HK police clear protest camp after clashes

Fresh scuffles break out as Hong Kong authorities move in to clear the main body of a major pro-democracy protest site, a day after more than 100 demonstrators were arrested. Duration: 00:52 Nov 27, 2014

Politicos react as Black Money debate likely to resume in Parliament

New Delhi, Nov 27 (ANI): Politicos from rival parties on Thursday targeted BJP government over the issue of Black Money. Parliament is likely to resume the crucial debate today. Congress party leader Manish Tewari accused BJP of fooling the nation in the Black Money issue. He said that BJP must apologize for their conduct. Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal also expressed similar sentiments. Meanwhile, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that political parties rarely fulfill the commitments made during the election campaign. However, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu declining all the allegations said that the government was approachable and willing to discuss and debate on any issue. Nov 27, 2014

Three militants, three civilians killed in encounter in Arnia sector of JandK

RS Pura, Nov 27 (ANI): IG BSF Rajesh Kumar on Thursday informed that three militants and three civilians were killed in an encounter in Arnia sector of Jammu and Kashmir. The Border Security Force (BSF) cordoned off the area after the villagers reported the movement of militants in Arnia Sector. The operation against the militants is still underway. Nov 27, 2014

IPL Spot fixing case: Hearing in Supreme Court adjourned till Dec 1

New Delhi, Nov 27 (ANI): Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing in the IPL Spot fixing case till 1st December. Petitioner Aditya Verma said that the Supreme Court has asked for fresh BCCI elections, and said in its observation that all those involved in IPL spot-fixing should stand aside. Nov 27, 2014

Summit not yet over, agreements signed may be known by the days end: Pak Foreign Ministry

Islamabad, Nov 27 (ANI): The spokesperson of Pakistan Foreign Ministry, Tasneem Aslam said on Thursday that Pakistan is not the only country which has not completed it internal procedures before reaching to agreements in SAARC. She added that the summit is still going on so agreements may be made among the nations by the day’s end as summit concludes. Nov 27, 2014

Shiv Sena should join Maharashtra govt, talks to commence from Friday Devendra Fadnavis

Mumbai, Nov 27 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said that though BJP and Shiv Sena fought the state elections separately but both parties have the feeling to work together for governance. He said that BJP has alliance with Shiv Sena at the centre and BJP has decided that Shiv Sena should join the government in the state too. Fadnavis said that formal talks with the party will take place from Friday and that senior leader Dharamendra Pradhan will convene talks with Shiv Sena leader Chandrakant Patil to discuss the role of Shiv Sena in the Maharashtra government. Nov 27, 2014

Indian nurses stranded in Libya seek help to get back home

Kerala/ Libya, Nov 27 (ANI): More than 22 nurses from Kerala, who are stranded in war torn Libya without the payments, have shared their ordeal with the Indian government through a video, appealing for help to evacuate them. Nurses are crying for help to return back home to India at the earliest as they have not got their salary for the past four months. Family of a nurse Dhanya Mathew, who sent their daughter to Libya for a better future, are worried as their only shelter can be snatched away anytime if the loan they took for her studies, visa and ticket is not deposited soon. For the nurse's parents the only hope is the Indian government and the embassy officials. The nurse's family says their daughter had a chance earlier to return home but could not due to financial issues. Also, the employers had promised to increase salary, said the family. A group of 22 nurses from Kerala stranded at Benghazi in Libya have been shifted to a safe hospital but are now even finding it difficult to have basic food as they are left with no money in the strife-torn country. Nov 27, 2014

Defence Expert hails Army for indicting 9 soldiers in killing of Kashmiri youths in Budgam firing

New Delhi, Nov 27 (ANI): Defence Expert Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Raj Kadyan hailed Indian Army for indicting nine soldiers including a Junior Commissioned Officer of 53 Rashtriya Rifles for killing two youths in Chattergam Chadoora area of Budgam district on November 3. Kadyan said that this shows that Army carries on its work with full dedication and without any bias. He also said that the course of action is to be seen as to what action the Army takes. He also assured that Army will give whatever punishment that should be meted out to them. The army completed its inquiry into the firing incident in which two Kashmiri youths had lost their lives, while two others were injured and found gross violation by the jawans. The Court of Inquiry recommended court martial proceedings against them. Nov 27, 2014