MODELS

  • Notice to Sharmila Tagore, Saif Ali Khan for violation of Model Code Of Conduct 6 days ago

    Chandigarh: On the directions of Election Observer Ajai Shankar Pandey, notice for violation of Model Code Of Conduct has been issued to Bollywood veteran Sharmila Tagore and her son Saif Ali Khan by the Returning officer-cum-SDM of Pataudi, Virender Chaudhary. They have been accused of using loud speaker and organising...
  • Congress complains to EC against Marathi channels' retelecast of PM Modi's Madison Square speech October 13, 2014

    Mumbai: The Congress has approached the Election Commission after some Marathi channels on Sunday night retelecast Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at Madison Square Gardens in New York. The Maharashtra state unit has sent letters to the state and central election commissions complaining this is a violation of model code...
  • PM Modi to launch MP model village scheme on Saturday October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: An ambitious village development project under which each MP will take the responsibility of developing physical and institutional infrastructure in three villages by 2019 will be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The goal is to develop three adarsh grams or model villages by March 2019, of which...
  • Tesla unveils new Model S electric sedan variant with 'autopilot' features October 10, 2014

    Hawthorne: Tesla Motors on Thursday took its first step toward automated driving, unveiling features that will allow its electric sedan to park itself and sense dangerous situations. The company also said it will roll out an all-wheel drive option of the Model S sedan that can go from zero to 60...
  • Complainant withdraws plea against Paraskar's pre-arrest bail October 9, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai-based model who has filed a complaint of rape against former deputy inspector general of police Sunil Paraskar on Thursday withdrew her application seeking cancellation of his pre-arrest bail. "The victim today withdrew the cancellation application that she had filed after her former lawyer was allegedly threatened by a...
  • Maharashtra polls: Gadkari promises voters 'saris, shirts'; EC issues notice October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) on Monday issued a show cause notice to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari for "statements to the effect of inducing the voters to take bribe" during campaigning in Maharashtra assembly polls. Holding that the statements prima facie violated the provisions of the Model Code of Conduct,...
  • Congress moves EC against Modi's AIR address, alleges violation of model code of conduct October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress on Monday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission of India against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat' programme on All India Radio which was aired on Friday, October 3. The Congress alleged that it was a violation of model code of conduct as two...
  • Schedule for Maharashtra, Haryana Assembly elections September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The crucial Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana will be held on October 15, announced Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath on Friday. It will be a single phased election in both the states and counting of votes will take place on October 19. While Haryana has 90 Assembly seats,...
  • Andhra Pradesh panel on new capital to tour Asian nations to study models September 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: After completing tours in the country, members of a special committee set up by the Andhra Pradesh Government to study various models for building the new capital of the State, will visit Singapore, Malaysia and China as part of their assignment. The panel, headed by Municipal Administration and Urban Development...
  • Himachal Pradesh student's bullet train model selected for nationallevel exhibition September 12, 2014

    Shimla: A Himachal Pradesh student has created a bullet train model that has been selected for a nationallevel exhibition, a school official said on Friday. Shilpa, a class 10 student in Government Senior Secondary School at Sudhial near Nadaun in Hamirpur district, has prepared the bullet train model that is based...
  • Mathematical model coming up to forewarn of floods, landslides September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: A year after the devastating deluge in Uttarakhand, Central Water Commission (CWC) is developing mathematical models to "quickly" assess the extent of damage landslides may cause in the Himalayan states of the country. These models would come in handy to forewarn residents of localities which fall in the vicinity...
  • Harsimrat Kaur Badal says Modi has the drive and vision for a better India September 3, 2014

    Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal in an interview to CNNIBN said that majority people back Prime Minister Narendra Modi's growth. "PM Modi is replicating the Gujarat Model at a national level," said Badal. ...
  • Modi's Gujarat model inspires the Centre, states and Pakistan September 3, 2014

    Ahmedabad: As he completes 100 days in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi slowly seems to be bringing to the centre the much talked about Gujarat model of development. More states are looking to imitate its growth trajectory including neighbouring countries and even Pakistan. The 7000odd residents of North Gujarat's Punsari...
  • Suspended rapeaccused DIG Sunil Paraskar faces another inquiry August 28, 2014

    Mumbai: In further trouble for suspended Maharashtra DIG Sunil Paraskar, accused of molestation and rape by a model, a Preliminary Enquiry (PE) has been launched against him to find if there were administrative lapses on his part while dealing with the victim before she filed police complaint. "The preliminary enquiry (PE)...
  • Model assault case: 'Paraskar should have been suspended earlier' August 27, 2014

    Julio Rebeiro, the former Mumbai Police Commissioner, has said that the model assault case, in which DIG Sunil Paraskar is an accused, is a big blot on the Mumbai Police. ...
  • Model rape case: Maharashtra Home Ministry recommends suspension for accused Mumbai DIG August 26, 2014

    Mumbai: In trouble for DIG Sunil Paraskar accused of raping a model, the Maharashtra Home Department has proposed his suspension. "The proposal to suspend Paraskar has been sent to Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan," a Home Ministry official said. A court had recently granted him prearrest bail, observing the complainant's behaviour and her...
  • BJP came to power by making false promises: Digvijaya Singh August 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: Alleging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power by "making false promises", Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Sunday said that some shortcoming lay with his party too in taking the UPA's achievements effectively to the people. "Gujarat model of development. What is this Gujarat model of development? By...
  • Brazilian beauty Gisele Bundchen is the world's highest paid model August 19, 2014

    New York: With estimated earnings of USD 47 million during the past year from lucrative contracts and other business ventures, Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen is the world's highest paid model for the eighth consecutive year, Forbes.com said on Monday. The 34yearold wife of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and mother...
  • This 19yearold model with vitiligo was bullied as a child but is an Internet sensation after appearing on America's Next Top Model August 18, 2014

    A 19yearold model who is creating quite a flutter online has a rare skin pigmentation condition called vitilgo and was bullied as a child. She was one of the contestants on America's Next Top Model. Chantelle BrownYoung from Toronto, an inspiration to millions suffering from the skin condition, was nicknamed 'cow'...
  • Myanmar hails Modi's Gujarat development model August 11, 2014

    Nay Pyi Taw: Myanmar on Monday hailed the Gujarat development model, implemented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he was Chief Minister of the state, and said the model could be effective for it as the country has a developing society. Myanmar's President U Thein Sein conveyed this to External Affairs...
  • Are laws against sexual assault being misused? August 5, 2014

    In a dramatic twist in the rape case against Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar, the CCTV footage of a meeting between the model and her former lawyer Rizwan Siddiqui accessed by CNNIBN suggested that the model wanted to tarnish the DIG's image and gain publicity to enter a reality television show....
  • News 360: US pharma firm agrees to provide drugs to Arian for life August 5, 2014

    It is a victory for the CNNIBN and change.org Save Arian campaign and great news for the 12yearold boy Arian who suffers from the rare genetic disorder called Hunter's syndrome. The US pharmaceutical company that manufactures the expensive drug used to treat the disorder has agreed to provide Arian's family...
  • Mumbai: CCTV footage reveals model wanted to tarnish DIG Paraskar's image August 5, 2014

    Mumbai: In a dramatic twist in the rape case against Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar, the CCTV footage of a meeting between the model and her former lawyer Rizwan Siddiqui accessed by CNNIBN suggested that the model wanted to tarnish the DIG's image and gain publicity to enter a reality television...
  • Model claims she was offered money to hush up rape case against Mumbai DIG August 5, 2014

    Mumbai: In another twist in the rape case filed against Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar, the complainant who is a model, has now told CNNIBN that she was offered money to hush up the case against Paraskar. She has also claimed that her former lawyer Rizwan Siddiqui has tampered with the...
  • Rape case: Model hits back at her former lawyer, says he's under the influence of Mumbai DIG August 5, 2014

    Mumbai: There are more twists in the case of rape and molestation against Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar. The complainant, a model, has now hit back at her former lawyer Rizwan Siddiqui who had claimed that she just wanted to create a controversy for a TV show. The model has now accused...
  • Model accusing Mumbai DIG of rape wanted publicity for a TV show, says her former lawyer August 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The case of rape and molestation against Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar got murkier after shocking claims made by the model's former lawyer. The Mumbai Police has recorded the statement of the complainant's former lawyer Rizwan Siddiqui. The lawyer claims she had never alleged rape to him. Siddiqui has submitted...
  • Rape case: Lawyer says model tried to malign DIG to gain publicity August 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The case against Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar for alleged rape and molestation of a model took an unexpected twist on Monday. In his statement recorded by Mumbai Police, Rizwan Siddiqui, the model's first lawyer claims that she had never informed him that she was raped by DIG Sunil Paraskar....
  • No one should comment without knowing facts: Victims August 2, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbaibased model who has filed a complaint of rape against senior IPS officer Sunil Paraskar hit out at the Shiv Sena on Saturday morning over the editorial in its mouthpiece 'Saamana', saying that a comment should not be made in such cases without knowing the facts. "This matter...