Government asks FTII students to resume classes, not block academic activities
Government asks FTII students to resume classes, not block academic activities

 Asking protesting FTII students to resume classes and not block academic activities, the government today said it is willing to continue discussions with them to end the stalemate.

Obama lifts block on delivery of F-16s to Egypt: White House

US President Barack Obama told Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday he will allow the delivery of a dozen F-16 aircraft which had been blocked following alleged abuses.

BU students face abuse from stranger, block road

Students of some Burdwan University affiliate colleges today blocked the G T Road for sometimes in protest against alleged obscene gesture to girl students by outsiders during a demonstration inside the campus.

Obama seeks to block immigration ruling

President Barack Obama`s administration will seek to block a court ruling that has frozen landmark immigration reform and called into question his strategy of bypassing Congressional stalemate.

Egypt blocks three Iraqi TV stations from broadcasting

Egypt has barred three private Iraqi TV stations from its main satellite system, the broadcasting regulator said on Tuesday, after Baghdad complained that their coverage was stoking sectarian tensions.

Britain`s Guardian says website blocked in China

Britain`s Guardian newspaper said today that China had partially blocked access to its website.

Rahul Gandhi arrives in MP for two-day visit

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday arrived in Mohankheda, about 40 km from here, as part of his two-day visit to Madhya Pradesh.

Saudi Arabia threatens to block Internet services

Saudi Arabian authorities have warned that they will block access to popular Internet messaging applications like Skype, Viber and WhatsApp if telecommunication providers there don`t comply with rules and regulatory conditions.

20,000 objectionable websites blocked in Pakistan

Pakistani authorities have blocked about 20,000 websites, including YouTube, for hosting "objectionable" material like footage from the anti-Islam movie "Innocence of Muslims", an official said on Monday.

Iran says it blocks Gmail based on court decision

Iranian authorities have warned to block access to Google services, including Gmail, in response to the anti-Islam film.

Block access to Facebook: Pak court

Lahore HC directed Pakistani authorities to block access to all websites, including Facebook, that are involved in "spreading religious hatred".

Delhi-Pauri highway blocked due to Ganga overflow

As heavy rains continue
to lash north India, the Delhi-Pauri highway has been closed
due to overflow of the river Ganga at Beraj near Bijnore,
officials said on Thursday.

Iran says it can block `Internet in a suitcase`

"Internet in a suitcase" is a program developed by US to bring online access to all dissidents.

Iran`s `no` delays Merkel trip to India

Tehran temporarily withdrew flyover rights for German Chancellor Angela Merkel`s plane to India.

Locals block Rahul Gandhi`s cavalcade

Demanding Fursatganj to be
made a schedule stop of an intercity express, residents of the
area on Wednesday blocked cavalcade of senior Congress leader Rahul

All 682 candidates withdraw nomination in Gaya`s Dumaria block

All 682 candidates in the ensuing panchayat polls in nine panchayats under Dumaria block in Bihar`s Gaya district on Wednesday withdrew their nomination apparently giving in to the naxalites call for poll boycott.

Displaced villagers along Indo-Bangla border block highway

Thousands of villagers, displaced
due to erection of barbed wire fencing along the Indo-Bangla
border, on Wednesday blocked the Assam-Agartala National highway at
Reshambagan near here demanding proper rehabilitation.

Hundreds of security forces block Saudi protest

Outnumbered by anti-riot police,
dozens of Saudi men and women protested outside Riyadh`s
Interior Ministry, demanding the release of thousands of
detainees held without trial for years.

Allahabad HC orders clearance of tracks and highways blocked by Jats

Taking suo motu cognisance of
public inconvenience caused by the ongoing Jat agitation, the
Allahabad High Court on Friday directed the governments concerned to clear railway tracks and national highways blocked due to the stir.

SC declines to block Godhra carnage verdict

The Supreme Court Tuesday declined to restrain a special fast track court in Gujarat from pronouncing its verdict Feb 19 in the 2002 Godhra train carnage in which 59 people were killed.