US-based NRI doctor successfully performs surgery in Jaipur with help of Google Glass

Jaipur, Jan 12 (ANI): Orthopedic surgeon Selen G Parekh used the medium of Google Glass, the tech giant's wearable computer, to perform a successful foot and ankle surgery. A team of doctors under supervision of US based Indian doctor Parekh conducted the foot and ankle surgery wearing Google glass, which was broadcasted live on Google website via internet. Jan 12, 2014

Kolhapur toll booths vandalized, Shiv Sena calls for bandh

Kolhapur, Jan 12 (ANI): Nine toll booths in Kolhapur district of Maharashtra were ransacked on Sunday by a group of activists after a dispute over collection of toll tariff. The roads and nearby highways have also been severely vandalized, following which the protesters were detained, police confirmed. About dozen members of anti-toll action committee had launched a hunger strike six days ago, saying that they would not call it off unless the toll collection stopped. Maharashtra Minister of State for Home affairs Satej Patil and Labour Minister Hasan Mushrif had reportedly met the activists on Saturday and assured them that Government would ask the company to stop the toll collection. Jan 12, 2014

Biting cold, dense fog affects northern India

Kanpur, Varanasi, Jan 12 (ANI): A spell of intense cold wave condition continued in northern India on Sunday, affecting daily lives of people and disrupting air and rail traffic. A blanket of thick fog enveloped Uttar Pradesh, and mercury dipped several notches further. Jan 12, 2014

People pledge to vote during awareness rally in Bangalore

Bangalore, Jan 12 (ANI): A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) organised a voting awareness rally on Sunday in Bangalore. People were wearing t-shirts, ‘I pledge to vote’, and took part in the rally in huge numbers. Jan 12, 2014

MP CM conducts surprise inspection, checks govt schemes for poor fighting cold

Bhopal, Jan 12 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, conducted a surprise visit to inspect the implementation of state government’s schemes to help poor fighting cold weather conditions. Chouhan said that his government had ordered concerned authorities to arrange for bonfires and distribute blankets among the homeless people. Jan 12, 2014

Why Rahul failed to bring development in Amethi: Ashutosh

Amethi, Jan 12 (ANI): While addressing AAP leader Kumar Vishwas' rally in Amethi, Ashutosh questioned Rahul Gandhi on why is there no development, no electricity, poverty in his age old constituency. He compared Ravana with the opposition and Ram with Arvind Kejriwal who with his truth and simple ways won over the great power. Further, talking about protests in the constituency against AAP, he said that the party supporters should not retaliate against those protesters with anguish but with understanding and intelligence. Jan 12, 2014

Narendra Modi not man-eater, but Congress-eater: Ramdev

Patna, Jan 12 (ANI): Reacting on Union steel minister Beni Prasad Verma's 'man-eater' remark for Narendra Modi, Ramdev said that Modi is not 'man-eater' but 'Congress-eater' and that is why Congress is scared of him. He said that Modi is able to give stable government and solve major issues facing the nation today. Jan 12, 2014

Shinde's advice on minority youth unconstitutional, no right to withdraw cases: BJP

New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Hitting out at Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde's advise for releasing 'minority youths' who are detained wrongfully, BJP Spokesperson Nirmala Sitharaman said that Shinde's advice is unconstitutional and he has no right to withdraw cases. Sitharaman said that all are equal before law and that withdrawing cases against particular community is not right and against the Constitution of India. Jan 12, 2014

Muzaffarnagar deaths not because of govt mismanagement, media twisted comment: Narad Rai

Lucknow, Jan 12 (ANI): After UP Sports Minister Narad Rai's 'people die in palaces too' remark over Muzaffarnagar death brought controversy from politicos, Rai said that the statement meant that no deaths were because of mismanagement by the government. He also said that media twisted his statement. He further said that SP government in UP expressed grief on the deaths and will grieve on deaths of any person whether they are living in palaces or camps. Jan 12, 2014