Shahnawaz Hussain on Hunkar Rally

Patna, Oct 27 (ANI): Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will address the Hunkar Rally in Patna's historic Gandhi Maidan on Sunday; BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said that seeing the crowd gathered for the rally JD (U) has panicked. Oct 27, 2013

Country knows what happened under 'watchman' Modi in Gujarat in 2002: Congress

New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi expressed his desire to be the watchman of the country, and is all set to address the Hunkar Rally in Patna's historic Gandhi Maidan, the Congress on Sunday said the country knew what happened under him in Gujarat in 2002. Oct 27, 2013

Ahead of Modi's 'Hunkar' rally, crude bomb explodes at Patna railway station

Patna, Oct 27 (ANI): Hours ahead of BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi's 'Hunkar' rally in Patna's Gandhi Maidan, a crude bomb exploded at the city's railway station. The explosion occurred inside a toilet on platform number 10. According to initial reports, one person has been injured in the blast. The other bomb is being diffused. The injured has been taken to Patna medical hospital. Security has been beefed up and investigations are on in the incident. Oct 27, 2013

Rahul Gandhi to address rally in Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will address a party rally in Mangolpuri in northwest Delhi on Sunday. Delhi's Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit, briefing media on Saturday, said the party is working hard to make the rally a success. Oct 27, 2013

Greenpeace activists stage Eiffel Tower protest

Greenpeace activists stage a two-hour protest in a tent suspended from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower, over Russia's detention of 30 members of the environmental lobby group. Duration: 01:15 Oct 26, 2013

Russia takes Olympic torch to North Pole

Russia has lit the Olympic flame at the North Pole for the first time as part of a spectacular relay ahead of the Sochi Winter Games, organisers say. Duration: 01:00 Oct 26, 2013

Thousands march in Taiwan for same-sex marriage

Tens of thousands of people rally in Taiwan in Asia's largest gay parade, organisers say, as the island's parliament is set to review a bill on same-sex marriages. Duration: 00:48 Oct 26, 2013

Peru's Fujimori seeks switch to house arrest

A Peruvian judge considers a request by former president Alberto Fujimori, who was sentenced to 25 years in prison for crimes against humanity, to be moved to house arrest. Duration: 00:49 Oct 26, 2013

At least 700 migrants rescued off Italy

Nearly 700 refugees including dozens of Eritreans have been rescued off Sicily in five operations, as leaders grapple with the issue of illegal immigration at a European Union summit. Duration: 01:28 Oct 26, 2013

Phailin aftermath: At least 16 dead due to floods in Odisha

Puri, Oct 26 (ANI): At least 16 people have died owing to floods in Odisha, where the situation remained grim even as major rivers were receding on Saturday. Post the Phailin cyclone, Odisha has been struck by floods now, which have resulted in several villagers becoming homeless. As per the latest report, a breach in the embankment of the river Malaguni resulted in flooding of the Kanas block. Kanas block is located in the Puri district of Bhubneshwar. The government has claimed that several boats were put into service to rescue the villagers. The rescued villagers have been served with flattened rice, molasses, drinking water and medicines. The relief camps will continue for 14 days. Oct 26, 2013

Nagaland man designs his own sound system

Nagaland, Oct 26 (ANI): Based in Aoyimti village in Dimapur District, Lanu Zamir is a promising entrepreneur who recently designed and launched his own sound system under the brand name of 'ZipSound'. The sound system was launched through his Zip Engineering and Innovation Centre, which specializes in designing and building speakers and amplifiers. The components of the sound system have been built entirely by Jamir at his workshop. Jamir's tryst with electronics began as a young boy when he tried fixing his father's radio. Oct 26, 2013