Sierra Leone Ebola inhumation crews end 24-hour strike

The volunteer teams in charge of burying the bodies of Ebola victims in Sierra Leone went on a 24-hour strike Tuesday complaining their weekly risk allowance was not being paid on time. They are now back to work. Duration: 00:54 Oct 9, 2014

At least 14 killed during pro-Kurdish protests in Turkey

At least 14 people were killed as pro-Kurdish protests rage across Turkey over the government's failure to act against jihadists, the worst outbreak of such violence in years which risks derailing Turkey's peace process with the Kurds. Duration: 01:05 Oct 8, 2014

DMK passes two resolutions to maintain law and order in TN

Chennai, Oct 08 (ANI): DMK leaders passed two resolutions on Wednesday asking the central government to review law and order situation in Tamil Nadu following the conviction of AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa in a graft case. DMK spokesperson said that to maintain peace and stop the unrest in Tamil Nadu, certain steps had to be taken. Oct 8, 2014

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi ahead of assembly polls in Maharashtra

Raigad, Oct 08 (ANI): Addressing his first election rally ahead of assembly polls in Maharashtra on Wednesday, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on having light moments with Chinese President, Xi Jinping, while Chinese troops were creating disturbances at the border. Gandhi was addressing the people in Raigad district. Modi during his speeches has mentioned about axing the laws which his government feels are unnecessary. Modi has also made a committee for it. In reply to this move by the central government, Rahul Gandhi said laws that were befitting the poor were being quietly finished by Modi. Rahul Gandhi said that by questioning the Congress government for the last 60 years, Modi was questioning the late freedom fighter Mahatma Gandhi and former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Oct 8, 2014

Anil Ambani takes up Modis Clean India challenge, wields broom in Mumbai

Mumbai, Oct 08 (ANI): Reliance Group Chairman Anil Ambani, on Wednesday took up Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Clean India’ challenge and swept streets in country’s financial capital of Mumbai to mark his participation. Prime Minister Modi kicked-off his ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan’ or ‘Clean India Mission’ on birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 02. Modi had called up actors Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Kamal Hassan, actress Priyanka Chopra, cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar, yoga guru Ramdev, Congress party lawmaker Shashi Tharoor and Ambani to take up the drive. Accepting Modi’s challenge, Ambani along with other people swept a street and challenged nine other people to take up the drive. Oct 8, 2014

AAP demands fast track registration of e- rickshaws in New Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 08 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party organised a gathering of electric rickshaw drivers in New Delhi on Wednesday to demand faster resolution to the ban on the vehicle in the city. AAP also demanded to waive off the exorbitant fee required for getting an official approval. AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal, said that the government should place the onus of registering various e-rickshaw models on the e-rickshaw manufacturers and not on the poor drivers. The Delhi High Court on September 09 had banned the plying of e-rickshaws on the roads of the national capital and said it will go on till the rules and regulations for them are outlined by the Road Transport Ministry. Recently, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways brought out the much awaited notification on e-rickshaws. Oct 8, 2014