Family

  • Four of a family killed in road accident Yesterday

    Four persons belonging to a family were killed on Sunday and three children seriously injured when the vehicle they were traveling in dashed against a stationary container carrier in East Champaran district of Bihar. Police officials said the accident happened near Wattganj village under Piprakothi police station of the district. Piprakothi Station House...
  • Three of a family charred to death in Ubhwa village 2 days ago

    Three persons, including a woman and two children, were charred to death in a village of Madhubani district when their house caught fire in the early hours on Saturday. Police officials said the incident happened at Ubhwa village while the three were sleeping in the house. One person suffered severe burn injuries...
  • UP to provide free power connections to 1.72 lakh families July 19, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government will provide free electricity connections to 1.72 lakh below poverty line (BPL) families in the state, officials said on Saturday. Chief secretary Alok Ranjan has issued an order for getting the desired logistics. He said the construction of 33/11 substations in 166 out of out of 201...
  • Badaun murder: Victims' family to protest at Jantar Mantar July 7, 2014

    Badaun: The family and relatives of the Badaun rape victim will be holding a protest on Tuesday at Delhi's Jantar Mantar from 9 AM onwards. The mysterious death of the two teenage girls who were found hanging from a mango tree after been allegedly gangraped on May 27 this year...
  • Suspended DU professor GN Saibaba's family will not be evicted: DU July 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University (DU) on Saturday assured a court here that family members of its suspended professor G N Saibaba, arrested for his alleged Maoist links, will not be evicted from their residence provided by DU. "He (DU's counsel) is assuring orally that he will inform the authorities about the...
  • I auditioned for 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil' without telling any one in the family: Armaan Jain July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Raj Kapoor's grandson Armaan Jain, who is making his Bollywood debut in 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil', has revealed that he took 200 takes to get a slap scene correct in the love story. The newcomer said he never got slapped by his mother Reema (Raj Kapoor's daughter) so he...
  • Nanny from hell? Frustrated California family says 64-year-old caretaker refuses to leave their home even after being fired June 28, 2014

    A California family is exasperated - and fearful - after a 64-year-old woman they hired as a live-in nanny stopped working and has refused to move out of their home after being fired. Marcella Bracamonte says she and her husband, Ralph, hired Diane Stretton in early March to do chores and...
  • Four members of a Sri Lankan family arrested June 21, 2014

    Rameswaram: A four member Sri Lankan family, including two minor children who arrived illegally by a boat from Mullaitivu were arrested off Dhanushkodi on Saturday, police said. The couple told police they had come to India after paying Rs 80,000 to the boat owner to drop them off at Arichal...
  • 'Modern Family' actor Ty Burrell headlines gay-marriage event June 20, 2014

    Salt Lake City: "Modern Family" actor Ty Burrell says he sees gay marriage in the United States is a "tide that can't be turned." Burrell headlined a fundraiser Thursday evening in Salt Lake City to help cover legal costs for couples fighting Utah's ban on same-sex marriage, lending his celebrity to...
  • From Golden Temple to Delhi, Punjab families pray for Iraq hostages June 20, 2014

    Chandigarh: Scores of families and relatives of men from Punjab who have been held hostage or are stuck in strife-torn Iraq are offering prayers and reaching out to officials and ministers to ensure the safe return of their loved ones. At least 40 Indian construction workers, mostly from Punjab, have been...
  • Iraq crisis: 50 families contact control room in Punjab June 19, 2014

    Chandigarh : Over 50 families from across Punjab have contacted a control room set up by the state government to collect details about those stranded in trouble-torn Iraq. "The state-wide campaign launched by Punjab government to seek details from the families regarding Punjabi's stuck in Iraq showed a tremendous response...
  • Iraq Crisis: Families of abducted Indians offer pray in Gurdwara June 19, 2014

    Families of those who are abducted in Iraq offer prays at the Rakabganj Gurdwara in New Delhi on Thursday. Families are hoping for the safe return of their loved ones....
  • In Kapoor family, we talk only about food not about acting: Armaan Jain June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Newcomer Armaan Jain, who is Raj Kapoor's grandson, says 'Kapoors' are more synonymous with food and noise than for their acting chops, which runs in the family. Armaan's mother Rima is the younger daughter of Raj Kapoor who is married to Manoj Jain. The young actor is making his debut in...
  • Odisha: Ten more pro-Posco families return to their village June 10, 2014

    Paradip: Ten more pro-Posco families, who had left their homes seven years ago, returned to their native place from a transit camp set up by the steel company in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district, raising the number of such families to 40 today, official sources said. With this, 12 other families...
  • We were 'dead broke' after White House, says Hillary Clinton June 9, 2014

    Washington: Hillary Rodham Clinton's family was "dead broke" and saddled with legal bills when she and her husband left the White House, the former first lady said in an interview that aired on Monday. Republicans immediately seized on the comment and said it demonstrated that Clinton, the Democratic Party's strongest contender...
  • Indian man in Bahrain may reunite with family after 25 years June 9, 2014

    Manama: The agony of a 58-year-old Indian man in Bahrain, who has been separated from his family for 25 years owing to a travel ban over an unpaid debt of USD 2750, may end soon. A ray of hope to see his family emerged for Parasuram Hublikar after officials from the...
  • Father,daughter die in family suicide pact June 9, 2014

    Erode: In what seems to be a suicide pact, a man and his 19-year-old daughter died after consuming food laced with poison while his wife and son have been admitted to hospital, police said on Monday. The 51-year-old man, a textile industry worker, and other members of the family mixed...
  • Save Indian Family NGO starts helpline for men in distress in Ahmedabad June 9, 2014

    Ahmedabad: For men facing legal trouble due to domestic and other problems, a helpline has been launched to provide them guidance and counselling. In an endeavour to provide 'protection' to men facing law-related problems, Save Indian Family (SIF) - a group of 50 NGOs - has launched its Gujarat chapter and...
  • Ram Vilas Paswan meets Badaun gangrape victims' family June 2, 2014

    Badaun: Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party chief Ram Vilas Paswan met the family of Badaun gangrape victims on Monday. He also hit out at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for not visiting the village even after such a horrific incident. Paswan said, "What is saddening is that such an...
  • Badaun gangrape more gruesome than December 16 incident, says victim's family May 31, 2014

    Family members of the two teenage cousin Dalit sisters who were gangraped and hanged, on Saturday termed the incident as more gruesome than December 16 gangrape case and demanded that the accused should be hanged publicly. Father of a victim, who was gangraped in Ushait area on May 27 night, said...
  • Jung visits home for mentally challenged May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: In a step towards improving the conditions of rehab homes across the city, Delhi's Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today visited Asha Kiran Home for mentally challenged in Rohini. After the visit, Jung said he was tremendously moved at the fate of the mentally handicapped and that Delhi government...
  • Ex-CAG Vinod Rai begins audit of Padmanabhaswamy temple May 26, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Former CAG Vinod Rai, who was asked by the Supreme Court to undertake the audit of the properties, assets and accounts of the past 25 years of the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple, began his preliminary work from Monday. Last month, an apex court bench of Justice RM Lodha and Justice AK...
  • 'Modern Family' star Sofia Vergara announces split with fiance Nick Loeb May 25, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Sofia Ahas called off her relationship with businessman Nick Loeb, she announced via a social networking medium. The duo is unable to decipher how to spend time together. The announcement was made via a screenshot of a note on her Who Say account Friday. "Not that anyone should care,...
  • Every politician's delight, 98 voters under one roof! May 13, 2014

    While tens of thousand of voters exercised their franchise on Monday, Baba Ahmed Ali’s family could be no less than every politician's delight. A family with 136 members including 98 voters.  Ahmed’s family clearly reminds us of Ziona Chana, the man with the largest family in the world. According to a...
  • MH370: Families demand release of raw satellite data May 11, 2014

    Perth: Grieving families of 239 people aboard the crashed Malaysian jet, including from India, have demanded the release raw satellite data to solve the over two-month-long aviation mystery even as an underwater drone is set to resume the hunt for wreckage in the remote Indian Ocean. The next of kin of...
  • Gopinath Munde rubbishes talk of Praful Patel joining BJP May 11, 2014

    Shirdi: Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde on Sunday dismissed speculation that Union Minister and NCP stalwart Praful Patel was on his way to the saffron party. Talking to reporters here, Munde said there was "no place" for Patel in BJP. He alleged that NCP chief (Sharad Pawar) was behind these...
  • SpiceJet announces 25 pc discount on family travel May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking a cue from its competitor IndiGo, no-frill carrier SpiceJet on Firday announced up to 25 per cent discount on tickets for four or more passengers travelling together on domestic flights. Under the 'Friends and Family' offer, four to nine air travellers can travel together on domestic routes and...
  • US plans job authorisation to spouses of certain H-1B workers May 8, 2014

    Washington: As part of its efforts to attract and retain highly skilled immigrants from countries like India, the US on Tuesday announced two proposals, including a rule to extend employment authorisation to spouses of certain H-1B workers. Together these actions will help attract new businesses and new investment to the US...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 5, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...