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Films that were shot in Bollywood celebrities’ homes

 MUMBAI: Houses of actors like Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan are places that have been used as shooting venues in various movies. The idea of shooting at the real homes of Bollywood celebs caters to one such fascination and it has always been a two-way profit for both the filmmakers and the audience. Check out these 5 films which were shot at star homes Ki and Ka Arjun Kapoor gets a rare opportunity to meet the Bachchans in the film ‘Ki & Ka’ as Jaya Bachchan invites him for lunch. With which we all caught…

Eleven taxi drivers shot dead in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG: Gunmen have shot dead 11 taxi drivers returning to Johannesburg from the funeral of a colleague in Kwa-Zulu Natal, a police spokesman said on Sunday. The drivers, who were members of the Gauteng taxi association, were in a minibus driving along the R74 when unknown gunmen launched an ambush and opened fire. “There was a shooting at about 8 p.m. (1800 GMT) last night. The vehicle was ambushed. There were 11 fatalities and four were seriously injured and are in the hospital,” Kwa-Zulu Natal spokesman Jay…

Denver police arrest Uber driver after passenger is shot dead

DENVER: A driver with the ride-sharing service Uber was arrested on Friday for suspicion of first-degree murder after Denver police said he fatally shot a passenger in his vehicle. Michael Andre Hancock, 29, was being held without bond in the Denver County jail pending the formal filing of charges, according to jail records. It was unclear if he had legal representation. According to a Denver Police probable cause affidavit, on Friday morning a man later identified as Hancock told a motorist on the side of a…

US man shot by his dog in freak incident

WASHINGTON: It's often said that a dog biting a man isn't news -- so one canine companion apparently decided to up the ante. A 51-year-old man from the US state of Iowa says he was shot by his own dog while playing with the pet in his home, local media reported Friday. Richard Remme of Fort Dodge was encouraging his dog Balew, a cross between a pit bull and a labrador, to jump on his lap as he lay on his sofa when the dog apparently flicked the safety catch off the 9mm pistol he was carrying in his belt. "I was…

Man shot trying to enter Iran presidency: reports

TEHRAN: Iranian security forces shot and wounded a man who tried to enter the president's office in central Tehran by force on Monday, local media reported. "An individual wearing a shroud tried to push through the doors of the president's office and was warned by security guards," Tehran's deputy governor for security Mohsen Nasj-Hamedani told the Fars and Tasnim news agencies. "The person was prevented from going further and was wounded by police gunshots," Nasj-Hamedani said, adding that authorities were trying to…

US police shot and killed 987 people in 2017: WPost

WASHINGTON: Police officers shot and killed nearly 1,000 people in the United States in 2017, slightly more than the previous year, according to a tally published on Monday by The Washington Post. A total of 987 people were fatally shot by US police last year, up from 963 in 2016 and down from 995 in 2015, the Post said. The newspaper has been logging details of shootings by police in the United States since 2015, tracking local news reports, public records and social media. Read More: US police gun down deaf man…

WATCH: North Korean soldier repeatedly shot by own troops while making a run for freedom

SEOUL: Dramatic footage of a North Korean soldier's defection released Wednesday showed him racing across the border under fire from former comrades, and then being hauled to safety by South Korean troops. The footage also showed a North Korean guard briefly crossing the border in hot pursuit before retreating --  an incident the US-led United Nations Command described as a serious breach of the 1953 ceasefire that ended Korean War hostilities. The defector was shot at least four times in his desperate escape bid…

6 photographers capture the same person and the results are astonishing

An interesting experiment was conducted to portray perceptual differences of photographers while taking a picture. Six photographers were roped in to shoot the same man named Michael. But there was a twist! Each cameraperson was told a different background about the person who was supposed to be shot. The experiment was  conducted by Canon several months ago. The firm, while elaborating this creative exercise, says a photograph is shaped more by the person behind the camera than by what’s in front of it.  This experiment,…

Palestinian shot by Israeli occupation troops dies: ministry

WEST BANK: A Palestinian teenager shot by Israeli occupation troops in the occupied West Bank last month died from his wounds on Monday, the Palestinian health ministry said. The incident on March 23 saw Israeli occupation troops shoot dead another Palestinian teenager and seriously wound three more Palestinians, including the 17-year-old confirmed dead on Monday. He was identified as Jassem Mohammed Nakhla, and died after being treated for head wounds at an Israeli hospital, the ministry said. At the time of the…

Baker shot dead after resisting robbery in Lahore

LAHORE: A bakery worker was shot dead on Thursday after resisting a robbery attempt in Green Town area of Lahore, ARY News reported. The incident took place after suspects attempted to rob the bakery, but received resistance from the manager and the security guards. As a result the robbers opened fire killing bakery manager Abid on the spot. Police reached the site of the incident and shifted the body to a morgue, and started further investigation.