Everything you need to know about Rajendra Avenue: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Rajendra Avenue: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Agartala, May 19 (IANS) Three newspaper employees, including a manager, were killed by two unidentified assailants at their office here Sunday, police said.
Melbourne, May 19 (ANI): Winona Ryder, who was arrested in December 2001 for shoplifting at Saks Fifth Avenue in Beverly Hills, has finally opened up about her brush with the law and how it forced her to take a much-needed break from acting.
Gurgaon, May 15 (IANS) A senior lawyer from Delhi, hired by the Haryana government to fight the case against workers for violence at Maruti's Manesar unit last year, was paid Rs.1.44 crore as fees in the last six months, a reply to a Right to Information application has revealed.
Toronto, May 15 (IANS) An Indo-Canadian real estate agent has been charged with stealing from listed homes he claimed he was showing to potential clients in the city of Brampton in the Canadian province of Ontario.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 14 (IANS) A flash strike by around 300 loaders at the international airport here Tuesday delayed flight departures .
Thiruvananthapuram, May 14 (IANS) A flash strike by around 300 loaders at the international airport here Tuesday delayed departures of international flights.
London, May 11 (ANI): For the first time in human history, the carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration in the atmosphere has passed the milestone level of 400 parts per million (ppm).
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, and Bhataiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani led MPs in paying tributes to Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore in parliament's Central Hall on his birth anniversary, a statement said Thursday.
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's top brass seems to have flown the coop, or at least the state! Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, senior ministers like Azam Khan and Shivpal Singh Yadav and even Chief Secretary Jawed Usmani, everybody it seems is living it up in foreign lands.
Panaji, April 30 (IANS) It was an invasion even the seasoned, battle-scarred Manohar Parrikar was not prepared for and could not fend off himself. Exasperated, the Goa chief minister called for ushers to beat off the surprise attack.
Hyderabad, April 29 (IANS) Navdeep-Sneha Ullal starrer Telugu romantic-drama "Antha Nee Maayalone" went on the floors here Monday. The team will shoot one of the songs in the film.
New York, April 28 (ANI): Scores of Sikhs participated in their 26th annual parade here over the weekend, with an aim to spread awareness about Sikhism, the Sikh martial arts and an exhibition of sword dancing during the 'Nagar Kirtan'.
Pune (Maharashtra), April 28 (ANI): Acting on a tip-off, police arrested two persons with eight pistols and 24 live cartridges in Pune, Maharashtra, over the weekend.
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) In a first of its kind record, Indian spiritual guru Shri Rajendra Maharaj has found a mention in Guinness World Records for getting the maximum number of comments -- a whopping 15.62 million -- on a Facebook status.
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) The Goa assembly witnessed an unusual disruption during the budget session sitting Tuesday when a legislator almost fell off as his chair gave way under his weight.
Dubai, April 22 (IANS) The condition of an Indian woman in Bahrain, who sustained severe burn injuries during a clash between police and protesters April 19, is said to be improving, reports said Monday.
Panaji, April 20 (IANS) After years of constantly rejecting the notion that Goa's forests are home to tigers, forest officials this week finally admitted to seeing the striped beast for the first time. Camera's equipped with motion sensors laid out at strategic locations in the Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary, 70 kms from here, captured a full grown tiger near a spot where it had slain a wild boar.
Panaji, April 15 (IANS) Goa lawmakers were Monday up in arms against taxi drivers after a legislator was intimidated for raising in the assembly the issue of cabbies fleecing tourists. The chief minister has ordered a probe.
Bhubaneswar, April 9 (IANS) Essar Steel India, which is setting up a 12 million tonne per annum (MTPA) pellet-making facility in Odisha, Tuesday announced that it has appointed Rajendra Mittal as its new chief executive officer for its operations in the state.
New Delhi, Apr. 9 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will attend the 10th Convocation of National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra and inaugurate the National Seminar on 'Challenges of Modern World: Solutions through Indology' organized by Kurukshetra University today.
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) Exhorting business leaders and stakeholders to pay attention to the protection of the vital global commons related to earth's climate, renowned scientist Rajendra K. Pachauri Saturday said an understanding of how these factors might impact business is needed.
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) Stressing on the need to "mitigate the emissions of greenhouse gases as part of the overall solution", renowned environmental scientist Rajendra K. Pachauri Saturday said management of enterprises across the globe will have to adapt to impact of climate change.
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) Three decades after the cold-blooded shooting of 12 villagers and a police official, a special CBI court Friday sentenced three Uttar Pradesh Police personnel to death and five others to life in jail.
Panaji, April 5 (IANS) Six legislators, including a cabinet minister, Friday rode on their heavy motorcyles into the state assembly complex, allegedly without wearing the mandatory helmets, triggering a controversy. The transport minister promised a probe and action.
Panaji, April 4 (IANS) Goa Speaker Rajendra Arlekar Thursday reprimanded five legislators who had skipped Question Hour and asked the legislators to pull up their socks.
London, April 3 (ANI): Harrison Ford says that whether or not he gets to don Indiana Jones' fedora again, he's satisfied just to have acting jobs.
Washington, April 3 (ANI): A study led by an Indian origin scientist has suggested that targeting cholesterol metabolism in the eye might help prevent a severe form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), one of the most common causes of blindness in older people.
Ghaziabad, April 2 (IANS) A councillor Tuesday demanded an audit of the Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation's developmental works which, he alleged, resulted in a loss of Rs.46 crore to the civic agency over the past three years.
New York, March 30 (ANI): Marilyn Monroe's suicidal letter to mentor Lee Strasberg, Dwight D. Eisenhower's heartfelt missives to his wife during World War II and John Lennon's angry message for Paul McCartney are among hundreds of historical documents being offered in an online auction.
New Delhi, Mar. 30 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will present Silver Trumpet and Trumpet Banner to the President's Bodyguard (PBG) at a ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here today.
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will Saturday present a silver trumpet and banner to the President's Bodyguard (PBG), the cavalry regiment of the Indian army, a statement released by Rashtrapati Bhavan said here Friday.
New York, Mar 29 (ANI): Hermes'100 percent crocodile skin T-shirt has been put for sale at the luxury brand's Madison Avenue flagship.
New Delhi, Mar. 29 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will present Silver Trumpet and Trumpet Banner to the President's Bodyguard (PBG) at a ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Saturday.
Gurgaon, March 28 (IANS) Angry villagers near here locked up the teachers of a government senior secondary school Thursday after a girl student committed suicide at her home four days ago. The girl had failed to pass class 11, police said.
Washington, March 23(ANI): New York City prosecutors will not be charging Lindsay Lohan for allegedly fighting at a Manhattan nightclub in November, her attorney has revealed.
Ranchi, March 22 (IANS) A youth who along with his three friends gang-raped his girl-friend, which led to her committing suicide by setting herself ablaze, has been arrested, police said Friday.
Ranchi, March 20 (IANS) A girl who had set herself on fire after gang-rape by her boyfriend and his three friends March 17 near here died Wednesday, police said.
London, Mar 16 (ANI): The Mid Devon District Council has outraged guardians of the English language by proposing to ban apostrophes from new street names - as one of a number of measures aimed at "reducing potential confusion."
Chandigarh, March 11 (IANS) Police have arrested a pharmacist who used to conduct authenticity tests of drugs for international drug smugglers from Ludhiana in Punjab, police sources said.
Chennai, March 8 (IANS) Telugu actor-comedian Jayaprakash Reddy thoroughly enjoyed grooving in Gangnam style in upcoming Telugu comedy-drama "Noothi Lo Kappalu". He says it will definitely be one of the highlights of the film.
London, Mar. 7 (ANI): An investigation has been launched in London to probe reports that a Liberal Democrat councillor was hosting sex parties at his home.
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Shooting for Telugu romantic-comedy "Thondi" featuring Rajendra Prasad will start from March 8 and its maker plans to complete it in a single schedule.
Mumbai, Ma Mar 1 (IANS) Sandhya Desai-Kupekar, widow of former Maharashtra speaker Babasaheb Kupekar, has bagged the Chandgad assembly seat in Kolhapur district, an official here said.
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) Just as the audiences root for commercial cinema, they are equally ready to embrace content-rich films provided they are made, feels veteran Telugu actor Gadde Rajendra Prasad.
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Terming the 48-hour all-India strike coordinated by major trade unions "successful and widely supported", trade union representatives said Friday that more agitations would occur if the government did not heed their demands.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Commuters in Delhi faced a tough time Thursday as autos and taxis remained off the roads and metro trains and buses were packed to capacity with the two-day Bharat bandh called by 11 major trade unions entering its last day.
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) One person died and another was injured when a US embassy vehicle knocked them down in Islamabad, the embassy confirmed Friday in a statement
New York, Feb. 9 (ANI): A 12 1/2-foot-tall statue of the iconic raising of the US flag at Iwo Jima in 1945 is expected to fetch about 1.8 million dollars this month at a New York auction dedicated to World War II artifacts.
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) International designer Tommy Hilfiger is looking forward to his show at Park Avenue Armory as part of the ongoing New York Fashion Week (NYFW) and says the place has a distinct charm.
Gurgaon, Feb 4 (IANS) A woman with bullet wounds in the head was Monday found dead in a locked, abandoned stolen car here, said police.
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) More than 32 teams will participate in India's first five-day Snow Soccer League (SSL) at the Phoenix Marketcity in the city's Kurla area starting Monday afternoon, an organiser said.
Alappuzha (Kerala), Feb 3 (IANS) The buyer-seller meet at the ongoing Coir Kerala 2013 Sunday was expected to yield export orders of Rs.200 crore, said the organisers.
Mumbai, Feb 3 (ANI): The social service branch of the Mumbai Police raided a bar in the city and detained nine girls, some stewards for exceeding the time limit set by officials to run a bar.
London, Jan 22 (ANI): After passing away last November from a year long battle with cancer, Larry Hagman's estates in Santa Monica and Ojai, California have been sitting unused.
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Four years after making history as the first African-American president of the US with a promise of "hope and change", Barack Obama Monday renewed his oath to take the nation "forward" over the next four.
Washington, Jan. 20 (ANI): When US President Barack Obama takes his oath on Sunday, he will be using two Bibles - one that was owned by Abraham Lincoln, and one that belonged to Martin Luther King, Jr.
Washington, Jan. 15 (ANI): A Hyde Park man has been accused of spitting at the face of a Secret Service agent guarding President Barack Obama's Chicago home last month.
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London, Jan. 11 (ANI): Illegal abortion on the grounds of gender is reportedly taking place within immigrant communities in Britain, ministers have admitted for the first time after an official analysis of birth statistics.
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Condemning the Maoists for planting a bomb inside the body of a dead trooper in Jharkhand, the BJP Thursday called on human rights activists to condemn the act, and added that human rights were not exclusive to Maoists.
Ranchi, Jan 10 (IANS) Maoists cut open the stomach of a dead trooper to implant a bomb inside which was defused after doctors conducting an autopsy raised an alarm, police said here Thursday.
Ranchi, Jan 10 (IANS) Maoists cut open the stomach of a dead trooper to plant a bomb inside which was defused after doctors conducting an autopsy raised an alarm, police said Thursday.
Paris, Jan 9 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West has taken his three months pregnant girlfriend Kim Kardashian for a vacation to Paris to celebrate their baby news.
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) Having completed three decades in the industry, veteran Telugu filmmaker Vamsy, known for movies like "Sitaara", "Anveshana" and "Ladies Tailor", feels he is happy to be still making films.
Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) A pair of iconic spectacles belonging to Mahatma Gandhi, a blade of grass and soil stained with his blood, and an autographed prayer book are among the 24 items which will be brought here from London by industrialist and former minister Kamal Morarka.
Chennai, Jan 2 (IANS) Forthcoming Telugu romantic-comedy "April Fool" is inspired from commonly known incidents revolving around April Fool's Day, says director Krishnaswamy Srikant.
Washington, Jan. 2 (ANI): Nine people have been shot in the New York City since the city welcomed in 2013, police said.
Gurgaon, Dec 30 (IANS) A Haryana Police head constable was knocked dead by an unidentified vehicle Saturday night and his body lay on the road the entire night, police said Sunday.
Chandigarh, Dec. 29 (ANI): The Additional District and Sessions Judge at Chandigarh remanded Rajendra Choudhary, the key accused in the Samjhauta Express blast case, to 14-days judicial custody on Saturday.
Sydney, Dec 27(ANI): One of Australia's finest batsman, Neil Harvey's bronze statue will be placed outside the Melbourne Cricket Ground next year in the latest episode of the Avenue of Legends.
London, Dec. 24 (ANI): Chantelle Houghton was spotted browsing sexy underwear in a lingerie store recently.
Ghaziabad, Dec 18 (IANS) A third bridge over the Hindon river in the district can lead to flooding of an air force station, said a group of environmental activists led by known water conservationist Rajendra Singh during a protest here Tuesday.
Lucknow, Dec 17 (IANS) The Congress is stunned, at the Samajwadi Party's claims last week that it had been arm-twisted by the Congress through the CBI. This sudden turn in the Samajwadi Party's stance comes soon after the SP bailed the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government at the centre out in parliament, during voting on the decision to allow 51 percent foreign equity in retail trade.
New York, Dec. 8 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan has a new off-screen role - as a groupie of the English-Irish boy band The Wanted.
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Los Angeles, Dec 4 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan's close friends are worried about her and feel she is on a downward spiral.
London, December 3 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan, who made headlines after it emerged that she is allegedly sinking two bottles of vodka a day, is apparently refusing even though she has been charged with misdemeanour assault after allegedly hitting a woman in a Manhattan night club.
Los Angeles, Dec 3 (IANS) Singer Max George says the scuffle between actress Lindsay Lohan and fortune teller Tiffany Mitchell has been blown out of proportion.
New York, Dec 1 (IANS) Actress Vanessa Williams is worried her career is over.
New York, Dec 1 (IANS) Lindsay Lohan's personal assistant feels the troubled actress is in desperate need of help.
London, Nov 30 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan has been arrested after allegedly punching a blonde psychic at a New York nightclub in the early hours of Thursday morning, in a row over Max George from The Wanted.
New York, Nov 29 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan has been arrested on charges of an alleged altercation with a woman at a nightclub here.
Bokaro, Nov 26 (IANS) The ward off dengue and malaria fever, people in Jharkhand's Bokaro district are offering prayers to the 'mosquito god' to seek a shield against the life?threatening mosquito?borne diseases.
Varanasi, Nov.25 (ANI): Hundreds of people participated in a unique Owl Festival in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, to highlight the current state of the country's political class.
Jodhpur, Nov 25 (IANS) In a bid to reduce the high incidence of female foeticide and infanticide in Rajasthan, a local community has decided to open a bank account for every newborn girl and put Rs.5,000 in it as fixed deposit.
Fort Lauderdale, Nov 18 (ANI): A US man was reportedly sentenced to prison after he was found guilty of allowing his dog to attack a cat.
Los Angeles, Nov 8 (IANS) Actress Lucy Liu says she grew up as a tomboy, and so she is easily charmed by men who praise her good looks.
Chicago, Nov 6 (IANS) "I'm calling with President Obama's grassroots campaign... We wanted to remind you about the upcoming election on Tuesday, Nov. 6." For up to six hours a day, Jennifer Beasley, a blonde volunteer at a Chicago office of US President Barack Obama's re-election campaign, made hundreds of phone calls like this to voters in Illinois and neighbouring states via a computer-based automatic dialing system.
Lucknow, Nov 5 (IANS) The ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh Monday asked the Congress why its leaders kept mum on issues like the fuel price hike, cap on subsidised cooking gas cylinders and inflation at a rally held in Delhi the day before.
Gurgaon, Nov 5 (IANS) The National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) Monday said the incidents of atrocities against Dalits in the Haryana were rapidly increasing and the state needs separate police stations and fast track courts for such cases.
Gurgaon, Nov 5 (IANS) An identification parade would be held to narrow down on accused policemen in the alleged custody death of a 29-year-old Dalit cab driver here last week, police said Monday.
London, November 3 (ANI): Tamara Ecclestone, whose favourite pastimes if undoubtedly shopping, looked positively thrilled as she indulged in a bit of retail therapy in New York City.
Panaji, Nov.2 (ANI): The Speaker of the Goa State Assembly, Rajendra Arlekar, on Friday, accepted a report prepared by Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on illegal mining case, which indicted former chief minister Digambar Kamat and few other Congress leaders in the case.
Lucknow, Oct 29 (IANS) After four days of near peace, the district administration of Faizabad announced that the ongoing curfew in the district, which had witnessed communal clashes Wednesday, would be relaxed for four hours between 10 am to 2 pm Monday.
New York, Oct 26 (IANS) Sikh Art & Film Foundation's 9th Annual International Film Festival to be held here Nov 2-3 will present 14 groundbreaking films sharing the culture, values, self-esteem and struggle of contemporary Sikhs.
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) A man who scaled the fence of the Russian embassy to flee police after crashing his car has been arrested.
Lucknow, Oct 23 (IANS) Senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Uttar Pradesh Khadi Gramudyog chairman Natwar Goyal, who had beaten up a photographer of a national Hindi daily, was arrested late Tuesday evening on orders of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.
Washington, Oct. 23 (ANI): The New Yorker has announced its endorsement for President Barack Obama ahead of the 2012 presidential election.
Washington, October 17 (ANI): The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) has recently unveiled "the greenest street in America", which is paved with smog-eating cement.
New York, Oct 16 (ANI): Donald Trump took a dig at Alex Rodriguez's on-field struggles on Twitter because the Yankee is moving out of Trump Park Avenue.