Iran, six world powers clinch breakthrough nuclear deal

Geneva, Nov 24 (ANI): Iran and six world powers reached a breakthrough deal early on Sunday to curb Tehran's nuclear programme in exchange for limited sanctions relief, in what could be the first sign of an emerging rapprochement between the Islamic state and the West. Aimed at ending a dangerous standoff, the agreement between Iran and the United States, France, Germany, Britain, China and Russia was nailed down after more than four days of negotiations in the Swiss city of Geneva. Nov 24, 2013

Snooping Row: BJP defends Narendra Modi

New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): Responding to the allegations by suspended IAS official Pradeep Sharma on BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi and his aide Amit Shah over the snooping row, BJP leader Kirti Azad said that it is a conspiracy by the Congress. Azad said that the Congress has tried everything on Narendra Modi through their dirty tricks department. He also said that they are trying to malign the BJP and will find new allegations also, rather than discussing issues like, corruption, inflation, economic crisis and infiltration at borders. Nov 24, 2013

Police arrest suspended TMC leader Kunal Ghosh in Sharda Chit Fund scam

Kolkata, Nov 24 (ANI): Police have arrested suspended TMC lawmaker Kunal Ghosh in West Bengal for his alleged role and conspiracy in the state's multi-billion Sharda chit fund scam. The deputy commissioner added that Ghosh has been charged with IPC sections of 420 cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property, 406 (criminal breach of trust) and 120B conspiracy. Meanwhile, a leader of India's regional Trinamool Congress party, Derek O' Brien said that law should take its course. Nov 24, 2013

Princess of Belgium visits India to strengthen bilateral relation

New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): Princess of Belgium Astrid is visiting New Delhi with a 300-member business delegation to boost trade ties with India. The visit aims to strengthen the relationship with India in diverse sectors, particularly trade and investment. During the visit, Princess Astrid would be meeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other senior leaders of the central government. The delegation would also be visiting India's showbiz capital Mumbai and southern Chennai to explore new areas of trade. Nov 24, 2013

Top police brass meets in Gaya, discuss strategies to combat Maoists

Gaya, Nov 24 (ANI): Senior police officials conducted a high-level meeting in Gaya district of Bihar to discuss strategies and foster better coordination to wipe out Naxalism from the state. Police as well as paramilitary personnel attended the meet during which officials discussed and deliberated on the ways to combat the rebels to lead to fruitful results. The Maoists, who say they are fighting for the rights of the poor and landless, control some of India's mineral-rich areas and operate in large swathes of the eastern, central and southern countryside. Nov 24, 2013

Spaniards protest against anti-austerity measures

Thousands of Spaniards joined trade unionists and civic groups to protest against the government's punishing austerity measures, two years after Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and his rightwing Popular Party took power in Spain. Duration: 00:49 Nov 23, 2013

Iran nuclear talks in difficult 'homestretch'

Negotiations between world powers and Iran over the Islamic republic's controversial nuclear programme "remain difficult" and any deal must be worthwhile, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said Saturday. Duration: 00:59 Nov 23, 2013

Pacquiao confident of victory in Macau comeback fight

Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao declares he is back to his best as he weighs in comfortably under the 147 pound limit ahead of his comeback fight against American Brandon Rios. Duration: 00:41 Nov 23, 2013

Philippine prisoners return after typhoon mass escape

Nearly half of the detainees who escaped from a flooded jail at the height of Super Typhoon Haiyan have returned, many after helping their families deal with the storm's aftermath. Duration: 01:44 Nov 23, 2013

Girl allegedly assaulted by IAS officer on pretext of govt job

Dehradun, Nov 23 (ANI): A 26-year-old girl accused senior IAS (Indian Administrative Services) officer of sexual exploitation in Uttarakhand. According to the police, a zero First Information Report (FIR) has been filed in the case in east Delhi. The accused, Additional Secretary, Home Department, Uttarakhand, JP Joshi said that he was innocent and that this was part of a conspiracy to defame him. The complainant said that the accused assaulted her on several occasions on the pretext of giving her a government job. Nov 23, 2013

Sonia Gandhi slams BJP for misleading people

Kota, Nov 23 (ANI): Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi slammed BJP for misleading the people during election campaign rallies and hailed the developments taken place in Rajasthan. While addressing a rally in Kota on Saturday, Gandhi accused BJP for spreading rumours against Congress. The Congress president also said that Rajasthan is becoming an educational hub as many institutes are providing opportunities to thousands of students. Nov 23, 2013