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  • Toby Keith, Taylor Swift named highest-paid country singers 2 days ago

    New York: Toby Keith and Taylor Swift have been named as the highest-paid counry musicians in a magazine poll. The 'Who's That Man' singer finds himself on the top of the list after he raked in an estimated USD 65 million, while the second place is occupied by Taylor Swift who...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show July 13, 2014

    This week, CJ puts its focus on the issues concerning the children. Be it the condition of government run schools, child labour or sexual harassment faced by young women, it's all here on the show. ...
  • Justin Rose triumphs in play-off to win his sixth PGA Tour title June 30, 2014

    Justin Rose emerged last man standing to win the $6.5 million Quicken Loans National at the first extra hole in a playoff at Congressional Country Club in Maryland on Sunday. Britain's Rose sank a 15-foot bogey putt at the final regulation hole before parring it a few minutes later to edge...
  • World Cup 2014: African hopes slowly growing in the tournament June 24, 2014

    It looked like the same sad old story at the World Cup for Africa, the continent which still hasn't quite done it on the big stage. Africa has never had a semi-finalist - never mind a real contender for the title - and initially appeared out of its depth again at...
  • 200 pilgrims, businessmen from Uttar Pradesh trapped in violence-hit Iraq June 19, 2014

    More than 200 people from various parts of Uttar Pradesh are stuck in violence-hit Iraq, officials said on Thursday. Of these, 150 are pilgrims who are in Karbala for 'ziyarat' during the holy Muslim month of Shabaan, while three dozen people from Lucknow are caught up in Tikrit, Karbala, Najaf and...
  • West Singhbhum: Two Maoists arrested during police raids June 5, 2014

    Two Maoists, including a self-styled area commander wanted for the killing of policemen were arrested in a raid on a village in Jharkhand's Naxal-hit West Singhbhum district. The area commander, Sibo Chaki, was arrested on Thursday on information provided by a Maoist nabbed from Railway Colony at Chakradharpur on Wednesday night,...
  • RSS not an economic fundamentalist, says Ram Madhav May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The RSS is "not an economic fundamentalist", senior sangh leader Ram Madhav said on Thursday making it clear that the Narendra Modi government is free to take decisions for the good of the country including on FDI. The organisation said that its "broad line" is to protect the...
  • India's rising middle class competing with America, says Barack Obama May 29, 2014

    As a rising middle class - from Brazil to India competes with Americans, and as new nations embrace democracy and market economies, the US has to be ready to respond to this new world order, President Barack Obama on Wednesday said. "The world is changing with accelerating speed. This presents opportunity,...
  • Inter state carjacker gang busted, four arrested April 10, 2014

    With the arrest of four persons in Kota, an inter-state gang of carjackers has been busted, police said on Thursday. "Four 4-wheeler vehicles and a country-made pistol has been recovered from them on Wednesday", ASP Rajan Dushyant said, adding that the gang has been involved in over 20 such cases in Rajasthan,...
  • Country Music Awards: George Strait, Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban lead the winners April 7, 2014

    Las Vegas: Country music veteran George Strait and singer Miranda Lambert led the winners at the 49th Academy of Country Music awards, while the genre's biggest names, including Blake Shelton, Lady Antebellum, Eric Church and Keith Urban, sang their hits. Strait, 61, won the night's top prize of Entertainer of the...
  • G-7 countries ready to aid Ukraine March 3, 2014

    Washington: Amidst raging tension, the group of seven rich economies (G-7) has committed itself to Ukraine's economic assistance and revival as long as Kiev agreed to pursue economic reforms sought by the IMF. In a statement, G-7 countries welcomed the decision of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to send a team...
  • Subrata Roy cannot leave country: Supreme Court January 28, 2014

    Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy will not be allowed to leave the country with the Supreme Court on Tuesday refusing to relax its order restraining him from going abroad till his company furnishes details of refunding Rs 20,000 crore of investors money. A bench of justices K S Radhakrishnan and J...
  • Vedic Pandits go 'missing' in US January 26, 2014

    In a shocking revelation, as many as 163 Indians, most of them brought to the US as teenagers from villages in northern India to be trained into Vedic Pandits by two institutions set up by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi of transcendental meditation fame, appear to have gone missing over the last...
  • Kerala becomes first Indian state to win top UN Award in Tourism January 24, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Tourism has been conferred the top United Nations Award for its global leadership in creating innovative initiatives for sustainable tourism, the first time India has ever won the recognition. Kerala Tourism walked away with the top honours at the annual United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Awards for...
  • Leadership matters a great deal, India needs a strong leader: Modi January 15, 2014

    Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi targeted Congress-led UPA government in his speech at a FICCI event on Wednesday saying that the nation wanted a strong leadership that could take bold decisions. The nation lacked trust in the leadership and that there was a need to bridge this trust deficit...
  • Nuclear deal offers extraordinary opportunities for Iran: Barack Obama January 14, 2014

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has said that the landmark nuclear deal reached between the P5+1 countries and Iran offers "extraordinary opportunities" for the Islamic republic and its people. "If Iran is willing to walk through the door of opportunity that's presented to them, then I have no doubt that it...
  • Late surge leads Jimmy Walker to victory at Sony Open January 13, 2014

    Honolulu: Jimmy Walker, an astronomy fanatic and now a two-time winner on the PGA Tour, gazed through a glass window across the room to a television that showed his most recent photo of Orion's Sword. Walker toiled on the PGA Tour for seven years and 187 tournaments without winning. Now it...
  • After facing criticism, govt says it will reconsider decision on IMFL sale in shops January 8, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday said his government will reconsider the decision to allow sale of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) at the shops selling country-made liquor. The state Cabinet in its recent meeting decided to allow sale of IMFL from the existing country liquor shops which was criticised by the members...
  • Shivraj Cabinet to allow sale of Indian made foreign liquor January 7, 2014

    The Madhya Pradesh Cabinet has decided to allow shops selling country liquor in big villages of the state to also sell Indian Made Foreign Liquor. A decision to this effect was taken by the state Cabinet at a meeting in Bhopal on Monday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, official sources said. The...
  • Police arrest two dacoits January 4, 2014

    Two bandits, wanted in many cases in the region, were arrested near Toll Plaza falling under Farah police station in Mathura on Saturday. Nazim alias Kallu, a declared bandit carrying a reward of Rs 5,000 on his head, and Akil, wanted in several heinous crimes in Aligarh, were arrested and Rs...
  • CJ teaser- The best of CJ in 2013 January 4, 2014

    We rewind the year gone by and play the best CJ reports which shook those in power and forced them to act. Catch the Part II of our year end show at 9:30 PM. ...
  • Four alleged robbers arrested January 3, 2014

    Four alleged robbers were arrested while they were planning to execute a heist in the Modi Nagar area here, police said on Friday. Two country-made pistols, two knives and a tempo were seized from their possession after the arrest on Thursday night, they said, adding that the accused used to rob...
  • Police arrest suspected Maoist January 3, 2014

    A self-styled Maoist area commander was arrested on Friday in Aurangabad district. The Maoist, Sanjay Ram, was arrested during a police raid at Khaira village adjacent to a thermal power site of NTPC subsidiary, Bhartiya Rail Bijlee Company Ltd, Superintendent of Police Upendra Kumar Sharma said. A country-made pistol and three cartridges...
  • Five new nations join UN Security Council as members January 3, 2014

    Five new countries joined the UN Security Council (UNSC) as non-permanent members starting from the new year, while Jordan assumed on Thursday the rotating presidency of the Council for January. Chad, Chile, Jordan, Lithuania and Nigeria have begun their two-year term, replacing Azerbaijan, Guatemala, Morocco, Pakistan and Togo, Xinhua reported on...
  • Poor putting costs Woods two shots at Sherwood December 6, 2013

    Two short missed putts bookended a grinding round for Tiger Woods as the tournament host opened with a one-under-par 71 at the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge on Thursday. In pursuit of his sixth victory this year, the American world number one drove the ball well but was not as sharp with...
  • Suffering in India doubled in recent years: Gallup poll November 27, 2013

    Washington: Suffering in India has more than doubled in recent years with one in every four Indian reported to be bearing the brunt of the nations poor economic performance in recent years, the latest Gallup poll said. Increase in suffering in India has also resulted in increase in suffering in...
  • Recuperating Snedeker withdraws from Tiger's event November 19, 2013

    American world number nine Brandt Snedeker has pulled out of next month's Northwestern Mutual World Challenge at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, California as he continues to recover from a leg injury. Though Snedeker is "ahead of schedule in his rehabilitation programme," the 32-year-old did not want to push his...
  • Sri Lankan official slams 'judgemental' countries November 12, 2013

    A Sri Lankan official said, on Tuesday, that no Commonwealth country has the right to judge others, in an apparent reference to the boycott of an upcoming summit in Sri Lanka by the leaders of Canada and India. External Affairs Minister Gamini Peiris said that "within the Commonwealth, there is no...
  • CJ Show: Your Contributions to No Country For Children Campaign October 15, 2013

    Many of you turned CJ's to highlight the issues concerning our children. Here we feature the best of videos and pictures received on ibncj.com...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show September 20, 2013

    This week, we are back with our 'No Country for Children' campaign -where children report on the issues that matter to them. Plus your videos/pictures and much more. Watch the show on Saturday at 9:30 PM. ...