Radio emerges as Kashmir's hero post floods

Srinagar, Feb 06 (ANI): Radio has emerged as the ultimate choice of mass media for the people of Jammu and Kashmir in the aftermath of the floods that wrecked havoc in September last year. Hundreds of people were killed and thousands of villages were devastated by the worst flooding in decades in the Kashmir valley last year. Roads in Srinagar were transformed into stagnant canals strewn with wreckage, trash and dead animals. When all channels of communication including phone lines and other mass media networks like the state owned television channel Doordarshan were down, it was FM services of state owned station 'Radio Kashmir' which kept the people up to date with the latest happenings and also acted as a platform where their grievances were highlighted. As a result of this a lot of people in the state still prefer to listen to radio over other mediums of mass communication like television and newspapers. Feb 6, 2015

Living to tell the tale

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: A shocking video emerged out of Brazil Thursday (February 5) that showed a 9-year-old boy and his uncle being pulled under water and sucked into a flooded Feb 6, 2015

Lucky to be alive

A small bandage on his left hand is the only visible trace of the adventure of 19-year-old American student Mark Doose -- in Switzerland for a semester abroad. He survived more than 48 hours in the Feb 6, 2015

Bodies and grief on the streets of Damascus

--STORY CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES -- Panic on the streets of Damascus after Islam Army insurgents bombard Syria's Capital City. Bodies and grief fill the streets. The video which can not be Feb 6, 2015

Row over Cordoba church's Muslim past

A fierce row is mounting over the mosque-cathedral of Cordoba, a UNESCO-listed jewel of Islamic and Christian architecture and history, with locals accusing the Catholic church of seeking to rub out its Muslim past.. Feb 6, 2015

Plumes of smoke erupt from Mexico's volcano of fire

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Dramatic video caught on webcam show eruptions with clouds of smoke rising from the crater of the Volcan del Fuego (Volcano of Fire), set between the states of Feb 6, 2015

Obama to decide on Ukraine arms 'soon': Kerry

US President Barack Obama will "soon" decide whether to arm Ukraine against pro-Russian separatists but prefers a diplomatic solution, according to Secretary of State John Kerry. Feb 6, 2015

Islamic State flags disappear from Bosnian village

Flags used to fly outside this Bosnian home... Islamic State flags. The village has now been stripped of such emblems, under the warning of police who say they're wary of the dangers posed by radical Feb 6, 2015

Depp, Heard reportedly marry; Glitter found guilty

Johnny Depp is a married man, this according to People magazine, who is reporting that the star married his fiancee, Amber Heard, in Los Angeles earlier this week. People says they married on Tuesday Feb 6, 2015

Film characters feature in Japan's snow festival

Darth Vader takes on a much lighter disposition at Japan's snow festival in Hokkaido. The "Star Wars" character and his Storm Troopers were sculpted by some 400 Japanese Self-Defence Force troops, Feb 6, 2015