21 Mar 2015
Shimla: Tens of thousands of devotees thronged temples in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday with the onset of the nine-day-long Chaitra Navratri festival, a holy period for the Hindus.
13 Mar 2015
Mumbai: Umang Jain took a sabbatical from the arc lights to complete her studies. Now the actress is back on-screen with a fantasy TV show "Maharakshak Devi" and she is in awe at the transformation in the television industry in the last eight years.
25 Jun 2013
Nature's fury has devastated the serene region of Uttarakhand encompassing the majestic Kedarnath temple, which has got submerged in about 10 feet of debris, turning the area into a ghost town. Interestingly, both the sanctum sanctorum and the shrine bell are safe.
03 Feb 2015
Jammu: The cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi in Trikuta hills of Jammu and Kashmir experienced overnight rainfall but failed to dampen the spirit of pilgrims who came from various parts of the country to pay their obeisance at the shrine.
07 Jul 2012
Top BJP leaders on Saturday sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention in saving the ancient Dhari Devi shrine in Uttarakhand which is facing threat of submergence in the Srinagar Dam in Garhwal.
15 Jan 2015
Mumbai: After lending strong support to her cause, Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar met Commonwealth Games silver-medallist woman boxer L Sarita Devi, who is serving a one-year ban for her emotionally-charged protest at the Asiad.
17 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi was on Wednesday handed a one-year ban by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) for refusing to accept her bronze medal at the Asian Games but the punishment is unlikely to hurt her career too badly as she would be allowed to compete in the 2016 Olympic qualifiers.
25 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar will be meeting Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday to discuss Sarita Devi's possible ban, which could be imposed on the boxer by AIBA for refusing to accept the bronze medal during the Incheon Asian Games medal ceremony.
25 Nov 2014
Mumbai: Kathak queen Sitara Devi died at a hospital here on Tuesday. She was 94. Born in 1920 in Kolkata, Sitara Devi drew from the themes, poetry and choreography collected by her father in her choreographies. She also got inspired from the environment around her - whether it is a town or a village.
21 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Former cricket captain Rahul Dravid feels that Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi didn't do the right thing by refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Incheon Asian Games in October, last year.