India's Modi meets president ahead of swearing-in

India's Narendra Modi meets with President Pranab Mukherjee after his sweeping election victory in the first formal step before he is sworn in as prime minister on May 26. Duration: 00:48 May 21, 2014

WFP launches major airlifts, airdrops for S.Sudan camps

The international community turns its gaze this week to conflict-torn South Sudan, where the UN says $1.26 billion is needed to avoid a major humanitarian crisis threatening millions of people. Duration: 00:46 May 21, 2014

No Justice for Arif Shahid

Muzaffarabad, PoK, May 20: More than one year has passed but killers of Arif Shahid are still scot free, people of Pok are demanding justice, but when Pakistan's own intelligence agencies are suspected to be behind the murder of Arif Shahid, how can someone expect justice. Anger is swelling and voices of dissent are not only emanating from Pok but from across the world. May 20, 2014

Colourful turban exhibition in Rajkot attracts visitors

Rajkot, May 20 (ANI): Visitors took a ride through history of turbans and also learnt how to tie it as they thronged a colourful exhibition in Rajkot city of Gujarat recently. Over 100 turbans of various shapes, colours and prints were put on display, which represented the rich culture of different Indian states. May 20, 2014

What happened with PM's official Twitter account is disgraceful: Meenakshi Lekhi

New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): The official Twitter account for the Prime Minister of India's Office has been renamed with a new account slated to take its place soon. The account has been renamed @PMOIndiaArchive, complying with the RTI Act and has all the tweets posted by the office till May 20. The BJP has lashed out at the outgoing Prime Minister's team for resetting Manmohan Singh's account @PMOIndia and renaming it as @PMOIndiaArchive. May 20, 2014

Jitan Ram Manjhi takes oath as Bihar Chief Minister

Patna, May 20 (ANI): Jitan Ram Manjhi, a close confidant of Nitish Kumar, who was handpicked by the outgoing Bihar chief minister to be his successor, took oath on Tuesday. A Nitish loyalist, sixty-year-old Manjhi, is known to be a soft-spoken politician who comes from a Mahadalit community. Manjhi was the SC/ST welfare minister in Nitish's cabinet. Nitish has, however, made it clear that he would lead the party's campaign in the 2015 Assembly election. May 20, 2014

Book exhibition delights bibliophiles in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 20 (ANI): Enthusiasts belonging to varied age groups attended the unique book exhibition depicting the rich history of the Kashmir valley as a welcome step towards inculcating the passion of reading classics, especially among youth of Jammu and Kashmir. The exhibition showcased a blend of the modern with the ancient and included a wide range of books on history, geography, culture, tradition, ancient and contemporary literature, science and technology, Islam, Sufism and heritage of the state. May 20, 2014

Akhilesh Yadav sacks 36 SP leaders, Politicos react

New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): After UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav sacked 36 minister ranked leaders in UP, party leader Naresh Agrawal said that the decision was taken keeping in view the bad performance of the party in respective regions. Reacting on this, BJP leader Prakash Javadekar said that rather Akhilesh Yadav should have taken moral responsibility and should have resigned. May 20, 2014

Sisi's greatest task will be rebuilding Egypt economy

Egypt's former military chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is expected to romp home in this month's presidential election, but his challenge will be fighting poverty and rebuilding the shattered economy. Duration: 01:55 May 20, 2014