BHOPAL: All India Mango Festival at Bhopal Haat on June 28-29, saw a large gathering of people paying obeisance to the ‘King of Fruits’. Here you can meet delicious ‘Noor Jahan’ ‘Sachin Tendulkar’, ‘Aishwarya Rai ‘ and so on. Among the most popular was ‘Noor Jahan’, with one mango weighing s whopping 3.5 kg, making it India’s largest. Fruit cultivator Shivraj Singh Yadav informed, “There are only five trees of Noor Jahan at our orchard in Alirajpur. We are producing this mango since last 40 years. Wherever we presented thisRead More
MUMBAI: As Salman’s magic is still on, he is rulling on several hearts in his 40’s too. Recently Dusky beauty Sameera Reddy shows her kidding thoughts. Well Reddy’s sleepwalking is known to one and all. Now Sameera chooses to look at the brighter side of the disorder, where she can easily peep into Salman Khan’s bedroom, in the name of sleepwalking. “I have faced embarrassment many a times due to my sleepwalking disorder. But, I would love to bump into him in his bedroom accidently, while I sleep walk,” chucklesRead More
MUMBAI: Aishwarya’s pregnancy catching buzz all around the industry and Madhur Bhandarkar being supposedly miffed with it. Sushmita Sen expressed her displeasure over such a clause which dishonours a woman’s professionalism. She said, “I’m really upset with the clause, brought in light post her pregnancy. Had I been in a position like that, I would show door to the producer.” “There are two things- either trust my professional integrity or don’t question my professionalism. I won’t be able to take that disgrace as a woman,” she added. Also she congratulatedRead More
JAMMU: Today third batch of 2,163 pilgrims left the Jammu base camp for 13,500-feet high cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas between tight securities. Around 5:25 am, the pilgrims comprising 1,340 men, 529 women, 97 children and 197 sadhus left in a cavalcade of 99 vehicles from Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu for Amarnath, said police here. At least 6,444 pilgrims have left Jammu for their onward journey to cave shrine of Amarnath including today’s bacth.
NEW DELHI: On Thursday Activist Anna Hazare met Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in Delhi ahead of the July 3 all-party meeting on the Lokpal Bill. Anna Hazare is reaching out to all political parties to garner support before the all-party meeting on Lokpal. He met the CPM’a Prakash Karat and RLD’s Ajit Singh on Wednesday. He is slotted to meet BJP’s Arun Jaitley on Friday. “Nitish Kumar has already implemented some of the clauses we want included in the Lokpal Bill,” said Anna Hazare. Nitish Kumar remained non-committal onRead More
MUMBAI: Again one more actress Anushka Sharma is being questioned at the Mumbai airport for not declaring goods in her luggage that may have qualified for duty. According to sources, while Anushka had listed the items while leaving India, she failed to enumerate them on her return from Toronto, Canada, where she had gone to attend the IIFA awards ceremony. Her manager claimed that the actress was held up by the customs officials to complete formal paperwork required for her borrowed accessories. In a similar case Bipasha Basu was detainedRead More
MUMBAI: Shah Rukh Khan being a super star showed his supper enthusiasm while performingin Toronto in an award ceremony. Shahrukh performed with his injured knee at an awards ceremony in Toronto on Saturday night, despite the doctor’s warning and his wife Gauri’s disapproval. SRK gave an enthralling superb performan after finishing his performance SRK limped out of the stage with his bloodied knees. “It was a scary sight,” an eye-witness said. The organisers had modified his steps in keeping with his injury. But Shah Rukh completely disregarded the restrictions imposedRead More
BHOPAL (PTI): Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) announced M K Dube has assumed charge as Director (Industrial Systems & Products). BHEL said in a statement, prior to this appointment, Dube was heading the state-run firm’s heavy electrical plant at Bhopal as Executive Director. Dube now become a member of the BHEL board also. A mechanical engineer, 57-year-old Dube joined BHEL as an Engineer Trainee in 1976. He had also served as GM (Monitoring) and was head of the company’s Hydro Division in Bhopal.
BEIJING (Xinhuanet): Libyan rebels are battling Muammar Gaddafi’s forces in a strategic town southwest of Tripoli. Despite the advances made in recent weeks, the government insists it remains in day-to-day control of the country. Rebels claim they advanced into the outskirts of the town of Bair al-Ghanam, just 80 kilometers from Tripoli. Bair al-Ghanam is a strategically important location, being a key western gateway to the capital and home to a crucial oil refinery. This follows weeks of intense fighting in the Nafusa Mountains in which opposition forces have slowlyRead More
LUCKNOW: In the killing of chief medical officer BP Singh on April 2 a new turn came as Uttar Pradesh police today claimed to have recovered the second pistol used in the murder. Based on the revelations made by the accused – RK Verma, Anand Tiwari and Vinod Sharma, a 7.65 calibre pistol has been recovered from the rented house of Tiwari in Gudamba area here yesterday, a senior police officer said. He said, “The second pistol used in Singh murder has been recovered on revelations made by the threeRead More