Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan to appear before Jodhpur court today

Jodhpur, Jan 29 (ANI): Bollywood actor Salman Khan has reached Jodhpur to appear for the trial at the court on Wednesday on account of the Blackbuck poaching case. Salman was summoned by the Chief Judicial Magistrate after being exempted from appearing in court till now. Salman has been charged under Section 51 of the Wildlife Protection Act, while others under Section 52 of the Act and Section 149 (unlawful assembly) of the IPC. Jan 29, 2014

Annie Raja condemns Asha Mirjes remark on Nirbhaya

New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): Maharashtra State Women Commission member and NCP member Asha Mirje has said that Delhi gang-rape victim Nirbhaya had only herself to blame for the sexual assault. Mirje questioned the Delhi gang-rape victim's intention in going out to watch a movie with a friend at 11 pm in the night. Condemning the statement women rights activist Annie Raja said that no one can make such irresponsible statements. Jan 29, 2014

Mamata Banerjee inaugurates book fair in Kolkata

Kolkata, Jan 29 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, inaugurated an international book fair in Kolkata. The fair will be open to public from Wednesday and continue till February 09. The focal theme of this year's fair is Peru. It will see participation of 29 countries besides publishers from across India showcasing their books in nearly 600 stalls. Soon after inaugurating the fair, Banerjee said that the event could very rightly be dubbed as 'grassland of books'.The most anticipated event in this fair would be the inauguration of Kolkata Language and Literature Festival (KLLF) in which several luminaries from the world of art and culture are likely to participate. Jan 29, 2014

South Sudan investigates alleged coup organisers

Government and opposition rebels are still fighting for control of key parts of South Sudan, and Justice Minister Paulino Wanawila says the governement has completed the interrogation of suspected coup leaders. Duration: 01:07 Jan 29, 2014

Klitschko hopes to find resolution to Ukraine crisis

World boxing champion and Ukrainian opposition leader Vitali Klitschko said he hoped to find a way of resolving Ukraine's political crisis, following meetings with President Viktor Yanukovich. Duration: 00:40 Jan 29, 2014

Syria regime says US 'arming terrorist groups'

Syria's warring sides will not meet again at peace talks in Geneva on Tuesday, the UN said, after a morning session broke up with the regime accusing Washington of "arming terrorists." Duration: 01:05 Jan 29, 2014

Ivory Coast elephants get new home as habitat shrinks

Conservationists in Ivory Coast have been hunting, trapping and transporting a dozen extremely rare elephants to a new forest home, in an unprecedented operation that is crucial for both the animals and the local population. Duration: 01:56 Jan 29, 2014