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  • #YESIamThechange: A story of struggle and strength against all odds 3 days ago

    Ramanlal Hiralal Firodia, a polio patient who fought all odds to achieve his goals. ...
  • #YESIamThechange: Testimonies of men who have faced false allegations of abuse, violence 3 days ago

    This film focuses on sec 498-A, often ignored by the media. Testimonies of men who have faced false allegations of abuse and violence make this film a compelling watch. ...
  • #YESIamThechange: A short story on people whom we often ignore in our busy lives 3 days ago

    A story of a security guard ignored, the film is shot by a group called Hruday captures how we take people around us for granted. ...
  • 'If I am FM: I would improve women security' July 7, 2014

    If I were FM, I would increase the security measures prevalent for women in the country. I would reduce the price of food served in eating places so that people can socialise more. ...
  • 'If I am FM: I will allocate more funds for education' July 7, 2014

    If I were FM, I would focus on more allocation of funds for the primary and secondary education. I would also make sure that it is effectively implemented across the country. ...
  • 'If I am FM: I will change the attitude of I-T officers' July 6, 2014

    If I were FM, I will take steps to change the attitude of assesses. The I-T officers should change their attitude and gain people's trust and confidence.A human touch will ensure better compliance. ...
  • MP government calls Digvijaya's letter to Chief Justice 'publicity stunt' July 5, 2014

    Criticising Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh, Madhya Pradesh government on Friday said the letter he has written to Madhya Pradesh High Court Chief Justice AM Khanvilkar on the MPPEB scam, was just a "publicity stunt". During a press conference earlier Digvijay Singh told reporters about the letter written to the Chief...
  • 'If I were FM, I would introduce women and child Budget' June 17, 2014

    As part of CNN-IBN special series 'If I am FM', people express what they would do if they were the Finance Minister. A resident of Thiruvananthapuram said that he would like to make a complete overhaul in the present system in the areas of women and child. "I would introduce...
  • Watch: How many friends will come to your help when you call them at 4 AM? Especially if you spook them with a scary prank? May 28, 2014

    If you've called a friend at 4 AM in the morning and no one came to your help, it's probably because you spooked them the last time they tried to do you a good turn. An Airtel ad that's doing the rounds online shows a guy calling all his friends...
  • Man who harassed disabled kids for more than a decade ordered by judge to wear 'I am a bully!' sign on a busy street April 11, 2014

    An Ohio man who called his neighbor 'Monkey Mama' as she held her adopted, disabled African-American children, and has smeared dog feces on their wheelchair ramp, was ordered by a judge to carry an 'I AM A BULLY!' sign on a busy street this weekend. Edmond Aviv, 62, who was accused...
  • Facebook launches 'I'm a Voter' feature for Indian users April 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Facebook users in India can now update their status after casting their ballot with a new "I'm a Voter" feature that the social networking giant has introduced to cash in on the election buzz. For the first time in the country, users over the age of 18 will...
  • Bangalore nightlife extended, pubs to be open till 1 am twice a week March 1, 2014

    Bangalore: Call it a pre-election sop, but Bangalore may just get its title as India's pub capital back. The Karnataka government has relaxed curbs on timings for restaurants and bars, after pressure from many groups. But this is on a trial basis for now. Eateries can now remain open till...
  • 'Raaz 4' on hold, '3am' on, says director Vishal Mahadkar February 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vishal Mahadkar says the fourth instalment of hit Bollywood franchise "Raaz" is currently on hold. He is now putting all his forces behind another horror entertainer "3am". "We are not making 'Raaz 4' anymore. It has been put on hold," Mahadkar told IANS. "'Raaz 4' was supposed to be...
  • Babloo Happy Hai: Director Nila Madhab Panda's road trip from Delhi to Manali February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Nila Madhab Panda made heads turn with his debut feature 'I Am Kalam' and went on to make critically acclaimed 'Jalpari'. The director with a social concern is back with 'Babloo Happy Hai', which is set to hit the screens on February 7, 2014. He talks about his...
  • With Padma Shri, I'm empowered to expand my voice: Santosh Sivan January 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Cinematographer-turned-filmmaker Santosh Sivan is delighted by the government's decision to honour him with a Padma Shri, since the recommendation for the honour came from within the film industry. "I understand that it was Graftii, former students of the Pune Film Institute Of India, who recommended my name for the honour....
  • AAP rejects UPA's Lokpal Bill, says it cannot curb corruption December 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday has outrightly rejected government's Lokpal Bill saying the present Bill is powerless and won't be able to curb corruption. At a time when Congress, BJP and other parties have agreed to pass the Bill in the current session of Parliament, Kejriwal said the...
  • Bullett Raja: Saif Ali Khan blasts Delhi media, apologises later November 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Saif Ali Khan today provoked the ire of the media when he along with his co-stars from his upcoming movie 'Bullett Raja' reached late by three hours for an event here. The moment the 43-year-old reached the venue of a function, organised by the Delhi Election Commission, the...
  • Viral: Watch what the youth of 1947 thought about turning 20 in 1967 November 23, 2013

    Those born on Independence Day in 1947 were selected from different parts of India and interviewed to know their hopes and desires,ambitions, hobbies, fears and frustrations and the result is this unique film. Directed by SNS Sastry, this film is called 'I am 20' as it was made after 20...
  • Malala meets Queen Elizabeth, regrets missing school October 18, 2013

    Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, on Friday, met British Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace and spoke about the importance of education. The 16-year-old schoolgirl presented the monarch with a copy of her recently released book, "I Am Malala". "It is a great honour...
  • Don't sell Malala's book, warns Taliban October 11, 2013

    Islamabad: The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has warned that those found selling 'I am Malala' - the book authored by teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai - will face serious action. The TTP, which has vowed to attack her again if it get a chance, claimed that she had not performed any act of...
  • Taliban shooting survivor speaks in 'I Am Malala' October 9, 2013

    London: A year ago, Malala Yousafzai was a 15-year-old schoolgirl in northwest Pakistan, thinking about calculus and chemistry, Justin Bieber songs and 'Twilight' movies. Today she's the world famous survivor of a Taliban assassination attempt, an activist for girls' education - and a contender to win the Nobel Peace Prize later...
  • My book has humour, love and some violence: Rajesh Parameswaran June 10, 2013

    A Bengal tiger wakes up one morning realising he is ravenously in love. A pompous railway supervisor in a small Indian village bites off more than he can chew when a peculiar new clerk arrives on his doorstep. In another place and in another time, a secret agent who spends...
  • I'm inspired by the courage of girls in Ethiopia: Freida Pinto June 2, 2013

    Addis Ababa: 'Slumdog Millionaire' actress Freida Pinto, the global ambassador of the Because I am A Girl Campaign (BIAAG), visited Ethiopia for the first time as part of her role to support Plan International's projects. She says educating and empowering girls is the way forward worldwide. Because I Am a Girl...
  • After 2 years comedian Vadivelu returns to arc-lights May 21, 2013

    Chennai: Vadivelu, one of Tamil cinema's most popular comedians, began shooting for his upcoming Tamil period-comedy 'Gaja Buja Buja Gaja Tenali Ramanum Krishnadevarayarum' here Monday after a two-year hiatus. Vadivelu took a forced sabbatical after entering into politics during the 2011 assembly elections. "It is wonderful to have him back and I'm...
  • Advani, Mehta star Indian attraction at Snooker Masters May 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Eight-time world champion Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta will spearhead the Indian challenge in the RKG-Khar Gymkhana Snooker Masters 2013, India's biggest Pro-Am Snooker tournament, from May 12 to 18 here. The prize money is the biggest offered in India with the winner's purse being Rs 500,000 lakh. World No.21...
  • Prakash gives me freedom as a producer: Radha Mohan April 21, 2013

    Chennai: Having directed five of six Tamil films produced by Prakash Raj, Tamil director Radha Mohan describes the time spent with the actor-filmmaker as a "beautiful journey". "Prakash and I have been on a beautiful journey and we always enjoy working together. He gives me a lot of freedom as a...
  • Scientists close to tracking down 'dark matter' in the universe April 4, 2013

    Geneva: Scientists said on Wednesday they may be close to tracking down the mysterious "dark matter" which makes up more than a quarter of the universe but has never been seen. A final identification of what makes up the enigmatic material would solve one of the biggest mysteries in physics and...
  • Read: Bhagat Singh's 'Why I am an Atheist' March 23, 2013

    While on the death row, Bhagat Singh wrote a pamphlet titled 'Why I am an Atheist'. In the pamphlet he discussed and advocated the philosophy of atheism. Full text of the English translation: It is a matter of debate whether my lack of belief in the existence of an Omnipresent, Omniscient...
  • Brandt Snedeker hopes to regain form March 20, 2013

    Orlando: When last seen on a golf course, Brandt Snedeker was capping off an amazing run by winning the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. He mentioned his ribs being sore, but never let on that the pain began to increase over the last four or five holes that Sunday. That was...
  • Sharmila, Smriti lead Indian challenge in Pro Am of Champions March 8, 2013

    New Delhi: A total of 20 top women professional golfers from India and Asia will be seen in action in the 18th edition of the Business Today Pro Am of Champions to be played at the picturesque Classic Golf Resort in Manesar on March 9 and 10. Spearheading the Indian...