Egypt rival protests descend into violence

At least 15 people are killed in clashes between Islamists and police in Egypt, as thousands of supporters of the military mark the anniversary of the 1973 Arab-Israeli war.  Oct 6, 2013

Myanmar's ancient temple city faces modern danger

The Bagan temple complex is one of the holiest and most visited sites in Myanmar. But many temples have been badly renovated over the past 20 years, which could threaten its application for world heritage status. Oct 6, 2013

Maoists call for shutdown in Ranchi

Ranchi, Oct 05 (ANI): Maoists have called for a shutdown in Ranchi district of Jharkhand on Saturday (October 05) following encounter of their fellow rebel, bringing normal life in the region to a standstill. Reportedly, the insurgents were enraged when police forces killed a Maoist in the region a few days ago during an encounter. Tourists expressed their fear saying they were uncertain about their safety while travelling. In Ranchi, daily commuters were left stranded as trains and buses did not ply. Oct 5, 2013

Delhi assembly polls run up: Where is corruption, asks Sheila Dikshit

New Delhi, Oct 05 (ANI): Ahead of the upcoming state assembly polls, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Saturday asked opposition parties to give her details of alleged corruption in the state. She further said that power prices in the national capital were the lowest as compared to all the other states. Oct 5, 2013

12 Maoists surrender in Odisha

Malkangiri, Oct 05 (ANI): Exploited by group members and pressurized by police officials, 12 Maoists, including five women, surrendered before police in Malkangiri district of Odisha. Superintendent of Police, Akhileswar Singh, said that most of the Maoists, including a couple, belonged to Poplur Dalam and Kalimela Dalam in the Naxal-hit district adjoining Andhra Pradesh. Oct 5, 2013

AAPs Delhi CM candidate Kejriwal says Lokpal to be passed on 29th Dec

New Delhi, Oct 05 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) chief ministerial (CM) candidate for the upcoming Delhi elections, Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that a special assembly session will be called in Ramlila Maidan on December 29 and the Jan Lokpal bill will be passed after the party wins with a sweeping majority. Oct 5, 2013

India begins power supply to Bangladesh, PM seeks shared prosperity

New Delhi, Oct 05 (ANI): Helping Bangladesh to partly meet the demand for electricity, India has extended its hand by supplying power supply to the neighbour even as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday saught shared prosperity between the two nations. Oct 5, 2013

Why is no one talking about Bodoland, Gorkhaland, asks Jaganmohan Reddy

Hyderabad, Oct 05 (ANI): YSR Congress President Jaganmohan Reddy who is on fast-unto-death against the Centre's move to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh and to create Telangana, said that people are splitting the states for votes and seats. He also said that no body’s talking about Bodoland or Gorkhaland then why Telangana should be any different. Oct 5, 2013

Modi can't even manage Gujarat & dreaming of running the nation: Congress

New Delhi, Oct 05 (ANI): After the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) lambasted the working of the Integrated Child Development Scheme in Gujarat and said in its report that every third child in the state is underweight, the Congress got a chance to raise questions over the development mantra chanted by the Gujarat Chief minister Narendra Modi. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said on Saturday that Modi can't even manage Gujarat and he is dreaming of running the nation. Oct 5, 2013