SAVINGS

  • Quake survivors face acute crisis of water, power; hospitals short on emergency supplies April 27, 2015

    Kathmandu: Barely any sign of an organised relief effort was visible outside Nepal's capital on Sunday, as aid agencies struggled to fly and truck relief supplies to a country stricken by its worst earthquake in eight decades. In the lush Dhading farming district 80 km (50 miles) outside Kathmandu, people camped...
  • UN gives 'James Bond' star Daniel Craig a 'license to save' April 15, 2015

    United Nations: As secret agent James Bond, Daniel Craig has a license to kill, but on Tuesday the United Nations gave the British actor a "license to save" by appointing him as the first global advocate for the elimination of mines and explosive hazards. Craig - who has been filming his...
  • People voice their support for net neutrality, say Internet a utility not a luxury April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: As the campaign and support for net neutrality is picking up, Politicians, celebrities and a cross section of people are voicing their support for it. Net neutrality means all data and sites are treated and charged equally be it mobile app or any other app. According to AIB...
  • Dog rescued, recovering after falling 230 feet down Oregon cliff April 12, 2015

    An 80-pound dog was recovering on Thursday after falling down a steep cliff while hiking with his owner in Oregon, requiring a rescue by a team of volunteers who specialize in plucking pets out of harrowing situations, the Oregon Humane Society said. Ranger, an 80-pound Great Dane and mastiff mix, suffered...
  • If you still don't know what #NetNeutrality is, then allow the members of AIB to explain it to you April 11, 2015

    If by this point, you don't read the phrase 'Net Neutrality' on every Indian internet portal you know, then we still have a lot to do. Net neutrality means when a service provider sells you data they don't get to choose how the data is used. The idea is that...
  • Uma Bharti seeks religious leaders' help in keeping Ganga clean March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: As part of her efforts to make the Ganga rejuvenation programme a mass movement, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Thursday sought cooperation of religious leaders in keeping the river clean. Addressing a panel discussion on 'Save Ganga and Save Himalayas' in New Delhi, Bharati urged religious leaders...
  • How a tax payer can save Rs 4.44 lakh February 28, 2015

    New Delhi: In the first full-fledged Budget of the Narendra Modi government, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday extended benefits to middle class tax payers which would result in saving of Rs 4.42 lakh. The increase in limit of deduction in health insurance premium, Pension Fund, New Pension Scheme,...
  • Special Purpose Vehicle to maintain sewerage treatment plants in 118 cities along Ganga January 28, 2015

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Urban Development has proposed to set up a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for setting up and maintenance of Sewerage Treatment Plans (STPs) in all the 118 cities and towns located along the River Ganga in a time-bound manner to check pollution of the river. According to...
  • Kotak Mahindra launches social savings bank account January 20, 2015

    Coimbatore: Kotak Mahindra Bank on Tuesday launched Jifi Saver, a social savings bank account which can be seamlessly managed via Twitter and Facebook,in this region. Developed for today's tech savvy and socially connected consumers with an active digital life, Jifi saver will take care of...
  • 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' leads Razzies 'worst of' list; 'Legend of Hercules', 'Saving Christmas' earn 6 nominations each January 14, 2015

    Los Angeles: "Transformers: Age of Extinction" is rolling out with the most nominations at this year's Golden Raspberry Awards. The action sequel starring Mark Wahlberg alongside morphing robots led all films Tuesday with seven nominations, including worst picture, worst sequel, worst screenplay and worst screen combo. "Transformers" is also up for worst...
  • Citizen Journalist: Campaigns in 2014 December 29, 2014

    During the year 2014, the Citizen Journalist show also took some campaigns like 'Save Arian', 'Go Monica', and 'Help Ahmed' and helped them to fight their diseases and problems. ...
  • 1st World War gave concept of daylight savings time November 12, 2014

    Even as First World War is remembered for Germany's crushing defeat, it also gave the world the concept of daylight savings time. It's now been 100 years since the First World War began. ...
  • Government urged to provide free Pneumonia vaccine to save children November 9, 2014

    Coimbatore: The local chapter of Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) reiterated its appeal to both the Centre and state Governments to provide free Pneumococcal vaccine to children to prevent the increasing death rates due to Pneumonia. Our country witnesses nearly 45 million Pneumonia cases among children below five years, of...
  • 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...
  • Men's helpline gets 25,000 calls over four months September 17, 2014

    Kolkata: SIF, the mobile app launched five months ago for the protection of men's rights, has received a mega response in the last four months. The app, launched by Save India Family Foundation NGO, has received 25,000 calls in the last fourfive months. It was launched to help men at...
  • Exclusive: How India is managing its tiger reserves September 16, 2014

    There are 47 tiger reserves in India that are key to the survival of the beautiful beast, who continues to face threats from poachers and loss of habitat in the name of development. In those reserves lives not just the tiger but the world's hope as India, where 60 per cent...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 12, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Exclusive: If the tiger can survive, it's in India September 11, 2014

    To many, in fact most, tiger estimation or census is about knowing a number the final count of a majestic beast, the sight of which inspires awe in unlimited measure but the existence of which lies in the hands of the Homo Sapiens. However, very little does the society...
  • Children's safety should be priority in Jammu and Kashmir: NGO September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Children's safety should be the top priority for the Jammu and Kashmir government during the flood rescue operations, an NGO said on Sunday. "Following reports that the children's hospital in Srinagar being affected by flood, the NGO is concerned about the plight of children in the Kashmir Valley and...
  • HC takes note of child workers, seeks report from Delhi government September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday took note of the slow pace in rescuing and rehabilitating child workers in the national capital and asked the city government to consider the suggestions given by an NGO on the issue. "The senior advocate, appearing for the NGO, today filed the...
  • The Citizen Journalist show August 23, 2014

    This week, the Citizen Journalist show highlights short films which give big message like 'Save Water' and 'Clean Up India' and your pictures and videos. ...
  • Saving the Ganga: The majestic and mystical world of Sundarban August 9, 2014

    CNNIBN's Environment Editor Bahar Dutt tracks the river Ganga, from the Himalayas down to the Sunderbans. The Sundarban is a UN World Heritage site over parts of India and Bangladesh. The name Sundarban comes from the Sundari tree found in the mangroves here. ...
  • Save Arian: Doctors happy as US firm pledges medicines for life August 6, 2014

    Its a new lease of life for 12 year old Arian Chowhdury, who suffers from a rare genetic disorder called Hunter Syndrome will now have access to free medicines for life. The US pharmaceutical company SHIRE that manufactures the expensive drug used to treat the disorder has agreed to provide...
  • News 360: US pharma firm agrees to provide drugs to Arian for life August 5, 2014

    It is a victory for the CNNIBN and change.org Save Arian campaign and great news for the 12yearold boy Arian who suffers from the rare genetic disorder called Hunter's syndrome. The US pharmaceutical company that manufactures the expensive drug used to treat the disorder has agreed to provide Arian's family...
  • Save Arian: I am very happy and relieved after hearing the news, says Arian's mother August 5, 2014

    Arian's family thanked CNNIBN and change.org for Save Arian campaign. A US pharmaceutical company has agreed to provide Arian's family with the medicine for the rest of his life. Arian suffers from the rare genetic disorder called Hunter's syndrome. ...
  • Save Arian: This is a very happy day for me, says Arian's father August 5, 2014

    Arian's Father on Tuesday thanked CNNIBN and change.org Save Arian campaign as a US pharmaceutical company has agreed to provide Arian's family with the medicine for the rest of his life. 12yearold boy suffers from the rare genetic disorder called Hunter's syndrome. ...
  • Want to save water? Go vegetarian! Researchers believe eating less meat saves water resources August 5, 2014

    London: Researchers believe that eating less meat would protect water resources in dry areas around the world. Reducing the use of animal products can have a considerable impact on areas suffering scarce water resources, as meat production requires more water than other agricultural products, said the researchers. By reducing the animal product...
  • Save Arian: US pharma firm to provide drugs to the Hunter Syndrome patient for life August 5, 2014

    New Delhi: It is a victory for the CNNIBN and change.org Save Arian campaign and great news for the 12yearold boy Arian who suffers from the rare genetic disorder called Hunter's syndrome. The US pharmaceutical company that manufactures the expensive drug used to treat the disorder has agreed to provide...
  • Video Volunteers expose the big question mark on amenities in schools August 4, 2014

    From cities to our hinterland the story remains the same; schools, access to schools and amenities in schools are a big question mark. Here are two reports coming via Video Volunteers, from Hazaribagh in Jharkhand. ...
  • Students expose pathetic condition of govt schools in Delhi August 4, 2014

    Students expose three govt schools in Trilokpuri what their schools look likewith no teachers, no fans, no toilets, no drinking water and obviously no classes. ...