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Haridwar Kumbh to start on March 11: Akhara Parishad

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 24 | The Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP) president, Mahant Narendra Giri, has announced that the first 'shahi snan' (bathing...

Vishnu Manchu to star in ‘D & D’, sequel to ‘Dhee’

Hyderabad, Nov 23 | Telugu actor Vishnu Manchu collaborates with filmmaker Sreenu Vaitla again, on a sequel to their 2007 release, Dhee. The sequel...

Akhil Akkineni’s therapeutic activity

Hyderabad, Nov 23 | Telugu star Akhil Akkineni reveals what gives him the power to take on the week.Sharing a photo of him riding...

Covid effect on Sabarimala: Pilgrims footfall dips from 3L to 9K

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 23 | Given the strict Covid protocols, at the end of the first week after the annual two-month-long Sabarimala season began, only...

Cows worshipped on ‘Gopashtami’ in Braj Mandal

Agra, Nov 22 | Cows were worshipped and fed various types of delicacies to celebrate Gopashtami in Uttar Pradesh's Agra and Mathura districts in...

Chhath Puja ends in Bihar with prayers to rising sun

Patna, Nov 21 | Chhath Puja celebrations in Bihar concluded in the wee hours of Saturday with millions of devotees offering prayers to the...

Delhi HC not to interfere in proposed Hanuman Temple demolition

New Delhi, Nov 20 | The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to interfere in the matter related to the North Delhi Municipal Corporation's...

Modi, Shah, Nadda greet nation on Chhath Puja

New Delhi, Nov 20 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union home Minister Amit Shah and BJP President J.P. Nadda on Friday extended their greetings...

Pooja Hegde: ‘Aravinda Sametha’ will always be a special film for...

Mumbai, Nov 20 | Actress Pooja Hegde has opened up on why the 2018 Telugu action movie Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava will always...

Long-stolen Rama, Sita and Lakshman idols back in TN temple

Chennai, Nov 20 | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Friday handed over the ancient idols of Lord Rama, Sita and Lakshman to...

Andhra CM inaugurates ‘Tungabhadra Pushkaralu’

Kurnool, Nov 20 | Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy inaugurated the 12-day Tungabhadra Pushkaralu in Kurnool district on Friday.Reddy landed at...

SC modifies HC’s 10-year restriction on Tablighi Jamaat members’ visit to...

New Delhi, Nov 19 | The Supreme Court has modified a Karnataka High Court order which imposed restrictions on nine Tablighi Jamaat members to...

Covid-19 advisory issued ahead of Chhath Puja, Gurpurab

Gurugram, Nov 19 | The Gurugram district administration on Thursday issued a detailed advisory for Chhath Puja which is to be scheduled...

Ayodhya again sealed, devotees restricted for Parikrama

By Arshad Afzaal KhanAyodhya, Nov 19 | The temple town of Ayodhya that has seen harsh restrictions during the Deepotsav celebration on the...

‘Mookuthi Amman’ actor-director RJ Balaji: Comedy is tough

Mumbai, Nov 18 | Actor and director RJ Balaji says comedy is tough, especially when the focus of the story is bigger and deeper."When...

Varun Konidela draws inspiration from Green Day song

Hyderabad, Nov 18 | Telugu star Varun Tej Konidela drew inspiration from the American rock band Green Day for his latest post on social...

Jharkhand does U-turn, allows Chhath festivities in public places

Ranchi, Nov 18 | Reversing its previous order, the Jharkhand government has allowed Chhath festival at public places but with certain restrictions.The state issued...

Khushbu Sundar meets with an accident, unhurt

Chennai, Nov 18 | Actor-turned-politician Khushbu Sundar has shared that she met with an accident while going to Cuddalore in Tamil...

Tibetan Buddhists, not China, should pick the next Dalai Lama: US...

By Arul LouisNew York, Nov 18 | The US backs the right of the Tibetan Buddhists to select the next Dalai Lama and the...

Centre to SC: not correct to say entire media is perpetrating...

New Delhi, Nov 17 | The Centre has informed the Supreme Court that it is not correct to say that entire media is perpetrating...

BJP protests J’khand govt’s decision to ban Chatth at public places

Ranchi, Nov 17 | The BJP in Jharkhand is seemingly unhappy with the state government's decision to ban Chatth festival at public places fearing...

SC asks Centre to use its power against ‘fake news’

New Delhi, Nov 17 | The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed strong displeasure on Centre's affidavit in a case related to media reporting on...

No large gatherings at Goa’s biggest religious event this year

Panaji, Nov 17 | Prayer services at Goa's biggest religious event -- a feast dedicated to 16th century Spanish saint Francis Xavier -- will...

Ihana Dhillon having great time shooting for new Punjabi film

Mumbai, Nov 16 | Actress Ihana Dhillon is busy shooting for a Punjabi film. She says it feels like a big family on the...

Odisha govt bans Chhath puja rituals in public places

Bhubaneswar, Nov 16 | The Odisha government on Monday prohibited Chhath puja celebrations at public places, including bathing on river banks, on November 20...

World again looking towards India for guidance: PM

New Delhi, Nov 16 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India has always shown the path of peace, humanity, non-violence and...

Sikh body SGPC turns 100, celebrates in low-key manner

Amritsar, Nov 15 | The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), which manages Sikh shrines and runs a 'langar' (free community kitchen) for hundreds of...

Legendary Bangla actor Soumitra passes away

Kolkata, Nov 15 | Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee passed away on Sunday and the medical board at the Kolkata hospital where he...

Soumitra Chattopadhyay: Bangla cinema’s Alt Superstar

BY VINAYAK CHAKRAVORTY He was the alt superstar of Bangla cinema in its glory years, the affable Bhadralok icon who crafted a towering stature ironically...

Bangladesh cleric Shafi was ‘killed’ by Jamaat, claims kin

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Nov 14 | Revealing a rift in the Hefazat-e-Islam, which terms itself as Bangladesh's largest "non-political" Islamist...

Diwali pyrotechnics in Andhra sans green crackers

Amaravati, Nov 14 | Most places in Andhra Pradesh escaped rain fury on Diwali day to...

Golden Temple lights up, but fireworks restrained

Amritsar, Nov 14 | The holiest of Sikh shrines, Harmandir Sahib, popularly known as Golden Temple, was lit up on Saturday amid tje...

Imran extends Diwali greetings to Pakistani Hindus

Islamabad, Nov 14 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday extended his Diwali greetings to all the Hindu citizens of the country."Wishing all...

Celebrate green Diwali, appeals Haryana CM

Chandigarh, Nov 14 | Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Saturday greeted the people and appealed...

Tamil Nadu celebrates Diwali with traditional fervour

Chennai, Nov 14 | People in Tamil Nadu celebrated Diwali with traditional fervour having special sesame oil baths, wearing new clothes and bursting crackers...

Diwali begins on muted note in Covid-hit Karnataka

Bengaluru, Nov 13 | The festival of lights -- Diwali began on a muted note across Karnataka on Friday due to the Covid pandemic...

Rana Daggubati happy to visit outdoor shoot location after ‘forever’

Hyderabad, Nov 13 | Telugu star Rana Daggubati managed to visit an outdoor shoot location after a long time on Friday, and he is...

Malayalam star Nazriya Nazim opposite Nani in her debut Telugu film

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 13 | Actress Nazriya Nazim, known for starring in Malayalam hits like Bangalore Days and Ohm Shanthi Oshaana, is set to make...

Golden Temple to see symbolic fireworks in Diwali2020

Amritsar, Nov 13 | The holiest of Sikh shrines, Harmandir Sahib, popularly known as Golden Temple, will be lighted up in festive spirit in...

Kajal Aggarwal’s underwater honeymoon capers

Male, Nov 12 | Actress Kajal Aggarwal has been spending time under water with husband Gautam Kitchlu on their...

2 petitions filed for becoming parties to Krishna Janmabhoomi plea

Mathura (UP), Nov 12 | Less than a week ahead of hearing in a Mathura district court on a petition to seek removal of...

Andhra allows green crackers for 2 hours on Diwali

Amaravati, Nov 12 | At a time when many states have banned the bursting of firecrackers for Diwali festival, Andhra Pradesh has allowed only...

Dalai Lama congratulates Nitish Kumar on poll success

Dharamsala, Nov 11 | Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Wednesday congratulated Nitish Kumar on his coalition's success in the Bihar Assembly polls.The...

Pawan Kalyan unveils trailer of Gamanam

Hyderabad, Nov 11 | Telugu star Pawan Kalyan on Wednesday unveiled the trailer of the new multilingual film Gamanam. The makers of the film...

My book will now be better understood: Malayalam author S. Hareesh...

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, Nov 11 | Hindu fundamentalists had panned his book on the dual discrimination that Dalit women face in Keralas...

Security tightened ahead of ‘Deepotsav’ in Ayodhya

Ayodhya, Nov 11 | The entry of outsiders in Ayodhya has been banned for four days beginning Wednesday.This is one of the many security...

Scenes from Hindu epics to adorn stone facade of Abu Dhabi...

Abu Dhabi, Nov 10 | The stone facade of the first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi will be adorned with scenes depicted from Hindu...

A mini-Deepotsav in Lucknow too

Lucknow, Nov 10 | While Lord Ram's Ayodhya will celebrate Diwali with a magnificent 'Deepotsav' by lighting 5.51 lakh earthen lamps, Lucknow - the...

Maharashtra temples may reopen after Diwali, says Thackeray

Mumbai, Nov 8 | Amid the clamour for reopening of temples in Maharashtra during the Unlockdown phases, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday...

Business

Speculations rife on Murugappa Group’s Corporate Advisory Board

By Venkatachari JagannathanChennai, Nov 24 | Speculations are rife at the Rs 381 billion diversified industrial conglomerate Murugappa Group about the continuity of its...