Resolutions passed by any Parliament are internalization processes: MEA on Pak's anti-India resoluti

New Delhi, Oct 24 (ANI): Commenting on the Pakistan’s anti –India resolution, MEA spokesperson said that resolutions passed by any parliament are their internalization processes and it is for that country to take a view on. Pakistan's parliament has passed a resolution against the "unprovoked and indiscriminate" ceasefire violations by India and asked the government to seek UN intervention to resolve the Kashmir issue. Oct 24, 2014

Police recover bodies of British couple in hotel in Agra

Agra, Oct 23 (ANI): Police on October 21 recovered the dead bodies of a British couple from a hotel room in Agra. Police suspected it to be a case of drug overdose as several bottles of cough syrups, strips of sleeping pills and anti-depressants were found lying next to the bodies on the bed.The police said that James Oliver Gaskell (28) and Alexandra Nichola Louise Gaskell (24) are residents of United Kingdom. Hotel manager, Jagdish Gupta, said the couple had arrived in the hotel a day before they were found dead. The investigation into the matter is on and the British Commission has also been informed. Oct 24, 2014

Pollution level increases in India post Diwali

Mumbai/Nagpur/Raipur /New Delhi, Oct 24 (ANI): The level of pollutants in the air shot up significantly due to excessive use of fireworks as people across India celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights, on Thursday. Bursting of firecrackers added to the air, noise and garbage pollution even as massive awareness drives advocating a noiseless and pollution free festival were conducted in different parts of the country by activists, police and civic administration. Accusing people of not remembering Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Clean India Mission', a cleaner in Nagpur city in Maharashtra, Sarita Yadav, said people should act more responsibly by cleaning off the remnants after bursting the crackers. Oct 24, 2014

Vietnam PM to visit India on Oct 27th Part - 1

New Delhi, Oct 24 (ANI): Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung will make a state visit to India on October 27 and 28. Speaking of the close relations between New Delhi and Hanoi, Syed Akbaruddin also spoke of the parabolic growth in trade between the two nations. Speaking of Prime Minister Dung's itinerary during his visit to India, Akbaruddin confirmed that the Communist Party of Vietnam leader will hold bilateral talks during his stay. Prime Minister Dung's visit to India comes after President Pranab Mukherjee travelled to Vietnam last month and Sushma Swaraj made a three-day tour of Hanoi in August this year. Oct 24, 2014

Vietnam PM to visit India on Oct 27th Part - 2

New Delhi, Oct 24 (ANI): Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung will make a state visit to India on October 27 and 28. Speaking of the close relations between New Delhi and Hanoi, Syed Akbaruddin also spoke of the parabolic growth in trade between the two nations. Speaking of Prime Minister Dung's itinerary during his visit to India, Akbaruddin confirmed that the Communist Party of Vietnam leader will hold bilateral talks during his stay. Prime Minister Dung's visit to India comes after President Pranab Mukherjee travelled to Vietnam last month and Sushma Swaraj made a three-day tour of Hanoi in August this year. Oct 24, 2014

Jewish tombstones returned to final resting place

Jewish tombstones that were destroyed during the Holocaust and taken as building materials during Poland’s Communist era are retrieved and given back to Jewish cemeteries. Duration: 01:20 Oct 24, 2014

Japan firm showcases Bat-Signal of the future

A free-floating image created by firing lasers into thin air has been unveiled in Japan, offering the possibility one day of projecting messages into a cloudless sky. Duration: 00:50 Oct 24, 2014

Home Minister Rajnath Singh salutes brave ITBP personnel on their 53rd Raising Day

Surajpur, Oct 24 (ANI): Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday saluted the brave ITBP personnel on their 53rd Raising Day. The ITBP was raised on October 24, 1962. Presently, the ITBP is deployed on border guarding duties from Karakoram Pass in Ladakh to Jachep La in Arunachal Pradesh covering 3,488 km of Indo-China border and manning Border Outposts on altitudes raging from 9000' to 18700' in the Western, Middle and Eastern Sector of the Indo-China border. The ITBP is a specialized mountain force and most of the officers are professionally trained mountaineers and skiers. Being the first responder for natural disaster in the Himalayas, the ITBP has been carrying out numerous rescue and relief operations. Oct 24, 2014

Shiv Sena ready to form Maharashtra Govt with BJP: Athawale

Mumbai, Oct 24 (ANI): Republican Party of India chief Ramdas Athawale, who met Uddhav Thackeray on Friday, said the Shiv Sena is ready to form an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for government formation in Maharashtra. Athawale further said that he has requested the Shiv Sena supremo to forget the past and take decisions in favour of the people of Maharashtra. The BJP and Shiv Sena had parted ways ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly polls over seats sharing. The BJP had emerged as the single-largest party in Maharashtra winning 122 of the 288 seats. Oct 24, 2014

Minor rape case: Karnataka CM orders action against school management

Bangalore, Oct 23 (ANI): Taking serious note of the recent incident of sexual abuse of a three-year-old student in Bangalore, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has instructed police officials to initiate prompt action against the school management. The girl was subjected to medical tests on Tuesday before being admitted to a private hospital. Bangalore Police had earlier on Thursday detained a suspect and filed a criminal complaint against the school. This incident of sexual abuse, which saw protests by angry parents, occurred barely three months after a six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two gym instructors inside the premises of another private school in Bangalore on July 3. Oct 24, 2014

PM Modi extends Gujarat New Year greetings

New Delhi, Oct 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday wished the people of Gujarat on the occasion of the state's New Year. "Today, people in some parts of the country celebrate start of the new year. I wish them a Happy New Year and pray for a wonderful year ahead. Meanwhile, Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel also extended her greetings to the people of the state on the occasion. People of the state are exchanging New Year wishes on the first day of Vikrama Samvant 2071. The event is also referred to as Salmubarak and Nutan-Varshabhinandan. Special prayers are offered on the occasion.. The people also prepare colourful 'rangolis' outside their homes to welcome guests on this auspicious day. Oct 24, 2014

Politicos react on Modi's Kashmir visit

New Delhi, Oct 24 (ANI): Politicos on Friday gave mixed reactions on PM Narendra Modi's Kashmir visit. Modi on Thursday visited Siachen, the world's highest battlefield in the Himalayan region, on the day of Diwali, and interacted with soldiers. Asserting that the BJP government stands with flood victims of Jammu and Kashmir in rehabilitation work, Prime Minister Modi also announced 570 crore rupees package for rebuilding homes in the devastated Kashmir Valley. Modi, who met Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra at the Raj Bhavan in Srinagar, also announced 175 crore rupees for reconstruction of six major hospitals. Oct 24, 2014

Russian Women faces molestation during medical examination

New Delhi, Oct 24 (ANI): The 32-year-old Russian tourist who was allegedly molested on the Goa beach by some unidentified person submitted a complaint to the Russian consular officials stating that she was molested again by a senior medical officer at the Goa Medical College (GMC) hospital after the police referred her there for a "medical examination". Chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women Barkha Shukla said that the incident is very shameful and the tourists should be treated well when they visit our country. Oct 24, 2014