LIFE

  • 'Umrika' wins the audience award at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival 14 hours 29 minutes ago

    Chennai: Independent filmmaker Prashant Nair's 'Umrika' has won the audience award in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition section of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, which concluded Sunday. Sundance film festival's Twitter handle shared the news on its page. 'Umrika', which features 'Life of Pi' fame actor Suraj Sharma, is about a young...
  • Watch: Simple nonsensical conversation sounds even weirder in real life January 21, 2015

    Tinder is a dating app that lets you meet "hot singles in your are" (Yeah I know right! finally someone worked that out.) Anyway, people meet on Tinder and once they have selected their 'mate', they start the courting ritual of 'chatting'. Things like "Hey" and "Whazzzuuup!" somehow manage to...
  • I just picked the wrong guys: Jennifer Lopez January 18, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez, who has been divorced three times, thinks her breakups are due to the fact that she just picked the wrong guys. The 'Booty' hitmaker said she is a great girlfriend and wife. "I'm a great girlfriend. And wife. Just picked the wrong guys," Lopez said on...
  • Living It Up: A balanced diet for an active life January 11, 2015

    In this episode of Living It Up, we tell you what to and how much to eat for and active life. ...
  • Watch: Journey of Dr Shubha Tole, winner of the Infosys Prize for Life Sciences December 31, 2014

    Dr Shubha Tole is the winner of the Infosys Prize for Life Sciences for pioneering work in the field of studying the brain. She has been working on finding out the cause behind mental illnesses. ...
  • Ceo of Life: In conversation with Siddharth Roy Kapur December 27, 2014

    How to be successful in business? How 'age' is just a number in terms of success? How can one inspire and set examples for others to emulate? Expect to find the answers on CEO if on CNN-IBN's upcoming series 'CEO of Life'. CNN-IBN's Business Editor Karma Paljor speaks to Walt...
  • CEO of Life: In conversation with LinkedIn's Nishant Rao December 21, 2014

    How to be successful in business? How 'age' is just a number in terms of success? How can one inspire and set examples for others to emulate? Expect to find the answers on CEO if on CNN-IBN's upcoming series 'CEO of Life'. CNN-IBN's Business Editor Karma Paljor speaks to LinkedIn...
  • Tihar inmates to get life insurance cover under Jan Dhan Yojna December 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Inmates of Delhi's high-security Tihar jail will soon get life and accidental insurance cover as the prison administration, in collaboration with Indian Bank, has decided to get their accounts opened under the Jan Dhan Yojna. As per the scheme, the inmates will come under accidental insurance cover of Rs...
  • LN Mishra murder: Delhi court awards life sentence to all four convicts December 18, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday sentenced all the four convicts in the LN Mishra murder case to life imprisonment. Delhi's Karkardooma court had convicted Ranjan Dwivedi, Santoshananda Avadhuta, Sudevananda Avadhuta and Gopalji in the case on December 8. The case relates to the bomb blast at a function...
  • A hug a day keeps the doctor away December 18, 2014

    Washington: It may not be a far-fetched idea to replace apple a day with a hug as researchers have found that more frequent hugs protect stressed people from getting sick. The team from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) found that greater social support and more frequent hugs protected people from the increased...
  • Onir in no hurry to direct 'Life In A...Metro 2' December 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Onir says he will begin working on the sequel of "Life In A...Metro" only once he is done making "Shab" and another film that he has on his plate. "Right now I am busy with my film 'Shab'. So, once I finish this film, I have one more film...
  • CEO of Life: I took the road less travelled, says BookMyShow's CEO December 13, 2014

    How to be successful in business? How 'age' is just a number in terms of success? How can one inspire and set examples for others to emulate? Expect to find the answers on CEO if on CNN-IBN's upcoming series 'CEO of Life'. CNN-IBN's Business Editor Karma Paljor speaks to BookMyShow...
  • Gayatri Iyer's 'Life's Macchiato' brings forth the taste of young India December 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A collection of short stories, 'Life's Macchiato' has all the energy, enthusiasm, and freshness of its twenty-something first-time author. She takes her readers to diverse places and diverse personalities, from a woman struggling with an abusive marriage to young college students and prodigal professionals. My favourite one is the...
  • CEO of life: In conversation with Mittu Chandilya December 6, 2014

    On this episode of 'CEO of life', Air Asia India CEO Mittu Chandilya talks about the business of low cost airlines in India. ...
  • Christian Bale found unlikely inspiration in 'Life of Brian' for his role in Ridley Scott's 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' December 3, 2014

    Paris: When Christian Bale landed the part of Moses in Ridley Scott's 'Exodus: Gods and Kings', the latest epic from the British director, he found unlikely inspiration in Monty Python's irreverent comedy film 'Life of Brian'. Bale, 40, had just finished filming 'American Hustle' and was not in the best physical...
  • 'Mahakumbh': Gautam Rode opts for natural tan December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: TV actor Gautam Rode is going out of his way to perfect his look for the show 'Mahakumbh' even if it means tanning his body naturally to match the requirements. Gautam is playing the protagonist Rudra-- a saviour and superhero -- in the show, which has been shot in...
  • Watch: CEO Of Life November 30, 2014

    'CEO Of Life' is a show that celebrates India's young business leaders who not just believe in driving growth but also lead a life of passion. In this episode, CNN-IBN speaks to Umang Bedi, Managing Director, India and South Asia for Adobe. ...
  • CEO of Life: In conversation with Adobe's Umang Bedi November 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Continuing with its commitment to providing viewers with differentiated programming, CNN-IBN announced a one-of-its-kind series 'CEO of Life', in association with Urbana, a Lifestyle brand of Future Group. The show hosted by CNN-IBN's Business Editor Karma Paljor, will celebrate India's distinguished young entrepreneurs who just not believe in...
  • Life-saving bacteria found in turkeys November 26, 2014

    New York: The biological machinery needed to produce a potentially life-saving antibiotic is found in turkeys, researchers have found. "Our research group is certainly thankful for turkeys. The 'good bacteria' we are studying has been keeping turkey farms healthy for years and it has the potential to keep humans healthy as...
  • Watch: Journey of Snapdeal CEO Kunal Bahl November 23, 2014

    With everything available on a click of the mouse, young entrepreneurs are ruling the e-commerce industry. Here is the journey of Kunal Bahl, who became the CEO of Snapdeal at the age of 31. ...
  • CEO of Life: New series on CNN-IBN showcases the top young business leaders of India November 21, 2014

    New Delhi: How to be successful in business? How 'age' is just a number in terms of success? How can one inspire and set examples for others to emulate? Expect to find the answers on CEO if on CNN-IBN's upcoming series 'CEO of Life'. The weekly show, hosted by CNN-IBN's Business...
  • 'Because Life Is A Gift': A tribute to differently-abled people November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: I had absolutely loved Disha's debut book, 'My Beloved's MBA Plans'. It was a well crafted piece of work that touched the lives of people who took plunge at crucial junctures of their lives to study further and came out victorious. With 'Because Life Is A Gift', Disha...
  • SC paves way to protect good samaritans, who help road accident victims, from legal hassles, harassment October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: In a landmark order, the Supreme Court has paved the way for a strong guideline that will protect those who help road accident victims. There will be no more harassment by policemen and no pressure to disclose your personal information. No one came forward to help a little...
  • Harassment a common part of online life: Survey October 26, 2014

    New York: A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life. The first-of-its-kind report by the Pew Research Center found that nearly three-quarters of American adults who use the Internet have witnessed online harassment. Forty per cent have experienced it...
  • Dhaula Kuan gangrape case: All five accused awarded life imprisonment, charged Rs 50,000 fine October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: All five accused in the Dhaula Kuan gangrape case of 2010 - Shamshad alias Khutkan, Usman alias Kale, Shahid alias Chhota Billi, Iqbal alias Bada Billi and Kamruddin, have been awarded life imprisonment and charged with a fine of Rs 50,000. A Dwarka court delivered the judgement on...
  • Man gets life imprisonment for burning to death wife in UP September 23, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for killing his wife by setting her ablaze, with the court relying on her dying declaration though all the witnesses turned hostile during the trial. Additional District Sessions Judge Arvind Upadhaye convicted Nitu under Section 302 (murder) of IPC, according to government...
  • Jammu floods to have 'minimal' impact on LIC, says its Chairman September 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Life Insurance Corporation, which has nearly 13 lakh customers in floodravaged Jammu & Kashmir, has said the financial impact of the massive tragedy would be "very minimal" on the company. "Financial impact due to the massive floods in Kashmir this month will be very nominal for us. Even after the...
  • Gift of life: Elevenyearold girl fights Thalassemia September 14, 2014

    In this episode of Gift of Life, we bring you the success story of a elevenyearold Thalassemia patient, Nitya Dua. Thalassemia is a life threatening blood disorder. ...
  • Heavy rain hits normal life in Odisha September 6, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Heavy rain continued to lash many parts of Odisha for the second consecutive day on Saturday throwing normal life out of gear, a Met department official said. The state has been witnessing heavy rainfall for the past two days due to the impact of a low pressure area formed over...