LG Najeeb Jung assured to look into legality issue of e-rickshaws in Delhi: Kejriwal

New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): Former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday met Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung over the legality issue of E-Rickshaws in the national capital and said that the LG has assured to look into the matter. Kejriwal said that this is the question of employment of lakhs of people and should be taken seriously. Further, he also said that he will approach Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari over the matter. Jun 16, 2014

Akhilesh asks office-bearers to maintain clean image, politicos react

New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has directed all office-bearers of the Samajwadi Party to maintain a clean conduct and image. Akhilesh has said it is the responsibility of party workers and office-bearers to ensure that eligible people get benefits of welfare schemes. Jun 16, 2014

Nigerian schoolgirls still missing two months on

Two months after the kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls, the teenagers appear no nearer being found and freed, despite international support and media attention. Duration: 02:24 Jun 16, 2014

Michael Schumacher Out of Coma, Leaves Hospital

Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher's manager has confirmed the German is out of coma and has left the intensive care unit in Grenoble hospital, nearly six months after a life-threatening accident. Jun 16, 2014

First Session of 5-day AP Legislature from 19 June

The first session of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly and Council will be held for five days from 19 to 24 June in the old Assembly Bhavan in Hyderabad. The Assemlby session will start at 11.43 am on Thursday, 19 June. Jun 16, 2014

Officials finalize plan to supply power to Bangladesh

Agartala, June 16 (ANI): Asset Manager of ONGC Tripura VP Mahawar said that the country would be in a position to supply 100 megawatts of power to Bangladesh by the end of this year under its Palatana project, which is a hallmark of cooperation between both the nations. Northeast region shares 1,880-km-long border with Bangladesh, and has potential for developing cross-border trade. In response to India's request, Bangladesh government had allowed the transit of the dimensional cargos, consisting of heavy machinery and turbines for the project through the waterway of that nation into landlocked Tripura and without which it would have also been impossible to inaugurate the power plant. Jun 16, 2014

Uttarakhand floods: BJP accuses Congress of not doing rehab work

New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party, on Monday, sought the dismissal of Congress in Uttarakhand while accusing it of failure in carrying out its duties of handing over bodies to the next of kin and not undertaking rehabilitation works even after a year of the flashfloods. Jun 16, 2014

Brazilians protest against high cost of 2014 FIFA World Cup

Brazil, June 16 (ANI): Demonstrators gathered in the Brazilian capital of Brasilia to rally against the high costs of the ongoing FIFA World Cup. Hundreds of protestors convened at a bus terminal in the downtown area of the city before heading out to the Mane Garrincha National Stadium, shouting slogans condemning the tournament. The protesters said they were angry about more than 11.5 billion US dollars spent on the World Cup when Brazil is facing glaring inequality and pressing needs in education, healthcare, housing and transport. Meanwhile, police in Rio de Janeiro near Maracana stadium used tear gas on protesters after they threw explosive devices. Jun 16, 2014

French fans at Sao Paulo fan fest rejoice 3-0 victory over Honduras

Sao Paulo, June 16 (ANI): Soccer fans at the FIFA Fan Fest in downtown Sao Paulo witnessed a strong opening performance on the part of France as the European nation defeated Honduras in their first match of the 2014 World Cup. A moment of madness in the first half and a landmark goal line technology ruling in the second helped France to a 3-0 victory over Honduras in their Group E clash. Benzema made it three with a piledriver in the 72nd minute to complete the win that put France top of their group on goal difference ahead of top seeds Switzerland. A group of French fans and interns working in Sao Paulo were ecstatic to see their country's team return to form. Jun 16, 2014