Rajnath Singh, Uma Bharti participate in Gomti River cleanliness drive

Lucknow, Sept 30 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, and Water Resources Minister, Uma Bharti, participated in a cleanliness drive of drying and polluted Gomti River in Lucknow on Tuesday. The ministers said that all the required attempts will be ensured to rejuvenate the water body. Singh said that countries with dying rivers cannot develop and cited the example of development of London after the rejuvenation of Thames River. Meanwhile, Bharti said that the Gomti River will be rejuvenated in the line of Sabarmati River in Gujarat. Meanwhile, a rally was also organised on this occasion to raise awareness among people about proper usage and restoration of the holy river. Sep 30, 2014

Microsoft to roll out commercial cloud services from local data centres in India

New Delhi, Sept 30 (ANI): Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday said that Microsoft would roll out commercial cloud services from local data centres in India by the end of 2015. Microsoft Azure is a cloud-based platform for creating, deploying and maintaining online applications and services such as websites and web-hosted applications. The service, which is used by governments and corporations around the world, supports various programming languages, tools and frameworks. Nadella, who took the helm of the world's largest software company in February, said there was an incredible demand and opportunity for India with Microsoft cloud services. Sep 30, 2014

PM Modi pays floral tribute at Mahatma Gandhi's statue

Washington DC, Sept 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached the Indian Embassy in Washington and paid floral tribute at the Mahatma Gandhi's statue. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj also paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi. Excited Indian Americans were also present to see the Prime Minister paying tribute. Sep 30, 2014

PM Modi to pay floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi's statue, excitement increases

Washington DC, Sept 30 (ANI): Excited Indian-Americans waited for Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is about to reach Indian Embassy to pay floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi's statue. The Gandhi Status in front of the Indian Embassy near DuPont Circle was dedicated on September 16, 2000 during a State Visit of then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in the presence of the then US President Bill Clinton. Sep 30, 2014

Police arrest two with packets of heroin ready to be sold in metros

Khunti, Sept 30 (ANI): Acting on a tip off, police officials in Khunti district of Jharkhand arrested two drug smugglers with packets of heroin that was ready to be sold in metros. The drugs caught are of high quality. Reportedly the accused have been into this business for more than a month now. Superintendent of Police, Anish Gupta, told reporters that the heroin seized was worth a huge amount. A special team was formed after information received from Crime Investigation Department (CID) on drugs trafficking. Jharkhand, a Maoist infested region, is backward and undeveloped, where gullible people often fall prey to nefarious activities to earn a quick buck. Sep 30, 2014

George Clooney's FIL 'wants to be a grandpa now'

New Delhi, Sept 30 (ANI): George Clooney's father-in-law has put "pressure" on his daughter and the actor to start having kids. Ramzi Alamuddin reportedly took to the microphone during the couple's wedding reception telling daughter, Amal Alamuddin and Clooney that now was the time for grandchildren, a web portal reported. His father-in-law had also said that the marriage was not only good for their family, but also for the Middle East. Sep 30, 2014

Ben Affleck can relate to his character in 'Gone Girl'

New Delhi, Sept 30 (ANI): Ben Affleck has said that he can relate to his character that he has played in ' Gone Girl'. He said during the premiere of his movie that even if one was portraying the role a huge villain, one had to find their way in and had to figure out a way to go and he will do the same, a leading Magazine reported. He said that according to him people fool themselves when they said that they would never do that. Sep 30, 2014

Kim Sharma launches her brand 'Liaison' at Helping Hands Exhibition

Mumbai, Sept 30 (ANI): Mohabbatein girl Kim Sharma who was away from the public eye after getting married to Kenyan businessman Ali Punjani was recently spotted launching her own bridal grooming brand 'Liaison' at ‘Helping Hands’ a charity exhibition held in Mumbai. Speaking on the occasion Kim also added that charity for kids has always been very special for her. We wish you all the very best for your new venture Kim. Sep 30, 2014

Reports of Jayalalithaa's ill-health farce, says Bangalore Police Commissioner

Bangalore, Sep 30 (ANI): Bangalore Police Commissioner MN Reddi on Tuesday said that the reports of AIADMK Chief J Jayalalithaa's ill health are not true. He added that whenever there is a Z or Z+ security person in the city, it is a part of the security protocol to write to the government hospital to keep a ward as well as the medical equipments ready for any eventual. Sep 30, 2014

BSE closes points 33.40 up on September 30

New Delhi, Sept 30 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 33.40 points up to stand at 26,630.51. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 5.90 points up to stand at 7,964.80. JPINFRATEC and EICHERMOTORS were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 7.09% and 6.31% along with APOLLOTYRE and MRF with an increase of 5.42% and 5.14% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include INDIABULLS REAL ESTATE LTD. and GMRINFRA with a decrease of 5.33% and 4.88% along with SUZLON and DLF with a decrease of 4.78% and 4.77% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is down 10.33 points at 17,746.90 while the banking sector is down 82.51 points at 17,615.46 and the reality sector is down 43.19 points at 1,581.27. The Indian currency is down 0.28% at Rs 61.71 per dollar. Sep 30, 2014

Argentina_s tax evaders detected, hunted down by drones

Argentina doesn_t only have Lionel Messi the footballer, it has now also acquired _Mesi_ the drone system which monitors undeclared mansions, swimming pools and soy fields to curb tax evasion in the country. Duration: 01:18 Sep 30, 2014