France gets power to impeach President

 French lawmakers now have the power to launch a US-style impeachment of their president under a new law passed on Wednesday. 

President to visit Assam, Arunachal Pradesh

President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Assam and Arunachal Pradesh from November 20-21, it was announced on Wednesday.

Monkey menace: President to use golf cart in Vrindavan

To ward off monkeys, authorities have decided to use golf cart for President Pranab Mukherjee during his visit to a temple in Vrindavan on Sunday.

Children's Day: President awards 20 children for exceptional achievement

With a medal, a commemoration letter and a pat of encouragement on their shoulders, the President on Friday handed the National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement to 20 talented and brave children on the occasion of Children's Day.

Ahead of Prez's visit, Vrindavan authorities grapple to deal with monkey menace

To keep monkeys at bay during President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to Banke Behari temple in Vrindavan on November 16, the district administration had decided to deploy langurs but it had to abort the plan following outcry from wildlife activists.

Children's Day: President awards 20 kids for special talent

President of India Pranab Mukherjee awarded 20 children for their mastery in the selected field of interest on the occasion of Children's day.

Botswana court thwarts president`s plans to tap brother as VP

Botswana`s government says it will accept a court ruling that effectively thwarts President`s Ian Khama`s bid to appoint his brother as vice-president.

US woman celebrates 100th birthday with sky dive

Eleanor Cunningham of Howes Cave, New York, has bested former President George H W Bush.

Jeb's 2016 Presidential race evenly split: George W Bush

Former President George W Bush on Sunday said that the odds of his brother and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush running for the White House in 2016 are evenly split.

Indian-origin radiographer elected ISRRT President

A South African Indian-origin radiographer has been elected as the president of the International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists (ISRRT).

Burkina Faso talks edge forward after Blaise Compaore blasts `plot`

Burkina Faso`s political parties and civil society groups worked on Sunday to adopt a transition plan for the west African country after the ousting of veteran president Blaise Compaore.

Union Cabinet reshuffle at 1 pm on Sunday: Sources

Official sources said on Friday that the reshuffle of the Union Cabinet will take place on Sunday at 1:00 pm.

President Pranab Mukherjee to pay two day visit to Bhutan

President Pranab Mukherjee will pay a two-day visit to Bhutan beginning November 7 at the invitation of the King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck. This is going to be the first bilateral visit by a President of India to Bhutan in 26 years.

Union Cabinet approves dissolution of Delhi Assembly, stage set for fresh polls
Union Cabinet approves dissolution of Delhi Assembly, stage set for fresh polls

The Union Cabinet has paved the way for fresh polls in Delhi after it approved Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung's report recommending dissolution of the Assembly.

Delhi: All parties seek fresh polls, don't want to form govt, says Najeeb Jung

Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung said that all parties want fresh polls in Delhi, but no one ready to form government. The LG will send a report on Delhi government formation to the President.

Rashtrapati Bhavan invites innovators to stay on its campus

Encouraged by the response of first innovation scholars in-residence scheme, Rashtrapati Bhavan has invited applications for the second batch who will get to stay in the abode of country's First citizen for a week.

Create more jobs in non-farm sector to address poverty: Prez

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said more jobs need to be created in non-farm sector as employment creation is the most potent tool for bringing down poverty.

Argentina says Fernandez in hospital for treatment of fever

Argentina`s President Cristina Fernandez checked into a Buenos Aires hospital for treatment of "an infectious fever," according to a statement issued by the government.

Ex-Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness slims down in jail
Ex-Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness slims down in jail

Former Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has lost weight and is living a spartan existence while serving his prison sentence for tax evasion, according to ex-Germany international Gunter Netzer.

President flags off Run for Unity

President Pranab Mukherjee Friday flagged off 'Run For Unity' at Rashtrapati Bhavan to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.