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  • Sex determination tests will be punishable under the National Security Act: Madhya Pradesh government Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Madhya Pradesh government has said that it will take action against sonography centres conducting sex determination tests under the stringent National Security Act. State health minister Narottam Mishra made this announcement in a meeting of the State Supervisory Board on Sex Determination Prohibition Act on Monday. Prenatal sex...
  • Saving the Ganga: Meet people who make a difference 4 days ago

    CNN-IBN travels from the mountain tops to the planes where the mighty river Ganga flows, to find out who are the people trying to save this mighty river from getting anymore polluted. ...
  • Facebook launches Save feature, lets users bookmark links, places, movies, TV, music for later use July 22, 2014

    San Francisco: Facebook on Monday began letting people squirrel away online tidbits such as links to chew on more thoroughly later. "Now you can save items that you find on Facebook to check out later when you have more time," software engineer Daniel Giambalvo said in a blog post on the...
  • Watch: Saving the Ganga July 19, 2014

    CNN-IBN travels from the mountain tops to the planes where the might river Ganga flows to find out who are the people trying to save this mighty river from getting anymore polluted. ...
  • The tragedy of the river Ganges and its many misfortunes July 13, 2014

    The holy river Ganges, a source of life to millions in India, is unfortunately one of the most polluted rivers in the world. CNN-IBN's Environment Editor Bahar Dutt embarks on a journey to understand the tragedy of the river goddess and to discover the people who are trying to save...
  • Income tax relief in Jaitley's Budget for 2014-15, smokers will pay more July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Budget for 2014-15 on Thursday doled out sops to income tax payers by raising the threshold exemption limit from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 2.5 lakh and investments under 80C by Rs 50,000 to Rs 1.5 lakh while seeking to revive growth, manufacturing and investor confidence. Without...
  • Gujarat's save girl campaign likely to be replicated at national level July 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The 'Beti Bachao Abhiyan' of Gujarat government could soon be replicated at the national level as the Union government feels it has been a success in improving the child sex ratio in the state. The Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry is mulling implementation of the Gujarat model...
  • Photos: Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik wins big at sand sculpting World Cup 2014 in Atlantic City, US for his work 'Save Tree, Save the Future' June 28, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won a prize at the sand sculpting World Cup in the US, the artist said Saturday. Pattnaik said he won the People's Choice prize in the solo category for his sand sculpture 'Save Tree, Save the Future'. The 37-year-old artist was the lone participant...
  • Obama launches plan to save hardworking honey bees June 22, 2014

    Washington: President Barack Obama has launched a determined effort to save some of America's busiest workers, the honey bees, crucial for the food industry and contributes a whopping USD 15 billion in value to agricultural crops. Obama has created a task force comprising various agencies to address the issue of...
  • Help pours in for 12-year-old Arian suffering from deadly Hunter syndrome, Rs 11 lakh raised June 18, 2014

    Kolkata: The CNN-IBN initiative in collaboration with change.org to help 12-year-old Arian, who is fighting a rare genetic disorder called hunter syndrome, is bringing results. CNN-IBN reported a father's appeal to help raise money for the treatment for young Arian, that runs into more than a crore a year. In...
  • CJ Shib Shankar appeals the govt to help save son Arian from Hunter Syndrome June 15, 2014

    12-year old Arian is suffering from a rare genetic disorder called Hunters Syndrome. It's deadly disease and the treatment would cost his family a whopping Rs 1.5 crore annually . Given the high cost of the treatment and financial constraints faced by family, his father Shib Shankar Chowdhary's has now...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show June 15, 2014

    In this week's episode, rape survivors' pick up CJ mike to fight for justice, citizens talk about how power cuts affect them ,a CJ highlights the misuse of funds by civic bodies in Bangalore,homeless appeal the new government for rehabilitation. Plus, a fathers fight to save his lone child from...
  • Save Indian Family NGO starts helpline for men in distress in Ahmedabad June 9, 2014

    Ahmedabad: For men facing legal trouble due to domestic and other problems, a helpline has been launched to provide them guidance and counselling. In an endeavour to provide 'protection' to men facing law-related problems, Save Indian Family (SIF) - a group of 50 NGOs - has launched its Gujarat chapter and...
  • Watch CJ Piyush Tewari 's appeal for a stronger road safety law June 8, 2014

    CJ Piyush Tewari is the founder of Save Life Foundation, an NGO that promotes road safety and emergency care. In this report, CJ Piyush demands the implementation of a strong road safety law from the new government and explains how better safety measures can help save people injured in road...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show June 8, 2014

    This week, a mother demands strong punishment for a man who attempted to rape her three year old baby,a teacher picks up CJ mike to appeal the Jammu and Kashmir government for better facilities and remuneration at mobile season schools in the state, a young dancer from Bangalore wants stronger...
  • RBI cautions public against fake website May 26, 2014

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank on Monday cautioned the public not to fall prey to spurious offers made by a fake website in its name offering savings accounts. "It has come to the notice of the RBI today that a fake website has been created at http://www.rbi-inonline.org/savings.html by some unknown persons...
  • Minors over 10 years can operate bank accounts: RBI May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Minors above 10 years of age can open and operate independently savings bank account and use other facilities like ATM and cheque books. The Reserve Bank on Tuesday issued the guidelines allowing minors to operate bank accounts independently with a view to promote financial inclusion and bring uniformity...
  • 'Save Ganga' campaign secures support from Modi, Kejriwal, other Varanasi candidates April 23, 2014

    Thirty two years and thousands of crores of rupees later, the fight to clean Ganga is now pinning hopes on a high-profile Lok Sabha battle in Banaras, where this sacred river becomes million-times more polluted than the level fit for bathing. Hopeful of their cause finally moving from ghats of Benaras...
  • Madurai: Indigenous borewell robot saves 3-year old April 17, 2014

    It was "borewell robot", an indigenous device developed by a Madurai-based social worker, that saved a 3-year old boy who fell into an abandoned borewell in a village in Tirunelveli in southern Tamil Nadu. For M Manigandan, who along with his team is involved in operations to save children who accidentally...
  • अरे वाह! 60 फीसदी ईंधन बचाएगा बाल्टी चूल्हा March 11, 2014

    छत्‍तीसगढ़ के कांकेर जिले के अंजनी गांव के दो ग्रामीणों ने 60 फीसदी कम ईंधन से चलने वाला चुल्‍हा बनाया है। विज्ञान की तकनीक पर आधारित यह बाल्टी चूल्हा लोगों के लिए आकर्षण का केंद्र बना है। ईंधन की लगातार बढ़ती कीमतों को देखते हुए यह देसी आविष्कार लोगों के...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Hasee Toh Phasee', 'The Lego Movie', 'Saving Mr Banks' and 'Lone Survivor' February 8, 2014

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Hasee Toh Phasee', 'The Lego Movie', 'Saving Mr Banks' and 'Lone Survivor'. He also spoke to Bollywood directors Karan Johar and Anurag Kashyap. ...
  • 'Saving Mr Banks' review: It could've done with a little less sugar February 9, 2014

    Cast: Julie Andrews, Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson, Paul Giamatti, Colin Farrell Director: John Lee Hancock A year before 'The Sound of Music', in 1964, Julie Andrews starred as the mysterious, magical nanny who floated in from the sky in Disney's beloved children's film 'Mary Poppins'. Now, nearly 50 years later, 'Saving Mr...
  • CJ Madhevraj highlights the polluted condition of a lake in Bangalore February 4, 2014

    CJ Madhevraj reports on the polluted state of a fresh water lake in Bangalore. The condition of Varthur Lake is deteriorating all thanks to the unfiltered sewage that flows into it. ...
  • Kerala: Man on a mission to save dying pond gets fresh water fish farmer award January 6, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram : A man in Thiruvananthapuram is on a mission to clean up the Chengottukonam pond in which has become the 'favourite' spot for many to dump waste material. Justin Raj begins each day spending an hour on the banks of the pond inspecting the water. He has to watch...
  • Facebook testing 'save-for-later-reading' feature, aims to take on Pocket November 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Aiming to take on Pocket and other similar services, Facebook is testing a new feature that lets users save articles or links posted to Facebook for later reading. Facebook has not rolled out this feature to all its users, in fact, the feature is visible to some users...
  • Moily starts austerity drive to save fuel by riding on metro October 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro has a VIP commuter now as Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily has started his drive to save fuel by commuting through metro to work. He plans to do so every Wednesday and he has also adviced his Cabinet colleagues to use public transport. What can be termed as...
  • 'Save Ganga' activist on indefinite fast taken to city hospital September 24, 2013

    Save Ganga activist GD Aggarwal, who has been on indefinite fast since June to protest hydel projects on the river's tributaries in Uttarakhand, was brought to a hospital in Dehradun after his condition worsened. The 81-year-old activist was brought to Doon hospital here at 2 am on Tuesday after a team...
  • 81-year-old IIT professor gives up water to save Ganga river September 22, 2013

    Uttar Pradesh: Environmental engineer and former IIT professor GD Agarwal, continuing his fast unto death to save the Ganga river for the 102nd day on Sunday, has now given up water too, a close aide said. Agarwal, 81, has been on fast in the Matr Sadan Ashram of Haridwar in Uttarakhand....
  • The Citizen Journalist Show September 22, 2013

    This week, we have children and elderly turning citizen journalists to report the issues that matter to them. While we continue with our 'No Country for Children' campaign, we have children reporting issues of corruption in schools to heavy school bags and child labour. Also, a CJ report on the...