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  • Hiroshima Marks 65th Atomic Bomb Anniversary

    Hiroshima marked the 65th atomic bomb anniversary on Friday for the first time with the presence of the UN chief and U.S. representatives, calling for a world free of nuclear weapons. UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon attended the ceremony in Hiroshima Peace Park. Before Hiroshima, he also for the first time visited Nagasaki, the second Japanese […]

    Mumbai attack by LeT was out of al Qaeda play book:US official

      The Mumbai terrorist attack by Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba was out of al Qaeda play book, a top american counter-terrorism official has said, adding the terrorist outfit now has global ambition. “We haven’t said that it (LeT) is directly targeting America. But it is certainly true that LET’s recent targets, particularly in Mumbai, was out of […]

    CWG scandal: OC Executive Board Meets Today

    Rocked by allegations of widescale corruption, the Commonwealth Games Organisng Committee will hold an emergency meeting of its Executive Board in New Delhi  today amid indications that a clean-up process could be started. The meeting was called by the OC’s embattled chairman Suresh Kalmadi following a demand from some of his own influential colleagues, including […]

    Govt serious about CWG corruption cases: Gill

    Sports Minister M S Gill has said that if fresh cases of corruption related to Commonwealth Games come up in future even after the end of the 3rd to 14th October megaevent, the govt will investigate into the charges and ensure “prompt and appropriate” action against the guilty.  “If things come in the future it […]

    Youth killed in firing in Srinagar

    Violence erupted in Srinagar and Budgam districts of the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday where protestors clashed with security forces who opened fire leaving a youth dead and five others injured.   With Tuesday’s death, a total of eight persons have been killed in the violence in the Valley since Monday. Defying curfew, residents of Qamarwari in […]

    Santos To Be Colombia’s New President

    Juan Manuel Santos was on Monday accredited the next president of Colombia by National Electoral Council (CNE). The CNE, which is in charge of endorsing elections in Colombia, gave Santos a parchment with his name written in golden letters, confirming his triumph in the May 30 presidential election. “With this card now I can tell […]

    Deadlock in Parliament over price rise ends

    The week-long impasse in Parliament over price rise ended on Monday with the opposition giving up its demand for voting and agreeing to pass a resolution after discussion expressing concern over the issue in both Houses. As per the consensus reached at an all-party breakfast meeting convened by Leader of the House in Lok Sabha […]

    Govts must exercise restraint in approaching courts: President

    Governments being the biggest litigants should exercise restraint in approaching courts in order to decongest the system and reduce overall pendency of cases, President Pratibha Patil said. “Government agencies being one of the biggest litigants must exercise restraint from routinely instituting litigation and clogging the system,” she said while inaugurating a seminar on judicial reforms […]

    Obama to address joint session of Parliament during India visit

    US President Barack Obama, who will undertake his first State visit to India in November, is expected to address a joint session of Parliament, an honour that his predecessor George W Bush could not have. Obama is expected to address the joint session on 9th November, government sources said New Delhi Friday. In view of […]

    UK to talk to Pak on ending terror in India

    Endorsing India’s stand that no cause is good enough to justify terrorism, Britain on Thursday said that it will discuss with Pakistan “frankly, clearly and openly” on the need to reduce and eliminate terror from India.   Addressing a joint press conference with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the end of their discussions, visiting British PM […]