Wordplay a new weapon in Hong Kong democracy battle

In street tents, on stages and online, Hong Kong_s young demonstrators express themselves in an emerging dialect that is evolving so rapidly Helen Fan decided to deploy a new weapon in the democracy fight: a dictionary. Dec 5, 2014

Opposition keeps changing stand, Sadhvi will campaign for elections: Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi, Dec 05 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday that the Opposition keeps changing stand over the issues raised by them. Naidu said that all demands of Opposition are being met but they do not know what they actually want. He also demanded the Congress party to explain why it did not take any action against its own ministers for using foul language during their tenure. Further Naidu said that Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti is a minister and she will equally take part in election campaigns in Delhi and other states. Dec 5, 2014

Hundreds of Kashmiri youth attend Indian army recruitment rally

Budgam, Dec 05 (ANI): Hundreds of youth, on Friday attended an army recruitment rally in Jammu and Kashmir. Around 9,000 youths participated in the rally, which was held in Budgam district. On the final day of the recruitment rally, written examination was conducted. After physical and medical tests, only 540 were allowed to give the written exam. A local youth, Mushtaq Ahmed, said employment was a major reason for them to attend the rally. A recruitment officer, Brigadier Adil Mehmood, said this recruitment rally gave employment opportunities in the valley, which was hit by devastating floods in September. Unemployment is a major issue in the conflict-torn region of Kashmir. During the election rallies in the poll-bound state, every political party has promised youth of employment. Dec 5, 2014

Defence Minister gives details of militant attack, PMO says attack result of voting

New Delhi, Dec 05 (ANI): Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday gave details about the recent militant attack which took place in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir. He said that 3 militants have been killed and the rest are been fought. Minister of State in Prime Minister_s Office, Jitendra Singh expressed grief over the attack and death of soldiers who laid their lives fighting for the country. Singh also said that the attack is a possible outcome of overwhelming response of voting in the state. Dec 5, 2014