Conversion

  • 'Conversations in the Nude' a must read without prejudice 17-04-2014 10:26 PM

    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 07-04-2014 11:59 AM

    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...
  • Waheeda Rehman releases her biography, refuses to comment on her relationship with Guru Dutt 06-04-2014 11:13 AM

    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."...
  • Interactive video conversation with Ajay Maken 30-03-2014 12:59 PM

    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 29-03-2014 06:12 PM

    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 28-03-2014 12:31 AM

    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 27-03-2014 03:33 PM

    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 25-03-2014 04:35 PM

    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 22-03-2014 03:18 PM

    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? 22-02-2014 12:47 PM

    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...
  • Govt amends rules for safe custody of tapped phone conversations 25-10-2013 05:54 PM

    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...
  • How Twitter's new blue-line conversations feature is a workaround for the 140-character limit 30-08-2013 10:51 AM

    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 26-08-2013 04:09 AM

    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...
  • India will be safe only when Hindus are in a majority: Naidu 08-04-2013 11:25 PM

    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...
  • Abhishek Bachchan: Mani Ratnam is a cinematic genius 25-11-2012 05:35 PM

    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...
  • New technology allows governments to tap conversations on Skype 22-11-2012 04:21 PM

    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...
  • Dialogue - Part One

    Imagination To Ink |  Dr Manjiri Prabhu
    Dialogue is the conversation, usually between two people or two or more characters. Sometimes, it can be dialogue a character has with himself/herself. These are...

  • Honour killings, forced conversions: Pak moving towards the Dark Ages? 24-08-2012 11:59 PM

    Honour killings, blasphemy, forced conversions. Is Pakistan moving towards the Dark Ages? ...
  • Honour killings, forced conversions: Pak moving towards the Dark Ages? 24-08-2012 10:35 AM

    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 18-08-2012 03:25 PM

    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...
  • Kidnapped Pak Hindu girl embraces Islam, marries 11-08-2012 01:41 PM

    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,...
  • Fraudulent marriage leads woman to suicide 05-08-2012 03:51 PM

    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...
  • Kerala: HC upholds 'marriage of conversion' 01-08-2012 01:29 PM

    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 28-07-2012 12:10 AM

    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....
  • 'India needs to work on penalty corners' 29-06-2012 12:58 PM

    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,...
  • Sangma says he'll win presidential poll by a miracle 24-06-2012 07:04 PM

    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...
  • Maid planned to exploit Kahn for money: report 02-07-2011 01:52 PM

    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, 'Don't worry, this...
  • Pilots' last conversation with ATC before the crash 26-05-2011 09:09 PM

    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 08-05-2011 04:29 PM

    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...