turn up at the rally. "Under the leadership of senior BJP leader C...
  • With Midday meal tragedy and terror attacks, 2013 proves to be a tough year for Nitish Kumar December 21, 2013

    2013 proved to be a tough year for Nitish Kumar who had to walk the tightrope after being pushed to the brink following JDU's split from BJP, the terror attack in Bodh Gaya and serial blasts in the state capital during Narendra Modi's rally. Bihar government, which had earned praise from...