Police lathi charge on students protesting against water logging in Allahabad

Allahabad, Aug 04 (ANI): Police in Allahabad lathi charged on students protesting against authority___s inaction in solving the problem of water logging in civil lines area of the city. The students were protesting over the water logged roads that resulted from the rain and jammed drainage system in the city. The police beat up the protesters incessantly and dragged them to the police vehicle before detaining them. Aug 4, 2014

JK Rowling wants orphan kids to be moved into family care

New Delhi, August 4 (ANI): JK Rowling, who has her own children charitable organization called Lumos has said that she wants orphan kids to be moved into family care. The _Harry Potter_ series author said that there was still much to be done to change the lives of eight million children in institutions worldwide including spreading awareness and challenging the misconception around the world that orphanages were _good_ for children in adversity, which they were not, a leading daily reported. JK Rowling_s children_s charity Lumos aims to move children out of institutions such as orphanages and into family or community-based care. Aug 4, 2014

BSE closes points 242.32 up n on August 4

New Delhi, August 4 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 242.32 points up to stand at 25,723.16. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 81.05 points up to stand at 7,683.65. Apollo Tyres and Crompton Greav were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 6.10% and 5.89% along with HPCL and CESC with an increase of 5.16% and 5.16% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Syndicate Bank and Financial Tech with a decrease of 7.05% and 4.99% along with Britannia Industries and Bhushan Steel with a decrease of 3.57% and 3.49% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 228.63 points at 15,558.20 while the banking sector is up 120.99 points at 17,449.97 and the reality sector is up 19.82 points at 1,893.40. The Indian currency is down 0.12% at Rs 61.11 per dollar. Aug 4, 2014

Modi Govt should take action against Indian officials arrested in Glasgow: Milkha Singh

New Delhi, Aug 04 (ANI): Indian athlete, Milkha Singh on Monday said that the Government should take action against the Indian officials arrested in Glasgow. He further said that they should be banned in the future. Two top officials of Indian Olympic Association (IOA), general secretary, Rajiv Mehta, and wrestling referee, Virender Malik, were arrested in Glasgow on Saturday on separate charges. While Mehta was arrested for allegedly driving above the legal alcohol limit, Malik was held for allegedly being involved in sexual assault in a hotel. Aug 4, 2014

English marks won't be included in merit: Centre on UPSC row

New Delhi, Aug 4 (ANI): Minister of state in the PMO, Jitendra Singh on Monday informed the Lok Sabha that marks of English would not be included for gradation or merit in UPSC exam. The Minister further informed the lawmakers that candidates who appeared in Civil Services exams in 2011 would be given one more attempt in 2015. Aug 4, 2014

Indian PM visits Nepal temple

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits a temple in Kathmandu during a two-day visit to Nepal aimed at securing energy deals. Duration: 00:33 Aug 4, 2014

'I will never abandon' Down's baby says Thai surrogate

The Thai surrogate mother of a baby born with Down Syndrome vows to "never abandon" him after the Australian parents reportedly refused to care for him, sparking a moral debate and a cascade of donations for the boy's medical care. Duration: 01:25 Aug 4, 2014

Katie Price to go into _sex toys_ business

New Delhi, Aug 4 (ANI): Katie Price is reportedly planning to launch her own line _ sex toys._ A source told a UK publication that the 36-year-old model, who_s a mum-of-four and is expecting her fifth child, would be going ahead with her new business plan later this year, after the birth of her baby girl, a leading daily reported.Katie, who has been married three times and is estranged from her current husband Kieran Hayler, recently revealed on a radio show that her kids know that Hayler is a sex addict. Aug 4, 2014

I don_t feel ashamed getting nude for movie roles: Megan Fox

New Delhi, Aug 4 (ANI): Megan Fox has said that nude scenes are just part of being an actress in Hollywood and she doesn_t feel _ashamed_ baring her body for movie roles. Speaking at the _Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles_ press conference in LA, she said that she did not mind doing that stuff, as that had been a part of being an actress in Hollywood since the beginning, a leading daily reported. Megan added that she could not be taken seriously while also wearing a tank top and if one did not take her seriously when she was wearing a tank top because that was others f***ing problem. Aug 4, 2014