Survivor

  • Acid attack survivor Monica Singh to study at her dream New York fashion designing institute 1 hour 15 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    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...
  • Read: Horror tales of those who survived suspected gas attack in Syria August 29, 2013

    The early-morning barrage against rebel-held areas around the Syrian capital immediately seemed different this time: The rockets made a strange, whistling noise. Seconds after one hit near his home west of Damascus, Qusai Zakarya says, he couldn't breathe, and he desperately punched himself in the chest to get air. Meanwhile, in rebel-held...
  • Watch: Story of young girl who survived shelling in Syria August 26, 2013

    Even as Syria grapples with the aftermath of an alleged chemical attack that left thousands of people dead in Syria, a young girl survived the shelling in Deraa. Hundreds of people have lost their lives in the civil war. ...
  • 7-year-old Boston bomb survivor using prosthetic leg August 16, 2013

    A 7-year-old girl who lost part of her left leg in the Boston Marathon bombings is learning to use a prosthetic leg as her family still mourns the death of her older brother in the April attack. The family of Jane Richard and the late 8-year-old Martin Richard said on Thursday...
  • Delhi: Rights activists demand compensation for rape, acid attack victims August 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Rights activists from all over the state held protests at Jantar Mantar demanding compensation and rehabilitation schemes for rape, sexual assault and acid attack survivors. Women from various universities, Wazirpur slum cluster, Narela and Mandavli also participated in the protest. The dharna was organised by the All India Progressive...
  • Why no special schemes for rape victims, SC asks govt August 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Taking a note of the compensation offered to rape victims, the Supreme Court on Monday asked the government why a special scheme has not been designed for the victims of such a henious crime. The apex court asked the central and the state governments if there are any social...
  • A ray of hope for the acid attack survivors July 24, 2013

    New Delhi: While there are acid attack survivors who are struggling to come to terms with the life after the ghastly incident, there are others who have braced up themselves to get together and fight for their rights and stop the rising incidents of acid attacks. Chhaon is one such...
  • Etawah rape case: Main accused arrested, 2 others absconding July 13, 2013

    Etawah: Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday arrested the main accused in the Etawah case in which a 20-year-old girl was allegedly raped by three men and set on fire in Uttar Pradesh. The other two accused are still absconding. Interestingly, Etawah is the home district of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh...
  • Etawah rape case: UP govt orders magisterial probe July 12, 2013

    Etawah: The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday ordered a magisterial probe into the rape of a 20-year-old girl, who was allegedly sexually assaulter by three men and set on fire. The woman is currently battling for life at a district hospital in Etawah. Interestingly, Etawah is the home district of Samajwadi...