Categories

Indian News
We have always spoken of friendship with Pakistan: Rajnath

We have always spoken of friendship with Pakistan: Rajnath

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Ahead of next week’s Saarc summit, Home Minister Rajnath Singh Saturday said India was open to talks with Pakistan but Islamabad should take…

Jama Masjid Shahi Imam’s son anointed Naib Imam

Jama Masjid Shahi Imam’s son anointed Naib Imam

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Shaban Bukhari, the son of Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari, was Saturday formally anointed the Naib Imam (deputy Imam) of the…

Conference on housing for all held in Delhi

Conference on housing for all held in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) To ensure housing for all, the government needs to focus on identifying locations facing shortage, figuring out how to provide housing there and…

Odisha minister apologises for abusive remark

Odisha minister apologises for abusive remark

Bhubaneswar, Nov 22 (IANS) Odisha Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy Saturday apologised in the legislative assembly for a derogatory remark made to BJP’s woman legislator Radharani Panda. After an…

Blogs

Indian smuggler shot by Nepal police

Indian smuggler shot by Nepal police

Kathmandu, Nov 22 (IANS) Nepal Police shot dead an Indian national along the Nepal-India border…

Modi among contenders for Time’s Person of the Year

Modi among contenders for Time’s Person of the Year

New York, Nov 20 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in the list of…

Maharashtra, China’s Wenzou province now ‘sister states

Maharashtra, China’s Wenzou province now ‘sister states

Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Maharashtra Thursday signed an agreement with Wenzou province of China declaring…

Rupee falls to eight month low against dollar

Rupee falls to eight month low against dollar

Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) The Indian rupee Wednesday ended at Rs.61.96 against the US dollar…

Rajnath makes surprise inspection in Delhi

Rajnath makes surprise inspection in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Home Minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday made a surprise inspection of…

India-US Higher Education Dialogue held

India-US Higher Education Dialogue held

New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The third India-US Higher Education Dialogue, held here Monday, emphasised…

Sydney Epaper Melbourne Epaper
Entertainment

Filmmakers can’t change society: Vishal Bhardwaj

Filmmakers can’t change society: Vishal Bhardwaj

Panaji, Nov 22 (IANS) Director Vishal Bhardwaj says filmmakers express their experience on the big screen, but they can’t transform society. The “Haider” director believes that movies are…

‘Games of Thrones’ to get movie adaptation?

‘Games of Thrones’ to get movie adaptation?

London, Nov 20 (IANS) Actor Charles Dance, who portrayed Tywin Lannister on TV drama “Game of Thrones”, has hinted that the fantasy drama is being considered for a…

Harry Baweja happy with reactions to ‘Chaar Sahibzaade’

Harry Baweja happy with reactions to ‘Chaar Sahibzaade’

Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Harry Baweja says he is happy with the reactions he has been getting to his animated film “Chaar Sahibzaade”. “I am extremely happy…

Hema Malini adopts Radha’s village

Hema Malini adopts Radha’s village

Mathura, Nov 18 (IANS) Village Raval, the birthplace of Radha, the consort of Lord Krishna, has been adopted by BJP MP and actor Hema Malini. She made the…

Subodh Gupta awarded ‘Dayawati Modi Award for Art, Culture and Education’

Subodh Gupta awarded ‘Dayawati Modi Award for Art, Culture and Education’

New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Leading contemporary artists Subodh Gupta was Tuesday awarded the ‘Dayawati Modi Award for Art, Culture and Education’ by union Minister for Science and…

Lifestyle

‘Most new Malayali producers don’t even own houses’

‘Most new Malayali producers don’t even own houses’

Panaji, Nov 22 (IANS) Over 100 Malayalam films are made every year, but it is not a cash rich industry. The…

NGT notice to Himachal over illicit felling of trees

NGT notice to Himachal over illicit felling of trees

Shimla, Nov 21 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has taken suo moto cognisance of the illicit felling of over 450…

Irani stresses convergence of industry and academia

Irani stresses convergence of industry and academia

Greater Noida, Nov 20 (IANS) Stressing the need for greater convergence of industry and academia, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti…

Sports

Force India cars to start 13th, 14th at Abu Dhabi

Force India cars to start 13th, 14th at Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, Nov 22 (IANS) Force India drivers Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg will start 13th and 14th at the season ending Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand…

Diaspora

Six gecko lizards missing from Assam zoo

Six gecko lizards missing from Assam zoo

Guwahati, Nov 16 (IANS) Six endangered gecko lizards have gone missing from their cage at the Assam State Zoo here, officials said Sunday. Authorities at the zoo…

Technology

International airports to get 24 new thermal scanners

International airports to get 24 new thermal scanners

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The health ministry plans to set up 24 new thermal scanner equipment at international airports in the country to check the deadly…

Health

Poor lifestyles see Indian teens fall prey to ovarian disorders

Poor lifestyles see Indian teens fall prey to ovarian disorders

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) A sedentary lifestyle, bad food habits and obesity are some of the leading causes of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) among Indian teenagers,…

International Business

India’s spices exports rise by 32 percent

India’s spices exports rise by 32 percent

India’s spices exports jumped by 32 percent to $1.39 billion in the April-November period of the current financial year, according to data released by the Spices Board…

Living

‘Lakshaya…’ not made for entertainment: Niret Alva

‘Lakshaya…’ not made for entertainment: Niret Alva

 “Lakshaya: EK Living Planet” is not meant to entertain, but to educate and to create awareness about environmental issues, says its host Niret Alva. “Lakshaya: EK Living…

Interview

Irani stresses convergence of industry and academia

Irani stresses convergence of industry and academia

Greater Noida, Nov 20 (IANS) Stressing the need for greater convergence of industry and academia, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani Thursday asked the Confederation of…

Blogs

Indian smuggler shot by Nepal police

Indian smuggler shot by Nepal police

Kathmandu, Nov 22 (IANS) Nepal Police shot dead an Indian national along the Nepal-India border while he was smuggling weapons from India. The incident took place Saturday…