veteran-cpi-leader-govind-pansare-passes-away

Veteran CPI leader Govind Pansare passes away

Mumbai, Feb 21 (ANI): Veteran Communist leader Govind Pansare (84) who was shot last Monday in Kolhapur died at Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai. Pansare who had suffered a head injury succumbed to his illness shortly around midnight. Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis reached Breach Candy hospital. Govind Pansare was flown to Mumbai from Kolhapur where he was being treated at a private hospital on Friday in air ambulance. The mortal remains of the CPI leader are brought to the airport following his demise and will be flown top Kolhapur for last rites. Meanwhile, Leader of Republican Party of India, Ramdas Athawale paid glowing tributes to late leader and demanded stringent action against the culprits. Feb 21, 2015
pm-modi-attends-tilak-ceremony-of-mulayam-singh-yadavs-grand-nephew

PM Modi attends 'Tilak' Ceremony of Mulayam Singh Yadav's Grand-Nephew

Saifai, Feb 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attended the pre-wedding ceremony or Tilak of Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's grandnephew Tej Pratap Yadav in Saifai village. Tej Pratap is marrying Raj Lakshmi, the youngest daughter of Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad. A staggering 100,000 invites have been sent out for the ceremony. Tej Pratap Singh Yadav is a Lok Sabha member from Mainpuri. Saifai village, some 25 km from Etawah, is buzzing with frantic activity for the ceremony. Delicacies like bedai, baati-chokha and halwa soaked in desi ghee would be served. According to reports, Amitabh Bachchan has also confirmed his presence. Mulayam Singh had personally invited Modi for the ceremony. Feb 21, 2015
politicos-react-over-document-leak-in-petroleum-ministry

Politicos react over document leak in petroleum ministry

New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Political leaders on Saturday reacted over ‘document leak’ from the Petroleum Ministry after which seven people have been arrested and investigation is going on. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that complete investigation shall be done and culprits won’t be spared. BJP leader Sambit Patra said that cheating was going on since long in the ministry but the previous government did not pay heed to it. Congress leader Manish Tewari said that this ‘corporate espionage’ should have been uncovered earlier. CPI leader Atul Anjan said that it is good that such scams are being highlighted and culprits arrested. Feb 21, 2015
china-objects-to-pm-modis-arunachal-visit-india-slams

China objects to PM Modi's Arunachal visit, India slams

New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Political leaders in India have reacted sharply to China’s objection over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Arunachal Pradesh. Modi's visit to the state has evoked sharp reactions from China, which reiterated its stance on the northeastern state, saying it is "opposed" to the Indian leaders' activities in the "disputed area". Feb 21, 2015
snow-blasts-mideast

Snow blasts Mideast

After a stormy night, Jerusalem wakes up to a thin blanket of snow. Holy sites across the city are dusted in white. The chill did not deter some Orthodox Jewish worshipers who went to pray at the Feb 21, 2015
500-attend-funeral-held-for-copenhagen-gunman

500 attend funeral held for Copenhagen gunman

An estimated 500 people came to the Islamic Society of Denmark in Copenhagen to remember 22 year-old Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein. El-Hussein killed two people and injured five others last weekend in Feb 21, 2015
virtual-reality-allows-humans-to-fly-like-birds

Virtual reality allows humans to fly like birds

STORY: From the ancient Greek legend of Icarus, to the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci, flying like a bird has been a dream for mankind for generations. Not anymore -- thanks to this machine, an Feb 21, 2015
a-bloodbath-in-libya

A bloodbath in Libya

A massacre in eastern Libya, with at least 42 people killed by Islamic State suicide bombers. Amateur video, which can not be independently verified, captures chaotic scenes in the aftermath. It Feb 21, 2015
i-need-to-be-a-big-man-migrant-teen

"I need to be a big man" - migrant teen

Dawn breaks on the Italian island of Lampedusa. It's the first stop in Europe for scores of migrants seeking a better life. Now many begin a new journey as they leave holding centers aboard buses Feb 21, 2015
calvin-klein-rocks-into-fall-2015

Calvin Klein rocks into Fall 2015

(ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: On the last day of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York on Thursday (February 19), American design house Calvin Klein created "urban eroticism" with 38 Feb 21, 2015