Libya on high alert after PM seized by gunmen

Gunmen seized Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan from a Tripoli hotel early Thursday, in the latest sign of the lawlessness sweeping Libya since dictator Moamer Kadhafi was toppled in 2011. Duration: 00:38 Oct 10, 2013

Sachin Tendulkar Retirement: Cricket fraternity salutes the legendary cricketer

New Delhi/Vadodara, Oct 10 (ANI): As soon as the announcement came that batting legend Sachin Tendulkar's 200th Test would be his last, ending his phenomenal career in all forms of international cricket, current and former cricketers from all around the world saluted the achievements of the ace cricketer. Cricketer Irfan Pathan said that it is hard to believe that Sachin is retiring, while Indian commentator Charu Sharma said that it was indeed the right time for the cricketer to retire and he can now play his last two games without any pressure. Oct 10, 2013

Sleeping for six to eight hours at night cuts heart disease risk

New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): A new research by an Indian origin scientist has claimed that sleeping for six to eight hours a night could help cut the risk of heart problems and stroke. Author Dr Saurabh Aggarwal, of Chicago Medical School has found that people who sleep less than six hours a night were twice as likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke, compared to those who sleep between six and eight hours. People who take less sleep also had a two-thirds higher risk of congestive heart failure. However, the research found that sleeping for more than eight hours doubles the risk of angina and increases likelihood of coronary artery disease by 19 percent. Oct 10, 2013

SEBI to formulate rules for disclosures to curb errant trading: UK Sinha

New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): The country's capital markets regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is all set to formulate a new set of rules vis-a-vis disclosures by listed companies to curb errant trading of scripts such as insider trading and over or under rated deals. SEBI Chairman UK Sinha stated this in New Delhi on Thursday. He was speaking to the mediapersons on the sidelines of an event hosted by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry. India, at present does not have any formal rules meant for dealing with the annulment of trades. Instead, stock exchanges across the country have devised their own guidelines. Recently, the SEBI took several measures to protect the interest of the investors. Oct 10, 2013

Difficult to imagine Indian cricket team without Sachin: Kirti Azad

New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday announced his decision to retire from Test cricket after playing his landmark 200th match against the West Indies next month. Reacting over Sachin's announcement, former cricket player and BJP leader Kirti Azad said that it is difficult to imagine Indian cricket team without Sachin. Oct 10, 2013

Manmohan Singh stresses on transnational crime during ASEAN meet

Brunei, Oct 10 (ANI): While addressing the ASEAN leaders at the Summit in Brunei on Thursday, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that the nation, along with other ASEAN countries would formulate steps to combat transnational crime and militancy. Singh also talked about stronger economic ties with the ASEAN nations as well as cooperation in sectors like Science and Technology, Security, Infrastructure and Tourism. Further, Singh also stressed that ASEAN is an integral part of India's Look-East policy that stresses the need of a new cooperation between India and the Mekong nations for the economic development of both regions. Oct 10, 2013

Telangana row: TRS requests for President's rule

Hyderabad, Oct 10 (ANI): TRS leader KT Rama Rao slammed Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy and said that he has been working against the formation of separate Telangana. The TRS has also called for President’s rule in the state. TRS also urged Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan to dismiss Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister from his post. TRS floor leader in the Legislative Assembly E Rajender alleged that Reddy is biased against Telangana and was trying to stall the formation of the separate state. The TRS leaders claimed that Reddy's handling of the strike and agitation by pro-united Andhra employees in support of united Andhra goes on to prove his alleged bias. Oct 10, 2013