Glider crashes into house in Kanpur

Kanpur, Sep 03 (ANI): A glider plunged into a house on Wednesday (September 03) in Kanpur city of Uttar Pradesh state, the pilot sustained injuries. A trainee woman pilot got injured after she lost control during the flight. Area Councilor, Irshad Alam said that injured pilot has been admitted in the hospital. Glider belongs to city based pilot training institute, Garg Aviation. The incident took place in Babupurva area of Kanpur city. Sep 3, 2014

Ashya King's parents freed from jail in Spain

The British parents arrested for taking their ill son Ashya King from hospital looked forward to being reunited with him after being freed from jail in Spain. Duration: 00:43 Sep 3, 2014

Alpine project gives stunning 360 view of Eiger

A project using custom-made 360-degree cameras mounted on the backs of climbers scaling the Eiger in the Swiss Alps has captured a unique and dizzying view of the mountain's infamous north face. Duration: 01:19 Sep 3, 2014

BSE closes points 120.55 up on September 3

New Delhi, Sept 3 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 120.55 points up to stand at 27,139.94. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 31.55 points up to stand at 8,114.60. OBEROI REALTY LTD. and EICHER MOTORS LTD. were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 15.24% and 8.46% along with GODREJ CONSUMER PRODUCTS LTD. and CASTROL INDIA LTD. with an increase of 7.33% and 5.88% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include JAIPRAKASH ASSOCIATES LTD. and NATIONALUM with a decrease of 3.07% and 3.06% along with JSW STEEL and JPPOWER with a decrease of 2.44% and 2.37% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 118.40 points at 17,670.08 while the banking sector is down 22.93 points at 18,430.37 and the reality sector is up 38.39 points at 1,826.03. The Indian currency is up 0.33% at Rs 60.48 per dollar. Sep 3, 2014

Nitin Gadkari Praises Mary Kom & Priyanka Chopra

New Delhi, September 03 (ANI) : Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari was in all praises for Mary Kom and Priyanka Chopra as the actress was in the capital for the promotion of her upcoming flick Mary Kom and went to meet the minister at his residence.Bollywood Diva Priyanka Chopra also praised Mary Kom and talked about the need of bringing out such inspirational stories for the growth and development of women in our society.Mary Kom is the first female biopic and presents the life struggle of woman sportsperson from Northeast. Sep 3, 2014

Birthplace of renowned poet in Varanasi to be first E village

Varanasi, Sep 3 (ANI): As a part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision to develop smart cities in the country, a village of renowned Hindi poet, Munshi Premchand, which comes under Modi’s constituency of Varanasi, is set to develop as the first smart village. Lamhi village in Varanasi city in Uttar Pradesh will be equipped with all facilities and villagers will no longer have to visit other districts or cities for any administrative-related work. Data of each household will be collected and services would be just one step away. District Magistrate, Pranjal Yadav, said everything would be computerized and any application will be filled in the village itself. Data will be collected based on 36 points, including land, personal, income and others. A unique account number will be generated, which will be given to the villagers. On providing the unique account number, all the data of the person will be available. This will help villagers to avail facilities in their area only. Sep 3, 2014

Three day Indo Bangladesh secretary level talks in Dhaka on cross border crime

Dhaka, Sep 3 (ANI): A team of Indian delegates led by Home Secretary, Anil Goswami, headed to Dhaka to attend the 15th Bangladesh-India Home Secretary-level talks on cross-border crimes and border management. Senior Secretary of Home Ministry, Mozammel Haque Khan, led the Bangladesh delegation. The two countries are expected to discuss issues on border crimes, border management, land boundary agreement, counter-terror initiatives and reopening of immigration points, besides reviewing progress and implementation of existing protocols and agreements. A Memorandum of Understanding on bilateral co-operation for prevention of human trafficking and rescue and rehabilitation of victims is most likely to be signed. The last round of talks was held in New Delhi in June, 2013. Sep 3, 2014

PM Modi arrives in New Delhi after 5 day Japan visit

New Delhi, Sep 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday arrived at New Delhi after his 5 day official visit to Japan. Modi was received by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at the New Delhi airport. Prime Minister was on a 5 day official visit to Japan to enhance bilateral ties between both the countries. He took some very important decisions to attract investors in India to improve business ties between India and Japan. Sep 3, 2014

BJP s move to appoint ex CJI P Sathasivam as Kerala Governor sparks controversy

New Delhi, Sep 3 (ANI): The reported decision of the Modi government to appoint former CJI P Sathasivam as Kerala governor evoked strong criticism from other political parties on Wednesday. According to reports, Kerala CM Oommen Chandy has said the Centre had not consulted his government before taking the decision to appoint Sathasivam as governor. Sep 3, 2014

Goa MLA says dress code for men necessary to maintain discipline on beaches

Panaji, Sep 03 (ANI): The MLA of Goa whose dress code statement created a controversy clarified his statement on Wednesday. Michael Lobo said that he did not want to impose any restrictions but wanted to maintain discipline on the beaches. He added that there is no discipline on beaches in Goa regarding costumes worn by men which makes tourists uncomfortable so he suggested the State government to make costumes compulsory for all tourists visiting the beaches. Sep 3, 2014