India needs massive investment in clean energy to kick start economy, says economic advisor

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian on Sunday said that the country needed massive investment in clean energy to kick start economy. Subramanian made the remarks at the first Renewable Energy Global Investors Meet and Expo, Re-invest 2015 in New Delhi. Subramanian said that focus of renewable energy should be on major investment in greening coal. India is the world's third-largest greenhouse gas emitter and often acts as the voice of the world's developing countries in United Nations talks on everything from climate change to economic cooperation. Feb 15, 2015

JD (U) protests against PM Modi in Patna

Patna, Feb 15 (ANI): The Janata Dal (United) workers staged a protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday and blamed him for the political instability in Bihar. The protestors raised slogans against Prime Minister Modi and also burnt his effigy. Former Bihar chief minister and senior JD (U) leader Nitish Kumar had earlier accused Prime Minister Modi and the BJP of 'attempting to throttle democracy'. Kumar also alleged that the Bihar Governor's decision to ask Manjhi to prove his majority in the state assembly on February 20 has been scripted in Delhi and is designed to 'allow horse-trading of MLAs'. Feb 15, 2015

Slum dwellers protest outside Delhi Chief Minister's residence

Kaushambi, Feb 15 (ANI): Slum dwellers on Sunday protested outside Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence in Kaushambi after police demolished their makeshift houses, or JJ cluster. Slum dwellers gathered outside Kejriwal's house and demanded justice for their suffering. Kejriwal took office on Saturday, promising to fight divisive politics in a challenge to the Central government of Narendra Modi that has faced criticism for attacks on churches and other minorities. Feb 15, 2015

We will defend our democracy, says Danish Prime Minister

Copenhagen, Feb 15 (ANI): Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt on Sunday pledged to defend democracy and assured the Jewish community by saying that 'you are not on your own'. According to the reports, earlier in the day one civilian was killed and three police were wounded in shooting at a public meeting in the Danish capital Copenhagen attended by the controversial Swedish artist Lars Vilks. Reportedly, one civilian had been killed in a shooting and said the suspects had fled in a car. Feb 15, 2015

Danes react to two fatal shootings

Ordinary Danes react on Sunday to the two fatal shooting attacks the previous day on a debate on free speech and a synagogue. Duration: 00:52 Feb 15, 2015

AAP reacts to PM s remark on free power supply in Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): AAP leaders on Sunday reacted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s sarcastic remark over ‘free electricity supply’ to the people of Delhi. Ashish Khetan said that Delhi has potential to produce more electricity than he key demand. Ashutosh said that the party looks forward for co-operation from the Central government. Feb 15, 2015

Gold's lustre lures Turkish savers

From the outside, it looks like any other automatic bank machine on the streets of Istanbul. But rather than notes, this one distributes gold. Gold is hugely prized in Turkey as a secure way for individuals to hold their savings. Duration: 01:19 Feb 15, 2015

Maldives Foreign Minister Dunya Maumoon meets Indian counterpart to boost ties

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Maldives Foreign Minister Dunya Maumoon met her Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi on Sunday to boost ties. During the meeting, both the leaders are expected to discuss bilateral and regional issues. Maldivian foreign minister's visit is the first ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government came to power in May last year. In November last year, Swaraj had visited Male where she met Maumoon to boost trade ties. India has helped the island nation set up several leading institutions in the field of medicine, tourism and technology. India-Maldives bilateral trade in 2013-14 stood at rupees 700 crore (7 billion). Feb 15, 2015