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  • Obama Pledges to Stand by Gulf Coast Residents

    US President Barack Obama pledged Saturday that he will stand by the Gulf of Mexico residents until the region fully recovered from the BP oil spill during a weekend trip in Florida with his family. In a brief speech following a meeting with business and tourism leaders in Panama City Beach, Florida, Obama said that […]

    PM unfurls tri-colour at Red Fort; emphasises Indian democractic nature

    Addressing the nation on the 64th Independence Day from the ramparts of historic Red Fort, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh emphasised that the Indian democracy has the “generosity and flexibility” to address concerns of any group and calls upon dissatisfied groups in JK and NE to adopt democratic means for their welfare. He expressed “deep regret” […]

    13 Killed in US Drone Strikes in NW Pakistan

    A total of 13 suspected militants were killed during a U.S. drone attack launched Saturday night in northwest Pakistan, reported local media Express on Sunday. According to the report, the U.S. drone fired three missiles at a village near Mirali in Pakistan’s northwest tribal area of North Waziristan late Saturday night. Initial reports said that […]

    ‘US Show of Force A Threat to China’

     Recent and planned dangerous moves of the United States in Northeast and Southeast Asia are manifestation of Washington’s Cold War mentality and pose a threat to the security of China and the whole region, said the Globe magazine in a commentary. The United States and South Korea has recently held military exercises in the Sea […]

    ‘Madani Could Be Arrested Any Time Today’

    Abdul Nasser Madani, wanted by the Karnataka Police in connection with the Bangalore bomb blast case, is likely to be arrested today anytime. According to Sources Kerala police is unlikely to wait anymore for the arrest though Mr. Madani has approached the Supreme Court praying anticipatory bail.    According to information, the State Police have […]

    PM announces constitution of education and health councils

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday announced constitution of two separate councils for higher education and health to accelerate reforms in these sectors. Addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 64th Independence day, Dr Singh said improvement in the areas of education and health is an important strategy for inclusive […]

    Commonwealth Games will be a proud moment for India: PM

    Asking people to treat the Commonwealth Games as a national festival, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday exuded confidence that the country will successfully host the October event, preparations for which have been plagued by controversies. “The Commonwealth Games will start in Delhi after about one-and-a-half months. This will be a proud moment for the whole […]

    Abjure violence, come for talks: PM to Naxals

    In a fresh bid to bring the Maoists to the table, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday appealed to them to abjure violence, come forward for talks and to join hands with the government for accelerated social and economic growth in the backward areas. “We will deal firmly with those who resort to violence. I […]

    Intensified security vigil in Delhi on the eve of I-day

    Thousands of gun-totting security personnel were onDelhi streets on Saturday keeping a hawk-eye vigil to pre-empt any terrorist strike on the eve of Independence Day celebrations. An impregnable ground-to-air security apparatus has been put in place in the capital, especially near Red Fort where Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will unfurl the tri-colour and address the nation […]

    Former Lankan army chief Fonseka stripped off his rank, medals

    General Sarath Fonseka was on Saturday stripped off his rank, medals and pension after President Mahinda Rajapaksa ratified the verdict of his conviction by a court martial, a sentence which was termed as a “unacceptable and a humorous joke” by the former Sri Lankan Army chief. The court martial had found Fonseka guilty of dabbling […]