India's maiden Mars mission successful

Bangalore, Sep 24 (ANI): India's maiden Mars mission was successfully accomplished after the spacecraft entered the orbit around the red planet early on Wednesday (September 24). Indian space agency ISRO's low-cost mission to Mars successfully entered Mars, crowning India as the first country to execute such a project in its maiden attempt. The spacecraft, called Mangalyaan, was launched in November last year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself closely watched the final phase of the launching at ISRO in Bangalore. The success of the Mars Orbiter Mission, lauded for its low price tag of $74 million, will boost India's five-decade-old space programme that Prime Minister Narendra Modi aims to expand with better infrastructure and technology. Sep 24, 2014

Tangkhul Naga Community welcomes freshers to Delhi

New Delhi/ Nagaland, Sep 24 (ANI): College admissions are over and it's time to welcome the freshers. Under the theme of 'Emerging Youths, Emerging Talents' Tangkhul Katamnao Long, Delhi (TKLD) organized the 11th edition of "Yarthot Kazip" or fresher's meet at Thyagaraj stadium. Music, dance and fashion parade - the fun filled affair was attended by many Tangkhul Naga community and students. The celebrations not only aimed at making freshers comfortable but also were meant to introduce them to their seniors and others Nagas residing in the national capital. MP from Nagaland Neiphiu Rio also addressed the event. A group of Student performed the Tangkhul folk song in colorful traditional attire. During the event many young artists showcased their talent in singing and dancing. The audience was mesmerized by their performance. Later, Music bands like Epistles, Towering Faith and Red Light Passengers gave rocking performances. "Epistle" a Country, Pop & Gospel music band enthralled the audience by performing songs in Tangkhul and English. A huge crowd enjoyed the performance and sang along with them. Sep 24, 2014

Iran unveils new missile-equipped drone

Iran unveiled a new missile-equipped drone to boost its military arsenal, as part of events marking the end of its 1980-1988 war against Iraq. Duration: 00:37 Sep 24, 2014

DRC launches administration school to fight corruption

In a country where political power is often linked to personal ties, the Democratic Republic of Congo_s new School of Administration is the first official route preparing candidates for public office. Duration: 01:56 Sep 24, 2014

Obama: Coalition strikes on Syria show US 'not alone'

President Barack Obama said Tuesday the coalition of Arab nations involved in the first US air strikes in Syria showed the United States was not alone in combating the Islamic State group. Duration: 00:42 Sep 23, 2014