Birth

  • 125 years of Charlie Chaplin: These are 10, full length Chaplin movies on YouTube you need to watch to celebrate his genius 16-04-2014 12:26 PM

    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 14-04-2014 01:58 PM

    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...
  • Abandoned at a Burger King 27 years ago, woman finally traces her birth mother after popular Facebook campaign 27-03-2014 12:23 PM

    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...
  • Issue birth certificate to elderly couple: Court to Delhi government 26-02-2014 06:01 PM

    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...
  • 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda celebrated across country 12-01-2014 04:16 PM

    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...
  • Remembering Swami Vivekananda on his 150th birth anniversary 12-01-2014 02:49 PM

    Here is CNN IBN's tribute to Swami Vivekananda on his 150th birth anniversary. ...
  • J&K: Woman forced to deliver outside hospital in snow 11-01-2014 09:02 PM

    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 07-01-2014 12:50 PM

    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...
  • Chinese filmmaker faces fine for violating birth policy 29-12-2013 11:59 PM

    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...
  • No memorial for Ghalib at his birthplace, Agra 27-12-2013 07:39 PM

    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...
  • A birthday playlist of Mohammad Rafi's party numbers 24-12-2013 02:37 PM

    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 19-12-2013 05:02 PM

    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 06-12-2013 09:10 AM

    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,...
  • Kolkata: Mark Tully's birth certificate located by KMC 19-11-2013 07:11 PM

    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...
  • Nation remembers Indira Gandhi on her 96th birth anniversary 19-11-2013 11:17 AM

    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...
  • Nation remembers Indira Gandhi on her 96th birth anniversary 19-11-2013 11:17 AM

    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...
  • Once infertile, woman gives birth after surgery 01-10-2013 08:50 PM

    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...
  • Bhagat Singh's 107th birth anniversary celebrated in Pakistan 30-09-2013 12:38 AM

    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...
  • Bhagat Singh had called marriage without equality a legal form of prostitution 28-09-2013 10:41 AM

    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 23-09-2013 07:40 AM

    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...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 13 babies born at refugee camp, but no medical aid 19-09-2013 10:44 AM

    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...
  • MS Subbulakshmi's 97th birth anniversary: 10 unknown facts about the music legend 16-09-2013 12:14 PM

    New Delhi: MS Subbulakshmi is an undisputed exponent of Carnatic music. The legendary Carnatic vocalist, who was fondly called 'MS' by her fans and supporters Subbulakshmi, started her Carnatic classical music training under mother Shanmugavadivu and her first recording was released when she was barely 10. On her 97th birth...
  • Freedom to adopt: How every child fills our lives 30-08-2013 01:04 PM

    What these nine years have taught my wife Vibha and me is this: Adoption is not some kind of special or unusual thing to do. Before Surabhi came to us, I think I imagined that it would indeed be a special happening, and that excited me. Yet today, in what...
  • Woman delivers baby outside a hospital ward in Ambala 29-08-2013 06:40 AM

    A 25-year-old woman was on Wednesday forced to give birth to a baby outside a hospital ward in Ambala as she waited to be given a bed, leading to allegations of negligence against the staff at the facility. The woman delivered the baby just outside the trauma centre of the...
  • Ramdev to visit US to take part in Vivekananda's 150th birth anniversary celebrations 23-08-2013 06:08 AM

    Indian yoga guru Ramdev will visit the US in September 2013 to take part in the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of spiritual leader Swami Vivekananda. During his five-day trip beginning September 26, Ramdev will visit Chicago and New Jersey. In Chicago, he will commemorate the 120th anniversary of the famous...
  • Top political leaders, family pay tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on 69th birth anniversary 20-08-2013 11:12 AM

    The country on Tuesday fondly remembered former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 69th birth anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leading the nation in paying tributes to the departed leader. Mukherjee, Vice-President Hamid Ansari and Singh paid floral tributes at Vir Bhumi, the samadhi of...
  • US: Obama congratulates Britain's royal family on birth of baby 23-07-2013 10:35 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama and lawmakers on Tuesday congratulated Britain's royal family on the birth of a new prince, who is now the third in line to the British throne. "Michelle and I are so pleased to congratulate The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the joyous occasion of...
  • Betting agencies have a big day on royal baby names 23-07-2013 09:20 AM

    London: Bookies cashed in big Monday as thousands of Britons placed bets on what Prince William and his wife, Kate, would name their newborn child. Ladbrokes took 50,000 bets in the hours after the Duchess of Cambridge went into labor on Monday morning. Company spokesman Alex Donohue said the public...
  • Food Bill a poll stunt, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan 13-07-2013 07:08 PM

    The Congress has decided to start the rollout of the Food Security scheme from August 20, the birth anniversary of Late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. ...