Arjun Rampal nervous about upcoming releases

Bollywood heartthrob Arjun Rampal has three films lined up for release this year and the National award winning actor says he is having “jitters” as the release dates are getting closer.
“Beginning to get the jitters as films are getting closer to release… always happens,” the 37-year-old posted on his Twitter account.
“‘Housefull’ will be the first

All 9 telecom companies qualify for 3G spectrum auction

All the nine telecom companies, which had applied to participate in the auction of radio frequency spectrum for third generation (3G) telephony, have qualified for the bidding process that will take place next week.
According to the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), all the nine telecom companies — Aircel, Bharti Airtel, Etisalat DB Telecom, Idea Cellular, Reliance

Larsen & Toubro bags orders worth Rs.1,126 crore

Engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Tuesday said one of its units has secured orders worth Rs.1,126 crore for metallurgical, material handling and water sector projects.
Among the orders are a Rs.300-crore contract from Sterlite Industries to construct a copper smelter plant in Tamil Nadu and a Rs.210-crore project from Hindalco Industries, L&T said

For Games, Home Guards get crash course in English

Delhi’s Home Guards are toiling hard for the Commonwealth Games – and not just for safety protocol. Topping their agenda is mastering the English language so they can converse fluently with foreign players and delegates.
From the basic greetings to having a full length discussion and guiding delegates in English, these Home Guards hope to do

Nitish justifies setting up AMU branch in Kishanganj

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar justified the government’s decision to set up a branch of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) at Kishanganj district in the state in the wake of opposition by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and students organisation Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP).
“There should not be any opposition to set up a branch of

1996 bomb blast verdict deferred till April 8

A city court deferred till April 8 its verdict in the 1996 bomb blast that took place in Lajpat Nagar here, killing 13 people.
Khalil Ansari, counsel for the 10 accused hailing from Jammu and Kashmir, said as the decision on the final judgment was not completed, the date for its final verdict has been extended

I have never taken my career seriously: Moushumi Chatterjee

The charming Moushumi Chatterjee returns to celluloid after several years in “The Japanese Wife” and is as self-effacing as ever, calling herself a “very lazy actor” who never took her career seriously and doesn’t want to work hard.
Moushumi, 61, says of her role as Rahul Boses’s “funny” Mashi in the Aparna Sen-directed film, based on