Rewards more important than awards: Kay Kay Menon
Rewards more important than awards: Kay Kay Menon

 Kay Kay Menon's work in films like 'Life...In A Metro" and 'Black Friday' has been widely lauded, but the actor doesn't believe in awards. He says award events are now merely TV programmes, which are about business.

Vinny Arora always wanted to part of love story

New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Actress Vinny Arora's wish to be part of a love story has come true with 'Yeh Hai Aashiqui' .

The 'Aathvaan Vachan - Saath Vachano Se Badkar' star is excited about her stint on the show.

Two Indians arrested in Lanka for possessing sensitive pics

 Two Indian nationals have been arrested here for allegedly possessing photographs of Sri Lanka's Parliament and Prime Minister's residence, police said today.

Alia Bhatt prefers Karan Johar over dad for advice
Alia Bhatt prefers Karan Johar over dad for advice

 Young and vivacious Alia Bhatt prefers to consult Karan Johar, the director of her debut film "Student Of The Year", rather than her father and filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, when she needs advice.

Want to promote new actors, directors and writers: Priyanka Chopra
Want to promote new actors, directors and writers: Priyanka Chopra

 Priyanka Chopra, who is turning producer with Madhur Bhandarkar's 'Madamji', says she wants to promote and encourage new talent.

Missing documents in Salman Khan's hit-and-run case found
Missing documents in Salman Khan's hit-and-run case found

 Mumbai police have heaved a sigh of relief with the missing documents pertaining to the 2002 hit-and-run case against actor Salman Khan being found at Bandra police station.

Daniel Syiem to participate in London Fashion Week

 Meghalaya's eclectic fashion boy Daniel Syiem is all geared up to go global with his ethnic 'Ryndia' collections as he takes centre stage at the London Fashion Week early next month.

Relief to Pakistan firing victims not enough: Gujjar outfit

An outfit representing Gujjars on Wednesday demanded that the compensation provided to the kin of the victims of Pakistan's firing and shelling be made at par with the relief amount given to those affected by militancy.

J&K Council adjourned amid din over resolution on Indo-Pak talks

Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council was adjourned for the day on Wednesday after a pandemonium broke out over a resolution proposing to urge the Centre to resume dialogue with Pakistan.

Ruckus in J&K Legislative Council over India-Pakistan talks

There was pandemonium in the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council here Wednesday over the tabling of a resolution seeking resumption of India-Pakistan talks.

Lawyer KTS Tulsi welcomes SC verdict on tainted ministers

Senior lawyer and Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament KTS Tulsi on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court's decision not to disqualify ministers with criminal backgrounds and for saying that it was the prerogative of the Prime Minister and Chief Ministers to do so.

Bangladesh showed 'very positive attitude' to Indian proposals

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed a "very positive" attitude to Indian proposals of allowing Ashuganj River Port of her country as a port of call and introduction of Agartala-Kolkata direct bus service via Dhaka, a Tripura minister has said.

'Toilets key to improving child health in India'

Building toilets and reducing open defecation is the key to significant health benefits for young children in India, a promising study by an Indian-origin researcher shows.

No `Love Jihad` in India: Muslim scholar

A Muslim religious and literary scholar has denied reports of their being any ulterior motive behind the issue of 'Love Jihad', and brushed it off as a mere political stunt to create divisions within the society.

Water talks between India, Pakistan end inconclusively

The three-day talks between India and Pakistan here over designs of Kishan Ganga Dam and four other hydroelectric power projects at the Jhelum and the Chenab rivers respectively have ended inconclusively, but the two sides hoped to find a solution in next meeting in Delhi.

American play on violence against women travels to India
American play on violence against women travels to India

American play "Voices of Men", which uses humour and celebrity voice impressions to highlight issues of violence against women, is now travelling to India and will also be translated to Telugu and Nepali.

Rajouri villagers lament living under constant threat to their lives

Villagers in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri town have expressed their fears about their lives being under constant threat due to the repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan troops along the International Border.

Ceasefire violations: India, Pak hold flag meet to defuse border tension
Ceasefire violations: India, Pak hold flag meet to defuse border tension

In a bid to defuse the tension between Indian and Pakistan after repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops along the international border in Jammu sector, the two countries held commander-level flag meeting on Wednesday. The meeting was held at Nikowal Border Out Post (BOP) in the Akhnoor sector in Jammu and Kashmir.

Muslims leading miserable lives in India: Azam Khan

In a remark that could spark a controversy, Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister Azam Khan​ has said that Muslims across India are leading miserable lives.

PM, CMs should desist from appointing tainted people as ministers: Supreme Court
PM, CMs should desist from appointing tainted people as ministers: Supreme Court

In a significant ruling, the Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a petition calling for removal of tainted Cabinet ministers, saying the Prime Minister should take a call on this.