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  • Change India: Will linking Aadhaar, India Post revolutionise banking? 19-04-2014 03:57 PM

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Network 18's latest campaign is on 'Change India - Agenda for the next PM'. In today's show, we discuss idea of setting up new payment bank, which is currently a joint venture between Aadhaar. The big idea for that could...
  • Guardian, Washington Post win Pulitzers for US spying coverage 15-04-2014 07:19 AM

    New York: The Guardian US and Washington Post were awarded the most prestigious Pulitzer prize on Monday for coverage of secret surveillance by the US National Security Agency that sparked wide debate over government spying. Reuters won in international reporting for its coverage of the violent persecution of a Muslim...
  • 29 IPS officers get postings in UP 11-04-2014 11:19 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Government, on Friday, issued directions for new postings to 29 IPS officers, including former Kanpur SSP Yashaswi Yadav who was shunted out after junior doctors stir and other officers removed last month on the directives of the Election Commission. The government has given postings to the officials, who...
  • Salimpur: Boy commits suicide 31-03-2014 02:52 PM

    A 19-year-old boy committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan in Salimpur village here, police said on Moday. The deceased, identified as Mukesh, was found hanging from the ceiling fan at his house yesterday, they said. According to his family he was depressed over some unknown issues but...
  • Ghoghardiha: Three labourers cleaning a toilet tank die of asphyxiation 29-03-2014 02:37 PM

    Three persons were asphyxiated to death on Saturday in a toilet tank in Ghoghardiha bazar in Ghoghardiha police station area in Bihar's Madhubani district, police sources said. The incident took place in a house belonging to Pawan Sharma (60) as a labourer Rameshwar Raman (41) entered into a toilet tank...
  • 3 seasons of 'The Walking Dead' has made Lauren Cohan more subdued 27-03-2014 03:11 PM

    New York: Spending your days killing zombies apparently takes its toll. Actress Lauren Cohan said being on AMC's 'The Walking Dead' for three seasons has had an effect on her. "My temperament has changed since I've been on the show because of being immersed in this dark material all the...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's viscera report inconclusive but rules out poisoning 24-03-2014 08:09 AM

    New Delhi: The mystery behind Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's continues as the viscera report has ruled out poisoning as the cause of the entrepreneur's death, say sources. The viscera report majorly remains inconclusive and does not unravel the mystery behind the death. It says she was on...
  • Corpses of suspected lovers found in well 20-03-2014 08:44 PM

    Corpses of a boy and a girl, suspected to be lovers, were pulled out from a well at Baroli village in Dholpur district, on Thursday, police said. The bodies were discovered by a group of women who came to fetch water from the well.The deceased have been identified as Puja...
  • Watch: Simon Denyer speak on 2014 Lok Sabha elections 10-03-2014 08:44 PM

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN's Amrita Tripathi, senior journalist Simon Denyer talked about the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Simon Denyer has worked in India with media giants Washington Post and Reuters. ...
  • Free Wi-Fi service launched at Chowrasta in Darjeeling 06-03-2014 05:35 PM

    Darjeeling: Tourists visiting the Chowrasta, the main hub of tourist town Darjeeling, will now be able to access the internet on laptops, tablets and Smartphone with a free Wi-Fi service. The free Wi-Fi service has been launched at the Chowrasta also called the Mall by the Tourism department of the...
  • Daughter's snarky Facebook post costs father $80,000 04-03-2014 03:56 PM

    Washington: A US girl's snarky Facebook post has cost her father $80,000 he had won in a legal settlement. Patrick Snay, 69, a former headmaster of Gulliver Preparatory School in Florida was set to receive the amount after settling a 2011 age discrimination suit with the school he once headed....
  • Deadlock ends, trade on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad route to resume 20-02-2014 08:30 AM

    Indian and Pakistani authorities have agreed to resume cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad route from Thursday. "The trade on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road will resume from Thursday," a senior official said after a meeting with PoK officials at Kaman Post. The meeting was called to end the deadlock over the...
  • No MBBS duration extension or mandatory rural posting: Health Minister 14-02-2014 09:54 AM

    New Delhi: A day after students of Delhi's top medical colleges staged a protest in front of the Nirman Bhawan at Connaught Place, the Health Ministry on Thursday said that there was no such proposal to extend the duration of MBBS courses from existing 5.5 years to 7.5 years. Setting...
  • Anna-Mamata bonhomie irks CPI(M) 14-02-2014 09:50 AM

    Mumbai: A day after TMC leader Mukul Roy met social activist Anna Hazare and added further fuel to speculations of a brewing bonhomie between the latter and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, Communist Party of India (Marxist) has expressed surprise over the growing closeness between the two. CPI(M) leader Mohammed...
  • Shinde orders CBI inquiry into Nido Taniam's death 11-02-2014 06:45 PM

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has recommended a CBI probe into the death case of Arunachal student Nido Taniam after the victim's family met him. They had earlier met Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi in the capital. Meanwhile, the Delhi Police told the High Court that a special...
  • Nido Taniam death case: Bail plea of accused to come up in court today 11-02-2014 12:35 PM

    New Delhi: A day after the post mortem report of Arunchal Pradesh student Nido Taniam suggested that he died of injuries caused to his head and face, bail plea of the three accused will come up in the Saket court on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the Delhi High Court will also hear...
  • Nido Taniam died due to injuries on head and face, says autopsy report 10-02-2014 11:49 AM

    New Delhi: Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Taniam died due to injuries to his head and face, according to the autopsy report. The reports say that the injuries found on the 20-year-old were reportedly caused by a blunt object. It confirms that severe internal bleeding led to his death following a...
  • Delhi Police to submit Nido Taniam's autopsy report in Delhi HC today 10-02-2014 08:48 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police is likely to submit the post mortem report of Arunchal Pradesh student Nido Taniam in the Delhi High Court on Monday. The post mortem report so far has remained inconclusive as to whether he died of the violent assault on him or not. The division...
  • Facebook turns 10 today. What was your first Facebook status update? 04-02-2014 11:10 AM

    If you want it to be featured on IBNLive, then set the privacy setting of the post to public and send us the link to the post in the comment box. To start this off, here's our first status update on November 3, 2008. ...
  • Huffington Post plans India edition; launch in May 23-01-2014 01:27 PM

    Davos: US-based leading online newspaper Huffington Post is planning to launch an India edition by May this year and negotiations are currently underway to finalise a local partner for this venture. "We are working very hard on our India edition. We are in negotiations right now and we hope to...
  • Sunanda death case: Shashi Tharoor to be questioned by SDM on Monday 19-01-2014 07:39 AM

    New Delhi: A day after Sunanda Pushkar was cremated, her husband and Union Minister Shashi Tharoor will be going to Haridwar on Sunday. Tharoor will be questioned by the Sub-Divisional Magistrate on Monday. Meanwhile, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has called for a CBI probe into the death. It was a...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's relatives demand CBI probe into her death 18-01-2014 02:07 PM

    Jammu: The relatives of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar are refusing to accept that she may have committed suicide. Talking to IBN7, her cousin Sanjay Pandita and his wife Anu Pandita demanded a CBI probe into her death. The couple who live at Talab Tillo in Jammu, rejected...
  • Rahul to explain party's decision to keep him away from PM race 17-01-2014 12:18 PM

    Overwhelmed by the slogan shouting of party workers demanding that he be named as the prime ministerial candidate at the All India Congress Committee meet, party Vice President Rahul Gandhi promised to answer all their queries later in the day. With the rising clamour at the meeting, Rahul stepped in...
  • Kiran Bedi reaffirms support to Modi, says will not join BJP 11-01-2014 12:01 AM

    A day after former IPS officer Kiran Bedi backed for Narendra Modi for the PM post on twitter, the Anna Hazare aide on Friday reiterated that the Gujarat CM was the best bet given the current situation. Talking to CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Kiran Bedi said that Narendra Modi had...
  • Can't keep an eye on all students, says IIT-Kanpur Dean after student's death 03-01-2014 05:07 PM

    Following the death of a student of IIT-Kanpur on January one under mysterious circumstances here, a Dean of the premier institute on Friday said the administration "can't keep an eye" on every student. "There are about 6,300 students at IIT-Kanpur. We can't keep an eye on all of them whether...
  • American media, public say Devyani Khobragade is wrong 19-12-2013 03:54 PM

    New Delhi: Devyani Khobragade is not a top news story for the American media. However influential US dailies like Washington Post, New York Times, Chicago Tribune and LA Times have been covering the developments related to the Khobragade incident. The American media is shocked by India's rage. These newspapers have...
  • Govt likely to give post-retirement benefits to Anganwadi sevikas 18-12-2013 06:04 PM

    The Jharkhand government would soontake a decision on giving post-retirement benefits toAnganwadi sevikas. We will look into the post-retirement benefits beinggiven by other states to Anganwadi sevikas before deciding toimplement it in Jharkhand, Social Welfare, Women and ChildDevelopment Minister Annapurna Devi told the state assembly said on Wednesday. Her assurance...
  • LinkedIn's top influencer posts of 2013 18-12-2013 05:22 PM

    LinkedIn, the popular professional network with more than 259 million members, released a list of the top 13 Influencer posts of 2013. The posts that tops that list is from Dave Kerpen on how to become a better leader, followed by Bill Gates's "Three Things I've Learned From Warren Buffett"...
  • The power and the limitations of Opinion Poll based projections 13-12-2013 02:14 PM

    New Delhi: I have been a psephologist for about 16 years and have had a fair amount of success in predicting seats in an upcoming election. Here is a post-mortem of what I said and what happened in the current round of elections. Since 2005, I have been working with...
  • Want to get more likes on your photos on Instagram? Here is how 12-12-2013 12:49 PM

    It has been observed that posts from some users on Instagram get more likes than those from others. Here is an infographic that tells how users can make posts on Instagram interesting and gain more likes. ...