Highlights

  • Highlights of new Companies Bill August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Parliament on Thursday gave its nod to the Companies Bill, 2012. Here are the salient features of the new bill: -- Companies are required to spend at least two per cent of their net profit on Corporate Social Responsibility. -- To help in curbing a major source of corporate delinquency,...
  • Key highlights of revised Lokpal Bill February 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared the new revised Lokpal Bill with measures such as bringing the Central Bureau of Investigation under the Lokpal supervision and leaving the appointment of Lokayuktas to the states. Below is the full text of the 'Government Action on Corruption' Government approves amendments on Lokpal...
  • Read: Highlights of Justice Verma Committee report January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The three-member Justice JS Verma Committee submitted its report on the changes needed to fight crimes against women to the government on Wednesday. The report suggests several changes in the laws, but is against death penalty for rape. While praising the youth of the country for coming out in...
  • Best dressed celebrities of 2012 in Bollywood, Hollywood January 1, 2013

    From jumpsuits to gorgeous sarees, find out who topped the list of best dressed celebrities, both in Bollywood and in Hollywood in 2012. ...
  • Awards of the year 2012 in Bollywood January 1, 2013

    Find out who won Quote of the Year award, Hinglish Vinglish award or the Most Ridiculous award of the year 2012 in Bollywood. ...
  • Bollywood's best bloopers and outtakes of 2012 January 1, 2013

    From stars losing their cool on camera to studio lights falling during interviews, here are 2012's best bloopers and outtakes from the Bollywood industry. ...
  • Watch: The best and the worse dialogues of 2012 January 1, 2013

    Be it Dabangg's Chulbul Pandey or Sardar Khan of Gangs of Wasseypur, these rustic dialogues stood out from the crowd in 2012. ...
  • Watch: Most successful and unsuccessful movies of 2012 January 2, 2013

    2012 for the Bollywood industry was a year of sequels and remakes but the the industry also romanced with the Rs 100 crore benchmark. Find out which movies were the most successful and unsuccessful of the year. ...
  • Fiscal cliff, guru among words that should retire in 2013 January 1, 2013

    London: Fiscal cliff, guru and spoiler alert are among words that should be removed from the vocabulary in 2013, according to a group of US academics. Michigan's Lake Superior State University (LSSU) have released their '38th Annual List of Words to be Banished from the Queen's English for Misuse, Overuse...
  • Best of India Positive 2012 December 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Be it an orphanage run by the dynamic Rajkumari, a eunuch, giving shelter to poor kids in Jharkhand or a group of daredevil bikers in Sikkim going around town providing amenities for the destitute and organising fundraising rock concerts, these heroes are trying to make India a better...
  • 13 journalists killed in Pak, five in India in 2012 December 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Pakistan saw the highest number of journalists losing their lives in South Asia with 13 of them dying in the line of duty, followed by India with five among a total of 25 mediapersons falling victim to violence. "In 2012, South Asia, the most volatile region, mourned the...
  • Defence Ministry saw unprecedented happenings in 2012 December 30, 2012

    New Delhi: 2012 was an unprecedented year for the Defence Ministry as it had a prolonged stand-off with former Army Chief Gen VK Singh over his age issue and a truck-deal case and was dragged to the Supreme Court. The selection of France's Dassault Rafale for the 126 combat aircraft...
  • Indian bourses perform better than global peers in 2012 December 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Amid turbulent times for the stock markets across the world, the equity turnover fell on Indian bourses as well in 2012, but the fall was meagre at 1.57 per cent when compared to the global average. Globally, the equity turnover fell sharply by 14.7 per cent, while the...
  • Narendra Modi is Gujarat's newsmaker in 2012 December 30, 2012

    Ahmedabad: An eventful year in Gujarat saw Narendra Modi convincingly retaining power and emerging as a strong contender for BJP's prime ministerial candidate in the 2014 general elections besides a slew of judgements in the post-Godhra riot cases that convicted many, including former minister Maya Kodnani. The year proved to...
  • India's tourism saw signs of recovery in 2012 December 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The tourism industry in 2012 showed some signs of recovery with an increase in the number of visitors flocking the country after a bad season last year and saw a three-time jump in the fund allocation in the 12th Plan period. Filmstar-turned politician Chiranjeevi took over charge of...
  • Masand's Bollywood Roundtable 2012: The Writers December 28, 2012

    Rajeev Masand interviews four of the most popular scriptwriters of 2012. ...
  • Highlights 2012: Words that created a buzz this year December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: While the US economy awaits its 'fiscal cliff' at the end of 2012, the world of business in India this year confronted with its own maze of buzzwords that included terms like GAAR, Coalgate, OFCDs and lobbying. While the concerned companies were heard describing their losses as 'negative...
  • Delhi: 2012 a tough year for Sheila Dikshit government December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Eyeing Assembly polls next year, the Delhi government went into overdrive in 2012 doling out sops and regularising unauthorised colonies but the barbaric gangrape of a young girl brought shame to the city and triggered a blame game between Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and the police. After BJP...
  • Highlights 2012: What kept Delhi HC in news December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The year 2012 saw the Delhi High Court ordering day-to-day trial of sexual offence cases in the aftermath of the brutal gangrape case besides some judicial interventions for loosening decades-old grip of politicians on sports bodies. Following the widespread protests and calls for speedy justice, the high court...
  • 2012 a tumultuous year for Indian aviation December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: It was not a smooth sailing for the Indian aviation industry in 2012 as it saw the grounding of Kingfisher Airlines and financial trouble hitting Air India and other carriers besides a prestigious $ 500 million airport upgrade contract bagged by a leading Indian infra firm being terminated...
  • Books: The bestsellers of 2012 January 2, 2013

    It's that time of the year when we tell you which books turned out to be page turners and why. CNN-IBN tells you all about 2012's bestselling books. ...
  • Katrina, Salman, Honey Singh most searched online in 2012 December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: In the run up to the new year, CNN-IBN is taking a look back to the hottest trends of 2012. So who was the most searched celebrity or which music video got the maximum views? Katrina Kaif continues to be the queen of the web while Salman Khan is...
  • Highlights 2012: Modi takes over as Gujarat CM for third time in a row December 28, 2012

    BJP leader Narendra Modi did it all over again in 2012. He was re-elected as the Gujarat chief minister for the third time in a row. The question which everyone is asking now is that Ahmedabad today and New Delhi tomorrow? ...
  • 'Bold and brave' Bollywood newcomers of 2012 December 27, 2012

    Year 2012 saw many newcomers picking unconventional roles for themselves in their first movies. From Ayushmann Khurrana of 'Vicky Donor' to Huma Qureshi of 'Gangs of Wasseypur', these actors surprised many by their acting skills. ...
  • Highlights 2012: Top newsmakers in Hollywood December 27, 2012

    Together or not that was the big question of 2012. And the biggest blow of them all came when Kristen Stewart cheated on Robert Pattinson with her 'Snow White' director Rupert Sanders. That not only fuelled the tabloids but also triggered some hysterical reactions online. And just last month, the...
  • Highlights 2012: Obama wins second term as US President December 27, 2012

    Year 2012 brought good news for Barack Obama, who won a second term as the US President. In a defining moment, the American voters gave a resounding yes to Obama making him their president for the second time. ...
  • Health 2012: Fight against polio to dismal malnutrition figures December 27, 2012

    Mumbai/New Delhi: As 2012 comes to an end, CNN-IBN takes a look at the key health issues of the year - from the fight against polio that India can take pride in to the dismal malnutrition figures that shame the nation. Reports showed 10 lakh deaths from oral cancer every year...
  • Watch: Political highlights of the Year 2012 December 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Through this week in the run up to the new year we are bringing you Highlights 2012 - the defining images from politics, sports & world events. This year the Prime Minister finally ended the government's policy paralysis and brought in big-ticket reforms - facing stiff opposition &...
  • Facebook starts charging $2 to highlight posts May 12, 2012

    New Delhi: There is a possibility that you might have to pay a nominal fee to promote your posts on Facebook. The social networking giant, reportedly, is testing a new "highlight" feature that lets users pay a nominal fee to promote their posts, thereby making those posts more prominent in...
  • Union Budget 2012: Highlights March 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Budget 2012, presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, identifies five objectives relating to growth recovery, private investment, supply bottlenecks, malnutrition and governance matters. Following are the highlights of Budget 2012: · GDP growth to be 7.6 per cent (+ 0.25 percent) during 2012-13 · Amendment to the FRBM Act proposed ...