187 films to be showcased at Goa Film Festival

187 films to be showcased at Goa Film Festival

03-11-2015 

As many as 187 films from 89 countries will be showcased in the international sections at the 46th edition of the International Film Festival of India, to be held in Goa from November 20 to 30, Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley said…

Jharkhand government focuses on Digital India project

Jharkhand government focuses on Digital India project

02-11-2015 

The Jharkhand government is aiming to focus on the ambitious project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India with the launch of its three-day seminar on ‘Digital Jharkhand 2015′.

Anand Sen, President, TQM & Steel…

Harbhajan Singh weds Geeta Basra

Harbhajan Singh weds Geeta Basra

29-10-2015 

Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh today married his long-time girlfriend Geeta Basra in a gurudwara in Jalandhar.

The wedding was attended by some close relatives and friends, including Sachin Tendulkar and wife Anjali.

Earlier, a mehendi…

Use of mobile phones by drivers growing concern for road safety: WHO

Use of mobile phones by drivers growing concern for road safety: WHO

26-10-2015 

Distracted driving is a cause for road accidents with drivers using mobile phone approximately four times more likely to be involved in a crash in comparison to those not using a phone, says World Health Organisation (WHO).

While there are…

Massive earthquake hits North India

Massive earthquake hits North India

26-10-2015 

A powerful earthquake hit North India today, which was measured at 7.7 magnitude on Richter scale that shook the entire region from Kashmir to Delhi.

In Pakistan 12 people have been reportedly killed. Two Army personnel were injured when their…

Urvashia Rautela to represent India at Miss Universe contest

Urvashia Rautela to represent India at Miss Universe contest

19-10-2015 

Twenty-one-year-old model-actress Urvashia Rautela, who hails from Uttarakhand, has reportedly been named Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva 2015.

She made her Bollywood debut in 2013 with Sunny Deol-starrer “Singh Saab the Great”, will represent…

Shah Rukh Khan gets honorary degree from Scotland

Shah Rukh Khan gets honorary degree from Scotland

16-10-2015 

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has reportedly received an honorary degree from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

He received the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa from the University Chancellor HRH The Princess Royal in Edinburgh.

The Bollywood…

Lifetime achievement award for female elephant specialist of Assam

Lifetime achievement award for female elephant specialist of Assam

13-10-2015 

The Kolkata International Wildlife and Environment Film Festival has given the lifetime achievement award to elephant specialist Parbati Barua.

She hails from the erstwhile royal family of the Baruas of Gauripur, now in Assam’s Goalpara…

Poor drainage system causes inconvenience to commuters in Ranchi

Poor drainage system causes inconvenience to commuters in Ranchi

12-10-2015 

Despite officials working overtime for Ranchi to be selected as a Smart City, it has fallen short on basic facilities which may ruin its prospects.

Heavy waterlogging near Bada Talab (Big Pond) has been causing inconvenience to commuters and…

“Tremendous rise in number of arthritis patients”

“Tremendous rise in number of arthritis patients”

11-10-2015 

There has been a tremendous rise in the number of arthritis patients, especially in the developing countries, with around 50 per cent people being affected in the last two decades.

The disease is catching up fast in India after only diabetes,…