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  • Facebook aims to help prevent suicide December 14, 2011

    California: Facebook launched a new suicide prevention tool, giving users a direct link to an online chat with counsellors who can help, the company said. Friends are able to report suicidal behaviour by clicking a report option next to any piece of content on the site and choosing suicidal content...
  • Detectives now track 'online infidelity' December 19, 2010

    New Delhi: This is something detectives of the likes of Sherlock Holmes and Byomkesh Bakshi could never come across but with the phenomenon of the Internet, modern sleuths are increasingly investigating a number of "online infidelity" cases in the country. Gone are the days when one had to leave the...
  • Internet suicides on the rise in Japan November 30, 2010

    Internet chatrooms are encouraging victims of depression to take their lives. ...
  • Shabana Azmi Chat Friday 1700 hrs IST April 1, 2010

    Shabana Azmi is one of the most versatile actors who has managed to strike a balance between arthouse and commercial cinema.The daughter of renowned Urdu poet Kaifi Azmi, she has also acted in numerous international ventures. A National Award winner and theatre personality, Shabana has also been a nominated Rajya...
  • View Chat: With Sagarika on freedom of expression March 3, 2010

    In the past week, the debate over artistic freedom and sensibilities has once again reached a crescendo. Famous Indian painter MF Husain, who has been living in the Middle East since 2006, finally accepted Qatar citizenship. While Husain fans and creative personalities expressed anguish and dismay at Husain's move, the...
  • View Chat on Budget, taxes and expectations February 23, 2010

    Dhirendra Kumar, CEO, Value Researchonline, Value Research India Pvt. Ltd. is a mutualfund research company founded in Delhi, India in 1990. Currently headquartered in Delhi, it has a branch operating from Mumbai. Value Research is India's only mutual fund related research companies for the past 10 years. ...
  • View chat with Harsh Roongta on home loan rates February 18, 2010

    What does the Union Budget 2010 have in store for the common man? Will there be a hike in home loan rates after the Budget is tabled? What kind of tax sops can the common man expect in this Budget? If you have a question, post now. Planning expert Harsh...
  • View chat: Asperger Syndrome, SRK, MNIK February 17, 2010

    Shah Rukh Khans latest film My Name Is Khan has brought Asperger Syndrome to the middleclass drawing room. Commonly known as autism, this mental disorder is on the rise in an increasingly urban Indian society. What exactly is Apserger Syndrome? What are the early signs, if any, to watch out...
  • Pune blast: View chat with expert KC Singh February 15, 2010

    The ugly face of terror returned to haunt India on Saturday after a blast at Pune's popular German Bakery left 9 persons dead and several others injured. Incidentally, the blast was the first terror attack after the horrific Mumbai attack of 26/11/2008. The Union Home Minister has categorically denied that...
  • View chat with Sagarika Ghose on Basu's political legacy January 18, 2010

    With the death of Jyoti Basu, an era in political Bengal has come to an end. A trained lawyer, the Londoneducated Basu was a mass leader and had a huge base in rural Bengal. Although his threedecadeold reign had seen the death of commerce and industry in the state, Basu...
  • View chat: With Dr Sameer Malhotra on child suicides January 6, 2010

    Last Monday, three young children killed themselves in Mumbai. While each had different reasons to take such a drastic step, the underlying question that is bothering is whether children today are under too much of pressure to perform? Are parents setting unrealistic goals for children to fulfill? Is the peer...
  • View Chat: What steps should be taken to prevent swine flu? December 22, 2009

    A record 23 swine flu deaths were recorded in India on December 15, taking the total toll to 730, health authorities said. So what steps must be taken to prevent swine flu? Dr Manoj Jain will give his expert tips and suggestions. ...
  • View Chat: What's India stand on climate change meet? December 7, 2009

    As the world leaders gather at the climate change Copenhagen, how is India poised to tackle the challenge? Are we doing enough to combat the worrying trend? Is there enough affirmative action on what could be Planet Earth's worst crisis? CNNIBN Environment Editor Bahar Dutt will answer all your questions...
  • View Chat: BJP Maharashtra chief on upcoming polls October 8, 2009

    The CongressNCP alliance, buoyed by their performance in the Lok Sabha elections, has already declared itself the favourite in Maharashtra Assembly elections. Political analysts give them an upper hand too. Is the BJPShiv Sena on the back foot then? Can the BJP prove the pundits wrong in the elections? Ask...
  • View chat: With Rajdeep on Maharashtra polls October 1, 2009

    Who will win the battle for Maharashtra? Chat with Rajdeep Sardesai, Thursday 4 pm ...
  • Chat @ 4: With Dr Anand Kate on swine flu August 17, 2009

    The death toll from swine flu in India has risen to 26. Chat now with Dr Anand Kate and know all the precautions to take. ...
  • Chat @ 5: With Dr Bir Singh on swine flu August 14, 2009

    While Maharashtra has become the worsthit state with Pune bearing the brunt of the swine flu, the pandemic has spread to other parts of the country as well. How can one protect oneself from swine flu? What are the symptoms to be followed? Which are the hospitals where one can...
  • Chat now: With Dr Bela Doctor on Swine Flu guidelines August 12, 2009

    A 48yearold bus driver, a 50yearold woman and a schoolboy were among the six people who succumbed to swine flu in Maharashtra on Wednesday, taking India's death toll to 17 in the 10 days since the first fatality. Pune, which recorded India's first swine flu death Aug 3, has seen...
  • View chat: With Dr Randeep Guleria on swine flu August 10, 2009

    Pune teenager Rida Shaikh has become the first victim to succumb to the deadly Swine Flu that has gripped the entire world. Her death has also shown that Indian healthcare system is not equipped to deal with Swine Flu and other epidemiclike situations. How can one protect oneself from the...
  • Saturday Chat: With Parag Jain on filing IT returns July 16, 2009

    It is that time of the year again when filing IT returns occupies prime mindshare of every salaried individual. Chat with tax specialist Parag Jain on efiling of IT returns. The chat is scheduled for Saturday, 14:00 hrs. You can post your questions now! ...
  • View chat: On Prof Sabharwal death with son Himanshu July 16, 2009

    On Monday, nearly three years after he was allegedly beaten to death, six ABVP activists accused in the case of murder of Professor H S Sabharwal in Ujjain, were acquitted by a court on for lack of evidence. The deceased professor's son joins us for a live chat. If you...
  • View chat with Diptosh: on India, religion and Section 377 July 13, 2009

    Last week, the Delhi High Court in a judgement ruled that consenting adult homosexual sex was not a crime any more. The judgement, hailed by many, has set off a debate among religious leaders and morality watchers. How ready is India for this change? Chat with Diptosh Majumdar on India,...
  • View Chat: What can the manufacturing industry expect? June 26, 2009

    Union Budget 2009 is here. In a slowed down economy, the manufacturing sector has been affected. What sops and subsidies can the manufacturing industry expect from Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in this Budget? Post your question now! ...
  • Chat on Thursday: With Senthil Chengalvarayan on Budget 2009 June 24, 2009

    Chat with CNBCTV18 President and Editorial Director Senthil Chengalvarayan at 4 pm on Thursday, June 25, 2009. He will be chatting about how big Budget 2009 can get. ...
  • View chat with Diptosh: Left losing control in WB? June 19, 2009

    West Bengal government on Thursday begun its operations to try and take back Maoistcontrolled Lalgarh block of West Midnapore district. ...
  • View Chat: With Rajdeep on postpoll tieups May 8, 2009

    Election 2009 has been more about regional politics than national politics. Regional leaders have never been more important. The country, which has seen two successful coalition governments in the past decade, is all set for another coalition power coalition. In such a scenario, how will postpoll alliances work out in...
  • View chat: With Yogendra Yadav on poll mood April 30, 2009

    On Thursday, the country goes to vote in 107 constituencies in Phase 3 of the 15th Lok Sabha elections. After three phases, what is the mood of the nation? Is antiincumbency a factor this time? Ask noted psephologist Prof Yogendra Yadav your questions. ...
  • View chat: With Rajdeep on poll trends May 19, 2011

    In the second phase of the 15th Lok Sabha Elections, the country voted amid heat, rain, chaos, clashes and violence. The second phase was marked by a notsoimpressive turnout and incidents of violence in Jharkhand, Assam and Andhra Pradesh. Will voting pick up in the next phases? Discuss the recent...
  • View chat with Rajdeep Sardesai on political action April 10, 2009

    As the election fever builds up, political action has been gathering momentum. Bigwigs have started their campaign trails across the country, hate speeches continue and the EC is intervening at all possible junctions. Analyse the past week's political happenings with Rajdeep Sardesai. Discuss the political graph of leaders who made...
  • Obama plans online chat with voters on Thursday March 26, 2009

    Washington: President Barack Obama is planning an online town hallstyle meeting on the White House's Web site this Thursday. The White House says Obama will answer questions about the economy and other topics at WhiteHouse.gov. Visitors to the Web site can determine what questions the President will answer. During his...