Myanmar's new cardinal in plea for religious tolerance

Pope Francis on Sunday named 20 new cardinals, a majority of them from Africa, Asia and Latin America, increasingly key areas as the Roman Catholic Church's support shifts from its traditional European stronghold. Duration: 00:49 Jan 7, 2015

Australia fire victim vows to rebuild home

Australia fire victim David Miller vows to rebuild his destroyed home and get on with life as bushfires continue to rage around the southern city of Adelaide. Duration: 00:53 Jan 6, 2015

Connected gadgets on display at CES

Pots that water your plants automatically, baby seats that learn to mimic a mom's rocking motion: connected gadgets are once again massively represented at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Jan 6, 2015

Family of AirAsia victims hope for miracle

The family that has seven members in the QZ8501 air crash says it's hoping for a survivor but above all wants all the bodies to be found and laid to rest. Duration: 01:07 Jan 6, 2015

Japan eyes India and ASEAN market for business expansion

Tokyo, Jan 6 (ANI): For safe and smooth public transportation, a signaling system plays a major role. Japan's Kyosan Electric Manufacturing Corporation has a hundred year of history of developing road traffic and railway signal systems, besides power conversion systems. The company first introduced traffic signal technology based on the union switch and signals in 1920s, and started domestic manufacturing by brushing up its technology. Kyosan produced the first traffic signal system in Japan in 1956. With a top domestic share in the signal system, Kyosan have expanded its operations in more than 10 countries overseas. Its president, Tsutomu Tokodai, says the company has achieved the reputation of having the world's most safe traffic system. Kyosan Electric Manufacturing Corporation has also forayed into the Indian market and is planning to venture into other South Asian countries, including Bangladesh. Jan 6, 2015

AAP meets EC over fake votes in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday met the Election Commission over fake votes in Delhi prior to the Assembly elections in the state. Kejriwal said that a huge number of fake votes have been made in Delhi prior to elections, from Delhi as well as other states like Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. He added that he has filed a complaint with the Election Commission in the matter along with some verified samples. Further he said that some genuine votes were also deleted from the voter list and the EC assured of proper investigation in the matter. Jan 6, 2015

India lauds Bangladesh security forces for acting against militants

Agartala, Jan 06 (ANI): A top police official in Tripura lauded the efforts of Bangladesh security forces in cracking down on militants operating in the country's northeastern region. Most of the rebels battling Indian security forces in the northeast have set up bases in neighbouring Bangladesh. Director General of Police (DGP) of Tripura, K Nagraj, said the state succeeded in neutralising several militant outfits due to cooperation from Bangladesh. Nagraj said Bangladeshi security forces have destroyed several camps of the banned National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) and seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition. Nagraj also claimed that the crime rate in the state has come down significantly. Jan 6, 2015

Worker unions of Coal India Limited go on five-day strike

Dhanbad, Jan 06 (ANI): Five worker unions of state-owned Coal India Limited sat on a five-day strike, beginning from Tuesday, against the government's plan to allow private companies mine and sell coal. Workers shouted anti-government slogans. An official of Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India Limited, Shiv Ram Vasundhar, said the strike would ultimately affect the common man. The unions might go on strike again on January 13 as per Jibon Roy, General Secretary of All India Coal Workers Federation. Jan 6, 2015

Congress and BJP react as Delhi Police says Sunanda Pushkar was murdered

New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): Congress and BJP on Tuesday react as Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi confirmed that Sunanda Pushkar was murdered. A case of murder under Section 302 of IPC has been registered against unknown people. Bassi said that it is not a case of natural death and that medical report states that she was poisoned. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that the police should carry on a fair investigation in the case and also questioned on such a delay in filing the FIR in the case. BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao said that there is nothing to politicize the issue and said that Delhi police will see that the accused are brought to book. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy also welcomed the finding and said that Congress leader and Pushkar's husband Shashi Tharoor will be brought to book even as he alleged that Tharoor was involved in the murder. Jan 6, 2015