US landslide death toll rises to 24

Rescuers digging through the debris of a monster US landslide have found another 10 bodies, bringing the death toll to 24 with potentially more than 170 still unaccounted for. Duration: 00:57 Mar 26, 2014

Infrastructure mega-projects seek to remake Istanbul

Turks go the polls on Sunday in local elections. One of the crunch electoral issues is urbanisation: a tunnel beneath the Bosphorus, a third bridge, and a third airport. But opinions are divided on the value of the huge works. dURATION: 02:29 Mar 26, 2014

Ramkripal Yadav files nomination from Pataliputra

Patna, March 26 (ANI): Former RJD leader Ramkripal Yadav who recently joined the BJP on Wednesday filed his nomination from the Pataliputra constituency. Yadav had parted ways with the JD (U) when party chief Lalu Prasad Yadav had decided to field his daughter Misa Bharti from the constituency. Earlier on Tuesday, Misa also filed her nomination from Pataliputra. Mar 26, 2014

Deposit Rs. 10,000 crore to grant bail to Subrata Roy: SC tells Sahara Group

New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): The SC on Wednesday set a condition of depositing Rs 10,000 crore by Sahara Group for granting bail to its Chairman Subrata Roy. The apex court agreed to defreeze bank accounts of Sahara companies to raise Rs 10,000 crore. The court adjourned the case for Thursday, asking the group to give details of the bank account numbers which are to be defreezed. Mar 26, 2014

Rakhi Sawant to contest election from Mumbai

Mumbai, Mar 26 (ANI): Bollywood actress, Rakhi Sawant, on Wednesday announced that she will contest general election from entertainment capital Mumbai for main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party. Sawant added that she never wanted to contest election but this time she decided to fight for the rights of people. Mar 26, 2014

Nitish Kumar targets Modi, says BJP ignoring senior leaders and establishing fascism

Patna, March 26 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday lashed out at BJP and Narendra Modi and said that the party who are neglecting and sidelining their own senior leaders, can never succeed in running a country successfully. He said that BJP has become a one-man party and that they are trying to establish fascism in the world's largest democracy. Mar 26, 2014

Promotion of film 'Dishkiyaaoon'

Mumbai, March 26 (ANI): The cast and crew of the upcoming Bollywood movie 'Dishkiyaaoon' on Tuesday came together in India's entertainment capital Mumbai, for the promotional event. The film stars actor Sunny Deol, Harman Baweja and debutant actress Ayesha Khanna. The film has been produced by actress Shilpa Shetty and her husband Raj Kundra and has been directed by Sanamjit Singh Talwar. The producer hoped for a positive response for the film. The film is an action drama film, with Harman playing the role of a gangster. He is making a comeback through this movie after a very long time. Meanwhile, Sunny threw light on his character. The film is slated to hit the theaters on 28th March 2014. Mar 26, 2014

Congress releases Election manifesto, politicos react

New Delhi, March 26 (ANI): Political leaders criticized Congress' election manifesto released on Wednesday in the presence of party President Sonia Gandhi, Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. BJP Vice-President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that Congress has a number of scams during its governance and they should rather have released 'scam letter' than election manifesto. AAP leader Ashutosh said that people have lost their faith in the Congress party and any manifesto will not work for the party. JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said that the promises in the manifesto are impractical and there is no way that these can be fulfilled. Further, CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat said that Congress repeated its old unfulfilled promises, which is a cruel joke on people. Mar 26, 2014

SC rejects Centre's plea opposing SIT to probe on black money

New Delhi, March 26 (ANI): Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected Centre's plea against setting up SIT to monitor and probe the issue of black money inside and outside the country. The SC said that the court has witnessed Centre's failure to take steps during last six decades for bringing back black money deposited in foreign banks. the court also said that if brought back, black money can stabilize the dwindling economy and can lessen the load of price rise and taxes on common man. Mar 26, 2014

Today's Congress' slogan is 'mar jawan, mar kisan': Narendra Modi

Hiranagar, Mar 26 (ANI): Launching a scathing attack on the Congress, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said that the people of Kashmir have not gained anything by supporting dynasty politics of the Congress government. Modi added that those who can't govern, must not and should not mislead the nation or its youth. Mar 26, 2014

Narendra Modi addresses rally in Hiranagar

Hiranagar, Mar 26 (ANI): BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday addressed a rally in Jammu and Kashmir's Hiranagar town. He promised to carry forward the policies of Atal Bihari Vajpayee to change the "fate" of Kashmir. Mar 26, 2014

Congress manifesto spells vision of growth & development: Manmohan Singh

New Delhi, March 26 (ANI): Congress on Wednesday released its manifesto which spells vision of growth and development with equality, says Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Singh said that there many models of development one amongst it is Gujarat model of development, but the Congress party supports growth with equality. Singh also said that the party has lifted many people out of poverty line which is way above than the opposition. Mar 26, 2014

Congress releases poll manifesto, Sonia Gandhi calls it 'people's manifesto'

New Delhi, March 26 (ANI): Releasing the party manifesto for the upcoming general elections, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said that the party has released a 'people's manifesto' as it includes their suggestions and advices which Rahul Gandhi gathered after talking to different sections of society personally. Gandhi said that Congress has promised Right to Healthcare, enhancement of social security programmes, fixed pension scheme, etc in the manifesto. The Congress also said that for some, manifesto can be a tool to grab votes, but not for congress. Mar 26, 2014