Victory

  • Assembly bypolls: Congress sweeps all three seats; CM Rawat wins Dharchula Yesterday

    It came as a blow to the BJP as Congress registered massive victory on all the three seats of Dharchula, Doiwala and Someshwar in the Assembly bypolls.  Chief Minister Harish Rawat won the Dharchula Assembly seat with a margin of 20,604 votes on Friday. Rawat, who took charge as the eighth...
  • Landslide victory for BJP in UP; SP, BSP, Congress routed May 17, 2014

    In a stunning comeback in Uttar Pradesh, BJP has clinched victory in 33 seats and has taken an unassailable lead in 38 other seats, inching closer to a historic win by surpassing its highest tally of 58 seats in the state which brought NDA government to power in 1998. Congress has...
  • US congratulates BJP on 'historic' poll victory May 16, 2014

    The White House on Friday congratulated the BJP on its "historic" poll victory and said the US looks forward to working with the new Indian government. "US congratulates BJP on its victory in India's historic election; we look forward to working w/ govt once formed to advance our partnership," the National...
  • BJP set for majority in Lok Sabha, supporters celebrate May 16, 2014

    The BJP was on Friday set for a comfortable majority in the Lok Sabha, its candidates taking early leads in 265 of the 498 seats in two hours of vote count across the country. The Congress, India's oldest political party which had ruled India for a decade since 2004 at the...
  • Modi supporters in US announces three-day celebrations May 16, 2014

    Elated at the historic victory of the BJP lead by Narendra Modi, its supporters in the US on Friday called for three-day celebrations by lighting "diyas" at their homes, community centers and temples. "This is a historic moment for India. We have urged all non-resident Indians to celebrate this by lighting...
  • Assam government not to allow victory processions in 11 districts May 15, 2014

    Assam government will not allow victory processions in eleven sensitive districts of the state and announced strict enforcement of prohibitory orders. A decision to this effect was taken at the State Level Crisis Management Group (SLCMG) in a meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Jitesh Khosla. The districts are Kokrajhar, Baksa, Chirang, Dhubri,...
  • LS polls: Congress expects victory in 7-8 seats out of 12 in Bihar May 12, 2014

    Exuding hope that it may win seven to eight Lok Sabha seats in Bihar, the Congress state unit president Ashok Chaudhary on Monday said, the priority for him was to revive the party on a long-term basis. "We are expecting to win seven to eight Lok Sabha seats in Bihar by...
  • No victory processions can be taken out after polls results, says DM May 10, 2014

    Ahead of counting of votes for Lok Sabha polls on Friday, victory processions have been banned by authorities in the district as a precautionary measure. "Such processions after poll results have been banned as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order," District Magistrate Koshal Raj Sharma said. Security has been tight...
  • Sharan's next titled 'Adyaksha' November 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor-comedian Sharan, who is currently busy with the remake of Tamil hit 'Varutha Padatha Valibar Sangam' (VVS) in Kannada, would soon be naming the film as 'Adyaksha'. Sharan, whose film 'Rambo' and 'Victory' did well at the Box Office, is expected to score a hattrick with another comedy film....
  • Kolkata win gives India their best winning streak in Tests November 8, 2013

    India celebrated their innings-and-51-run win over the West Indies at the Eden Gardens in style on Thursday, recording their best winning run ever in Test cricket with a fifth consecutive victory. Heroics of debutants Mohammad Shami (9 for 118 in the match) and Rohit Sharma (177) helped India beat the Windies...
  • Pop, rock influence makes the music of 'Victory' a hit October 31, 2013

    New Delhi: The influence of western music in Hindi cinema has been there for a while now but it has been infused in the Kannada films for the first time. The credit for this mash up song goes to Anand Audio that is also producer of super hit Kannada...
  • What made Anne Hathaway cry at a charity event? October 23, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Anne Hathaway couldn't hold back her tears at an event when she introduced a doctor, who helped her close friend battle cancer. Hathaway attended the Victory Fund Champagne Brunch in Beverly Hills, California, with her husband Adam Shulman, reports femalefirst.co.uk. An emotional Hathaway said on stage: "On a personal...
  • Rahul Gandhi to meet Niyamgiri tribals in September August 29, 2013

    With all 12 Gram Sabhas of tribals having rejected the proposal for bauxite mining in Odisha's Niyamgiri hills, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi planned to meet them next month to celebrate their victory. Gandhi will attend public rallies in the two districts of Rayagada and Kalahandi which the Niyamgiri hills span, during...
  • Friends who survived Korean war gather to remember it on 60th anniversary July 26, 2013

    Two decorated US war veterans who survived one of the worst battles of the Korean War found themselves among former foes at a memorial ceremony as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un launched the country's commemoration of the war's end 60 years ago. It's unusual for American veterans to attend official...
  • Crystal Palace in $1m bid for Milligan: report July 25, 2013

    Crystal Palace have reportedly placed a $1m bid for Australian and Melbourne Victory midfielder Mark Milligan, who recently snubbed the interest from United Arab Emirates outfit Baniyas. Playing in the Premier League has been a long cherished dream of the 27-year-old and a string of performances that helped the Socceroos qualify...
  • Liverpool beat plucky Melbourne 2-0 in friendly July 24, 2013

    Melbourne: Goals from captain Steven Gerrard and newly-signed striker Iago Aspas earned Liverpool a 2-0 win over a A-League side Melbourne Victory in a pre-season friendly on Wednesday watched by more than 95,000 fans. Despite dominating from the outset with numerous shots on goal, Liverpool was unable to find the net...
  • Liverpool warmed by the love and largesse on Asian tour July 23, 2013

    Melbourne: Liverpool's exile from Champions League football has punched a hole in their finances and disappointed fans across the globe, but has not stopped Asia's diehards from opening their wallets to see their touring Premier League heroes. A crowd of up to 95,000 is expected to flock to the Melbourne Cricket...
  • Suarez likely to start in Melbourne: Rodgers July 22, 2013

    Melbourne: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says striker Luis Suarez is likely to play in a full-strength team against the A-League's Melbourne Victory in a football friendly on Wednesday. Suarez has made no secret of his wish to leave Anfield and Liverpool has already received offers for the Uruguayan star. But Rodgers...
  • Full text: PM Manmohan Singh's letter to Nawaz Sharif May 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday congratulated PML(N) leader Nawaz Sharif for his "emphatic victory" in the general elections in Pakistan. Following is the text of his letter to Sharif: Dear Mian Saheb, I am writing to extend to you my heartiest congratulations on your emphatic victory in the general elections...
  • WikiLeaks claims victory in Iceland court case April 25, 2013

    London: WikiLeaks has said it has secured a victory in Iceland's Supreme Court against the financial blockade imposed by Visa and MasterCard on donations for the secret-spilling site. Visa and MasterCard were among half a dozen major US financial firms to pull the plug on WikiLeaks following its decision to...
  • Liverpool to play against Melbourne Victory at MCG in July April 3, 2013

    Sydney: Premier League club Liverpool will play their first match in Australia on July 24 when they meet Melbourne Victory in a pre-season friendly at the 100,000 capacity Melbourne Cricket Ground, the A-league team said on Wednesday. As the club where Australian Craig Johnston made his name in the 1980s and...
  • If I have committed mistakes, I apologise: Modi December 20, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Pitchforked into the prime ministerial race after his electoral hat-trick and amidst cheers of "PM, PM, PM " from his supporters, Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday apologised to the people of Gujarat if he had committed any mistake. "If there has been a mistake somewhere, If I have erred...
  • Thank you for believing all the way: Obama November 7, 2012

    US President Barack Obama thanked his supporters after being re-elected on Tuesday. Speaking at his headquarters in Chicago, Obama said, "We are an American family and we rise as one nation." US President Barack Obama also congratulated Republican Mitt Romney for 'hard campaigning'. "I spoke to Romney and congratulate him...
  • Chavez re-elected Venezuelan president October 8, 2012

    Caracas: Incumbent Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has won the presidential election with 54.42 per cent of the vote, an official said. With 90 per cent of the votes counted, Chavez, who will serve a third six-year term starting from January 2013, defeated opposition challenger Henrique Capriles, who represents the Democratic...
  • Spanish director wins YouTube online festival September 3, 2012

    Venice: Spanish filmmaker David Victori has won the inaugural edition of YouTube's Your Film Festival for his short movie The Guilt. The winner was announced on the sidelines of the Venice Film Festival after selection by a jury that included director Ridley Scott and actor Michael Fassbender. Victori, whose movie focuses...
  • Actor Venkatesh Daggubati visits 'KVJ' film sets June 2, 2012

    After 'Dookudu' and 'Gabbar Singh', Victory Venkatesh has visited the sets of 'Krishnam Vande Jagatgurum'. Not many know that a new sentiment has been spawned by Venky's incidental visits to film sets. The two aforementioned films went on to become blockbusters. What is common to both is that Venky visited...
  • Huge, frenzied crowd celebrates KKR victory march May 29, 2012

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's march with the Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders began on Tuesday with huge crowds at Eden Gardens as well as on the streets. Thousands of frenzied fans gave a grand reception to the newly-crowned IPL champions as the players celebrated their...
  • Thousands of fans attend Man City victory parade May 15, 2012

    Manchester: In a city that's more used to a sea of red during title celebrations, it was blue confetti that fell over the streets of Manchester on Monday. About 100,000 fans packed the streets as Manchester City paraded the Premier League trophy through the city to celebrate their first English title...
  • Warm welcome for Saina Nehwal after victory March 21, 2012

    HYDERABAD: The smile is back on Saina Nehwal’s face. The badminton star was accorded a warm welcome at the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy on Tuesday afternoon upon her return from Basel where she retained the Swiss Open Grand Prix.“It had been a year since I won a major tournament. In...
  • SP workers brandish guns at a victory rally March 19, 2012

    Samajwadi Party workers were on Sunday seen brandishing guns at MLA Mehboob Ali's victory rally on the Lucknow-Delhi road. ...