ISRO to put mars mission spacecraft in to Martian orbit next month

Sriharikota, Nov 19 (ANI): ISRO Chief, K Radhakrishnan on Tuesday said that the Indian Mars mission spacecraft will be moved from the earth- centric orbit towards the sun-centric orbit on December 01. With the mars mission being successful so far, Chief of ISRO, Radhakrishnan also talked about the Indian Space bodies future missions. Nov 19, 2013

Congress believes in development for all: Rahul

Chitorgarh, Nov 19 (ANI): Addressing a gathering in Chittorgarh region of Rajasthan, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took a pot shot at the ruling BJP for lack of development in the state. He highlighted the achievements and flagship schemes of the Congress-led UPA government. Nov 19, 2013

Congress using tainted officers against BJP: Meenakshi Lekhi

New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): After Former Gujarat DGP RB Sreekumar on Tuesday accused BJP of malicious propaganda against him in the ISRO spying scandal, BJP Spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi said that the congress is using all the tainted officers like RB Sreekumar, Pradeep Sharma, etc. against BJP to divert from real issues. Lekhi said that this is Congress' pattern coming in line before the upcoming 2014 general elections. She also said that Congress would shelter every tainted minister who will speak anti-BJP and anti- Modi. Nov 19, 2013

BJP to felicitate Som and Rana, receives flak from politicos

Lucknow/ Chittorgarh/ Patna, Nov 19 (ANI): Political leaders on Tuesday condemned the BJP's decision to felicitate its MLAs Sangeet Singh Som and Suresh Rana who were arrested for allegedly inciting communal violence in Muzaffarnagar that killed more than 50 people and displaced 41,000. Uttar Pradesh unit of BJP will felicitate its Som and Rana, during party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rally in Agra on November 21. Nov 19, 2013

BJP slams Congress for dragging Narendra Modi in snooping row

Hyderabad, Nov 19 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said on Tuesday that central ruling Congress party was rattled by the growing support for their prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi and that is why they were dragging his name in the allegations of snooping on a young woman. Addressing a press conference in Hyderabad senior BJP leader, Venkaiah Naidu said that the Congress party was scared of Modi and hence deploying dirty tactics to derail his campaign. Nov 19, 2013

Dialogue will solve India's territorial disputes with China: Khurshid

New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Union Foreign Minister, Salman Khurshid on Tuesday said that territorial disputes with China would be discussed through dialogue. Earlier on October 23, India and China signed agreements to ease tensions on their contested border which has seen a series of stand offs in the recent past, as they try to figure out a way to break the decades-old stalemate on overlapping claims to long stretches of the disputed border along the Himalayas. Khurshid reinstated India’s stand and said that no one can dictate terms to the nation. Nov 19, 2013

ISRO spy scandal: Former top cop accuses BJP of malicious propaganda

New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Former Gujarat DGP RB Sreekumar, while addressing media, accused the BJP of launching propaganda against him by re-opening the ISRO spy scandal case. He said that the case was closed in the NDA regime itself and it is re-opened by the BJP and the party’s spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi. He showed full confidence on the evidences provided by him and said that he tried to come out clean. Further, Sreekumar appealed to pursue power but not through unconstitutional means. He also said that Narendra Modi is ‘an expert in lying’ and that he can manipulate any truth. Nov 19, 2013

SC will hear Pradeep Sharmas case in first week of December

New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday decided to hear the suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma's petition against Gujarat government in the first week of December. The lawyer said that the case has taken a new turn and needs to be heard as quickly as possible as Sharma is allegedly framed in false case. Nov 19, 2013

Rajnath defends Narendra Modi over snooping row

Jabalpur, Nov 19 (ANI): BJP President Rajnath Singh on Tuesday defended his party’s prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi over the allegations of snooping on a young woman by the Gujarat police. Being defensive about Modi, Singh while addressing a news conference in Jabalpur said that he had come clean on it. Commenting over the issue that former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee should also be conferred with Bharat Ratna award. Singh praised him for his significant contribution to the country. During the conference, Singh also urged the politicians to consider ‘Naxalism’ as a national threat. Nov 19, 2013

Philippines typhoon rips bodies from graves

Skulls lie on tombstones and a hand reaches out from a grave at a cemetery in the eastern Philippines, after a typhoon so powerful it pulled the dead from the earth. Duration: 01:11 Nov 19, 2013

France ready to give everything against Ukraine

France are on the brink of missing out on next year's World Cup in Brazil, unless they can overturn a 2-0 deficit against Ukraine in the return leg of their qualifying play-off. Duration: 01:02 Nov 19, 2013

Chhattisgarh polls: Raman Singh confident of victory

Raipur, Nov 19 (ANI): The second phase of the assembly polls in Chhattisgarh, covering 72 constituencies, across 19 districts, began on Tuesday. Speaking on the election results, Chief Minister Raman Singh said that the people are determined to give one more chance to his party the BJP in a bid to accelerate the speed of economic development. The second phase of polling recorded a good turnout. Singh also added that women and youth are coming forward to vote in great numbers. Nov 19, 2013

Intermediaries do not let me talk to Anna Hazare: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that he has tried several times to speak to the man he calls his "guru," Anna Hazare, but "intermediaries...people in the middle" don't allow him to. Kejriwal on Monday responded to Hazare's letter regarding misuse of funds collected for the Jan Lokpal Bill, and said that he would withdraw his candidature from the Delhi Assembly elections if there is any discrepancy in AAP accounts. Nov 19, 2013

Japanese firms use cutting edge technology for safe and swift delivery

Tokyo, Nov 19 (ANI): For quick delivery of goods to the Asian region, Yamato Holdings, a Japanese courier service known as TA-Q-BIN, has constructed Japan’s largest comprehensive super logistics terminal “Haneda Chrono Gate”. The company has introduced latest material handling machines at their logistics base for home and international delivery of goods. Haneda Chrono Gate started operations in October this year. Packages destined for Asian countries through Chrono Gate are collected at Okinawa International Logistics Hub, and then delivered to each customer. The incoming cargo from overseas is directly delivered from Haneda and Narita airports straight to the facility. It’s not only in logistics; Japan’s latest car manufacturing technology will promote road safety. Nissan is already working on technology which uses laser scanners, around view monitor cameras as well as advanced vehicle intelligence actuators. It is working with institutions such as Oxford, MIT, Stanford and the University of Tokyo to introduce autonomous drive vehicle. Nov 19, 2013

Narendra Modi targets Gehlot govt during Rajasthan rally - Part 1

Alwar, Nov 19 (ANI): While addressing an election rally in Alwar district of Rajasthan, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi slammed Congress government in the state and said that even High Court and Supreme Court had asked the government to move out if they can’t deliver any development. Further, he counted on mis-governance and mis-administration in the state. Talking about people’s disinterest in Rahul Gandhi’s Delhi rally, he gave example of his rally saying some rallies don’t require pleading people to stay and hear speeches. Nov 19, 2013