Family

  • No one seemed to mind the rape joke on the hit crossover episode of Fox's 'Family Guy' and 'The Simpsons' Yesterday

    This weekend's crossover episode of Fox's "Family Guy" and "The Simpsons" has received criticism for a scene where a character uses rape as a punchline for a joke. The crossover episode has a joke where the punch line is "your sister's being raped." The line appears in Sunday's much-awaited special...
  • Barack Obama exudes confidence in Secret Service to protect the First Family September 23, 2014

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has exuded confidence in the ability of the Secret Service to protect the First Family in the wake of two intrusions at the White House that raised concern over its security. "The Secret Service does a great job, and I'm grateful for the sacrifices that...
  • Men's helpline gets 25,000 calls over four months September 17, 2014

    Kolkata: SIF, the mobile app launched five months ago for the protection of men's rights, has received a mega response in the last four months. The app, launched by Save India Family Foundation NGO, has received 25,000 calls in the last fourfive months. It was launched to help men at...
  • UP: Feud within Sanjay Singh's family over Amethi Palace turns violent, 1 constable dead September 14, 2014

    Amethi: Tensions escalated in Amethi district of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday as the feud within Congress MP and royal Sanjay Singh's family turned violent. A police constable was injured during the clash and he later succumbed to his injuries. The incident took place after Singh and his second wife Ameeta were...
  • Narendra Modi government on the right track, says his family September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: As Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi completes 100 days in power, there are many who stood by him in his journey from a tea stall vendor to 7 Race Course Road. They feel that his government is on the right track and will fulfil all the promises it...
  • Mumbai: Court grants man divorce over wife's demand for excessive sex August 31, 2014

    Mumbai: A man, who sought separation from his wife alleging that she was aggressive and autocratic with an insatiable appetite for sex, was granted divorce by a family court in Mumbai. "Due to respondent's (wife's) nonappearance before the court, the petitioner's (husband's) evidence remains unchallenged on record. Hence this court has...
  • Sofia Vergara hits back at the 'sexist' criticism for her Emmys skit August 27, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Sofia Vergara has hit back at criticism following her "sexist" skit at the Emmy Awards, saying she was merely poking fun at herself. The 'Modern Family' star was slammed for posing on a rotating platform while the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences president Bruce Rosenblum gave his...
  • Don't know who Walt is, or what a Cumbercollective is? Here's the cheatsheet for the 66th Primetime Emmys August 26, 2014

    Held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles today morning (Indian standard time), the Emmys were full of surprises and awesome moments. We bring you the simplified highlights of the event, in case you're not an avid follower of Western television dramas. Who's the host? Seth Meyers is a one of those...
  • Emmy Awards 2014: 'Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' win top honours August 26, 2014

    Los Angeles: "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable series retain the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series like "Orange Is the New Black." The ceremony's emotional high point came with Billy Crystal's restrained and graceful remembrance of Robin...
  • Family of James Foley celebrates his life, prays for hostages August 25, 2014

    Rochester: The family of murdered US journalist James Foley prayed for the safety of his fellow hostages as hundreds had gathered for a mass to celebrate his life as a witness on the front line. Foley was kidnapped in late 2012 in northern Syria by the jihadist group that now...
  • Man stabs wife to death over a family discord August 17, 2014

    A man allegedly stabbed his wife to death over a family discord in Kotwali area in Pilibhit, police said on Sunday. Satish and Vimla Devi got married three years back, police said, adding, due to some differences, Vimla had left Satish and was living with her parents. Apparently agitated over this, Satish...
  • Jeet Bahadur, accompanying Modi on Nepal tour, reunites with his family after 16 years August 3, 2014

    Kathmandu: Jeet Bahadur has finally reunited with his family in Nepal on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave shelter to Bahadur as he was separated from his family 16 years ago. He has been studying in India for years now and and his education is being funded by Modi. 26yearold...
  • Former aide to Britain's Prince Philip charged with sex abuse July 31, 2014

    London: The former personal assistant of Britain's Prince Philip has been charged with sexually abusing a girl while he was working for the royal family in the 1970s, prosecutors said. Benjamin Herman, 79, was the personal assistant or "equerry" to the 93yearold husband of Queen Elizabeth from 1971 to 1974....
  • Compensation given to relatives of terror victims is too small: Bombay High Court July 30, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday expressed dismay over the quantum of compensation (Rs 3 lakh) paid by the Centre to the families of those killed in terror attacks or bomb blasts, saying the amount was paltry. "If the sole bread winner dies in a...
  • Four of a family killed in road accident July 27, 2014

    Four persons belonging to a family were killed on Sunday and three children seriously injured when the vehicle they were traveling in dashed against a stationary container carrier in East Champaran district of Bihar. Police officials said the accident happened near Wattganj village under Piprakothi police station of thedistrict. Piprakothi Station House...
  • Three of a family charred to death in Ubhwa village July 26, 2014

    Three persons, including a woman and two children, were charred to death in a village of Madhubani district when their house caught fire in the early hours on Saturday. Police officials said the incident happened at Ubhwa village while the three were sleeping in the house. One person suffered severe burn injuries...
  • UP to provide free power connections to 1.72 lakh families July 19, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government will provide free electricity connections to 1.72 lakh below poverty line (BPL) families in the state, officials said on Saturday. Chief secretary Alok Ranjan has issued an order for getting the desired logistics. He said the construction of 33/11 substations in 166 out of out of 201...
  • Families of 4 men believed to have joined ISIS claim they are innocent July 15, 2014

    Mumbai:A day after the Mumbai Police questioned the families of four men who are believed to have joined Iraqi extremist group ISIS, the families claimed that their boys are innocent. "My son left home on 24th and we filed a complaint on 25th. Today anyone who goes to Iraq is...
  • Badaun murder: Victims' family to protest at Jantar Mantar July 7, 2014

    Badaun: The family and relatives of the Badaun rape victim will be holding a protest on Tuesday at Delhi's Jantar Mantar from 9 AM onwards. The mysterious death of the two teenage girls who were found hanging from a mango tree after been allegedly gangraped on May 27 this year...
  • Suspended DU professor GN Saibaba's family will not be evicted: DU July 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University (DU) on Saturday assured a court here that family members of its suspended professor G N Saibaba, arrested for his alleged Maoist links, will not be evicted from their residence provided by DU. "He (DU's counsel) is assuring orally that he will inform the authorities about the...
  • I auditioned for 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil' without telling any one in the family: Armaan Jain July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Raj Kapoor's grandson Armaan Jain, who is making his Bollywood debut in 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil', has revealed that he took 200 takes to get a slap scene correct in the love story. The newcomer said he never got slapped by his mother Reema (Raj Kapoor's daughter) so he...
  • Nanny from hell? Frustrated California family says 64yearold caretaker refuses to leave their home even after being fired June 28, 2014

    A California family is exasperated and fearful after a 64yearold woman they hired as a livein nanny stopped working and has refused to move out of their home after being fired. Marcella Bracamonte says she and her husband, Ralph, hired Diane Stretton in early March to do chores and...
  • Four members of a Sri Lankan family arrested June 21, 2014

    Rameswaram: A four member Sri Lankan family, including two minor children who arrived illegally by a boat from Mullaitivu were arrested off Dhanushkodi on Saturday, police said. The couple told police they had come to India after paying Rs 80,000 to the boat owner to drop them off at Arichal...
  • 'Modern Family' actor Ty Burrell headlines gaymarriage event June 20, 2014

    Salt Lake City: "Modern Family" actor Ty Burrell says he sees gay marriage in the United States is a "tide that can't be turned." Burrell headlined a fundraiser Thursday evening in Salt Lake City to help cover legal costs for couples fighting Utah's ban on samesex marriage, lending his celebrity to...
  • From Golden Temple to Delhi, Punjab families pray for Iraq hostages June 20, 2014

    Chandigarh: Scores of families and relatives of men from Punjab who have been held hostage or are stuck in strifetorn Iraq are offering prayers and reaching out to officials and ministers to ensure the safe return of their loved ones. At least 40 Indian construction workers, mostly from Punjab, have been...
  • Iraq crisis: 50 families contact control room in Punjab June 19, 2014

    Chandigarh : Over 50 families from across Punjab have contacted a control room set up by the state government to collect details about those stranded in troubletorn Iraq. "The statewide campaign launched by Punjab government to seek details from the families regarding Punjabi's stuck in Iraq showed a tremendous response...