Vyapam scam: Madhya Pradesh Governor resigns

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav stepped down from his post after he was named in the multi-crore Vyapam scam in the state. Reportedly, Yadav was asked to resign by the Home Ministry after he was named in a police complaint in connection with the Vyapam scam involving politicians and government officials. He was booked for corruption, misuse of his official position and cheating. The Special Task Force, which is probing the scam, reportedly needs presidential sanction to chargesheet him. The scam involves the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board or Vyapam, which holds the exams for positions like medical officers, constables, teachers and auditors for government departments. The candidates allegedly bribed government officials to make it to the list of those who cleared the test. Feb 25, 2015

Arson suspected in Palestinian mosque attack

Dawn revealed the damage of an apparent arson attack overnight, on a small, neighborhood mosque in the village of Al-Jabaah near Bethlehem. Authorities say graffiti written in Hebrew suggest the Feb 25, 2015

Texas man convicted of killing 'American Sniper'

A Texas man is sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after he being convicted of murdering the US Navy Seal whose story inspired blockbuster movie "American Sniper." Duration: 00:36 Feb 25, 2015

Congress protests against land acquisition Ordinance at Jantar Mantar

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The Congress party on Wednesday protested against the Land Acquisition Ordinance at Jantar Mantar. Congress held a rally called 'Zameen Wapsi Andolan' at Jantar Mantar to oppose the ordinance. Prominent party leaders Digvijay Singh, Ajay Maken, Jairam Ramesh, Raj Babbar, Deepinder Hooda addressed the crowd. Digvijaya Singh said that farmers seem to be on one side and industrialists on another and now people have to decide who they are with. Feb 25, 2015

At least 37 dead in Baghdad bomb attacks

Baghdad residents are burying their dead -- after a wave of bomb attacks killed at least 37 people and wounded dozens of others. Police and medical sources say at least seven explosions struck in or Feb 25, 2015

Delhi Police launches 'Himmat' WhatsApp & Hike Group for women safety

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): After the launch of a mobile application ‘Himmat’, the Delhi Police on Wednesday launched the ‘Himmat’ Whatsapp and Hike Group for women safety. Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said that the WhatsApp group will prove helpful to women who use public transport on a regular basis. Reportedly, around 27,000 people have downloaded the ‘Himmat’ app in just one month. Feb 25, 2015

AAP govt announces reduced electricity bills, free water for Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday announced reduced electricity bills and free water for the people of Delhi soon after coming to power. Sisodia said that promises made by the AAP government will be fulfilled keeping the interests of people in mind. He said that the households which use electricity up to 400 units per month shall be eligible for paying half of their bill amount, while the families which exceed 400 units will have to pay the entire bill. Further, Sisodia announced free supply of 20,000 litres of water to every household in a month. The facilities will be effective from March 01 onwards. Feb 25, 2015