Visitors throng the philatelic exhibition in Agartala

Agartala, Feb 11 (ANI): Visitors thronged the two-day philatelic exhibition organised by Philatelic Bureau of the Indian Postal Department in Agartala. The district level exhibition, which was inaugurated by chairperson of Tripura Commission for Women Purnima Roy at Muktadhara Hall, was thronged by professional stamp collectors and enthusiasts. Over 1, 500 stamps from different periods, countries and events were displayed at the exhibition. Organiser, Nirmal Chakraborty, said that the exhibition was organised to promote philately and give young generation an understanding of one of India's oldest communicating system in the age of e-mails and SMSes. The organisers believed that stamps help in expanding people's knowledge in terms of politics, history, prominent events and even geography. Feb 11, 2015

Patna HC stays election of Nitish Kumar as JD (U)'s party leader

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): The Patna High Court on Wednesday stayed the Janata Dal United's move to elect Nitish Kumar as their leader. Meanwhile, Kumar had earlier in the day reached the national capital to meet President Pranab Mukherjee, and parade 130 supporting MLAs to show that he enjoys a majority in the Bihar Assembly. The MLAs belong to the ruling JD (U), besides some from the RJD, Congress, CPI and Independents. Nitish, who wanted an invitation from Bihar Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi to form a new government in the state after he was elected the leader of JD (U), had said that a democratic process should be followed in Bihar. Jitan Ram Manjhi, who has refused to resign as the Bihar Chief Minister, was earlier expelled from the JD (U) by party chief Sharad Yadav. Feb 11, 2015

Gautam Senegal, a budding entrepreneur forays into India's booming IT industry

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Gautam Senegal, a Chandigarh-based entrepreneur owns Telesole Technologies Private Limited, an IT company, which provides various mobile, web and animation services. Established in 2014, the company has already outsourced 36 mobile applications, 24 web portals and 1 animation projects from 11 different countries across the world. The company has manufactured many products especially for kids like the recently launched 'Airi Devices', a purely safety tool for young kids and elders who might not be able to handle smart phones but need to be in touch with each other. The company also organized some workshops to impart animation skills to children. As per NASSCOM, the Indian IT outsourcing sector will witness growth of 13-15% in the fiscal year 2015. Feb 11, 2015

Attractions in Singapore

Singapore is known as a bustling metropolis that also happens to be one of the cleanest and safest cities of its size in the world. Here are the top attractions of S'pore Feb 11, 2015

Decade after Hariri murder, Lebanon flounders in Syria's shadow

A decade after former prime minister Rafiq Hariri was assassinated, hopes that the fallout from his death would free Lebanon from Syria's influence have been dashed by the war raging across the border. A voiced AFPTV report. Duration: 02:40 Feb 11, 2015

Congress gets IT notice over funding

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Congress party has received an Income Tax notice over funding of Rs 10 lakh into the party’s account. Treasurer of All India Congress Committee, Motilal Vora said that the party has accepted that a cheque of Rs 10 lakh was received and it will respond to the notice accordingly. He said that the cheque was received along with a covering letter. Feb 11, 2015