CHAOS

  • 'Dear daddy, there are plenty of good men, just not for me': Hong Kong tycoon's lesbian daughter writes an amazing letter to him January 29, 2014

    Thirtythreeyearold Hong Kong socialite Gigi Chao was thrown into the spotlight when her tycoon father Cecil Chao Szetsung openly refused to accept her as a lesbian. He even offered more than a $100 million as 'dowry' to a man who could marry his daughter two year ago. However, when the...
  • Chaos in AP Assembly, bandh in Seemandhra over bifurcation January 3, 2014

    Legislators from Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema stalled the proceedings in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly, which resumed its sitting on Friday after a break, reiterating their opposition to the division of the State even as a bandh was observed in the two regions. The Lower House, expected to take up debate on...
  • Shah Rukh shouts 'khamosh!' at chaotic press meet September 6, 2012

    Srinagar: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is on his muchpublicised maiden shoot in Kashmir, had to work his charm on fans and media as chaos broke out during his press conference. The 46yearold actor, who completed his nineday filming schedule in the Valley for Yash Chopra's new directorial venture, took...
  • Chennai: Groom scoots, gallant man weds bride September 3, 2012

    Chennai: Normally, when a groom escapes from the marriage hall to avoid getting married, there is chaos, namecalling and an inevitable police complaint. Things were a little different though when a similar incident happened at a corporation community hall in Shenoy Nagar barring a few hours delay. An eligible...
  • Grim pointer to what awaits T'puram in June April 26, 2012

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A few hours of summer rain showed what the real rainy season can do to the capital city the coming June. The residents and the civic authorities could only watch in horror as all the minor and major trash dumps that had sprung up in every nook and corner...
  • Pune: Big B's visit leads to chaos at film fest January 13, 2012

    Pune: The muchhyped opening ceremony of 10th chapter of Pune International Film Festival (PIFF) turned into a complete fiasco as around 400 delegates, who were not able to see legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan in flesh and blood during the event, rose in rebellion against the organisers yesterday evening. Unhappy over...
  • Chaos at Tirumala as VIPs break barricades January 6, 2012

    TIRUMALA: Utter chaos prevailed at Tirumala on Thursday as lakhs of devotees thronged Lord Venkateswara temple for Vaikuntha Dwara Darshanam on the auspicious Vaikunta Ekadasi. The TirumalaTirupati Devasthanams (TTD) plans for comfortable darshan simply fell apart.It was ordinary devotees who suffered the most despite having on hand different types of...
  • Thai PM says Bangkok flood threat receding October 29, 2011

    Bangkok: Receding floodwaters north of Bangkok have reduced the threat to the Thai capital, the Prime Minister said on Saturday, but a rise in coastal high tides in the Gulf of Thailand will still test the city's flood defences. "If things go on like this, we expect floodwater in Bangkok to...
  • Racist remarks: US envoy to quit Chennai posting August 26, 2011

    Chennai: US Vice Consul Maureen Chao, who was caught in a row for her remarks of "dirty and dark" Tamilians, has decided to leave her posting in Chennai. "Ms Chao decided herself to leave her posting in Chennai in the near future", a US Consulate spokesperson said in Chennai on...
  • Jaya condemns US diplomat's remarks on Tamilians August 13, 2011

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Government on Saturday condemned the remarks of 'dark and dirty' Tamilians by a US diplomat with Chief Minister Jayalalithaa alleging it smacked of racism and an affront to all Tamilians. Demanding an apology from US ViceConsul Maureen Chao who had remarked that her "skin...
  • US envoy calls Tamilians 'dirty and dark' August 13, 2011

    New Delhi: The US embassy has expressed deep regret over an alleged racial comment made by the Vice Consul of the US Consulate in Chennai, Maureen Chao. She was quoted on Friday as saying that her "skin had become dirty and dark, like the Tamilians." The US embassy has now...
  • PreChristams travel mayhem in Western Europe December 24, 2010

    Berlin: Wintry conditions continued to wreak havoc on Christmas travel in Germany on Friday, with about 700 people forced to spend part of the night on five trains stuck between Berlin and Hanover after the wiring for the rail network iced up. Ice also hit the country's road system, with many...
  • Fresh snowfall causes travel chaos across Europe December 22, 2010

    Berlin: Thousands of air travelers remained stranded and train services were severely disrupted as fresh snowfall and subzero temperatures worsened Europe's Christmas travel chaos. For the fifth consecutive night, several hundred stranded passengers slept on camping beds at Germany's largest airport in Frankfurt as the authorities...
  • Heavy snow sparks travel chaos in Europe December 18, 2010

    A blast of harsh winter weather socked Europe on Friday, causing travel chaos and sending temperatures into the deepfreeze. From Northern Ireland to Bulgaria, blizzard conditions left airports with heavy delays or shut them entirely. In Belgium, truck drivers were forced to spend a freezing night in their cabs when authorities...
  • Air India switches terminal, passengers suffer November 12, 2010

    New Delhi: Confusion, chaos and anger. These are the emotions the passengers of Air India had to go through on Thursday as domestic operations shifted to the new terminal 3 at the Indira Gandhi International Airport. The chaos that ensued on Thursday should have been a wakeup call for the...
  • Worst monsoon triggers fresh chaos in Pakistan August 5, 2010

    Kot Addu: Hundreds of people loaded down with possessions were fleeing floods in Pakistan's most populous province on Thursday as the worst monsoon rains in a generation triggered fresh chaos. Floods have already killed more than 1,500 people in Pakistan over the last week and affected some 3 million others. They followed...
  • What is CNNIBN reading? December 15, 2009

    Senior Editor Sagarika Ghoses top reads this year: Alice Munro: Too Much Happiness Ahmed Rashid: Descent Into Chaos Colm Toibin: Mothers and Sons Also Kancha Ilaiahs PostHindu India I just started it, says Sagarika, and am finding it gripping. The caste system as an unseen continuing civil war, Hindu gods are all kings,...
  • Govt takes grim note of Friday's Delhi airport chaos August 22, 2009

    New Delhi: The Civil Aviation Ministry has sought an explanation from the airport developer in New Delhi and will soon summon its top officials after a portion of a roof at the new terminal collapsed Friday, even as torrential rains resulted in waterlogging at key areas and disrupted flights. "The Government...
  • Watch: CJ captures stormstruck Delhi Airport August 22, 2009

    New Delhi: A passenger who was stranded at the Delhi airport during the storm sent us a video of what unfolded inside the airport. Rain beat down on the terminal building further widening existing cracks. There was more than one spot from where rain water entered the terminal. This lounge...
  • Ruckus at talent show, parents complain of fraud February 19, 2009

    New Delhi: A children's talent hunt contest here turned into a ruckus with one of the bouncers employed by the NGO organisers allegedly hitting a parent with a revolver. The twohour show ended in confusion with parents complaining of fraud when results were announced without even their children given an...
  • CJ: Chaos reigns as local trains cancelled in Mumbai February 4, 2009

    New Delhi: CJ Mangesh Joshi has sent CNNIBN these pictures of the chaos and confusion at the Borivali station. ...
  • Ash may play sex worker in Meryl Streep film June 10, 2008

    Mumbai: Plans are afoot to bring Aishwarya Rai and Meryl Streep together in an American production of Chaos, Colin Serreau's 2002 French movie. Says a source, "They ran the concept with Meryl and Ash and they were game. They need to Americanise the theme because Chaos was a very French movie....
  • New Delhi BRT trial triggers chaos | Your say April 21, 2008

    New Delhi: In the Capital, its a manic Monday, with chaos reported on stretches of roads implementing the pilot bus rapid transit corridor. Road users continued breaking lanes, driving on cycle tracks, jumping red lights and jay walking just as was reported on Sunday. Trial runs on the bus...
  • 15min dream ride to Gurgaon turns nightmare January 30, 2008

    New Delhi: The promised 15minute ride from Delhi to Gurgaon has become a pain. The expressway opened up on January 25, amidst chaos and confusion and things haven't improved much. People say they have to wait in line for hours to pay Rs 16 the toll tax and thus...
  • Chaos at Chennai station, passengers pelt stones at train July 20, 2007

    New Delhi: There was total chaos in Chennai Central Railway Station on Thursday night after delay in local train schedules angered passengers who were left stranded at the station. Angry passengers threw stones at a train, and sat on the tracks, refusing to let any trains move. In the process, most...
  • Fog creates havoc at airports December 27, 2006

    New Delhi: Across the world, it's peak travel time and the fog is making life miserable for travellers particularly in north India. But what's making things worse is the seemingly chalta hai (careless) attitude of airline companies towards it's passengers. Travellers have been given toffee, a bottle of water and...
  • Cit Journo: Airport chaos? Tell us December 9, 2006

    If you have pictures or videos of the mess at airports, please send them to us. ...