Hunger

  • Joined politics because hunger strike didn't help me: Arvind Kejriwal 12-07-2014 08:26 PM

    New Delhi: Doing hunger strike did not help me and that is why I finally entered politics, AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal told protesting teachers who are sitting on fast unto death, urging them to end their strike. A group of teachers from All Guest Teachers Association teaching in different...
  • Digvijay Singh to begin his week long hunger strike on Monday 07-07-2014 12:38 PM

    Mumbai: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh will stage a seven-day hunger strike at the Guna district headquarter in Madhya Pradesh starting on Monday. He is protesting against the state government for not providing relief to natural-calamity hit farmers. In a statement, Mr Singh on Sunday said that he had submitted...
  • Digvijaya Singh to stage week-long hunger strike in Guna 05-07-2014 07:34 PM

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Saturday said he will stage a seven-day hunger strike in Guna district headquarter from July 7, protesting against the state government for not providing relief to natural-calamity hit farmers. In a statement, Singh said that he had submitted a letter to the Guna district...
  • Congress MLA starts hunger strike, demands action against overloaded vehicles 27-06-2014 12:00 AM

    Congress MLA Giriraj Singh Malinga on Thursday sat on a hunger strike demanding action against overloaded vehicles on the Agra-Mumbai Highway passing from the district. He began the strike outside the collectorate here. Malinga said he wants a check on the movement of overloaded trucks and stern action against them....
  • Watch: President Snow's address in the teaser for 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' is chilling 26-06-2014 12:48 PM

    After 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire', the story in 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' follows Katniss Everdeen, played by Jennifer Lawrence, who, after escaping the Third Quarter Quell, becomes a reluctant hero and symbol of hope for the nation of Panem. The key role of President Snow has been...
  • 'Hunger Games' salute used as protest in Thailand 04-06-2014 09:21 AM

    Bangkok: The three-finger salute from the Hollywood movie "The Hunger Games" is being used as a real symbol of resistance in Thailand. Protesters against the military coup are flashing the gesture as a silent act of rebellion, and they're being threatened with arrest if they ignore warnings to stop. Thailand's...
  • Hunger Games salute becomes symbol of Thai resistance 03-06-2014 03:53 PM

    Bangkok: Opponents of Thailand's military coup are risking arrest by flashing the three-finger salute from the "Hunger Games" movies to defy a junta that has banned all public protests. The gesture has become the unofficial symbol of resistance against a military regime that has suspended democracy and severely curtailed freedom...
  • 'Hunger Games' to become a mobile game 31-05-2014 02:58 PM

    San Francisco: "The Hunger Games" is becoming a mobile game. Interactive entertainment company Kabam announced Friday that it agreed with film studio Lionsgate to make a title for play on smartphones or tablet computers based on the dystopian books and films. San Francisco-based Kabam specialises in mobile games that are...
  • California gunman identified as Hollywood director's son 25-05-2014 09:13 AM

    Goleta (California): The son of a Hollywood director stabbed three men to death in his apartment, gunned down two women outside a sorority and killed a sixth person in a rampage that was foreshadowed by a chilling Internet video in which he vowed to his victims that he would "take...
  • Over 100 Indians detained in US since 2013, on hunger strike 21-04-2014 03:03 PM

    Over 100 Indian youths - detained by US authorities for allegedly entering the country illegally to seek asylum - are on a hunger strike. The men, all hailing from Punjab, have been languishing in El Paso Processing Centre in Texas in miserable condition since last year, a non-profit group that...
  • 'Hunger Games' top winner at MTV Movie Awards 14-04-2014 10:27 AM

    Los Angeles: 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' earned the prize for best film at Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards, besting even top Oscar winner "12 Years a Slave." "Hunger Games" stars also took home some of the night's biggest awards. Jennifer Lawrence won best female performance and Josh Hutcherson was...
  • Nokia employees to go on one-day hunger strike on March 31; seek job security in the wake of Nokia-Microsoft deal 27-03-2014 05:14 PM

    Chennai: Employees of Finnish handset maker Nokia's plant at Sriperumbudur near here have decided to go on one-day hunger strike here next week, seeking job security to them in the wake of Nokia-Microsoft deal. Besides staging a hunger strike on March 31 in Chennai, the Nokia India Employees Union have...
  • Mumbai: Three sailors on hunger strike on abandoned ship rescued 10-03-2014 02:12 PM

    Mumbai: Three crew members of a merchant ship have been airlifted by the Mumbai coast guard for medical treatment. The three crew members had been on a hunger strike after the vessel was abandoned by its owner. The ship has remained anchored off the Mumbai coast since January 2014 and...
  • 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' becomes the 10th highest grossing film of all time 25-02-2014 12:29 PM

    Los Angeles: Jennifer Lawrence starrer 'Hunger Games' sequel 'Catching Fire' has become the 10th highest-grossing film of all time by earning USD 423.6 million. The film has left Johnny Depp's 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest' (USD 423.3 million) behind to reach the top-10 level, reported the Wrap. It's...
  • Four arrested in connection with drugs at actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's home: Report 05-02-2014 02:31 PM

    New York: Four people were arrested on Tuesday in connection with drugs found at the home of film star Philip Seymour Hoffman following his death of an apparent heroin overdose, the New York Daily News reported, citing unidentified police sources. The arrests came during a raid on a building in...
  • Delhi: World leaders to gather for TERI summit on sustainable development 05-02-2014 10:15 AM

    World leaders will gather in Delhi for the Sustainable Development Summit that is being organised by global think tank TERI. More than ever before development has become key but in a sustainable manner and to form a blueprint, leaders from around the world are gathering at the Delhi Sustainable Development...
  • Let consumers chose their power provider, Gurudas Kamat writes to Chavan 03-02-2014 11:21 AM

    Mumbai: After Sanjay Nirupam and Priya Dutt, another Congress MP from Mumbai, Gurudas Kamat is weighing in on the issue of power tariff. Kamat has written a letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) asking them to leave it to the consumers to decide...
  • NRI on hunger strike in London over right to vote 24-01-2014 09:40 PM

    An NRI IT consultant on Friday began a three-day hunger strike outside the Indian High Commission in London to protest the Indian government's failure to introduce absentee ballots for NRIs around the world. Nagendra Chindam is the co-founder of the Pravasi Bharat group set up in August 2012 to campaign...
  • Revealed! The first poster of 'The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1' 23-01-2014 01:31 PM

    'The Hunger Games' fans have a reason to rejoice as the first poster of 'The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1' is out. Though the first poster does not have any of the star cast, it shows the image of mockingjay. It has an important role in the saga as it...
  • Jennifer Lawrence helps cancer-stricken crew member of 'The Hunger Games' 18-01-2014 02:23 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lawrence has reportedly helped to raise money for one of her 'The Hunger Games' crew member, who is suffering from cancer. The unnamed crewman was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and when Lawrence got to know about it, she asked the rest of the crew to donate...
  • Kerala: CPM starts relay hunger strike against price rise 15-01-2014 12:44 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The main opposition CPI (M) has began a fast in about 1,400 centres across Kerala protesting against the price hike of LPG and other essential commodities. Near general hospital in the state capital Thiruvananthapuram, it was TN Seema MP who held the fast. The party has not given a...
  • Jennifer Lawrence was the most bankable actress in 2013 02-01-2014 12:56 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lawrence apparently sold maximum tickets in Hollywood as she has been named the most bankable star of 2013 in Hollywood followed by 'Gravity' star Sandra Bullock. In 2013, the 23-year-old actress appeared in teen franchise 'The Hunger Games' sequel 'Catching Fire' and in 'The American Hustle',...
  • When Jennifer Lawrence almost died on 'Hunger Games' set 26-12-2013 02:22 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lawrence was almost choked to death by a fog machine while filming 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' in Atlanta. 'It was horrifying!' showbizspy.com quoted a source as saying. "Filming came to an abrupt halt when this fog machine broke and began spewing so much dense smoke during...
  • Jennifer Lawrence against girls being called 'fat' on TV 18-12-2013 02:30 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lawrence does not support girls being called 'fat' on television. The actress believes this should be made 'illegal'. The 'The Hunger Games - Catching Fire' actress said it is very important to regulate such behaviour, reports contactmusic.com. "I just think it should be illegal to call...
  • Jennifer Lawrence hates being treated differently 08-12-2013 02:39 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lawrence hates being treated differently by people just because she's an Oscar winner. 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' star keeps her prestigious acting trophy, which she won earlier this year for her role in "The Silver Linings Playbook", at her mother's house so people don't fuss...
  • I will not be modelling lingerie on ramp, says Heidi Klum 07-12-2013 06:00 PM

    London: Former Victoria's Secret supermodel Heidi Klum says she will not be walking the ramp in two-piece anymore. The 40-year-old model, said it makes her a little uncomfortable now, reported Contactmusic. "I wouldn't model with my underwear down the runway anymore. I think I would find it a little uncomfortable,...
  • I've built my career, I need to build my human life: Jennifer Lawrence 07-12-2013 05:05 PM

    London: Actress Jennifer Lawrence is planning to take a short break from acting to focus on her personal life. The 'Hunger Games' star, whose career is in full swing after winning an Oscar for 'Silver Linings Playbook', said she is craving to spend a little time away from the spotlight,...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand reviews 'R...Rajkumar', 'Club 60', 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' 06-12-2013 11:26 PM

    This week CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews Shahid Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha starrer 'R...Rajkumar', 'Club 60' and 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'. he also speaks to Shraddha Kapoor. ...
  • Write your review: 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

    Rajeev Masand says 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' ends on a promising note. What do you say? Write your review and win prizes. Winners: Y....
  • 'The Hunger Games - Catching Fire' review: The film ends on a promising note 06-12-2013 10:40 PM

    Cast: Woody Harrelson, Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Donald Sutherland, Phillip Seymour Hoffman Director: Francis Lawrence "You never get off this train," says mentor Haymitch (Woody Harrelson) to the new champions Katniss and Peeta in 'Catching Fire', the thrilling sequel to last year's 'Hunger Games'. This is bad news because Katniss...