Syria opposition to join peace talks in bid to oust Assad

Syrian opposition spokesperson Louay Safi said on Saturday that the opposition had an 'abslolute majority' of support for the decision to go to an upcoming internaional peace conference in Geneva. Duration: 00:51 Jan 19, 2014

Hybrid cars fail to ease Pakistan's gas woes

Pakistan last year announced measures to boost the hybrid car market, hoping they might help wean the country off its costly addiction to imported fuels, but seven months on the plan looks to have stalled. Duration: 00:46 Jan 19, 2014

Politicians slam Narendra Modi for his speeches ahead of general elections

New Delhi/ Chennai, Jan 19 (ANI): Political leaders attacked BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday for his remarks, speeches and actions ahead of general elections. Congress leader, Harish Rawat, said that Modi wants to make a party of tea vendors to gain vote bank. DMK leader TKS Elangovan, called BJP non-democratic for selecting Modi as its PM candidate prematurely. Jan 19, 2014

LK Advani praises Narendra Modi but cautions party against over-confidence

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): While addressing during BJP's strategy meet on Sunday, party's senior leader LK Advani praised Narendra Modi for his works and vision but at the same time cautioned the party against over-confidence. He said that over-confidence was the reason for the party's defeat in 2004 elections and the same should not be repeated. Further, Advani appreciated Modi and wished him for being the next prime minister of the nation. Jan 19, 2014

Kejriwal should stand on his promises and stop supporting his leaders unreasonably: Binny

Shirdi, Jan 19 (ANI): AAP leader Vinod Kumar Binny, after meeting Anna Hazare on Sunday said that Arvind Kejriwal should stand on his promises made to the people and stop supporting his party members with no reason. He said that AAP has deviated from its agenda and the party's purpose was never to gain power, but to solve the issues facing the people today. On speculations of him getting expelled from the party, he said that he accept anything which comes in the way of raising issues of citizen's welfare. Jan 19, 2014

People protest against Delhi Law minister Somnath Bharti demand police to act according to constitut

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): People on Sunday (January 19) protested against the Delhi Law minister, Somnath Bharti in relation to the alleged molestation of Ugandan woman by a group of supporters of the Minister during a midnight raid in New Delhi. Secretary of All India Progressive Women Association, Kavita Krishnan demanded the police to act according to the constitutional norms rather than acting at the behest of any minister. African national, Sheillah Catherine says that she does not defend the fact that some Africans were involved in illegal activities but said that it was unfair to generalize the notion for every African national. Jan 19, 2014

Jaipur charms car lovers with vintage car rally

Jaipur, Jan 19 (ANI): India's pink city, Jaipur hosted 'The 16th Vintage car annual show' to quench the thirst of vintage car lovers with more than 100 different epic cars. The Rajputana Automotive Sports Club of Jaipur in Rajasthan, organized the show on Sunday (January 19). More than 100 vintage cars from Delhi and Rajasthan participated in the show. The organizers of the club were amazed by the gradual increase of vintage cars participating in the show. They held pride in preserving the auto legacy of Rajasthan. The visitors and car lovers were spellbound by the beauty of the rare pieces of car which are otherwise hardly seen on the road. Jan 19, 2014

200,000 mass in Ukraine in defiance of protest curbs

Some 200,000 Ukrainian protesters massed in central Kiev on Sunday in defiance of hugely controversial new curbs pushed through by President Viktor Yanukovych in a bid to suppress a pro-EU protest movement. Duration: 00:44 Jan 20, 2014

Floods displace 30,000 in Jakarta

More than 30,000 Indonesians flee their homes in the capital due to flooding that has left five dead, with people using rubber dinghies and wading through waist-deep water to reach safer ground. Duration: 00:33 Jan 20, 2014

Egypt approves constitution by 98% as Sisi eyes presidency

Egyptian voters have approved a new constitution by 98.1 percent, the elections chief said Saturday, in what the government declared a popular endorsement of the army's overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. Duration: 00:50 Jan 20, 2014

Kejriwal s dharna on, four metro stations to remain shut

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday is all set to sit on dharna outside the Home Ministry office in protest of no action taken against Delhi cops for their negligence in drug and sex rackets in the national capital. With the dharna on place, commuters will have a tough time as the four metro stations, that is, Patel Chowk, Central Secretariat, Udyog Bhavan and Race Course will remain closed from 9 am to 1 pm. Also, the Delhi Police has imposed prohibitory orders in and around Delhi to maintain law and order. Jan 20, 2014

Will look into Kejriwals complaint against Delhi police: Shinde

Patna, Jan 18 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Saturday said that he will look into the complaint put forth by Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and other legislators from his party regarding the inaction taken by the Delhi police. Delhi’s law minister Somnath Bharti had on January 16 slammed the Delhi police for being inactive against a prostitution racket that was allegedly run by a few Nigerian nationals in the city. Jan 18, 2014

India stampede kills 18 in Mumbai

A stampede kills at least 18 people in Mumbai when a large crowd gathered to pay their last respects to a Muslim spiritual leader, according to the Press Trust of India news agency. Duration: 00:41 Jan 18, 2014