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  • How glass could help build super-fast computers November 9, 2014

    London: New research demonstrates how glass could be manipulated to create a material that would allow computers to transfer information using light. This may significantly increase computer processing speeds and power in the future. "The challenge is to find a single material that can effectively use and control light to carry information...
  • Bengaluru rape case: Girl's parents fight for greater accountability of school November 2, 2014

    Bengaluru: In the rape case of a 6-year-old girl, Bengaluru Police have decided to file cases against the school for violating safety rules amidst criticism that the government hasn't reacted effectively enough. The parents of the rape victim are also fighting for greater accountability of school. The minor girl's father...
  • Protests against Jayalalithaa's conviction completes a week, likely to continue October 5, 2014

    Chennai: Protests and fasts continued in Tamil Nadu over jailing of AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa in the illegal assets case with bus services being suspended in many districts and a private schools' federation announcing that their schools would remain closed on October 7. Officials said passengers were affected as over 6,000...
  • Google to enable faster search on slow mobile networks in India October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Aimed at strengthening its foothold in the Indian mobile Internet space, tech giant Google will enable a faster search capability for mobile phones with slower network connections. Using a new streamlined version of its search results page, the US-based company will automatically check if a user has a slow...
  • PM Modi's navratri fast not an issue: White House September 24, 2014

    Washington: In view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi observing 'Navratri' fast during his US visit, the White House on Wednesday said this is unlikely to be an issue as they respectfully accommodate the practices of visitors. "We are aware of the Prime Minister's plans to fast during his visit to...
  • Modi won't break his Navratri fast even during US visit, say his friends and family September 23, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's US trip coincides with the Navratri festival. For four decades now, he has been fasting during all the nine days of Navratri, a tradition he is unlikely to break even for this important trip. Meghdoot Sharon has more. ...
  • Modi to take only limewater, fruit; observe 'Navratri' fast during US visit September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: It will be only "fruits and lime water" for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whether it is a dinner by US President Barack Obama or scores of other engagements including a breakfast with the leading American CEOs during his sixday visit to the US. The 64yearold leader has been keeping...
  • China to fasttrack prosecution of terrorists, extremists September 12, 2014

    Beijing: Chinese prosecutors have been asked to fasttrack cases involving terrorists, religious extremists and manufacturers of firearms and explosives, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) said. Counterterrorism will be a priority of prosecutors as part of tough measures against the "three evil forces" terrorism, separatism and extremism. Human trafficking cases will...
  • Home Ministry asks states to fasttrack cases against MPs, MLAs September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry has asked all state governments to speed up cases against MPs and MLAs facing charges which attract disqualification, directing them to seek daytoday trial in courts, appoint special public prosecutors and ensure regular monitoring. The direction came in the wake of Supreme Court setting a deadline...
  • Watch: 'I'm only joking mate!' South African fast bowler Dale Steyn terrifies teammate Quinton de Kock with onfield prank September 4, 2014

    South African fast bowler Dale Steyn recently pulled a prank on his teammate and wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock on field. De Kock was approaching Steyn for a highfive after a catch when Steyn, senior to De Kock by 10 years, absolutely terrified him by pretending to be angry. The rest of...
  • I will only be happy if AFSPA is repealed: Irom Sharmila August 21, 2014

    In an exclusive interview with CNNIBN, Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila who is on indefinite fast against AFSPA for last 14 years said, she is cheerful after being released from house arrest of almost one and a half decade house arrest but she will only be happy when the AFSPA will...
  • Imphal: Irom Sharmila set free, asks for mass support against AFSPA August 20, 2014

    Imphal: Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila, who is on indefinite fast for repeal AFSPA in Manipur, has been released from Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Science of Imphal on Wednesday evening. A Manipur Court on Tuesday had ordered Sharmila's release citing lack of evidence on attempted suicide charges. The court had...
  • Irom Sharmila's fast against AFSPA will continue after her release, says her brother August 20, 2014

    Guwahati: Manipur activist Irom Sharmila's brother has said that she will continue her 14yearlong fast against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act. This comes a day after she was acquitted of attempted suicide. "Yesterday, just after hearing the news of Sharmila's release from the court, we were very happy because at...
  • Relief for Irom Sharmila as court orders release August 19, 2014

    A landmark directive from a sessions court in Manipur has come as a relief for antiAFSPA activist Iron Sharmila. The court has ordered her release from custody. ...
  • It was exciting to work with Vin Diesel in 'Fast and The Furious 7': Ali Fazal August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: "Bobby Jasoos" actor Ali Fazal could've been the Indian face in American TV series "Homeland", but Bollywood projects took away the chance. Nevertheless, he is content with the films in his kitty and is happy for Nimrat Kaur who has bagged a role in the series. He is busy...
  • It's one of my darkest moments: Vin Diesel on Paul Walker's death August 4, 2014

    London: Action star Vin Diesel has called his friend and actor Paul Walker's passing one of the most difficult moments of his life. Walker died after the sports car he was riding in crashed in Santa Clarita, California last November, leaving friends, family and fans in complete shock. Diesel and Walker worked...
  • National Awardwinning actress Rajeshwari Sachdev says she's 'maturing like old wine' July 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Rajeshwari Sachdev's stint in theatre, TV and films has been like a treasuretrove. The National Awardwinning actress too admits that her acting journey has been rewarding and she gained something at each stage. "I am maturing like an old wine," said the actress when asked about her her career growth,...
  • TWTW: Shiv Sena's Rajan Vichare is Cyrus's new target July 27, 2014

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes up the force feeding of a Muslim employee during Ramzan by Shiv Sena leader Rajan Vichare. ...
  • PM Narendra Modi asks for speedy trial into cases against MPs July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asked Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to look into ways of speeding up cases against politicians who are facing trial and investigations. Law ministry is expected to work in coordination with the Home Ministry on preparing a blue print to deal with cases...
  • News 360: Shiv Sena MP forces caterer to break his Ramzan fast July 23, 2014

    Hitting a new low, a Shiv Sena MP from Thane Rajan Vichare was on Wednesday caught on camera forcing a Maharashtra Sadan Muslim staffer to eat during his Ramzan fast. ...
  • Shiv Sena denies forcing Muslim worker to break Ramzan fast, uproar in Parliament July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The news of 11 Shiv Sena MPs forcing a Muslim worker at Maharasahtra Sadan to break his Ramzan fast has created an uproar in Lok Sabha. Apparently, the MPs were not satisfied as they had not been served Maharashtrain food. While the Shiv Sena MPs deny the accusation,...
  • Caught on camera: Shiv Sena MPs force Muslim staff to eat during Ramzan fast July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A video has now surfaced showing Shiv Sena Thane MP Rajan Vichare forcing a Maharashtra Sadan Muslim staffer to eat during his Ramzan fast. CNNIBN has accessed footage which shows Vichare force feeding the staffer. The video gives credence to the allegations that Shiv Sena MPs abused the employee...
  • Maharashtra Sadan staffer forced to eat during Ramzan fast by Shiv Sena MPs July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A shocking case has been reported in the power corridors of Delhi. A group of 11 Shiv Sena MPs allegedly abused and forced a Muslim catering supervisor at the Maharashtra Sadan to break his Ramzan fast and eat a chapati. The MPs were reportedly miffed at not being served...
  • Ramzan to begin from Monday June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Ramzan, the holy month of fasting for Muslims, will begin from Monday as the new moon could not be sighted anywhere in the country on Saturday. Maulana Mufti Mukarram Ahmed, President of Fatehpuri Royat Hilal Committee and Shahi Imam of Fatehpuri Mosque, announced that since the new moon...
  • Power crisis: BJP MLA Shyam Deo Roy to meet Akhilesh Yadav June 1, 2014

    BJP MLA Shyam Deo Roy Chaudhary, who is on an indefinite fast demanding 24hour power supply in Varanasi, will hold talks with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on the issue. 75yearold Chaudhary, a seventime MLA from Varanasi South, began his fast on May 27, demanding roundtheclock power supply to Varanasi,...
  • UP government steps in for damage control after outrage over Badaun rape May 31, 2014

    After massive public outrage, the Uttar Pradesh government has recommended a CBI probe into the gangrape and murder of two teenaged girls in the Badaun. In a fallout of the deteriorating law & order situation, the UP government replaced the state's Chief Secretary as well as the Bareilly Commissioner. Meanwhile...
  • Akhilesh tells police to immediately arrest all Badaun rape accused May 30, 2014

    Terming the gangrape and murder of two Dalit sisters in Badaun as "unfortunate", Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday ordered the police to arrest all the accused immediately and said a fasttrack court should be constituted to ensure that they were duly punished. The CM also sanctioned financial assistance...
  • Badaun gangrape: Home Minister intervenes, Akhilesh orders fast track trial May 30, 2014

    Badaun: A day after two minor girls were gangraped and hanged from a tree in UP's Badaun, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday ordered fast track trial in the case. This comes after Home Minister Rajanth Singh spoke to the UP government over the gruesome incident. The UP government had sent...
  • Paul Walker's brothers to fill in for late actor in 'Fast & Furious 7' April 16, 2014

    Reuters: The brothers of actor Paul Walker, who died in November, will fill in for the late action star in order to complete scenes in the upcoming film "Fast & Furious 7," according to a statement posted on the film's Facebook page. Caleb and Cody Walker will help finish action scenes...
  • Remembering Paul Walker: MTV Movie Awards to pay tribute to the late actor April 13, 2014

    Los Angeles: Late actor Paul Walker will be remembered in a tribute featuring his movie clips at the upcoming 2014 MTV Movie Awards. The award ceremony will take place on Sunday, reports The Los Angeles Times. 'The Fast and Furious' star was killed in a car crash in November 2013. Walker's 'The Fast...