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Cumberbatch celebrates Alan Turing ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Award-winning actor Benedict Cumberbatch, the lead in the Oscar-tipped "The Imitation Game", says the film's World War Two story still resonates strongly 06-Jan-2015
Every actress over 35 faces 'ageism', sa New Delhi, Jan 5 (ANI): Joan Collins has said that every actress over the age of 35 experiences ageism. She said that she was once cast in a TV role once when she was 39, but her agent told them that she was 32, as she looked like that, a leading daily reported. She said that though she got the role, at the end the producer said that had they known she was so old, they would have never cast her. She added that the producer told her he wanted a 33 year old and it wasn't how she looked these days, it is how old she was and those days they can just look on Google. 06-Jan-2015
China's servives sector shows bright spo Finally, a bright spot for China's weakening economy. After a rash of sluggish economic data, a private survey shows the country's service sector grew at its fastest pace in three months. Known as 06-Jan-2015
Oil drop hits stocks hard Stocks sold off broadly on the first day of the first full trading week of the new year. U.S. crude fell below $50 a barrel, hitting a new 5-1/2 year low. The further drop in energy stocks like 06-Jan-2015
Auto sales speed into 2015 It's a great time to be in the auto business. U.S. average gasoline prices are 34 percent lower than a year ago, and in a lot of places are even below $2 per gallon. That's meant sales for auto 06-Jan-2015
John Lewis reports on Xmas, Tesco eyed You may have been dreaming of a white Christmas. What many got was Black Friday. But for John Lewis, at least, some record figures along with it. The late November deep discount day helped deliver 06-Jan-2015
AirDog drone to 'totally change' filming The creators of the 'AirDog' drone claim it will revolutionise the filming of extreme sports as the device follows its owner wherever he or she goes. Duration: 01:09 06-Jan-2015
Security Experts say US won't change its New Delhi/ Bhopal, Jan 06 (ANI): Security Experts on Tuesday said that US won't change its policies towards Pakistan even as the United States denied giving clean chit or disbursement of funds to the latter. Security Expert Praful Bakshi said that US secretary of state John Kerry's plans of provide funds to Pakistan is far stretched idea. He said that US is not clear on its stand on terrorism and are showing double standards on matters of their advantage. SR Sinho also said that US has its fixed policy for Pakistan and it won't change the same even though the nation is trying to appease both Pakistan and India. 06-Jan-2015
India should not expect anything favoura Bhopal, Jan 06 (ANI): Security Expert Praful Bakshi on Tuesday said that India should not expect anything favourable out of the ongoing case on 26/11 mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi. Bakshi said that India has to remain strong and ready for against its enemy and should not be dependent on US. He also maintained that India can however insist America to stop funding Pakistan by making strong political moves. The Pakistan government's appeal against the bail to Lakhvi will be heard by a court in Islamabad today. 06-Jan-2015
MHA proposes to set up Investigative Uni New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) proposed to set up Investigative Units on Crimes against Women (IUCAW) in 20 percent of districts in each state. The cost for such units will be shared equally by the state and the Centre. Home Minister Rajnath Singh, in a letter to all the Chief Ministers, stated that there is a need to strengthen various elements of the criminal justice system, namely, investigation, prosecution and trials by courts, to deal with the issue of rise of crimes against women. The Home Minister took to twitter to share the contents of his letter. He tweeted, "Keeping the issue of crimes against women in mind I have written to all state CMs advising them to strengthen the criminal justice system. There is an urgent need to strengthen investigation, prosecution and trials by courts to deal with the issue of crimes against women. MHA has come up with a proposal to set up Investigative Units on Crimes against Women (IUCAW) in 20% of the districts of all the states. The IUCAW will help the investigative machinery of the States in cases like Rape, Dowry Death, Acid Attack and Human Trafficking," he added. 06-Jan-2015
One of two constables accused of raping Bareily, Jan 06 (ANI): One of the two absconding constables accused of raping a minor girl at a police station in Badaun, has been arrested. The second constable accused of the crime is still absconding. The Uttar Pradesh's Special Task Force has been roped in to hunt down the accused. Constable Avanish Yadav was arrested when he was about to board a train for Delhi from Bareilly junction late Monday night. The horrific incident took place on New Year's eve when the 14-year-old girl had stepped out of her house to relieve herself. The girl's mother had alleged that she was abducted by constables Veer Pal Singh Yadav and Avanish Yadav. However, the accused constable denied all charges and demanded probe. Superintendent of Police, Bareily, Rajiv Mehrotra applauded the development in the case and said that the second accused will soon be nabbed. Meanwhile, the Uttar Pradesh government has announced a compensation of Rs five lakh for the victim. 06-Jan-2015
Bear mauls man in Chhattisgarh's Surjapu Surjapur, Jan 06 (ANI): A bear created havoc in a village in Chhattisgarh after it mauled a man. The man was attacked by the bear in the forest area of Surjapur district. The villagers shouted and tried to shoo away the animal but could not save the man. Reportedly, the man was an employee of Chhattisgarh Forest Department. Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (wildlife), Kailash Chandra Bebarta said the bear had attacked many animals before and the villagers were living in fear. The man died on the spot. He was a part of the team that had gone to capture the bear but the team failed in their operation. Forest authorities later shot dead the animal. The victim's body has been sent for post-mortem. 06-Jan-2015
Sony CEO thanks Hollywood studio for sta ROUGH CUT. NO REPORTER NARRATION Sony Corp Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai on Monday (January 5) praised employees and partners of the company's Hollywood movie studio for standing up to " 06-Jan-2015
India face security challenges from neig New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): Chief of integrated Defence Staff Air Marshal PP Reddy said that India faced security challenges from its immediate neighbourhood. Air Marshal Reddy said India has to be prepared for war on both Chinese and Pakistani fronts. He said India needed to be prepared for complete spectrum of conflicts like militant attacks, sub-conventional conflict, intense conventional war and nuclear war. Reddy also blamed China for assisting other countries against India. Meanwhile, security expert Qamar Agha said India should mobilise international community as the Chinese were trying to establish their supremacy in the Indian Ocean, which is a matter of concern for the whole world. Another Security Expert RK Arora said China is technologically ahead of India in terms of weapons and defence industrial base wise. 06-Jan-2015
Pak helping militants to infiltrate in I Bhopal/ Poonch, Jan 06 (ANI): Security expert said that Pakistan was trying to help militants enter India by firing at border posts in Jammu and Kashmir. Indian and Pakistani troops intensified cross-border firing overnight, even as one Indian border guard died in the firing. A senior Indian official with the border security force said they had retaliated against machine gun and mortar attacks on about 60 positions along a more than 200-km (125-mile) stretch of the border. A security expert, SR Sinho said that Pakistan was helping militants infiltrate in Indian Territory as they were planning something big before January 26. Amid the growing hostility, India's security agencies last week declared a nationwide alert to avoid militant strikes in the lead-up to visits by top US diplomat John Kerry and President Barack Obama later in January. Meanwhile, villagers living along the international border in Poonch district condemned the firing. A resident of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), Mohammad Iqbal said firing was not the solution. 06-Jan-2015
Two militants with possible link to Assa Alipurduar, Jan 06 (ANI): Police in West Bengal produced two militants in court after speculations of their possible links to guerilla attacks, which left at least 80 dead last month in Assam, surfaced. The two suspects belonging to the tribal militant group National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) were nabbed late Sunday evening from a bus stop in Alipurduar district of West Bengal, which borders Assam. Police said the two suspects were produced in the court from where they were taken back to Assam on transit remand. According to Jaswal, the suspects identified as Ganga Basamatari (29) and Sajid Narjenari (21), both residents of Assam, were trying to escape through West Bengal after the Indian army declared Operation All Out' to reportedly flush out militants belonging to the NDFB. 06-Jan-2015
Ex-mayor's wife arrested in case of miss The wife of the former mayor of Iguala, Mexico has now been formally arrested in connection with the abduction and possible murder of 43 students. The students went missing in September from the 06-Jan-2015
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