It's unfair to put pressure of motherhood on people: Jennifer Aniston

New Delhi, August 28 (ANI): Jennifer Aniston feels that it's unfair when people start expecting women to get married or embrace motherhood, and build an unsaid pressure. She said that she could feel the pressure building on her, but just because she didn't have a "checklist" for these things or hadn't had a child yet, didn't mean she had failed as a woman, a leading daily reported. She added that she thinks she had experienced 3 periods of adolescence, facing and overcoming challenges in life, and felt thankful to her "incredible evolution." Aug 28, 2014

Aamir Khans Satyamev Jayate' is back!

Mumbai, August 28 (ANI): Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan is all set to launch the third season of his popular talk show, 'Satyamev Jayate'. He made this announcement on Wednesday in India’s showbiz capital Mumbai recently. The new season will go on air on 21st September and will consist of six episodes. The last two seasons of the show, which revolved around social issues like female foeticide, dowry, domestic violence and sexual abuse, received an overwhelming response from viewers. He said that his team tries to bring a change in society from the very grassroots. 'Satyamev Jayate', was first launched in May 2012 and has transformed Aamir's public image from an actor to crusader. Aug 28, 2014

Women Activists condemn TMC MLA Deepak Haldar's rape remark

New Delhi, Aug 28 (ANI): Women activists, on Thursday, condemned the controversial rape remark by TMC MLA Deepak Haldar. Haldar had said in his speech on Wednesday that as long as Earth is there, rapes will continue to happen. Human Rights Activist Teesta Setalvad said that such statements encourage criminals which should not happen. NCW member Shamina Shafiq said that such statements from political leaders, shows the patriarchal mindset of leaders who run the nation and it is condemnable. Aug 28, 2014

Law will take its course: Sadananda Gowda on his son's case

Kochi, Aug 28 (ANI): Union Minister of Railways, Sadananda Gowda, on Thursday reacted to the controversy sparked against his son Karthik Gowda. A case has been registered against Karthik Gowda by a woman, claiming to be his wife, for not accepting him and getting married to another woman. Sadananda Gowda said he will be the last person to interfere in this case legally. Aug 28, 2014

Local police recover landmine and rifle in Lalgarh

Lalgarh, Aug 28 (ANI): Local police in West Bengal recovered a landmine along with a rifle near Lalgarh village in west Midnapur district. Police officials said that it was not clear how the mine had got there. The landmine which was placed near a canal leading to Lalgarh was later defused. The village caught media attention in November 2008 when guerilla Maoists launched an attack on police forces and cadres of the political party, Communist Party of India -Marxist (CPI-M). In 2009, Operation Lalgarh was launched by security forces to smoke out the Maoists from the region. Aug 28, 2014

Resolution on Indo-Pak talks passed in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly

Srinagar, Aug 28 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution on Indo-Pak talks which urges the Central government to resume its talks with the neighbouring nation. The resolution passed unanimously by the Legislative Council via a voice vote says the state government must urge the union government to resume Indo-Pak dialogue to maintain peace in region, especially in Jammu and Kashmir. National Conference leader Devender Singh Rana said that the resolution has been passed unanimously and urges government to take effective steps to resolve violations on LoC, besides taking steps to ensure rehabilitation of victims of LoC firing. Aug 28, 2014

Breach in embankment submerges villages in Cooch Behar

Cooch Behar, Aug 28 (ANI): Breach of embankment of river Kalyani submerged several villages in Cooch Behar district of West Bengal forcing people to leave for safer places as flood water streamed through hearth and home. The incessant rainfall and flood resulted in loss of property in the villages of Natabari, Chilakhana and Bhuchumari. The overflow of river water also damaged acres of farmland. Similar conditions prevailed in Siliguri town in Darjeeling district of the state which received 150mm rainfall on August 26 which triggered a flood-like situation disrupting normal life. Aug 28, 2014

Richa Chadda makes it to the cover page of Maxim Magazine

Mumbai, August 28 (ANI): Bollywood sensation Richa Chadda has made it to the cover page of Maxim Magazine's September issue and the actress was spotted at the launch event in Mumbai recently. Speaking on the occasion Richa said she was nervous before the shoot but managed later on. Dressed aptly for the occasion Richa looked pretty in her pink floral dress. Aug 28, 2014

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to film 'crazy sex scene' for 'By the Sea'

New Delhi, August 28 (ANI): Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will be filming a "crazy sex scene" for their Next film ' By the Sea'. The film, which is written and directed by the 'Salt' star, will see the pair share some "crazy sex scenes" in the movie, which has begun shooting in the Republic of Malta, a US Magazine reported. Jolie, who had last paired on-screen with Pitt in ' Mr. and Mrs. Smith ', had previously revealed her plans to retire from acting, so this film, which is slated to release in 2015, may be her final role. Aug 28, 2014

Next CM of Haryana will be from BJP: Shahnawaz Hussain

New Delhi, Aug 28 (ANI): Ahead of the Assembly elections in the state, Kuldeep Bishnoi-led Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC-BL) on Thursday snapped its ties with BJP, putting an end to the prolonged tussle between the two parties which have been in an alliance for three years now. Meanwhile, reacting over this, BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain said that the party is in a position to contest all the seats on its own and accused Bishnoi of trying to break the ties. He also said that the next Chief Minister of Haryana will be from the BJP. Aug 28, 2014

Yogi Adityanath on campaigning in UP by polls

New Delhi, Aug 28 (ANI): Controversial BJP MP Yogi Adityanath is among three BJP leaders who would be campaigning for the by-elections in Uttar Pradesh. Adityanath, who is currently facing charges of inciting communal tension in Gorakhpur in 2007, was handed over the charge by party chief Amit Shah. The others are UP veteran and union minister Kalraj Mishra and the party's state unit chief Laxmikant Bajpayee. Taking a dig at the Samajwadi Party, the MP from Gorakhpur said that the SP always wants to create controversy out of nothing but fails and their comments against him were also made with the same intention. Aug 28, 2014

As long as Earth exists, there will be rapes: TMC MLA Deepak Haldar

South 24 Parganas, Aug 28 (ANI): Provoking a howl of protests in Bengal, a Trinamool Congress MLA on Thursday said rapes will continue to occur as long as the Earth exists. "There was rape earlier, there is rape today. As long as the Earth exists, there will be rape," said the Trinamool legislator Deepak Haldar. Haldar had made the comments at a public meeting in his constituency on Wednesday evening. Later, he said his intent was to raise awareness. The comments have received severe condemnation from various political leaders and women activists. Aug 28, 2014

Modi tweets in Japanese ahead of Japan visit

New Delhi, Aug 28 (ANI): Ahead of his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday tweeted in Japanese to strike a chord with the Japanese people. In a series of tweets in Japanese, Modi talked about his forthcoming visit and said he looks forward to visiting Japan and recalled his warm memories of visiting the country as Chief Minister of Gujarat. Modi said he would be visiting Tokyo and Kyoto and will interact with all sections of Japanese society. Instead of the Prime Minister's official Twitter handle, he used his personal handle to reach out to the Japanese. Aug 28, 2014

Woman claims of holding leopard by its ears before killing it

Srinagar, Aug 28 (ANI): The woman, who killed a leopard with a sickle, said she held the animal with its ears and made it fall on the ground. Kamla Devi survived half an hour fight with the leopard when the animal attacked her at a village in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. Devi fractured both her hands and sustained scratches and swellings, was critical and getting treated at Srinagar base hospital. Devi’s skull received 50 stitches. Representatives of local women's organisation are of opinion that a courageous woman like Devi should be awarded by the State government. Aug 28, 2014

PM Modi to launch 'Jan Dhan Yojna' today

New Delhi, Aug 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will formally launch the 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana ' across the nation on Thursday, under which the government would provide every household with a bank account and an insurance cover. The scheme, to be launched across the country simultaneously, will benefit every household. Each account holder will be provided with a 'RuPay' debit card and Rs 1 lakh accident cover. Hailing the ambitious project, BJP leader Nalin Kohli said that Jan Dhan Yojna is an important step towards financial inclusion. Government believes in action and will deliver the promises it made. Telecommunications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the government is committed to the welfare of people, the whole idea is to put India on the path of growth and progress. Aug 28, 2014