Maoists kill one policeman of patrolling party in Bihar

Jamui, Sept 20 (ANI): Maoists killed one policeman of a patrolling party, which was on its way to probe the attack by the rebels on an under construction paramilitary force camp in Bihar. The Additional Superintendent of Police, Shafiul Haque, said that the two injured who were admitted to the hospital were out of danger. Hundreds of people lose their life in the violence, perpetrated by the rebels as well as security forces in counter insurgency operations. Sep 20, 2013

Victorious Indian wrestling team returns to New Delhi

New Delhi, Sept 20 (ANI): Members of India's Wrestling team, who made the country proud by winning two medals at the World Wrestling championships, returned to their nation on Friday. Buoyed by wrestling's re-inclusion in the 2020 Olympic Games, a 22-member strong Indian team of grapplers scripted another success story at the week-long World Wrestling championships. It is first time that India has won two medals in the men's events at the World Championships level. India's wrestling coach, Satpal Singh, expressed his gratitude and wishes towards the team and also appreciated those who extended their support towards the inclusion of the sport in the upcoming Olympics.Earlier on September 17, wrestler, Bajrang bagged a bronze medal in the 60kilogram freestyle category with an overwhelming 9-2 win over Mangolia's Nyam-Ochir Enkhsaikhan and Amit Kumar had won silver on Monday. Sep 20, 2013

Making VK Singh's operation public threat to country: Bharat Verma

New Delhi, Sep 20 (ANI): Talking about the allegations on Former Army Chief Gen. VK Singh, Defence Analyst Captain (Retd) Bharat Verma said on Friday that the politicization of the operation and making it public can be a great threat to the security of the country. He further said that this seems more like a political rivalry than anything else. Gen. VK Singh is under scrutiny on the allegations of toppling the Jammu and Kashmir government by setting up a special unit in the Army. Sep 20, 2013

Jungle raj in UP; Muzaffarnagar left 'Gujarat' behind: Rashid Alvi

New Delhi, Sep 20 (ANI): As the situation in Muzaffarnagar district of UP is nowhere improving, and politicians continue to get arrested on visiting the state, Congress leader Rashid Alvi said on Friday that Muzaffarnagar has even left 'Gujarat' behind and the situation in the state is worse than the later. Further, he said that the residents of the area are scared of going back home in the backdrop of recent communal riots. Talking about ADG Arun Kumar seeking transfer, he said that the state has failed in all aspects and there is a 'jungle raj' in the state. Sep 20, 2013

First UK India Business Centre opens in Gurgaon

Gurgaon, Sep 20 (ANI): The British Trade and Investment Minister Lord Stephen Green, currently on a visit to India with a delegation launched the first bilateral business centre at Gurgaon. This move would enable small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to prosper with their ventures in India. The UK-India Business Centre, is the maiden centre to open in a major emerging market after Prime Minister David Cameron___s call that Britain would go ahead with a new scheme to support business overseas. Great Britain aims to doubling its bilateral trade with India by 2015. Sep 20, 2013

Ramdev dubs PM as a ___robot___

Lucknow, Sep 20 (ANI): Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev dubbed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as a robot and slave of Congress President Sonia Gandhi. Ramdev obliquely said that Sonia Gandhi had taken control of democracy in India by subverting the Constitution. Yoga guru has decided to campaign in the country till parliament polls scheduled in May 2014. Born in a dusty village in northern India to illiterate parents, Swami Ramdev heads a $40 million global yoga empire and owns an island off the coast of Scotland. Sep 20, 2013

Tata group plans new air carrier in alliance with Singapore Airlines

New Delhi, Sep 20 (ANI): Singapore Airlines Ltd and Tata group, owner of the Jaguar and Land Rover brands, have entered into a pact to set up a new full-service airline in India and also have sought approval for this tie-up to function from New Delhi. India___s Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh clarified this while interacting with the media persons in the national capital. Tata Sons said it will own 51 percent of the carrier and Singapore Airlines will own the remainder. On its part, Singapore Airlines said the initial outlay of $100 million would be funded by the two sides in proportion to their ownership. Sep 20, 2013

Stephen Hawking documentary unveiled in UK

Cosmologist Stephen Hawking tells the extraordinary tale of how he overcame severe disability to become the most famous living scientist in a new documentary film premiered in Britain on Thursday. Duration: 01:27 Sep 20, 2013

With Iraq leader in Berlin, party struggles at home

As Iraq's president recovers in Germany from a stroke, his political party at home faces a stiff challenge from an emboldened opposition in upcoming Kurdish elections, with some forecasting a disastrous showing. The struggles facing Jalal Talabani's bloc, which for decades has held a duopoly on power in the autonomous Kurdistan region in northern Iraq, could prove instructive for parties across the country. Duration: 01:01 Sep 20, 2013

Christian hostel has own view of Syria rebels

As social media abound with horror stories of jihadists murdering minorities in Syria, a group of elderly Christians in Aleppo and the rebels who care for them portray a different reality. They object to attempts, including by President Bashar al-Assad, to portray everyone fighting to overthrow the regime as jihadists seeking to eradicate anyone who is not an ultra-conservative Sunni Muslim. Duration: 00:50 Sep 20, 2013

Venezuela accuses US of blocking diplomatic efforts

Venezuela accuses the United States of hampering its diplomatic efforts, saying Washington is denying airspace to its China-bound president and blocking visas for its UN delegation. Duration: 01:20 Sep 20, 2013

Swiss glacier shows climate change in action

The walk from Morteratsch station in Switzerland to the glacier of the same name used to be covered in ice, but it has been steadily shrinking for decades providing one of the clearest examples of climate change in action. Duration: 01:28 Sep 20, 2013

Egypt army buries police general after clashes

The funeral of Giza deputy security chief Nabil Farrag took place in Cairo today, with Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and other top brass in attendance. Farrag was shot dead when security forces stormed the Islamist bastion Kerdassah near the Giza pyramids on Thursday in the latest crackdown on Islamist supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi. Duration: 00:40 Sep 20, 2013

Toddler's 9/11 t-shirt lands mum suspended sentence

French appeals court rules "severe, surprising" sentence over mother for sending her three-year old to school wearing a T-shirt bearing the words "I'm a bomb" and "Jihad, born September 11." Duration: 00:52 Sep 20, 2013

Swiss split on whether to abolish military draft

Swiss voters will head to the ballot box Sunday to decide whether to abolish their conscript army, as much a part of the Alpine nation's image as direct democracy, chocolate and cheese. Duration: 00:53 Sep 20, 2013