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  • Karzai says US should reduce operations’ intensity

    Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai said the United States must reduce the visibility and intensity of its military operations in Afghanistan. Karzai also said in an interview on Saturday with The Washington Post the US should end the increased Special Operations forces night raids that aggravate Afghans and could strengthen the Taliban insurgency. He said he […]

    India welcomes Suu Kyi’s release

    India hailed the release of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi by Myanmar’s military government and termed it as a step towards national reconciliation. “India welcomes the release of Suu Kyi. We hope that this will be the beginning of the process of reconciliation in Myanmar,” External Affairs Minister S M Krishna said hours within […]

    Nation pays tribute to Pandit Nehru on his 121st birth anniversary

    The nation pays tribute to the first Prime Minister of India Pt Jawaharlal Nehru on his 121st Birth anniversary today even the day also celebrated across the country as Children’s day. A series of functions are being organised across the country to mark the occasion. In the national capital, an all religion prayer meeting has […]

    Pak used terror as hedge against India: Clinton

    Pakistan has in the past used terror outfits as a hedge to prevent India and an ‘unfriendly’ Afghan regime in the neighbourhood from undermining its interests, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said, cautioning that things might not have completely changed. In an honest assessment of the situation in the Af-Pak region, Clinton acknowledged […]

    Taliban attack airport in eastern Afghanistan: authorities

    Taliban militants attacked Jalalabad airport and a military base for foreign forces in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday but the strike was thwarted, officials said. The government in Nangarhar province and NATO’s International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said that a wave of fighters attacked a security post at the airport before dawn and at least six […]

    Deaths from Cholera in Haiti Increase to 796

    The Haitian Ministry of Health reported that the cholera death toll rose to 796, including 13 in Port au Prince, where the disease spreads rapidly despite strong sanitary measures. According to the website of the Ministry on Friday, the country registered another 72 deaths in the last hours and the number of infected are over […]

    Zia evicted from her cantonment residence

    Former Bangladesh premier Khaleda Zia was Saturday forced to vacate her posh cantonment residence of 30 years, after security forces laid a siege around the house to execute a High Court order, while angry BNP supporters clashed with police in Dhaka opposing the action. “She has left her 6 Mainul Road residence at the cantonment […]

    Tough decisions in finalising Cabinet: Prithviraj Chavan

    Taking over reins of the scam-hit Maharashtra government, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said he will have to take “tough decisions” while finalising his council of Ministers to meet the “high expectations” of the people and leaders in the national capital.  Chavan, the successor of Ashok Chavan who was forced to resign after his name figured […]

    Myanmar’s Suu Kyi likely to be released from house arrest today

    Myanmar’s democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi is on the verge of being freed from house arrest, officials in the military-ruled country said, as anticipation grew among her legions of supporters.    Security was stepped up in Yangon, where Suu Kyi remained confined to her crumbling lakeside mansion, with police vehicles patrolling the city.  The Nobel […]

    Congress High Command to take note of Jayalalithaa’s offer :PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has returned to India from the G-20 summit in South Korea, in the midst of the raging controversy over Telecom Minister A Raja’s role in the 2G spectrum scam. At a press briefing on board Air India One, the Prime Minister was asked what he was planning to do about Raja, […]