It is important day for Swaraj, extend my good wishes to Arvind Kejriwal: Kumar Vishwas

Kaushambi, Feb 14 (ANI): AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Saturday extend his wishes to Delhi Chief Minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal and the entire candidate. He added that it is an important day for Sawaraj. Delhi chief minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal will be taking oath along with his party leaders at around 12 noon at Ramlila ground. According to media reports, Kejriwal is likely to hold the Finance, Home and Energy Ministry portfolios. Feb 14, 2015

Kurds and police clash in Turkey

ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION Clashes broke out between Kurdish protesters and police in south-eastern Turkish province of Cizre on Friday (February 13) night ahead of the 16th anniversary of the Feb 14, 2015

President opens Rashtrapati Bhavan's "Udyanotsav"

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee opened the annual “Udyanotsav" of Rashtrapati Bhavan. The Mughal Gardens will remain open for general public from February 14 to March 15 between 9.30 am to 4 pm. Members of the public will also be able to visit the Spiritual Garden, Herbal Garden, Bonsai Garden and Bio-diversity Park within the Estate. The Garden would be closed for maintenance every Monday. Visitors are requested not to bring any water bottles, milk bottles for kids, briefcases, handbags/ladies purses, cameras, radios/transistors, umbrellas, eatables etc. Feb 14, 2015

India Army chief commemorates bicentenary of Gorkha regiment

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Indian army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag on Saturday laid wreath at war memorial to commemorate 200 years of Gorkha regiment. The Gorkha regiment was set up by British government for their valour and fighting ability to protect the empire. Suhag paid his respects at the India Gate, which was built in the memory of Indian soldiers killed during World War-I. Gorkha regiment comprising Gurkha Indian soldiers of Nepalese origin have a history of courage in battle, evident from the gallantry awards won by Gorkha soldiers. Feb 14, 2015

Exiled Tibetans celebrate Independence Day in Dharamsala

Dharamsala, Feb 14 (ANI): Exiled Tibetans celebrated their Independence Day in Dharamsala, highlighting the national flag which is one of the most recognisable symbols of independent past. On February 13, 1913 the 13th Dalai Lama reasserted Tibetan independence in the declaration of the Proclamation of Independence. Tibetans and their supporters proudly raised the national flag in 30 cities around the world to celebrate the independent past and to challenge China’s propaganda about their history. The Dalai Lama, who fled to India after a failed uprising in 1959, says he simply wants genuine autonomy for Tibet, and denies espousing violence. Feb 14, 2015

PM Modi extends birthday wishes to Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended greetings to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on her birthday. "Wishing my esteemed colleague and India's External Affairs Minister @SushmaSwaraj ji a very Happy Birthday!," Prime Minister Modi tweeted. Swaraj, 63, is the second woman to be the country's External Affairs Minister, the first being Indira Gandhi. She has been elected seven times as a Member of Parliament and three times as a Member of the Legislative Assembly. Feb 14, 2015

'India will not grow until North East gets strengthened': Rajnath Singh

Manipur, Feb 14 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh described the North East states as the 'strong arm' of India, adding that until the region gets strengthened, India will never be able to grow. During his visit in Manipur, Singh, along with Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju and Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh chaired a meeting with the security agencies to discuss about the law and order situation prevailing in the state. Earlier in the day the Home Minister also inaugurated the Moreh Teak Park. Feb 14, 2015

Will try to live up to the expectations of people, says Manish Sisodia hours before the swearing-in

New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): AAP leader Manish Sisodia on Saturday said that he will try to live up to the expectations of the people and work towards making a corruption free Delhi. He added that the energy required to tackle the challenges comes from peace and meditation. Delhi chief minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal will be taking oath along with his party leaders at around 12 noon at Ramlila ground. According to media reports, Kejriwal is likely to hold the Finance, Home and Energy Ministry portfolios. Feb 14, 2015

Javed Jaffrey reaches Kejriwal's residence, says it's a great day for this country

Kaushambi, Feb 14 (ANI): Bollywood actor and AAP leader Javed Jaffrey on Friday reached at the residence of Delhi Chief Ministerial designate Arvind Kejrwal in Kaushambi. Jaffrey said that he is very happy with the win of AAP in the Delhi assembly polls. He added that it is a great day for the country as Kejriwal will be taking oath as the Chief Minister of Delhi today. Delhi chief minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal will be taking oath along with his party leaders at around 12 noon at Ramlila ground. According to media reports, Kejriwal is likely to hold the Finance, Home and Energy Ministry portfolios. Feb 14, 2015

Bangladesh ferry capsizes

There were about 200 people on board this ferry when it capsized and sank on the Paira river in Bangladesh. At least seven bodies have been pulled from the water. A search is underway for any more. Feb 14, 2015

Sporting tournaments in Manipur bring players together on one platform

Manipur, Feb 14 (ANI): A week-long 22nd Senior School Cadet Kick Boxing Championship was recently held at the Sekta Community Hall Commando Complex at Sekta Mayai Leikai in Manipur. Over 250 players, including boys and girls from different districts took part in the event. The tournament was organized by the Kick Boxing Training School, Sekta, under the aegis of the Kick Boxing Association of Manipur. The 12th edition of the Director General Assam Rifles (DGAR) Cup State Equestrian Championships and the 6th IGAR (South) Junior Equestrian Championships was also held at the Polo Ground in Imphal. Feb 14, 2015

Valentine's Day massacre plot 'foiled'

The body of a 19-year-old man suspected of planning a Canadian Valentine's Day massacre was found at this house in Nova Scotia on Friday. Police went to the building after they got wind of the Feb 14, 2015

Japan dolphin hunt protest

These protesters in the U.S. are demanding an end to Japan's annual Taiji dolphin hunt. They gathered outside the Japanese consulate in Los Angeles on Friday to make their point. This was one of Feb 14, 2015

Car bomb and carnage in suburban Damascus

--STORY CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES-- A car bomb explodes in suburban Damascus -- killing at least three people -- although rights groups say that figure is likely to rise. The video, which can not be Feb 14, 2015

Clashes in Bahrain ahead of uprising anniversary

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Villages across Bahrain carried on protesting on Friday, ahead of the fourth anniversary of the country's uprising on Saturday. Shi'ite villages saw Feb 14, 2015