'India Show' kicks off in Pakistan to boost bilateral trade

Lahore, Feb 15 (ANI): The 'India Show' kicked off in Lahore with an objective to strengthen trade relations between the two countries. Senior vice president of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Jyotsna Suri, inaugurated the event and stressed upon the need to remove trade bottlenecks between the two countries. The centre of attraction of this trade show is embroidery on Indian dresses like Chicken work, Kasidakari or Meenakari on jewellery. On the very first day, the response of locals was amazing as many of them were seen busy getting details about Indian products and services. Feb 15, 2014

Harsh Vardhan on Arvind Kejriwal's resignation

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Attacking Aam Aadmi Party's Arvind Kejriwal, who resigned from the position of Delhi's Chief Minister on Friday, BJP leader Harsh Vardhan said that Kejriwal has misled people of Delhi and failed to fulfill the responsibility given to him by them. Feb 15, 2014

BJP, Congress trying to bring back dirty politics in Delhi: AAP

Kaushambi, Feb 15 (ANI): A day after Aam Aadmi Party's Arvind Kejriwal resigned from the position of Delhi Chief Minister, party leader Ashutosh said that the BJP and the Congress are trying to bring back politics that is dirty and not transparent. Feb 15, 2014

Militancy under control in Kashmir so far, says officer

Srinagar, Feb 15 (ANI): Indian security forces have been able to control militancy so far in Jammu and Kashmir due to stepped up activities and vigil, said a senior CRPF officer. Inspector General of CRPF, Pankaj Kumar Singh however added that an intelligence report has indicated that militancy would increase in 2014. Singh said as a result of security measures, no major militancy related incidence has taken place in the state so far. Two militants were killed during a fierce gun battle with security forces in Shopian district on Thursday. The Kashmir region has witnessed numerous militant attacks, insurgency and infiltration attempts from across the border in the last two decades. Feb 15, 2014

Burmese pythons swarm South Florida

Burmese pythons have no known predators in Florida and are becoming a threat to the ecosystem. Environmentalists believe the invasion started when snake owners started releasing their pets into the Everglades National Park. Duration: 02:25 Feb 15, 2014

Deadlocked Syria peace talks wrap up

Syria's warring sides are due to end another round of peace talks in Geneva, with hopes of progress dim as the foes remain mired in blame-trading over the violence ravaging their country. Duration: 01:45 Feb 15, 2014

Kejriwal resigns as Delhi Chief Minister

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Arvind Kejriwal on Friday resigned from the post of Delhi Chief Minister. He said that the Delhi assembly should be dissolved and reelections should take place. Feb 14, 2014

Politicos criticize anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare for changing stand

New Delhi/Ralegan Siddhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Indian lawmakers on Friday criticised anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare for shifting his stand and said he should stick to his main aim of fighting against corruption. Anna Hazare will campaign for West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and her party Trinamool Congress (TMC) for upcoming general elections due by May. Feb 14, 2014

Kejriwal hints at quitting says, it is our last session

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): The Delhi Assembly Speaker M.S. Dhir on Friday announced that the Jan Lokpal Bill has not been introduced in the House. Speaking on the same, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said that he is ready to quit, and added that this could be his last session in the assembly. He added that he can even give his life for the country and people, the post of CM is no big deal. Kejriwal also said it has been alleged that the government needs to take permission from the Central government to introduce the Jan Lokpal Bill. He also added that the Constitution does not say this. Feb 14, 2014

Kejriwal tables Jan Lokpal Bill in Delhi Assembly amid protests

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Arvind Kejriwal on Friday tabled his anti-corruption Jan Lokpal Bill in the Delhi assembly, defying a warning by Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung that the bill cannot be tabled without his consent. As Kejriwal introduced the Jan Lokpal Bill, both Congress and BJP MLAs jumped into the well and said it is unconstitutional on part of the speaker to allow tabling of the bill. MLAs surround the speaker and heckled him following which the house was adjourned for 30 minutes. Feb 14, 2014