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  • Immortalising R K Laxman: Neelabh Banerjee Yesterday

    From the surge of emotion and empathy at the passing of RK Laxman, one thing is clear: The Common Man is a national asset worthy of being immortalised. But who will do it is the question to which Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Phadnavis provided a part answer when he announced his...
  • Watch: Did you know that RK Laxman drew all the cartoons for Guru Dutt in 'Mr and Mrs 55'? 4 days ago

    Cartoonist RK Laxman, whose 'You Said It' cartoon featuring the 'Common Man' lampooned India's powerful for half a century, died on Monday aged 93. Watch this video where you can see that the hand that drew the cartoons in 'Mr and Mrs 55', belonged to Laxman. ...
  • My father was a very informal man, says RK Laxman's son 4 days ago

    Legendary cartoonist RK Laxman's son Srinivas Laxman on Tuesday said that his father was very informal man and was very open with them. Laxman, creator of the iconic 'Common Man', died at the age of 94 in a private hospital in Pune on Monday evening after a brief illness. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 4 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Remembering RK Laxman and his 'Common Man' 4 days ago

    Legendary cartoonist RK Laxman, creator of the iconic "Common Man", died at the age of 94 in a private hospital in Pune on Monday evening after a brief illness. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 4 days ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • News 360: Guard against religious strife, says Barack Obama 4 days ago

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday wound up his three-day trip with a strong pitch for religious tolerance, cautioning that India will succeed so long as it was not "splintered along the lines of religious faith". ...
  • Legendary cartoonist RK Laxman accorded state funeral, tributes pour in 5 days ago

    Pune: Eminent cartoonist RK Laxman, who died at the age of 94 after suffering multi-organ failure, will be cremated in Pune on Tuesday. The Maharashtra government has announced that Laxman will be accorded a state funeral. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will attend the last rites of Laxman, who will be...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 5 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Being RK Laxman: Legendary cartoonist, creator of 'Common Man', passes away 5 days ago

    Legendary cartoonist RK Laxman, creator of the iconic "Common Man", died in a private hospital on Monday evening after a brief illness, his family said. He was 94. ...
  • New York: 4-year-old girl calls 911, saves pregnant mother 6 days ago

    New York: A 4-year-old American girl has been called a hero for helping her pregnant mother and calling emergency service operators to take her mom, suffering a seizure, to hospital. Calise Manning's mother Centerria, who was 9-months pregnant and epileptic, had apparently fallen to the floor in the midst of...
  • Bradley Cooper to take Broadway's 'Elephant Man' to London 1 week ago

    Reuters: Best actor Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper and the cast of "The Elephant Man" will be taking the hit Broadway play about a severely deformed man in Victorian England to the London stage this summer. Cooper, 40, has won rave reviews for his portrayal of John Merrick, a sideshow attraction because...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: Youngest winner of Man Booker prize Eleanor Catton's advice to writers - read children's books January 21, 2015

    Jaipur: Dressed simply in a black kurta and funky green and cream trousers, Eleanor Catton looked like any other bubbling, energetic 29-year-old at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival. But the winner of the 2013 Man Booker prize was in the pink city to talk to young authors and writers about her...
  • Former F1 and Le Mans driver Robert Manzon dies January 20, 2015

    Paris: Robert Manzon, the last surviving driver of Formula One's inaugural season in 1950, has died. He was 97. Manzon, a member of the 24 Hours of Le Mans hall of fame, died at his home in Cassis, in Southern France, Le Mans organizers said on Tuesday. Born in Marseille, the Simca-Gordini...
  • Super Dad: The man who can put his pants on without using hands, while holding a baby! January 16, 2015

    The internet is full of awesome people who are endowed with seemingly useless superpowers that become the source of our entertainment. In the wild land of YouTube, we came across one such man, who manages to win my slow claps and an honorary title of SUPERDAD! Behold, ladies and gentlemen,...
  • 'Avengers' star Jeremy Renner 'devastated' by divorce January 11, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Jeremy Renner is said to be "devastated" after his wife, Sonni Pacheco, filed for divorce from him. Pacheco has asked for legal separation from the 'Avengers' actor after just 10 months of marriage. Together, they have a 21-month-old daughter named Ava Berlin. Their relationship is said to have started...
  • 'Ant-Man' teaser: 'Is it too late to change the name', asks actor Paul Rudd in the latest Marvel offering January 8, 2015

    New Delhi: After teasing audiences with an "ant-sized" miniature version of the trailer of "Ant-Man", Marvel has released its "human-sized" avatar. Marvel's "Ant-Man" is the newest addition to the much loved list of Marvels Superheroes. The first look of the film was unveiled Wednesday as its teaser poster and trailer were...
  • Ceiling collapse exposes Chinese panty thief December 28, 2014

    A Chinese man who stole hundreds of pieces of ladies' underwear had his secret exposed after an emergency exit ceiling where he had been storing his hoard collapsed, state media reported. The man, surnamed Tang and in his 30s, admitted to having mental problems since he was young and that he...
  • New Mars route may make manned mission cheaper and easier December 28, 2014

    Washington: A new route to Mars could make manned missions much cheaper, easier and more frequent, researchers say. Getting spacecraft to Mars is quite a hassle and transportation costs can soar into the hundreds of millions of dollars. Now new research lays out a smoother, safer way to achieve Martian orbit. Called ballistic...
  • Officials order Ohio man to take down zombie Nativity scene December 24, 2014

    A suburban Cincinnati man's zombie-themed Nativity scene has caused quite a stir in his neighborhood, with some considering it a holiday treat. But others see a nightmare before Christmas. Responding to two anonymous complaints, officials in Ohio's Sycamore Township said on Tuesday they have ordered Jasen Dixon to take down his...
  • ISRO's big launch of GSLV Mark3 on Thursday decides India's man mission to space December 17, 2014

    Bengaluru: After its successful Mars mission popularly known as Mangalyaan, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is taking its next steps to put a man in space. The countdown for India's heaviest rocket yet has begun at ISRO's Sriharikota launch pad, from where the GSLV Mark3 rocket will blast off...
  • PM Modi pays tributes to Sardar Patel on his death anniversary December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tributes to the country's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his death anniversary, saying the nation will remain indebted to him forever. "On his Punya Tithi (death anniversary), I pay my respects to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel," Modi tweeted. "India will forever be...
  • Malaysia: Man chops off wife's hands, feet suspecting infidelity, commits suicide December 15, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: In a gruesome incident, a jobless man has chopped off his Indian-origin wife's hand and feet with a meat cleaver on suspicion of having an extra-marital affair before committing suicide in southern Malaysia. K Menaga, 44-year-old mother of three, is fighting for her life in the intensive care unit...
  • Is Andrew Garfield going to be in the next 'Spider-Man' movie? December 14, 2014

    Los Angeles: Emails from the recent hacking operation on Sony Pictures have revealed that if Marvel makes a deal with Sony for creative control, they will ditch actor Andrew Garfield and his other co-stars from 'The Amazing Spider-Man' franchise to start over with a clean slate. The emails have also revealed...
  • Being sexy? It is less to do with the physical, more to do with the mental perspective on life: Hrithik Roshan on being voted sexiest Asian in UK December 11, 2014

    London: Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan has been voted the world's sexiest Asian man for the third time in four years. The 40-year-old actor reclaimed the crown, which he lost last year, in the 11th edition of the '50 Sexiest Asian Men In The World' list produced annually by Britain's weekly newspaper...
  • Fresh allegations against Rohtak sisters, another man accuses girls of spinning false tales December 8, 2014

    Rohtak: In yet another twist in the tale of the Rohtak sisters, another man has now accused the girls of spinning false stories. The man has claimed that the two girls had made an allegation of molestation against him, six months back. The duo had gained nation wide popularity after...
  • I am not amazed: Martin Sheen on not winning an Oscar November 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Warren Anderson had shut his life out and chose to remain inhuman, says the very accomplished Hollywood actor Martin Sheen, who essays the Union Carbide chief in 'Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain', a movie which relives the Bhopal gas disaster, 30 years after its occurrence. In an interview, Sheen has...
  • Australian actor Chris Hemsworth named 'sexiest man alive' by People magazine November 19, 2014

    New York: People magazine has named Chris Hemsworth the "Sexiest Man Alive" of 2014, cheering the Australian actor's rise as hammer-wielding, bone fide hunk in the "Thor" films. Hemsworth, who also starred as Formula One racer James Hunt in the Ron Howard-directed "Rush" and the "Star Trek" reboots, was unveiled as...
  • Don't consider government's flexibility as weakness: Nepal's PM Sushil Koirala November 10, 2014

    Kathmandu: Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Monday asked the Maoists not to hinder the process of drafting the new Constitution, saying the government's flexibility on the issue should not be seen as its weakness. "Do not take the flexibility shown by the Nepali Congress-led government as its weakness," said Koirala,...
  • 'If I lift this, will I get to rule Asgard?' Iron Man, Captain America, Hawkeye try to lift Thor's hammer in this new 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' teaser October 29, 2014

    In a casual conversation over beer, this bunch of superheroes tries to move Thor's hammer, which 'only the worthy' can lift. "It's a trick," mutters, Hawkeye, as all the superheroes try and fail to lift the hammer. But Captain America manages to move it an inch, which Thor finds disturbing.'Avengers:...