Clashes erupt in Turkey after protest teen dies

Turkish riot police fired tear gas Tuesday at protesters massed outside a hospital after the death of a teenage boy wounded during anti-government protests last year and left comatose. Duration: 00:45 Mar 12, 2014

Crimea referendum a 'sham': acting president

The acting president of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov slammed an upcoming referendum on Crimea as a "sham", the results of which will be fixed in Moscow. Duration: 00:35 Mar 12, 2014

Pakistani Kashmir turns to water to solve power crisis

As Pakistan grapples with a crippling energy crisis, people in one corner of Kashmir have taken matters into their own hands, using small-scale turbines to generate electricity from streams and rivers. Duration: 02:26 Mar 12, 2014

Chhattisgarh Maoist attack: Shinde, Raman Singh pay homage to martyrs

Raipur, Mar 12 (ANI): Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday paid homage to martyrs killed in Sukma Maoist attack. Earlier condemning the Maoist attack on security forces in Chhattisgarh, Shinde had warned that the Centre will take the Naxals head on. Mar 12, 2014

Only BJP can give good governance: Rajnath Singh

Hyderabad, Mar 12 (ANI): BJP President Rajnath Singh said that analysts of the whole world have come to a conclusion that only BJP can provide good governance in the country. Singh was speaking at a rally in Hyderabad. Mar 12, 2014

Abhishek Manu Singhvi applauds SC's direction on tainted lawmakers

New Delhi, Mar 12 (ANI): Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi applauded the direction of Supreme Court that set a deadline for lower courts to complete trials of lawmakers and legislators, involved in criminal offences, within a year. The SC directed that trial in all the criminal offences involving lawmakers and legislatures should be concluded by holding it on a day-to-day basis. Mar 12, 2014

BJP calls Congress supporter of Maoism

New Delhi, Mar 12 (ANI): Following the Maoist attack on police in Chhattisgarh that killed 16 involved in a mine clearing operation, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) called ruling Congress an 'intellectual supporter' of Maoism. Expressing grief over the incident while addressing a news conference in New Delhi, BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said that they wanted to see how the central government would respond to the attack. Mar 12, 2014

Police arrest three Maoists in Jharkhand

Khunti, Mar 12 (ANI): Police arrested three Maoists in Khunti district of Jharkhand. The arrest took place after an encounter between police and members of rebel outfit People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) in Murhu forests in the district. During the encounter, 25 rounds were fired by the police. The Superintendent of Police (SP) of Khunti, Aneesh Gupta, said a commander of PLFI, Pradeep Karkatta who was behind many major Maoist incidents was also arrested. Mar 12, 2014

Police to investigate Maoists attack in Chhattisgarh that killed 16

Raipur, Mar 12 (ANI): A preliminary investigation has been ordered into the Maoist attack on police in Chhattisgarh that killed 16 involved in a mine clearing operation on Tuesday. Maoist rebels ambushed police and killed 16 involved in a mine clearing operation near Tongpal in Sukma district, a remote part of Chhattisgarh. Two were left injured in the attack that comes a month ahead of the general elections. Mar 12, 2014

BSF seizes 40 packets of heroin along Indo-Pak border

Amritsar, Mar 12 (ANI): Paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) seized 40 packets of heroin in Punjab from smugglers who were trying to trespass into Indian Territory along the India-Pakistan border. After noticing the movement along the fence, the security was beefed up on the border outpost in Punjab. Mar 12, 2014

US targets business-to-business alliance with India, to hold talks on civil nuclear liability

New Delhi, Mar 12 (ANI): Secretary of US Department of Energy, Ernest Moniz, said private sector and business-to-business collaborations with India are nation’s primary focus, while addressing a conference in New Delhi. Moniz is on an official visit to India to resume Indo-US energy dialogue, which was postponed after tension over the arrest and strip search of female diplomat in New York, Devyani Khobragade, suspected of visa fraud in December last year. Mar 12, 2014

Congress on Mamata Banerjees rally with Anna

New Delhi, Mar 12 (ANI): As West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is all set to join election rally with social activist Anna Hazare at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan today, the Congress said that Anna has changed his position of not endorsing any political party and therefore is loosing credibility. The party leaders also added that the Trinamool Congress does not have any political image in Delhi. Mar 12, 2014

Balochistan calls military operation by Pakistan genocide, seeks world intervention

Geneva, Mar 12 (ANI): Human rights activists, political leaders, Baloch nationalists and students from various parts of the world gathered in Geneva to raise the issue of human rights violations in Balochistan. The event titled “Human Rights, Regional Security and Perspectives for Balochistan and Pakistan Post-2014” was held at Palace of Nations, Geneva on the sidelines of the 110th session of the United Nations Human Rights Committee. Mar 12, 2014

In Mexico, auto boom fuels Japanese culture mix

Japanese car manufacturer Honda has just opened a new factory creating 5,000 jobs. As a result, the Mexican city of Celaya in Guanajuato state is trying to learn more about Japanese culture and has set up a school to teach Japanese. Duration: 02:06 Mar 12, 2014