The US has exuded confidence of meeting a deadline of reaching an agreement with Iran in the latter`s nuclear programme, officials said, as top diplomats from the two countries along with other members of the P5+1 held latest round of talks on the issue in Vienna.
Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers enter a critical phase Tuesday amid tentative optimism as negotiators start hammering out a draft agreement ahead of a fast-approaching July 20 deadline.
India and China Wednesday signed a new agreement to strengthen cooperation on trans-border rivers that is aimed at allaying India`s concerns over new dams on the Brahmaputra and facilitating the exchange of flood data.
Naxal-selected mediators who
held negotiation for safe release of R Vineel Krishna after
his abduction by Maoists, said violence may
come down in Orissa if the state government honours agreement
made during the hostage crisis.