Astronauts prep ISS 'parking spots' for space taxis

Some 260 miles above earth, a pair of U.S. astronauts outside the International Space Station are rigging the parking spots for two commercial space taxis. The spots will serve as docking ports for Feb 22, 2015

Kiev shows off seized weapons on Maidan anniversary

A song for the Ukrainian protesters killed one year ago -- more than a hundred -- During an uprising on Independence Square -- known here as Maidan -- that toppled Moscow-leaning President Victor Feb 22, 2015

US and Britain mulling 'extra sanctions' against Russia

The US and Britain are considering deepening sanctions against Russia due to its "craven behaviour" in Ukraine, Secretary of State John Kerry said before talks with British counterpart Philip Hammond in London on Saturday. Duration: 01:34 Feb 21, 2015

Huge blaze guts 79-floor Dubai skyscraper

Hundreds of panicked residents fled one of the tallest towers in Dubai early Saturday as a huge fire engulfed the skyscraper, causing extensive damage to its luxury flats. Duration: 01:21 Feb 21, 2015

Yemen demonstration in support of president Hadi

Hundreds demonstrated in Sanaa on Saturday in support of Yemen's Western-backed president, who resigned last month under pressure from Shiite militia and who was out of the capital Saturday after weeks under house arrest. Duration: 00:36 Feb 21, 2015

New U.S. defense chief visits Afghanistan

New U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrives in Afghanistan. It's his first trip since taking over the job this week. During a news conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani... Carter says the Feb 21, 2015

Corporate Espionage Case: Politicos call for through probe into Santanu Saikia allegations

New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Politicos on Saturday called for through probe in the corporate espionage case after, arrested journalist Santanu Saikia made a dramatic claim that there is a Rs 10,000 crore scam. Saikia made the dramatic admission while going out of the Delhi Police crime branch office. He also claimed that he had nothing to do with the leak of vital documents from the Petroleum Ministry. Feb 21, 2015

Sushma Swaraj launches online grievances monitoring portal 'Madad'

New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Union Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday launched an online grievances monitoring portal for Indians living abroad with the name of 'Madad'. Swaraj said that the portal will help the Indians living abroad to approach the government easily for any help. She added that the portal is a combined effort of MEA and MOIA to enhance collaboration and contact with Indians abroad. She also said that the complaints will be automatically forwarded to the senior officials if not replied on time. Feb 21, 2015

NGO spreads awareness about swine flu in J and K

Srinagar/ Jammu, Feb 21 (ANI): A non-government organization in Jammu and Kashmir on distributed masks and undertook awareness campaign to prevent spread of deadly swine flu in different parts of valley. India has seen a sharp rise in the number of swine flu deaths and reported cases this year. Nearly 700 lives have been claimed in the country due to the deadly disease, prompting officials to investigate the cause and step up efforts to combat the virus. The volunteers are distributing free face masks and literature at places where large gatherings take place. They are targeting places like hospitals and mosques where the risk of spreading of this viral disease is higher. Feb 21, 2015

Jammu and Kashmir, Campaign, Viral Disease, Swine Flu, NGO, Hospitals

Poonch, Feb 21 (ANI): Heavy rainfall in several areas in Jammu and Kashmir washed away a portion of Sher-e-Kashmir bridge, snapping main land link to Poonch city. Kashmir valley remained cut off from the rest of the country due to heavy rains, accompanied by snowfall and landslides. Normal life was paralyzed in the state's winter capital Jammu. Residents were angry as the local administration was providing little help to the marooned people. A resident, Nishu Gupta, said the city had come to a halt due to rains wondering the situation during monsoons. Another resident, Jagjit Singh, said people were facing severe hardships. Feb 21, 2015