DEFINITION

  • BPL definition should be changed, says Ram Gopal Yadav August 5, 2013

    Samajwadi party leader Ram Gopal Yadav told CNNIBN that there are two issues with Food Security. He said the government must ensure the nation that the entire produce of farmers will be purchased on minimum support price. The Below Poverty Line (BPL) definition should be changed. ...
  • SC to examine juvenile definition in Juvenile Justice Act February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has decided to examine the definition of juvenile in the Juvenile Justice Act. The apex court has set for hearing on April 3 a public interest litigation asking that the judiciary be given powers to determine whether an accused is a juvenile or not. The PIL...
  • Rajinikanth gives away half his income to charities: biographer Naman Ramachandran December 14, 2012

    Rajinikanth is, quite simply, the biggest superstar cinemacrazy India has ever seen. His stylized dialogues and screen mannerisms are legion, and his guy next doorcumsuperhero image has found a hysterically appreciative following among millions of moviegoers. Naman Ramachandran's marvellous biography recounts Rajini's career in meticulous detail, tracing his incredible cinematic...
  • Rajinikanth: The humble coolie who went on to become the God of the silver screen December 14, 2012

    Chennai, capital of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, 1 October 2010, 4 a.m. We are in the Royapettah area of the city. Chennai is a metropolis that rises much earlier than other Indian cities, but today, there is something in the air, and it is not just the strains...
  • Samsung to launch ultra high definition TV in India next year October 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Korean electronics major Samsung said it will introduce ultra high definition television sets in India by the end of next year after it rolls out the technology globally in 2013. Samsung has already developed the technology for ultra highdefinition television (UHDTV), which has a minimum resolution of 3840x2160...
  • Jacqueline Fernandez to do a Hollywood movie March 27, 2012

    Mumbai: After Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Bipasha Basu's Hollywood outing, its now modelturnedactress Jacqueline Fernandez, who is all set to make a splash in a CanadianBritish venture. The 26yearold has been approached for 'Definition of Fear', a project that marks the directorial debut of producer James Simpson. "I have been approached...
  • How to edit HD video at home December 27, 2010

    Hanover: The cameraman isn't the only person critical to a successful film, the editor also plays a vital role in filmmaking. A lot of patience and a powerful computer are essential for video production, especially when working in the HD format. A video can be filmed quickly but it takes a...
  • 'Master key' protecting high definition content cracked September 17, 2010

    Washington: A "master key" that prevents copying of audio and video content from highdefinition devices like TVs and Bluray players has been cracked, a media report said Friday. A portion of the HDCP code (Highbandwidth Digital Content Protection), which Intel confirmed was a master key for HD content, was released online...
  • New lens to give people with sight problems HD vision January 6, 2010

    London: When Gil Balfour had the first signs of cataracts and other vision problems, she was concerned she could never get her eyesight fully back. But a new trial of an artificial lens now enables her to see in high definition. Surgeons begin the process by implanting the lens into...
  • Microsoft to launch new Zune this year May 27, 2009

    New York: Microsoft Corp plans to launch a new version of its Zune portable media player later this year in the United States, incorporating highdefinition video, touch screen technology and WiFi connection. Microsoft said on Tuesday the new Zune, its answer to Apple Inc's popular iPod digital music player, will...
  • Who is a Hindu? UK school lists out the 'qualities' November 21, 2007

    London: Britain's first statefunded Hindu school has come up with a unique definition of 'practising Hindus' as part of its admissions policy those who pray daily, do voluntary work at temples, follow a vegetarian diet and abstain from intoxication. The school, named KrishnaAvanti Primary School, is located in the London...
  • Jailed for abduction, let off for rape November 24, 2006

    New Delhi: A city court on Friday sentenced a man to 14 months' rigorous imprisonment for kidnapping a girl six years ago in West Delhi but acquitted him of rape charges after it found that she was a consenting party. "It is a case where the prosecutrix (girl) had lived with...