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  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 29-08-2014 11:38 PM

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India lodges strong protest with Pak over ceasefire violations at third flag meet 29-08-2014 11:35 PM

    India on Friday lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over repeated ceasefire violations by the neigbouring country. The BSF and Pak Rangers held a key sector commander-level flag meeting to defuse tension along the Indo-Pak border due to these violations. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 29-08-2014 10:47 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Arjuna award means lot to me, says boxer Jai Bhagwan 29-08-2014 10:44 PM

    However, Jai Bhagwan was miffed when another fellow boxer Manoj Kumar was ignored for the same honour. ...
  • 'Raja Natwarlal' review: Interesting story told predictably, it leaves you bored out of your mind 29-08-2014 10:42 PM

    Star Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Humaima Mallick, Kay Kay, Paresh Rawal, Deepak Tijori, Mohammad Zeeshan Ayub Director: Kunal Deshmukh I can think of a few things one could do to bide 2 hours and 20 minutes. Like catch reruns of Modern Family on television, speed-read the new Chetan Bhagat bestseller so...
  • Sindhu enters World Championships semis, bronze assured 29-08-2014 10:37 PM

    PV Sindhu defeated Chinese world No.2 Wang in a thrilling quarterfinal match of World Championships. ...
  • 'Step Up: All In' review: Too much plot and less dancing defeats the film's very purpose 29-08-2014 10:35 PM

    Cast: Ryan Guzman, Briana Evigan, and Adam G Sevani Director: Trish Sie With Step Up: All In, we've arrived at the fifth installment in the dance-movie franchise, although - let's face it - they really keep making the same movie over and over again. Sure the faces change, and they...
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' review: Bland, unimaginative, this film needn't have been made 29-08-2014 10:17 PM

    Cast: Megan Fox, Will Arnett, and William Fichtner Director: Jonathan Liebesman The question you'll likely ponder after watching the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie is this: Who exactly is it meant for? The 30-something-year-olds who might be nostalgic about reconnecting with characters from their youth? Or kids themselves, unfamiliar...
  • Del Piero becomes Delhi Dynamos' marquee player 29-08-2014 10:02 PM

    The 39-year-old has won eight Serie A titles, the Champions League and Intercontinental Cup with Juventus for whom he played for from 1993 till 2012. ...
  • 70-year-old priest rapes minor girls inside temple premises 29-08-2014 09:47 PM

    Mehrauli: In a shocking incident, a 70-year-old priest was arrested from South-West Delhi's Mehrauli for allegedly raping two minor girls on Janmashtami. The priest raped the girls aged 6 and 8 inside the temple premises. He was arrested on the day the crime was committed. ...
  • Odisha chit fund scam: Why didn't the state government act despite proof of political patronage? 29-08-2014 09:38 PM

    Bhubaneswar: In a report submitted to the Supreme Court, the Odisha government said that over one million investors in the state were duped of over Rs 4000 crore by 163 fraudulent chit fund companies for almost a decade. The question that had the experts puzzled was how could this daylight...
  • Saradha chit fund scam: A year on, duped investors remain penniless 29-08-2014 09:17 PM

    Kolkata: Agony, despondency, exasperation and anger. The emotions in West Bengal's countryside remain pretty much the same as they were a year ago when Saradha Group went bust. While the company's bosses Sudipta Sen, Debjani Mukherjee and Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh are in custody, duped investors have nothing. Most...
  • News 360: Pak made spectacle of talks, says PM Modi 29-08-2014 09:09 PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi had some tough words for Pakistan on Friday. In an interaction with the Japanese media ahead of his Saturday visit to the country, Modi said that he was "disappointed that Pakistan had sought to make a spectacle of talks" and went ahead and held meetings with...
  • Chit fund scam: Having lost life-long savings, investors wait in agony for their money 29-08-2014 09:07 PM

    Bhubaneswar: It's been more than three years now that over one million depositors in Odisha, mostly poor people, lost their hard earned money in the Rs 20,000 crore chit fund scam. CBI investigation is on and several owners of such fraudulent companies are in jail. But the plight of the...
  • Sonia, Rahul not to campaign for Uttar Pradesh by-polls 29-08-2014 08:09 PM

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi will not be campaigning for the forthcoming by-polls in Uttar Pradesh. Party sources, however, downplayed it saying the Congress President, by convention, never campaigns in by-polls. The seats going for elections on September 13 include Noida, Lucknow East, Saharanpur Nagar, Bijnore,...
  • Sikh women exempt from wearing a helmet: Should safety be more important instead? 29-08-2014 08:04 PM

    Women riding pillion on two-wheelers in Delhi will have to wear helmets, said a notification issued by the Delhi government on Thursday. However, Sikh women have been exempted from the rule on religious ground. CNN-IBN takes views from across the country over the Delhi government's notice. ...
  • Helmets for women riders: Exemption of Sikh women gets thumbs down from experts 29-08-2014 07:57 PM

    The Delhi government's decision to make helmets mandatory for women riding pillion on two-wheelers in Delhi, leaving out Sikh women, has received criticism from experts as they ask how the traffic policemen would identify a Sikh women. ...
  • Sindhu becomes first Indian to win two medals in World Championships 29-08-2014 07:49 PM

    PV Sindhu defeated Chinese World No 2 Shixian Wang 19-21, 21-19, 21-15 to enter semifinal as compatriot Saina Nehwal crashed out. ...
  • PM talks tough, says Pak made a spectacle of talks by holding meetings with 'secessionist elements' 29-08-2014 07:43 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi had some tough words for Pakistan on Friday. In an interaction with the Japanese media ahead of his Saturday visit to the country, Modi said that he was "disappointed that Pakistan had sought to make a spectacle of talks" and went ahead and held...
  • Ragging at Visva-Bharati University; girl stripped, photographed by male seniors 29-08-2014 07:01 PM

    Shantiniketan: In a disturbing incident, a girl student of the prestigious Visva-Bharati University in West Bengal's Shantiniketan has alleged ragging by her seniors. The girl, a first year Arts student from Sikkim, has accused three students of stripping her. One of the accused is a second year student, while the...
  • April-June GDP growth at 5.7 per cent, highest in last nine quarters 29-08-2014 05:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian economy registered its highest growth in nine quarters this financial year. According to the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, the Indian economy registered a GDP growth of 5.7 per cent in the April-June quarter of 2014-15. The GDP rose from 4.6 per cent in the...
  • Defence Ministry scraps Rs 6,000 crore deal to buy 197 Light Utility Helicopters 29-08-2014 05:16 PM

    New Delhi: The Defence Ministry on Friday scrapped a Rs 6,000 crore deal to procure 197 Light Utility Helicopters. The deal got stuck after AgustaWestland, which was one of the participants, came under investigation in the VVIP chopper deal. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition...
  • e Lounge Unwind: Priyanka Chopra talks about 'Mary Kom' 29-08-2014 05:08 PM

    Speaking to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra talks about her upcoming film 'Mary Kom'. Direceted by Omung Kumar under the banner Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, 'Mary Kom' is sports drama based on an Indian boxer MC Mary Kom. The film is set to be released on...
  • Congress divided on retirement age in politics 29-08-2014 04:58 PM

    New Delhi: Congress seems to be a divided house on the issue of retirement age in politics. A day after senior party leader Janardhan Dwivedi suggested that politicians must retire from active politics post the age of 70, Congress spokesperson Abishek Manu Singhvi criticised the statement saying that these were...
  • Ram Gopal Verma sparks off controversy with tweets on Ganesha Chaturthi 29-08-2014 04:44 PM

    Mumbai: Film director Ram Gopal Verma sparked off a controversy on Friday with a string of tweets questioning the basis of celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi. The two tweets said, "Did Lord Ganesha have a paunch in his childhood too or did it develop in the recovery time of the elephant head...
  • CBI charges Dayanidhi Maran, eight others in Aircel-Maxis case 29-08-2014 04:08 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday filed chargesheet in the Aircle-Maxis deal case in a special 2G court. Nine people have been named in the chargesheet including former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanidhi Maran. Court has fixed September 11 for consideration of the charge...
  • Helmets made compulsory for women on two-wheelers in Delhi, Sikh women exempted 29-08-2014 03:34 PM

    New Delhi: Women riding pillion on two-wheelers in Delhi will have to wear helmets, said a notification issued by the Delhi government on Thursday. However, Sikh women have been exempted from the rule on religious ground. The decision hasn't gone down well with Delhiites. "It is for security. Sikh males...
  • Jayalalithaa elected as AIADMK general secretary for the seventh time 29-08-2014 03:22 PM

    Chennai: For the seventh time, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has been elected as the general secretary of the AIADMK. More than 2,000 party workers filed nomination on Jaya's behalf. While addressing the workers, Jaya said the party has become unbeatable. "We had a historic victory recently. We have now...
  • Hindu-Hindi row: Everybody in a democracy has a right to their opinion, says Najma Heptullah 29-08-2014 03:07 PM

    New Delhi: Everybody in the Indian democracy has the right to their opinion, said Najma Heptullah clarifying her controversial remark that sparked outrage among the opposition, and insisted that she is proud to be an Indian. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptullah said that her...
  • Deficient rainfall has hit Uttar Pradesh farmers, says Akhilesh Yadav 29-08-2014 03:00 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has said that deficient rainfall has hit farmers in the state. He says he will write to the Centre seeking government intervention. ...