Scientists given rare glimpse of 350-kilo colossal squid

Scientists say a female colossal squid weighing an estimated 350 kilograms (770 lbs) and thought to be only the second intact specimen ever found was carrying eggs when discovered in the Antarctic. Duration: 00:47 Sep 16, 2014

Environment Minister calls for efficient management of natural resources

New Delhi, Sep 16 (ANI): Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday called for the development of an informatics supported mechanism for efficient management of natural resources. He was addressing a meet of the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Governing Board in New Delhi. Javadekar emphasised that India is committed to developing biodiversity informatics as an element of nation’s economic, environment and social well-being. He also said India is in the process of building a comprehensive and decentralised biodiversity information infrastructure to provide compatibility with regional and global initiatives. Sep 16, 2014

People of PoK oppose Pakistan's illegal occupation of their homeland

Kotli, PoK, September 16, 2014: The people of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir or PoK are uniting to protest against years of suppression by Pakistan. Kashmiris who have for more than six decades faced the worst, have now realized that they have been used as pawns to further the expansionist policies of Islamabad. Locals took out rallies recently, against the illegal occupation of their homeland, denouncing Pakistan and its conspiracy to destabilize the region in the name of Kashmiri cause. Sep 16, 2014

Action cant be taken against Former PM over 2G scam, A Raja was main accused: Vinod Rai

New Delhi, Sep 16 (ANI): Former CAG Vinod Rai on Tuesday said that any action can’t be taken against Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the 2G scam and that the main involvement was of Former Telecom Minister A Raja. He said that whatever was written in the audit report is what is mentioned in his book. He also hinted on a coalition pressure on Singh but said that this cannot be said with surety. Sep 16, 2014

Parineeti and Aditya relish Delhis street food

New Delhi, Sep 16 (ANI): Bollywood actors Parineeti Chopra and Aditya Roy Kapoor came to relish Delhi’s street food. They are promoting their upcoming movie Daawat-e-Ishq which is set to release on September 19. Sep 16, 2014

Railway Minister plans connectivity to all north-eastern states

Guwahati, Sep 16 (ANI): Union Railway Minister, Sadananda Gowda, on Tuesday (September 16), expressed satisfaction as he reviewed Northeast Frontier Railway in northeastern Assam state. Gowda held review meetings with the departmental heads and other officials. He said the federal government aimed at completing 34 various ongoing projects of Indian Railways in the northeast over the next six years. Gowda said he has laid special emphasis on cleanliness, catering and safety in his budget. He said he wanted to give importance to the passengers of northeastern states. Gowda said connectivity to states of Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh was already established. Sep 16, 2014

Harsh Vardhan flags off relief material for Jammu and Kashmir by BJYM

New Delhi, Sep 16 (ANI): Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday flagged off vehicles carrying relief material provided by Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha for the flood affected people in Jammu and Kashmir. Vardhan welcomed the move by the Yuva Morcha and said that the entire nation is with the people of Jammu and Kashmir in this natural calamity. He also said that food and medicines are being provided in sufficient quantities to the rescued people and coordination is being with the State government for relief work. Sep 16, 2014

Kashmir sets up special relief camps for flood rescuees

Jammu, Sep 16 (ANI): Kashmir has set up a special relief camp in the winter capital of Jammu for rescuees from flood ravaged valley, besides providing them with food and medical facilities, even as arrangements are being made to send the tourists back to their respective hometowns. The victims were rescued and flown to Jammu from where free bus and train services are being provided to take them back to their respective states. Most of the labourers were without basic needs for nearly 10 days and after being stationed at the relief camp in Jammu city, they were provided with free food and medical checkups. The authorities have also opened the route connecting Jammu city with the valley, via Kishtwar to Srinagar. Sep 16, 2014