Memorial

  • India is facing huge cancer crisis: Experts 13-04-2014 06:35 PM

    London: India is facing a cancer crisis, with smoking, belated diagnosis and unequal access to treatment causing large-scale problems, experts said. Every year in India, around one million new cancer cases are diagnosed and around 600,000 to 700,000 people die from cancer in India, with this death toll projected to...
  • PMT scam: Father, who got son into a medical college through a gang, arrested 07-04-2014 08:02 AM

    A father of medical student was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) in connection with the MP Professional Examination Board's (MPPEB) Pre-Medical Test (PMT) scam. Identified as Badrilal Verma, he was arrested by the STF and produced before a court on Sunday, STF sources said. Meanwhile, his sonKundan Verma,...
  • Three students arrested in connection with PMT scam 02-04-2014 08:30 AM

    Madhya Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) on Tuesday arrested three students and their fathers in connection with the multi-crore pre-medical test (PMT) scam, police said. Amit Kanse and his father Satyam, Ravindra Kharte and his father Madan and Rinki Jhauvri and her father Ramprakash, all residents of adjoining Dewas district,...
  • Toshiba, SanDisk sue Hynix over suspected flash memory technology leak 14-03-2014 12:49 PM

    Tokyo: Partners Toshiba Corp of Japan and SanDisk Corp of the United States separately filed civil lawsuits against South Korea's SK Hynix Inc, seeking damages over the suspected theft of data related to their flagship flash memory chip technology used in smartphones and tablet computers. SK Hynix said on Friday...
  • Delhi woman suffers burn injuries after acid attack 03-03-2014 07:59 AM

    New Delhi: A 26-year-old woman suffered burn injuries after two bike-borne men threw acid on her in Nangloi area of west Delhi on Sunday. The victim, who is married, was on her way to the market in Nangloi where the two men followed her on bike and the pillion rider...
  • Police destroy Naxal memorials, seize explosives 23-02-2014 07:56 AM

    Police have destroyed 'memorials' built by the Naxals and seized explosives during an operation in the Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. Bijapur district police on Saturday said that the anti-Naxal campaign was undertaken by police and the CRPF jointly between February 15 to 20. Police teams started from Awapalli village, and...
  • Two brothers recreate childhood photos as a gift to their mum 11-02-2014 11:46 AM

    Wondering what to get your mother for her birthday? These guys might be of some help. Two brothers recreate their childhood photos as a gift to their mother. Their adorable then-and-now photos are a testimony that they'd always be their mamma's boys and growing up definitely hasn't changed anything. Their...
  • Mamata Banerjee a best-selling author at Kolkata Book Fair 31-01-2014 09:39 PM

    Guess who is the hottest-selling author at the ongoing Kolkata Book Fair? Not Chetan Bhagat or Vikram Seth, but West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Sales figures at the annual book fair, deemed one of the largest in the world, demonstrate that Mamata has emerged quite a literary sensation. "The...
  • Wrestlers leave for US tourney sans Sushil; Yogeshwar doubtful 15-01-2014 04:40 PM

    New Delhi: Olympic medallists Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt have opted out of travelling with the 10-strong Indian wrestling contingent, which will leave for the Dave Schultz Memorial International tournament in Colorado Springs from January 30 to February 1, on Wednesday night. Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil and London Games bronze...
  • PMT scam: 153 medical students suspended for admission using 'unfair means' 15-01-2014 02:52 PM

    Over 150 students have been suspended by the deans of three medical colleges in Madhya Pradesh for allegedly using "unfair means" to clear Pre-Medical Tests (PMT) conducted between 2006 and 2012 to secure admission to MBBS course. Confirming this, Director, Medical Education Dr SS Khushwaha said that all these 153...
  • Jharkhand to have 4 out of 58 proposed cancer hospitals in India: Jairam Ramesh 13-01-2014 09:35 AM

    Jharkhand will have four out of the 58 proposed cancer hospitals to be set up in the country, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Sunday. "In the next three years 58 hospitals are coming up in the country, four of which will be set up in Jharkhand. Development...
  • Naseemuddin, Kushwaha among 19 booked in Dalit memorial scam 02-01-2014 12:32 PM

    BSP chief Mayawati's close aide Naseemuddin Siddiqui and former minister Babu Singh Kushwaha were among 19 people booked on Wednesday for their alleged role in Rs 1,400 crore scam in construction of Dalit memorials and parks in Uttar Pradesh. Along with the two former BSP ministers, former joint director of...
  • No memorial for Ghalib at his birthplace, Agra 27-12-2013 07:39 PM

    Friday marked the 216th birth anniversary of Mirza Asad Ullah Khan "Ghalib". In Agra, the city of the Urdu poet and cultural icon's birth, there is no proper memorial to him. There is not even a lane in the city named after him. At the place of his birth, the...
  • 28-year-old woman delivers 10 stillborn babies on the way to hospital 17-12-2013 11:00 AM

    In an extremely rare case, a 28-year-old woman in Madhya Pradesh delivered 10 babies - but all stillborn, a doctor said on Monday. Anju Kushwaha from Koti village in Satna district was being taken to the Sanjay Gandhi Memorial hospital, 125 km away in neighbouring Rewa district, after she went...
  • Watch: 'Fake' interpreter for deaf at Nelson Mandela's funeral made up his own sign language 12-12-2013 10:13 AM

    Johannesburg: As one world leader after another paid homage to Nelson Mandela at a memorial service, the man standing at arm's length from them appeared to interpret their words in sign language. But advocates for the deaf say he was a faker. The incident, which outraged deaf people and sign-language...
  • Mandela taught the true meaning of forgiveness: Pranab 10-12-2013 07:58 PM

    Johannesburg: Calling him a venerated elder and a great soul, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said India has no doubt that the world will honour the historic legacy of Nelson Mandela who taught the true meaning of forgiveness and reconciliation. Representing the government and the people of India, Mukherjee, one...
  • For Mandela, harsh island jail was a crucible 10-12-2013 05:15 PM

    Cape Town: A half-century ago Nelson Mandela was taken as a prisoner to Robben Island, 11 kilometers (seven miles) across the bay from Cape Town, where he would begin serving a life sentence for plotting to overthrow South Africa's racist apartheid system. The island jail was where Mandela became a...
  • Presidents, ministers, royalty at Mandela memorial 10-12-2013 04:17 PM

    Johannesburg: Dozens of foreign leaders were expected to arrive on Tuesday for the memorial service honoring former South African President Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg's FNB stadium. Here's a full list: Afghan President Hamid Karzai. Angolan Vice President Manuel Vincent. Argentinian Acting President Amado Boudou. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Bahamas'...
  • Mandela memorial service live: Zuma speaks amid boos and jeers 10-12-2013 02:31 PM

    Johannesburg: 6:50 pm: "He never wanted to be viewed as a saint. He recognized that ll of his achievements were a result of working with the ANC," Zuma said. 6:40 pm: "He managed the fears of the minority and the impatience of the majority," Zuma said. 6:30 pm: "He was...
  • Obama in SA for Mandela memorial service 10-12-2013 01:17 PM

    Johannesburg: US President Barack Obama arrived in South Africa on Tuesday for a day of remembrance and celebration for his personal hero Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid icon who died last week at age 95. Air Force One touched down at a military base near Johannesburg on a rainy morning. Joining...
  • Pranab Mukherjee in SA for Mandela's memorial service 10-12-2013 11:03 AM

    Johannesburg: President Pranab Mukherjee arrived in South Africa on Tuesday to attend a memorial service in honour of South Africa's anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, whose death triggered an unprecedented outpour of rich tributes worldwide. Mukherjee will join the heads of governments and states from more than 53 countries, including US...
  • BSP leader's son arrested for raping 35-year-old woman on pretext of marriage 28-11-2013 07:58 AM

    The son of a BSP leader was on Wednesday booked and arrested for allegedly raping a 35-year-old woman on pretext of marriage. The woman, who also claims of having a two-year-old child from the accused, said in her complaint that during 2010 she used to work in a factory owned...
  • Nehru's criticism based on falsehood, says Sonia 16-11-2013 10:16 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi hit out at the BJP for its attack on Pandit Nehru saying those who reject him also reject his idea of parliamentary democracy. Gandhi said that criticism of the first prime minister by some forces was based on "innuendo, insinuation and falsehood aimed at character assassination"....
  • Wall on India's Nobel laureates set up at Metro station 10-11-2013 06:44 PM

    DMRC in collaboration with the Swedish Embassy has set up a Nobel Memorial Wall at the Rajiv Chowk Metro Station in New Delhi to spread awareness about Nobel laureates of India with special focus on Rabindranath Tagore. An exhibition on the country's Nobel laureates and their work will be on...
  • Israel secretly provided arms to India in 1971 war, claims book 01-11-2013 06:02 PM

    Israel secretly provided India weapons and instructors in 1971 as it prepared for the war with Pakistan that led to the emergence of Bangladesh even though the two countries did not have diplomatic relations, according to a new book by an American journalist. "The Blood Telegram" by Gary Bass, which...
  • Kumble to deliver Pataudi Memorial lecture this year 26-10-2013 02:14 PM

    Mumbai: Former Indian cricket captain Anil Kumble will deliver the second annual Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture on November 13 here. Kumble, India's highest wicket-taker in Tests and ODIs, is only the second bowler to take all 10 wickets in a Test innings. He led India in 14 Tests....
  • Don't like to talk about Yash uncle in past tense: Rani 21-10-2013 10:23 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Rani Mukerji says she feels the void left by the demise of filmmaker Yash Chopra but does not like to talk about him in past tense. "I don't like to talk about Yash uncle in past tense. He is a living legend and will always be there in...
  • Meghalaya's OM Memorial lifts U-17 Boys' Subroto Cup title 20-10-2013 12:39 PM

    New Delhi: OM Roy Memorial, Shillong, Meghalaya won the U-17 Boy's title of the 54th Subroto Cup football tournament in spectacular fashion, after outplaying Magurmari High School, Kokrajhar, Assam 4-0 in a thrilling final at the Ambedkar Stadium on Saturday. Mebanshan Suting scored for Meghalaya in the 35th minute while...
  • Shirdi temple, Thackeray memorial, Sena Bhawan receive bomb threat 16-10-2013 07:11 PM

    Mumbai: Authorities at the iconic Shirdi temple in Maharashtra have informed the police of a threat letter they received. That letter, a copy of which the police have shared with CNN-IBN speicifically states that the Shirdi Sai Temple will be blown up on the November 9. It also stated that...