PM Modi celebrates Diwali with Soldiers in Siachen

Siachen, Oct 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Siachen, the world's highest battlefield in the Himalayan region, on the day of Diwali, and interacted with soldiers. While interacting with the soldiers Modi hailed Indian army for keeping their lives at stake for the people of the motherland. Oct 24, 2014

Indo-Bangladesh border guards exchange sweets on occasion of Diwali

South Dinajpur, Oct 24 (ANI): On the festival of Diwali, India and Bangladesh border guards exchanged sweets at Hilly Indo-Bangladesh border under South Dinajpur district of West-Bengal. To enhance bilateral relations the exchange of sweets between India and Bangladesh along the border is an old and traditional gesture to show goodwill between the two nations and has been in practice for many years now. BSF and BGB exchange sweets and greetings on several occasions including Diwali, Eid, Holi, Independence Day and Republic Day. Oct 24, 2014

Mega sports event gives a boost to business and tourism in Assam

Guwahati, Oct 24 (ANI): People in the Northeast display an unmatched enthusiasm for football. And this spirit was evident during the 1st Indian Super League match of the Northeast United FC on their home turf in. Thousands of football fans queued up outside the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium at Sarasujai to watch the North East United FC take on Kerala Blasters and defeat them by 1-0. The Indian Super League fever has gripped Northeast and the football fans in the region are excited to watch top-class football and some of the best players of the game in action. During the tournament that will continue till 20th December, Guwahati will be hosting a number of matches for the Home team, North East United FC. With a number of tourists from both within the country and outside coming in to watch the matches, tourism sector in the state is sure to get a boost. The tournament has also come as a boon for the local businessmen. Oct 24, 2014

Fossil treasures at risk in Morocco desert town

Hundreds of archeological jewels in and around the town of 30,000 people prompt geologists and archeologists to call the Erfoud area "the largest open air fossil museum in the world". Duration: 02:17 Oct 24, 2014

Ukrainians head to the polls amidst continuing turmoil

Ukraine's snap general election on October 26 is seen as a key test for the war-torn nation as voters replace lawmakers allied to Kremlin-backed former president Viktor Yanukovych, who was ousted in February. Duration: 02:10 Oct 24, 2014

Russian submarine search enters "new phase"

Sweden said Wednesday it was pulling back part of its navy which has been searching for a suspected Russian submarine off the coast of Stockholm for nearly a week with no vessel found. Duration: 00:51 Oct 23, 2014

Dances with wolves in China's wild west

One man is on a mission to boost the population of wolves in China's violence-wracked far west. The animal - symbol of the Uighur minority there - is under threat with a massive human resettlement program in the region. Duration: 00:41 Oct 23, 2014

Google offers peek into Bhutan with Street View launch

Google provides a sneak peek into Bhutan by unveiling a Street View project for the remote Himalayan kingdom, featuring panoramic views of its majestic mountains, monasteries and crystal-clear rivers. Duration: 00:48 Oct 23, 2014

Russia detains four more suspects in Total crash probe

Heads rolled in Russia Thursday over the plane crash that killed the CEO of French oil giant Total, Christophe de Margerie. Top airport managers have resigned and four more staff detained. Duration: 01:42 Oct 23, 2014