Tripura's Council member's house, vehicles torched in post poll violence

Tripura, Apr 14 (ANI): A village council member Faruk Mia's house and his two vehicles were torched allegedly by CPI (M) hooligans in Tripura in a post poll attack. The incident took place in bordering Ragna Echirepar village under Dharmanagar sub-division in North Tripura. Apr 14, 2014

Encounter triggers between Army and militants in Kashmir

Srinagar, Apr 14 (ANI): Fierce gunbattle between militants and army took place in Srinagar of Jammu and Kashmir as security forces zeroed in following reports of militants hiding in a house of a residential area in the heart of the city. As the mammoth general elections have kicked off in the country, the militant attacks have increased in the valley in order to instill fear among the masses and show their repulsion against the establishment. Apr 14, 2014

Japan military in popularity push

The Japanese Self-Defence Forces are on a charm offensive to attract young recruits, with online popularity contests and a soprano superstar. Duration: 02:33 Apr 14, 2014

Mayawati attacks Congress, BJP's PM nominees

Aurangabad, Apr 14 (ANI): Former CM of Uttar Pradesh and Chief of Bahujan Samaj Party, Mayawati launched sneaking attacks on the Congress and BJP's choice of PM nominees. Apr 14, 2014

Uruguay opens its first cannabis library

Uruguay opened its first Cannabis Library in Montevideo on Saturday, where people can come and read books on cannabis or take classes on how to grow the plant or even how to cook with it. Duration: 01:20 Apr 13, 2014

Guinea-Bissau votes in watershed elections

Guinea-Bissau held watershed elections on Sunday for a president and parliament expected to usher in a new dawn of stability in a country plagued by drugs and upended by a military coup. Duration: 00:38 Apr 13, 2014

At least 11 dead in Chile fire: police

At least 11 people have died in a massive blaze in Chile's port city of Valparaiso famous for its UNESCO-listed historic center, authorities said Sunday. Duration: 00:32 Apr 13, 2014

Christians mark Palm Sunday in Jerusalem

Christians mark Palm Sunday by processing through Jerusalem to remember Jesus's triumphal entry into the Holy City a week before he was crucified. Duration: 00:35 Apr 13, 2014

Sharad Pawar tweets Modi dreaming of becoming Hitler, Politicos react

New Delhi, April 13 (ANI): Politicos reacted after NCP Chief Sharad Pawar tweeted about Narendra Modi saying 'Someone is dreaming to become Hitler in this country. We shouldn't allow such forces to succeed.' BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the looming defeat of the Congress is making the party make such statements and that a senior leader like Pawar should not have made such statements. Meanwhile, JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said that Modi has qualities like that of Hitler and that he agrees with Pawar. Apr 13, 2014

Narendra Modi meets Rajinikanth in Chennai

Chennai, April 13 (ANI): BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday met superstar Rajinikanth at his Chennai residence. BJP leaders had in the past hoped that the party gets some support from the cine star, who has a wide appeal not just in Tamil Nadu but in other states as well. The party has, however, termed it to be a "personal meeting" between the duo. Rajinikanth, while talking to mediapersons, also wished Modi for the ongoing polls, the results of which are due on 16 May. Apr 13, 2014

Azam Khan says EC working on Congress' behest, Politicos react

New Delhi, April 13 (ANI): Politicos condemned Samajwadi party leader Azam Khan's remark on Election Commission, wherein he claimed that the commission is unfair and is working on Congress' behest. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said that Khan thinks if a commission is not speaking in his favour, its with under party. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that blaming the EC is wrong and that he should be penalised by the commission for the same. Meanwhile, JD (U) leader KC Tyagi said that such leaders should be removed from UP for peaceful polls to take place. Apr 13, 2014

Militants attack NC Youth leader Yavar Masoodi's house in J and K

Pulwama, April 13 (ANI): A militant attack killed two police personnel on Sunday when militants attacked the house of ruling National Conference youth leader Yavar Masoodi in Pulwama district of Kashmir. The militants attacked the house of Masoodi and opened fire at his house. During a brief encounter, the militants were killed and the police gun was recovered. Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) South Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said that the militants were killed in a brief encounter when the police chased them in a nearby field. Apr 13, 2014