Olympic bronze medallist Mary Kom ready for her new bout at Asian games

New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): Five time women_s world boxing champion and Olympic bronze medallist, Mary Kom is ready to set the boxing ring on fire at the Asian games. Kom won the bronze medal for India at London Olympics 2012 and is among the 19 boxers selected for the senior women core group for this year_s Asian Games. Gearing up to prove her mettle yet again, Kom said that she wants to grab a gold medal for the country again. Jul 23, 2014

Reform-minded governor wins Indonesian presidential race

The reform-minded governor of Jakarta, Joko Widodo, is declared the winner of Indonesia's presidential election after a closely-fought race against a controversial ex-general with deep roots in the era of strongman Suharto. Duration: 01:06 Jul 23, 2014

Maoists blow up railway track near Gaya in Bihar

Lucknow, July 23 (ANI): Maoists blew up a railway track near Gaya, disrupting train services on Tuesday night. According to reports, the bomb blast occurred around 11.30 pm between Buraru and Ismailpur near Aurangabad in Bihar. Maoists also tried to halt a train, which was running ahead of a Rajdhani train due later. The reports claim that the pilot engine of a Rajdhani train was derailed. The Maoists had allegedly called a bandh in the area. Jul 23, 2014

PoK challenges reserved seats law imposed by Pakistan

Muzaffarabad, PoK, July 23: The much ridiculed Pakistani law which allows the fraudulent manipulation of elections in Pakistan occupied Kashmir is today challenged by the electorate of the region, and is reflected by the advocates of PoK who have questioned and filed a petition against Pakistan_s manipulation of reserved seats for migrants in the PoK assembly. Jul 23, 2014

World Bank Group President meets Arun Jaitley, pledges support

New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, who is on a three-day visit to India, met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and pledged his support in country___s development. Kim said the World Bank Group had pledged financial support to India to boost the nation___s development. Kim said he discussed knowledge based partnership with Jaitley as India is a home to many great innovations. He said they will inculcate India___s innovations at global level and at the same time bring in various developmental projects across the world to India, to boost the nation___s growth. He is scheduled to meet Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on Wednesday (July 23) to review key development issues pertaining to India. Jul 23, 2014

Fishermen in Kerala demand separate ministry to redress their issues

Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 (ANI): A fishermen forum from Kerala conducted a signature campaign demanding Narendra Modi-led government for a separate ministry to monitor issues related to fisherfolk. BJP leader O Rajagopal kick-started the campaign, urging central government to take back permits to foreign vessels to fish in Indian seas as it would affect country___s fishermen. President of National Fishworkers___ Forum in Thiruvananthapuram, T Peter, said they would hold a national level meeting to create an action plan against the Modi government, if their demands were not met. Meanwhile, Peter said Modi___s Bharatiya Janata Party did not fulfill its promises made in the manifesto of creating a separate ministry. Jul 23, 2014

Some human remains still at MH17 crash site: OSCE

The special mission of the OSCE in Ukraine said in a press conference Tuesday that there are still some human remains of the victims of the Malaysia ______Airlines accident at the crash site. Duration: 01:06 Jul 23, 2014

Russian spy widow _pleased_ about public inquiry

The widow of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko who was poisoned with radioactive tea in London in 2006 said she was _very pleased_ by the British government_s announcement to hold a public inquiry into who was behind his death. Duration: 00:42 Jul 23, 2014

Dutch forensic experts in Ukraine to fly out MH17 bodies

Dutch experts on Tuesday prepared to fly out bodies recovered from downed Malaysian flight MH17, as Europe moved to punish Russia for fanning the rebellion in east Ukraine that it believes led to the crash. Duration: 01:09 Jul 23, 2014

UN chief tells Israel, Palestinians: _Stop Fighting_

UN chief Ban Ki-moon demanded Tuesday that Israel and Hamas halt the spiralling violence in Gaza as he pushed diplomatic efforts to end bloodshed that has killed 620 Palestinians. Duration: 00:48 Jul 23, 2014

Salmond puts Scotland referendum debate on hold

Scotland_s first minister Alex Salmond Tuesday launched the 20th Commonwealth Games and vowed to abstain from talking about the September 18 vote on Scottish independence from the United Kingdom. Duration: 00:49 Jul 23, 2014