In what could be a proud moment for every Indian, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday joined the prominent world leaders at the Madame Tussauds as his new wax figures took up residence at four Madame Tussauds attractions in London, Singapore, Hong Kong and Bangkok.
Sixty people were hospitalised Saturday, mostly for burns, after the engine on a Bangkok commuter boat exploded and sent passengers leaping to a nearby pier or into the water, officials and reports said.
Thailand`s pro-democracy "Red Shirt" movement will vote against a new junta-scripted charter in a looming referendum, their leader said Thursday, a move that could deepen the country`s political impasse.
Welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s decision to meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Lahore on Friday, the CPI said it would pave the way for strengthening the dialogue process with Islamabad.
Making a statement on her visit to Pakistan in both houses of parliament, Sushma Swaraj said it was decided that a "Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue" will start and foreign secretaries of the two countries will work out the modalities under the "new dialogue".