Honour for all fellow Indians: Kailash Satyarthi on winning Nobel Peace Prize

New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): After winning the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi on Friday said that it is a matter of pride and honour for all fellow Indians and those fighting for rights of children in the world. Satyarthi said that this will give strength to the struggle of millions of children and this development has made India proud. Satyarthi along with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai was named by The Norwegian Nobel Committee for the prestigious prize on Friday. Oct 10, 2014

Six killed in cylinder blast in Delhi's Jasola

New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): Six persons, including three children and women, were killed in a cylinder blast in Delhi's Jasola area Friday afternoon. According to the fire department, they got a call from a house in Jasola area around 11:30 AM following which three fire tenders were rushed to the spot in order to douse the fire. Shadab, a resident in the locality said that he and others tried to save the people but the smoke became a hindrance. Oct 10, 2014

Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi wins Nobel Peace Prize 2014

New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): Children's rights activists Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2014 on Friday. The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced the names of the two "for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education." The award also comes with a $1.24 million check. Yousafzai, now 17, is a schoolgirl and education campaigner in Pakistan who was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman two years ago. Satyarthi, 60, has maintained the tradition of Mahatma Gandhi and headed various forms of peaceful protests, "focusing on the grave exploitation of children for financial gain," the Nobel committee said. Oct 10, 2014

Congress has always backed poor people in crisis: Rahul Gandhi

Nashik, Oct 10 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi while addressing a rally in Nashik on Friday claimed that Congress has always backed poor people in crisis. Gandhi further said that during drought like situation in the state, the Congress wavered loans of the poor farmers and helped them come out of financial crisis. Oct 10, 2014

Maharashtra is ahead of Gujarat: Rahul Gandhi

Nashik, Oct 10 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi while addressing a rally in Nashik on Friday claimed that Maharashtra is much ahead of Gujarat in terms of development. He added that Prime Minister Narendra Modi need not turn Maharashtra like Gujarat. Oct 10, 2014

Rahul Gandhi addresses rally in Nashik

Nashik, Oct 10 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday addressed a rally in Nashik. Gandhi said that the ideology of Congress is similar to the idealogies of Shivaji, BR Ambedkar and Jyotiba Phule. He further added that all these legends had the same ideology of helping and supporting poor people. Oct 10, 2014

Increased Latrine Coverage not the only solution for India's sanitation problems

New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): A new study has revealed that increased latrine coverage is not the only solution for preventing disease, as efforts to improve sanitation should also be implemented in a way that delivers genuine health gains. The study aimed to assess the effectiveness of a rural sanitation intervention, within the context of the Government of India's Total Sanitation Campaign, to prevent diarrhea, soil-transmitted helminth infection, and child malnutrition. The scientists conducting a cluster-randomized trial in 100 rural villages in Odisha, India and randomly assigned 50 villages to the intervention group and 50 villages to the control group. Oct 10, 2014

Voting for Congress would be waste, ultimately BJP will come to power: Amit Shah

Hisar, Oct 10 (ANI): BJP President Amit Shah on Friday while addressing a rally in Hisar district of Haryana said that votes given to Congress would go in vain, as ultimately BJP will come to power after the next assembly elections. Slamming Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and INLD Chief OP Chautala, Shah said that both the leaders have continuously looted the state and tested the patience of the people of Haryana. Oct 10, 2014

Congress slams OP Chautala after Delhi HC summons him

New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): The Congress party on Friday took a dig at INLD chief OP Chautala, a day after the Delhi High Court summoned him over the CBI's plea for allegedly violating the bail terms by participating in election rallies. The Congress said that it is a gross violation and manipulation of the entire judicial system. Oct 10, 2014