A communist lawmaker has registered as the first challenger for the Syrian presidency in an upcoming election expected to return incumbent Bashar al-Assad to power, the speaker of parliament said Wednesday. Duration: 00:23Apr 24, 2014
Rival Palestinian leaders from the West Bank and Gaza Strip have decided to form a government of national unity within the "next five weeks", officials said early on Wednesday. Duration: 00:40Apr 24, 2014
US President Barack Obama landed in Tokyo Wednesday to launch an Asian tour dedicated to reinvigorating his policy of "rebalancing" US foreign policy towards a dynamic Asia. Duration: 00:44Apr 23, 2014
The UN mission in Cyprus (UNFICYP) led a mine clearance demonstration on Wednesday in the UN-controlled buffer zone where demining operations are being conducted near the Cypriot village of Mammari. Duration: 01:00Apr 23, 2014
Bangladesh prepares to mark one year since the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse, the worse industrial disaster in the country's history, amid concerns that not enough has changed to improve workers' conditions. Duration: 01:10Apr 23, 2014
Firebrand anti-corruption champion Arvind Kejriwal accuses his rivals in India's elections of selling out to big business by accepting hundreds of millions of dollars to bankroll their campaigns. Duration: 00:49Apr 23, 2014
Hundreds of mourners gather to mark the funeral of Win Tin, a former journalist and giant of Myanmar's pro-democracy movement, in an outpouring of grief for one of the country's best loved champions of freedom. Duration: 00:41Apr 23, 2014
One person is shot and killed as violent protests erupt in Rio's famed Copacabana beach district following the death of a dancer allegedly at the hands of police, less than two months before the World Cup. Duration: 00:41Apr 23, 2014
The United Nations Mission in South Sudan, (UNMISS) said that hundreds of people, both civilians and military, were killed in the fighting that took place between the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) and anti-government forces. Duration: 01:22Apr 23, 2014
Greater profit from fish farming, around Rs. 60 to 70 thousand per year, is helping people make the switch from traditional farming in Kathua. And to help the people, the fisheries department is providing fish seeds to them.
While many central govt. schemes like the National Rural Health Mission exist to improve health care facilities in the rural areas of Jammu and Kashmir, many areas of the state still have poor healthcare facilities.
Food products including milk, biscuits, sweets, and other packed food items from outside the state are totally substandard. The people, especially children, are facing many health problems due to substandard products.Apr 23, 2014