US President Barack Obama led world tributes Tuesday to Nelson Mandela, hailing him as 'a giant of history' at a rain-soaked memorial attended by tens of thousands of South Africans united in proud, noisy celebration.Dec 10, 2013
Gilgit Baltistan, Dec 10: The harsh Himalayan winters have made life miserable for the people of Gilgit Baltistan. The lack of medical infrastructure and facilities makes things worse for the people of this remote region.Dec 10, 2013
Johannesburg, Dec 10 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee while addressing a memorial service to former President and anti-apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela at Johannesburg recounted and honored the legend for his extraordinary life.Dec 10, 2013
Johannesburg, Dec 10 (ANI): Even as nearly 90 leaders from across the world flew to South Africa on Tuesday for memorials to former President and anti-apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela, US President Barack Obama remembered Mandela’s life and legacy as also thanked South Africa for sharing Nelson Mandela with the world.Dec 10, 2013
Johannesburg, Dec 10 (ANI): Even as nearly 90 leaders from across the world flew to South Africa on Tuesday for memorials to former President and anti-apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela, US President Barack Obama remembered Mandela's life and legacy as also thanked South Africa for sharing Nelson Mandela with the world.Dec 10, 2013
Religious leaders opened a memorial service for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday with interfaith prayers, calling on close to 100 world leaders in attendance to take inspiration from the life of an icon of freedom and justice.Dec 10, 2013
Two dingo puppies, Marle and Digger, are being raised in an Alice Springs nature park after being born into one of the few remaining strongholds for pure-bred dingoes in Australia, Cape York. Duration: 01:30Dec 10, 2013
Jewels and precious objects belonging to Britain's Duke and the Duchess of Windsor are to be auctioned at Sotheby's on Thursday, providing a glimpse into the personal life of the royal couple. Duration: 00:56Dec 10, 2013
New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): In a major embarrassment to the Congress-led UPA government, seven of its own MPs from Seemnadhra have moved a notice of no confidence motion against the Manmohan Singh government over creating Telangana. Reacting over this, BJP leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy said on Tuesday that the Government has virtually come to a stand-still, and considering the fact that its own MPs have moved no-confidence motion, the Government must quit.Dec 10, 2013
New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that only Constitutional authorities are entitled to the privilege which guarantees right of way to read beacon cars. Constitutional authorities include the President, Prime Minister, cabinet ministers, governors, the Chief Justice of India, Supreme Court judges and the heads of both houses of Parliament.Dec 10, 2013
Tokyo, Dec 10 (ANI): This facility in Chofu, Tokyo, has the most advanced municipal waste treatment plant in Japan. The "Green Plaza Fujimi" started its operation in April 2013. It is managed by JFE Engineering to handle combustible waste and produce energy from it. The fully automated unit attracts visitors from abroad, especially Asian countries.
A key feature of this facility is "zero emission" - a mechanism to produce zero waste from garbage. The combustible waste of 400,000 citizens is collected in this facility, which has the capacity to burn 288 tons of garbage every day. The facility also generates electricity using a steam turbine engine from heat produced by the incineration of waste.
It produces 43.3 million kilowatts per year, which is sold to an electric company. The electricity produced can meet the requirements of about 10,000 households.Dec 10, 2013
New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): Ruling out any alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that his team member Prashant Bhushan's statement was his personal view. AAP leader Bhushan sparked a controversy by saying that his partymight extend an 'issue based' support to the single largest party in Delhi polls - BJP, with 32 seats.Dec 10, 2013
New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): Reacting to the 4-state assembly poll washout of his party, Senior Congress Leader, Manishankar Aiyar on Tuesday said that Congress might lose the 2014 general polls, however, he hit back at BJP's PM Candidate, Narendra Modi calling him a joker for his alleged lack of knowledge about history and economics.Dec 10, 2013
New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): Speaking on the recent Delhi assembly poll outcome, West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that time was ripe now for the resurgence of regional parties amid Congress's downfall.Dec 10, 2013