George W Bush takes ice bucket challenge, dares Bill Clinton

Former president George W. Bush took the so-called Ice Bucket Challenge in support of Lou Gehrig`s disease research Wednesday, and challenged his Democratic predecessor Bill Clinton to do the same.

Pakistan Cricket Board to approve new constitution

The Pakistan Cricket Board is set next week to adopt a new constitution intended to make the appointment of its chairman more democratic and weaken political influence.

Pakistan for peaceful democratic transition in Afghanistan

Pakistan today said it supported peaceful democratic transition in neighbouring Afghanistan as threats of instability loom large over the outcome of the disputed preliminary election results.

Obama keeps heat on Republican critics

US President Barack Obama used a campaign-style speech in the American heartland today to blast his Republican opponents as feckless obstructionists in Congress, saying Washington`s current gridlock "drives me nuts."

Gun group says Congress will not pass weapons ban

The top US gun lobbying group says Congress doesn`t have enough votes to pass a ban on assault weapons, President Barack Obama will see a set of proposals on curbing mass shootings and gun violence.

Indian-origin Cong candidate faces racist attacks

Raja Krishamoorthi, a Democratic
Congressional candidate of Indian-origin has come under apparent racist attacks.

Make Pakistan truly democratic: Zardari

Zardari said Pakistan was envisaged to be a country where there would be no discrimination on the basis of creed.

Initiate democratic election process for MCI: IMA

The one-year extension given to the
Board of Governors, which was constituted to take over the
regulatory responsibilities of now-dissolved Medical Council
of India (MCI), has caused displeasure among members of IMA.

Japan urges Egypt to form `democratic government`

Protests raged in Egypt for 8th
day as 470 Japanese flew home from Cairo.

`Non-state actors` want to take over Pak: Zardari

Pakistan Prez has warned that "non-state
actors" wanted to take over the country by weakening the democratic system.

Democratic fundraiser indicted in NY

Federal prosecutors have charged a wealthy Iranian-born fundraiser for Hillary Clinton and other top Democrats in an alleged USD 292 million pyramid
scheme that spanned more than a decade.