Survivor

  • Sangram Singh and Payal Rohatgi likely to marry this winter 28-02-2014 02:48 PM

    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 24-02-2014 09:36 AM

    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...
  • 'Lone Survivor' review: Hard not to be moved by the events in the film 07-02-2014 10:45 PM

    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...
  • Bokaro acid attack survivor finally gets a government job 05-02-2014 09:48 AM

    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....
  • Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti names rape survivor in press release 16-01-2014 04:10 PM

    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...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Four months on, no rape accused arrested 15-01-2014 07:56 AM

    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 village...
  • Beyonce fulfills terminally ill fan's wish, sings with her during a concert 27-12-2013 10:31 AM

    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...
  • Mumbai gangrape survivor shown porn clips; are courts insensitive? 19-10-2013 01:43 PM

    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 05-10-2013 09:39 PM

    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...
  • Yeh Hai Aashiqui: Adaa Khan plays a rape survivor 14-09-2013 05:18 PM

    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...
  • Woman claims 3 of 5 accused in the Mumbai gangrape case raped her too 03-09-2013 09:43 AM

    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...
  • Noida: Four including two policemen arrested in a gangrape case 31-08-2013 12:46 PM

    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...
  • Read: Horror tales of those who survived suspected gas attack in Syria 29-08-2013 09:53 AM

    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,...
  • 7-year-old Boston bomb survivor using prosthetic leg 16-08-2013 10:10 AM

    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...
  • Delhi: Rights activists demand compensation for rape, acid attack victims 06-08-2013 11:05 PM

    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...
  • Why no special schemes for rape victims, SC asks govt 05-08-2013 05:24 PM

    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...
  • A ray of hope for the acid attack survivors 24-07-2013 12:40 PM

    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 13-07-2013 04:52 PM

    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...
  • Etawah rape case: UP govt orders magisterial probe 12-07-2013 08:08 PM

    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...
  • UP: Gangrape survivor's tongue chopped off in Pratapgarh 11-07-2013 12:33 PM

    Pratapgarh: In a horrific incident, the tongue of a rape survivor was chopped off in Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh late on Wednesday night. The minor was allegedly gangraped on January 22. The gangrape survivor was scheduled to give a statement before the court on July 24. Her father has already recorded...
  • Uttarakhand survivors recount the ordeal, search on for those missing 26-06-2013 10:52 AM

    New Delhi: As rain plays hide and seek with the rescue operations, for those who survived Uttarakhand's worst disaster, it is nothing less than a second lease of life. One such amazing tale of survival is that of 63-year-old Lalit Prasad Joshi, who was among a group of 60 pilgrims...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Survivors battle trauma, seek rehabilitation 25-06-2013 12:37 PM

    Joshimath: Having lost everything in the Uttarakhand floods, the survivors are battling shock and trauma. Two villages on the way to Hemkund Sahib have been washed away and 500 residents there, who depend on pilgrims and tourists for their livelihood, have been left with nothing. They have all been moved...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Father recounts his son's death in his arms 24-06-2013 11:31 AM

    Aligarh: The killer flash floods and landslides in Uttarakhand have taken a heavy toll of life and property. Several hundred people have died while thousands still remain stranded. One of the survivors Hari Om Verma, who was on Chardham Yatra, narrated his tragic and painful experience. He saw several members...
  • Uttarakhand: Congress takes a dig at Modi on his contribution 21-06-2013 11:04 PM

    New Delhi: Congress on Friday took a jibe at Narendra Modi government's contribution of Rs two crore for flood-affected victims in Uttarakhand reminding it of the higher contribution made by other states. Party spokesperson Raj Babbar, however, caveated his response by saying that he was only trying to point out...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Volunteers lend helping hand to distraught relatives 21-06-2013 10:15 PM

    Dehradun: As distraught relatives outside Jolly Grant airport and Sahasradhara helipad waited for news of their near and dear ones, they were attended to by scores of volunteers who handed out water bottles and served food. They were also in the streets, collecting donation for the Chief Minister's Fund, contributing...
  • Uttarakhand floods: AI, PHHL helping government in rescue operations 21-06-2013 09:38 PM

    New Delhi: Air India and Pawan Hans Helicopters Limited (PHHL) have pressed into service additional resources to help in search, rescue and evacuation operations in the flood-hit Uttarakhand. While PHHL has deployed three helicopters in rescue operation, Air India has started operating additional flights from Dehradun to bring back those...
  • 'Declare flood in Uttarakhand, HP national calamity' 21-06-2013 09:16 PM

    New Delhi: The Standing Committee on Home Ministry on Friday unanimously recommended to the government that the devastation caused by floods in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh be declared a national calamity. In a meeting held on Friday, the Standing Committee agreed unanimously that the unprecedented nature's fury in Uttarakhand and...
  • Uttarakhand floods: BSNL to fix mobile towers in 3 days 21-06-2013 09:02 PM

    New Delhi: State-run telecom firm BSNL on Friday said it will restore within three days its mobile towers at places where most of the stranded people are located in flood-hit Uttarakhand. "Our 270 BTS (mobile towers) were down till last evening across state. Out of these, we have restored 10...
  • BJP chief asks party to donate for Uttarakhand relief work 21-06-2013 08:30 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday expressed concern over the devastation caused by the floods in Uttarakhand with party president Rajnath Singh asking workers to donate funds for relief. After returning from a tour of the affected areas, Singh called for relief work on a large scale. "He...