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  • Power of 49: Women demand more public safety 14-04-2014 08:06 PM

    Women are demanding more safety and security as there's been an increase in the number of rape, molestation cases. ...
  • Power of 49: Voters' check list 14-04-2014 07:55 PM

    Women form 49 per cent of the total electorate and they must check the background of every candidate before voting. ...
  • Power of 49 – The Manifesto 14-04-2014 06:58 PM

    49% of India's voter base is women. The 'Power of 49' campaign aimed to awaken women to the power they had, to influence the political system to address the issues faced by them. Simultaneously it was aimed at communicating to the political establishment that was a force they could no...
  • Sasan Ultra Mega Power Plant set to end state's power woes 09-04-2014 02:12 PM

    Reliance Power's equipment for the fourth unit of its Sasan ultra mega power project in Madhya Pradesh has started functioning. The boiler light up has been achieved in respect of the fourth 660 MW unit of the 3,960 MW (6X660 MW) Sasan Ultra Mega Power Plant (UMPP) being developed by...
  • JPL commissions 600 MW unit in Raigarh 01-04-2014 12:18 AM

    Jindal Power Limited (JPL), a company promoted by Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL), has successfully commissioned the second unit of its 4x600 MW expansion project in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, a release said on Monday. The plant at Tamnar is the country's first mega power project in the independent power...
  • Fukushima worker killed in accident, cleanup halted 28-03-2014 06:28 PM

    A worker at Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant died on Friday after being buried under gravel while digging a ditch, prompting the operator to suspend cleanup work for safety checks. Tokyo Electric Power Co said it was the first time a laborer had died as a direct result of an...
  • 46 of the world's most powerful photos that will leave you speechless and haunt you long after you have seen them 26-03-2014 12:37 PM

    US soldier, Ken Kozakiewicz, was seen crying in despair after learning that the body bag at his feet contains the body of his friend, Andy Alaniz. The photo won the World Press Photo award in 1991. In another picture, soldiers were seen wading ashore the Normandy beach on D-Day during...
  • Delhi High Court asks power discoms to co-operate with CAG in audit 24-03-2014 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has asked the three power distribution companies in the national capital to comply with its orders and co-operate with Comptroller and Auditor General in its audit. This comes after the CAG had told the HC earlier this month that the power discoms were not...
  • First unit of coal based Kalisindh thermal power plant starts power generation 22-03-2014 06:23 PM

    The first unit of Coal based Kalisindh Super Thermal Power Plant in Jhalawar district has commenced generation. Run by the Rajasthan Rajaya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited (RRVUNL), the plant has been synchronised and power generation started late on Thursday night, an official said. The boiler of the first unit with...
  • Power of 49: The women manifesto 22-03-2014 01:37 PM

    The Power of 49 campaign has been designed to encourage women to vote this election. CNN-IBN has joined hands with Tata and its 'jaago re' campaign to put the woman voter on the political centrestage. In this special show, we take an exclusive women's manifesto launched to highlight women's issues....
  • Power of 49: The power and its mystique

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    The world's largest democracy is bracing itself for the most anticipated event every 5 years. To keep things in perspective, almost 1 in 6 on...

  • Veer: Polio-afflicted Joginder Singh Saluja is champion power lifter 21-03-2014 01:44 PM

    Aerated drink Thumbs Up has joined hands with its brand ambassador Salman's Being Human Foundation and CNN-IBN for the campaign, which has American India Foundation (AIF) as implementation partners. The initiative aims to reach out to PwDs with skill training and employment opportunities. It will also raise advocacy on issues...
  • Delhi: 'AAP government did not set aside fund for its Rs 6 crore power subsidy' 18-03-2014 04:58 PM

    New Delhi: The Arvind Kejriwal regime, which ruled Delhi for 49 days, did not allocate any funds to finance the subsidy on electricity for the people of the national capital, the Delhi government told the High Court on Tuesday. The Delhi government submitted an affidavit in court stating that the...
  • Power of 49: State of Women's education 15-03-2014 04:25 PM

    The Power of 49 campaign has been designed to encourage women to vote this election. CNN-IBN has joined hands with Tata and its 'jaago re' campaign to put the woman voter on the political centrestage. This week on the show CNN-IBN takes women's education and empowerment. ...
  • World's first solar-powered toilet set for India launch 14-03-2014 12:41 PM

    A revolutionary waterless toilet powered by the Sun, developed to help some of the 2.5 billion people lacking safe and sustainable sanitation around the world, will be unveiled in India this month. Designed and built using a USD 777,000 grant from the Bill ~~amp;amp; Melinda Gates Foundation, the self-contained, waterless...
  • Power of 49: Abhishek Bachchan on why educating girls is a priority 14-03-2014 09:58 AM

    Actor Abhishek Bachchan speaks about the cause and stressing on girl education on a Power of 49 special, where CNN IBN along with Tata's jaago re campaign is attempting to put the woman voter on the political centrestage. ...
  • Blackout at Mumbai Airport, passengers call it a security lapse 13-03-2014 09:05 AM

    Mumbai: Mumbai's domestic airport faced a 15-minute black out on Wednesday after the Tata Power lines reportedly snapped around 2 pm during the day. An alternate power supply was arranged by Reliance along with a power back up but the power went off around 8 pm on Wednesday evening for...
  • Power of 49: Tulasi Munda's fight to spread literacy among tribals 12-03-2014 03:14 PM

    Tulasi Munda who has worked hard to spread literacy among the tribal girls of Koenjhar. Like thousands of other adivasi children in the mining town of Koenjhar, Tulasi didn't go to school. It was her greed to learn, to make something of herself that set Tulasi Munda apart form other...
  • Power of 49: Men need to change perception towards women, says Varun 11-03-2014 02:15 PM

    Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan said that the men need to change their perception of women and respect them. He said that the women are much more efficient and do multi-taskling which men fail to do. ...
  • Comic superhero Ultraman slain by Malaysian censors 10-03-2014 01:56 PM

    Malaysia has banned a comic book starring the Japanese superhero Ultraman because it could disturb "public order", sparking a torrent of online ridicule from those who saw it as the latest sign of excessive censorship in the Muslim-majority country. The book, 'Ultraman The Ultra Power', was banned from February 18...
  • Power of 49: Businessman quits plush job to run school for girls 10-03-2014 11:24 AM

    The Power of 49 campaign has been designed to encourage women to vote this election. CNN-IBN has joined hands with Tata and its 'jaago re' campaign to put the woman voter on the political centrestage. ...
  • Coal scam: CBI to file first chargesheet in Supreme Court on Monday 09-03-2014 06:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will be filing its first chargesheet in the coal scam in the Supreme Court on Monday. It will also submitting a status report informing the Court about the progress made in the coal scam probe. The Supreme Court had asked the CBI,...
  • Coal scam: CBI to file status report in SC tomorrow 09-03-2014 06:24 PM

    CBI will be submitting a status report on Monday informing Supreme Court about the progress made in the coal scam probe and on filing charge sheet in one of the cases registered by the probe agency in 2012. Sources in the investigating agency said that a charge sheet was likely...
  • Power of 49: Nashima's fight for the rights of sex workers 08-03-2014 10:11 PM

    Muzaffarpur: In 2002, a police raid in Chattarbhujsthan, the red light area of Bihar's Muzaffarpur town became one girl's wake up call. 17-year-old Nashima saw how the police officers arrested and harassed not just the sex workers but their children, too, were not spared. It was then that Nashima, daughter...
  • Villagers record statements for NOC for proposed steel plant 08-03-2014 06:57 PM

    Statements of around 27 villagers to seek 'No Objection Certificate' from the Union Environment Ministry for the proposed Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) were on Saturday recorded at a public hearing held at Asanboni, about 25 kms from Jamshedpur. Among others, JSPL regional officer RN Choudhury, vice-president (Project) Naresh...
  • Power of 49: Women activists' demand to remove AFSPA still unfulfilled 08-03-2014 08:00 AM

    Imphal: On Women's Day, CNN-IBN's Power of 49 series highlights how women, who form 49 per cent of the electorate, are wielding greater power in the upcoming 2014 Lok Sabha elections. However, in Manipur it seems politicians just do lip service about women's empowerment and the major demand of women...
  • Power of 49: Women's health and sanitation 07-03-2014 09:41 PM

    The Power of 49 campaign has been designed to encourage women to vote this election. CNN-IBN has joined hands with Tata and its 'jaago re' campaign to put the woman voter on the political centrestage. This week on the show CNN-IBN takes the issue of challenges of health and sanitation....
  • Power of 49: Women complain about lackadaisical attitude of medical authorities 06-03-2014 09:25 AM

    Women across the country complained about the lackadaisical attitude of the medical authorities. They even asked the politicians that why a common man was not getting the same treatment as they were getting. ...
  • Power of 49: Casting votes is important, says Sonam Kapoor 06-03-2014 09:15 AM

    Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor said that everyone should do a bit to improve the society. She also added that casting votes was very important. ...
  • Power of 49: 2 doctors work tirelessly for healthcare in Sittilingi 05-03-2014 09:07 AM

    Power of 49 is a 'Jaago re' initiative in association with Network 18, encouraging women to vote this election. The campaign brings you the story of two doctors who have worked tirelessly to set up the Tribal Health Initiative in Tamil Nadu's Sittilingi valley that had the highest infant mortality...