Minister of State for Home RPN Singh said former governors do not get any pension or post-retirement benefits except medical facilities.
Opposition BSP attacked the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh on the law and order front.
Wimbledon champion Roger Federer has reportedly said that he sees a `bigger threat` in Andy Murray than Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic as he stands out a bit over the others.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief Nazmul Hassan has warned the board`s officials that it may lose membership if the election guidelines are not followed as instructed by the ICC.
The first pope from South America says he is worried about Venezuela and is urging politicians there to work for reconciliation.
There were 93 ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir in 2012, taking the total number since 2010 to 188, parliament was told Monday.
2012 was the ninth warmest of any year since 1880, continuing a long-term trend of rising global temperatures, NASA researchers say.
Over 1300 people were killed in natural disasters in China last year with such calamities also causing over USD 66 billion losses.
South Asia is not known as a highly stable region.
A staggering 2,317 children went missing from Pakistan`s port city of Karachi in 2012, as per a civil society group.
It gave birth to quite a few new talents like South Korean singing sensation PSY, but the year gone by also saw the world losing its many legends, ranging from the first space explorers to celebrated authors to sundry music icons to cinema idols.
BJP Tuesday alleged the government had forced the people to bear the brunt of scams, price rise, corruption and a rising crime graph in the last year.
Americans have voted Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama as the most admired people in the world, according to Gallup polls.
Fresh guidelines on tiger conservation, controversy over a proposal for speedy green clearances for mega projects and Western Ghats getting enlisted as a world heritage site.
2012 was an unprecedented year for the Defence Ministry as it had a prolonged stand-off with former Army chief General VK Singh over his age issue.
Uttar Pradesh witnessed not only political power changing hands from BSP to SP in 2012 but also a generational shift in leadership.
Several old and new cases involving politicians reached final stages in Delhi trial courts in 2012.
A new wave of violence has hit Pakistan`s biggest city and financial hub with 17 people being killed in the last 24 hours including nine Monday.
Dec 21 has come and gone with the prophecy that the world would come to an end turning out to be all hot air and hype.
Dec 21 may have been widely feared as the `Mayan doomsday` but experts say the civilisation never actually predicted the end of the world.
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