DIFFERENCES

  • 10 words that mean totally different things in Bengali and Hindi April 15, 2015

    People say that 'Bengali' is the sweetest language ever. Maybe people associate it to the fact that Bengalis consume more sweets in one day than the entire population of Ethiopia eats in a week. Whatever be the reason, non-Bengali folk have a weird fascination with the langue in spite of...
  • New York woman with eight husbands denies fraud charges April 12, 2015

    A New York City woman accused of being married to eight men at the same time pleaded not guilty in state court in the Bronx on Friday to two counts of felony fraud that prosecutors say stemmed from a scheme to gain U.S. citizenship for grooms from countries "red flagged"...
  • Differently-abled Nipun Malhotra demands unconditional apology after being denied entry in South Delhi club March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Disabled Rights Activist Nipun Malhotra claimed that he was denied entry at a posh South Delhi club because he was differently-abled. The incident took place at Club Ki-ya in DLF Promenade Mall on Friday night. Malhotra said the club management told him the policy was not to allow...
  • People insecure in their relationships are more active on Facebook: Study February 16, 2015

    New York: People who are insecure in their relationships are more actively engaged on Facebook - frequently posting on walls, commenting, updating their status or 'liking' something - in hopes of getting attention, scientists say. In two surveys of nearly 600 people ages 18-83, researchers at Union College in US asked...
  • 23 realizations that will make you think twice! January 31, 2015

    These images will make you rethink a lot of things we've taken for granted. Sometimes all we need is a different perspective, huh? ...
  • Famous Venezuelan ice-cream store closes over milk shortage December 28, 2014

    Caracas: An ice-cream store listed in the Guinness World Records book for its 863 different flavours has become the latest victim of Venezuela's economic crisis. "We are closed during the season due to shortage of milk," the famous Coromoto ice-cream store in the highland town of Merida announced on its Facebook...
  • Innovations are meant to come in market not at home, says young scientists November 19, 2014

    From a multi-fuel engine vehicle to a smart wheelchair to help the differently-abled, 100 innovators and innovations. A glimpse ahead on attempts to promote innovators. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 12, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • SC: 3% quota must for disabled in all government jobs including IAS September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has said that 3% reservation for differentlyabled persons must be provided in all government jobs including IAS. The SC has also pulled the Centre for opposing the implementation of the quota. A bench headed by Chief Justice RM Lodha said the disabled persons have not got...
  • Centre to organise first of its kind survey to prepare targeted schemes for speciallyabled September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking a step in providing better opportunities for the speciallyabled citizens, the Central government is planning for first of its kind national survey to identify these citizens and prepare targeted schemes for them. Based on this data, identification cards and certificates would be issued to the speciallyabled people which...
  • Now, statesponsored pilgrimage for differentlyabled in Chhattisgarh August 20, 2014

    The Chhattisgarh government has decided to sponsor trips to key pilgrimage centres across the country for differentlyabled people of the state. For this purpose, the Social Welfare Department has made amendments in the Chhattisgarh Mukhyamantri Teerth Yojna Act 2012 which was meant for aged people, an official release said in Raipur...
  • New financial scheme for differently abled students in Sikkim August 4, 2014

    Gangtok: Sikkim government has framed a new financial scheme for the benefit of differentlyabled students in an effort to enable them to avail education and secure a meaningful livelihood, an official said on Monday. Students with disabilities can now avail scholarship from the government under this...
  • AAP's differentlyabled volunteer a star campaigner in Varanasi May 3, 2014

    Varanasi: While the battle between Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Aam Aadmi Party National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal in Varanasi is turning out to be one of the most keenly watched contests, it is Kejriwal's star campaigner, differentlyabled Munna Ram Meena, who is stealing the limelight. Munna...
  • Delhi: Special arrangement for differently-abled voters at polling booths April 8, 2014

    Special arrangements have been made by Delhi Election Commission to provide better accessibility to the differently-abled voters at polling booths across the city, when the national capital goes to Lok Sabha polls on April 10. The Commission has also decided to hold officials, who are in-charge of setting up polling stations,...
  • 'Veer' campaign: Grand finale March 30, 2014

    Thumbs Up and Being Human Foundation, in association with CNN-IBN, launched the 'VEER' campaign on January 26 to empower the differently-abled. ...
  • Veer: Watch the highlights of the Grand Finale March 29, 2014

    Thumbs Up and Being Human Foundation, in association with CNN-IBN, launched the 'VEER' campaign on January 26 to empower the differently-abled. Watch the Grand Finale of Veer this weekend on CNN-IBN. We're leaving you with the highlights. ...
  • CJ fights against insensitivity towards differently-abled by airlines March 29, 2014

    Suffering from Limb Girdle Dystrophy, Anjali Aggarwal turned Citizen Journalist to highlight the insensitive behaviour displayed by airline companies towards the differently-abled. ...
  • Airlines can no longer refuse to fly differently-abled passengers March 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Giving a sigh of relief to the differently-abled people, no airlines can refuse any person with disabilities to fly in the aircraft. The ruling comes after the government framed stricter guidelines to aide air travel of such passengers. Airport operators will now have to make special arrangements for...
  • 'Veer' campaign reaches milestone, raises Rs 1 crore in first leg March 24, 2014

    Thumbs Up and Salman Khan's Being Human Foundation in association with CNN-IBN launched the 'Veer' campaign on January 26, empowering the differently-abled - and it has reached a milestone. Raising Rs 1 crore in the first leg, they hope this becomes a nation-wide movement. ...
  • Veer: Meet Sruti Mohapatra who changed many a lives after her accident March 5, 2014

    New Delhi: For someone with faith and determination, the odds of life cannot be a deterrent. A living example of such indomitable spirit is Sruti Mohapatra whose life changed forever after a near fatal accident. The accident left Sruti paralysed waist below. But despite being confined to the wheelchair, she did...
  • Veer: A campaign to make India disabled-friendly March 1, 2014

    Aerated drink Thumbs Up has joined hands with its brand ambassador Salman's Being Human Foundation and CNN-IBN for the campaign, which has American India Foundation (AIF) as implementation partners. The initiative aims to reach out to PwDs with skill training and employment opportunities. It will also raise advocacy on issues...
  • John Abraham meets differentlyabled children at MBCN School February 13, 2014

    Actorproducer John Abraham on Thursday attended the 15th annual day function of an institution for differentlyabled children and said it is "very inspiring to see the children" and that he would like to "spend time" with them in future. He attended Swayam Sidhha at Mata Bhagwanti Chadha Niketan School (MBCN)...
  • Veer: Sun ITES encourages employment of people with disabilities February 10, 2014

    Sun ITES, an outsourcing firm in Bangalore is showing the way in not discriminating against those with disabilities. Almost 50 per cent of its staff comprises of people with some form of disability. ...
  • Veer: Fight for the rights of differentlyabled people January 26, 2014

    CNN IBN in association with American India Foundation and Being Human come together for a special campaign to fight for the rights of the differentlyabled people. The show plans to bring the issue of disability into focus. ...
  • Man with prosthetic leg asked to strip for security check at Delhi airport October 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Months after a woman was allegedly asked to remove her prosthetic leg at an airport, another passenger with a prosthetic leg recounts his humiliation at Delhi's IGI Airport. He was forced to strip for a security check. This comes two months after the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security...
  • Delhi: 40 teachers for 27,000 differently-abled students in govt schools September 5, 2013

    New Delhi: In a shocking revelation, it has been found that for every 27,000 differently-abled children there are just 40 guest teachers in government schools in Delhi. While the children are suffering, so are the teachers with most of them being overworked and underpaid. Despite a large number of vacancies no...
  • CJ Show: Fight for my childs RTE September 2, 2013

    CJ Ruksana's daughter is suffering for cerebral palsy-a neurological condition affecting the brain and nervous system. She wants to educate her, but the government school in her locality refuses to admit her daughter. Watch her story as she requests the authorities to make special arrangements for differently-abled children. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist show September 2, 2013

    Continuing with our 'NO Country for Children campaign'- We hear a mother's relentless fight for her differently-abled child's education. Also, Actor Nandita Das talks about the obsession with fair skin and why she is part of 'Dark is beautiful' campaign, plus much more on the show. ...
  • Differently-abled youth tries to commit suicide in front of a minister August 30, 2013

    Frustrated over not getting a job, a differently-abled youth tried to commit suicide on the dais in presence of a state minister at a function organised to honour local players in Patna on Thursday. Anurag Chandra, a resident of Paliganj in Patna district, sprinkled petrol on himself after coming on...