Modi's every rally driving nail in Congress's coffin: BJP

New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address a mega rally in Delhi on Sunday with the BJP expecting at least five lakh people to attend the event, BJP Vice President, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said that Modi's every rally was driving nail in Congress's coffin. Sep 29, 2013

Bangladesh book fair in Kolkata aims to boost bilateral relations

Kolkata, Sep 29 (ANI): Bangladesh book fair organised in Kolkata drew bibliophiles, as it aimed to boost trade and strengthen bilateral relations between the two neighbouring nations. West Bengal, Education Minister Bratya Basu inaugurated the fair. Around 32 publishers are participating in the fair, which would conclude on October 02. Basu said that such fairs would enhance not only trade but socio-political relations between India and Bangladesh. The Deputy High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Kolkata, Abida Islam, said that if the demand for Bangladeshi books increase in India then the export of books would rise, which would provide a boost to trade. Sep 29, 2013

Ahead of talks with Sharif, PM says Pak must shut down terror machinery

New York, Sep 29 (ANI): Ahead of meeting his Pakistani counterpart, Nawaz Sharif amidst growing voices from within the country opposing any dialogue with the hostile neighbour, Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh asked Pakistan to shut down terrorist machinery on its soil while making it clear that there can never be a compromise on the territorial integrity of India of which Jammu & Kashmir is an integral part. Sep 29, 2013

BJP workers luring people to attend Modi's rally with food, money and alcohol: JD (U)

New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address a mega rally in Delhi on Sunday with the BJP expecting at least five lakh people to attend the event, JD (U) Leader, Sabir Ali has alleged BJP workers of luring people to attend Modi’s rally with food, money and alcohol. Sep 29, 2013

Greece arrests neo-Nazi party leader

The deputy leader of Greece's neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party, said his party would fight till the end despite the arrest of its leadership on Saturday.Duration:00:35 Sep 28, 2013

Guinea elections turn page on years of 'chaos'

Guineans went to the polls Saturday in the first parliamentary elections for more than a decade in the troubled west African nation, after months of delays and a campaign plagued by deadly unrest.Duration:00:32 Sep 28, 2013

Indonesia delays search for boat accident survivors

Strong waves prevent Indonesian rescuers from continuing the search for survivors earlier, in a boat sinking that left at least 22 Australia-bound asylum-seekers, mostly children, dead and scores missing.Duration: 00:41 Sep 28, 2013

UN Council orders Syria chemical arms destroyed

The UN Security Council unanimously passed a landmark resolution Friday ordering the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons and condemning a murderous poison gas attack in Damascus.Duration: 00:54 Sep 28, 2013

Gulf dreams turn to dust for Nepal migrant workers

A Nepali migrant worker describes the reality of working conditions after he was lured to the Gulf by the prospect of earning the kind of money he could only dream of in his impoverished homeland.Duration: 00:54 Sep 28, 2013

Pakistan quake survivors face long wait for aid

Tens of thousands of survivors of Pakistan's earthquake wait for help in soaring temperatures, as the death toll rises and anger grows at the slow pace of government aid.Duration: 00:42 Sep 28, 2013

Manmohan Singh and Sheikh Hasina to meet at UNGA New York on September 28

New Delhi, Sep 28 (ANI): Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to meet her Indian counterpart Dr. Manmohan Singh on the sidelines of the UNGA in New York on the 28th of this month. In an exclusive interview to ANI, noted Indian Journalist Jayanto Ghoshal threw light on the agendas to be discussed between the two nations. Talking about the different bilateral issues like the Teesta water sharing and the Land Boundary agreement, Ghoshal stated that India has started a new initiative to resolve all these problems. Ghoshal however added that on its part, Bangladesh should also try to understand that India is trying to sort out its federal problems and make a political consensus. Sep 28, 2013

Villagers in Nagaland benefit from MGNREGA

Nagaland, Sep 28 (ANI): The government has launched several schemes to uplift the living standard of the rural poor. The villages of Seithekima, Virazoma and Chumukedima, which surround the commercial hub of Dimapur, are now making speedy progress through the implementation of developmental schemes like the MGNREGA. Sep 28, 2013