Chinese delegation meets Prakash Javadekar to boost investment

New Delhi, Aug 28 (ANI): In a bid to build up trade relations with India, a Chinese business delegation met Information and Broadcasting and Environment, Forests Minister, Prakash Javadekar, in New Delhi. Javadekar said the discussions with the Chinese delegation were fruitful and the members would meet different Indian ministries to initiate business talks. The minister added that the central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was working for overall development of the country and everyone were reaping benefits from the good administration of the newly-formed government. Aug 28, 2014

Avid readers throng to National Book Fair in Kashmir

Srinagar, Aug 27 (ANI): The National book fair held in the 'Kashmir Haat' ground in Srinagar city of Kashmir which attracted thousands of book lovers, promises to make future generations of the valley aware of the history, culture and heritage of the country. The biggest national book fair has been organised by the National Book Trust (NBT) in collaboration with Jammu and Kashmir Academy for Art, Culture and Languages, Federation of Publishers and Booksellers Associations in India, National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language (NCPUL) and District Administration Srinagar. Organiser of the Book Fair, Vijender Kumar, said that the fair has received a great response. The fair-cum-exhibition began on August 23 and will conclude at the end of this month. Aug 28, 2014

Japan's golden generation shows no sign of slowing down

For many people in the autumn of their lives, walking up stairs is the biggest physical challenge they face. But in Japan, race tracks, hammer or pole vault await competitors at the Kyoto Masters, some of them more than 100 years old. Duration: 02:32 Aug 28, 2014

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's new president

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who will be Turkey's next president after an easy election victory, climbed from a humble youth in Istanbul to become significant but controversial leader in the Islamic world. Duration: 03:04 Aug 28, 2014

Poroshenko: All sides in Minsk backed Kiev peace plan

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says all sides backed Kiev's peace proposals for ending the fighting in east Ukraine following talks with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Minsk. Duration: 01:00 Aug 28, 2014

Germany tightens laws against suspected hate crimes

The German government passes measures requiring police and courts to take tougher action against suspected hate crimes, following a neo-Nazi killing spree that went unsolved for more than a decade. Duration: 00:46 Aug 28, 2014