Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 12:42
Against the backdrop of protests on the Allahabad University campus, Vice-Chancellor Professor AK Singh has tendered his resignation, a top varsity official said.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 19:22
President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday paid homage to the Kargil war martyrs on the occasion of the 15th Vijay Diwas (Victory Day).
Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 07:00
Iraq`s most influential Shi`ite cleric urged political leaders on Friday to refrain from clinging to their posts - an apparent reference to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, who has defied demands that he step aside.
Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:24
The US has congratulated the Iraqis on the election of their new President Mohammed Fuad Masoum.
Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 05:05
Quiet and bookish, Iraq`s president-elect Fuad Masum is different from jocular incumbent Jalal Talabani, but sharp political skills forged in the long battle for Kurdish self-determination are common to both.
Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 01:15
To mark the completion of two years of President Pranab Mukherjee in office, Rashtrapati Bhavan will soon throw open an audio-visual museum chronicling history and treasure troves of the highest office of the country.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 19:52
Rio de Janeiro will host a successful Olympic Games in 2016 after the World Cup showed Brazil can cope with staging the biggest sporting events, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 10:54
Noting that his country has bounced back from its worst ever recession, US president Barack Obama has said America is now the top place for investors to do business.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 07:15
Veteran Iraqi politician Fuad Masum was almost guaranteed to become Iraq`s next president after the main Kurdish blocs in parliament agreed on his candidacy Thursday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 22:26
Iraq`s Parliament agreed to postpone a vote for a new president by a day Wednesday as the extremist Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Baghdad the night before that killed 31 people.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 21:37
Speaking at the end of a three-day visit to India, World Bank president Jim Yong Kim told reporters he was hugely impressed with Modi`s "comprehensive and extremely ambitious vision for the country".
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 20:44
Chinese Prez Xi Jinping has agreed to create the "right conditions" to harness the true potential of ties with India after PM Narendra Modi emphasised the need for respecting each other`s concerns.
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