Afghan election result delayed again despite US pressure

Afghanistan will not have a new president in time for a key NATO summit next week, officials said Thursday, as the country`s prolonged election crisis lurched towards another damaging delay.

Staff shortage cause baggage delay at London`s Gatwick Airport

Passengers at London`s busy Gatwick Airport are facing delays of up to 90 minutes to reclaim their baggage due to shortage of staff at one of the three baggage handling companies, according to a media report today.

Brazil ready for World Cup: Blatter

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has insisted Brazil is ready to host the World Cup, less than a week before football`s showpiece event kicks off in Sao Paulo.

Koren ferry tragedy: Recovery suspended for third day, 29 still missing

Dangerous conditions suspended recovery operations at the site of South Korea`s ferry disaster for a third day Monday, delaying the search for 29 people still missing nearly one month after the ship sank.

World Cup stadium could be partially closed

The stadium that will host the opening match of the World Cup on June 12 could be closed in places if it is not made safer for fans, the Sao Paulo state prosecutor`s office warned Wednesday.

France calls for 2-week delay in US-EU trade talks

The French government wants major trade negotiations between the United States and the European Union suspended for two weeks amid anger over alleged US eavesdropping on European allies.

Steve Jobs’ biopic release delayed

The release of Steve Jobs` biopic starring Ashton Kutcher has been delayed since the makers of the film require more time to market the film.

Dense fog delays 23 trains

Dense fog continue to affect
train operations in North India with as many as 23 trains
running late for hours.

‘84 case: ‘Govt delaying appointment of judge’

The 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims Friday accused the Delhi government of delaying the trial of a case, involving senior Congress leader Sajjan Kumar.

Bainsla ill, Gujjars` delay march for reservation

On Sunday, Kirori Singh Bainsla had announced a two-day sit-in in Dausa district`s Bhandarej area and a march to Jaipur.

MP CM meets Prez over delay in anti-graft bill

Concerned over the inordinate
delay in passing of an anti-corruption bill, Madhya Pradesh
CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday met President
Pratibha Patil for her nod.

Govt delaying discussion on Lokpal: Team Anna

Team Anna demanded that government mandate somebody officially for opening a political dialogue on the Lokpal issue and suggested that it either withdraw the official bill or amend it by including provisions of Jan Lokpal Bill.

Lokayukta issue: Gujarat govt questioned on delay

The Gujarat High Court Thursday issued notice to the state government on the delay in appointing a Lokayukta.

Uproar in RS over delay in copies of CAG reports

Alleging that the government wanted
to hush up CAG reports on scams including CWG, the BJP on Friday
created uproar in the Rajya Sabha in protest against copies
not being made available even after they were tabled.

Resign without further delay: Shanta advises Yeddy

BJP National Vice President
Shanta Kumar, who had put the party leadership in a fix by
demanding replacement of Karnataka chief minister B S
Yeddyurappa, on Saturday advised the latter to abide by the party`s
decision.

Cong questions delay in Yeddyurappa`s resignation

Congress on Friday sought to
embarrass BJP over the delay in B S Yeddyurappa`s removal as
Karnataka Chief Minister, asking whether the party was looking
for an auspicious date and time for the embattled CM to
resign.

Technical snag forces delay of Kingfisher flight

A Mumbai-bound Kingfisher Airlines
plane was on Wednesday stopped for a while due to a technical snag at
the Devi Ahilyabai airport here.

Amarnath yatra resumes from Baltal route

The Amarnath yatra on Satuday has resumed from the Baltal route after it was suspended for a day due to inclement weather even as nearly 13,000 yatris left for the holy cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas.

Delay in Speaker election breach of rules: AIADMK

Opposition AIADMK on Saturday charged
Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy with breaching
established rules by delaying the election to office of the
Speaker of the Territorial Assembly.

BJP deplores UPA for "delaying" Lokpal Bill

Flaying the UPA government for
"showing reluctance" in passing the Lokpal Bill, BJP on Friday
accused the Centre of unnecessarily wasting time and escaping
from discussions over the proposed legislation.