Conversion

  • '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...
  • 'India needs to work on penalty corners' July 5, 2012

    Ranchi: Penalty corner conversion would be the key to Indian hockey team's success in next month's London Olympics, feel former players. "Unless the Indian team converts two out of three penalty corners into goals in every game, it is very difficult for the team to match the likes of Holland, Germany...
  • Sangma says he'll win presidential poll by a miracle June 25, 2012

    BJP-backed Presidential nominee and former Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader PA Sangma has said that he believes that although he may not have the numbers as yet, God is with him and that he will win the election by a miracle. Speaking on Devil's Advocate with Karan Thapar, the leader from...
  • Maid planned to exploit Kahn for money: report July 2, 2011

    New York: In a secretly recorded phone conversation, the New York hotel maid who had accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault, can be heard telling her boyfriend in Arizona about her plan to get money from the former IMF chief. "She says words to the effect of,...
  • Pilots' last conversation with ATC before the crash May 26, 2011

    CNN-IBN has accessed the Air Traffic Control conversation with the single engine PC 12 aircraft. Listen in to what happened minutes before the ill-fated air ambulance plummeted. ...
  • Ten dead in Egypt clash, premier calls talks May 8, 2011

    Cairo: Egypt's prime minister called an emergency cabinet meeting on Sunday after 10 people died in bloody clashes in a Cairo suburb over the conversion of a Christian woman to Islam. The sectarian violence on Saturday was Egypt's worst since 13 people died in clashes on March 9 sparked by a...
  • SC decries forceful religious conversions January 21, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court, while upholding life imprisonment for Dara Singh and Mahendra Hembram, main accused in the killing of Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons in Orissa's Koenjhar district in January 1999, also came down heavily on Christian missionaries for indulging in forceful conversions. The bench of...