UP: Girl set on fire after rape attempt by villager

Jalaun, Oct 25 (ANI): A teenage girl in Jalaun district of Uttar Pradesh died in hospital allegedly after being set on fire by a villager, who had attempted to rape her first. The incident took place at Nipniya village of Sirsa Kalan area in Jalaun district on Tuesday evening in the fields where she went to attend nature's call. Police, however, suspected the incident to be a case of suicide. The assistant superintendent of police in the region, Rakesh Shankar, said that the girl was believed to be in a relationship with the accused and committed suicide after being spotted with him by her brother. Oct 25, 2013

Nature's miracle: Pakistan woman delivers five healthy babies

Peshawar, Oct 25 (ANI): Surprising the people with nature's yet another miracle, a supermom from northwestern Pakistan has given birth to five healthy quintuplet girls and boys in a Peshawar hospital, according to the hospital officials. The newborn include three girls and two boys. The woman, who gave birth to quintuplets, hails from Malakand, now a district under the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Giving birth to quintuplets can be dangerous and historically it has been rare that all five children survived. Oct 25, 2013

Rahul's statement on Muzaffarnagar victims will harm Muslim community: Kamal Faruqui

New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): A day after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi claimed that Pakistani agencies were trying to lure some victims of the Muzaffarnagar riots to terrorism, Former Secretary of Samajwadi Party Kamal Faruqui said that the statement will do nothing but will harm the Muslim community and their sentiments. Further, he said that there had been even worse attacks on the Muslim community but that never meant that the community will turn to terrorism or Pakistani outfits. Oct 25, 2013

PM's statement on Coalgate: He never acts on his words, says Yashwant Sinha

New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): Reacting on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement that he is open to CBI investigation in Coalgate scam and has nothing to hide, BJP leader Yashwant Sinha said that the PM never acts on his words. He also said that there is nothing new in his statements is just matter of fact statements. Oct 25, 2013

Relatives of Bangladesh tragedy victims demand justice

Orphans who lost their parents when a garment factory complex collapsed in Bangladesh vented their grief and anger at leading Western retailers Thursday on the six-month anniversary of the disaster. Duration 00:53 Oct 24, 2013

White House refuses to say whether US spied on Merkel

The White House refused to say Thursday whether the United States has spied on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, amid a growing furore over allegations Washington tapped her mobile phone. Duration: 00:30 Oct 24, 2013