Kashmir needs responsible leader: CPI (M)

New Delhi/ Srinagar, Oct 28 (ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said on Tuesday the people of Jammu and Kashmir should choose a leader who can help them in rehabilitation after the floods last month destroyed the valley. State unit secretary of CPI-M in Jammu and Kashmir, Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami, said elections in the state should be conducted as scheduled for December. However, Kashmir's capital Srinagar has witnessed protests with people demanding the assembly polls be postponed. The business, agriculture, tourism and handicraft industries have all gone down after the floods. India's opposition Congress party had also opposed the elections in the state. However, Congress leader Saifuddin Soz expressed confidence in his party, saying Modi government has not done enough to help the flood victims. Oct 28, 2014

Japan eyeing global food processing market

Hanoi/ Tokyo, Oct 28 (ANI): Japan's Ajinomoto Group has been producing the famous 'umami' seasoning known as "Aji-no-moto" as well as a variety of seasonings and processed food products in 130 countries and regions. The company develops products to meet each country's taste and eating habits, which are sold under locally-adapted brand names. Ajinomoto Vietnam manufactures and sells a variety of food products such as "Aji-no-Moto" and "Aji-ngon". In Vietnam, pork soup is an essential part of local cuisine which is used for preparing noodles and fried dishes. Ajinomoto Vietnam reproduced the taste of homemade pork soup with the unique technology into the leading brand "Aji-ngon". The product's outstanding taste and quality are consistently offered by ensuring thorough quality control. Oct 28, 2014

Black Money: Politicos react after SC tells Centre to reveal all names by Wednesday

New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): Politicos on Tuesday praised the Supreme Court after it ordered the central government to reveal by Wednesday the names of all Indian account holders in foreign banks. On Tuesday, resuming its hearing in the black money case, the SC pulled up government for seeking modification of its order on disclosing names of account holders in foreign banks. Oct 28, 2014

BJP leaders meet Maharashtra Governor, stake claim to form govt

Mumbai, Oct 28 (ANI): The leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday met the Governor of Maharashtra staking claim to form government in the state. BJP leader and President of BJP's Maharashtra unit Devendra Fadnavis was unanimously selected as the Chief Minister designate for the state. The meeting was attended by a delegation of BJP leaders including Prakash Javadekar, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Pankaja Munde, Om Mathur and others at Raj Bhawan in Mumbai. Oct 28, 2014

An NFL franchise in London: coming soon?

London's Wembley Stadium has jsut hosted another NFL International Series match, this time between the Atlanta Falcons and the Detroit Lions. But will an NFL franchise in the British capital ever become a reality? An AFPTV voiced report. Oct 28, 2014

US nurse should be 'honored' for Ebola work, not quarantined: WH

White House spokesman Josh Earnest has criticized the enforced quarantine of US nurse Kaci Hickox in New Jersey and praised her bravery in travelling to West Africa in a bid to treat patients suffering from the deadly Ebola virus. Duration: 00:53 Oct 28, 2014

Ivory Coast courts battle in child marriage landmark case

Child marriage is illegal in Ivory Coast and yet its practice is widespread throughout the west African nation. But a recent landmark case of an 11-year-old girl being married off by her father has resulted in the father's arrest. Duration: 01:57 Oct 28, 2014

Tunisia Islamist leader hails 'democratic triumph' in polls

The leader of Tunisia's Islamist Ennahda party hails the country's first parliamentary poll since 2011 as a "democratic triumph" and congratulates his secular rival for his win in a vote seen as crucial for democracy in the cradle of the Arab Spring. Oct 28, 2014

Devendra Fadnavis to be Maharashtra's next CM

New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): BJP's Maharashtra unit chief Devendra Fadnavis was on Tuesday unanimously elected as the leader of Maharashtra BJP Legislative Party. The development paved way for him to take over as the new chief minister of Maharashtra. The decision on his appointment was taken at the BJP legislature party meeting on Tuesday in Mumbai. Oct 28, 2014

Nithari Case: SC rejects Surinder Kolis plea for review of death sentence

New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed Nithari Case convict Surinder Koli’s plea for review of death sentence. Lawyer Pinky Anand said that review petition was filed by the convict on the ground that his confession was under torture & not voluntary. She added that Court has found no merit thus stated his confessions were voluntary and dismissed the review petition. Oct 28, 2014

BSE closes points 127.92 up on Oct 28

New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 127.92 points up to stand at 26,880.82. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 35.90 points up to stand at 8,027.60. NCC and KAILASH were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 11.84% and 11.76% along with MANAPPURAM and RANBAXY with an increase of 9.98% and 6.11% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include PMCFIN and JUSTDIAL with a decrease of 7.92% and 5.88% along with LAKSHMI MACHINE WORKS LTD. and BEML with a decrease of 5.35% and 3.09% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 59.39 points 17,942.43 while the banking sector is up 124.66 points at 19,073.55 and the reality sector is up 4.71 points at 1,437.00. The Indian currency is up 0.1% at Rs 61.36 per dollar. Oct 28, 2014

SC directs govt to reveal names of all black money holders by tomorrow

New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Central Government to disclose to it names of all black money holders by Wednesday. Lawyer Prashant Bhushan said that Centra had asked for modulations in law as they were unable to reveal some names due to double taxation avoidance agreement. He also said that Arvind Kejriwal had also filed an application asking government to reveal names of the three black money account holders who had themselves confessed it before Income Tax Department 2 years ago. Oct 28, 2014

Modi and Vietnamese PM Nguyen Tan Dung address media - Part-2

New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Tan Dung on Tuesday addressed the media in a joint press conference. Both the Prime Ministers stated that they had a fruitful discussion on trade, maritime security, cultural cooperation and other important topics of mutual interest. Oct 28, 2014

Burglars rob bank in Sonipat by digging tunnel, probe on

Sonipat, Oct 26 (ANI): Burglars robbed a bank in Sonipat after digging a tunnel, said a senior police officer on Tuesday. Robbers broke into the locker room of a branch of state-run Punjab National Bank by digging a 100-feet long tunnel from a nearby unoccupied decaying house. Deputy Superintendent of Police, Rajiv Deshwal, said teams had been formed to investigate the crime after registering the First Information Report (FIR). Bank Manager, Devendra Malik said that the extent of loss cannot be estimated at present. Some of the bank customers were inconsolable, as they lost their precious ornaments and gems. Oct 28, 2014

Fierce gun battle on between security forces and militants in Kashmir

Handwara, Oct 28 (ANI): A fierce gun battle broke out between security forces and militants in Handwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday (October 28). Three militants are suspected to be hiding in a village in the district. As per media reports, Indian army launched a joint search operation with the police on Monday night (October 27). The militants fired upon the security forces after which the forces retaliated, reports said. No casualties have been reported so far. Oct 28, 2014