January, 2011


Esha, Ahana and Hema will perform together at Khajuraho Festival

BHOPAL: Hema Malini the great Bollywood actress along with her both the daughters Esha and Ahana Deol, will present an Odissi dance recital on the inaugural day of the famed Khajuraho festival of classical dances at Khajuraho on Tuesday in Madhya Pradesh. In the evening of 1st Feb the dance programme will begin at 7 p.m. on the premises of the Khajuraho temple in Chhattarpur district. The festival ends Feb 7. The dance festival, being held for three decades, is organised every year jointly by the culture department and UstadRead More

Government willing to provide all help to Indians wanting to comeback to India from Egypt: S M Krishna

KOCHI: Today External Affairs Minister S M Krishna said, India is “closely” monitoring the situation in Egypt but views developments there as an internal matter of that country. On Monday he stated in front of reporters, “We are closely monitoring the situation. The view of government of India is that developments in Egypt are an internal matter of that country.” “We have very cordial relations with the government of Egypt. What is happening there is an internal affair of that country and we do not intend to involve ourselves inRead More

More power sub-stations will be setup in MP

BHOPAL, PTI: In a joint collaboration with Japan the Madhya Pradesh Electricity Transmission Company will set up 34 sub stations in the state to transmit electricity from power houses. An official release said, a sum of Rs 40 crore has been received under project ”Jaika” from Japan International Corporation Agency. The project will help in reducing power transmission loss as well as improve electricity networking in MadhyaPradesh. The transmission loss which was 7.93 per cent in2002-03 has now been reduced to 4.08 per cent. Under the Jaika project fund, 220Read More

Congressmen injured in police cane charge

SHIVPURI, PTI: More than a dozen Congressmen were injured following a cane charge by the police at a function organised to dedicate a girls’ hostel at Sesai village near Shivpuri. The Congressmen were angry after the name of local MP and union minister of state Jyotiraditya Scindia did not figure in the dedication plaque of the girls’ hostel, constructed with the Central fund. Police lobbed tear gas shells and resorted to cane charge to disperse the angry Congressmen. Police resorted to cane charge after the protesters tried to disrupt theRead More

Main accused Shinde in the killing of Sonawane declared dead

MUMBAI: On Monday a senior hospital official said, Popat Shinde, the main accused in the burning of Nashik district’s additional collector Yashwant Sonawane in Malegaon, succumbed to his burns at the J J Hospital Mumbai. ” Shinde was the main accused in the killing of 44-year-old Sonawane, who was set on fire by the oil mafia near Manmad on Tuesday last week. Dean of the hospital T P Lahane said, “Shinde was declared dead at 1.10pm after he succumbed to more than 70 per cent burns. Shinde was allegedly amongstRead More

The one-man committee has been submitted the report on 2G spectrum

NEW DELHI: On Monday the one-man committee appointed by the department of telecommunication (DoT) to probe the 2G spectrum allocation scam submitted its report to Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal. The 150-page report is supported by 1,300 pages of annexure. The report is based on the procedures followed for issuing 2G licences to telecom companies from 2001 to 2009. The Justice Shivraj Patil committee has named some officials in its report but said nothing on the role of former minister A. Raja. The retired Supreme Court judge after submitting the reportRead More

More raids at Dharamsala

Dharamsala: on Saturday Police raids were conducted in the offices and residences of close aides of Karmapa. Many foreigners also participating in the candle light march said that the allegation against him that he is a ‘Chinese Spy’ sounds baseless. Followers also said that the money recovered may be a part of huge donations he receives from across the world. A day after police questioned Tibetan leader Karmapa Lama, ADGP SR Mardi told CNN-IBN that raids were conducted across Dharamsala and five people including Manager of Ambala based Corporation BankRead More

Income tax raid upset the two actress

MUMBAI: At the residence of the two Bollywood top actress Katrina Kaif and Priyanka Chopra The recent I-T may have upset them a great deal. Although it’s not just them who’ve had to bear the raids, but apparently the producers of the films in which the two actors are acting too are bearing problems as the schedules have now gone for a toss under the present circumstances. According t o sources, “The raids have upset Priyanka a great deal and she postponed several promotional activities she was to take upRead More

Egypt didn’t want to get offline without Internet

Egypt: Egyptians find the way to stay connected with the outside world. “When countries block, we evolve,” an activist with the group We Rebuild wrote in a Twitter message Friday. As groups like We Rebuild scramble to keep the country connected to the outside world, turning to landline telephones, fax machines and even ham radio to keep information flowing in and out of the country. Although one Internet service provider — Noor Group — remains in operation, Egypt’s government abruptly ordered the rest of the country’s ISPs to shut downRead More

Apple brings iPad to India

NEW DELHI: The Apple iPad is starting price from Rs 27,990 will most likely make Apple aficionados rub their hands in delight. The base version of the iPad (16 GB, wi-fi only) has been selling at Rs 33,000 in the grey market and on online stores. iPad has earned the title of the fastest selling gadget ever. In less than a year of its launch, it has sold nearly 15 million units, earning close to $10 billion in revenue. The iPad launch was announced in the US exactly a yearRead More