Three dead as Cambodian police open fire on protesters

Cambodian police opened fire on protesting garment workers Friday, killing at least three people, as the kingdom's strongman premier faced growing public anger on the streets of the capital. Duration: 00:42 Jan 3, 2014

Snowstorm slams northeastern United States

Snow, high winds and a glacial chill hit the northeastern United States Friday as a blast of brutal wintry weather bore down on many states and major cities. Duration: 01:14 Jan 3, 2014

Experts survey scene after Beirut blast kills four

Lebanese security forces continued to guard the area a day after a car bomb killed four people in south Beirut, the fourth attack to hit the Hezbollah bastion since the Shiite group announced its intervention in Syria last year. Duration: 00:42 Jan 3, 2014

Unrest feared as Bangladesh holds 'farce' vote

Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is certain to cement her grip on power this Sunday at elections boycotted by her rivals and shunned by the West. Duration: 00:38 Jan 3, 2014

Odisha to enact Lokayukta Act within a month: Naveen

Bhubaneswar, Jan 03 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday announced setting up of a Lokayukta in the state within a month. The Chief Minister made the announcement after the state cabinet approved a proposal in this regard. Claiming that his government always took tough, effective and exemplary steps in tackling corruption, Patnaik said that improving transparency and delivery of public services were the priority of his government. Jan 3, 2014

BJP hits out at PM over corruption, telecom scam

New Delhi, Jan 03 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), lashed out at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday over corruption and failure to come clean on the telecom scam, which has been a blot on his government. BJP spokesperson Nirmala Sitharaman said that the Congress Party, under Singh's governance has not acted against those involved in the telecom scam. Jan 3, 2014

We have a young leadership of Rahul Gandhi: Khurshid

New Delhi, Jan 3 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday reiterated that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will be leading his party's campaign in the 2014 general elections and added that it has been a unique experience for him to serve under Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Jan 3, 2014

Rural women in Tripura being trained to help them become self employed

Tripura, Jan 3 (ANI): These women are being trained to make incense sticks at the Gandhigram Craft Processing Centre in West Tripura. The centre is a women run cluster that aims to bring economic development and generate employment by utilizing the bamboo resources of the state. It started the training programme recently with an aim to generate employment and provide adequate income to the rural women. It has trained over 380 women till now. Jan 3, 2014

Manmohan Singh s press conference was a farce: BJP

New Delhi, Jan 3 (ANI): BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Friday slammed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's press conference and said that it was a farce. He also added that Manmohan Singh's government failed to curb corruption, price rise and inflation. He further said that despite corruption, inflation & unemployment which is a perfect recipe for disaster, he is still trying to prove that he governed well. Jan 3, 2014

Good that PM admitted his failures: TMC

Kolkata, Jan 03 (ANI): Reacting over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's speech on Friday, TMC leader Saugata Roy said that it is good that the Prime Minister has admitted his failures. Talking to mediapersons in Kolkata he said that the UPA government failed to control inflation and check corruption. Jan 3, 2014

BSF on high alert along India-Bangladesh border ahead of polls

Tripura, Jan 3 (ANI): Security along India-Bangladesh border was further tightened and paramilitary troops were on high alert on Friday in wake of the ongoing political turmoil in Bangladesh ahead of the January 5 general election. The Border Security Force (BSF) has been put on high alert in Lankamura area of Tripura and has been asked to remain vigilant to foil any infiltration attempt by the militants. Jan 3, 2014