Grandmother

  • Rihanna sued over grandmother's unpaid funeral cost August 10, 2013

    Los Angeles: R and B star Rihanna is reportedly being sued by a company which handled her grandmother's funeral arrangement, claiming that the singer has only paid a quarter of her USD 150,000 bill. According to TMZ Online, the pop star hired the company to fly her grandmother's body to Barbados....
  • Ghaziabad: Youth burns mother to death over dowry January 20, 2013

    Ghaziabad: A youth, along with his father and grandmother, has been booked for allegedly burning his mother to death in Dhaulana area of Ghaziabad, police said on Sunday. The woman was allegedly murdered by her family members in Rasoolpur village on January 18, and the matter was reported to police...
  • India Positive: Stories of courage, goodwill September 15, 2012

    Portable incubators providing a new lease of life to newborns, grandmothers fighting gender bias by taking up shooting and more inspiring stories. ...
  • UP: Grandmoms become shooters, fight gender bias September 12, 2012

    Baghpat: Grandmothers from Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat district have decided to take on age old prejudices and discrimination against women. The gun-wielding grandmoms are the new force to reckon with. In the wild west of Uttar Pradesh, where female foeticide is practised, the two gun-toting grandmoms are shooting some age and...
  • US: grandmother gives birth to her own grandchild September 8, 2012

    Chicago: Emily and Mike Jordan couldn't help but feel anxious. More than two years before, at age 29, Emily had been diagnosed with cervical cancer. But just before she was to undergo a radical hysterectomy, she was told that she was pregnant. Faced with saving her life or their unborn child's,...
  • BPO girl kills roomie's granny, flees with cash November 28, 2011

    Mumbai: Little did Koparkhairane resident Bhagyashree Sonawane know that a simple request to her roommate to accompany her grandmother to the bank to collect cash would cost the latter's life. Bhagyashree's grandmother Mirabai Sitaram Sonawane had sold her property in Kurla and needed to collect an initial payment from a...
  • Priyanka Chopra's grandmom passes away May 4, 2010

    Actress Priyanka Chopra's paternal grandmother passed away two days ago. The actress tweeted about it the morning.of May 4. Here is how the tweet reads: "Hi guys. Lost my dadi day before. Had to fly in to delhi urgently.. Its so tough losing grandparents. First my nana and now dadi.RIP...
  • Obama says his grandmother has gone home November 4, 2008

    Virginia: Forty eight hours before Barack Obama may seal the greatest political victory of his career, the democrat presidential candidate has suffered a great personal loss. Obama lost his grandmother to cancer on Monday. “She has gone home. She died peacefully in her sleep, with my sister sitting beside her....
  • Granny castrates her lover, claims dog did it May 3, 2008

    London: In a bizarre incident, a 64-year-old granny castrated her drunken lover, and later put the blame on her pet dog. The cops said that the woman’s 39-year-old boyfriend’s manhood had never been found and he is now “deeply traumatised” He is currently being treated in a psychiatric hospital at Laon, near...
  • Boy kills grandmother for denying daily dose of porn April 11, 2008

    Kolhapur (Maharashtra): A 21-year-old boy on Thursday murdered his grandmother as he could not watch porn and horror movies after she moved in to his room. Abhishek Patil, 67-year-old Shantabai’s grandson, used a stone pestle to smash in Shantabai’s head. Abhishek confessed his crime and said he was angry because he...
  • Brit daily 'traces' grandmother of lost Sikh boy April 6, 2008

    London: A British newspaper said on Sunday that it has established the parentage of the nine-year-old Sikh boy found abandoned in London recently. The Mail on Sunday said its investigations showed the child, Gurinderjit Singh, comes from a family in Jalalpur in the state of Punjab. The child, who does not speak...
  • Laden's 27-yr-old son weds 51-yr-old British granny July 12, 2007

    London: 27-year-old Omar met Jane in Egypt in September while she was there for her treatment for multiple sclerosis. Jane said that the fairytale romance began when her Omar saw her riding a horse near the Great Pyramid. Both decided to get married after a holiday romance and now she is...
  • Grandma puts baby in X-ray machine December 23, 2006

    Los Angeles: A woman sent her one-month-old grandson through an X-ray machine at Los Angeles International Airport, security officials said on Wednesday. The woman, who spoke little English and was traveling to Mexico, put the infant in a plastic bin used to hold loose carry-on items for security scanning at the...
  • At 95, grandma gears up for final exams November 21, 2006

    Hays (Kansas): Like most students at Fort Hays State University, Nola Ochs plans to spend some time reading and studying during this week's fall break. But she'll take time out on Wednesday to celebrate her 95th birthday. Ochs is living at Wooster Hall on campus while pursuing her general studies degree...
  • Granny who shot thief to get medal October 19, 2006

    Rio De Janeiro (Brazil): A 67-year-old Brazilian grandmother who shot and wounded a bag-snatcher in Rio de Janeiro will get a medal from the crime-ridden city's legislators even though she faces trial for illegal gun possession. A spokeswoman for the municipal legislative chamber said on Wednesday deputies had voted unanimously to...