Japan unveils 'world's first' android newscaster

Japanese scientists on Tuesday unveiled what they said was the world's first news-reading android, eerily lifelike and possessing a sense of humour to match her perfect language skills. Duration: 01:20 Jun 24, 2014

Protesters burn mock World Cup trophy in Brasilia

Some 150 protesters burned Monday a mock World Cup trophy just before the Brazil-Cameroon match in Brasilia. The protest was peaceful and there were no clashes with the police. Duration: 00:42 Jun 24, 2014

Beirut blast kills Lebanese security officer

A suicide car bombing in a southern Beirut suburb injures 12 people. The explosion took place near an army checkpoint where football fans were watching a World Cup match. Duration: 00:33 Jun 24, 2014

Japanese manufacturers focuses on technology and management

Tokyo/ New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): Japanese firms' are cashing-in on the latest market trends with better use of technology and management. Take for example, India Yamaha Motor, which has realised the potential of India's growing two-wheeler market. It is particularly focussed on women, and introduced "Ray", which is gaining in popularity. Jun 24, 2014

Fear of infiltration

Gilgit Baltistan, June 24: As the Pakistan army intensifies its military operation, there are fears in Gilgit Baltistan that many militants fleeing the area may take refuge in Gilgit. There are also concerns about displaced people swamping the region. Jun 24, 2014

17 more Indian nationals evacuated from Iraqs conflict zone Part - 2

New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Tuesday informed that 17 more Indian nationals have been evacuated from the conflict zone of Iraq. Akbaruddin further added that the Indian nationals who are in captivity remain safe and unharmed. Jun 24, 2014

Congress refuses to comment on electoral alliance in Kashmir

Srinagar, June 24 (ANI): Congress leader, Ambika Soni, on Tuesday refused to comment on her party's probable pre-poll alliance with regional National Conference (NC) for upcoming state elections in Jammu and Kashmir. The NC has been heading a coalition government with the Congress party for the last six years but there is a strong possibility that both would part ways before the polls later this year. Soni, who reviewed the party's functioning for the polls, said party Chief Sonia Gandhi would announce the decision. Jun 24, 2014

DU VC Dinesh Singh has not resigned, says Madhu Kishwar

New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): Journalist Madhu Kishwar who has been one of the most vocal supporters of Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh in the FYUP row, has denied reports that he has resigned from his position, amid news reports that he had quit over the spat between his university and the University Grants Commission over the controversial FYUP programme. She also hit out at the UGC for allegedly threatening the VC. She also said that HRD Minister, Smriti Irani had refused to meet the VC. Jun 24, 2014