Everything you need to know about Laxmi Nagar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Laxmi Nagar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Thousands of Delhi Metro commuters were hit Wednesday morning with voltage fluctuations forcing trains on the blue line to run at a restricted speed.
Panaji, May 14 (IANS) Folks living in rural Goa as well as scheduled castes (SC) and scheduled tribes (ST) population account for higher sex ratio than the urban population in the state, the primary census data for 2011 released here Tuesday shows.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Four people were arrested for using 57 fake credit cards to dupe a major bank of over Rs. 40 lakh to support their lavish lifestyles, police said Thursday.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Nagesh Kukunoor describes filmmaking as a test of certainty and conviction of a person because he feels making movies is a "long solo" journey, and one has to stay "sane" during the incubation period.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor has tried his hands at romantic, high on emotions and out-of-the-box cinema, and says now he dreams of making a big-budget action movie.
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh, also known as The Flying Sikh, will be awarded the Bluechip CSJC lifetime achievement award here Saturday.
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Languishing way down the points table, Kolkata Knight Riders are now struggling to cope with a spate of injuries to key players ahead of their Indian Premier League match against Kings XI Punjab here Friday.
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir won the toss and chose to bat first in their Indian Premier League match against Mumbai Indians at the Eden Gardens here Wednesday.
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Backed by some spirited bowling and fielding, Chennai Super Kings pegged the Kolkata Knight Riders to 119 for nine in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Eden Gardens here Saturday
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir won the toss and elected to bat against Chennai Super Kings in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Eden Gardens here Saturday.
Rajasthan Royals registered their second win in a row beating defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 6. The key performer for the Royals was Brad Hodge (46 not out) , which helped Rajasthan to score a competitive score of 144 for six. In return, Kolkata could only score 125.
Jaipur, April 9 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League match between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here Monday.
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Saturday hoped that Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh and Zaheer Khan would be able to make a comeback to the Indian team in future despite being left out of the list of probables for upcoming ICC Champions Trophy.
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir won the toss and chose to field first in their opening match against Delhi Daredevils at the Eden Gardens here Wednesday.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will look to recreating the magic of the last Indian Premier League (IPL) season under the inspiring leadership of Gautam Gambhir.
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) Ahead of their Indian Premier League (IPL) season opener against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Wednesday, the Delhi Daredevils (DD) are wary of KKR's mystery offie Sunil Narine, who played a crucial role in his team winning its maiden IPL crown last year.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor, who doesn't mind facing the camera once in a while, says he is essaying the role of a pimp in his directorial "Laxmi", which is a story around child prostitution.
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) An aspiring chartered accountant and a taxi driver committed suicide here by hanging themselves in separate incidents, police said Sunday.
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) A total of 52 couples from poorer sections of the society in West Bengal were joined in matrimony at a communal wedding ceremony here Sunday.
Vishakhapatnam, March 10 (IANS) Veteran Telugu director Bapu a.k.a Sattiraju Laxmi Narayanawas conferred the "Vishwa Vikyata Dharshaka Maharishi" award by industrialist-politician T. Subbarami Reddy (TSR).
Panaji, March 8 (IANS) A leading women's group Friday said the Goa government's flagship scheme for women's emancipation was reinforcing the dowry system.
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The women inmates of Tihar Jail here are set to walk the ramp as part of a fashion show planned to celebrate International Women's Day, an official said Thursday.
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Amid growing incidents of crimes against women, an emergency alert service helpline number 55100 was launched here Thursday to facilitate sending of alerts to family and friends of a caller, a service provider said.
Shimla, Feb 22 (IANS) In swift action against yoga guru Baba Ramdev, the Himachal Pradesh government Friday took back possession of a chunk of prime land allotted to him in 2010 by the then BJP government for setting up his Patanjali Yogpeeth's branch, an official said.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) A woman here is battling for life after her live-in partner poured petrol on her and set her on fire, police said Thursday.
Shimla, Feb 21 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Thursday said there was no ban on the entry of yoga guru Baba Ramdev in the state.
Shimla, Feb 19 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Tuesday revoked the land lease of yoga guru Baba Ramdev in the state.
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Supermodel Lakshmi Rana sat atop a 'Love Buggy' and posed for shutterbugs in a floral 'Magical Love Garden' here Wednesday as part of pre-Valentine's Day celebrations.
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The family and neighbours of a 40-year-old woman who died in the stampede at the Allahabad railway station mourned her at her residence in the capital Monday.
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) The capital received the heaviest rainfall of the winter season since Monday breaking a six-year-old record. The showers due to western disturbance are likely to bring down the temperature, the weatherman said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Commuters in the national capital and its suburbs had a harrowing time Tuesday with several key roads waterlogged following heavy rains that saw the minimum temperature settling five notches above average at 13.5 degrees Celsius.
Panaji, Jan 4 (IANS) The Goa government Friday launched the Griha Aadhar scheme, which will give a monthly allowance of Rs.1,000 to housewives to combat inflation.
Panaji, Nov 12 (IANS) With an eye to the poor sex ratio in the state, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in his Diwali message Monday asked Goans to light a lamp in the "name of our daughters".
New Delhi, Oct 31 (ANI): Union Minister of State Lalchand Kataria, who was sulking over work allocation in Defence Ministry to him, was on Wednesday shifted to Rural Development department.
New Delhi Oct 21 (IANS) From electronics to jewelry, home decorations to apparel, people high on festive fervor are logging onto various e-commerce websites to shop as they decorate their houses or pamper themselves with ethnic wear, jewelry and a host of other items.
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) The second day of Durga Puja, known as Mahasaptami, saw a huge rush of people to 'pandals' (marquees) in West Bengal to offer morning prayers and join in the revelry Sunday.
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) As a feisty opposition leader, she lost no opportunity to pull up the then Left front government for the lack of work culture in West Bengal. Now, when Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has offered a ten-day holiday for state government officials this Durga Puja, there is surprise, and there are sniggers.
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Telugu TV anchor and character artist Jhansi Laxmi, popular for shows such as "Pellipustakam", "Naveena" and "Chetana", has turned to production with an all-women starrer English film titled "All I Want Is Everything".
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Mithali Raj will lead the 15-member Indian women's cricket team in the Twenty20 Asia Cup to be played in Guangzhou, China, Oct 24-31.
Dehradun, Oct 13 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Mala Rajya Laxmi Shah won the Tehri Lok Sabha by-poll on Saturday defeating her nearest rival and Congress candidate Saket Bahuguna.
Gurgaon, Oct 11 (IANS) A seven-year-old girl was Thursday raped and abused by her juvenile neighbour here, police said.
Dehradun. Oct 10 (ANI): Polling began on Wednesday for the high-profile Tehri Lok Sabha seat in Uttarakhand amid high security.
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) An 18-year-old Tuesday stabbed his younger sister to death for being in a relationship with a man he disapproved of, police said, denying that it was a case of honour killing.
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) A young man of 18 early Tuesday stabbed to death his sister, a year younger to him, for her love affair with a boy he disapproved of, Delhi Police said.
Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS) In his long career, Satish Kaushik has played it all, but never before has he played a rapist. In Nagesh Kukunooor's "Laxmi", about human trafficking, he is cast as a slimeball who rapes and forces a 20-year-old girl into prostitution.
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Arvind Kejriwal and other members of India Against Corruption (IAC) staged protests across the capital Sunday by burning electricity bills and also restored power connections of two households, a day after they launched 'bijli-paani satyagraha'.
Panaji, Oct 6 (IANS) Goa needs a financial package from the union government to make up for the revenue loss following Supreme Court's ban on iron ore mining, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Saturday.
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Acknowledging his pioneering work in the field of low cost sanitation and social uplift, a French economic forum has invited Sulabh Sanitation movement chief mentor Bindeshwar Pathak to share his experiences with world leaders and business tycoons in Le Harve Sep 13-14.
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) A 25-year-old youth was critically injured after he accidentally fell from the second floor of a shopping mall in the capital Friday, police said.
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The season's heaviest downpour in the national capital Tuesday morning left thousands stranded for hours in traffic jams as many parts of the city were waterlogged. The Met office has forecast more showers.
Pune, Aug 17 (ANI): A low intensity blast took place at the Laxmi Tara Complex at Dangee Chowk in Pune on Friday evening.
Panaji, Aug 11 (IANS) A Congress MP Saturday used a dialogue from the iconic film 'Sholay' to describe what he believed was the work ethic of the 12-member Goa cabinet, led by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Armed dacoits Thursday attacked the house of a village headman, killing him and four members of the family and leaving four others injured in Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot district, police said.
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Tuesday morning downpour in the national capital caused traffic snarls in several parts of the city. The met department has forecast more rain later in the day.
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The city residents enjoyed pleasant weather Wednesday with morning showers followed by a cloudy day. Rain has been forecast for Thursday too.
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Delhi residents had a harrowing time Tuesday as the city's traffic signals and the Delhi Metro ceased to function for several hours following the failure of the Northern Grid. The rains further added to the woes of the commuters, who got stuck in serpentine traffic jams.
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) It was a pleasant and wet day for Delhi Tuesday as the city was lashed by rains since early morning while parts of the city continued to receive light drizzle till the afternoon. The met office has forecast more rains Wednesday.
As people have made the safest way for suicide, now Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is going to raising the height of platforms railings so that the attempt for suicide can be curbed.
Panaji, July 26 (IANS) The Goa government's 'Laadli Laxmi' scheme, a flagship social initiative which grants Rs.1 lakh to women at the time of marriage, has hit rough weather.
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) In an effort to prevent suicide attempts at the elevated Metro stations, the Delhi Metro after a month long survey is raising the height of platform railings, an official said Thursday.
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The first pre-monsoon showers brought much-awaited respite to the national capital Saturday, bringing down the minimum temperature to 23.2 degrees Celsius, four degrees below the average for the season. However, commuters had to face traffic snarls in parts of the city with major roads choked due to poor drainage.
As an initiative to reduce female foeticide in the state, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday launched a new scheme named 'Ladli Laxmi', under which women will get a sum of Rs.1 lakh to meet wedding expenses.
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) With an aim to curb female foeticide in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Friday launched the 'Ladli Laxmi' scheme, under which women can avail Rs.1 lakh to meet wedding expenses.
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Ajay Devgn denies allegations of cheating a Nagpur-based distributor over the all India theatrical rights for his upcoming film "Bol Bachchan".
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The all-India distribution rights of Balaji's "Kyaa Super Kool Hai Hum" has been sold for Rs.21.60 crore to a Nagpur-based distributor. Actor Tusshar Kapoor credits the spoof inspired by John Abraham's dare bare act in "Dostana" has helped the film fetch this price.
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) With commuter volumes crossing the two million mark on six days in June alone this year, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) proposes to upgrade commuter facilities by installing more elevators and Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) gates at Metro stations.
Film: 'Kshay'; Cast: Rasika Dugal, Alekh Sangal; Director: Karan Gour; Rating: *** 1/2
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown against petrol price hike hit normal life in the national capital Thursday, with commuters suffering the most due to street protests and a crippled public transport.
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) It was a harrowing morning for Delhiites Thursday as the shutdown against the fuel price hike hit vehicular movement in many parts of the national capital. Fewer autos and packed metro trains added to the woes of commuters.
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Central Information Commission has directed the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to hand out a compensation of Rs.3000 to an RTI applicant for providing "misleading information" which caused her mental and physical harassment.
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat against Kolkata Knight Riders in the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here Sunday.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Three rickshaw-pullers sleeping on a pavement in east Delhi were injured after a speeding car driven by a woman ran over them, police said Thursday. The driver has been arrested.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Anjum Farooqi, who plays the role of Gehna on Colors' "Balika Vadhu", said she feels great to be associated with such a show, as it celebrated its 1,000th episode Monday.
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) Mumbai Indians captain Harbhajan Singh won the toss and elected to bat against Kolkata Knight Riders in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Eden Gardens here Saturday.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils captain Virender Sehwag won the toss and opted to bat against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Monday.
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bat against Pune Warriors in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Eden Gardens here Saturday.
Raipur, May 4 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Friday denied any backroom dealing with the Maoists in securing the release of abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon.
Chintanlar (Sukma), May 3 (ANI): Abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon, who was finally released by the Maoists on Thursday thanked the mediators and the Chhattisgarh Government for helping him come out of this unpleasant hostage crisis.
Chintalnar (Sukma), May 3 (ANI): Abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon, who was finally released by the Maoists on Thursday thanked the mediators and the Chhattisgarh Government for helping him come out of this unpleasant hostage crisis.
Chennai/Raipur, May 3 (ANI): Family members of Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon on Thursday celebrated his release, and thanked the government for its efforts during the entire hostage crisis.
Raipur, May 3 (ANI): Abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon is likely to be released by his Maoist captors around noon today.
Raipur, May 2 (ANI): Abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon is expected to be released tomorrow by his Maoist captors.
Raipur, May 1 (ANI): Following several rounds of talks, the Chhattisgarh Government and Maoist mediators have reportedly reached an agreement over terms for the release of Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon.
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat against Kolkata Knight Riders in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Chepauk here Monday.
Ranchi, Apr 29 (ANI): The two-day shutdown declared by Maoists, in support of the demands made by them in Chhattisgarh to release abducted District Collector Alex Paul Menon, hit normal life in Jharkhand on Sunday.
Kolkata, Apr 28 (ANI): Human Rights activist Dr. Binayak Sen on Saturday reiterated his call for unconditional release of Chhattisgarh's abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon.
Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir won the toss and opted to bat in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Eden Gardens Saturday.
Raipur, Apr 28 (ANI): The fate of abducted Sukma District Collector is undecided even a week after his kidnapping, and interlocutors of the Chhattisgarh Government and the Maoists are meeting for the third time today to find a way out.
Raipur, Apr 27 (ANI): The Chhattisgarh Government has intensified efforts to free Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon from Maoists captivity.
Raipur, Apr 26 (ANI): Human rights activist and academic Professor Hargopal, who has been named as another mediator by the Maoists for talks with the government to secure the release of abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon, on Thursday said that he would ensure that there is no casualty on either side.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A 29-year-old woman committed suicide within two weeks of her marriage by hanging herself from a ceiling fan in east Delhi, police said Thursday. Her family members have registered a dowry complaint against her husband.
Ranchi, Apr 24 (ANI): The Maoists have issued a statement saying that Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon's health is critical and that he is in urgent need of medicine and medical attention.
Jaipur, April 23 (IANS) She was married off when she was only an infant yet, but coming of age the 16-year-old Rajasthani girl now wants that marriage annulled and freedom of choice to be educated and working restored to her.
Gurgaon, April 20 (IANS) After a heated argument with his wife over her work, a man murdered her and their two minor daughters before committing suicide earlier this week, police said Friday.
Bangalore, April 10 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and elected to field against Kolkata Knight Riders in an Indian Premier League match at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here Tuesday.
Jaipur, April 8 (IANS) Kokata Knight Riders won the toss and decided to field against Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League here Sunday.
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) After being comprehensively beaten in their opening Indian Premier League fixture, Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Gautam Gambhir Thursday praised Delhi Daredevils by saying they played better cricket.
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) Scoreboard of the second match of the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) between Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils at the Eden Gardens here Thursday.
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils crushed Kolkata Knight Riders by eight wickets, displaying a superb all-round show to open their Indian Premier League campaign in style in a rain-truncated game at the Eden Gardens here Thursday.
Due to a minor signalling defect, commuters of blue line section of Delhi Metro suffered a lot of trouble.