Everything you need to know about Jwala Puri: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Jwala Puri: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Puri (Odisha), May 19 (IANS) An Odisha policeman was suspended for his nexus with a murder suspect who was trying to evade arrest, police said Sunday.
Kuala Lumpur, May 19 (IANS) Indian shuttlers were thrashed 0-5 by their Chinese counterparts on the first day of the Sudirman Cup here at the Putra Stadium Sunday.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) The "whole culture" is one of surveillance, says US-based Indian filmmaker Mira Nair whose bangles recently set off a security alarm at the New York airport.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) VivaKi Exchange, a division of TLG India Pvt. Ltd., has clinched the media mandate for the Indian Badminton League (IBL) following a hard fought multi-agency pitch.
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Internationally acclaimed director Mira Nair will be felicitated with the prestigious German Film Award for Peace - The Bridge 2013 for her upcoming film 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'.
Chennai, May 6 (IANS) Veteran Telugu director Dasari Narayana Rao, who recently announced six Telugu projects, says that his "Mahabharata" dream project is among them and that he wants to take the epic to global audiences.
Hyderabad, April 27 (IANS) Veteran Telugu filmmaker and politician Dasari Narayana Rao Saturday announced he will wield the megaphone for five Telugu films, including one titled "Vaddi Kaasula Vaadu", in which he will also act.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) England's chief coach Jakob Hoi has hailed Pullela Gopichand for changing the Indian badminton scene and is all praise for the country's Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) England's chief coach Jokob Hoi has hailed Pullela Gopichand for changing the Indian badminton scene and is all praise for the country's Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal.
Bhubaneswar, April 24 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday arrived here on his first visit to Odisha after assuming the nation's highest post, a state official said.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Top seeds Lee Chong Wei and Saina Nehwal advanced to the second round while former Olympic champion Taufik Hidayat knocked out home favourite and World No.7 Parupalli Kahsyap from the first round of the $200,000 India Open Super Series here Wednesday.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) A six-year-old girl was raped by a juvenile neighbour in the national capital, police said Wednesday.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Olympic broze medallist and top seed Saina Nehwal advanced to the second round of the women's singles event at the $200,000 India Open Super Series badminton here Wednesday.
Patna/Gurgaon/Bhubaneswar, April 24 (IANS) Rape, molestation and incest Reports of sexual abuse, particularly against minors, came in from several parts of the country Wednesday in another reminder of the increasing vulnerability of women and children.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Twenty-year-old K. Srikanth caused one of the biggest upsets of the India Open Super Series badminton by defeating Danish fourth seed Jan O Jorgensen while former national champion Chetan Anand made a first-round exit from men's singles here Wednesday.
Noida, April 23 (IANS) Ace Indian shuttler Jwala Gutta Tuesday said she has no plans of going back to her old-time doubles partner Ashwini Ponnappa for now and will stick with Mumbai's Prajakta Sawant.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Star Indian shuttlers lit up the hall as they walked the ramp in a gala opening ceremony here on the eve of the India Open.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) US-based Indian filmmaker Mira Nair says she decided to make "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" after her Pakistan visit.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Two Nigerians were arrested here with a kilogram of heroin worth about Rs.1.25 crore in the international market, police said Thursday.
United Nations, April 17 (IANS) India has made a strong case for reform of the UN Security Council, saying that while 80 more countries have joined the UN in the past 50 years the council has not undergone the slightest change, terming this an "unnatural situation of stagnation" in a dynamic international environment.
United Nations, April 17 (IANS) India has made a strong case for reforming the UN Security Council, saying that while 80 more countries have joined the UN in the past 50 years the Council has not undergone the slightest change, terming this an "unnatural situation of stagnation" in a dynamic international environment.
United Nations, April 17 (IANS) Ambassador Asoke Kumar Mukerji has taken over as India's Permanent Representative at the UN, succeeding Hardeep Singh Puri who demitted office Feb 28.
New Delhi, April 16 (ANI): Kate Hudson, who features in Mira Nair's upcoming film 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist', has revealed that the director used to take utmost care of her on the set of the film.
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Olympic medallist Saina Nehwal is upbeat about her prospects in the India Open Super Series but added that the tournament draw is tough and winning won't be easy.
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) On the professional front, television actress Preeti Puri is trying comedy for the first time in "Aaj Ki Housewife Hai Sab Jaanti Hai" -- and in personal life, she is gearing up to experience motherhood.
Colombo, April 10 (IANS) Sri Lanka Wednesday blamed India for the Tamil separatist war which dragged for 30 years on the island.
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Pakistani author Mohsin Hamid says he got along well with Mira Nair, who adapted his novel "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" into a movie.
Los Angeles, April 4 (IANS) Filmmaker Mira Nair says actress Kate Hudson was her first choice to play Erica in "The Reluctant Fundamentalist".
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Men's singles World No.1 shuttler Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia and India's own women's World No.2 Saina Nehwal will return to action at the Siri Fort Indoor Complex for the India Open Super Series April 23-28.
Los Angeles, April 2 (IANS) Actor Liev Schreibe, who plays an American journalist in Mira Nair's "The Reluctant Fundamentalist", says the urge to work with the US-based Indian filmmaker was the first attraction for him to sign the movie.
Bhubaneswar, March 28 (IANS) The East Coast Railway Thursday said it will run 10 pairs of weekly special trains till the last week of June to cater to the extra summer rush.
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has met US Secretary of State John Kerry in Jordan and held discussion over the reconciliation process in Afghanistan, Geo News reported Monday.
Zahirabad (Andhra Pradesh), March 22 (IANS) He stands at just four feet, but can make a full-grown man disappear. The tricks of 57-year-old magician Sayeed Nannu are not just enchanting; they come with messages that spread awareness among the masses about various government schemes.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Director Jagannath Puri has signed Bollywood actress Devashi Khanduri for his forthcoming southern project "Iddarammayilatho", and she loved shooting in Spain for a song.
United Nations, March 20 (IANS) As international forces led by the United States prepare to draw down from Afghanistan, India has warned that Kabul still faces an existential threat from terrorist groups ranging from Al Qaeda to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).
Chennai, March 16 (IANS) The remake of 1973's cult-classic "Zanjeer", which is being simultaneously remade in Hindi and Telugu, has been titled "Toofan" in Telugu.
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Annu Kapoor, who was applauded for convincingly playing Dr. Chaddha in "Vicky Donor" last year, describes himself as an "actor".
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Veteran actor Om Puri, who will soon start shooting for "Jai Ho Democracy", says the film tries to bring forth political problems, albeit in a funny manner - almost similar to how "Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro" was years back.
Saina Nehwal defeated Indonesia's Belaetrix Manuputi by 21-16, 21-11 in All England Open Badminton Championships at The National Indoor Arena, Birmingham on Thursday.
Birmingham, March 8 (IANS) World No.3 Saina Nehwal reached the women's singles quarterfinals of the All England Open Badminton Championships after beating Indonesia's Belaetrix Manuputi in straight games here at The National Indoor Arena Thursday.
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal slipped a place to be ranked third while Parupalli Kashyap jumped two places to be ninth in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday.
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The rules are changing for women when it comes to the complexities, profundities and experimentation with life and art.
Birmingham, March 4 (IANS) World No.2 Saina Nehwal will lead the Indian challenge at the All England Open Badminton Championships starting Wednesday at the National Indoor Arena here.
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Hardeep Singh Puri, one of India's most outstanding diplomats who long played a key role for his country on the world's high tables, bids farewell Thursday to the Indian Foreign Service after 39 years.
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) Veteran Indian diplomat Hardeep Singh Puri advocates a "very forceful response" on the part of India to deal with "snakes and vipers" of terrorism coming from a particular snake pit in its neighbourhood.
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Bullish on India, veteran Indian diplomat Hardeep Singh Puri says being on the UN Security Council is not an option but an imperative for a country of India's standing as that's where the real action is.
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) World No.2 Saina Nehwal is seeded second behind Olympic champion Li Xuerui in the women's singles at the All England Badminton Championships, starting in Birmingham March 5.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Youth-oriented film "Kai Po Che!", about three friends, has inspired a new apparel collection, launched by the film's actors Amit Sadh, Raj Kumar Yadav and Sushant Singh Rajput.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 15 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from Odisha on the allegation that construction activities have been undertaken illegally along the beach of the state's Puri town, a complainant said Friday.
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Actress Amrita Puri, who debuted with "Aisha", is happy the way her career is progressing -- so far going upward.
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Wanna dress up like a diva on Valentine's Day? Dig into designer Pria Kataria Puri's exclusive collection of dresses and gowns to get that perfect look for a perfect evening.
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Badminton Association of India (BAI) is mulling whether Mumbai's Prajakta Sawant could be part of the India squad to Europe for the German Open and the All England Badminton Championships in February-March.
United Nations, Jan 29 (IANS) India has stressed that the UNDP should focus on "decimating poverty" and that UN development systems need to be "firmly rooted in its core focus area" of only development-related work in order to be successful.
United Nations, Jan 24 (IANS) India said it supports a negotiated solution to the Palestinian issue and welcomed the recent rapprochement between the Palestinian factions and hoped this would lead to the formation of a unity government.
United Nations, Jan 24 (IANS) India has vowed to ensure that the culprits involved in December's horrific gang rape and subsequent death of an Indian woman in Delhi are brought to speedy justice to send out a sternest possible message.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 23 (IANS) The state administrative tribunal in Odisha has quashed the dismissal order served by the state government on a police officer in connection with the gang-rape in Pipili area of Puri district, a lawyer said Wednesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 (IANS) Malayalam actress Akansha, also known as Aashy, has been roped in to star alongside Unni Mukundan in "Samrajyam 2 - Son of Alexander".
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Investigators are ascertaining if an insider was involved in a robbery in the house of an 82-year-old woman here the day before and seized CCTV footage of her neighbourhood, said police Thursday.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Delhi Police officials were questioning vendors and guards in south Delhi's upscale Defence Colony Thursday, a day after two robbers broke into the house of an 82-year-old woman and took away her ornaments and cash.
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Sankaracharya of Puri Swami Nischalananda Saraswati Wednesday blamed the government for its weak image in dealing with killing of two Indian soldiers by Pakistan army and dubbed western influence as a factor for increasing rape incidents.
United Nations, Jan 16 (IANS) Terming terrorism as the most pressing challenge to international peace and security, India has urged the United Nations to strengthen the framework for its counter-terrorism strategy through adoption of the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT).
United Nations, Jan 16 (IANS) India has contributed one million dollars to the core voluntary budget of UN Women (United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women) for the 2012-13 financial year.
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The year 2013 will witness a lot of abstract digital prints and resurgence of vintage fashion, especially of the 1950s variety, with re-introduction of pencil skirts, predict fashion designers.
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) Former actress and Rajya Sabha member Jaya Bachchan broke down Saturday during a silent march held for the Delhi gang-rape victim here this evening. The 23-year-old victim died in a Singapore hospital early Saturday.
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) London Olympics quarterfinalist shuttler Parupalli Kashyap has defended national coach Pullela Gopichand, who was rapped by the Bombay High Court for running a private academy, saying that Indian badminton owes its success to Gopichand.
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Actor-producer Paresh Rawal, widely appreciated for his performance, admits he is his own biggest critic.
Lucknow, Dec 23 (IANS) The Badminton Association of India (BAI) Sunday formulated a set of policies that will deem it necessary for a player to participate in certain number of tournaments that will take place within the country.
Puri (Odisha), Dec. 23 (ANI): Famed sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik and 30 students of his sand art institute have made over 500 sand sculptures of Santa Claus with a message to protect the environment. They are also attempting to establish a record to enter the Guinness Book of World Records.
Bhubaneswar, Dec 22 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Saturday created 500 sand Santa Clauses on the beach of his home town Puri in Odisha aiming to create a new world record.
Lucknow, Dec 20 (IANS) The retirement of top seed Saina Nehwal under controversial circumstances from the India Grand Prix Gold has prompted the Badminton Association of India (BAI) to formulate rules to ensure compulsory participation of the country's elite players in tournaments held at home.
United Nations, Dec 20 (IANS) The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Caucus in the Security Council expressed "grave concern" over the continuing illegal Israeli settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian lands, including East Jerusalem.
United Nations, Dec 20 (IANS) India has noted that the drawdown of the US-led forces in Afghanistan could create "a security vacuum" even as the country "continues to face an existential threat from terrorism" with the terror infrastructure drawing upon "support from beyond its borders".
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Character artist Om Puri has returned to the Delhi stage after nearly 25 years with a Punjabi play, "Teri Amrita", an adaptation of "Tumhari Amrita" by Javed Siddiqui based on A.C. Gurney's "Love Letters" at the Punjabi Theatre Festival Dec 19-22.
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Boney Kapoor clarifies that he is planning a sequel to 1987 hit "Mr. India" and not a remake and added that he would introduce a new villain in the film.
Hyderabad, Dec 10 (IANS) India's ace shuttler Jwala Gutta Monday welcomed Bombay High Court's observation that it is ethically wrong for chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand to run a private academy in Hyderabad.
Bhubaneswar, Dec 7 (IANS) At least four lakh migratory birds have so far thronged to Odisha's Chilika Lake - India's largest brackish water lagoon, an official said Friday.
Konark (Odisha), Dec.4 (ANI): Sand artists from across the world congregated in Konark city of Odisha's Puri District to participate in an international festival organised by the state tourism department.
Hyderabad, Dec 1 (IANS) International carrier Cathay Pacific is growing fast in India and sees strong demand in the aviation market in the country despite world aviation being at its low point, a top airline official said here Saturday.
Candolim (Goa), Nov 29 (IANS) Designer Pria Kaataria Puri, who is making her foray into Bollywood with styling up actresses Priyanka Chopra and Mahie Gill for the remake of 1973 film "Zanjeer", says she is doing the project just for director Apoorva Lakhia, who is "a very dear friend".
New York, Nov 28 (IANS) Underlining the need for greater regional cooperation and connectivity, India has called for concerted global action to isolate and root out the syndicate of terrorism to stabilise the fragile security situation in Afghanistan.
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Actress Amrita Puri, the only female lead in director Abhishek Kapoor's "Kai Po Che!", says she was flattered with the attention she received on the movie's sets.
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) With as many as 30 shows, presence of international names including socialite Paris Hilton and the four?day festival divided into three main areas, the second edition of India Resort Fashion Week (IRFW) in Goa promises to set new trends and benchmarks in the world of fashion with its second season.
Mumbai, Nov.23 (ANI): A Fire broke out on the thirteenth floor of a residential building early on Friday morning.
United Nations, Nov 20 (IANS) The United Nations Security Council has adopted an India initiated statement expressing serious concern over continued violence by pirates against seafarers and calling for a comprehensive response by the international community.
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) As winter knocks on the doors, stock up on a mix of clothes with Bohemian and hippie influences. From asymmetrical jackets, heavy knit mufflers, Grecian?draped knits to peplums and bejewelled headbands ? get stylish this season.
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal retained her third place in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) women's rankings released Friday.
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) India's top five players, including London Games bronze medallst Saina Nehwal, will be the icon players in the $1 million Indian Badminton League (IBL), a six city-based league that was launched here Saturday.
Bhubaneswar, Nov 7 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Wednesday created on Odisha's Puri beach a huge sculpture of Barack Obama, who was re-elected the US president for the second term.
Chennai, Nov 1 (IANS) Debutant Telugu director Gopi Ganesh says his latest romantic-entertainer "Romeo", reflects the trademark touch of Puri Jagannadh, who has penned its story and dialogues.
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) There was so little money that the film crew would sleep on the ground without any pillow or mattress, remembers Om Puri about the shooting of "Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro". Little did they know that the film would go on to become a cult black comedy and be re-released 29 years later.
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Green is still the colour of spirituality this year in almost all the 761 Durga-Utsav marquees across Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress-turned-director Pooja Bhatt says she is tired of watching caricature of gay people in Hindi movies.
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Shekhar Suman has roped in an actor with a heart of gold for his directorial debut "Heartless". Om Puri has agreed to work in the the movie but will not take even a dime for his effort.
Film: "Cameraman Ganga Tho Rambabu"; Cast: Pawan Kalyan, Tamannaah Bhatia, Prakash Raj, Brahmanandam and Ali; Director: Puri Jagannadh; Rating: ***
Bhubaneswar, Oct 16 (IANS) Acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Tuesday created an image of Pakistani school girl Malala Yousufzai using three tonnes of sand on the beach of his home town in Odisha to wish her a speedy recovery. Malala was shot by Taliban last week for opposing them.
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Puri Jagannadh's latest Telugu action-thriller "Cameraman Ganga Tho Rambabu" hits the screen Thursday and just a day before its release the southern filmmaker will begin shooting for his next Telugu film "Iddarammayilatho".
Odense (Denmark), Oct 15 (IANS) Bangalore shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa will not be playing in the women's doubles at the Denmark Open Super Series Premier and will concentrate only on the mixed doubles.
Bhubaneswar, Oct 10 (IANS) Security has been tightened in and around Odisha's Chilika Lake to stop poaching of migratory birds arriving here from Siberia, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan and the Himalayas, an official said Wednesday.
Chennai, Oct 10 (IANS) Southern director Puri Jagannadh, whose upcoming Telugu action movie "Cameraman Ganga Tho Rambabu" stars Pawan Kalyan, says the script was originally written for Ravi Teja.
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Health experts and industry Monday welcomed the government's move to put a check on unnecessary medical tests done by hospitals and demanded that government hospitals should also be brought under the proposed plan.