The Iraqi army maintains pressure to recapture the Islamic State stronghold of Falluja, 50 kilometres west of Baghdad, but keeps short of a full attack to allow civilians to flee. Natasha Howitt reports.
Shillong, a city known as the 'abode of clouds', recently hosted India's first ever La Tomatina festival. Both locals and tourists made the most of the fun-filled festival that was organised to promote tourism in Meghalaya. Hundreds of people took part in the event that saw the use of several
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders courts farmer voters during a campaign rally in Visalia, California ahead of the June 7th primary. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
The Vatican's 'Scholas Occurrentes' award goes to Richard Gere, George Clooney and actress Salma Hayek for their commitment to promoting social change and peace. Gavino Garay reports.
"Human Arrow" Jeb Corliss rips through a target over China's Great Wall dressed in a wingsuit. Gavino Garay reports.
Two people are dead following a shootout in an affluent Houston neighborhood over Memorial Day Weekend. Authorities are investigating the motive behind the shooting. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Clean up continues in Ecuador six weeks after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the South American country. Mana Rabiee reports.
Servicemen from the U.S.-led coalition are assisting Kurdish Peshmerga forces in a new offensive in Iraq that aims to retake a handful of villages from Islamic State east of their Mosul stronghold. Gavino Garay reports.
Aid agencies say anywhere from 700 to 900 migrants may have died at sea this week based on testimony from some of the 14,000 migrants who were rescued while making the perilous crossing from Libya towards Italy. Mana Rabiee reports.
A new study has examined that obese air travellers are bothered more by humiliating stares than by cramped seating. Participants interviewed for the study agreed that the way people stare at them during boarding and deplaning is humiliating, and at times even shameful. The researchers suggested allowing
Former IPS officer and BJP leader Kiran Bedi, who on Sunday took oath as the Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry, said a 'prosperous union territory' is her mantra. Bedi was administered oath by Madras High Court judge justice Huluvadi G. Ramesh in presence of Chief Minister nominee V. Narayanasamy
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that not only the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) but the entire nation wants to be free from the clutches of the Congress Party. PM Modi, who was addressing a 'Vikasparv rally', stressed that the ruling dispensation at the Centre is striving hard to eliminate
Mashal Maheshwari, a 17- year-old Pakistani origin Hindu girl in Jaipur, is wandering door to door to get permission to appear in the Medial Entrance examination. Maheshwari, who came to India around two years back along with her family, had a dream to serve the society as a doctor but her Pakistani
Jat community leaders from Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi staged a protest outside Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's residence here on Sunday, demanding reservation for the community. The agitators raised slogans and carried placards against the Khattar-led Haryana Government. Heavy police presence
Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA Government recently completed two years of its ruling in the country but things remain same in the Prime Minister's constituency, Varanasi wherein river Ganges is still yearning for a makeover. Revamping of holy Ganga has been been on the government's agenda
A bomb threat call was received at the Agra Control Room of the Indian Railways, following which the police and the GRP, along with the bomb squad, conducted thorough search at the Mathura Railway Station. An alert was issued at the railway station and all trains going from Agra to New Delhi are currently
Harkirat Singh, grandson of Punjab's late chief minister Beant Singh, allegedly shot himself at his residence on Sunday afternoon. He was taken to PGIMER Chandigarh in critical condition, where he was declared dead. Harkirat's brother Ravneet Singh Bittu on Sunday said that he (Harkirat) was
Forces loyal to Libya's U.N.-backed unity government say they aim to encircle Sirte, Islamic State's stronghold in Libya, bringing them closer to the city center than they have been in nearly a year. Mana Rabiee reports.
Pope Francis celebrates a special Jubilee Mass with deacons in St. Peter's Square and asks children around the world to join Syrians in a prayer for peace. Rough Cut - Subtitled (no reporter narration).
The Haryana government on Saturday deployed paramilitary forces in various districts ahead of the agitation call given by the Jat community for June 5. The announcement came after the Punjab and Haryana High Court stayed reservations for Jats and five other communities.
Dressing room of any sports team can sometimes be the most stressful place on earth and a funny joke can definitely reduce the tension among the players. Legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar recently listed down the names of his former teammates who always helped him cheer up during the tough
A 3-year-old child went missing from Rama Krishna Beach in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh on Saturday night. The incident took place when a family came to RK beach for holidaying. According to the parents of the missing child, their toddler went near the sea when they were talking on phone. It is being
Furious over the rape and murder of a 15-year-old girl in Bahraich, women rights activist Kavita Srivastava on Sunday pulled up the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh for failing to uphold the dignity of women. She accused the Akhilesh Yadav-led government of not taking crime against women seriously
In a major boost to security operations, at least 40 Maoists surrendered in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district on Sunday. Police said the mass surrender happened as a result of the death of four Maoists in special operations. The surrendered Maoists were awarded cheques by Bastar Collector Amit Kataria
The trend of biopics is not new in Bollywood. Our very own talented and versatile actress Vidya Balan started the biopic game in the Bollywood industry in 2011 with her blockbuster 'The Dirty Picture'. The actress, who is all set to debut in Marathi cinema in 'Ek Albela' in the role of