AAP ready to offer 'issue-based' support to BJP, Shiv Sena says against democracy

New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): After Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan said that the party could support BJP if its 'demands are met', Shiv Sena Spokesperson Sanjay Raut said that such conditions on the same is against the principles of democracy and AAP should first support the party then talk of agendas. On this BJP leader Kirti Azad said that AAP should stick to one point first and stop changing their statements every now and then. Azad also said that AAP should come to a common minimum programme. Dec 10, 2013

Thai PM rejects protesters' demand to step down

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra refuses demands by anti-government protesters to resign ahead of upcoming elections, urging them to abandon their "people's revolution". Duration: 00:57 Dec 10, 2013

'Mangalyaan' in full swing towards Mars

Kerala, Dec 10 (ANI): The Chief of India's Space Research Organisation (ISRO), K. Radhakrishnan has said that India's satellite Mangalyaan is progressing well towards the planet Mars. The Indian Space Body has successfully raised the orbit of the Mars Spacecraft for the fifth time since it launch on November 5 this year into the earth-bound orbit by the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C25). Radhakrishnan also talked about the mission details. Dec 10, 2013

BJP credits party win to positive agenda and great leaders

Raipur, Dec 10 (ANI): Glowing with the flush of victory, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) attributed the party's glorious win in state polls to the positive agenda and great work performed by its various leaders. Senior leader of BJP, Venkaiah Naidu, while denying any negative or emotional campaigning against their opponents, attributed the party's win in Chhattisgarh to the performance during the term of governance of its leader and chief of state, Raman Singh. Naidu attributed the party's brilliant performance to its dynamic leadership. Dec 10, 2013

US Vice President Biden pays tribute to Mandela

US Vice President Joe Biden paid tribute to Nelson Mandela on Monday as he signed the official book of condolences at the South African Embassy in Washington. Biden called Mandela a 'truly remarkable man'. Duration: 01:01 Dec 10, 2013

Preparations at Mthatha airport ahead of Mandela funeral

At the Mthatha airport in the Eastern Cape, preparations are taking place and security has been tightened ahead of the landing heads of state coming to attend Mandela’s funeral in his home village of Qunu. Duration: 00:54 Dec 10, 2013

Mandela tributes at Victor Verster Prison

Flowers are laid at Victor Verster prison in Cape Town where Mandela, with his fist clenched in the air, walked to freedom in 1990 after 27 years in apartheid jail. Duration: 01:06 Dec 10, 2013

South Africa prepares for Mandela memorial service

South Africa raced Monday to meet the unprecedented logistical challenge of hosting close to 100 world leaders flying in from every corner of the globe for the state funeral of freedom icon Nelson Mandela. Dec 10, 2013

Young achievers from northeast gather in Guwahati to discuss the potential of the region

Guwahati, Dec 09 (ANI): The third edition of the Young leaders Connect Conference at the Guwahati Medical College auditorium was attended by young leaders and achievers from diverse fields of the northeast region. Centered on the theme of “Branding North east: Speaking for ourselves”, the conference focused on highlighting positive achievements of the region. Held under the aegis of Youth Net, a Nagaland based non-profit organization, the event was graced by personalities like filmmaker Prakash Jha, boxing Icon Mary Kom, Mountaineer Anshu Jamsenpa and football player Baichung Bhutia. The event aimed to develop a positive outlook about the northeast and laid stress on the untapped potential that the region holds in terms of cultural heritage, natural resources and human capital. Dec 9, 2013

Perfect example of communal harmony; Muslim donates land for building of temple

Bareilly, Dec 09 (ANI): Bareilly is located in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh. It is known especially for its rich culture and heritage of interfaith harmony, which is upheld by people of different faiths residing here. And, presenting a perfect example of this ethos is the Tusli Math, a temple dedicated to saint Tulsi Das built on a land provided by a Muslim Nawab. Dec 9, 2013