Kiran Bedi on Visva-Bharati University ragging case

New Delhi, Aug 30 (ANI): Former IPS Officer Kiran Bedi on Saturday condemned the disturbing incident of ragging in the prestigious Visva-Bharati University located at Shantiniketan in West Bengal wherein a girl student was allegedly striped naked by male seniors. The girl has alleged that the students also took her photographs and threatened to circulate it if the incident was disclosed. Bedi said that educational institutions should take steps to remind new students about ragging and rules of the institutions. She also said that strict investigations should also take place and that such incidents shows failure of the institution. Aug 30, 2014

B'town celebs chant 'Ganapati Bappa Morya'

Mumbai, August 30 (ANI): Bollywood stars celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi with great pomp and splendor! Everyone in the film industry seemed excited and welcomed Ganesh to their homes! Well.we wish that the lord brings love and peace in everyone's lives! Aug 30, 2014

Haryana Congress leaders meet Sonia Gandhi over assembly by-polls

New Delhi, Aug 30 (ANI): Haryana Congress leaders on Saturday met party President Sonia Gandhi and discussed over various issues including state assembly by-polls. Kuldeep Sharma said that the discussion was regarding political scenario of the party and other issues. He said that though many leaders left the party recently but the Congress will stand tall in future. Further, he said that Haryana polls will be contested under the leadership of state Chief Minister BS Hooda. Aug 30, 2014

Uproar in JandK Assembly over 'discrimination' issue, NPP MLAs moved out by Marshals

Srinagar, Aug 30 (ANI): National Panthers Party MLAs were on Saturday moved out of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly after uproar in the house over 'discrimination' with Jammu district and also Minority Affair Minister Najma Heptullah's remark on 'Indian being called as Hindus'. Talking about the same, NPP member Haresh Dev Singh said that the state government never tried to address the discrimination going on in the state. Further, he also said that remarks claiming religion of India is not at all welcomed and that India belongs to all citizens and not to any particular community or religion. Aug 30, 2014

Modi says Pakistan made a spectacle of talks, politicos react

New Delhi, Aug 30 (ANI): Political leaders on Saturday reacted over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comment on Pakistan. Modi expressed disappointment over Islamabad making a spectacle of New Delhi's peace efforts by reaching out to Hurriyat leaders, and said India has no hesitation in discussing any outstanding issue with Pakistan within the bilateral framework. Aug 30, 2014

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Kyoto for 5-day visit to Japan

Japan, Aug 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at the Osaka International Airport in Japan on Saturday on a five-day bilateral visit, his first one outside India's immediate neighbourhood. He was received by senior officials of the Japanese administration at the airport. Prime Minister Modi had earlier in his departure statement stated that his visit was a reflection of Japan's paramount importance in his vision for development and prosperity in India and in peace, stability and prosperity in Asia at large. He also called Japan "one of our closest partners in political, economic, security and cultural realms and a key regional and global partner". Aug 30, 2014

PM Modi eyes on breaking through nuclear pact & investment during his Japan visit

New Delhi, Aug 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on his way to Japan on Saturday for a five-day trip, hoping to win Japanese backing for a nuclear energy pact and lure investment to help kick-start its economy. Accoring to experts, getting a nuclear deal will be Modi's top priority during the visit. Defence expert Uday Bhaskar, however said that Modi will have to first address Japan's concern about nuclear proliferation. Japan wants explicit guarantees from India, which has not signed the international Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, to ensure that spent fuel is not diverted to make bombs. Aug 30, 2014

Wingsuit daredevils risking their lives on film

Wingsuiters have become an increasingly common sight in the Alps. But with 21 deaths reported worldwide last year, there's concern that the spread of videos online could be encouraging amateurs to take increasingly dangerous risks. Duration: 02:16 Aug 30, 2014

Rahul Gandhi should write to central govt: SP on Gandhi's letter to Akhilesh Yadav

New Delhi, Aug 30 (ANI): Talking about Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's letter to UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav over power crisis in the state, Samajwadi Party leader Rajendra Chaudhary said that Gandhi should rather write to the central government. He said that the state government is doing all to curb the crisis and is working to launch new power stations in the state. Chaudhary also alleged that the centre is not providing any assistance and help to the state in this regard. Aug 30, 2014

Germany's 'Sir Vival' pushes limits of extreme travel

He has crossed deserts, jungles and oceans alone -- in his native Germany, veteran adventurer Ruediger Nehberg is better known as "Sir Vival", and his book on bushcraft techniques is still used by the country's armed forces. Duration: 02:29 Aug 30, 2014