PM Narendra Modi refuses to be part of school curriculum

New Delhi, May 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday tweeted that he did not wish his biography to be included as part of school curriculum. Modi’s reaction followed reports of Rajasthan government considering incorporating Modi's life story as part of educational curriculum. Modi tweeted, “I firmly believe that the life story of living individuals should not be included as a part of the school curriculum. India has a rich history of several stalwarts who made India what it is today. Young minds should read about these greats & emulate them.” Earlier, Rajasthan Education Minister Kali Charan Saraf had said that he would consider incorporating Modi's biography in school text books, if the latter became the Prime Minister after the general elections. May 30, 2014

Fire engulfs slum area in Bhopal

Bhopal, May 30 (ANI): Raging inferno broke out in a slum cluster in Bhopal city of Madhya Pradesh on Friday gutting several hutments, police officials said. The blaze was reported at the slum in Bhopal around late night and around 8 fire tenders were pressed into service. The fire has now been brought under control and there are no reports of casualties. Cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained, official added. Reportedly, major loss of property is expected due to fire. However, no loss of life has been reported so far. May 30, 2014

Mr Perfectionist Aamir Khan joins Instagram!

New Delhi, May 30 (ANI): Aamir Khan is the latest Bollywood star to join the celebrity bandwagon on Instagram. The 'Mr.Perfectionist' of the Tinsel Town joined the photo sharing website on Wednesday. The industry heavyweight was apparently running short of time to tweet and hence decided to stay connected with his followers via Instagram. He shared a lovely picture of his with his better half- Kiran Rao and the caption read: My wife, my life and my everything. May 30, 2014

Women's basketball restarts in Somalia after 24 years

Women's basketball teams have competed in a tournament in Mogadishu, the first in 24 years to be held in Somalia, a country that has for years been ravaged by civil wars and radical Islamist attacks. Duration: 00:59 May 30, 2014

From sitting to standing on the job for better health

Three centuries after Thomas Jefferson found standing up a superior way to work, a growing number of Americans are mulling the dangers of sitting down on the job -- and opting to get on their feet. Duration: 02:00 May 30, 2014

Tension flares in C.African capital day after deadly clashes

The situation was tense Thursday morning in certain parts of Bangui, Central African Republic, after at least 15 people, including a priest, were killed and several others wounded in clashes according to military sources. Duration: 00:27 May 30, 2014

Kerry tells Snowden to 'man up' and return to the US

Secretary of State John Kerry says fugitive intelligence leaker Edward Snowden should "man up" and return to the United States to face justice for revealing US security secrets. Duration: 00:52 May 29, 2014