Anniversary

  • 125 years of Charlie Chaplin: These are 10, full length Chaplin movies on YouTube you need to watch to celebrate his genius 16-04-2014 12:26 PM

    They foiled plots and cracked Nazi codes, but Britain's spies were unable to solve the mystery of Charlie Chaplin's birth. Although the entertainer is celebrated as one of London's most famous sons, declassified files reveal that Britain's MI5 domestic intelligence service found no records to back up Chaplin's claim that...
  • President, PM pays tribute to BR Ambedkar 14-04-2014 01:58 PM

    President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President Hamid Ansari on Monday paid tribute to BR Ambedkar on his 123rd birth anniversary. With several other leaders present, the dignitaries paid floral tributes to the principal architect of the Indian Constitution at his statue in the precincts of Parliament...
  • Batman turns 75: Here are his best stories, handpicked for you 11-04-2014 06:19 PM

    There have been thousands of Batman stories published in the last 75 years. To make your work easier for you, we recommend the best storylines. Year One. Arguably the greatest comic book story ever written, this is Frank Miller's re-imagination of how Bruce Wayne became the Bat. If you've seen...
  • Batman nemesis: The good, the bad and the creepy 11-04-2014 06:06 PM

    The Joker: No list is complete, or even begins, without him. The first great Bat-villain, and arguably the greatest comic book villain ever (Lex Luthor and Magneto fans, please stay your fists). Poison Ivy: Pamela Islay is an immortal femme fatale, and has had many love-hate run-ins with the Bat....
  • Batman turns 75: From grim personal story to sinister villains - what is the secret of The Dark Knight's popularity? 11-04-2014 04:19 PM

    Delhi: So Batman has entered his 75th year. For a creature born out of acute childhood trauma, nostalgia does not come easily, and we suspect Mr Wayne would take reminiscence as a kind of weakness, but we are not caped crusaders ourselves, so we can afford to look back on...
  • Dark Knight's 75th anniversary: Watch Batman tackle a strange monster in this brand-new animated short 11-04-2014 09:49 AM

    The silent protector of Gotham is celebrating 75 years this year. To commemorate the occasion, Warner Bros. Animation worked with Bruce Timm, the award-winning artist, writer, director and co-creator of 'Batman: The Animated Series', to create an animated short film, titled, 'Batman: Strange Days'. The short film, which is just...
  • Fans honour Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain 2 decades after his death 06-04-2014 11:10 AM

    Seattle: Two decades after Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain killed himself in Seattle, fans flocked to the home where he died to pay homage to the influential rocker. Fans came from nearby cities like Portland, Ore., or faraway towns in Georgia - some sporting '90s-era "grunge" attire like plaid shirts -...
  • 'Bombay To Goa' to re-release on Mehmood 10th death anniversary 01-04-2014 05:20 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood's legendary comedian Mehmood's 'Bombay to Goa' is set to re-release on his 10th death anniversary as a tribute to him. However, the release date is yet to be decided, his brother Anwar Ali said. Mehmood died in 2004. "It's a tribute to Mehmood bhai on his 10th death...
  • Remembering Bhagat Singh on his 83rd death anniversary 23-03-2014 04:19 PM

    On the occasion of Martyr's Day, CNN-IBN remembers freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev. ...
  • Venezuelans mourn Chavez on the first anniversary, protest continues 06-03-2014 11:55 AM

    Thousands of Venezuelans mourned the passing of President Hugo Chavez on the first anniversary of his death Wednesday, while National Guard troops fired tear gas and rubber bullets at anti-government activists who pressed on with street protests despite the commemorations. Chavez's successor, President Nicolas Maduro, angrily announced that he would...
  • Venezuela marks anniversary of Chavez's death with pomp and protests 05-03-2014 12:47 PM

    Followers of the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez will flood the nation's streets on Wednesday to mark the anniversary of his death, a sad but welcome distraction for his would-be successor, who has struggled for a month to contain violent protests. A year after Chavez succumbed to cancer, his self-proclaimed...
  • 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda celebrated across country 12-01-2014 04:16 PM

    The year-long commemoration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda formally came to a close on Sunday with functions organised at various places in the country. Addressing a function in New Delhi, Culture Minister Chandresh Kumari Katoch said, 54 proposals involving an estimated cost of Rs 253 crore have been...
  • Remembering Swami Vivekananda on his 150th birth anniversary 12-01-2014 02:49 PM

    Here is CNN IBN's tribute to Swami Vivekananda on his 150th birth anniversary. ...
  • Watch: Two Sikh groups attack each other with swords in gurudwara in Patna 07-01-2014 12:50 PM

    Patna: Violent clashes have taken place during the Guru Govind Singh birth anniversary celebrations in Patna. Members of two factions of the Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee attacked each other with swords and sticks. Two people have sustained minor injuries in the incident. Though the situation is now under control, tensions still...
  • No memorial for Ghalib at his birthplace, Agra 27-12-2013 07:39 PM

    Friday marked the 216th birth anniversary of Mirza Asad Ullah Khan "Ghalib". In Agra, the city of the Urdu poet and cultural icon's birth, there is no proper memorial to him. There is not even a lane in the city named after him. At the place of his birth, the...
  • A birthday playlist of Mohammad Rafi's party numbers 24-12-2013 02:37 PM

    New Delhi: India's legendary singer Mohammad Rafi, who has inspired music enthusiasts for decades, kicked off his singing career by crooning the notes that a 'fakir' (Muslim saint) sung in his village. Born on December 24, 1924, Rafi not only sang classical numbers, but also patriotic and romantic songs. But...
  • 'Doctor Who' celebrates 50 with eyes on global space 25-11-2013 06:07 PM

    London: Thousands of 'Doctor Who' fans from across the world descended on London on Saturday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of a sci-fi series that has gripped generations with a quirky blend of time travel, merciless robots and evil aliens. 'Doctor Who', first aired on British television on November 23,...
  • Nation remembers Indira Gandhi on her 96th birth anniversary 19-11-2013 11:17 AM

    The nation remembers former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 96th birth anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh paying homage to the leader. Vice President Hamid Ansari, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi also visited the memorial. The leaders offered floral tributes...
  • Nation remembers Indira Gandhi on her 96th birth anniversary 19-11-2013 11:17 AM

    The nation remembers former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 96th birth anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh paying homage to the leader. Vice President Hamid Ansari, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi also visited the memorial. The leaders offered floral tributes...
  • Stage set for Bal Thackeray's first death anniversary on Sunday 16-11-2013 11:27 AM

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena plans to make a political and an emotional statement on the first death anniversary of its charismatic founder Bal Thackeray on Sunday. Over a million Shiv Sainiks from all over Maharashtra and other parts of the country are expected to reach Shivaji Park on Sunday to...
  • IAF to hold air show in Nagpur to mark 81st anniversary 28-10-2013 08:33 PM

    As part of the ongoing celebrations commemorating the 81st anniversary of the Indian Air Force (IAF), the Maintenance Command will hold an aerial and static display at the Air Force station in Sonegaon here on October 30-31. The show 'Air Force Band' and the local Bhonsla Military school band will...
  • Saira and I mean more to each other now: Dilip Kumar 11-10-2013 02:40 PM

    Mumbai: Thespian Dilip Kumar, who celebrates his 47th wedding anniversary with Saira Banu Friday, says their bond is more meaningful and stronger than ever before. He has also thanked his fans for their prayers. "Saira and I will spend the day in quiet acknowledgement of what we mean to each...
  • C-17 Globemaster the big draw at 81st IAF day 08-10-2013 03:08 PM

    The big transport aircraft C-17 Globemaster is the big draw as the Indian Air Force celebrates its 81st anniversary today. ...
  • Maruti launches 'Anniversary Edition' Alto 800 at Rs 3.12 lakh 07-10-2013 03:40 PM

    It's the first anniversary of the Alto 800, and what better way to celebrate than offering a slightly dressed up 'Anniversary Edition'? And as with other 'editions' coming out of the Maruti stable during the festive season, the Alto 800 also comes with just a few aesthetic additions. The facelifted...
  • Nothing confirmed about 'Happy Anniversary' yet: Abhishek 01-10-2013 10:17 AM

    Mumbai: Actor Abhishek Bachchan has dismissed reports that he and his wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will come together for the upcoming film 'Happy Anniversary'. 'Happy Anniversary' will be produced by Gaurang Doshi and directed by adman Prahlad Kakkar. The makers claimed that Abhishek and Aishwarya had signed a film that...
  • IAF celebrates 81st anniversary 01-10-2013 12:30 AM

    A series of events including display of various types of aircraft and military weapons featured in the 81st anniversary celebration of the Indian Air Force at its 32 Wing station at Jodhpur on Monday. The 32 Wing, known as "Desert Warriors", was established in Jodhpur on January 1 in 1971,...
  • Bhagat Singh's 107th birth anniversary celebrated in Pakistan 30-09-2013 12:38 AM

    Lahore: The 107th birth anniversary of legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh was celebrated in Pakistan's Lahore city, where a cake was cut amid slogans like "freedom is our right". Nearly 300 people gathered at Shadman Chowk on Saturday for the celebration. Bhagat Singh was born on September 28, 1907. "He...
  • Bhagat Singh had called marriage without equality a legal form of prostitution 28-09-2013 10:41 AM

    New Delhi: On the 106th birth anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, the man who sacrificed his life for India's freedom at the age of 23, CNN-IBN brings you the visionary behind the revolutionary. Bhagat Singh, known to had shook the British empire, paid for his patriotism with his life. But...
  • Aishwarya Rai's comeback: Will she regain her position in Bollywood? 27-09-2013 05:20 PM

    New Delhi: The media is abuzz with the reports of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan making a comeback to films with 'Happy Anniversary'. It is also reported that Abhishek Bachchan is going to play the male lead in the film, but will Aishwarya be able to regain the long lost top position...
  • Happy Anniversary: Aishwarya to flaunt size zero in the film? 26-09-2013 09:15 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Aishwarya Rai is returning to the arclights with Abhishek Bachchan in 'Happy Anniversary' and the film's producer says she will be back on the big screen in the same avatar as seen in 'Dhoom 2'. Aishwarya's grunge look and size zero in that hit action-thriller became a rage...