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All but two multiplex groups to screen Firaaq in Gujarat

March 20, 2009 12:27:35 am

After much drama,a majority of multiplex groups in Gujarat on Thursday night decided to screen Nandita Das’ directorial venture,Firaaq. But the ongoing dispute over revenue sharing with the filmmakers did not seem to die down.

‘Court not to examine legality of mining ban’

March 20, 2009 12:25:43 am

The Supreme Court on Thursday appeared reluctant in passing orders that could effect a ban on mining in the eco-fragile Aravalli zone in Faridabad and Gurgaon.

Poll Chatter Box

March 20, 2009 12:24:33 am

Everyone is wondering at the BJP headquarters on what changed in the last two days for the party to take a U-turn and give Vijay Goel a ticket from New Delhi.

Danseuse Mallika Sarabhai troops into Advani bastion in Gandhinagar

March 20, 2009 12:23:40 am

Even AS renowned danseuse Mallika Sarabhai on Thursday announced to take on BJP’s prime ministerial candidate L K Advani from the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat,the Congress quickly responded saying she was not the party’s official candidate.

MCD school teacher arrested as boys hit by him land in hospital

March 20, 2009 12:23:16 am

The teacher of a Municipal Corporation of Delhi school in East Delhi was arrested on Thursday on charges of beating up and injuring ten students.

Surat cops get custody of Dawood aide Fazl-ur-Rahman

March 20, 2009 12:21:56 am

After a long wait,the Surat police finally succeeded in getting the custody of Fazl-ur-Rahman,dreaded gangster and key aide of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim,wanted in an extortion case here,from Delhi’s Tihar Jail.

Balanced BJP list covers all bases

March 20, 2009 12:21:19 am

After over two months of internal bickering,the Bharatiya Janta Party announced the names of its candidates for the seven Parliamentary seats in Delhi.

Telgi gets 7-year jail in 2001 fake stamp paper scam

March 20, 2009 12:20:05 am

Abdul Karim Telgi,the prime accused in the multi-crore fake stamp paper scam of 2001,was sentenced to seven years imprisonment by a Special CBI Court on Thursday.

Now,IIM-A graduates to study socio-economic problems too

March 20, 2009 12:18:57 am

For all those critics who believed that business education in India was all about increasing the shareholders’ money,the Indian Institute of Management,Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has come up with an answer.


March 20, 2009 12:13:14 am

Imagine dipping your feet in a tank of water while fish nibble off the dead skin...

PSEB secy’s appointment: High Court issues notice to Punjab

March 20, 2009 12:12:47 am

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued notices to the Punjab government on an appeal filed by Pavittar Pal Kaur,Secretary...

Here We Meat Again

March 20, 2009 12:12:18 am

A 120-pound wrestler is threatening to thrash everybody in the room,while somewhere a dictator rips off his shirt to show off muscles and tissue.

‘Pressure of 24X7 news has diluted quality of content’

March 20, 2009 12:12:01 am

The two-day seminar on ‘Regional press - power,reach and influence’ saw an impressive start on Thursday with a keynote address by H K Dua,Editor-in-Chief...

One Ain’t Enough

March 20, 2009 12:11:21 am

As long as there are feuding designers,fashion weeks will never go out of fashion. A day after the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week dug in its stilettos at the Intercontinental Eros,the Delhi Fashion Week opened at Emporio Mall in style.


March 20, 2009 12:09:24 am

Accolades won’t stop raining on Priyanka Chopra. After hoarding award after award in the country...

College charging extra fees,claim nursing students

March 20, 2009 12:08:17 am

Around 50 students of Shyam Lal Thapar College of Nursing,Moga,protested against the college authorities alleging misappropriation of funds near the Press Club on Thursday.

UT issues norms for school functions

March 20, 2009 12:07:23 am

The practice of making children take part in numerous school functions has come under the scanner of the UT Education department.

FACE TO FACE with Sid Makkar

March 20, 2009 12:07:16 am

The music of Straight,which is my next release. I play the lead singer in a British rock‘n’roll band so the music is important… and it does rock.

‘Time to save the country from environmental disasters’

March 20, 2009 12:06:02 am

Emphasising upon the need for soil and water conservation technologies to meet the threats of climate change,global warming and melting of glaciers,Dr J P Kaushik,special secretary and director,Agriculture,Haryana...

On a roll

March 20, 2009 12:04:31 am

Tisca Chopra may not be a new face in the film industry. But Taare Zameen Par did give her a new lease of life.

100 members quit Congress colony committee

March 20, 2009 12:03:46 am

Nearly 100 members and office-bearers of the Chandigarh Territorial Congress Committee Colony Cell today quit the party.


March 20, 2009 12:02:36 am

I never made that statement. People believe I want to do sweet,low-budget films probably because I started with films like Hyderabad Blues and Rockford...

Mega projects worth Rs 12,000 crore shaping up Future City

March 20, 2009 12:00:48 am

Work has begun on the Rs 12,000-crore worth mega projects planned for Mohali with an aim to transform what it is presently known as Chandigarh’s poor cousin into the Future City.

Defence proposes Kodnani’s remand as per conditions of anticipatory bail,SIT rejects

March 19, 2009 11:59:09 pm

Arguing before the Gujarat high court on Wednesday,advocates S V Raju and Yatin Oza representing Minister of State for Higher Education Maya Kodnani and VHP leader Jaydeep Patel...

No solution in sight for Juhapura school students denied hall tickets

March 19, 2009 11:57:45 pm

The class X students of Al-Iman High School of Juhapura,who along with their parents had torched the school building and pelted stones to give vent to their anger on not getting examination hall tickets...