European probe lands on comet

A European probe makes the first-ever landing on a comet in a quest to explore the origins of the Solar System, but there were concerns over whether it is fastened securely enough to carry out its mission. Duration: 02:04 Nov 13, 2014

European probe Philae makes first-ever landing on comet

The European probe Philae has made the first-ever landing on a comet, a crowning phase in a quest to explore the origins of the Solar System, the European Space Agency (ESA) said Wednesday. Duration: 01:17 Nov 13, 2014

UN Ebola coordinator: slow progress being made

The United Nations' Ebola response coordinator on Wednesday said that slow progress is being made in tackling the virus in West Africa, while calling for people not to stigmatize those from countries affected by the disease. Duration: 00:50 Nov 13, 2014

Sierra Leone: Ebola survivors discharged from treatment center

The Hastings Ebola treatment unit near Freetown is the only one in Sierra Leone to be operated without help from NGOs or international aid. Some sixty patients were discharged from the center on Tuesday, free from the deadly virus. Duration: 01:02 Nov 12, 2014

Dutch woman heads for South Pole on tractor

After driving a tractor the length of Africa, Dutch adventurer Manon "Tractor Girl" Ossevoort is setting out to fulfil a decade-long dream of chugging her way to the South Pole. Duration: 01:21 Nov 12, 2014

Puerto Rican named Miss International 2014

For those who dismiss beauty contests as parades of beautiful women gushing about world peace, Puerto Rican Valerie Hernandez Matias offers a twist: a serious political agenda. Duration: 01:05 Nov 12, 2014

Maharashtra Governor heckled by Shiv Sena, Congress MLAs over voice

Mumbai, Nov 12 (ANI): The Congress and Shiv Sena legislators on Wednesday surrounded Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao as he tried to enter the Assembly. They were raising slogans against the newly-elected Speaker Haribhau Bagde for holding a voice vote in the floor test sought by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. The agitating MLAs cried foul over the newly-elected Speaker's decision and demanded that the voting be done again. Nov 12, 2014

PM Modi meets Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar, Nov 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi among other leaders on the sidelines of the ASEAN and East Asian summits in Myanmar in his first interaction with the pro-democracy icon. Myanmar is one of India's most important neighbours, both for security and as a gateway to Southeast Asia. Modi left for Myanmar on November 11 on the first leg of his three-nation ten-day visit that will also take him to Australia and Fiji. Nov 12, 2014

Film maker Ravi Chopra passes away

New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): Producer Director Ravi Chopra passed away on Wednesday at Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai. 68 years old Chopra had been admitted to the Hospital a few days ago. He had been reportedly suffering from a severe lung ailment since the last few years. He is survived by his wife and three children. The veteran filmmaker belonged to an illustrious Bollywood family. His father was director and producer BR Chopra and his uncle was filmmaker Yash Chopra. Ravi Chopra directed movies like The Burning Train, Baaghban and Babul. He also directed hit TV serial Mahabharata, produced by his father. Nov 12, 2014