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Congress continues stir against rail far New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): The Congress on Tuesday staged a protest against the steep rail fare hike by the BJP government. The party said that it will continue their protest until the BJP government agrees for a roll back of prices. The government has increased rail passenger fares by 14.2 percent and freight rates by 6.5 percent, which has led to an outcry by the opposition parties. The decision resulted in various protests across the country demanding the government to take back their decision. 24-Jun-2014
Don't have the liberty to speak on FYUP New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday refused to comment on the ongoing Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP) tussle between Delhi University (DU) and University Grants Commission (UGC). The statement came amid criticism from the DU executive council, who are on a hunger strike against the UGC directive. 24-Jun-2014
Army captures killer South Korean conscr A South Korean military conscript who shot dead five members of his unit near the border with North Korea is captured after wounding himself following a 24-hour standoff with thousands of troops. Duration: 00:36 24-Jun-2014
Behind bars: Thai women pay high price f Lured by easy money, an escape from poverty or family pressure, thousands of women are locked up for drug offences in Thailand, which has one of the world's highest rates of female imprisonment. Duration: 01:22 24-Jun-2014
Army captures killer South Korean conscr A South Korean military conscript who shot dead five members of his unit near the border with North Korea is captured after wounding himself following a 24-hour standoff with thousands of troops. Duration: 00:36 24-Jun-2014
BJP andShiv Sena MPs meet Railway Minist New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): After BJP andShiv Sena MPs from Mumbai-Thane met Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda over fare hike, BJP leader Kirit Somaiya said that the fare hike is too much for the people and that a little concession was demanded for. He said that Gowda gave assurance and said that he will consider the matter. 24-Jun-2014
DU teachers backing FYUP, go on hunger s New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): With the standoff between the University Grants Commission (UGC) and Delhi University (DU) continuing, the university teachers who are in favour of the Four-year Undergraduate Programme hold a hunger strike on Tuesday. They alleged political interference in the issue and say that the Human Resource Development Ministry and the University Grants Commission are responsible for the mess. Meanwhile, Professor Surender Kumar also alleged attack by NSUI and ABVP member on him. The Delhi University Principals' Association on Monday had announced that the admissions to the colleges are being deferred as there is a conflict between the guidelines issued 24-Jun-2014
TN professor develops robot to save chil Tamil Nadu, June 24 (ANI): A 43-year-old college professor from Tamil Nadu, M Manikandan has developed a unique robot, which can rescue children who accidentally fall into open borewells – answering prayers of parents who have had the misfortune of their children falling into narrow open pits. Manikandan said he was inspired to invent the robot after his own son fell into a borewell almost a decade ago -- but was luckily rescued. Professor Manikandan developed the nine-feet-long robot with human-like arms along with clamps resembling fingers that can clutch and pull the trapped child out of borewell. The robot can be operated with batteries and works with the help of an air piston. 24-Jun-2014
Protest over bridge barricade in divided Residents react after Kosovo police fired tear gas Sunday to disperse stone-throwing protesters demanding the removal of a barricade on a bridge linking ethnic Albanians and Serbs in the divided town of Mitrovica. Duration: 00:41 24-Jun-2014
Palestinians unable to return to Syria c Convinced they would be able return to Yarmuk in southern Damascus after a truce and ceasefire, Palestinians went to the embattled camp's entrance Monday but their wait was in vain. Duration: 00:46 24-Jun-2014
Waste pickers clean up World Cup stadium After each World Cup match come the waste pickers: 850 of them have been trained in Brazil to work inside the 12 stadiums and recycle an average of five tons of garbage generated by each game. Duration: 01:20 24-Jun-2014
Riders whizz around Madrid on new electr Riders whizzed up and down Madrid's sunny avenues on white electric bikes on Monday as the Spanish capital launched its first shared-bicycle scheme. Duration: 00:47 24-Jun-2014
Bistro chair company builds mini-Eiffel Like the Eiffel Tower, Paris's world-famous bistro chairs are 125 years old this year. To commemorate the anniversary, chair inventors Fermob have built a 13-metre high mini Eiffel Tower out of 324 chairs. 24-Jun-2014
Kerry backs Iraq against 'existential' m US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday pledged "intense" support for Iraq against the "existential threat" of a major militant offensive pushing toward Baghdad from the north and west. Duration: 01:19 24-Jun-2014
Kenya protest over 'grass cutter' gang r Hundreds of protesters marched through a Kenyan town Monday demanding justice for a schoolgirl who was brutally gang raped, ahead of the trial of suspects who were originally punished by being made to cut grass. Duration: 01:06 24-Jun-2014
Pro-Kiev volunteers ready to fight in ea Some 600 new volunteer recruits of the "Donbass" battalion, mainly representatives of the eastern Donbass region of Ukraine, seek combat training. Duration: 00:49 24-Jun-2014
Manish Tewari criticizes NDA regime over New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): Congress leader Manish Tewari on Monday criticized the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government for playing with the lives of students aspiring for admission to Delhi University (DU) because of the Four year Under Graduate Programme (FYUP). Condemning the University Grants Commission (UGC's) decision to go back to the three year undergraduate course, Tewari demanded answers from the UGC and Delhi University for implementing the FYUP in the first place. On Sunday, the University Grants Commission (UGC) put up three separate notices for Delhi University, the colleges under it and students and parents, saying that the four-year undergraduate programme has been scrapped. It ordered colleges to admit students for the three-year course instead of the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) which had been introduced last year. 24-Jun-2014
DU Principals' Association defers admiss New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): The DU Principals' Association that had called a meeting at SGTB Khalsa College on Monday in wake of ongoing tussle between the DU authority and the UGC has informed that it is deferring the admission process till it gets unambiguous guidelines from the authorities. 24-Jun-2014
UGC letter is an attack on DU's autonomy New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): An ex-DUTA president on Monday hit out at the University Grants Commission (UGC) saying the letter sent to the university ordering it to revert to a three-year degree course is an attack on its autonomy. 24-Jun-2014
Indian nationals in captivity remain unh New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin, while talking about the Iraq crisis said on Monday that the Indian nationals in captivity are safe and unharmed. He further added that the safety and security of Indian nationals in Iraq remain to be a concern for the government of India. 24-Jun-2014
Congress' KK Mishra gears up to corner M Bhopal, June 23 (ANI): Hours after Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that he is preparing to file a defamation suit over allegations leveled by the Congress against his wife and his government pertaining to the Vyapam Scam, Congress' KK Mishra, who first leveled the charges, said that he is prepared for such action. Mishra said that the Congress will reveal more facts and figures in near future to unveil the scam. 24-Jun-2014
Dargah of Darool Uloom Hazrat Khunja in Karnataka, June 23 (ANI): Religious tolerance and acceptance of differences can be found in every nook and corner of the country. From big cities to small villages, people can be found living in perfect harmony. And Gulbarga in the southern state of Karnataka brings alive this ethos through Darool Uloom Hazrat Khunja's mausoleum. Here, people from far and near come to seek the blessings of the revered saint.If legend is to be believed the holy water near the shrine cures many diseases. Devotees not only from across the nation but also from other parts of the world rest their faith in the saint. Be it a Hindu, a Muslim or a Sikh... Everyone bows their head in the respect of Hazrat Khunja. For them God is one who blesses them without any biasness....Providing a glorious example of inter -faith harmony the mausoleum of Hazrat Khunja extends the message of peace, love and compassion for all. 24-Jun-2014
Aziz Qureshi takes oath as UP Governor Lucknow, June 23 (ANI): Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi took oath as the Governor of Uttar Pradesh on June 23 in the capital city of Lucknow. Qureshi was given the additional charge of UP Governor after BL Joshi resigned from the post on June 16 following a nudge from the NDA government to the six governors appointed by the UPA government. Allahabad High Court Chief Justice DY Chandrachood administered oath to Qureshi as the UP Governor at Raj Bhawan in Lucknow. 24-Jun-2014
Finance Ministry received no communicati New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): Talking about the ongoing speculations over the Swiss authorities ready to share list of Indians having 'black money account', Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the ministry has not received any information or has no communication from the Swiss authorities. Jaitley said that the ministry will therefore write to the authorities over the same. 24-Jun-2014
Aamir Khan meets Narendra Modi After eight years of strict criticism against the then Gujarat Narendra Modi, Aamir Khan finally made a courtesy call at 7RCR in New Delhi where he met the Prime Minister of India. Aamir who criticized and refused to apologise to Modi, met the latter on Monday, June 23rd. Aamir met Modi at the South Block of Prime Minister's Office was seen with a DVD of his reality show Satyamev Jayate. Modi Saheb has talked of benefiting people especially the poor and bringing happinesss to their lives, said Aamir after his meeting with the PM. 24-Jun-2014
Police arrest Yasin Malik in Kashmir ove Srinagar, June 23 (ANI): Police arrested Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief, Mohammad Yasin Malik in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday following a protest against the central government. Malik, had called for a shutdown in the valley to observe June 23 as 'Quit Kashmir Day'. Malik and some of his associates were arrested by police personnel as he was leading a protest march in Srinagar, while protesters shouted slogans for emancipation of Kashmir. On Monday, all shops, business establishments, schools, colleges and government offices were closed and public transport was off the roads to observe the curfew order by authorities. 24-Jun-2014
Kolkata metro falls in technical snag, C Kolkata, June 23 (ANI): After the Kolkata Metro Railway was severely disrupted due to technical snag on Monday, Kolkata Metro Railway CPRO RN Mahapatra said that all passengers were evacuated safely. He said that no passenger fell sick and the crisis management team came to action and control action team started evacuation immediately. 24-Jun-2014
Protest against FYUP continue with deman New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): The members of All India Students Association (AISA) on Monday, while staging protest a protest in front of the HRD ministry over the Four Year Undergraduate Program (FYUP) in Delhi University were caught in a scuffle with the Delhi Police. The students demanded clarification regarding admissions under the programme which has lead to widespread difficulties due to the ongoing tiff between the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the University. An AISA Member Anmol demanded DU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dinesh Singh's resignation after he reportedly defended the FYUP against the UGC notices asking the varsity to roll back the course. ABVP members also protested outside DU's Faculty of Arts over the issue and demanded the VC's resignation. Meanwhile, HRD Minister Smriti Irani called an emergency meeting of a University Grants Commission (UGC)-appointed 10-member committee on Monday afternoon in attempt to arrive at an acceptable solution to the ongoing academic crisis. 24-Jun-2014
Sushma Swaraj holds meeting with Indian New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday met Indian envoys to SAARC nations as part of new government's initiative to improve bilateral ties with neighbours. Swaraj met the envoys to take stock of current relations with each of the neighbouring countries to set down Narendra Modi led government's priorities and approach. Swaraj will pay a three-day visit to Bangladesh from June 25 during which she will hold talks with top leadership.Recently, Modi's decision to make Bhutan his first destination for his foreign trip was the latest in a series of unconventional policy choices by the new Prime Minister. Modi's government aims to make India the dominant foreign investor across South Asia as well as the main provider of infrastructure loans. 24-Jun-2014
Vyapam Scam: MP CM hits back at rival pa Bhopal/ New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday said he is preparing to file defamation suit over allegations leveled by the opposition parties against his wife and his government pertaining to the Vyapam Scam. Earlier, Congress leader K. K. Mishra, who had leveled allegations of Union Minister Uma Bharti being involved, asked Chief Minister Chouhan to order a probe in the multi-crore Vyapam Scam and also alleged the involvement of a powerful person in this case. The recruitment scam had reportedly involved manipulation in the selection process for government jobs conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB). A Special Task Force has been constituted for an investigation into the Vyapam scam which had detained Laxmikant Sharma, a former state technical education minister, for interrogation. The high profile teacher's recruitment scam in Madhya Pradesh is being linked to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's wife, Sadhna Singh. 24-Jun-2014
BJP leader Shaina NC questions BMC for t Mumbai, June 23 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shaina NC on Monday questioned the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) move to target the Campa Cola Society in Mumbai, when there were 56,000 other illegal buildings in the city. 24-Jun-2014
Black money: India to get Swiss bank det New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): Political leaders on Monday reacted as the Swiss government prepares to share names of Indians who have stashed untaxed money in the banks in Switzerland. The names of certain Indian individuals and entities came under the scanner of the Swiss authorities during an ongoing exercise to identify the real beneficiary owners of funds held in various banks operating in Switzerland. The list of such persons and entities is being shared with India, while further details would also be provided in due course and all necessary administrative assistance would be made available as well. 24-Jun-2014
Will Pakistan succeed in removing monste North Waziristan, June 23: Pakistan is falling victim to the monster it has created. The Taliban and al Qaeda militants, who were backed and trained by Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), are now on a rampage. Pakistan faced a major setback on June 10 this year, when the Taliban and ethnic Uzbek fighters carried out a deadly attack on the country's biggest airport in Karachi. Now, the Pakistan Government has all of a sudden decided to eliminate extremists based in volatile North Waziristan and launch Operation Zarb-e-Azb or "Strike of the Prophet's Sword". 24-Jun-2014
Kristen Bell stays fit by 'hiking' New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): Kristen Bell swears by hiking when it comes to outdoor workout. The 33-year-old actress told a leading Magazine that though she has done a lot of hiking with her friends, she likes it best when she does it with her 15-month-old daughter Lincoln with hubby Dax Shepard, strapped on to her chest. The ' Frozen' star added that she finds hiking effective and fun in her busy routine, as it doesn't separate her or makes things difficult for her family often joins her in the activity. Bell also said that she just loves to see her little girl grow as she's at such a fun age, which though is exhausting, but is more rewarding. 24-Jun-2014
Heavy security deployed in Kashmir after Srinagar, June 23 (ANI): Life came to a standstill on Monday in Kashmir as curfew is imposed in some areas following a call for a strike by a separatist group to protest against the government. The curfew order followed a call by the chief of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (a separatist group), Yasin Malik, to observe June 23 as 'Quit Kashmir Day' and observe a strike to register their protest against the government. All shops, business establishments, schools, colleges and government offices are closed and public transport are off the roads. Security personnel put up barbed wires to block the roads and patrolled the area. Kashmir region has witnessed numerous militant attacks, insurgency, and infiltration attempts from across the border in the last two decades. 24-Jun-2014
'Humshakals' manages to earn Rs 25 crore New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): Sajid Khan`s latest offering 'Humshakals' may have received negative reviews from all quarters. But it seems that the director has nothing to worry about as the box office reports are quite pleasing. Tagged as "the comedy of ghastly errors" and "a two-and-a-half-hour show reel of plot less, witless, joyless offensiveness", the film has managed to collect over Rs 25 crores in two days. Writer Milap Zaveri, whose adult comedy Grand Masti was praised by critics last year, is also happy with the film's performance. "Humshakals is super steady on Saturday! No drop despite the unprecedented negativity against it! Brilliant! Audiences chose to go for it!" he tweeted. Saif Ali Khan, Riteish Deshmukh, Ram Kapoor, Tammannaah Bhatia, Esha Gupta and Bipasha Basu starrer Humshakals was made on a budget of 75 crores. 24-Jun-2014
Indians return from conflict zone of Ira New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): Indians returned home from conflict zone of Iraq on Monday, as the fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) advanced to capital Baghdad, according to authorities. Many people working in Basra city of Iraq heaved a sigh of relief when they returned home safely in New Delhi. Militants from ISIL, along with other Sunni rebels, are reported to have abducted dozens of foreigners, including Indian nationals, as they swept through towns in the Tigris valley north of Baghdad in recent days. Forty Indian nationals worked for a Baghdad-based construction company, Tariq Noor Al Huda, when they were abducted in Iraq's second largest city of Mosul after it fell to Sunni Muslim rebel. On Monday, Indian national who returned from Basra city, Dharmendra Kumar Yadav, said his company made all adequate arrangements for his safe return. Another Indian who returned from Basra, Lakhbir Singh, said the situation Iraq is still tense. 24-Jun-2014
Will hike import duty on sugar to 40 per New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): After a high delegation meeting called by the Food and Civil Supplies Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, he said that they will hike import duty on sugar to 40 per cent as against the present 15 per cent. The decision and other such decisions came in order to discuss ways to bail out the sugar industry that is unable to pay Rs 11,000 crore dues to sugarcane growers. He said that the ministry will extend sugar export subsidy of Rs 3,300 per tonne till September this year and will provide additional interest free loan of Rs. 4,400 crore to cash-strapped sugar mills to make payments to sugarcane farmers. 24-Jun-2014
AISA stage protest outside HRD Ministry New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): As students and parents remained worried over the admission in the under graduate course in the Delhi University following a tussle between the university and the UGC, teachers and unions staged protest against the HRD Ministry. Admissions to the undergraduate courses in the university are to commence from Tuesday, which now comes under confusion due to ongoing DU- UGC tussle. Members of All India Students Association (AISA) protested over the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) and demanded to reinstate three year graduation course. Reacting on the ongoing confusion among the colleges of the University, DUTA President Nandita Narain said that the Vice Chancellor is acting in total arbitrary manner and violating the norms and acts of UGC. 24-Jun-2014
Gun battle between Indian security force Sopore, June 23 (ANI): Indian security forces and militants engaged in fierce gun battle in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, as forces launched search operations to trace the rebels hiding in a house. Security personnel cordoned off the area in Sopore town after reports surfaced that at least two to three rebels were hiding in the house. The operation began after a search party was fired upon by the militants. The restive region has witnessed numerous militant attacks, insurgency, and infiltration attempts from across the border in the last two decades. 24-Jun-2014
BMC officials reach Campa Cola Society t Mumbai, June 23 (ANI): Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials on Monday reached the Campa Cola Housing Society to disconnect the gas, water and power supply from the illegal flats in the compound. BMC Assistant Commissioner Keshav Ubale said that four teams are employed for each function and that maximum flats will be tried to be covered. The residents decide to pipe down their protests after they met Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan. 24-Jun-2014
Venkaiah Naidu takes a ride on airport e New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu took a metro ride on the airport express line on Monday and said that the metro should be made more popular. 24-Jun-2014
UGC directs DU to stick to 3-yr undergra New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): Students of the Delhi University as well as aspiring students have been facing a lot of difficulties due to ongoing tiff between the UGC and university over the Four Year Undergraduate Program (FYUP) and hope that things get sorted before the beginning of new session. Yesterday, the University Grants Commission (UGC) put up three separate notices for Delhi University, the colleges under it and students and parents, saying that the four-year undergraduate programme has been scrapped. It ordered colleges to admit students for the three-year course instead of the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) which had been introduced last year. 24-Jun-2014
Mango Cocktails With the summer special mangoes being at the season's peak - we show you how to make Mango cocktails. To make mango mania we take some crushed ice in a blending jar & add mango cubes. To this we add 45 ml of Vodka and about 15 ml of Cointreau. We blend the drink and then strain the drink into a chilled margarita glass. Next, we will see how to make another mango cocktail called Dirty Jamaican. We will need just four ingredients - mango, Malibu, Cointreau and pineapple juice. Muddle the mango, add the other three ingredients, top it with some ice cubes and shake the drink. Pour the drink into glass and garnish! 22-Jun-2014
Sweet & spicy Mango pickle Sweet & spicy Mango pickle Ingredients Raw Mango - 1 1/2 cup Melted Jaggery - 1/2 cup Mustard seeds - 1 tsp Cumin seeds - 1 tsp Asafoetida powder - 1 tsp Ginger - 2 tsp Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp Chilli powder - 1 tbsp Salt to taste Gingelly oil - 2 tbsp Method 1. Add Gingelly oil to the pan, once oil is heated up add Mustard seeds, wait till it crackle, and then add Cumin seeds, Turmeric powder, Chilli powder, Asafoetida powder, Ginger, Raw Mango, salt & mix well. 2. Cook it in a low flame, without adding water. Keep stirring it. 3. Once the Mango cooked, make sure the pieces are tendered. Its time to add Melted Jaggery. Let it cook for about 10 minutes, till the jaggery reduces. 4. Turn off the stove when jaggery reduced. 5. Store it refrigerate the Sweet & spicy Mango pickle. 22-Jun-2014
How to make chocolate brownies Though we tried, ironically, the experience of indulging in a chocolate brownie can only be described by the word 'ineffable'. But, funnily enough, the making of the chocolate brownie isn't nearly as hard as describing its experience. So here it is for you. Tested tried and jotted down. 22-Jun-2014
Nutty Chocolate Rocks Nutty Chocolate Rocks Ingredients Dark chocolate - 100 gm Roasted Pista (crushed) - 30 gm Roasted Almonds (crushed) - 30 gm Roasted Walnuts (crushed) - 30 gm Muesli - 20 gm Method : 1. Melt the Dark chocolate in Microwave. 2. Add Roasted Pista, Roasted Almonds, Roasted Walnuts, Muesli & mix well in the melted chocolate. 3. Make your own shape & place in the butter sheet. 4. Keep in the Fridge for 10 minutes. 5. Your Nutty Chocolate Rocks is ready. 22-Jun-2014
Philipp Plein - Men Spring/Summer 2015 C Inspired by the underwater world, this Philipp Plein collection focuses on just that. 22-Jun-2014
Bottega Veneta - Men Spring/Summer 2015 For the Bottega Veneta Summer 2015 collection, Tomas Maier took inspiration from the body in motion. 22-Jun-2014
Trussardi - Men Spring/Summer 2015 Colle A presentation on the first floor of the Trussardi boutique, just a stone’s throw from the Duomo in the heart of Milan. 22-Jun-2014
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