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Everything you need to know about Belur-fort: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

India look for 1st win against Spain

June 4, 2014 at 7:14 PM

The Hague, June 4 (IANS) Late goal woes have stopped India from earning points in the ongoing hockey World Cup. However, it has not deterred the side which is determined to earn their first points when they take on Spain in their third Group A clash at the GreenFields Stadium here Thursday.

'Bhaangarh' set to spook audiences

June 4, 2014 at 1:38 PM

Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) The first look and theatrical trailer of Dilip Virender Sood's forthcoming horror film "Bhaangarh" has been unveiled here. The movie is loosely inspired by the legend of what is considered India's "officially haunted" place - Bhangarh Fort in Rajasthan.

Goa to start sea plane service by July: Tourism minister

May 30, 2014 at 11:47 AM

Panaji, May 30 (IANS) Goa is all set launch its tourism-oriented sea plane service by July, Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar said.

A teenage girl's campaign for a polythene-free India (Environment Feature)

May 28, 2014 at 8:29 AM

Chittorgarh, May 28 (IANS) The death of a cow after swallowing a polythene bag was the trigger that led Divya Jain, 15, to start a campaign against its use in Rajasthan and beyond. She also encourages people to fabricte water troughs to save birds from the searing desert summer.

Crimes and intrigues in the Raj: Joe Sandilands in India (Column: Bookends)

May 18, 2014 at 9:22 AM

Rudyard Kipling, E.M. Forster, John Masters, M.M. Kaye, Jules Verne, Arthur Conan Doyle to Bapsi Sidhwa, Manohar Malgaonkar, Gita Mehta, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, and R.K Narayan... the British Raj has been a fertile setting for works of some of the best-known authors - in differing styles of narration.

Modi's belief in Vivekananda's teachings enthuse Ramakrishna Mission monks

May 17, 2014 at 3:38 PM

Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) With Bharatiya Janata Party's Narendra Modi poised to become India's next prime minister, monks of Ramakrishna Mission feel the ardent devotee of Swami Vivekananda could bring his teachings of religious harmony to the masses and harness youth power to power growth.

Had to make my own ground when Sunil Grover left: Kiku

May 17, 2014 at 3:14 PM

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Comedian Kiku Sharda, who entertains viewers with his drag act as Palak in "Comedy Nights With Kapil", says he had to go out of his way to make comedy sequences in the TV show more appealing after Sunil Grover left the show.

Bad news dogs Goa's picture-perfect Vagator beach (Environment Feature)

May 4, 2014 at 12:22 PM

Panaji, May 4 (IANS) Vagator, one of Goa's more picturesque beaches and a stunning backdrop for Bollywood cult classics like "Dil Chahta Hai", is in the news for the wrong reason.

Prabhakaran's realistic sets for 'Thenaliraman' impress director

March 11, 2014 at 2:27 PM

Chennai, March 11 (IANS) Art director Prabhakaran's realistic sets for upcoming Tamil period comedy "Thenaliraman" will be one of the highlights of the film, says director Yuvaraj Dayalan, who is mighty impressed with the former's work.

Man jumps to death in Delhi's Kotla fort well

February 25, 2014 at 9:12 PM

New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) A 22-year-old man jumped to his death into an open well Tuesday evening at the Feroz Shah Kotla Fort, police said.

Jackky, Neha to feature in '...Jee Le Zara' (TV Snippets)

February 20, 2014 at 7:34 PM

Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Actors Jackky Bhagnani and Neha Sharma will feature on popular TV show "Kehta Hai Dil Jee Le Zara" to promote their upcoming film "Youngistaan".

WB Health Recruitment Board 2014 Staff Nurse and Pharmacists, Apply online

February 19, 2014 at 11:42 AM

West Bengal Health Recruitment Board has issued notification for the 3273 posts of Staff Nurse grade II and Pharmacists Grade III vacancies.

Karnataka set to meet Maharashtra in Ranji final

January 21, 2014 at 8:41 PM

Mohali, Jan 21 (IANS) Karnataka are set to reach the Ranji Trophy final after they extended their first innings lead against Punjab to 177 runs on a curtailed day four of the semi-final at the PCA Stadium here Tuesday.

'Jodha Akbar' e-book, mobile game launched

January 17, 2014 at 10:49 PM

Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor's first historical drama "Jodha Akbar" took the digital route Friday with the launch of its first e-book and mobile game.

Who will replace Chennithala as chief of Congress in Kerala?

January 1, 2014 at 1:16 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 1 (IANS) With the president of the Kerala unit of Congress Ramesh Chennithala sworn in as a minister in the Oommen Chandy cabinet Wednesday, there is curiosity about who will step into his shoes.

India gears up to welcome 2014

December 31, 2013 at 9:00 PM

Panaji (Goa), Dec.31, (ANI): Leaving behind memories of an eventful year, India geared up to move into 2014 with celebrations, music and food festivals.

Proteas take control, India trail by 98 runs (Roundup)

December 29, 2013 at 10:50 PM

Durban, Dec 29 (IANS) South Africa look in firm control of the second and final cricket Test as India trail by 98 runs at the end of Day 4 at the Kingsmead here Sunday.

Du Plessis, de Villiers hold fort for Proteas (Lunch report)

December 22, 2013 at 4:45 PM

Johannesburg, Dec 22 (IANS) The South Africa batsman made sure that India do not run away with a victory by sticking out the first session on a fifth day pitch to reach 236/4 in their second innings of the first Test at the New Wanderers Stadium here Sunday.

Kohli holds the fort for India (Tea report)

December 18, 2013 at 7:25 PM

Johannesburg, Dec 18 (IANS) Virat Kohli led India's fight against the South African pace attack, taking them to 164/4 at tea on Day 1 of the first Test at the New Wanderers Stadium here Wednesday.

Germany successfully defends Hockey Junior World Cup title

December 15, 2013 at 10:50 PM

New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Germany scripted history Sunday at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium by successfully defending and winning their sixth Hockey Junior World Cup by drubbing France 5-2 in the final here.

Qasr al Hosn fest to be held in February

December 8, 2013 at 4:58 PM

Abu Dhabi, Dec 8 (IANS/WAM) The Qasr al Hosn festival, a cultural event held at a 250-year-old fort that marks the symbolic birthplace of the UAE capital, will be held in February next year.

Gwalior: Palaces, fort and a lot of history (IANS Travelogue: With Images)

November 14, 2013 at 10:20 AM

Gwalior, Nov 14 (IANS) The Mughals, British, Rajputs, Marathas, Muslim rulers, Sikhs and some more may have played out their roles in India's rich history, but they all seem to have a unique common link to a city in central India - Gwalior.

ASI stops excavation for gold, hidden treasure in Unnao

October 29, 2013 at 9:25 PM

Unnao (Himachal Pradesh), Oct.29 (ANI): The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) stopped digging for gold and other hidden treasure at the fort of Raja Rao Ram Bux Singh in Unnao, Himachal Pradesh, on Tuesday.

Tendulkar takes Mumbai close to famous win

October 29, 2013 at 8:21 PM

Lahli (Haryana), Oct 29 (IANS) The Lahli crowd could not have asked for more. Not only did Sachin Tendulkar score his final fifty in Ranji Trophy, he also put Mumbai in a winning position against Haryana at the Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium here Tuesday.

ASI's gold hunt in Uttar Pradesh may end

October 29, 2013 at 6:53 PM

Lucknow, Oct 29 (IANS) The gold hunt in an Uttar Pradesh village sparked off by a Hindu religious leader's "dream" might end soon, sources in the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) said Tuesday.

Politics clouds gold hunt in Uttar Pradesh (Uttar Pradesh Newsletter)

October 26, 2013 at 1:15 PM

Unnao (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 26 (IANS) The search for the fabled 1,000 tonnes of gold buried in a fort here has so far led to only broken bangles and earthen pottery, but politicians are having a field day.

JD (U) to file case against Union Minister for 'spreading superstition' regarding Unnao 'gold hunt'

October 22, 2013 at 9:39 PM

New Delhi, Oct. 22 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said that his party will file a case against Union Minister Charan Das Mahant for spreading superstition regarding the alleged presence of gold in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh.

Modi praises seer Shobhan Sarkar

October 21, 2013 at 5:47 PM

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Days after mocking the hunt for gold at a fort in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Monday expressed his regard for the seer who dreamt of treasure at the excavation site.

Digging continues in UP, no signs of treasure yet

October 20, 2013 at 10:05 PM

Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Digging to unearth 1,000 tonnes of gold, said to be buried beneath a fort in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district, continued for the third day Sunday amid heavy security but there was no indication of the treasure yet.

Digging continues in UP fort ruins amid heavy security

October 20, 2013 at 7:33 PM

Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Digging to unearth a purported 1,000 tonnes of gold, said to be buried beneath a fort in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district, continued for the third day Sunday amid heavy security.

Security in place, ASI to begin work shortly: Unnao SDM on 'gold hunt'

October 19, 2013 at 1:10 PM

Unnao, Oct.19 (ANI): The sub divisional magistrate of Unnao, Vijay Shankar Dubey, on Saturday said that security arrangements are completely in place, and added that Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) officials would begin their excavation work at a fort site to find 1000 tonnes of gold.

Digging for gold begins at Unnao fort (Roundup)

October 18, 2013 at 8:46 PM

Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) The first day of excavations to unearth a purorted 1,000 tonnes of gold at the Daundia Kheda village in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district ended at sunset Friday, an official said.

Modi pulls up govt. over Unnao gold hunt, says 'first get black money back'

October 18, 2013 at 6:38 PM

Chennai, Oct.18 (ANI): Mocking the central government for excavating a fort site on the basis of a local hermit's dream, to find 1000 tonnes of gold in Unnao, Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday said the latter should first get all the black money stored in Swiss banks back, as that was worth more than all the 'hidden' gold.

No harm in digging for gold at old fort: Congress

October 18, 2013 at 5:26 PM

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Congress Friday supported the Archaeological Survey of India's (ASI) treasure hunt in an old fort in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district, and said the move benefits the country, no harm going for it.

Digging for hidden gold begins at old UP fort

October 18, 2013 at 12:44 PM

Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Friday begins excavating for a treasure of 1,000 tonnes of gold, which a seer dreamt to have been buried at a dilapidated fort in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district.

Treasure hunt: ASI to begin excavation in UP fort

October 18, 2013 at 10:36 AM

Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will Friday start the excavation for 1,000 tonnes of gold, which a seer dreamt, at a dilapidated fort in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district.

Bengal forms education panel for future initiatives

October 16, 2013 at 6:04 PM

Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) The West Bengal higher education department has constituted an education commission for preparing a road map to improve the state's education sector over the next two decades.

Kumari Puja marks Maha Ashtami celebrations in Bengal (Roundup)

October 12, 2013 at 8:04 PM

Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) Pre-pubescent girls were worshipped as goddesses across West Bengal Saturday to mark Maha Ashtami - the most auspicious of the five-day Durga puja festival.

A Rajasthan palace that Bollywood loves to shoot in

October 12, 2013 at 1:24 PM

Chomu (Rajasthan), Oct 12 (IANS) A fortified palace whose history stretches over 300 years in this Rajasthan town is fast turning into a Bollywood destination for filmmakers eager to showcase the rich splendour of a bygone era.

Kumari Puja marks Maha Ashtami in Kolkata

October 12, 2013 at 12:04 PM

Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) Thousands of devotees from across the country flocked to the Belur Math here, the global headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, Saturday for the Durga Ashtami Puja.

Liverpool chairman Werner hails Rodgers for making 'remarkable progress' at club

October 9, 2013 at 2:04 PM

London, Oct 9 (ANI): Liverpool chairman Tom Werner has said that he thinks manager Brendan Rodgers has made remarkable progress and that he is a great strategist who has shown strong leadership.

Liverpool chairman Werner hails Rodgers for making 'remarkable progress' at club

October 9, 2013 at 1:48 PM

London, Oct 9 (ANI): Liverpool chairman Tom Werner has said that he thinks manager Brendan Rodgers has made remarkable progress and that he is a great strategist who has shown strong leadership.

Curfew relaxed in violence-hit Andhra town

October 8, 2013 at 10:28 AM

Hyderabad, Oct 8 (IANS) With improvement in the situation, the indefinite curfew in Vizianagaram town of Andhra Pradesh was relaxed for one hour Tuesday morning, police said.

Violence continues in Andhra town despite curfew

October 6, 2013 at 7:40 PM

Hyderabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Violence continued in Vizianagaram town in coastal Andhra Sunday despite indefinite curfew imposed by police to tackle violent protests, which broke out after union cabinet's decision to divide the state.

India look to get back to winning ways

October 5, 2013 at 5:32 PM

Doha, Oct 5 (IANS) India will look to get back to winning ways against Nepal in their second Group A match of the AFC U-19 Championship (Qualifiers) here at the Al Arabi Stadium Sunday after losing to hosts Qatar 0-2 in their first match.

West Indies A grab slender lead

October 4, 2013 at 6:04 PM

Shimoga, Oct 4 (IANS) The touring West Indies A snatched a 47-run first innings lead that they stretched to 75 against India A on the third and penultimate day of the match here Friday.

Regatta: Slovenian pair tops in 29er

October 4, 2013 at 3:56 PM

Chennai, Oct 4 (IANS) Slovenian siblings Peter Lin Janezic and Lea Dora Janezic topped in the 29er class after slipping past New Zealand sailors Markus Somerville and Isaac McHardie while the Dutch pair of Joris Waller and Daniel Bramervaer finished third on the second day of the Raymond India International Regatta here Thursday.

India set to begin 'lighthouse tourism'

September 28, 2013 at 8:52 PM

Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) After general, pilgrimage, medical and adventure tourism, India now prepares to kick off "lighthouse tourism" as the newest effort to attract visitors, both domestic and foreign.

Indian culinary tours beckon foreign foodies (Foodie Trail)

September 18, 2013 at 1:12 PM

Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Want to combine wanderlust with a desire to sample authentic Indian dishes in traditional kitchens or scenic spots across the country? As a personal touch, you could also shop for the ingredients in some of the vibrant and bustling open-air marketplaces that India offers. All this and more could be yours for a price - thanks to the genre of culinary tourism.

Ramakrishna Mission gets land for university

August 29, 2013 at 8:32 PM

Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday announced the allotment of five acres of land in Kolkata for a university under the aegis of Ramakrishna Mission.

Mobile handset market grew 14.7 percent in 2012-13: Survey

August 20, 2013 at 6:26 PM

New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Increased use of smartphones by Indian users helped the mobile handset market post revenues of Rs.35,946 crore in 2012-13 compared to Rs.31,330 crore in 2011-12, a growth of 14.7 percent, a Voice&Data survey revealed Tuesday.

Maharaja of Faridkot's daughters win court battle for assets worth $4bn

July 29, 2013 at 10:28 AM

London, July 29 (ANI): The daughters of a former Indian maharaja Harinder Singh Brar have reportedly won a legal battle surrounding their late father's will and have acquired assets worth a whopping 4 billion dollars.

French minister for stronger defence ties with India

July 27, 2013 at 10:20 PM

New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian Saturday reiterated his country's commitment to boosting defence ties with India, including exchange of pilots, training and joint exercises.

Probe launched into Rajashthan fort's auction

July 27, 2013 at 7:16 PM

Jaipur, July 27 (IANS) A probe has been launched into the alleged goof-up that led to the auction of a 16th century fort near the Sariska Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan, government sources said Saturday.

Kolkata police arrest man for attempting to molest woman techie on train

July 27, 2013 at 5:08 PM

Kolkata, July 27 (ANI): Kolkata Police have arrested the man who tried to allegedly molest a woman techie aboard a train on Sunday, forcing her to jump out.

Youth who tried to molest techie in Bengal train arrested

July 27, 2013 at 3:56 PM

Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) A youth, who allegedly tried to molest a woman techie in a moving train in West Bengal, forcing her to jump out, was arrested Saturday, police said.

Mumbai-based anchor molested in Howrah

July 24, 2013 at 1:02 PM

Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) A Mumbai-based TV anchor was allegedly molested by an inebriated man who was later arrested, police said Wednesday.

Injured Bengal techie hopeful of molester's arrest

July 23, 2013 at 8:54 PM

Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) The braveheart techie, who jumped of a moving train to save herself from a molester and is recuperating from her injuries at a city nursing home, is hopeful that her tormentor will be caught very soon, her family members said Tuesday.

Eight dead, 59 rescued in Karnataka bus crash

July 23, 2013 at 8:22 PM

Hassan (Karnataka), July 23 (IANS) Eight people, including a college girl, met a watery grave Tuesday when a state-run bus skidded off a bridge and plunged into a lake near Belaur in Karnataka, police said.

Four killed in bus accident in Karnataka

July 23, 2013 at 6:38 PM

Hassan/Bangalore, July 23 (ANI): At least four people have been killed and many more injured after a bus carrying 50 passengers fell into a lake in Karnataka on Tuesday.

Sarada Devi's relics stolen from Belur Math

July 18, 2013 at 7:50 PM

Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Relics of Sarada Devi, the spiritual consort of the 19th century mystic Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, have been stolen from the Belur Math, the global headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission in West Bengal's Howrah district, an official of the order said.

Bhangarh Fort: The 'most haunted' place in India? (Travelogue)

July 15, 2013 at 1:42 PM

Bhangarh (Rajasthan), July 15 (IANS) How many of us believe in ghosts? Do they actually exist? Can they be felt? Believers will reply in affirmative and non-believers will perish the thought. But everybody would like to take a trip to THE den of the ghosts and such was the trip to Bhangarh, considered India's "most haunted" place.

Goa beaches, a homing beacon for tourists and ailing ships

June 26, 2013 at 4:56 PM

Panaji, June 26 (IANS) Hordes of tourists apart, the beaches of Goa, one of India's top tourism destinations, appear to be serving as a homing beacon for ships suffering from all states of disrepair.

I have been made a scapegoat: Raj Kundra

June 10, 2013 at 7:00 PM

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra Monday slammed the Indian cricket board for making him a scapegoat and suspending him on unsubstantiated reports of betting in the Indian Premier League (IPL), and vowed to fight it.

Do-or-die for India women against Chinese Taipei

May 22, 2013 at 5:58 PM

Ramallah, May 22 (IANS) It will be a do-or-die match for Indian women's football team when they face Chinese Taipei in their next group D match of the AFC Women's Asian Cup (qualifiers) here Wednesday.

Kitesurfing to be unveiled in India

May 15, 2013 at 5:26 PM

Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) An exciting pulse-racing event, kitesurfing, awaits adventure lovers in the costal district of Raigad next weekend.

'School chalo' campaign kick starts at Red fort in capital

April 25, 2013 at 4:23 PM

Hundreds of children chanting slogans and holding placards highlighted the need for education and the right of every child to get quality education.

I-League: Pune FC focus on points ahead of Air India game

April 19, 2013 at 7:48 PM

Pune, April 19 (IANS) Pune FC believe there still remains a chance to push up further in the I-League table. And hence, on the eve of their Round 25 away game against Air-India, talk revolved on staying positive and achieving maximum at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here Saturday.

Lara, Chitrangada, Yami make splash at IIJW

April 13, 2013 at 1:56 PM

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Bollywood beauties Lara Dutta, Chitrangada Singh and Yami Gautam added their spark and glamour at the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW). They walked the ramp here as showstoppers for different brands.

Modi starts Kolkata visit seeking divine blessings

April 9, 2013 at 12:37 PM

Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday started his trip here by visiting the Dakshineswar Kali Temple and Belur Math and exhorted the youth to make India the world leader by taking inspiration from the ideals of Swami Vivekananda.

Lakhs celebrate Ramakrishna's 177th birth anniversary

March 13, 2013 at 4:30 PM

Kolkata, March 13 (IANS) Lakhs of devotees of famed mystic Sri Ramakrishna Paramahansa thronged the 'Belur Math' in West Bengal Wednesday on the occasion of the 177th birth anniversary of the sage.

Central Asian women bards sing about life and morals at Sufi fest

February 23, 2013 at 9:38 PM

Jodhpur, Feb 23 (IANS) Music lovers at the sixth edition of the World Sufi Spirit Festival (WSSF) were welcomed with a melodious performance of traditional, philosophical Central Asian music by bardic divas from Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

Two more Karnataka ministers quit, more may follow

February 21, 2013 at 5:14 PM

Bangalore, Feb 21 (IANS) Two ministers quit the Karnataka government Thursday and were set to resign from the assembly and the ruling BJP too amid speculation that more would follow ahead of the assembly polls due in May.

Yeddyurappa backtracks, says won't topple Shettar ministry

January 28, 2013 at 6:24 PM

Bangalore/New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Former Karnataka BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday changed his tune on toppling the Jagadish Shettar ministry, amid speculation that some BJP lawmakers were now hesitant to quit the assembly and party after having announced last week they would do so.

Vivekananda's 150th birth anniversary celebrations to begin on Jan. 12

January 11, 2013 at 12:41 PM

New Delhi, Jan. 11 (ANI): The Government of India has decided to undertake the commemoration of 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda on January 12 at the Rashtrapati Bhawan auditorium.

Fasting protestor at Jantar Mantar hospitalised

January 6, 2013 at 7:43 PM

New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) One of the two men on hunger strike demanding death for the culprits in the Delhi gang-rape case here had to hospitalised Sunday due to failing health, his brother said.

All women's prison in Goa soon

December 6, 2012 at 9:08 PM

Panaji, Dec 6 (IANS) Goa will soon have a prison exclusively for women convicts and undertrials, Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza said Thursday.

Rare pictures of British era to be exhibited

November 30, 2012 at 8:55 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) At least 200 rare pictures and documents pertaining to the British era starting with the first British settlement in Kerala would be on display here for two days starting Saturday.

Feng shui experts predict blue, green and purple as 'lucky colours' for 2013

November 19, 2012 at 3:55 PM

Kuala Lumpur, November 19 (ANI): Choose blue, green and purple outfits next time you go shopping, as Feng shui experts have predicted that these will be the "lucky colours" for the upcoming Year of the Snake.

Super Model Naomi Campbell says bye after celebrating beau's birthday in Jodhpur

November 9, 2012 at 1:01 PM

Jodhpur (Rajasthan), Nov.9 (ANI): British supermodel Naomi Campbell left India on Thursday after celebrating her Russian billionaire boyfriend Vladimir Doronin's birthday extravaganza with great fervour in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

Naomi Campbell celebrates beau's birthday extravaganza in Jodhpur

November 8, 2012 at 3:01 PM

Jodhpur (Rajasthan), Nov.8 (ANI): British supermodel Naomi Campbell celebrated her Russian billionaire boyfriend Vladimir Doronin's birthday on November 7 in the presence of several Hollywood celebrities in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

Naomi Campbell celebrates beau's birthday in Jodhpur with great pomp and show

November 7, 2012 at 1:46 PM

Jodhpur (Rajasthan), Nov.7 (ANI): British supermodel Naomi Campbell celebrated her Russian billionaire boyfriend Vladimir Doronin's birthday along with Hollywood celebrities on Wednesday in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

Kair-sangri, bajra-roti to be served at Campbell's party

November 6, 2012 at 4:08 PM

Jodhpur, Nov 6 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell's international guests will be treated with Rajastahni cuisine - kair-sangri, bajra-roti, dal fry, kadhi, mix vegetable, lal maas, tava roti and much more - when they join her here Tuesday to celebrate her Russian boyfriend Vladimir Doronin's 50th birthday.

Hollywood celebrities arrive in Jodhpur for Naomi Campbell's beau's birthday bash

November 6, 2012 at 1:04 PM

Jodhpur (Rajasthan), Nov.6 (ANI): Hollywood celebrities have arrived in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, to attend the birthday celebrations of British supermodel Naomi Campbell's Russian billionaire boyfriend Vladimir Doronin.

Duchess of York turns up for Naomi Campbell's Indian b'day bash for beau

November 6, 2012 at 12:24 PM

London, Nov. 6 (ANI): Sarah Ferguson landed in Jodhpur from Delhi amidst tight security, to attend the lavish birthday party being organised by Naomi Campbell for her Russian billionaire boyfriend Vladimir Doronin.

Naomi Campbell in Jodhpur

November 5, 2012 at 9:19 PM

Jodhpur, Nov 5 (IANS) About 125 celebrity guests will get the taste of real Rajasthani culture at the majestic Mehrangarh fort here during a three-day function planned by British supermodel Naomi Campbell to celebrate her Russian billionaire boyfriend Vladimir Doronin's 50th birthday.

Naomi Campbell arrives in Jodhpur to celebrate billionaire boyfriend's birthday

November 5, 2012 at 12:23 PM

Jodhpur (Rajasthan), Nov.5 (ANI): British supermodel Naomi Campbell has arrived in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, to celebrate the birthday of her Russian billionaire boyfriend Vladimir Doronin, who turns 50 on November 7.

Thousands throng Belur Math as Puja spirit peaks

October 22, 2012 at 8:47 PM

Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) Thousands of devotees gathered at Belur Math, the global headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, to watch 'Kumari Puja', the worship of a pre-pubescent girl, as Durga Puja fervour peaked on Maha Ashtami Monday.

British heritage site used to film 'Knight Rider' spoof porn flick

October 13, 2012 at 1:04 PM

London, Oct 13 (ANI): Volunteers and trustees of a beautiful heritage site in England are furious that the spot was rented out as a location for a porn film in a bid to raise funds.

India's D'Souza wins Duke of Edinburgh Cup golf

October 3, 2012 at 7:58 PM

Edinburgh, Oct 3 (IANS) In an unprecedented first, Indian David D'Souza won the World finals of Duke of Edinburgh Cup golf here.

Asian U-16 football: Gritty India hold Sryia

September 25, 2012 at 8:51 PM

Tehran, Sep 25 (IANS) A gritty India held a formidable Syrian side to a goalless draw to bag their first points in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-16 championship here Tuesday.

Why 'hold the fort' 'going Dutch' and 'handicap' can be 'offensive' terms in common parlance

September 1, 2012 at 3:45 PM

London, Sep 1 (ANI): A US official who has penned a column in a monthly US State Department magazine, has warned against the use of the phrase 'hold the fort' among Americans, deeming it to be offensive for the native people in the United States.

Mamata's bid to create dent in Congress bastion

August 29, 2012 at 6:51 PM

Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) In a bid to dent Congress bastions in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday held a rally at Baharampur of Murshidabad district and announced several steps for the overall development of the area.

Rare Roman altar found at Maryport dig site

August 13, 2012 at 3:53 PM

London, August 13 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered an altar at the site of a Roman fort in Cumbria, the first such find in 142 years.

BJP, new Karnataka CM Shettar face tense days (News Analysis)

July 17, 2012 at 1:12 PM

Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party and its new chief minister in Karnataka, Jagadish Shettar, face testing times with continued dissidence casting shadow over a crucial assembly session starting July 19.

Three days after taking oath, Karnataka ministers get portfolios

July 15, 2012 at 7:12 PM

Bangalore, July 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Sunday allotted portfolios to his ministers, three days after forming the cabinet, but the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party faced fresh trouble from those denied ministerial berths.

Rahul Gandhi is magnet for youth: Veerappa Moily

July 14, 2012 at 11:20 AM

Nagpur, July 14 (ANI): Corporate Affairs Minister Dr. M. Veerappa Moily has lauded the efforts put in by Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi in organizing the party, saying he is a 'magnet' for the nation's youth.

I am emotional: Mamata

July 4, 2012 at 8:46 PM

Kolkata, July 4 (IANS) Admitting she was emotional, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said a person can never have a clear conscience until and unless he or she is emotional.

Pranab visits Belur Math

June 24, 2012 at 3:07 PM

Belur (West Bengal), June 24 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Sunday visited Belur Math, the headquarters of the Ramkrishna Mission, and offered prayers.

India, Spain share a laugh over cartoons

June 24, 2012 at 9:47 AM

New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) What did the Indian man tell his fat wife clambering up a pole for safety in a Spanish bull ring with the beast charging at her? "Didn't I tell not to wear the red sari?"