Dangers

  • Boeing asks Air India not to fly Dreamliners near thunderstorms 22 hours 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has asked Air India to avoid flying its Dreamliner planes near thunderstorms as it enhanced the risk of icing on engines and the airline has changed its operating procedures accordingly. "Boeing has issued an advisory to Air India to avoid flying the B-787 (Dreamliner) aircraft...
  • Being written about is part of a celebrity's life: Karisma Kapoor February 22, 2014

    Mumbai: The paparazzi culture in the country is on the rise and it often irks several celebrities, but Bollywood's once leading actress Karisma Kapoor says it's all a part of the game. At the launch of the book 'Timeless Austen' Friday, when asked if she believes that a celebrity's personal life...
  • Gurgaon: 5 fake doctors arrested for running clinics without permission January 4, 2014

    Five fake doctors were arrested here for running clinics without permission, police said on Saturday. Those arrested were identified as Shankar, Promod and Amit, all three from Bihar, Mohammad Siddique from Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district and Sandeep from Jind district in Haryana. "All accused were arrested on the complaint of Harbans Yadav...
  • Kareena took on from where I left off: Karisma Kapoor September 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Karisma Kapoor feels that the gap created by her exit from the movie industry has been more than filled up by her sister Kareena. She also expresses joy over carrying forward their family's acting tradition along with their cousin Ranbir, Bollywood's current heartthrob. "I don't regret my decision. I...
  • Priyanka most dangerous celebrity online: Survey September 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Priyanka Chopra has been named as most dangerous celebrity online in a survey conducted by a cyber security system. Priyanka, who has been part of hit movies like 'Don', 'Agneepath' and 'Barfi!' has replaced Indo-Canadian porn star Sunny Leone in this year's McAfee's Most Dangerous Celebrity survey, said...
  • Karachi world's 'most dangerous megacity': Report September 10, 2013

    Pakistan's financial hub is the world's "most dangerous megacity", with a murder rate of 12.3 for every 100,000 residents and the expanding presence of the Taliban who run criminal and smuggling rackets, according to a media report. Over the past decade, millions of people have fled the fighting and terrorism in...
  • Brahmaputra flowing above danger level, 25,000 families affected September 8, 2013

    Water level of the Brahmaputra river was flowing above the danger level at several places affecting more than 45 villages in Assam's Jorhat district, official sources said on Sunday. The water was flowing above the danger level at Majuli, Kamalabari, Neematighat and Jhanjimukh with over 45 villages with population of 25,000...
  • 'Mahabharat' will revive Indian handicrafts: Bhanu Athaiya September 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Oscar-winning costume designer Bhanu Athaiya has been roped in as a consulting faculty for the look of the upcoming mythological show 'Mahabharat'. She believes the show will help in the revival of Indian handicrafts and traditional weaves. The 85-year-old has said that ancient techniques have been used to create...
  • Major rivers flowing above danger mark in state August 16, 2013

    Moderate to heavy rains lashed various parts of Uttar Pradesh as major rivers including Ganga and Yamuna continued to flow above the danger mark at different places in Uttar Pradesh. According to an official report from Badaun, with the release of water from Narora barrage, Ganga was flowing menacingly, submerging three...
  • 25-year-old woman attempts suicide near Parliament House after not getting government job August 16, 2013

    A Jharkhand woman attempted suicide on Thursday afternoon by consuming a pesticide near the Parliament House in Delhi as she could not get a job in a central government undertaking on compassionate grounds after her father's death, said police. Sukumari, 25, consumed pesticide around 2 pm near a fountain at Vijay...
  • Chambal river on the rise, inter-state traffic hit August 12, 2013

    Traffic connectivity between Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh has been severely affected and long queues of vehicles are being seen on the the highways following an alarming rise in the water level of the Chambal river, officials said on Monday. The Mumbai-Agra highway in Gwalior was badly affected and vehicles...
  • Rains lash state, rivers continue to flow near danger mark August 9, 2013

    Moderate to heavy rains lashed various parts of Uttar Pradesh as major rivers continued to remain in spate. A Central Water Commission report in Lucknow said Ganga continued to flow close to the red mark at Fatehgarh and Kanpur and was flowing above the danger mark at Ballia. Sharda River at...
  • Heavy overnight rains wreak havoc; rivers close to danger mark August 5, 2013

    Heavy overnight rains across Uttarakhand on Monday led to a rise in the levels of most water bodies including the Bhagirathi river and the Tehri lake. Dehradun and Uttarkashi received the highest degree of rain in the past 24 hours recording a maximum of 91.5 mm and 77 mm of...
  • Light rainfall in UP, Ganga, Yamuna flowing near danger mark August 3, 2013

    Light to moderate rainfall occurred at isolated places over the state while the Ganga and Yamuna continued to be in spate in some parts of Uttar Pradesh. Central Water Commission sources on Saturday said that Ganga was maintaining dangerous levels all along the route from Fatehgarh to Ballia either crossing the...
  • East Godavari administration issues warning in the wake of flood situation July 21, 2013

    Rajahmundry: East Godavari district administration on Saturday issued the second warning in the wake of flood situation and alarming rise in the water levels of Godavari river at Dowleswaram. Collector Neetu Kumari Prasad said that all necessary steps have been taken in view of the rising water levels and rescue...
  • UP rains: Rivers continue to flow above the danger mark July 15, 2013

    Lucknow: Rain and thunderstorms continued at isolated places in Uttar Pradesh. Meanwhile, major rivers continue to flow over the danger mark at a number of places in the state, a report of the Central Water Commission said. Sharda river was flowing above danger mark at Paliakalan in Lakhimpur district, Ghaghra river...
  • Assam floods: Morigaon, Dhemaji worst affected areas July 7, 2013

    New Delhi: After Uttarakhand, floods is creating havoc in Assam with over one lakh people across the state and farmlands in 10 districts badly hit by it. Morigaon and Dhemaji are the worst affected areas. Officials said that the Brahmaputra and its tributaries are flowing above the danger mark in...
  • Seven districts affected by flood in Assam June 29, 2013

    Guwahati: The Brahmaputra and Jia Bharali rivers were flowing above the the danger level in Assam where seven districts are affected by floods hitting nearly 60,000 people and damaging farm fields with standing crops, official sources said on Saturday. The Brahmaputra was flowing above the danger level at Neamatighat in...
  • Wall Street drops on signs of weak economy, North Korea April 4, 2013

    New York: US stocks fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 index posting its biggest daily decline in more than a month, after a weaker-than-expected survey of private employers raised concerns about the strength of the economy. News the Pentagon was sending a missile defense system to Guam in the coming...
  • Unpredictable film titles that will leave you flummoxed March 15, 2013

    New Delhi: What was your reaction after hearing the name '3G' for the first time? Didn't you think that somebody is making a realistic film on the telecom scam? The promos suggested something else but you wouldn't believe till the film actually turns out to be a horror film. Therefore,...
  • Winter Olympics biathlon track dangerous: Russian Olympic Committee March 10, 2013

    Sochi: The biathlon track for next year's Winter Olympics here has "very dangerous" features that could cause injury and must be modified, the head of the Russian Olympic Committee said Sunday. The track is hosting its first major test event with a World Cup round that has so far seen many...
  • Lake atop Himalayas could burst, cause devastation: study February 11, 2013

    Bangalore: A satellite-based study has indicated that a huge glacial lake has formed atop the Himalayas in Sikkim with a "very high" potential for it to burst and create devastation downstream. Analysis of satellite data has revealed that the lake has formed at the snout of South Lhonak glacier, that...
  • Karisma: Would love to do a light-hearted comedy January 23, 2013

    Mumbai: After featuring in supernatural thriller 'Dangerous Ishhq', comeback-actress Karisma Kapoor now wants to try her acting skills in comedy once again. She is eager to do a "light-hearted" comedy. "I never plan anything. As of now, I would like to do a light-hearted comedy," the 39-year-old said here Tuesday. Karisma, who...
  • Focus of protests remains safety concerns: Meenakshi Mahadevan December 12, 2012

    With the commissioning of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project coming closer, anti-nuclear activists are upping the ante once again. CNN-IBN's senior correspondent Meenakshi Mahadevan joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the anti-nuke protests. Q. Why has the govt(s) both at the center and state not able to gain the confidence...
  • Keira Knightley drawn to dark roles November 24, 2012

    London: Actress Keira Knightley prefers doing darker films. Knightley, 27, who has shown the dark side of her personality in movies including 'A Dangerous Method' and 'Anna Karenina', said she is always drawn to how challenging a film is for her, reported Showbiz spy. "I try to do pieces that are...
  • Emma Watson named most 'dangerous' cyber celeb September 10, 2012

    New York: Emma Watson is the favorite celebrity bait for cyber criminals trying to lure Internet users. McAfee said Monday that the 'Harry Potter' star is the "most dangerous" celebrity to search for online. That's because many sites use Watson to trick users into downloading malicious software or to steal...
  • Water level in Yamuna near danger mark August 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The water level in Yamuna on Monday inched closer to the danger level prompting the authorities to evacuate families living in the low-lying areas in East Delhi as threat of floods loomed large. "The water level in Yamuna rose primarily due to incessant rains and release of around one...
  • Can't wait for Kareena's wedding: Karisma Kapoor August 26, 2012

    Mumbai: If her fans are eagerly awaiting for Kareena Kapoor's marriage, Karisma Kapoor is equally excited about her sister's wedding, set to take place some time this year. Asked about Saif Ali Khan and Kareena's wedding dates, Karisma said: "I feel you should ask this to Kareena. She will get busy...
  • Assam flood situation alarming, 116 dead July 5, 2012

    Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam remained alarming with 116 people having lost their lives in flood water and landslides during the current wave as the Brahmaputra and its tributaries continued to flow above the danger mark on Thursday. Altogether 100 people have died due to floods and 16 in landslides...
  • Bollywood's tryst with blast from the past June 14, 2012

    Bollywood is known to follow trends and now 'time travelling' seems to the buzzword amongst the filmmakers. ...