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People in Jharkhand welcome police's ini Gumla, June 07 (ANI): Residents of Bishanpur village in Gumla district of Jharkhand have welcomed the initiative taken by police to develop the village and ensure safety and protection from rebel Maoist groups. The state police organized a camp at the Maoist-affected village as a part of social policing. Villagers opined that if the police are actually willing to take such positive steps and continue to help them when they are in dire need, the village will definitely develop and will be curbed of further rebel attacks. The policemen sat with the villagers and had lunch together to inculcate trust and reduce fear among the villagers. 08-Jun-2014
Need for more and faster procurement maj Speaking on his visit to the Western Naval Command, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that there is a need for more and faster procurement for Indian Navy. Jaitley had earlier visited Western Naval Command to review the operational preparedness. 08-Jun-2014
Monsoon has hit Kerala, extreme heat to New Delhi, June 07 (ANI): MeT department Scientist BP Yadav on Saturday declared that Monsoon has hit Kerala and will increase in the west coast. Yadav also said that monsoon will reach Eastern India in some time. Further, Yadav said that there is extreme heat wave in North India including Delhi NCR which will continue for next few days. He also said that there may be a little relief but won’t affect the weather majorly. 08-Jun-2014
Law and order situation in UP will be br Lucknow, June 7 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday visited Lucknow, his Lok Sabha constituency, today for the first time after taking charge of the portfolio. He assured that the deteriorating law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh would be brought back on track. He also added that it will take some time. Singh's remarks come in the wake of the surge in crime against women in UP under Akhilesh Yadav government. 08-Jun-2014
India reels under blistering heat wave, Kanpur / Jaipur / Nagpur, June 07 (ANI): The blazing sun and intense heat wave continued in many on Saturday, with temperatures remaining above 45 degrees Celsius, and people out in the sun flocked to roadside refreshment stalls to quench their thirst. The weather department on June 06 had said heat wave will intensify in northern India, predicting no rainfall or thunderstorm activity for the next few days. A resident of Kanpur Rakesh, said hot summers have left people helpless and they are looking for ways to protect themselves when venturing out in the sun. People are seen carrying umbrellas, wearing protective clothing and drinking cold beverages to protect themselves from the sweltering heat. 08-Jun-2014
BSF Jawans, Villagers killed in skirmish Tripura, June 07 (ANI): A Border Security Force (BSF) constable reportedly committed suicide after killing a 60-year-old man along Tripura's border with Bangladesh following a quarrel with locals. At least 11 others including a woman received bullet injuries. According to angry villagers, the squabble started when security personnel of BSF stopped an elderly villager Ismile Mia from going to a pond situated next to the barbed wire border fencing in South Ramnagar in Agartala. Villagers said that the allegedly drunk BSF trooper Sandeep Kumar of 195 battalion committed suicide. 08-Jun-2014
Politicos on 'Federal front' formation New Delhi, June 07 (ANI): With a weakened Congress party which managed just 44 seats in the Lok Sabha, according to reports few regional parties are contemplating coming together to form a 'federal front' that will function as the main opposition party in the house. The talks began after regional parties felt the need to carve out a clear space for themselves in both Houses with NDA 335 MPs in Lok Sabha and Congress 44 occupying two extreme ends of the spectrum. The exchanges also come in the backdrop of indications that Congress will have to fight it out for the leader of opposition post. Meanwhile, reacting over this BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that democracy needs an active and strong opposition, but for the first time there may be a coalition to form opposition. 08-Jun-2014
Modi asks MPs not to touch his feet, pol New Delhi, June 07 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the Members of Parliament to stop touching his or other senior party leaders' feet while greeting them at the party's parliamentary meet. He also said that the MPs must be well prepared before speaking in the house and must have the right perspective on issues so that they do not strike a discordant note with the party's views, according to media reports. Reacting over this Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that it would not be right for him to comment on the instructions Modi gave to his leaders but it the tradition in India to touch feet of elders. Meanwhile BJD leader Jay Panda welcomed this and said that it is a good signal that PM is sending out. 08-Jun-2014
Prakash Javadekar files nomination for R Bhopal, June 07 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday filed his nomination for Rajya Sabha from Bhopal. He was accompanied by party state President Narendra Singh Tomar while filing his nominations. He said that he is happy to be representing Madhya Pradesh in the Upper House of the Parliament and said that he will work for the state. Javadekar was inducted into the council of ministers on May 26. 08-Jun-2014
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley visits Wes Mumbai, June 07 (ANI): Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday visited Western Naval Command to review the operational preparedness. Jaitley may get to see the salvaged INS Sindhurakshak submarine during his visit, which had sunk on August 14 last year after an explosion. During his visit to the Western Command, Jaitley will also commission two fast-attack craft ICGS Achook and ICGS Agrim, of the Indian Coast Guard. This is Jaitley's maiden visit as Defence Minister. Jaitley will also visit INS Viraat in Mumbai harbour and then move to review the functioning and operational preparedness of the Western Naval Command. 08-Jun-2014
Vidya makes fun of her pregnancy When on one hand the reports of Vidya Balan’s pregnancy are doing the rounds , the actress herself is making fun of not only those who ask her about family planning but even of her own pregnancy. Watch her talk about it here. 07-Jun-2014
Suniel Shetty at cricket match for ‘De Actor Suniel Shetty, who will soon be seen in the film Desi Kattey, was present at a promotional cricket match held for the film where singers and musicians played against the actors of the film. Watch Suniel talk about the match, the film and his interest in sports. 07-Jun-2014
INTERVIEW: Vidya on ‘Bobby Jasoos’ Versatile actress Vidya Balan who will next be seen playing the lead in ‘Bobby Jasoos’ wants the film to do good not only for her but for the entire cast and crew of the film.Watch the interview here. 07-Jun-2014
Public review of ‘Holiday : A Soldier Watch what the audience have to say about Akshay Kumar-starrer Holiday which released this Friday. 07-Jun-2014
Jay uncomfortable with bold scenes Jay Bhanushali, who makes his big screen debut with Hate Story 2, was not comfortable doing the bold scenes in the film. 07-Jun-2014
Monsoon rains reach India's southern coa New Delhi/ Kochi, June 06 (ANI): India's monsoon rains reached southern Kerala on Friday offering relief to farmers who have been waiting eagerly for the start of the wet season that is crucial for their summer crops. However, the rains are moving at a sluggish pace, Rathore added. A slight delay in the monsoon’s onset is unlikely to have a major impact on sowing of rice, pulses and cotton. 06-Jun-2014
J&K govt enhances retirement age of its Srinagar, June 06 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir government increased the retirement age of its employees by two years from 58 to 60 years, assenting to demand of the workers. During a news conference, JandK Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather, in Srinagar said the government employees are now entitled to work till the age of 60. Worker unions have been protesting for the same for last eight years. Employees welcomed the move by the government and said it would solve many financial problems for the sole bread earners of the families. 06-Jun-2014
Arun Jaitley holds pre-budget consultati New Delhi, June 06 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday held consultations with trade union leaders to seek their inputs for the Budget. Jaitley met the dignitaries in the ministry building in New Delhi. General Secretary of Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), Tapan Sen urged the government not to pursue deregulation, dis-investment and privatisation of state-run companies. Sen also appealed for implementation of minimum wage, universal social security and pension for the labourers. 06-Jun-2014
PM's inbox on foreign policy matter is c New Delhi, June 06 (ANI): The MEA spokesperson on Friday highlighted the agenda of Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting other nations and stated that his inbox is crowded. Akbaruddin said that in the next few months PM will visit the major countries which invited him and the first of them will be Bhutan which he will visit in June. He added that regarding the PM's visit to US, President Obama was the first to invite Modi. He further stated that the PM has also been invited by Japan which he is likely to visit in July. 06-Jun-2014
Exiled Tibetans pin hopes on China compr Tibetans living in exile in India hope a new 'Middle Way' policy will convince China to grant their homeland greater autonomy. Duration: 02:16 06-Jun-2014
Syrians wage 'war of tunnels' for Damasc Guided more by what they can hear than see, Syrian troops and rebels are battling in the bowels of Damascus, digging tunnels in a campaign to control the eastern entrance to the capital. Duration: 01:15 06-Jun-2014
Vietnam airs video of Chinese ship rammi Vietnam releases dramatic footage showing a large Chinese ship chasing and ramming one of its fishing boats which then sank near an oil rig in contested waters. Duration: 01:07 06-Jun-2014
Delhi could face load shedding for anoth New Delhi, June 06 (ANI): Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Najeeb Jung has said many areas in the capital could undergo planned blackouts for another three to four days. The comments from Najeeb came as Delhi is facing massive load shedding ranging for two to three hours every day. He added that repairing the big towers and lines that had fallen after the massive storm would take time. 06-Jun-2014
Modi's Bhutan visit would send a positiv New Delhi, June 06 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to neighbouring Bhutan later this month in his first foreign visit after assuming power. According to sources, Modi hold talks on key bilateral and regional issues with the leadership of the Himalayan nation. Reacting over this BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh said on Friday that UPA cancelled the subsidy on cooking gas and kerosene oil to Bhutan which was a wrong move and Modi's visit will now send a right message. He added that the visit would ensure Bhutan that India considers it a friendly neighbour. 06-Jun-2014
Sword fight at India's Golden Temple on Clashes break out between sword-wielding Sikhs at the Golden Temple in northern India on the 30th anniversary of a notorious army raid in which hundreds of people were killed. Duration: 01:25 06-Jun-2014
Thai junta's spin doctors prescribe 'nat With free meals and dancing soldiers, Thailand's junta is waging a propaganda offensive to encourage "national happiness" following a military coup that has severely restricted civil liberties. Duration: 01:39 06-Jun-2014
Gunman kills one, injures three on Seatt A lone gunman kills one person and injures three others on a college campus in the northwestern US city of Seattle. Duration 01:10 06-Jun-2014
Community demands for Khalistan: Simranj Amritsar, June 06 (ANI): SAD President Simranjit Singh Mann on Friday stated that the Sikh community has only one demand for a separate nation of Khalistan. He said that Khalistan will be a buffer country between Pakistan, India and China and an ideal example of peaceful existence of all communities. He added that the map of Khalistan will soon be ready and it will be a war free nation with no nuclear weapons. 06-Jun-2014
Sumitra Mahajan elected new Lok Sabha sp New Delhi, June 6 (ANI): Sumitra Mahajan, an eight-time BJP Member of Parliament from Indore, has been unanimously elected the Speaker of the 16th Lok Sabha. Mahajan’s name was proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and seconded by senior BJP leader LK Advani and Home Minister Rajnath Singh. Opposition leaders, including the Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, M Thambidurai (AIADMK), Sudip Bandopadhyay (Trinamool Congress), Mulayam Singh Yadav (SP), Supriya Sule (NCP) and Mohammed Salip (CPI-M) are among the 19-proposers for Mahajan's name. Mahajan, who has never lost a Lok Sabha election, has been representing Indore since 1989 and is the longest serving woman parliamentarian. 06-Jun-2014
Angry crowd sets bus on fire after it hi Noida, June 06 (ANI): Violence erupted in Noida city in Uttar Pradesh after a speeding bus hit two-wheeler and a car, which provoked irate residents and they set the bus on fire. Fire tenders and police officials were rushed to the spot. No causalities have been reported yet. The police, at the accident site, said people ran after setting the bus on fire. Eyewitnesses said the vehicles were standing at the red light when the bus rammed into them. 06-Jun-2014
Sikh clash in Amritsar saddening, Parlia New Delhi, June 06 (ANI): The spokesperson of SAD, Prem Singh Chandumajra on Friday expressed grief over the Sikh clash in Amritsar between two groups which took place earlier in the day. Chandumajra stated that on the 30th anniversary of Operation Bluestar, it is sad to again witness clashes within Sikhs and added that the offenders will be punished. He also added that every small incident is given priority in the Parliament but complained that the innocent victims of 1984 massacre were not given tribute in the Parliament which should have been done. 06-Jun-2014
Clashes break out in Golden Temple on 30 Amritsar, June 06 (ANI): Violent clashes broke out in the premises of Golden Temple in Amritsar on Friday between members of SGPC and a Sikh radical group, injuring at least 12 people. Accoding to reports, some mediapersons were also assaulted and their cameras were broken too during the clashes. Violence erupted in Golden Temple after various groups protested Simranjit Singh Mann's attempt to give a speech from Rostrum of Akal Takht. The clashes followed an altercation that reportedly happened during a ceremony organised to mark the anniversary of Operation Bluestar. 06-Jun-2014
Politicos react over rift within AAP New Delhi, June 06 (ANI): Political leaders on Friday reacted over rift within the Aam Aadmi Party. BJP's Nalin Kohli stated that AAP does not have any ideology thus people do not want to be associated with it. BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh stated that AAP is a broken party which has disintegrated and everyone except Arvind Kejriwal is to be blamed for it. Meanwhile Congress leader JP Aggarwal said that Kejriwal is acting as a dictator in the party and does not know how to govern. 06-Jun-2014
Kejriwal refuses to budge from his stand New Delhi, June 06 (ANI): In a recent development in Nitin Gadkari defamation case, the court asked the two involved to finish the issue through negotiations. But AAP's Arvind Kejriwal refused to budge from his stand. After Gadkari asked him not for apology but to withdraw allegations, Kejriwal said that he won't do so. The lawyer in the case said that the statements make the case an ongoing process and no verdict is out as of now. 06-Jun-2014
Kejriwal treating AAP as personal party, New Delhi, June 06 (ANI): AAP leader Ilyas Azmi on Friday said that the national convener Arvind Kejriwal had begun treating AAP as his personal party. He said that if Kejriwal were to accept his failure then it still wasn't too late for AAP to mark its resurgence as the Congress party stands decimated and regional parties are also lagging behind. Azmi said that if the top positions of the party were to get its act together then it would become a viable political option for the people. 06-Jun-2014
Nine-year old sets record of disassembli Coimbatore, June 06 (ANI): A nine-year old Indian girl in Coimbatore city has set a record if disassembling any laptop in just 10 minutes. Aadharshini, a nine-year old girl, who is studying in 4th grade in a private school in Coimbatore city of Tamil Nadu, had developed a niche for dismantling and assembling laptops after visiting her father's computer showroom. Aadharshini said that looking at her keen interest for hi-tech gadgets her father got her a trainer to help her understand the nitty-gritty of the machine. Recently she had won the honorary doctorate from world records University of Vietnam in the month of March, in addition to various medals won by her in few other competitions. 06-Jun-2014
Sri Lanka releases 33 Indian fishermen a Rameswaram, June 06 (ANI): Sri Lanka freed 33 Indian fishermen who were detained by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly poaching in the country's waters, after President Mahinda Rajapaksa ordered their release as a goodwill gesture. Released Indian fishermen Edwin Raj thanked the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government for taking the initiative. The fishermen were handed over to the Indian Coast Guard Ship "Rajkamal" at the seas off Mannar. 06-Jun-2014
Shivraj Singh Chouhan urges PM to grant New Delhi, June 06 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to grant more funds and autonomy to the state to formulate their own schemes. Singh met Modi at his residence in New Delhi and offered him a shawl as a mark of respect. Both the leaders discussed amendments in the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Gurantee Act (MGNREGA) for asset creation and more focus on irrigation projects. Reportedly, the Rural Development Ministry had planned to identify up to 1,000 blocks across the country where there are no banks or internet connectivity, so that wages under the rural job guarantee scheme can be disbursed in cash. 06-Jun-2014
Pak PM Nawaz Sharif gifts sari to Modi's Gandhinagar, June 06 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif sent a white sari for the mother of his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. Modi had gifted a shawl to Sharif s mother, when the Pakistani leader visited India for Modi s swearing-in ceremony. The gift was delivered to Heeraben in a green box at her residence in Gandhinagar. Thanking Sharif, Modi had tweeted, “Nawaz Sharif ji has sent a wonderful white Sari for my Mother. I am really grateful to him and will send it to my Mother very soon. 06-Jun-2014
Singing nun wins Italian television tale A singing nun clinches the final of The Voice of Italy television talent show contest after winning millions of followers with her lively dance act and soulful renditions of lusty pop classics. Duration: 01:09 06-Jun-2014
Mumbai audience left spellbound by cultu Mumbai, June 06 (ANI): "Colours of Northeast", was the theme of Northeast Festival held in Mumbai to showcase the region's culture, fabric and tourism potential. Held under the aegis of Trend MMS, the event was attended by the city's top industrialists, Bollywood celebrities and socialites. The aim was to promote Northeast's potential and bring it close to the mainland. The evening was made lively by an enthralling performance by Guru Rewben Mashangva, the father of Naga folk blues, from Manipur. The Tetseo sisters from Nagaland also entertained the crowd with their folk songs. Soulmate, a music band from Shillong, also left the audiences mesmerized with their jazz and western numbers. 06-Jun-2014
Donetsk PM points to "real war threats" During a press conference in Ukraine's Donetsk, the PM of Donetsk People's Republic, Alexander Borodai, said that "there are real war threats" in several cities and that "dialogue is possible, but only after some conditions are met." Duration: 00:40 06-Jun-2014
Metro strike brings commuter chaos to Wo An open-ended subway strike in Sao Paulo Thursday caused chaos and mammoth congestion in Brazil's business hub and World Cup opening venue just a week before kick-off. Duration: 00:35 06-Jun-2014
Over 2,000 Nepalese tree-huggers set new More than two thousand people hug trees in a park outside Nepal's capital Kathmandu to claim a new record on World Environment Day. 06-Jun-2014
G7 leaders take tough message to Putin o Leaders of the G7 said they stood united Thursday ahead of their first direct meetings with Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Ukraine, with President Barack Obama giving him a month to back down or face more sanctions. 06-Jun-2014
Boxing champ Vitali Klitschko sworn in a Vitali Klitschko, Ukraine's boxing champion turned pro-European protest leader, was sworn in as mayor of the capital Kiev Thursday, promising "zero tolerance" of corruption. 06-Jun-2014
British troops stage D-Day reenactment i On Thursday, the British city of Portsmouth hosted a reenactment ceremony of the biggest amphibious assault, one of many events of this type planned to celebrate the 70 years of D-Day and the battle of Normandy on June 6, 1944. 06-Jun-2014
Iranian team heads to Brazil as rank out Iran won’t be the bookmakers' favourite at the World Cup in Brazil. But the team hopes that being a dark horse in a difficult group, which includes Messi’s Argentina, won’t mean an early round exit. Duration: 01:38 06-Jun-2014
MS Dhoni joins Instagram MS Dhoni joins Instagram 06-Jun-2014
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