Everything you need to know about Mansa Devi Sec-5: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Mansa Devi Sec-5: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Patna, May 15 (ANI): Highlighting the rising cases of atrocities against the feminine gender and the rise in abduction cases, former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi on Wednesday launched a frontal attack on the Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal-United (JD-U) Government in the state, and urged the people to overthrow the 'corrupt' from power.
Riffa (Bahrain), May 14 (IANS) The Indian women's senior national team started their quest to qualify for the AFC Women's Asian Cup next year in style by getting the better of Bahrain in the first of the two friendlies 2-1 in their own backyard at the National Football Stadium here Tuesday.
Manama, May 13 (IANS) The Indian women's senior national football team arrived here for their two friendlies against Bahrain Tuesday and Thursday.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Defender Tuli Goon will be leading a 23-member Indian women's football team for the AFC Women's Asian Cup qualifiers to be held in Palestine May 21-25.
Lucknow, May 11 (IANS) Eminent classical singer and "Thumri" exponent Girija Devi was admitted to a hospital in Varanasi after the 85-year-old took ill, complaining of severe stomach ache, family members said Saturday.
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Terming the Saradha Group chit fund scam as a "disaster", Magsaysay award-winning writer Mahasweta Devi Monday said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) should be called in if it could solve the case.
Thrissur (Kerala), May 5 (IANS) At age 74, ayurvedic physician Alathiyoor Narayanan Nambi still sees several patients daily, carrying forward a tradition his family has pursued for hundreds of years.
Imphal, May 2 (ANI): Imphal-based entrepreneur Hunjabam Shubhra Devi has provided an example of self-reliance and created jobs for others by foraying into the business of packaged food business.
Bathinda (Punjab), April 27 (IANS) Two hardcore criminals who had escaped from custody after killing a police official were killed Saturday in a gunfight with police, an official said.
Imphal, Apr. 23 (ANI): The youth of Manipur, who are keen to become financially independent, have found that mushroom cultivation can help them generate income not just for themselves but also for others.
Genius mathematician and astrologer Shakuntala Devi died at Bangalore Sunday morning at 8.15 am following a respiratory problem. Also famous as ?fastest human computer?, she was well known for her extraordinary ability of calculation and compute complex equations mentally within fraction of seconds.
Bangalore, April 22 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh condoled the death of ace Mathematician Shakuntala Devi, known as the world's the fastest 'human computer'.
Bangalore, April 21 (IANS) Indian mathematical genius and astrologer Shakuntala Devi, who was dubbed "human computer" for her swift numerical calculation abilities, passed away here Sunday after brief illness. She was 83.
Bangalore, April 21 (IANS) Indian mathematical genius and astrologer Shakuntala Devi, who was dubbed "human computer" for her swift numerical calculation abilities, passed away here Sunday after brief illness. She was 83 and is survived by a daughter.
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Educating youngsters about heritage and culture is as important as awareness about other issues, said educators and heritage conservationists here Thursday on the occasion of the World Heritage Day.
Gurgaon April 16 (IANS) A Gurgaon court Tuesday noted that there was a prima facie case against Haryana Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Sukhbir Kataria for his suspected role in a case of alleged bogus voting in 2009, said a representative of a petitioner NGO.
Thrissur, April 15 (IANS) Thrissur Pooram, billed as the "mother of all festivals" in Kerala, begins Monday. The grand finale, however, will be days later, with the fireworks display on Sunday.
Chandigarh, April 14 (IANS) To ensure women's safety in the state, the Punjab government Sunday introduced the Women Armed Special Protection Squad (WASPS).
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) Saddened by the recent turn of events, southern actress Anjali says she can't blame anyone for the mess in her life as she is herself responsible for it.
Lucknow, April 12 (IANS) In a first, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow Friday reduced the fees for its post-graduate programme in management for the academic term 2013-2015.
Chennai, April 12 (IANS) It's been four days since southern actress Anjali went missing after accusing her step mother Bharati Devi and Tamil director Kalanjiyam of harassment. She continues to be untraced.
Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) Magsaysay award winning writer Mahasweta Devi Thursday urged that student politics must be "kept apart" from the general politics.
Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) Condemning the treatment meted out to the West Bengal chief minister in Delhi, eminent writer and activist Mahasweta Devi Thursday said there was no alternative to Mamata Banerjee.
Shimla, April 11 (IANS) Tens of thousands of devotees are assembling at prominent Hindu temples in Himachal Pradesh Thursday with the onset of the 10-day Chaitra Navratras, considered by Hindus as a holy period.
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) Southern actress Anjali, who has been in hiding after accusing her stepmother, Bharati Devi, and Tamil director Kalanjiyam of harassment, has left her brother Ravi Shankar worrying about her whereabouts.
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) Southern actress Anjali has accused her step-mother Bharati Devi and Tamil director Mu Kalanjiyam of harassment. She has alleged that the two have robbed her of all savings.
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) In a freak accident, one person drowned and eight others were suffocated, including one seriously, when a water main pipeline burst and flooded their home Monday, officials of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.
Chennai, April 5 (IANS) Tamil actor Ajith Kumar Friday began shooting for his yet-to-be-titled Tamil film, which was initially scheduled to go on the floors April 2.
Chennai, April 3 (IANS) What did southern actress Sharmila Mandre learned from her co-star Allari Naresh while working in the upcoming Telugu romantic-comedy "Kevvu Keka"? She learned all that it takes to be comical on the screen.
Imphal, Mar 29 (ANI): Empowering women by educating and making them economically independent is one of the top priorities of the Manipur government. Its consistent efforts in this direction are now bearing fruit.
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that a document bequeathing a property will remain just a piece of paper unless it is registered or attested by two witnesses to qualify it as a will.
Hyderabad, March 26 (IANS) The first teaser of Ram Charan starrer upcoming Telugu action-thriller "Yevadu" will be launched here Wednesday, which happens to be the actor's 28th birthday.
Kollam (Kerala) March 25 (IANS) Men from across the state and now even outside it look forward to two days on the calendar of the famous Kottankulangara Devi Temple at Chavara near here for a chance to dress as women.
Bangkok, March 14 (IANS) The Indian archery team collected a haul of eight medals, including two gold, two Silver and four bronze, in the first Asian Grand Prix Archery Championship here Thursday.
Chennai, March 14 (IANS) As Tamil actor Ajith Kumar's most anticipated upcoming Tamil thriller "Valai" is nearing completion, he is set to begin working on his next untitled Tamil project from April.
Greater Noida, March 13 (IANS) Two days after 16-year-old T. Manorama Devi made India proud by winning a silver in the junior category of the Asian Cycling Championships, she was found holding medal trays during felicitation of the senior riders.
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Deborah brought the maximum laurels for India in the track events of the Hero Asian Cycling Championships before T. Manorama Devi capped off the home team's effort with a stellar sprint on the concluding day of the competition here Monday.
Ghaziabad, March 8 (IANS) Two senior citizens, a mother and her son, were killed in Ghaziabad on International Women's Day Friday.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Deborah was in contention for another medal in the junior girls category while Jashnjeet Kaur missed out on a bronze on Day 2 of the Asian Cycling Championships here Friday.
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Tsunai survivor Deborah brought India's first medal in the Asian Cycling Championships by winning a bronze in the 500 metre time trial at the Indira Gandhi velodrome here Thursday.
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A 70-year-old woman was killed by a man on whom she accidentally spat, a police official said Monday.
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The museum of the future is one of connections.
Chennai, Mar 2 (IANS) As most actresses are doing films in multiple languages, southern actress Sharmila Mandre feels efforts should be taken to learn different languages as it helps in getting the right expressions.
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Controversies follow Mallika Sherawat like rains after gathering clouds. To no one's surprise Mallika has fuelled a storm of protests while playing Bhanwari Devi, the slain Rajasthani nurse in KC Bokadia's "Dirty Politics".
LG of Delhi, Tajendra Khanna has stated to students that as a professional you should also undertake a personal commitment as a part of our social respect apart from our work. He said that we should go out and actually try to improve the lives of marginal farmers and if you wipe
Chennai, Feb 12 (IANS) Prabhas-starrer Telugu action-drama "Mirchi" raked in Rs.7.86 crore on its opening day worldwide.
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) Magsaysay award-winning writer Mahasweta Devi Sunday urged political leaders in West Bengal to desist from using expletives about rivals.
Kolkata, Feb 9 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee picked up the brush to paint alongside acclaimed artists while Baul singers and drummers performed at the Mati Utsab (soil fest) that got off to a colourful start in Bardhaman district Saturday.
Film: "Mirchi"; Actors: Prabhas Raju, Anushka Shetty, Richa Gangopadhyay, Sathyaraj, Nadhiya, Brahmanandam, Sampath Raj, Benarji and Subba Raju; Director: Koratala Siva; Rating: **
Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) Content comes before anything else for actor Prabhas Raju, says debutant Telugu director Koratala Siva, who is awaiting the release of his action-drama "Mirchi".
Jammu, Feb 6 (IANS) Toilets with bio-digester technology should urgently be installed on pilgrimage routes and at tourist posts in Jammu and Kashmir, Governor N.N. Vohra said Wednesday.
Chennai, Feb 6 (IANS) Director Gunasekhar says music maestro Ilayaraja plans to record songs for upcoming Telugu period drama "Rudrama Devi" with the London Symphony orchestra.
Chandigarh, Feb 6 (IANS) Concerned over a survey finding that shows Punjab witnessed 34,430 deaths - nearly 19 deaths per day - due to cancer in the last five years, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has asked the health department to focus on making the state cancer-free.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 5 (IANS) Veteran lyricist Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri's son Deepankuran exchanged wedding vows with Devi Saranya in a ceremony in Kozhikode.
Jammu, Feb 5 (IANS) The number of pilgrims visiting the Vaishno Devi Shrine has fallen drastically due to heavy snow and rain lashing the region since Monday.
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to the CBI on the bail pleas of two convicts held guilty along with former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala in a teacher recruitment scam.
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Actor Govinda's late mother taught him about the power of humility and he says he always followed her advice and it helped him.
Chandigarh, Feb 2 (IANS) Haryana's politics has mostly revolved around its towering leaders. But the state is now witnessing an unlikely row over the statues of Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda's father Ranbir Singh in his hometown Rohtak.
Lucknow, Jan 29 (IANS) Four people, including a woman and a child, were burnt alive Tuesday when an ambulance caught fire after hitting an electric pole in Uttar Pradesh's Sonebhadra district, police said.
Imphal (Manipur), Jan.26 (ANI): On the eve of Republic Day, low-intensity serial blasts hit Imphal, capital of Manipur, late on Friday. No causality has been reported so far.
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) A special screening of Deepa Mehta's forthcoming film "Midnight's Children" was organised to raise funds for a charity organisation, which operates a mobile clinic to give medical aid to underprivileged in the slums here.
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) Cricket took on a different colour in the pink city of Jaipur when Royals XI, a team led by Indian Premier League veteran S. Sreesanth, took on Authors XI led by writer Charlie Campbell in a T20 match at the K.L. Saini stadium Wednesday to set the ball rolling for the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival 2013 beginning Thursday.
Imphal. Jan 18 (ANI): Driving commercial and public transport vehicles in Manipur is quite a challenge, as the state witnesses frequent blockades and shutdowns. And, many drivers have lost their lives in various incidents. To pay tribute to deceased drivers and to those who are handicapped while performing their duties, the 24th Drivers Day was recently observed here.
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) Telugu filmmaker Gunasekhar says he couldn't think of anyone else but Anushka Shetty for the title role in his upcoming period-drama "Rudrama Devi".
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Ram Singh Yadav, the defending champion and the course record holder among Indians, having clocked 2:16.59 in 2012, will lead the Indian field in the 10th edition of the Mumbai Marathon to be run Sunday.
Kolkata, Jan 11 (IANS) Swami Vivekananda and his beliefs have become more relevant for today's society which is under turmoil and suffering from social evils, say his followers and eminent citizens.
Film: "Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola"; Cast: Pankaj Kapur, Imran Khan, Anushka Sharma, Arya Babbar and Shabana Azmi; Director: Vishal Bhardwaj; Rating: ***
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): An India origin researcher working with the University of Arizona has explained how social media sites like Twiiter act as a tool of spreading news.
Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) How effective is the microblogging website Twitter in spreading news, since every media organisation of any consequence has an account these days?
Dharamsala, Jan 9 (IANS) Five-time Congress legislator and leading tea grower Brij Behari Lal Butail was Wednesday unanimously elected as the Himachal Pradesh assembly speaker.
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) The authorities in Rajasthan have failed to auction a property of Indra Bishnoi, a Congress legislator's sister wanted in the Bhanwari Devi kidnap and murder case as no bidder has come forward, an official said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) An Indian women's team and a Dutch team will play two international exhibition football matches in Kolhapur and Navi Mumbai Jan 17 and 20.
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) Condemning the attack on veteran CPI-M leader and former West Bengal minister Abdur Rezzak Molla, allegedly by Trinamool Congress cadres, Magsaysay award winning writer Mahasweta Devi Monday said the incident was "very painful".
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Telugu actor Sunil may have started his career as a comedian, but director Devi Prasad feels he is a "better actor" first and a "hero material" too.
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The cold is icy, the traffic noise overpowering and the environment inhospitable. As they sit huddled over a makeshift stove making a meal outside the gates of AIIMS, the group of women are amongst those who fight an hourly battle everyday to keep their patients warm and fit enough for another day's treatment at India's premier hospital.
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The cold is intense, the ground icy and the skies above a dull grey. As they sit huddled over a makeshift stove making a meal right outside the gates of India's premier hospital AIIMS, the group of women are amongst those who fight an hourly battle to keep their families warm - and healthy.
Patna, Jan 3 (ANI): Development has created several biased worlds within this supposedly one world, creating an enormous gap among the rich and the poor of one soil.
Jammu, Jan 2 (IANS) The number of devotees flocking in 2012 to the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi in the Trikuta hills in the Shivalik range surpassed all previous records, an official said Wednesday
Shimla, Jan 2 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former minister Mansa Ram Wednesday took oath as pro-tem speaker of the Himachal Pradesh state assembly.
Jaipur, Dec 31 (IANS) Hundreds of people protested in Rajasthan's Karauli district Monday, demanding removal of menacing monkeys who have carried away half a dozen children in two days and dumped them after biting them severely, police said.
Chandigarh, Dec 31 (IANS) Five people were arrested for pasting pro-Khalistan posters in Mansa district in south-west Punjab, a senior police officer said.
Jammu, Dec 30 (IANS) A Pawan Hans helicopter carrying pilgrims to the Vaishno Devi shrine made an emergency landing near here Sunday, a temple official said.
Jaipur, Dec 28 (IANS) A man was booked in Rajasthan's Kota town Friday for selling his 13-year-old daughter for Rs.1 lakh and trying to force her to marry the buyer, police said.
Imphal, Dec. 26 (ANI): Manipur is witnessing a rise in forcible recruitment of youth by insurgents in the region. Recently two young boys from the state have gone missing and it is feared that they have been abducted by insurgents.
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) The Delhi Police will provide all aid to the family of constable Subhash Chand Tomar who died after being badly beaten up during protests against the gang-rape of a 23-year-old physiotherapist, Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar said Tuesday.
Chennai, Dec 21 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari inaugurated the 60th annual arts festival at Kalakshetra, Chennai on Friday.
Imphal, Dec.21 (ANI): A Manipuri actress has alleged that she was molested by a cadre of the rebel Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah), sparking outrage in the state.
Jehanabad (Bihar), Dec. 14 (ANI): More then 100 school children were hospitalized, after consuming mid-day meal at a school in Jehanabad district of Bihar on Thursday.
Mussoorie (Uttarakhand), Dec. 12 (ANI): Tourists here have expressed delight over a fresh spell of snowfall, though it has resulted in temperatures plummeting in the upper reaches of the region.
Ahmedabad, Dec 3 (ANI): The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the main opposition Congress will today release their respective election manifestos for the upcoming Assembly elections in Gujarat.
London, Nov 25 (IANS) A British woman who went into coma after a reaction to hair dye has died after a year.
Latehar (Jharkhand), Nov.25 (ANI): Tribals participated in a traditional fair in Jharkhand's Latehar District over the weekend, where they worshipped the Hindu Goddess Cheri.
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Demanding the return of exiled controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen to Kolkata, a section of intellectuals and rights activists have alleged that the Mamata Banerjee?led government in West Bengal was silent on the issue as it was "apprehensive of a backlash from Islamic fundamentalists".
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) A 65?year?old woman was crushed to death by a speeding truck here, police said Wednesday. The truck has been impounded but the driver managed to flee.
Patna, Nov 20 (IANS) A day after 18 people died in a stampede during Chhath celebrations here, millions of people across Bihar Tuesday ignored the morning chill and took a dip in rivers and other water bodies to mark the end of the four?day festival.
Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Playback singer Mamta Sharma, known for hit song "Munni Badnam", enjoys working with southern music composer Devi Sri Prasad and says he is accommodating and caring.
Patna, Nov 16 (IANS) Sobha Devi was one of the millions of devotees preparing for Chhath Puja Friday ?? the annual Hindu festival which will start across Bihar and other parts of the country the next day.
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Name and fame aside, her parents' smile when they saw her on screen has been the biggest gift for TV actress Dipika Samson.
A man put planet Earth up for sale on a Japanese internet auction site last week. The seller listed the Earth as "used" and warned that there was a "no-return" policy. Buy it and you're stuck with it. On the information page, he explained that god had appeared to him in a dream and told him to sell the place. People being people, many took it seriously, reports Rocketnews24, a Japanese news website.
Chennai, Nov 7 (IANS) Telugu filmmaker Gunasekhar says his upcoming film "Rudrama Devi" will be the mother-of-all period films.