Everything you need to know about Rajkot Parsi Agiyari Chowk: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Rajkot Parsi Agiyari Chowk: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Rajkot, May 12 (ANI): Gold sales pick-up in Rajkot as tumbled prices encouraged people to buy the yellow metal ahead of Hindu festival, Akshaya Tritiya.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Around 200 Sikh protesters were Monday detained near Parliament House after they blocked the high-security Vijay Chowk for over half-an-hour. They were protesting the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a case related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
Srinagar, April 30 (IANS) Security forces averted a major tragedy on the outskirts of Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar Tuesday by detecting and defusing an improvised explosive device (IED) on the Srinagar-Muzzafarabad highway.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Described by English writer-editor Ian Jack as the Jane Austen of India, award-winning novelist and screenplay writer Ruth Prawar Jhabvala was renowned for her evocative novels of the rainbow societies of 19-20th century India - two of which became successful films.
New York, April 3 (IANS) Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, the German-born novelist and award winning screen writer for Merchant-Ivory Productions, died Wednesday at her home in New York. She is survived by three daughters.
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, who bagged his maiden fifer in India's six-wicket win over Australia in the fourth cricket Test, credited his success to off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin.
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Actor Ajay Devgn will be seen speaking in five languages in his forthcoming movie "Himmatwala".
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Top healthcare facilities, greenery and public transport won Nagpur the award for the most liveable Indian city at the ABP News-IPSOS Best City Survey and Awards 2013 event here Wednesday. Delhi was adjudged the best for primary education and roads.
Book: 'Jorasanko'; Author: Aruna Chakravarti; Publisher: Harper Collins India; Pages: 406; Price: Rs.350
Nagpur, Feb 3 (IANS) Inspired by a media story, a group of young NRIs from the US have pooled their resources and sent a modest aid package to farmland widows and orphans of Vidarbha.
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Kamal Haasan's lavishly mounted multilingual "Vishwaroopam", which has yet to reach the theatres, is only the latest in a string of films caught in legal and other wrangles for purportedly hurting the sentiments of various sections of society. A look at some films in the last few years that have faced bans, whether official or social:
Mohali, Jan 22 (IANS) England off-spinner James Tredwell Tuesday said it is important for the visitors to put runs on the board to carry out their plans with the ball in the fourth One-day International against India at the PCA Stadium here.
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Services kept Mumbai bowlers at bay to take the semi-final of the Ranji Trophy into the reserve sixth day here Sunday. In Rajkot, Saurashtra qualified for the final for the first time in 75 years after thrashing Punjab by 229 runs in the other semi-final.
Rajkot, Jan 18 (IANS) Saurashtra took a giant step towards qualifying for the final of the Ranji Trophy after they reduced Punjab to 294 for nine at stumps on day three of the semi-final here Friday.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Unbeaten centuries from Ajit Agarkar and Aditya Tare helped Mumbai reach 380 for six against Services on a rain affected second day of the Ranji Trophy quarterfinal match at the Air Force cricket ground, Palam here Thursday.
London, Jan 17(ANI): England captain Alastair Cook has said the players need to move on from their crushing defeat in the second one-day in Kochi against India, adding their sole focus currently is to focus on the third match in Ranchi.
Nagpur, Jan 16 (IANS) As debt-ridden farmers continue to kill themselves in Maharashtra's Vidarbha region due to "government apathy", a Parsi couple from Mumbai has provided a healing touch to around 25 widows and their children in bringing their broken lives back on track.
Kochi, Jan 15 (IANS) India levelled the five-match series against England in emphatic fashion Tuesday, defeating the tourists by 127 runs in the second One-day International at the Nehru Stadium here.
London, Jan 14(ANI): England fast bowler Stuart Meaker decided to call off his morning dip after sighting a snake in their hotel's swimming pool in Kochi.
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Drama and sensitive story-telling take the miasma out of the lazy weekend on the IANS book cart. Browse through the pile...
Rajkot, Jan 11(ANI): England beat India by nine runs in a closely fought contest in the first one-day international played at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot on Friday after setting the hosts a mammoth 326 run target.
Rajkot, Jan 11 (IANS) England beat India by nine runs in the first One-Day International (ODI) at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium here Friday.
Rajkot, Jan 11 (IANS) England made 325/4 after they elected to bat against India, getting off to a flying start in the first One-Day International (ODI) between the two sides here at the Saurashtra Cricket Assocation Stadium Friday.
Rajkot, Jan 11 (IANS) England scored 325 for four against India in the first ODI of the five-match series at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium here Friday.
Rajkot, Jan 11(ANI): England captain Alastair Cook has won the toss and decided to bat against India in first of the five match one-day series at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot.
London, Jan 11(ANI): England captain Alastair Cook has urged his players to cement their number one status in the ICC ODI rankings with a series win against India, starting today in Rajkot.
Rajkot, Jan 10 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday said stepping down from the ODI captaincy was something he hasn't thought about and left it to the selectors to take the call.
Rajkot, Jan 10 (IANS) England skipper Alastair Cook Thursday said that his boys have to play put of their skins to win the five-match ODI series against India that starts Friday with the first game at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium here in Kandheri.
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) England off-spinner James Tredwell Tuesday said two successive defeats in the warm-up matches for the ODI series against India were not an ideal start to their tour.
Indore, Jan 8 (IANS) Skipper Soumik Chatterjee, battling a knee injury, struck a valuable unbeaten 34 as Services beat Uttar Pradesh by five wickets on the third day of the fourth quarterfinals Tuesday and will be making their first Ranji Trophy semi-final appearance since 1967-68.
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) England batsman Ian Bell is looking in ominous form ahead of the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series against India. He made easy work of the Delhi bowlers in the team's final warm-up match, scoring a fine century here at the Ferozeshah Kotla Tuesday.
London, Jan. 8 (ANI): England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen has named old foe Yuvraj Singh as India's 'danger man' in the forthcoming One-Day series.
Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) Abhishek Nayar, Rameez Nemat, Ishank Jaggi and Aarpit Vasavada smashed hundreds on day two of the Ranji Trophy quarter-finals Monday.
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) England XI will look to get a win under their belt when they take on Delhi in their final warm-up game ahead of the ODI series at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Sunday.
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) India's cricket selectors Sunday dropped opening batsman Virender Sehwag from the 15-member squad for the first three One-Day Internationals (ODI) of the five-match series against England starting Jan 11.
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar struck his 80th first-class hundred and with Wasim Jaffer took Mumbai to 272 for three on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy quarter-final against Baroda at the Wankhede Stadium here Sunday.
London, Jan 6 (ANI): Eoin Morgan has said England is fully prepared for the upcoming one-day series with India, and added that they are looking to carry the momentum after winning the Test series 2-1.
London, Jan 5(ANI): Fast bowler Tim Bresnan has claimed England would be looking to put right their poor one-day record against India in their country during the upcoming five-match series, starting on January 11 in Rajkot.
Rajkot, Jan. 3 (ANI): Jewellers in Rajkot, Gujarat, are working on war footing to create panels of gold, silver and crystal for a car to be auctioned during the forthcoming Vibrant Gujarat Investor Summit.
London, Jan 3(ANI): England captain Alastair Cook has said new one-day coach Ashley Giles would have to lead the team is his own way and not check everything with the team director, Andy Flower during their upcoming fifty-over series against India.
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The crossover between literature, performance, classicism and its modern interpretations will be on showcase at the 15th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, the National School of Drama's (NSD) annual theatre festival here Jan 5-20.
New Delhi, Dec 30 (ANI): Delhi Police on Sunday detained five agitators for breaking barricades at the Jantar Mantar here on Sunday during the ongoing protests demanding tougher laws to protect women in India.
New Delhi, Dec 30 (ANI): Five out of the ten Metro stations in Central Delhi that were closed down for an indefinite period in the wake of the massive protests over the death of the 23-year-old gang-rape victim, were opened for the commuters this afternoon.
New Delhi/Lucknow, Dec.28 (ANI): Politicians on Friday lauded the contribution of Ratan Tata to India's growth and development as he retired on Friday as the chairman of the Tata Group.
New Delhi/Mumbai, Dec.28 (ANI): Ratan Tata, 75, retired gracefully as the chairman of the Tata Group, and handed over its management to Cyrus Mistry on Friday.
5 of the 9 Delhi Metro stations, which had been shut down to curb the flow of protesters to India Gate were opened on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) A constable brutally attacked during gang-rape protests here succumbed to his injuries Tuesday, shattering his family and colleagues, even as the young rape victim battled for life for the ninth straight day.
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Delhi Police blocked roads in central Delhi for the third day as hundreds of protesters gathered at Jantar Mantar demanding justice for the 23-year-old gang-rape victim who is battling for life. Five of the nine Delhi Metro stations that were closed Sunday were opened Tuesday evening.
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Reports of dog and donkey meat being used to prepare chicken feed in factories in Lahore has caused an outrage among residents in the Pakistani metropolis.
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Family members and friends of some rape victims Monday joined the on-going protests here against the Dec 16 gang-rape of a woman in a moving bus and sought steps against police inaction.
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The timings of the four day-night games in the five-match One-day International series between India and England have been revised keeping the dew factor in mind.
Rajkot (Gujarat), Dec.9 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Sunday appealed to the electorate in poll-bound Gujarat to root out the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Monday denied the claim in the Bharatiya Janata Party's poll manifesto announced by Narendra Modi, and said that the middle class in the country has prospered only because of the policies put in place by the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre.
Ahmedabad, Dec 3 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday released the Bharatiya Janata Party's poll manifesto for the upcoming state assembly polls.
Surat/Rajkot, Nov.27 (ANI): With assembly polls in Gujarat just about three weeks away, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is hoping to register a hat-trick of wins, and said that post-polls it would like to concentrate and complete existing development projects, and generate employment for the youth.
Ahmedabad/Rajkot/Surat, Nov.25 (ANI): The general secretary of the Election Commission of India (ECI), Akshay Raut, has said that officials have launched a civic education campaign to motivate all sections of society, including women and youth, to exercise their franchise during next month's state assembly elections in Gujarat, and he hopes that there will be a record voter turnout as a result.
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) A sublime hundred by Cheteshwar Pujara and his unfinished 97?run stand with Ravichandran Ashwin got India out of trouble on the opening day of the second cricket Test against England here Friday. At the close, India were 266/6.
Ahmedabad, Nov 16 (IANS) Cheteshwar Pujara Friday ticked another box in the process of filling the key No. 3 position in India's batting order, vacated by the great Rahul Dravid. Playing in only his sixth Test, Pujara hit his maiden double century (206 not out) against England in the first Test at Ahmedabad.
Ahmedabad, Nov. 16 (ANI): As the Gujarat assembly elections nears, Chief Minister Narendra Modi is all set to unleash a hi-fi virtual audio-visual three-dimentional campaign through which he will address the audience in four major cities of the state simultaneously.
Rajkot, Nov. 10 (ANI): Congress leader Renuka Chaudhary on Saturday expressed confidence that her party would emerge victorious in the Gujarat assembly polls, and added that it will of great benefit to the people of the state if Narendra Modi is removed from power.
Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) Forthcoming comedy "Son Of Sardaar" might be about Punjabis, but it is devoid of any "slapstick humour" and doesn't focus on any particular religion, claims director Ashwni Dhir.
Chandigarh, Oct 31 (IANS) With a portfolio of 60 hotels across 40 destinations in India and abroad, the Sarovar hotels and resorts group is all set to scale up its expansion plans to target 100 properties by 2020 even as it focusses on the growing religious tourism market.
Rajkot (Gujarat), Oct. 29 (ANI): Traders affiliated to the Rajkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) resorted to a day-long shutdown on Monday.
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Bollywood is going pan-Indian. The Punjabi 'mundas' and 'kudis' - the staple of so many movies - are making way for Marathi 'mulgis' and Parsi 'dikras' as Hindi films roll out a tapestry showcasing the diversity that is India.
Rajkot, Oct 26 (ANI): Ahead of the Gujarat assembly polls, political parties have started using social networking sites for campaigning in the state.
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Society, politics and new sensibilities are steering contemporary literature in the sub-continent, says noted poet and literary observer K. Satchidanandan.
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Cookies, vegetarian 'mock duck', Parsi 'malai kulfi' and much more -- chefs have put together interesting recipes for those observing the nine-day Navratri fast.
New Delhi, Oct 4 (ANI): Congress Party on Thursday refused to give any significance to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's criticism of Sonia Gandhi, saying the issues raised by UPA chairperson at a farmers rally at Rajkot in Gujarat yesterday were of great importance.
New Delhi, Oct 4 (ANI): Asserting that the common man is not safe in the state ruled by Narendra Modi, Congress leader Jagdambika Pal on Thursday alleged that there is state-sponsored terrorism in Gujarat.
New Delhi, Oct 4 (ANI): Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay on Thursday alleged that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will be known as a black chapter in the history of Indian democracy.
Dahod (Gujarat), Oct 4 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hit back at Congress President Sonia Gandhi, and charge the ruling party at the Centre of defaming his state.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who visited Rajkot, Gujarat on Wednesday kicked off her election campaign in Gujarat, where assembly election is likely to schedule later in this year as present assembly is going to expire on January 17, 2013.............
New Delhi/Rajkot, Oct 3 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday said Congress President Sonia Gandhi's statement that the opposition had always obstructed the passing of a strong and effective Lokpal Bill in Parliament, and growth in Gujarat, as one full of half-truths.
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Music, dance and a lot more - that's how Zee TV plans to celebrate its successful 20-year journey. The channel will host "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa LIVE" - a series of live concerts and entertainment nights across 10 cities, starting Friday.
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Failing health and difficulty in hearing hasn't taken away the spirit of veteran actress Shammi, popularly known as Shammi Aunty. At 83, she is still eager to work and feels being workless is like being worthless.
Film: "Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi"; Starring: Boman Irani, Farah Khan; Directed by: Bela Bhansali Sehgal; Rating: ***
The wait is finally over to see the dancing lady "Farah Khan" to act and romance on screen with the release of the much-awaited movie "Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi" this Friday....
Rajkot (Gujarat), Aug 23 (ANI): Then auto components industry here is witnessing slowdown owing to poor monsoons and deteriorating global economic condition.
Mumbai, Aug 18 (ANI): The Parsis celebrated Navroze that marks the Zoroastrian New Year, with customary fervour and enthusiasm here on Saturday.
Mumbai, Aug 18 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday greeted the people of Maharashtra on the auspicious occasion of Navroz.
New Delhi, Aug 17 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari has greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of 'Navroj', which marks the beginning of Parsi New year.
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia Wednesday said he was proud to be an Indian where the small Parsi community could have one of its members heading the country's apex court.
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) His marriage plans have always drawn public interest, but for now Bollywood actor John Abraham says he has no clue about his marriage.
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Celebrated Western music conductor Zubin Mehta says he is keen to perform in Jammu and Kashmir as the state "has gone through difficult times" and music has the power to heal.
Moscow, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran Thursday rejected Israeli claims of Tehran's involvement in Wednesday's bus blast in Bulgaria which killed six Israelis.
Ne w Delhi, July 12 (IANS) As many as 42,476 scholarships were awarded to students from minority communities during 2011-12 under the merit-cum-means scholarship scheme of the ministry of minority affairs, it was announced Thursday.
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) The training programme for 10,000 teachers was inaugurated Monday by Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal at the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay.
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) At a time when traditional handlooms are fading into oblivion due to growing popularity of embroidered saris in fabrics like georgette and chiffon, designer Gaurang Shah joined forces with 250 weavers to revive the craft, especially khadi. He says it's been a "challenge" in the modern world.
Rajkot, June 16 (ANI): The devaluation of rupee has hit the local machine tools manufactures here.
Film: 'Ferrari Ki Sawaari'; Starring: Sharman Joshi, Boman Irani, Ritvik Sahore;
Patna, June 11 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday hit back at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi over his 'festering caste politics' remarks, saying people should think about their own situations before preaching to others.
Rajkot (Gujarat), June 10 (ANI): Rajkot Police on Sunday confirmed the arrest of several supporters of erstwhile Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Joshi for being actively involved in a poster war that was aimed at Gujarat Chief Minister and Joshi's bete noire Narendra Modi.
Rajkot, June 10 (IANS) Stepping up his attack on the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government at the centre, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday that the country is disappointed with it and also exuded confidence that the Congress will be wiped out in the state assembly elections later this year.
Rajkot (Gujarat), June 9 (ANI): Gujarat regional secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Vijay Rupani on Saturday said the two-day state executive meet would not be affected by the resignation of former party general secretary, Sanjay Joshi.
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) In "Ferrari Ki Sawaari", Sharman Joshi's first solo-hero film releasing June 15, the talented actor plays an interesting Parsi character - and a plump one at that, with a very pointed, sharp nose and popping ears. Sharman says he enjoyed the role.
Srinagar, May 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday proved a point when some 50 activists staged a protest here against the petrol price hike.
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): The BCCI has announced that India will host three international cricket series from August 2012 to March next year, involving 10 Tests, five one-dayers and four Twenty20 Internationals.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) India are all set to host three major international series from August 2012 to March 2013, involving ten Tests, five ODIs and four Twenty20 Internationals.
Gurgaon, May 17 (ANI): A local court here on Thursday ordered identification parade of Suraj Sehrawat, the 21-year old key accused in the hit and run case that mowed down two, including a pregnant woman near IFFCO Chowk in Gurgaon on May 5.