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  • World Cup: Mashrafe Mortaza lauds Bangladesh's batting effort 10 hours 10 minutes ago

    Nelson: Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza on Thursday lauded the efforts of his batsmen who chased down a target of 319 runs against Scotland in a World Cup Pool A encounter at the Saxton Oval here. The victory was Bangladesh's highest successful One-Day International (ODI) chase and the second highest successful run-chase...
  • World Cup 2015: Scotland did not create enough pressure, says Kyle Coetzer 10 hours 30 minutes ago

    Nelson: Despite opener Kyle Coetzer's brilliant knock of 156, Scotland ended up on the losing side as Bangladesh defeated the non-Test playing team by six wickets in a World Cup Pool A game at the Saxton Oval here on Thursday. Man-of-the-match Coetzer rued having not been able to create enough pressure...
  • Ban it to make it go viral: Twitter reacts to BBC's documentary 'India's Daughter' 12 hours 30 minutes ago

    By now, anyone with a decent internet connection should have seen the documentary that has been causing so much controversy. 'India's Daughter' has brought in front of us that mirror that reflected exactly where we have failed as a nation; to stop the rise of rape culture. It was a...
  • World Cup: Anamul Haque suffers bad shoulder injury in Bangladesh win 13 hours 39 minutes ago

    Nelson: Bangladesh batsman Anamul Haque has suffered a total separation of his right shoulder but it was too early to determine how long he would be out of action, the team said on Thursday. Haque suffered the injury in the 31st over of Scotland's innings of 318 for eight in their...
  • Don't shoot the messenger: Why we need to watch BBC's banned documentary 'India's Daughter' 13 hours 52 minutes ago

    At the fag end of BBC's much discussed and now banned documentary 'India's Daughter' defence lawyer Anil Singh points out "There are some 250 cases of murders and rapes against some of sitting members of the parliament registered in court. No one takes note of those? Why only take action...
  • UN rules out inquiry into allegations of sexual harassment against Rajendra Pachauri 14 hours 47 minutes ago

    United Nations: The United Nations has ruled out an inquiry into the allegations against former chair of the UN's panel on climate change Rajendra Pachauri and said a a new head will be elected later this year to replace him. "We're aware of the allegations, which refer to incidents that may...
  • Delhi rape convict's remarks 'unspeakable': UN 17 hours 29 minutes ago

    United Nations: The remarks by one of the Delhi gangrape convict blaming the victim for the assault are "unspeakable", UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's spokesperson has said, stressing the need for men to get involved in halting violence against women. Ban's spokesperson Stephane Dujarric refused to further comment on the remarks made...
  • After beef ban, Hindu groups force abattoirs to close Yesterday

    Mumbai: Members of a Hindu nationalist group have forced several abattoirs in Maharashtra to shut after a law was passed banning the beef trade there, a leader of the group and a lawyer for meat traders said on Wednesday. The Vishwa Hindu Parishad, or World Hindu Council, a nationalist group...
  • With beef, let's ban teeth: B-Town calls for 'freedom of choice' post beef ban in Maharashtra Yesterday

    Mumbai: Following the Maharashtra government's ban on the sale and possession of beef in the state, Bollywood celebrities like Raveena Tandon, Farhan Akhtar and Ayushmann Khurrana share their thoughts on the "freedom of choice". Here's what the celebrities posted on their micro-blogging website Twitter handles: Raveena Tandon: @TandonRaveena: My only take on...
  • Did Censor Board ask makers of 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha' to mute the word 'lesbian' from one of its scenes? Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Censor Board is in the middle of a brand new controversy. Just two weeks after it came out with a list of words that were to be banned from usage in films, news has it that the board had asked the makers of the recently released 'Dum...
  • People from Maharashtra now have a beef with their government - Twitter's reaction to the ban on beef in Maharashtra 2 days ago

    Beef lovers in Maharashtra will now have a beef with the state government because of a certain thing that happened. President Pranab Mukherjee has given his consent to the Maharashtra Animal Preservation (Amendment) Bill, which was first passed in 1995, during the BJP-Shiv Sena rule of MaharashtraEssentially, this is a...
  • Judge orders suspension of WhatsApp in Brazil 6 days ago

    Sao Paulo: A judge says he has ordered the suspension of the globally popular instant messaging system WhatsApp across Brazil because it has allegedly failed to help in an investigation. Judge Luiz de Moura Correia ordered the suspension earlier this month, though the service has continued to operate normally. The newspaper...
  • Sri Lanka seek World Cup lift against Bangladesh February 25, 2015

    Perennial contenders Sri Lanka will fear their own inconsistent form more than their opponents when they meet Bangladesh in the World Cup at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday. The Islanders, losing finalists in the last two editions, have had an uninspiring start to the 2015 event, with their batsmen struggling...
  • Sri Lanka, Bangladesh suffer World Cup injuries February 24, 2015

    Sri Lanka and Bangladesh were dealt injury blows ahead of Thursday's World Cup clash at the Melbourne Cricket Ground with both Jeevan Mendis and Mushfiqur Rahim taken to hospital for assessment. Mendis, a left-handed batsman and right-arm leg-spinner, has a hamstring injury that could be serious enough to rule him out...
  • World Cup 2015: Australia look to go for kill against Bangladesh February 20, 2015

    Favourites Australia will look to go all guns blazing as they meet Bangladesh in a Pool A match of the cricket World Cup on Saturday with the threat of a washout looming large due to the Tropical Cyclone Marcia. Co-hosts Australia kicked off their campaign in style, defeating old enemies England...
  • Ashoke Pandit upset about list of banned cuss words released by the CBFC February 19, 2015

    Mr Ashoke Pandit, member of the CBFC, is upset about the list of banned swear words that has been released by the Censor Board. The filmmaker said, "This list should not have come out from a person who is a part of the industry, if something like this had to...
  • World Cup 2015: Bangladesh can beat Australia, says Mushfiqur Rahim February 19, 2015

    Canberra: Bangladesh star batsman Mushfiqur Rahim says beating Australia won't be impossible after seeing off Afghanistan in their first tilt-at this year's World Cup. The Bangladeshis celebrated a rare win at the tournament with a 105-run victory over the newcomers in Canberra on Wednesday, but now face a steeper challenge against...
  • People respect governments that punish corruption: UN chief Ban Ki-moon February 10, 2015

    Dubai: Highlighting that people respect governments that punish corruption, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for increased government transparency and cooperation between the public sector and private enterprises to drive economic growth. "The most respected governments are those that ensure equal rule or law and justice for all, and those...
  • Dibakar Banerjee: Banning 'Baby' is sad and foolish January 24, 2015

    Kolkata: In the wake of Pakistan banning Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Baby', filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee says such incidents in India and Pakistan are "sad". Banerjee also said both neighbours will end up paying a "heavy price" if these incidents continue. "I can't comment on the film. I haven't seen it. I can't comment if...
  • Banned Mohammad Amir set for first-class return January 24, 2015

    Karachi: Disgraced Pakistan paceman Mohammad Amir could return to first-class cricket as early as next month after a relaxation of the conditions of his ban for spot-fixing, an official said on Friday (Jan 23). Amir, 22, was banned for five years along with Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif in a spot...
  • Citing central advisory, Punjab bans 'MSG' screening in the state January 18, 2015

    Chandigarh: The Punjab government Saturday banned the screening in the state of controversial film 'MSG - The Messenger Of God', which features Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh as the main lead, following a central advisory and intelligence reports that it could lead to tension. The screening of...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 13, 2015

    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. ...
  • Are right-wing politicians getting regressive? January 13, 2015

    Goa sports minister sparked off a row after he pushed for government centres to 'normalise' LGBT youth and give them medical attention to make them "normal". Discouraging the "discrimination" and "intolerance" towards homosexuals in India, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said that he stood firm for equality for everyone...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 13, 2015

    Catch the day's stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Goa minister takes a U-turn on 'curing' LGBT remark, UN flays India's intolerance towards homosexuals January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Discouraging the "discrimination" and "intolerance" towards homosexuals in India, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said that he stood firm for equality for everyone in the society. "I am proud to stand for the equality of all people, including those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. I...
  • Vibrant Gujarat summit: Modi exhibited forward looking leadership, says Ban Ki Moon January 11, 2015

    Speaking at the Vibrant Gujarat summit, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has exhibited forward looking leadership. He also said, "All world leaders are inspired by Mahatma Gandhi's teachings." ...
  • Investors across the world attend 7th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit January 11, 2015

    Addressing at the seventh edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit in Gandhinagar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday wooed investors from across the world by presenting his government as business-friendly and portraying India as the idle place for an investment. ...
  • Gujarat a cultural crossover to the world: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon January 11, 2015

    Gandhinagar: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday said Gujarat could also be a crossroad for a new era of sustainable development while it has long been a cultural crossover to the world. "This dynamic state has long been a cultural crossover to the world. Today, it can also be a...
  • Vibrant Gujarat Summit: Day 1: As it happened January 11, 2015

    Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel inaugurated the seventh edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit on Sunday, a flagship programme of the state government, in Gandhinagar, which will be attended by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, US Secretary of State John Kerry and 50 CEOs of top Indian as well as...
  • PM Modi to inaugurate Vibrant Gujarat Summit, Ban Ki-Moon, John Kerry among attendees January 11, 2015

    Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the seventh edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit on Sunday, a flagship programme of the Gujarat government, in Gandhinagar, which will be attended by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, US Secretary of State John Kerry and 50 CEOs of top Indian as...