EU wants extra Mediterranean patrols after Lampedusa

The EU's executive Tuesday pushed for extra resources to launch Mediterranean-wide patrols after the Lampedusa tragedy to cope with the flood of refugees knocking on Europe's doors. Duration: 00:27 Oct 8, 2013

Can your baby DJ? They can in New York

If baby yoga seems so yesterday and "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" so last century, then the newest craze among trendsetter New York parents is for you: Baby DJ School. Duration: 01:07 Oct 8, 2013

Obama: Libyan captured by US will be brought to justice

An alleged top Al-Qaeda operative snatched in a US commando raid in Libya was involved in plots that killed hundreds of people and will be brought to justice, President Barack Obama said Tuesday. Duration: 00:59 Oct 8, 2013

Russia commits anti-Putin activist to psychiatric hospital

A Russian court Tuesday ordered that an activist be committed to a mental hospital after convicting him for his role in a protest against President Vladimir Putin, a move that raised charges of reviving Soviet-era punishments. Duration: 00:49 Oct 8, 2013

Belgrade, Pristina overcome dispute ahead of polls

Serbia and Kosovo late Monday overcame a dispute over Belgrade's request to visit the breakaway territory ahead of next month's local polls, which had threatened to torpedo a process to normalise ties between the two sides. Duration: 00:35 Oct 8, 2013

Maoists slain yet another innocent villager in Jharkhand

Palamu, Oct 7 (ANI): Acting with brazen impunity, Maoists have killed a villager in Jharkhand, triggering fear among the locals, Police have informed. The villager, Kameshwar Bhuiya, was killed by at least 10 to 15 Maoists. The Assistant Superintendent of Police, P Murugan, said that a case has also been registered but the Maoists had fled from the area. A relative of the deceased villager, Babu Lal, said that he was killed by the Maoists while he tried to save the lives of two villagers from them. Hundreds of people lose their life in the violence, perpetrated by the rebels. Oct 7, 2013

Anti Telangana Stir: Seemandhra MPs meet PM, ask him to accept resignation

New Delhi, Oct 7 (ANI): As Andhra Pradesh is witnessing continuous violent protests, blackouts and curfew in wake of the proposed bifurcation of the state, Congress leaders and ministers from Seemandhra met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday and asked him to rethink on Telangana issue. Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Purandeshwari Devi said that she along with Surya Prakash Reddy, Chiranjeevi and Pallam Raju have requested the PM to accept their resignation tendered in protest of the decision to divide the state. Oct 7, 2013

Telangana crisis: BJP blames Congress for unrest in Andhra Pradesh

New Delhi, Oct 7 (ANI): The BJP on Monday held the Congress party responsible for unrest in Andhra Pradesh over formation of Telangana - which has resulted in severe protests and strikes in the region. Speaking to mediapersons in New Delhi, BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said that the Congress should end the votebank politics, and try to bring peace and order in the state. Meanwhile, Hussain also slammed the Congress over continuing the dialogue with Pakistan. He urged the ruling party to act tough with Pakistan and added that the peace talks and the constant ceasefire violation in Kashmir could not go hand-in-hand. Oct 7, 2013

Women activists demand speedy action against Narayan Sai

New Delhi, Oct 7 (ANI): After Narayan Sai, the controversial self- styled spiritual guru Asaram's son, was accused of sexual assault, National Commission for Women and other women activists demanded strict and speedy action against him. Sai went missing after fresh sexual assault charges were registered against him and his father on Sunday. Oct 7, 2013

Hindus and Muslims celebrate the Urs of Sufi saint

Aurangabad, Oct 07 (ANI): The mausoleum of Hazrat Nizammudin Aurangabadi Rehmattulah Alleh, situated in Aurangabad in India's western state of Maharashtra, draws devotees from different faiths. Though the devotees throng the shrine throughout the year, the Urs or the death anniversary of the saint, attracts a large number of people. The three-day-long Urs attracts many devotees. They present a perfect picture of interfaith harmony as they perform rituals and offer prayers to the saint. Qawwalis are sung in the praise of the Almighty and the mausoleum is decorated with lights during the Urs. Oct 7, 2013

Rahul Gandhi hopes to make Amethi 'agricultural hub'

Amethi, Oct 07 (ANI): Addressing a rally in Amethi after laying the foundation stone for a mega food park, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that the initiative would provide large scale employment to residents of the area and ensure just pay to farmers exporting agricultural items. Gandhi also said the inaugurated food park in Amethi will have 40 to 50 warehouses and give direct employment to 2,500 people. The Shaktiman Mega Food Park will be set up by Aditya Birla Nuvo in Jagdishpur at Amethi through Indo Gulf Fertilizers. Oct 7, 2013

Doors open for all communities for Bareilly's charitable clinic

Bareilly, Oct 07 (ANI): India is a multi-religious, multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, and a multi-lingual country. Its beauty lies in unity in diversity, and its culture of harmony can be seen across the country. And, there are many who constantly work towards keeping this tradition alive. One such person is Shariq Wadud from district in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh. A doctor by profession, Shariq works for a charitable Homeopathy Clinic 'Paigame Insaniyat' where people belonging to different communities come for medical treatment. The 'Bareilly Paigame Insaniyat' has been running successfully for the past many years. What makes it special is the fact that people, irrespective of their religion, come from far-off places to be treated by Dr Shariq Wadud. The treatment is provided at affordable prices for those who cannot afford expensive hospitals. Oct 7, 2013