Two Mali soldiers killed in jihadist attack

Two Malian soldiers died Saturday in a jihadist attack on the southwestern town of Nara, on the Mauritania border, with four Islamist fighters also killed, security sources and witnesses said.

Jun 28, 2015, 02:36 AM IST

Gunmen attack western Mali town in pre-dawn raid

Gunmen attacked a town in western Mali near the border with neighbouring Mauritania before dawn on Saturday, a town resident and a senior military source said.

Jun 27, 2015, 15:06 PM IST

Frustrated when education bills sidelined: Shashi Tharoor

Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor says it is "frustrating" when crucial bills that shape the country`s education policy are not taken up in Parliament.

Mar 24, 2013, 15:58 PM IST