New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Familiarity with the cast and crew is important for Vindu Dara Singh who confesses that he likes to work with people he is on good terms with. "I like to work with my friends. I can't work with people who push me into doing something
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Ghazal singer duo Bhupinder and Mitali Singh will perform a tribute concert in memory of late maestro Jagjit Singh on his 72nd birth anniversary Friday. The concert, "Ek Ehsaas - A Legendary Tribute Concert for Jagjit Singh", will also witness a performance by popular flautist Runo Mazumdar.
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Savoir Faire is back with its third season. High profile designers like Rohit Bal, Pria Kataria Puri, Niki Mahajan and Namrata JoshiPura will exhibit their collection at the one-day luxury exhibition here. The event, which will take place Feb 13 at the Hyatt Regency, will feature indian and western apparel, traditional and contemporary jewellery, Indian artefacts and home decor.
New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 51.56 points down to stand at 19,588.16. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 20.40 points down to stand at 5,938.80.
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Penguin Books India in partnership with its US-based sister firm Author Solutions Inc Thursday introduced its self-publishing platform in India, opening up opportunities for aspiring writers who don't have enough means to get their books published. The new platform, called Partridge, will provide an opportunity to writers to get their books published in a cheap and convenient manner, Andrew Phillips, president and chief executive officer of Penguin Books India, told IANS here.
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Former Haryana chief minister and Indian National Lok Dal chief Om Prakash Chautala, who was awarded 10 years in jail in the teachers-recruitment scam, Thursday moved the Delhi High Court seeking suspension of sentence. The trial court last month sentenced Chautala, his son Ajay Chautala, and eight others to 10 years in jail while one convict was sentenced to five years and 45 others four years in jail. The court had earlier found prima facie evidence against the Chautalas and 53 others and charged all of them June 6, 2008, for their role in the irregularities in recruitment of teachers that took place between 1999 and 2000, when Chautala was chief minister.
Allahabad/New Delhi, Feb 07 (ANI): RSS Chief, Mohan Bhagwat today said that the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, should be constructed, as it is a symbol of national pride. Bhagwat was interacting with the media persons after attending a function at the Mahakumbh in Allahabad.
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) India's per capita income is estimated to increase by a sluggish 2.9 percent to Rs.39,143 in the year ending March 31 as compared to Rs.38,037 in the previous year, government data showed Thursday. According to data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the per capita income in real terms (at 2004-05 prices) during 2012-13 is likely to remain at Rs.39,143 as compared to the Rs.38,037 registered in 2011-
New Delhi , Feb 7 (IANS) The stake sale in power generator NTPC was oversubscribed 1.7 times Thursday with the government receiving bids for 133 crore shares against 78.32 crore shares on sale. "The offer (NTPC) has been oversubscribed 1.7 times
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday rubbished the BJP's demand that the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (Prime Minister's Rural Roads Scheme) be named after former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Ramesh said that although the programme was started by Vajpayee, there had been miniscule allocations of Rs.3,000 to Rs.4,000 crore for the scheme in annual budgets while the National Democratic Alliance formed the government at the centre. "It was the UPA which allocated huge amounts to the programme since the 2007 budget," Ramesh said, adding that Rs.24,000 crore had been allocated for it under the last budget.