Calls

  • Shiv Sena MP force feeds caterer: Are our politicians drunk on power? 2 days ago

    CNN-IBN gets you reactions from across the country on Shiv Sena MP abusing catering staff and forcing him to consume food during Ramzan fast. ...
  • Tata Indicom launches 1 paisa per second plan for local, STD calls from Delhi 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Tata Indicom launched 1 paisa per second charge for all STD and mobile calls for its Delhi subscribers and offered extra talk time and SMS. Tata Indicom, the CDMA brand of Tata Teleservices in Delhi circle, today announced an exciting pre pay voucher for its subscribers. "The Plan Voucher (PV)...
  • Man arrested for making hoax bomb threat call July 13, 2014

    A 19-year-old youth was arrested in Indore on July13 for allegedly making a hoax call to police a week ago about a bomb being planted in Jodhpur-bound Ranthambor Express. The youth, Jitendra Johri, had called up Police Control Room on July 7 by identifying himself as Parabhakar and told them that...
  • Singapore backs call to destroy gay themed books July 12, 2014

    Singapore: A children's book inspired by a real-life story of two male penguins raising a baby chick in New York's zoo has been deemed inappropriate by state-run Singapore libraries, and the conservative city-state's information minister said he supports the decision to destroy all copies alongside two other titles. The National...
  • Campus Calling: Is there any hope for a 70 percenter? July 6, 2014

    On the last episode of this year's Campus Calling, Additional Group VC Amity Gurinder Singh takes your calls on queries on college admissions. ...
  • Threat call prompts evacuations, bomb search at Harvard University July 6, 2014

    Cambridge: A call from a man claiming to have an assault rifle at Harvard University and to have planted bombs there prompted police on Saturday to evacuate several buildings at the campus and launch a search for explosives, but the area was later declared safe, authorities said. The Ivy League school...
  • Facebook testing 'missed call' ads in India July 2, 2014

    San Francisco: Facebook wants its users in India to hang up on advertisers. The Internet social networking company is testing a new type of ad in the country that allows mobile phone users to click a button that calls a brand advertiser, immediately hangs up and then receives a return call. The...
  • Campus Calling: How to choose your best career option? June 27, 2014

    As admission season is around, CNN-IBN takes a look at some unusual career options for those who want to walk the road less taken. Zubin Malhotra from Career Guidance India answers all the questions. ...
  • Campus Calling: Possible career options after completing your educations June 20, 2014

    As admission season is around, CNN-IBN takes a look at some unusual career options for those who want to walk the road less taken. Praveen Malhotra from Career Guidance India answers all the questions. ...
  • 10-year-old boy makes bomb call after watching TV serial June 20, 2014

    A 10-year-old boy made a hoax bomb call to the police control room after watching a television soap which showed police reaching the spot within minutes of dialing 100. Shameem, a resident of Ravatpur, called the police on Thursday and informed them of a blast at an intersection near a salt...
  • Teachers to give wake-up calls to parents at 5 am in Mangalore district June 19, 2014

    Mangalore: The parents of the children who are studying in 10th standard will get a wake up call from their teachers at 5 o'clock in the morning from next month. The teachers will ask if their child has woken up or still asleep. If the child is still sleeping, the...
  • Caller asked Nusli Wadia to stay away from the Preity-Ness case: sources June 19, 2014

    Mumbai: In what could bring a possible twist in the case filed by Preity Zinta against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia, the business tycoon's father Nusli Wadia has alleged that he has received threat calls from underworld don asking him not to meddle with the actress' case. The Wadia Group has...
  • Campus Calling: Answers to all the admissions related queries June 13, 2014

    As admission season is around, CNN-IBN takes a look at some unusual career options for those who want to walk the road less taken. Zubin Malhotra from Career Guidance India answers all the questions. ...
  • Ration helpline gets plenty of queries May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ration helpline number of the Delhi government till now has received 90,753 calls related to queries and complaints. "The complaints received so far mostly pertain to non opening of FPS, quality of foodgrains, issue of foodgrains less than the entitlement, service deficiency at the FPS and misbehavior...
  • Hoax bomb call to Delhi Metro control room May 1, 2014

    A hoax bomb call to the Delhi Metro control room triggered panic among officials on Thursday morning, a security official said. Hemendra Singh, spokesperson of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), said that an unidentified caller made a call to the control room claiming the possibility of a bomb in a...
  • Videophone turns 50: A look at the Mod 1 Picturephone, the first phone that could make video calls April 21, 2014

    It was 50 years ago, when Bell Telephone on April 20, 1964 showed off the Mod 1 PicturePhone that would let users make video calls. The videophone, that was a precursor to today's Skype, Hangouts and Facetime, turns 50 this year. ...
  • Co-pilot of missing Malaysian plane made mid-air phone call: report April 12, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: The co-pilot of missing Malaysia Airlines plane made a desperate call from his mobile phone moments before the jet went off the radar with 239 people on board under mysterious circumstances on March 8. The call from co-pilot Fariq Abdul Hamid's phone, however, ended abruptly, but not before contact...
  • Germany bans managers from calling or emailing staff after work hours April 1, 2014

    Germany's labor ministry has banned managers from calling or emailing staff out of hours except in emergencies. The ministry says the measure is intended to prevent staff from suffering undue stress by being constantly on call. Daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported Friday that the ministry is following the lead of major...
  • Groom's family demands mutton biriyani, bride's family serves chicken, marriage called off in Bangalore after fight: report March 12, 2014

    A marriage was called off in Bangalore after a massive fight over the food served by the bride's family, two separate media reports said on March 11. The groom's family allegedly demanded that it be served mutton biriyani at the reception but was served chicken biriyani by the bride's side...
  • Solar scam accused Saritha Nair accuses Congress MLA of harassment March 3, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Solar scam accused Saritha Nair has accused Congress MLA AP Abdullakutty of harassing her. Saritha, who was released on bail in February has alleged that the Congress legislator repeatedly called her on mobile phone and even invited her to Mascot Hotel. Talking to media persons for the first time after...
  • Voice calling coming soon to WhatsApp: CEO Jan Koum February 24, 2014

    Barcelona: The world's biggest messaging service WhatsApp will add voice calls to its product in the second quarter of this year, its CEO Jan Koum said, days after its blockbuster $19 billion acquisition by Facebook. "We are driven by the mission that people should be able to stay in touch anywhere...
  • Second thriller due from JK Rowling alter ego Galbraith February 18, 2014

    London: JK Rowling is back with a novel involving a writer whose acid-tipped pen may have led to murder. Publisher Little, Brown said on Monday that it is publishing a second book by Robert Galbraith, the 'Harry Potter' author's thriller-writing pseudonym. 'The Silkworm' sees the return of detective Cormoran Strike, the ex-soldier...
  • Viber sold for $900 million to Japan's Rakuten February 14, 2014

    Tolyo: Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, controlled by billionaire Hiroshi Mikitani, will buy call and messaging app provider Viber Media for $900 million in a deal that would more than double the number of users in its digital empire. Rakuten offers services from financing to shopping to online video on its e-commerce...
  • Bomb scare at Delhi airport's domestic terminal February 11, 2014

    Security personnel at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi on Tuesday went into a tizzy after a bomb threat call was received by an airline at its airport office. An anonymous caller rang up the airline Spicejet at around 1730 hours and told the staff that there was a...
  • Call centre employee, who decided to kill himself 6 months ago, found hanging February 3, 2014

    Six months after allegedly fixing the date to kill himself for having a "bad personality", a 25-year-old call centre employee was on Sunday found hanging in his house in Ghaziabad. Jeevan Sarkar's body was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his rented accommodation in Sector 10, Vasundhara, police official Subhash Atri,...
  • Kerala: CPM calls off state-wide stir over hike in LPG price January 18, 2014

    CPM on Saturday said it was withdrawing it's state-wide stir launched an January 15, over hike in prices of LPG and essential goods, as the Centre had announced that the quota of subsidised LPG cylinders would be raised from nine to 12. "In the backdrop of the Union Government announcing that...
  • HC questions Foreign calls, SMSes for AAP, asks for reply January 17, 2014

    The Delhi High Court on Friday asked Centre to file reply on a plea seeking inquiry into alleged telephone calls and SMSes made from the US to Delhiites seeking support for Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the assembly polls. A bench headed by Justice Pradeep Nandrajog asked the Centre to files...
  • Shiv Sena woman corporator who took on law breakers gets obscene calls January 16, 2014

    Mumbai: A Shiv Sena woman corporator from Dahisar, Sheetal Mhatre, has approached the police after she reportedly began getting obscene calls from different numbers. Mhatre's mobile number was allegedly scribbled on the walls of two public toilets in Dahisar. Women's organisations today held protests in Dahisar over the incident. Mhatre has alleged that...
  • Noida call centre employee alleges being raped by company owner, manager January 13, 2014

    A call centre employee in Noida has accused her company owner and his associate of raping her after administering sedatives, police said on Sunday. On a district court order, the Noida Police has lodged a case of rape against one call centre owner Shailendra Chauhan and his company manager Jagjivan. The woman...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio teams up with Q-Tip for drama series January 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor-producer Leonardo DiCaprio will work with rapper Q-Tip for a hip hop drama series. The scripted TV show is loosely based on the Grammy-winning artist's early days and will capture his experiences with hip hop group 'A Tribe Called Quest' and with The 'Native Tongues' collective that 'A Tribe...