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Referees chief open to idea of 'sin bins RESENDING WITH FULL SCRIPT Chief Refereeing Officer of UEFA Pierluigi Collina says that the implementation of a 'sin bin' punishment, in addition to yellow and red cards, could help prevent 16-Jan-2015
AAP says Kejriwal has strong proof again New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Politicos on Thursday react on AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal's allegations on Delhi BJP Chief Satish Upadhyay and his relationship with power companies of the national capital. AAP leader Yogendra Yadav said that Kejriwal does not make any allegations without evidence and that he has strong proof in the case. Meanwhile, BJP leaders called him a 'pampered child' who likes to grab attention by people. Congress also demanded answers by Kejriwal on his allegations and said that the AAP chief likes to grab attention all the time. 15-Jan-2015
Expert ponders safety issues in Indonesi The amount of air traffic and lack of English language competency are major problems in ensuring airlines' safety in Indonesian airspace, says an aviation analyst. Duration: 00: 55 15-Jan-2015
Suresh Prabhu pitches for seamless polic New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday called for seamless policing to ensure security and safety of the passengers. The minister, addressing the Conference of Director Generals of Police (DGP) of all states on railway security, said with the increase in crimes, it is inevitable that railways will also be its victim. Social, political and economic factors also contribute to the crime rate going up; and unemployment, regional disparities and growing ambitions not being fulfilled also contribute to it, Prabhu added. Inviting the officers to device joint strategy to deal with crimes, especially on running trains, the minister said as law-enforcers there is a challenge as policing in railways is a difficult task. Also present at the conference was Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who said Indian railways is a developmental as well as a strategic asset. Singh assured the DGPs that his ministry would cooperate and coordinate with the ministry of railways to ensure safety and security. 15-Jan-2015
Rajnath Singh says probe into Sunanda Pu New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday denied any political pressure in the inquiry into the murder of Sunanda Pushkar. Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in her five-star hotel room in Delhi in January 2014, after publicly accusing Tharoor of having an extra-marital affair with a Pakistani journalist. Singh said every probe conducted by Delhi Police is unbiased. Meanwhile, Tharoor, who is in Kolkata to attend a book festival evaded media and queries regarding the case. BJP leader Sambit Patra said that law is above all and all should be patient to see how the case unfolds. 15-Jan-2015
I really want to expose AAP, says Shazia New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Former AAP leader Shazia Ilmi on Thursday slamming Aam Aadmi Party said that she wants to expose AAP and will do whatever she can expose the party. Speaking on the reports of her joining BJP, Ilmi said that she will let everyone know about her plans of joining BJP or not after some time. 15-Jan-2015
AAP reaffirms allegations on Satish Upad New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Reaffirming its allegations against Bharatiya Janata Party's Delhi chief Satish Upadhyay over power discoms, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday said that it has enough evidence to prove the same. Earlier on Wednesday, Upadhyay had threatened to sue Kejriwal over power discom allegations. Kejriwal has alleged that the former's companies had supplied electric meters to Anil Ambani-group controlled power utility BSES and that the party was soft on discoms indulging in corruption. 15-Jan-2015
US court dismisses lawsuit against PM Na New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): A US Federal Court has dismissed a lawsuit against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection with the 2002 riots in Gujarat. The court upheld the US government's contention that Modi was entitled to immunity as a sitting head of foreign government. The summons against Prime Minister Modi were issued by the US Federal Court for the Southern District of New York last year in September, following a lawsuit filed by the New York based American Justice Center, a non-profit human rights organisation. More than 1,000 people, mostly Muslims, were killed in the religious riots. The riots were sparked by a fire on a train at Godhra in Gujarat that killed 59 Hindu pilgrims. 15-Jan-2015
Finance Minister welcomes RBI rate cut a New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): The finance ministry welcomed an inter-meeting rate cut by the RBI on Thursday, and termed it as a positive development for the government's efforts to achieve economic growth without stoking inflation. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the rate cut would lead to more in the hands of consumer and greater spending. The RBI surprised markets with a 25 basis point cut in interest rates on Thursday and signalled it could do more, amid signs of slowing inflation. 15-Jan-2015
Tourists rejoice as Dharamsala receives Dharamsala, Jan 15 (ANI): India's northern hill station of Dharamsala turned into a picturesque panorama after receiving fresh spell of snowfall on Wednesday. Tourists and residents were rejoiced to see the snowfall after a long wait. Both, tourists and residents were seen enjoying in the snow with their loved ones. While some clicked photographs, many others danced and played in the snow. Roads in the hill town remained closed for some time due to snowfall. Meanwhile, hoteliers and local shopkeepers cheered as the hill town is likely to attract more tourists after this fresh spell of snow. He added that the locals were warming themselves up with bonfires and other traditional means. The temperature in Dharamsala has dropped to six degree Celsius due to snowfall and light rainfall. Further dip in the temperatures is expected by night. 15-Jan-2015
Indian Army prepared for any incident th Jammu, Jan 15 (ANI): General Officer Commanding (GOC), 16 Corps, Lt Gen KH Singh on Thursday said that Indian Army is prepared for any incident that may unfold. Singh said that the counter infiltration posture is firmly in place and that infiltration bid will be eliminated if any attempt is made. Lt General Singh also added that there are inputs that terrorists might try to attack soft targets including schools and civilian areas ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit later in January. He assured that the situation in the LoC, south of Pir Panjali is by and large peaceful at least for last 2 months. 15-Jan-2015
Huge cache of arms and ammunition seized Poonch, Jan 15 (ANI): In a joint operation with Special Operations Group (SOG), local police in Jammu and Kashmir seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition from Surankote town. The security personnel carried out the operation based on consistent inputs received over a period of three to four days. They recovered several magazines of bullets, grenades, binoculars etc. Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO), Surankote, Ajay Sharma said that the tip-off also informed the security forces about suspected militant movement in the region. The operation was halted mid-way due to poor weather conditions. The security forces are likely to restart their search once the weather clears up as more arms and ammunition are believed to be hidden. Sharma added that the recovery of ammunition in such large numbers indicated that attempts were being made to revive militancy in the region. 15-Jan-2015
Devotees throng banks of River Ganges to Varanasi/ Allahabad/ Chennai/ Guwahati, Jan 15 (ANI): Thousands of Hindu devotees on Thursday thronged to the banks of holy River Ganges to take a holy dip to mark harvest festival, 'Makar Sankranti'. The festival marks the arrival of spring. People from different parts of India came to Allahabad and Varanasi cities in Uttar Pradesh to take a dip in the River Ganges. The pilgrims camp by the riverside and in the evening they decorate the entire riverbank with earthen oil lamps. Security is tightened at the river banks to avoid any untoward incident. The festival marks the beginning of New Year and the holy bath absolves the devotees of all sins committed so far. People queued up before priests to perform the rituals and offer prayers. Meanwhile, people in Chennai too celebrated the harvest festival in the form of 'Pongal'. 15-Jan-2015
Service Chiefs pay tribute at Amar Jawan New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): The nation on Thursday is celebrating the Army Day. All three service chiefs participated in the celebration. Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Robin K Dhowan and Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha paid tributes at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate this morning. The chiefs also lay floral wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti remembering the martyred soldiers and thereafter signed the record book at the India Gate. This was followed by Army Parade amidst intense fog. The service chiefs saluted the army during the parade. Army Day is observed on January 15 every year. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also greeted the Indian Army on the occasion. Modi tweeted saying, "On Army Day I salute the indomitable courage and valour of our Army. We are extremely proud of their dedication and determination." 15-Jan-2015
Sakshi Maharaj raises question over dead Unnao, Jan 15 (ANI): BJP leader Sakshi Maharaj raised question over unidentified bodies found around a bank of River Ganges. Nearly 50 bodies were found in revered River Ganges in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. Dogs, crows and vultures dug into bodies as they had reached the bank due to low water level, posing major environment challenges in the areas under Unnao district. Maharaj visited the site where bodies were buried after they were recovered from the river bank. He said this matter should be investigated thoroughly to unearth the truth. 15-Jan-2015
Wouldn't have quit had I got 36 seats in New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal said that he would not have resigned from the post of Delhi Chief Minister had he got 36 seats in 2013 assembly polls. Kejriwal was addressing a gathering of supporters in New Delhi ahead of assembly polls scheduled to take place next month. Meanwhile, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party( BJP) is eyeing power in the national capital, high on their wins in recent state elections and the general election last May. Meanwhile, Kejriwal also criticised the opposition Congress party. Kejriwal also declared the BJP as its main rival and urged his supporters not to waste their vote by voting for Congress party. 15-Jan-2015
Finance Minister Jaitley holds pre-budge New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley met representatives of Information Technology (hardware and software) sector ahead of the budget to discuss issues faced by the industry. Jaitley is due to present the BJP-led government's 2015/16 budget and its fiscal deficit target to parliament at the end of February. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Infosys, Vishal Sikka praised Jaitley for making an effort to meet everyone for pre-budget consultations. The budget statement will be preceded by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) policy meeting on February 03, with some speculation that the central bank could lower its key interest rate, which has stayed unchanged at 8 percent since January 2014. 15-Jan-2015
Bhutan PM meets Indian President to enha New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Prime Minister of Bhutan, Tshering Tobgay met Indian President Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi in a bid to boost bilateral relations between the two nations. Earlier in the day, Tobgay met Vice President Hamid Ansari, Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh and Trade Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. His visit will impart further content and momentum to the close partnership between India and Bhutan. Tobgay is also scheduled to hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and have official engagements with other senior members of the cabinet. Tobgay is on a nine-day official visit to India at Modi's invitation. 15-Jan-2015
Australian PM Tony Abbott applauds cover Canberra, Jan 15 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott spoke to Australian radio station from his office in Parliament House in Canberra commenting on the cover of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo. He welcomed the cover page of the weekly satirical magazine and said that the cartoon saying 'all is forgiven' gave out a positive message. It is the first edition of Charlie Hebdo to be published after the deadly attacks by Islamist gunmen and sold out within minutes at newspaper kiosks around France on Wednesday, with people queuing up to buy copies to support the satirical weekly. A print run of up to three million copies has been set for what has been called "the survivor's edition", dwarfing the usual 60,000 run. 15-Jan-2015
Coalition against IS to aid displaced Ir Deadly attacks by militants in Paris and other Western cities underline the need for a global response to the Islamic State jihadist group, US envoy John Allen said during a visit in Baghdad. Duration: 00:33 15-Jan-2015
Pope travels to remote church in restive Pope Francis travelled to a remote jungle church in northern Sri Lanka where hundreds of thousands of people from across the ethnic and religious divide flocked to receive his blessing. Duration: 00:44 15-Jan-2015
Protesters disrupt ceremony marking Tuni Families of Tunisians killed or wounded during the country's revolution disrupted official ceremonies at the Presidential Palace marking the fourth anniversary of the ousting of Tunisia's longtime ruler Zine el Abidine Ben Ali. Duration: 00:53 15-Jan-2015
Expert ponders safety issues in Indonesi The amount of air traffic and lack of English language competency are major problems in ensuring airlines' safety in Indonesian airspace, says an aviation analyst. Duration: 00:56 15-Jan-2015
New Charlie Hebdo cover angers Muslims i Some French Muslims say they are "not Charlie" because they feel the magazine stigmatises their religion. New issue of Charlie Hebdo features the Prophet Mohammed holding a "Je Suis Charlie" sign under the headline "All is forgiven." Duration: 01:06 15-Jan-2015
One month countdown to Nigeria's crucial With one month to go until Nigeria's presidential elections, candidates are pulling out all the stops to woo voters, but Boko Haram's grip in the north east will make free and fair elections even more challenging. Duration: 02:38 15-Jan-2015
War in full swing in east of Ukraine, fi Violence is rising sharply in eastern Ukraine, including a rocket strike on a bus full of civilians on Tuesday that killed 12 people. Duration: 00:46 15-Jan-2015
Killed Charlie Hebdo visitor buried in F Friends and neighbours of Michel Renaud, who was killed in the Charlie Hebdo attack while visiting friends at the paper, pay tribute to the Frenchman at his funeral in Clermont-Ferrand in the south of the country. Duration: 01:23 15-Jan-2015
Iran condemns terrorism as well as Charl Iran condemned Wednesday the publication of a new cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed by the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, saying it was "insulting" and "provocative." Duration: 00:58 15-Jan-2015
Deepika at Life Ok Screen Awards Deepika at Life Ok Screen Awards 15-Jan-2015
Priyanka sizzles at the red carpet of Li Priyanka sizzles at the red carpet of Life OK Screen Awards 15-Jan-2015
Varun at Life Ok Screen Awards Varun at Life Ok Screen Awards 15-Jan-2015
Shraddha attends Life OK Screen Awards Shraddha attends Life OK Screen Awards 15-Jan-2015
Saif Ali Khan attended the Life Ok Scree Saif Ali Khan attended the Life Ok Screen Awards ceremony 15-Jan-2015
Kajol attends Life OK Screen Awards Kajol attends Life OK Screen Awards 15-Jan-2015
Maybelline names model Gigi Hadid as the New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI):Gigi Hadid has been named the new face of beauty brand Maybelline. She took to Instagram to announce the news, writing that she was "beyond honored and excited, and at a loss for words," thanking her team for helping her to achieve this, "It's such a dream come true to be part of this family" she added. Gigi had recently enjoyed a New Year trip with Kendall Jenner to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. 15-Jan-2015
Ayushman Khurana speaks on his upcoming Mumbai, Jan 15 (ANI): Bollywood Actor Ayushman Khurana who is all set to hit the silver screen with his upcoming flick 'Hawaizaada' says it's an inspirational film.Directed by Vibhu Puri the film is based on the life of scientist Shivkar Bapuji Talpade who is said to have invented a flying machine during the end of 19th century. The film is scheduled for release on January 26. 15-Jan-2015
Michelle Rodriguez says she's a 'picky b New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Michelle Rodriguez has recently admitted that she's a "picky bitch" when it comes to selecting her movie roles as she "hates and say no to everything." The 36-year-old said that maybe she exclude herself from that genre by not getting dressed up often enough, by acting ghetto most of the time, and running around in sweats and Timberlands, an online portal reported. It was 15 years ago now that Rodriguez got her start in Hollywood after snagging the lead role in 'Girlfight,' an audition she almost didn't even go to because she thought nobody would be able to recognize and appreciate her talent in ten minutes. 15-Jan-2015
Celebs attend Life OK Screen Awards Celebs attend Life OK Screen Awards 15-Jan-2015
B'town celebs walk the Red Carpet at Lif Mumbai, Jan 15 (ANI): Bollywood celebrities walked the Red Carpet at Life OK Awards 2015 in India's showbiz capital Mumbai recently. The who's who of Bollywood was seen marking their presence. They all graced the occasion in their best outfit. Well...it was indeed a grand event! 15-Jan-2015
Varun Dhawan Suffers An Accident While P So apparently our very own Humtpy had a great fall too! Varun Dhawan was performing atop a tank on stage when he tripped and fell off. Watch the video for the full scoop! 15-Jan-2015
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Red Carpet Of Life OK Screen Awards 2015 As it is January the award season in Bollywood is in full flow. The event was the Life OK Screen Awards 2015. At the red carpet were present many Bollywood celebs such as Hema Malini, Arbaaz Khan and Malaika Arora Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Huma Qureshi, Aditi Rao Hydari, Anurag Kashyap, Divya Dutta, Neetu Chandra, Ila Arun, Chunky Pandey, Rajkumar Hirani, Rajkummar Rao, Sophie Choudry,Gauahar Khan, Evelyn Sharma, Mika Singh, Randeep Hooda, Ameesha Patel, Elli Avram, Jeetendra, Ali Fazal, Sonali Bendre, Richa Chadda, Tiger Shroff, Kriti Sanon, Jacquline Fernandez, Saif Ali Khan, Alia Bhatt, Tabu, Sidharth Malhotra, Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, Taapsee Pannu, Kajol, Priyanka Chopra and many more. For more info watch this video. 15-Jan-2015
Algeria favourites for 2015 Africa Cup o Following their head-turning performance at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, the Algerian national team is favourite to win this year's Africa Cup of Nations. Duration: 01:31 15-Jan-2015
Challenges await Ivory Coast at African Ivory Coast will be competing in Group D at the Nations Cup against Cameroon, Mali and Guinea. Expectations of a win are low for the 'Elephants,' who squeezed into the tournament after a disappointing qualifying match. Duration: 02:15 15-Jan-2015
Atletico's defence and organization make TV AND WEB RESTRICTIONS~**NONE**~ RESENDING WITH FULL SCRIPT Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti says his side must play with intensity if they are to over-turn a 2-0 deficit in the second leg of 15-Jan-2015
Uma Bharti seeks report on unidentified New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday said the ministry will probe the matter of unidentified bodies found around a bank of the River Ganges. Nearly 50 bodies were found in revered River Ganges in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. Dogs, crows and vultures dug into bodies as they had reached the bank due to low water level, posing major environment challenges in the areas under Unnao district. Bharti said she had received information on the unidentified bodies and would deploy officials from her own ministry on the spot, to send her a detailed report. 14-Jan-2015
Was pushed, did not slap anyone: BJP cou New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party councillor Neeraj Gupta on Wednesday denied that he had slapped a Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) junior engineer, adding that he had been pushed in the crowd. A video clip earlier in the day, showed Gupta, who is the councillor for Ward 188, slapping the junior engineer, surrounded by people, in Sangam Vihar East area in south Delhi where he had gone to stop an unauthorized construction. The video soon went viral. The MCD official had come to stop the unauthorized construction in the area. 14-Jan-2015
Bhutan PM Tobgay meets India's Vice Pres New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay met Vice President Hamid Ansari and Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday to boost bilateral ties. He also met foreign secretary Sujatha Singh. His visit will impart further content and momentum to the close partnership between India and Bhutan. Tobgay is scheduled to hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and have official engagements with other senior members of the cabinet. Besides, he will also call upon President Pranab Mukherjee, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Trade Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. 14-Jan-2015
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