Kolkata: 3 dead after being electrocuted during immersion, 7 injured

Kolkata: 3 dead after being electrocuted during immersion, 7 injured

The incident occurred at around 1 am when the organisers were carrying the idol for immersion in the Hooghly river.


Aug 28, 2017, 14:05 PM IST
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan my idol: Scarlett Wilson

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan my idol: Scarlett Wilson

 British model-dancer Scarlett Wilson, who entertained the audience on TV show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded", says she is a fan of Bollywood diva Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's dancing skills and looks up to her.

Sep 15, 2015, 12:49 PM IST

IDOL distance education courses admission to begin on June 25

 Admission process to the Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL) for 2015-2016 will start from June 25 and will continue till July 31, an official said.

May 28, 2015, 20:43 PM IST

Archaeological dept examines stone idol of Lord Parshavnath in Haryana

A two-member team of the Archaeological department examined the stone idol of Lord Parshavnath, which will be taken to Chandigarh to study its antiquities.

May 27, 2015, 16:09 PM IST

Idols vandalised in Agra temple

Idols in a temple in Loha Mandi area here were found vandalised following which police registered a case against some children.

Apr 22, 2015, 16:26 PM IST
Would love to work with my idol Robert De Niro: Farhan Akhtar

Would love to work with my idol Robert De Niro: Farhan Akhtar

 Bollywood actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar says he would love to work with Hollywood star Robert De Niro, who has been a huge influence on him.

Dec 14, 2014, 14:52 PM IST

Desecration of idol causes tension in UP

An idol of a saint was found desecrated at a temple at Karhera village under Bhopa police station in the district following which tension prevailed in the area, police said here.

Nov 14, 2014, 11:13 AM IST

Shutdown in Rajasthan town after idol desecrated

A shutdown was observed in Jaitran town of Rajasthan on the call of Hindu outfits over an incident of alleged desecration of a religious idol.

Jul 29, 2014, 17:10 PM IST

Want my career to shape like Vidya Balan: Neha Pednekar

Vidya started her career on the small-screen with `Hum Paanch` and went on to star in films like `Parineeta`, `No One Killed Jessica`, `Paa`, `The Dirty Picture`, `Kahaani` among others.

Jul 19, 2014, 15:51 PM IST

Plushenko, Lipnitskaia lead Russia to first Sochi gold

National idol Yevgeny Plushenko and rising star Julia Lipnitskaia got hosts Russia off the mark on Sunday sealing gold in the inaugural team figure skating team at the Sochi Olympics.

Feb 09, 2014, 23:54 PM IST

Damage to temple idol triggers tension in Khandwa block

Tension prevailed in the Khalta block headquarters of Khandwa district after an idol at a temple there was allegedly found damaged, following which locals launched an agitation to demand arrest of the culprit, police said.

Dec 26, 2013, 18:43 PM IST

Four ancient bronze idols stolen from temple in TN

Four ancient bronze idols were stolen from the Sri Varadharajaperumal Temple at Kadavasal in this district on Saturday.

Oct 19, 2013, 11:32 AM IST

Priest arrested for stealing idol in UP

A 37-year-old priest has been arrested for allegedly stealing idols from a temple in Kairana town of Shamli district, police said.

May 24, 2013, 14:06 PM IST

Nicki Minaj storms off American Idol set

The already tense relationship between judges Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj went even further south on the sets of the American Idol recently with the rapper storming out of an audition session.

Jan 25, 2013, 10:31 AM IST

Simon Cowell proposes ‘X Factor,’ ‘Idol,’ ‘Voice’ faceoff

Simon Cowell has an idea: a cross-network sing-off between the winners of ‘The Voice,’ ‘American Idol’ and ‘X Factor.’

Feb 19, 2012, 08:56 AM IST

Drugs to tackle ‘bad’ cholesterol come closer to reality

New drugs that could lower dangerous or ‘bad’ cholesterol in a more targeted manner may soon be a reality, according to a new study.

Dec 09, 2011, 18:24 PM IST

Silver plate from idol found missing in Varanasi

A silver plate weighing about
50 grams has been found missing from an idol of a temple here,
police said.

Jul 27, 2011, 14:06 PM IST

‘Ghost Adventures’ crew to probe `Idol` mansion

‘Ghost..’ crew believes there may be demonic activity inside `Idol’ mansion.

Mar 29, 2011, 11:40 AM IST

`Idol` returns, with JLo but not Cowell

It`s a kinder `American Idol` without Simon Cowell.

Jan 20, 2011, 11:26 AM IST

Three arrested with antique idol

Three men were arrested in Uttar Pradesh with an `ashtdhatu` idol of Lord Buddha that had been smuggled from Nepal, police said.

Nov 25, 2010, 16:26 PM IST