Kerry: 'No one country' can stop violent extremism

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday "no one country" can stop violent extremism. Delivering remarks at the White House summit on countering violent Feb 19, 2015

Germany pours cold water on Greece deal

Not good enough - Germany's response to Greece's request for a six month loan extension. Athens offered up major concessions but ran into strong objections from the EU paymaster. The German finance Feb 19, 2015

Five people arrested for allegedly leaking govt documents from petroleum ministry, interrogation on:

New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi on Thursday said that police arrested five people for allegedly leaking government documents from the petroleum ministry. Bassi said that three people were caught with some classified papers and that two more were detained after interrogation. He said that the police in investigating the case and that interrogation with all the five people are on. Basi further said that these people used fake identities to enter the building and had duplicate keys which they used and thereafter used to steal documents, photo-copied them in order to pass them on to non-governmental people. Feb 19, 2015

Dharmendra Pradhan says investigation on over leakage of Classified info from Petroleum Ministry, as

New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry, Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said that investigation is on over the leakage of classified information from Petroleum Ministry. He said that the government will take strong action once the investigation is over. Two Petroleum Ministry employees are among five persons arrested for allegedly leaking confidential government documents to private companies, Delhi Police said. According to sources, said a clerical staff and a peon of the Petroleum Ministry were apprehended by the police. Pradhan, however, said that the new government has started keeping an eye over all the activities in the ministry and said that cameras are installed among other things to keep a check. Feb 19, 2015

Bidding for PM Modi's suit reaches 14.1 million

Surat/ New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): The bidding for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's controversial suit that bears his name in gold pinstripes and which he wore at a meeting with Barack Obama touched a new high on Thursday. Komal Kant Sharma, CMD, Leela Group of Companies, a chain of luxury hotels, in Bhavnagar, bid rupees 14.1 million (1.41 crore) for the suit. The tailored suit is being auctioned in Gujarat to raise money for a project he is championing to clean the Ganges river. The auction ends on Friday. Director of Leela Group of Companies, Bhavnagar, Chirag Mehta, said Sharma would be present at the auction on Friday. Feb 19, 2015
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Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nathula pass to start from 18th June: Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday announced that Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nathula pass will start from 18th June. She said that the route is totally motorable and was not developed till 2014. Swaraj while introducing the route and the website on the same said that initiative on the same was taken up when Prime Minister Narendra Modi took up the issue with Chinese Premier Xi Jinping on the later's state visit. Swaraj also said that the earlier route will be functional as before and the new route will carry less people on its first operation. A phone helpline is also put in place to facilitate the pilgrims. Feb 19, 2015

Agitation will start from Palwal tomorrow, will reach Delhi in 4 days: Anna Hazare

Pune, Feb 19 (ANI): Anti-Graft Crusader Anna Hazare on Thursday said that the agitation over Land Acquisition Ordinance will start from Palwal in Haryana tomorrow. He said that farmers will start for road march from there and that he will give green flag to them. Hazare said that the agitation march will reach Delhi in four days. He also said that people from other places too will join the agitation. Feb 19, 2015