Stripped

  • Three day Gaza ceasefire goes into effect August 1, 2014

    Gaza City: A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip has gone into effect following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting. The cease-fire, announced hours earlier by the US and the UN, took effect at 8:00 a.m. (0500 GMT)on Friday. Secretary of State John Kerry cautioned there were "no guarantees" that the lull would bring...
  • Thousands ignore ban in Paris to protest Israeli offensive in Gaza July 27, 2014

    Paris: Pro-Palestinian protesters clashed with police in central Paris on Saturday when thousands of marchers defied a ban by French authorities to rally against Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip. French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve warned organizers in a television address that they would be held responsible for any clashes and...
  • Gaza targets Israel after 12 hours of truce, fires rockets July 26, 2014

    Jerusalem: Gaza Strip militants fired mortar rounds into Israel 12 hours after Saturday's start of a temporary truce Israel agreed to extend for another four hours, the army said. "Rockets have just been fired at Israel despite the humanitarian truce being extended" until 2100 GMT, army spokeswoman Avital Leibovich wrote earlier...
  • Film Stripped: Critics Rajeev Masand, Deepanjana Pal, Mihir Fadnavis tell us why 'Kick' fails to deliver July 26, 2014

    Three critics in a free-wheeling chat about this week's big new Bollywood release. CNN-IBN's Rajeev Masand and Firstpost.com's Deepanjana Pal and Mihir Fadnavis talk about the new Salman Khan starrer 'Kick' in the inaugural edition of 'Film Stripped'. In coming weeks, the trio will talk about the challenges involved in...
  • Israel, Gaza militants agree to a 12-hour truce July 26, 2014

    Gaza: Israel and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip have agreed to a UN-requested 12-hour humanitarian truce to begin on Saturday morning, and efforts to secure a long-term cease-fire moved ahead. Israel's military said it would hold fire starting at 8 am (0500 GMT) but would continue searching for tunnels...
  • Nizamuddinpur woman stripped in public, now arrested for kidnapping July 24, 2014

    The woman who was stripped and assaulted publically in Bihar for allegedly kidnapping and murdering two men was arrested Thursday, officials said. The arrest came three days after she went missing from a Patna hospital where she was undergoing treatment for the injuries. Sangita Devi, in her 40s, was stripped and assaulted...
  • More than 70 killed in Israeli shelling, clashes in Gaza July 21, 2014

    Jerusalem: More than 60 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers were killed as Israel shelled a Gaza neighborhood and battled militants on Sunday in the bloodiest fighting in a near two-week-old offensive. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of carrying out a massacre in Shejaia in the eastern suburbs of the city...
  • Egypt proposes ceasefire in Israeli-Palestinian conflict July 15, 2014

    Gaza: Egypt has proposed a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza that would start on Tuesday, ending a week of cross-border warfare, and be followed by talks to prevent further hostilities. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu planned to convene his decision-making security cabinet on Tuesday to discuss the proposed...
  • Nowhere safe in Gaza: This compelling news documentary shows how citizens have taken bombings and bloodshed in their stride July 14, 2014

    The death toll in Gaza continues to grow as both the Israeli military and Palestinian militants show no signs of backing down. These reporters spent a few days in Gaza City surveying the damage and seeing how local residents were coping. This compelling, yet personal news documentary shows how the...
  • Israel briefly launches ground operation inside Gaza July 13, 2014

    Gaza: Widening its offensive, Israel has briefly launched a ground operation inside the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, as its military jets pounded more than 200 targets over the last 24 hours in the bloodiest conflict since 2012 that's seen more than 160 Palestinians killed. Four Israeli commandos from the elite Shayetet...
  • Gaza toll passes 100, Israel to counter rockets 'with all power' July 12, 2014

    Gaza: An airstrike outside a family home early Saturday pushed the Palestinian death toll past 100 in four days of cross-border fighting as Israel showed no sign of pausing despite international pressure to negotiate a ceasefire with the militants. Asked if Israel might move from the mostly aerial attacks of the...
  • Death toll in Gaza reaches 78 as Israelis hint at invasion July 11, 2014

    Gaza/ Jerusalem: At least 78 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have been killed in Israel's Gaza offensive, Palestinian officials said on Thursday as militants in the enclave kept up rocket attacks on Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and other cities. As Israeli officials seemed to hint at a possible invasion by ground forces,...
  • Israel launches military offensive against Gaza militants July 8, 2014

    Gaza: Israel launched an aerial offensive in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, bombing more than 30 targets including homes and calling it part of a campaign named "Operation Protective Edge" targeting Hamas Islamist militants firing rockets at the Jewish state. The military urged Israelis within a 40-km (24-mile) radius of the...
  • 'Peanuts' movie trailer: Charlie Brown and Snoopy get a 3D avatar March 19, 2014

    For the first time ever, Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the gang we know and love from Charles Schulz's timeless comic strip 'Peanuts' will be making their big-screen debut; like they've never been seen before in a CG-animated feature film in 3D. Schulz's son, Craig Schulz, is contributing to...
  • Mumbai: Group of men molests, strips 18-year-old girl, 4 arrested March 12, 2014

    Mumbai: An 18-year-old girl was allegedly molested and stripped by a group of men in Kandivali in Mumbai on Tuesday. The incident took place on Tuesday afternoon while an argument was on between the girl and an autorickshaw driver. The accused reportedly surrounded her when the argument was on and molested...
  • Politics, power and publicity draw Bollywood starlets, who are even willing to strip, to Rahul Gandhi and Narendra Modi February 27, 2014

    A strange new wave is sweeping Bollywood's B-lists. Starlets are willing to shed their clothes for the most unlikely people ever. Models who aspire to find a foothold in the actor-eats-actor world of Indian cinema have boldly gone where few politicians dare. Bharatiya Janata Party's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi...
  • 'Calvin and Hobbes' creator Bill Watterson designs the poster for the film 'Stripped', a documentary about comic strips February 27, 2014

    Bill Watterson, the reclusive creator of the hugely popular comic strip Calvin and Hobbes which ran from 1985 to 1995, has come on board for a documentary on the art and evolution of newspaper comic strips. In fact Watterson was so pleased with the project that he supplied the art...
  • On being denied entry, couple strips in front of Rashtrapati Bhavan February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: A couple in their 30s stripped in front of Rashtrapati Bhavan after they were denied entry to the president's house, police said Monday. The couple went to the main gate of Rashtrapati Bhavan and demanded to meet President Pranab Mukherjee. When the security personnel at the entry asked for...
  • Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners December 31, 2013

    Israel freed 26 Palestinian prisoners on Wednesday, the second stage of a limited amnesty designed to help US-sponsored peace talks that have been dogged by divisions on both sides. The inmates, convicted of murder in the killing of Israelis before or just after interim accords were signed two decades ago, were...
  • In US justice system, the strip-search is common practice December 20, 2013

    New York: The arrest in New York of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade has provoked anger and outrage, especially because she underwent a strip search that some in her home country have called degrading and unnecessary. But such searches are a common feature of the US criminal justice system, even for defendants...
  • 'Savita Bhabhi Movie' goes to Hollywood, set to enter the film festival circuit December 11, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Savita Bhabhi Movie' is on its way to Hollywood. The creators of the movie have just completed and launched an English version of the movie which was made especially for the overseas market and non-Hindi speaking audience. The movie has been dubbed by professional voice artists of Indian...
  • Whoa! Is that Freida Pinto pole dancing in a Bruno Mars music video? October 17, 2013

    Freida Pinto sure knows how to turn heads. After featuring in a recent racy photoshoot for 'Vogue' magazine, the Indian born Hollywood actress has featured in a sizzling music video for singer Bruno Mars. The song 'Gorrila' has Freida playing a pole dancer called Isabella and is even seen striping...
  • The Butler: Oprah Winfrey fights with director over stripping scene August 4, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress-talk show host Oprah Winfrey reveals she battled with director Lee Daniels over a steamy scene in his upcoming movie 'The Butler', after he suggested her to strip off. The 59-year-old says had gone with the filmmaker's decision, she would have been a lot less covered in her scene...
  • Savita Bhabhi is a strong, confident woman: Creator May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: One reason we often give in support of banning the internet porn is that the step will be helpful in curbing the crime against women. Those who oppose the proposed ban see it as a devise to control the freedom of expression. Deshmukh, a Britain based businessman and...
  • United States asked Turkey PM to delay Gaza trip: Kerry April 22, 2013

    Istanbul: The United States asked Turkey's leader to delay a Gaza Strip visit so as not to upset US efforts to revive Ankara's ties with Israel and Middle East peace talks, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday. Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, who has for years spoken of his...
  • Egypt vigilantes hang 2 thieves accused of stealing motorized rickshaw March 18, 2013

    Cairo: Egyptian vigilantes beat two men accused of stealing a motorized rickshaw, stripped them half-naked and hung them by their feet in a crowded bus station in the Nile Delta on Sunday, according to security officials. Both men died. A witness said some in the crowd of about 3,000 people who...
  • Fatah party stages first rally in Gaza since 2007 January 4, 2013

    Gaza City: The Fatah party of Western-backed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas staged a massive rally on January 4 in the Gaza Strip, the first such gathering in the territory since the Islamist Hamas group took control there in 2007 and a reflection of the warming ties between the two rival...
  • Tripura: Woman gangraped, stripped in public December 22, 2012

    Agartala: A housewife was stripped naked, gangraped and battered in full public glare in Tripura, police said Saturday. "A 37-year-old woman was gang-raped at Bishalgarh in western Tripura Wednesday night. After the rape, the women was stripped naked, brutally beaten up and then tied to a tree," a police official...
  • Hamas complains to Egypt after Israeli army kills Gazan December 2, 2012

    Gaza: Hamas accused Israel on Saturday of violating the shaky, Egyptian-brokered Gaza truce of November 21 after Israeli troops killed a Palestinian taking part in a protest at the enclave's border fence. Medical officials said the 21-year-old man had been among six Palestinians wounded by gunfire during Friday's demonstration near southern...
  • Will continue to resist Israel: Hamas chief November 25, 2012

    A fragile truce between Israel and Hamas appears to be holding. But Hamas' political chief Khaled Meshaal says they will continue to resist Israel, accusing Tel Aviv of rejecting peace. ...