Orbital rocket explodes after launch

An unmanned rocket owned by Orbital Sciences Corporation exploded Tuesday in a giant fireball and plummeted back to Earth just seconds after launch on what was to be a resupply mission to the International Space Station. Duration: 01:03 Oct 29, 2014

Hong Kong activists mark one month of 'Umbrella Movement'

Thousands of people gathered in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong on Tuesday to mark one month of the mass pro-democracy protests by the 'Umbrella Movement' as student leaders call for direct talks with Beijing officials. Duration: 01:16 Oct 28, 2014

BJP leaders meet Maharashtra Governor, stake claim to form govt

Mumbai, Oct 28 (ANI): The leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday met the Governor of Maharashtra staking claim to form government in the state. BJP leader and President of BJP's Maharashtra unit Devendra Fadnavis was unanimously selected as the Chief Minister designate for the state. The meeting was attended by a delegation of BJP leaders including Prakash Javadekar, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Pankaja Munde, Om Mathur and others at Raj Bhawan in Mumbai. Oct 28, 2014

Black Money: Politicos react after SC tells Centre to reveal all names by Wednesday

New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): Politicos on Tuesday praised the Supreme Court after it ordered the central government to reveal by Wednesday the names of all Indian account holders in foreign banks. On Tuesday, resuming its hearing in the black money case, the SC pulled up government for seeking modification of its order on disclosing names of account holders in foreign banks. Oct 28, 2014

Japan eyeing global food processing market

Hanoi/ Tokyo, Oct 28 (ANI): Japan's Ajinomoto Group has been producing the famous 'umami' seasoning known as "Aji-no-moto" as well as a variety of seasonings and processed food products in 130 countries and regions. The company develops products to meet each country's taste and eating habits, which are sold under locally-adapted brand names. Ajinomoto Vietnam manufactures and sells a variety of food products such as "Aji-no-Moto" and "Aji-ngon". In Vietnam, pork soup is an essential part of local cuisine which is used for preparing noodles and fried dishes. Ajinomoto Vietnam reproduced the taste of homemade pork soup with the unique technology into the leading brand "Aji-ngon". The product's outstanding taste and quality are consistently offered by ensuring thorough quality control. Oct 28, 2014

Kashmir needs responsible leader: CPI (M)

New Delhi/ Srinagar, Oct 28 (ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said on Tuesday the people of Jammu and Kashmir should choose a leader who can help them in rehabilitation after the floods last month destroyed the valley. State unit secretary of CPI-M in Jammu and Kashmir, Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami, said elections in the state should be conducted as scheduled for December. However, Kashmir's capital Srinagar has witnessed protests with people demanding the assembly polls be postponed. The business, agriculture, tourism and handicraft industries have all gone down after the floods. India's opposition Congress party had also opposed the elections in the state. However, Congress leader Saifuddin Soz expressed confidence in his party, saying Modi government has not done enough to help the flood victims. Oct 28, 2014

Thank everyone for supporting my name as CM Designate: Devendra Fadnavis

Mumbai, Oct 28 (ANI): The Chief Minister Designate of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday thanked his party members after being elected unanimously as the representative of the party in the state. Fadnavis said that Eknath Khadse proposed his name before the party leadership and everybody supported his name. He also remembered late BJP leader Gopinath Munde saying that he had worked a lot for the development of Maharashtra. He then assured the people of Maharashtra that he will work towards development of the state. Oct 28, 2014

Names of all black money account holders will be given to SC: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): Shortly after the Supreme Court asked the government to reveal all the names of Indians holding illegal bank accounts abroad by Wednesday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the government has no hesitation in submitting the names and would do so tomorrow. Jaitley also added that the Centre is not interested in protecting anybody. The Supreme Court had rapped the Centre for seeking modification of its order on black money on disclosing names of account holders in foreign banks. Oct 28, 2014

Kashmiris protest against Pakistan's illegal occupation of PoK

Muzaffarabad, Pok, October 28, 2014:- The Anger Of Kashmiris against The Pakistani Rule Was Palpable On The Black Day, Observed To Protest Against The Invasion Of India's Jammu And Kashmir By Pakistani Troops. Protests break out across Pakistan occupied Kashmir on October 22, every year this day is observed as the black day because it is on this day in 1947, Pakistan sent its tribal's from NWFP to capture and kill Kashmiris. Ever since the occupation till date PoK remains unstable, deprived of fundamental rights like liberty and freedom, impoverished and under developed. Disgruntled people of PoK demand the Pakistani forces and intelligence agencies be held responsible for their plight and then should vacate or be sent back. Oct 28, 2014

Ivory Coast courts battle in child marriage landmark case

Child marriage is illegal in Ivory Coast and yet its practice is widespread throughout the west African nation. But a recent landmark case of an 11-year-old girl being married off by her father has resulted in the father's arrest. Duration: 01:57 Oct 28, 2014

US nurse should be 'honored' for Ebola work, not quarantined: WH

White House spokesman Josh Earnest has criticized the enforced quarantine of US nurse Kaci Hickox in New Jersey and praised her bravery in travelling to West Africa in a bid to treat patients suffering from the deadly Ebola virus. Duration: 00:53 Oct 28, 2014

An NFL franchise in London: coming soon?

London's Wembley Stadium has jsut hosted another NFL International Series match, this time between the Atlanta Falcons and the Detroit Lions. But will an NFL franchise in the British capital ever become a reality? An AFPTV voiced report. Oct 28, 2014

Tunisia Islamist leader hails 'democratic triumph' in polls

The leader of Tunisia's Islamist Ennahda party hails the country's first parliamentary poll since 2011 as a "democratic triumph" and congratulates his secular rival for his win in a vote seen as crucial for democracy in the cradle of the Arab Spring. Oct 28, 2014