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  • J&K floods: As flood waters recede, civic problems come to the fore September 15, 2014

    Srinagar: The joint effort by the Army, Indian Air Force and National Defence Response Force have rescued 1,84,000 people in the floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir. But with the receding flood waters, civic problems have now come to the fore. Stagnant water in the state may lead to an outbreak of waterborne...
  • Every time there's a storm outside your friends will make a joke about you flying away. 10 struggles only a skinny person goes through September 10, 2014

    'You should eat properly. Don't you feel weak?' Everyone from your classmates to your relatives is constantly worried about why you don't seem to gain weight. While your best friends are trying to lose weight, while you're trying your best to eat up the world. From protein shakes to junk...
  • Don't put marital problems online, warns Saudi cleric September 7, 2014

    Riyadh: Saudi Arabia's top cleric has warned couples against publicising their marital problems on social networking sites, saying such publicity could create a scandal, media reports said on Sunday. Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz AlAsheikh, chairman of the Council of Senior Ulema and the General Presidency of Scholarly Research and Ifta (empowered...
  • Ariana Grande tops Britain's new look singles charts July 7, 2014

    London: US singersongwriter Ariana Grande topped Britain's singles chart on Sunday with her track 'Problem' featuring Iggy Azalea, becoming the first performer to head a new look chart based on Internet streaming as well as physical sales data. The Official Charts Company said the 21yearold singer had made history in the...
  • Ariana Grande to perform at MTV Video Music Awards July 3, 2014

    New York: Ariana Grande will perform at the MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 24. MTV announced Wednesday the pop singer is the first performer for the awards show, which will air live from the Forum in Inglewood, California. Grande's current single, "Problem," has reached double platinum status and peaked at No....
  • LG forms a group of experts to tackle water problem June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: With Delhi facing acute water shortage, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Thursday formed an advisory group of experts that will work out an action plan and guide the government in tackling the issue. The fivemember advisory group of experts, to be chaired by Babubhai Navalawala a water expert...
  • The waiter was too handsome, the sea was too blue: You won't believe these bizarre complaints hotel staff have to hear everyday May 13, 2014

    A recent survey conducted by Skyscanner a leading global travel search site, reveals some of the strange complaints which have been made to hotel staff. Travel search engine Skyscanner questioned 400 international hotel workers to make up its list of the top ten strange complaints and fussy demands. From toilets...
  • Zac Efron working with sobriety expert to control drug problem April 7, 2014

    London: Actor Zac Efron has reportedly hired a sobriety coach in a bid to help him control his alleged drug problems. The 'High School Musical' star, who sought treatment in rehab last year to control his hard-partying lifestyle and drug issues, is apparently working with an expert to help him stay...
  • AAP MLA Dinesh Mohaniya slapped by woman over water supply problem February 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party MLA Dinesh Mohaniya was slapped by a woman in Delhi on Sunday over water supply problem. The incident took place when Dinesh, MLA from Sangam Vihar, went to meet the people of the area. The MLA and people got into verbal altercation after which a woman...
  • Time magazine sees Narendra Modi as 'America's Other India Problem' January 18, 2014

    Washington: After the "nasty spat" between India and the US over an Indian diplomat, the emergence of Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate, may cause even more tension between them, according to Time magazine. Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, whom US authorities charged with visa fraud involving her maid, has...
  • Striking Zimbabwe cricketers hope for solution January 15, 2014

    Harare: Zimbabwe's unpaid and frustrated cricketers will have a second meeting with their board chairman to try to end a twomonth strike that has already caused the cancellation of Afghanistan's first overseas tour. Captain Brendan Taylor told on Tuesday that players met with Zimbabwe Cricket chairman Peter Chingoka over the weekend...
  • Delhi: Blue line metro service disrupted, commuters stranded December 9, 2013

    Traffic on snagprone Dwarka to Noida City Centre line of Delhi Metro was disrupted on Monday due to signal problem, delaying scores of commuters. "Due to track circuit (signalling) problem, between Mandi House and Pragati Maidan section, trains on Line 3/4 are running with a restricted speed of 25 kmph in...
  • Class 5 student beaten by teacher, admitted to hospital in Jind December 7, 2013

    Jind: In another corporal punishment shocker, a Class 5 student of a government school in Kairkhedi village was admitted to hospital after she was allegedly beaten up by her teacher on Saturday. Amrita was badly beaten up by her teacher Surendra for not solving a Maths problem, her parents said. While...
  • Maruti Suzuki recalls 1,492 units of Ertiga, Swift, Dzire, AStar November 27, 2013

    The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India on Wednesday that it will recall 1,492 units of Ertiga, Swift, Dzire and AStar models produced in October this year to rectify a possible problem with steering column. The company said it will inspect the steering column for 1,492 vehicles Ertiga: 306 units,...
  • From Calcutta to Kolkata: Different names, similar problems September 14, 2013

    Kolkata: Observing that problems that plagued Kolkata (then Calcutta) during British rule have persisted, two West Bengal archivists Friday cited as example the decision to shift the state secretariat - albeit temporarily. "The circle has been completed in one aspect... the Writers' Building was made the office of the Bengal secretariat because...
  • Now, Twitter to solve traffic woes September 8, 2013

    Jerusalem: A new method may put an end to traffic woes by collecting information on transportation problems following mass events, like football matches, using tweets made by citizens on Twitter, researchers say. "The ability of social networks to produce information on heavy traffic, road hazards, quality of service of public...
  • Malaysia's opposition signals willingness to work with government August 31, 2013

    Malaysia's opposition indicated on Friday it was softening its stand towards the government for the first time since a disputed May election, saying it was willing to help tackle a range of problems. The opposition led by former finance minister Anwar Ibrahim has refused to accept the election victory of the...
  • Japan cancels the launch of its first Epsilon rocket August 28, 2013

    Japanese space agency JAXA has announced that it has called off Tuesday's launch of its first Epsilon rocket, media reports said. The new rocket launch to carry a planet-observing satellite, was scheduled for 1.45 pm on Tuesday from the Uchinoura Space Centre in the southwestern Japanese prefecture of Kagoshima. It was cancelled...
  • New Delhi: Technical problems hit metro service August 20, 2013

    Delhi Metro services were again hit on Tuesday, the second time in the last five days on the Dwarka Sec 21 to Noida City Centre Blue line due to "technical" problems. "Due to technical problem between Karol Bagh and R K Ashram stations, train services are being run in 3 loops...
  • 'Smartphones are causing vision problems to soar' August 19, 2013

    London: Smartphones are causing sight problems to soar in children as young as seven, a top UK eye surgeon has warned. Since the launch of smartphones in 1997 there has been a 35 per cent increase in patients with advancing myopia (shortsightedness), according to David Allamby, a leading laser eye...
  • Sushmita Sen: Took a break to be with Alisah, will come back with a film August 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Sushmita Sen has lost oodles of weight, and she looks wonderful. The former Miss Universe and actress admits she is readying herself for a comeback to showbiz. On the silver screen, Sushmita was last seen in the 2010 film 'No Problem'. During the threeyear hiatus, she was busy taking care...
  • Delhi polls: Narayana faces acute water crisis, has poor roads July 11, 2013

    New Delhi: In the runup to the Delhi Assembly elections IBN7's campaign New Delhi Banao continues to raise awareness among the people about the state of affairs in their city. Narayana is represented by Ramakant Goswami, a minister in the Delhi government, in the Delhi Assembly. Despite being the minister Ramakant...
  • Central aid to states should be flexible: President July 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Central assistance to any state should have flexibility to address special problems that it might be facing, President Pranab Mukherjee said in Mumbai on Monday. At a function to mark birth centenary celebrations of late VP Naik in the backdrop of severe drought faced by the state in 2013,...
  • Mandela continues to show improvement, says grandson June 16, 2013

    Cape Town: Former South African president Nelson Mandela, who has been hospitalized for a week, continued to show signs of improvement, his grandson said on Saturday, reported Xinhua. "Madiba (Mandela) is recovering very well and looks good," Mandla Mandela said in Qunu, Eastern Cape Province, the native village where Mandela...
  • Mao is just a name, ideology a mere excuse: Aman Lekhi May 29, 2013

    Are extralegal measures against the Maoists like the creation of Salwa Judum responsible for worsening of the security situation in Chhattisgarh? Senior lawyer Aman Lekhi joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. I think we need to follow the same which we followed against Punjabi terror? Asked by:...
  • Maoists are also our fellow Indians: General Shankar Roychowdhury May 29, 2013

    The Army and Air Force have always been wary of being given the responsibility of antiNaxal operations. A retired Chief of Air Staff went to the extent of saying that the Air Force was not trained to bomb and strafe 'our own people.' Many have warned that it may lead...
  • Delhi polls: Narayana faces acute water shortage, has poor roads May 29, 2013

    New Delhi: In the runup to the Delhi Assembly elections IBN7's campaign New Delhi Banano continues to raise awareness among the people about the state of affairs in their city. Narayana is represented by Ramakant Goswami, a minister in the Delhi government, in the Delhi Assembly. Despite being the minister Ramakant...
  • I don't think the Naxal problem will end in near future: Rahul Pandita May 28, 2013

    Should the government continue to view Maoist activities through the prism of security? Or is a more reasoned and nuanced approach necessary? Author Rahul Pandita joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Bringing Naxal to main stream, is this solution to the problem? Asked by: Mans ...
  • Chhattisgarh government plans monorail for Raipur May 17, 2013

    Raipur: Chhattisgarh government has decided to run a monorail in Raipur to reduce traffic congestion and increase share of public transport in the urban transport network. "The state government has planned a comprehensive network of monorail at Raipur which mostly has narrow roads and requires a quick solution for its...
  • Delhi: 23yearold MBA student commits sucide May 14, 2013

    New Delhi: A 23yearold MBA student hailing from Manipur allegedly committed suicide in his rented accommodation here apparently due to a broken relationship, police said on Tuesday. The incident was reported from Safdarjung Enclave area and the deceased has been identified as Athili. No suicide note was recovered but police suspect...