Temporary Thai truce on eve of king's birthday

Thailand's anti-government protesters and security forces observe a temporary truce as the nation prepares to mark the birthday of the revered king, after police stepped back in a dramatic move to calm violent clashes. Duration: 01:17 Dec 4, 2013

Arunachal pays homage to 1962 war heroes

Itanagar, Dec 4 (ANI): At least 100 veterans and families of martyrs of the 1962 Chinese aggression were honoured at a three-day event organized by the Sanskar Bharati Purbottar in Itanagar. Chief Minister Nabam Tuki attended the valedictory function and felicitated family members of the martyrs along with Governor Lieutenant General (Retired) Nirbhay Sharma. The leaders praised the services rendered by Indian soldiers along the international borders. Tuki also announced the setting up of a new war memorial at Itanagar in memory of soldiers who had died in the 1962 war. The event was attended by 1962 war veteran Lt. Gen (Retd) V.M Patil, actor Mukesh Khanna and several renowned artists from across the country. Participants from the northeastern states also presented various colorful cultural programmes. Dec 4, 2013

I am being framed, says Narayan Sai post medical test

New Delhi, Dec 04 (ANI): Following his arrest earlier on Tuesday evening, self-styled godman Asaram Bapu's absconding son Narayan Sai will be produced before a court in Rohini at 2pm on Wednesday. Ahead of being produced in the court, Sai was taken to Ambedkar hospital for medical tests where he claimed he was being framed with allegations of sexual misconduct/rape. Dec 4, 2013

China searches for its own Tiger Woods

China is mobilising the state behind golf, but 13-year-old Ye Wocheng, the youngest player to compete on the European Tour, says officials should turn instead to the country's "tiger" parents to find the next Tiger Woods. Duration: 02:06 Dec 4, 2013

Delhi Polls: Vijay Goel confident of BJP victory

New Delhi, Dec 04 (ANI): Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Vijay Goel on Wednesday cast his vote, and said that he has full confidence in the BJP getting an absolute majority in the Delhi Assembly elections. Dec 4, 2013

Justice AK Ganguly must step down as chairman of WBHRC: TMC

New Delhi, Dec 4 (ANI): The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday stated that retired Supreme Court Justice AK Ganguly should step down from the post of the Chairman of West Bengal State Human Rights Commission. TMC MP Derek O'Brien said that the charges of sexual harassment against Justice Ganguly by a law intern were serious and therefore he must resign immediately. Dec 4, 2013

Bangladeshs opposition continues nationwide strike over polls

Bangladesh, Dec 04 (ANI): The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its rightwing allies have extended their nationwide strike for two more days, seeking postponement of polls even as violence raged on. As a result of the flaring violence at least six people were killed and 30 injured in Chittagong and Chandpur regions of the delta nation. Dec 4, 2013

Delhi Polls: Kapil Sibal casts his vote

Delhi Polls: Kapil Sibal casts his vote New Delhi, Dec 04 (ANI): Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal cast his vote on Wednesday. Talking to mediapersons, he appealed to the people of Delhi to vote for the right candidate. Dec 4, 2013

Delhi Police on Narayan Sais arrest

New Delhi, Dec 4 (ANI): The Delhi Police on Wednesday informed that the police force trailed a suspected vehicle and arrested Narayan Sai and Hanuman-his associate, after establishing their identities, at the Haryana-Punjab border. He further added that the entire operation was conducted by the Delhi Police. Dec 4, 2013

Delhi Polls: Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung casts his vote

New Delhi, Dec 04 (ANI): Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung cast his vote on Wednesday. Talking to mediapersons, he said that as compared to other states, Delhi will have a high polling status, being the capital city. Dec 4, 2013

Narayan Sai is being trapped: Asaram's Spokesperson

Ahemdabad, Dec 04 (ANI): Asaram’s spokesperson Uday Sangani on Wednesday said that Narayan Sai will cooperate with the judicial procedure and he is not running from the law. Self-styled godman Asaram's son Sai, who had been escaping arrest in a sexual assault case in Surat, was nabbed by Delhi Police on Wednesday. He further said that this is a conspiracy against Sai and his associates. Dec 4, 2013

Foreign Secy Sujata Singh to visit Bangladesh fostering strong bond between two nations

New Delhi, Dec 4 (ANI): In the midst of political deadlock and violence gripping Bangladesh over the polls, Indian Foreign secretary is scheduled to visit Bangladesh for fostering strong bond between the two countries. Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Syed Akbaruddin said that Foreign Secretary, Sujata Singh would meet Bangladeshi PM, Sheikh Hasina and leader of main opposition, Khaleda Zia during her visit ahead of the nation’s polls. Akbaruddin also said that the Foreign Secretary is likely to discuss the Constitution Amendment Bill on the land boundary agreement with Bangladesh. Singh will be undertaking her first visit to Bangladesh on Wednesday to review aspects of bilateral relationship between the two neighbouring countries. Dec 4, 2013