India and Bangladesh work together towards boosting border trade

Tripura, June 04 (ANI): India's North East region shares 1,880-km-long border with Bangladesh, and has potential for developing cross-border trade. In an effort to uplift the socio-economic status of people living on both sides of the border, both countries have been working constantly to develop `border haats' or markets. Recently, members of Indo-Bangladesh Border Haat Management Committee laid the foundation stone for proposed border haats at Kasba in Tripura. This will be the second of the proposed four border haats along the Bangladesh-Tripura border to be built by the Ministry of Commerce at an approximate cost of Rs. 2.5 crores. Jun 4, 2014

Firecrackers used to scare foraging elephants in India

As the human population increases, conflicts with elephants in northeast India are on the rise as villagers and farmers encroach on the animal's natural habitat. Forest guards use firecrackers in an attempt to scare the animals away. Jun 4, 2014

Rebels kill tribal woman in front of her children for resisting rape, politicos condemn

New Delhi, June 04 (ANI): A 35-year-old tribal Garo woman was shot dead in front of her children in Meghalaya by members of an outlawed militant group after she resisted an alleged bid to rape her. Condemning the incident former Chief Minister of Meghalaya P A Sangma said that the law and order situation in region was worsening every day. Congress leader Shobha Oza too condemned the incident. Jun 4, 2014

India's most popular roads along beaches

The coastal region of India are having some of the most spectacular roads, run along with the Arabian sea and Bay of Bengal. Apart from these marine drives some of the Indian cities also have scenic roads along with the water bodies where you can have fun with friends and family, or to involve in adventure sports, or even to sit back and relax. Hold on for a moment there! Here are some of India's most popular roads along the beaches! Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/Travelbugshow Twitter : https://twitter.com/Travelbugshow Youtube : http://www.youtube.com/user/ventunotravel A Ventuno Production : www.ventunotech.com Jun 4, 2014

Munde's post-mortem report submitted to police, did not die of heart attack: AIIMS

New Delhi, June 04 (ANI): The post mortem report of late Cabinet Minister Gopinath Munde was submitted to police on Wednesday by the All India Institute of Medical Science in New Delhi. The PRO of AIIMS, Dr Amit Gupta said that according to the report there were some major injuries in Munde's body, which caused his death. He also added that the previous claims of death by heart attack proved false after post mortem. Jun 4, 2014

Blind Chinese dissident Chen encourages Tiananmen commemoration

Ahead of the 25th anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square crackdown, blind lawyer and dissident Chen Guangcheng encouraged commemoration of the event, saying "every candle-light vigil makes the perpetrators shudder in fear." Duration: 01:29 Jun 4, 2014

Temple authorities install air conditioners for gods amid rising temperature Kanpur, June 04 (ANI):

Kanpur, June 04 (ANI): As temperatures soared above 40 degrees Celsius in Uttar Pradesh, local authorities installed air conditioners, coolers in various temples to help devotees, priests and even gods to escape scorching heat. But in a state where power cuts are frequent, these amenities do little to serve their intended purpose. However, devotees said the arrangements were made to attract devotees in rising heat. Jun 4, 2014

BSE closes points 52.76 down on June 4

New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 52.76 points down to stand at 24,805.83. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 13.60 points down to stand at 7,402.25. IDBI Bank and Suzlon Energy were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 16.27% and 9.85% along with Max India and Indiabulls Real Estate with an increase of 8.84% and 8.63% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Wockhardt and Shriram Transport with a decrease of 3.89% and 3.35% along with Idea Cellular and ABB India Ltd. with a decrease of 2.86% and 2.60% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 100.75 points at 14,810.6 while the banking sector is up 90.69 points at 17,569.68 and the realty sector is up 30.74 points at 2,012.53. The Indian currency is up 0.06% at Rs 59.35 per dollar. Jun 4, 2014

Aspiring DU students fighting intense competition, scorching heat

New Delhi, June0 4 (ANI) : This year, race of admission for 54,000 seats available under Delhi University's four year undergraduate course has began and will continue till June 16. Confused skeptical students from across the country are facing intense competition for seats, especially when it comes to applying for the centralized forms. Compounding their misery is Delhi's summer.The constant pressure of trying to get into the desired college and their battle with the heat wave has not stopped these aspiring applicants from taking corrective measures, such as keeping themselves hydrated and covered, using umbrellas and a lot more. Delhi's heat, it seems, doesn't affect some fashionistas who don't shy away from using trendy shades and beautiful scarfs.So, these are a few tips to beat the heat. Although their class 12th results are out, and their final results will be out only when the cut off lists start coming out fromJune 24. Till then, all we can say is that just Chill guys! Jun 4, 2014

Mohan Bhagwat's convoy hit by car in Delhi, all safe

New Delhi, June 04 (ANI): A day after senior BJP leader and Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde died in a road accident in New Delhi's Moti Bagh area, a car rammed into RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's convoy on Wednesday. However, nobody was injured in the incident and the RSS chief is completely safe. Jun 4, 2014

BJP promises good governance at 1st session of 16th Lok Sabha

New Delhi, June 04 (ANI): At the first session of 16th lower house of Parliament in New Delhi, BJP leader, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, said that the party is ready to meet challenges and provide good governance to the people of the country. The first session of 16th Lower House of the Parliament was held in New Delhi on Wednesday. NCP General Secretary, Tariq Anwar, said that he is positive about the new government. Jun 4, 2014

Politicos criticize Akhilesh Yadav for his 'Google' remark

New Delhi, June 04 (ANI): Cutting across party lines, political leaders criticized Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday over his recent statement in which he said that Google shows incidents of rape in other places too. BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that Yadav should understand that ever since his government came to power in UP, the state has gone from bad to worse. He also advised that Yadav should correct the message instead of correcting the messenger, and added that by criticizing media he is encouraging the unwanted elements, who are committing crimes. LJP leader Chirag Paswan too criticized Akhilesh for his statement, and said that whatever is happening in the state is very shameful. Jun 4, 2014