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  • '6 Candles' review: Shaam excels in this otherwise lousy Tamil film September 21, 2013

    Cast: Shaam Ibrahim, Poonam Kaur, Nagineedu, Anil Murali, Narayan Director: VZ Dhorai Rating: 2 out of 5 Shaam's '6 Candles' is an over-the-top version of Liam Neeson's 'Taken' that seldom takes itself seriously throughout the film. A story of a missing child that gets linked to a multi-million dollar child trafficking business, '6...
  • I did '6 Candles' for myself: Shaam Ibrahim September 19, 2013

    Chennai: Shaam Ibrahim's much delayed Tamil thriller '6 Candles' will hit the screens Friday, and the actor says that he did the film to satisfy the actor in him and not for anybody else. He says he evolved as an actor in the process. "I'm eleven years old in the industry,...
  • Rapists inserted candles, bottle to stop girl's bleeding April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Panic gripped the two accused when the fiveyearold girl started bleeding after they raped her, and one of them inserted a small glass bottle and bits of candle into her vagina to stem the flow of blood, police said on Tuesday. One of the accused, Manoj Kumar, 22, allegedly...
  • NRIs hold candle light vigil for Delhi braveheart December 31, 2012

    Washington: Braving chilly weather, IndianAmericans gathered at the Gandhi Statue in Washington to hold a candle light vigil for the 23yearold Delhi gang rape victim, who died after battling for life for 13 days, as US media slammed the "reprehensible crime" saying half of India's population "lives in fear of...
  • Google lights up a candle to honour the Delhi braveheart December 31, 2012

    New Delhi: When the entire nation is mourning the death of the 23yearold Delhi gangrape victim, Google has been seen grieving over the demise of the Delhi braveheart in its own way. In the memory of the braveheart, Google has placed a subtle vigil candle below its search box on the...
  • Anna supports Delhi protests, demands death for rapists December 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Anticorruption activist Anna Hazare led a candle light march on Tuesday night in his village of Ralegan Siddhi calling for a tough law to penalise rapists. Anna led the villagers as they demanded the government give the death penalty to those found guilty of the gangrape of the...
  • Anna supporters take out candlelight march at India Gate July 29, 2012

    Supporters gathered in large number on Sunday and took out a candlelight march in support of Anna Hazare's movement. ...
  • Candle march to protest deaths in BMW accident May 14, 2012

    Gurgaon: Around 100 people on Sunday held a candle march to protest the two deaths in the BMW crash here and demanded the arrest of the real culprit. The protesters marched a distance of 1.5 km from Leisure Valley in Sector 29 to Galleria market, demanding the arrest of the...
  • Mamata leads candle light vigil for AMRI victims December 13, 2011

    Kolkata: People cutting across religious and social barriers led by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday took out a candlelight march to pay tribute to victims of the city's AMRI hospital fire tragedy which has claimed 93 lives. Banerjee along with other eminent personalities of the city and hundreds...
  • Diplomat delights with poetry of promise November 7, 2011

    'Candling the Light', an anthology of verses by young poet, diplomat and artist Abhay K., shows the pressures of diplomacy which does not give the bureaucrat enough time to explore the details of a narrative, but filter its essence through the verse. The volume paints a picture of the poet's...
  • Ohio boy sells manly scented candles March 16, 2011

    Ohio: A 13yearold Ohio boy has launched his own line of scented candles meant for men, with fragrances that include bacon, New Yorkstyle pizza, sawdust and the smell of a fresh leather baseball mitt. Hart Main of Marysville in central Ohio says he got the idea for his "Mancans" when he...
  • Delhi: Japanese embassy holds candlelight vigil March 13, 2011

    New Delhi: Indian lawmakers, artistes and activists on Sunday joined Japanese officials in New Delhi to offer prayers for the victims of the massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan which claimed more than 1000 lives and rendered over 2.15 lakh homeless. The vigil saw MPs, journalists, noted activists and artists...
  • Elton John determined not to spoil new baby January 19, 2011

    Los Angeles: Elton John said he was awestruck at becoming a father for the first time, but said he hoped not to spoil his new baby boy. In a cover story and photo spread with celebrity magazine Us Weekly, the British singer and his partner David Furnish said they had used...
  • Watch: Candlelight vigil held across India for Ruchika December 25, 2009

    Her staunch friend Aradhana and her family as well as members of the civil society on Thursday demanded harsher punishment for former Haryana police chief SPS Rathore for molesting teenaged Ruchika Girhotra 19 years ago and lighted candles at the Jantar Mantar to register their protest. ...
  • Light a candle | How can we be safe? | Dealing with terror November 24, 2009

    On 26/11/2008, India came to a standstill. As one of the ghastly terror attacks ripped apart Mumbai, the countrys commercial hub stood the test of time. A year later we take a look at how life has changed and, yet, has remained the same in the aftermath of the terror...
  • India unites, antiterror marches across country December 3, 2008

    Mumbai: Tens of thousands of people across the country poured into the streets and held candlelight vigils and peace marches on Wednesday evening in a spontaneous show of solidarity with residents of terrorravaged Mumbai which saw an unprecedented turnout at Gateway of India voicing their anger against the politicians. Shouting slogans,...
  • Diwali special: Funky lighting ideas! October 27, 2008

    You have freshly painted your home and redone the decor for the festive season. Now it is time to bring in that spark of excitement and what better way to do that than with an array of colourful lights. After all, Diwali is the 'Festival of lights'. From the traditional diyas...
  • Burnt out: Delhi Police prohibit candle light vigils October 10, 2008

    New Delhi: People planning candle light vigils in the Capital to highlight their cause will now have to think of another mode of protest as Delhi Police on Friday decided to prohibit processions carrying flames. City Police Commissioner Y S Dadwal issued an order in this regard which prohibits the carrying...
  • Light a candle for Benazir | Pay your tribute December 28, 2007

    Light a candle and pay your tribute for Benazir Bhutto. ...
  • Candle campaign for slain teenager, Adnan September 9, 2007

    New Delhi: Relatives and friends of Adnan Patrawala gathered at Azad Maidan in Mumbai today to pay a tribute to the slain teenager. Adnan was abducted and murdered by some of his friends on August 20. Adnan's parents and relatives organised a human chain to demand speedy justice in the case....
  • Kids protest power cuts with candles February 14, 2007

    Mumbai: Candles burnt bright all night as young minds got together for a midnight cramming session outside Akola's electricity board office. The Class 10 students, who will appear for their Board Exams in less than a month, were protesting hoping their last flicker of hope will push the authorities to get...
  • Dark Valentine's Day looms in Nepal February 13, 2007

    Kathmandu: Candles will usher in Valentine's Day in Nepal on Wednesday, not as a sign of romance but out of sheer necessity, with Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) imposing nearly a sevenhour power cut a day to reduce consumption by 25 percent. Plagued by soaring power needs and a dry monsoon, the...
  • 'Roshni' for J&K convicts on Diwali October 21, 2006

    Jammu: Diwali celebrations are on across the country. Every year during Diwali, the convicts in the district jail of Jammu make candles which are sold in the market under the name 'Roshni' which means light. The candles are bought by people to lit up their homes, but to the convicts...
  • This Diwali, light up in style October 19, 2006

    New Delhi: It's festival time and candles are back in demand. Candle lovers have a range of options: from designer candles, glittering golden candles, the shimmering silver variety to aromatic candles. We make candles according to the festive season. For Diwali, we have ethnic candles with stones on them, says...
  • A night of 100 thousand 'lights' at Tihar October 13, 2006

    New Delhi: With the festival of lights round the corner, Tihar, Asia's biggest jail complex, is abuzz with activities with the authorities planning to make this Diwali 'special' for its inmates. Every nook and cranny of the jail complex will be decorated and lit up with nearly...