Uttarakhand floods: BJP accuses Congress of not doing rehab work

New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party, on Monday, sought the dismissal of Congress in Uttarakhand while accusing it of failure in carrying out its duties of handing over bodies to the next of kin and not undertaking rehabilitation works even after a year of the flashfloods. Jun 16, 2014

Brazilians protest against high cost of 2014 FIFA World Cup

Brazil, June 16 (ANI): Demonstrators gathered in the Brazilian capital of Brasilia to rally against the high costs of the ongoing FIFA World Cup. Hundreds of protestors convened at a bus terminal in the downtown area of the city before heading out to the Mane Garrincha National Stadium, shouting slogans condemning the tournament. The protesters said they were angry about more than 11.5 billion US dollars spent on the World Cup when Brazil is facing glaring inequality and pressing needs in education, healthcare, housing and transport. Meanwhile, police in Rio de Janeiro near Maracana stadium used tear gas on protesters after they threw explosive devices. Jun 16, 2014

French fans at Sao Paulo fan fest rejoice 3-0 victory over Honduras

Sao Paulo, June 16 (ANI): Soccer fans at the FIFA Fan Fest in downtown Sao Paulo witnessed a strong opening performance on the part of France as the European nation defeated Honduras in their first match of the 2014 World Cup. A moment of madness in the first half and a landmark goal line technology ruling in the second helped France to a 3-0 victory over Honduras in their Group E clash. Benzema made it three with a piledriver in the 72nd minute to complete the win that put France top of their group on goal difference ahead of top seeds Switzerland. A group of French fans and interns working in Sao Paulo were ecstatic to see their country's team return to form. Jun 16, 2014

Congress protest goes on without break over power and water crisis in Delhi

New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): Continuing its agitation against the power and water crisis facing the national capital, the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee protested and blocked national highways in Delhi on Monday. The protesters shouted slogans and also burned effigies demanding relief to the people. Delhi has been facing long power outages for the past 15 days after the transmission network were severely damaged during a powerful storm on May 30. The protesters held Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal responsible for the current crisis. Jun 16, 2014

Politicos react as woman gang-raped by 10, including husband in Khandwa

New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): Politicos on Monday reacted over a tribal woman who was allegedly gang-raped by ten persons, including her husband, following a land dispute. After the woman lodged a complaint in which she alleged that the attack was carried out at the behest of her husband, all the accused were nabbed. Jun 16, 2014

China fears spur Philippine naval upgrade

As fears grow that China is on an aggressive South China Sea territorial grab, a sleepy Philippine village is being transformed into a major naval base that may host US warships. Duration: 00:31 Jun 16, 2014

Congress protest goes on without break over power and water crisis in Delhi

New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): Continuing its agitation against the power and water crisis facing the national capital, the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee protested and blocked national highways in Delhi on Monday. The protesters shouted slogans and also burned effigies demanding relief to the people. Delhi has been facing long power outages for the past 15 days after the transmission network were severely damaged during a powerful storm on May 30. The protesters held Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal responsible for the current crisis. Jun 16, 2014

Politicos condemn increase of lawlessness in UP

New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): Politicos on Monday condemned the increase of lawlessness in UP. A spate of BJP leaders have died in the past week in addition to a number of rape cases being registered there. Last night two cops were also shot dead by unknown assailants. Reacting over the allegations leveled against SP, party leader Naresh Agarwal said that all the crimes happened due to personal rivalry and the government has no hand in this. Jun 16, 2014

SRK's day out with KidZania kids on father's day

Mumbai, June 16 (ANI): Bollywood badshah Shahrukh khan was spotted celebrating father's day with the kids of smile foundation at KidZani in the showbiz capital Mumbai. Dressed like a 25 year old, SRK spent a good amount of time by dancing to distributing gifts to playing sports, the actor did it all to make kids smile. Shahrukh even missed his own children as they were busy and not with him on this special day. KidZania is a Mexican chain of family entertainment centers currently operating in 15 locations allowing children to work in adult jobs and earn currency. KidZania has received more than 31 million guests around the world since its opening, making it one of the fastest growing global edutainment brands in the world. Jun 16, 2014

SC rejects CAB's early listing plea against Srinivasan becoming ICC Chief

New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a plea of Cricket Association of Bihar seeking to restrain former BCCI President N Srinivasan from contesting election for ICC President's post. The Court has rejected the plea for the second time in two weeks. The Secretary of Cricket Association of Bihar, Aditya Verma said that the application had been filed by the CAB for early listing of the case which the Supreme Court rejected. Jun 16, 2014

Visit satisfying, relationship between 'Bharat and Bhutan should be B4B': Sushma Swaraj

Thimphu, June 16 (ANI): While addressing mediapersons in Bhutan's capital Thimphu, India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that the visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was satisfying and successful. She said that the relationship between both the neighbouring countries should be 'B4B' where both the nations is pro each other. Swaraj further said that PM Modi and Indian delegates are deeply touched by the warm welcome by the people of the country. Jun 16, 2014