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THE HOLY DIP

THE HOLY DIP

Three Australian families make the pilgrimage to the oldest and largest religious festival on Earth, India’s MAHA KUMBH MELA. MAHA (Great) KUMBH (Pitcher) MELA (Festival) A half hour documentary for ABC COMPASS SYNOPSES Logline 3 Australian families make the confronting pilgrimage to the oldest and largest religious festival on Earth, India’s MAHA KUMBH MELA, to […]

CHECK OUT THE TITLE TRACK OF ‘BEWAKOOFIYAAN’

CHECK OUT THE TITLE TRACK OF ‘BEWAKOOFIYAAN’

Here’s the title track of the film ‘Bewakoofiyaan’. The song is a sweet number, with soft music and a touch of funkiness in the beats. Raghu Dixit has sung the song superbly well and Anvita Dutt’s lyrics are fairly good. The video of the song is good and both the actors, Ayushmann Khurrana & Sonam […]

Rihanna back in touch with Chris Brown

Rihanna back in touch with Chris Brown

Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) Pop star Rihanna and her former beau Chris Brown haven’t stopped texting since her birthday last week. The 26-year-old’s friends are concerned that she is planning to reconcile with the “Yeah 3x” hitmaker, even though she initially snubbed his messages. “Chris started texting Rihanna on her birthday Feb 20, and the […]

US urges Russia to respect Ukraine’s territorial integrity

US urges Russia to respect Ukraine’s territorial integrity

Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) The US Thursday urged Russia to show respect to Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty amid festering events unfolding in Ukraine’s Russian-speaking Crimea peninsula. “We strongly support Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty,” spokesman Jay Carney told reporters at a regular press briefing, adding “We expect other nations to do the same.” Security forces […]

Swine flu kills 19 in Syria

Swine flu kills 19 in Syria

Damascus, Feb 28 (IANS) Swine flu has left at least 19 people killed in Syria, the country’s Health Minister Sa’ad al- Nayef said Thursday. Nineteen out of 59 suspects died of swine flu in Syria, and in Hama province alone 11 people died of the fatal flu, Xinhua quoted al-Nayef as saying, while also adding the […]

Six killed in mortar attack in Syria

Six killed in mortar attack in Syria

Damascus, Feb 28 (IANS) Six people were killed Thursday by a mortar attack in Syria’s central province of Homs and a roadside bomb in the capital Damascus, state media reported. The rebel mortar attack on the Ekrima neighbourhood in Homs killed five people and injured 13, Xinhua quoted media reports as saying, adding it also caused […]

47 killed, over 70 injured in Iraq violence

47 killed, over 70 injured in Iraq violence

Baghdad, Feb 28 (IANS) At least 47 people were killed and over 70 wounded Thursday in separate attacks witnessed in different parts of Iraq, including three deadly bombings in capital city of Baghdad, police said. In the worst incident in Baghdad’s Sadr City, a booby-trapped motorcycle exploded at a popular market, leaving at least 32 people […]

Curfew in 25 Assam villages following clash

Curfew in 25 Assam villages following clash

Guwahati, Feb 27 (IANS) Indefinite curfew was Thursday clamped in 25 villages in Assam’s Darrang district after 13 people were injured in a clash between two groups, officials said. Darrang Deputy Commissioner M.S. Manivannan said curfew was imposed in 25 villages to stop any deterioration of the situation. The curfew would be in force till further […]

Sodhi’s priorities: Defending Asiad title, securing Rio spot

Sodhi’s priorities: Defending Asiad title, securing Rio spot

New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India’s top double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi has a clear cut goal for 2014 — He wants to defend his Asian Games title and do enough at the World Championships to secure a qualifying spot for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Besides the two tournaments, Sodhi has four World Cup meets and […]

Kundra is ready for probe, says Rajasthan Royals CEO

Kundra is ready for probe, says Rajasthan Royals CEO

New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals chief executive Raghu Iyer said the franchisee will cooperate with the investigating agencies if they probe its co-owner Raj Kundra’s alleged role in betting in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Iyer also stated that the IPL revenues will take a hit if the Twenty20 league is shifted out of […]

Sensex gains 41 points, consumer durables, IT stocks rise

Sensex gains 41 points, consumer durables, IT stocks rise

Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities market Tuesday closed 41 points higher on buying in consumer durables and information technology stocks. The 30-scrip sensitive (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 20,877.72 points, closed at 20,852.47 points, up 41.03 points or 0.20 percent, from the previous day’s close […]

Sharmila takes Day 1 honours in Women’s Pro Golf Tour

Sharmila takes Day 1 honours in Women’s Pro Golf Tour

Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Sharmila Nicollet returned to form taking one shot lead over Vani Kapoor and Ankita Tiwana to lead after Round 1 of the fourth leg of the Women’s Professional Golf Tour at the Bombay Presidency Golf Club (BPGC) here Tuesday. Sharmila, the youngest Indian to qualify for the Ladies European Tour (LET), has […]

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