January 25, 2009 3:48 am

Judging films made by friends is always a difficult task because in a few hours of deliberation one has to decide who the winner is and who is not.

January 25, 2009 3:47 am

Neville Tuli’s voice could barely be heard in the midst of the screaming crowd on the front lawns of the Diggi Palace as he introduced Amitabh Bachchan at the Jaipur Literature Festival.

January 25, 2009 3:25 am

A motorcyclist was mowed down by a speeding tanker in the Rohini area of Outer Delhi on Saturday. The police said the body of the victim got entangled in the wheels of the tanker,which dragged it for 100 metres.

January 25, 2009 3:24 am

A Delhi court has issued open non-bailable warrants against five persons who went abroad on fake travel documents by allegedly cheating the Canadian Embassy here.

January 25, 2009 3:23 am

Municipal Commissioner KS Mehra suspended three school officials on Saturday for dereliction of duty and ordered an inquiry a day after a dead rat was reportedly found in the midday meal served to students at the MCD school in Kondli.

January 25, 2009 3:22 am

On its silver jubilee,the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) has announced special plans to boost its conservation efforts.

January 25, 2009 3:16 am

In a case of reckless driving,a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV),Chevrolet Tavera,crashed into a Phase II house in Mohali on Saturday morning.

January 25, 2009 3:16 am

The chief secretaries of Punjab,Haryana and Himachal Pradesh met UT Advisor Pardeep Mehra in Chandigarh on Saturday to resolve the inter-state issues pertaining to rail and roads leading to Himachal Pradesh.

January 25, 2009 3:08 am

Continuing with its campaign of social engineering,the state unit of the BSP plans to mobilise members of the Kchhatriya community under its fold. “From January 27...

January 25, 2009 3:07 am

Terming the Samajwadi Party’s recent tie-up with Kalyan Singh as “an eye-opener for Muslims of the country”,the Bahujan Samaj Party asked Muslims to “teach a befitting lesson” to the Mulayam Singh-led party in the coming Lok Sabha elections.

January 25, 2009 3:06 am

Uttar Pradesh had nothing to cheer on January 24 — the Day of the Girl Child as announced by the Union Ministry for Women and Child Development.

January 25, 2009 3:05 am

The doctors of the Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University (CSMMU) entered into a scuffle with the police on the campus on Saturday morning.

January 25, 2009 3:04 am

A group of villagers attacked a Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) of Badaun district alleging corruption in the construction of a road under the NREGA scheme in Zarif Nagar area on Friday evening.

January 25, 2009 3:03 am

The new “alliance” between Kalyan Singh and Samajwadi Party (SP) national president Mulayam Singh Yadav has raked up the issue of Muslim vote bank in Uttar Pradesh.

January 25, 2009 3:02 am

No tableau from Uttar Pradesh will participate in this year’s Republic Day parade in New Delhi.

January 25, 2009 2:54 am

Long before he knew about his Portuguese-Indian ancestry (his mother hails from the famous Portuguese-Indian Maillot family),Enzo Mayo was fascinated with India. He found Indian classical music fascinating.

January 25, 2009 2:52 am

As Prime Minister Manmohan Singh recuperates from a bypass surgery,his two sisters — Preetam Kaur and Naveen Kaur — and their family members here are preparing to visit New Delhi soon.

January 25, 2009 2:51 am

With the inauguration of a museum in the 116-year old Bengali library Bangiya Sahitya Parishad in the city on Saturday,a dream elusive for ages owing to financial problem has been finally realised.

January 25, 2009 2:50 am

Rejecting the bail plea of Partha Sarathi Basu,the Central Bureau of Investigation DSP who was arrested on graft charges...

January 25, 2009 2:49 am

Locals beat up the superintendent of Baranagar state general hospital late on Friday evening when they found that a 73-year-old patient suffering from cardiac ailments...

January 25, 2009 2:49 am

Following their return to Garubathan near Dooars after meeting Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee in Kolkata on Wednesday...

January 25, 2009 2:48 am

A 13-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide on Friday evening after her parents scolded her for not attending private tuition classes.

January 25, 2009 2:46 am

With Deepa Dasmunsi pulling off a successful rally organised by the South Kolkata District Congress Seva Dal on Saturday from the traditionally Trinamool Congress turf in Hazra...

January 25, 2009 2:41 am

It was after 15 long years that Mahadev Pandit saw the world outside his small room on Saturday. When the police entered the pigeonhole on the terrace of his residence in Raghabpur...

January 25, 2009 2:28 am

PCB Piezotronics Inc,a manufacturer of vehicle sensors and partners Structure Solution Private Limited launched series 5400 Wheel Force Transducers (WFT)...

January 25, 2009 2:27 am

Research and Development in the Indian maritime industry is all set to enter a new chapter with the signing of a collaboration between the country's premier Samundra Institute of Maritime Institute...

January 25, 2009 2:26 am

The city-based NGO,Centre for Human Development,has come up with an unique project titled ‘Revolving Bank Guarantee’ to uplift the economically weaker section of the society.

January 25, 2009 2:25 am

On the occasion of Republic Day on Monday,the Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) will honour its employees,who did an exceptional service in previous last year.

January 25, 2009 2:24 am

In a move to increase its revenue,the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) will resume charging octroi on food grains and other essential commodities.

January 25, 2009 2:23 am

The Crime branch of the Pune police on Friday nabbed two foreign students — of Uganda and Sudan for staying in the city without required documents.

January 25, 2009 2:13 am

The Annual day of Army Public School (APS) that took place on Friday at Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) was a grand gathering.

January 25, 2009 2:12 am

Made from humble-looking porcelain bowls filled with varying levels of water and played with cane sticks,the instrument might not pass off as the most handsome one in town...

January 25, 2009 2:02 am

Dharavi boy Jamal Malik,server of chai,keeper of secrets,is one of the wise. He's learnt his wisdom on the streets...

January 25, 2009 1:59 am

Twinkle Khanna,who was presenting an award after a long time,was understandably nervous. She double-checked the categories she had to present.

January 25, 2009 1:57 am

The year 2008 was one for newcomers,going by the number of first-time actors and directors that arrived at the Nokia 15th Annual Star Screen Awards on January 15.

January 25, 2009 1:54 am

Shabdh Yudh,a poster and art exhibition highlighting the stance against terrorism was inaugurated by the city Police Commissioner,Satyapal Singh on January 24.