Muscovites react to EU-US sanctions imposed on Russia

Russians seem not to be worried about the new US and EU sanctions, but analysts warned that these measures will also contain some bite for the Russian economy which is teetering on the edge of recession. Duration: 00:44 Jul 30, 2014

Fighting around Donetsk impairs MH17 crash investigation

Fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists on Wednesday prevented international investigators reaching the MH17 crash site for the fourth day in a row, the Dutch team leader said. Duration: 00:50 Jul 30, 2014

Jorhat hosts national amateur muay-thai kick boxing championship

Jorhat, July 30 (ANI): Around 130 participants from 18 states of the country participated at the 9th National Amateur Muay-Thai kick boxing championship in Jorhat. In the three-day event organized by all Assam amateur Muay Thai and Fair sports Club of India, participants from the age group of 6 to 22 competed in different categories. Muay Thai is a combat sport from the Muay martial arts of Thailand that uses stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques. The sport is gaining popularity in the northeast where various events are being organized to attract more youth. Jul 30, 2014

Indian environmentalist begins study on growing antibiotics resistance

New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): The Centre for Science and Environment, a non-profitable research organisation in New Delhi expressed serious concern over the growing resistance towards antibiotics in India witnessed by a number of doctors in their hospitals. Addressing a conference, Director of Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), Sunita Narain, on Wednesday spoke of the findings of a research that focused upon the presence of antibiotic elements in certain food products due to which people are becoming immune to the antibiotics prescribed by doctors for common infections. Jul 30, 2014

Oommen Chandy assures safe return of stranded nurses from Libya

Thiruvananthapuram, July 30 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister, Oommen Chandy, on Wednesday assured that the Indian nurses stranded in war-torn Libya will return back safely within the next few days. Libyan forces on Tuesday battled Islamist militants with rockets and warplanes for control of an army base in the eastern city of Benghazi after at least 30 people were killed in overnight fighting. Worried over the tense situation, the Indian mission in the conflict-ridden country has suggested its citizens to evacuate Libya and avoid going to conflict zones. India is also preparing for the safe return of its people and is even assuring to arrange for those who cannot afford to come back. Chandy added India's foreign ministry has been requested to send a separate flight for the stranded nurses to collect them from Tunisia, where they will be landing in batches from Tripoli with the help of the Indian Embassy in Libya. Jul 30, 2014

Concern grows over worsening Ebola crisis

Pan-African airline ASKY has suspended all flights to and from the capitals of Liberia and Sierra Leone amid the worsening Ebola health crisis, which has so far caused 672 deaths in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Duration: 00:43 Jul 30, 2014