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  • Narendra Modi seeks to revive India's 'zombie factories', not abandon them October 13, 2014

    Kanpur: At British India Corporation's textile factory in Kanpur, four men sit in a control room watching computerised gauges eight hours a day. When they are done, another group takes over, and then another, for 24 hours a day - much as they might at any major industrial plant. The problem...
  • Government mulls closing some lossmaking state firms, Air India, ONGC, BSNL on the list September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Government officials will meet on Tuesday to discuss proposals to shut down some lossmaking stateowned companies, risking a conflict with powerful trade unions. After two decades of halting privatisations, the Central government still owns about 260 firms and thousands more at the state level, involved in activities ranging from...
  • CBI to look into NDA meeting for VVIP chopper; may examine its own special Director July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: After recording statements of three Governors in connection with the alleged bungling in purchase of VVIP helicopters, the focus of CBI's probe into the Rs 3,600 crore deal has shifted to meetings held in this connection in 2003 when the previous NDA regime was in power and it...
  • Oprah Winfrey's OWN to air TV docuseries on football's Michael Sam May 15, 2014

    Reuters: Oprah Winfrey's OWN television network said on Wednesday that it will produce a documentary series about St. Louis Rams football player Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted in the NFL. The network, which is jointly owned by Winfrey and Discovery Communications Inc, said the series will...
  • Kerala becomes first Indian state to win top UN Award in Tourism January 24, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Tourism has been conferred the top United Nations Award for its global leadership in creating innovative initiatives for sustainable tourism, the first time India has ever won the recognition. Kerala Tourism walked away with the top honours at the annual United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Awards for...
  • Key quotes from Armstrong interview with Oprah January 18, 2013

    New York: Key quotes by Lance Armstrong from the first part of his televised interview with Oprah Winfrey on Thursday. On whether he had ever used performance drugs in his cycling career "Yes" On whether he could have won without cheating "Not in that generation, and I'm not here to...
  • Is this the most embarrassing own goal ever? September 10, 2012

    Brazilian goalkeeper Michel Alves has seen his stardom rise dramatically over the past 24 hours after he scored an embarrassing own goal. The 31yearold's newfound fame comes from one of the most embarrassing clangers during Criciuma's defeat to America Mineiro on Saturday, and it will be a moment Alves will never...
  • Oprah Winfrey returns to next TV chat chapter November 19, 2011

    Los Angeles: Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey is moving on to her next chapter, going out of the TV studio to meet and chat with celebrities on their own turf. Less than a year after she ended 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' in May after 25 years, Winfrey will launch 'Oprah's...
  • Oprah's OWN wins over cynics but loses fans January 4, 2011

    Los Angeles: Oprah Winfrey's bold gamble on her OWN TV network debuted to mostly positive reviews and encouraging audience numbers at the weekend, winning over some cynics with its feelgood tone. But many stalwart Oprah fans expressed dismay that they could not receive the new OWN network without paying to...
  • Ajmer blast mastermind killed by aides: cops December 18, 2010

    New Delhi: The Madhya Pradesh police claim to have solved the murder of Ajmer blast mastermind and senior RSS leader Sunil Joshi. Madhya Pradesh police say that RSS pracharak Sunil Joshi was killed by his own associates. Joshi who was the brains behind Ajmer, Mecca Masjid blasts was shot dead on Dec...
  • Kiwi TV top bosses apologise to Anand Satyanand October 14, 2010

    Melbourne: Top bosses of New Zealand's stateowned TV channel, whose former host Paul Henry had made racial remarks against Indianorigin Governor General Anand Satyanand, have apologised to the leader in person. TVNZ's Chairman John Anderson and CEO Rick Ellis called on Satyanand at the Government House in Auckland and apologised over...
  • ICICI can't be called foreignowned, clarrifies Bank April 29, 2009

    New Delhi: ICICI Bank on Tuesday said it cannot be termed as a foreign bank and is awaiting for further clarification on the circular regarding new Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms. Commenting on the concerns that ICICI Bank and some other domestic banks could be classified as foreignowned in accordance with...
  • Over 8 lakh bank employees strike work across India September 25, 2008

    New Delhi: More than 8 lakh bank employees from 50,000 branches across India started a twoday strike on Wednesday to oppose privatisation, merger and acquisition of stateowned banks. Reports from Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir said the strike was total. Banking operations have come to a...
  • Friday Releases: Hollywood bonanza at BO March 14, 2008

    It's Friday Bollywood has no new releases for you, but there's plenty on offer where Hollywood's concerned. from romantic comedy 27 Dresses to musical drama August Rush and We own the Night starring Joaquin Phoenix and Mark Walhberg. ...
  • Is insider Vs outsider debate brewing in Delhi too? February 14, 2008

    New Delhi: While old Dilliwallahs are watching their city change beyond recognition, the new migrants to the city are keen to build political stakes in the national capital. Om Lata Bahadur loves to talk about her beloved city. In her biography she introduces herself as Delhi's Own Daughter. This octogenarian is...
  • God's own goat worth 5 lakh for sale on Bakr Eid December 21, 2007

    Mumbai: Today is Bakr Eid, and from Mumbai's 200 crore rupee annual goat bazaar here is a story about a very expensive goat because its god's own goat. Named as gods own goat, with streaks of white on brown on it. But many here say the marks on...
  • Pigeons a rich lot in two Rajasthan villages July 10, 2007

    Jodhpur: It pays to be a pigeon in two Rajasthan villages. For the birds are the proud owners of hundreds of acres of land there and even have fixed deposits worth Rs 20 lakh. Asop and Nadsar villages in Jodhpur district are unique examples of love for these winged visitors. As...
  • Parents' ordeal with special kids October 28, 2006

    New Delhi: Children with physical and mental disabilities have a difficult life ahead of them. But what is even more difficult is perhaps for the parents to come to terms with the fact that their child needs special attention and care. "When she was just twoyear old we realized she was...
  • Inclusive education for special kids October 27, 2006

    New Delhi: "School is like Diwali," says Shreya. Not every child would think school is as much fun as Diwali, but then Shreya Singh is not every kid. He has an attention deficit disorder, which means he cannot follow multiple instructions and making a paper fan for him is...
  • God's neglect made them stronger October 27, 2006

    Life for special children isnt easy and most of them feel that people aren't able to understand them. CNNIBN correspondent Marya Shakil meets two badges of courage who, with the resilience of human spirit, rose against God's neglect, emerging triumphant. ...
  • Born blind, disabled by their community October 26, 2006

    When they play, they dont find any friends. When they laugh, they laugh alone. A special childs life is a struggle everyday. But theres hope too. In a special series Gods Own Children, CNNIBN explores how with some sensitivity and awareness, life can indeed be made special for the differentlyabled...
  • Disability insurance still alien to India October 25, 2006

    New Delhi: Rahul (name changed) was abandoned at an orphanage in New Delhi four years back. The reasons are obvious he is disabled. Hundreds of babies like him are deserted every year by parents who can make no place in their lives for disabled children. In India there are at...
  • Have a similar tale? Write to us October 25, 2006

    CNNIBN explores how with some sensitivity and awareness, life can be made special for the differentlyabled kids. ...
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    CNNIBN explores how with some sensitivity and awareness, life can be made special for the differentlyabled kids. ...
  • Special: God's Own Children October 25, 2006

    CNNIBN explores how with some sensitivity and awareness, life can indeed be made special for the differentlyabled children. ...
  • Dealing with 'special' films October 25, 2006

    When they play, they dont find any friends. When they laugh, they laugh alone. A special childs life is a struggle everyday. But theres hope too. In a special series Gods Own Children, CNNIBN explores how with some sensitivity and awareness, life can indeed be made special for the differentlyabled...
  • Dyslexia: Ability in disability October 24, 2006

    New Delhi: Of all the diabilties that affect people, the least known is learning disabilities. A hidden handicap, it is purely academic where the child may have problems in reading, writing or maths. Studies find that 10 per cent of every classroom has learning disabled children but it doesnt mean the...
  • A woman's battle against all odds October 24, 2006

    Kolkata: Madhuri's brushes conceal her condition. Her canvases guard the secret that the brush wasn't held between fingers. A recipient of the President's award for her paintings, Madhuri is an icon of denial. Her refusal to yield to her situation has helped her become a celebrated artist whose works are...
  • These dogs have paws for a cause October 23, 2006

    Mumbai: Meet Honey and Sarah. These dogs work just as hard as anyone one of us for a living. But their's is certainly not a dog's life for these furry friends can brighten up a life. These canine companions are trained to perform simple commands, which go a long way...
  • Understand autism: Myths & facts October 23, 2006

    Chennai: Most of us would help a blind person cross the road. But when it comes to an autistic child, people turn indifferent. In an age where communication is the most important of all skills, how does an autistic child cope with a communication disorder? Tamil actor Prithvi Rajs 11yearold...