Tetseo sisters from Nagaland popularize Naga folk music

Nagaland, Oct 5 (ANI): Meet the Tetseo sisters! One of the most popular female bands from Nagaland. They sing songs known as "Li" (folksong) in the Chokri dialect of the Chakhesang tribe of Nagaland that tells stories of Naga people, their joys and sorrows, hopes and aspirations. They started practicing music in their school days and have not looked back since then. They specialize in folk music and aim to keep it alive among the youth. The Tetseo Sisters comprise four siblings – Mercy, Azi, Kuvelü and Lulu. The sisters released their first album of acoustic songs called "Li" Chapter One "The Beginning" in 2011. During their performance they use age-old Naga string instrument known as "Tati or Heka Libuh". They have performed in different places across the country and abroad. Recently, they mesmerized the audience at Scotland, Myanmar and Thailand. Oct 5, 2014

Kenya joins global march to highlight animal slaughter

Kenyans join with people in over 120 cities across the globe to raise awareness of the costs of poaching, and to ask the world to shun ivory and rhino horn products in what is set to be the largest demonstration of its kind. Duration: 01:28 Oct 4, 2014

We want two-third majority in Haryana: Rajnath Singh, at Sonipat rally

Sonipat, Oct 4 (ANI): Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday during an election rally in Sonipat district of Haryana urged people to give BJP 2/3rd majority in the upcoming assembly elections. Speaking about the efficiency of the BJP government, Singh said that petrol prices which had reached skies during the Congress government came down thrice after BJP came to power. Oct 4, 2014

Nobel Peace laureate congratulates India for its support to Tibet

Dharamsala, Oct 4 (ANI): American Nobel Peace Laureate, Jody Williams has said that India should be congratulated for the support it has extended to Tibet over the years. Williams, who along with another Peace Laureate, Shirin Ebadi, was in Dharamsala after boycotting the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates scheduled in South Africa. They arrived at Dharamsala for the 25th anniversary of conferment of the Nobel Peace Prize on the 14th Dalai Lama on Thursday (October 02). A government of exiled Tibetans and tens of thousands of refugees are based in India. China, which regards the Dalai Lama as a dangerous separatist, has ruled Tibet with an iron fist since Communist troops marched in 1950. Oct 4, 2014

Top N. Korea leaders hold talks on rare visit to South

Three top North Korean officials, including the nation's de facto number two, make a surprise visit to South Korea and hold the highest-level talks for years, fuelling hopes of a breakthrough in troubled cross-border ties. Duration: 00:43 Oct 4, 2014

BJP's Maharashtra Rally: Modi attacks Congress-NCP

Beed, Oct 4 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hit out at the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) alliance in a campaign rally in Maharashtra's Beed district. Taking on the alliance, which broke last month, Modi quipped, just like Amitabh Bachchan's Kaun Banega Crorepati, the Maharashtra government used to play `Kaun Banega Arabpati` everyday. Oct 4, 2014

If Munde ji was alive, I would not have to come to Maharashtra: Modi

Beed, Oct 4 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday while addressing a campaign rally in Maharashtra's Beed district recalled Gopinath Munde. Modi said if the BJP leader was alive, he wouldn't have been required to come to the state. Modi urged people to ensure his party's victory in the upcoming assembly elections in the state. Oct 4, 2014

Responding to ceasefire violations by Pakistan: Army

Srinagar/Poonch, Oct 04 (ANI): A high-level officer of the Indian army said on Saturday that they have been responding continuously to the ceasefire violations by Pakistani Rangers. Unprovoked firing and ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops at Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir left one dead and injured four civilians on Friday. Addressing a news conference in Srinagar, General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the Kashmir based 15 Corps of the Indian army, Lieutenant General Subrata Saha said they had recovered mortar shells which they are analyzing. Saha assured that the Indian army is doing all in its might to combat the Pakistani forces at the border. Oct 4, 2014

Sonia Gandhi appeals Haryana to give Congress full mandate in by polls

Sirsa, Oct 4 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday during a rally in Sirsa district of Haryana appealed to the people to give clear majority to Congress in the upcoming assembly elections. She further said that under the leadership Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, the state has developed in various sectors. Gandhi also cautioned the people against those parties who want to come to power for their selfish interests. Oct 4, 2014

Bihar Home Secretary assures thorough probe in Gandhi Maidan stampede

Patna, Oct 4 (ANI): Bihar's Principal Secretary (Home) Amir Subhani on Saturday said a thorough investigation will be conducted to find out the reason for Friday's stampede at the Gandhi Maidan and added that a hearing in this case will take place next Tuesday. Subhani and Additional Director General of Police (Headquarters) Gupteshwar Pandey have been asked to conduct an inquiry into the stampede. Subhani said the statements of the magistrate and police personnel deployed on duty will be taken separately. Pandey further said that this is an open inquiry. Oct 4, 2014