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  • Fraud, sex, post-it 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 26, 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...
  • Google in a quandary over how to balance privacy and freedom of information June 1, 2014

    Brussels: Google and other internet companies find themselves in a quandary over how to strike a balance between privacy and freedom of information as the top world search engine took a first step towards upholding an EU privacy ruling. Google moved overnight to put up an online form that will allow...
  • Veer: 'Courage beyond compare', stories of extraordinary struggles April 3, 2014

    The book tells the stories of the extraordinary struggles of some of India's highly accomplished para athletes. These athletes overcame unbelievable physical and mental challenges to become world beaters in their chosen sporting arena. ...
  • 'Veer' campaign: Grand finale March 30, 2014

    Thumbs Up and Being Human Foundation, in association with CNN-IBN, launched the 'VEER' campaign on January 26 to empower the differently-abled. ...
  • Veer: Watch the highlights of the Grand Finale April 2, 2014

    Thumbs Up and Being Human Foundation, in association with CNN-IBN, launched the 'VEER' campaign on January 26 to empower the differently-abled. Watch the Grand Finale of Veer this weekend on CNN-IBN. We're leaving you with the highlights. ...
  • 'Be Careful What You Wish For' leaves you craving for Archer's next book March 18, 2014

    After a year long wait and pondering on various permutations and combinations about what will happen to the characters after finishing the third book (Best Kept Secret) in The Clifton Chronicles series, I laid my hands on 'Be Careful What You Wish For' as soon as it got released worldwide....
  • Facebook can create an epidemic of wellbeing March 13, 2014

    You may be worried about airborne virus that can bring cold or flu but what about emotional contagion spreading fast via online social networks? According to a new research, Facebook feelings are contagious. Positive posts beget positive posts and negative posts beget negative ones - with the positive posts being more...
  • Veer: The bravehearts and the stories of their dream run March 9, 2014

    Aerated drink Thumbs Up has joined hands with its brand ambassador Salman's Being Human Foundation and CNN-IBN for the campaign, which has American India Foundation (AIF) as implementation partners. This week we bring you the stories of such bravehearts who have unleashed their potentials and achieve their dreams. ...
  • Veer: A campaign to make India disabled-friendly March 1, 2014

    Aerated drink Thumbs Up has joined hands with its brand ambassador Salman's Being Human Foundation and CNN-IBN for the campaign, which has American India Foundation (AIF) as implementation partners. The initiative aims to reach out to PwDs with skill training and employment opportunities. It will also raise advocacy on issues...
  • Veer campaign: Behind the scenes April 2, 2014

    The Veer campaign is getting a huge response from the masses. The fundraiser campaign is an attempt to help people with disability become employable. Thumbs Up, Being Human and The American India Foundation have joined hands with CNN-IBN for the campaign. Here's how AIF's Market Aligned Skills Training Program is...
  • Revealed! The first look of Katrina Kaif's sister Isabel in 'Dr. Cabbie' February 19, 2014

    The makers of 'Dr. Cabbie' have revealed the first look of the film. The photo reveals actors Kunal Nayyar and Isabel Kaif in a dance sequence. To the uninitiated, the Canadian film has been produced by Salman Khan's 'Being Human' Foundation, and is being shot in Toronto. While Katrina Kaif's...
  • Veer: Training people with disability to help them find employment January 30, 2014

    Veer is a campaign with an aim to raise funds to train people with disability with skills to help them find employment. Actor Salman Khan has also lent his support to the campaign. American India Foundation which is also a partner in the campaign, is going to play a critical...
  • The Veer campaign: Salman reaches out to his fans for a noble cause January 28, 2014

    Salman Khan's Being Human Foundation, CNN-IBN and American India Foundation have come together for 'the Veer campaign' which aims to raise funds for people with some form of disability to get employed. The campaign was launched on January 26, 2014. ...
  • Veer: Fight for the rights of differently-abled people January 26, 2014

    CNN IBN in association with American India Foundation and Being Human come together for a special campaign to fight for the rights of the differently-abled people. The show plans to bring the issue of disability into focus. ...
  • Veer: Salman Khan's 'Being Human' to launch a campaign for specially-abled April 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Superstar Salman Khan's Being Human Foundation has joined hands with a news channel to launch Veer, a two-month-long media campaign showcasing case examples of Persons with Disabilities (PwD), who have succeeded in their endeavours on the strength of their self-belief. Aerated drink Thumbs Up has joined hands with its...
  • Salman Khan's 'Being Human' donates for healthcare in Uttar Pradesh January 10, 2014

    Mumbai: One of the highest paid actors of Hindi cinema, Salman Khan says his NGO Being Human has committed to fund 200 paediatric heart surgeries in Uttar Pradesh, and on behalf of the stars who performed at the Saifai Mahotsav, Rs 25 lakh have been donated to the Jawaharlal Nehru...
  • Aisle Be Damned will make you laugh out loud December 23, 2013

    I have always believed that a person who travels a lot has always got tons of stories to tell and a person who has got strong observation skills and travels a lot can be good storyteller and Rishi Piparaiya proved me right there. I came across Aisle Be Damned by Rishi...
  • Bihar government pioneered 'toilets first' slogan: Nitish November 20, 2013

    Patna: In an apparent reference to Narendra Modi's 'toilets first, temples later' remark, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said the Bihar government had pioneered the slogan in 2007. "Officials popularised the concept among the people, but some people are now talking about toilet first and temple later," he said...
  • Rahul Roy returns to big screen with psychological thriller November 18, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Aashiqui' fame actor Rahul Roy is reportedly returning to the silver screen with psychological thriller 'To Be Or Not To Be'. Harikrit Films is producing the movie, said a statement and added that Rahul, last seen in 'Ada... A Way of Life', will play the male lead in the...
  • I am not good at asking for money: Salman Khan October 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Salman Khan, who runs a charitable organisation to help the underprivileged, says after achieving so much in life it is time to give back and he is certainly doing his bit. Salman launched the Being Human Foundation in 2009, which sells clothes, merchandises online and in stores...
  • Suzuki, Salman Khan's Being Human launch special-edition Access scooter October 5, 2013

    Suzuki Motorcycles and Salman Khan's Being Human Foundation have come together to launch a special-edition Access scooter. Salman is the brand ambassador of Suzuki, and now Suzuki dealerships will also retail his charity foundation Being Human's apparel and merchandise. Changes to the Suzuki Access special edition are purely aesthetic. They include...
  • New study explains feel-good movie syndrome September 23, 2013

    Ever wondered why a movie might leave you with a little spring in your step afterwards? Inspiring stories of people beating the odds could boost confidence in audiences, a new study has found. Despite the wealth of emotionally evocative content that the entertainment industry produces, relatively little scientific attention has been...
  • 'KBC 7' begins today, Amitabh back with new rules September 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Singer Sonu Nigam will be seen with megastar Amitabh Bachchan in the opening act of the seventh edition of game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' (KBC). Sonu, 40, will belt out some hit numbers while Big B will jive to its beats. "With the incomparable Sonu Nigam and the fluidity of...
  • KBC 7: Follow new set of rules to win Rs 7 crore jackpot August 30, 2013

    Mumbai: The popular game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati', hosted by megastar Amitabh Bachchan, is back and this time it's bigger and better. The jackpot prize in the 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 2013' will be Rs 7 crore and participants will have to answer 15 questions to win the whopping prize money. There will...