2011

  • Pippa Middleton: 'Rear of 2014' goes undoubtedly to Kim Kardashian December 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton, whose derriere has been as talked about as that of American reality TV star Kim Kardashian, says their shapely curves are not at all comparable. Middleton has written an article for the August political weekly, The Spectator, in which she has drawn a...
  • Egypt court dismisses criminal charges against Hosni Mubarak November 29, 2014

    Cairo: An Egyptian court has dismissed criminal charges against former president Hosni Mubarak in connection with the killing of protesters in the 2011 uprising that ended his nearly three-decade reign. Mubarak, 86, was also acquitted of corruption charges that he faced along with his sons Alaa and Gamal. Mubarak was convicted and...
  • Nervous Sachin Tendulkar didn't watch 2011 World Cup winning moment November 6, 2014

    Mumbai: India's retired batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar said at the release of his autobiography on Wednesday that he did not witness live what he considers the proudest moment of his life - winning the Cricket World Cup in 2011. Tendulkar said he was superstitious at the Wankhede Stadium during the final...
  • Female foeticide a matter of shame: PM Narendra Modi October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: On the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child, Prime Minister Narendra Modi described female foeticide as a "matter of deep shame" and asked the people to pledge to end gender-based discrimination and create an atmosphere of equality for girls. He invited people to share on 'MyGov'...
  • HC tells Maharashtra government to pay costs for adjournment to file affidavit October 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Pulling up Maharashtra government for seeking adjournments on flimsy grounds, the Bombay High Court imposed costs of Rs 25,000 on it on Tuesday, while hearing a PIL seeking compensation to relative of bomb blast victims. The Chief Secretary of Maharashtra state, who was summoned by the court, did not...
  • 2011 serial blasts: HC asks Maharashtra to compensate victims by Wednesday, issues contempt notice September 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday ordered state government to pay compensation to kin of four victims of the 2011 serial blasts within two days even as it issued a contempt notice against the state chief secretary for failing to pay the amount despite a previous judicial order. "We direct...
  • CJ Show: The Whistleblowers special May 25, 2014

    As the newly elected parliament gets ready to debate the Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2011, we turn our attention on the whistleblowers who have spoken out against corruption amidst threat and intimidation. ...
  • This day, three years back, India won their second World Cup April 2, 2014

    This day, three summers back, India joined Australia and West Indies to become only the third team to win the coveted ICC World Cup twice. It was April 2, 2011, when a six from skipper MS Dhoni fulfilled the dream of a nation and that man Sachin Tendulkar. India first lay...
  • 2011 Rudrapur riots: Absconding BJP MLA finally surrenders in court February 26, 2014

    On the run for over four months, BJP MLA Rajkumar Thukral on Wednesday surrendered before a court in Rudrapur in connection with a case related to 2011 Rudrapur riots which left four persons dead and 60 injured. Thukral came on a scooty to surrender in the court of CJM Ashutosh Mishra,...
  • Libya security chief killed in clashes with gangs January 20, 2014

    Tripoli: Libyan security sources say an army chief of staff has died in clashes with gangs south of Tripoli, the latest official killed in the country's ongoing unrest. Mohammed Karah died on Sunday of a gunshot wound to the head, after participating in an offensive against gangs who had been stealing...
  • President signs the Lokpal Bill, makes it into a law January 1, 2014

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday received its New Year gift as President Pranab Mukherjee signed the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, 2011 which has now become a law. The Bill was passed by Parliament in the winter session and the country will finally get a strong anticorruption watchdog. The Bill was passed...
  • Salient features of Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, 2011 December 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Parliament has passed the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, 2011. Here are some of the important features of the Bill 1. Lokpal is at the Centre and Lokayukta is at the level of the states. 2. Lokpal will consist of a chairperson and a maximum of eight members, of which 50...
  • Temple map of India October 10, 2013

    'Toilets first, temples later'. Maintaining the desired sequence, first came the toilet map of India and here is the temple map of India. The temple in the title signifies a place of worship that can be of any religion. The data sourced from the Census of India 2011 shows the...
  • 2011 Advani bomb case: Panna Ismail, Bilal Malik arrested in Andhra October 5, 2013

    Chennai: In a gun battle that lasted over 12 hours, two key suspects involved in the 2011 Advani pipe bomb case and recent murders of BJP and Sangh parivar unit leaders, were arrested from a house at Puthur in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday, a top official said. "Panna Ismail and Bilal...
  • Karnataka: 240 more govt services to be added under Sakala initiative September 16, 2013

    As many as 240 government services will soon be added under the "Sakala" initiative, which ensures time-bound service to the public, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister TB Jayachandra said on Monday.   Speaking after releasing the August-2013 report of the Karnataka Sakala Services Act 2011, he noted that 375 services across...
  • Were wrong people arrested by ATS in 2011 Mumbai serial blasts? September 9, 2013

    New Delhi: In a revelation that could embarrass the Maharashtra Anti-Terror Squad (ATS), Indian Mujahideen co-founder Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal in his interrogation has claimed that wrong people were arrested in the 2011 Mumbai serial blasts case. A CCTV video accessed by CNN-IBN from the evening of the...
  • Rajasthan: Woman beaten up by relatives after being branded as a witch August 3, 2013

    Jaipur: A tribal woman in Rajasthan was branded as a witch and beaten up by five of her relatives, against whom she filed a police complaint on Saturday. Hansa Devi, 47, a resident of Rohida village in Sirohi district, some 400 km from Jaipur, lodged a first information report (FIR)...
  • It was wrong to ally with Congress in 2011 Assembly polls: Mamata July 16, 2013

    Amtala: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said it had not been a correct decision to align with Congress in the 2011 Assembly elections and accused the Congress of holding out the threat of CBI "whenever there is a protest against the UPA government". "It was not a correct...
  • Dhoni and his boys celebrate 40 triumph at the F1 track March 25, 2013

    Greater Noida: Some Indian cricketers let their hair down after their historic whitewash of Australia by zooming and careening around the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) on Monday morning. Here, too, the leader of the pack was bike enthusiast and India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who rode down from the national...
  • Juventus boss Conte voted best coach of the 201112 season February 18, 2013

    Antonio Conte of Juventus has been voted coach of the 2011/12 Serie A season by his Italian peers after leading the Turin side undefeated to the title. "Thank you for this coveted prize for those in our profession. I thank everyone who voted for me and those who didn't," Conte told...
  • Delhi HC blast accused killed in encounter December 20, 2012

    Jammu: Top HizbulMujahideen commander Chota Hafiz, an accused in the 2011 Delhi High Court blast, was on Thursday killed in an encounter with security forces in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir. Hafiz, prime accused in the blast which claimed 15 lives, was killed in a joint operation of Special...
  • Butt asks PCB to investigate fixing claims November 13, 2012

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has preferred to remain noncommittal on the allegation that the 2011 World Cup semifinal between India and Pakistan was fixed, but former PCB Chairman Ijaz Butt kicked off a debate after he asserted the board to investigate the claims. Butt's assertion that the present PCB...
  • BCCI rejects fixing claims in IndiaPak WC semifinal November 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Sunday rubbished the fresh claims that the 2011 IndiaPakistan World Cup semifinal could have been fixed, saying such a suggestion was an insult to the Indian team, which had worked hard for the victory. A British sportsbetting journalist in his yet to be launched book...
  • Delhi HC blast: Court to frame charges today September 18, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court is expected to frame charges against the prime accused in the September 2011 Delhi High Court blast case on Tuesday. Wasim Malik was arrested a few days after the deadly blast ripped through gate number 5 of the complex on September 7, killing 15 and...
  • India, Pak identify 8 areas of mutual cooperation September 8, 2012

    India and Pakistan have identified eight areas, including agriculture, education and IT & Telecom for mutually beneficial cooperation. ...
  • Dhoni named Castrol Indian cricketer of the year September 1, 2012

    The Castrol Awards for Cricketing Excellence were given away at a star studded awards ceremony held in Bengaluru. ...
  • Guwahati molestation just the tip of the iceberg July 13, 2012

    New Delhi: As the nation tries to come to terms with the shocking molestation of a minor girl in Guwahati who was also beaten by her molesters, national crime statistics show a rise in incidences of crime against women. According to the Union ministry of home affairs' compendium on crime...
  • Yuvraj speaks of his World Cup troubles July 8, 2012

    India batsman Yuvraj Singh, who is eyeing a return to cricket soon following cancer surgery, recalls the travails he went through during the 2011 World Cup. ...
  • Yuvraj speaks of his World Cup troubles July 7, 2012

    India batsman Yuvraj Singh, who is eyeing a return to cricket soon following cancer surgery, recalls the travails he went through during the 2011 World Cup. ...
  • Captaincy alone didn't win us the WC: Sehwag July 6, 2012

    Noida: In an apparent dig at MS Dhoni, Virender Sehwag said that India won the 2011 World Cup because of a good team and a captain is as good as his team. Asked what has been Dhoni's strength that has enabled him to lead the side to two World Cup...