Kiev accuses Russia of fresh incursion into east

New unidentified unarmoured columns rumbled toward the pro-Moscow rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Monday as fears grew of a return to all-out fighting in the war-torn region. Duration: 00:49 Nov 10, 2014

Transgender Bangladeshis hold first-ever pride march

At least 1,000 transgender Bangladeshis staged the conservative mainly Muslim country's first ever pride march on Monday to mark one year since the government recognised them as a third gender. Duration: 00:36 Nov 10, 2014

Gaza sends fish to West Bank for first time in years

Gaza's fishermen were allowed by Israel for the first time in years to transport their fish to the West Bank through the Kerem Shalom crossing, the only commercial crossing in the Gaza Strip. Duration: 01:26 Nov 10, 2014

Le Monde journalists defend revelations on ex-PM Fillon

Two French newspaper reporters have defended their revelations that former prime minister Francois Fillon sought to interfere in legal procedures against Nicolas Sarkozy, a rival in the right-wing opposition. Duration: 00:44 Nov 10, 2014

New video shows scenes inside 'Boko Haram-controlled town'

A new Boko Haram video obtained by AFP on Sunday shows militants on an armoured vehicle parading down a road in an unidentified town they apparently control and the group's leader Abubakar Shekau preaching to locals. Duration: 00:38 Nov 10, 2014

Ukraine rebels claim Kiev forces hinder MH17 search

A Ukrainian rebel commander said his troops wouldn't interfere with the search on the MH17 site if international observers got Kiev forces to stop shelling from their side. Duration: 00:42 Nov 10, 2014

PM Modi launches Jeevan Praman-Digital Life certificate for pensioners

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched the Jeevan Praman-Digital Life Certificate for pensioners in a move that could eventually benefit over a crore pensioners. Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad was also present at the event. Prasad said that digital certification will do away with the requirement of a pensioner having to submit a physical Life Certificate in November each year, in order to ensure continuity of pension being credited into his account. Nov 10, 2014

Unidentified group vandalises office property in Kerala

Kochi, Nov 10 (ANI): A group of unidentified miscreants, suspected to be Maoists, attacked an office on Monday (November 10), damaging glass walls and vehicles parked inside the compound, in Kerala. The group had their faces covered and was carrying steel pipes when it barged into the corporate office of Nitta Gelatin India Limited (NGIL) in Kochi city. The office's security guard, Victor, who was also an eyewitness to the incident, said the men forcefully entered the premises. Meanwhile, Managing Director of NGIL, Sajiv K Menon, said the men created ruckus in the office. The police are conducting an inquiry into the incident. Nov 10, 2014

Nitin Gadkari inspects modified version of e rickshaw

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday inspected the first modified version of e-rickshaw. Gadkari said that the new model has been verified by the contracting agency and has been developed keeping in mind the instructions given by High Court and safety of the passengers as well as providing job to the poor. He added that the problem regarding driving license shall be soon solved. Nov 10, 2014

Sajjad Lone meets PM Modi, appeals him to include Srinagar in Smart cities concept

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): People's Conference leader Sajjad Lone on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and appealed him to include Srinagar in the smart cities concept. He added that PM Modi will take personal effort in restoring glory of Srinagar. He further said that talks on the need of central intervention in hospital, education and other areas also took place between them. Nov 10, 2014

Manohar Parrikar takes charge as Defence Minister

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Manohar Parrikar on Monday official took charge as Defence Minister and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for putting faith over him. He added that defence is a very important and sensitive ministry. He further stated that he is aware about Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's work on many of the issues concerning the defence while Jaitley was holding Defence as an additional charge and said that he is confident of taking them ahead with speed. Nov 10, 2014

Aviation minister doesnt rule out privatisation for Air India

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Union Civil Aviation Minister, Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati, does not deny rumours of privatisation of national carrier, Air India, which has been struggling to stay in the air in the past few years. At a news conference in New Delhi on Monday (November 10), Pusapati said the future of the national carrier, which is dependent on taxpayer cash, was a matter of great concern for the country and hinted that suggestions for its privatisation were being considered. Pusapati also unveiled a new draft policy for civil aviation in India, one he hopes will facilitate a vibrant aviation industry in the country. Nov 10, 2014

SC ends Bollywood ban on women make up artists

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday ended the ban which Bollywood film fraternity had imposed on women make-up artists. Lawyer Jyotika Kalra said that Supreme Court termed the ban to be illegal and discriminatory against women, thus terminating it. Additionally the Maharashtra police have been directed to protect women make up artists at work. Meanwhile the petitioner Charu Khurana expressed her happiness at the judgement for the case she had been fighting since a long time. While women work in most areas of Bollywood including as technicians and hairdressers, the industry does not allow them to work as make-up artists. Trade unions say this is to ensure that men are not deprived of work. Nov 10, 2014

Arun Jaitley slams Congress for allegations on Cabinet expansion

New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday while addressing a press conference slammed the Congress party for putting baseless charges on the Narendra Modi led NDA government’s Cabinet expansion. Jaitley said that the entire charge of the Congress is baseless and in the NDA government the last word is exclusively of the PM. He added that the Congress should compare its poor governance with NDA’s good governance and should not impose false allegations. Nov 10, 2014