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Noida girl wins art award

Noida girl wins art award

Gurgaon, April 5  A series of geometrics and line patterns, guided by the urban metroscape, fetched Noida-based-artist Chetnaa Verma a prestigious art award here Saturday. Verma won the Glenfiddich Emerging Artist of the Year, 2014 award beating four others who had made it to the final after being shortlisted from over 1,800 entrants. Tauseef Khan […]

Modi urges people to elect over 300 NDA MPs

Modi urges people to elect over 300 NDA MPs

Bareilly/Rewa/Beohari/Jabalpur, April 1 (IANS) Stepping up his offensive against the Congress, BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Tuesday said that it faced “certain defeat” in the Lok Sabha poll and urged people to elect over 300 MPs of NDA to form a strong government. He also urged the Election Commission to probe the “delay” in clearance […]

Tax helpline in Odisha to curb black money in polls

Tax helpline in Odisha to curb black money in polls

Bhubaneswar, April 1 (IANS) The Odisha unit of the income tax department Tuesday said it has launched a helpline and a round-the-clock control room in the state to check use of black money in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. Anyone can dial toll free number 1800-345-6114 to report movement of illegal cash. A control room and […]

Teenager killed in accident, three injured

Teenager killed in accident, three injured

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) A 16-year-old boy was killed while three others were injured when the motorbike he was riding with a friend collided with another motorcycle here Tuesday, police said. The accident took place around 12.30 p.m. in Bawana area of west Delhi. Sabar died on the spot while his 18-year-old friend Sanki, along […]

Cuckoo’ makers gift SUV to film’s director

Cuckoo’ makers gift SUV to film’s director

Chennai, March 27 (IANS) Buoyed by the overwhelming response to the recently released Tamil romantic drama “Cuckoo”, its makers Fox Star Studios and The Next Big Film presented the film’s director Raju Murugan with a Renault Duster SUV as a token of appreciation. “A gesture of appreciation from Fox Star Studios and The Next Big Film […]

For fair probe, BCCI chief Srinivasan must step down: SC

For fair probe, BCCI chief Srinivasan must step down: SC

New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) In a significant observation, the Supreme Court Tuesday said that for a fair investigation into the allegations of betting in the IPL, BCCI president N. Srinivasan has to step down. “In our opinion, Srinivasan has to step down for a fair investigation into the allegation of betting,” said Justice A.K. Patnaik […]

Case filed against Modi, Amit Shah over slogan

Case filed against Modi, Amit Shah over slogan

Lucknow, March 25 (IANS) A case has been filed in a Varanasi court against BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, party general secretary Amit Shah and city mayor Ram Gopal Mohale over a slogan hailing Modi. The case was filed by a lawyer in the court of the chief judicial magistrate (CJM) and alleges the “Har […]

Nominee to wait 7 years for dead person’s insurance claim

Nominee to wait 7 years for dead person’s insurance claim

Chennai, March 24 (IANS) The legal heirs/nominee of a person who has taken a life insurance policy and has disappeared without any trace have to wait for seven years to make a claim for the insurance money, insurance officials said Monday. “As per Indian law (Indian Evidence Act) a person is presumed dead only after seven […]

Bhatkal’s aide Akhtar was in touch with Atif Ameen: Police

Bhatkal’s aide Akhtar was in touch with Atif Ameen: Police

New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal’s aide Asadullah Akhtar was in touch with Mohammad Atif Ameen, who died in the 2008 Batla House shootout, for planning Delhi serial blasts, Delhi police told a court here Monday. Police said the Central Forensic Science Laboratory report has confirmed that voice sample of Akhtar […]

Congress creating troubles for Ramdev, says Modi

Congress creating troubles for Ramdev, says Modi

New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Sunday accused the Congress of creating problems for Baba Ramdev and said the yoga guru was fighting it out on his own strength. Addressing a “Yoga Mahotsav” at the Ramlila Maidan here, Modi said yoga was an instrument to create awareness among people about their […]

GHIAL bags Assocham CSR excellence award

GHIAL bags Assocham CSR excellence award

Hyderabad, March 23 (IANS) GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL), the operating company of Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, has bagged Assocham’s CSR excellence award. The award for 2013-14 recognises “outstanding corporate social responsible” activities undertaken by the company. The selection jury is chaired by former chief justice of India V.N Khare, said a statement by […]

Samajwadi Party general secretary resigns

Samajwadi Party general secretary resigns

Ghaziabad, March 23 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party’s national general secretary Trilok Tyagi Sunday resigned from the party alleging that it gave a step motherly treatment to the western Uttar Pradesh region. He and nearly a dozen supporters quit the party ahead of the Lok Sabha elections and blamed SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for ignoring the […]

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