Politicos react after reports say BJP likely to be invited to form govt in Delhi

New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 28 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Tuesday after media reports hinted over Governor Najeeb Jung getting nod from President Pranab Mukherjee to invite the single largest party BJP to form government in Delhi. Congress Party leader JP Aggarwal alleged that LG Najeeb Jung was acting under pressure. AAP leader Manish Sisodia said that LG Najeeb Jung should re-think over the issue. He added that if BJP forms its government, then it would not be beneficial for the people of Delhi. BJP leader Sambit Patra said that if any offer comes from LG Najeeb Jung to form government then BJP will give an appropriate reply in accordance with the constitution. However, NCP leader Nawab Malik said that Delhi has been under President's rule from a long time and it will be good if a government is formed in Delhi. Oct 28, 2014

Sheila Dikshit praises PM Modi, politicos react

New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): Former Kerala governor Sheila Dikshit has sparked a storm by praising PM Narendra Modi recently. Dikshit said that she saw a confident man, with a vision while talking about Modi. While the Congress disagreed with Dikshit, the BJP said people cannot ignore Modi's charm and leadership qualities. Other leaders gave mixed reaction on the matter. Oct 28, 2014

Vietnam PM and Jitan Ram Manjhi hold talks to promote tourism

Gaya, Oct 28 (ANI): Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and Chief Minister of Bihar Jitan Ram Manjhi held talks to promote tourism between the two countries. Addressing a news conference, Manjhi said the two leaders held talks on establishing direct air route between Vietnam and Bihar. Manjhi also said that Dung has agreed upon organising a Vietnam business conclave in Bihar and vice-versa. Meanwhile, Dung said the strategic ties between the countries have benefited the world. The two also agreed upon further strengthening ties in farming, fisheries, food processing, education and tourism sector, apart from improving facilities for tourists visiting Buddhist centre of Bodh Gaya in Bihar. Oct 28, 2014

Vietnam's Prime Minister invites Indian business leaders to invest in Vietnam

New delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung invited Indian business leaders to invest in his country's infrastructure projects. Dung addressed a seminar hosted by India's leading industry bodies such as the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in New Delhi. Dung hoped that the investors would enjoy the mutual benefits in Vietnam and bolster bilateral trade between the two countries. Vietnam's Prime Minister promised to create favourable conditions for business while appreciating Prime Minister Narendra Modi's programme of 'Make in India'. Oct 28, 2014

Japan's SoftBank CEO meets PM Narendra Modi in New Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Japan-based telecom giant SoftBank Corporation, Masayoshi Son held a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Son, who was accompanied by a delegation of his company directors, covered many issues during his interaction with Modi. Softbank, one of the major telecom and internet corporations of Japan, will seek opportunities in the sectors of e-commerce and telecom in India. Reportedly, it will invest $10 billion in India's information technology and communications sector. Son also met I&B Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. Oct 28, 2014

Tibetan PM-in-exile attends 10th anniversary celebrations of NGO in Dharamsala

Dharamsala, Oct 28 (ANI): Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile, Lobsang Sangay attended the foundation day of a non-governmental organisation (NGO), Tibet Charity, in Dharamsala. The NGO, in its 10th year, has been contributing immensely in the fields of education, social development and animal care. Hundreds of Tibetans and supporters gathered at Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) near Dharamsala to celebrate the event wherein leaders and activists delivered speeches and various artists performed cultural activities. Sangay hailed the efforts of those involved with the charitable organisation. Oct 28, 2014

Government protecting top industrialists in black money case: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal, alleged that the government was deliberately withholding names of industrialists Mukesh Ambani and his brother Anil, who have stashed black money in the off-shore banks.The government had disclosed names of three black money account holders to the Supreme Court, however, drew flak from the opposition parties for not revealing big names. Kejriwal alleged that the BJP government has not taken action against Ambanis as they are close associates of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Oct 28, 2014

Light Snacks Can Make You 'Pile On The Pounds'

New Delhi, 28 Oct (ANI): Next time, think twice before munching on popcorn while watching your favorite movie in the theatre - as this 'light food' can actually make you pile on the pounds. These cinema snacks contain "shocking" levels of calories and fat. According to a research, a typical tub of sweet popcorn contains around 1,260 calories and 79.6g of fat much more than the daily maximum intake suggested for people. A portion of nachos provides 3.1g of salt which is more than half of an adult's daily allowance, plus 1,030 calories and 56.5g of fat. Even the Cola bought at the cinema has up to 320 calories per container.So for the next tim e, do think about the calorie and fat count before you enjoy your light snacks meal. Oct 28, 2014

Now, Know your Fitness Age for Longevity

New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): A new research has come up with a method that could help in determining the fitness age i.e. it can help us inform till what age one will remain fit and healthy. The research conducted at Norwegian University of Science and Technology showed that fitness age takes one's respiratory health into account and is made up of different components including your heart rate, waist circumference, exercise routine, and more. According to the study, the lower one's fitness age s from their actual age, the higher one's chances of living a long life plus, if one does not get the number one then by regular exercise the fitness age could decrease over time. Oct 28, 2014

Canada moves to tighten terror laws in wake of attacks

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau was homeless, possibly mentally unstable, and seems to have acted alone in his attack on Canada’s Parliament, but his actions may still have far-reaching consequences for the country. Duration: 02:34 Oct 28, 2014

In 2014, Miss Uganda teaches women to get their hands dirty

A former mushroom and poultry farmer has been crowned Miss Uganda following a major rebranding of the annual beauty pageant, which saw the glamour of the catwalk ditched for an army-sponsored boot camp on a farm. Duration: 01:40 Oct 28, 2014

Liberian doctor uses HIV drug on Ebola patients

New methods to try and stem Ebola are being tested regularly in Liberia. One doctor in the city of Tubmanburg, G. Logan Gorbee, has been using a drug originally intended to treat AIDS - and he says the results have been positive. Duration: 01:08 Oct 28, 2014