Nigeria security agents raid opposition office

Nigeria's main opposition party claimed that security agents had ransacked its office in Lagos, arresting workers and seizing documents, in the latest flare-up before elections in February. Duration: 01:04 Nov 25, 2014

Red Panda cubs explore the Bratislava Zoo

Four-month old Red Panda twins Pim and Pam still rely on their mother for breast milk at the Bratislava Zoo in Slovakia, but the precocious cubs have begun to branch out to solid foods, as well. Duration: 00:41 Nov 25, 2014

US Defense Secretary Hagel tenders his resignation

US President Barack Obama announced Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's resignation on Monday after criticism of the campaigns in Afghanistan and against the Islamic State group. Duration: 00:54 Nov 25, 2014

Ukraine and Lithuania sign military agreement

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of Lithuania, have signed an agreement on military cooperation between the two countries. Duration: 01:05 Nov 25, 2014

Police bomb disposal squad defuses bomb found from train

Kamrup, Nov 25 (ANI): A powerful bomb, weighing more than seven kg, was recovered from a train compartment in Assam's Kamrup (Rural) district on Monday, police said. Security personnel on duty in Up Lumding-Kamakhya Intercity Express spotted a plastic bag covered with a towel and wires sticking out in front of the compartment toilet near Kendukona Railway station under Rangiya sub-division. They immediately informed Kendukona station master and the train was halted there. The passengers were asked to disembark for checking the train thoroughly and senior police, civil and railway officials along with a dog squad of the Assam Police rushed to the spot and removed the bomb. Nov 24, 2014

EAM Sushma Swaraj speaks about expectations from SAARC summit

Kathmandu, Nov 24 (ANI): External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that India is always interested in having talks with the SAARC nations. The preparations for the 18th SAARC summit are in full swing in Nepal as the authorities have heightened the security for the two-day event where leaders from eight nations will meet and discuss the core issues of importance. Leaders from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Nepal, India and Pakistan would meet in Kathmandu for two days for the plenary session from November 26 for the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). Nov 24, 2014

Veggie Diet Triumphs over Medicines in Beating Type 2 Diabetes

New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): Veggie diet is better than medicines when it comes to treating Type 2 diabetes, says a new study. According to the George Washington University researchers a healthy vegetable-based diet could notably boost blood sugar levels. Veggie and vegan diets are good for heart, hypertension, body weight, and plasma lipids, and also provide nutritional advantages in comparison with omnivorous diets. According to the study everyone should not adopt a vegetarian or vegan diet but increasing intake of fruit, vegetables, whole grains and pulses and eating less saturated fat do have its benefits. People are recommended to maintain a healthy weight through balanced eating which contains all the food groups and was low in -saturated fat, and physical activity. Nov 24, 2014

SC slams ICC chairman N Srinivasan over IPL match fixing

New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): The Supreme Court has slammed International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman N Srinivasan on Monday over corruption in the Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 competition. The Court asked the suspended BCCI president N Srinivasan how he could own an IPL team while remaining head of the cricket establishment in the country. Meanwhile, head of the probe committee, retired Justice Mukul Mudgal, however, refused to comment on the matter. In March, Srinivasan, regarded as the world's most powerful cricket administrator, was called on by the apex court to leave his post at the BCCI to ensure a fair investigation into the IPL Scam. Srinivasan stood down in June. Nov 24, 2014

Kunal Ghosh says Mamata Banerjee biggest beneficiary in Saradha

Kolkata, Nov 25 (ANI): Suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh who has been arrested in the Saradha scam case accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of being the biggest beneficiary in the scam. Ghosh, before being produced before the Sessions Court on Monday, said that Mamata is a coward and added that she should be made to sit before him and questioned with regard to the Saradha scam. Ghosh is an accused in the multi-crore Saradha scam case and was arrested in November 2013 by Bidhannagar Police. He was taken into custody by CBI in July after it started probing the scam on a Supreme Court order. Nov 24, 2014