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  • Country remembers Rajiv Gandhi on his 70th birth anniversary Yesterday

    New Delhi: The country on Wednesday fondly remembered former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 70th birth anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice-President Hamid Ansari leading the nation in paying tributes to the departed leader. Mukherjee, Ansari and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh paid floral tributes at Vir Bhumi,...
  • Birthday playlist: 85 of Kishore Kumar's greatest hits of all time August 4, 2014

    There were very few things that singer-actor Kishore Kumar couldn't do. The actor was a direct0r, actor, singer, screenplay writer, composer and what not. Interestingly he was never trained in music and his first stint in films was as a chorus singer in 'Bombay Talkies' which had his elder brother...
  • Birth control implant for students headed to India July 29, 2014

    Durban: A group of South African students to be flown to India for training at an Indian university are to be given contraceptive implants to prevent them becoming pregnant, media reported on Tuesday. "We will be injecting them with Implanon (matchstick-sized contraceptive implant) so they don't fall pregnant," Sibongiseni Dhlomo, member...
  • Narendra Modi pays homage to Nelson Mandela on his birth anniversary July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: On Friday, the birthday of late South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to the late South African icon, saying it is an occasion to reaffirm commitment to work towards world peace. "The beloved Madiba's work, ideals and principles continue to inspire us. He...
  • Narendra Modi remembers Syama Prasad Mookerjee July 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to Syama Prasad Mookerjee, the founder of Bharatiya Jana Sangh, the forerunner of the Bharatiya Janata Party, on his birth anniversary. He tweeted: "Tributes to our inspiration, Dr.Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his birth anniversary. His contribution to our nation is...
  • Hospitals to give birth, death certificates in NDMC area June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhiites can now avail the first free copy of birth and death certificates from a hospital itself under the jurisdiction of New Delhi Municipal Council immediately after such events. According to a direction issued by the civic agency, all hospitals in the NDMC areas will now issue the...
  • Delhi: Hospitals to give first free copy of birth, death certificates June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Soon you can get the first free copy of birth and death certificate from the hospitals itself, as the Delhi government launched the facility at the Lok Nayak Hospital. Delhi Chief Secretary, SK Srivastava handed over the first free birth certificate to one Ranjana Gupta, mother of the new...
  • Negligence during surgery: 2 doctors, nursing home to pay Rs 10 lakh May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: A nursing home and its two doctors have been directed by a consumer forum to pay Rs 10 lakh as compensation to a woman for leaving a piece of sponge in her abdomen during an operation in 2012 resulting in formation of 1.5 litre pus in her body. East...
  • 125 years of Charlie Chaplin: These are 10, full length Chaplin movies on YouTube you need to watch to celebrate his genius April 16, 2014

    They foiled plots and cracked Nazi codes, but Britain's spies were unable to solve the mystery of Charlie Chaplin's birth. Although the entertainer is celebrated as one of London's most famous sons, declassified files reveal that Britain's MI5 domestic intelligence service found no records to back up Chaplin's claim that...
  • President, PM pays tribute to BR Ambedkar April 14, 2014

    President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President Hamid Ansari on Monday paid tribute to BR Ambedkar on his 123rd birth anniversary. With several other leaders present, the dignitaries paid floral tributes to the principal architect of the Indian Constitution at his statue in the precincts of Parliament House...
  • Abandoned at a Burger King 27 years ago, woman finally traces her birth mother after popular Facebook campaign March 27, 2014

    A woman abandoned as a newborn 27 years ago in an Allentown, Pennsylvania, fast-food restaurant bathroom has been reunited with her birth mother after a social media blitz, local media reported on Wednesday. Katheryn Deprill, left in the Burger King bathroom only hours after she was born, met her birth mother...
  • Issue birth certificate to elderly couple: Court to Delhi government February 26, 2014

    The wish of an elderly couple to meet their children living in New Zealand may now come true with a court in Delhi directing the Delhi government to issue their birth certificates which are required for immigration purpose. The court directed the Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) of Kalkaji in South Delhi to...
  • 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda celebrated across country January 12, 2014

    The year-long commemoration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda formally came to a close on Sunday with functions organised at various places in the country. Addressing a function in New Delhi, Culture Minister Chandresh Kumari Katoch said, 54 proposals involving an estimated cost of Rs 253 crore have been approved...
  • Remembering Swami Vivekananda on his 150th birth anniversary January 12, 2014

    Here is CNN IBN's tribute to Swami Vivekananda on his 150th birth anniversary. ...
  • J&K: Woman forced to deliver outside hospital in snow January 11, 2014

    In yet another shocking incident of medical negligence, a woman was forced to deliver her child in a snow filled compound of a hospital in subzero temperatures in Srinagar. The incident took place at Kukroosa village in Kupwara district near Srinagar when the hospital staff and doctors failed to arrive...
  • Watch: Two Sikh groups attack each other with swords in gurudwara in Patna January 7, 2014

    Patna: Violent clashes have taken place during the Guru Govind Singh birth anniversary celebrations in Patna. Members of two factions of the Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee attacked each other with swords and sticks. Two people have sustained minor injuries in the incident. Though the situation is now under control, tensions still prevail....
  • Chinese filmmaker faces fine for violating birth policy December 29, 2013

    Beijing: Renowned Chinese film director Zhang Yimou could face a fine of more than 7 million yuan ($1.2 million) for violating the country's one-child policy. In an interview to Xinhua, Zhang and his wife Chen Ting admitted to giving birth to two sons and one daughter in 2001, 2004 and 2006,...
  • No memorial for Ghalib at his birthplace, Agra December 27, 2013

    Friday marked the 216th birth anniversary of Mirza Asad Ullah Khan "Ghalib". In Agra, the city of the Urdu poet and cultural icon's birth, there is no proper memorial to him. There is not even a lane in the city named after him. At the place of his birth, the Kala...
  • A birthday playlist of Mohammad Rafi's party numbers December 24, 2013

    New Delhi: India's legendary singer Mohammad Rafi, who has inspired music enthusiasts for decades, kicked off his singing career by crooning the notes that a 'fakir' (Muslim saint) sung in his village. Born on December 24, 1924, Rafi not only sang classical numbers, but also patriotic and romantic songs. But...
  • TV series about Twitter's dramatic origin in the making December 19, 2013

    Los Angeles: Entertainment company Lionsgate TV has put in development a drama series based on Nick Bilton's bestselling book about Twitter's dramatic origin. Lionsgate TV has acquired the rights to Bilton's New York Times best-seller 'Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal', which will be turned...
  • Major events in the life of Nelson Mandela December 6, 2013

    Nelson Mandela was born to Hendry Mphakanyiswa, a Thembu chief, and Nosekeni Qunu in the Umtata district of the Transkei on July 18, 1918 at a time when virtually all of Africa was under European colonial rule. 1940 - Expelled from University of Fort Hare, a leading institution for blacks, for...
  • Kolkata: Mark Tully's birth certificate located by KMC November 19, 2013

    Mark Tully, the BBC correspondent in India for nearly half a century, must be happy that at 78 his birth certificate has been located from Raj era archives by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation. Tully, who was born at Regent Park in Tollygunj area in Kolkata (then in undivided 24 Parganas district)...
  • Nation remembers Indira Gandhi on her 96th birth anniversary November 19, 2013

    The nation remembers former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 96th birth anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh paying homage to the leader. Vice President Hamid Ansari, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi also visited the memorial. The leaders offered floral tributes at...
  • Nation remembers Indira Gandhi on her 96th birth anniversary November 19, 2013

    The nation remembers former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 96th birth anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh paying homage to the leader. Vice President Hamid Ansari, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi also visited the memorial. The leaders offered floral tributes at...
  • Once infertile, woman gives birth after surgery October 1, 2013

    New York: A 30-year-old infertile woman gave birth after surgeons removed her ovaries and re-implanted tissue they treated in a lab, researchers report. The experimental technique was only tried in a small group of Japanese women with a specific kind of infertility problem, but scientists hope it can also help women...
  • Bhagat Singh's 107th birth anniversary celebrated in Pakistan September 30, 2013

    Lahore: The 107th birth anniversary of legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh was celebrated in Pakistan's Lahore city, where a cake was cut amid slogans like "freedom is our right". Nearly 300 people gathered at Shadman Chowk on Saturday for the celebration. Bhagat Singh was born on September 28, 1907. "He gave his...
  • Bhagat Singh had called marriage without equality a legal form of prostitution September 28, 2013

    New Delhi: On the 106th birth anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, the man who sacrificed his life for India's freedom at the age of 23, CNN-IBN brings you the visionary behind the revolutionary. Bhagat Singh, known to had shook the British empire, paid for his patriotism with his life. But...
  • Narendra Modi's long shadow creates a rift in Chicago September 23, 2013

    Chicago: The shadow of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, and his alleged complicity in the 2002 communal riots in his state, has created a controversy here with the Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions (CPWR) withdrawing its support to the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Swami Vivekananda. The CPWR...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 13 babies born at refugee camp, but no medical aid September 19, 2013

    Ghaziabad: In the past eight days, 13 babies have been born at the refugee camp for riot victims from Muzaffarnagar. But as IBN7 reports, there is no medical help that is reaching the victims. In the past eight days, three women have had a miscarriage due to lack of medical...