Bachelet favored to return in Chile election

The "Bachelet Clones" are a group of women from the working-class neighborhood of Maipú, in Santiago, who are fervent supporters of Chile's socialist presidential candidate Michelle Bachelet. Duration: 01:19 Nov 16, 2013

Deschamps admits France undone by physical Ukraine

France coach Didier Deschamps admits that his team couldn't cope with the physical approach of their opponents after Les Bleus lost 2-0 to Ukraine in their World Cup play-off first leg. Duration: 01:17 Nov 16, 2013

Serbia, Czechs tied 1-1 in Davis Cup final

Serbia and defending champions the Czech Republic were tied 1-1 after the first day of the Davis Cup final on Friday as Novak Djokovic and Tomas Berdych swept through in straight sets. Duration: 01:32 Nov 16, 2013

Kut Festival sends out a message of peace and harmony

Manipur, Nov 16 (ANI): The vibrant folkdances performed by the tribal people in the hills of Manipur reflect their joy and happiness. Celebrated every year, Chavang-Kut brings together Kukis, Chins and Mizo tribes. Nagas and Meitei also participate in it to make it an occasion of peace and unity in the state. Nov 16, 2013

Manmohan Singh addresses rally to woe Mizoram before LS polls

Aizawl, Nov 16 (ANI): Addressing a rally in Aizwal in Mizoram, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that UPA government have worked hard and resulted in many positive developments in the state in the last nine years. He also talked about various policies that UPA government brought about for the welfare of the state. He said that Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi have shared a special connection with the state, and so does Congress party representing it in the Lok Sabha for over years now. Nov 16, 2013

Bharat Ratna for eminent scientist Prof. C N R Rao

Bangalore, Nov 16 (ANI): The government on Saturday decided to confer the Bharat Ratna, the nation's highest civilian award, on eminent scientist Professor C.N.R.Rao. Prof. C.N.R. Rao is an eminent scientist and a well recognized international authority on solid state and materials chemistry. Nov 16, 2013

Pak on the hunt to cross LoC despite snowfall, wont be successful: BSF

Srinagar, Nov 16 (ANI): The BSF on Saturday informed that Pakistani troops were on constant hunt to cross the Line of Control along the border despite the fact that snowfall has already started in the region, however, any attempt to violate ceasefire will be dealt with. Nov 16, 2013

Bangladesh lawyer calls for free and fair elections as political battle intensifies

Dhaka, Nov 16 (ANI): Senior advocate of Supreme Court of Bangladesh, Abu Mohammad Aminuddin urged the feuding parties, the Awami League and the BNP, to end the impasse over the issue of caretaker government and called for free and fair elections, as tensions mounted ahead of the polls. Aminuddin while talking to a reporter in Dhaka on Saturday (November 16) said that the leading parties should discuss about the forthcoming elections, as there is no provision of caretaker government in the present constitution. Commenting over the political uncertainty within the country, Aminuddin highlighted the difference over religion in politics between the two parties. Aminuddin also said that the BNP was associating with Jamaat with an aim to win the votes of the fundamentalists. Nov 16, 2013

Rahul Gandhi lauds Nand Kumar Patels work, expresses grief over his loss

Kharsia, Nov 16 (ANI): Addressing a rally in Kharsia constituency in Chhattisgarh, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said lauded former PCC Chief Nand Kumar Patel’s work in the state and expressed grief over the 25th May incident which killed Patel. Gandhi said that Patel never asked to be a Chief Minister, he was a person with the heart of a ‘Sarpanch’ and not of a political party leader. He said that Congress gave many schemes and introduced bills for the Chhattisgarh people, but BJP stripped off all these from the citizens. Finally, Gandhi said that he wants 500 such Nand Kumar Patel from between the crowds who will throw the BJP out and that will ultimately lead to the development of the state. Nov 16, 2013

Shivraj Singh Chouhan releases manifesto ahead of upcoming state polls

Bhopal, Nov 16 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan promised well-connected road system, increased power generation and schemes for farmers while releasing election manifesto in Bhopal ahead of upcoming polls. Releasing the manifesto along with other leaders on Saturday, Chouhan lured voters with announcement of a slew of projects. To make sure that the electricity crises is addressed, Chouhan said that power generation will be increased by 2020. While releasing the manifesto, Chouhan also highlighted the schemes for the farmers of the state. State Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh will be held on November 25. Nov 16, 2013

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar to be given Bharat Ratna

New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar who bid adieu to all forms of the game on Saturday will be conferred with the prestigious Bharat Ratna, according to a release by the Prime Minister's Office. That Sachin has been honoured with several awards is testimony to his extraordinary brilliance as a sportsman, and the records set by him are unmatched, and the spirit of sportsmanship displayed by him exemplary, said the release. Nov 16, 2013

Congress, maintain some decency during election campaigns: Rajnath Singh

Raipur, Nov 16 (ANI): BJP president Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that the limits of decency should not be crossed by Congress leaders during election campaign speeches. Rajnath said that the more baseless allegations Congress levels at BJP and its PM Candidate Narendra Modi, the more his party will emerge stronger. Nov 16, 2013