Everything you need to know about Chandra Nagar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Chandra Nagar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the central government to respond to a plea for directions to it to bring back to India from a museum in Germany what the petitioner claimed to be the ashes of freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) A 51-year-old doctor at a government hospital here was arrested for allegedly raping a 21-year-old patient in a clinic in east Delhi, police said Wednesday.
Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) The body of a nine-year-old girl who had been raped was found Tuesday in a field on the outskirts of this Uttar Pradesh capital, police said.
Bangalore, May 13 (ANI-Business Wire India): Leading global information technology, consulting and outsourcing company Wipro Ltd today announced that it has been named amongst the top three in the '2013 Global Outsourcing 100' list compiled annually by International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP), the global, standard-setting organization and advocate for the outsourcing profession.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday condoled the passing away of veteran Assamese journalist Profulla Chandra Borua.
Washington, May 1(ANI): The Chandra X-ray Observatory has helped scientists to make a detailed study of an enormous cloud of hot gas enveloping two large, colliding galaxies.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) You know online shopping has come of age in India when gold prices dip and coins are immediately made available in virtual stores to target not just the hip and tech savvy but also the traditional, hidebound homemaker who would otherwise head for the trusted family jeweller.
Bhubaneswar, April 24 (IANS) At least 1,000 people affected by the Dec 5, 2012 closure of the Vedanta alumina refinery in Odisha staged a demonstration near the plant Wednesday seeking its reopening, a company official said.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) A zila parishad of Himachal Pradesh Wednesday received a national award for adopting innovative measures to strengthen panchayati raj institutions, the village-level third-tier of governance, a statement said.
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Yesteryear's Bollywood 'Dream Girl' Hema Malini was Sunday conferred the P C Chandra award for her contribution to Indian cinema.
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj has expressed concern over the brutal rape of a five-year-old in the national capital and police atrocities on some women protesting the incident.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A 26-year-old woman was found strangled to death at her house in the city, police said Thursday, and indicated her husband was a prime suspect since his statements in the matter were inconsistent.
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The government Wednesday questioned a petitioner's purpose behind challenging the appointment of U.K. Sinha as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) In a two-pronged approach aimed at solving India's energy and water problems, Kolkata scientists have acheived a breakthrough in developing an efficient and bankable hydrogen-based energy source.
Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) Expressing shock and dismay over the attack on Presidency University and its historic Baker Building Wednesday by Trinamool Congress Chhatra Parishad (TMCP) activists, alumni Thursday said it was a "sorry state of affairs".
Dhaka, April 10 (IANS) Two youths were arrested Wednesday on charges of hurtling religious sentiments amid an escalating row between Islamists and secularists on a new anti-blasphemy law in Bangladesh.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Journalists paid rich tributes Monday to Delhi Union of Journalists (DUJ) vice president Dinesh Chandra who died Saturday after a brief illness.
Film: "Settai"; Cast: Arya, Premgi Amaren, Santhanam, Hansika Motwani, Anjali, Nassar, Ali, Neetu Chandra and Mano Bala; Director: R. Kannan; Rating: **1/2
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Despite being a small, or so-called dwarf galaxy, the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) is so bright that it is visible to the unaided eye from the Southern Hemisphere and near the equator.
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Filmmaker Sandip Ray says children are going back to reading books such as the detective series "Feluda" created by his father Satyajit Ray.
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Reshma, 20, a sex worker in Delhi's infamous red light district, loves the colours of Holi. But she and dozens of other sex workers keep away from the festivities due to the hordes of rowdy and drunk people who throng the area.
Lucknow, March 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) Tuesday found itself at the receiving end of salvos from opposition parties when Revenue Minister Ambika Chowdhary compared the party manifesto to religious scriptures.
Washington, March 19 (ANI): Data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory point to the origin of a famous supernova, discovered in 1604 by Johannes Kepler.
Senior SP leader Chandra Nath Singh was released in Uttar Pradesh on Monday after the young girl who had accused him of molesting her withdrew her complaint amid reports of political pressure to do so.
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Pooja Misrra, who was seen in furious fights on reality show "Bigg Boss 5," says a different side of her will be on display in "Welcome: Baazi Mehmaan Nawaazi Ki".
Washington, Mar 16(ANI): NASA's Swift satellite has uncovered the previously unknown remains of a shattered star while performing an extensive X-ray survey of our galaxy's central regions.
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A 39-year-old Nepali actor was arrested here, along with two of his accomplices, for running a human trafficking racket, police said Sunday. He cheated people on the pretext of getting them work visa for foreign countries.
Chennai, Feb 21 (IANS) Actress Neetu Chandra says that more than her enthusiasm to work with Tamil filmmaker Ameer Sultan, it was a challenge to learn the language that persuaded her to be part of forthcoming Tamil action film "Aadhi Bhagavan".
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking direction to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to register an FIR and investigate the prosecution-accused nexus in the trial of 2G case.
Washington, February 14 (ANI): A highly distorted supernova remnant may contain the most recent black hole formed in the Milky Way galaxy, new data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have suggested.
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Fashion designer Nitish Chandra showcased his collection 'Khadiology' and says his aim is to popularise khadi among the youth.
New Delhi, Feb. 12 (ANI): Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office (PMO) V. Narayanasamy on Tuesday refused to comment on the latest disclosure of alleged nexus between the prosecutor and the accused in the 2G spectrum case, saying the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) being an independent investigating agency is doing its job.
New Delhi, Feb. 12 (ANI): K. K. Goyal has been appointed as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) prosecutor in 2G-spectrum case.
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday attacked the UPA government over the revelations that the chief prosecutor of tne CBI in the 2G spectrum case had allegedly discussed prosecution strategy with one of the accused. The party demanded a probe.
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Though actress Smiley Suri has special plans for Valentine's Day this year, she is not going out for a romantic candlelight dinner. The actress plans to spend time with her nephew Ayaan, her actor cousin Emraan Hashmi's son.
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) An unidentified person sent a forged letter to a union minister, using the letterhead and fake signature of Congress president Sonia Gandhi's private secretary (PS) in the National Advisory Council, police said Friday.
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Subhas Chandra Bose still inspires Indians, President Pranab Mukherjee said Wednesday after Netaji's daughter Anita B. Pfaff presented him the first copy of her book on the freedom fighter.
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Anita B. Pfaff, daughter of Subhas Chandra Bose, will present the first copy of the book "Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and Germany" to President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan Wednesday, a statement here said.
Agartala, Feb 5 (ANI): The 116th birth anniversary of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose, a dynamic leader in India's struggle for independence, was recently celebrated with great enthusiasm and patriotism in Tripura.
Chennai, Feb 2 (IANS) After talks with Muslim groups Saturday, Kamal Haasan has agreed to cut some scenes from his controversial film "Vishwaroopam".
Chennai, Feb 2 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan said Saturday he is pleased with the response to the Hindi version of his controversial film "Vishwaroop" in north India.
Chennai, Feb 2 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan is likely to join the formal tripartite talks Saturday with Muslim groups in a bid to end the ban on his mega-budget multilingual film "Vishwaroopam".
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) Filmmaker Kamal Haasan's brother Chandra Haasan met Tamil Nadu Home Secretary R. Rajagopal Friday along with leaders of 24 Muslim groups in a bid to end the ban on the film "Vishwaroopam".
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan is Friday likely to meet leaders of the 24 Muslim organisations who opposed the release of his mega-budget multilingual "Vishwaroopam" to work out a solution and decide on the fate of the film.
Kolkata, Jan 31 (IANS) Saying that religious intolerance was "unnecessary", Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's daughter Anita Bose Pfaff Thursday dubbed as "unfortunate" the circumstances that forced Booker prize-winning author Salman Rushdie to cancel his visit to the city.
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) Tamil filmmaker Ameer Sultan Thursday said he will meet representatives of 24 Muslim organisations here to discuss the ban on actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan's "Vishwaroopam" and discuss ways to reach an amicable agreement on the film's release in Tamil Nadu.
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government's ban on Kamal Haasan's mega movie "Vishwaroopam" is not politically motivated, but for the fear of law and order problems that may ensue, said the actor-filmmaker's brother and partner in the film production company Raj Kamal International here.
Chennai, Jan 26 (IANS) Actress Neetu Chandra, known for her work in Hindi films such as "13B", "Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!" and "Rann", is satisfied with her work in Tamil cinema.
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee paid homage to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 116 birth anniversary Wednesday.
Subhas Chandra Bose is one of the most prominent leaders of India?s freedom struggle. Due to his great leadership qualities and great organizing power he was given the title of Netaji.
London, January 23(ANI): A top British scientist has claimed that he has found proof of extraterrestrial life after he discovered tiny fossils of algae, similar to the kind found in seaweed, in a meteorite fragment that crash landed in central Sri Lanka in December.
Patna, Jan 20 (IANS) The Bihar government Sunday began a probe against Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Saran Alok Kumar for allegedly demanding Rs.10 crore from a liquor mafia, a police official said.
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) As many as 21 child labours being made work illegal in factories have been rescued in a raid Monday, police said.
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) Actor Varun Sandesh will be seen in a new avatar in Telugu romance "Abbayi Class-Ammayi Mass", says producer Lakshman Kedari.
Kolkata, Jan 2 (IANS) Hoping to inspire the potters of Krishnanagar in West Bengal to revive their dying traditional craft of clay doll making, Kaushik Biswas, a contemporary artist, has taken it upon himself to sculpt and showcase the lost grandeur of the exquisite forms to the masses.
Chandigarh, Dec 30 (IANS) Bangalore's Chidananda Murthy and co-driver B.S. Sujith Kumar of Team Tata Motors Full Throttle sealed the championship in the Pro-Stock category despite finishing second behind team-mates S. Gopalkrishnan and V. Sekar in the fifth round of the FMSCI JK Tyre Indian National TSD Rally Championship here.
Visakhapatnam, Dec 19 (IANS) A shutdown was observed amid tension in the tribal areas of Visakhapatnam district Wednesday to demand that the Andhra Pradesh government should not allow bauxite mining.
Washington, December 19 (ANI): Some of the biggest black holes in the universe may actually be even bigger than previously thought, a study that uses data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has suggested.
New Delhi, Dec. 14 (ANI): A Delhi court on Friday extended the duration of anticipatory bail to Zee Group Chairman Subhash Chandra and his son Punit Goenka till December 20 in the alleged extortion case of Rs. 100 crore from Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday extended Zee Group chairperson Subhash Chandra's interim protection against arrest till Dec 20 in connection with the alleged Rs.100 crore extortion bid by two journalists of his channel.
A Delhi court Thursday rejected the Delhi police plea for lie-detector test on the two Zee news editors who have been arrested by crime branch of Delhi Police in the allegation of blackmailing to Congress MP and steel tycoon Naveen Jindal and asking Rs.100-crore for exchange.................
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday dismissed the police plea to subject two Zee news journalists, arrested for an alleged Rs.100-crore extortion bid, to a lie detector test, saying the duo cannot be compelled to undergo it without their consent.
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The government's priority is to streamline design and branding education to enable Indian industries gain a competitive edge, said Saurabh Chandra, secretary of the department of industrial policy and promotion, at a design summit here Thursday.
New Delhi, Dec. 13 (ANI): A Delhi court on Thursday rejected the police plea for lie-detector test on the two Zee news editors and granted permission for only voice tests in Rs 100 crore alleged extortion case filed by Congress MP and steel tycoon Naveen Jindal.
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The government has decided to fix a minimum support price (MSP) for minor forest produce such as tendu leaves, bamboo and raisin, according to Tribal Affairs Minister V. Kishore Chandra Deo. The move will benefit poor tribal communities as the trade of forest products is controlled largely by industries and contractors.
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday sent two Zee journalists to judicial custody till Dec 22 for an alleged bid to extort Rs.100-crore from a Jindal Group firm. Police have sought permission to conduct a lie detector test on the two accused.
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Zee Group chairman Subhash Chandra was questioned here Sunday by police for the second consecutive day in a case filed against two journalists of his TV channel for an alleged Rs.100-crore extortion bid from a Jindal Group company.
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday sent two Zee journalists to two days" police custody, after investigators said they needed to bring them face-to-face with Zee group chairman Subhash Chandra in an alleged Rs.100-crore extortion bid case.
New Delhi, Dec. 8 (ANI): Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal on Saturday expressed the hope that he will definitely get justice in the alleged extortion case against Zee group, and said this is a fight for truth.
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Delhi Police Saturday began questioning Zee Group chairman Subhash Chandra in a case filed against two journalists of his TV channel for an alleged Rs.100-crore extortion bid from a Jindal Group company.
New Delhi, Dec. 6 (ANI): A Delhi court on Thursday granted an anticipatory bail to seek Zee Group Chairman Subhash Chandra and his son Punit Goenka in the alleged extortion case filed by Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Zee Group chairman Subhash Chandra Monday assured the Delhi Police he would to join within 96 hours the probe into the alleged extortion bid by two senior editors of his channel.
Port Louis, Dec 2 (IANS/WAM) Mauritius Prime Minister Navin Chandra Ram Ghulam and UAE's Ambassador Eisa Abdullah Al Basha Al Nuaimi have discussed ways to boost bilateral relations.
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The central government has asked the states to ensure panchayats meet at least four times each year, Panchayati Raj Minister V. Kishore Chandra Deo said Saturday.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Zee News chairman Subhash Chandra would soon join the probe into allegations that two journalists of his news channel tried to extort Rs.100 crore from industrialist and Congress MP Naveen Jindal's company, the firm's lawyer said Friday.
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Zee Group chairman Subhash Chandra has sought more time from Delhi Police to join probe into allegations that two senior journalists of his news channels tried to extort Rs.100 crore from industrialist and Congress MP Naveen Jindal's company, police said.
Washington, November 29(ANI): NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has detected a jet of X-rays from a supermassive black hole 12.4 billion light-years from Earth.
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Zee Network promoter Subhash Chandra Wednesday did not respond to Delhi Police's notice on joining the probe into allegations of extortion made against Zee's two journalists by the Jindal Group, police said.
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Delhi Police Wednesday asked Zee Network promoter Subhash Chandra to join the investigation into the extortion claims made against it by the Jindal Group.
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) A 52?year?old businessman was robbed of Rs.22 lakh by motorcycle?borne assailants who hit him with helmet and threatened him with a gun in south Delhi, police said Saturday.
Bangalore, Nov.22 (ANI): People in Bangalore held a candle light vigil late on Wednesday to condemn the death of woman dentist Savita Halappanavar in an Irish hospital after she was denied an abortion.
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Manan Chandra of Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) was in devastating form as he bulldozed his way into the semifinals of the men's 8?ball competition at the NSCI?National Pool Championship.
Hyderabad, Nov 19 (IANS) A letter purportedly written by union minister V. Kishore Chandra Deo to the Congress leadership calling Andhra Pradesh party chief Botsa Satyanarayana a "don" and Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy "ineffective" created a storm in the party circles here Monday.
Kolkata, Nov 18 (IANS) British inquiries into Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's reported death on Aug 18, 1945 concluded that it was "clear" that he was "trying to make a getaway to Russia", according to a new book.
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) India's former defence minister and Planning Commission deputy chairman Krishna Chandra Pant died here Thursday. He was 81.
London, Nov. 14 (ANI): US defence firm Lockheed Martin has warned against a dramatic rise of international cyber-attacks.
Dubai, Nov. 14 (ANI): Indians celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights, with fervour and zeal in Dubai on Tuesday.
Agra, Nov 11 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Sunday released a book of poetry and surprised many with his love for literature and critical appreciation of poetry.
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Wellington, Oct. 27 (ANI): Nobel Peace Prize-winning grassroots activist organization, Amnesty International is launching a new Facebook application that will illustrate to the site's users in New Zealand on how some of their posts could lead them to getting tortured, imprisoned or even killed in other countries.
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Employees of Kingfisher Airlines Thursday came to a wage settlement with the management of the cash-strapped carrier and called off their 25-day-long strike.
Washington, October 25 (ANI): Astronomers have been able to identify one of the lowest mass supermassive black holes ever observed in the middle of a galaxy, thanks to NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and several other observatories.
Washington, October 24 (ANI): NASA's newest set of X-ray eyes in the sky, the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR), has caught its first look at the giant black hole parked at the centre of our galaxy.
Jahanabad (Uttar Pradesh), Oct.24 (ANI): At least 15 passengers, including the driver and the conductor, were charred to death and several others suffered severe burns, as a high tension electricity wire snapped and fell on a private bus in Uttar Pradesh's Jahanabad District late on Tuesday.
Mirati (West Bengal), Oct 23 (IANS) Paying glowing tributes to his school and his teachers, President Pranab Mukherjee has said they kindled inquisitiveness in his mind which immensely benefited him during his political career.
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Amidst the rift over setting up of a National Investment Board (NIB) to fast-track clearances to mega-infrastructure projects, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Monday said she will take up her reservations on it with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
New Delhi, Oct. 20 (ANI): The strategic community in the country has been looking forward to the Naresh Chandra Committee report, which is expected to, among other things, suggest integration of the Ministry of Defence and the Armed Forces in order to enable the country to face internal threats as also a future cross-border war, which could be collusive.
New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Security has been beefed up in Mirati village of West Bengal's Birbhum district in view of President Pranab Mukherjee's visit from October 20 to 23 for Durga Puja.
Chandigarh, Oct 17 (IANS) Yashas Chandra of Mysore continued to lead the field at the Usha-IGU Shivalik Junior golf championship here Wednesday.
Washington, October 17 (ANI): Astronomers at the Institute for Astronomy (University of Hawaii at Manoa) and their collaborators have developed a technique that allows them to map collisions of giant galaxy clusters in three dimensions, by combining observations from Mauna Kea with data taken by telescopes in space.