US rebukes Russia at UN: 'Stop lying about Ukraine'

Washington's envoy to the United Nations tells the Security Council that Russia "must stop lying," accusing Moscow of sending soldiers, tanks and weaponry to support separatists in eastern Ukraine. Duration: 01:02 Aug 30, 2014

Young entrepreneurs get $100,000, if they quit school

Twenty college-age students are getting 100,000 dollars from a Silicon Valley leader and a chance to live in San Francisco in order to work on the start-up project of their dreams, but they have to quit school first. Duration: 02:20 Aug 30, 2014

As drought continues LA "water police" fight waste

In the midst of a historic drought, Los Angeles is increasing efforts to go after people who waste water. Five water conservation "cops" drive around the city every day educating homeowners about the drought. Duration: 02:17 Aug 30, 2014

Locust plague descends on Madagascan capital

A thick grey swarm of locusts engulfed Madagascar's capital on Thursday, sending children scuttling and causing florists to burn tyres in panic. Duration: 00:55 Aug 29, 2014

Film Maker Ashok Pandit condemns Ram Gopal Verma's tweet

Mumbai, Aug 29 (ANI): Film Maker Ashok Pandit on Friday condemned Ram Gopal Verma for his tweet on Ganesha Chaturthi. Pandit said that strong action should be taken against Verma for dishonouring the religion and festival of Ganesha Chaturthi. Verma had tweeted that Ganesha could not save his own head from being cut, so how he can save his followers' heads. Aug 29, 2014

BJP exploring dubious means to form government in Delhi: AAP

New Delhi, Aug 29 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday (August 29) alleged that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was exploring dubious means to form government in Delhi. AAP leader Yogendra Yadav said that the BJP was trying to poach members of legislative assembly (MLA) to shore up its strength in 70-member house. He added that BJP could misuse Lieutenant Governor Najib Jung office to achieve its objective. Delhi has been under President's rule since February when AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal resigned from the post of chief minister after his 49-day-old government failed to table its Jan Lokpal Bill in the state assembly. The assembly has been under suspended animation ever since and no party has staked a claim to form the government. Aug 29, 2014

UP to have fast track courts in every district: Akhilesh Yadav

Lucknow, Aug 29 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, during a state cabinet meeting on Friday announced that a fast track court would be set up in every district for cases related to violence against women. The state government has come under attack for turning a blind eye on the growing lawlessness in the state. The state, infamous for the dreadful law and order situation, has come under attack for the spate of violence and sex crimes in the recent past, especially after two girls were gang-raped and hanged from a tree in Badaun district. Aug 29, 2014

Former Haryana Congress leader Birender Singh joins BJP

New Delhi, Aug 29 (ANI): Former Congress leader Chaudhary Birender Singh on Friday joined the BJP. 67-year-old Singh is a Rajya Sabha MP, who had openly revolted against Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. Talking to mediapersons in New Delhi, he said that the BJP will win the upcoming Haryana assembly elections with full majority. Aug 29, 2014

Aircel-Maxis deal case: CBI chargesheets Maran brothers

New Delhi, Aug 29 (ANI): The CBI on Friday filed a chargesheet in the Maxis-Aircel case in the CBI special court hearing the 2G scam. Former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanidhi Maran and six others, including four companies, were chargesheeted by the CBI. Besides the Maran brothers, the CBI has named Malaysian business tycoon T Ananda Krishnan, Ralph Marshall, a top executive and four companies, including Sun Direct TV Pvt Ltd and Malaysia's Maxis Communication Berhad, as accused in the case. Aug 29, 2014

It Happens: Kolkata Art exhibition

Kolkata, August 29 (ANI): An exhibition of paintings in Kolkata showcased tribal and ethnic art forms of different regions of India. The exhibition called ‘Art of the Tribal Folk’ featured the work of 21 artists from Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal. For the artists, their work is a reflection of their heritage passed down from generation to generation. Folklore, aboriginal and religious beliefs feature in each of the paintings. Organiser of the event, Surva Choudhary, said while originally most paintings were made using natural substances like turmeric and henna on mud surfaces, modern day painters use other materials. Traditionally, these pictographs were made during festive occasions. They served multiple purposes like appeasing of gods, promoting fertility, warding off evil spirits and preventing disease. Now they have evolved into narratives with religious and sometimes contemporary themes.In bringing together various art forms from different parts of India, ‘Art of the Tribal Folk’ aims to preserve not only the traditions of such art forms but also the plurality of Indian culture. Aug 29, 2014

It Happens: Kashmir Book Fair

Srinagar, August 29 (ANI): The National book fair held in the 'Kashmir Haat' ground in Srinagar city of Kashmir which attracted thousands of book lovers, promises to make future generations of the valley aware of the history, culture and heritage of the country. The biggest national book fair has been organised by the National Book Trust (NBT) in collaboration with Jammu and Kashmir Academy for Art, Culture and Languages, Federation of Publishers and Booksellers Associations in India, National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language (NCPUL) and District Administration Srinagar. Organiser of the Book Fair, Vijender Kumar, said that the fair has received a great response. Aug 29, 2014