Rajnath Singh on President Pranab Mukherjee's speech

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): BJP president Rajnath Singh on Sunday supported President Pranab Mukherjee's remark that the people of this country should elect a party with majority for a stable government. Jan 26, 2014

Maharashtra Governor unfurls tricolor

Mumbai, Jan 26 (ANI): Maharashtra Governor K Shankar Narayanan on Sunday unfurled the tricolor and took Republic Day salute in Mumbai on the occasion of Republic Day. Jan 26, 2014

Kolkata holds candle light march to protest against young tribal woman's gangrape

Kolkata, Jan 26 (ANI): Kolkata held a candle light march to protest the gang rape of a young tribal woman that was carried on orders of village council in Birbhum district of West Bengal. People conducted the candle light march upto the Suri Sadar hospital where the victim is undergoing treatment and prayed for her well being. Jan 26, 2014

India, Japan open strategic dialogue on technology collaborations

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): India and Japan discussed strategic and technological collaborations as Asia's two largest economies close ranks against mutual rival, China, by strengthening business and bilateral ties. Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe, along with his wife Akie Abe arrived in New Delhi on Saturday afternoon. India's Trade Minister, Anand Sharma applauded Tokyo's commitment to the Indo-Japanese relations and called for strengthening the pact, bolstering business ties between the two Asian giants. Jan 26, 2014

Four workers abducted for ransom from a road construction site in Manipur

Manipur, Jan 26 (ANI): On January 11, suspected armed cadres of KNF (N) kidnapped two drivers and two supervisors from a road construction site inside Singda dam complex in Manipur. The incident took place when they were working at a site on the top of a hill where an approach road to Singda dam is being constructed. The abductors have reportedly demanded a ransom of Rs.1 crore for their safe release. Jan 26, 2014

Uncertain times for Argentina's economy

Argentina's peso stabilized Friday after plunging 14 percent over two days, helped by the government's removal of some exchange controls and the central bank's reported resumption of intervention. Duration: 02:48 Jan 26, 2014

Massive Islamic festival begins in Bangladesh

Vast crowds of Muslims pray near the Bangladeshi capital as the second largest annual Islamic congregation after the Hajj begins under tight security. Duration: 00:39 Jan 26, 2014

Pranab Mukherjee's speech on Republic Day eve

New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday addressed the nation on the eve of the 65th Republic Day. Mukherjee extended warm greetings to all in India and abroad. He said that India must find its own solutions to its problems and also added that we must be open to all knowledge. He further said that education is no longer just the privilege of the elite, but a universal right and added that we must usher in an education revolution that becomes a launching pad for the national resurgence. Jan 25, 2014

Rival rallies mark Mubarak ouster in Cairo

Egyptian police fired tear gas at anti-government protesters in Cairo on Saturday, as the country marked the anniversary of a 2011 uprising that overthrew veteran president Hosni Mubarak. Duration: 00:46 Jan 25, 2014

Ukraine protesters create 'fortress' to resist attack

Protesters and Ukrainian police were on Saturday still locked in a tense standoff in Kiev after a night of sporadic clashes that erupted despite a truce and offer of concessions by President Viktor Yanukovych. Duration: 00:59 Jan 25, 2014

Corporal punishment for the 13 Birbhum gangrape accused: WB Governor

Kolkata, Jan 25 (ANI): Reacting to the recent Birbhum gangrape case where a tribal woman was raped by thirteen men on the directions of the village authorities, West Bengal Governor M.K Narayanan said that his verdict on the case was that the accused should be given corporal punishment. He further said that the criminals should not be associated with any political party. Jan 25, 2014

Bharti has apologized, matter should be closed now: AAP

Ahmedabad, Jan 25 (ANI): Reacting to the criticism received by Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti for making a derogatory comment on a reporter, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Spokesperson Ashutosh on Saturday said that the whole matter should be closed as Bharti had apologized for his statement. He further said that Delhi Chief Minister had made the right statement by saying that Bharti's remark was wrong. Jan 25, 2014

Lt Governor Najeeb Jungs speech on Republic Day eve

New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): In his address to the people on the eve of Republic Day, Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung congratulated the people of Delhi and other states. He stated the points for development in the state and also hoped for a corruption free nation. Jan 25, 2014