Modi wave spreads across restaurants in Moradabad

Moradabad, April 05 (ANI): With Lok Sabha Polls just a couple of days away, it seems the Narendra Modi factor has been generating a political wave across the country as many restaurants and food outlets in Moradabad are decorated with photos of BJP's prime ministerial candidate. At the food outlets in Moradabad, one can see walls, menu cards and even the utensils with Modi's photograph and staff and managers working wearing masks of Modi. Owner of a restaurant, Prakash Yadav, said that people should be inspired from Modi who used to be a tea stall owner and is now a Prime Ministerial candidate. The walls of the restaurant and the menus have newspaper cuttings of Modi and his ongoing election rallies so that the customers can read about him while they wait for their order to arrive. Apr 5, 2014

Members of Ex-ULFA co-ordination committee urge people to vote sensibly

Guwahati, April 05 (ANI): The coordination committee of All Assam Ex-United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA), in Guwahati dubbed president of peasant organization Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti, Akhil Gogoi, as a Maoist and urged people to cast their vote wisely in upcoming general elections. President of the co-ordination committee, Bhaskar Kalita, while addressing a news conference with other members, claimed that Gogoi had undergone training in a Maoist camp. He also said that they do not want youth from Assam to die in the name of armed revolution. Moreover, Kalita appealed to the people of Assam to cast their vote wisely. Apr 5, 2014

Congress moves EC against Amit Shah's 'communal remark' over Muzaffarnagar riots

New Delhi, April 05 (ANI): After BJP leader Amit Shah called for revenge in Muzaffarnagar over the riots that took place in the district, Congress legal cell moved Election Commission on Saturday. AICC legal cell Secretary KC Mittal said that giving hateful and provocative speeches in Jaat dominated, sensitive area was completely wrong and that this will be spreading hatred among people. Mittal said that not only criminal cases should be filed against BJP and Shah but EC should take a stern action against BJP as a political party for violating the model code of conduct. Apr 5, 2014

Chesapeake Bay oysters make a comeback

Once in danger of disappearing from overfishing and pollution, oysters from the Chesapeake Bay near Washington are making a comeback, and business for farmers is on the rise. Duration: 01:55 Apr 5, 2014

Mouthwash overuse may lead to mouth and throat cancer

New Delhi, April 5 (ANI): A new study has revealed that using mouthwash more than three times a day increases the risk of mouth and throat cancer. The study found that poor oral health and failure to have regular dental checks increased the risk of mouth and throat cancer. Earlier studies have found that found some mouthwashes were more dangerous than wine or beer because they contained higher concentrations of alcohol, as high as 26 per cent proof. Apr 5, 2014

BJP president Rajnath Singh files nomination from Lucknow

Lucknow, April 05 (ANI): BJP president Rajnath Singh filed his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha elections from Lucknow on Saturday. Rajnath who is a sitting MP from Ghaziabad is pitched against Congress candidate Rita Bahuguna Joshi. Singh exuded confidence in his party and said that it will form the government. Singh also urged people to vote in favour of BJP in the polls. Apr 5, 2014

LS Polls: MS Bitta to support Gadkari

Nagpur, April 1 (ANI): Former Youth Congress Chief and All-India Anti-Terrorist Front chairman Maninderjeet Singh Bitta will now support his friend and BJP leader Nitin Gadkari in the upcoming elections. Bitta said that Gadkari has done a lot for the development of the country and the nation should continue receiving his services. Further, Bitta said that considering the public response, BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi should lead the nation. Apr 5, 2014

Chicago Train Derailment: Driver who 'Dozed off' Fired

A train driver in Chicago has been sacked, after her train derailed last month. She reportedly fell asleep while driving the train, something she admits has happened numerous times. The 25-year-old woman worked as an operator for two months. Apr 5, 2014

Advani to file nomination from Gandhinagar, says he is delighted

Ahmedabad, April 05 (ANI): Senior BJP leader LK Advani will file his nomination from Gandhinagar constituency on Saturday. Advani who has been MP from the constituency for five times said that he is delighted to contest from Gandhinagar. Advani was not keen to contest from Gandhinagar because of his differences with party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. He wanted to contest from Bhopal but had to finally go by the party's decision. Apr 5, 2014

BJP supports Amit Shah's 'revenge for insult' remark, Politicos condemn

New Delhi, April 05 (ANI): BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday supported Amit Shah's statement that the party will take revenge for insult meted out to Muzaffarnagar victims once Narendra Modi becomes the prime minister of India, while other politicians condemned the statement. Congress leader Raj Babbar said that this is BJP's manifesto, to take revenge and divide people. JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said that if Modi comes to power, all state government will be dismissed. Further, Former JD (U) leader Shivanand Tiwari said that Shah is saying all this in line with Modi's ideologies and appealed the Election Commission to take action in the issue. Apr 5, 2014

Amit Shah says UP govt will fall the day Modi becomes PM, SP calls it fascist ideology

New Delhi/ Bijnor, April 05 (ANI): After BJP leader Amit Shah appealed the people of Uttar Pradesh to vote for the party and said that the day Narendra Modi will become prime minister, the state government will collapse, SP General Secretary Ramgopal Yadav called it a fascist ideology. Yadav said that saying that they will dismiss a democratically elected government is nothing but a fascist ideology. He further dared BJP to dismiss the SP government in the sate if they had courage to do so. Further, talking about Shah’s statement on Muzaffarnagar riots, Yadav said that if they think revenge needs to be taken for the riots, its clear that the BJP had incited the riots. Apr 5, 2014

CPI (M) drained coffers of WB govt: Mamata Banerjee

Raniganj, April 05 (ANI): In a bid to garner votes ahead of general elections, Trinamool Congress (TMC) President Mamata Banerjee, used 'star appeal' as Bollywood Actor Mithun Chakraborty, shared stage with her during a massive rally in Raniganj city of West Bengal. Chakraborty, who was recently elected as TMC leader to the upper house of the parliament, added spark to the rally. Taking a dig at CPI (M), Banerjee said the communist party drained coffers of the state government. Banerjee also accused the central government for not granting funds under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Generation Scheme, which ensures 100 days work for the unemployed rural people. The regional leader is all set to contest the upcoming elections and hopes for her win without any alliance either with Congress or with the BJP. Apr 5, 2014

India to launch more satellites to set up regional navigational systems

Sriharikota, April 05 (ANI): After successful launch of satellite from south-eastern coast in Bay of Bengal to boost navigational capabilities, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief, K Radhakrishnan, said that two more such satellites will be launched. Addressing a news conference at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, Radhakrishnan said the launch will depend on weather conditions. He also said that three more navigational satellites would be launched in early 2015 and India would have all navigational satellite systems. Apr 5, 2014

BJP's ideology is to divide people on religious lines: Sonia

Aligarh, April 05 (ANI): Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi said that ideology of BJP was to divide people on religious and caste lines. The Congress party president also took a dig at BJP's claims of patriotism, while addressing a rally in Aligarh. She also claimed that Congress party was behind India's success story. Apr 5, 2014

Btown celebrities attend special screening of Yellow

Mumbai, April 4 (ANI): Bollywood stars attended the special screening of regional film 'Yellow', a story of a girl suffering from Down syndrome, in India's showbiz capital Mumbai on Thursday. Many celebrities including Madhur Bhandarkar, Satish Shah, Karishma Tanna, Shreyas Talpade, and designer Nishika Lulla along with the cast and crew of the film were present during the screening. Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh has produced the Marathi film which is based on the story of a girl suffering from Down syndrome and how she fights all odds to live her dream of becoming a swimmer. The film fraternity has come out in full support of the film for raising a special issue and those present at the screening asked the audience to watch the film as it is both inspiring and motivating. The film is scheduled to release on 4th April 2014. Apr 5, 2014