Lokpal Bill passed in RS, Anna Hazare says thanks

Ralegan Siddhi, Dec 17 (ANI): Anti Graft crusader Anna Hazare on Tuesday thanked the MPs for passing the Lokpal bill in the Rajya Sabha. Hazare also said that he will break his fast after the Lokpal Bill gets passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. Dec 17, 2013

Biggest myths that can destroy marriages revealed

New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): If you believe that finding the right partner will ensure that the two of you will remain in love for the rest of your lives without any effort, then you are highly mistaken. Dec 17, 2013

Manmohan Singh releases stamp in honour of Beant Singh

New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, launched a postal stamp in honour of former chief minister of Punjab, Beant Singh , while extolling the latter’s contribution towards Punjab during troubled times. Dec 17, 2013

Lokpal Bill passed in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the Lokpal Bill. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath thanked all the political parties for their support. The Bill will be taken up in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. Dec 17, 2013

Deadly blast at Hezbollah chekpoint in Lebanon

A car exploded near a Hezbollah checkpoint in eastern Lebanon early on Tuesday, causing both deaths and injuries, a security source told AFP on condition of anonymity. Duration: 00:38 Dec 17, 2013

North Korean leader presides over memorial for father

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un presides over a mass gathering of military and party officials that is broadcast live on state television at a time of growing concern over the stability of his hardline regime. Duration: 00:35 Dec 17, 2013

Glow-in-the-dark ear tags help Botswana's donkeys

A British charity has been attaching reflective tags to the ears of donkeys in rural Botswana, in an effort to cut the number of road traffic accidents involving the animals at night. Duration: 00:54 Dec 17, 2013

Indian Diplomat Arrest: Father demands protection for daughter

New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): Uttam Khobragade, father of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, on Tuesday demanded protection for his daughter and alleged that it was a motivated arrest. Devyani was arrested in New York for an alleged visa fraud. Dec 17, 2013

Japanese fashion brand expands its reach in Asia

Shanghai/Indonesia, Dec 17 (ANI): Japan's fashion brands are now expanding their market base, especially in the Asian sub-continent. GU Co. Ltd., a casual wear designer, manufacturer and retailer known for its brand - "Uniqlo" has forayed into China and is popularizing its products through Japanese actor Yuki Furukawa. A TV drama artist, popular among the Chinese youth for his act in "Playful Kill in Tokyo", Yuki attended the opening event of GU store in Shanghai. Yuki Furukawa has over 800,000 followers on the Chinese website "Weibo". The comments by his fans reflect his popularity among the Chinese people. The fame of Yuki Furukawa is helping strengthen Japan's ties with China, ASEAN member countries and India. However, besides artists, there are sportspersons too, who are helping Asian countries connect. Dec 17, 2013