January 5, 2009 1:56 am

At least 14 people,mostly dock workers,died after consuming spurious liquor in the Kidderpore Docks area on Sunday. Two others are battling for life in hospital.

January 5, 2009 1:55 am

Cash and jewellery worth lakhs of rupees were stolen from the house of a Deputy Director-level official of the Railway Ministry in Lodhi Colony area of South Delhi on Sunday.

January 5, 2009 1:50 am

When all the judges on Indian Idol were asked to reveal what,according to them would be each other’s New Year resolution,the result was most unexpected.

January 5, 2009 1:47 am

I play a negative character called Urja on the show. Urja is main lead Sayantani Ghosh’s half-sister and she too is an icchadhari nagin.

January 5, 2009 1:45 am

Monarch of the Glen is an international television drama series originally produced for BBC Scotland way back in 1999.

January 5, 2009 1:43 am

New Year’s Eve on TV was a damp squib. Those of us who stayed home to avoid crowded venues and a repetition of last New Year’s Eve’s eve-teasing incidents were consoling ourselves that at least there’d be something fun to watch on TV.

January 5, 2009 1:39 am

Hot favourite Attractress made the mockery of the opposition to clinch the Golconda Oaks (Grade II),the feature event of the Hyderabad Races held on Sunday.

January 5, 2009 1:38 am

New Hind Sports Club completed the formality in style when they defeated Payyade Sports by 129 runs on the last day of the three-day final to win the Purshottam Shield cricket tournament,organized by PJ Hindu Gymkhana at their ground on Sunday.

January 5, 2009 1:37 am

Every morning,he gets up with the sound of musical notes in his voice,sings all the way to his college where he teaches the nuances of Punjabi language and then returns to his quest for discovering music again.

January 5, 2009 1:37 am

A master of precision would aptly describe Dr Kuldip Singh,a professor of surgery at the DMC in Ludhiana.

January 5, 2009 1:37 am

It was a very important game for Maharashtra when they turned up to play their second Group B league match against a much stronger Goan side in the 54th National School Girls under-19 football championships...

January 5, 2009 1:36 am

Braving the chill,many schoolchildren pulled themselves out of warm quilts early on Friday to get ready for school despite the fog and cold.

January 5, 2009 1:35 am

The indoor stadium in Ludhiana is all set to be armed with the latest facilities-air conditioning and installation of elevators among others-as the Municipal Corporation...

January 5, 2009 1:34 am

Nitai Das is a Delhi-based artist who works in oil and acrylic colours. He is passionate about the application of colour with figure drawing that mark the quality and experience of an artist...

January 5, 2009 1:32 am

Perplexed Aritro Das,a reader from Kolkata,asks: “Do the British have any art of their own?” One had to stop the eyebrows from rising and instead dedicate this column to the much maligned Brits.

January 5, 2009 1:30 am

If everything goes as per the plan,the city will soon get four new police stations. A proposal in this regard has been sent to the police headquarters in Chandigarh to upgrade four police posts to police stations.

January 5, 2009 1:29 am

A week after five days in sylvan Kerala,in pursuit of theyyam performers and ritualistic practices in settings that comprised blue skies and flowing back-waters,reality does bite. But in Mumbai,it is business as usual as the city gears itself up for 2009.

January 5, 2009 1:28 am

Eva and Franco Mattes call themselves twins since they could literally stand in for each other. Not that they look alike,but this artist-couple do not define their separate spaces.

January 5, 2009 1:28 am

City's Premier team Pune FC ,Karnataka State Police Bangalore,Jalandar's C.R.P.F and last year's winner Bank of India scored contrasting wins to make it to the last sixteen at the 4th edition...

January 5, 2009 1:25 am

Liyaan Akkalkotkar achieved the feat of defending all three of lastyear's titles successfully after beating Trishala Menkar in theunder-14 final...

January 5, 2009 1:24 am

Forbidden Films is the name of Abhay Deol’s just-launched banner. The actor wants to chart the forbidden territory with it,it seems. The first film to roll out is Junction...

January 5, 2009 1:24 am

Dyaneshwar Agashe,the former director of the Suvarna Co-operative Bank,was cremated at around 11 am on Sunday at the Vaikunth crematorium.

January 5, 2009 1:23 am

The Indian Society of Heating,Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Pune Chapter in association with the Western Indian Chapter of The American Society of Heating...

January 5, 2009 1:23 am

A new Year could signify many things in a person’s life,or not. Over the years of sustained,media bombardment of imported fads about the significance of the passing year...

January 5, 2009 1:21 am

From an intense role The Terrorist to the light,romantic role in Outsourced,how has the journey been? I’ve always enjoyed doing something different so...

January 5, 2009 1:20 am

There's a quiet satisfaction as Faiza Ahmad Khan reflects on the award that’s propelled her into the ranks of India’s serious documentary makers.

January 5, 2009 1:19 am

Vice Chancellor of Pune University Narendra Jadhav laid the foundation stone of Blue Ridge Public School at Blue Ridge township in Hinjewadi on Sunday.

January 5, 2009 1:18 am

Prof Meher Master-Moss,president,Zoroastrian College,Mumbai,has urged a group of scholars to invest time and energy in spiritual insights to develop society.

January 5, 2009 1:16 am

The Chinchwad police have booked two persons in connection with allegedly kidnapping a minor girl,after her mother lodged a complaint against them on Sunday.

January 5, 2009 1:16 am

The sessions court early this week acquitted a man accused of setting his wife on fire after beating her brutally.

January 5, 2009 1:15 am

Residents of the Worli area from Haji Ali to Prabhadevi have a reason to cheer. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is all set to redevelop a twenty-five-year-old reservoir keeping in mind the rising demand for water in the area.

January 5, 2009 1:15 am

Deccan Odyssey,the luxury train of the Western Ghats is all set to traverse new tracks. Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation...

January 5, 2009 1:14 am

Two 19-year-old boys,who had broken into a MHADA Colony and absconded with valuables worth Rs 3 lakh on December 14,were nabbed by the RCF police last week.

January 5, 2009 1:14 am

Sunaina Gaikwad,a tenth standard student has to walk more than an hour everyday to get to school and back.

January 5, 2009 1:13 am

Ahmedabad-based Navjivan Trust,which owned the copyright of the writings of Mahatma Gandhi since 1948,has no plan to apply for an extension after the exclusive right expired on January 1 this year.

January 5, 2009 1:12 am

Even as the Polan Bazar pipe-bomb case in Godhra is yet to be solved,the residents of the area have entrusted a small-time steel owner and president of Muslim Ghanchee Samaj Panch to provide security cover to the area during festivals.