Families

  • SC panel report hints at gold pilferage in Padmanabhaswamy temple 19-04-2014 12:44 PM

    New Delhi: Sri Ananthapadmanabha Swamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram which has gold worth over Rs 1 lakh crore is in the news again. The Supreme Court appointed Amicus Curie and former Solicitor General of India Gopal Subramanian has made some startling revelations in his report to the Apex court. According his...
  • NTR family feud spoils BJP-TDP alliance in Andhra Pradesh 17-04-2014 11:39 AM

    Hyderabad: The TDP - BJP alliance in Andhra Pradesh is on the rocks. The family feud of Telugu cinema legend and former chief minister N T Ramarao is the main reason for the near collapse of the alliance. Their family drama is once again being played out in Andhra Pradesh....
  • Open Mike: Is the Gandhi family brand in decline? 16-04-2014 11:06 PM

    Out of the 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, one the most keenly watched will be the Amethi constituency and is the stronghold of the Gandhi family. In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Amethi where two-time MP and Congress...
  • Does the Gandhi family brand name still have political appeal? 15-04-2014 10:11 PM

    In battle ground Uttar Pradesh, there has been a war of words between estranged cousins Varun and Priyanka Gandhi. As BJP MP Varun Gandhi was being showered with flowers on way to his nomination in Sultanpur, 50 kms away in Amethi cousin Priyanka was hurling brick bats at him. ...
  • Petkovic survives set point to win WTA Family Circle Cup 07-04-2014 09:27 AM

    Andrea Petkovic survived a set point before steamrolling her way to an emphatic 7-5 6-2 victory over Jana Cepelova in the final of the Family Circle Cup in South Carolina on Sunday. Petkovic, on the comeback trail from a string of injuries, used her powerful forehand to collect her third...
  • Petkovic, Cepelova advance to Family Circle final 06-04-2014 08:41 AM

    Charleston: Andrea Petkovic of Germany and Jana Cepelova of Slovakia advanced to the final of the Family Circle Cup, both rallying late in their semi-final matches on Saturday to set up an unlikely championship. No. 14 seed Petkovic rallied in the final two sets to defeat sixth-seeded Eugenie Bouchard 1-6,...
  • Top seeds Jankovic, Errani upset at Family Circle 05-04-2014 09:58 AM

    Charleston: It proved tough to be a top seed at the Family Circle Cup this week. No. 2 seed Jelena Jankovic and No. 3 seed Sara Errani were both upset on Friday in the quarter-finals, leaving sixth-seeded Eugenie Bouchard as the lone top-10 seed left in the semi-finals. Jankovic fell...
  • Bouchard beats Venus to reach last eight in Charleston 04-04-2014 09:54 AM

    Rising Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard booked her place in the quarter-finals of the Family Circle Cup in Charleston on Thursday with a 7-6(6), 2-6, 6-4 victory over former world number one Venus Williams. Sixth seed Bouchard, an unabashed fan of Williams as she came up through the junior ranks, broke...
  • Venus Williams advances in Charleston 03-04-2014 09:20 AM

    Charleston: Venus Williams advanced in the tournament where her top-ranked sister could not, battling back to beat Chanelle Scheepers 7-5, 7-5 on Wednesday at the Family Circle Cup. It was another long day for No. 28-ranked Williams, who needed almost 2 hours to finish the straight-sets victory after falling behind...
  • Sloane Stephens loses 6-4, 6-4 at Charleston event 02-04-2014 11:36 PM

    Charleston: American Sloane Stephens lost 6-4, 6-4 to Elina Svitolina at the Family Circle Cup. The 18th-ranked Stephens was upset by the 19-year-old Svitolina, who is ranked a career-best No. 35 this week. Svitolina, who is from the Ukraine, earned her fourth career victory over a top 20 player -...
  • Slovakia's Cepelova stuns world No. 1 Serena Williams in Charleston 02-04-2014 10:48 AM

    Charleston: Serena Williams was eliminated from the Family Circle Cup on Tuesday, stunned 6-4, 6-4 by Jana Cepelova of Slovakia in the second round. "I'm really just dead. I need some weeks off where I don't think about tennis and kind of regroup," Williams said after the match. "I've had...
  • My family takes up a lot of my time; I act less: Julia Roberts 24-03-2014 11:11 AM

    Los Angeles: Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts says her children will always come before her career. The 'Pretty Woman' star is a mother of nine-year-old twins Hazel and Phinnaeus and six-year-old Henry and only accepts one movie a year, so she can spend most of her time with her family, reports...
  • New polygamy reality TV show soon about Utah man, his five wives and 24 children 10-03-2014 02:44 PM

    The newest Utah polygamous family featured in a reality TV show says sharing their story with a wide audience has been liberating. Brady Williams and his five wives were a bit apprehensive ahead of the airing of a pilot episode in September, but they said this week an interview with...
  • Riot-hit-families to boycott elections, say no faith in leaders 08-03-2014 12:46 PM

    Members of 66 displaced families belonging to three of the riot-hit villages have decided not to cast their votes in the Lok Sabha election, saying they have lost faith in political leaders. The families had fled their villages Lank, Sisauli and Bitawda in the district during the communal violence that...
  • Dead officer's family attacks Defence Ministry over naval accidents 08-03-2014 10:10 AM

    Mumbai: The family Lieutenant Commander Kapish Muwal, who died in the INS Sindhuratna mishap, has launched a scathing attack on the Defence Secretary after another officer died in the INS Kolkata tragedy on Friday. Lieutenant Commander Muwal's brother criticised the Indian Navy saying that there were more civilian contractors than...
  • RAW staff member commits suicide after killing his wife, children 01-03-2014 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: A Research and Analysis Wing staff member allegedly committed suicide after killing his wife and two children in Delhi on Saturday. The 52-year-old staff member, attached to technical wing, was found hanging from the fan in his house. The wife (43), son (17) and daughter (12) were probably...
  • Scam worth crores hits Air India, CBI to take up probe 22-02-2014 07:53 AM

    New Delhi: After the recent LTC scam, a new controversy worth crores has hit the ailing Air India. The scam involves a scheme meant for family members of the employees of the state-run airline where concessional tickets are given to employees for their families to visit one domestic destination an...
  • Victims' families shocked as Jaya decides to release Rajiv killers 21-02-2014 08:47 AM

    Chennai: Even 22 years after the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and the death of 19 people in that attack, the families of the victims are still fighting for justice. People have expressed shock at the Jayalalithaa government's decision to release the seven assassins. Rajiv Gandhi was killed...
  • Karnataka: Family of 13 siblings with combined age of 880 years claims to be world's oldest living family 17-02-2014 03:00 PM

    With a family of 13 siblings in Karnataka claiming a combined age of over 880 years, it has staked claim with the Guinness World Records to be the oldest living family in the world. 68-year-old Ramakrishna Manja, who is the eighth among the siblings, said Sunday he has approached the...
  • Delhi: 3 members of family shot dead over parking lot dispute 17-02-2014 08:25 AM

    Delhi: Three members of a family were shot dead in the national capital over a long-running parking lot dispute. The incident took place on Saturday night in the Badarpur area of South Delhi. Amit Mishra, 24-year-old, was the first to be shot. After hearing the gunshots, his parents Om Prakash...
  • Does MHA's changed stance on Italian marines indicate a deal in AgustaWestland? 08-02-2014 10:27 AM

    New Delhi: With the Home Ministry taking a U-turn and revising its sanction of trying the Italian marines accused of killing Indian fishermen under a law which has death penalty to a maximum 10 years imprisonment, speculations are rife of a possible deal with Italy against the backdrop of latest...
  • Gujarat minister blames Bihar, UP immigrants for poverty in the state 04-02-2014 01:30 PM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Finance Minister Nitin Patel on Tuesday sparked off a fresh controversy over poverty figures in the state. Bringing embarrassment to BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Nitin Patel said that the poverty figures in the state has gone up because of the influx of immigrant labourers from Bihar,...
  • AgustaWestland: A repeat of Bofors scam, says Yashwant Sinha 03-02-2014 03:34 PM

    Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Yashwant Sinha on Monday reiterated his party's stand to take up the latest revelations in AgustaWestland chopper deal that points finger at Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her close aides in Parliament. Sinha compared the AgustaWestland deal with Bofors scam, saying, "After deal was done,...
  • Congress slams Modi government over BPL figures 03-02-2014 12:26 PM

    New Delhi: Congress on Monday once again launched a scathing attack on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi over Below Poverty Line (BPL) figures. Congress General Secretary Ajay Maken said that while the BJP criticised the Centre's Rs 32 figure, the party has identified the poor with much lower figures. "Narendra...
  • Land occupied by displaced families to be allocated to them: Vijay Bahuguna 27-01-2014 05:35 PM

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Monday ordered that lands occupied by displaced families in the city's Premnagar area for years be allocated to them. Complying with the Chief Minister's orders, the process of granting allocation of land leases was initiated with their distribution among 20 displaced families of Premnagar...
  • Congress ticks off Aiyar for his teaboy remarks against Modi 18-01-2014 10:49 PM

    Congress on Saturday ticked off party leader Manishanker Aiyar for his controversial remarks that the party would welcome Narendra Modi to sell tea at AICC meetings. "The party does not approve of the statement," Congress general secretary Ajay Maken, who is in charge of the media department, told. Aiyar had...
  • Not ashamed to say I love making money: Sofia Vergara 11-12-2013 03:04 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Sofia Vergara does not shy away from accepting that she loves earning a profit. People.com reports Vergara told Glam Belleza Latina magzine: "I'm not ashamed to say I love making money." The 41-year-old also mentioned that she is more into saving than spending and likes planning for...
  • Mysore royal scion Srikantadatta Wodeyar passes away 10-12-2013 05:31 PM

    Bangalore: Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wodeyar, scion of the erstwhile Mysore royal family, died of a massive cardiac arrest at a private hospital on Tuesday. Wodeyar (60) was brought in a "non-responsive" state and attempts to resuscitate him did not succeed, sources at Vikram Hospital, where he was rushed, said. Wodeyar represented...