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Cyclone Nathan heads for Australia’s east coast

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Sydney A cyclone in the Coral Sea is forecast to intensify before slamming into Australia`s northeast coast later this week, less than a month after the area was pummelled by one the most powerful cyclones on record to hit Australia, the national weather forecaster said on Tuesday. Australia`s Bureau of Meteorology expects Cyclone Nathan to turn toward the coast in ... Read More »

PM promises steps to boost domestic defence industry

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Bengaluru, Feb 18. Expressing confidence that India would emerge as a major global centre for defence industry, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today promised conducive business environment for domestic as well as foreign players, including a discrimination-free tax system. Read More »

Gujarat: 10 more deaths recorded due to swine flu

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New Delhi Ten more casualties have been reported in Gujarat due to the swine flu outbreak, taking the total death toll in the state over 100. Meanwhile, over 150 new cases were reported in the state in the past 24 hours. The total number of such cases this year has now climbed over 1,000. The swine flu toll in Maharashtra ... Read More »

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Dayananda Saraswati

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New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday paid tributes to Hindu reformer and Arya Samaj founder Dayananda Saraswati on his birth anniversary and said his emphasis on social reforms made him a “personality ahead of his time”. “Tributes to the great Swami Dayananda Saraswati ji on his birth anniversary. Dayananda Saraswati ji made a remarkable contribution to education. His emphasis ... Read More »

Swine Flu: Toll crosses 100 in Rajasthan, 40 in Maharashtra

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New Delhi The swine flu toll in Maharashtra and Rajasthan has reached 100 and 40 respectively. According to reports, six deaths have been recorded in Mumbai due to the H1N1 virus outbreak while five more casualties were reported in Rajasthan on Tuesday. A total of 205 swine flu cases have been recorded in Maharashtra, according to the state authorities, while ... Read More »

Delhi CM-designate Arvind Kejriwal to meet PM tomorrow

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New Delhi Chief Minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal, whose Aam Aadmi Party decimated the rivals in the Delhi Assembly election, will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday and invite him for the swearing-in ceremony at Ramlila Maidan on February 14. “We had sought time from the Prime Minister, Kejriwal will be meeting him tomorrow at 10.30 AM. He will also extend ... Read More »

Uttar Pradesh mulls over running buses on bio-fuel

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Lucknow The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) has readied a blue print to run state-owned buses on bio-fuel, an official said Wednesday. Sources said the plan is being explored by the state government in association with a Swedish company. Officials said a team from Sweden is likely to arrive in the state capital within the next few days ... Read More »

INAUGURATION OF IFTDA’S OFFICE (The Indian film and Television Directors’ Association )

Kuku Kohli Rajkumar Santoshi, David Dhwan, Madhur Bhandarkar, Anil Sharma, Rohit shetty, Vinod Pande, Shashi Ranjan and Ashok Pandit at the IFTDA office at Andheri

Mumbai ,By Kabir Ali  The Indian film and Television Directors’ Association  acquired our new spacious office with the backing of the esteemed Executive Committee, cooperation & heartiest good wishes of members. David Dhawan, Madhur Bhandarkar,  Rohit Shetty, Ashoke Pandit, Raman Kumar, Kuku Kohli, Ramesh Talwar, Rajkumar Santoshi, Anil Sharma, Ashwini Chaudhary, Vinod Pande, Satish Kaushik, Mehul Kumar, Rakesh Kumar, among many ... Read More »