Indian organization provides prosthetic limbs to amputees in Afghanistan

Kabul, June 19 (ANI): An Indian organisation gave amputees in Afghanistan a new lease of life by providing them with prosthetic limbs free of charge at a month-long camp in Kabul. A team of 25 artisans from Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS) - non-government organisation (NGO) that designs and distributes prosthetic limbs free of charge - provided the victims of landmines and other war-related atrocities with the prosthetic limbs, which is popularly known as the Jaipur foot. The amputees also saw the camp as a display of positive bilateral relationships. Jun 19, 2014

Yashwant Sinha released from jail in Jharkhand

New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha was released from jail in Jharkhand on Thursday after he agreed to pay bail on Wednesday. Sinha, was arrested a fortnight ago for inciting a group of BJP workers to tie up an Electricity Board official to protest against a lengthy power crisis in his former constituency of Hazaribagh. He had agreed to apply for bail after senior leader LK Advani visited him in jail to persuade him to file a bail plea. Advani met Yashwant Sinha on Tuesday and asked him to continue his movement against power cuts in Hazaribagh after getting released from jail. Advani had also said that Sinha was capable of being the Jharkhand Chief Minister after his agitation against the power crisis in the state. Jun 19, 2014

Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on spreading Encephalitis in Bihar

New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Thursday highlighted the steps taken by the government to handle the disease of Encephalitis spreading in Bihar. Harsh Vardhan said that the government has provided all possible help in terms of medical equipment to Bihar and vaccinations will be given to every child in the state. He added that he himself will visit Bihar to inspect the situation. Jun 19, 2014

Politicos slam BJP for not taking action against Nihal Chand

New Delhi/ Rajasthan, June 19 (ANI): Politicos from opposition parties on Thursday slammed the BJP for remaining silent in the case of junior minister for Chemical and Fertilisers, Nihal Chand. Chand and 17 others were summoned by a district court in Jaipur on June 12 after a 20-year-old woman filed a complaint accusing her husband and his friends including the minister in a sexual assault case. Jun 19, 2014

Congress worker celebrates Rahul Gandhi's 44th birthday with fervor

Lucknow, June 19 (ANI): On Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's 44th birthday, Congress leaders and workers celebrated throughout the nation with joy and fervor. Party workers were joyous as they celebrated Gandhi's birthday in the national capital where people danced to drums and enjoyed the birthday cake and also performed religious ritual for the birthday boy. Although Rahul is not in Delhi and travelling abroad, his absence did not deter party supporters from marking their leader's birthday with fanfare. Meanwhile, party leaders in Lucknow cut the cake that weighed 44-kg, corresponding with the age of Gandhi. Jun 19, 2014

KimK's video game set to launch next week

New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Kim Kardashian revealed in her Instagram account that her new mobile app ' Kim Kardashian: Hollywood' is all set to launch next week. The 33-year-old reality TV star Instagrammed new game's trailer with the caption: "Excited to announce the new KimKardashianGame launches next week on the App Store and Google Play! Check out the trailer... (sic)," a leading daily reported. In the game, a player can choose a celebrity character and navigate them through Hollywood, as they try to garner fame, attend glamorous events and join in photo shoots. However, along the way, the celebrity character also gets to meet an animated Kim, as she assists the player on shopping trips and night outs. Jun 19, 2014

Iraqi Foreign ministry tracked location where Indian nationals have been held: MEA

New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Thursday informed that the Iraqi Foreign ministry has tracked the location where the Indian nationals have been held. Akbaruddin further added that the Indian government is giving highest priority to the security and welfare of Indians struck in Iraq. Jun 19, 2014

Flags and cheers greet Spain's new King Felipe VI

Spain's new King Felipe VI swore to serve the crisis-stricken nation as he launched his reign on Thursday, cheered on by crowds of revellers in a sea of red and yellow flags. Duration: 01:09 Jun 19, 2014

Spanish King Felipe VI takes oath in new reign

Spain's new King Felipe VI swore to serve the crisis-stricken nation as he launched his reign on Thursday, sparking celebrations by flag-waving revellers in the streets. Duration: 01:22 Jun 19, 2014

Cambodia worker exodus hits 220,000

The number of Cambodians fleeing Thailand has soared to more than 200,000 but the Thai military junta denies a crackdown. Duration: 02:08 Jun 19, 2014

NASA unveils Orion spacecraft, set to explore deep space

NASA unveils its Orion spacecraft currently being assembled in Florida, which aim to carry astronauts into deep space, and which NASA hopes wil take humans 'one step closer' to the exploration of Mars. Duration: 01:11 Jun 19, 2014

Congress stages walkout from UP Assembly, BSP leads protest over poor law and order situation

Lucknow, June 19 (ANI): The Uttar Pradesh Assembly on Thursday saw a vociferous protest by the opposition parties against the deteriorating law and order situation in the state. The Congress party staged a walkout and the Bahujan Samaj Party and the Bhartiya Janata Party led a protest against the Akhilesh Yadav led government for failing to tackle the rising crime graph and not providing sufficient power and water to the people. Jun 19, 2014