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  • West Bengal number one in expenditure under 100-day scheme: Mamata 24-04-2014 05:52 PM

    Kolkata: Quoting the Union Rural Development Ministry, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said that West Bengal had emerged number one in terms of expenditure on employment generation under the 100-days work scheme. "West Bengal is now number one state in the country in terms of expenditure on employment generation...
  • Holiday must for all on polling day: Tamil Nadu government 23-04-2014 04:47 PM

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday made it clear that employers and commercial establishments must grant holiday with wages for their employees on Thursday on account of polling for the 39 Lok Sabha seats in the state. The government's reiteration of the provision came in the backdrop of many...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Best Editing award for Arif Sheikh for his work in 'D Day' 23-04-2014 01:24 PM

    Remember the bomb blast scene in 'D- Day'? The one in which the camera captures the shot from a third person's perspective where the impact of the blast is felt in an eerie soundless shot. That was editor Arif Sheikh's work and his work was voted as the best in...
  • Rufous Hummingbird featured in Google's 2014 Earth Day doodle 22-04-2014 12:26 PM

    New Delhi: Celebrating Earth Day 2014, Google has put up a first-of-its-kind 6-in-1 doodle that features six representatives from the animal kingdom, and Rufous Hummingbird is one of them. On this occasion, we help you know more about this small hummingbird. Rufous Hummingbird is about 3-inches in size with a...
  • On Earth Day, Apple announces free recycling of all used products 22-04-2014 11:19 AM

    San Francisco: Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centres with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services. The iPhone and iPad maker is detailing its efforts to cultivate a...
  • Rufous Hummingbird, veiled chameleon, dung beetle, Japanese macaque, moon jellyfish, puffer fish in 6-in-1 Earth Day Google doodle 22-04-2014 10:05 AM

    New Delhi: To commemorate Earth Day 2014 Google has posted a 6-in-1 animated doodle on its home page with six representatives from the animal kingdom - Rufous Hummingbird, veiled chameleon, dung beetle, Japanese macaque, moon jellyfish and puffer fish. Google has been celebrating Earth Day through its popular doodles for...
  • World Heritage Day: Agra residents show no pride to Taj city's rich historical legacy 18-04-2014 10:35 PM

    While World Heritage Day was celebratd globally on Friday, Agra's residents seem unconcerned and indifferent to the Taj city's rich historical legacy. Even with three World Heritage monuments and two more, Akbar's tomb at Sikandra and Etmauddaula, in the pipeline, the people in Agra displayed no sense of pride in...
  • Noida celebrates its 39th Foundation Day 17-04-2014 10:02 PM

    Owing to elections, Noida on Thursday celebrated its 39th foundation day without much pomp and show in simple manner by performing havan ceremony and organizing sports meet for authority employees. New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) was formed on April,17, 1976 for integrated development of the area. The City is...
  • Karnataka: Congress asks EC to ensure holiday on polling day 16-04-2014 04:43 PM

    Ruling Congress in Karnataka on Wednesday requested the Election Commission to take stern steps to ensure that all private industrial establishments and business centres declare holiday on Thursday in view of the Lok Sabha polls in the state. A party delegation led by Energy Minister D K Shivakumar met state...
  • Watch the final trailer of 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' 16-04-2014 03:54 PM

    The final trailer of 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' has been released and it promises to be the biggest and best of all the other trailer. The trailer shows Wolverine travel back in time to round up the mutants' younger selves. The star-studded promo also features Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy,...
  • North Korean agents tell a London hairdresser to remove Dear Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un's 'bad hair day' poster 16-04-2014 03:05 PM

    It seems the North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is spreading his tentacles of total obedience even in distant England. A hairdresser in Ealing was visited by two North Korean officials after he used a photo of Kim Jong-un to attract customers having a 'bad hair day', reports The Telegraph. He...
  • Snapshot: Akshay Kumar stumbles upon an old picture with sister Alka; shares it on Twitter 15-04-2014 09:00 AM

    Akshay Kumar might play the rugged, macho man on the big screen, but when it comes to his family, the 46-year-old is a softie. The 'Rowdy Rathore' star recently came across a photograph of him with his sister Alka Bhatia, who got married to construction honcho Surendra Hiranandani in 2012....
  • Dark Knight's 75th anniversary: Watch Batman tackle a strange monster in this brand-new animated short 11-04-2014 09:49 AM

    The silent protector of Gotham is celebrating 75 years this year. To commemorate the occasion, Warner Bros. Animation worked with Bruce Timm, the award-winning artist, writer, director and co-creator of 'Batman: The Animated Series', to create an animated short film, titled, 'Batman: Strange Days'. The short film, which is just...
  • Kieron Pollard heartened by century after injury 10-04-2014 04:24 PM

    Port of Spain West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard says he is heartened by his recent performance which earned him a century and propelled Trinidad and Tobago to within sight of title honours in the Regional Four Day tournament. Pollard's first innings knock of 111 powered T&T to a 145-run trouncing...
  • Regulating the amorphous

    Plan B |  Bharat Joshi
    I was at TiE's (The Indus Entrepreneurs) annual IID (India Internet Day) recently, so you have the benefit of being spared the dull and dreary,...

  • Odisha government did not utilise Central funds: Sonia Gandhi 05-04-2014 03:38 PM

    Nuapara: Congress President Sonia Gandhi held an election rally in Odisha's Naupura where she attacked the BJP and also the Biju Janata Dal government in the state over a slew of issues. While she attacked the BJP saying it had made allegations without any proof, the Naveen Patnaik-led BJD earned...
  • Experts discover new truths in the Gujarat model compared to other state models 31-03-2014 11:54 PM

    The Gujarat model trumped all other state models in new study aimed at taking a close look at all claims of superiority of the Gujarat model. ...
  • Congress, BJP and Aam Aadmi Party join hands to come up with joint manifesto ahead of Lok Sabha election 2014 31-03-2014 11:53 PM

    Fed up with divisive politics cutting into vote share and denting their credibility among a sizeable youth vote bank, India's three main political parties on Tuesday joined hands to launch a combined manifesto that touched upon the 'real' issues that affected the 'aam aadmi', including a revised list of national...
  • 'X-Men' preview shows abilities of new mutants 28-03-2014 10:38 AM

    Las Vegas: In the first few minutes of a new 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' clip, some X-Men attempt to battle ruthless metal monsters using their special abilities. It's the first appearance for some of the mutants - Blink, Sunspot, Warpath and Bishop. A few don't make it out alive....
  • Central government offices to remain closed on poll days 26-03-2014 05:38 PM

    All central government offices, coming under the area where upcoming Lok Sabha and assembly elections are scheduled to be held, will remain closed on the day of polling. "The relevant offices or organisations shall remain closed on the day of poll in the notified areas where general elections to the...
  • Fighting the discrimination on World Epilepsy day 26-03-2014 11:08 AM

    10-12 million people in India suffer from epilepsy but very few know that 70 percent patients can be cured. But it's the stigma that's the hardest to fight. On world epilepsy day, CNN IBN meets Ankur Khanna who's determined to fight this discrimination. ...
  • 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' trailer: Will Bryan Singer's mutant epic find several takers? 25-03-2014 05:20 PM

    New Delhi: Fox has released the second trailer for 'X-Men: Days of Future Past', four months after the first was shared. The Marvel saga, which has been directed by Bryan Singer, revolves around Hugh Jackman's Wolverine leaving no stone unturned to change history by being sent into the past to...
  • World TB day: India continues to ignore one of its biggest epidemics 24-03-2014 10:50 AM

    New Delhi: It's World TB day on Monday. Tuberculosis is a disease that is curable and yet proving to be a huge challenge for India. It's a disease which was declared a global health emergency in 1993 but continues to grow unchecked even today. With thousands of Indians succumbing to...
  • Remembering Bhagat Singh on his 83rd death anniversary 23-03-2014 04:19 PM

    On the occasion of Martyr's Day, CNN-IBN remembers freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev. ...
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan wants new models to get private partners for water supply 23-03-2014 01:19 PM

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that new and innovative models shall be developed to attract private partners in water supply distribution and maintenance across the state. "Rain water harvesting and recharge of groundwater sources shall be implemented, and be made mandatory for all agencies in MP,"...
  • KTM track day at the Buddh International Circuit 20-03-2014 09:18 PM

    Imagine you were a biking enthusiast - how far would you go for the chance to ride on a world class race track? An event in the National Capital Region gave bikers just that opportunity at the Buddh International Circuit. ...
  • Incredible photos of the Chicago river dyed bright green in honor of St. Patrick's Day 18-03-2014 03:02 PM

    The Chicago river was dyed green in honor of St. Patrick's Day. Boats cruise down the Chicago River while dumping in an orange powder, turning the water bright green. The tradition dates back to 1962. Over the years, event organizers have curbed the amount of dye used - from 100...
  • Winter storm blasts US mid-Atlantic days before spring 18-03-2014 11:51 AM

    New York: A late winter storm landed a final punch on the US mid-Atlantic states on Monday, dumping more than a foot of snow in some places, shutting schools and federal offices and cancelling flights. Traditional green worn on St. Patrick's Day was hidden under the winter coats of children...