SP on Muslims organizations demand of dismissal of Akhilesh Yadav's govt

Agra, Sep 11 (ANI): Even as leaders of various Muslim organizations like Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind (JUH), All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), All India Muslim Majlise Mushwarat (AIMMM), Jamaat-e-Islami Hind and Jamiat Ahle Hadith Hind demanded the dismissal of Samajwadi Party's (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh for its failure to quell the riots in the state, SP leaders said that his party will talk with the organizations and make their stand clear. Sep 11, 2013

India endorses Russia's proposal on Syria

New Delhi, Sep 11 (ANI): New Delhi has endorsed Moscow's proposal for Syria to place all its chemical weapons under international control, a move which could avert the planned attacks by US military forces on the major oil producing country in the eastern Mediterranean region. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin stated this at a news conference in New Delhi. Sep 11, 2013

Japan markets its agri products and regional cuisine

Tokyo, Sep 11 (ANI): Japan was historically known as "the land of golden ears of rice". And, the tradition of rice cultivation has been well protected by the Japanese government. Today, Wooke Co. Ltd., a sister concern of Shinmei Corporation, produces aseptic packaged rice in cooperation with Japan Agricultural Cooperatives. It produces over 140 packets of rice per day and exports them to Europe, Australia, Russia and China. The sterilizing, cooking and sealing process are managed by NASA Class 100 standard in order to produce complete germfree packed rice, without adding any chemicals or food addictives. The packed rice products can be stored at room temperature for 10 months. Sep 11, 2013

Vinay held under political conspiracy: Mother of Delhi gang rape accused

New Delhi, Sep 11 (ANI): Mother of Vinay Sharma, one of the accused in the Delhi gang rape case on Wednesday said that her son is held under a political conspiracy. A fast-track Delhi court will on Wednesday announce the quantum of punishment for four men, who were on Tuesday held guilty in the barbaric gang-rape of a 23-year-old woman in a moving bus on the intervening night of December 16-17, 2012 Sep 11, 2013

Nirbhaya's family firm on death penalty for accused

New Delhi, Sept 11 (ANI): The nation is looking at the fast track court in New Delhi which will shortly announce the sentence for the four men pronounced guilty of gangraping and murdering a 23-year-old woman on a bus in the national capital in 2012. Meanwhile, parents of the victim are firm on their demand of death sentence for the accused. Sep 11, 2013

Phillippine security forces patrol Zamboango after clashes

Muslim militants traded gunfire with Philippine troops and were using almost 200 villagers as human shields, officials said, in a stand-off after a deadly attack on the southern city, Zamboanga. Philippine police manned a checkpoint, with army personnel patrolling, as affected residents were evacuated to a safer place. Duration: 00:31 Sep 10, 2013

Syrians in US divided on military intervention

As the Syrian crisis goes through diplomatic twists and turns, US military strikes remain a possibility. For Syrian Americans, the situation is far from clear-cut, with some vocally supporting Bashar al-Assad’s regime, and others in favour of the opposition. Duration: 02:06 Sep 10, 2013

Kenyan VP pleads not guilty as ICC trial opens

Kenyan Vice President William Ruto pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of fomenting deadly post-election violence in Kenya five years ago, at the opening of his high-stakes trial at the International Criminal Court. Duration: 01:08 Sep 10, 2013