March

  • Islamabad braces for protest marches as Pakistan celebrates independence 1 week ago

    Islamabad: As Pakistan celebrated its 68th Independence Day on Thursday, supporters of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehrik (PAT) parties remained determined to march towards Islamabad. The marches have been called to protest against alleged rigging in the 2013 general elections, Dawn online reported. According to officials, parts of Islamabad...
  • Congress leaders detained on their way to a 'peace march' to Moradabad July 26, 2014

    Congress leaders Madhusudan Mistry and Nagma were on Saturday detained in Ghaziabad, when they were on their way to Moradabad to hold a 'peace march'. Congress leaders Naseeb Pathan, Madhusudan Mistry, Nagma and other prominent leaders were detained by the police at UP Gate for violation of prohibitory orders, city Superintendent...
  • Nifty surges to mark biggest quarterly gains since March 2012 June 30, 2014

    Mumbai: The Nifty rose 1.24 per cent on Monday as investors bought shares in recent outperformers such as State Bank of India, allowing the broader index to post its best quarterly gain since January-March 2012. The Nifty provisionally rose 13.36 per cent in the quarter concluded on Monday, the best performer...
  • Nothing should get in the way of great sex: Condom maker Durex asks couples to 'turn off to turn on' in viral Earth Hour ad March 28, 2014

    A 'global wake-up call from Durex' asks couples seen lost in their smartphones at various romantic settings to log off and reconnect on Earth Hour. "It's time for tech lovers to switch off and reconnect for Earth Hour 2014. On March 29th at 8:30pm we will #TurnOffToTurnOn. Watch the video and...
  • Coal scam: SC raps CBI, asks it to file all chargesheets by March 28 March 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to file all the chargsheeets in coal scam by March 28. The CBI sought four weeks time for filing all the chargesheets, which the Supreme Court refused. It is now likely that the investigation agency may file chargesheet...
  • Former Army Chief General VK Singh to join BJP today March 1, 2014

    New Delhi: In the run up to general elections, former Army chief General VK Singh is all set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday. Singh, who was a vociferous member of veteran social activist Anna Hazare's anti-corruption crusade will also contest the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. He will...
  • Read: Themes of Republic Day tableaux January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: This year's Republic Day parade will see 18 tableaus march on the Rajpath showcasing the splendour of Indian states and portraying themes ranging from heritage, culture, art & crafts, biotechnology, sustainable agriculture and environment. This year's tableaux component comprises 13 states and five Union Ministries / Departments. The northern...
  • Mahatma Gandhi's march of 1913 re-enacted in South Africa December 4, 2013

    Hundreds of people in South Africa re-enacted the 1913 march led by Mahatma Gandhi against discriminatory laws to commemorate the centenary of the historic event. A special train was organised from Durban to Newcastle via Pietermaritzburg, Ladysmith and other cities on the way for this historic event. Hundreds of people began...
  • Clamour for sacking Sheila Dikshit grows, BJP to take out protest march today September 3, 2013

    Delhi BJP will take out a protest march on Tuesday demanding removal of Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit following a court ordering registration of an FIR against her for allegedly misusing government funds for a 2008 pre-Assembly poll advertisement campaign. The protest march will begin at 11 am from Delhi Vidhan Sabha...
  • US celebrates 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr's 'I have a Dream' speech August 29, 2013

    Thousands of people gathered in Washington on Thursday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, and Martin Luther King Junior's iconic 'I have a dream' speech. ...
  • Alert in Ghaziabad over VHP's Ayodhya march August 24, 2013

    Section 144 of the CrPC (prohibiting an assembly of more than 10 people) has been imposed in Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh after Vishwa Hindu Parishad's (VHP) called for an Ayodhya march. Meanwhile, passengers on Lucknow- and Faizabad-bound trains would be frisked. Briefing mediapersons Saturday, Ghaziabad District Magistrate (DM) S.V.S. Ranga Rao...
  • Kishtwar: All-party delegation plans joint peace march with 2 communities August 21, 2013

    Although curfew continued for the 13th day on Wednesday in the hilly Kishtwar town of Jammu region, wracked by communal violence Aug 9, sources in the visiting all-party delegation held out hopes of a breakthrough in peace talks later in the day between the two communities. The all-party delegation, comprising representatives...
  • Buddhist monks take out a peace rally to protest against Bodh Gaya blasts July 30, 2013

    Hundreds of people, including Buddhists monks, on Monday took out a peace rally in Nagpur to protest against the July 7 serial blasts in Bihar's Bodh Gaya Temple. Clad in white attire, the monks, along with members of other communities, including Sikhs and Christians, gathered near the life-size statue of...
  • Watch: Annual march for graduated Penguins in US July 29, 2013

    In a San Francisco zoo, a group of baby penguins waddled to their new home on Penguin Island. This annual march celebrates their graduation from the 'Fish School'. After graduation, they get to reunite with their fellow penguins in the world's largest captive Magellanic penguin colony. ...
  • Watch: Members of Buddhist community hold peace march against Bodh Gaya blasts July 8, 2013

    Members of the Buddhist community held a peace march in Agra against the Bodh Gaya serial blasts that shook the holy town and injured two monks. Several Buddhist leaders, including the Dalai Lama and the Karmappa, have appealed for calm and peace after the attacks. ...
  • WB: Women govt staff supporting Left protest near Mamata's office June 19, 2013

    Kolkata: Around 60 state government women employees on Tuesday went on a protest march along the main corridors of the Writers' Buildings, the state secretariat, against spurt in sexual violence and atrocities against women across West Bengal. Officials sources said the protesters, all pro-left women employees, held placards decrying the state...
  • Maharashtra: Muslims start 300 km march for job quota May 20, 2013

    Nashik: People in Nasik trooped out on Sunday on the streets to welcome and offer chilled soft drinks to over 1,000 Muslims who embarked on a 300-km Gandhian march to Mumbai demanding reservations in job, an official said. The protestors started from the sensitive power-loom town of Malegaon after the...
  • Hero MotoCorp surges after March quarter result April 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Shares in Hero MotCorp Ltd, India's largest motorcycle manufacturer, gained as much as 4.8 percent in early morning trade after the company's January-March profit beat street estimates for the first quarter in six. Hero reported a net profit of 5.74 billion rupees for the three months to end-March on Friday...
  • Court asks police to explain imposition of prohibitory order March 31, 2013

    New Delhi: A court in New Delhi on Saturday asked Delhi Police to explain the circumstances that forced it to clamp prohibitory order which was allegedly violated by Arvind Kejriwal and Aam Aadmi Party members during their protest in 2012 and further investigate the three cases against them. Referring to...
  • Protesters march against Wharton snub to Modi March 25, 2013

    Washington: About 200 Indian-Americans marched in protest against the controversial withdrawal of an invitation to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to speak at the Wharton India Economic Forum. Marching under the banner of a group called Americans for Free Speech, they chanted, "We want Modi!" as the Forum held its conference...
  • Pakistan: Sufi cleric Qadri to boycott general polls March 18, 2013

    Islamabad: Muhammad Tahir-Ul-Qadri the Islamic cleric, who is pushing for electoral reforms in Pakistan, said that his political party would boycott the forthcoming general elections in the country. Qadri said the electoral reforms that were promised to him in January by the then government after his long march to Islamabad...
  • BJP plans 'march to Dhaka' to protest against attacks on minorities March 18, 2013

    Agartala: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) plans a "long march to Dhaka" on Monday to protest against reported atrocities on religious minorities in Bangladesh and express solidarity with protestors demanding death penalty for those convicted of war crimes. "Over 700 BJP activists, including women, would participate in the 'long march to...
  • Kashmir requires sincere and uninterruptible dialogue: Mufti Islah March 14, 2013

    Does the March 13 attack on CRPF mean that militancy is again on an upswing in Kashmir? CNN-IBN's Srinagar Bureau Chief Mufti Islah joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Is there still considerable support for militants among the locals? Asked by: Ibrahim, Lucknow A....
  • Delhi: Govt to bulid a canal near Yamuna March 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Yamuna Raksha Dal has claimed that the government has agreed to one of its main demands. The activists say that the government is ready to construct a 20-km long canal near the Yamuna in Delhi. After the government agreed to their demand for a canal, the activists...
  • Samsung reveals Galaxy S IV teaser image before official announcement March 12, 2013

    New Delhi: With a couple of days to go for the Samsung Unpacked 2013, Samsung has tweeted a teaser image of what is presumed to be the next-generation Galaxy S IV smartphone. The tweet (with a photo attached to it) reads, "The countdown for #TheNextBigThing has begun. Who's ready for...
  • Thousands of people march to Delhi demanding a clean Yamuna March 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Thousands of people are marching from Vrindavan to Delhi demanding a cleaner Yamuna. The purpose of the 10-day long march to Delhi Yamuna Rakshak Dal is to demand release of more water from Hathini Kund barrage and to keep the Yamuna clean and not to discharge pollutants into...
  • Samsung Galaxy S IV coming on March 14; to be unveiled on Apple's turf February 25, 2013

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said it will launch its new Galaxy S smartphone on March 14 in New York, taking its fight for market supremacy to Apple Inc's doorstep after reportedly being inundated with requests from US mobile carriers. The Galaxy S IV model will heat up competition in the...
  • Residents hold candlelight march 24 hours after Hyderabad blasts February 22, 2013

    A day after twin blasts in Hyderabad killed 16 people and injured 117 others, residents held a candlelight march on Friday. ...
  • BJP holds protest march against Sushil Kumar Shinde February 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took to the streets on Wednesday to protest against Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's "Hindu terror" remark. Top leaders including party chief Rajnath Singh led the protest from Parliament Street to Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. They were also detained by the police...
  • BJP to hold protest march against Shinde today February 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Just a day ahead of the Budget Session of Parliament that is set to begin on February 21, the main Opposition is all set to hold a protest march against Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde in New Delhi on Wednesday. BJP leaders will be marching from Jantar Mantar...