Visit satisfying, relationship between 'Bharat and Bhutan should be B4B': Sushma Swaraj

Thimphu, June 16 (ANI): While addressing mediapersons in Bhutan's capital Thimphu, India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that the visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was satisfying and successful. She said that the relationship between both the neighbouring countries should be 'B4B' where both the nations is pro each other. Swaraj further said that PM Modi and Indian delegates are deeply touched by the warm welcome by the people of the country. Jun 16, 2014

PM Modi stresses upon education and sports for India-Bhutan unity

Thimphu, June 16 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday while addressing a Joint Session at Bhutan Parliament stressed upon education and sports as mediums of strengthening ties between India and Bhutan. Modi said that he was happy to know that Bhutan is spending a majority amount from its budget on education. He also said that education strengthens democracy and thus it is essential to promote education. Modi then highlighted the need for common sports tournaments between both nations in order to develop friendly and cordial relations among youth from both sides. He added that sports will also help in promoting health among youth. Jun 16, 2014

Two cops shot dead in Firozabad by unidentified persons

Firozabad, June 16 (ANI): Two cops were shot dead on Monday in the wee hours by unidentified miscreants, while they were patrolling at 60 foota road in Firozabad. Three teams have been deployed for a strict investigation. Inspector General SK Gupta said that due to lack in diligence, a sub-inspector from Thana Ramgarh has been suspended but the post mortem report is yet to come, so the further investigation will be done after it comes. Jun 16, 2014

PM Modi addresses Joint Session of Bhutan Parliament Part - 1

Thimphu, June 16 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed the Joint Session of Bhutan Parliament in its capital. Modi appreciated the friendly relations between both the countries and said that efforts will be made to strengthen ties. He then laid stress upon the voter turnout in India in the recent General Elections which was larger than US and Europe combined. Modi also stated that the new government of India is committed to make the relationship between Bhutan and India stronger. Jun 16, 2014

Family receives with open arms released Indian sailor held captive by Somali pirates

Kangra, June 16 (ANI): The overjoyed family and friends of the 22-year old Indian sailor, Aman Kumar, released by Somali pirates after three years in captivity, accorded him a warm welcome in Kangra in Himachal Pradesh. Kumar reunited with his parents after a long and anxious wait of three years. Though the pirates demanded a hefty amount for his release, the Indian government pressurized the government of Somalia and ensured his release. Jun 16, 2014

CEO of jute mill beaten to death by mill workers in West Bengal

Kolkata, June 16 (ANI): Workers of a jute mill allegedly beat to death the chief executive officer in the factory premises after he refused to agree to their demand on wages at Bhadreswar in Hooghly district of Kolkata. CEO of North Brook Jute Mill, S K Maheswari, was beaten up by the agitated workers of the factory when he rejected their demand for an increase in the weekly working hours so that they are paid more. General Manager, Kiranjit Singh, said that the workers suddenly turned violent and started throwing bricks and iron rods. The CEO, who suffered seriously injuries, was taken to a private nursing home where he succumbed to death. Jun 16, 2014

Pakistani refugees in JandK demand voting rights

Kathua, June 16 (ANI): West Pakistani Refugees living in Jammu and Kashmir protested and demanded the newly elected PM to think of their welfare and grant them their much awaited voting rights. A number of refugees, including women, raised slogans in favour of their demands where they said that ahead of state elections, they should be given voting rights. State president of West Pakistani Refugees, Labha Ram Gandhi, alleged that the government has only been sympathetic to groups like Kashmiri Pandits but never paid heed to the long pending demands of West Pakistan refugees. Jun 16, 2014

Bhutan PM says India deserves permanent seat in UN Security Council

Thimpu, June 16 (ANI): Bhutan's Prime Minister called for India's inclusion in the UN Security Council as its permanent member as he thanked New Delhi on Sunday (June 15) for its 'unwavering' support and financial aid. Bhutan Prime Minster, Lyonchen Tshering Tobgay hosted a grand banquet for his Indian counterpart and said Indian PM Narendra Modi's first overseas visit to Bhutan, within a few weeks of his being sworn in as Prime Minister, indicates the new government's commitment to strengthen bilateral ties with its immediate neighbours. Supporting New Delhi contention for a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council, Tobgay called for a reform in the council and said India rightly deserved a place. He also added that the socio-economic and political landscape of Bhutan has totally transformed and attributed this achievement to India. Jun 16, 2014

Canada: life as a transgender kid

In Canada, some youngsters with gender dysphoria, a conflict between biological sex and gender identity, are being supported with some provinces allowing over-18s to change sex officially without undergoing gender surgery. Duration: 02:03 Jun 15, 2014