Everything you need to know about Shyam Nagar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Shyam Nagar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie's decision to go public about her double mastectomy to reduce the risk of breast cancer has been hailed as a brave move, but in India, doctors say there is very little awareness about it and many women are wary of taking the step due to societal pressure and apprehensions.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) In a rare gesture, union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Manish Tewari specially flew down to Mumbai to present the prestigious 44th Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Lifetime Achievement to veteran character actor Pran Kishan Sikand, famous as Pran.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari handed over the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, an highest honour in Indian cinema, Friday to Pran, 93, at his residence here.
Ghaziabad, May 10 (ANI): Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, accused of murdering their daughter Aarushi Talwar and domestic help Hemraj, are likely to record their statements in a special CBI court here today.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A 57-year-old tutor was Thursday arrested here for sexually assaulting four minor boys who attended coaching sessions in his house, police said Thursday.
Ambala (Haryana), May 7 (ANI): Raging fire engulfed a chemical factory in Ambala, burning the houses in its vicinity and injuring a rescue worker, while the fire fighters struggled to douse the inferno.
Ghaziabad, May 7 (ANI): The special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court hearing the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case will record statements of the dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar here today.
New York, May 5 (ANI): Researchers at Penn State have developed a smart tissue box that says "bless you" when you sneeze.
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) TV actress Sara Khan, who recently made her big screen debut with "Saawariya - Khatu Shyam Ji Ki Amar Gatha", is returning to the small screen with "Junoon - Aisi Nafrat Toh Kaisa Ishq". She says her job is to act and the medium doesn't matter to her.
Jaipur, May 3 (IANS) A senior doctor at a government hospital in Rajasthan's Udaipur district was arrested Friday for taking bribe of Rs.500 for treating a breast cancer patient, police said.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Legendary actor Pran could not make it to the 60th National Film Awards ceremony Friday here to receive Dadasaheb Phalke honour for health reasons. However, no one from his family was present either to receive the award on behalf of the 93-year-old.
New Delhi, Apr. 30 (Xinhua-ANI): India has warned Pakistan of a massive retaliation even if there is a midget nuclear strike by the neighboring country, local media reported Tuesday.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) India has earned a "huge amount of goodwill" in Africa with its development partnership that focuses on capacity building and creating employment opportunities among other things, and is not in competition with China, said former foreign secretary Shyam Saran.
New Delhi, April 25 (ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari will on Thursday inaugurate a six day festival organised by his ministry here to commemorate the 100 years of Indian cinema.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) India's nuclear deterrent is based on a credible nuclear doctrine and is sustained by a "systematic drive to operationalize" its various delivery components, including a sea-based one by 2015-16, Shyam Saran, chairman of the National Security Advisory Board, said here Wednesday.
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Actor Ashish Vidyarthi, known for portraying baddies in films, is happy that Bollywood's famous villain Pran will be honoured with the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award.
Jaipur, April 20 (IANS) Taking revenge for his sister's rape, a man in Rajasthan kidnapped and beat to death the man accused of the crime Saturday, police said.
New Delhi will celebrate a six days extravaganza 'Centenary Film Festival' to celebrate the glory of 100 years of Indian Cinema starting from April 25.
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): Like many of his colleagues, Indian origin deep space navigator Shyam Bhaskaran devotes a great deal of time to crafting, and contemplating, computer-generated 3D models of asteroids.
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Actress Amrapali Gupta, who has replaced Nisha Nagpal as Tanveer in TV show "Qubool Hai", says her character may not be to everyone's liking, but that's where she sees the challenge for herself.
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) The Dadasaheb Phalke honour for veteran actor Pran, "a large pillar of the Indian film industry", is most deserving, believes Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan.
New Delhi, Apr. 12 (ANI): Veteran film actor Pran Krishan Sikand, popularly known as Pran, has been conferred the Dadasaheb Phalke award for the year 2012.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The arch villain of Bollywood, Pran Krishan Sikand - or Pran as he is popularly known - was Friday named for the Dadasaheb Phalke award.
Hyderabad, April 11 (IANS) Receiving the prestigious N.T. Rama Rao (NTR) award Thursday, megastar Amitabh Bachchan said that he and NTR shared great relationship and he considered him a great son of Indian soil.
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Indian government is planning to double the number of its diplomats posted in the 162 Indian missions and posts abroad from the mere 600 currently.
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Indian government is planning to double the number of its diplomats posted in the 162 Indian missions and posts abroad from the mere 600 currently..
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) As he ended his fortnight-long fast Saturday, Arvind Kejriwal has garnered the support of thousands of people from outlying working-class areas of the capital who see him as their saviour for raising the issue of "inflated" power and water bills. But many feel it is part of a calculated political plan with an eye on the Delhi elections later this year.
Srinagar, Apr 4 (ANI): A soldier, named Rakesh Kumar was found in an unconscious state with his eyes gouged out on Thursday, this also spurred tension among commoners.
Hyderabad, March 23 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Saturday announced Amitabh Bachchan, Shyam Benegal, Kaikala Satyanarayana and G. Adiseshagiri Rao have been selected for four prestigious state awards for 2012 for their contribution to Indian cinema.
Bhubaneswar, March 22 (IANS) A court in Odisha Friday sentenced to death a man who murdered a minor girl and then indulged in sex with her corpse in the state's Jharsuguda district.
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) A 47-year-old property dealer, allegedly depressed due to financial loss, shot himself dead at his house here Thursday morning, police said. No suicide note has been found.
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) ESPN STAR Sports Thursday announced a five year broadcast deal with Super Fight League (SFL), a mixed martial arts (MMA) show.
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) TV actress Sara Khan is the latest to do an item number for a film. However, she is not willing to reveal the details right now.
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) Shakti Kapoor credits superstar Salman Khan for bringing back parents and family emotions back on the big screen, something he believes was missing from Hindi films for some time.
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) India and Myanmar, that have a shared history and a long border between them, will interact more closely at the business and intelligentsia level following the visit of a multi-think tank delegation from India to that country.
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Inspector Arti Sharma is not just another Delhi Police officer. Veteran of many an operation, on Wednesday, she becase the first woman to lead an all-male team to nab a criminal wanted for murder in the national capital.
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) A 40-year-old Delhi Police head constable was shot at and injured while chasing and arresting a criminal here Wednesday night, police said.
Haldwani, Mar 6 (ANI): A group of 48 visually challenged children have undergone a weeklong vocational training programme in home management conducted by the National Association for Blind in Uttarakhand.
New Delhi, Mar 2 (IANS) Bringing eight creative minds agree to same thing can be a task for some, but members of indie pop music band Advaita has been creating soulful tunes and how! It is their similar thoughts and respect towards each other that keeps them in sync.
New Delhi, Mar 1 (IANS) A multi-think tank scholars' delegation led by Rajiv Bhatia, Director-General, Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA), is visiting Myanmar March 3-9 to take part in a conference organised in collaboration with the Myanmar Institute of Strategic and International Studies (MISIS) as part of the growing engagement between the two neighbours.
Lucknow, Mar 1 (IANS) For the millions who live in Ghaziabad, adjoining the national capital, the wait for a Metro ride into New Delhi just got shorter - the enhanced cost of the second phase of the Metro project has been cleared by Uttar Pradesh government.
In a major setback to around 2.1 million customers of MTS who holds the brand of Sistema Shyam TeleServices Ltd. (SSTL) that is going to shut down its operation in 10 circles within 30 days..................
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Sistema Shyam TeleServices Ltd. (SSTL) that provides telecom services under the MTS brand Thursday said it will close down operation in 10 circles within 30 days and participate in the spectrum auction beginning March 11.
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) A rare exhibition of ethnic art motifs of tribal communities such as Gonds, Bhils, Rathwas, Sauras and Warlis opened in the national capital Saturday.
Film: "Chamak Challo"; Actors: Varun Sandesh, Sanchita Padukone, Catherine Tresa, Brahmaji, Srinivas Avasarala and Sayaji Shinde; Director: G. Neelakanta; Rating: *
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Telecom firms whose licences were revoked last year must stop operations immediately unless they get permits in the new auction, the Supreme Court said Friday.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) CIRA Media, a content provider company, has announced the launch of four English channels targeting the youth. The channels offer different music genres like electronic, rock, popular and dance music.
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) It is how one contextualises a thing that makes the difference between a good film and a bad film, believes Shyam Benegal, the director of many good films.
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Familiarity with the cast and crew is important for Vindu Dara Singh who confesses that he likes to work with people he is on good terms with.
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) He may be a fashion designer, but it is on the small screen that Rohit Verma has really made an impact - and that's what he is returning to in a cookery show.
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Actors, movie makers and other members of the film fraternity Wednesday reacted strongly to the ban imposed by the Tamil Nadu government on Kamal Hassan's controversial film "Vishwaroopam". This is what they had to say:
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Six teenagers, including four girls, were rescued from two placement agencies here which had forced them to work as domestic helps, police said Saturday. Two people were arrested.
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) A 45-year-old man was shot dead when he tried to stop two people from robbing his flour shop here Saturday night, police said Sunday.
Kolkata, Jan 11 (IANS) National award-winning filmmaker Shyam Benegal feels that people living in Mumbai nowadays take from the city, without giving anything back to it in return.
Kolkata, Jan 11 (IANS) National-award winning filmmaker Shyam Benegal feels that the younger generation of movie directors are less inhibited than his contemporaries.
Chennai, Dec 23 (IANS) Making it four wins from as many outings, Shankar Sarath Kumar of Musli Power Ten10 Racing left an indelible mark on the fifth and concluding round of the FMSCI MMSC-SIDVIN Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship here Sunday.
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin's arrival, India's External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid was optimistic Saturday about resolving the impasse involving Russian firm Sistema's investment in the country.
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) With some differences persisting over India's civil nuclear liability law, a pact on Russia constructing units III and IV of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant (KNPP) is unlikely to be signed during the annual India-Russia summit here Monday.
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit here, India Friday said "issues of concern", including that of the Sistema investment, will be addressed and Moscow stressed that the two sides are in touch to resolve the contentious issue.
Chennai, Dec 21 (IANS) Veteran Krishnan Rajini of Moto-Rev India team clinched the title in the premium Group A 600cc superbike class without having to ride. Both races in this category, scheduled over the weekend in the fifth and concluding round of the FMSCI's MMSC-SIDVIN Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship, were cancelled since only two entries were received.
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) With Russian conglomerate Sistema voicing its ire over the issue of cancellation of telecom licences in India not being resolved, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said Friday that issues of concern between the two countries "will be addresed" when Russian President Vladimir Putin visits India Dec 24 for the annual bilateral summit.
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Grandmaster-in waiting Vidit Gujarathi stayed ahead following a draw with local Grandmaster Deep Sengupta in the seventh round of Rose Valley Open International Chess tournament here at Gorky Sadan.
Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) S.L. Narayanan, the 14-year old from Kerala, scored over Grandmaster M.R. Venkatesh in the 10th and penultimate round of the Apollo Engineering College Commonwealth Chess Championships here Friday to join the leaders.
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) P. Karthikeyan moved into sole lead with 7.5 points as his scheduled opponent second seed Grandmaster Ahmed Adly of Egypt, citing illness, failed to turn up for the eighth round match and conceded a walk?over in the Apollo Engineering College Commonwealth chess championship here Wednesday.
Hyderabad, Nov.25 (ANI): The Jamba Cloud Hyderabad ten-kilometre-long run organized in Hyderabad on Sunday, attracted an overwhelming response from all age groups, with about 15,000 runners participating in the event.
New Delhi, Nov.25 (ANI): Delhi Police have confirmed the recovery of a gun used by sacked Uttarakhand Minorities Commission chairman Sukhdev Singh Namdhari to kill liquor baron Ponty Chadha's brother Hardeep Chadha on November 17.
New Delhi, Nov.23 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday provided major relief to telecom companies by ordering the government to refund over Rs 400 crore that it had taken as penaly from the former for not meeting roll out obligations.
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Lack of investments and uncertainties arising out of a series of corruption scandals and ambiguity in policies have killed innovation in India's telecom sector, which is negatively impacting services, according to Sistema Shyam TeleServices Ltd (SSTL).
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Russian conglomerate Sistema, which provides telecom services in India under the MTS brand, Monday said it is open to acquisitions to expand its operations in the Indian market.
New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): The Central Government on Monday begun the auction for the 2G spectrum with a hope to meet the Rs 40,000 crore revenue budget.
Jakarta, Nov 10 (IANS) An Indian naval sail training ship, which is retracing the route along the monsoon winds, Saturday arrived at Indonesia's Manado city.
Jakarta, Nov 6 (IANS) A Kathak dance troupe, specially flown in from India, gave a grand performance at the ASEAN Secretariat here that was widely appreciated by the select audience.
Kalpa (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 4 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's oldest voter Shyam Saran Negi, who has witnessed the shaping of democracy over almost seven decades, Sunday exercised his franchise along with his wife in this tiny picturesque hamlet in Kinnaur district.
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) In an obvious reference to the alleged nexus between steel manufacturers and iron ore miners, the Supreme Court Friday wondered why steel manufacturers were seeking resumption of mining operations, not mine lease holders.
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) With Russia threatening to take New Delhi for international arbitration in case of investment by Sistema, India Tuesday said that while it hoped the issue would be resolved amicably, Moscow was free to take legal recourse.
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Veteran actress Shabana Azmi feels that Indian filmmakers are yet to fully exploit the medium of cinema. She also says that in the pursuit of appealing to the international market, they have become confused about the kind of films that must be made.
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) A woman in her 20s has complained that her father-in-law was attempting to force her to have physical relations with him, police said Saturday. She also accused her in-laws of demanding dowry.
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular and Telenor are some of the telecom companies which Friday submitted applications to the Department of Telecom (DoT) for participating in the 2G auction next month.
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The 14th edition of the Mumbai Film Festival kick-started here Thursday, with Bollywood celebrities like Jaya Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Manisha Koirala, Anupam Kher and Sridevi in attendance for the star-studded opening ceremony. Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou was given the international lifetime achievement award here.
Lucknow, Oct 17 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday gave a go-ahead to the second phase of Delhi Metro in Ghaziabad which will link Delhi's Dilshad Garden to the new bus stand along GT Road.
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Setting the agenda for Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit, India and Russia Monday decided to invigorate their economic ties and agreed to factor in liability concerns in the final deal for units III and IV of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP).
Chennai, Oct 13 (IANS) Paintings of around 40 tribal artists will be on display here for a week starting Monday and the organisers hope to see sales worth around Rs.10 lakh, states Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Ltd (TRIFED) said in a statement.
Film: "Ondhu Kshanadalli"; Cast: Tarun, Bhama, Sanjjana Archana, Sangeetha, Sharan, Sathyajith and M.S.Umesh; Director: Dinesh Baboo; Producers: Jai Jagadish and Vijayalakshmi Singh; Music: Giridhara Diwan; Camera: Suresh Byrasandra; Rating: **
New Delhi/Shimla, Oct 3 (IANS) The world's highest polling booth will be located in Himachal Pradesh, at a height of over 15,000 feet, the Election Commission said Wednesday.
Ghaziabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Three motorcycle-borne armed robbers looted Rs.785,000 from a grain trader here Monday.
Chennai, Sep 30 (IANS) It was all but a washout on the concluding day of the fourth round of the MMSC-Sidvin FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship here Sunday that saw cancellation of three races, including the showpiece, Group A (Superbikes).
Chennai, S Sep 29 (IANS) Krishnan Rajini of Team Moto-Rev India yet again showed why he is the best racing rider in the country with a double on two different bikes in the fourth round of the MMSC-Sidvin FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship here Saturday.
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Media professionals, industry specialists and stakeholders Thursday came together for a day-long discussion on the challenges faced by the media.
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the forthcoming 14th Mumbai Film Festival.
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Telecom service provider Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL), which offers its mobile services under the brand name MTS, Tuesday said it will launch handsets supporting CDMA as well as GSM connections next month.
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) After wearing greasepaint for her film roles, actress Mugdha Godse is now playing with colours on canvas to take her vision forward.
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL) Monday said it would be able to say only next month if it would take part in the 2G auction as the company is waiting for an acceptable decision from the Indian government on its investment in the country.
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Electronics major Philips is bullish on its decorative lighting segment and calls it a critical segment which is emerging fast in India with rise in disposable income of urban consumers and their increasing interest in decorative housing.
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) A person who has been acquitted of murder by a trial court cannot challenge the reversal of this by the high court on the ground of delay in deciding an appeal against setting him free, the Supreme Court has held.
Tokyo, Sept 7 (ANI): The famous Japanese cartoon series 'Kyojin no Hoshi' (Star of the Giants) is to be adapted for modern-day India, but will be based around cricket - the country's dominant sport, instead of baseball.
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) On the first World Cerebral Palsy Day, 16 individuals were Tuesday presented excellence awards for their contributions in various fields in a function organised by an NGO working for the cause.
New Delhi, Aug.30 (ANI): Calling on the Indian Government to develop greater familiarity with China's strategic culture to avoid a conflict in the future similar to the Sino-Indian War of 1962, former foreign Secretary Shyam Saran said New Delhi needed to send a message across to Beijing that aggressive moves by it, could invite counter moves.
New Delhi, Aug 29 (ANI): Former Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran on Wednesday rendered a broad sweep analysis on 'China in the 21st Century: What India Needs to Know About China's World View', saying one has to only look at how modern, digital culture has pervaded Chinese society, in particular, its youth, to be cautious in making judgments about the country's view of itself.
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) India's burgeoning ties with major powers like the US and Russia hold the key to how effectively New Delhi manages the "China challenge" in the years to come, former foreign secretary Shyam Saran said Wednesday, even as he advocated mutually beneficial relations between the Asian giants.
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Robust ties with powers such as the US and Russia are key to how India handles its relations with China in the coming years, former foreign secretary Shyam Saran said Wednesday, even as he favoured a strategy beneficial to both Asian giants.