Ruble to stabilise, says Russian president Putin

rzRussian President Vladimir Putin expresses confidence the ruble, which has lost nearly a quarter of its value so far this year, will stabilise as the central bank says it will intervene only if "financial stability" is threatened. Duration: 01:07 Nov 10, 2014

Church only gathering place in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone

With Ebola rampaging through Sierra Leone, most ordinary outings are off limits. For fear of contracting the virus that has killed more than 1,000 of their compatriots, people stay away from school, the movies or football games. Duration: 00:56 Nov 10, 2014

India sending 'chilling message' on environment: Greenpeace

Moves by India's new right-wing government to block Greenpeace funds and weaken environmental protection laws send a "chilling message", the head of the lobby group says, as he urges the prime minister to release the money. Duration: 00:55 Nov 10, 2014

Obama says he wants China 'to do well'

President Barack Obama announces a deal to extend visas for Chinese visitors to the United States for up to a decade, insisting he wants China "to do well" despite simmering tensions between the world's two largest economies. Duration: 00:47 Nov 10, 2014

MEA briefs about Modi's engagements during Australia visit

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs informed about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's engagements during his visit to Australia. Secretary (East) of MEA, Anil Wadhwa said that Modi will be meeting Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and hold delegation level talks with him. Wadhwa also said that a number of agreements will be signed and announcements will be made on new initiatives. Nov 10, 2014

HC upset after Haryana police fail to produce Rampal

Chandigarh, Nov 10 (ANI): The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday pulled up Haryana police after they failed to produce Rampal, citing resistance by his followers. Public prosecutor Anupam Gupta said that the Court has expressed severe displeasure towards state government for failing to produce Rampal in the court. He added that the Court has directed the Registrar General to issue fresh non-bailable warrant of arrest of Rampal. He further added that the Court has also directed the State Government to immediately execute the warrant of arrest and produce Rampal before the Court on 17th. Nov 10, 2014

Parents protest after Class 1 student allegedly molested in Kolkata

Kolkata, Nov 10 (ANI): Parents staged a protest in Kolkata on Monday (November 10) after a girl of class 1 was allegedly sexually abused inside the school premises. Hundreds of parents gathered outside the school to seek immediate action against the school authorities. Parents alleged the girl was molested inside the school campus but the authorities have not spoken anything yet. A mother, Ishmita Roy, demanded that a complaint be filed on this issue immediately. Recurring sexual assaults on minor girls have raised questions about safety of students in schools and have evoked public outrage. Nov 10, 2014

SC does not agree to let Srinivasan contest BCCI elections

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): The Petitioner in IPL spot fixing case said on Monday that the Supreme Court heard the case on IPL match fixing and did not agree to Srinivasan's Counsel's demand fro letting him contest the BCCI elections. Nov 10, 2014

Women participate in Wrestling Championship in J and K

Katra, Nov 10 (ANI): Women in Katra district of Jammu and Kashmir participated in the 10th Rustum e Hind Indian style wrestling competition to promote gender equality. The organiser of the competition, Shiv Kumar, said that women should participate equally as men, especially in wrestling. Kumar further said that wrestling competitions should be conducted at every level with camps and proper coaching facilities so that more women take up this game. Meanwhile, the women wrestlers were happy and wanted more such competitions in future. The event witnessed a large crowd of spectators at the stadium enjoying the fight and encouraging the women to perform their best. Nov 10, 2014

Harsh Vardhan takes charge as Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Minister

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Harsh Vardhan who was relieved of the Health Ministry and was allotted Science and Technology and Earth Sciences by Modi government after the Cabinet expansion, took charge of the office on Monday. He said that he was fortunate to get the portfolio being a science professional. Vardhan said that his ministry will try to upgrade science and technology and look to use the same for benefits of people. Further, he said that he will make stronger interaction with scientists working in the field and bring something positive out of the same. Nov 10, 2014

MS Dhir alleges lack of internal democracy in AAP, Kejriwal says not getting ticket results in such

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): AAP leader MS Dhir on Monday alleged that there is lack of internal democracy in Aam Aadmi Party and refuted news report that he was denied ticket by the party. He said that he never applied of the same and so there is no question of ticket rejection. Dhir went on the appreciate Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that the country has not seen such a PM in recent years and that Modi is taking the nation in right direction. Reacting on the same, party chief Arvind Kejriwal said that anyone denied ticket would obviously talk of lack of democracy in the party. Further, he said that these are just media reports and that ticket distribution has not taken place in the party till now. Nov 10, 2014

Secretariat of Jammu and Kashmir moves to winter capital

Jammu, Nov 10 (ANI): With growing chill in the air, the secretariat of Jammu and Kashmir moved to its winter capital, Jammu, on Monday (November10) with the ceremonial guard of honour for the Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, to mark the occasion. The bi-annual practice of shifting the 'Darbar' (Secretariat) between the two capital cities of the state dates back to the 19th century. The government operates from Srinagar during summers and from Jammu in winters. It is estimated that the whole exercise of relocating offices costs the government crores of rupees every year. Srinagar, experiences severe snow covered winters and a pleasant weather in summers, while Jammu city records high temperatures during summer, but is relatively warm in winters. Nov 10, 2014