'Mere Pyare Prime Minister' inspired by Mahatma Gandhi: Rakeysh Mehra

'Mere Pyare Prime Minister' inspired by Mahatma Gandhi: Rakeysh Mehra

Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra says the inspiration for his upcoming directorial "Mere Pyare Prime Minister" comes from Mahatma Gandhi, who was a warrior on sanitation issues.

Sep 19, 2017, 20:03 PM IST

Japan June real wages rise the most in six years, but there’s a catch

Real wages in Japan rose the most in almost six years in June, but, the gain was exaggerated by the effect of falling prices.

Aug 05, 2016, 07:10 AM IST

Global terror attacks soar in 2014, deaths up 81%: US

Global terror attacks soared by a third in 2014 with an 81 percent spike in the number of deaths, the United States said Friday in a grim annual report.

Jun 19, 2015, 20:19 PM IST

Rise in price of pulses due to untimely rains

Rise in rices of pulses may be the highest growth this year due to untimely rains which have severely affected tonnes of Rabi crop.

Jun 03, 2015, 16:32 PM IST
Darren Criss writes song for 'Glee'

Darren Criss writes song for 'Glee'

Actor Darren Criss has become the first 'Glee' star to write original songs for the show.

Mar 01, 2015, 11:58 AM IST
Amitabh Bachchan happy with rise in tiger population

Amitabh Bachchan happy with rise in tiger population

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is the brand ambassador of save the tiger campaign, says he is elated by the fact that the population of India's national animal has increased due to the drive.

Jan 22, 2015, 17:18 PM IST

Sea level rise forces US space agency to retreat

Sea level rise is threatening the majority of NASA`s launch pads and multi-billion dollar complexes famous for training astronauts and launching historic missions to space, scientists said Tuesday.

May 20, 2014, 10:58 AM IST

Oil prices rise on Libya concerns

Oil prices rose in Asia Tuesday on growing concerns about lawlessness in crude-producer Libya as an top military unit joined a renegade general`s bid to quash Islamists and edged the country closer to civil war.

May 20, 2014, 10:53 AM IST

Siang water level rises marginally

Water level of the Siang river at Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh rose slightly after it sharply fell last evening causing panic among

Mar 01, 2012, 13:29 PM IST

Petrol prices rose more during NDA rule: Jaiswal

Jaiswal accused the state governments of failing to do
their bits in bringing relief to consumers by cutting down on
their share of taxes.

Nov 12, 2011, 19:29 PM IST

Chikungunya cases also on the rise in Delhi

With dengue cases on the rise
despite a chill in the air, another mosquito-borne disease
chikungunya is becoming a cause of concern for authorities.

Nov 03, 2011, 21:19 PM IST

Bihar flood toll rises to 6 with two more deaths

Two children on Thursday drowned in flood
waters in Bihar taking the toll to six as the overall
situation remained unchanged with major rivers flowing above
the danger mark, officials said.

Jul 07, 2011, 20:44 PM IST

Rivers rising in Bihar, floods 8 villages

The flood threat in Bihar on Saturday
aggravated with some major rivers maintaining a rising trend
as flash floods caused by heavy discharge of water in
Balmikinagar Barrage inundated eight villages in West
Champaran district.

Jul 02, 2011, 18:34 PM IST

‘Rise of Anna a failure of political parties’

BJP vice-president Shanta Kumar
on Friday said social activist Anna Hazare and yoga guru Baba
Ramdev had to come forward on corruption and black money
because political parties had failed on the two issues.

Jun 10, 2011, 20:06 PM IST

Rain-related death toll rises to 11 in Gujarat

Rain-related deaths in Vadodara and
Bharuch districts of Gujarat have climbed to 11, with three
more persons getting killed in wall collapse incidents, police
said on Tuesday.

Jun 07, 2011, 13:59 PM IST

Selective abortion of girls on rise among rich

Between 42 lakh and 1.21 crore
female foetuses were selectively aborted in the country in the
last three decades and wealthy and educated families are
increasingly going for abortion of the second girl child.

May 24, 2011, 18:53 PM IST

Ganja cultivation on the rise in Orissa

Despite regular raids by the
police, illegal cultivation of ganja (cannabis) has been on
rise in Orissa over the years, official sources said.

Apr 23, 2011, 19:36 PM IST

Swine flu cases continue to rise in Delhi

Another three swab samples tested positive for H1N1 virus in Delhi.

Mar 25, 2011, 23:49 PM IST

Swine flu cases continue to rise in Delhi

Another three swab samples tested positive for H1N1 virus in Delhi.

Mar 25, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Two ULFA linkmen held for blast, BSF ambush toll rises to 9

Two ULFA linkmen were picked up
in connection with yesterday`s IED blast at the Congress
headquarters here even as the death toll in the ambush by NDFB
rebels on a BSF convoy rose to nine on Tuesday, police said.

Mar 15, 2011, 22:35 PM IST