HEARING

  • Man freed of charge of threatening to kill former Delhi CM Dikshit 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A man, accused of making hoax calls in 2012 about killing the then Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, has been let off by a sessions court here, which said Delhi Police did not follow mandatory requirements in the investigation. Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ) Lokesh Kumar Sharma upheld the order of...
  • Police arrest protesters as Ferguson awaits grand jury decision 1 week ago

    Ferguson: Police in Ferguson, Missouri, kept alert on Thursday for signs of tension after arresting five people for blocking a street the night before in a protest demanding the criminal indictment of a white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager in August. The St. Louis suburb has been...
  • Hearing in rape case against Union Minister Nihal Chand in Jaipur court today November 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A Jaipur court on will be hearing an appeal against the acquittal of Nihal Chand, the Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers in a rape case. This even as Nihal Chand is not present at the hearing. The Rajasthan police claimed that they weren't able to...
  • Big day for Salman Khan: Hearing in Black Buck and 2002 hit-and-run cases today November 5, 2014

    It is a day which carries huge importance in Salman Khan's life. For the Supreme Court will produce the final hearing on Black Buck poaching case, and a Mumbai court will continue the hearing on the 14-year long hit-and-run case which allegedly involved the actor today. Khan has been sentenced...
  • Hearing of black money case in Supreme Court today October 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will continue hearing the black money case on Tuesday, a day after the Centre provided names of three people who allegedly have black money accounts in foreign banks. It will be interesting to see if the Supreme Court buys Centre's argument of not providing...
  • 2G: Application against CBI Director to be taken up by SC today September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday take up the application by senior advocate Prashant Bhushan alleging CBI Director Ranjit Sinha's interference in the 2G spectrum case. Last week, the apex court had asked Bhushan to disclose the identity of the whistleblower in the case stating that it would endanger...
  • Watch: The amazing moment a 7weeksold baby hears for the first time with the help of a hearing aid. Try not to cry. September 6, 2014

    Baby Lachlan, who was diagnosed with moderate to severe hearing loss in both ears, hears for the first time with the help of hearing aids. His reaction when the hearing aid was turned on is nothing short of amazing. It's a hugely emotional moment for his parents.He had a moment...
  • Sonova's Roger penlike wireless microphone offers 'super normal hearing' September 4, 2014

    Zurich: A wireless microphone in the shape of a pen, made by Switzerland's Sonova, can help people with hearing loss understand speech better than those with normal hearing at certain noise levels, a study has shown. As the population ages, the hearing aid industry has become fiercely competitive as manufacturers rush...
  • Indecent, scandalous questions can't be put to witnesses:Court August 25, 2014

    New Delhi/ Observing that the process of cross examination is an important tool to elicit information from a witness, a Delhi court has said that "indecent" and "scandalous" questions cannot be put to them as it can be misused for harassment. Additional Sessions Judge Vinod Kumar while hearing a revision petition,...
  • Veer campaing impact: St Stephen's students get Rs 50,000 to help those with hearing disabilities July 17, 2014

    CNNIBN's special campaign, Veer, for those with disabilities has encouraged another project to get a grant for their initiative. Rs 50,000 has been given to students of St Stephen's college to carry on their initiative for those with hearing disabilities. ...
  • Hearing against Shankaracharya for remarks against Saibaba in Bihar court July 9, 2014

    Muzaffarpur: Hearing against Dwarka seer Shankaracharya Swaroopananda Saraswati for his remarks against Saibaba is scheduled to come up in a Bihar court on Wednesday. After Shankaracharya Swaroopanand Saraswati had said that Hindus should not worship Shirdi Sai Baba along with other Hindu gods, the Sai temple in Lucknow filed a...
  • Decline of hearing ability: Indian, US experts find gene role June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: In a pathbreaking research which may have implications for those suffering from a decline of their cognitive and hearing abilities, Indian and American experts have established the role of a specific gene in triggering such conditions. Experts of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and University of Louisville School of Medicine...
  • Vasundhra Raje visits Bikaner under 'sarkar aapke dwar' programme June 20, 2014

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, who arrived to Bikaner on Thursday afternoon along with her cabinet colleagues, said the 'sarkar aapke dwar' (government at your doorstep) programme was a unique initiative by her government to win the trust of the people. As part of the programme, public hearings and cabinet meetings...
  • Madonna attends preview of Tupac B'way musical June 17, 2014

    New York: One of Tupac Shakur's old friends celebrated his birthday by seeing a new play inspired by his music. Madonna attended a preview of "Holler If Ya Hear Me" in New York City on Monday, which would have been the rapper's 43rd birthday. Shakur died in 1996 at age 25. The...
  • Veer: Hearing impaired Sangeeta Gala is film director in Bollywood March 28, 2014

    On this episode of Veer, we bring you the story of Sangeeta Gala, who is herself hearing-impaired but did not let her disability come in the way of her progress. ...
  • Meet Dausa man who has no ears but listens, talks on mobile February 18, 2014

    A 30yearold man has no external ears or a visible ear canal but listens and talks normally. This is rarest of the rare birth defect, and as the man from Dausa can communicate, it means his middle and internal hearing organs appear to be normal, said Dr Neeraj Kasliwal, prominent...
  • Jat reservation: NCBC to conduct public hearing in nine states January 21, 2014

    Reservation for Jats in Central Government jobs has moved a step forward with the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) deciding to conduct public hearing in nine States before arriving at a conclusion. This move by the commission comes a month after the government asked it to take an early decision...
  • PIL against Virbhadra Singh up for hearing in Delhi HC January 15, 2014

    New Delhi: More trouble is up for Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh as a PIL against him comes up for hearing before the Delhi High Court on Wednesday. The NGO Common Cause has filed the PIL seeking an independent probe into corruption, moneylaundering and disproportionate assets charges against Virbhadra including...
  • Pervez Musharraf's treason trial hearing adjourned January 8, 2014

    A special court conducting the treason trial of Pervez Musharraf on Wednesday reserved its ruling over the application of criminal laws in the case, even as media reports said the embattled former Pakistani dictator might leave the country within days. Justice Faisal Arabled bench adjourned the hearing in the high treason...
  • December 16 gangrape: HC begins hearing arguments on death reference November 2, 2013

    The Delhi High Court on Saturday commenced hearing final arguments in the trial court's reference to it for confirmation of death sentence awarded to four convicts in December 16 gangrape case. A bench of justices Reva Khetrapal and Pratibha Rani heard prosecution's argument on the reference case as well as the...
  • Delhi gangrape: HC to hear death penalty reference on a daytoday basis from Wednesday September 24, 2013

    The Delhi High Court will hear on a daily basis from Wednesday the death penalty reference against the four convicts in the December 16 gangrape and murder case of a 23yearold girl. A bench of Justices Reva Khetrapal and Pratibha Rani, after recording the appearances of convicts Mukesh (26), Akshay Thakur...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Court sets tentative deadline of 2 months to conclude case September 24, 2013

    The sessions court trying the Mumbai photojournalist's gangrape case on Monday set a deadline for itself saying it would try to conclude the hearing in 60 days. "We will try to conclude the case in 60 days," the court said while adjourning the matter till September 26. Three accused Vijay...
  • 2G spectrum case: Hearing deferred till Aug 26 August 14, 2013

    A Delhi court on Wednesday adjourned till August 26 the additional spectrum case with the counsel appearing for Bharti Cellular CMD Sunil Mittal and Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia informing it that the matter is listed for hearing before the Supreme Court. Senior advocate Harish Salve, who appeared for Ruia, told...
  • HC adjourns hearing on PIL against Durga Shakti Nagpal's suspension August 2, 2013

    Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court on Friday adjourned the hearing on PIL against IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal's suspension till August 19. Meanwhile, the Samajwadi Party has come under criticism from the Opposition in its state and other political parties for its leaders' scathing remarks against Durga Shakti Nagpal. Bahujan Samaj...
  • Delhi courts to consider Uttarakhand's plea in view of calamity July 26, 2013

    District courts in New Delhi have been asked to consider the request of Uttarakhand police to adjourn matters where undertrials are to be brought from jails there as the state police is engaged in relief operations. In a circular issued by officer incharge B R Kedia, courts dealing with criminal matters...
  • UK: At 32 degree C, heat wave kills around 650 people July 19, 2013

    London: Britain's first prolonged heatwave in seven years has taken the country by surprise, with rails buckling, shops selling out of electric fans, and scientists estimating the surge in temperature could have caused hundreds of premature deaths. After a washout summer in 2012 and the coldest spring for over 50 years,...
  • Jiah Khan case: Court rejects Suraj Pancholi's bail plea June 21, 2013

    Mumbai: The bail plea of actor Suraj Pancholi, who was arrested in connection with the suicide case of his actress girlfriend Jiah Khan, was rejected by a Mumbai court on Friday. The court rejected the bail after the prosecution opposed it on the ground that investigations had reached a crucial...
  • Jiah Khan case: Court to hear bail plea of Suraj Pancholi today June 21, 2013

    Mumbai: The bail plea of actor Suraj Pancholi, who was arrested after the suicide of his actress girlfriend Jiah Khan, will be heard by a Mumbai court on Friday. The court had on June 14 adjourned his bail hearing until Friday. The investigating officer had informed the court that Suraj had...
  • Jiah Khan suicide case: Suraj Pancholi's bail hearing adjourned till June 24 June 14, 2013

    Mumbai: The bail hearing of actor Suraj Pancholi, the prime accused in Jiah Khan suicide case, is adjourned till June 24. The plea will come up in a Sessions court as the aspiring actor is in judicial custody till June 27 on charges of abetting her suicide. The investigating officer had...
  • BJP threatens to stage protest outside DERC office June 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP on Sunday threatened to go on a sitin protest outside the DERC office in Delhi during a public hearing organised to decide on a proposed hike in the power tariff. Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday with all the stake holders,...