Global peace conclave promotes communal harmony

New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): India is a land of diversities. However, there is harmony among people of different communities who live here. And, this ethos has been kept alive over centuries. Sep 23, 2013

Chidambaram is practicing terrorism with facts: Yashwant Sinha

New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): Reacting to Finance Minister P Chidambaram's statement that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's claim that India grew at 8.4 per cent during the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government is false and the average growth during NDA's rule was 6 per cent and not 8.4 per cent, Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha said that Chidambaram is practicing terrorism with facts Sep 23, 2013

Police, CRPF motivate youth in Maoist-hit Gumla to join mainstream

Gumla, Sep 23 (ANI): Police and the CRPF organized a programme in Maoist hit Gumla district of Jharkhand to motivate the youth to join mainstream and effectively combat the left wing extremism. In a bid to counter the agenda of the Maoists among the local youth, they organised a cycle race with an aim to encourage the youths of the Gumla district. The programme by the CRPF aimed to inculcate a sense of security by developing cordial relations and harnessing co-operation with villagers living in tribal areas. Sep 23, 2013

National Integration Council meet should be kept above all politics: Congress

New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): Congress leader Jagdambika Pal on Monday stated that political leaders should keep the National Integration Council meeting above all politics. Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday skipped the meeting chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi. The meet was held in the backdrop of the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar. Sep 23, 2013

Nairobi attack: Family of 13 year old victim pray for his recovery

New Delhi/ Gujarat, Sep 23 (ANI): Grieved family of a a 13-year-old boy of Indian origin hailing from Gujarat pray for his speedy recovery after he was injured in an attack by Islamist militants at an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi. Islamist militants killed at least 68 people in an attack taking many others as hostages. The al Shabaab group that opposes Kenya's participation in a peacekeeping mission in neighbouring Somalia claimed responsibility for the attack. The Indian Foreign Ministry on Sunday confirmed the death of Indian nationals in the assault in Nairobi. Lalit Patel, uncle of the injured boy, Hrithik, told the reporter in Nadiad town of Gujarat that the 13-year-old boy had fractured his leg while trying to save his life during the attack. Sep 23, 2013

Nothing political about it: Shabir Ali on Nitish- Advani NIC meet

New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): As senior BJP leader LK Advani and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar met each other and shared warm moments at the National Integration meet, JD (U) leader Shabir Ali said that there is nothing political about the issue and Nitish Kumar respects his elders and seniors, keeping apart any intensity of dispute in the political front. Further, he said that people should learn from him and that this comes from the age old Indian tradition and culture. Sep 23, 2013

`Weirdass weekend` with Vir Das

Mumbai, Sept 23, (ANI):Tinsel villa's favourite comedian 'Vir Das' attended India's largest comedy festival, OML in the entertainment capital, Mumbai recently. Sep 23, 2013

Narendra Modi does not believe in communal harmony: Tewari

New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): Even as Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi skipped the National Integration Council meeting chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on Monday, IB Minister, Manish Tewari hit out at Modi Sep 23, 2013

Typhoon Usagi slams into Hong Kong

Typhoon Usagi slams Hong Kong with strong winds and heavy rain, flooding streets and drenching passers-by. Duration: 01:05 Sep 23, 2013

VHP 5-Kosi Yatra: UP govt trying to spread rumors to hide their inefficiency, says VHP

New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): As VHP's panch kosi yatra begins on Monday as security forces put on alert in Ayodhya, VHP leader Prakash Sharma said that UP government is trying to spread rumors in order to hide their inefficiency and are blaming other parties in order to hide their inefficiency. He further said that the yatra was never planned to instigate communal sentiments, but government of the state is stopping it to gather Muslim community votes. Sep 23, 2013

Militants attack CISF jawans in Srinagar market; one jawan killed

Srinagar, Sep 23 (ANI): A CISF jawan was killed and another critically injured when suspected militants opened fire at them in Srinagar on Monday. The jawans were purchasing something when the militants fired at them from point blank range. According to reports, the attack took place at the busy market place around 10:30 am. At the time of the attack the security personnel were not carrying any arms, the police said. The injured personnel has been rushed to the hospital. A search operation has been launched for the two militants. Sep 23, 2013