Foreign militants setting up base in PoK

Neelum Valley, Oct 15: In a startling revelation angry citizens of Pakistan occupied Kashmir exposed that foreign militants are taking refuge in the region, they are not only promoting violence but are also involved in eve teasing and rapes , what is shocking is the fact that these militants are protected by government Oct 15, 2013

'Royal Riders Club' conducts medical camp in remote village

Manipur, Oct 15 (ANI): Under the theme "Serving in Adventure" a two-day long medical camp was organized by the Royal Riders Club. Altogether, 23 Bullet Enfields and 42 members rode more than 130 kilometers to provide medical treatment and free medicines to the villagers. The medical camp was attended by approximately 260 villagers from Kamjong and from the adjoining villages of Kamjong Khullen, Khunjao, Phange etc. Oct 15, 2013

Political clash of opinion over ban on VHP's Sankalp rally in UP

New Delhi/ Uttar Pradesh/ Madhya Pradesh, Oct 15 (ANI): Political parties reacted to the ban imposed by the Uttar Pradesh government on the foundation day celebrations of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Tuesday. The VHP's 'Sankalp Diwas', which is celebrated on October 18, has been banned by the Samajwadi Party (SP) government, fearing a communal flare-up. Oct 15, 2013

Cyclone Phailin aftermath: Thousands marooned due to floods in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 (ANI): Heavy rain in the aftermath of Cyclone Phailin, which struck the Odisha coast over the weekend and has since dissipated, has triggered massive floods in several districts in the state. Special Relief Commissioner of Odisha, P K Mohapatra, said on Tuesday that the floods triggered by Cyclone Phailin claimed five lives while authorities made efforts to restore normalcy in marooned and flooded areas. Oct 15, 2013

Australia Antarctic mission focuses on penguin poo

Ancient penguin droppings and the impact of global warming on the Antarctic food chain will be the focus of Australia's latest scientific mission to the icy continent which departed on October 14, 2013. Duration: 00:59 Oct 15, 2013

BJP on Mahmood Madani's statement on Congress

New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): Even as Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind's general Secretary Mahmood Madani alleged that Congress and other so-called Secular parties were spreading Modi-phobia ahead of the 2014 general polls for vote bank politics, BJP welcomed his statement and said that history of rioting is history of Congress party. Oct 15, 2013

China selling nuke reactors to Pakistan is cause for concern: Defence Expert

New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): China's decision to firm up the sale of two more nuclear reactors to Pakistan has raised serious concerns for India. India has earlier conveyed its objections at both the political and official levels in China, as well as the Nuclear Suppliers Group in the last few months for the sale. Defence analyst Uday Bhaskar stated that China has been one of the most robust supporters of Pakistan nuclear programs. He hoped that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh takes up the matter while his visit to China. Oct 15, 2013

Sexual assault case: Asaram Bapu's police remand extended till October 19

Gandhinagar, Oct 15 (ANI): Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu's police remand has been extended till October 19 in Surat rape case. Asaram Bapu was produced before a special judge in Gandhinagar on Tuesday in connection with the sexual assault case against him, a day after he was grilled by the Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in Ahmedabad. Oct 15, 2013

We are concerned about food inflation: Food Minister KV Thomas

Kochi, Oct 15 (ANI): As official data showed that inflation accelerated to a seven-month high in September driven by sharp spikes in onion and vegetable prices, Union food minister KV Thomas on Tuesday said that the government is concerned about the inflation and is taking measures to curb it. Thomas further said that the Indian agricultural products are in great demand at the international market and therefore the export cannot be cancelled abruptly, but the government is putting a check on it. Oct 15, 2013

Japanese firms eyeing elderly care markets

Tokyo, Oct 15 (ANI): By the year 2050, for the first time in history, seniors over the age of 60 will outnumber children under the age of 15. More shockingly, a UN report reveals that most countries are not prepared to support their swelling numbers of elderly. In Japan, efforts are high to make seniors live a better and a healthier life. Oct 15, 2013

India cyclone survivors return home to destruction

Hundreds of thousands of people who fled India's strongest cyclone in 14 years returned home to scenes of devastation Monday, as a massive relief operation kicked into gear. Duration: 01:04 Oct 15, 2013