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Lok Sabha polls one sided affair: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 23:23

SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday said the Punjab government`s performance and strong wave in the favor of Narendra Modi have made the Lok Sabha polls a one-sided affair in the state.

Obama, Republican leaders clash on immigration reform

Obama, Republican leaders clash on immigration reform

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 14:32

US President Barack Obama and the Republican leadership clashed over the immigration reform, which analysts say would make it difficult for the passage of the legislation that proposes to provide a path to citizenship to 11 million undocumented people from countries like India.

Sri Lankans urged to search for President`s missing macaws

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 05:49

Four macaws belonging to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse have escaped his tightly-guarded official residence in Colombo, his office said today as it appealed for help to trace the colourful long-tailed birds.

Mumbai to lock horns with KKR as IPL bandwagon returns amid corruption slur

Mumbai to lock horns with KKR as IPL bandwagon returns amid corruption slur

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 10:15

Fighting for credibility after being left devastated by a spot-fixing scandal, the glamorous but controversial Indian Premier League will roll out its seventh edition here from tomorrow with the promise of putting cricket first while keeping the drama and glitz to a bare minimum.

Religious violence has no place in US: Obama

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 21:39

President Barack Obama warned on Monday that religious violence had no place in US society after a gunman with alleged anti-Semitic ties killed three people at a Jewish centre and retirement home.

Egypt court rejects new judges for Morsi trials

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 23:33

An Egyptian appeals court rejected on Wednesday a request that new judges be appointed for two trials involving ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, judicial officials said.

President to confer Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards April 11

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 19:09

President Pranab Mukherjee will Friday present the Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships and Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards for 2013, an official statement said.

Stop destabilising Ukraine: US to Vladimir Putin

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 00:18

The US on Monday called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to stop "destabilising" Ukraine, expressing concern over several escalatory moves over the weekend.

Prez greets countrymen on `Ram Navami`

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 15:50

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday greeted countrymen on `Ram Navami`, saying the festival inspires people to model their lives on Shri Ram, the "embodiment of highest moral and ethical principles".

Pervez Musharraf seeks lifting of travel ban on him

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 20:28

Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf, indicted on treason charges, has asked the government to lift travel ban on him.

People won`t tolerate poor governance: President Pranab Mukherjee

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 00:40

With the Lok Sabha election less than 10 days away, President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said people will no longer accept non-transparent and unresponsive administration.

Thousands protest China trade deal in Taiwan

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 18:03

Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators gathered in the streets around Taiwan`s Parliament on Sunday to protest a trade pact with China, a nearly 2-week-old protest that is challenging the president`s policy of moving the democratic island economically closer to China.