Politicos react as Pakistan fails to mention Hafiz Saeed_s name in 26/11 charge-sheet

New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Politicos on Saturday reacted over a charge-sheet filed by Pakistan which has named Lakhvi, the operational commander of Lashkar-e-Taiba, as the _mastermind of the Mumbai terrorist attack_ while glossing over the alleged role of Saeed despite considerable evidence gathered by Indian and Western security agencies over his role in the incident. Jul 26, 2014

PM Modi launches web portal _My Gov_ as govt completes 60 days

New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a web portal _My Gov_ as NDA government completed its 60 days. Modi said that the new government has observed that people need to get connected to the government more and more, thus the web portal has been launched to enhance the connection. Modi also said that anyone is welcome to give their suggestions or complaints. Jul 26, 2014

Politicos slam BJP over CAG report on Gujarat

New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Opposition party leaders slammed the Modi government over the 5 different CAG reports which highlight severe mismanagement of the state_s financial resources. Manish Tewari of the Congress stated that the BJP has always made a song and dance about CAG reports, and now that the tables have turned, the BJP must apply the same yardstick for itself as well. Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi hoped that even though it did not believe Congress_ allegations during the elections, the government would take the CAG report seriously. Atul Anjan of the CPI stated that the report clearly proves that Modi gave undue benefits to Adani and Ambani and conducted irregularities of over 25,000 crore. Jul 26, 2014

Air Algerie Crash Toll Revised to 118 [Photos]

The French government on Friday said that 118 people had died in the Air Algerie crash in Mali in Western Africa, a little more than the figure of 116 who were initially presumed to be on board the flight. Jul 26, 2014

Abhishek Bachchan unveils the official jersey of Jaipur Pink Panthers

Mumbai, July 26 (ANI): Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, who has invested in Pro-Kabaddi League, unveiled the official jersey of his team Jaipur Pink Panthers in showbiz capital Mumbai recently. He even announced the players of his team. At the event, he told how he selected players for his team. Great Going Abhishek!!! Jul 26, 2014

Congress reacts as Gujarat CM introduces new textbooks & enforces dress code for teachers

New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister, Anandiben Patel is set to introduce new texts books in schools. Further, school teachers may be banned from wearing jeans and T-shirts to work as recommended by a panel formed to recommend primary education reforms. It may also become compulsory for women teachers to wear a salwar kameez or a sari, according to these proposals. Reacting over this, Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that such kind of diktats for teachers is unfortunate. Jul 26, 2014

Kate Upton always wanted to be _curvaceous_

New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Kate Upton has said that she begged for her curves her entire life. She told a leading magazine that when she first started modeling, she was a normal catalogue model and then, she became a woman, and she was really excited because she was from Florida, media reported. She said that it was all about being in bathing suits and one was ugly if one did not have a curvy body and she didn_t have one, and then she got one. Jul 26, 2014

AG says Congress not Eligible to Claim LoP Post, Congress reacts

New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Attorney General (AG) Mukul Rohatgi sent his opinion on the Leader of Opposition post to the Lok Sabha Speaker and said the Congress party was not eligible for it. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan had sought the opinion of the AG in the issue after the Congress repeatedly demanded that it be given the post. Reacting over this, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Saturday said that the Congress being the second largest political party is entitled to hold the position of Leader of opposition. Tewari also said that the Attorney general also in his opinion has alluded to a convention which is by no stretch is statuary rule which needs to be broken. Jul 26, 2014

Did ISIS Blow up Tomb of Jonah in Iraq? [VIDEO]

A YouTube video that shows a shrine being blown up and reduced to rubble is being cited by news reports as ISIS's demolition of the Tomb of Jonah in the city of Mosul in Iraq. Jul 26, 2014

Will decide site and plan for Kargil war memorial and museum soon: Arun Jaitley

NEW DELHI, July 26 (ANI): After paying homage to Kargil martyrs at India Gate, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said that the site and other plan for the Kargil war memorial and museum will be decided soon. He said that the new budget totally allows a fund for the same and that action on same will be taken soon in collaboration with government and Army. Jul 26, 2014

Govt in WB takes measures to tackle Japanese encephalitis

Siliguri/ Howrah, July 26 (ANI): The government of West Bengal took preventive measures as three more deaths occurred due to Japanese encephalitis in the state. Three deaths were reported from North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) in Siliguri district. The disease, which is spreading slowly across other regions, has claimed more than 50 lives in West Bengal. However, NBMCH said the situation was under control. Earlier Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) spread bleaching powders, conducted fogging at the piggeries and held awareness campaigns. Meanwhile, Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, said leaves of doctors and other medical staff were cancelled and a _remove pigs movement_ has been started. Jul 26, 2014

Sangeet Som adamant to visit Moradabad to file FIR against SSP, says govt against peace

Ghaziabad, July 26 (ANI): BJP Leader Sangeet Som on Saturday remained adamant on visiting Moradabad district for filing complaint against the district SSP Dharamvir for manhandling BJP workers. Som said that the party don_t want any disturbance in law and order situation in state but alleged that the state government arte against establishment of peace. He also said that nobody can stop him from visiting there. Jul 26, 2014

Iranian ambassador to India says Muslims should help Palestinians

Agra / New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Iranian ambassador to India, Ghulam Raza Ansari, called on Muslims across the world to help Palestinians to have their own land as death toll passed 800. Muslims in Agra protested against Israeli attacks on Gaza. Muslims held protests outside Fatehpur Sikri mosque demanding politicians to stand by their ideologies and send a clear message to Israel to stop offensive. Meanwhile, Muslims in New Delhi also protested against the continous bombardment by Israel on Gaza. The protest was held outside the principle mosque of Delhi, Jama Masjid. Protesters burnt Israeli flag and prayed for people of Palestine during the holy month of Ramadan. Jul 26, 2014