Sudarshan Pattnaik makes sand sculpture of WTC in Puri, urging 'No terror, but peace'

Puri, Sep 11 (ANI): To commemorate the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, renowned sand artist, Sudarshan Pattnaik, sculpted the twin towers of World Trade Centre on the beaches of Puri, with the message 'No Terror, but Peace.' Pattnaik created a five feet high sand replica of the twin towers representing the number eleven, in the middle of the number nine. The sculpture was made using five tonnes of sand and took about seven hours to complete. Pattnaik said he was concerned about the growing incidents of terror today, 13 years after what is regarded as one of the worst terror strikes the world has seen. Sep 11, 2014

Pistorius 'not guilty' of murder

Oscar Pistorius was found not guilty of the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp Thursday as a South African judge dismissed the most serious charges against him. Although, he could still be found guilty of culpable homicide. Duration: 01:09 Sep 11, 2014

Obama vows Syria air strikes to destroy Islamic State

President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed to strike the "Islamic State" in Syria and to expand operations in Iraq, seizing command of an international coalition to destroy the jihadist army. Duration: 01:15 Sep 11, 2014

BJP-Congress-AAP in conflict over Sheila Dikshit's remark on Delhi govt formation

New Delhi, Sep 11 (ANI): Congress leader Sheila Dikshit's statement that BJP should form government in Delhi if they are willing to, sparked conflict between the Congress, BJP and AAP on Thursday. Delhi BJP President Satish Upadhyay said that Dikshit's remark is mature and thoughtful and that party welcomes the same. Congress leader Haroon Yusuf said that Dikshit's remark is surprising and has saddened the party. He further maintained that Satish Upadhyay should understand that Congress' stand is that Delhi Assembly should be dissolved and fresh elections should be held in the national capital. Meanwhile, AAP leader Ashutosh claimed that BJP and Congress are together is some way or the other and that they don't want AAP to form government as that will also expose Dikshit and can end her behind the bars. Sep 11, 2014