Kin

  • Snapshot: London Fashion Week dress made of Lumia 1520 smartphones is a viral hit February 18, 2014

    Is that dress meant to be worn? This is likely to be the first question you'd ask after seeing this outfit. Shown at London Fashion Week recently, the dress, which has been made from 80 smartphones, is being referred to as the world's first interactive skirt. As reports suggest, the...
  • Chennai: 18 years on, woman meets kin September 24, 2012

    Chennai: After spending 18 years at a home for mentally challenged women in Chennai, a schizophrenic woman from Gujarat was reunited with her brother. Sadly for Chandrika Ben, who hails from the small village of Marohi, which is 6 km outside Surat, her husband who abandoned her all those years...
  • Microsoft pulls the plug on Kin phones July 1, 2010

    San Francisco: Microsoft Corp has pulled the plug on a new generation of smartphones less than three months after unveiling the devices that were part of its efforts to catch-up with Apple Inc and Google Inc in the fast-growing mobile market. Microsoft said on Wednesday it had canceled plans to sell...
  • Mumbai terror: Kin of victims unable to cope with reality December 12, 2008

    Mumbai: The relatives of victims and witnesses of the Mumbai terror attack have been hit hardest by fear and uncertainty. Even as they try and come to terms with their loss, they also have to tackle the fear that sets in. It's for the ones who lost their family or friends...
  • Guidelines sought on trying kin for sexual harassment May 26, 2008

    New Delhi: The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Monday approached the Delhi High Court seeking guidelines on trying cases of sexual harassment at home of children and women by relatives. Appearing on behalf of the DCW, Aparna Bhatt filed a public interest litigation (PIL) pointing out the lack of proper guidelines...
  • Rizwanur case: CBI summons Priyanka's family to Delhi November 19, 2007

    New Delhi: Yet another twist in the mysterious death case of graphics designer Rizwanur in Kolkata. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has summoned Rizwanur's wife Priyanka Todi's family to Delhi to question them in connection the death. The CBI will conduct polygraph or lie-detector test on November 25. According to reports...
  • Pak nationals continue hunt for kin February 26, 2007

    New Delhi: Even after all the unidentified bodies of the Samjhauta Express blasts were buried in a graveyard near Panipat, Pakistani relatives of some of the missing passengers continue to pour in at Panipat in search of their near and dear ones a week after two blasts on the Atari-bound...
  • Mush invites kin of Indian POWs to Pak June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: It looks like the mission to Pakistan is churning out fruitful results. Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf, on Saturday, invited families of Indian prisoners of war believed to be held in Pakistani jails to search for them. Musharraf's invitation comes at a crucial time with the visit of External Affairs Minister...
  • Saddam sends personal messages to kin December 29, 2006

    Dubai: In the shadow of the scaffold, Saddam Hussein met two of his half-brothers and passed on personal messages to his family, a lawyer said. Badie Aref, one of Saddam's lawyers, said the rare meeting with maternal half-brothers Sabawi and Watban Ibrahim Hassan al-Tikriti, who are in US custody, was at...