Celebrities set to glam up 50th birthday bash of Nita Ambani

Jodhpur, Nov 01 (ANI): Jodhpur city glittered with top celebrities, who were flown to the place by 32 chartered planes, to join the classy 50th birthday bash of Nita Ambani, wife of the country's richest man, Mukesh Ambani. The billionaire and his family are all set to celebrate Nita's 50th birth anniversary on Friday with at least 300 celebrity guests from Bollywood, sports, political and the business world. The famous business family has planned to celebrate the occasion in Jodhpur on a grand scale for two days. The guest-list for this classy and high-end party also included the name of Cricket maestro, Sachin Tendulkar. In the party, many celebrities would meet Tendulkar for the first time after he announced his retirement. Bollywood superstar, Aamir Khan, said that he would convey his love for Sachin, when he meets him at the party. Meanwhile, acclaimed filmmaker, Shekhar Kapur, who was excited to meet the Ambani-clan, said that his old friend, Mukesh Ambani, had always remained unchanged to fame and success in life. Nov 1, 2013

Patna blasts: Main suspect Tariq dies

Patna, Nov 01 (ANI): Ainul alias Tarique, a terror suspect who was injured in the Patna blasts, died on Friday at a government hospital. Ainul, the second suspect, was apprehended while he was crying in pain at the Patna railway junction toilet soon after a bomb which he was trying to fit with a timer exploded. Six of the seven blasts took place at Patna's Gandhi Maidan on October 27. The seventh explosion was at the railway station. Nov 1, 2013

Syria envoy says no peace talks without opposition

UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi said Friday that a proposed Geneva peace conference to end the war in Syria could not be held without the participation of the opposition. Duration: 00:55 Nov 1, 2013

Crowds cheer DR Congo army in seized rebel stronghold

Democratic Republic of Congo troops assaulted positions of the M23 rebel movement on Thursday, a day after seizing their last stronghold, Bungana, in an attempt to finally break the back of the insurgency. Duration: 01:36 Nov 1, 2013

Iraq at 2008 levels ahead of Maliki-Obama talks

Violence in Iraq is at its worst level since 2008. The new figures capture a months-long surge in unrest despite wide-ranging operations targeting insurgents and a major tightening of security in Baghdad and elsewhere. Duration: 00:49 Nov 1, 2013

Filipinos honour the dead on All Saints' Day

Millions across the Catholic Philippines trooped to cemeteries to honour their dead in typically festive fashion on All Saints' Day Friday, ignoring appeals from the Church to keep the day solemn. Duration: 00:50 Nov 1, 2013

French PM asks Russia for 'gesture' on Greenpeace

French PM Jean-Marc Ayrault on Friday asked his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev, to make a "humanitarian gesture" in favour of a French Greenpeace activist arrested in September. Duration: 01:00 Nov 1, 2013

Latest violence in C.African Rep. displaces hundreds

Almost 40 people were killed in weekend fighting between armed vigilantes and former rebels near Bouar in western Central African Republic, the army said Tuesday, issuing a new toll. Duration: 01:02 Nov 1, 2013