ashok kumar

Rohit Roy wanted Hangal for ‘Shaukeen’ remake (Movie Snippets)


August 27th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Rohit Roy was was hoping to cast A.K. Hangal in the remake of 1982 film "Shaukeen", but rues his wish will remain unfulfilled after the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Non-life insurers need to be prudent in underwriting risks: GIC


August 18th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Indian non-life insurers should be careful while underwriting risks as the non-life insurance market is on a high growth path and needs additional capital to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

GIC having a relook at obligatory reinsurance contracts


August 17th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Stung by a Rs.2,469 crore net loss last fiscal, national reinsurer General Insurannce Corporation of India (GIC) is re-assessing its domestic obligatory reinsurance contracts, said a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maruti management thanks locals for support


August 16th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 16 (IANS) After announcing resumption of production at its Manesar plant, the Maruti Suzuki management Thursday met local village heads and thanked them for their support, a company ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kerala sister’s book runs into controversy


August 12th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 12 (IANS) A Malayalam book on the life of a nun that had created a ruckus in the Catholic Church appears to have run into trouble after a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

51 killed, 46 injured as bus falls into Himachal gorge (Fourth Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 51 people, including 18 women, were killed and 46 others injured Saturday when an overcrowded bus rolled into a 300-feet deep gorge in Chamba ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Talks on suspended workers fail at Honda scooters


August 8th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 7 (IANS) Talks between the workers' union and the company management on the issue of two suspended workers at the Honda Scooters factory in Manesar failed Tuesday. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tension in Honda factory after two workers suspended


August 6th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 6 (IANS) There was tension in the Honda Scooters and Motorcycles plant here Monday after two workers, including a union official, were suspended by the management, said a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maruti management holds candlelight march


August 5th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 5 (IANS) The Maruti Suzuki management Sunday organised a candlelight march here to pay tribute to its senior executive Awanish Kumar Dev who was killed in the July ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

10 detained in raid on Himachal rave party


August 5th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 5 (IANS) At least 10 revellers at a rave party, attended mainly by foreigners, were detained in the picturesque Manikaran Valley of Himachal Pradesh, police said Sunday.Superintendent of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Rajasthan launches interest-free loan for farmers


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 22 (IANS) In a major decision to push the rural economy, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Kumar Gehlot has decided to provide interest-free loans of up to Rs.1 lakh ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Eight IAS officials transferred in UP


July 20th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government transferred eight senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) late Thursday, including two divisional commissioners.According to the appointments department, K. Ravindra Nayak, divisional commissioner ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

1972 Olympics: Germany’s triumph ends Asian dominance (Sports Special)


July 15th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
The Indian hockey team to the Munich Olympics sported a new look with only four players from the 1968 edition making the cut. Making his Olympic debut was Ashok Kumar, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sprint double for Dutee Chand of Odisha


July 14th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) Dutee Chand of Odisha achieved a sprint double as she won the 200 metres while equalling the National and Meet record of 24.49 seconds in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Three Hindu traders abducted in Pakistan


July 14th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) At least three Hindu traders, including president of a local Hindu council, have been kidnapped by unidentified people in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, Online news ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Man killed in west Delhi


July 5th, 2012 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) A 26-year-old man was murdered Wednesday at his home in west Delhi, police said.According to a police officer, the deceased, Ashok Kumar, was strangled to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Rights panel moved to help jailed Pinki Pramanik


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 3 (IANS) Alleging sexual harassment of Asiad gold medalist runner Pinki Pramanik, accused of being a male and currently under judicial custody for "rape", a civil rights group ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi court evicts tenant from ex-official’s flat


July 1st, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A Delhi court has ordered the eviction of a tenant from a retired government official's flat, observing that the occupant tried to delay the trial ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Khanna elected AITA president


June 16th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 16 (IANS) Anil Khanna was unanimously elected president of the All India Tennis Association at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) here Saturday while Bharat Oza became ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bipasha to do ‘Shaukeen’ remake


June 15th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Rohit Roy says Bipasha Basu has given a heads up for his next directorial venture, a remake of 1982 classic "Shaukeen"."Bipasha loved the script ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

School principal beaten to death over land in Bihar


May 22nd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 22 (IANS) The principal of a government-run school was beaten to death by some villagers Tuesday over a land dispute in Bihar's Samastipur district, police officials said.Pramod Kumar Jha, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Government school headmaster beaten to death in Bihar


May 21st, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 21 (IANS) The headmaster of a government-run middle school was beaten to death by some people Monday in Bihar's Munger district, police officials said.Ashok Kumar, headmaster of Bhadwakol middle ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Australian tourist alleges rape in Himachal


May 15th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 14 (IANS) An Australian tourist staying in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu Valley Monday lodged a complaint that she was raped by a fellow tourist, an Indian from Chandigarh, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

A Tamil Nadu-born police officer acts in Bhojpuri film


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 3 (IANS) A top Bihar Police officer, who is a Tamilian by birth, has fulfilled his acting dream. He debuts as a boatman with Bhojpuri film "Devra Pe ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Two die as tank falls into ditch


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Phagwara (Punjab), May 2 (IANS) At least two soldiers were killed when a tank fell into a ditch during an army exercise near this industrial town in Punjab, police said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Court issues summons to Ansal brothers


April 24th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) A Delhi court here has issued summons to realtors Sushil and Gopal Ansal in a cheating case filed by a US-based woman.Metropolitan Magistrate (MM) Ashok ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Satellite phones to help Bihar fight Maoists, floods


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 23 (IANS) Satellite phones will be installed at 85 places in Maoist and flood-affected districts of Bihar for better communications in times of emergency, officials Monday said.An official ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Former maid, paramour arrested for robbing French national’s house


April 22nd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Police Sunday solved the daylight robbery at a French national's house in south Delhi's Anand Niketan with the arrest of the two accused.According to police, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

We taught the world how to play hockey: Leslie Claudius (Lead, Interview)


April 14th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) The renaming of a London underground (metro) station after him in the lead up to the London Olympics has overwhelmed Indian hockey legend Leslie Claudius, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

We taught the world how to play hockey: Leslie Claudius (Interview)


April 14th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) Indian hockey legend Leslie Claudius is overwhelmed at being only one of three Indians - after fellow greats Dhyan Chand and Roop Singh - among ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Stuntman’s death: Police case registered, no arrest


April 8th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, April 8 (IANS) A criminal case was registered against unidentified people Sunday, a day after a stuntman plunged to his death while rappelling down a 60-foot building during ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Maid torture: Doctor couple’s police custody extended


April 6th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday extended for the next three days the police custody of a doctor and his wife who flew to Thailand for a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Maid torture case: No shield against arrest for employers


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of a doctor and his wife who flew to Thailand for a vacation last month after ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Digvijay Singh wins Panasonic Open India


April 1st, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) India's Digvijay Singh closed with a flawless six-under-par 66 to end an agonising 12-year wait for his maiden Asian Tour golf title at the Panasonic ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ashok Kumar in lead after third round in Panasonic Open


March 31st, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Ashok Kumar, considered one of the most naturally gifted players in Indian golf, took a big step towards his breakthrough win as sole lead at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe