| 2012 | January | 30

  • SRK hits Farah’s husband Shirish Kunder at Sanjay Dutt’s bash

    Mumbai, Jan 30 (): Choreographer-director Farah Khan has accused Shah Rukh Khan and his bodyguards of thrashing her husband Shirish Kunder at Sanjay Dutt’s party that took place on Sunday evening. The fight is said to have taken place at popular club Aurus during Sanjay Dutt’s success party for “Agneepath” on Sunday-night-Monday morning. Guests were…

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  • Polling begins in Punjab and Uttarakhand

    Chandigarh, Jan 30 (): Polling started across 22 districts of Punjab at 19,841 polling stations in Punjab’s 117 assembly seats at 8 a.m. Monday, Election Commission(EC) officials said here. Polling would continue till 5 PM. Around 1.76 crore voters are expected to cast their votes on Monday to choose representative from among 1078 candidates, including…

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  • India to grant $1.5 million to UOC for Vivekananda Chair

    Chicago, Jan 30 (): With India providing $1.5 million endowment grant from the ministry of culture, the prestigious University of Chicago will establish “the Indian Ministry of Culture Vivekananda Visiting Professorship” for Indian studies. The Indian Government on Sunday created a faculty chair — named after Swami Vivekananda — at the University of Chicago, giving…

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  • Guinness Record set by 485 ‘Mahatma Gandhi’ Kids

    Kolkata, Jan 30 (): Today is the day when India lost the “Father of the Nation” Mohan Das Karam Chandra Gandhi popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi and also called affectionately as Bapu. Sixty four years after his death, Mahatma Gandhi’s name on Sunday created a fresh world record, with 485 children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi…

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  • Filmare Awards: Ranbir and Vidyabalan named best actors

    Mumbai, Jan 30 (): Ranbir Kapoor won the Best Actor award and Critics Award for Best Actor (Male) for Rockstar and Vidya Balan won Best Actress award for The Dirty Picture at the 57th Filmfare Awards. Rekha and Yash Chopra presented Ranbir Kapoor with the trophy. “I’ve grown up wanting a Best Actor Award. This…

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  • Cancer in ancient Egyptian mummy proves the disease is genetic

    Cairo, Jan 29 ():  An American professor and his international research team in Lisbon have diagnosed the oldest case of prostate cancer a 2,200-year-old mummy in ancient Egypt .The researchers throw light on the findings that cancer was caused by genetics, not environment. Using high-resolution computerized tomography (CT) scanners, the researchers identified the cancer in…

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  • Anna Hazare at Medanta Medicity for medical check-up

    Gurgaon, Jan 30 (): Anna Hazare, who was being treated at the Sancheti Hospital in Pune for acute bronchitis, is said to be suffering from side-effects of medicines. He had persistent cough and back pain. In order to get a second opinion, Anna is undergoing a full medical check-up at a super-speciality hospital here. Anna…

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  • Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara wins big at Filmfare awards

    New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ swept away most of the popular titles at the 57th Idea Filmfare awards held in Mumbai on January 29. Zoya Akhtar was named best director for the movie, which also scooped the best film award. Vidya Balan and Ranbir Kapoor won the best actor and best…

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