Thai protest leader, junta chief in talks since 2010

Thai protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban said that he had advised junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha on ways to uproot Thaksin Shinawatra`s regime since 2010, media reported Monday.

UN chief calls for arms embargo on Syria

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called on the Security Council to impose an arms embargo on Syria and urged neighboring countries to stop the flow of weapons across the border.

UN Women chief supports Nigerian girls`education

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka assured the Nigerians of UN support for girls` education in the country during a recent visit, a UN spokesperson said Monday.

UN chief urges peaceful, inclusive polls in Malawi

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday urged all parties concerned in Malawi to ensure "peaceful and inclusive" elections, as the country`s first tripartite elections are to be held on schedule from May 20-24.

Ugandan LRA rebel chief Kony promotes son: army

Uganda`s notorious rebel chief Joseph Kony has named his son as deputy of his Lord`s Resistance Army (LRA), a guerrila force infamous for its extreme savagery, the army said Sunday.

Law-making IFAB bans players displaying any slogans

Players will no longer be able to raise their shirts and reveal a slogan or message on an undergarment even if it is one of solidarity following a decision by soccer`s rule-making body on Saturday.

Scientologists played sinister musical chairs to decide chief

A new book has claimed that Scientologists were forced to play a sinister game of musical chairs to decide who should be in the cult`s inner circle.

CBI moves HC against summons to its chief

CBI moved the Delhi HC challenging a trial court summons to its Director to explain the disappearance of some of the documents.

Dam row: Agitation council chief removed

Sharp differences in the local
campaign group agitating for a new dam at Mullaperiyar, has emerged with the removal of its
chairman C P Roy.

Madhya Pradesh BJP chief taken ill

Prabhat Jha, a Rajya Sabha member who is in his 50s, was admitted to the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital on Friday.

NBA asks PM to restrain PCI chief

News Broadcasters
Association has asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to restrain new PCI Chief Markandeya Katju.

Solution to Telangana crisis soon: AP Cong chief

The Congress high command is
holding consultations with MPs, MLAs and MLCs from Telangana,
who have quit their posts, and a solution to the crisis is
expected soon, state party chief Botsa Satyanarayana said
on Wednesday.

Ishrat case: Chief of SIT wants to be relieved

Within days of taking charge as
chairman of the SIT probing the
Ishrat Jahan encounter killing case, Satyapal Singh on Friday
requested the Gujarat High Court that he be relieved from duty.

Al Qaeda`s East Africa chief ‘killed in Somalia’

The presumed head of al Qaeda in east Africa, Fazul Abdullah had a $5 million bounty on his head.

Niranjan Patnaik is new Orissa PCC chief

Former Orissa Minister Niranjan
Patnaik was made Orissa PCC President.

IAF chief stresses need to develop all-round capabilities

Addressing a conference of Commanders
of Maintenance Command, Indian Air Force, here this morning,
Chief of Air Staff P V Naik on Thursday stressed the need to develop
all-round capabilities for the armed forces.

Security situation uncertain, says Navy chief

The security situation around the country is "fluid" and "uncertain", India`s navy chief, Admiral Nirmal Verma, said Tuesday.

RSS Chief concerned with widening gulf between rich and poor

Observing that the gulf between the rich and poor people has widened since economic liberalisation, the RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat advocated economic reforms to usher in socio-economic equity and eradication of poverty.

WB BJP chief on indefinite fast before the CEO`s office

West Bengal BJP President Rahul
Sinha on Friday went on an indefinite fast before the Chief
Electoral Officer`s office here alleging non-cooperation by
the administration in holding of the party`s election
campaign.

Farooq expresses grief over Jamiat-e-Ahli chief`s killing

Union Minister Farooq Abdullah
on Friday expressed grief over the killing of Jamiat-e-Ahli Hadees
chief Moulvi Showkat Ahmad Shah in the blast outside the
mosque in Maisuma area here.