French farriers continue to craft horseshoes

A growing interest in horses guarantees apprentices attending the farrier school in Beauvais, France a steady job. These blacksmiths specialized in shoeing horses are learning an age-old trade, one that has changed little and yet remained stable over the past centuries. Duration: 02:01 Sep 15, 2013

Akhilesh visits riots-hit Muzaffarnagar; appeals for calm, ensures justice

Muzaffarnagar, Sep 15 (ANI): A week after communal violence claimed at least 48 lives and displaced more than 40,000 people; Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav visited Muzaffarnagar on Sunday and appealed for calm. He further ensured justice to those affected by the violence. Sep 15, 2013

Delhi women run for cause of breast cancer awareness

New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): Women participated in an exclusive series of runs to promote breast cancer awareness on Sunday in an event named the 'Pinkathon- 2013' in New Delhi. Initiated by Bollywood actor and endurance runner Milind Soman, the event featured three categories of 10, 5 and 3 kilometres respectively. The runners were flagged off by actress Gul Panag. Sep 15, 2013

Residents of Bangalore walk for greener environment

Bangalore/Vadodra, Sep 15 (ANI): Residents of India's IT hub Bangalore organised a go green marathon on Sunday to create awareness among people about healthier and pollution free environment. About 500 people participated in a walkathon, which emphasized on promoting the cause of having a clean and green city. Sep 15, 2013

Modi is choice of RSS, not of common man: CPI

Patna, Sep 15 (ANI): CPI Leader, Gurudas Dasgupta on Sunday hit out at Gujarat Chief and BJP's PM Candidate, Narendra Modi saying Modi might be RSS's choice, however, people of the country will never accept him. Sep 15, 2013

Paramilitary forces of India and Bangladesh meet in Dhaka

Dhaka, Sep 15 (ANI): India's paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) met its Bangladeshi counterparts in Dhaka on Sunday for a four-day conference to discuss several border-related issues. The conference, which began on Saturday, is chaired by Director General of BSF and that of the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB). Sep 15, 2013

Modi's Rewari speech was hilarious: Rajiv Shukla

New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Rajiv Shukla on Sunday ridiculed Gujarat Chief and BJP's PM candidate, Narendra Modi over his speech at Rewari calling it mere propaganda. Sep 15, 2013

Kolkata: Anti-girls trafficking organisation restores lives of victims

Kolkata, Sep 15 (ANI): A social organization in Kolkata fighting against sex trafficking of young girls rescued and restored lives of victims in the region. Goran Das Gram Bikash Kendra is a local social organization (NGO) located in south 24 Paragnas district of West Bengal, which is also known as the hub of smugglers and traffickers. Sep 15, 2013

Election watch Bangladesh

Dhaka, SEP 15 (ANI): Bangladesh goes to polls early next year, but the major opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party is resisting the government's bid to hold the election without dissolving the present parliament. The ruling Awami League government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that the parliament will not be dissolved but no session will be held till elections are over. Even this is not acceptable to the BNP. Sep 15, 2013

New land acquisition law will defeat Maoist influence: Jairam Ramesh

Jodhpur, Sep 15 (ANI): Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh asserted that the recently enacted Land Acquisition Bill will eliminate the influence of Maoists in tribal-dominated areas in the country. He stated this while addressing a news conference at Jodhpur in Rajasthan on Sunday. Further he said that the Maoist outfits were holding their influence in several regions mainly on the issues of forest areas. Sep 15, 2013

Modi's campaign is blow on face of Congress: BJP

New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday hailed its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and contended that the overwhelming response of the public at Modi's rally was a blow on the face of the ruling Congress party. BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi was full of praise for their PM candidate. Sep 15, 2013

Modi targets Congress, JD (U); says don't insult our soldiers

Rewari, Sep 15 (ANI): Delivering his first speech after being elevated as the BJP's prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi targeted the Congress over the killings of Indian soldiers at the LoC. Hitting at Defence Minister A.K. Antony for his 'terrorist wearing Pakistan Army uniforms' remark, he said the leaders should refrain from insulting the soldiers. Modi also pointed fingers at the JD (U) for the insensitive remarks made by its leaders about the Indian Army. Sep 15, 2013

Modi hails soldiers for saving lives of Uttarakhand flood victims

Rewari, Sep 15 (ANI): In his first rally at Rewari in Haryana after being elevated as the BJP's prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 General Elections, Narendra Modi, Sunday, lauded the armed forces for saving the lives of the Uttarakhand flood victims. Modi called India the land of bravehearts. Sep 15, 2013