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Friday, May 24, 2013
Bangladesh bans political rallies for a month
The Bangladesh government on Sunday banned political rallies for one month, a step the opposition de...
Conference on Syria settlement very soon: UN chief
After consultations with UN Security Council permanent members, a conference on the Syrian settlemen...
UN chief calls on North Korea to resume talks
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday said he was concerned over North Korea`s latest short-ran...
UN chief regrets experts` inability to visit Syria
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed regret over the inability of experts, investigating t...
UNSG congratulates people of Pakistan on historic election
Ban Ki-moon today applauded the courage and determination of political parties to engage in the elec...
Despite ban, plastic bags add to Delhi`s pile of waste
Delhi generates over 583 metric tonnes of plastic waste annually, a majority of which are plastic ba...
Pakistan General Elections 2013: UN chief concerned about violence
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has voiced concern about the violence related to the elections in P...
Karnataka vote count: Liquor sale, rallies banned
Sale of liquor across Karnataka was banned for 24 hours from 6 pm on Tuesday and taking out of proce...
UN chief voices concern at Israeli air strikes on Syria
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has voiced "grave concern" at reported Israeli air strikes on Syria...
US lifts visa ban on Myanmar
Considering the decisions taken by its government as part of economic and political reforms, the US ...
Punjab govt bans outside eatables in jails
To step up security inside the prisons, the Punjab government today ordered a complete ban on eatabl...
Russia bans passenger flights over Syria: Aviation agency
The federal agency Rosaviation said the ban on flights over Syria went into force on Monday and will...
China foreign news ban criticised by media group
A press freedom group Thursday criticised a ruling that bans Chinese journalists from quoting foreig...
UN chief calls Boston Marathon bombing ‘senseless violence’
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday condemned the bombing at the Boston Marathon, calling it ...
Chechen leader Kadyrov laughs off US list rumours
The US released the names of 18 Russians to be slapped with visa bans and the freezing of their asse...
Significant progress in UN reforms: Barack Obama
Without any reference to the pending reform of the Security Council, US President Barack Obama has s...
Annual 45 day fishing ban to be in force from Apri
The annual 45-day ban on fishing in Nagapattinam and Karaikal coastal areas will commence from April...
Crisis in North Korea may become `uncontrollable`: Ban ki-Moon
Issuing a warning on the crisis in the Korean peninsula, United Nations Secretary General Ban ki-Moo...
UN condemns killing of Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan
The UN strongly condemned the killing of five Indian peacekeepers in S Sudan, with Secretary General...
Refrain from `further provocation`: UN chief to North Korea
South Korea said that North Korea appeared to be preparing a fourth nuclear test as well as a provoc...
No one should be allowed to throw Asia into chaos, warns Xi
Attacking North Korea, Chinese President Xi Jinping warned that no one should be allowed to create c...
Ban Ki-moon calls Malala Yousufzai `daughter of the United Nations`
Later, Ban formally kicked off the campaign tagged `MDG Momentum - 1,000 Days of Action`, urging cou...
UN secy describes Malala as `symbol of hope`
Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousufzai has expressed hope to be a leader to serve the world duri...
Gutka ban: SC seeks report from states, UTs
The Supreme Court Wednesday directed Health Secretaries of the states and Union Territories (UTs) to...
North Korea on ‘collision course’: UN chief
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday warned that North Korea appeared to be on a ...
BJP, Cong MLAs spar over issue of manganese contamination in Goa
Goa Assembly witnessed sparring over manganese contamination issue with a BJP MLA making remarks tha...
Sri Lankan govt plans ban on groups promoting hatred
The Sri Lankan government plans to ban the groups which promote religious and ethnic hatred, in the ...
Two old Goa churches ban tourists during religious service
Two of Goa`s prime churches have disallowed tourists during religious service during the ongoing Hol...
Pakistan bans Musharraf from leaving country
Pakistan Saturday stopped former president Pervez Musharraf from leaving the country a day after a c...
UN chief disappointed at failure to adopt arms treaty
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he is "deeply disappointed" at failure of UN conference to ado...
UN names head of Syria chemical arms inquiry
UN Secretary General named a Swedish scientist to head a UN fact-finding mission to investigate the ...
Bangladesh on the track to graduate from LDC list: UN chief
Bangladesh is on the track to graduate from the ranks of the least developed countries, the UN Secre...
US SC hears arguments on gay marriage ban
The US Supreme Court began hearing arguments on Tuesday on two laws critical to the rights of gay co...
US governor approves 6-week abortion ban
A Republican governor signed legislation that that he would make North Dakota the most restrictive U...
Maharashtra lifts ban on bullock-cart races after SC ruling
Maharashtra Government on Monday said it has lifted the ban on bullock-cart races, but the organiser...
Shiv Sena demands a ban on MIM
Demanding that the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) should be banned throughout Maharash...
UN chief slams coup in Central African Republic
Rebels seized control of Central African Republic`s capital Bangui after President Francois Bozize f...
Saudi Arabia likely to ban messaging apps
Saudi Arabian authorities are likely to impose a ban on the use of smartphone messenger WhatsApp, In...
UN Secretary General condoles death of Bangla Pres
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, expressed his condolences to the people of Bangladesh on Thursday ...
UN chief calls Chinese President Xi Jinping
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called Xi Jinping to congratulate him on his election as new Chines...
UN studies Syria`s chemical attack probe request
UN has received Syria`s request to create a group of independent investigators to probe an alleged c...
Ban Ki-moon meets Bangladesh Foreign Secy
The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has discussed the current situation in Bangladesh including the...
Assaults weapon ban dropped from US gun control bill
The US gun control legislation that would be presented in the Senate next month, will not include ba...
Ban on netting savala fish in Kerala
Alarmed by the steep depletion in population of young savala (ribbon) fish off this coast, the fishe...
UNSG expects India, Italy to resolve marine standoff
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon expects India and Italy to resolve their standoff over the marine i...
Pakistan seeks UN ban on drone strikes against sovereign nations
Islamabad`s opposition to the use of combat drones stems from its fears that other countries may emu...
Saudi Arabia asked to lift driving ban on women
A human rights group in Saudi Arabia has pressed the Shura (Consultative) Council to launch a debate...
‘Use of drones subject to long standing rules of intl law’
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon believes that the use of armed drones needs to be subject to the lo...
Ban congratulates Xi on becoming Chinese President
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon congratulated Xi Jinping for officially becoming China`s President.
Haryana panchayat bans cultural programmes by girls in schools
A village panchayat here has banned cultural programmes by girl students in schools in the area alle...
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