Police arrest 8 PLFI Maoists in Jharkhand

Palamu, Dec 06 (ANI): Eight Maoists of People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) were arrested by police in Jharkhand. Police also recovered arms and ammunitions from their possession in the Palamu district. The arrested Maoists include Laxman Yadav, who is said to be the zonal commander of PLFI. Yadav is accused of abducting three bank officials in the state a few months ago. Maoist guerrillas are active in 18 of the 24 districts of the state, police said. Dec 6, 2013

Dalai Lama, Anna Hazare express grief over demise of Nelson Mandela

New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): Spiritual Leader The Dalai Lama and Social Activist Anna Hazare on Friday expressed grief over the demise of anti-apartheid crusader and former South African President, Nelson Mandela. The Dalai Lama said Mandela is a man of courage, principle and unquestionable integrity. Dec 6, 2013

Justice Ganguly case: FIR lodged but victim has to come in front, says BCI

New Delhi, Dec 06 (ANI): After Mamata Banerjee wrote to President Pranab Mukherjee urging action against accused Former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly, Bar Council of India Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra said that police can for sure lodge an FIR in the case but the victim has to come in front and speak up. He said that till the time the girl doesn't comes up and give any statement, any action on the part of police is not possible. Mishra also said that this has to be seen too that under which law FIR is to be lodged as the incident happened before February 2013 when the amendments in the laws were made. Dec 6, 2013

Mandela mourned around the world

The death of Nelson Mandela triggers an unprecedented chorus of awed respect in South Africa and around the world.  Dec 6, 2013

Japan agency offers travel for your teddy bear

Unable to get to that must-see tourist site but can't bear for your teddy to miss out? Then Japan has just the thing for you -- a travel agency that takes stuffed toys on package tours and even provides the holiday snaps to prove it. Duration: 02:12 Dec 6, 2013

Cape Town mourns Nelson Mandela's death

Cape Town, Dec 06 (ANI): After former South African President Nelson Mandela died ailing from a prolonged lung infection at his Johannesburg home, people in Cape Town expressed their shock and sadness. Mandela, the country's first black president helped and guided South Africa through bloodshed and turmoil to democracy. For Cape Town resident, Julia Rose Suttie who shares a birthday with Mandela, the news was shocking. South Africa's President Jacob Zuma said Mandela would receive a full state funeral, and ordered flags to be flown at half mast. Dec 6, 2013

Anti- apartheid hero Nelson Mandela dies at 95

New Delhi, Dec 06 (ANI): South African anti-apartheid hero and its first elected black president Nelson Mandela died at the age of 95 at his Johannesburg home. Although Mandela had been frail and ailing for nearly a year, President Jacob Zuma's announcement late on Thursday of the death of the former president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate shook the nation. Making a national broadcast, a somber Zuma announced the time of the death as 8:50 PM. Mandela, who emerged from prison after 27 years to lead South Africa out of decades of apartheid, had faced several health scares. Dec 6, 2013

Mandela: Remembered by those who met him

Nelson Mandela has inspired a generation of people around the world, from actors and directors to famous footballers. Some of those who knew him well share their thoughts about the man and his legacy.  Dec 6, 2013

Afrikaners divided about Mandela's legacy

As South Africans mourn the loss of their former president Nelson Mandela, one minority group remains divided in its views -- the country's white Afrikaners. Duration: 2:28 Dec 6, 2013

Mandela's homeland: a microcosm of South Africa

It's the place that Nelson Mandela called home. The village of Qunu, where the South African leader grew up, was also the place he retired to after leaving politics. Duration: 2:28 Dec 6, 2013