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POLICE RESCUE 24 GIRLS HIDDEN IN A WALL As many as 24 girls were rescued by Mumbai police when it raided a bar in Andheri. 30-Dec-2015
Camera trap system could help fight agai A camera system designed to track wildlife and trap poachers in conservation areas could help protect some of the world's most endangered species, according to the Zoological Society London and their co-developers. 30-Dec-2015
Iraq PM plants flag in Ramadi The Iraqi prime minister's media office issues photos of him visiting Ramadi and planting the national flag after its recapture from IS militants. Rough cut (no reporter narration). 30-Dec-2015
App differentiates a baby's crying sound A Taiwanese research team has invented a new mobile application designed to differentiate between the varying sounds a baby makes when crying. Nathan Frandino reports. 30-Dec-2015
Hindu-Muslim unity seen in mass marriage Surat, Dec 30 (ANI): The mass wedding in the city of Surat was organized with a difference. Under one roof, one could witness marriages according to Hindu and Muslim cultures simultaneously. One could hear chants of both Vedic shlokas at a Hindu marriage and verses from Quran at a Nikah ceremony. Mahesh Sawani, a diamond trader, organized wedding for 151 young couples. The businessman paid for all the expenses, including the wedding trousseau for all the fatherless girls belonging to different religious backgrounds. Sawani has been doing this noble cause for the past several years. The brides were dressed in traditional red and gold embroidered saris and the grooms in long tunics and turbans. The atmosphere was full of gaiety and warmth. Around 1, 00,000 guests joined the mass wedding that was held in a sprawling school ground that was decorated with flowers and lights. Each couple tied the knot in separate porticos set up in the vast ground, where the wedding rituals were performed. A cleric was also arranged for the Nikah ceremony for the girls belonging to the Muslim community. The event represented the confluence of Indian cultures and communities, displaying unity and oneness. 30-Dec-2015
"Chhattisgarh Tapes: Was Assebly Electio Over a year after the BJP got a walkover in an Assembly by-election in Chhattisgarh when the Congress candidate pulled out at the last minute, purported conversations between key political players of that time have emerged that suggest financial inducements could have been offered to make him withdraw from the fray. 30-Dec-2015
Third urs of Sufi saint celebrated by pe Rajouri, Dec 30 (ANI): The third urs of Sufi saint Dil Muhammad was celebrated by people of different faiths in large numbers, setting a perfect example of communal harmony. Various rituals were performed in the memory of the saint. The devotees offered prayers together and participated in all the ceremonies. A community meal was also prepared and served to the devotees during the urs. Dil Muhammad, like other saints, worked above religious lines and forged communal harmony among people. His followers, who belong to different communities, hold him in high regard for his services. The Urs takes place with full spirit and is aimed at maintaining brotherhood, peace and prosperity in the country. 30-Dec-2015
BJP raising Ram Temple issue for 'politi New Delhi, Dec 30 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Sudheendra Bhadauria on Wednesday raised questions on the functioning of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying that the party is raising the issue of Ram Temple as the elections are now approaching. He emphasized that the BJP has been trying to gain political mileage out of the Ram Temple issue. He added that the people of Uttar Pradesh have understood the mechanisms of the BJP. He also alleged that the Samajwadi Party was playing as its partner in crime. 30-Dec-2015
'Unprecedented' security for Rose Parade Authorities in California say this year's Pasadena Rose Parade will take place amid unprecedented security following the San Bernadino shootings. Paul Chapman reports. 30-Dec-2015
Voting starts in CAR presidential polls Voting is under way in Central African Republic's presidential election aimed at ending years of deadly violence. Rough cut (no reporter narration). 30-Dec-2015
INTELLIGENCE RECIEVES TERROR THREAT, PM, Intelligence agencies have issued an alert regarding terror attacks by Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) at various locations in the country during New Year. Intelligence agencies have warned that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Parliament building may be on the radar of the terror group. 30-Dec-2015
IAF MAN WAS COAXED INTO PASSING INFO TO The 30-year-old Indian Air Force official Ranjith KK who was arrested yesterday for passing on sensitive information to suspected ISI agents was coaxed into doing so by a possible ISI spy on Facebook. Ranjith had been contacted by a British journalist Damini McNaught around three years ago and was under the impression that he was working as a ‘defence analyst’. 30-Dec-2015
Ram Temple construction is Govt.'s commi Bengaluru, Dec 30 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday said that building Ram Temple in Ayodhya is a commitment which needs to be fulfilled. He further stated that it was promised by the government in 1994 but due to less majority, things couldn't work out in favour, but now as the government has clear majority, construction should start as soon as possible. 30-Dec-2015
Exemption to odd-even 'challenged' New Delhi, Dec 30 (ANI): Lawyer Joginder Sukheeja, who filed a PIL challenging the exemption of two-wheelers and women drivers from the odd-even rule on Wednesday said that two-wheelers constitutes about 33 percent of the pollution in the national capital and women drivers also contribute to pollution. The court has issued a notice to the Delhi Government lawyer who has accepted it. The case will be tried by the Chief Justice of India on January 6, 2016. 30-Dec-2015
Sonia calls for eliminating caste discri Sivagiri, Dec 30 (ANI): Launching a veiled attack at the BJP-led NDA Government at the Centre, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday urged the people to fight against communal forces using Sree Narayana Guru's teaching and said there is a need to eliminate caste discrimination in the country. The Congress president praised Sree Narayana Guru at the inauguration of annual pilgrimage at Sivagiri Mutt in Kerala. Gandhi said there can be no more betrayal of Sree Narayana Guru's beliefs than attempts to capture his ideology by those who spread bigotry. She stated that Mahatma Gandhi also worked for social equality. 30-Dec-2015
Kejriwal urges people to cooperate with New Delhi, Dec 30 (ANI): While addressing volunteers at Chhatrasal Stadium, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said people who fall under exemption list are telling him that they will participate in the new concept of Odd-Even Formula. Expressing his happiness, he said that this gives support and encouragement to everyone and it will help make the task easy and convenient. He further stated that even the Chief Justice of India wants to follow this concept and is ready for car-pooling. He urged the people to walk hand in hand. 30-Dec-2015
Ten-year old gang raped in Sitapur Sitapur, Dec 30 (ANI): A ten-year old girl was allegedly gang raped in Sitapur today morning. The rapists dumped the girl in the sugarcane field and fled away thinking that she had died. The victim after gaining her conscious narrated the incident to her parents. Additional Superintendent of Police JP Singh said the police had lodged the complaint and sent the victim for the medical examination. Police is further probing into the matter and has started the operation to nab the accused. 30-Dec-2015
Remarkable landmark achieved by Indian N New Delhi, Dec 30 (ANI): The Indian Navy has successfully carried out the maiden test of the long-range Barak-8 surface-to-air missile from INS Kolkata on Wednesday.Navy PRO, Captain DK Sharma on Wednesday said that Indian Navy has achieved a remarkable landmark in the area of long range missile for the safety of warships.He added that the missile has been jointly developed by the India Navy, DRDO and the Israel's Administration for the Development of Weapons and Technological Infrastructure, Elta Systems, Rafael and other companies. 30-Dec-2015
Ram Mandir is not a Political issue in Mahesh Sharma, the Cultural Minister of India has reiterated his party's desire to build Ram Mandir at Ayodhya. The nation's dream is that Ram Mandir should be built soon. He said that his party has already made their views about the subject be known and that they will follow the SC's order and will follow the laws of the land which is why it's taking some time to build the Ram Mandir. He also added that they'd also build a Ramayan museum for which the government has sanctioned Rs 170 crore. 30-Dec-2015
Propylene gas tanker overturns in MP Seoni, Dec 30 (ANI): A propylene gas tanker overturned in Seoni, Madhya Pradesh, on Wednesday. The driver of the tanker sustained injuries and has been admitted to the hospital. The reason for the accident is yet to be known. Further details are awaited. 30-Dec-2015
VIDEO SHOWING YOUNG MAN SLAPPING BIHAR C In a sensational video which has surfaced on social media, a young man can be seen slapping a policeman in Bihar. The cop had allegedly hit the man without any reason. The video was uploaded by a Facebook user on December 25 and has gone viral. 30-Dec-2015
Trump vows to raise campaign spend Republican presidential nomination front-runner Donald Trump says he'll spend at least $2 million a week to bolster his candidacy. Rough cut (no reporter narration). 30-Dec-2015
Satyapal Singh welcomes Govt.'s decision New Delhi, Dec 30 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party MP Satyapal Singh on Wednesday said that it is a matter of joy that the government decided to construct a Ramayana museum at Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh, which would portray the epic journey of Lord Rama. He further stated that in August he wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking him for an international Ramayana Centre to be built in Ayodhya. 30-Dec-2015
SECURITY DRILL ‘OPERATION BLACK ROSE Commandos trooped into two prominent South Delhi malls, a crowded basement shopping complex in the heart of the city and a five-star hotel, causing some moments of panic last night. Until it turned out to be a security drill, codenamed ‘Operation Black Rose’. 30-Dec-2015
Odd-even coordination trial on Dec.31: G New Delhi Dec 30 (ANI): Delhi Transport and Rural Development Minister Gopal Rai on Wednesday said a coordination trial will be conducted on December 31, for two hours from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. wherein it would be decided as to where would the civil defence, traffic police teams and SDM teams would be deployed.He asserted that this trial would not create any inconvenience for the public. 30-Dec-2015
Ban on hardliners to keep check on commu Bengaluru, Dec 30 (ANI): Director General of Police Om Prakash said the ban on the entry of radicals was a decision taken by a senior police officer to keep a check on the communal situation in Karnataka. He said there was no hidden agenda and the Karnataka Police was taking every possible measure to combat the law and order condition. Karnataka Home Minister Dr. G. Parameshwara said that they were trying to protect the people of Karnataka and create peace and harmony in the society. 30-Dec-2015
Railway Police on High Alert for New Yea Railway Police on High Alert for New Year's Celebration 30-Dec-2015
Controversial Updates in Hindi Magazine Controversial Updates in Hindi Magazine of Congress 30-Dec-2015
Shankracharya controversy watch latest v Unusual confrontation is building up ever since Shankaracharya of Badrika Ashram.The conflict is relatated to Property. 30-Dec-2015
Delhi Put onTerror Alert on eve of New Y Police forces in Delhi put on high alert after intelligence agencies reported threat of terror attacks. According to intelligence inputs, terrorist may target public places, tourist spots, iconic buildings, and places of worship in these cities, said Police sources. 30-Dec-2015
DELHI CM KEJRIWAL REFUSES TO BUDGE ON DD Daring the Centre, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said he would go ahead with the Commission of Inquiry into the alleged corruption in the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) even if the Centre signals a red flag. 30-Dec-2015
Mock drill in Delhi ahead of New Year New Delhi, Dec 30 (ANI): The Delhi Police conducted massive mock drills in the national capital ahead of the New Year celebrations. A number of prominent Delhi malls and shopping complexes were evacuated during this drill. The Delhi Police held a mock drill at Eros International Hotel. Meanwhile, the Information Bureau has given alert of a potential terrorist attack on major cities on the eve of New Year. 30-Dec-2015
Counting of votes begins in Telangana Hyderabad, Dec 30 (ANI): The counting of votes for the six legislative council seats from the local authorities constituencies has begun in Telangana today. A total of 19 candidates contested from six seats in four districts of the state. Polling was held on December 26 for two constituencies each in Mahabubnagar and Rangareddy Districts and one each in Khammam and Nalgonda Districts, as part of the biennial elections for the legislative council from local authorities constituencies. 30-Dec-2015
DDCA MAN TOLD PLAYER’S MOM TO REACH HI The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) mess has got murkier with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal alleging in a television interview that a DDCA official had texted the mother of a junior cricketer to come to his place at night for her son to be selected. 30-Dec-2015
Kejriwal takes pledge to combat air poll New Delhi, Dec 30 (ANI): Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday addressed the students of Rajkiya Pratibha Vikas Vidyalaya and took a pledge with the students in combating air pollution in the national capital. He talked about various measures that are being taken by the Delhi government to check the rising pollution levels in the city. He said the government would start vacuum cleaning the streets around April, like it is done in Europe. The other step taken by the Delhi government was of changing the timings of the entry of heavy vehicles from 9pm to 11pm at night. Kejriwal also mentioned that a new lane was being created in and around Delhi, so as to ease the passage of non-Delhi vehicles. 30-Dec-2015
TWO INDIAN FIRMS TO SUPPLY 50,000 BULLET The Defence ministry has decided that Tata Advanced Materials and MKU, the two Indian contenders shortlisted for supplying 50,000 bulletproof jackets, will supply 25,000 such jackets each. The decision is aimed at faster procurement of these jackets for jawans. 30-Dec-2015
BJP will build Ram Mandir in Ayodha: SP Mahesh Sharma, the Cultural Minister of India has reiterated his party's desire to build Ram Mandir at Ayodhya. The nation's dream is that Ram Mandir should be built soon. He said that his party has already made their views about the subject be known and that they will follow the SC's order and will follow the laws of the land which is why it's taking some time to build the Ram Mandir. He also added that they'd also build a Ramayan museum for which the government has sanctioned Rs 170 crore. 30-Dec-2015
BJP will build Ram Mandir in Ayodha: Con Mahesh Sharma, the Cultural Minister of India has reiterated his party's desire to build Ram Mandir at Ayodhya. The nation's dream is that Ram Mandir should be built soon. He said that his party has already made their views about the subject be known and that they will follow the SC's order and will follow the laws of the land which is why it's taking some time to build the Ram Mandir. He also added that they'd also build a Ramayan museum for which the government has sanctioned Rs 170 crore. 30-Dec-2015
Chhattisgarh Tapes: Was Assebly Election Over a year after the BJP got a walkover in an Assembly by-election in Chhattisgarh when the Congress candidate pulled out at the last minute, purported conversations between key political players of that time have emerged that suggest financial inducements could have been offered to make him withdraw from the fray. 30-Dec-2015
Chilean architecture stands test of eart There is no such thing as zero risk in an earthquake, but Chilean architects have become masters at getting as close as possible thanks to anti-quake measures like base isolation and energy dissipation. 30-Dec-2015
'Affluenza' teen faces US return Preparations are underway to take back to the U.S. "affluenza teen" Ethan Couch who fled with his mother to Mexico to avoid possible jail time. Paul Chapman reports. 30-Dec-2015
British Muslim couple convicted of terro British Muslim couple convicted of terror conspiracy 30-Dec-2015
Andheri Lotus bar raided, 24 girls arres MUMBAI: The Social Service Branch ( SS Branch) along with the Andheri police raided the Lotus Bar in Andheri East and arrested several persons, including 24 girls, for running a prostitution racket and a dance bar under the pretext of serving liquor. The raid took place in the mid night at the bar located in Andheri East. The police, under relevant sections of the Prevention of Immoral Trafficking Act ( PITA) arrested the girls and took the Police station. For latest breaking news, other top stories log on to: http://www.samaylive.com/ http://www.saharasamay.com/ https://www.youtube.com/user/Samaylivenews/videos Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/samaynewschanel Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/samaynewschannel/ 30-Dec-2015
Tibetan PM hits out at China over its ti Dharamsala, Dec 27 (ANI): Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile, Lobsang Sangay hit out at China after media reported about growing ties between Beijing and a Buddhist religious sect, whose members have organised protests against the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, globally. Sangay said Beijing was using Shugden community to divide the Tibetan society. The protesters are members of a sect that worships Dorje Shugden, a deity its devotees revere as a protector. The Dalai Lama discourages the practice, advising his followers that Dorje Shugden is a malevolent spirit. The Shugden worshippers accuse the Tibetan spiritual leader of persecuting them for their beliefs. The Dalai Lama has set up Tibetan government-in-exile in Dharamsala. 30-Dec-2015
Pataki drops presidential nomination bid Former New York governor George Pataki announces his long-shot bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination is over. Rough cut (no reporter narration). 30-Dec-2015
First broad gauge engine touches Tripura Dharmanagar, Dec 30 (ANI): 69-year long dream of the people of the landlocked state came true when the first broad gauge engine arrived at Dharmanagar Railway Station of Tripura. Thousands of people were seen waiting for long hours, right from the morning to welcome the BG engine along with the NFR team. A local said, "It is the first time that broad gauge engine has arrived here today." Since morning, people of Dharmanagar have arrived here to express their joy and feeling. People have been waiting for several hours along with their family members to witness the arriving first broad gauge train engine. 30-Dec-2015
HAL ties with Russia to manufacture Kamo New Delhi, Dec 30 (ANI): Russia's Rostech State Corporation has tied up with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to manufacture at least 200 Kamov 226T light helicopters in a deal estimated to be worth 1 billion USD under the 'Make in India' initiative. The Kamov will replace the ageing fleet of Cheetah and Chetak. During Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visit to Moscow, an agreement was signed between the two countries on cooperation in the field of helicopter manufacturing. 30-Dec-2015
2 bogies of a goods train derail in Amba Ambala, Dec 30 (ANI): Two bogies of a Ludhiana goods train derailed near Ambala Cantonment railway station disrupting the rail traffic on Ambala's Ludhiana section for some time. Divisional Rail Manager Dinesh Kumar said an enquiry has been set up to know the cause of the accident. The rail traffic has been brought to a halt for the time being and trains have been diverted from the route. 30-Dec-2015
Mob thrashes police for asking for bribe Vadodara, Dec 30 (ANI): Locals in Vadodara clashed with policemen on Wednesday morning. The people there claimed that the Police was asking for bribe from a motorist. The mob dragged and thrashed a police, and thereafter vandalized public properties. Thereafter, the crowd turned violent and burnt a vehicle. 30-Dec-2015
Maize crop destroyed due to drought cond Solapur, Dec 30 (ANI): Farmers in the Solapur District of Maharashtra were tearful after their maize crops were destroyed due to drought. Maize forms an important crop in Solapur. Farmers claimed the reason behind the failure of crops was shortage of water. Farmers have been asking the government for assistance but till now no help has been rendered. Survival for the farmers has become a tough issue in this region due to scarcity of water. 30-Dec-2015
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