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  1. Aisha Sharma is all set to debut opposite John Abraham in his next movie with Nikhil Advani. Here's to new beginnings . Cudnt have asked for a better team to start my journey with. Very excited ð @nikkhiladvani @thejohnabraham @milapzaveri @emmayentertainment @tseries.official #ð¥ð¸ A post shared by Aisha (@aishasharma25) on Mar 7, 2018 at 2:56am PST Last year , I asked Santa for the sexiest person ever for Christmas .....I woke up in a box . Thank you @farrokhchothia for being that Santa .. No one does sexy better than you . #nophotoshop #photography A post shared by Aisha (@aishasharma25) on Mar 3, 2018 at 11:16pm PST Monday already ðð¤¦ð½‍âï¸Let's pretend I like it , like my ð¤³ð Don't like either ð¤¦ð½‍âï¸ A post shared by Aisha (@aishasharma25) on Aug 7, 2017 at 12:36am PDT She is one of the hottest 'Sharmas' we know and we are currently crushing hard on her. ðð½‍âï¸day with sissy .. @nehasharmaofficial #swimming # fitness A post shared by Aisha (@aishasharma25) on Jul 6, 2017 at 6:37am PDT #tranquility and escapism in nature .. #incredibleindia #kerala #happiness - A post shared by Aisha (@aishasharma25) on May 19, 2017 at 5:20am PDT The only thing that has bowled us over is her 'gir-next-door' look. After all, there is beauty in simplicity. Repeated gym selfie .. repeated hotness .. ðð A post shared by Aisha (@aishasharma25) on Mar 30, 2017 at 6:02am PDT Hello ð²ð»ððð½ð A post shared by Aisha (@aishasharma25) on Feb 2, 2017 at 6:16am PST She is all set to take Bollywood by storm and we'd happily watch her , even if the movie had no dialogues. This could be my most fav photo in a long long time .. captured beautifully by the fabulous @rahuljhangiani .. Hair :@sanapathan104 Makeup :@nehasharmaofficial Styled by self ð wearing what happens to be my fav piece of clothing ðð½ðð¸ #photoshoot #hoodie #allsaints #converse#ð¥ Feedback welcome . A post shared by Aisha (@aishasharma25) on Oct 20, 2016 at 4:48am PDT Weekend vibes ð¤ A post shared by Aisha (@aishasharma25) on Oct 9, 2016 at 12:00pm PDT When you are sick as a dog and bed ridden all that comes to your mind is sun and all things sunny .. Give me some sun and mush .. And life's good again ðâºï¸ð¤ take me back ð #beach #tan #sand #srilanka A post shared by Aisha (@aishasharma25) on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:15pm PDT Can't wait to see her set the screens on fire now!
  2. Smoke rises from the besieged Eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria, February 27, 2018. Photo: Reuters file BEIRUT: Syrian militants in eastern Ghouta will defend the territory and there are no negotiations over a withdrawal that has been proposed by Russia, the military spokesman for one of the main eastern Ghouta rebel groups said on Wednesday. ?There are no negotiations about this subject. The factions of Ghouta and their fighters and its people are holding onto their land and will defend it,? Hamza Birqdar told Reuters in a text message. Russia, President Bashar al-Assad?s most powerful ally, has offered to give the fighters safe passage out of eastern Ghouta, near the capital, Damascus, with their families and personal weapons.
  3. Note: The article neither supports and nor condemns the use of anabolic steroids. It's completely a personal choice. For a rather young sport, bodybuilding has gone through sea of extreme changes in physical appearances, training philosophies, nutrition and of course, drug abuse. Why I choose to call it abuse and not use, is something I don't feel the need to elaborate on. Look at the size of any professional bodybuilder from the past 20 years and you'll figure it out. Of course, whey and protein didn't make them 150 kilos and dry as a desert. It's the supra-physiological dosages of anabolic hormones, over years on end. Before you roll your eyes and start a rant in the comments sections, I am not running down steroid use here. I am just trying to bust the bubble of the guys who SAY anabolic steroids are JUST add-ons and real deal is the hard work'. Well, not only is that extremely stupid but also, from a scientific standpoint, very unreasonable. How? I'll break it down for you. First Things First, Steroids Make Muscles Grow- Training Or Not. © Pixabay Shocked and ready to start a rant? Hold up, read this piece of research (http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM199607043350101.) Here's a brief from the research: 1) A 100 week study was conducted on 43 men, between the ages of 19-40. All were trained to some or the other degree. 2) They were then split up into 4 groups- Group 1 – NO exercise. NO steroids. Group 2- NO exercise. Weekly injections of 600 mg Test E. Group 3- DID exercise. All natural. No Steroids. Group 4- DID exercise. Administered 600 mg of testosterone enanthate. 3) Their nutrition was adjusted accordingly and revised throughout the duration of the research. The workout groups (3rd and 4th) did the same workouts. 4) Results- Group 1- No changes. As expected Group 2- Gained 7 pounds (3.17 kilos) of muscle tissue. (SHOCKING?) Group 3- Gained about 4 pounds of muscle Group 4- Gained 13 pounds of muscle Got the drift? The group of guys who didn't exercise at all and took steroids made the gains. YES, even in the absence of weight training, these guys made significant muscular gains. In fact, they did better than the group of natural guys who trained without drug use. Of Course, It Still Takes Hard Work But Steroid Usage Changes Things At Almost Every Level © Pixabay Now, don't give me that 'we still need to move weights' lullaby. Of course you do. The thing is that the body reacts very differently to training while on gear and training naturally. Assisted guys recover better, lift heavier and can eat more, all because they have an abundance of the primary anabolic hormone testosterone in their body. Assisted guys can get away with almost twice as better results by training only half as much as the natural guys because of their elevated Muscle Protein Synthesis (MPS). They also get away with poor nutrition which natural lifters definitely can't get away with. Higher training volumes, loads and frequencies could also crush a natural lifter, while pinned guys can do more and more volume with heavier loads without having to worry about recovering. So there are a host of things that play into the equation. Motivation The biggest factor of being consistent at moving weights comes from progress. If you aren't making any progress, things tend to get de-motivating. This is especially true for natural lifters. Natural lifting requires years of dedication with training and nutrition and a small window for error. Natural bodybuilders can get fat while bulking and are at always a risk of losing muscle while cutting. Both of these things can be avoided by assisted guys since anabolic steroids do their job very well. Assisted guys, if they are training right and eating right, literally make progress on daily basis, which is highly unlikely in the case of natural lifters. The more you see yourself growing and shedding fat, the more you will be driven to work harder. So, in a way, even motivation comes easy for assisted guys. So please, if you are on gear, we aren't judging you. But please don't go around telling natural lifters that hard work is all that we do and steroids don't do much.
  4. [embed_video1 url=http://stream.jeem.tv/vod/bff2a4ffbed4f0fa36daad58be6aa8cf.mp4/playlist.m3u8?wmsAuthSign=c2VydmVyX3RpbWU9Mi8yOC8yMDE4IDg6NDA6MzYgQU0maGFzaF92YWx1ZT1HcmVDMnM3ZXVKYkdhN1NHVzF1djd3PT0mdmFsaWRtaW51dGVzPTYwJmlkPTE= style=center] Members of the Indian film fraternity said their final farewells to legendary actress Sridevi in Mumbai on Wednesday. Sridevi?s funeral will be held in the afternoon while a condolence meet was held in the morning which was attended by Deepika Padukone, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kajol, Rekha among others. Jaya Bachchan with daughter Shweta Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Shahid Kapoor and wife Mira Kajol and Ajay Devgan Akshaye Khanna who co-starred with Sridevi in Mom Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja Arjun Kapoor Dimple Kapadia Deepika Padukone Aditya Roy Kapur Rekha and Manish Malhotra Vidya Balan Pictures courtesy Indian Express
  5. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan, who recently made public his marriage, said late Wednesday in an interview he is not worried about what voters or the common people will think about his latest matrimonial decision. The PTI leader, however, stressed that Bushra, his third wife, would neither get involved in politics nor give any interviews to the media. "Bushra will stay out of politics; Bushra will not be giving interviews to media," said Khan. "My friends wish to invite us to parties but Bushra doesn't want to go" The former cricketer also underscored that he does not have any involvement in Bushra's divorce from her prior spouse. He said his wife has worn hijab throughout her life and that it "is a personal choice". Speaking of the upcoming elections, the party chief said: "My heart says that PTI will win the elections in 2018."
  6. Marie Collins (L) ? the member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors ? looks at Cardinal Sean Patrick O'Malley during their first briefing at the Holy See press office at the Vatican, May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi/Files VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis renewed a commission on clergy sexual abuse on Saturday, confirming a US cardinal as its head, as the Vatican promised to give victims a greater say in its work. The renewal of the commission and the confirmation of Cardinal Sean O?Malley of Boston as its head comes as the pope is dealing with an abuse scandal in Chile that has created one of the greatest image crises of his papacy, which marks its fifth anniversary next month. The first, three-year mandate of the commission ended in December and its future had been uncertain. Its first term was marred by two high-profile resignations, that of Marie Collins of Ireland and Peter Saunders of Britain. Both were victims of clergy sexual abuse when they were young and both stepped down in what they said was frustration over lack of change and insufficient cooperation by top Vatican officials. A Vatican statement said victims of sexual abuse were among the members but that it was up to them to decide to disclose this outside the 16-member international commission, made up of nine new members and seven returning ones. It said plans were at an advanced stage to create a group made up of victims of sexual abuse ? known as the International Survivor Advisory Panel (ISAP) ? to offer consultation on ?abuse prevention from the survivor?s perspective?. Protect minors The mandate of the commission ? which includes lay academics and psychologists, priests, and nuns ? is to promote best practice initiatives and educational programs to protect minors and vulnerable adults in local Catholic institutions around the world. Its experts come from the United States, Britain, Australia, the Netherlands, Ethiopia, India, Italy, Tonga, Germany, Brazil, Poland, South Africa, the Philippines, and Zambia. Ten are non-clerics and eight are women, including three nuns. Francis has been under fire for remarks he made last month in Chile. He initially said accusations against a Chilean bishop were ?slander? and told reporters the Vatican had received no concrete evidence against him. But days later, he appointed the Church?s most experienced sexual abuse investigator to look into the accusations that Bishop Juan Barros had covered up crimes against minors. Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta ? the investigator ? starts his work in New York on Saturday when he is due to meet Juan Carlos Cruz, who says he was sexually abused when he was a teenager in Chile by a priest called Fernando Karadima. Karadima was found guilty in a Vatican investigation in 2011 of abusing teenage boys over many years. Karadima denies the allegations and Barros denied accusations that he witnessed Karadima carrying out the abuse.
  7. LEFT: Robert Pattinson reacts during a news conference at 70th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, May 25, 2017; RIGHT: Australian actress Mia Wasikowska arrives at the 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California, US, February 26, 2011. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau and Danny Moloshok/Files BERLIN: Hollywood stars Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska said the current reckoning with power abuses in the entertainment industry has opened a door to new movies that subvert traditional gender roles, as they presented the feminist Western Damsel Friday at the Berlin film festival. Pattinson ? the Twilight heartthrob turned independent film actor ? said the #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct felt like a watershed moment both on and off screen. "I think if you feel that you?ve been wronged and you feel like you?ve been bullied into silence, it?s one of the most awful feelings in the world," he told reporters after the screening of Damsel in competition at the 11-day event. "It?s kind of amazing when any kind of dam breaks and people feel like they?ve got the numbers to say ?you?ll be safe to say whatever?s happened to you?. "A lot of these kind of conversations kind of mirror what we?re trying to say on the screen." ?Not how love works? Pattinson plays Samuel, a dim-witted cowboy in the Old West who is searching for his old flame Penelope (Wasikowska), his purported fiancee who he says has been kidnapped by an old rival. Samuel hires a pastor he hopes will marry them and the pair set off on horseback to track down his heart?s desire. But as they come upon the prairie homestead where she is supposedly being held captive, Samuel instead finds a scene of domestic bliss with Penelope, far from being a damsel in distress, happily married to the other man. Samuel, first seen as a hopeless romantic and dashing saviour, is exposed as something of a bumbling stalker, while a furious, rifle-toting Penelope accuses him of destroying "the first time I?ve ever been happy". "I guess with Samuel, he just has a kind of extremely skewed idea of consent. He?s just completely delusional about it ? obviously it?s pushed to a massive extreme," he said. "When someone has said no to you and because you think ?I?m in love with you, the only thing that matters is the fact that I love you so all of my behaviour has to be excused?. It?s like ?no, that?s not how love works, that?s not how reality works?." ?Projection of man?s desires? The Polish-Australian Wasikowska ? who also divides her time between big Hollywood productions such as Alice in Wonderland, television series like In Therapy, and smaller budget movies ? said her character represented a new take on the old-fashioned Western heroine. "I just really like that we were led to believe a certain thing of this character and then halfway through the film, it gets flipped on its head and all the expectations we have of this woman are very much a projection of the man?s desires," she said. "I think it?s part of a growing kind of consciousness of changing the way that women are seen. "The more you see empowered female characters that have a really strong voice or who know who they are or are challenging expectations that are deeply ingrained in culture, the better it is." Wasikowska said she thought her character meshed with the current zeitgeist, in which seismic shifts in *** and power dynamics are becoming palpable. "I think it?s amazing ? I?ve been in Australia for most of the last year and watching it from afar," she said. "The Respect Rally (for women?s rights) in Sundance (last month?s Utah-based film festival) was the first thing I?d been able to go to and been a part of and that was really amazing to feel the energy there and the connectedness of the people. "I think it?s great, and I think it?s going to be a really significant change." Damsel by US filmmaker brothers David and Nathan Zellner is one of 19 movies in competition for the festival?s Golden and Silver Bear top prizes, to be awarded on February 24.
  8. The Roadster and "Starman" are somewhere out there in the galaxy, floating in the eternal darkness of space. You can still catch a glimpse of it via livestream before it sinks into deep space. Robotic telescopes will attempt to capture the last images of Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster and SpaceX's dummy "Starman" before they travel into the depths of outer space. The Roadster has a built-in camera to document and record its orbiting of the Earth and travel to Mars, but the livestream on YouTube was pulled days ago. SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk's last post regarding the Roadster was on Feb. 8. © The Virtual Telescope Project After it was launched by the Falcon Heavy's powerful boost, the Roadster drifted into space and orbited the Sun. It exceeded the Mars orbit and continued to traverse the asteroid belt. NASA has officially added the Roadster to its Artificial Objects Catalog and continues to keep tabs on the vehicle. Barring it becoming sentient and returning to Earth or crashing into something, the Roadster will likely live out its days in orbit around the sun. Elon Musk stated in his tweet that his personal red Tesla Roadster with a dummy in a space suit called “Starman” will travel through deep space for more than a billion years. The car is supposed to reference the song of the same name, that of “Starman,” played by David Bowie. © Reuters Dr Hanno Rein and colleagues, ran a computer simulation 240 times to understand how the Tesla's orbit would evolve over the course of 3.5 million years. "We did not know what to expect because the other near-Earth objects we see in space are asteroids and typically come from further out in the Solar System. In this case, it's the reverse. We know the object comes from Earth, so the question is where it will go from here," Dr Rein, an assistant professor at the University of Toronto, told BBC News. There's very little chance of the Tesla hitting other asteroids, but over time, the vehicle's appearance might change "dramatically" as it's peppered by very tiny micrometeorites. Via The Virtual Telescope Project
  9. KABUL: The Taliban said on Wednesday they want to end Afghanistan?s war through dialogue but warned that their willingness to find peace did not mean they were exhausted and that their armed campaign would be sustained no matter how powerful the US opposition. A more aggressive US strategy in Afghanistan, including a surge in air strikes, introduced by President Donald Trump in August has pushed the Taliban back from several district centers and two provincial capitals. But the militants control large parts of the countryside and have responded to the more aggressive US strategy with two attacks in Kabul in the past few weeks, killing nearly 150 people. The attacks have toughened both the US and Afghan government stand on trying to initiate talks to end nearly 17 years of war that neither side seems capable of winning. The Taliban offer of dialogue came in a statement addressed to the American people. ?Our preference is to solve the Afghan issue through peaceful dialogue,? the Taliban said. In their statement, the Taliban did not mention a Jan 27 raid on a top Kabul hotel, in which more than 30 people were killed, nor a bomb attack on a crowded street a week later that killed more than 100. They claimed both attacks. The Taliban, fighting to oust foreign forces and defeat the US-backed government, said the United States must end its ?occupation? and accept the Taliban's right to form a government ?consistent with the beliefs of our people.? The militants only mentioned the Afghan government to deride it on various grounds. A government spokesman declined to comment on the statement and a spokesman for Afghanistan?s NATO-led military mission was not immediately available for comment. It was not too late for the American people to realise the Taliban can solve problems with every side ?through healthy politics and dialogue?, the militants said, adding the chances for dialogue were ?not exhausted.? Preliminary talks on ending the war that kills thousands of people each year have stalled. But low-level contacts between the government, international groups including the United Nations and groups close to the Taliban have continued even as the insurgency has escalated. Progress has been blocked by the deep mistrust between the government and the Taliban. The Taliban said their willingness to play a ?constructive role in finding a peaceful solution? should not be taken as a sign of weakness. ?This can never mean that we are exhausted or our will has been sapped,? they said. They said they had no intention to damage any other country or let anyone use Afghan territory against anyone else.
  10. We are sure most of you must have seen movies like 'Dunkirk', 'Blade Runner 2049', 'Rampage', 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales', 'The Hobbit', 'Spectre', or 'Spider-man: Homecoming'. While, we thoroughly loved watching them and their drop-dead striking aerial shots, I'm sure most of us barely gave a thought to the hard work and technology that went behind it. But, Oscars did. Hence, they decided to acknowledge and appreciate their efforts at the Scientific and Technical Awards that took place over the weekend in Beverly Hills. The 90th Academy Awards aka the coveted Oscars 2018 is still a few weeks away. © Twitter However, this is not the reason why we are jumping up and down in excitement and beaming with pride at the same time. It's the fact that India received a great reward for its contribution in movies. In case you are scratching your heads in confusion, here's what happened. Vikas Sathaye, a genius Indian engineer raised in Mumbai, proved his mettle in front of the whole world and made the nation proud with his achievements; after he won an Oscar for Shotover K1 Camera System. Sathaye was a part of the esteemed four-member team that was honoured with the scientific and engineering award “for the concept, design, engineering and implementation of the Shotover K1 Camera System.” Brad Hurndell, John Coyle and Shane Buckham were the other team members. © Reuters We realize most of you will be confused right now wondering what did they really do, but trust us, you're not alone. So here's how the Academy broke down the explanation. Apparently, this is a “six-axis stabilized aerial camera mount” that has an “enhanced ability to frame shots while looking straight down.” Reportedly, Sathaye joined Shotover Camera Systems, located in Queenstown, New Zealand in 2009. He worked on the aerial mount there. In fact, Sathaye said, “One of the reasons to start this company in Queenstown was the natural beauty and stunning scenery which attract a lot of film producers and directors.” He further explained, “The camera mount gets attached to the base of a helicopter, which carries the camera and lens. Its primary function is to eliminate any vibration from reaching the camera and thus getting steady footage. The other function for the camera mount is to move the camera head in the desired direction as required by the camera operator, who sits inside the helicopter and uses a joystick to control the camera head movement.” Isn't this so cool? Sathaye was born in 1967 in Pune and spent most part of his life in Mumbai. After school, he completed a diploma in instrumentation from VPM's polytechnic, Thane. Then, he studied BE in electronics from VIT Pune and MTech in instrumentation from IISc. Sathaye was earlier a teacher, who taught at Pune Cummins College of Engineering for Women for a couple of years, during which he was sent to Italy for a project and it was there that he got inspired to take up this field. © Shotover So what do we learn from this folks? First, Oscars 2018 is around the corner and it's becoming difficult to contain our excitement. Second, let's not judge or make memes and jokes on engineers anymore guys; if they can create such brilliant and Oscar-worthy concepts, we guess they can do anything in the world and outer space and any other dimension they might have accidently found.fww
  11. Well, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson can do about anything in this whole world, that's not surprising, but can he really jump off world's tallest building to save his family, that too with a prosthetic leg? Well, if anyone can do it, it would be The Rock himself, but I'm still sceptical and I'm not the only one. Let's examine. I'm pretty sure everyone has seen the trailer and the poster of Dwayne Johnson's upcoming blockbuster 'Skyscraper', but if you haven't, here's a little refresher. Here's the kickass first trailer of the movie which is not like 'Die Hard' at all, don't listen to people, it's completely original. And now, the poster which honestly looks quite cool – We're all willing to sacrifice it all when it comes to protecting our families. Here's the first look at our original concept film, #SKYSCRAPER. THIS SUNDAY during the #SuperBowl you'll see how far one man will go to protect his wife and children. #SKYSCRAPER SUMMER 2018 pic.twitter.com/IvFGptLb67 — Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) February 2, 2018 In theory, the poster looks amazing, but people aren't sure of the practicality of it. No one can make that jump, and people are now jumping to their own conclusions as to what will happen to someone if they actually try it. Going by the poster, the movie would actually turn from action to tragedy pretty soon, because there's no way in hell that even The Rock can make that jump, unless it was a hardcore Bollywood movie, because let's be real, anything is possible in those. I can totally imagine any of the Khan's doing this stunt and perfectly landing on their feet. But, Hollywood is going the desi way and I'm not sure how I feel about that. The engineers of Twitter are here to dissect the whole thing and come out with receipts. Let's begin. No way out of it man. I've mocked up some parabolas for The Rock's SKYSCRAPER jump. Red is assuming he jumped up a bit first; green assuming he ran forward and somehow didn't lose momentum; yellow for a sort of squat-thrust thing. Whichever you choose, rest in peace The Rock, as you are dead now. pic.twitter.com/cAytzrWMRW — James Smythe (@jpsmythe) February 2, 2018 More people started taking notice and if you're still not satisfied, one more person did actual calculations to debunk the jump. So I did some science. Assuming that there is no "jump-off" (which seems to be optimal here) We can determine that the Rock would need to leave the platform at 12.7 meters per second (appr. 28.4 mph) For comparison, Usain Bolt's fastest recorded speed is 27.4 mph. pic.twitter.com/GruWcbtEAN — â¨New Year New Christian⨠(@ChristianBedwel) February 3, 2018 This person did it just for fun on the internet, I couldn't even do calculations in school. First of all, how and why but also, respect man. So basically, we learned that if Johnson is trying to launch himself over to that window entirely of his own power, he'd have to be faster than freaking Usain Bolt. Things are getting more scientific now. I've thought long and hard about this, applying everything I know about science to bring you the definitive answer: if he just catches the leg of the K, he can use his momentum and the velocity in which he is travelling to allyoop into the window. He might have to grab the ledge pic.twitter.com/yjpuPpV9I9 — Jamie Rorison (@JamieRorison) February 2, 2018 Well, if we go into the technicalities, this is what would happen. pic.twitter.com/L9xhHnqNIt — Jaws That Bite (@JawsThatBite) February 5, 2018 Maybe, it's that. Double jump, obviously — Dominic Wong (@pappaxray) February 2, 2018 One more possibility. Or he has perfected the invisible box challenge to work for boxes of any height — ð¦ rdwrtPimSchravendijk (@rdwrt) February 3, 2018 This is all of us trying to science. pic.twitter.com/rf3W4nWZXn — Partha Srinivasan (@parthans) February 4, 2018 There's nothing bad photoshop can't fix. Easily fixed: pic.twitter.com/mLdWObAChc — Rapscallion (@RapscallionDK) February 4, 2018 Well, now we know. Update from the producers: pic.twitter.com/ApsGY7nWzn — Tom Tompkins (@cptfunnyfunkins) February 3, 2018 So many possibilities. pic.twitter.com/0A8ldILy7r — Dave Baker (@Dave_the_Baker) February 3, 2018 Well. Is it possible that @TheRock has extra large lats and they act like a fixed-winged-flying-squirrel get-up that lets him glide between elevations? — Jordan Anderson (@icywarm) February 4, 2018 But, the bottom line is there's no point finding logic in movies, because science apparently doesn't exist in the film world. Also,
  12. When he first tried on his black spandex suit in 2016 for 'Captain America: Civil War', little did he know that his relationship with his suit will soon turn into a long-lasting affair. A relationship that he will commemorate and celebrate for the rest of his life. © Marvel It happened last year when the news about a stand-alone film featuring Chadwick Boseman as the 'Black Panther' in the Marvel Cinematic Universe made headlines. Not many could believe that this was finally happening and it was enough to create a stir in the town. Well, while many fans were excited, it was Chadwick who was living the dream. Ryan Coogler's Black Panther is one of the most talked super-hero films in the tinsel town and Marvel fans look forward to the release to this long-awaited tentpole which is all set to hit the screen on 16th February. © MensXP/PriyadarshiniPatwa While the trailer has received a great response, MensXP attended the Black Panther red carpet at Seoul, South Korea and talked to the leading man himself about his experience of donning the black-suit. “This is one of the most amazing experiences I ever had with the film, its cast, the script that we had. I know everyone is going to enjoy this film,” shared Chadwick talking to us. A small conversation with him and you just know that he is the right choice for the role after all. We caught up with @ChadwickBoseman at the premiere of #BlackPanther. Here's him talking about his experience shooting with @Marvel pic.twitter.com/kKMKhVsogP — MensXP (@MensXP) February 6, 2018 When asked about how to land a superhero role, the man simply said, “To be a superhero, work hard and play hard, that's the thing.” Before heading for the red carpet, we asked him to give a message to his Indian fans and in one go he happily said, “Namaste India. Just enjoy the movie, I hope you love it, we have put our whole heart and soul for you. I hope I can come and see you all soon.” Here's @ChadwickBoseman with a special message for his Indian fans. #BlackPanther @Marvel_India pic.twitter.com/SBsaCV8zgt — MensXP (@MensXP) February 6, 2018 Now ain't that really something? Well, we got to agree; the man is as amazing off-screen as he looks on-screen and loves to laugh as much as possible.
  13. Much like Varun Dhawan's acting chops, there's a lot more acceptance towards his bomber jackets today. While the piece was hardly spotted on celebrities in the 2000s, in the 2010s — most of them are dropping their bucks on it. The idea is simple: there are tons out there, and you just need to throw them on. Simple. And right since their inception as an American military jacket (MA-1 flight jacket) in 1958, the bomber has only evolved. From being a nascent must-have to a red-carpet constant for Jaden Smith, to representing off-duty gear for men like Varun Dhawan. And talking of the latter, Varun's penchant for bomber jackets goes a long, long way — he had been holding the torch (all by himself) for a dragged-out course of time, until of course, Sidharth Malhotra, Karan Johar, and Sushant Singh Rajput joined the race and dethroned his existence as the Light-Layering God. ð¥R E D H O T B A D R Ið¥ @varundvn in custom @ekam_official by Manish and Armaan @lux_cozi_innerwear tank @levis_in jeans and @adidasoriginals high tops #varundhawan #stylefile #badrinathkidulhania #akshaytyagiforstylecell #red Assisted by @rajasidatar A post shared by A K S H A Y T Y A G I (@thetyagiakshay) on Mar 3, 2017 at 4:14am PST â­ï¸H A P P Y B A D R I â­ï¸ @varundvn in @diesel @reliancebrandsltd @jackjonesindia tee @louisvuitton sneakers for #freshface event for #badrinathkidulhania #stylefile #varundhawan #easyvibes #onedaytogo #akshaytyagiforstylecell Assisted by @vmelectricc @rajasidatar A post shared by A K S H A Y T Y A G I (@thetyagiakshay) on Mar 9, 2017 at 6:44am PST ð¯Double the Trouble ð¯@varundvn slicked out for interviews for #Judwaa2 in @zaraindiaofficial @zara jacket and @hm tee and sporty slacks @gucci sneakers Styled by @thetyagiakshay Assisted by @mayuri_1192 #varundhawan #VD #doubletrouble #toneontone #akshaytyagiforstylecell #stylefile #menswear #style A post shared by A K S H A Y T Y A G I (@thetyagiakshay) on Sep 15, 2017 at 8:05pm PDT © Viral Bhayani Let's establish why we love the bomber first. For one, it's banded bottom, cropped fit and an over-all tailored vibe (so to say), makes it an exemplary piece to begin with. Then, bring in the aspect of versatility and its ability to toggle across menswear categories, and you'd notice that it pairs well with well-cut trousers, just as well as your denim. Bravo. For three, even its hybrids such as the varsity jacket are icons in themselves — equally good and fairly distinct. However, to put things into perspective for today, here's what the actor wore for a recent event while promoting Lux Cozi ('Ye Andar Ki Baat Hai' fame): © Viral Bhayani For the blaring branding-amateur, here's some intel: this is a G-Star RAW bomber jacket. Featuring a ribbed collar/hem/cuff, double-welted pockets, slight padding and a print ready for 9 to 5-approved activities. The print, however, is an ode to Jan Asselijn's 1650 painting: The Threatened Swan. © G-Star Raw Retailing at a price of INR 20,000 (approx. at Saks Fifth Avenue), the jacket does come at quite a heavy MRP, you see. Without a doubt, this statement isn't applicable for the rich or wealthy, or in any way derogatory for other income groups. We're only trying to establish how much you need to save, starting today.
  14. India launched Aadhaar, now the world?s biggest biometric database, in 2009 to streamline welfare payments and cut wastage in public spending MUMBAI: India?s ambitious biometric identity project could lead to millions of people being denied access to essential services and benefits in violation of their human rights, campaigners said, ahead of key court hearings on the legitimacy of the program. India launched Aadhaar, now the world?s biggest biometric database, in 2009 to streamline welfare payments and cut wastage in public spending. The government has since made the card mandatory to access a range of services, including benefits such as state subsidies, pensions and scholarships. This ?can obstruct access to several constitutional rights, including the rights of people to food, healthcare, education and social security,? said Aakar Patel, executive director at Amnesty International India. ?The government has a legal and moral obligation to ensure that nobody is denied their rights simply because they don?t have an Aadhaar card,? he said in a joint statement with Human Rights Watch (HRW) at the weekend. Officials at the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which oversees the program, did not respond to an e-mail seeking comment. The Supreme Court has been holding hearings on the legitimacy of the government?s demand to make Aadhaar mandatory for a range of services, despite the court ruling in 2014 that the ID cannot be a requirement for welfare programs. The top court is scheduled to resume hearings on Jan. 17. Campaigners and technology experts have raised concerns about privacy and the safety of the data, the susceptibility of biometrics to failure, and the misuse of data for profiling or increased surveillance. There have been reports of biometrics failing when fingerprints have faded, and of deaths linked to denial of subsidized food when Aadhaar verification failed. Officials in Jharkhand state in October said Aadhaar was not necessary to get subsidized grains, after the death of an 11-year-old girl who campaigners say died of hunger because her family?s ration card was canceled when it was not linked to their Aadhaar card. ?It is ironic that a 12-digit number aimed to end corruption and help the poor has become the very reason many have been deprived of fundamental rights,? Meenakshi Ganguly, HRW?s south Asia director, said in the statement.
  15. An international passenger arrives at Dulles International Airport as another man waits for loved ones to arrive in Dulles, Virginia, US, September 24, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan/Files WASHINGTON: A bipartisan group of six US senators said Thursday they had reached agreement on immigration reform and are now working to build support for the deal in Congress. ?We have been working for four months and have reached an agreement in principle that addresses border security, the diversity visa lottery, chain migration/family reunification, and the Dream Act ? the areas outlined by the president,? the so-called Gang of Six said in a statement.
  16. New York Fire Department crew respond after a fire broke out at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York City, US, January 8, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly NEW YORK: Three people were injured in an early-morning fire at the top of Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan, the New York Fire Department said on Monday, as the city?s workday rush began. US President Donald Trump was in Washington at the time. Trump?s primary residence was in the building before his election victory and inauguration nearly a year ago. One firefighter was hospitalized with nonlife-threatening injuries, while two people received minor injuries that were treated at the scene, including a building worker whose injury was initially described as serious, the Fire Department said. Eric Trump, one of the president?s sons, said on Twitter that it was a small electrical fire in the cooling tower on the building?s roof. ?The New York Fire Department was here within minutes and did an incredible job,? said the younger Trump. ?The men and women of the #FDNY are true heros and deserve our most sincere thanks and praise!? The Fire Department said the fire was not inside the building, but on top of it. ?We had flames coming out of the vents. No smoke condition or fire was on the inside,? Manhattan Borough Commander Assistant Chief Roger Sakowich said on Twitter. The cause of the blaze is being investigated by the city fire marshal, a department spokesman said. Once the investigation is complete, the results will be released, Firefighter Jim Long ? the spokesman ? said. As firefighters battled the blaze, a plume of smoke spewed from the roof of the 68-story structure. The fire was reported by phone shortly before 7 AM EST (noon GMT) on the top floor of the building and was declared under control about an hour and 15 minutes later, the department said. Some 84 firefighters and medical crews responded as 26 emergency units with lights flashing converged on the crowded midtown Manhattan location, it added. In addition to the president?s 66th-floor penthouse, Trump Tower houses the headquarters of the Trump Organization as well as other residences, offices and stores.
  17. People take part in pro-government rallies, Iran, January 3, 2018. Tasnim News Agency/Handout via REUTERS DUBAI: Iran?s Revolutionary Guard said on Sunday the country?s people and security forces had defeated unrest fomented by foreign enemies, as parliament and security officials met to discuss the boldest challenge to the clerical establishment since 2009. There has been more than a week of unrest in Iran in which 22 people have died and more than 1,000 arrested, according to Iranian officials. The protests spread to more than 80 cities and rural towns as thousands of young and working-class Iranians expressed their anger at graft, unemployment and a deepening gap between rich and poor. ?Iran?s revolutionary people along with tens of thousands of Basij forces, police and the Intelligence Ministry have broken down the chain (of unrest),? the Guards said in a statement on their Sepahnews website. The Guards said the unrest had been ?created ... by the United States, Britain, the Zionist regime (Israel), Saudi Arabia, the hypocrites (Mujahideen) and monarchists.? Parliament met behind closed doors on Sunday to discuss the week of unrest with the ministers of interior and intelligence, Iran?s police chief and the deputy commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards, state television said. Residents contacted by Reuters in various cities have said the protests had subsided after the government intensified a crackdown by dispatching Revolutionary Guards forces to several provinces. Late on Saturday, videos on social media showed a heavy police presence in cities, including Khorramabad in southwestern Iran where on Wednesday evening social media posts showed protesters throwing stones at riot police. As protests have ebbed, the government has lifted restrictions it imposed on Instagram, one of the social media tools used to mobilize protesters. But access to a more widely used messaging app, Telegram, was still blocked, suggesting authorities remained uneasy about the possibility of further protests. Meanwhile, thousands of government supporters staged rallies in a backlash against the biggest anti-government protests since widespread unrest in 2009 over alleged election fraud. State television showed live pictures of rallies in several cities, including central Shahr-e Kord where hundreds, many clutching umbrellas, had gathered despite heavy snowfall. ?Death to America?, ?Death to Israel?, ?Death to Britain? ?Death to seditionists?, the demonstrators chanted. The anti-government protests have attracted largely young people and workers as well as members of the educated middle-class that formed the backbone of a pro-reform revolt almost a decade ago. A police spokesman said most of those arrested were ?duped? into joining the unrest and had been freed on bail, the state news agency IRNA reported. ?But, the leaders of the unrest are held by the judiciary in prison.? Concerns about student arrests Several parliament members and university officials have expressed concern over the fate of students arrested during the protests. Tehran University Vice-President Majid Sarsangi has said the university had set up a committee to track them. Parliament spokesman Behrouz Nemati said on Sunday, MPs had asked security officials for a report about the detained students during the closed session. ?One of the issues addressed by deputies and the parliament speaker was that of detained students, and it was decided that the Intelligence Ministry would vigorously pursue this and submit a report by next week,? said Nemati, quoted by IRNA. A member of parliament said earlier about 90 students were detained, 10 of whom were still not accounted for. Iran has several parallel security bodies and residents say arrests are often not immediately announced. Videos that appeared on social media in recent days showed relatives of detainees gathering outside prisons seeking information about the fate of their loved ones. The Revolutionary Guards and their affiliated Basij militia suppressed unrest in 2009, in which dozens of pro-reform Iranians were killed.
  18. There are just a few weeks left to go for India's most watched reality show to come to an end. As the show chugs along , the anticipation to see who wins the 'Bigg Boss 11' title is creating quite a stir nationwide. Be it in terms of drama, a steamy love story, a brutal fight, friends turning into foes, and more, BB season 11 had everything that a show needed to gain high TRPs. And the producers of the show know exactly what India loves and are cashing in on the craze and making the last few weeks for the contestants rather tough. (c) Colors This week saw an unexpected twist inside the Bigg Boss house. The commoners faced the celebrities, just to get the ticket to the finale. In the process, some week old friendships were tested, while some failed, some relationships came out even stronger. We saw four of the strongest contestants, Hina Khan, Shilpa Shinde, Vikas Gupta and Luv Tyagi being nominated for elimination. (c) Colors While many are speculating who would be leaving the house tonight, we can definitely confirm that it will be Luv Tyagi. The decision for the same was decided via live voting where the audience voted for their favourite contestant outside the BB house in a mall where the four contestants were given a chance to interact with their fans and make a vote appeal. Well, it goes without saying that Luv has survived in the game despite many strong contenders living in the house. While many thought he would be out within the first few weeks, Luv made it to top 6, playing the game strategically and smartly. (c) Colors Talking to MensXP a source said, “Audiences were asked to vote for the contestant they support. People went crazy, you should have seen the love they have for these people. However, when the final voting count took place, it was Luv who received the least number of votes and will be eliminated from the house, unless the producers come up with a twist to retain him, which is unlikely at this stage.” Now with just 5 contestants left, it will be interesting to see who wins BB 11 and conquers the title. Let us know who you think will be the last contestant standing.
  19. People and vehicles pass through a flooded road after the rain in Karachi, Pakistan, August 31, 2017. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro/Files KARACHI: 88 percent of the metropolis' residents believe the lack of cleanliness and hygiene is the city's biggest problem, a survey conducted by Gallup Pakistan claims. Of those surveyed, 35 percent, 29 percent, and six percent are "somewhat satisfied," "dissatisfied," and "mostly satisfied" with the city's government, respectively. 42 percent are of the belief that unsatisfactory conditions in Karachi have prevailed despite the new government, while 32 percent are of the opinion that the situation has improved. With regard to the Mayor of Karachi Waseem Akhtar, 39 percent people are satisfied with his work but 32 percent remain dissatisfied.
  20. US Navy FA-18 Hornets park on the flight deck of the USS George Washington during the Annual Exercise 2013, November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Kyodo/Files WASHINGTON: The White House and US Republican congressional leaders, speaking after talks with Democrats, said on Wednesday lawmakers should not hold funding for defence ?hostage? to immigration policy. Speaking after negotiations with Democratic congressional leaders on funding the government, the Republicans said reaching a spending deal was important. ?It also remains important that members of Congress do not hold funding for our troops hostage for immigration policy,? it said, suggesting that Democrats had sought to link the two. The statement was issued jointly by the White House and the offices of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan, both Republicans.
  21. [embed_video1 url=http://stream.jeem.tv/vod/20706fffb78942cad484ca09863b164e.mp4/playlist.m3u8?wmsAuthSign=c2VydmVyX3RpbWU9MS8yLzIwMTggMTozMjozOCBQTSZoYXNoX3ZhbHVlPUoxNzcrd3RuWTJHNytZRW9QUHBURFE9PSZ2YWxpZG1pbnV0ZXM9NjAmaWQ9MQ== style=center] Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli are currently in South Africa where the India cricket team will play a series. The couple has been exploring Cape Town and pictures have been popping up on social media. Brand Virushka has an earning potential of INR 1,000 crore in the next two years, so you would expect the two to be shopping at designer stores. However, this is not the case. A picture shared widely on social media showed the couple shopping at a 50% off sale. Video or Virat and teammate Shikhar Dhawan showing locals how the bhangra is done also went viral. Let's hope the couple keep on sharing more pictures of their experiences in South Africa.
  22. Fire Department of New York (FDNY) personnel work on the scene of an apartment fire in Bronx, New York, US, December 28, 2017. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky NEW YORK: A 3-year-old boy playing with the burners on a kitchen stove started a fire in a New York City apartment building that killed 12 people, including four children, city officials said on Friday. The toddler had a history of fiddling with the stove in the kitchen of his family?s first-floor apartment, his mother told officials investigating the deadliest fire in the city since 1990. Shortly before 7 PM (midnight GMT) on Thursday the child, who had been left unattended, started screaming as the kitchen filled with smoke and fire, Daniel Nigro, the city?s fire department commissioner, told reporters at a news conference. His mother grabbed him and a younger sibling, running outside to safety and leaving the apartment door open. ?The stairway acted like a chimney,? Nigro said at the Friday news conference. The blaze swept out the apartment doorway to higher floors of the five-story building, fanned by fresh oxygen each time frightened tenants flung open windows. ?People had very little time to react,? he said. ?They couldn?t get back down the stairs. Those that tried perished.? Apartment fire kills 12 in New York's Bronx A one-year-old child was among those killed in the fire on a bitterly cold night with temperatures well below zero Children aged 1, 2, and 7 ? as well as a boy whose age was unknown ? died, along with four men and four women, according to the New York Police Department. Among the dead were at least three members of the same family Karen Francis, 37, Charmela Francis, 7, and Kylie Francis, 2. Also identified as deceased were Maria Batiz, 58, and 19-year-old Shantay Young. ?Children starting fires is not rare,? Nigro said. He emphasized that young children should not be left unattended, and those fleeing apartment fires should always shut doors behind them once the last person is out. Authorities said firefighters rescued 12 people from the building and four people were in the hospital in critical condition. More than 160 firefighters responded to the four-alarm blaze, the first arriving about 3 minutes after emergency calls came in. About 20 people were already on fire escapes, Nigro said. New York City is going through a bitter cold snap with temperatures in the low-teens Fahrenheit (minus teens Celsius)and high winds. At least 14 families were homeless, and four of them were taken to hotels, according to the American Red Cross. ?There?s still around 10 families we have not connected with yet,? said Michael de Vulpillieres, a Red Cross spokesman. Red Cross representatives stationed on the block offered blankets and smoke alarm installations to residents. Firefighters sifted through the charred interior of the building, but the exterior showed little damage and the red fire escapes were intact. Shards of glass and chunks of ice littered the sidewalk outside. The building, with 26 apartments, has at least six open building code violations, according to city records. One violation was for a broken smoke detector in an apartment on the first floor, reported in August. ?I know there were concerns raised about the building itself,? Mayor Bill de Blasio told WNYC. ?Based on the research we have at this moment, it does not appear there was anything problematic about the building or the fire safety in the building.? The building is in the Belmont section of the Bronx, a primarily residential, close-knit neighbourhood known as the ?Little Italy? of the borough, near Fordham University and the Bronx Zoo. It was the deadliest fire in the city since an arsonist torched a Bronx nightclub in 1990, killing 87 people inside the venue that did not have fire exits, alarms or sprinklers, the New York Times reported. In 2007, 10 immigrants from Mali, including nine children, died after a space heater caught fire in a Bronx building.
  23. TEHRAN: Iranian officials reported fresh protests over the struggling economy on Friday, a day after dozens were arrested in second city Mashhad. First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri suggested hardline opponents of the government may be behind the demonstrations, which spread to Tehran and the city of Kermanshah in western Iran on Friday, though numbers reportedly remained small. "Some incidents in the country these days are on the pretext of economic problems, but it seems there is something else behind them," Jahangiri said in comments carried by state broadcaster IRIB. "They think by doing this they harm the government," he said, but "it will be others who ride the wave". Tehran?s deputy provincial governor Mohsen Hamedani said "less than 50 people" had gathered in one of the city?s squares and several had been arrested after refusing to move on, according to the reformist newspaper Etamad. He said they were "under the influence of propaganda" and were "unaware that the majority of these calls to protest come from abroad". The rally in Kermanshah appeared larger ? with hundreds shown protesting in videos shared on social media ? and was reportedly focused on those who lost money in the collapse of unauthorised lending institutions in recent years. "Protesters asked for clarifications on the fate of their accounts and police dealt with them with tolerance despite them having no permission to protest," Tasnim news agency reported. It came a day after 52 people were arrested in Mashhad, an important pilgrimage site, for protesting high prices and the poor state of the economy under President Hassan Rouhani. Videos published by reformist media group Nazar showed people chanting "Death to Rouhani" while others shouted "not Gaza, not Lebanon, my life for Iran", reflecting anger in some circles that the government is focusing too much on regional politics rather than tackling domestic problems. One lawmaker said these protests were also rooted in the collapse of credit institutions and other financial scandals. Unauthorised lending institutions mushroomed under former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad due to weak regulation of the banking sector. An uncontrolled construction boom left many banks and credit companies stuck with toxic debts, which combined with soaring inflation and the chaos caused by international sanctions, pushed many to default on their debts. Since coming to power in 2013, Rouhani has shut down three of the biggest new credit institutions ? Mizan, Fereshtegan and Samen al-Hojaj. He tasked the central bank with reimbursing lost deposits, but many are still waiting for compensation. Mashhad was among the areas hardest hit by the closure of Mizan, which had around one million accounts, according to the official IRNA news agency. Kermanshah was particularly affected by problems at another credit institution, Caspian, according to the Tasnim agency.
  24. Police in Chicago said on Thursday they have arrested 50 people suspected of using ?secret groups? on Facebook to deal in guns and drugs, and have teamed up with the world?s largest social media network to crack down on criminal trafficking online. Announcing the arrests at a news conference, Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson initially criticized Facebook as being unhelpful during a 10-month investigation by his department. ?Quite frankly, they haven?t been very friendly to law enforcement to prevent these things,? he told reporters. However, police later said the department and the California-based company agreed to work collaboratively ?to target any illegal activity on the platform.? Police did not detail charges facing the 50 men and women arrested through Thursday, but said there were ?dozens and dozens? of private Facebook groups being used for illegal drug and weapons transactions. Arrest warrants for 18 more suspects have been signed, and most have prior criminal histories, police said. Among the illicit sites monitored by police was one offering a ?Thanksgiving special? on cocaine baggies discounted to $40 from a normal street price of $60. In an emailed statement on Thursday, Facebook Inc, which boasts 2 billion users worldwide, said it had only just been alerted to the arrests in Chicago. ?We do not allow the sale of guns or drugs on our platform. We routinely work with law enforcement and outline how officials may submit a request on our site,? Facebook added. Among those arrested was an elementary school teacher taken into custody at his Chicago school in possession of scales often used for weighing drugs, according to Anthony Riccio, chief of the police department?s organized crime unit. Since a confidential informant alerted investigators about alleged criminal trade on Facebook in February, police detectives working undercover arranged for the purchase of 17 different types of drugs and 18 different illegal firearms, Riccio said. Riccio said investigators created covert identities on Facebook and were invited into private groups, which are closed unless the user-administrator allows someone to join. Police then monitored messages and contacted those in the group via Facebook to make buys. Chicago has been singled out by President Donald Trump as one of the most violent U.S. cities. In 2016, the number of murders there exceeded 760.
  25. Australian police stand near a crashed vehicle after they arrested the driver of a vehicle that had ploughed into pedestrians at a crowded intersection near the Flinders Street train station in central Melbourne, Australia December 21, 2017. REUTERS MELBOURNE: An Australian man of Afghan descent with a history of mental health issues drove a car into Christmas shoppers in the city of Melbourne on Thursday, injuring 19 people, but police said they did not believe the attack was terror-related. In January, four people were killed and more than 20 injured when a man drove into pedestrians just a few hundred meters away from Thursday?s attack. That too was not a terror attack. Jim Stoupas, the owner of a donut shop at the scene, told Reuters the vehicle was traveling up to 100 kph (62 mph) when it drove into the intersection packed with people, hitting one person after another. ?All you could hear was just ?bang bang bang bang bang? and screams,? Stoupas said in a telephone interview, adding the car came to rest by a tram stop. Police said they detained the 32-year-old driver, an Australian of Afghan descent with a history of assault, drug use and mental health issues. ?At this time, we don?t have any evidence or intelligence to indicate a connection with terrorism,? said the acting chief commissioner of Victoria State, Shane Patton. Four of the injured were in critical condition, including a pre-school aged boy who suffered a head injury. Police also detained a 24-year-old man at the scene who was filming the incident and had a bag with knifes. Patton said it was ?quite probable? the 24-year-old was not involved. The men had not been charged and their names have not been released by police. The attack took place on Flinders Street, a major road that runs alongside the Yarra River, in the central business district of Australia?s second-biggest city. Melbourne has installed about 140 concrete bollards in the city center to stop vehicle attacks by militants similar to recent attacks in Europe and the United States. ?We?ve seen an horrific act, an evil act, an act of cowardice perpetrated against innocent bystanders,? said the state premier, Daniel Andrews. Sydney, Australia?s biggest city, has also installed concrete barricades in main pedestrian thoroughfares. ?Our thoughts & prayers are with the victims & the emergency & health workers who are treating them,? Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said in a post on his official Twitter account.