Three killed in militant attack in Kashmir

Srinagar, Aug 14 (ANI): A police vehicle was ambushed in Galendar area of Pampore in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, which claimed three lives on Wednesday evening. A civilian and two policemen were killed after militants attacked police vehicle at Galendar area on the Srinagar-Jammu highway. Militants opened heavy fire upon a police team escorting Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of IRP 11 battalion Abdul Hameed of Keegam Shopian when he was attending nature's call at Galendar area. Aug 14, 2014

Protest intensifies in Assam after killing of two villagers

Assam, Aug 14 (ANI): The Assam-Nagaland border areas remained tense amid killing of two villagers in Uriamghat of Golaghat district of Assam. The two victims were hit by bullets fired by unidentified persons from Nagaland side when they were protesting against the kidnapping of two teenagers by suspected miscreants. Various student organization of Assam took to street and burnt the effigy of Chief Minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi for inaction in the matter. President of Jorhat unit of All Adivasi Students Association of Assam (AASAA) Pankaj said that 150 houses were burned down by the militants in Golaghat district. Aug 14, 2014

Police nab seven Maoists in Jharkhand

Latehar, Aug 14 (ANI): Police have arrested seven Maoists in India's red corridor of Latehar district in Jharkhand after acting on tip-off intelligence. Briefing the media persons, Sub inspector at Chandwa Police Station, RNP Singh said all seven belong to Jharkhand Sangharsh Mukti Morcha and were arrested after receiving secret information from the sources. Aug 14, 2014

RBI governor emphasizes on financial inclusions to reduce corruption

Mumbai, Aug 14 (ANI): RBI Chief, Raghuram Rajan, vouched for financial inclusion of the poor, in a bid to reduce corruption and boost the developing economy. Speaking at an Independence Day Literature event in Mumbai, Rajan said that India's economy has improved substantially since Independence, but it still lags behind some other countries, such as South Korea, which got their independence even later. He added that direct cash transfers to the poor would help breaking the cycle of dependency. The chief suggested ways to transfer cash by the way of opening bank accounts and transferring government subsidies to those accounts. Aug 14, 2014

AP cameraman killed in Gaza ordnance blast

An Italian cameraman working for international news agency Associated Press was killed in northern Gaza as sappers were dismantling an Israeli missile. Duration: 01:11 Aug 14, 2014

Andrew Cot, New York's master beekeeper

Since beekeeping was legalised in New York four years ago, increasing numbers of hives have popped up on the roofs of Manhattan skyscrapers, August 13, 2014. Duration: 02:11 Aug 14, 2014

Ukraine says will not let 'Putin's' convoy onto its territory

A massive Russian aid convoy rumbled towards Ukraine's border on Wednesday as Kiev vowed to block what it feared could be a "Trojan horse" bringing military assistance to pro-Kremlin rebels fighting a bloody insurgency in the east. Duration: 00:38 Aug 13, 2014

Fleeing Syria to die in Gaza

Palestinian living in Syria fled the war raging there and returned to Gaza, looking for safety in their homeland only to find themselves in the middle of another conflict. Duration: 02:46 Aug 13, 2014

Lok Sabha passes Judicial Appointments Bill

New Delhi, Aug 13 (ANI): The National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2014 was passed in Lok Sabha on Wednesday. The new Bill will replace the existing collegium system when it comes into effect. The bill will now be introduced in Rajya Sabha where the BJP lacks majority. The Congress is expected to create hurdles in the upper house and demand amendments in the present bill. Aug 13, 2014