Bangladesh mulling to bring Pak war criminals under trial: Prosecutor

Dhaka, March 03 (ANI): A top prosecutor of Bangladesh, Syed HAider Ali, on Sunday said he was examining papers and documents to bring Pakistani soldiers, accused of committing genocide during the 1971 liberation war who were released under 1972 Shimla Agreement, under trial in the country. Bangladesh law minister Shafique Ahmed hinted that 195 war criminals, who were handed over to Pakistan under Shimla Agreement be brought to justice. Ali said that the government would approach the foreign countries and investigating agencies. He also admitted that war criminals trial had slowed down due to some technical hitch. Mar 3, 2014

Twin blasts kill at least 35 in Nigeria

At least 35 people were killed following two explosions in a crowded neighbourhood of Nigeria's restless northeastern city of Maiduguri, a stronghold of Boko Haram Islamists, police said Sunday. Duration: 00:39 Mar 3, 2014

Putin prepares to send more troops into Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin won the green light from parliament to send troops into Ukraine after a bloody three-month uprising swept new pro-EU leaders to power while also sparking unrest in the pro-Kremlin Crimean peninsula. Duration: 01:20 Mar 2, 2014

Congress on ordinance route to pass Anti Graft Bills

Nagpur, March 02 (ANI): Congress leader Rajeev Shukla on Sunday said that the Congress wants to pass the anti graft bills for public welfare and the opposition should not oppose but support the government if it takes the ordinance route. The Union Cabinet is meeting to take a final call on whether or not to take the ordinance route for key anti-corruption bills backed by Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi. Mar 2, 2014

Muzaffarnagar riots were provoked by political parties for vested interest: Kejriwal

Kanpur, Mar 2 (ANI): While blowing the poll bugle in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur city, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday launched a scathing attack against all the political parties including the state ruling Samajwadi Party. Kejriwal invoked last year's Muzaffarnagar communal riots that left many people dead and missing. He said that political parties provoke riots for vested interest. Mar 2, 2014