With a flurry of punches and kicks, hundreds of Thai "Red Shirts" undergo self-defence drills as they mobilise to protect the embattled government, stoking fears of a dangerous new phase of civil conflict. Duration: 00:57Apr 4, 2014
Several west African countries geared up on Friday to tackle killer haemorraghic fevers including Ebola, which has claimed more than 80 lives in Guinea and just seen suspect cases emerge in Mali, after Liberia and Sierra Leone. Duration: 01:14Apr 4, 2014
Worshippers clash with police following Friday prayers at Martyr’s Mosque in Mombasa. Tension was high after the killing of hardline Kenyan cleric Abubakar Shariff Ahmed on Tuesday. Duration: 00:41Apr 4, 2014
Darth Vader's run for president of Ukraine ended ingloriously Thursday when election officials said the man posing as the iconic movie villain might actually be an electrician named Viktor Shevchenko. Duration: 00:57Apr 4, 2014
Behind the opaque windows of a beauty parlour in Kabul, the presidential election is a prime subject of conversation among clients dropping in for manicures, eyebrow grooming and massages. Duration: 01:34Apr 4, 2014
Simdega, April 04 (ANI): Police have deployed additional forces in Maoists hotbed in Jharkhand after rebels threatened the residents to boycott parliamentary polls. Threat looms large over many villages in Simdega district as rebels wrote on the walls of the schools and other voting centres, forcing people not to step out of their houses on the poll day. However, police has assured that adequate steps are being taken to foil any attempts by rebels. Maoists say they are fighting for the rights of poor farmers and landless labourers.Apr 4, 2014
Inspector General of Police Rajesh Kumar along with DIG Shakeel Ahmed Beig of Jammu launched ‘Smart 24x7’- a Mobile based security Application at Police Control Room for the state.
Although it has been more than 11 days since the last snowfall in Kashmir valley, but the locals are still facing hardships caused post snowfall. The authorities in Shopian district which received some 4 feet of snow cleared the roads for vehicular movement but during the process, they dumped the snow on the roadsides which is now causing heavy traffic jams and inconvenience to the commuters.
Many houses got damaged due to flash flood in the canal of Upper Sindh power project Phase-II in New Colony Gund in Ganderbal district of Kashmir Valley. Water entered in many residential houses and damaged them very badly.Apr 4, 2014
New Delhi, April 04 (ANI): After Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal released national manifesto, political parties looked down upon it. Congress Leader Meem Afzal said that AAP has become 'Khaas Aadmi Party' and that their graph is going down rapidly and that the party will not gain votes in future. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said that AAP manifesto is like trying to save oneself from drowning. Further, JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said that the party by its recent actions has upset him.Apr 4, 2014
New Delhi, April 04 (ANI): After BJP moved Election Commission over Sonia Gandhi and Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari of Jama Masjid, Congress leader Meem Afzal asked if Narendra Modi can meet Baba Ramdev, what is the issue in Sonia-Imam meeting. Condemning the meet, BSP leader Sudhindra Bhadoria said that asking for votes based on religion is wrong. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said that Gandhi is trying to encourage communal forces by all this. Meanwhile, JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said that during elections, meeting religious leaders are but obvious and that BJP has no right to object on the same.Apr 4, 2014
New Delhi, April 04 (ANI): After Congress senior leader Madhusudan Mistry was arrested and thereafter released on bail over the 'poster war' in Vadodara, party leader Meem Afzal said that it was just a symbolic protest by Mistry to show that how Narendra Modi has taken over all advert spaces in Vadodara, leaving no space for Congress' campaigning. Reacting on the same, BSP leader Sudhindra Bhadoria condemned the action and said that BJP and Congress share the same ideology. JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said that Mistry is a former RSS worker and is aware of their tactics and so, the fight in Vadodara between such ideologies will be interesting.Apr 4, 2014
New Delhi, April 04 (ANI): AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal has been slapped in Delhi's Dakshin Puri area by an unidentified person on Firday. The man has been handed over to the police by AAP volunteers. An unidentified person lunged at Kejriwal when he was campaigning in the area in an open jeep. He slapped him on the neck before being taken down by Kejriwal's supporters. However, Kejriwal appealed to not resort to violence, but his supporters started beating the man. AAP volunteers later had to escort the man to safety after forming a protective ring around him.Apr 4, 2014
New Delhi, April 04 (ANI): Fire killed two after it engulfed an orphanage in New Delhi on Friday (April 04), as the firefighters struggled to douse the raging inferno. The incident took place at around 2.00 am (IST) in the orphanage, housing around 150 people including old, mentally challenged and severely ill. Fire tenders immediately reached the spot to douse the blaze. The ranging inferno also resulted in huge loss of property. The president of the orphanage, Ravi Kalra, said the survivors were shifted to a safe place by the rescue teams.Apr 4, 2014