Ex-Romanian president aide charged in Microsoft probe

An adviser and minister under former Romanian president Traian Basescu is being charged with fraud and laundering kickback money linked to government purchases of Microsoft software licences, according to anti-corruption prosecutors. Duration: 01:02 Feb 12, 2015

Mexican volcano spews rock and ash in latest eruption

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Mexico's Colima Volcano, spewed a huge plume of smoke and ash on Tuesday (February 10) in three separate eruptions. The State Unit of Civil Protection said Feb 12, 2015

North Korea's late leader feted with food

North Korea holds a gastronomic celebration to mark what would have been late leader Kim Jong Il's 73rd birthday. North Korea's official news agency KCNA provided this video which purports to show Feb 11, 2015

US shopping malls struggle to reinvent themselves

Traditional US shopping malls are struggling, with those that can't compete falling derelict. But suburban retail isn't standing still, taking tips from city centers in an effort to hold on to customers. Duration: 02:21 Feb 11, 2015

Police on alert amid hostage drama in south Taiwan

Heavily armed police enter the gates of a prison in the southern city of Kaohsiung (pronounced Gow-Shun), Taiwan, where six armed inmates have reportedly taken the prison director hostage as well as Feb 11, 2015

Gautam Senegal, a budding entrepreneur forays into India's booming IT industry

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Gautam Senegal, a Chandigarh-based entrepreneur owns Telesole Technologies Private Limited, an IT company, which provides various mobile, web and animation services. Established in 2014, the company has already outsourced 36 mobile applications, 24 web portals and 1 animation projects from 11 different countries across the world. The company has manufactured many products especially for kids like the recently launched 'Airi Devices', a purely safety tool for young kids and elders who might not be able to handle smart phones but need to be in touch with each other. The company also organized some workshops to impart animation skills to children. As per NASSCOM, the Indian IT outsourcing sector will witness growth of 13-15% in the fiscal year 2015. Feb 11, 2015

Patna HC stays election of Nitish Kumar as JD (U)'s party leader

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): The Patna High Court on Wednesday stayed the Janata Dal United's move to elect Nitish Kumar as their leader. Meanwhile, Kumar had earlier in the day reached the national capital to meet President Pranab Mukherjee, and parade 130 supporting MLAs to show that he enjoys a majority in the Bihar Assembly. The MLAs belong to the ruling JD (U), besides some from the RJD, Congress, CPI and Independents. Nitish, who wanted an invitation from Bihar Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi to form a new government in the state after he was elected the leader of JD (U), had said that a democratic process should be followed in Bihar. Jitan Ram Manjhi, who has refused to resign as the Bihar Chief Minister, was earlier expelled from the JD (U) by party chief Sharad Yadav. Feb 11, 2015

Visitors throng the philatelic exhibition in Agartala

Agartala, Feb 11 (ANI): Visitors thronged the two-day philatelic exhibition organised by Philatelic Bureau of the Indian Postal Department in Agartala. The district level exhibition, which was inaugurated by chairperson of Tripura Commission for Women Purnima Roy at Muktadhara Hall, was thronged by professional stamp collectors and enthusiasts. Over 1, 500 stamps from different periods, countries and events were displayed at the exhibition. Organiser, Nirmal Chakraborty, said that the exhibition was organised to promote philately and give young generation an understanding of one of India's oldest communicating system in the age of e-mails and SMSes. The organisers believed that stamps help in expanding people's knowledge in terms of politics, history, prominent events and even geography. Feb 11, 2015