Mubarak back in Egypt court over protest deaths

An Egyptian court on Saturday resumed the trial of toppled dictator Hosni Mubarak, who is accused of complicity in the deaths of protesters during the 2011 uprising against his rule. Duration: 00:32 Sep 14, 2013

Japan rocket blasts off in laptop-controlled launch

Japan's new solid-fuel rocket successfully blasts off carrying a telescope for remote observation of planets in a launch coordinated from a laptop computer-based command centre. Duration: 00:37 Sep 14, 2013

Advani___s blessings on BJP will prevail forever: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): As BJP announced Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate, ignoring objections from party___s senior leader LK Advani, BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad, after meeting Advani and trying to appease him, said that Advani is not opposed to the party and that his blessings for party will prevail forever. Sep 14, 2013

India-Bangladesh security forces conduct survey on unfenced areas to combat border crime

Siliguri, Sep 14 (ANI): Security forces of India and Bangladesh conducted a survey on unfenced areas along the border with an aim to put an end to infiltration, trafficking and smuggling by criminals. Inspector General of the Border Security Force (BSF) north-Bengal frontier, S K Sood, said that fencing work would begin after getting an approval from Bangladesh. Sood also said that fencing would also help to curb criminal activities. Sep 14, 2013

No differences with Advani: Rajnath Singh

Mumbai, Sep 14 (ANI): Even as several BJP leaders, including Sushma Swaraj, Ananth Kumar and Ravi Shankar Prasad met veteran LK Advani at his residence apparently in a bid to pacify him over his firm opposition to anoint Gujarat Chief, Narendra Modi as the party___s PM candidate, party Chief, Rajnath Singh on Saturday said there were no differences with Advani over the issue. Sep 14, 2013

British council organises an evening of poetry in New Delhi

New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): The British Council in New Delhi organised a poetry recitation programme by Indian diplomat-poet Abhay K, recently. Abhay K is currently posted in Kathmandu, Nepal. He said that the objective of the event was to promote poetry as an art and make people aware of it. He also added that poetry has the power to build bridges and connect people of different communities. Abhay K. has authored eight books including five poetry collections. Sep 14, 2013

Nitish jealous of Modi as he is nowhere in PM race: Shahnawaz Hussain

Patna, Sep 14 (ANI): After Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said that announcement of Narendra Modi as BJP___s PM candidate was no surprise and was anticipated beforehand, BJP Spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said that Nitish Kumar is jealous of Modi because he falls nowhere near the ongoing PM race. Further, he said that Kumar is trying to get publicity in the name of Modi. This came up after Kumar___s statement, ___Vinaash kaale vipreet buddhi___ (when downfall nears, one thinks and does the wrong). Sep 14, 2013

AP Singh's remarks causing aspersions on Nirbhaya: Brinda Karat

New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): After Defence lawyer AP Singh in the Delhi gang rape gave a controversial statement against the victim of the case, CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat said on Saturday that Singh's remark is causing aspersions on Nirbhaya (victim). Karat further said that this is an outrageous statement on the part of a lawyer and that the Bar Council of India should take proper action on the same. Singh had earlier said that he would have burnt his daughter had she been out with her boyfriend late night, and had pre-marital sex. Sep 14, 2013

Even BJP not united on Modi, how will country be, asks Satyavrat Chaturvedi

New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): After Narendra Modi___s anointment as BJP___s prime ministerial candidate, Congress leader Satyavrat Chaturvedi said on Saturday that even BJP is not united on the decision over Modi and expecting that country will be united on the same is no less than day dreaming. Further, he said that Modi is not an issue for Congress and that there will always be an ideological difference between the BJP and Congress. Sep 14, 2013

Modi let down every person who support him: Digvijay Singh

Jhalawar, Sep 14 (ANI): After BJP President announced Narendra Modi as the party's PM candidate, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Saturday said that Modi is a person who let down every person who supported him. Further, he asked that such a person who is not trust worthy and who is responsible for the division of NDA and parting of JD (U), how will he rule the country and how will he be able to keep the country united. Sep 14, 2013

Advani has right to object, Modi anointed by majority votes: MG Vaidya

Nagpur, Sep 14 (ANI): After BJP announce Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate even after objections from LK Advani, RSS veteran leader MG Vaidya said on Saturday that BJP is a secular party and even minister have right to present his point of view on certain decisions and that decision on Modi came on majority votes. Further, talking about Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh's tweet saying that the decision came under pressure from RSS, Vaidya said that he should not be taken seriously and he has no idea about what RSS is. Sep 14, 2013

AP Singh stands by his statement, says he can kill daughter/sister indulging in pre-marital sex

New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): Even though his remarks were highly criticized as "patriarchal" and "misogynistic", AP Singh, Defence Lawyer in Delhi Gang Rape Case stood by his comment that he has the guts to burn his daughter or sister alive, if she indulges into pre-marital sex. The lawyer faced public ire after his hysterical presentation of the Delhi gang rape case. Sep 14, 2013

Bomb blast kills 9, injures 11 in Manipur

Imphal, Sep 14 (ANI): An unexpected bomb blast has claimed 9 lives and injured 11 others at Imphal in Manipur on Friday. According to police, the bomb exploded at around 7.35 p.m inside a makeshift shed of certain workers in the city. Reportedly, the incident took place when a group of migrant labourers, hailing from the neighbouring state of Assam were resting in this temporary shed. Sep 14, 2013