Survivor

  • American Ebola survivor doctor says 'thrilled to be alive' 1 week ago

    Atlanta: Calling it a "miraculous day," an American doctor infected with Ebola left his isolation unit and warmly hugged his doctors and nurses on Thursday, showing the world that he poses no public health threat one month after getting sick with the virus. Dr Kent Brantly and his fellow medical missionary,...
  • Ebola survivor shunned by boyfriend, even school August 13, 2014

    Guinea: The medical school professors no longer want Kadiatou Fanta in the classroom. Her boyfriend has broken up with her. Each day the 26-year-old eats alone and sleeps alone. Even her own family members are afraid to touch her months after she survived Ebola. Long gone are the days when she...
  • Story of the the gutsy, spirited Monica Singh - an acid attack survivor August 4, 2014

    The gutsy, spirited Monica Singh, an aspring fashion designer, also a victim of acid violence is saying thank you, She was here on the CJ show and CNN-IBN appealing not for help but perhaps a chance to pursue her dreams. She has managed to collect the funds she needed to...
  • Pune Landslide: Death toll rises to 82; Sludge hampering rescue operations, says NDRF August 2, 2014

    Rescue operations are in full swing in Pune's Ambegaon Taluka after a landslide swept away 40 homes in the area. The death toll has now risen to 82, while 100 people are still feared to be trapped under the mud and debris. The National Disaster Relief Force is finding it...
  • Acid attack survivor Monica Singh to study at Parsons in New York August 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Monica Singh, a 28-year-old acid attack survivor has achieved her goal and is set to pursue her course in fashion designing from the prestigious Parsons The New School for Designs in New York. Monica thanked CNN-IBN for helping her raise the amount to achieve her dreams. Monica wanted...
  • I want to thank CNN IBN for supporting me and my cause, says acid attack survivor, Monica August 1, 2014

    28-year-old Monica Singh, an acid attack survivor, thanks CNN-IBN for the relentless Go Monica campaign. The donations that poured in from across the globe after CNN IBN launched a campaign to help Monica realise her dream, has enabled her to accumulate almost 44,000 dollars and counting. "I am overwhelmed to...
  • Go Monica Campaign helps acid attack survivor to pursue her education August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The relentless Go Monica campaign by CNN IBN, to accumulate enough funds for acid attack survivor Monica Singh to help her pursue her studies, has finally bore fruits. Monica has managed to collect the funds required to pursue her education at New York's Parsons School of Design. The donations...
  • Air Algerie crash: No survivors; black box found at site July 25, 2014

    Paris: French officials dispatched a military unit to secure the site in restive northern Mali where an Air Algerie plane crashed with the loss of 116 people. France's interior minister said on Friday that terrorism cannot be excluded as a cause for the tragedy, though it was likely due to...
  • Acid attack survivor Monica Singh to study at her dream New York fashion designing institute July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The story of 28-year-old Monica Singh is very inspiring. Monica is an acid attack survivor who has undergone 43 surgeries and now has a chance to study at her dream fashion designing institute in New York. About a decade ago, a man threw acid on Monica when she...
  • Mysore: Rape survivor made to wait naked for 3 hours for medical test July 22, 2014

    Mysore: A rape survivor in Mysore was made to wait naked for three hours in a government hospital on Tuesday. Karnataka State Women's Commission chairperson Manjula Manasa has taken up the issue. Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah, too, promised action in the case. "We will take whatever action is needed," he said. Earlier...
  • Taliban survivor Malala in Nigeria, pledges to help free girls July 13, 2014

    Abuja: Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, has pledged while on a trip to Nigeria to help free a group of school girls abducted by Islamist militants. On Sunday, 16-year-old Malala met with parents of the more...
  • Provide security to rape survivors, women's commission chairman tells police June 7, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh State Women Commission (UPSWC) on Friday directed the police chiefs of those districts, where incidents of rape have taken place, to provide security to the victims while ensuing justice for them. UPSWC Chairman Zarina Usmani on Friday said she spoke to Superintendents of Police of Sultanpur, Gonda, Muzaffarnagar,...
  • UP: Father of rape accused brutally beats mother of rape survivor May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: In an another shocker from Uttar Pradesh, the mother of a rape survivor has been brutally beaten by the father of a rape accused, Basant Yadav, and three others in Etawah, home district of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. One of the accused has been arrested and two are still...
  • 'The day after I was raped': This powerful short film shows the trauma of a rape survivor in India is never truly over May 24, 2014

    A former nurse and rape survivor, Aruna Shanbaug, has been lying in a vegetative state for the last 41 years. Aruna was raped and brutally assaulted by a hospital sweeper on November 27, 1973. She had suffered brain damage after she was strangled by the rapist with a dog chain....
  • Sangram Singh and Payal Rohatgi likely to marry this winter February 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Sangram Singh and his lady love actress Payal Rohatgi have exchanged rings and are likely to wed towards the end of 2014 or early next year. The wrestler says people told him she isn't the "right soulmate" for him, but he is determined and happy to spend his life...
  • Alice Herz-Sommer, oldest-known Holocaust survivor dies at 110 February 24, 2014

    London:c, believed to be the oldest Holocaust survivor, died at age 110 on Sunday, a family member said. The accomplished pianist's death came just a week before her extraordinary story of surviving two years in a Nazi prison camp through devotion to music and her son is up for an...
  • 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. ...
  • 'Lone Survivor' review: Hard not to be moved by the events in the film February 9, 2014

    Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Ben Foster, Emile Hirsch Director: Peter Berg It's hard not to be moved by the events of 'Lone Survivor', the harrowing true story of a failed 2005 mission, in which four US Navy Seals were tasked with finding a top Taliban leader. Things begin to go wrong...
  • Bokaro acid attack survivor finally gets a government job February 5, 2014

    Ranchi: Sonali Mukharjee, the acid attack survivor from Bokaro finally got the government job she was promised by Jharkhand government. It was after CNN-IBN had highlighted her plight and initiated a campaign, that help started pouring in for Sonali. But justice still eludes her with her perpetrators still roaming scot-free. Elated on...
  • Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti names rape survivor in press release January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Somnath Bharti, Delhi's Law Minister, continues to court controversy. A day after he was caught on camera shouting at Delhi Police personnel, he committed a faux pas by naming a rape survivor in an official press release. The woman in question is a Danish tourist who was gang-raped near the...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Four months on, no rape accused arrested January 15, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: Four months after six women came forward and registered cases of rape, none of the accused have been arrested till date. The Special Investigation Team handling these cases has asked the police to nab 22 accused, some of whom were roaming freely when CNN-IBN team traveled to Phugana...
  • Beyonce fulfills terminally ill fan's wish, sings with her during a concert December 27, 2013

    Los Angeles: Pop star Beyonce Knowles made a terminally ill fan Taylon's wishes come true when she sang with her during a recent concert. At the Las Vegas show, the 32-year-old swooped down into the audience and landed right in front of Taylon, bringing her to tears. The two sang 'Survivor'...
  • CJ Show: Happy reunions in Uttarakhand Floods October 20, 2013

    During Uttarakhand floods, CJ team received an overwhelming number of requests about the missing. On our website, we put out pictures of the missing along with the contact details. This helped many to reunite with their lost ones. ...
  • Mumbai gangrape survivor shown porn clips; are courts insensitive? October 19, 2013

    Mumbai: There is no end to the trauma for the 23-year-old Shakti Mills gangrape survivor. The photojournalist fainted in the court as she was shown pornographic video clips and asked to testify if the accused had showed them to her. Senior lawyers said while the procedure is important it can...
  • Delhi: SHO molested me while registering an FIR, alleges gangrape survivor October 5, 2013

    New Delhi: A 13-year-old gangrape survivor has been allegedly molested inside a police station in Uttam Nagar while reistering for an FIR. The SHO has been suspended pending inquiry but the incident has put the Delhi Police in a tight spot. The minor girl was allegedly gangraped by four men on...
  • Mumbai building collapse: Survivor shoots his ordeal under debris September 30, 2013

    A survivor in the Mumbai building collapse shot video as he was trapped under the debris for hours together before being rescued. Sixty one people died in the tragedy and 32 others were injured. ...
  • Yeh Hai Aashiqui: Adaa Khan plays a rape survivor September 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Small screen actress Adaa Khan will portray a rape survivor in an upcoming episode of the 'Yeh Hai Aashiqui' show. She finds the character's trauma heart-tugging. "I have done two shows before this. After 'Amrit Manthan', I just wanted to take a break and spend sometime with my family and...
  • Woman claims 3 of 5 accused in the Mumbai gangrape case raped her too September 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Another case has come to light in Mumbai where the five people accused in the Mumbai gangrape case also allegedly made another girl their victim. The survivor was allegedly gangraped on July 31 in the same Shakti Mills compound where the photojournalist was gangraped. The girl has identified 3 of...
  • Noida: Four including two policemen arrested in a gangrape case August 31, 2013

    Noida: A gangrape has been reported from Noida in Uttar Pradesh in which 2 police personnel are among the 4 accused. All four people have been taken into custody and a case of a gangrape has been registered. The case came to light after the gangrape survivor filed a complaint on...