LIFE

  • Irrfan Khan: It's time we start inspiring world cinema August 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan, who has made his presence felt in Hollywood with some big projects, feels the time has come when Indian films and filmmakers start inspiring the world with their talent and stories. "We keep looking to Hollywood cinema for inspirations. But I feel, it is time that we...
  • My father won't do what Natwar Singh did: Pranab Mukherjee's daughter August 3, 2014

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha said that her father will not do what former union minister Natwar Singh did and reveal what transpired during his tenure in the Congress and the government. She said, "My father has a diary for over 40 years. It has lots of sensitive information....
  • Unfortunate that a senior leader like Natwar is stooping so low: Salman Khurshid August 2, 2014

    Former union minister Natwar Singh's book 'One Life is Not Enough: An Autobiography' generated a lot of controversies. Former Union Minister Salman Khurshid said, "It is unfortunate that such a senior leader is resorting to such measures. True or not, there are some things that just shouldn't be said." ...
  • Two sentenced for life in kidnapping, rape case August 2, 2014

    Two persons have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court for kidnapping and raping a girl six years ago. Special Additional District and Sessions Judge (SC/ST act) S.P Arvind also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 each on Pradip Verma and Raja on Thursday. The two had kidnapped the girl...
  • Prime Minister Modi's wife Jashodaben prays for his long life August 2, 2014

    Palanpur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's wife Jashodaben visited a temple in Vadgam taluka of Banaskantha district on Friday and said that she had prayed for her husband's long life as well as success. The temple of Virbhadra Maharaj is located in Magarwada village, at least 15 km away from Palanpur. In...
  • Man gets life imprisonment for killing his wife over dowry six years ago August 1, 2014

    A man was on Friday sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in Badaun for killing his wife for dowry six years ago. Additional District Judge SN Tripathi awarded life imprisonment to Amirchand for killing his wife Laxmi on April 5, 2008. Amirchand had demanded Rs 50,000 and a motorcycle in dowry....
  • Five persons sentenced to life imprisonment in attempt to murder case August 1, 2014

    Five persons were sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court in a 17-year-old attempt to murder case. Additional District Judge Brijendra Kumar Singh also imposed a penalty of Rs 10,000 each on the five convicts on Thursday. In November 1997, Jai Prakash Singh, Lal Babu, Surendra Singh, Sanjeet Singh and Vijay...
  • CNN-IBN Exclusive: Natwar Singh interview August 1, 2014

    Former union minister Natwar Singh's autobiography 'One Life is Not Enough: An Autobiography' has generated a lot of controversies with claims like Congress President Soni Gandhi did not become the prime minister in 2004 as her son Rahul as against it and not because she renounced the post. He has...
  • Five sentenced to life imprisonment in murder case July 31, 2014

    Five persons, including four brothers, were sentenced to life imprisonment in an 18-year-old murder case by a Vaishali district court on Thursday. Additional District Judge-1, Brajendra Kumar Tiwary found the five guilty of the murder of Jandhari Paswan, who was found hanging from a tree on May 4, 1996, at Atma...
  • Natwar using book on Sonia, Rahul to promote his BJP MLA son: Digvijaya Singh July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress party has refuted claims made by former external affairs minister Natwar Singh about Sonia and Rahul Gandhi in his yet to be published autobiography. Senior party leader Digvijaya Singh accused the former Congress leader of promoting his son by making these revelations. Natwar Singh's son Jagat Singh...
  • 'The Book of Life,' 'Kingsman' lead Fox's eclectic Comic Con peeks July 26, 2014

    Reuters: Action, comedy, animation and dystopia made up an eclectic slate of upcoming films that 20th Century Fox presented at Comic Con on Friday, hoping to engage the convention's avid fan base. Channing Tatum, Christina Applegate, Ron Perlman lent some star power to the presentation, introducing clips from "The Book of...
  • 13 family members get life sentence for farmer's murder July 25, 2014

    A local court has awarded life imprisonment to 13 persons, including four women, of a family for killing a tribal farmer in their village over a land dispute last year. District and Sessions Judge Anil Kumar Shukla convicted and sentenced Ratiram Raut (50), Sadhuram (50), Asharam (54), Subhash (59), Mahesh Ram...
  • Put tea bags in your smelly shoes, freeze grapes to chill your wine: 38 fantastic life hacks guaranteed to change your life July 24, 2014

    If you have ever had a sandwich that had the meat in the centre, leaving the corners empty, you need to know how to cut your salami. These 38 life hacks are unbelievably simple and easily done, and they will better organise your life. Try them! ...
  • Woman, paramour sentenced to life for killing her husband July 17, 2014

    A local court sentenced a woman and her paramour to life imprisonment for killing her husband in Indatiyana village of Muzaffarnagar district. Additional district sessions judge Pradeep Kumar ordered the sentence last evening and also imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on each of the convicts - Nina and her paramour...
  • InkCase Plus: A second screen that can extend your Android phone's battery life July 16, 2014

    Singapore: Know how to improve battery life of your smartphone? Attach a second screen. This low-power screen will stop you from turning on the smartphone's main display. Called InkCase Plus, the device by Singapore-based firm OAXIS is able to display incoming notifications and run certain special applications. The device comes with a...
  • Three get life term for kidnapping, murdering 4-year-old July 12, 2014

    A local court here has sentenced three persons to life imprisonment for abducting and murdering a four-year-old boy. Additional District Sessions Judge Rajbir Singh yesterday held the three, including the victim's uncle, guilty for the murder of 4-year-old Sumit six years back. The judge also imposed a fine of Rs 65,000...
  • Woman, paramour get life imprisonment for murder 32 years ago July 10, 2014

    A local court in Muzaffarnagar has sentenced a woman and her paramour to life imprisonment for killing her husband 32 years ago. Additional District and Sessions Judge Manyank Chouhan held Shiela and Irfan guilty under section 302 (Punishment for murder) of the IPC in the murder of Ramesh Chand Gupta and...
  • Hi-tech equipment drives NDRF's rescue work: Chennai July 2, 2014

    Chennai: Several hi-tech gadgets and equipment like Advanced Life Detector used by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel has proved to be very successful in locating and rescuing victims from under the piles of debris at the building collapse site. "Our Advanced Life Detector sends out Electromagnetic waves and it...
  • 20 years of 'The Lion King': 10 inspirational lines from the film that holds true even now June 26, 2014

    It may have released 20 years back, but Disney's 'The Lion King' was more than just an animation film. Its dialogues till date hold relevance to one's life. On its 20th anniversary, we list out 10 inspirational lines that can serve as life lessons for us. ...
  • Court awards life sentence to three accused in 2012 murder case June 23, 2014

    A local court in Bihar on Monday sentenced three persons to life imprisonment in connection with a murder of a 10-year-old boy in 2012. Additional District and Sessions Judge of Banka, Sanjay Kumar Singh, passed the order after finding them guilty of murdering the boy. According to the prosecution, Krishnanand was kidnapped...
  • Convicts serving life sentence go missing from Tihar jail June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: While the appeals of dreaded criminals lie pending in higher courts, several inmates of the Tihar jail have gone missing. As per figures submitted by Tihar Jail authorities to the Delhi High Court, 915 convicts have either jumped parole or bail since 1999. Many of them have been...
  • Charlie Chaplin's iconic suit and bowler hat on sale June 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: A costume worn by Charlie Chaplin as his iconic Little Tramp character is on sale for USD 195,000. Chaplin is best remembered for donning the suit and bowler hat combination to portray a bumbling vagrant striving to behave like a gentleman. The movie icon was reportedly first given the outfit...
  • Watch CJ Piyush Tewari 's appeal for a stronger road safety law June 8, 2014

    CJ Piyush Tewari is the founder of Save Life Foundation, an NGO that promotes road safety and emergency care. In this report, CJ Piyush demands the implementation of a strong road safety law from the new government and explains how better safety measures can help save people injured in road...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show June 8, 2014

    This week, a mother demands strong punishment for a man who attempted to rape her three year old baby,a teacher picks up CJ mike to appeal the Jammu and Kashmir government for better facilities and remuneration at mobile season schools in the state, a young dancer from Bangalore wants stronger...
  • Five brothers get life sentence in 14-year-old murder case June 6, 2014

    A local court in Badaun on Friday awarded life sentence to five brothers in a 14-year-old murder case. According to prosecution, one Dhanpal of Nagla Tayabpur village under Ujhani police station area in the district was beaten to death by the five brothers over a dispute related to their agricultural land...
  • 'Life of Pi ' actor Suraj Sharma to star in 'Homeland 4' June 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: Indian actor Suraj Sharma, best known for his titular character in 'Life of Pi', has joined the starcast of popular terror drama 'Homeland 4'. The actor will play the recurring role of Aayan Ibrahim, a Pakistani medical student, who crosses path with CIA agent Carrie Mathison. The action thriller...
  • Gujarat drops idea of including PM Modi's life in school curriculum June 14, 2014

    Gandhinagar: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing displeasure over the move, Gujarat government on Friday dropped the idea of incorporating his life's story in school curriculum across the state. After receiving a call from Modi at around 7 AM, State Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama dropped the idea of teaching Modi's life...
  • My life's struggle should not be included in school books: PM Modi June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that lessons from his life struggle should not be included in the school curriculum. The remarks came after the Bharatiya Janata Party's Madhya Pradesh unit was considering including lessons from Modi's life in the curriculum. Modi said, "My life's struggle should not...
  • Watch: Trailer of Jennifer Aniston's new movie 'Life of Crime' May 26, 2014

    Jennifer Aniston's upcoming movie 'Life of Crime' is apparently touted to be her next great movie after 'The Good Girl' that was released in the year 2002. Jennifer Aniston plays the role of Mickey Dawson who's kidnapped, but her cheating husband doesn't really want her back in his life. 'Life of...
  • 11 get life imprisonment for abducting doctor's 9-year-old son in 2009 May 22, 2014

    A court in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on Thursday convicted eleven persons to life imprisonment with six of them ordered to serve out their terms till death in the abduction case of nine-year old Hrithik Raj five years ago. The Additional District Judge (ADJ)-II Narsingh Prasad passed the order sentencing all eleven...