Congress says Jayanthi Natarajan is acting at the behest of her 'new political masters' - Part - 1

New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): Hitting back at former Union minister Jayanthi Natarajan, the Congress on Friday dismissed all the allegations leveled her against its top leadership. The party also hinted that she was acting at the behest of the BJP. In a major embarrassment for the Congress party Jayanthi Natarajan, who was sacked as Environment minister three months ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls has blasted the leadership of Rahul Gandhi in a letter sent to party chief Sonia Gandhi. According to reports, the minister is likely to quit the party days ahead of the Delhi Assembly polls. Natarajan alleges the interference by Rahul Gandhi resulted in her being made the scapegoat for the government's failed attempts to revive the inert economy. Jan 30, 2015

Namibia prepares for digital switchover

The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) is on Saturday due to start switching off analogue television transmitters, as the country moves to become fully digital by June. Duration: 01:01 Jan 30, 2015

Uttarakhand: Former CM attacks Rawat through 'letter' over misgovernance

New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna has written a letter to the current CM Harish Rawat over misgovernance and policy paralysis in the state after Rawat's government took charge. Bahuguna said that when he was the CM the state flourished during his government and also complained that the policies applied and implemented by him have now been removed. Further Bahuguna said that Rawat has not worked for the betterment of people of the state. Jan 30, 2015

Chinese Ambassador to India meets Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar before Sushma Swaraj's visit to C

New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): Chinese Ambassador to India Le Yucheng on Friday met India's newly appointed Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar before Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj's visit to China. After the meeting, Yucheng said that they talked about bilateral relations among other things. He also said that the nation is optimistic about the future of relations between India and China and the cooperation between the two nations. Jan 30, 2015

It happens : Tribal Fair

Odisha, Jan 30 (ANI): People are thronging the annual tribal fair in Bhubaneswar city of Odisha to get a glimpse of the tribal culture and a taste of the tribal delicacies. The tribal fair was inaugurated on Monday by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. It has been organised by the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Research and Training Institute (SCSTRI) and will go on till February 09. The fair has been divided into various sections like a tribal village, market, food plaza and craft pavilion. Not only the visitors, the tribals participating in the fair are also pleased at this opportunity as they feel it provides them with a bigger market to sell their goods. The organisers expect the footfall at the fair to touch a million and make transactions worth rupees 30 million this year. Jan 30, 2015

It happens : Vintage Car Rally

Jaipur/Vadodara, Jan 30 (ANI): Vintage car owners and collectors converged in Jaipur and Vadodara for car rallies, enthralling visitors. The 17th annual vintage car rally drew spectators to Jaipur to get a glimpse of royal era. More than 100 vintage pieces were displayed for the car lovers. Meanwhile, crowds also attended a similar rally in Vadodara city, where around 56 vintage cars were on display. The rally was a part of four-day ‘Vadfest’, an art and cultural event in the city. The collection included Mercedes, Hudson, Volkswagen, Morris, Rolls-Royce and other brands that attracted visitors. Jan 30, 2015