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Obama presses case for Iran nuclear deal ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. President Barack Obama assured Americans on Saturday (April 4) that a newly negotiated framework for a nuclear pact with Iran was a "good deal" as he 04-Apr-2015
Catholics reenact Christ crucifixion in Catholic believers take part in a reenactment of the crucifixion of Jesus during Holy Week in the slum of Petare in Caracas. Duration: 01:32 04-Apr-2015
30,000 eggs an hour - Austria prepares f As Easter celebrations get closer, there are some factories in Austria where it's particularly busy… In the village of Wurmla, an hour from Vienna, Easter eggs are painted on assembly lines - around 30,000 an hour. Duration: 01:26 04-Apr-2015
Vice President Hamid Ansari greets citiz New Delhi, April 04 (ANI): Vice President M. Hamid Ansari greeted the citizens on the eve of Easter, marking the resurrection of Lord Jesus Christ. "I convey my warm greetings and good wishes to all our citizens on Easter, marking the resurrection of Lord Jesus Christ," said the Vice President. This joyous occasion reminds us that truth always triumphs and love is stronger than hatred. Let us celebrate Easter by being compassionate towards fellow human beings and by strengthening the bonds of unity and fraternity amongst all," he added. 04-Apr-2015
Devotees across India celebrate ‘Hanum Varanasi/ Hyderabad, April 04 (ANI): Devotees across India took part in festivities to mark the birth anniversary of Lord Hanuman on Saturday. The festival, known as ‘Hanuman Jayanti’ is marked by recitation of hymns from ‘Hanuman Chalisa’ in praise of Hanuman and offering flowers and sweets at temples. In Varanasi, thousands of devotees took out a procession to celebrate the day. On this day, Bhandaras (community kitchens) are also organized. The festival is celebrated every year on the occasion of “Chaitra Poornima”, observed on the full moon day in the month of Chaitra that usually falls in the months of late March or early April. A similar procession was organized in Hyderabad also, where hundreds of thousands of devotees took part. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his greetings to the people on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti. "Greetings on Hanuman Jayanti", the Prime Minister said on Twitter. 04-Apr-2015
India to increase production of indigeno Kanpur, April 04 (ANI): India plans to increase production of indigenously developed ‘Pinaka’ multiple barrel rocket to meet its defence needs, said an official on Saturday (April 04). Pinaka, which is fired from multi-barrel rocket launcher (MBRL), has a range of 40 kilometres. The system is mounted on a Tatra truck for mobility. A battery of Pinaka consists of six launcher systems, six loader-cum-replenishment vehicles, three replenishment vehicles, a command post vehicle with fire control computer and meteorological radar. In 2014, about 5,000 rockets were produced while an advanced variant is being developed with enhanced range and accuracy. The rocket was first used in the 1999 Kargil war against Pakistan. Indian scientists began work on Pinaka in 1983. The system has a maximum range of 39-40 km and fires a salvo of 12 HE rockets in under 40 seconds, with a beaten zone of 3.9 square kilometres. 04-Apr-2015
Farmers block roads as hailstorm destroy Mathura/ Jind, April 04 (ANI): Dozens of agitated farmers blocked roads on Saturday (April 04) and demanded compensation as hailstorm hit Mathura city and damaged their crops. Blocked roads caused trouble to the travelling passengers as traffic was halted. On Friday night, Mathura received unseasonal heavy hailstorm followed by rains which added woes to the farmers’ lives. Farmers holding damaged crops shouted slogans and blocked roads due to which the traffic came to a standstill. Unseasonal storms have badly damaged the winter crop in large parts of the fertile northern plains, most likely contributing to the suicides, and villagers have blamed Modi for not stepping in to help the distressed farmers or ensuring that crop prices remained stable. Farmers in Jind district of Haryana also protested against unfair compensation given to them for the damage of their crops. 04-Apr-2015
GAIL pipeline bursts in Telangana, two d Nalgonda, April 04 (ANI): A GAIL pipeline in Telangana burst on Saturday leaving two dead and injuring several. The incident took place at Suryapet area of Nalgonda district in Telangana. The injured have immediately been rushed to the nearest hospital and given treatment. The cause of the incident is not known yet. Further details are awaited. 04-Apr-2015
Monkey menace in Varanasi disrupts Wi-Fi Varanasi, April 04 (ANI): Nestled on the banks of the river Ganges, temple town of Varanasi is battling a monkey crisis. The city, also Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency, gets a large number of tourists, both domestic and foreign, everyday due to its religious significance. But the holy town is grappling with frequent breakdown of internet services caused by monkeys who often bite wires. The monkeys in Varanasi are seen as an avatar of Hindu monkey god Hanuman and are considered sacred. Authorities are baffled as they can't take action against the monkeys. A senior engineer with Telecommunication Department, AP Srivastav said they have mooted a plan to lay optical cable wire underground to deal with the situation. 04-Apr-2015
Sitharaman briefs political resolution d Bengaluru, April 04 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday that political resolution discussed during the National Executive meet of the BJP would soon be passed. She said that the resolution contains various clauses associated with the development of the people. Further talking about the land bill reforms, Sitharaman said that the new bill is uselessly being opposed by the Opposition, even if the government is ready to engage in a substantial dialogue process. 04-Apr-2015
Ayushmann Khurrana unveils his book ‘C Mumbai, April 4 (ANI): Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana along with his wife Tahira Kashyap, unveiled their book ‘Cracking the Code’ in India’s entertainment hub Mumbai recently. Good going Ayushmann! 04-Apr-2015
Revealed - Tea Kada Raja is VIP's Preque The successful VIP team has come up with the name for its new film currently under production and it is a one line from VIP's title track. Yes, Tea Kadai Raja will be the title for this film starring Dhanush, Samantha and Amy Jackson in the lead said the buzz. Official confirmation of the title is not yet out, so we are waiting for the producer, we mean dhanush to come up with it soon. The buzz also revealed something about the story, and against all previous claims, this film might not be a sequel to VIP, but a prequel! 04-Apr-2015
Emraan Hashmi and Amyra Dastur promote ' New Delhi, April 4 (ANI): Bollywood actors Emraan Hashmi and Amyra Dastur were spotted promoting their upcoming science-fiction thriller 'Mr. X' in the national capital recently. Directed by Vikram Bhatt, 'Mr. X' is slated for release on 17th April 2015. 04-Apr-2015
Pamela Anderson alleges Rick Salmon wasn New Delhi, April 4 (ANI): Pamela Anderson recently got emotional while alleging her estranged husband Rick Salomon that he wasn't good with sex and was in the relationship for fame. The 'Baywatch' star, who appeared in the court to get a permanent restraining order against her poker player husband, but didn't serve him with legal documents so was settled with an extended temporary restraining order which made her worried for her safety, an online portal reported. Anderson also claimed outside the court that Salomon, with whom she married twice, has kept a lock of her hair and photos for hype. 04-Apr-2015
Real's Rodriguez fit to play says Ancelo SHOWS: MADRID, SPAIN (APRIL 4, 2015) (REUTERS-ACCESS ALL) 1. (SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) REAL MADRID COACH CARLO ANCELOTTI SAYING OF JAMES RODRIGUEZ: "He is going to start the match tomorrow. He is in a 04-Apr-2015
Barca's Messi is fit to play says Enriqu SHOWS: BARCELONA, SPAIN (APRIL 4, 2015) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. (SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) BARCELONA COACH LUIS ENRIQUE SAYING: "Blows happen and Leo Messi receives lots of them in every match. Most of 04-Apr-2015
Costa could be on bench for Stoke game SHOWS: COBHAM, ENGLAND, UK (APRIL 3, 2015) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. SOUNDBITE (English) CHELSEA MANAGER JOSE MOURNIHO SAYING: "Diego trained yesterday and today with the group. He is not injured I 04-Apr-2015
Iran must commit to recognizing Israel's ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday (April 3), said that any final agreement between Iran and world powers must insist that Iran commit to 03-Apr-2015
BJP ended the atmosphere of disappointme Bengaluru, April 03 (ANI): Addressing a rally in Bengaluru Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the BJP ended the atmosphere of disappointment in the country. He also furnished a report card of his government's ten months at the Centre. 03-Apr-2015
Was raised among the poor, understand fa Bengaluru, April 03 (ANI): Addressing a rally in Bengaluru Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday defended his government's land reforms and promised a "second green revolution" in the country. He said that he comes from a humble background and so he understands the pain of the farmers'. Targeting the Congress, he said that people launch campaigns for farmers just for politics, they don't understand basic issues. 03-Apr-2015
Iranians celebrate framework nuclear dea Iran's Foreign Minister gets a hero's welcome. Ecstatic crowds welcomed Mohamad Javad Zarif back to Tehran after he led Iranian negotiators to an initial nuclear agreement that could profoundly 03-Apr-2015
Nairobi residents react to Garissa attac Kenyans in shock after Somalia's Shebab Islamists massacred 147 in a university in the country's northeast. Duration: 01:10 03-Apr-2015
Philippines carries out bloody Good Frid Devotees in the fervently Catholic Philippines mark Good Friday by being nailed to crosses and whipping their backs bloody, in extreme acts of devotion that attracted thousands of spectators. Duration: 01:07 03-Apr-2015
Smriti Irani finds hidden camera in Fabi New Delhi, April 03 (ANI): Union HRD minister Smriti Irani on Friday spotted a hidden camera in the changing room of a Fabindia store in Goa. The matter was promptly reported to the police. The HRD Minister, who is holidaying in Goa, had gone shopping at the Fabindia store where she spotted the camera. Reportedly, Irani called the local MLA Micheal Lobo who filed the FIR. The police have registered a case of outraging a woman's modesty and the matter is being investigated. 03-Apr-2015
President clears land ordinance reissued New Delhi, April 03 (ANI): The controversial Ordinance on Land Acquisition was re-promulgated on Friday after President Pranab Mukherjee gave his assent for the same. The President's assent came just two days before the Ordinance was to lapse. 03-Apr-2015
Muslim girl wins competition based on Bh Mumbai, 3 April (ANI): A young Muslim girl has become the beacon of communal harmony as she tops a competition based on the teachings of 'Bhagwad Gita'. Maryam Siddiqui beat about 4,500 students in 'Gita Champions League', an inter-school competition, held in western Mumbai city organized by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). 12-year-old Siddiqui considers humanity to be the greatest religion and said her parents inspired her to take part in the contest. 03-Apr-2015
Anbumani Ramadoss urges PM Modi to incre Chennai, April 03 (ANI): Former Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss on Friday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention to increase the size of pictorial warning on tobacco products from 40 per cent to 85 percent after health ministry deferred it. The ministry put in abeyance its order that had sought to increase the warning size on the main display area of the packets of tobacco products from April 01, citing an interim report from a parliament panel that sought more time to hear all stakeholders before implementation. Ramadoss hit out at the health ministry and said that pictorial warning was a prerequisite to create awareness against tobacco consumption among poor and illiterate people. Ramadoss also voiced his concern over the presence of tobacco baron Shyam Saran Gupta in the panel and demanded his sacking as it was a clear case of a conflict of interest. Panel head Dilip Gandhi also attracted controversy by his remark that there was no Indian study to confirm that use of tobacco products leads to cancer. 03-Apr-2015
Modi govt will be in power for next 20 y Bengaluru, April 03 (ANI): The National Executive meeting of the Bharaitya Janata Party began in Bengaluru on Friday. Speaking at the meeting, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said because of the heavy membership drive BJP has become world's largest party and the party thanks Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party president Amit Shah, veteran leader L K Advani and Arun Jaitley for it. Backing Modi's model of governance over allegations of it being PMO driven, Shah asserted that Modi government has arrived and will be in power for the next 10-20 years. The BJP also trained guns at the Opposition for making desperate attempts to malign their image. The meeting also laid focus on the Bihar elections due in 2015. 03-Apr-2015
China aid to Nepal for their interest, n Dharamsala, March 03 (ANI): Tibetan government-in-exile in Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh slammed Chinese government for providing monetary aid to Nepal for transport and infrastructure and its promise to keep up the crackdown on "anti-China" activities by Tibetans. Reportedly, last month Chinese President Xi Jinping announced package of 900 million RMB (USD 145.18 million) during his meeting with President of Nepal, Ram Baran Yadav, on the sidelines of Boao Forum for Asia in Hainan Province in China. Religion and Culture Minister of Tibetan government in-exile, Pema Chhinjor said the economic aid is for China's own vested interest as Tibetans are not involved in any "anti-China" activities. Two-way ties between Nepal and China have strengthened in recent years, with China becoming a major donor of aid to, and trading partner of, its tiny neighbour, besides bringing major investments in infrastructure development, such as hospitals. Meanwhile, Chhinjor added China's help to Nepal is to gain more control over the region. 03-Apr-2015
BJP a party of farmers: Prakash Javadek Bengaluru, April 03 (ANI): The National Executive meeting of the Bharaitya Janata Party began in Bengaluru on Friday. Speaking at the meeting, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the BJP is concerned about the farmers and the proposed Land Bill takes the interests of the poor into account. 03-Apr-2015
Politicos react after Christina Samy say New Delhi, March 03 (ANI): Politicos reacted on Friday after Christina Samy, who had resigned from AAP's national executive, said that AAP is an all boys club now. Leaders from various political parties gave mixed reactions over the issue. Aam Aadmi Party's only woman member in the National Executive, Christina Samy, had offerd to resign from the party on as she was the supporter of Yogendra Yadav who has been, of late, removed as the party spokesperson. 03-Apr-2015
Israel outraged over Iran nuclear deal The framework deal reached between world powers and Iran on curbing the country's nuclear program was received with cautious optimism by many international leaders. Except in Israel- where it's 03-Apr-2015
Four suspects arrested in Delhi's 25-cro New Delhi, April 3 (ANI): Delhi Police on Tuesday arrested four suspects in a major robbery case and recovered the goods worth Rs 25 crore along with the container and vehicle used in robbery. A gang of robbers had fled away with goods worth around Rs 25 crore along with a truck from Delhi's Kalindi Kunj. The incident took place at around 1 am on April 1. The truck loaded with electronic goods of Samsung was stopped by the robbers who broke open the container and then decamped with it. The truck driver and the cleaner were brutally beaten up by the robbers and they also took away the truck. The truck was moving from Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi towards Noida in Uttar Pradesh. An FIR was registered and a number of police teams of South East District were formed to nab the robbers. 03-Apr-2015
Reactions pour in after woman killed for New Delhi, April 03 (ANI): Reactions poured in on Friday after a 44-year-old woman who had performed the last rites of her mother was hacked to death by her brother and her nephew in Raipur. BJP leader Kiran Bedi said that there is a need of a social revolution. DCW chairperson Barkha Shukla also condemned the killing and said that awareness needs to be increased among the people in villages. 03-Apr-2015
Youth Congress protest with fake cheques Bengaluru, April 03 (ANI): Youth Congress workers on Friday staged a protest in Bengaluru against the central government for failing to bring black money back into the country, as promised during the Lok Sabha elections. The workers protested with the fake cheque of rupees 15 lakhs carrying Prime Minister Narendra Modi's signature to remind the public that Modi had promised to bring back all black money and had claimed this could well mean every citizen gets Rs15 lakh rupees in his or her kitty. Meanwhile, Bengaluru police detained the enraged protesters in order to control the situation. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had in his budget speech said the government will come out with a new law to effectively deal with the black money stashed abroad as well as generation of black money in the country. 03-Apr-2015
SRK-Kajol Starrer 'Dilwale' Release On C Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge that released in 1995,went on to become a huge hit with the audiences as it told a very simple love story of Raj and Simran. This successful onscreen pair Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol will be seen on the silver screen again in Rohit Shetty's Dilwale. The upcoming comedy-drama, is produced by Shetty and Shah Rukh's wife Gauri Khan. 03-Apr-2015
Sushant Singh Rajput felicitates winners Mumbai, April 3 (ANI): Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput on Thursday felicitated the winners of a promotional contest for his upcoming crime thriller "Detective Byomkesh Bakshi" in India's showbiz capital Mumbai. The movie has been directed by filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee. Sushant felicitated the winners of 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshi Contest' with gift hampers and cash prize worth rupees 100,000. In the film, he portrays the character of Bakshi and is paired opposite actress Swastika Mukherjee. A Yash Raj Films production, the film hits the silver screens on 3rd April 2015. 03-Apr-2015
Fawad Khan Refused To Kiss Alia Bhatt! Fawad has made it clear that he won't do any explicit kissing or love-making scenes with Alia. Apparently, he wants to avoid any controversies since he comes from a conservative country. Check out the video for the full story! 03-Apr-2015
Sexy Kangana Ranaut Meets Her Die Hard F Kangana Ranaut popularity has reached new heights after her role in the hit movie 'Queen'. She also won the national award for it. There was meet and greet organized by askme.com where Kangana met and interacted with her fans. For more info watch this video. 03-Apr-2015
Aamir Khan And Kiran Rao's Movie Date! Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao are very happily married couple. The Bollywood couple were here spotted at the special screening of a marathi movie 'Court'. At the screening were also present new married couple Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Khemu. For more info watch this video. 03-Apr-2015
Last director to have worked in silent m Manoel de Oliveira, patriarch of Portuguese film and the world's last active director to have started his career in silent pictures, has died. The acclaimed director was 106 years old, and had been 03-Apr-2015
Flurry of activity inside Lausanne hotel ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Major powers and Iran negotiated into the early hours of Thursday (April 2) on Tehran's nuclear program two days past their deadline, with diplomats saying 02-Apr-2015
Villagers in Latehar suffer since Maoist Latehar, April 02 (ANI): People of a remote village in Jharkhand continue to suffer due to lack of primary medical facilities since Maoist rebels blew up a health centre in the area about two years ago. The government efforts to rebuild the centre have met with little success in the wake of threats from the rebels. Sub Divisional Officer (SDO) of Latehar, SK Agrahari, said that people of Serengdag village were facing hardships as the nearest health centre is at Herhanj at a distance of 60 kilometres. The officials said the administration was planning to appoint a doctor in Daltonganj to look after the villagers. The health sub-centre was built in 2012 to provide better health care to the villagers. But the centre was blown up by rebels a year later. Villagers say the rebels targeted the centre as police force used to camp there. 02-Apr-2015
Increasing pictorial warning on tobacco Allahabad, April 2 (ANI): BJP leader Shyama Charan Gupta on Thursday while justifying his 'Beedi remark' said that during the UPA regime the GoM appointed by the previous Government passed a resolution according to which 40% of space of packet was utilized for warning. He added that the space used for warning was later increased from 40% to 85 %. He further stated that this change resulted in nationwide protest as as this can prove to be harmful for this industry and can lead to unemployment. 02-Apr-2015
Resigned from AAP as party failed its ow Chennai, April 02 (ANI): After the only woman member of AAP's 18-member national executive Christiana Samy resigned, she said that she left the party as AAP failed its own constitution. Samy accused the party of betraying its founding principles and ignoring the volunteer's voice. She said that these are the basic reasons why she quit from the party. Samy had interestingly voted in favour of Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan in the March 4 national executive meeting. Further, she also said that Party National Convener Arvind Kejriwal is a great leader but somewhere he lacked patience. Samy was AAP's Tamil Nadu state convener and has been a women's rights activist for the last 30 years. 02-Apr-2015
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