Thousands flee as militants seize Iraqi city of Mosul

Militants seized Iraq's second city of Mosul, the surrounding Nineveh province and parts of Kirkuk on Tuesday, causing thousands of people to flee as Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki called for a state of emergency. Jun 11, 2014

As E3 opens, Sony pitches for hearts of video game fans

As the E3 computer game show opens, Sony makes its pitch for the hearts of hard-core gamers whose devotion could determine whether the PlayStation 4 of Microsoft's Xbox One rule console play and Internet Age entertainment. Jun 11, 2014

Fish medicine administered to patients in Hyderabad

Hundreds of asthma-sufferers gather on an auspicious day to subject themselves to a traditional medicine, which is placed in the mouth of a live fish before being slipped into the patients' mouths. Duration: 00:33 Jun 10, 2014

Ukraine, Russia in crisis talks on gas, insurgency

Ukraine's week of tough negotiations with Russia, aimed at ending a separatist insurgency and averting a gas cut-off, got off to a rocky start as a round of gas talks broke up early Tuesday without a deal. Jun 10, 2014

FM-Banks Meet: Uday Kotak stresses on mutual fund rather than gold and property investment

New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of a leading private bank, Kotak Mahindra, Uday Kotak said on Tuesday that there needs to be a significant boost for India s financial savers and it is important to move people away from property and gold investments to mutual funds. Banking Secretary GS Sandhu said the government is examining all suggestions put forth by the banking institution heads. Chairman and Managing Director of Central Bank of India, Rajeev Rishi, said the discussions were mostly on funding for bank infrastructures and capitalisation and infrared ink issue was discussed in detail. Jun 10, 2014

Power outages hit Gilgit Baltistan

Gilgit Baltistan, June 10: The erratic supply of electricity has made life difficult for the people of Gilgit Baltistan. Even though the region has abundance of water resources, the Pakistan government has failed to ensure that the remote region gets a proper supply of power. Jun 10, 2014

BJP reacts over its leader Omveer Singh's death

New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): BJP on Tuesday reacted over its leader Omveer Singh's death. Singh was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Muzaffarnagar on Tuesday. The 40-year-old victim was on his way to Meerapur village when he was shot dead by two gunmen on motorcycle. Jun 10, 2014

Government to launch vaccination drive against Encephalitis

New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): Health Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan, on Tuesday said that government would launch vaccination programme against Japanese Encephalitis in affected states of the country. Addressing mediapersons in New Delhi, Vardhan said the vaccination programme would be taken up on the lines of pulse polio initiatives. The vaccination drive will be held in districts of northern Uttar Pradesh state and eastern Bihar province. He added Prime Minister Narendra Modi had showed concern over the recent deaths of children due to the disease. Jun 10, 2014

Arun Jaitley lashes out at UPA govt in first speech as FM

New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): Arun Jaitley, in his first address in the Parliament as the Finance Minister of the present NDA government, tore into the UPA, accusing the last government for leaving the country in shambles. Jaitley said that the massive victory that his party secured in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls had increased the burden on them to perform and meet the expectations of the people. Jun 10, 2014