Tourism sector of country to capitalise on Rupee fall

New Delhi/ Mumbai/ Goa/Kerala/ Agra, Sep 28 (ANI): The fall in rupee has made it cheaper to travel across India and the country's tourism is reaping the benefits with a surge in the number of foreign tourist arrivals as well as an increase in the number of Indians who are opting for the beaches of Goa over cruises on the Nile. The number of foreign tourists arriving in India between January and June witnessed a rise, but the big push is expected during the holiday season that gets underway from September-October, the tourism ministry says. Sep 28, 2013

Pakistan quake survivors face long wait for aid

Tens of thousands of survivors of Pakistan's earthquake wait for help in soaring temperatures, as the death toll rises and anger grows at the slow pace of government aid.Duration: 00:42 Sep 28, 2013

Gulf dreams turn to dust for Nepal migrant workers

A Nepali migrant worker describes the reality of working conditions after he was lured to the Gulf by the prospect of earning the kind of money he could only dream of in his impoverished homeland.Duration: 00:54 Sep 28, 2013

UN Council orders Syria chemical arms destroyed

The UN Security Council unanimously passed a landmark resolution Friday ordering the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons and condemning a murderous poison gas attack in Damascus.Duration: 00:54 Sep 28, 2013

Indonesia delays search for boat accident survivors

Strong waves prevent Indonesian rescuers from continuing the search for survivors earlier, in a boat sinking that left at least 22 Australia-bound asylum-seekers, mostly children, dead and scores missing.Duration: 00:41 Sep 28, 2013

Guinea elections turn page on years of 'chaos'

Guineans went to the polls Saturday in the first parliamentary elections for more than a decade in the troubled west African nation, after months of delays and a campaign plagued by deadly unrest.Duration:00:32 Sep 28, 2013

Greece arrests neo-Nazi party leader

The deputy leader of Greece's neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party, said his party would fight till the end despite the arrest of its leadership on Saturday.Duration:00:35 Sep 28, 2013

There are constructive debates within party, not conflict: Khurshid on Rahul Gandhi's ordinance comm

Washington DC, Sept 27 (ANI): Reacting to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi___s statement that the controversial ordinance to negate the Supreme Court verdict on convicted lawmakers should be torn up and thrown away, Union External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday said that there are constructive debates within the party which should be welcomed and it does not mean that there are conflicts within the party. Talking to mediapersons in Washington, DC, he also said that the opposition only wants to destabilize the Government so that they can hide their own internal conflicts. Sep 27, 2013

21 killed in bus accident in Himachal Pradesh

Sirmaur, Sept 27 (ANI): A private mini-bus skidded off the road and rolled down more than a 500-foot deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district on Friday killing 21 people travelling in it. According to police all bodies have been recovered, most of them badly mutilated, from the wreckage of the bus. The bus was on its way from Ucha Tikkar to Renuka-ji, a place famous for a Hindu shrine. Sep 27, 2013

Jodhpur AIIMS will prove beneficial for people of all states: Gehlot

Jodhpur, Sept 27 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief minister Ashok Gehlot along with Union health and family welfare minister Gulam Nabi Azad and Union culture minister Chandresh Kumari Katoch inaugurated the medical college and OPD services at AIIMS, Jodhpur. Terming the occasion as memorable and a landmark one in the medical and health history of the state, Ashok Gehlot said that not only patients from Rajasthan but those from surrounding states will also be benefited by AIIMS. He also added that Jodhpur AIIMS will be better equipped than AIIMS, New Delhi. Sep 27, 2013

2G scam: JPC report adopted, CPI (M) says not acceptable

New Delhi, Sept 27 (ANI): The Joint Parliamentary Committee on Friday adopted its controversial draft report on the 2G spectrum allocation case which gave a clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram. Sixteen members voted in favour of the report and 11 against the report. CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury strongly opposed the decision and said that his party will not accept this. Sep 27, 2013

2G scam: JPC report adopted, BJP says black day in Indian democracy

New Delhi, Sept 27 (ANI): The Joint Parliamentary Committee on Friday adopted its controversial draft report on the 2G spectrum allocation case which gave a clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram. Sixteen members voted in favour of the report and 11 against the report. Terming it as a black day in Indian democracy, BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad said that BJP will present a serious dissent note on this. Sep 27, 2013

Economy on ICU, Rupee on ventilator and Dollar on escalator: Rajnath Singh

Chennai, Sep 27 (ANI): Slamming the Congress party, BJP President Rajnath Singh on Friday said that due to the wrong policies of the UPA government, the economy is on ICU, Rupee is on ventilator and Dollar is on escalator proving fatal for the country. Further, Singh said that UPA government is clueless as to how to pull the country out of this crisis. He also slammed the party for its inability to safeguard the fishermen of the country and for being influenced under US pressure for diluting the nuclear liability bill. Sep 27, 2013

Jaitley calls Rahul's 'nonsense' act desperate damage control exercise

New Delhi, Sep 27 (ANI): Even as Congress Vice-president Rahul Gandhi called the Government's Ordinance on convicted lawmakers a complete nonsense and should be torn up and thrown away, Senior BJP Leader, Arun Jaitley on Friday called it a desperate damage control exercise. Sep 27, 2013

Shutdown in Jammu following militant attack

Jammu, Sep 27 (ANI): Jammu city, the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir state witnessed a complete shutdown on Friday in wake of the attack by militants at Harinagar police station and Army base camp in Samba district. The call for shutdown was given by the Bharatiya Janata Party and was supported by Jammu chamber of Commerce and industries. All shops, business establishments remained shut. Meanwhile, members of the BJP youth wing also held a protest against the attacks and said that the security lapses by the government led to the occurrence. Sep 27, 2013