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  • Salman Khan hit-and-run case: From being controversy's favourite child to 'Being Human', how the actor changed his image Yesterday

    Mumbai: 25 years after he burst onto the big screen as the promising new hero with 'Maine Pyaar Kiya,' Salman Khan -- now almost 50 -- has become the Rajinikanth of Bollywood. Dialogues are tweaked to match his persona and directors don't want this star to bother acting; they rather...
  • Rumors about Being Human donating for Nepal victims not true, says Salman Khan 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan, also known for helping the underprivileged, says his Being Human foundation is not donating money to the victims of the Nepal earthquake. The Being Human foundation was created in 2007 by the 'Dabangg' star to support the underprivileged in India. In partnership with various companies, the foundation...
  • Being a man in India is not easy and this video will tell you why April 28, 2015

    "Be a man!"This is what all males are told in this country. Men are always supposed to be strong. Men shouldn't cry. Men are not supposed to feel scared. All men love sports. Men don't wear pink. These are just some of the many rules that we are just supposed...
  • N.Y. judge to consider claims that chimpanzees are 'legal persons' April 22, 2015

    An animal rights group has been granted a court hearing in which it will argue that two chimpanzees who live at a New York state university cannot be held captive because they are autonomous, intelligent creatures. New York State Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jaffe in Manhattan issued an order late Monday,...
  • This video classifies the 'Indian Girlfriend' so accurately April 6, 2015

    She might be the traditional kind, or she might be the social butterfly. She may be more dominating than an army dad, or she may be more clingy than feviquik. She is the Indian girlfriend. This video nails all the characteristics so very accurately, its funny and sad. ...
  • All Punjabis are fun, whether they 'bhangra' or not; what kind of Punjabi are you? March 24, 2015

    Punjabis are always fun to hang out with. They are fun, they are loud, and they are charming in their own way. Whether it is the unique accent or the love for 'bhangra', they are an amazing bunch of people. But there are so many kinds of Punjabis. The 'Pind...
  • Watch: The heartwarming things people from the LGBT community said to their fifteen-year-old-selves February 18, 2015

    In a world where hate is so prevalent, it always makes our day when we see pure unadulterated love and happiness on the faces of people. This 'Being Indian' video shows people from the LGBT community giving advice to their fifteen-year-old-selves. And the messages are absolutely beautiful.People asked their fifteen-year-old-selves...
  • Watch: The Republic of India, then and now January 26, 2015

    What does the Republic Day mean to us today? A National holiday. A dry day. A day to laze around. Maybe a day to buy a few flags and put it all round your house or on the dashboard of your car. This may not be true for all of...
  • 'I Am Offended' trailer: India's first documentary on stand-up comedy and the culture of offense January 21, 2015

    'Being Indian | Originals' presents 'I AM OFFENDED'; India's first documentary on comedy which will be premiered digitally on YouTube on the 5th of February. The 102-minute documentary presents Indian stand-up comedy in the overall context of humour and the culture of offense. It talks about the way the...
  • Boman Irani and wife celebrate 30th wedding anniversary in Maldives January 21, 2015

    Mumbai: Instead of throwing a lavish party, actor Boman Irani is celebrating his 30th wedding anniversary with his wife in a solitary way with just the sun, sand and pristine beaches of Maldives as their company. The actor, who got married to Zenobia Jan 28, 1985, took to micro-blogging site Twitter...
  • Watch: Sizzling hot number 'Touch my body' from Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover's 'Alone' is a remake of 90s hit song 'Don't be shy' December 27, 2014

    Sung by Aditi Singh Sharma and composed by Raghav Sachar and Dr Zeus, the song 'Touch my body' features Karan Singh Grover and Bipasha Basu on the dance floor. ...
  • Right to be forgotten: Google receives over 1,000 requests a day October 11, 2014

    San Francisco: Google is being swamped with demands from Europeans trying to erase humiliating links to their past from the world's dominant Internet search engine. Nearly 145,000 requests have been made in the European Union and four other countries by people looking to polish their online reputations, according to numbers the...
  • Japan court orders Google to remove search results of a man's unflattering past October 10, 2014

    Tokyo: A Japanese judge has ordered Google to remove search results of a man's unflattering past in a new "right to be forgotten" order following a landmark ruling in Europe. The Tokyo District Court ordered Google Japan on Thursday to remove search results that hinted at the man's relations with a...
  • Watch: Naseeruddin Shah talks about his autobiography 'And Then One Day: A Memoir' October 5, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN's Palki S Upadhyay, actor Naseeruddin Shah talks about his autobiography 'And Then One Day: A Memoir'. ...
  • 'You're a cliche Modi, you're a cliche!': John Oliver has a laugh at the Indian PM on his show for quoting from Star Wars while standing next to Wolverine September 29, 2014

    You can safely conclude that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the Unites States of America will not be forgotten in a while. After a rousing speech at the United Nations General Assembly, Modi shared the stage with actor Hugh Jackman, of Wolverine fame, at the famous Central Park...
  • Photos: 'Pissing in public isn't against Indian culture, but kissing is?' 24-year-old graphic designer's artwork is the perfect response to confusing Indian logic September 26, 2014

    A Facebook page is generating quite a buzz among those who like original artwork. The page owned and maintained by the anonymous 'Being Satan' has a collection of interesting graphic art on problems and situations that are typically Indian. The 24-year-old Mumbai-based graphic designer shows the dichotomy in everyday logic...
  • Salman Khan booked for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of the Muslim community September 12, 2014

    Yavatmal: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was today booked by the police here for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of a community. The 48yearold actor was booked under IPC Section 295A (deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs) on the...
  • PM Modi keeps himself informed through multiple sources: Jaitley August 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi keeps himself informed through multiple sources, and has fostered a lot of decentralization in the NDA government contrary to wide perception about him centralizing power, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday. Releasing books 'Narendra Modi: The Game Changer' and 'Being Modi' here, Jaitley also...
  • BKS Iyengar, the man who introduced Yoga to the world August 23, 2014

    CNNIBN pays tribute to BKS Iyengar, the man who introduced Yoga to the world. One of India's best known Yoga Guru, Iyengar died on Wednesday in Pune. He was 96 years old. ...
  • Snapshot: Salman Khan shoots for 'Being Human', shares photos on Twitter August 13, 2014

    Salman Khan has just delivered a blockbuster, but that doesn't mean he is planning to take a break. The actor recently took to Twitter to share photos from his recent shoot. No, he isn't filming his next, just that he has been busy with the shoot of 'Being Human clothing'....
  • Right to be 'forgotten' is creating 'memory holes' in the Internet: Wikipedia August 7, 2014

    Washington: The foundation which operates the Wikipedia information website said on Wednesday an EU court ruling on the right to be "forgotten" is creating "memory holes" in the Internet. The ruling "is undermining the world's ability to freely access accurate and verifiable records about individuals and events," said Lila Tretikov, executive...
  • Google finds it difficult to 'forget' August 1, 2014

    San Francisco: Google on Thursday told European officials that forgetting isn't easy, especially when details are few and guidelines are murky regarding when personal privacy trumps public interest. The world's leading Internet search engine said that as of July 18 it had received more than 91,000 requests to delete a combined...
  • Help 100 underprivileged children with heart condition: Actor Salman Khan's Eid pledge July 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has announced that his Being Human (BH) charitable organisation will help "100 genuine patients" suffering from heart condition by providing them free treatment. Kicked by the 'Kick' success, Salman took to twitter to make the announcement. "If any kids on FB ya twitter who has a heart...
  • 'Being Human' is the legacy that I would like to leave behind: Salman Khan July 22, 2014

    Actor Salman Khan's upcoming Eid release 'Kick' seems to have the makings of a hit, the star Khan, the punch lines, the action and now even a song sung by the money churning Khan himself. CNN IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand spoke to the actor about his film ahead of...
  • Fraud, sex, postit art among links removed by Google in Europe July 4, 2014

    Brussels: Google's removal of search results in Europe is drawing accusations of press censorship, as stories from some of the continent's most prominent news outlets begin vanishing. The US internet giant said on Thursday it is getting 1,000 requests a day to scrub results. The US firm must comply with a...
  • Google starts 'forgetting' things in Europe June 27, 2014

    San Francisco: Google on Thursday said that it is "forgetting" things in Europe to comply with a legal ruling granting people the power to have certain information about them removed from searches. "This week, we're starting to take action on the removal requests that we've received," Google said in an email...
  • Salman Khan to help his fans in getting jobs June 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Salman Khan, also known for his charity work, is now set to help his fans and others find jobs through his site beinghumanworkshop.com. He took to Twitter Wednesday and posted: "Appna Face book is not jst for time pass, use it to find work. beinghumanworkshop.com #Beinghumanjobs. Kaam ki cheez." "Everyone...
  • 'Being Bhaijaan' first look: A documentary on Salman Khan fans and his impact on their idea of masculinity June 25, 2014

    If Shah Rukh Khan can have one, why not Salman Khan? Filmmakers Shabani Hassanwalia and Samreen Farooqui are soon going to release a documentary on Salman Khan's fans. The film is currently in the post production stage and will not only take a look at the actor's huge fan following,...
  • Watch: This will actually lift your mood. 20 artistes recreate the iconic 'Don't Worry Be Happy' song on World Music Day June 20, 2014

    It was first sung by Bobby McFerrin in September, 1988, and since then adopted by the most talented musicians around the world. Bob Marley has his own version of the song. On World Music Day, celebrated on June 21, 2014, where cultures and nations across the world bring their very own...