Election results will be product of missed opportunities: P Chidambaram

New Delhi, April 29 (ANI): Finance Minister, P Chidambaram on Monday said result of general elections will be the product of critical years of 2010-11 and missed opportunities. Interacting during launch of a book by editor-in-chief of newspaper, ‘Indian Express’, Shekhar Gupta, titled-‘Anticipating India-The Best of National Interest’, Chidambaram said 2010-11 were critical years and crucial mistakes were made. Chidambaram added there was lack of communication between the political class and people. Chidambaram also spoke about the growth rate and steps taken by the government. Apr 29, 2014

Mango mint ecstasy

Ingredients: Mango juice - 100 ml Sugar syrup - 45 ml Lime juice - 15 ml Mint leaves Lime wedges Method: Muddle lime wedges and mint leaves in a shaker glass. Add ice cubes to it. Add mango juice, sugar syrup and lime juice. Shake the drink and transfer it into a tall glass. Garnish with a slice of orange. Subscribe to YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/ventunomocktail Like us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/VentunoMocktail A Ventuno Production : http://www.ventunotech.com Apr 29, 2014

Lalu says even a butcher is shy of Modi, politicos react

Patna/ New Delhi, April 29 (ANI): Political leaders from various parties on Tuesday reacted to RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s comment that even a butcher is shy of BJP’s PM candidate, Narendra Modi. Former SP leader, Shahid Siddiqui said that this kind of language should not be used by Lalu. Further, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy also slammed Lalu. On the other hand, Rajya Sabha MP, Mohd Adeeb said that he respects Lalu because he does not move away from his ideology. Apr 29, 2014

Politicos react over Mamatas attack on Narendra Modi

New Delhi, April 29 (ANI): The BJP on Tuesday said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is over reacting on Narendra Modi’s allegation and therefore is launching vitriolic attack against her. Former SP Leader Shahid Siddiqui said that the chief minister is scared that she will lose control over West Bengal. Apr 29, 2014

Politicos react to Narendra Modis communal comment on Farooq Abdullah

New Delhi, April 29 (ANI): Political leaders from various parties on Tuesday reacted to BJP’s PM candidate Narendra Modi’s comment on NC Chief Farooq Abdullah. Modi on Monday had said that the Abdullah family had turned Kashmir communal. Congress leader Meem Afzal stated that Modi is unaware of Kashmir’s history so he should visit Kashmir once elections are over. Rajya Sabha MP Mohd Adeeb also said that Modi should be thorough with Kashmir’s history referring to Sheikh Abdullah’s sacrifices for the state. Meanwhile, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy and Former SP leader Shahid Siddiqui supported Modi’s statement saying that Farooq Abdullah and his party are responsible for increase of communalism in Kashmir. Apr 29, 2014

Ahmed Patel says, Congress ready to support 'secular' front; politicos react

New Delhi, April 29 (ANI): A day after key Sonia aide Ahmed Patel stated that the Congress may consider dropping its claim to lead the next 'secular' coalition at the Centre and lend support to a non-BJP front in order to deny Narendra Modi the prime ministership, politicos gave mixed reaction. While the Congress restated that it is ready to support any secular power, the BJP said that the Congress has already admitted its defeat therefore it is looking for support. Apr 29, 2014

Maoists kill three in red corridor of Odisha

Malkangiri, Apr 29 (ANI): Maoists killed three persons in two villages in Mathili police jurisdiction of the Maoist-hit Malkangiri district of Odisha. The Assistant Superintendent of Police of Malkangiri, Siva Subramaniam, informed that around thirty to forty Maoists gunned down the villagers and warned that in response to the attacks, combing operations would be intensified in the area. Apr 29, 2014

Ceasefire violation by Pakistan creates panic in border villages of Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir, Apr 29 (ANI): Repeated ceasefire violations along the border villages of Rajouri district in Kashmir created panic among villagers who flee from hearth and home, disrupting their normal routine lives. According to the villagers, there was indiscriminate firing from across the border in the early hours of the morning when most of the children were getting ready or leaving for school and the working members were preparing for the day. Apr 29, 2014

Minor fire breaks out at Prime Minister's Office in New Delhi

New Delhi, April 29 (ANI): A minor fire broke out at Prime Minister's Office in New Delhi in the wee hours of Tuesday due to an electrical short circuit. Smoke emanated from one of the lower floors after which six fire tenders were rushed to the spot immediately. Meanwhile, an officer from fire department confirmed the situation was brought under control without any loss to life or property. The fire department was informed around 6:30 a.m. and the fire was doused by 7 a.m. Apr 29, 2014

PM deserves gold medal for price rise: Nitin Gadkari

Varanasi, Apr 29 (ANI): Taking a dig at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress chief, Sonia Gandhi, senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari has said that they should get a gold medal, if there is an Olympic event for price-rise. Addressing an election rally in the temple town of Varanasi, Gadkari blamed the Congress party for headline inflation. Apr 29, 2014

Microalgae next boom industry in New Caledonia's Pacific waters?

A microalgae industry which makes the most of New Caledonia's warm, sunny weather, could be the next big thing for the French territory's economy, if a team of government-funded young scientists can find the right species to thrive. Duration: 01:53 Apr 29, 2014