Sad such a great scholar no more amongst us: Lalu on Kalam's demise

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Monday condoled the passing away of former president APJ Abdul Kalam saying that it was extremely sad that such a great scholar was no more in the world.

Scores of new initiatives mark President's three years in office

Scores of new initiatives including restoration of heritage properties in Rashtrapati Bhavan and making it accessible to over five lakh people mark consolidation of achievements of President Pranab Mukherjee's three years in office.

Charlize Theron's saucy suggestion to President
Charlize Theron's saucy suggestion to President

Actress Charlize Theron suggested President Barack Obama visit a strip club in order to reach a "new demographic".

Portugal election to be held Oct. 4; president urges stability

 Portugal`s general election will be held on Oct. 4, the president decided on Wednesday as he urged politicians to ensure that the next government has a majority in parliament amid opinion polls that show no clear leader.

No further mercy plea after President's rejection: Centre to SC

The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that after a mercy petition by a death row convict is rejected by the President, it cannot be moved afresh before the governor of a state unless there were entirely new grounds.

Suresh Babu new president of Telugu Film Chamber of Commerce

 Popular producer D. Suresh Babu has been elected as the new president of Telugu Film Chamber of Commerce, said a source.

President greets Sultan of Brunei on birthday eve

 President Pranab Mukherjee has conveyed his greetings and felicitations to the Sultan of Brunei Darussalam on his birthday on Wednesday.

President greets Montenegro on national day

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday extended greetings and felicitations to the government and the people of Montenegro on their national day.

President, PM Modi greet Ramvilas Paswan on his birthday

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted Union Food and Consumers Affairs Minister Ramvilas Paswan who turned 69 on Sunday.

Rashtrapati Bhavan files complaint against Lalit Modi over tweets defaming Prez, aide

Rashtrapati Bhawan has filed a complaint with Delhi Police in connection with alleged derogatory tweets by former IPL boss Lalit Modi, being probed by the Enforcement Directorate for alleged money laundering, against President Pranab Mukherjee's Secretary Omita Paul.

President's advice to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana: Live in harmony

Against the backdrop of tension between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana over different issues, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday suggested that both states should live together in peace and harmony with good neighbourly relations.

South Africa ministers `plotted to protect Sudan`s Bashir`
South Africa ministers `plotted to protect Sudan`s Bashir`

The South African government secretly plotted to ensure safe passage out of the country for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir despite an international warrant for his arrest on war crimes charges, a newspaper reported on Sunday.

President thanks Tanzania for support to India's bid for UNSC

Thanking Tanzania for its support to India's permanent membership to the United Nations Security Council, President Pranab Mukherjee has said both countries should ensure that institutions of global governance address the concerns of developing countries.

Afghan leader extends parliament's term, promises election date

 With elections delayed by political squabbling, Afghanistan`s president issued a decree on Friday extending parliament`s mandate until a vote could be held.

Obama to visit Ethiopia, African Union in July
Obama to visit Ethiopia, African Union in July

US President Barack Obama will in late July become the first sitting American leader to visit Ethiopia and the headquarters of the African Union, the White House said Friday.

Woody Harrelson hops aboard Rob Reiner's 'LBJ' as President
Woody Harrelson hops aboard Rob Reiner's 'LBJ' as President

Woody Harrelson has been cast as President Lyndon Baines Johnson in Rob Reinerdirected feature 'LBJ.'

Pak Prez condemns India for propaganda against CPEC
Pak Prez condemns India for propaganda against CPEC

 Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain today criticised India for its "shameless propaganda" against the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor that runs through PoK and said the government was determined to complete the project.

Sudanese president's whereabouts unknown

 As a judge here prepared to rule on Monday on whether South African authorities must arrest visiting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir for "crimes against humanity", confusion prevailed about his whereabouts.

Bashir to leave South Africa Monday despite court case: Sudan official

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will leave South Africa on Monday, an official in his delegation said, as a Pretoria judge was due to hear an application for his arrest.

Sudan says all `normal`, Bashir to return after AU summit
Sudan says all `normal`, Bashir to return after AU summit

Sudan insisted President Omar al-Bashir`s visit to Johannesburg for a summit was proceeding normally and he would return after its main meeting, despite a court order Sunday banning him from leaving South Africa.