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UNMOGIP looking for alternate locations for office in India

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 08:47

The UN observer mission, which is tasked with monitoring the ceasefire line between India and Pakistan, is identifying possible alternative locations for its office in India after it was asked by the Indian government to vacate its current premises in New Delhi.

Mallikarjun Kharge urges party members to work unitedly

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 20:22

In a bid to quell dissidence in the ruling Congress in Assam, AICC observer Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday urged party members to work unitedly to fight the BJP-led NDA.

West Bengal Congress slams EC special observer

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 20:12

West Bengal Congress today accused Election Commission`s Special Observer for the state Sudhir Kumar Rakesh of helping the ruling Trinamool Congress.

Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal key contenders for Varanasi; EC appoints special observer

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 22:49

The Election Commission on Friday appointed Tamil Nadu`s chief electoral officer Praveen Kumar for this crucial constituency from where Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will face Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal and Congress`s Ajay Rai as well as candidates of the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party.

Ex-New York Observer editor Kaplan dies at 59

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 23:15

Peter Kaplan, the former editor of The New York Observer who hired a then-unknown Candace Bushnell to write a column called "Sex and the City," has died. He was 59.

Philippines to stay in Golan if security is boosted

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 15:22

The Philippines said it would keep its 340 peacekeepers in the Golan Heights provided it gets requested additional heavier weapons.

UN says Russia not allowed to send troops to Golan

Last Updated: Friday, June 07, 2013, 23:25

United Nations said Friday that Russia cannot send troops to the Golan Heights peacekeeping force after President Vladimir Putin said he was ready to bolster the force.

Relevance of UNMOGIP on LoC questionable: Army

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 22:40

The relevance of the UN Military Observer Group on the LoC in J&K is questionable in the aftermath of the 1972 Simla agreement, Indian Army said.

Situation on LoC a lot better: Salman Khurshid

Last Updated: Monday, January 21, 2013, 18:31

Against the backdrop of chill in relations over the beheading incident, India on Monday said ties with Pakistan can move forward in a "sensible and calibrated" way once the "dust settles".

UN observer mission pulls out of Syria`s Aleppo

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 07, 2012, 23:43

The UN Supervision Mission in Syria (UNSMIS) has temporarily relocated its teams from Aleppo.

Palestinians to seek observer status at UN

Last Updated: Sunday, July 15, 2012, 22:11

Saeb Erekat said today that the timing of the request will be decided next week by the Arab League.

Syria: ‘Intensified violence hampers UN mission’

Last Updated: Friday, June 15, 2012, 18:52

Head of the UN observer mission to Syria said that the ongoing violence "that has intensified over the past 10 days" in Syria is limiting the observers`` ability to conduct their task properly.