Varsha

  • HC notice to Shah Rukh Khan, BMC in sex determination case December 10, 2013

    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 for...
  • India women guaranteed medal, men ousted at World Snooker Championships December 7, 2013

    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 December 3, 2013

    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 coming...
  • Development board for transgender community in Maharashtra October 3, 2013

    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, and United...
  • Surrogacy case: Shah Rukh Khan seeks dismissal of plea September 29, 2013

    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 September 28, 2013

    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 in...
  • Maharashtra: Committee formed to finalise women's policy May 8, 2013

    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' April 29, 2013

    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 her...
  • My daughter's death has defeated me: Asha Bhosle January 31, 2013

    Singer Asha Bhosle will soon be seen making her acting debut, playing the role of a mother in 'Mai'. Asha says it brought back memories of losing her own daughter Varsha last year. ...
  • After daughter's death, Asha finds solace in music December 3, 2012

    Mumbai: Asha Bhosle represents the wondrous spirit of human resilience in all its sonorous splendour. Within less than two months of her daughter's death, the singer has pulled herself up and has found solace in music. Asha's only daughter Varsha committed suicide Oct 8 and ever since the veteran singer had...
  • Varsha Bhosle suicide: Police to question Asha, Lata October 10, 2012

    Mumbai: Even as the last rites of Varsha Bhosle, daughter of playback singer Asha Bhosle, were performed on Tuesday, police remained clueless about the reasons behind her suicide. Police officers investigating the case said they would record statements of Asha, who might be able to reveal the reason behind her...
  • Police yet to trace owner of pistol used by Varsha Bhosle October 9, 2012

    Mumbai: Suspense continues over the ownership of the pistol used by singer Asha Bhosle's daughter Varsha to end her life even as police recorded the statements of some members of the family and staff on Sunday. "We are trying to figure out the owner of the Belgian-made 0.6 calibre...
  • Varsha: Asha Bhosle was branded a fallen woman October 9, 2012

    This is what Varsha Bhosle, the daughter of playback singing legend Asha Bhosle, wrote about her famous mother. Varsha committed suicide on October 8 by shooting herself in the head. This article was first carried by the Gentlemen magazine in September 1993. It was later reproduced by the web portal...
  • Asha Bhosle's daughter Varsha cremated in Mumbai October 9, 2012

    Mumbai: The last rites of legendary playback singer Asha Bhosle's daughter Varsha, who committed suicide, were performed in the wee hours today at Marine Lines. The 56-year-old singer and columnist, who was reportedly suffering from depression, ended her life yesterday by shooting herself in the head at her residence in...
  • Varsha Bhosle: Cops still clueless about reason of suicide October 9, 2012

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police investigating the suicide of legendary singer Asha Bhosle's daughter Varsha Bhosle have not found anything that might ascertain the cause of the suicide. No suicide note has been found yet. However, initial investigation points to depression as the main cause of her suicide. Her body was sent...
  • 'Asha Bhosle's daughter was suffering from depression' October 8, 2012

    Singer Asha Bhosle's daughter has been found dead in her Mumbai home. ...
  • Asha Bhosle's daughter Varsha commits suicide October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Varsha Bhosle, daughter of playback singer Asha Bhosle, has committed suicide by shooting herself, reports said. Varsha was a political columnist and journalist based in Mumbai. Varsha has herself sung playback for some Hindi and Marathi movies. Asha Bhosle is currently in Singapore to attend MIFTA awards (Marathi Culture...
  • Noida's 7-yr-old girl wins Doodle4Google 2011 November 10, 2011

    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....
  • Asha Bhonsle's daughter in ICU due to pill overdose September 9, 2008

    Mumbai: Just a day after legendary singer Asha Bhosle celebrated her 75th birthday her daughter Varsha has been admitted to Jaslok Hospital in Mumbai. 52-year old Varsha Bhosle was rushed to the Jaslok hospital earlier on Tuesday. According to reports, Varsha had an overdose of sleeping pills and is currently in the...
  • NRI tycoon's wife gets 11 yrs for torturing maids June 28, 2008

    New Delhi: A federal court in New York on Friday sentenced the wife of an Indian-American millionaire to 11 years in prison and fined $ 25,000 for torturing and beating her Indonesian maids. Forty six-year-old Varsha and her husband Mahendra Murlidhar Sabhnani, an international perfume maker, were taken into custody in...
  • Facing jail for slavery, NRI couple to lose house too December 19, 2007

    New York: Held guilty of modern day slavery and awaiting sentences, Mahender and Varsha Sabhnani, a wealthy business couple are set to lose their million-dollar house in Long Island near here. India born Mahender, 51, and Indonesia-born Varsha, 45, are naturalised US citizens, who face around 20 years in prison after...
  • US court convicts NRI tycoon for maid torture December 19, 2007

    New York: A jury on Monday convicted a millionaire couple of enslaving two Indonesian women they brought to their New York mansion to work as housekeepers, subjecting them to repeated psychological and physical abuse and forcing them to work 18 hours or more a day. Indian-born Mahender Murlidhar Sabhnani, 51, and...
  • No one is mean about me because I am boring: Shaan December 2, 2007

    Shaan is a film-festival addict but he never watches the films that he comes for. CNN-IBN's correspondent Varsha Pillai catches up with the versatile singer who has donned many creative caps. Varsha Pillai: Shaan, you're always there at the film festival but you never watch films... Shaan: That's the excuse I use...