Sketches of Bangalore blast suspects will be out soon: Police

Bengaluru, Jan 01 (ANI): Police commissioner of Bengaluru, MN Reddi said the investigating team was making sketches of the blast suspects and examining CCTV footages of the incident site. A crude bomb exploded outside a busy restaurant on December 28, killing one woman and wounding a man. The low-intensity blast occurred in the centre of Bengaluru packed with evening crowds, prompting a security alert in other cities. Reddi said police were receiving assistance from central agencies. Jan 1, 2015

Pakistan has not learnt lessons from previous retaliations: Indian Experts

New Delhi, Jan 01 (ANI): Indian security expert said that Pakistan was trying to create terror ahead of US President Barack Obama’s visit to New Delhi as Pakistani Rangers violated ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir, which killed one paramilitary soldier. A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier was killed and one injured after Pakistan Rangers opened fire in Samba district of the northern state on Wednesday morning around 11.30 am when troops were patrolling the border area. Condemning the incident, an Indian security expert, RK Arora, said Pakistan only wanted to create terror. Meanwhile, another security expert, Praful Bakshi, said ceasefire violation cannot be halted unless India comes up with a strong policy to deal with Pakistan. Security expert, Raj Kadyan, also condemned the attack. Jan 1, 2015

New cuisines make inroads in Kashmir through numerous food chains

Srinagar, Jan 1 (ANI): Wazwan, the traditional cuisine in Kashmir, known to be replete with fresh spices and ingredients, is gradually making way for food from over the world with new outlets sprouting across the state capital, Srinagar. Locals, specially the youth, are not complaining as they have more options now. Courtesy to these food chains, the people in the valley are now able to get a taste of the many popular delicacies like biryani from Hyderabad, pizzas and pastas from Italy at their doorsteps and that too at the fraction of the cost. The younger generation is busy lapping up the food being offered at fast food outlets like Chic King, Cafe Coffee Day and Pizza Hut etc. A young customer, Harris said that fast food joints are a good option to go to when one needs to grab a quick bite after school or college. The new food joints are also offering new opportunities of employment to the residents. Owner of a restaurant, Feroz Ahmad Shah said that over the year the number of such outlets had grown offering more employment opportunities. Jan 1, 2015

Gazans celebrate the 50th anniversary of Fatah

Palestinians in Gaza City attended a rally marking the 50th anniversary of the Fatah movement's creation. Fatah was founded by the late Yasser Arafat and formally launched its armed struggle against Israel on January 1, 1965. Duration: 00:50 Jan 1, 2015

Two-year-old fatally shoots mother in US

A two-year-old in a shopping cart at a Walmart store shoots and kills his mother with a handgun from her purse, in the latest US shooting tragedy. Duration: 00:44 Jan 1, 2015

First AirAsia bodies arrive as bad weather hampers recovery

Indonesia's search and rescue agency confirmed that seven bodies had been recovered Wednesday after AirAsia Flight QZ8501 crashed into the sea. The plane had taken off Sunday in Surabaya, destined for Singapore. Duration: 01:04 Jan 1, 2015