UN military observers lost its relevance, decision to close down office in Delhi positive: Defence A

New Delhi, July 11 (ANI): After India asked the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) to vacate its government bungalow in Delhi, Defence Expert Uday Bhaskar said that the UN Military Observers has lost their relevance in the nation. He said that the decision by the government is positive and was long overdue. The UN has said that it will have implications on the Kashmir dispute. While India's stand is that UNMOGIP's role has been overtaken by the Simla Agreement and the consequent establishment of the Line of Control. Jul 11, 2014

Determined to bring down consumer inflation: Raghuram Rajan

Chennai, July 11 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan said that he was determined to ease consumer inflation through a combination of demand and supply management. An RBI panel in January recommended bringing consumer price index (CPI) inflation down to around eight percent by the end of January 2015 and to six percent by the end of the following year. Rajan also noted that the RBI would issue circulars regarding banks' lending for infrastructure projects. The RBI Governor also assured stability in oil price. Jul 11, 2014

Contaminated water at Fukushima plant to be frozen

The operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant takes foreign press on a tour of the ___ice wall___ it is building to block contaminated water from leaking into the ocean. Duration: 00:46 Jul 11, 2014

Holocaust hero Wallenberg gets US Congress Gold Medal

Swedish Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg, who saved tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews before mysteriously dying in a Soviet prison, was honored with the Congressional Gold Medal Wednesday at the US Capitol. Duration: 01:36 Jul 11, 2014

Erdogan_s main election rival launches _unity_ campaign

The main rival of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey_s presidential election launched his campaign on Thursday, positioning himself as a unifying figure against a dangerously polarising opponent. Duration: 00:54 Jul 11, 2014

Afghanistan at 'critical moment' in its transition: Kerry

Afghanistan is at a "critical moment" in its transition, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday, amid a deepening electoral crisis in the country, where a presidential candidate has rejected the preliminary results. Duration: 01:08 Jul 10, 2014

Shiite rebels seize city of Amran near capital

Yemeni Shiite rebels seized control Tuesday of the northern city of Amran, near the capital Saana, after three days of fierce fighting estimated to have uprooted some 10,000 families. Duration: 01:04 Jul 10, 2014