South Sudan battles rebels as atrocity reports mount

Battles between government troops and rebels raged Friday in South Sudan, as the UN said child soldiers had joined the more than month-long conflict with atrocities committed on both sides. Duration: 01:31 Jan 18, 2014

India, Pakistan agree to round-the-clock trade through Wagah-Attari border

New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): India and Pakistan agreed to allow round-the-clock trade between both the nuclear-armed nations through Wagah-Attari border on Saturday after a meeting of trade ministers in a bid to boost ties. India’s Trade Minister Anand Sharma, said that containers would move into Amritsar and Lahore instead of being unloaded at the check-post and re-loaded. Jan 18, 2014

MEA assures African envoys on safety of their nationals

New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): After having a meeting with African envoys in India, MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Saturday said that the ministry has assured them of the safety of their nationals. Akbaruddin said that the ministry feels strongly on the issue and would not condone the same. He said that the Delhi commissioner has also assured of making a plan for security of foreign nationals. Jan 18, 2014

Star Guilds Awards closes with 8 awards to Bhaag Milka Bhaag

Mumbai, Jan 18 (ANI): The 9th edition of the Star Guild Awards was brought to a close with the biggest stars of the Indian Film and Television industry at India’s showbiz capital, Mumbai. The film based on Milkha Singh, former Indian track and field sprinter, biopic, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, walked away with an impressive 8 awards.. Jan 18, 2014

Case should be registered against members involved: Arvinder Singh Lovely on medical tests of Africa

New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): DPCC Chief Arvinder Singh Lovely on Saturday criticized Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Aam Admi Party saying that a case should be registered against the members involved in performing medical tests of African nationals. The vigilantism of the AAP cadre in rounding up some African nationals for medical tests on suspicion of being involved in drug and sex racket has attracted widespread condemnation from both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party. Jan 18, 2014

BJP vs AAP over deaths of homeless in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): After National Human Rights Commission issued a notice to Delhi government over deaths of homeless people, AAP leader Manish Sisodia said that investigations are on in the case and steps are taken in the direction. He said that there were night shelters near the places of incidents and that sometimes, people don’t want to go to the night shelters provided. Meanwhile, attacking at AAP for the same, BJP leader Vijay Jolly said that the government should look into the matter and they are not doing anything. Jan 18, 2014

Sunanda Pushkar cremated at Lodhi Road Crematorium

New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor’s body has been cremated at Lodhi road crematorium on Saturday. Pushkar’s body was carried into the crematorium by her husband Shashi Tharoor and her son from her previous marriage Shiv Menon. Sunanda Pushkar was found dead late Friday in a suit at Leela Hotel in Delhi. Pushkar’s body was taken to AIIMS for autopsy after which doctors said that she had an unnatural & sudden death and that there were injury marks over her body. Jan 18, 2014

US clothing store goes 'pubic'

US clothing chain American Apparel has sparked controversy by putting mannequins sprouting pubic hair in the windows of their shop in New York. Duration: 00:35 Jan 18, 2014

India stampede kills 18 in Mumbai

A stampede kills at least 18 people in Mumbai when a large crowd gathered to pay their last respects to a Muslim spiritual leader, according to the Press Trust of India news agency. Duration: 00:41 Jan 18, 2014

Will look into Kejriwals complaint against Delhi police: Shinde

Patna, Jan 18 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Saturday said that he will look into the complaint put forth by Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and other legislators from his party regarding the inaction taken by the Delhi police. Delhi’s law minister Somnath Bharti had on January 16 slammed the Delhi police for being inactive against a prostitution racket that was allegedly run by a few Nigerian nationals in the city. Jan 18, 2014