New Delhi, Feb 12, The union government Friday announced the terms of reference for the five member Justice B.N. Krishna committee looking into the issue of statehood for Telangana.
Beijing, Feb 12, China Friday asked the US to immediately withdraw a decision to hold a meeting between US President Barack Obama and Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.
Haridwar, Feb 12, Braving the dark of the pre-dawn hours, the chill in the air and the ice cold water of the Ganga, thousands of devotees ecstatically shouting “Bom Bom Bhole” started bathing in the holiest river of the Hindus on the occasion of Mahashivratri Friday, one of the biggest days of the ongoing Maha Kumbh Mela here.
Washington, Feb 12, Former US president Bill Clinton was hospitalised for chest “discomfort” and underwent a procedure to have two stents placed in one of his coronary arteries, a spokesman said.
Cape Town, Feb 11,South Africans Thursday celebrated the 20th anniversary of former president Nelson Mandela’s release from prison by sharing their memories of his triumphant walk to freedom after 27 years behind bars for resisting apartheid.
New Delhi, Feb 11, The government Thursday appointed former petroleum secretary R.S. Pandey as its new interlocutor to facilitate dialogue with the major insurgent outfit, the National Socialist Council of Nagaland Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM).
Haridwar, Feb 11, This holy city in Uttarakhand has been turned into a virtual fortress with nearly 10,000 security personnel deployed ahead of the first and much awaited Shahi Snan (Royal Bath) of the Maha Kumbh Mela on the occasion of Mahashivratri Friday.
Raipur, Feb 11, The Shiv Sena and Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan are fighting to preserve their own interests, yoga guru Baba Ramdev said here Thursday.
Kolkata, Feb 11, West Bengal’s Muslims are divided over the government’s move to reserve 10 percent of government jobs for socially, economically and educationally backward in the community.