Dalai Lama marks Nobel anniversary as Western support wanes

It is 25 years since the Dalai Lama was awarded the Nobel peace prize for leading the Tibetan struggle against Chinese rule. But with little sign of progress, some Tibetans are now calling for a different approach. Duration: 02:50 Oct 5, 2014

Bodies found near Mexico town where students vanished

Authorities unearth unmarked graves containing a number of bodies on the outskirts of a southern Mexico town, where more than 40 students disappeared after a deadly police shooting last week. Duration: 01:22 Oct 5, 2014

Modi targets Sharad Pawar over corruption, underdevelopment

Tasgaon, Oct 5 (ANI): Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on Sunday attacked former Maharashtra Chief Minister and NCP leader Sharad Pawar over huge corruption and underdevelopment in Maharashtra. Modi held Pawar responsible for large number of suicide cases by farmers in his state. Oct 5, 2014

Politicos react after heavy firing by Pakistan in Poonch

New Delhi, Oct 5 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Sunday after heavy and unprovoked firing by Pakistani troops took place in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy commenting on the ongoing ceasefire violations said that the country should start preparing for war with Pakistan. NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that the government should have serious talks with the Pakistan officials regarding border issues. Meanwhile, Defence expert Praful Bakshi said that Pakistan Army is not under the control of Pakistan government unlike India and there has been a power conflict between the two. Oct 5, 2014

Reactions pour in after Bihar CM blames crowd for Patna stampede

New Delhi, Oct 5 (ANI): Reactions poured in on Sunday after Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi refuting the charges of incompetence of his government in handling the situation of stampede that occurred in Patna's Gandhi Maidan after Dussehra celebrations were over, blamed the crowd for the incident. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said that blaming the crowd which was subjected to panic is unreasonable. NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that he should have accepted that the incident was a result of his government's incompetence and should have assured the people of Bihar that such incident would not occur in future. Oct 5, 2014

Won't speak a word against Shiv Sena as a tribute to Balasaheb: Modi

Tasgaon, Oct 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing people during a rally in Tasgaon, Maharashtra said that he won't speak anything against the Shiv Sena. Modi said these are the first assembly elections to take place in absence of Balasaheb Thackeray who stood for the rights of people and therefore as a tribute to him he will not speak against his party. Oct 5, 2014

Politicos and security experts react on Musharraf's provoking remarks about India

New Delhi, Oct 5 (ANI): Politicos and security experts on Sunday stated that the former Pakistani president and military ruler General (retired) Pervez Musharraf's provoking remarks about India should not be taken seriously as he is taking all moves to ensure his safety in the country. Musharraf has sought to blame India for ceasefire violations along Line of Control, saying it should stop testing the "patience and resolve" of Pakistani Army. Oct 5, 2014

Heavy firing by Pakistani rangers in Mendhar, Sawjian sector of Poonch

Poonch, Oct 5 (ANI): Pakistan once again resorted to unprovoked firing in Mendhar and Sawjian sector of Poonch district on Sunday creating panic among locals. Earlier on Friday night two people were injured in Sawjian sector during the cross border firing. Panic stricken locals on Sunday said that they are awaiting assistance even as the Indian Army is responding continuously to the ceasefire violations. Meanwhile, Senior Superintendent of Police, Poonch district Shamsheer Hussain said that they are taking measures to alert civilians if they get any indication about firing from across the border. Oct 5, 2014

Thailand tipped to retake crown as world's top rice exporter

Two years after losing its place as the world's biggest rice exporter, Thailand is eyeing a return to the top spot as the impact of a bungled subsidy scheme eases and it sells cheaper grain to a grateful global market. Duration: 02:28 Oct 5, 2014

Probe will reveal facts about stampede: Jitan Ram Manjhi

Patna, Oct 5 (ANI): Chief Minister of Bihar, Jitan Ram Manjhi has said that investigations will reveal the facts that led to the stampede, which left at least 33 people dead and over a 100 injured, during Dussehra festival celebrations in Patna. Manjhi said a probe will be conducted to determine whether the stampede was a human error or a conspiracy. During Dussehra festival celebrations in Patna, chaos led to a stampede that left many injured, most of them were women and children. Manjhi said it is a sad incident and investigations were underway. Oct 5, 2014

Police arrest three Maoists in Jharkhand

Lohardaga, Oct 5 (ANI): Police arrested three Maoists including two men and a woman in India's red corridor of Jharkhand. Superintendent of Police (SP) of Lohardaga district said that a search operation was conducted on the tip off intelligence to nab the rebels and six different SIM cards were also recovered from the arrested Maoists. Maoists, also known as Naxals, have killed police and politicians, and targeted government buildings and railway tracks in an insurgency that has killed thousands since 1960s. The Maoists control large but poor areas of the region and often attack railway lines and mining operations to cripple economic activities. Oct 5, 2014

Men s hockey team receives grand welcome upon arrival in New Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 5 (ANI): The Indian men's hockey team, which won gold medal in the 17th Asian Games after defeating Pakistan, received a grand welcome upon its arrival in New Delhi on Sunday. A group of traditional dancers performed to the beats of drums. The Indian team defeated Pakistan 4-2 to win a Gold after a gap of 16 years. India, which last won the gold in the 1998 Asian Games in Bangkok, has also bagged direct entry to 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after it beat Pakistan in the shoot out. However, the Indian team's coach, Terry Walsh, cautioned the players to continue working hard. India now has a total of 57 medals, which includes 11 Gold, 10 Silver and 36 Bronze. India's position is 8th in the overall medals tally at the Asiad. Oct 5, 2014

Tetseo sisters from Nagaland popularize Naga folk music

Nagaland, Oct 5 (ANI): Meet the Tetseo sisters! One of the most popular female bands from Nagaland. They sing songs known as "Li" (folksong) in the Chokri dialect of the Chakhesang tribe of Nagaland that tells stories of Naga people, their joys and sorrows, hopes and aspirations. They started practicing music in their school days and have not looked back since then. They specialize in folk music and aim to keep it alive among the youth. The Tetseo Sisters comprise four siblings – Mercy, Azi, Kuvelü and Lulu. The sisters released their first album of acoustic songs called "Li" Chapter One "The Beginning" in 2011. During their performance they use age-old Naga string instrument known as "Tati or Heka Libuh". They have performed in different places across the country and abroad. Recently, they mesmerized the audience at Scotland, Myanmar and Thailand. Oct 5, 2014