Hong Kong says Philippine hostage row over

The Hong Kong government says a long-running dispute with the Philippines over a deadly hostage crisis has ended following a deal on an apology and compensation. Duration: 01:24 Apr 23, 2014

UN joint mission starts removing landmines in Cyprus

The UN mission in Cyprus (UNFICYP) led a mine clearance demonstration on Wednesday in the UN-controlled buffer zone where demining operations are being conducted near the Cypriot village of Mammari. Duration: 01:00 Apr 23, 2014

Obama arrives in Japan for tension-filled Asia trip

US President Barack Obama landed in Tokyo Wednesday to launch an Asian tour dedicated to reinvigorating his policy of "rebalancing" US foreign policy towards a dynamic Asia. Duration: 00:44 Apr 23, 2014

India anti-graft champion accuses rivals of sell-out

Firebrand anti-corruption champion Arvind Kejriwal accuses his rivals in India's elections of selling out to big business by accepting hundreds of millions of dollars to bankroll their campaigns. Duration: 00:49 Apr 23, 2014

S.Sudan rebels slaughter 'hundreds' in ethnic massacres: UN

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan, (UNMISS) said that hundreds of people, both civilians and military, were killed in the fighting that took place between the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) and anti-government forces. Duration: 01:22 Apr 23, 2014

One dead as violent protests erupt in Rio

One person is shot and killed as violent protests erupt in Rio's famed Copacabana beach district following the death of a dancer allegedly at the hands of police, less than two months before the World Cup. Duration: 00:41 Apr 23, 2014

Myanmar pro-democracy hero Win Tin laid to rest

Hundreds of mourners gather to mark the funeral of Win Tin, a former journalist and giant of Myanmar's pro-democracy movement, in an outpouring of grief for one of the country's best loved champions of freedom. Duration: 00:41 Apr 23, 2014

Grief, anger after South Korea ferry disaster

A psychiatrist helping the relatives of the passengers in South Korea ferry accident talks about the trauma that the tragedy has brought to the families. Duration: 01:15 Apr 23, 2014

Badalta Manzar (April 24, 2014): An independent news report on Jammu and Kashmir

Greater profit from fish farming, around Rs. 60 to 70 thousand per year, is helping people make the switch from traditional farming in Kathua. And to help the people, the fisheries department is providing fish seeds to them. While many central govt. schemes like the National Rural Health Mission exist to improve health care facilities in the rural areas of Jammu and Kashmir, many areas of the state still have poor healthcare facilities. Food products including milk, biscuits, sweets, and other packed food items from outside the state are totally substandard. The people, especially children, are facing many health problems due to substandard products. Apr 23, 2014

Sex racket busted in Gurgaon, six held

Gurgaon, April 23 (ANI): Police arrested five girls and a pimp after conducting a raid in a spa and massage parlour in the satellite town of Gurgaon in Haryana. In a bid to combat illegal prostitution in Haryana, the police had launched a sting operation. A team of policemen raided the parlour on the signal of the impostor and arrested the women alleged to be part of immoral trafficking. Inspecting officer, Lakhpat Singh, said the arrested girls and the pimp have been sent to jail after a medical check up. Apr 23, 2014

Badalta Manzar (April 24, 2014): An independent news report on Jammu and Kashmir

Greater profit from fish farming, around Rs. 60 to 70 thousand per year, is helping people make the switch from traditional farming in Kathua. And to help the people, the fisheries department is providing fish seeds to them. While many central govt. schemes like the National Rural Health Mission exist to improve health care facilities in the rural areas of Jammu and Kashmir, many areas of the state still have poor healthcare facilities. Food products including milk, biscuits, sweets, and other packed food items from outside the state are totally substandard. The people, especially children, are facing many health problems due to substandard products. Apr 23, 2014

Lebanon sends aid to citizens trapped in Syria war

Lebanese authorities on Tuesday sent a rare aid convoy to the town of Tufeil, an island of Lebanese territory inside Syria where thousands have become trapped in the country's war. Duration: 00:39 Apr 23, 2014