Afghanistan's Former President Karzai visits New Delhi, calls for neighbourhood cooperation

New Delhi, Nov 20 (ANI): Former President of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai who is on a tour to India called for neighbourhood cooperation emphasizing that India and Pakistan must cooperate and keep rivalry at bay. He was speaking at the neighbourhood lecture series 'Afghanistan and the neighbourhood' chaired by Former Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh. Karzai said Afghanistan gave high priority to India in its foreign policy. The former Afghan president said by checking militancy Pakistan can make its relations better with Afghanistan, India and other neighbours. Nov 20, 2014

India committed to labour reforms but at the cost of working class, says Labour Minister

New Delhi, Nov 20 (ANI): Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya has said that his government is committed to labour reforms but not at the cost of working class. Dattatreya said this in New Delhi after convening meeting of major trade unions. Even though the World Bank says India has one of the world's most rigid labour markets, fears of a trade union backlash and partisan politics have deterred governments from reform. Business leaders have high hopes for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an advocate of smaller government and private enterprise, to change that. Nov 20, 2014

Tulip garden soon to be ready for visitors in Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 20 (ANI): Visitors would soon get a visual treat as floriculturists are on the final stage of sowing tulip bulbs at Asia's largest Tulip Garden in Jammu and Kashmir, a prime attraction for tourists from around the world. Gardeners are working in tulip garden at Siraj Bagh and building a tulip bed. The garden is one of the major attractions, which was established in 2007. The Department of Floriculture, like every year, imported more than three lakh tulips from Holland. A 'Tulip festival', which is annually held in April will begin from March 2015. Nov 20, 2014

Britain holds its first exhibition on the study of sex

Scientific discovery mingles with stimulation in Britain's first exhibition about the study of sex, with pioneering sex aids, ancient phallic charms and even a chair credited with inducing orgasms. Duration: 00:49 Nov 20, 2014

Venezuela groups raise awareness on teen pregnancy

Shop window mannequins dressed up as pregnant school girls form the shock effect of a Venezuelan campaign to raise awareness of teenage pregnancy in a country where over a fifth of babies are born to mothers under 19. Duration: 01:14 Nov 20, 2014

Suicide car bomb targets foreigners' compound in Kabul

A Taliban suicide car bomb exploded on Wednesday close to a compound that houses many international contractors, officials said, the latest in a series of explosions to rock the Afghan capital in recent days. Duration: 00:46 Nov 20, 2014

Accidents ignite debate on US commercial space travel

Serious accidents with two US commercial spacecraft within a week of each-other in October have re-ignited the debate over the place of private corporations in the exploration of space. Duration: 02:08 Nov 20, 2014

German FM warns against giving up on Ukraine truce

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, fresh from a tense mission to Ukraine and Russia, says he had not given up on a tattered truce agreement between the sides. Duration: 00:34 Nov 20, 2014

US returns looted artifacts to Thailand

The United States has returns over 500 vases, bowls, axes, and other ancient artifacts mostly from the Ban Chiang archaeological site which were illegally looted from Thailand decades ago. Duration: 01:13 Nov 20, 2014

Rival Libyan Dawn, Zintan militias clash near capital

Clashes between rival Libyan Dawn fighters and fighters of militias in Zintan continued on Tuesday in Kikla, approximately 150 kilometres south-west of the country's capital Tripoli. Duration: 00:24 Nov 20, 2014

Kenyan police seize weapons in fresh mosque raids

Kenyan security forces on Wednesday carried out fresh raids on mosques in the port city of Mombasa searching for weapons and supporters of Somalia's Shebab militants, police said. Duration: 00:48 Nov 19, 2014