Stripped

  • Hamas not to hold direct talks with Israel 19 hours 29 minutes ago

    Gaza: Deputy chief of the Islamic Hamas movement in Gaza, Ismail Haneya, said on Saturday that his movement is not intending to hold direct talks with Israel. "Hamas won't hold direct talks with Israel," Haneya said in a meeting with Palestinian reporters in Gaza. Haneya was reacting to an earlier statement made...
  • Egypt to host Gaza reconstruction conference on October 12 5 days ago

    Cairo: Egypt will host a donors conference on the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip on October 12 in Cairo following the recent conflict between Israel and the Palestinian militant movement Hamas, the Egyptian foreign minister said on Tuesday. The announcement carried on the state news agency came after Norway's foreign minister...
  • Hamas rejects plan to deploy international force in Gaza 1 week ago

    Jerusalem: Hamas has rejected a plan by Israel's foreign ministry to deploy international troops in the Gaza Strip, a media report said on Sunday. "Hamas will deal with any international troops as a new occupation force," the Jerusalem Post quoted Hamas representative Ismail Radwan as saying. "The international parties should work toward...
  • $7.8 billion needed for reconstruction in Gaza September 4, 2014

    Ramallah: An estimated 7.8 billion dollars is needed for the Gaza Strip to reconstruct after being destroyed during the 50-day Israeli offensive on the coastal enclave, a senior Palestinian official said on Thursday. "The direct and indirect losses resulted from the Israeli attack on the Gaza Strip reached 4.4 billion dollars,"...
  • WB girl ragging: University dismisses father's claims that he was asked to shut the case August 30, 2014

    Kolkata: A day after the alleged ragging of a girl student was reported from the prestigious Visva-Bharati University in West Bengal's Shantiniketan, the college authorities on Saturday dismissed the girl's father's charges of asking him not to approach the police. The college authorities have dismissed the charges saying that the offenders...
  • Film Stripped: Why do critics not like blockbusters? Rajeev Masand, Deepanjana Pal, Mihir Fadnavis discuss August 23, 2014

    In this edition of Film Stripped, CNN-IBN's Rajeev Masand and Firstpost.com's Deepanjana Pal and Mihir Fadnavis attempt to address the frequently leveled accusation - critics hate blockbuster films that make money. ...
  • 469 children killed in Gaza: UNICEF August 22, 2014

    United Nations: A senior official of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday that a total of 469 children were killed in the Gaza Strip, where the situation is "dire" because of its debilitating effect on the one million Gaza Strip inhabitants under the age of 18. "This situation...
  • 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...