Iran, atomic watchdog agree on roadmap for cooperation

Iran and the UN nuclear watchdog agreed Monday on a “roadmap for cooperation” over Tehran's controversial atomic drive, as the US accused Iran of scuttling latest efforts to end the deadlock. Duration: 00:36 Nov 11, 2013

Maldives vote suspension sparks protests, clashes

Following Maldives' top court suspension of the presidential election runoff scheduled for Sunday, blocking a vote for the third time in two months, supporters of presidential candidate Mohamed Nasheed took to the streets of Male where they were confronted by police forces. Nov 11, 2013

Colombia hosts International Dance Biennial

The first International Dance Biennial of Cali is held in Santiago de Cali, Colombia, until November 11. Over 600 dancers from dance companies from across the world are set to perform different genres of dance. Duration: 00:39 Nov 11, 2013

Two truffles sold in Italy for 90,000 euros

Two truffles weighing a total of 950 grams have been sold for 90,000 euros to a Hong Kong buyer during the World Alba White Truffles Auction in Grinzane Cavour in northwestern Italy. Duration: 00:39 Nov 11, 2013

Philippines struggles to help desperate typhoon victims

Philippines rescue workers struggle to bring aid to famished and destitute survivors after a super typhoon that may have killed more than 10,000 people, in what is feared to be the country's worst natural disaster. Duration: 00:59 Nov 11, 2013

Navy Day celebrations kick start at Vizag

Vizag, Nov 11 (ANI): Kick starting the Navy Day celebrations, the Eastern naval Command organized Pratibimb- 2013, a painting competition for children from various schools in Vizag. Nearly 1,400 children from various government and private schools, including Kendriya Vidyalayas, across the city participated in the event which saw the naval community joining hands with the civilians. Rear Admiral AK Saxena lighted the lamp to mark the launch of 'Pratibimb-13'. A number of events are lined up leading to the Navy Day on December 4. The Eastern Naval Command has drawn up a string of events aimed at showcasing the 'Silent Service' and for raising awareness among citizens as part of the Navy Day-2013 events. Nov 11, 2013

Maoists kill three, set ablaze a vehicle in Bihar

Amkola, Nov 11 (ANI): Maoists killed three villagers and then set ablaze a vehicle in Amkola village in Bihar's Gaya District. The rebels swooped down on the village when the villagers where enjoying a cultural night. Villagers from the neighbouring villages were also present at the cultural event when the group of Maoists started firing indiscriminately. Hundreds of people lose their life in the violence, perpetrated by the rebels. The Maoist insurgents are estimated to number between 7000 hardcore fighters in nearly a third of India's 630 districts. While they have made few inroads into cities, they have spread into rural pockets in 20 of 28 states. Nov 11, 2013

Four dead in Dhanbad coal mine

Dhanbad, Nov 11 (ANI): Over 10 miners got trapped on Monday at around 11.30 am at a coal mine in Nirsa in Dhanbad after its roof collapsed. Four people are feared dead. Rescue teams have rushed to the spot and operation is on to save the trapped miners. Senior Bharat Coking Coal Limited and Dhanbad district administration officials are at the spot. Dhanbad in Jharkhand is the coal capital of India with the entire region being a hub of coal mining. Nov 11, 2013

Raj polls: Ashok Gehlot files nomination from Sardarpura

Sardarpura, Nov 11 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday filed his nomination papers from the Sardarpura Assembly seat ahead of the December 1 polls in the state. Gehlot was accompanied by his wife Sunita Gehlot and Jodhpur Mayor Rameshwar Dadheech and Chairman of Jodhpur Development Authority Rajendra Solanki. Later, the Chief Minister went to his constituency where he inaugurated his election office and addressed his supporters. Nov 11, 2013

Traditional buffalo fight in Shimla enthralls hundreds of spectators

Shimla, Nov 11 (ANI): The traditional buffalo-fight fair captivated hundreds of villagers in Baychari village of Shimla. People gathered together to celebrate this century old buffalo fighting fair, to preserve the old traditions and religious belief of the area. This is also done to praise Hindu gods and local deities. Meanwhile, Virender Kashyap, an MP from Shimla, who was also present during the fair said that such traditions help in preserving the culture of Himachal Pradesh. The event is organized to promote tourism in the region. The fair is organized every year during the month of October-November and is attended by people from across the state as well as from outside. Nov 11, 2013

Mausoleum in Rajouri breaking communal barriers

Rajouri, Nov 11 (ANI): Sufism in Jammu and Kashmir has served to promote a common way of understanding the world. Hence, there is a belief in the powers of the Sufi saints, and people from all walks of life congregate at their shrines to pay their respects. The Urs of Baba Faiz Baksh Shah Bukhari in Rajouri district provides a perfect example of this fact. Here, every year, devotees from different faiths come in large numbers to pay obeisance to the revered saint. Legend has that the saint was a mystic who devoted his entire life for the betterment of mankind, and preached communal harmony. It is believed that wishes of devotees are fulfilled here. Nov 11, 2013