Istanbul digs out after heavy snow

They're digging out in Istanbul, where snow - two feet deep in places - is causing major headaches. Thousands of commuters in this city of 15 million have had to leave their cars at home and walk to Feb 18, 2015

Amid peace talks rebel forces launch attacks in Mali

Rebel forces amass outside the northern Malian town of Tabankort as they prepare for combat to take the long-disputed town from pro-government forces. The Tuareg and Arab separatists have been trying Feb 18, 2015

Haiti in mourning after carnival accident kills 16

Haiti President Michel Martelly takes part in a procession in memory of 16 people who died when a high-voltage cable hit a parade float during the country's national carnival. Duration: 01:01 Feb 18, 2015

Stranded whales die on New Zealand beach

Conservationists attend to more than 90 pilot whales that died after becoming stranded on Farewell Spit beach on New Zealand's South Island. Duration: 01:02 Feb 18, 2015

Cutting off the blood supply to prostate cancer

STORY: Scientists from several British universities are working on a new treatment that could inhibit the growth of tumours in patients with prostate cancer. The idea is to cut off the blood supply Feb 18, 2015

India to decide on Rafale fighter jet deal only after March

Bengaluru, Feb 18 (ANI): India will decide on the fate of a long-delayed deal for 126 Dassault Rafale fighter jets only after March, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday. While addressing a news conference on the first day of 'Aero India 2015', the five-day air show, Parrikar said that the ministry's Contract Negotiations Committee (CNC) should report back by early March. The tenth edition of the air show was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier in the day at Yelahanka air base. Parrikar said that the city was the appropriate place to host the show as most of the aero-space industries were located here. Feb 18, 2015

Swine flu: AAP-led Delhi Govt fixes test rates at Rs 4500, doubles medicine stock

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain said that the Delhi Government has issued order to all the testing labs in Delhi freezing the test charges of swine flu at maximum Rs 4500. He added that people of Delhi can call on the Helpline number 22307145 that has been issued by the Government for any information on Swine Flu. The labs were earlier charging people upto Rs 10,000 for the Swine Flu test. Feb 18, 2015

Western volunteers rally to Iraq Christian militia

Young American fighters are among the Western recruits who have returned to Iraq to fight the Islamist State jihadist group alongside Dwekh Nawsha, a Christian militia. Duration: 01:18 Feb 18, 2015

Ukraine begins to withdraw from Debaltseve

Ukrainian troops are moving out of Debaltseve. Tanks and armored personnel carriers, many carrying troops weary from fighting, are leaving behind an ongoing conflict that threatens an international Feb 18, 2015

Obama vows to fight immigration ruling

A judge in Texas has blocked an Obama order that would have protected about four million undocumented foreigners from deportation and was due to come into effect on Wednesday. President Obama said he plans to appeal the decision. Duration: 01:08 Feb 18, 2015

Swiss scientists work to push physics frontier

Excitement is mounting at the world's largest proton smasher, where scientists are close to launching a superpowered hunt for particles that may change our understanding of the Universe. Duration: 01:49 Feb 18, 2015

Patna HC lifts ban on Manjhi taking cabinet decisions

Patna, Feb 18 (ANI): The Patna High Court on Wednesday lifted its stay on the Jitan Ram Manjhi government taking financial decisions, following which the current Bihar government can take any policy decisions. However, the government will be able to implement those decisions only after 21 February. Feb 18, 2015

Qualities of a good and effective leader

New Delhi, 18 Feb (ANI): A leader is the one who has the ability to influence thinking of the people, which results in action. Leadership can be defined as an art of leading people to achieve the desired goals and targets which wouldn't have happened otherwise. Becoming an effective and a good leader is not a one-time thing as it takes time to learn and practice leadership skills. Talking about the qualities of a good and effective leader, the famous Author Shiv Khera said...A team entirely depends upon their leader for every single decision; therefore a good and effective leader should have a clear vision for his goals and practice leadership skills. Feb 18, 2015