Gabon association proves that big is also beautiful

Where once a full figure was a mark of a woman's beauty, in Gabon's capital Libreville women feel under pressure to mirror the more slender image of Western models. But an association of larger ladies is looking to buck this trend. Duration: 02:18 Jan 11, 2015

Hundreds join Charlie Hebdo pencil tribute in London

More than a thousand people gathered in London Sunday to honour the victims of Islamist attacks in Paris, raising pencils to the sky in memory of those killed at satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Duration: 01:28 Jan 11, 2015

Kejriwal visits Bengaluru for fund raising, says BJP too recognizes AAPs 49-day work in Delhi part

Bengaluru, Jan 11 (ANI): AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal visited Bengaluru to raise funds for the party. The lunch and selfie campaign will help him gather some bucks for his party. Anyone can eat with Kejriwal after paying twenty thousand rupees whereas a selfie would cost Rs 500. Kejriwal said that BJP did not say a thing about AAP’s rule in Delhi for 49 days and this signifies that the ruling party also recognizes AAP’s work during that span. Kejriwal said that AAP will gain majority in the upcoming Delhi polls and also claimed that congress is nowhere in race in the elections. He also questioned on the source of BJP funds. Jan 11, 2015

Kejriwal visits Bengaluru for fund raising, says BJP too recognizes AAPs 49-day work in Delhi part

Bengaluru, Jan 11 (ANI): AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal visited Bengaluru to raise funds for the party. The lunch and selfie campaign will help him gather some bucks for his party. Anyone can eat with Kejriwal after paying twenty thousand rupees whereas a selfie would cost Rs 500. Kejriwal said that BJP did not say a thing about AAP’s rule in Delhi for 49 days and this signifies that the ruling party also recognizes AAP’s work during that span. Kejriwal said that AAP will gain majority in the upcoming Delhi polls and also claimed that congress is nowhere in race in the elections. He also questioned on the source of BJP funds. Jan 11, 2015

PM Modi had discussions with John Kerry on US President Obamas forthcoming visit: MEA

Gandhinagar, Jan 11 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had discussions with US Secretary of state John Kerry on the forthcoming visit by President Barack Obama. He said that India is looking enthusiastically towards the visit on January 26. Further, Akbaruddin said that India's growth story is catching interest globally and that large number of investors participated in the ‘Vibrant Gujarat Summit’. Jan 11, 2015

Indian economy to grow at 6.4 percent in 2015, says Jim Yong Kim

Gandhinagar, Jan 11 (ANI): World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said on Sunday the Indian economy is expected to grow at 6.4 percent in 2015. He was addressing the Vibrant Gujarat Summit in Gujarat. Emphasizing upon the potential that India has, Kim said there is much reason for optimism. World Bank, he further said, has a vision for implementing projects for sustainable and exclusive economic growth in the 21st century, which will only be possible when India, follows a path of rapid growth that benefits all Indians. World Bank, said the chief, would help India accelerate its economic growth. Jan 11, 2015

Arun Jaitley adopts village under 'Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana' in Gujarat

Vadodara, Jan 11 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley adopted a village in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat on Sunday as part of 'Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana'. The 'adopt-a-village' scheme aims to provide rural India with access to basic amenities and opportunities. On Sunday, while adopting Karnali village in Vadodara city, Jaitley interacted with the villagers and offered his prayers at village's ancient 'Kuber Bhandari' temple, which is visited by large number of devotees everyday. Reportedly, Jaitley is to adopt three more villages. Jan 11, 2015

Industrialists say India marching with vision to become global power

Gandhinagar, Jan 11 (ANI): Indian industrialists on Sunday said that the country was moving ahead with a vision of elevating its status and role in global community and lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi initiatives and boost investments in Gujarat. World leaders and delegates had gathered at investment summit, 'Vibrant Gujarat', promoted by Modi and held in the city of Gandhinagar. Mukesh Ambani, India's richest man with a fortune estimated at $19.7 billion, praised Modi's leadership. Ambani said his Reliance Industries conglomerate would invest 1 trillion rupees ($16 billion) in Gujarat over the next 12 to 18 months. Meanwhile, Chairman of Aditya Birla Group, Kumar Mangalam Birla also announced big investments in Gujarat. Jan 11, 2015

Politicos react on PM Modis speech at Vibrant Gujarat Summit

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Politicos from rival parties on Sunday raised doubts on the claims made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Vibrant Gujarat Summit. Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja questioned the economic policies of the Modi-led government at the Centre and called for economic development with social justice. Congress leader PC Chacko and AAP leader Ashutosh also stated that PM Modi should focus on the dismal economic state of the country and should avoid making tall claims. Jan 11, 2015

Joining hands with all democracies in world against terrorism: France Envoy

Gandhinagar, Jan 11 (ANI): French Ambassador to India Francois Richier on Sunday said that the nation is joining hands with all the democracies in the world against terrorism. Talking about the recent attacks in Paris, Richier said that it is not only a day of grief and mourning but of determination. He also thanked Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for extending support. Further, the French envoy also said that this is not the first time that media was attacked and that the nation is determined to fight against such outfits. He said that France is participating in actions against Al- Qaeda and that the forces are deployed both in Northern Africa and Iraq. Jan 11, 2015

BJP, AAP hopes for victory in Delhi Cantonment Board elections

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): BJP and AAP on Sunday hoped for victory as polling at Delhi Cantonment Board elections ended. A total of 64 candidates are in fray for eight seats across Delhi Cantonment with Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) being the major political parties contesting the elections. The counting of votes will be held on January 12. While Delhi BJP President Satish Upadhyay said that AAP has been making false claims and that BJP will emerge victorious, AAP leader alleged that the ruling party is trying to divert votes. Jan 11, 2015

Arun Jaitley at Vibrant Gujarat Summit part- 1

Gandhinagar, Jan 11 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday spoke about the flagship schemes launched by the Modi government during the Vibrant Gujarat Summit. The 7th Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit 2015 is being held at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar. Around 50,000 delegates from India and 1,800 others from 105 countries are said to be participating in it. Jan 11, 2015

Arun Jaitley at Vibrant Gujarat Summit part- 2

Gandhinagar, Jan 11 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday spoke about the flagship schemes launched by the Modi government during the Vibrant Gujarat Summit. The 7th Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit 2015 is being held at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar. Around 50,000 delegates from India and 1,800 others from 105 countries are said to be participating in it. Jan 11, 2015