Oil train derails in North Dakota

Train wagons carrying crude oil explode sending a massive mushroom cloud of flames skywards after derailing in North Dakota. Duration: 00:32 Dec 31, 2013

#Happy #New #Year: What is More Popular - New Year or the Hashtag?

It's no longer a number sign or a pound sign. Its new avatar, under the name 'hashtag', has been so overused in micro-blogging site Twitter that a Michigan University has branded the term as the second most annoying word of the year after 'selfie'. Dec 31, 2013

Search on for Delhi Assembly Speaker as BJP refuses pro-tem post

New Delhi/Kaushambi, Dec 31 (ANI): The search for Delhi Assembly Speaker has intensified as the Bharatiya Janata Party has refused to take up the post of pro-tem Speaker of the House. Meanwhile, Aam Aadmi Party leaders will meet on either on Tuesday night or Wednesday morning to decide on the Speaker. Dec 31, 2013

Gen Y most likely to text while driving

New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI) A new survey has shown that generation Y youngsters are more likely to text while driving. The poll of 2144 New Zealanders conducted by financial research and ratings company Canstar Blue found that respondents aged between 18 and 29 were the most likely to indulge in the dangerous practice. According to the company's general manager Derek Bonnar, almost 20 percent of Gen Ys regularly talked or texted while driving. The survey further showed that Gen Ys were also most likely to sneak a peek at their partner's phone, with 25 percent of those surveyed confessing to secretly looking through their partner's phone. Dec 31, 2013

Muzzafarnagar has been unfortunately divided by Samajwadi Party: Kamal Farooqui

New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): Former Samajwadi Party Leader, Kamal Farooqui on Tuesday slammed Samajwadi Party and its supremo, Mulayam Singh Yadav saying that it’s very unfortunate that the Akhilesh Yadav government instead of trying to put the house in order in Muzzafarnagar is blaming media. He further slammed SP Government saying that the entire area has been unfortunately divided by these politicians. Dec 31, 2013

PM to address media on Jan 3, might project Rahul Gandhi as Cong's PM Candidate

New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will address a press conference at 11 a.m. on January 3 at the National Media Centre in New Delhi. Friday's press conference will be Singh's second such interaction with the media in his second term as the Prime Minister, which began in May 2009. Dec 31, 2013

Patience needed to solve diplomatic row: JD (U) on Khobragade issue

New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): Commenting on the soaring ties between India and the US over Indian Diplomat Devyani Khobragade’s arrest, JD (U) chief Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said that the matter needs to be dealt with patiently. Yadav said that a single case should not be responsible for ruining the relations between the two countries. Dec 31, 2013