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  • It's Centre's responsibility to honour Indira Gandhi's sacrifices: Manish Tewari 8 hours 29 minutes ago

    Senior Congress leader Manish Tewari said it was responsibility of the government to honour sacrifices of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Tewari said. "Indira Gandhi lived for this country and died for this country. She sacrificed her life for this country. So, this is the responsibility of the government to...
  • Potential carriers of ebola virus might be stopped from boarding some US flights October 17, 2014

    Potential carriers of the ebola virus might be stopped from boarding some flights in the US. This decision was taken after a second airline passenger was detected with the virus. "She should not have travelled on a commercial airline," said CDC Director. ...
  • Delhi: Mizoram girl's murder in Munirka flat was racially motivated, says Bina Lakshmi Nepram October 17, 2014

    Activists and politicians condemned the tragic incident of the mysterious death of the Mizoram girl in the capital. Activist Bina Lakshmi Nepram asserted that the nature of the injury indicated that it was a racial attack. ...
  • WHO announces new measures to control ebola at the UN held in Geneva October 17, 2014

    Ebola in West Africa is doubling every four weeks according to reports. As the ebola death toll spirals, health officials around the world are speeding their response on ebola. At the UN held in Geneva, WHO announced their new measures to control the ebola outbreak. ...
  • It was a frightening and an awful experience, says Nepal avalanche survivor October 17, 2014

    30 people, including three Indians were killed in an avalanche in Nepal. "It was frightening and an awful experience. I was sure I was going to die, all members of my group are lost," said a survivor. ...
  • Avalanche in Nepal kills 21 people, 85 still missing October 16, 2014

    Moving northwards, cyclone Hudhud has turned deadly causing heavy snowfall and an avalanche in Nepal has killed 21 people including an Indian and four Canadian trekkers. ...
  • Ebola outbreak: US nurse endangers 132 others October 16, 2014

    Second US nurse affected by Ebola faces flak for breaking travel restrictions and endangering 132 others. US President Barack Obama has said that at the earliest ebola outbreak will be controlled which is a raging epidemic in West Africa. ...
  • Full video: How a white tiger mauled a youth at Delhi zoo September 24, 2014

    A 20-year-old boy was on Tuesday mauled by a white tiger at the Delhi zoo. The incident happened when the boy, as the witnesses say, leaned over the fence of the tiger enclosure and fell inside the enclosure. ...
  • Death row debate: Should a mature democracy abolish capital punishment? September 8, 2014

    The Supreme Court has stayed the execution of Noida's Nithari killings convict Surinder Koli for one week. The Meerut jail authorities say they received the order from the apex court through the District Magistrate. ...
  • Jammu: Dvision Commissioner assures the flood situation is improving September 8, 2014

    The situation in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir worsened on Sunday as the death toll rose to 116 and lakhs still stranded. Water levels have receded in the Tawi river in Jammu in the morning, but breaches in the Jhelum have worsened the situation in Srinagar as more than half the...
  • Law commission begins review of the death penalty: Is it time to abolish it now? August 25, 2014

    The Law Commission has begun a review of the death penalty. The Commission has issued a public consultation paper on capital punishment with a detailed questionnaire open to the public to send in their views. ...
  • Watch: The gorilla that made Robin Williams laugh August 13, 2014

    The shocking death of Academy award winner Robin Williams has broken the hearts of many across the world. Known for his brilliant performance in movies such as Dead Poet's Society, Jumanji and Goodwill Hunting, CNN brings a touching video of the actor befriending a gorilla named Ko Ko, where the...
  • Remembering Rabindranath Tagore on his death anniversary August 7, 2014

    CNNIBN pays tribute to Rabindranath Tagore on his death anniversary. ...
  • Pune Landslide: Death toll rises to 82; Sludge hampering rescue operations, says NDRF August 2, 2014

    Rescue operations are in full swing in Pune's Ambegaon Taluka after a landslide swept away 40 homes in the area. The death toll has now risen to 82, while 100 people are still feared to be trapped under the mud and debris. The National Disaster Relief Force is finding it...
  • Bengal tea garden crisis: The onus lies on the Mamata government, says BJP MP July 28, 2014

    The shutting down of five tea gardens in West Bengal has pushed workers to the brink of desperation. Some have been forced to make do with just Rs 15 per day. Some NGOs reporting that 100 people have died of malnutrition. Darjeeling MP and BJP Leader SS Ahluwalia told CNNIBN...
  • Israel accuses Hamas of violating ceasefire July 20, 2014

    Unrest mounts in Gaza, as Israel has now accused Hamas of violating the ceasefire. Fighting between the two sides is now centered in the town of Shajaia. The ceasefire was requested by Red Cross to allow Palestinian emergency medical workers to tend to the wounded and dead in Shaja'ia. Officials...
  • Israeli PM accuses Hamas militants of using civilians as human shields July 20, 2014

    The death toll in Gaza over 12 days has crossed 300. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Hamas militants of using civilians as human shields and said his troops did not want to harm a 'single innocent person'. But the UN has estimated that more than 70 per cent of...
  • Mumbai fire: 15 lakh compensation for the relatives of the deceased July 19, 2014

    A massive fire broke out in Mumbai on Friday at a business centre. It took nearly eight hours for fire officials to douse the blaze. One firefighter lost his life and six others were seriously injured. Fire officials said that many building norms were flouted which in turn trapped many...
  • Gaza death toll climbs to 172; refugees take shelter in schools July 14, 2014

    Death toll from the airstikes in Gaza has mounted to 172 after Israeli ground troops entered the region. More than 1200 have been injured. UN officials have said that 17,000 refugees have taken shelter inside 20 schools in Gaza. Meanwhile, UK, US, France and Germany discuss an international push for...
  • Delhi Gangrape case: Victim's mother says the fight for justice will continue July 14, 2014

    Family members of the brutally gangraped 23yearold physiotherapist who succumbed to injuries in 2012, have said that they will continue the fight for justice. The Supreme Court has stayed the death sentence of the two convicts implicated in the case. The convicts had approached the apex court challenging the Delhi...
  • Should juvenile rape offenders be charged as adults? July 14, 2014

    Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi has said that juveniles who commit rape should be tried as adults. She also said that she is personally working to amend the law so that 16yearolds are brought out of the purview of the Juvenile Justice Act. ...
  • Remembering Swami Vivekananda on his 112th death anniversary July 4, 2014

    Today is Swami Vivekanand's 112th death anniversary. He once said, "Knowledge of the Absolute depends upon no book, nor upon anything; it is absolute in itself." ...
  • Sunanda Pushkar probe: Congress dismisses allegations of pressuring Dr Sudhir Gupta July 3, 2014

    The Congress has dismissed allegations that there was pressure from the UPA government on AIIMS doctor Dr Sudhir Gupta to change the autopsy report of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar. "Different kinds of statements are being made. AIIMS official has said there was no pressure from the UPA...
  • News 360: TMC says 'rape for revenge' matter over, no action against MP July 2, 2014

    The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday gave a clean chit to its Lok Sabha MP Tapas Pal for his 'rape for revenge' remark. TMC MP and spokesperson Derek O'Brien said that the matter is over now. "The TMC is satisfied with the tone and tenor of the Tapas Pal's apology letter....
  • Managing Rural Development Ministry a difficult task, admits Nitin Gadkari June 19, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNBC TV18, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that unlike Ministry of Transport, handling the Ministry of Rural Development is a difficult task for him. Gadkari also said, "The motor vehicle Act is an outdated act and I have already taken a decision. We...
  • Constable's death brings spotlight on safety of traffic policemen June 16, 2014

    A day after a traffic constable was mowed down in the national capital, the focus is now once again on growing instances of road rage in Delhi. Home Minister Rajnath Singh visited the Police Headquarters and held a discussion on the issue. The case has put the spotlight back on...
  • AAP demands Rs 1 crore compensation for deceased traffic constable June 15, 2014

    Politics has begun over the death of traffic constable in Delhi with the Aam Aadmi Party demanding Rs 1 crore compensation for the bereaving family. ...
  • Mulayam's rape remark an insult to womanhood: Ujjwal Nikam April 11, 2014

    Mulayam Singh Yadav's defense of rapists has stirred a hornet's nest, with his rivals gunning for his head. Watch the video for reactions to his comment. ...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's death: Viscera report rules out poisoning March 24, 2014

    Even after two months, there is no headway in the death of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar. The viscera report is inconclusive, but rules out poisoning. It says she was on anti-depressants, but doesn't attribute her death to an overdose. ...
  • Remembering Bhagat Singh on his 83rd death anniversary March 23, 2014

    On the occasion of Martyr's Day, CNN-IBN remembers freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev. ...