Juncker: Fiscal discipline must continue throughout Europe

Europe must remain "vigilant" against new financial challenges as it struggles to overcome the lingering effects of the debt crisis, the European Commission's incoming head Jean-Claude Juncker said on Monday. Duration: 00:41 Aug 5, 2014

Muslim Brotherhood leader awaits final ruling in Cairo

Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie awaits the final ruling on the June sentencing of him and 13 others, to death, over the killing of 10 people near a Cairo mosque last summer. Duration: 00:31 Aug 4, 2014

Earthquake in China's Yunnan province kills over 400

An intense rescue operation is under way in China after an earthquake kills at least 381 people and injures thousands more, leaving scenes of devastation across a mountainous area. Duration: 01:04 Aug 4, 2014

Musicians bring news 'rap-porting' to Senegal

Since 2013, the Senegalese rappers Xuman and Keyti have been informing audiences with a news bulletin delivered in rap form. Every Friday, they set the news stories of the day to music and rhyme, broadcast on local TV and YouTube. Duration: 01:35 Aug 4, 2014

English marks won't be included in merit: Centre on UPSC row

New Delhi, Aug 4 (ANI): Minister of state in the PMO, Jitendra Singh on Monday informed the Lok Sabha that marks of English would not be included for gradation or merit in UPSC exam. The Minister further informed the lawmakers that candidates who appeared in Civil Services exams in 2011 would be given one more attempt in 2015. Aug 4, 2014

Modi Govt should take action against Indian officials arrested in Glasgow: Milkha Singh

New Delhi, Aug 04 (ANI): Indian athlete, Milkha Singh on Monday said that the Government should take action against the Indian officials arrested in Glasgow. He further said that they should be banned in the future. Two top officials of Indian Olympic Association (IOA), general secretary, Rajiv Mehta, and wrestling referee, Virender Malik, were arrested in Glasgow on Saturday on separate charges. While Mehta was arrested for allegedly driving above the legal alcohol limit, Malik was held for allegedly being involved in sexual assault in a hotel. Aug 4, 2014

BSE closes points 242.32 up n on August 4

New Delhi, August 4 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 242.32 points up to stand at 25,723.16. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 81.05 points up to stand at 7,683.65. Apollo Tyres and Crompton Greav were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 6.10% and 5.89% along with HPCL and CESC with an increase of 5.16% and 5.16% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Syndicate Bank and Financial Tech with a decrease of 7.05% and 4.99% along with Britannia Industries and Bhushan Steel with a decrease of 3.57% and 3.49% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 228.63 points at 15,558.20 while the banking sector is up 120.99 points at 17,449.97 and the reality sector is up 19.82 points at 1,893.40. The Indian currency is down 0.12% at Rs 61.11 per dollar. Aug 4, 2014

JK Rowling wants orphan kids to be moved into family care

New Delhi, August 4 (ANI): JK Rowling, who has her own children charitable organization called Lumos has said that she wants orphan kids to be moved into family care. The _Harry Potter_ series author said that there was still much to be done to change the lives of eight million children in institutions worldwide including spreading awareness and challenging the misconception around the world that orphanages were _good_ for children in adversity, which they were not, a leading daily reported. JK Rowling_s children_s charity Lumos aims to move children out of institutions such as orphanages and into family or community-based care. Aug 4, 2014