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Lebanon bomb blast kills one, wounds 11 A bomb exploded in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley on Wednesday, killing one person and injuring at least 11 others, according to the Red Cross. Nathan Frandino reports. 31-Aug-2016
"Because of their fear, they are willing A Taliban source says release of a video showing a U.S. and a Canadian citizen held hostage by the Taliban is designed to pressure the Afghan government not to impose the death sentence on the son of a feared militant leader. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) 31-Aug-2016
Wake up and smell your alarm clock An olfactory alarm clock that uses air diffusion to wake you up gradually has been launched at Berlin's IFA consumer technology show. Jim Drury reports. 31-Aug-2016
Thousands take part in Spanish tomato fi More than 20,000 people descend on the Spanish town of Bunol for the annual 'Tomatina' food fight, now in its 71st year. 31-Aug-2016
John Kerry calls on PM Narendra Modi New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): US secretary of State John Kerry met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence 7 RCR in New Delhi on Wednesday. The US Secretary of State also had to cancel his scheduled trip to three religious places in the capital after it rained ferociously this morning. Kerry's two-day trip to New Delhi focused on pushing for better military cooperation and increasing trade between the two countries. 31-Aug-2016
French Olympic walker Diniz eyes world t France's 50km race walking world record holder Yohann Diniz who was hailed as a hero in Rio for finishing the race despite collapsing twice because of dehydration and stomach problems, is contemplating future races around the world. 31-Aug-2016
Pakistan had rejected UN Security Counci New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): For decades Pakistan has portrayed India as the country that has not abided by the UN Security Council Resolution 47 of April 1948. But in reality, Pakistan had rejected the UN resolution, the very resolution it swears by now. It never wanted that plebiscite or self determination be exercised by Kashmiris, just as Mohammed Ali Jinnahhad had earlier rejected Lord Mountbatten's suggestion in November 1947 for a plebiscite in the state. Pakistan was to be given no role in this since Maharaja Hari Singh had already acceded to India under the terms of the Independence Act. Ever since then, Pakistan has violated the norms by not just stationing troops in the areas illegally, but signed deals with China with respect to territory that belongs to Jammu and Kashmir. The resolution proposed three essential steps in sequential order. First, Pakistan must withdraw all its forces and tribesmen that had invaded Jammu and Kashmir and then help create conditions for people to express their choice without fear by not sending men and material into the state. After this, the Government of India would take steps to gradually withdraw its forces, but would be allowed to retain adequate troops for law and order in the state. India with its machinery would then be responsible f 31-Aug-2016
One step ahead! Bhopal student discovers Bhopal, Aug 31 (ANI): While on one side Whatsapp team is planning to make free calls on landline, a school student from Delhi Public School in Bhopal, Shashwat Singh Chohan, did it in a blink of eye. Shashwat's father who was unaware of his son's innovation at first scolded him for doing so but later appreciated his son's new endeavour. With Shashwat's innovation prior to Whatsapp, this would result in substantially lower charges for voice calls, which would be billed as per data usage. 31-Aug-2016
Can't talk about report's contents: Just Chandigarh, Aug 31 (ANI): Justice S.N. Dhingra, who was probing the grant of licences for change in land use (CLU) in four villages of Gurgaon, including the licence granted to a company owned by Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, submitted its report to the Haryana Government on Wednesday. Speaking about the inferences drawn from the commission's report, Justice Dhingra said he couldn't talk about contents of the report, until the state government decides to make the content public. He said that his mandate was to inquire about the irregularities in grant of licenses. Justice Dhingra added that the 182 page report, which he has submitted, talks about the irregularities and the people involved in it. 31-Aug-2016
Torrential monsoon rains bring Indian ca Hours of heavy monsoon downpour and thunderstorms bring life in the Indian capital to a grinding halt as hundreds of thousands of commuters were stranded on waterlogged roads across the region. 31-Aug-2016
Record number of migrants rescued in Med About 6,500 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean on August 29, one of the busiest days of life-saving for rescue operations in recent years. 31-Aug-2016
Fight against sexual harassment in Egypt Eight years after the first woman in Egypt won a conviction against a man for sexual harassment, activists and lawyers see progress in transforming attitudes and more harassers being jailed. 31-Aug-2016
4 killed as wall collapses due to heavy Hyderabad, Aug 31 (ANI): It was raining cats and dogs in Hyderabad on Wednesday morning which led to a wall collapse in Vanasthalipuram where at least four people were killed under the debris. At another place in the city, people were seen pushing cars out of water-logged basement. Continuous downpour in Hyderabad caused severe traffic snarls across the city. Roads were waterlogged and several areas were filled with water, affecting vehicular movement. 31-Aug-2016
Two transgenders thrashed by youth, prob Malkangiri, Aug 31 (ANI): A probe into the alleged thrashing of two transgenders by some youths at Nayakguda in Odisha’s Malkangiri district began by the Mathili BDO and IIC. A preliminary investigation has revealed that the transgenders had asked for money from the youths when the latter were returning from Mathili market in a bus. In a fit of rage, the youths attacked them. 31-Aug-2016
Supreme Court cancels Singur land deal New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): In a major setback, the Supreme Court on Wednesday cancelled the deal between former Left government and the Tata Motors in West Bengal’s Singur district. The court has directed the government to handover the 1,000 acres of disputed land to its owners. In 2006, then government gave the land to Tata Motors for establishing up a Nano car manufacturing plant. Following protests from the Trinamool Congress Party, the project was shelved and the matter was moved to the Calcutta High Court. Later, the case moved to the apex court. 31-Aug-2016
Unidentified gunmen open fire in school, Rohtak (Haryana), Aug 31 (ANI): A teacher died and another was injured when some unidentified men opened fire at a government school in Bhairan village of Haryana’s Rohtak District. The school teacher, Dharmendra, died on the way to the hospital while Neeraj, a lady teacher, was injured during the incident that took place yesterday. A probe is underway in this regard. 31-Aug-2016
Exiled Tibetan entrepreneurs attend busi Dharamshala, Aug 31 (ANI): Exiled Tibetan entrepreneurs gathered in Dharamsala for a business conference aimed at connecting them to their counterparts across the world. The conference, titled ‘Tibetan Game Changers Conference’, was inaugurated by Prime minister of Tibetan government-in-exile, Lobsang Sangay. Secretary of Department of Finance, Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), Norbu Dorjee said the conference helped to cultivate ideas of economic development through entrepreneurship. At least 80 Tibetan entrepreneurs, including clothing designers, cycling tour managers, photographers, coaching institute managers, retailers and tour operators participated in the conference. According to Tibetan government-in-exile, the community will be self-reliant in the coming 15-20 years with zero dependence on foreign contributions. 31-Aug-2016
Watch: How rainwater makes condition of Gurgaon/Dehradun/Hyderabad/New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): Heavy downpour brought life to a standstill in many parts of the nation. The condition of roads was deplorable in Gurgaon, Dehradun, Hyderabad and the national capital. 31-Aug-2016
Norwegian ship rescues over 1000 migrant A baby is among over 1000 mostly African migrants rescued by a Norwegian ship off the coast of Libya. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 31-Aug-2016
First U.S.-Cuba scheduled flight in deca The first regularly scheduled commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than half a century is set to depart on Wednesday, starting a new chapter in the Obama administration's bid to open trade and travel with the former Cold War foe. Nathan Frandino reports. 31-Aug-2016
Shanghai bans electric scooters and Segw Shanghai has resumed its crackdown on electric scooters and Segways due to safety concerns after a ban two years ago was largely ignored. 31-Aug-2016
In Iraq, world's biggest cemetery expand The Wadi al-Salam cemetery in the Shi'ite holy city of Najaf is growing at double its usual rate as Iraq's death toll climbs with the fight against Islamic State. 31-Aug-2016
Ceremony for Philippine troops killed in The Philippines holds a military ceremony for 15 soldiers killed in a clash with the Abu Sayyaf Islamic extremist group. 31-Aug-2016
911 calls released from night of Orlando People hid in the bathroom of Pulse Nightclub and texted their friends to tell them they were afraid they were going to die, according to 911 calls made on the night of the Orlando shooting. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 31-Aug-2016
Syria rejects UN probe blaming regime fo Syria rejects the findings of a UN-led investigation that blamed President Bashar al-Assad's forces for chlorine gas attacks, saying there was no physical evidence to support the conclusions. 31-Aug-2016
Refugees arrive in Sicily Refugees rescued at sea arrive in Sicily as the number of migrants arriving increases in recent days. Julie Noce reports. 31-Aug-2016
JOHN KERRY GETS A TASTE OF INDIAN TRAFFI Very similar to his experiences when he arrived in India on first day, US Secretary of State, John Kerry was once again caught in a traffic jam in the capital. 31-Aug-2016
Kerry asks Pakistan to do more in combat New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): US Secretary of State John Kerry made it clear that Pakistan had a lot more to do when it came to combating terrorism. He hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s efforts in normalising the tension between the two neighbouring nations. He said that there have been communication but it is clear that Pakistan has work to do in order to push harder against its indigenous groups that are engaged in terrorist activities. Kerry said Pakistan must do away with non-state actors and disruptors who were not only affecting Indo-Pak relationship but are also hindering the efforts of US to achieve peace and stability in Afghanistan. Kerry further added that the brunt of terrorism is being faced even by Pakistan itself which has suffered greatly with more than 50,000 people being killed. The US Secretary of State also validated his arguments by rightly pointing that the activities of the extremists bring a bad name to the Islam religion. 31-Aug-2016
Iraqi town battes raging fires left by I Residents of the Iraqi town of Qayyarah, south of Mosul, battle fires from nearby oil wells lit by IS jihadists before being pushed out, as crude oil fills the street. 31-Aug-2016
Brazil Senate braces for Rousseff impeac Brazil's Senate is to vote on stripping Dilma Rousseff of the presidency in a dramatic impeachment trial set to end 13 years of leftist rule over Latin America's biggest country. 31-Aug-2016
Watch: John Kerry’s motorcade wades at New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): US Secretary of state John Kerry’s cavalcade on Wednesday moved at snail’s pace when he left IIT-Delhi after his address at the institute. 31-Aug-2016
John Kerry calls for deeper Indo-US ties New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): Asserting on the importance of deep Indo-US ties, United States Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday said deep cooperation between the two countries not only matters to them but also to the world. He added that when countries across the world use force to solve disputes, India and US have together chosen the path of ‘rule of law’ and the norms of the ‘international community.’ The US legislator further said it is important to show respect to international order and lend support to regional stability and prosperity. Kerry was delivering a speech at Indian Institute of Technology in the national capital. 31-Aug-2016
Watch: John Kerry asks IITians if they c New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): Tickling a funny bone about the extreme downpour in the national capital this morning, US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday asked IIT-Delhi students whether they came on boats to hear him. He added that he was honoured to be at IIT-Delhi. 31-Aug-2016
GURUJAM RETURNS TO HAUNT PEOPLE Delhi and adjoining areas have woken up to heavy rains and thunderstorm. Rains have caused major problem in Gurugram with several traffic snarls which have affected transport networks. The MET department has said the NCR region is experiencing moderate thunderstorms which will continue for the next few days. Flight operations have also taken a hit with bad weather. 31-Aug-2016
Typhoon Lionrock kills 11 in Japan: loca Japanese media report 11 people killed as Typhoon Lionrock brings heavy rain and flooding to Northern Japan. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 31-Aug-2016
Malaysia marks 59th National Day Malaysia celebrates its 59th National Day to commemorate the independence of the Federation of Malaya from British rule in 1957. 31-Aug-2016
Nick Mason attends Pink Floyd exhibition A major Pink Floyd exhibition is set to be held at a London museum next year. Rough cut (no reporter narration). 31-Aug-2016
Chris Christie grooves at Springsteen co New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a long-time fan of The Boss, dances the night away at Bruce Springsteen's MetLife Stadium concert. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 31-Aug-2016
Late singer Selena gets waxwork Slain singer Selena Quintanilla has had a waxwork in her likeness unvelied in Madame Tussards in Hollywood, after a fan petition called for it. Saskia O'Donoghue reports. 31-Aug-2016
Larger than life roles are easy to portr New Delhi, Aug.31 (ANI): Nawazuddin Siddiqui believes that playing a larger than life role on silver screen is extremely easy. The actor, in an interview to a leading daily, said that for him, the most difficult role is to play a common man in the film or to portray a grey shaded role. Further, the ‘Raman Raghav’ actor said that the industry tends to use the hit formula which is to make films on comedy, romance or action. He added that industry does not explore other emotions which he believes are more difficult to perform on screen. Nawazuddin, who is gearing up for release of his upcoming film ‘Freaky Ali’, feels fortunate that he is getting to work on different concepts with talented actors and directors. The actor has many upcoming projects which includes ‘Raees’, ‘Manto’ and ‘Munna Michael’. 31-Aug-2016
Remo D’souza worried about audience re New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): National Award winning choreographer and director Remo D’souza’s recent release ‘A Flying Jatt’ starring Tiger Shroff, Jacqueline Fernandez and Nathan Jones has not been able to fly high at the box-office. At an event in Mumbai, Remo said the slow start to his film has got him a little worried about it. Meanwhile, the box-office numbers reveal a sad story for the actors and the filmmaker. The film, which released on August 26, is struggling to survive at the box-office and has been able to collect only Rs. 31.95 crore in the country so far. 31-Aug-2016
'Anthropoid' premiere hits London Stars of new film 'Anthropoid' hit the red carpet in London for the UK premiere of the war film. Saskia O'Donoghue reports. 31-Aug-2016
WAIT TOO LONG: SRK’S NEXT WITH ANAND L Even a rumour about Shah Rukh Khan's next film creates enough excitement to send his fans into a tizzy, so one can imagine when the man himself spills the beans on his next film, how crazy his fans would go. Here we are talking about SRK's next with acclaimed director Aanand L Rai. 31-Aug-2016
FOR DHONI BIOPIC, SUSHANT PLAYED ON SAME Sushant Singh Rajput left no stone unturned in preparing for his role in 'MS Dhoni : The Untold Story'. Besides spending hours studying the Indian cricketer's playing style and behaviour during the game, the actor dedicated a lot of time to practise his shots on the ground, particularly his famous 'helicopter shot'. 31-Aug-2016
‘I LOVE YOU K K K KIRAN’: SRK’S D Filmmaker Yash Chopra’s 1993 psychological thriller “Darr”, which earned superstar Shah Rukh Khan the tag of an ‘anti-hero’, is making a comeback as a web series. “Darr: A Violent Love Story” also starred Sunny Deol and Juhi Chawla in the lead roles. The film was about an obsessive lover Rahul played by SRK, who creates havoc in the happily life of Kiran and Sunil played by Juhi and Sunny respectively. 31-Aug-2016
‘Happy Bhaag Jayegi’ to have a seque New Delhi, Aug. 31 (ANI): The makers of Abhay Deol and Diana Penty starrer ‘Happy Bhaag Jayegi’ are planning for the film’s sequel. The film, which released on August 18 this year, might not have been able to gain immense love at the box-office but the makers are pretty satisfied with the response and are looking to start its sequel shoot as soon as possible. The director of the film, Muddassar Aziz, in an interview to a leading daily, said the producers of the film, Anand L.Rai and Krishika Lulla, have given a go ahead to the idea and now they are just working on how to take the script forward. While the sequel is on cards, there is no news from the makers on the cast of the film. Besides Abhay and Diana, ‘Happy Bhaag Jaayegi’ also featured Jimmy Shergill, Ali Fazal and Momal Sheikh in the lead roles. 31-Aug-2016
SOORAJ LIKES STUDIO APARTMENTS, NOT COMF Sooraj Pancholi has been an Andheri boy since childhood and it has been out of choice. Given the choice of buying his own place someday, he’d pick Pali Hill in Bandra but he’d like a small space regardless, said the ‘Hero’ actor. 31-Aug-2016
BIPASHA REFUSED APPEARANCE AT EVENT, THI It was recently reported that Bipasha Basu Singh Grover, who was supposed to make an appearance at an event in Pune, refused to do so, leaving the organisers in the lurch. However, her spokesperson has revealed that there is more to this story, and that the actor is miffed with these rumours. 31-Aug-2016
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