Chilean comes up with a groundbreaking water purifier

A Chilean designed an innovative purifier that transforms water into plasma, killing viruses and bacteria. It will be installed in poor areas of Haiti, Bolivia, Chile and Ghana, benefiting about 10,000 families in its pilot phase. Duration: 01:43 May 15, 2014

Kiev hosts 'unity' talks as Russia warns of civil war

Ukraine's embattled leaders vowed Wednesday they would not bow to "blackmail" by pro-Russian rebels waging an insurgency in the east as Kiev launched round-table talks under a Western-backed push to prevent the country falling apart. Duration: 00:53 May 15, 2014

Sept. 11 Memorial Museum prepares for opening

More than a decade after the twin tower attacks in New York City, the National September 11 Memorial Museum will open its doors with a dedication from President Obama on Thursday, and an official opening for the public on May 21. Duration: 00:52 May 15, 2014

Manish Tewari refutes claims of limited autonomy to Prasar Bharti - Part - 1

New Delhi, May 03 (ANI): IandB Minister Manish Tewari on Saturday refuted all claims of the ministry limiting the autonomy of Prasar Bharti. Tewari said that the autonomy of the Prasar Bharti is guaranteed by an act of the Parliament and that the IandB Ministry has an arms length relationship with the organization. He also said that it was on his initiative that Sam Pitroda committee was constituted and one of its terms was looking at government- Prasar Bharti relation. Further, on Narendra Modi's claims of freedom of press in India, Tewari said that the ministry too is concerned about the same in Gujarat and will like to look into the matter. May 3, 2014

Manish Tewari refutes claims of limited autonomy to Prasar Bharti - Part - 2

New Delhi, May 03 (ANI): IandB Minister Manish Tewari on Saturday refuted all claims of the ministry limiting the autonomy of Prasar Bharti. Tewari said that the autonomy of the Prasar Bharti is guaranteed by an act of the Parliament and that the IandB Ministry has an arms length relationship with the organization. He also said that it was on his initiative that Sam Pitroda committee was constituted and one of its terms was looking at government- Prasar Bharti relation. Further, on Narendra Modi's claims of freedom of press in India, Tewari said that the ministry too is concerned about the same in Gujarat and will like to look into the matter. May 3, 2014

Pak says ready to work with Modi, politicos react

New Delhi, May 03 (ANI): Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's advisor on security and foreign affairs Sartaj Aziz has reportedly said that Pakistan is ready to talk to any government elected by the Indian voters, including one headed by BJP's Narendra Modi. Aziz's comment is important since it has come a day after Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif's controversial remark, where he referred to Kashmir as Pakistan's 'jugular vein'. Meanwhile, Aziz's remark has garnered a lot of comments from the political leaders in India. May 3, 2014

SP slams Amit Shah's booth capturing claims, calls it BJP's frustration

New Delhi/ Lucknow, May 03 (ANI): Samajwadi Party on Saturday hit back at BJP leader Amit Shah for accusing the SP workers of booth capturing in Uttar Pradesh during the ongoing polls. SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav said that it is normal on their part and that whenever someone loses, he/ she make such allegations against others. Meanwhile, party leader Gayatri Prajapati said that the act shows the frustration of the BJP. May 3, 2014

Prasar Bharti CEO says shadow of government leading to lack of credibility, politicos react

New Delhi/ Lucknow/ Sultanpur, May 3 (ANI): Politicos on Saturday reacted to Prasar Bharati's CEO Jawhar Sircar acknowledgement that certain portions of Narendra Modi's interview "were apparently edited" while indirectly pointing at IandB minister Manish Tewari for failing to give the public broadcaster the autonomy it has sought. Sircar claimed that 'the shadow of government' hurts the credibility. May 3, 2014

I am a CM but my mother travels in auto: Narendra Modi

Basti, May 3 (ANI): BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, claimed practicing thrift and simplicity by citing the example of his ninety- year- old mother travelling in an auto to cast her ballot. May 3, 2014

Bodo militants kill at least 32 in Assam, Politicos condemn action

New Delhi/ Hyderabad, May 03 (ANI): Politicos condemned the Assam killings by the suspected Bodo militants, as the number of death raised to at least 32. BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu questioned the central government's and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's silence on the issue and called the killings of 'minority community' unfortunate. Meanwhile, Congress leaders Meem Afzal and Rashid Alvi said that the incident is unfortunate and that action must be taken against those responsible for the crime. Bodo militants killed many Bengali-speaking Muslims in the region in the belief that they hadn't voted for their candidates in the April 24 Lok Sabha elections May 3, 2014

YSRCP like Congress tries to rake up casteist and communal feelings: Venkaiah Naidu

Hyderabad, May 03 (ANI): BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday lashed out at YSR Congress party and said that it is a replica of the Congress party and tries to rake up casteist and communal feelings. Naidu said that Congress and the YSR both try to take credit for the schemes they have never introduced. He said that the parties should take the responsibility of the scams in their tenure when they are after taking credit for the schemes introduced. May 3, 2014

Prasar Bharti given instruction to black out Modi and focus on Rahul: Venkaiah Naidu

Hyderabad, May 03 (ANI): After Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar claimed that 'the shadow of government' hurts the credibility, BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu said that Prasar Bharti is given political instruction to black out Narendra Modi and focus on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. He said that all channels should and needs to follow certain norms. Naidu also questioned on the 'selective censorship' and 'scissoring' of the news in the public organization. He also said that all the actions of Congress will 'boomerang' back on them. Earlier, Sircar acknowledged that certain portions of Modi's interview "were apparently edited" while indirectly pointing at IandB minister Manish Tewari for failing to give the public broadcaster the autonomy it has sought. May 3, 2014

Pak says ready to work with Modi, politicos react

New Delhi, May 03 (ANI): Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's advisor on security and foreign affairs Sartaj Aziz has reportedly said that Pakistan is ready to talk to any government elected by the Indian voters, including one headed by BJP's Narendra Modi. Aziz's comment is important since it has come a day after Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif's controversial remark, where he referred to Kashmir as Pakistan's 'jugular vein'. Meanwhile, Aziz's remark has garnered a lot of comments from the political leaders in India. May 3, 2014