Azad Market Building collapse: 1 dead, four feared trapped

New Delhi, Oct 09 (ANI): A three- storey building collapsed in the Azad Market area in the national capital on Wednesday morning killing a person and injuring others. Four people are feared to be trapped under the rubble. Five fire tenders have rushed to the spot and are engaged in the rescue efforts. According to the witnesses, the building fell like a pack of cards and it sounded as if the area was struck by an earthquake. More details are awaited. Oct 9, 2013

Andhra Pradesh bifurcation is just to gain political mileage: SP

Lucknow, Oct 9 (ANI): Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal on Wednesday said that the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh is being done just to gain political mileage. He further added that such an action could further provoke others to raise demands for dividing other states as well as the country. Oct 9, 2013

Eleven Maoists surrender in Odisha

Malkangiri, Oct 9 (ANI): Eleven Maoists, including a woman cadre, surrendered after a brief encounter with the police in Malkangiri district of Odisha. A surrendered Maoist said that they had joined the ultras under a misconception and left after being abused by them. Superintendent of Police, Pramod Kumar Bag said eleven members had surrendered. Over 50 Maoists have surrendered in the area in last four months as they had enough of ill treatment at the hands of their superiors. The rebels, also known as Naxals, have fought for decades in a wide swathe of central and Eastern India, including many resource-rich regions where tensions run high between poor farmers and industrial developers. Oct 9, 2013

International terrorism expert calls for banning Jamaat-e-Islami

Dhaka, Oct 9 (ANI): International terrorism expert and an academician in Singapore, Rohan Gunaratna, called for the banning of Bangladesh's top Islamic party, Jamaat-e-Islami, for spreading prejudice, suspicion and hatred resulting in widespread anger and acts of violence in the country. Gunaratna said that there should be movement in South Asia against the exploitation of religion. Gunaratna said that extremist and militant groups in Bangladesh have emerged from Jamaat-e-Islami ideology. He also said that there should be greater mobilization on the part of the non-governmental institutions to fight the wave of extremism. Oct 9, 2013

Russia commits anti-Putin activist to psychiatric hospital

A Russian court Tuesday ordered that an activist be committed to a mental hospital after convicting him for his role in a protest against President Vladimir Putin, a move that raised charges of reviving Soviet-era punishments. Duration: 00:49 Oct 8, 2013

Obama: Libyan captured by US will be brought to justice

An alleged top Al-Qaeda operative snatched in a US commando raid in Libya was involved in plots that killed hundreds of people and will be brought to justice, President Barack Obama said Tuesday. Duration: 00:59 Oct 8, 2013

Can your baby DJ? They can in New York

If baby yoga seems so yesterday and "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" so last century, then the newest craze among trendsetter New York parents is for you: Baby DJ School. Duration: 01:07 Oct 8, 2013

Obama condemns Republican 'extortion' over govt shutdown

Barack Obama said on Tuesday condemned what he called Republican "extortion" over the government shutdown and debt ceiling impasse, adding that the issues are hurting US credibility around the world. Duration: 00:56 Oct 8, 2013

Scientists from CERN celebrate after Nobel announcement

Scientists from CERN celebrate after Peter Higgs of Britain and Francois Englert of Belgium won the Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for conceiving of the so-called "God particle" which confers mass. Duration: 01:01 Oct 8, 2013

IMF cuts world growth forecast for 2013, 2014

The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday lowered its growth forecast for the global economy and warned the outlook could get bleaker if the US political standoff over finances drags on. Duration: 01:25 Oct 8, 2013

New Yemen federal structure to be resolved in days: Hadi

Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi said Tuesday that the question of turning the country into a federal state, which has so far delayed ending reconciliation talks, will be resolved within days. Duration: 00:41 Oct 8, 2013