NELLIE

  • Assam: 1983 Nellie massacre survivors await justice February 18, 2013

    Nellie: Thirty years after the Nellie massacre in Assam, in which almost 1800 people were hacked, the survivors still wait for justice. With most cases dropped by the police, and pittance of compensation paid, the victims have also lost all hope for justice. It has been a 30year wait for justice...
  • Nelly Furtado on her Indian connection, Asha Bhosle & more September 11, 2012

    Grammy award winning singer, songwriter Nelly Furtado's 4th English studio album is due for a release on the 18th of September. ...
  • Felicity Jones plays Charles Dickens' mistress December 3, 2011

    London: Actress Felicity Jones will reportedly play famous Victorian novelist Charles Dickens' mistress Nelly Ternan in an adaptation of novel 'The Invisible Woman'. Jones is set to star opposite Ralph Fiennes in the movie which follows the story about the relationship between the English author and Ternan. The affair was...
  • Furtado donates Gaddafi money September 29, 2011

    Toronto: Canadian pop singer Nelly Furtado says she is donating the $1 million she earned to perform for members of former Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi's family to the Free the Children charity. Furtado said in February she would donate the money from a 2007 show in Italy for members of Gaddafi's...
  • Illegal immigration in Assam, a poll factor? April 6, 2011

    February 1983, Assam's infamous Nellie massacre took place in which close to 3000 Bangladeshi migrants were butchered in cold blood. 28 years on, the memories remain and so does the issue of illegal immigrants. ...
  • Nelly Furtado to give away $1 mln Gaddafi fee March 1, 2011

    Los Angeles: Singer Nelly Furtado said on Monday that she will give away $1 million she received to perform in Italy for the family of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. Gaddafi has been condemned for using violence to quell a popular uprising, with the death toll from nearly two weeks of fighting...
  • Assam's Nellie still haunted by 1983 postpoll riots April 20, 2009

    Nellie (Assam): In one of the worst communal riots in India nearly 3,300 Muslim men, women and children were killed in Nellie, Assam on February 18, 1983. All the victims died for defying a call to boycott state elections during the Assam agitation. It has been more than 25 years...
  • Killed and traumatized, will Nellie citizens vote? April 3, 2009

    Assam: It's been a 25 year wait for justice for Alekjan Bibi. Alekjan is one of the few survivors of a carnage that took place in Assam in 1983. A carnage that left 3300 people, men women and even children dead The All Assam Students' Union had called for a...
  • Watch: World's oldest working woman November 21, 2008

    One of the world's oldest working women turned 100 on Thursday. Nellie Williams has been working with The Whidbey News Tribune, since 1953 as a proofreader. She was gifted with cheetos on her birthday as she loves to eat them while working. Thats not all, her birthday present also includes the...
  • NellyRahman to rock New Year eve December 31, 2006

    Mumbai: Canadian singer Nelly Furtado is known for her experimental music and music composer AR Rahman is regarded as India's musical genius. And they're getting together for a unique jugalbandi at the Nokia New Years concert in Mumbai. The two were supposed to meet three years ago when Nelly was...
  • Furtado was to sing in RDB: Rehman December 30, 2006

    New Delhi: Pop sensation Nelly Furtado was to originally feature on the soundtrack of the film Rang De Basanti, composer A R Rehman said. It was due to changes in producers and other factors that resulted in her not being there on it, Rehman said at a press conference ahead of...