Buddhists across globe celebrate birth of Buddha

Bihar/ Uttar Pradesh, May 14 (ANI): Buddhist monks across the globe carried jars of holy water for supplies on Vesak Day, commonly known as "Buddha's birthday" during a holy water ceremony. Buddha's birthday, or Vesak Day (or Wesak), is celebrated on various dates in the spring throughout the world, and each Buddhist culture has its own traditions for the day. The devotees also offered prayers and performed customary rituals at the sacrosanct Bodhi tree in Bodh Gaya, where the Buddha was enlightened. Sarnath, the place where he attained enlightenment, in Uttar Pradesh also exhibited the same show of divinity as people celebrated Lord Buddha's birthday, with equal fervour. The day is also commemorated as his death anniversary. May 14, 2014

SP and BSP not trustworthy enough for support: BJP

New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): BJP's Uttar Pradesh President Laxmikant Bajpai on Friday expressed hope that BJP is winning 55 seats till now. He also said that Mulayam Singh Yadav led Samajwadi Party and Mayawati led Bahujan Samaj Party are not trustworthy enough to be taken support of. Bajpai added that the final decision will be taken by the central leadership of the party. May 14, 2014

Digvijay Singh praises UPA govt, attacks Modi

Bangalore, May 14 (ANI): Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Wednesday praised the UPA rule under PM Manmohan Singh as a glorious period. Singh said that the country had progressed a lot under UPA. He then attacked the BJP and its PM candidate Narendra Modi for heavy expenditure at his election campaign. May 14, 2014

Hopeful of winning 18-20 seats in Karnataka, says CM Siddaramaiah

Bangalore, May 14 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister and Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Wednesday expressed his hope of winning 18-20 seats in the state. On being asked about the exit polls, he stated that all exit polls give different winning figures, so nothing exactly is to be believed. May 14, 2014

AIADMK admits Modi wave in country, BJD yet to decide

Tamil Nadu/ Uttar Pradesh, May 14 (ANI): Regional parties like Tamil Nadu's AIADMK and Odisha's Biju Janata Dal, which had earlier kept their cards close, are now hinting towards a prospect of forming coalition with BJP. Jayalalitha, reportedly, earlier was eying the prime ministerial seat. May 14, 2014

Bangladeshi migrants should have no voting rights: Ex- BSF DG

New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Former Director General of India's paramilitary Border Security Force, Prakash Singh, said that illegal migrants from neighbouring Bangladesh should not be granted voting rights in India. Singh was speaking during the launch of book 'Bangladesh Migrants - A Threat to India' in New Delhi, which has been penned by former Additional Director General of BSF, PK Mishra. May 14, 2014

BJP leaders to meet Modi to discuss Advani's role, politicos react

New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): As all exit polls projected NDA's victory in 2014 Lok Sabha elections, activities have increased in the BJP camp. The BJP leadership is seeking to figure out what to do with party stalwarts LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, both decades senior to BJP's Prime Ministerial Candidate Narendra Modi. BJP leader Nitin Gadkari along with party president Rajnath Singh and Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley, will meet Modi in Gandhinagar today to discuss the post poll scenario. May 14, 2014

Attractions of Helsinki

Helsinki is the largest city and the capital of Finland. It is located in the Southern part of the country in the Uusimaa region. On TB we will see some of the top attractions of this Scandinavian city. Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/Travelbugshow Twitter : https://twitter.com/Travelbugshow Youtube : http://www.youtube.com/user/ventunotravel A Ventuno Production : www.ventunotech.com May 14, 2014

Turkey mine blast kills over 200, hundreds more trapped

More than 200 people have been killed and hopes are fading for hundreds more still trapped underground after an explosion at a coal mine in western Turkey, one of the worst industrial disasters ever to hit the country. Duration: 00:59 May 14, 2014