BJP slams Rahul Gandhi, says no input on ISI connections with Muzaffarnagar victims

New Delhi, Feb 07 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accused Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, of giving false information that Pakistan's ISI tried to recruit Muzaffarnagar riot victims. Citing central intelligence agency's report, BJP spokesperson Prakash Javadekar said that there was no information that Pakistan's ISI tried to recruit riot affected Muslim men. Meanwhile, Javadekar also blamed the Congress party for disruption of Lower as well as Upper houses of the Parliament. Feb 7, 2014

Maruti Suzukis Celerio makes global debut at 2014 Delhi Auto Expo

Greater Noida, Feb 07 (ANI): Maruti Suzuki unveiled much-awaited, ‘Celerio’, hatchback, which comes with the country's most affordable clutch-less option that is priced just Rs 39,000 more than its base version. Coming with an automated gearshift technology that promises to combine the high mileage of manual cars with the convenience of automatic cars, India’s top carmaker hopes that Celerio will create a fresh market segment. Foreign companies showing cars at the Delhi auto show 2014, which started on Wednesday have already poured billions of dollars into factories, product development and marketing. Feb 7, 2014

Jan Lokpal Bill by Delhi govt unconstitutional: Solicitor General

New Delhi, Feb 07 (ANI): Raising a red flag over the move by Delhi government to bypass the Centre on the Jan Lokpal Bill, Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran has said the Bill must be presented to the Lieutenant Governor before it is tabled in the state Assembly. Parasaran has said the Bill can become law in the National Capital Territory only after it receives the President's assent. Parasaran's opinion came in response to L-G Najeeb Jung's request for counsel on two counts: whether presenting the Bill in the Assembly without sending the legislative proposal to the Central government violates the constitution; and whether the Delhi government has the power to legislate on matters concerning the Delhi Police and the Delhi Development Authority. Feb 7, 2014

Security forces to take tough action against anti-talk faction of NDFB (S) in Assam

Assam, Feb 07 (ANI): Two people, including a senior police officer and an informer, were killed and four others injured on January 28 after a police team was ambushed by cadres of NDFB (S) in Sonitpur district of Assam. The militants fired upon a police team that was returning to the local police station. Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Gulzar Hussain was killed in the ambush and four constables suffered bullet injuries. The injured were taken to the Tezpur Civil Hospital. On January 17, NDFB (S) killed five Hindi-speaking people in Kokrajhar district. Feb 7, 2014

Alarm over 'Big Brother' Turkish Internet curbs

Turkey drew fire Thursday over new Internet curbs portrayed as protecting privacy and the young but which critics say will stifle free speech and accelerate a slide towards authoritarianism. Duration: 00:53 Feb 7, 2014

Yemeni Nobel laureate joins anti-corruption rally

Several hundred protesting Yemeni youths demanded that the government scrap "corrupt" gas deals with foreign firms, including France's Total, which they claim are at vastly lower rates than world market prices. Duration: 00:54 Feb 7, 2014

Female genital mutilation prevalent in Somalia

February 6th is the International Day against Female Genital Mutilation, a practice that still persists in many countries. According to a report released by UNICEF in 2013, the prevalence of FGM in Somalia remains high at 95%. Duration: 01:15 Feb 7, 2014

Prostitution museum opens in Amsterdam's red-light area

Amsterdam's red-light district opened its first "prostitution museum" on Thursday, hoping to lure tourists who always wondered what life was like for those on the other side of the infamous glass windows -- but were too afraid to ask. Duration: 01:08 Feb 7, 2014

Tunisia marks one year anniversary of Belaid murder

Tunisians Thursday marked 12 turbulent months since opposition politician Chokri Belaid was assassinated, with his family still demanding to know what happened despite the alleged assassin being killed this week. Feb 7, 2014