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  • PM Modi nominates Kapil Sharma, Saurav Ganguly, Kiran Bedi for 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' Yesterday

    Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday nominated nine people including comedian Kapil Sharma, former captain of Indiam cricket team Sourav Ganguly, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi for taking forward his 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan'. Others nominated were Nagaland Governor Padmanabha Acharya, classical dancer Sonal Mansingh, Ramoji Rao of Eenadu group...
  • Rajnath visits Guwahati, high alert sounded in Assam after Bodo militant attack kills 68 people 2 days ago

    Tezpur: Home Minister Rajnath Singh has reached Guwahati to take stock of the situation arising out of violence in Assam in which 68 people have been killed so far. A high alert has been issued in the state after separate incidents of violence since Tuesday evening. While 62 people were...
  • Are our police and hospitals sensitised enough? December 15, 2014

    Even two years after the horrific gangrape of a paramedical student in a moving bus in the national capital, not much has changed in the system. Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi said that things have improved but they are not exemplary changes. More needs to be done to ensure safety...
  • Aamir Khan: My kids think 'PK' is my best film till now December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan's says his three-year-old son Azad has started calling him 'PK', the title of his upcoming film. The family had a screening of the Rajkumar Hirani movie recently here and they felt it's his "best film" till date. "I have good news, my family saw the film & loved...
  • Released UN report on domestic violence close to reality: Kiran Bedi November 11, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Kiran Bedi said that the UN report released is quite close to the real truth. "It is a difficult choice for women. Women should stand up for their rights the moment they are assaulted. They should not tolerate ill-treatment and should seek help," said Kiran...
  • Kiran Choudhary made Congress Legislative Party leader in Haryana November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Kiran Choudhary, daughter-in-law of late Bansi Lal, was on Monday made the Congress Legislature Party leader in Haryana where the party lost power after a 10-year rule under Bhupinder Singh Hooda. Choudhary, who was a Minister in the previous Hooda government, was named the CLP leader by party chief...
  • Regular human resource audits needed to check abuse of power, says Kiran Bedi October 29, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Kiran Bedi said that the DIG incident was condemnable and showed how there was aneed for a systemic change. "This incident exposes colonial mindset which exists in our police system," said Bedi. ...
  • Nobel award recognition of work done by NGOs in India, Pak: Kiran Bedi October 10, 2014

    The Nobel committee on Friday awarded the Peace Prize for 2014 to Indian social activist Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani child activist Malala Yousafzai for their work for children. ...
  • Kiran Bedi holds the district administration responsible for the Patna stampede October 4, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi said that the district administration was to be blamed for whatever happened in Gandhi Maidan in Patna. "Callous attitude, no leadership, lack of coordination by the authorities were the various reasons for the stampede," said Kiran Bedi. ...
  • Filmmakers contribute to the 16th Mumbai Film Festival September 18, 2014

    Filmmakers contribute to the 16th Mumbai Film Festival to be held from October 14 to October 21. The festival this time is running short of 2.25 crore. "Sustaining this festival is important. It has a very interesting line up with Helen being awarded for her contribution to Indian cinema," said...
  • An ODI win can't quieten the shouts for Fletcher's removal August 28, 2014

    Even as the future of coach Duncan Fletcher hangs in the balance and uncertainty looms large over the Zimbabwean's job with BCCI, former India players, including master batsman Gundappa Vishwanath are batting for an Indian to take over the national team's coaching reins. "We have so many greats to guide the...
  • IAF to extend technical life of Kiran trainer planes August 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Due to "inordinate delay" in Intermediate Jet Trainer programme of the HAL, the IAF has initiated action to look for alternatives and extending the technical life of the Kiran trainer aircraft, Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday. "In order to meet the emergent situation due to inordinate delay in...
  • 50 HIVpositive children win hearts with entertaining stage show July 28, 2014

    Some 50 HIVpositive children danced to a medley of Bollywood songs through the ages and staged an impressive play to a packed auditorium in Jaipur over the weekend, as their adopted home, nonprofit Rays Aasha Ki Ek Kiran, celebrated its annual day. The 45minute satirical play, entitled "Muhammad Bhai ki Jootiyan"...
  • Aamir Khan's son Azad playing football with Abhishek Bachchan is the cutest thing you'll see today July 21, 2014

    This has got to be the cutest image of the day. Two and a half year old Azad Rao Khan dribbled with a football at a recent celebrity charity football match. Azad played with mom Kiran Rao, who was part of one of the teams and Abhishek Bachchan. Azad's dad,...
  • Maoists getting support from organisations in Europe: MHA July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday told Parliament that Maoists were getting support from organisation in Europe including Germany, France, Holland and Italy. Minister of State for Home Kiran Rijiju said that the matter is being taken up with the European countries. Rijiju added that the Maoists have...
  • Laws are not written in the stone, says Kiran Bedi July 14, 2014

    Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday said that juveniles who commit rape should be tried as adults. National Commission for Women chairperson Mamata Sharma supported Maneka Gandhi's opinion and said, " I think what Maneka Gandhi is doing is right, the matter is debatable, so I think...
  • Andhra Congress chief slams former CM Kiran Reddy for party defeat June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Accusing former Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy for Congress' rout in elections in Andhra Pradesh, APCC chief N Raghuveera Reddy on Monday alleged Reddy had an hidden agenda leading to the defeat of the party in the state. "Antiincumbency and price rise were among the reasons for Congress'...
  • Airbus case: CBI team to visit London next week June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A CBI team will visit London by next week to examine Airbus's Executive VicePresident Kiran Rao in connection with alleged irregularities in the over Rs 8,000crore deal for supplying 43 aircraft to the erstwhile Indian Airlines in 2005. Highlyplaced sources said on Tuesday some clarifications are needed from...
  • Crime against women in UP cause of concern for MHA: Kiran Rijiju June 4, 2014

    Centre on Wednesday expressed concern over the incidents of rape and murder in Uttar Pradesh and asked the Akhilesh Yadav government to "act promptly" to improve law and order situation in the state. Minister of State for Home Kiran Rijiju also criticised the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister for accusing the media...
  • Illegal migration from Bangladesh a national problem: Kiran Rijiju June 4, 2014

    Centre on Wednesday termed as "a national problem" the issue of illegal migration from Bangladesh and said action will be taken against those "infiltrators" staying in the Indian territory. "The issue of illegal migrants and infiltrators in the northeast, especially the issue of Bangladeshis, is a cause of concern for...
  • 'My wife, my life and my everything': Aamir Khan joins Instagram, posts adorable photos May 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan is the latest celebrity to join photosharing website Instagram.The 49yearold actor, who has accounts in other social networking sites including twitter and Facebook, so far posted two pictures on the website.In one picture, Aamir is seen with his director wife Kiran Rao, and while in...
  • Jung visits home for mentally challenged May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: In a step towards improving the conditions of rehab homes across the city, Delhi's Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today visited Asha Kiran Home for mentally challenged in Rohini. After the visit, Jung said he was tremendously moved at the fate of the mentally handicapped and that Delhi government...