Conversion

  • 'Share a photo of my food? Khana thanda nahi ho jayega?' This guy struggling to teach his dad about Twitter is the most hilarious thing you will see today 3 hours 46 minutes ago

    Fathers will be stubborn when it comes to adapting to new technology advances. Twitter and Facebook are no better than an alien invasion on their painstakingly manicured lawns. Watch this man being woken up with a barrage of questions by his dad curious about Twitter. We've all faced a situation...
  • Shamli: Case of rape and conversion closed after girl claims she eloped with boyfriend August 13, 2014

    This report was published on August 12, 2014 under a Meerut dateline. The incident happened in Shamli and has no links whatsoever to Meerut. We deeply regret the error – News18 A case of alleged abduction, rape and conversion of a 28-year-old woman last month, has been closed by the police...
  • Case of rape and conversion closed after girl says she eloped with boyfriend August 13, 2014

    A case of alleged abduction, rape and conversion of a 28-year-old woman last month, has been closed by the police after the victim claimed that she had gone with the accused wilfully. The Investigating Officer (IO) in the case Samerjit Singh Kaur filed a report under section 169 CRPC (release of...
  • Meerut rape case: BJP blames Samajwadi government of shielding the accused August 6, 2014

    Serawa village in Uttar Pradesh has become the centre of politics due to the rape and conversion allegation. A probe into the case reveals a number of discrepancies in the complaint of the victim. The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) which had taken up the case from the beginning, blames the...
  • Injuries of woman don't suggest gangrape: Meerut Commissioner August 5, 2014

    Meerut: The Commissioner of Meerut division on Tuesday said that injuries of 20-year-old teacher did not suggest gangrape. He added that the matter is being investigated on the basis of the medical report. Earlier in the day, Uttar Pradesh Police arrested three people, including a village chief and a woman, in...
  • Meerut gangrape: 3 people arrested so far, main accused still absconding August 5, 2014

    Meerut: Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday arrested three people, including a village chief and a woman, in the alleged gangrape and religious conversion of a 20-year-old teacher in Kharkhauda area of Meerut district, Uttar Pradesh. The main accused is, however, still at large. The victim's statement is being recorded before the...
  • 'Conversations in the Nude' a must read without prejudice April 17, 2014

    It is a strange concept if you hear of it the first time round. I did not find it strange though. To me, it felt just as normal as eating, when I thought of it. It is about being sketched in the nude. That is what this book is about...
  • The present generation has a much shorter screen life: Waheeda Rehman April 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Yesteryear screen goddess Waheeda Rehman marvels at the superior current filmmaking techniques and praises the "smart and focussed" young generation, but says that the present lot has "a shorter life" on the screen as compared to those of her time. The 76-year-old, who ruled the screen during the 1950s and...
  • Waheeda Rehman releases her biography, refuses to comment on her relationship with Guru Dutt April 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman, who has shared her life journey in the book 'Conversations with Waheeda', was tight-lipped about her alleged relationship with filmmaker Guru Dutt. Asked about it at the book launch event, she said: "I don't want to get into it... my private life is nobody's business." Coming to...
  • Interactive video conversation with Ajay Maken March 30, 2014

    Network18 and Google in a conversation with former Minister of Sports and senior Congress leader, Ajay Maken. He speaks about the upcoming elections alongside his future plans in politics.. ...
  • Live: Interactive video conversation with Shivraj Singh Chouhan March 29, 2014

    A live video conversation with Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan as he speaks about the upcoming elections alongside his future plans in politics. ...
  • 'Conversations with Waheeda Rehman': You will be left thinking about it March 28, 2014

    New Delhi: So when you read about a legend, you just continue turning the pages. It does not matter. Their life has so much to offer and give insights about every aspect of life, that you cannot stop reading. The same happened to me while I was reading, "Conversations with...
  • Watch: Network18 and Google in a live video conversation with Jairam Ramesh March 27, 2014

    A live video conversation with Minister of Rural Development Jairam Ramesh as he speaks about the upcoming elections alongside his future plans in politics.. ...
  • Watch: Network18 and Google in a live video conversation with Arun Jaitley March 25, 2014

    A live conversation with Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha and BJP candidate from Amritsar Arun Jaitley where he speaks about the upcoming elections and his future plans in politics. ...
  • Idol Chat: Masand in conversation with Nasreen Kabir, Waheeda Rehman March 22, 2014

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand talks to author Nasreen Munni Kabir and actress Waheeda Rehman on the latter's biography, 'Conversation with Waheeda Rehman'. ...
  • There are 6 types of Twitter conversations. What's yours? February 22, 2014

    New York: People take to Twitter to talk about everything from politics to breakfast to Justin Bieber in what feels like a chaotic stream of messages. So it may come as a surprise that the conversations on the short messaging service fit into just six distinct patterns. The Pew Research Center,...
  • Govt amends rules for safe custody of tapped phone conversations October 25, 2013

    In a move to ensure safe custody of tapped telephone conversations, government has amended an agreement with telecom operators under which they will have to be connected to Centralised Monitoring System (CMS) being set up for interception of all telecom and Internet services. In the aftermath of leaking of tapped conversations...
  • How Twitter's new blue-line conversations feature is a workaround for the 140-character limit August 30, 2013

    New Delhi: 140-characters - the biggest limitation on Twitter is also its greatest advantage. To say more within that restriction some users get clever with words, others use SMS lingo or third-party services such as TwitLonger. But all this could soon end as more and more users discover an innovative...
  • UAE to host International Conference for Plastics Conversion August 26, 2013

    The Expo Centre Sharjah will play host to the fifth International Conference for Plastics Conversion, the high-profile industry gathering of plastic converters scheduled for 2014, an official release said on Sunday. GPCA PlastCon 2014 will be organised in association with Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association here from April 7 to 10...
  • India will be safe only when Hindus are in a majority: Naidu April 8, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said his party would bring an anti-conversion law if it comes to power at the Centre. Addressing a gathering in Visakhapatnam, he said BJP is totally opposed to conversions and the country would only be safe when Hindus...
  • Pak: Hindus protest after woman converted to Islam March 30, 2013

    Islamabad: Members of Pakistan's minority Hindu community staged a protest in southern Sindh province after a Hindu woman converted to Islam and married a Muslim man, according to a media report on Saturday. The protest and a "wave of anger" within the minority community led to the postponement of polls...
  • Abhishek Bachchan: Mani Ratnam is a cinematic genius November 25, 2012

    Mumbai: Having worked with Mani Ratnam in 'Raavan', 'Guru' and 'Yuva', actor Abhishek Bachchan says the ace director is a cinematic genius. Abhishek, 36, who proved his mettle as an actor with the 2004 hit 'Yuva' after delivering 17 poorly received films, recently read the book titled 'Conversations With Mani Ratnam'. ...
  • New technology allows governments to tap conversations on Skype November 22, 2012

    London: New eavesdropping technology could allow government agencies to 'silently record' conversations on internet chat services like Skype. Until now, so called voice over internet protocol (VoIP) services have been difficult to tap into, because of the way they send information over the web. The services convert analogue audio signals...
  • Honour killings, forced conversions: Pak moving towards the Dark Ages? August 24, 2012

    Honour killings, blasphemy, forced conversions. Is Pakistan moving towards the Dark Ages? ...
  • Honour killings, forced conversions: Pak moving towards the Dark Ages? August 25, 2012

    Honour killings, blasphemy, forced conversions. Is Pakistan moving towards the Dark Ages? Join Suhasini Haidar for a discussion in World View on Friday at 10 pm. ...
  • Pakistan: Sindh asked to frame anti-conversion law August 18, 2012

    Islamabad: Against the backdrop of reports of mass migration of Pakistani Hindus to India, President Asif Ali Zardari has directed the Sindh government to frame a draft law to amend the Constitution as part of efforts to prevent forced conversion of the minorities in the southern province. The President made the...
  • Kidnapped Pak Hindu girl embraces Islam, marries August 11, 2012

    Islamabad: A 14-year-old Hindu girl in Pakistan, who was kidnapped two days ago, has converted to Islam and married a Muslim, a media report said on Saturday. Her distraught father, however, says that she "can never give up on her religion, she has been coerced into doing it". Manisha Kumari, 14,...
  • Fraudulent marriage leads woman to suicide August 5, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has decided to frame rape charges against a man who married a girl after converting her to Islam without informing his marital status that led to a failed suicide attempt by his new wife. Additional Sessions Judge TR Naval allowed framing of charges against Jamal Nasir...
  • Kerala: HC upholds 'marriage of conversion' August 1, 2012

    Kochi: In a curious incident, where a couple from two different religions got converted to a third religion and tied the knot, the Kerala High Court came to their rescue and upheld their marriage. The High Court on Tuesday allowed a couple - Shyma Fathima and Riju Devasia - to...
  • Ansar Burney dismisses brother Sarim from NGO July 28, 2012

    Islamabad: Leading Pakistani rights activist Ansar Burney on Friday said he has dismissed his brother from his NGO for participating in a live TV show that featured a Hindu boy converting to Islam. "This conversion was a drama created by (TV show host) Maya Khan and my brother Sarim Burney. I...