Multiple Afghan suicide attack kills ten police

Seven Taliban suicide attackers stormed a police station in the centre of Jalalabad city in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing 10 policemen in a major assault ahead of the presidential election. Duration: 00:26 Mar 21, 2014

Malaysia says satellite images a "credible lead"

Malaysia said Thursday that two objects spotted by a satellite in the Indian Ocean were a "credible lead" in the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines passenger jet. Duration: 00:58 Mar 21, 2014

Sailing to Antarctica through the dangerous Drake Passage

To get to Antarctica, the Brazilian warship "Ary Rongel" has to cross the Drake passage, one of the most dangerous in the world. Some 80 Brazilian sailors are on a mission to resupply scientists based in Antarctica. Duration: 02:11 Mar 20, 2014

No info on threat to BJP leaders, says Shinde

New Delhi, March 20 (ANI): Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Friday said that the government had no information regarding terror threat to BJP leaders. Amid reports about possible security threats to top BJP leaders, the party had demanded that the Home Ministry ensure foolproof protection for them. Earlier, BJP spokesperson Nirmala Sitharaman had said that according to the media reports based on IB, sources suggest threats that could lead to kidnapping of BJP leaders. Mar 20, 2014

Advani free to choose his seat: Rajnath

New Delhi, March 20 (ANI): BJP President Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that it was up to senior leader LK Advani to choose the seat he wants to contest Lok Sabha polls from. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi, he said that Advani can choose to contest either from Gandhinagar or Bhopal. He also rubbished the opinion that Advani was being sidelined in BJP. Mar 20, 2014

One person killed, 12 injured after Mumbai local train derails

Titwala, Mar 20 (ANI): One person was killed and a dozen were injured after few coaches of a suburban local train in Mumbai derailed on Thursday. The train was travelling from Kasara to Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus. The accident took place between Titwala and Ambivali stations. The injured have been rushed to nearby hospitals. Mar 20, 2014

Protesters occupying Taiwan's parliament issue ultimatum

Protesters barricade themselves inside Taiwan's parliament for a third straight day, threatening "further action" if the government pushes ahead with its plans to ratify a contentious trade pact with China. Duration: 00:35 Mar 20, 2014

French 'Spiderman' climbs Total tower in the La Defense

French 'Spiderman' Alain Robert climbs the 186-metre-tall Total tower in La Defense, the business district just outside Paris. He undertakes the ascent without a rope as crowds watch from the ground. Duration: 00:34 Mar 20, 2014

Dutch tulip fest Keukenhof opens to the public

The 65th edition of the Netherlands' massive flower show at Keukenhof, the world's largest bulb garden with over seven million flowers, opened to the public on Thursday. Duration: 00:55 Mar 20, 2014

Badalta Manzar (March 20, 2014): An independent news report on Jammu and Kashmir

The patients of Kashmir valley get special treatment under one roof at Kashmir nursing home Srinagar. For the benefit of people in the valley, the government of Jammu and Kashmir have started evening clinics where the super specialist doctors of the valley are treating patients. People have appreciated the government's step taken for the welfare of people. Everyday thousands of pilgrims arrive at the Katra bus stand on their way to the Vaishno Devi shrine. The moment pilgrims step out of their vehicles, they are greeted with heaps of garbage, stink, overflowing drains and potholed roads at the bus stand. The maintenance of roads has been a sector where the state government has failed in total. Like the other roads, the Anantnag to Kokernag road, some 18 kms, was taken up by the Beacon for widening and maintenance. However, the locals are facing a lot of hardships while commuting on this road, since the work of maintenance is not yet finished. Mar 20, 2014