MUMBAI - Spiritual Guru Radhanath Swami's new book, "The Journey Within: Exploring the Path of Bhakti", has topped the July New York Times Best-seller list within two months of its release in the US, an official said here on Sunday. The book by Radhanath Swami, who is head of International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) here, topped the list in the Religion, Spirituality and Faith category for this month (July 2016).
KOLKATA - Traversing through towering cliffs and deep-plunging canyons, get a feel of the American wilderness, courtesy "America Wild: National Parks Adventure", a documentary giving a sweeping overview of history of US' national parks. Narrated by Academy Award winner Robert Redford and directed by acclaimed filmmaker Greg MacGillivray, the 45 minute documentary was launched at the Science City here on Thursday.
KOLKATA - The city police on Monday arrested four more people in connection with the city's flyover collapse case that claimed 26 lives, taking the total number of arrests to eight. "We have arrested four more officials of the company (IVCRL) today (Monday). They are senior engineers Shymal Manna and Bidyut Manna, Murti who is the director operations and Ratnam, the director of project monitoring," said Joint Commissioner of...
NEW DELHI - A team of Indian investigators will travel to Pakistan to further probe the terror attack at an air base in Punjab that killed seven security personnel, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said on Friday. The announcement comes after India, in a rare show of counter-terrorism cooperation, allowed a team of Pakistani security and intelligence officials to examine the scene of the terrorist attack at the...
AGRA - The Uttar Pradesh government rolled out a red carpet welcome to some 250-odd members of the Indian diaspora on Monday in the Taj city as the maiden 'UP Pravasi Diwas' took off to an impressive start. Addressing the NRIs and PIOs, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said the meet was a beginning of a never-ending dialogue between them and the state government and assured them of all help.
MUMBAI - The death toll in the Mumbai hooch tragedy - the worst in 11 years in Maharashtra - shot up to 102 on Monday, police said. "The toll has reached 102 and another 46 people are under treatment in various hospitals," Deputy Commissioner of Police Dhananjay Kulkarni, who is also Mumbai Police spokesperson, told media persons. The victims, mostly residing of Laxmi Nagar slums,
MUMBAI - After a trial of 13 years, first in the Mumbai Metropolitan Court and then in the Sessions Court, the verdict in the high-profile Salman Khan accident case is round the corner. Additional Sessions Judge D.W. Deshpande said on Saturday that he would announce the date on April 20 for the verdict to be delivered in the case. "I will announce the date of the verdict on Monday (April 20),"
HYDERABAD - Renowned Indian film producer Daggubati Ramanaidu, 79, who held the record of producing films in the maximum number of Indian languages, passed away Wednesday at a hospital where he was being treated for prostate cancer. His death has left a vacuum in the Indian cinema industry. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner and Padma Bhushan awardee will be cremated Thursday afternoon, his publicist said.
JAIPUR - Five more deaths due to swine flu were reported in Rajasthan Thursday, taking the toll since the beginning of the year to 73, officials said. "The deaths were reported from Jaipur, Dausa and Jodhpur. Besides, 19 more people tested positive Thursday for swine flu," a health department official said. The disease has created panic in the state, and over 270 people Thursday reached the state's largest government-run SMS Hospital...
CHANDIGARH - At least eight people have died due to swine flu in Haryana this month, health officials said here Friday. A health department spokesman said 47 cases of swine flu have been confirmed so far in the state and the patients were being treated in the isolation wards of various hospitals.These include eight from Faridabad, seven from Gurgaon and five from Hisar.