March, 2014


Salman Khan is hot: Sonam Kapoor

Mumbai: Sonam Kapoor, who will be seen opposite Salman Khan in Sooraj Barjatya’s next ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ thnks that the Dabangg actor is really hot. Sonam said, “He is hot. It’s double ‘dhamaal’ with Salman since he is in double role. I am super excited to work with him. I am not allowed to talk about it. You will see. He is looking good in the film.”The film will be directed by Sooraj Barjatya. Meanwhile, the actress is trying something different with her next film “Dolly Ki Doli” asRead More

Confident WI to fight against Pakistan in World T20 match

Mirpur: Defending champions West Indies meet Pakistan in a ‘Do-or-Die’ final group league encounter of the ICC World Twenty20 on Monday. Both teams are on four points each and it will be a virtual quarter-final clash to decide on the second semi-finalist from Group 2 after India emerged group champions with an all-win record. Both teams are on even keel as far as their strengths are concerned and it will be interesting to see how the rival batsmen tackle the spinners. To complement Narine, West Indies also have leg-spinner SamuelRead More

Russia must pull back its troop from Ukraine: John Kerry

Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry has told that Russia must pull back its troops from the Ukrainian border to deescalate the tension following Crimea’s takeover by Moscow. “We talked very seriously and at length about the impact of the massing of troops and the importance of including the drawdown and redeployment of some of those troops with respect to the process moving forward,” he said. It’s not up to the US or Russia to make any decision or any agreement regarding federalization, Kerry said. “We talked about it. ButRead More

Need lot of gut’s to give up CM’s post: Arvind Kejriwal

Ghaziabad: Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said he did not “flee” from his responsibilities of Chief Minister and it required a “lot of guts” to give up the post. Kejriwal, who is contesting against BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat, during a meeting with his volunteers said his party’s decision to contest against “sahenshas” of BJP and Congress was to finish off these political outfits. “If Kumar Vishwas can defeat Rahul Gandhi, then Congress will be finished. It is because ofRead More

Election is a tough task for country: Sonia

Nuh (Haryana): Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday urged the people not to get influenced by the false promises made by BJP leaders and vote wisely. “This is a tough test for the country, one which has never taken place before. Do not get influenced by BJP leaders who make false promises and shed crocodile tears…. chose wisely and vote for Congress,” Gandhi said while addressing a rally here. Questioning BJP’s secular credentials, the Congress chief said her party’s ideology was not based on religion or caste and therefore onlyRead More

Javed Jaaferi to be AAP’s candidate from lucknow

New Delhi: Film actor Jaaved Jaaferi will be the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) candidate in Lucknow against BJP chief Rajnath Singh as the party on Monday announced its 13th list of candidates for 22 Lok Sabha constituencies. The party named seven candidates for Bihar, three each for Jharkhand and Gujarat, five in Tamil Nadu and one each in Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Riturajbhai Maheta will be the party’s candidate against BJP’s senior leader LK Advani from Gandhinagar seat in Gujarat. In Bihar, Anwar Alam will contest fromRead More

Single window for Lok Sabha elections in all 51 districts

Bhopal: Single window system has been introduced in all 51 districts of the state for giving all types of permissions to political parties and candidates during Lok Sabha elections under one roof. Election Commission had directed all district election officers and returning officers of constituencies to make single window system effective. Apart from permission for electioneering vehicles, single window cells are also giving permission mainly for use of non-commercial airports, helipads in remote areas and loudspeakers in rallies and public meetings. Mobile number of ADM Shri Ashok Kamthan for SheopurRead More

Returning officers should chalk out schedule for distribution of voter slips

Bhopal: Returning officers have been asked to chalk out schedule for distribution of photo voter slips during 3-phase Lok Sabha elections in the state. Directives have also been given to inform candidates of recognised political parties and their agents about this schedule. Voter slips will be distributed jointly by booth level officers and booth level agents. The commission has directed to complete distribution of voter slips 5 days before polling.   Share +1 Tweet PinShares 0

Chief Secretary holds discussions with collectors

Bhopal: Chief Secretary Shri Anthony de Sa held discussions with collectors at Mantralaya’s conference hall here today. The collectors are in Bhopal today for a meeting with senior officers of Election Commission. The Chief Secretary directed collectors that top priority should be attached to election-related works and at the same time relief should be provided to people affected by excessive rains and hailstorm as per eligibility and implement National Food Security Act. The Chief Secretary gave guidelines to collectors regarding wheat procurement. Directives were given regarding arrangements for procurement centres,Read More

Sri lanka frees Indian fisherman after UN vote

Colombo: President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Friday ordered the release of all Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan custody, a day after India abstained from backing a resolution against Colombo at United Nation (UN). The Indian government on Thursday made a surprise decision to abstain from voting at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. New Delhi criticized US sponsored draft resolution, saying it was inconsistent and impractical. There was a strong speculation that India would back the resolution, especially with political parties in Tamil Nadu raising the pitch against the SriRead More