Banana

  • Footballers go 'bananas' on social media in support of Dani Alves April 29, 2014

    Barcelona have defended Dani Alves for his response to a racist taunt when a banana was thrown at him in Sunday's 32 win at Villarreal, and he responded by picking it up and eating. Soon after the incident, Alves' Barca teammate Neymar posted a photo of himself with a peeled...
  • Barcelona back Dani Alves in racist banana taunt April 28, 2014

    Barcelona: Barcelona have defended Dani Alves for his response to a racist taunt and teammate Neymar posted a photo of himself with a peeled banana on the internet in support. Alves, who is black, was about to take a corner in Sunday's 32 win at Villarreal when a banana was thrown...
  • You've been peeling bananas wrong all your life. This is how monkeys do it and it will blow your mind! March 1, 2014

    The old video was once a rage on the Internet. The number of views will bear testimony. It's still worth a watch. This is the correct way to peel a banana. Watch this and realize that you've been peeling bananas wrong all your life. The video demonstrates how monkeys peel...
  • Sportspersons are my fitness role models: John Abraham November 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Actorproducer John Abraham says sportspersons across the world are his role models as far as fitness is concerned. "Most sportspersons around the world are my fitness role models. If you are specifically asking about India, I think cricketers and football players...they are super fit people," John told reporters at a...
  • My films don't aim at Rs 100 crore club: John Abraham November 9, 2013

    Jamshedpur: Bollywood actorturnedproducer John Abraham says he prefers to produce quality movies rather than aiming at the Rs 100 crore club. John, 40, produced films like 'Vicky Donor' and selfstarrer 'Madras Cafe'. Both the films were received well by the audience. "To me quality of a movie matters and not...
  • 'Banana' will bring back old memories to audience: John October 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Actorturnedproducer John Abraham says his forthcoming film 'Banana' will surprise the audience and make them nostalgic. 'Banana' is a sliceoflife film, which traces the journey from adolescence to teenage. "We are excited about Sajid Ali being launched as a director from our banner. Just like people did not expect...
  • 'Banana' is a film about adolescence to teenage: John Abraham June 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Actorproducer John Abraham's upcoming production has a quirky title 'Banana'! He says it is "a sliceoflife film", which traces the journey from adolescence to teenage, and he admits the project is special to him. "'Banana' is a film about adolescence to teenage. It's about a young boy and how...
  • BBC bans bananas from new 1bn pound headquarters January 7, 2013

    London: The BBC has gone bananas and banned the humble fruit at its new 1 billion pound headquarters after a staffer warned the fruit could kill her. Posters have been put up warning colleagues not to eat them at work. The ban was requested by...
  • Take Vadra's 'banana republic' comment lightly: Cong October 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress has come out with a weak defence of Robert Vadra's statement about 'mango people in a banana republic'. Congress spokesperson Renuka Chowdhary has said that the remark was meant to be taken lightly. Talking to CNNIBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose on Face The Nation, Chowdhary also...
  • The Last Word: How should we judge the Kejriwal vs Vadra battle? October 8, 2012

    On The Last Word, Karan Thapar asks a panel of experts - How should we judge between Kejriwal's allegations and DLF, Vadra's rebuttal? ...
  • Top Congress leaders defend Vadra, Kejriwal hits back October 8, 2012

    After facing allegations of financial irregularities for the last three days, Robert Vadra on Monday decided to close his Facebook account. ...
  • Robert Vadra: Govt rules out probe, BJP drags in Priyanka's name October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as the government ruled out a probe into business dealings between Robert Vadra and realty major DLF, the war of words between activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal and Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law on the social media over the corruption charges continued to evoke sharp political reactions across the country on...
  • Robert Vadra will fall before 'mango men': Kejriwal October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Social activist Arvind Kejriwal on Monday took a dig at the son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Robert Vadra over his Facebook status that read, 'Mango men in a banana republic', in an apparent jibe at Kejriwal and senior Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan who have accused Vadra...
  • Robert Vadra deletes FB account after furore over post October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra on Monday deleted his Facebook account after a furore over his new status message that read, "Mango people in a banana republic," in an apparent dig at India Against Corruption (IAC) member Arvind Kejriwal and senior Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan,...
  • Robert Vadra: IAC seeks apology for FB post, NCP backs Sonia's soninlaw October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: After reports that Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra posted a new Facebook status that read, 'Mango people in banana republic', India Against Corruption (IAC) asked him to apologise. IAC member Arvind Kejriwal's associate Kumar Vishwas demanded that Vadra apologise for insulting India by calling it a...
  • Robert Vadra: IAC asks for apology for FB post October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: After reports that Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra posted a new Facebook status that read, 'Mango people in banana republic', India Against Corruption (IAC) asked him to apologise. IAC member Arvind Kejriwal's associate Kumar Vishwas demanded that Vadra apologise for insulting India by calling it a...
  • TN: Banana farmers say FDI in retail not a threat October 5, 2012

    Chennai: Banana farmers are confident that they have an edge over big multibrand retailers. With their cooperative model, they are not worried by FDI in multibrand retail. CNNIBN travelled to Tamil Nadu to see how farmers there responded to FDI. The banana farmers of Theni district in Tamil Nadu are not...
  • Karnataka: 'Made Snanaa' to stop in 2 months March 30, 2012

    Bangalore: Bowing to public resentment against "Made Snana", or the ritual of rolling over used plantain leaves, which is being practised in various temples, the state government has decided to ban the ritual within two months. Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda made a suomotu statement on the ban in Kukke Subrahmanya...
  • Velvet Underground sues to protect their banana January 12, 2012

    New York: Rock group The Velvet Underground filed a lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to stop its iconic Andy Warholdesigned banana being used on covers for iPads, iPhones or other items. The 1960s rock band formed by Lou Reed and John Cale accused the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts of...
  • At 83, Harry Belafonte still sings of justice January 23, 2011

    Park City, Utah: At age 83, his days of singing calypso tunes to thousands of fans are behind him, but Harry Belafonte says he still has one song to sing for people around the world his song of justice. Belafonte is at the Sundance Film Festival this week...
  • You'll go bananas over this outfit March 3, 2007

    Chennai: Ever wondered what it would feel like to wear a banana? Well, heres your chance! Sekhar, a weaver in Anakaputhur, a suburb of Chennai makes cloth from banana fibre. He first hit upon the idea about 10 years ago. After a series of trials and errors, he finally perfected the...
  • It's eggs vs bananas for K'taka govt June 18, 2007

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government could slip on the proverbial bannana peel on a new issue that has cropped up whether school children should be fed eggs or bananas. The question is not 'what came first, the chicken or the egg'. For the Karnatak government, the question instead is,...