Flame begins journey to Sochi for 2014 Winter Games

The Olympic flame was lit in Ancient Olympia in Greece on Sunday and began its long journey towards the opening ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games which begin on February 7. Duration: 00:36 Sep 29, 2013

Edgy Aussie Ellery fashion hits Paris catwalk

Young Australian fashion designer Kym Ellery shows her summer collection during Paris fashion week, only the third time in 20 years that an Australian has been invited to the prestigious event. Duration: 00:57 Sep 29, 2013

Austria's ruling parties set for worst ever result

Austria went to the polls Sunday in general elections that looked likely to keep the two-party centrist coalition in government, but possibly with their worst result ever.Duration: 00:38 Sep 29, 2013

Victims of Pakistan quake hospitalised in Karachi

Victims are hospitalised in Karachi after a 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit southwest Pakistan, killing at least 22 people in a region already devastated by a tremor which left more than 300 people dead this week. Duration:01:07. Sep 29, 2013

Manmohan Singh meets Nawaz Sharif amidst controversy

New York, Sep 29 (ANI): Amidst opposition and controversy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New York on Sunday late evening. The meeting comes even when India is facing border insurgencies and attacks from across the border, but the PM remains hopeful that talks between both countries would normalize the situation between them. Singh met Sharif a day after the later termed Indian prime minister as a 'village woman whining in front of Obama' to the journalists, off the record. Sep 29, 2013

Bomb kills dozens in Pakistan's Peshawar

A bomb explosion kills at least 33 people in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar -- the third deadly strike to hit the city in the last week.Duration: 00:37 Sep 29, 2013

Meerut violence: BJP instigating communal violence to gain power in Centre: Congress

Lucknow, Sep 29 (ANI): As a panchayat called in Khera village in Meerut to protest the arrest of the BJP leader Sangeet Som turned violent on Sunday, president of Congress unit in UP, Rita Bahuguna said that BJP is trying to instigate communal violence in order to gain power in the centre. Bahuguna further said that the state government as well as BJP is responsible for such violence and that there should be CBI enquiry in the same and the culprit should be punished. Sep 29, 2013

Congress slams Narendra Modi over PM marketing India's poverty remark

New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): After BJP's PM Candidate, Narendra Modi on Sunday accused Indian Prime Minister of showcasing India as a poor nation to US President, Barack Obama during his Washington visit, Congress MP Sandeep Dikshit said that India is well known to the world and it is not just something that the PM projects. Sep 29, 2013

Won't let communalism spread in UP: Naresh Agarwal

New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): As a panchayat called in Khera village in Meerut to protest the arrest of the BJP leader Sangeet Som turned violent on Sunday, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Naresh Agarwal said that his party won't let communalism spread in Uttar Pradesh and such Mahapanchayat shouldn't be allowed to take place. Sep 29, 2013

Two artists from the Northeast participate in an exhibition in Delhi

New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): The second edition of the "United Art Fair" was held at Pragati Maidan in Delhi. Around 300 artists from across the country participated in the four-day long fair, and 2000 artworks including sculptures, sketches and paintings were displayed at the event. It is one of Asia's largest Art fair. It was organized by the Mooz Entertainment and UAPL. The event was inaugurated by Lok Sabha Speaker, Meira Kumar. A young artist, Sandeep Jigdung from Assam, showcased his work at the fair, which deals with the Northeast's natural beauty. He wants to raise awareness through his paintings about the rich flora and fauna of the region. Sep 29, 2013

Insurgents continue to target civilians in Manipur

Manipur, Sep 29 (ANI): On September 13, a bomb exploded inside a temporary workers' shed at Nagamapal killing at least 9 people. Around 12 others were seriously injured. The workers hailing from Assam were resting after dinner when the bomb went off, killing 5 of them on the spot. The security forces rushed to the blast site and took the injured to RIMS. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack yet. In another incident on the same day, an IED exploded near the Khurai Chairenthongkhong waiting shed, injuring an Assam Rifles personnel and an auto rickshaw driver. The blast also damaged the roof of the waiting shed and the store room and walls of the Khurai popular high school. Sep 29, 2013

UPA an Alliance, but allies not together: Narendra Modi

New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): Launching a frontal attack on the Gandhi family, BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday said Delhi is burdened by governments; there are governments within governments- one of the mother, one of the son. He said that UPA was an alliance, however its allies were not together. Sep 29, 2013