Congress slams Narendra Modi for manipulating poverty figures

New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): Congress leader Ajay Maken on Monday criticized Narendra Modi for manipulating the poverty figures by having a new BPL (Below Poverty Line) criterion in Gujarat. Maken slammed Modi by saying that when he has already mocked the Central government and the Planning Commission for Urban area’s cut off at Rs 32 and rural at Rs 26 then he has no right to again bring out a circular of 10.80 paisa for Gujarat to identify poor BPL people. Feb 3, 2014

Communal harmony leading to growth & prosperity in India

Kerala, Feb 03 (ANI): The state of Kerala, located in southern India is not just a delight for tourists but also it is the forerunner among Indian states in education, living standards, and harmonious coexistence. The mutual affection and cooperation between different communities was visible recently in an aqua show organised in Kochi, the port city of the state. Here every year colorful and uniquely found marine fishes are put on display by people belonging from different communities of the country. Organized by the state government and the fisheries department of India, this show attracts huge crowd, which witnesses a large collection of ornamental fish, aquariums, aqua foods, medicines and related equipment. Feb 3, 2014

Urs of Sufi Saint Baji Ismail draws devotees of different faiths

Jammu & Kashmir, Feb 03 (ANI): Sufism in India has served to promote a common way of understanding the world. People from different faiths across the country congregate at Sufi shrines to pay their respects. One such place is the mausoleum of Sufi Saint Baji Ismail in Rajouri district that attracts Hindu and Muslim devotees. Every year thousands of people visit the shrine. It is believed that taking a bath from the tap near the shrine cures skin diseases. Though devotees throng the shrine throughout the year, the Urs or the death anniversary of the saint attracts a large number of people. The urs of the Sufi saint is celebrated for over eight days. Feb 3, 2014

Olympics: Russia races to complete hotels

With the clock ticking down fast to the start of the Sochi Winter Games, concerns grew about whether all the accommodation would be ready on time as workers toiled around the clock to put the finishing touches to hotels. Duration: 00:34 Feb 3, 2014

Turkish police murder trial opens amid tight security

Four policemen went on trial amid tight security in Turkey on Monday, accused of beating to death a 19-year-old student in the huge anti-government protests that rocked the country last June. Duration: 00:34 Feb 3, 2014

Thai protesters vow no let up after disrupting poll

Thai anti-government protesters vow to press on with street rallies aimed at ousting Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra after a disrupted election failed to cut a path through the kingdom's political crisis. Duration: 01:22 Feb 3, 2014

Rise above politics to pass anti-corruption Bills: Kamal Nath to political parties

New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): The government Monday said it wants to pass the pending anti-corruption bills in the parliament and sought the cooperation of the opposition parties. Speaking to reporters after an all-party meeting ahead of the second half of the winter session beginning Feb 5, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath said there was a need to rise above politics to get the anti-corruption bills and the women's reservation bill passed in this session of parliament. Feb 3, 2014

AAPs allegation on bribing MLAs to topple Delhi govt nonsense: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, Feb 03 (ANI): Reacting on AAP leader Sanjay Singh’s allegation that BJP is trying to bribe its MLAs in order to topple Delhi government and form BJP government, party leader Harsh Vardhan squashed the same as ‘nonsense’. He said that Congress and AAP is frustrated and are putting such allegations due to the same. Earlier, Congress leader Shakeel Ahmad also tweeted that BJP is trying to bribe AAP and its allies so that the government falls. Feb 3, 2014

Will continue to support Kejriwal, demands accepted: Shoaib Iqbal

New Delhi, Feb 03 (ANI): After meeting Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday, JD (U) leader Shoaib Iqbal said that the party’s support to Kejriwal will continue as he accepted all the demands presented before him. Iqbal said that he along with Vinod Kumar Binny had given a 48-hour ultimatum to Kejriwal for fulfilling their demands to which Kejriwal has responded positively. Feb 3, 2014

Egg pepper masala

Description: Egg Pepper Masala Ingredients Boiled Eggs - 12 Onion - 4 finely chopped Tomato - 3 chopped Tomato puree - 1/4 cup Garlic - 6 to 7 cloves chopped A piece of Ginger finely chopped Oil - 1 tbsp Pepper - 2 tsp Salt to taste Cinnamon Clove Cardamom Method 1. Pour about 1tbsp of oil in a wide pan. Add cinnamon, clove, cardamom, onions, garlic and ginger. 2. Add tomato puree and chopped tomatoes after the onions turn golden brown. 3. Add a tsp of salt and pepper. 4. Let it cook for about a minute. The masala for the egg is now ready. 5. Cut the egg in horizontally or vertically and place it on the masala. 6. Add few curry leaves on the top and gently mix it. NOTE: Do not break the eggs pieces. 7. Coat the egg pieces with the masala. Your Egg pepper masala is all ready now. Serve it hot. Like us on FACEBOOK - Follow us on TWITTER - Subscribe to YouTube - A Ventuno Production : Feb 3, 2014

Reducing excess salt or spice

When salt or spice goes out of control while cooking you can try these simple techniques to tone the dish down. Check out the video. Facebook - Twitter - Youtube - A Ventuno Production Feb 3, 2014

Sunset strip

Description - Sunset strip Ingredients Vodka - 15ml White Rum - 15ml Gin - 15ml Triple sec - 15ml Pineapple juice -45ml Dash of Grenadine Top-up Sprite Method: 1. Fill a shaker with ice cubes, vodka, white rum, gin, triple sec and pineapple juice. 2. Stir the drink. 3. Add ice cubes and the shake drink in a glass. 4. Add top-up sprite and a dash of Grenadine. 5. Garnish it. Follow us on TWITTER - Subscribe to YouTube - Like us on FACEBOOK - A Ventuno Production : Feb 3, 2014