The practicalities of Scottish independence

Polls in Scotland's independence referendum show the two sides more or less neck and neck, forcing Britain to seriously start considering the implications of a "Yes" victory. Duration: 01:45 Sep 12, 2014

Hamas-hired employees queue for owed salaries in Gaza

As Palestinian Hamas-hired employees wait in long lines to receive salaries that have been owed by Hamas on Thursday, UNRWA Chief of Gaza Operations and the Palestinian Housing Minister spoke of reconstruction efforts. Duration: 01:24 Sep 11, 2014

Delhi to Taj Mahal in 90 minutes, high speed train cracks trial run

Agra/ New Delhi, Sep 11 (ANI): Rail travellers will be able to reach the famed Taj Mahal's Agra city from New Delhi in just 90 minutes once commercial operations of the high speed train, which has successfully completed its second and the final trial run, starts in November. Railways on Thursday successfully conducted a trial run of a passenger train at a speed of 160 km per hour between Delhi and Agra, making it the country's fastest train. Neeraj Sharma, Chief Public Relation Officer (CPRO), Northern Railways said that this trial run was not for testing the speed but for time-tabling. The railways had decided to conduct three trials for the semi-high speed train but the second trial scheduled on August 22 was cancelled due to unavailability of resources. Therefore, the authorities decided to make the September 11 trial the final one. Sep 11, 2014

EC orders FIR against Yogi Adityanath for 'inciting religious enmity'

Lucknow, Sep 11 (ANI): The Election Commission on Thursday ordered Uttar Pradesh Chief Election Officer to file an FIR against BJP MLA Yogi Adityanath for allegedly promoting religious enmity. Adityanath delivered a speech recently designed to incite communal tension, the Commission has found. Reprimanding the MP from Gorakhpur, the poll panel has also written to the controversial leader, warning him to be careful. Adityanath was also listed today along with other leaders from his party in another FIR for defying the state government to hold a rally in Lucknow on Wednesday evening. Sep 11, 2014

Suspected ISI agent arrested by NIA, under judicial custody till 25th September

Chennai, Sep 11 (ANI): National Intelligence Agency (NIA) on Thursday produced Arun Selvaraj, a suspected ISI suspect in the Special Court under POTA at Poonamale, Chennai. He was arrested yesterday in Chennai by NIA. Public Prosecutor CSS Pillai said that Selvaraj is taken under judicial custody till September 25th. The allegations on Selvaraj are assisting in routing terror financing, collecting vital info about defence among others. Selvaraj is a Sri Lankan National and already Sri Lanka Police has issued a look out notice for him. Sep 11, 2014

Thousands left homeless as landslide ravages Poonch in Kashmir

Poonch, Sep 11 (ANI): A major landslide in Poonch district of Kashmir trapped many and rendered thousands homeless. The landslide, attributed to heavy rains, has disconnected the area from the rest of the state and is posing a major threat to relief and rescue operations. Indian Army, which is carrying out rehabilitation and restoration work in the valley, say work is in progress on a war footing to restore the line of communication. Meanwhile, Army constructed an iron bridge in Poonch district of the state after the previous bridge, an important connectivity, was damaged by the floods. Sep 11, 2014

Global expansion "critical" for Netflix: analyst

As online video streaming company Netflix prepares its expansion into European markets, gaining new subscribers worldwide will allow the company to generate more revenue and invest even more in its own productions, says a US analyst. Duration: 01:37 Sep 11, 2014

Twelve infants die of respiratory problems in West Bengal

Malda, Sep 11 (ANI): Twelve infants died in Malda district of West Bengal on Thursday due to respiratory problems. The incident took place in Malda Medical College and Hospital and deaths have been taking place since past two days. At least 15 newborns have died in past 72 hours. Medical Superintendent-cum-Vice Principal of Malda Medical College and Hospital, Doctor MA Rashid said infants were six hours old and were brought to the hospital in critical condition. According to United Nations data, 32 babies die in India for every 1,000 live births. Sep 11, 2014

Hindu groups protest against 'Aalishan Pakistan' exhibition even as Abdul Basit calls it positive fo

New Delhi, Sep 11 (ANI): A clutch of right-wing Hindu groups protested against a Pakistani lifestyle exhibition 'Aalishan Pakistan' on Thursday demanding its cancellation on the grounds that such events cannot go hand-in-hand with Islamabad's support to militant activities in India. Rashtrawadi Shiv Sena had written to Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and Police Commissioner to call off the four-day event. Police detained the protesters as they shouted slogans outside the exhibition venue. President of Rashtrawadi Shiv Sena, Jai Bhagwan Goyal, said that one-sided friendship should end. The event is being organised by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) along with the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP). Sep 11, 2014