Varsha

  • HC notice to Shah Rukh Khan, BMC in sex determination case 10-12-2013 11:24 AM

    Mumbai: Social activist alleged that Khans had conducted a sex determination test before their third child, AbRam, was born through surrogacy. The Bombay High Court has issued notices to Shahrukh Khan and his wife Gauri on a petition filed by a social activist, challenging a magistrate's order refusing her application...
  • India women guaranteed medal, men ousted at World Snooker Championships 07-12-2013 03:30 PM

    Daugapils: India's Varsha Sanjeev and Chitra Magimairajan entered the quarter-final of the IBSF World Snooker Championships even as the men's challenge ended in the last-16 round. Even among the two Indian women, only one will finish on the podium as the two cueists will battle it out for a place...
  • World Snooker: Varsha Sanjeev makes knockout stage 03-12-2013 08:08 PM

    Daugavpils: Teenager Varsha Sanjeev became the first and only Indian thus far to qualify for the knockout stage of the IBSF World snooker championship after she beat Ukraine's Maria Buckaraska 3-0 in her concluding Group F match here. The 17-year-old Varsha Monday qualified with a 5-4 record, her only loss...
  • Development board for transgender community in Maharashtra 03-10-2013 11:58 PM

    Mumbai:Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday announced to set up a board for the development of the transgender community in the state. He was speaking at a convention for transgenders in Maharashtra in Mumbai. The convention was jointly organised by the state Women and Child Welfare Department, NGO Astitva,...
  • Surrogacy case: Shah Rukh Khan seeks dismissal of plea 29-09-2013 04:26 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Shah Rukh Khan has sought dismissal of a petition filed by social activist Varsha Deshpande seeking early hearing of the complaint filed by her in a magistrate court seeking action against him for sex determination of their third surrogate child. Shah Rukh's lawyer Pranav Badhekar on 26 September...
  • Pre-conception sex selection on rise, affecting child sex ratio: Lawyer 28-09-2013 06:42 PM

    New Delhi:Sex selection of the baby at the pre-conception stage is on the rise, and now a Rs.15 crore business, a lawyer said in New Delhi on Saturday while addressing a symposium on the challenges in the implementation of the law on the issue. "The sex determination of foetus pre-conception...
  • Maharashtra: Committee formed to finalise women's policy 08-05-2013 03:50 AM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government on Tuesday set up an 11-member committee headed by Women and Child Welfare Minister Varsha Gaikwad to finalise the women's policy draft which was unveiled on March 8, 2013, celebrated as International Women's Day. The two-month period for seeking objections and suggestions for the draft policy ends...
  • Trisha Krishnan endured rain, snow for 'Endrendrum Punnagai' 29-04-2013 04:25 PM

    Chennai: Southern actress Trisha Krishnan is extremely happy that she survived extreme climatic conditions while shooting for upcoming Tamil romantic-drama 'Endrendrum Punnagai' (EP) in Switzerland. "And it's a wrap up for EP ('Endrendrum Punnagai') in Switzerland. Scorching sun, biting cold, rain and snow - endured it all," Trisha posted on...
  • My daughter's death has defeated me: Asha Bhosle 31-01-2013 08:57 AM

    The singer said that working in the film 'Mai' brought back memories of losing her own daughter Varsha. ...
  • Noida's 7-yr-old girl wins Doodle4Google 2011 10-11-2011 07:44 AM

    New Delhi: A hundred and fifty five thousand Indian kids tried drawing a logo or doodle for Google this year. The theme set by Google was 'India's gift to the world'. The drawings were screened by the JJ School of Art in Mumbai and finally put up for voting online....
  • NRI tycoon's wife gets 11 yrs for torturing maids 28-06-2008 07:50 AM

    Colombo: Spirited Afghanistan gave India run for their money but ended up being bowled out 23 runs short of India's target of 159 in Colombo on Wednesday in the ICC World Twenty20. Laxmipathy Balaji and Yuvraj Singh picked three wickets each as Afghanistan were bundled out for 136 in 19.3...
  • Facing jail for slavery, NRI couple to lose house too 19-12-2007 01:34 PM

    Dhaka: Bangladesh, battered in their opening World Cup match by India, can bounce back by beating either England or the West Indies in Group B, according to former skipper Habibul Bashar. India beat Bangladesh by 87 runs on Saturday as opener Virender Sehwag and middle-order batsman Virat Kohli hit 175...
  • US court convicts NRI tycoon for maid torture 17-12-2007 09:43 PM

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag says it's a revenge game, while skipper MS Dhoni says he hasn't even thought about it once in the last four years. For Bangladesh though the win against India in the opening game of the 2007 World Cup continues to be a source of great inspiration...
  • No one is mean about me because I am boring: Shaan 02-12-2007 11:46 PM

    Melbourne: The Geelong schoolboy who shot to fame after advising struggling Michael Clarke on his batting technique is spot on in his judgment, says former Test cricketer Dean Jones. Daniel Brew gatecrashed a pre-match press conference at Hobart on Thursday and was courageous enough to ask the Clarke what he...