More protests as Venezuela leader calls for talks with US

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Ukraine opposition seeks to oust president

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Guinea pig meat sees gastronomic boom in Peru

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Sweet bonda

Ingredients Grated coconut - 1 Jaggery - 200 gms Split chana dal cooked - 150 gms Ghee - 1-2 tps. Cardamom pods Cashew nuts Raisins Besan Rice flour Method 1. Melt the jaggery by adding some water in a pan. 2. In another pan, add some ghee and roast cashew nuts, raisins and coconut. 3. Now, add the cooked dal and cardamom powder. 4. Pour the jaggery syrup in the pan and mix it well. 5. Let the mixture cool for sometime and then make small balls out of it. 6. Add besan and rice flour in a bowl. 7. Pour little water to it. 8. Put the ball into the mixture and deep fry it. Like us on FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/HomeCookingShow Follow us on TWITTER - https://twitter.com/VentunoCooking Subscribe to YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/user/VentunoHomeCooking A Ventuno Production : http://www.ventunotech.com Feb 22, 2014

I see UPA-II rule as a 'lost opportunity': Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Arun Jaitley on Saturday addressed a press conference in Delhi. Speaking at the conference, Jaitley said that UPA suffers from policy paralysis and lack of leadership. He further said that he sees UPA-II as a 'lost opportunity' and added that they had a great chance but they threw it away, Feb 22, 2014

Maid murder case: Court rejects bail plea of Dhananjay Singh

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): A Delhi court on Saturday rejected the bail plea of Bahujan Samaj Party leader Dhananjay Singh in connection with a case relating to the death of his maid following alleged torture by him and his wife. Feb 22, 2014

Congress wants to become hero by passing anti-graft bill through ordinance: BJP

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Reacting on government's decision to pass the anti-graft bill through ordinance, BJP Spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi said that Congress wants to become heroes in the eyes of people by passing the bill when they failed to do anything else in their 10-year rule. Lekhi said that the opposition sat till 6:00 pm on Friday to pass the prioritized bills but Congress itself never mentioned the aforesaid bill during that time. She said that if the anti-graft bill is not in the priority list of Congress, then nothing can be done about it. Feb 22, 2014

Narendra Modi praises Arunachal Pradesh's courage to defy China's threats

Pasighat, Feb 22 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's Prime Ministerial Candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed a rally in Pasighat area in Arunachal Pradesh. Modi appeared on the stage wearing a traditional attire of the state. Making an apparent reference to the recent entry of Chinese troops into the state, Modi praised the courage shown by the people of the state to defy China's threats. Apart from Arunachal Pradesh, he will be addressing two more rallies in north east region today. The other rallies will be in Assam and Tripura. Feb 22, 2014

Congress to pass anti-graft bill through ordinance, politicos draw contradictory reactions

Mumbai/ New Delhi/ Kolkata/ Lucknow, Feb 22 (ANI): After government decided to pass the Anti-Corruption Bills through an ordinance, political parties draw contradictory reactions over the same. Congress leader Satyavrat Chaturvedi said that opposing the bill reflected the hypocritical nature of the opposition which had earlier asked for a strong law against corruption. NCP leader Tariq Anwar said that there is no option left now when opposition never allowed the passage of bills in the Parliament. Meanwhile, Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal said that passage of any bill can't end corruption in any way. CPI (M) leader Mohd Salim said that such a way of passing nay bill will lessen the value and importance of Parliamentary sessions. Feb 22, 2014

AAP warns Congress over 'goons attacking Vishwas in Amethi', says UP govt biased

Noida, Feb 22 (ANI): Commenting on AAP- Congress clash in Rahul Gandhi's constituency Amethi, AAP leader Ashutosh warned the Congress party to stop such things or else there will be a protest in whole UP. He said that organizing rallies and to promote their party is a democratic right of any party and no party can come in between the same. Further, Ashutosh said that when the party went to state police for filing complaint, nobody paid any heed to the same. He said that this clarifies that Mulayam Singh Yadav and Gandhi are united. Feb 22, 2014

Delhi power tariff subsidy: Hope for less problem when AAP govt returns, says party

New Delhi/ Noida, Feb 22 (ANI): Reacting to opposition over Delhi power tariff subsidy given by former Delhi government, party leaders Ashutosh and Sanjay Singh hoped that any such problems won't be faced by the people of the national capital once the party comes back to government with majority. Ashutosh said that the party won't interfere with the court's decision but problem will lessen one the audit of electricity companies are done. Feb 22, 2014

No power subsidy from April 1 in Delhi, BJP slams Kejriwal

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Subsidy for consumption up to 400 units, announced by the Sheila Dikshit government and later increased by the Arvind Kejriwal government, will cease in the new financial year as there is no provision for it in the interim budget for 2014-15 approved by Parliament on Friday. Reacting over this, BJP leader Harsh Vardhan on Saturday slammed AAP convener and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind kejriwal for cheating the people of the state and making false promises. Feb 22, 2014

Steve Jobs to appear on US stamps in 2015

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): The US Postal Service is reportedly giving a fitting tribute to late Apple founder Steve Jobs by taking out stamps with the icon's picture beginning in 2015. Jobs, known as pioneer of the personal computer revolution, headed the technology giant apart from Pixar Animation Studios and founded NeXT Inc. According to The Verge, other deceased icons receiving their own stamps that year include Elvis Presley and famed Tonight Show host Johnny Carson. Feb 22, 2014