Airbus delivers first A400M military plane

After years of delays and huge cost over-runs, Airbus has delivered its first A400M military transport plane, handing over the huge turboprop to France. Duration: 00:54 Sep 30, 2013

Knox, ex-lover retrial for Italy murder begins

The retrial of Amanda Knox and her former lover for the murder of a British student begins in Florence, with lawyers for the victim saying her family was long overdue the truth behind one of Italy's most notorious crimes. Duration:01:32 Sep 30, 2013

Israel: Iran intentions should be judged on deeds

Israeli President Shimon Peres said on Monday that arch-foe Iran's bid to allay Western fears over its nuclear programme should be judged "by deeds" rather than a mere charm offensive. Duration: 00:39 Sep 30, 2013

Russia extends detention of more Greenpeace crew

A Russian court orders the detention for two months of eight more crew members of a Greenpeace ship who protested against Arctic oil drilling as part of a probe into alleged piracy. Duration: 00:36 Sep 30, 2013

Hagel tours last Cold War frontier in Korea

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel tours the South-North Korean border, ahead of talks on switching command of combined US and South Korean forces in the event of war with the North. Duration: 00:59 Sep 30, 2013

Israel court remands Iran spy suspect

An Israel court on Monday remanded in custody for eight days an alleged Iranian spy, arrested on September 11 carrying photographs of the US embassy in Tel Aviv. Duration: 00:33 Sep 30, 2013

BJP demands employment for poor, not appeasement

Kolkata, Sep 30 (ANI): BJP Chief Rajnath Singh took a jibe at the Congress party-led central government by contending that the country's poor masses need employment to liberate them and shouldn't be used as tools for garnering votes. Lambasting the Congress party for its policies, he said that in the period of 54 years of rule, it has created poor and then given it crutches for survival. Further Singh assailed Vice President of the Congress Party Rahul Gandhi for his utterances in public and said that he has hurt the country's integrity by his remarks. Sep 30, 2013

Narendra Modi mocks at PM's meeting with Nawaz in US

Mumbai, Sep 30 (ANI): BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi on Monday mocked at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in United States. Launching a fresh attack on Congress-led UPA government at the centre, Modi asserted that Indians are not happy under Manmohan Singh government. Speaking about Atal Bihari Vajpayee's government, Modi explained how the government had shocked the world after conducting nuclear test soon after acquiring power in the centre. Sep 30, 2013

Shindes letter to befool Muslim leaders: Shahid Siddiqui

New Delhi, Sep 30 (ANI): After Union Home Minister Sushil Shinde wrote a letter to all chief ministers on the issue of wrongful detention of Muslim youngsters in terror cases, Former SP leader Shahid Siddiqui said that Shinde’s letter is nothing but to befool Muslim leaders who are raising their voice against these wrong detentions. Further, he said that there should not be a question of vote bank, but justice should be done anytime, whether election or not. Sep 30, 2013

Chidambaram accuses "unregulated" players for destabilizing markets

Chennai, Sep 30 (ANI): Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram slammed the "unregulated" players in the market and said on Monday that their activities have adversely impacted large number of consumers in the country. Chidambaram was addressing a national seminar on "Indian Financial Code" in Chennai which was recommended by the Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission and organised by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. Meanwhile the finance minister also elaborated on the recent ordinance which was passed by the government on September 16 aimed at filling up the loopholes to protect the interests of the consumers from being exploited by these unregulated players. Sep 30, 2013

Gehlot Launches Web Portal 'Pehchaan'

Jaipur, Sep 30 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot launched a web portal "Pehchaan" in Jaipur which will accept applications for birth and death certificates. The Portal will initially benefit applicants of Kota, Sikar and Ajmer districts, under a project of State Strategic Statistical Plan in collaboration of NIC. The entire data of birth and death certificates released by the administration and local bodies will be available on the portal. Also, the new applicants can fill forms for these certificates via the portal. The department, after receiving the application, will forward it to the concerned municipal body to generate the desired certificate. Sep 30, 2013

Sonia praises PM for historic bills, says party stands by him

Mandya, Sep 30 (ANI): In order to assuage the feelings of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after criticism and remarks from all sides while he was away on a foreign trip to US, Congress President Sonia Gandhi praised the PM for bringing historic bills like Food Security Bill and Land Acquisition Bill and also said that the opposition should stop ridiculing the PM as the whole of Congress stands by him. Gandhi said this while addressing the people in her rally in Mandya region of Karnataka. Gandhi also said that the party is not afraid of BJP and will continue working for the people of the country. Sep 30, 2013