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  • Uma Thurman: It would be intolerable to have a humourless, boring child 3 days ago

    Los Angeles: 'Kill Bill' star Uma Thurman says she would have found it 'intolerable' if any of her children were boring. The 44-year-old, who has daughter Maya, 15, and son Levon, 12, with her former husband Ethan Hawke, and two-year-old Luna with her former partner Arpad Busson, told Britain's HELLO! Magazine...
  • Why thieves no longer love smartphones February 13, 2015

    New York: Smartphones, particularly iPhones, are no longer the favourites of discerning lifters, recent data shows. The reason: the "kill switch" is proving the killjoy for the thieves. The number of thefts and robberies of smartphones, particularly iPhones, is on the fall in New York, London and San Francisco, according to...
  • Bombay HC declines PIL against love marriages without parents' consent February 7, 2015

    Madurai: Madras High Court on Saturday declined to entertain a PIL petition which sought to forbear officials from solemnising love marriages without the consent and presence of parents of the couples to check honour killings. The petition, filed about a week ahead of Valentine's Day on February...
  • Harper Lee's second book 'Go Set a Watchman' sparks eager anticipation February 5, 2015

    New York: Surprise, eager anticipation and a tinge of skepticism surrounded the news that Pulitzer Prize-winning author Harper Lee would publish a second novel half a century after "To Kill a Mockingbird" became an American classic. Until Tuesday when publisher Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins, announced it would publish "Go Set...
  • 50 years on, new book from 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author Harper Lee February 4, 2015

    New York: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Harper Lee will publish her second novel more than 50 years after the release of her classic "To Kill a Mockingbird," her publisher said on Tuesday. "Go Set a Watchman," which is set in the 1950s and features lead characters from "To Kill a Mockingbird" some...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 28, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Shiv Sena drops a political bomb, says drop 'secularism' from preamble January 28, 2015

    The Bharatiya Janata Party led government at the Centre is facing yet another controversy after its ally Shiv Sena said it wants the words 'socialist' and 'secular' removed from the Preamble of the Constitution of India. ...
  • Allahabad HC commutes Nithari convict Surendra Koli's death sentence to life January 28, 2015

    Noida: Allahabad High Court on Wednesday commuted 2006 Nithari serial killings convict Surendra Koli's death sentence to life imprisonment on the ground of "inordinate delay" in deciding his mercy petition. Koli's mercy petition is pending with President Pranab Mukherjee for over three years. A Division Bench comprising Chief Justice DY Chandrachud...
  • Ahmedabad: 4 young men kill girl for allegedly resisting their rape bid January 16, 2015

    Ahmedabad: A 22-year-old girl was killed by four young men when she resisted their alleged bid to rape her in Naranpura area of the city, police said. Police said the incident took place on Wednesday night when Vandana, who was staying at a working women's hostel in Naranpura area, and her...
  • Man fined for false promise on contract killing January 15, 2015

    A 21-year-old Norwegian man was fined 10,000 crowns ($1,300) for fraud because he accepted a contract killing job without intending to carry it out, police told Reuters on Wednesday. The man agreed to take cash to kill a 17-year-old youth, but authorities could not prove any intent to complete the task,...
  • Pune: Man shot, stabbed to death; murder caught on camera January 9, 2015

    Pune: In a gruesome case of murder, a young man was shot and stabbed with a knife by relatives of his in-laws on the streets of Pune on Thursday. The brutal attack was caught on CCTV cameras. The police has said that the victim was married to a girl against her...
  • Boko Haram kills dozens in fresh raids in Nigerian town January 9, 2015

    Bauchi: Boko Haram militants have killed dozens of people and burned down homes in the northeast Nigerian town of Baga in the past two days, in a second killing spree since seizing control there at the weekend, witnesses said on Thursday. Two locals said the Islamist insurgents began shooting indiscriminately and...
  • J&K: Heavy firing on BSF posts in Hiranagar sector, one woman killed January 3, 2015

    Jammu: One woman was killed and six injured in the fresh firing by Pakistan Rangers on BSF posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Hiranagar sector on Saturday afternoon. The fresh round of firing took place after three Pakistan Rangers soldiers were killed in a strong retaliation from India. The firing came right...
  • Pakistan to execute 500 terror convicts in coming weeks: officials December 22, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan plans to execute around 500 militants in coming weeks, officials said on Monday, after the government lifted a moratorium on the death penalty in terror cases following a Taliban school massacre. Seven terrorists have been hanged since Friday amid rising public anger over Tuesday's slaughter in the northwestern city...
  • Terrorists shot dead my friends and teacher in cold blood, recounts Peshawar attack eyewitness December 17, 2014

    Peshawar: It began like any other morning in Pakistan's Army Public School in the northwestern city of Peshawar. Students pored over their books. Teachers ruffled through their notes and gave lectures. In an instant, the peace was shattered - gunfire, smoke and dead bodies strewn across the school's halls and corridors,...
  • Jessica Alba: I don't care about being a celebrity December 13, 2014

    London: Actress Jessica Alba says she does not care about her celebrity status. The 33-year-old 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' star said she would not mind if her celebrity status was ripped away from her one day because the actress feels she transformed into the person she is meant...
  • Susan Sarandon to be part of Mommy' director's first English project December 10, 2014

    Los Angeles: Oscar-winning actresses Susan Sarandon and Kathy Bates have been roped in to be a part of 'Mommy' writer-director Xavier Dolan's debut English-language film. 'The Death and Life of John F Donovan' tells the story of fictional actor Donovan, famous for playing a Marvel-style superhero, whose life and career are...
  • Terrorist linked to assassinate attempt on Benazir Bhutto killed in Pakistan December 10, 2014

    Karachi: A key Taliban commander responsible for masterminding a 2007 bomb attack that killed 140 people in a botched attempt to assassinate Pakistan's former premier Benazir Bhutto was killed on Tuesday by police. Firdous Khan was killed in an hour-long gun battle with police in Manghopir neighbourhood of Karachi, said Usman...
  • Unfazed by box-office duds 'Daawat-e-Ishq' and 'Kill Dil', Parineeti Chopra pulls up her socks for 2015 December 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Of Parineeti Chopra's three releases this year, two bombed at the box office. However, the actress says ups and downs are part of everyone's life and she hopes the new year will be better for her. In all of her three releases this year -- 'Hasee Toh Phasee', 'Daawat-e-Ishq' and...
  • West Bengal: Man slashes daughter's tongue over love affair December 6, 2014

    Canning: A man allegedly slashed his teenage daughter's tongue after trying to strangulate her as a punishment for having an affair with a boy despite his disapproval, police said on Saturday. The incident occurred at Adharmanik village under Dholahat police station in in South 24 Parganas district where the class...
  • Nithari case: Allahabad High Court puts hold on Surinder Kohli's hanging till December 22 December 1, 2014

    Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court on Monday stayed the hanging of Noida's Nithari killings convict Surinder Kohli till December 22. Kohli was convicted for the murder of a girl, Rimpa Halder, who went missing in Noida in December 2006. After a police investigation, she was found to have been murdered...
  • Delhi University student killed for honour: How do we change mindsets? November 20, 2014

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a 21-year-old student of the reputed Delhi University was allegedly murdered by her parents who opposed her marriage to a youth belonging to a different caste. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country, assesses views on honour killing. ...
  • Honour killing: Delhi University girl murdered over inter-caste marriage, parents arrested November 20, 2014

    New Delhi: In a suspected case of honour killing, the parents of a 21-year-old Delhi university student has been arrested for allegedly murdering her. The deceased, identified as Bhawna Yadav, a final year student of Sanskrit Honours at Venkateswara College, was allegedly strangled to death by her parents Jagmohan Yadav, a...
  • Delhi University girl murdered by parents over inter-caste marriage November 20, 2014

    New Delhi: In a suspected case of honour killing, a 21-year-old student of the reputed Delhi University was allegedly murdered by her parents who opposed her marriage to a youth belonging to a different caste. The deceased, identified as Bhawna Yadav, a final year student of Sanskrit Honours at Venkateswara...
  • Pakistani family sentenced to death over 'honour killing' outside court November 19, 2014

    Lahore: Four relatives of a pregnant woman who bludgeoned her to death outside one of Pakistan's top courts were sentenced to death on Wednesday for the crime, their defence lawyer said. The 25-year-old's family attacked her because they objected to her marriage. Farzana Iqbal's murder in May this year briefly focused...
  • Ranveer Singh's 'Kill Dil' collects Rs 20 crore in its opening weekend November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Director Shaad Ali's 'Kill Dil', a thriller about guns and romance, managed to earn about Rs.20 crore in three days, says an expert. Produced by Aditya Chopra, 'Kill Dil' features Govinda, Ranveer Singh, Ali Zafar and Parineeti Chopra. "'Kill Dil' hit about 1,800 screens Nov 14 and the budget was...
  • e Lounge Unwind: Actors Ranveer Singh, Ali Zafar and Parineeti Chopra talk about 'Kill Dil' November 16, 2014

    CNN-IBN Editor Rajeev Masand speaks to Bollywood actors Ranveer Singh, Ali Zafar and Parineeti Chopra on their forthcoming film 'Kill Dil'. ...
  • Watch: Rajeev Masand reviews 'Kill Dil', 'Boyhood' and 'Garm Hava' November 15, 2014

    In this week's episode of 'Now Showing', Rajeev Masand reviews three movies 'Kill Dil', 'Boyhood' and 'Garm Hava'. ...
  • Why Govinda's comeback performance in 'Kill Dil' shouldn't be celebrated just yet November 15, 2014

    He had ruled the Box Office in the 1990s with his slapstick comedies. He may not be a Khan, but Govinda has always enjoyed the same amount of popularity like SRK and Salman. His fan base may have been different but his films always managed to bring in the moolah. Having...