US voices concerns over Myanmar 'reporter' death

The wife of a reporter shot by Myanmar troops while in army custody angrily denounced the military version of events around the killing Wednesday, as the United States Wednesday raises "serious concern" over the incident. Duration: 00:48 Oct 29, 2014

Nagaland and Assam Chief Ministers meet Rajnath Singh over growing border tensions

New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Chief Ministers of Nagaland and Assam on Wednesday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh amid growing tension at the state borders. The meet comes at a time when a 1000-hour deadlock has been imposed in the Karbi Anglong district of Assam, which shares its border with Nagaland. It was called on Monday by the Joint Action Committee for Autonomous State (JACAS) against a delay in announcing dates for talks with the government for creation of a separate autonomous state within Assam under the Indian Constitution. Earlier this year, the Supreme Court had issued an interim order directing the Home Ministry to solve the border tension outside the court. Oct 29, 2014

Indian Navy prepared to face cylone Nilofar: Navy Chief RK Dhowan

Vizag, Oct 29 (ANI): Naval chief Admiral R K Dhowan on Wednesday said that the Indian Navy is always prepared to deal with any kind of natural calamity. Talking about the cyclonic storm Nilofar that is likely to have a landfall near Naliya village of Kutch district by November 1, Dhowan said they are ready to face it. Oct 29, 2014

Sri Lanka landslide kills at least 10, with over 250 missing

Haldummulla, Oct 29 (ANI): A landslide buried more than 140 houses in south-central Sri Lanka on Wednesday (October 29) after days of heavy rain, killing at least 10 people with more than 250 missing, officials said. Rescue operations have recovered 10 bodies so far, but over 250 people are still missing, a spokesman for the Disaster Management Centre said. Disaster Management Minister, Mahinda Amaraweera, said the landslide was at least 3km (2 miles) long. Amaraweera added that villagers had been advised to move away from the area because of the threat of a landslide, but many had not heeded the warning. Oct 29, 2014

Eye witness identifies Bollywood actresses in Black Buck poaching case before court

Jodhpur, Oct 29 (ANI): Prosecution eye witness on Tuesday identified Bollywood actresses Sonali Bendre, Neelam and Tabu during hearing of 16-year old Black Buck poaching case before the court in Rajasthan. Apart from the trio, Bollywood actors Salman Khan, who is allegedly the main accused, and Saif Ali Khan were also involved in the Black Buck case, which was reported on September 27, 1998, in Kankani village near Jodhpur city of Rajasthan. Salman Khan, while shooting for a movie titled "Hum Saath Saath Hain", had allegedly shot down two Black Bucks while he was accompanied by Saif Ali Khan and the three actresses. The case was heard by Chief Judicial Magistrate (rural) Anupama Bijlanai. Prosecution lawyer, Mahipal Bishnoi, said that the three actresses were identified by eyewitness in the case, Sheraram, who saw them sitting in the vehicle driven by Salman Khan. Oct 29, 2014

US ambassador to UN Samantha Power visits Ebola-hit Liberia

Samantha Power, the US ambassador to the UN, travelled from Sierra Leone to Liberia on Tuesday for the third leg of a tour of the three worst-hit nations aimed at garnering global support for the Ebola response. Duration: 01:27 Oct 29, 2014

Security forces gun down three militants in Kashmir

Handwara, Oct 29 (ANI): Security forces killed three militants in a gun battle in Handwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. A soldier was also reported dead. The encounter started at Rajwada forest of the district on Tuesday. On the tip off intelligence, a massive search operation was launched in a village where the three militants were suspected to be hiding. Reportedly, Indian army launched a joint search operation with the police on Monday night, which ended on Wednesday. The militants fired few rounds at the security forces to which they retaliated, reports said. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Handwara, Ghulam Jeelani, said that the police was trying to identify the militants. Oct 29, 2014

No doubt on Modi govt, delay in bringing black money creating suspicion: Ramdev

Haridwar, Oct 29 (ANI): Yoga Guru Ramdev on Wednesday said that the Modi government is working hard to bring back black money but the delay in process is creating suspicion among people. Requesting the Centre to take firm steps towards retrieving black money, the yoga guru alleged that the black money is being used against the nation by Naxalites and terrorists. Oct 29, 2014

Orbital to investigate cause of rocket explosion

An unmanned rocket owned by Orbital Sciences Corporation exploded 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: 01:02 Oct 29, 2014

Peshmerga in Turkey to join fight for Kobane

Heavily armed Iraqi peshmerga fighters are set to reinforce fellow Kurds defending the Syrian border town of Kobane from the Islamic State group, as anti-regime rebels also joined the battle. Duration: 00:40 Oct 29, 2014