Fear

  • Jhelum River: From revered to being feared 3 days ago

    Srinagar: It has been revered as the lifeline of Kashmir Valley, but River Jehlum has in the last fortnight revealed its most horrific face, unseen by generations, as it ravaged a large part of Srinagar city. Experts feel that encroachment of water bodies, unplanned urban development and failure to put...
  • China kills nearly 5,000 dogs to control rabies September 7, 2014

    Beijing: Chinese authorities have killed almost 5,000 dogs after blaming five human deaths on rabies in southwestern Yunnan province. China's official Xinhua News Agency reported on Sunday that the city of Baoshan killed 4,900 dogs and vaccinated another 1,00,000 in its anti-rabies campaign. Chinese governments often order such widespread dog culls or...
  • One year after Muzaffarnagar riots, fear looms in the area of another violence outbreak August 27, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: One year after the deadly Muzaffarnagar riots that killed more than 60 people, the area is shrouded with the fear of a violence outbreak yet again. Families of the deceased have organised condolence meetings and havans for their lost ones. The area is tense over reports that suggest that...
  • Pennsylvania parents locked son in car trunk to cure his fear of the dark July 26, 2014

    A western Pennsylvania couple, accused of luring their five-year-old son into the trunk of their car with candy to resolve his fear of the dark, was granted probation this week, according to court officials on Friday. Jeffrey and Danielle Lenhart were charged with felony child endangerment and reckless endangerment for locking...
  • US, European airlines halt Israel flights over missile fear July 23, 2014

    In a sign of increased caution about flying near combat zones, US and European airlines halted flights to Israel Tuesday after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport. Delta Air Lines and United Airlines suspended service between the US and Israel indefinitely. US Airways scrapped its one flight to...
  • Tanushree Dutta to host the 'Best of Fear Files' April 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Tanushree Dutta is all set to host thriller show 'Best of Fear Files'. The show is ready to send shivers down the spines of audience yet again as Tanushree will revisit the eerie, mysterious world of the supernatural and unexplained. "It feels fantastic to be a part of...
  • I've always wanted to be a part of 'Khatron Ke Khiladi': Mugdha Godse April 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Mugdha Godse, the third contestant to be eliminated from 'Khatron Ke Khiladi 5', says she fulfilled her dream by participating in her favourite reality show. "I have been a fan of the show since it was telecast on international channels. I always wanted to be a part of it and...
  • Mugdha Godse shoots down rumours about her link-up with Ranvir Shorey March 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Model-actress Mugdha Godse has shot down reports that there is something brewing between her and actor Ranvir Shorey after the duo participated together in a reality show. Mugdha, 27, said they are just friends and on-screen partners on the stunt reality show. She and Ranvir, who is married to...
  • Gauahar Khan: Kushal and I don't need a reality show to be together March 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Gauahar Khan might have expressed her love for actor Kushal Tandon on a reality show but the actress now wants to keep her relationship private. The 30-year-old actress, who will again be seen with Kushal in upcoming TV show 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' after their stint in 'Bigg Boss', says...
  • How Oprah Winfrey overcame her fear of balloons September 11, 2013

    Los Angeles: There are not many things that scare Oprah Winfrey but the talk show queen has an irrational fear of balloons. The media mogul, however, decided to confront her fear after her entire staff surprised her with balloons on her 40th birthday. "I really don't like balloons, and for my...
  • I was 18 when I discovered that I've stage fright: Salma Hayek July 14, 2013

    Los Angeles: During her teenage days, actress Salma Hayek was so scared of performing on stage in front of people in her native Mexico, that she tried to even run away once. "I was 18 and I was playing Jasmine in a production of 'Aladdin' for children, and it didn't have...
  • Masses love item numbers: Yana Gupta March 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Though item songs are on a constant rise in Bollywood despite being under the scanner, Czechoslovakian born Yana Gupta, who sizzled on the big screen in the song 'Babuji zaraa dheere chalo', finds nothing wrong with them as "masses love it". "People enjoy watching item songs, then who is...
  • Indians living in constant fear, says Ravi Shankar March 5, 2013

    Kolkata: Attributing intoxication as the reason behind 90 per cent of crimes, spiritual guru Ravi Shankar on Tuesday said everyone in the country is living in fear. "Everybody in the country - be it Hindus, Muslims or Dalits - all are living in constant fear. People are so apprehensive about their...
  • Sensex, Nifty end at 2013 lows February 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Key equity benchmarks ended trade in the red however off the day's low. The BSE Sensex closed down 61.97 points at 19435.21 after touching an intraday low of 19,381.82. The NSE 50-share Nifty ended trade flat at 5887.40, down 0.16 per cent. Both the indices are at their 2013...
  • TN: Doomsday fears linger among 2004 tsunami survivors December 26, 2012

    Nagapattinam (Tamil Nadu): Eight years after tsunami struck the Tamil Nadu coast killing thousands, fear of the unknown continues to raise its head if and when there is news of a possible disaster. This time, in Nagapattinam district, many felt that the world was coming to an end on Dec...
  • It's difficult for a rape survivor to deal with the trauma: Psychiatrists December 25, 2012

    Mumbai: Even as the nation prays for the 23-year-old gangrape survivor in Delhi, psychiatrists tell CNN-IBN that it could take quite some time to deal with the emotional trauma. The extensive media coverage could also trigger trauma in other rape survivors. When asked what is the road of recovery like...
  • Fear Factor India: Akshay to host the next season December 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Bollywood's 'khiladi' Akshay Kumar will return as the host of action-adventure show 'Fear Factor - Khatron Ke Khiladi', according to reliable sources. Instead of considering other names to take over as the host of the show, the channel, Colors, has decided to wait for Akshay to get a little free. "The...
  • Humans can smell fear, and it's contagious: study November 7, 2012

    New York: Humans can sniff fear and disgust, and the emotions are contagious, a new study has found, suggesting we communicate via smell just like other animals. "These findings are contrary to the commonly accepted assumption that human communication runs exclusively via language or visual channels," researchers led by Gun...
  • Cauvery dispute: Tamilians in Karnataka living in fear September 25, 2012

    Mysore: With the Cauvery agitation gaining momentum, the Tamil population who suffered during the 1991 Cauvery riots are a worried lot. More than 25,000 families living in Mysore, Mandya and Chamarajanagar districts have sought police protection. Isolated Tamil families, particularly those living in farms across Mysore and Chamarajanagar districts,...
  • Hyd: University on the boil after kidnap bid September 1, 2012

    Hyderabad: There is fear and anger among students of the University of Hyderabad following the attempt of a group of youngsters to kidnap a girl on the campus on Thursday night. Hundreds of them gathered in front of the administration block on Friday morning demanding action against the culprits and...
  • Monsoon revives, drought fears diminish July 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Monsoon rains in the country were above average in the past week for the first time in the current season, the weather office said, as the downpours resumed after a worrying fortnight-long pause over the central part of the country. The annual rains are crucial for farm output and...
  • Kenya-Namibia ties shifted to Mombasa June 4, 2012

    Johannesburg: The International Cricket Council moved Kenya's Intercontinental Cup match against Namibia to the coastal town of Mombasa on Monday because of security fears in Nairobi. The ICC said the four-day match and two 50-over games had been moved out of the Kenyan capital and were postponed from June until late...
  • A single-shot horror film to hit theatres soon May 24, 2012

    An average movie has about 5000 cuts in it, but here's a new horror film that's been taken in a single shot. Which means there are absolutely no cuts in the film at all. ...
  • One Shot Fear: Bollywood film without any cuts April 28, 2012

    Mumbai: Debutant director Haroon Rashid is on the verge of making a world record. With a crew of 17 people (all first-timers), Rashid has made a Bollywood feature film of two hours and twenty minutes-long, in just one take without a single cut. The director claims that the film, titled One...
  • No security fears in Pakistan, says Whatmore April 23, 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan's Australian cricket coach Dav Whatmore on Monday voiced disappointment at Bangladesh postponing their tour, saying he had felt no security concerns during his two months in the country. Last week Bangladesh agreed to visit Pakistan for a one-day match and a Twenty20 international but the tour was delayed on...
  • Jacqueline Fernandez to do a Hollywood movie March 27, 2012

    Mumbai: After Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Bipasha Basu's Hollywood outing, its now model-turned-actress Jacqueline Fernandez, who is all set to make a splash in a Canadian-British venture. The 26-year-old has been approached for 'Definition of Fear', a project that marks the directorial debut of producer James Simpson. "I have been approached...
  • Fear grips students at Kerala University December 2, 2011

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Roofs that fall apart, stairs that shake under one’s feet, rooms that turn pools of water during rains and unusable toilets - these are a few in the long list of problems faced by the postgraduate students and research scholars of Kerala University, who are living in the hostels at...
  • Family of KBC 5 crore winner fears his abduction October 30, 2011

    Patna: The family and friends of Sushil Kumar, who became the first contestant to win Rs 5 crore on 'Kaun Banega Crorepati', are fearing his abduction. But the Bihar Police says the apprehension doesn't hold much ground. In Motihari, Sushil's native town, there are rumours doing the rounds that fearing abduction,...
  • TV actor Akashdeep Sehgal to enter 'Bigg Boss 5' October 24, 2011

    Mumbai: TV actor Akashdeep Sehgal will be the third male contestant to enter the reality show Bigg Boss. The fifth season of Bigg Boss started with Shakti Kapoor - the lone male - and 13 female contestants. Soon after the first eviction from the show, TV actor Amar Upadhyay made...
  • Sikkim: Locals abandon homes in fear September 20, 2011

    Rongpo: Fear is what greets you when you enter Sikkim. People huddled together, children sleeping under the open sky, families cramped inside cars. Sita Pradhan, 26, is still shaken, with an ailing 65-year old mother, she is on the streets with her seven-month-old baby, unable to sleep. Pradhan said, "We are...