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  • Rajasthan government to hold Independence Day function at Udaipur June 14, 2014

    The Rajasthan government on Friday announced that it would organise the statelevel function to celebrate Independence Day on August 15 at Udaipur. Flag hoisting, parade, cultural programmes, merit awards and certificates to the recipient would be presented by the Chief Minister at the function, Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Sunil Arora, who...
  • Snapshot: Preparations on at Rashtrapati Bhavan for PM designate Narendra Modi's swearingin May 25, 2014

    The swearingin ceremony of Narendra Modi as the 15th Prime Minister of India will be the biggest event so far to have been staged at Rashtrapati Bhavan with the guest list, which includes key leaders from SAARC countries, set to cross the 4,000 mark. ...
  • Six children go missing from a marriage function February 17, 2014

    Six school children, who had gone to a marriage function in village Sojru, went missing in Muzaffarnagar. Rizwan (17), Arif (15), Akib (16), Salman (12), Ashif (11), Saleem (12) and Firoz (15) had gone to attend the marriage function on Sunday, police said. A complaint has been registered by the parents...
  • Bollywood award shows? Lack credibility, focus and transparency February 10, 2014

    (Bollywood Award shows are the new glam, entertaining and lucrative time pass in Btown! Point is are they really about recognizing and rewarding excellence ... or exploiting opportunistic vested interest in the garb of a larger cause? Monojit Lahiri investigates.) It is that time of the year again...
  • Functionality for you: A tour of Hafele's new store September 22, 2013

    A look at Hafele's new design center at suburban Mumbaian ingenious way for an easy living. ...
  • A nonfunctioning Parliament can only lead us to chaos: Neena Vyas April 29, 2013

    Senior journalist Neena Vyas joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the nonfunctioning of Parliament. Q. Has nonfunctioning of Parliament diminished PM's & Govt's image? Asked by: sri A. Sri, Yes, sadly, not only the Prime Minister and the Government but also the opposition and the entire country...
  • Haryana: Teenage school boy shot dead by classmates April 29, 2013

    Rohtak: A teenaged school student was shot dead allegedly by his classmates in a town in this Haryana district on Sunday, police said. A mob later went on a rampage setting a car on fire and vandalising the house of an accused. Nitin, 15yearold Class 10 student, was allegedly shot...
  • Improve image and functioning, Akhilesh to police March 19, 2013

    Lucknow: Faced with unrelenting criticism on the state's poor law and order, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday pulled up senior police officials and asked them to improve their and the force's functioning and act tough against criminals. At a high level meeting of senior police officials, he directed...
  • Shinde clarifies Coalgate faux pas, calls it jest September 17, 2012

    Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde at a recent function in Pune said that the public memory was short and it won't be long before it forgot the coal controversy too, just like the Bofors scam. ...
  • Spend less on memorial functions: Sonia to PM September 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asking the government to cut down unnecessary expenditure by avoiding ostentatious displays during functions organised at memorials of leaders in Delhi. In her letter to Singh, Sonia also wanted steps to be taken to ensure that there was...
  • Rajdeep Sardesai wins award for excellence in media September 18, 2009

    Mumbai: The 37th Giant's International Anniversary and Awards Function held on Thursday evening in Mumbai was a celebration of excellence from various fields, bringing together important personalities from various spheres on the same stage felicitating them for their outstanding performance. CNNIBN's EditorinChief, Rajdeep Sardesai won the Giant Awards for Excellence...
  • Why Aamir Khan doesn't like awards May 19, 2007

    Mumbai: Many call him pretty much a reluctant star. He tries to stay away from the red carpets and you wont find him splashed all over the papers or in the news every now and then. But when Aamir Khan is ready to open up to the camera, you don't...
  • What is full acquittal? SC clears out February 18, 2007

    New Delhi: An acquittal in criminal proceedings does not automatically nullify departmental proceedings against a government employee, the Supreme Court has ruled. "Mere acquittal in a criminal case does not have the effect of nullifying the decision taken in the departmental proceedings. They operate in different areas of considerations," a...
  • 'Indian hockey has lost the way' December 20, 2006

    New Delhi: Indian hockey lovers have had to hang their heads in shame in recent years. But at the Asian Games, the game hit an alltime low with the team failing to even make it to the semifinals. The carriers of the great Indian hockey legacy finally had enough on...
  • Show me the money, says Bipasha December 17, 2006

    Mumbai: Bollywood awards are not much about who wins what, but about showing off star power. While the film stars use award functions to endorse their movies and songs, performing on stage at these big functions is an easy way to make some quick moolah, says Bengali bombshell Bipasha Basu. "I...
  • SC to put police functioning in order September 22, 2006

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday suggested several reforms to ensure the independent functioning of the Police. The reforms include separate wings of Police for investigation and enforcement of law and order. The move was mooted by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the Chief Ministers' conference. The apex court has...
  • Basic learning plan misses basics August 30, 2006

    New Delhi: Year after year children are brought into classrooms that claim to teach basic Mathematics, enough of the alphabets that will help them to write their names and are then sent out into the world. While some of them surface in government run schools, there are others who become...