Monday, 24 June 2019

Tag Archives: sexual assault

Rajkumar Hirani nominated for two Filmfare awards

BOLLYWOOD: In 2018, Rajkumar Hirani was reportedly accused of allegedly sexually assaulting a female crew member while working on the Ranbir Kapoor-starrer Sanjay Dutt biopic Sanju. The film happens to be the very project that had landed two nominations for the director. Shortly after the nominations were announced on Wednesday, ...

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Prosecution’s request to arrest Wikileaks founder rejected

STOCKHOLM: Assange was arrested in London inside Ecuador’s Embassy in April and sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for jumping bail in 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden. Swedish authorities dropped their charges of sexual assault against the whistleblower in 2017, but reopened the case in mid-May. The Uppsala District ...

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Sexual assault increased in US military in 2018: report

WASHINGTON: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan called for tougher action against sexual assault in the US military Thursday after an annual Pentagon report said the number of assaults in 2018 had risen from recent years. Sexual assaults reported by Defense Department employees, both men and women, jumped 13 per cent ...

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Sexual assaults rise at US military academies

WASHINGTON: The number of sexual assaults at America´s military academies rose by almost 50 percent over the past two years, despite extensive efforts to combat the problem, a Pentagon report said. About 12,900 cadets attend the Army, Navy and Air Force academies that train future officers to lead America´s vast ...

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Tanushree Dutta curses Nana Patekar, others in her latest statement

BOLLYWOOD: Tanushree Dutta, who started the #MeToo campaign in India, has once again called out Nana Patekar, Ganesh Acharya, Rakhi Sawant and others in a recent statement. Tanushree alleged that Nana Patekar harassed her on the sets of a 2008 film ‘Horn Ok Pleasss’. She also listed the names like ...

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Freida Pinto will never work with Woody Allen again

HOLLYWOOD: Freida Pinto has vowed she will never work with Woody Allen again following the allegations of sexual assault against him. The 83-year-old director has long been accused of sexually abusing his ex-partner Mia Farrow’s adopted daughter Dylan Farrow in 1992 when she was just seven years old, and the ...

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Olympic champion accuses coach of sex assault

SEOUL: South Korea’s double Olympic short track gold medallist Shim Suk-hee has accused her former coach – already convicted and jailed for repeatedly beating her over many years – of sexual assault, her lawyer said Wednesday. Shim filed her complaint against Cho Jae-beom to police last month, on the same ...

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Bipasha Basu to host the Indian version of Man Enough

BOLLYWOOD: Bipasha Basu Bollywood’s dusky beauty is all set to host the Indian version of the US show “ Man Enough,” a show that discusses taboos and issues ranging from fatherhood to sexual assault. The sensuous starlet known to break stereotypes will be host to the bollywwod bigwigs talking about ...

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