INDIA

  • Female foeticide a matter of shame: PM Narendra Modi October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: On the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child, Prime Minister Narendra Modi described female foeticide as a "matter of deep shame" and asked the people to pledge to end gender-based discrimination and create an atmosphere of equality for girls. He invited people to share on 'MyGov'...
  • West Indies cricketers continue to protest with black armband October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The West Indies team might have put off its 'strike' plan as of now, but the players continued to protest against the payment dispute with the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) by wearing black armbands in the second One-day International against India on Saturday. The Dwayne Bravo-led side had...
  • Hockey: Defending champions India face New Zealand test in Johor Cup October 11, 2014

    Johor Bahru: Defending champions India face New Zealand in their Sultan of Johor Cup opener to be played at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium on Sunday. The team comprising a bunch of fresh faces go into the U-21 tournament as a confident lot. With players like captain Harjeet Singh, his deputy...
  • No possibility of shifting Vizag ODI due to cyclone 'Hudhud': BCCI October 11, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: There is little possibility of shifting the venue of the India-West Indies third ODI from Vizag despite the cyclone 'Hudhud' threat and the hosts Andhra Cricket Association hoped the match would be conducted smoothly on October 14, the BCCI said on Saturday. "It's difficult to shift the venue at such...
  • I am proud of the West Indies team: Viv Richards October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Relieved that the West Indies tour of India remains on track despite the players threatening to go on strike over a pay dispute, former captain Viv Richards said the visiting team made him proud by going about its job in the "best way possible" despite the distraction back...
  • Nobel Prize winner Satyarthi's movement against child abuse, trafficking October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Kailash Satyarthi on Friday won the Nobel Peace Prize for his crusade against child labour in India. CNN-IBN joined Satyarthi's cause and the investigation revealed how thousands of minor girls are trafficked to big cities and sold as bonded labour by illegal placement agencies. "I will not go back...
  • J&K: Pakistani troops violate ceasefire in Poonch, target 4 Indian posts October 11, 2014

    Poonch: After two nights of peace, Pakistani troops violated ceasefire along the Line of Control on Saturday in Shahpur sector of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir and targeted four Indian posts. Indian soldiers fired in retaliation to the unprovoked firing by Pakistani troops. Pakistan has violated to the ceasefire several times...
  • As it happened: India vs West Indies, 2nd ODI October 11, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After an embarrassing defeat in the first ODI at Kochi, India will look to hit the West Indies back hard at Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla ground on Saturday to draw level in the five-match series. India looked complacent and surprised at...
  • 2nd ODI: Hurt India look to hit West Indies back at Kotla October 11, 2014

    After an embarrassing defeat in the first ODI at Kochi, India will look to hit the West Indies back hard at Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla ground on Saturday to draw level in the five-match series. India looked complacent and surprised at Kochi, where the visitors put up a spirited all-round display...
  • Peace at Indo-Pak border after 10 days of heavy firing October 11, 2014

    It has been two nights of peace on the border after 10 days of heavy firing and shelling. A parliamentary standing committee on Friday discussed the matter and lauded the BSF for retaliating. According to the sources, the Home Ministry has said that any decision to resume talks will only...
  • Gujarat: Congress workers arrested for burning Pakistan flag October 10, 2014

    Vadodara: At least five Congress workers were arrested on Friday for burning a Pakistan flag during a protest against the ceasefire violations by the troops of the neighbouring country from across the border in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. At the protest near the the Abhilasha crossroads, Congress workers raised slogans...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 10, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle October 10, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Think how social media can stop terror: Modi tells Zuckerberg October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday discussed the use of social media in checking terror activities and a host of other issues with social networking giant Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The issues discussed included 'Swachh Bharat' Mission with the Facebook co-founder. Zuckerberg, who called on the Prime Minister, expressed his...
  • Kailash Satyarthi, Malala Yousafzai share Nobel Peace Prize 2014 October 10, 2014

    Child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai shared the Nobel Peace Prize 2014 "for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education." ...
  • Odisha Cricket Association to issue wristband to keep gatecrashers at bay October 10, 2014

    Cuttack: Odisha Cricket Association will issue a wrist band for VIP enclosure ticket buyers during the Twenty20 International match between India and West Indies on October 22 to stop gatecrashers from grabbing the complimentary dinner. "We are introducing this for the first time as it was necessitated to separate the chafe...
  • Fight child labour: Indian activist Kailash Satyarthi gets Nobel Peace Prize October 10, 2014

    Child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi has been honoured with the Nobel Peace Prize 2014. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and takes view over the Indian activist's achievement. ...
  • 2.66 lakh people unemployed in Delhi: Survey October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A total of 57.06 lakh persons are employed in the national capital while 2.66 lakh were unemployed, a survey has revealed. Out of the total employed persons, about 56.24 lakh persons were employed in the urban area and 0.82 lakh in rural area. The number of male were...
  • West Indies players in upbeat mood post pay dispute controversy October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: After the unsavoury episode over a pay dispute with their Board before the first one-dayer against India in Kochi, things have changed for the better as far as West Indies team are concerned. The crushing win in Kochi has been like a morale booster for the Caribbeans as one...
  • Website of Satyarthi's NGO crashes, his name trends on Twitter October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Minutes after Kailash Satyarthi's name was announced on Friday as the winner of Nobel Peace Prize, the website of his NGO 'Bachpan Bachao Andolan' crashed due to heavy traffic while his name immediately started to trend on Twitter worldwide.Followers of his Twitter handle -- @k_satyarthi -- also swelled...
  • Nobel Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi hopes to work with fellow awardee Malala for Indo-Pak peace October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Child rights crusader Kailash Satyarthi, who shared the Nobel Peace prize with Malala Yousafzai, on Friday said he will ask the Pakistani teenager to join him in fighting against exploitation of children besides working together for peace in the sub-continent. The Bachpan Bachao Andolan founder said he personally knew Yousafzai...
  • Dhawan wishes success to Kohli; Bravo wants just opposite October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The age-old cliche that "You can either love him or hate him but you can't ignore him" fits aptly to Virat Kohli in the manner his peers and rivals look upto him even when he is going through one of the leanest patches in his international career. While the...
  • Team sticking together and has a must-win attitude: Bravo October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo had an embargo regarding any questions on their ongoing dispute with the WICB, but the allrounder said that the team stuck together in difficult times and maintained a "must-win attitude". "The good thing is that the team is sticking together and supporting each other...
  • Helping innovation in India will help the world: Mark Zuckerberg October 10, 2014

    Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg after meeting Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said helping innovative people in India will help the world....
  • Facebook keen to expand reach in India October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: World's biggest social network Facebook wants to connect more people to internet in India which accounts for the third largest online user base globally after China and the US but has a very low internet penetration growth rate. On his first visit to India, Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark...
  • Saw both success and failure in last one year: Dhawan October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: After a dream Test debut, Shikhar Dhawan has seen tougher side of international cricket and the opening batsman says he has learnt to value failure as much as success in the last one year, having experienced both ups and downs in his career. Insisting that failures in England would...
  • Bigg Boss 8: Minissha Lamba takes a dig at Aarya Babbar October 10, 2014

    Day 19 in the Bigg Boss house brought with it a bundle of surprises for the housemates as superstar Hrithik Roshan entered the house grooving to the tunes of his recently released movie Bang Bang. Bigg Boss welcomed Hrithik and congratulated him on the success of his movie. Hrithik greeted...
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav exhorts to maintain harmony in wake of border tension October 10, 2014

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday warned that some "forces" might take advantage of the border crisis between India and Pakistan and said it must not affect communal harmony and brotherhood in the country. Addressing the open session on the last day of the three-day SP's national convention,...
  • 2nd ODI: India can't afford complacency against hungry West Indies October 10, 2014

    Still licking their wounds after a sound thrashing in the lung opener, India will have to regroup quickly and plug the loopholes when they take on a determined West Indies in the second cricket one-dayer in New Delhi on Saturday. Starting the series as overwhelming favourites, India's inept batting in the...