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Veteran Actor Anupam Kher Appointed As New FTII Chairman

Veteran Actor Anupam Kher Appointed As New FTII Chairman Previously, Kher has headed the Censor Board and the National School of Drama. In March this year, Chauhan ceased to be the chairman of the institute. He is very capable of (being FTII head). Since its inception in 1960, the institute has become India's premier film and television institute, with its alumni becoming technicians, actors and directors in the film and television industry. [Full Article...]

Govt tells Supreme Court it plans law on euthanasia

Govt tells Supreme Court it plans law on euthanasia The petitioner has argued that a " living will " gives the patient the Right to die peacefully, which is part of the Right to Life guaranteed by the Constitution under Article 21. Appearing for Common Cause, counsel Prashant Bhushan, referring to the position stated by Narasimha, said that in that case , existence of " living will " was only an authorisation to withdraw all life saving medical su... [Full Article...]

Ex-TMC leader Mukul Roy quits Rajya Sabha

Ex-TMC leader Mukul Roy quits Rajya Sabha He further said members in a party should be comrades and not servants. "It is a strategical decision known to Mamatadi", Mukul Roy said on his decision. "With heavy heart and heavy pain, I am compelled to submit my resignation", Roy told media later on Wednesday. However, after resignation Mukul Roy gave no real hint about his political future. [Full Article...]

Honeypreet confesses to inciting violence

Honeypreet confesses to inciting violence She was arrested on 4th October after which the Panchkula Court ordered six days police remand, and now the court has extended it to 3 more days. The police also believe that she could be aware of the unaccounted cash that was taken to an undisclosed location after the conviction of Dera chief. [Full Article...]

Sushma helps Russian tourist begging for alms

Sushma helps Russian tourist begging for alms During his stay in Kancheepuram, he went to an ATM kiosk to withdraw money but his ATM card's PIN got locked. After visiting a few temples, Evangelin tried to withdraw some money from an ATM but realised that he had exhausted all of his money. [Full Article...]

North Korea hackers 'steal US-South Korea war plan'

North Korea hackers 'steal US-South Korea war plan' U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said last weekend that Washington was directly communicating with the North on its weapons programs but that it had shown no interest in dialogue. South Korean lawmaker Lee Cheol-hee said that North Korean hackers have stolen classified military documents , including the USA and South Korea's most current war plans and plans to kill Kim Jong Un , the Fi... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump to make 'scaled-down visit to United Kingdom next year'

Donald Trump to make 'scaled-down visit to United Kingdom next year' The "working visit" would not feature the pomp of a state visit and is likely to be part of an worldwide tour by Mr Trump rather than a trip focused exclusively on the United Kingdom, according to the newspaper. Her Majesty usually lists all formal visits for the coming year, but pointedly did not include the US President's trip. It followed claims that he was anxious about mass street protests ... [Full Article...]

Hogan Gidley joining White House as deputy press secretary

Hogan Gidley joining White House as deputy press secretary The planned announcement already has led to growing political unity within Iran , as both reformists who want better ties with the West and hardliners who are hostile toward the usa see Trump as a threat. That's how I kind of grew up playing hockey. Spicer resigned from the White House in July. After criticizing National Football League players, President Donald Trump mostly stuck to hockey i... [Full Article...]

Turkey presses U.S. to reverse visa suspensions

Turkey presses U.S. to reverse visa suspensions The U.S. Mission to Turkey has announced that it has suspended all nonimmigrant (temporary) visa processing at posts in Turkey. The Turkish Embassy in Washington retaliated immediately by issuing a similar statement that mirrored the one by the US. [Full Article...]

China protests US Navy sailing near South China Sea

China protests US Navy sailing near South China Sea The USS Chafee, an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, did not come within 12 miles of any individual islands - a distance China considers territorial waters - but did enter the "straight baseline" that Beijing claims around the island group, according to the officials. [Full Article...]

Solar scam: Case to be taken against Oommen Chandy and Thiruvanchoor

Solar scam: Case to be taken against Oommen Chandy and Thiruvanchoor Pinarayi said in the press meet that the commission after its investigation found that former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and his staff members are involved in the scam. Oommen Chandy's former office staff - Tenny Joppen, Jikkumon Joseph, Salim Raj and Kuruvila in Delhi - will also face criminal charges. Cases will also be registered against former minister Aryadan Muhammed, Thampanoor Ravi and... [Full Article...]

Sydney real estate agent wrestles shark out of pool

Sydney real estate agent wrestles shark out of pool The video shows Ms Hatheier swimming in the pool when she notices the shark swimming beneath her. The video was uploaded to Facebook where it's been viewed more than nine thousand times. Her mum had spotted the shark in the pool and but when she saw it was a little Port Jackson she thought it would be fine. "I herded him into the shallows, got him between my knees and just lifted him out", H... [Full Article...]

Indian Navy sacks sailor for for changing gender

Indian Navy sacks sailor for for changing gender The Navy, which served the discharge letter on Giri on Friday, said "he was administratively discharged from service by invoking the clause of " Service No Longer Required " under the Navy Regulations" after the defence ministry's approval. [Full Article...]

Indian Supreme Court declares sex with underage wife as rape

Indian Supreme Court declares sex with underage wife as rape The Public Interest Litigation demanded to declare such acts as rape. "It violates bodily integrity of the girl child", said the court. Justice Gupta, who wrote a separate but concurrent verdict, said the age of marriage was 18 in all laws and the exception clause was "capricious, arbitrary and violates the rights of a girl child". [Full Article...]

Democratic Senator Feinstein, 84, 'all in' on re-election

California Democrats until recently appeared on a almost endless wait to rise in political circles - with Feinstein and fellow Democrat Barbara Boxer as the state's long-standing US senators and fellow party member Jerry Brown serving four straight terms as governor. [Full Article...]

Family leaves 3-year-old behind overnight at corn maze

Family leaves 3-year-old behind overnight at corn maze The Crazy Corn Maze in Utah from above. After asking guests about the found child, the boy was taken to the Utah Division of Child and Family Services, according to KUTV . Police told the parents that DCFS had the boy. "She said she believed she might have left him at the corn maze there", Monson said. Officials said the child and his family live in a home shared with other families. [Full Article...]

Air Force Command Credits Pres. Trump For Uptick in New Afghan Airstrikes

The latest airstrikes in Badakhshan were carried out as nearly two months are passing from the announcement of the new United States strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia. In this image provided by the U.S. Air Force, a U.S. Air Force B1-B Lancer pulls away from a KC-135 Stratotanker after refueling during a mission from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, into Japanese air space on August 31, 2017. [Full Article...]

Mother, 4 children killed in crash near Salem; suspect arrested

Mother, 4 children killed in crash near Salem; suspect arrested Garcia suffered only minor injuries following the collision. The preliminary investigation indicates a northbound Land Rover, driven by Favian R. Garcia, 27, from Gervais, and a southbound Buick Century, occupied by Medrano-Perez and her children, collided head-on while the two drivers were negotiating a corner. [Full Article...]

Navy relieves of duties top officers of wrecked USS John S. McCain

USS seventh fleet said in a statement released on Wednesday, October 11 that the commanding officer had exercised poor judgement, along with the executive officer whose leadership skills were compromised during the ship's training programme. [Full Article...]

The cop who forcefully dragged, handcuffed and arrested Utah nurse has fired

The cop who forcefully dragged, handcuffed and arrested Utah nurse has fired Brown faulted Payne for, among other things, not seeking to de-escalate his confrontation with Wubbels by taking his demands to her supervisor. Detective Jeff Payne was axed after an internal investigation found he violated department policies when he arrested nurse Alex Wubbels and dragged her screaming from the hospital , a police spokesman say. [Full Article...]


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