WINTER

  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Main Tera Hero', 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' April 5, 2014

    This week on Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Main Tera Hero' and 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'. He also talks to legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan about his film 'Bhootnath Returns'. ...
  • Last day of Parliament: Has the 15th Lok Sabha been the worst performing? February 21, 2014

    The 15th Lok Sabha which sat between 2009 and 2014 was marred by several disruptions and controversies, but as the last session of Parliament ended today ahead of the 2014 general elections, leaders across the political divide spoke in even tones. ...
  • I know what the importance of the flag is, says Sushil Kumar February 7, 2014

    The Indian wrestler, who has won two individual summer olympic medals, said that he find it very strange that an Indian athlete has to participate under the IOC's flag. ...
  • No Tricolour at Sochi Winter Olympics February 7, 2014

    Indian sport will sink to a record low later tonight as India's sportspersons march under the Olympic flag at the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics. ...
  • No tricolour in Sochi Winter Olympics February 7, 2014

    Three athletes are representing India at the Winter Olympics, Sochi under the IOC flag. ...
  • Telangana 'is a promise': Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde February 7, 2014

    The Cabinet is likely to take the draft Telangana Bill up for discussion today. On agenda is giving Union Territory status to Hyderabad. ...
  • Winter Olympics: The history of the Games February 7, 2014

    The US has issued terror alerts to airlines flying to Sochi for the Winter Olympics 2014. While India may say 'no big deal' when it comes to the Games, the event attracts global attention, its popularity lying just a few notches below the Summer Olympics. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Extended winter session begins, 39 bills at stake February 5, 2014

    The second half of Parliament's Winter Session began on Wednesday amidst the Telangana tangle. At stake are 39 bills and the reputation of the 15th Lok Sabha which is already going down in the records as one of the worst performing in the Indian history. ...
  • Watch: Protests in Rajya Sabha as Sibal mentions 2002 riots during debate February 5, 2014

    The Congress was attacked on all fronts on Wednesday as Parliament reconvened for the Winter Session. The death of the Arunachal Pradesh student, the Telangana Bill, the multimillion chopper deal and the Prevention of Communal Violence Bill were all used by the Opposition to launch scathing attacks on the government. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 4, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • The Last Word: Will Parliament's last session be a wash out? February 4, 2014

    Ahead of extended winter session of Parliament, there are indications that the session could be a wash out. At an allparty meeting, Opposition parties have already warned that they will not let key bills pass without a discussion. They have also asked the Congress to reign in its own MPs...
  • Sochi Olympics: Security tightened amidst militant threat February 3, 2014

    CNN's Ivan Watson takes us on a drive through a security checkpoint only five minutes away from the Olympic park. ...
  • Sochi Olympic torch reaches Dagestan in Russia January 28, 2014

    The Olympic torch has wound its way amid heightened security through more than 100 cities in the relay leading up to next month's Winter Games in Sochi. ...
  • Watch: Srinagar receives 8 inches of snow January 22, 2014

    Srinagar has received eight inches of snow snapping power lines on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Jawahar tunnel has been snowed in as well. ...
  • CJ Subhash highlights lack of road safety measures in Noida January 19, 2014

    CJ Subhash Sharma, a young office goer in Noida is concerned about lack of road safety measures in his city. He has turned a CJ to report the issue. ...
  • No Indian flag at Sochi Games January 8, 2014

    The Indian Olympic Association's decision to hold its elections on February 9 has once again left the athletes in the lurch as they will now compete under the Olympic flag at Sochi next month. ...
  • Winter woes in the US, people and animals battle cold January 8, 2014

    The freeze across the US has broken records, and is proving to be harsh even for polar bears and penguins, forced to take shelter indoors. Schools have shut because of the cold in the USA. ...
  • Polar vertex grips USA, over 4000 flights cancelled January 7, 2014

    Not just in India but the West is experiencing an unprecedented winter chill. The midwest and northeastern parts of the USA are seeing the lowest temperatures in almost two decades. Nearly 4000 flights have been cancelled across the country forcing passengers to camp out in airports over the weekend. ...
  • Dense fog leads to delays in flights, trains, passengers left stranded January 6, 2014

    Travel plans being derailed this winter again, because of the fog. Delhi saw its worst fog of the season on Sunday evening which led to 90 flights being cancelled, and operations at the airport temporarily suspended. ...
  • Bitter cold grips US, Red Cross issues warning January 6, 2014

    An arctic air mass is expected to deliver some of the coldest temperatures in decades in the US. Nearly 140 million people will shiver in temperatures of zero or below by Wednesday. The Red cross has issued a warning to the people to be prepared. ...
  • Deep freeze across the US, 13 die in winter storms January 5, 2014

    A deep freeze is spreading across much of the United States. Nearly half the nation and approximately 140 million people will shiver in temperatures of zero or lower by Wednesday. The arctic blast threatens to sweep subzero lows as far south as Alabama and plunge much of the Deep South...
  • Snowstorm hits US, temperatures expected to drop further January 4, 2014

    In the United States, several parts of the East Coast have been battered by a snowstorm. However, experts suggest that even as the winds are likely to taper off, there will be no respite from the biting cold. ...
  • After heavy snowfall, US Met dept issues flood alert January 4, 2014

    Although the storm has eased up in northeastern region of US, officials say that the bitter cold and winds will remain in the area.The US weather department has now also issued a flood alert. According to experts, temperatures could drop drastically, falling 20 to 30 degrees below normal. Boston, which was...
  • US braces itself for severe storm, 2000 flights cancelled January 3, 2014

    Nearly 2000 flights have been cancelled and close to 100 million people are on the path of the storm. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning in many Northeastern states with parts if long island under a blizzard warning until Friday. ...
  • After twin blasts ahead of Winter Olymipcs, Russia on high alert December 31, 2013

    After the twin terrorist attacks in Volgograd weeks ahead of the Winter Olympics Russia is now on high alert. The US State Department has warned its citizens to stay vigilant. Officials also stated that both nations were engaged extensively in security arrangements for the games. At least 16 people...
  • Watch: Gulmarg hills covered with 3 to 5 feet of snow December 24, 2013

    In the Gulmarg range of forests, 3 to 5 feet of snow has accumulated in the mountains. In the plains of Gulmarg, 1 foot of snow has become quite an attraction for the tourists. ...
  • Watch: Srinagar gets first snowfall of the season December 23, 2013

    Northern India was fully in the grip of cold weather conditions with widespread snowfall in the hilly areas even as the winter claimed its first casualties in Jammu and Kashmir where two teenage girls lost their lives after being trapped beneath an avalanche. In Jammu, traffic came to a halt...
  • In the end, it was the UPA who brought Lokpal Bill: Kamal Nath December 17, 2013

    Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath thanked all political parties for reaching a consensus on the Lokpal Bill. However, when asked as to who should be given the credit, he said it was the UPA government who brought the Bill. ...
  • BJP accuses Chacko of changing contents of dissent note on 2G report December 10, 2013

    Parliament was adjourned on the day four of winter session as the Bharatiya Janata Party objected to the Joint Parliamentary Committee report on 2G being tabled. The Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman declined the BJP's demand to allow discussion on the report. BJP leader Arun Jaitley accused the JPC chairman of...
  • Amendment to make morphine accessible hangs in balance December 10, 2013

    An Amendment to the Drug Act that will make morphine, a pain killer, accessible across the country still hangs in balance. The question is whether Parliament will find time this winter session to bring relief to Cancer patients. ...