Politicos hail SC's advice to PM, CMs to not appoint tainted people as ministers

New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): Indian politicians hailed the Supreme Court's advise to Prime Minister Narendra Modi or Chief Ministers of not inducting charge sheeted persons facing trial for offences involving moral turpitude as ministers. The Congress hoped that Modi would follow the court's advice to make India a better democracy. Aug 27, 2014

Attractions of pahalgam

Pahalgam is a beautiful valley, and the Lidder River running through it makes it even more picturesque. Here are few interesting things to do when you are in Pahalgam. Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/Travelbugshow Youtube : http://www.youtube.com/user/ventunotravel A Ventuno Production : www.ventunotech.com Aug 27, 2014

Tripoli International Airport ravaged by fighting

The Libyan conflict didn't spare the Tripoli International Airport and airplanes on the tarmac, which suffered huge damages after fighters from the Fajr Libya coalition captured the airport from Zintan force. Duration: 00:35 Aug 27, 2014

In Ethiopias khat-obsessed cities, UK ban hits hard

Ethiopia is a major hub for the export of the amphetamine shrub khat. After the recent import ban in the United Kingdom, exporters, farmers and brokers alike worry about the future of their market. Duration: 00:50 Aug 27, 2014

Authorities send home 11 Bangladeshi boys lured to India by better job prospects

South Dinajpur, Aug 27 (ANI): Eleven Bangladeshi boys who came to India in search of better job prospects were sent back to their home country by the immigration department of West Bengal. The children who illegally entered the Indian territory recently were later arrested by police officials of South Dinajpur district of the state. A non government organisation (NGO), Child Line, rescued the children. The children were reunited with their families in the presence of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and India's Paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF). Aug 27, 2014

BJP terms SC's verdict on appointment of tainted ministers a wise decision

New Delhi/ Bangalore, Aug 27 (ANI): The BJP on Wednesday said that the Supreme Court was wise in not laying down the law on disqualification of ministers. The party also said that Prime Minster Narendra Modi has already talked about this. The court was hearing a plea on whether ministers with criminal cases against them can continue to be a part of the government. A five bench judge headed by Chief Justice of India R. M. Lodha delivered the verdict saying that it was the prerogative of the prime minister and chief ministers to do so. According to certain estimates, more than thirty percent of the ministers in the present government have a criminal background. Aug 27, 2014

2 girls forced to commit suicide in Rohtak, Politicos condemn

New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): Politicos on Wednesday condemned the incident of Rohtak where 2 girls were forced to commit suicide after being stalked. NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that law and order should be corrected in the country and guilty should be strictly punished. BJP leader Sambit Patra stated that the government of Haryana should take note of the incident and deal the case strictly. Aug 27, 2014

Two girls fed up of stalking by rogue boys commit suicide in Rohtak

Rohtak, Aug 27 (ANI): Upset over stalking by a group of youths, two teenage girls of class XI and XII respectively committed suicide by consuming poison laced fruit juice at their coaching centre in Rohtak city of Haryana. The Rohtak police, who have initiated an investigation, recovered two suicide notes that narrated the trauma underwent by the two girls and arrested one of the accused. Meanwhile, father of victim Sukhbir Singh said that his daughter was admitted to the hospital following which she died and demanded stern action against the accused. The girls have mentioned an incomplete bike number- 2939- in the suicide note and have warned that more girls would commit suicide if the incidents of eve-teasing and stalking were not curbed. Aug 27, 2014

Women Rights Activists demand death penalty for guilty in Rohtak incident

New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): Women Rights Activists on Wednesday condemned the incident in Rohtak where two girls were forced to commit suicide after being stalked and demanded death penalty for the guilty. Women Rights Activist Abha Singh said that the guilty should be strictly punished with death penalty under IPC. Ranjana Kumari stated that law and order in the country should be made strict in terms of giving security to women. Aug 27, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Trial: Witnesses Recall Trauma of Being Personally Attacked

Some of the witnesses in the trial of Oscar Pistorius, the Olympian who has been accused of shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013, are displeased with the way they were treated on the witness stand in one of the most high-profile trial cases in South Africa. Aug 27, 2014

Received request for flag meeting from Pakistan, trying to resolve issue: BSF

New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): As India witnessed a break in the continuous ceasefire violation by Pakistan on Wednesday, BSF Director General DK Pathak said that they have received a request of flag meeting by Pakistan. Pathak said that they are trying to resolve the issue as soon as possible. This came after Pakistan said no to India's initiation for flag meeting with its neighbour for about 16 times. Pathak said that he hoped that the meeting takes place and that he would ask the reason behind such ceasefire by Pakistan. Aug 27, 2014