Karachi protest continues over sectarian violence

Karachi, Nov 22 (ANI): More than two hundred Islamists took to the streets of Pakistan's commercial capital Karachi, condemning the latest wave of spiralling sectarian violence that has killed eleven people in the country. Sectarian violence appears to be spreading after clashes between minority Shi'ite and majority Sunni Muslims in Rawalpindi, prompted the government to impose a curfew and block mobile telephone services over the weekend. Rawalpindi remained under curfew and tight security for three days after a Shi'ite procession on Friday. Nov 22, 2013

Congress trying to salvage situation in Mizoram: BJP

Aizawl, Nov 22 (ANI): After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi promised Mizoram with better road connectivity and jobs for youths during his election rally in the state, BJP Spokesperson Nalin Kohli said that Congress is now trying to salvage the situation in the state. He said that this is the case of half-truths by Congress and that they are trying their hands in Mizoram after they are left with no hope from other states. Nov 22, 2013

Omar Abdullah lashes out at separatist leaders for meeting Pakistan envoy

Jammu and Kashmir, Nov 22 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah lashed out at separatists for meeting advisor to Pakistan Prime Minister on security and foreign affairs, Sartaj Aziz, during his visit to New Delhi. Abdullah said the separatist leaders didn't have any agenda to discuss. Aziz met the Kashmir separatist leaders on November 10 while on his visit to New Delhi for Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM). Abdullah also said that Kashmir's enemies lie within the state. Nov 22, 2013

Atleast 300 militants preparing to infiltrate J and K: DS Hooda

Poonch, Nov 22 (ANI): More than 300 militants are preparing to infiltrate along the disputed border of Jammu and Kashmir, according to Senior Army official. While visiting an army school in Poonch district on Thursday (November 21), Lieutenant General, 16 corps of the Northern Command Headquarter, DS Hooda said that according to intelligence sources, cross-border militants were trying to enter the Indian Territory along the disputed international border. Hooda said that security forces were put on a high alert at the line of control to check the infiltration. Nov 22, 2013

AAP sting operation: Opposition condemns party, demands action

New Delhi/ Bhopal, Nov 22 (ANI): After a sting operation carried on by a media portal claimed Aam Aadmi Party's leaders involvement in "raising funds through illegal means" the opposition, Congress and BJP condemned the party. Congress Delhi Committee President JP Agarwal said that a party with no history does things like these and that strict action should be taken against it. Meanwhile, BJP senior leader Arun Jaitley said that is AAP has set some standards in public, they should better stand by the same instead of stooping so low like this. Nov 22, 2013

Cyclone Helen: Andhra Pradesh braces for nearing landfall

Vishakhapatnam, Nov 22 (ANI): As the Cyclone Helen is predicted to hit Andhra Pradesh on Friday evening, by the CWC Duty Officer D Sagar, the state braces for the same with various security measures taken by the state government. The cyclone is to hit the Machilipatnam area first following which comes other districts like vijayanagram, etc. Sagar predicted heavy rainfall and the wind speeds of upto 100-110 km/h. He said that the sea levels will remain high and the fishermen are appealed to stay away from the area. Nov 22, 2013

LRA rebel chief Kony in Central Africa, wants to surrender

Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony -- one of the world's most elusive war criminals -- is currently in the Central African Republic according to the Central African Presidency, which says Kony wants to lay down his arms and surrender. Duration: 01:30 Nov 22, 2013

Iraq Sunni mosques shut down in wake of deadly attacks

Attacks mostly targeting Sunni-majority areas of Iraq killed 13 people on Friday as the minority community shuttered countless mosques nationwide, complaining that security forces were failing to provide adequate protection. Duration: 00:44 Nov 22, 2013

Negotiators see some progress in Geneva nuclear talks

After a one-hour meeting between EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday morning, Catherine Ashton's spokesman Michael Mann said they had "useful" and "intensive" session. Duration: 00:41 Nov 22, 2013

Poetry provides gateway to past for alzheimer sufferers

Alzheimer's sufferers find it difficult to recall recent events and so can easily feel isolated and lonely, but one association in Stratford-upon-Avon in the UK is using poetry and song to recover long-buried memories. Duration: 02:52 Nov 22, 2013