French winemakers target Chinese and American tasebuds

Winemakers in southwestern France are targeting the tastebuds of Chinese and American consumers, by using techniques that increase the wine_s fruity flavours and reduce the taste of tannins. Duration: 02:06 Aug 6, 2014

China school ruins echo carnage of Sichuan quake

Textbook pages flutter in the wreckage of a Chinese school after the country_s latest devastating earthquake, asking wordlessly whether any lessons were learned from a previous disaster. Duration: 00:42 Aug 6, 2014

Cambodia awaits verdict on ex-Khmer Rouge leaders

Cambodia's UN-backed court will deliver its verdict on two former Khmer Rouge leaders for the first time -- a judgement experts say is needed to help the country deal with its past. Aug 5, 2014

Police arrest four militants in Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir, Aug 05 (ANI): In a joint operation, the Punjab police along with Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police arrested four militants of Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF) and Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) in Jammu district. Police claimed that the terror module was being controlled by Ranjit Singh Neeta, who has absconded to Sialkot in Punjab state of Pakistan. The four militants were arrested in RS Pura area of Jammu district and have been taken to Bhogpur Police Station in Jalandhar city of Punjab. Police have recovered three Pakistani and six local SIM cards and four Pakistani phones from them. Aug 5, 2014

Indian men's hockey team returns home after winning silver at 2014 CWG

New Delhi, Aug 05 (ANI): Indian men's hockey team received a warm welcome on its arrival in New Delhi on Tuesday (August 05) after winning a silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Glasgow. The Indian team lost 0-4 to title holders and world champions Australia in the finals. Captain of men's hockey team, Sardar Singh said the team is fully motivated for the future matches. In the last edition of Commonwealth Games in New Delhi in 2010, India had suffered 0-8 defeat at the hands of Australia. However, Indian women's hockey team that returned home on Monday, failed to bag any medal for the second consecutive year. Meanwhile, midfielder and captain of the women's team, Ritu Rani said despite performing well at the CWG, the team could not make the country proud. Aug 5, 2014

Flood threat in Bihar subsides after Nepal widens landslide debris holes

Supaul/Patna, Aug 5 (ANI): The impending flood threat near the Kosi River basin in Bihar due to landslide in Nepal has been averted after the latter's decision to widen holes through debris and regulate water flow, said disaster management department on Tuesday. On Monday, Bihar suspended forceful evacuation of people from four districts as the threats from neighbouring Nepal receded. Aug 5, 2014

Politicos react as SC tells centre to end deadlock over govt formation in Delhi

New Delhi, Aug 5 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Centre to end the deadlock over the formation of government in Delhi and asked about the steps taken to resolve the issue. While the BJP said that it seconds the SC in the matter and passed the buck to Lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung, the Congress blamed the BJP solely for the delay. Aug 5, 2014