No Ranbir Kapoor-Katrina Kaif meet on `Tamasha` sets

The heartthrob of many, Ranbir Kapoor if often bombarded with questions regarding his rumoured ladylove Katrina Kaif (not that he can escape that one). The 31-year-old actor recently at a press conference was asked whether Kat would be joining him on the sets of `Tamasha`. The actor was quick to reply, `no she will not`.

Doctors end strike after assurance from CM

Members of Maharashtra Association of Gazetted Medical Officers (MAGMO), who were on strike since July 1, today called off their stir after meeting Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan.

Pope to hold first meeting with sexual abuse victims

Pope Francis holds his first meeting with victims of sexual abuse by priests on Monday, an encounter that some say should have happened long ago, and victims from his native Argentina say they are pained over their exclusion.

Six victims, two each from Ireland, Britain and Germany, will attend the pope`s private morning Mass in his Vatican residence and then meet with him afterwards, according to people who organised the meeting.

Uganda minister who stormed gay rights meeting wins case

A Ugandan minister has won a case brought by gay rights campaigners after he stormed a workshop they had been holding, in the wake of tough new anti-gay laws, activists said Tuesday.

Rajnath to preside meeting of top officials of Naxal-hit states

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair a crucial meeting of Chief Secretaries and police chiefs of Naxal-affected states here on Friday to take stock of the situation and to draw up a future gameplan.

Ukraine, Japan urge respect for rule of law at OSCE meeting

Japan and Ukraine called Tuesday for the rule of law to prevail in international disputes, as a two-day summit involving some 60 countries, including Russia, closed in Tokyo.

UP Home holds talk with DoPT on CBI probe for Badaun case

Uttar Pradesh Home Department today held a high-level talk with the DoPT secretary on the issue of CBI probe into the alleged gangrape and murder of two teenage girls in Badaun district.

Goa CM meets Environment Min over mining issues

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today met Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar and discussed the issues arising from the ban of mining activities within a kilometre of national parks and sanctuaries.

AP Cabinet to meet in Vizag on June 12

The first meeting of the new Council of Ministers of Andhra Pradesh will be held at 10.30 AM on June 12 on Andhra University campus in port city of Visakhapatnam.

Senior US, Iran, EU officials to meet Monday

Iranian, U.S. and European Union officials will start two days of talks about Tehran`s nuclear programme on Monday, Iran said, giving its first word about what appears to be a bid to rescue faltering wider negotiations on ending a decade-old dispute.

Obama says Poroshenko a wise choice for Ukraine, pledges aid

U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday called Ukraine`s President-elect Petro Poroshenko a "wise selection" to lead the country and pledged more military aid to help address security threats from Russian-backed separatists.

PM Narendra Modi`s meeting with secretaries deferred due to Gopinath Munde`s demise

Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s scheduled meeting with secretaries of various ministries Tuesday was deferred following the death of union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde, official sources said.

Resignation of party leadership not the way forward: Tewari

Ahead of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting here today, party leader Manish Tewari said the resignation of party leadership after the poll debacle is not the way forward.

Israeli negotiator under attack for meeting Abbas

Israel`s chief negotiator Tzipi Livni came under attack on Sunday for talks with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, with senior officials insisting there was no intention to resume peace negotiations.

MH370: Malaysia, Australia and China to discuss next step in search

Malaysia, Australia and China will hold a trilateral meeting next week to decide on the next step in the costly and frustrating hunt for the missing Malaysian jet.

Pakistan`s interior minister calls government-Taliban meeeting

Pakistan`s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has called a joint meeting Wednesday of the government and Taliban committees engaged in attempting to restore peace in the country`s troubled north.

Pakistan Army General Kayani chairs meeting of top commanders

Pakistan Army Chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Wednesday chaired a meeting of Formation Commanders, possibly the last time he will preside over such a gathering before he retires later this month.

`Decision on Singh-Sharif meeting after assessing Pak response`

India said it will take a decision on possible talks between PM Manmohan Singh and Nawaz Sharif in New York next month after assessing the steps Pakistan takes to address India`s concerns on recent "unacceptable" incidents.

NDA floor leaders meeting sans old ally JD(U)

NDA floor leaders met on Sunday on the eve of Parliament session for the first time without its long time ally JD(U) which saw Leader of the Opposition making a demand that the coalition appoint a new convenor.

Telangana issue likely to figure at Congress meet tomorrow

The issue of Telangana is expected to figure at the meeting of the Congress top brass, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and party chief Sonia Gandhi, in New Delhi on Friday.