Pak to cut off power supply to PM office, Prez House over dues

Electricity supply to 18 key government buildings in Pakistan, including the President House and the Prime Minister`s Secretariat, was today ordered to be disconnected for non-payment of bills running into several crores.

Nepal poll panel prepares final election results

After one-and-a-half-months, Nepal`s Election Commission has prepared the final results of the November 19 Constituent Assembly Election, officials said.

Sri Lankan Prez appoints mass grave probe panel

A mass grave of over 150 skeletal remains was discovered in the central town of Matale in November last year.

Prez clears execution of 2 death row convicts

After seven years, the go-ahead
has been given for execution of two murder convicts that could
start the process of clearing the long list of death row
convicts, awaiting punishment.

Prez, V-P, PM greet people on Makar Sankranti, Pongal

Ansari said that these festivals reflected the country`s
glorious cultural traditions and promote the values of
sharing, generosity and goodwill among the people.

Prez, VP condole Digvijay Singh`s death

President Pratibha Patil and Vice
President Hamid Ansari today condoled the death of former
Union Minister and Lok Sabha MP from Bihar Digvijay Singh.

`Disclose communication between Prez, PM on Padma`

The correspondence exchanged
between the PM and the President on Padma Awards should be made public, the CIC has
held rejecting the PMO`s claim that such information cannot be
given because of Constitutional provisions.

Prez, Speaker extend greetings on Women`s Day

President Pratibha Patil and
Speaker Meira Kumar on Sunday stressed the need for empowerment of women for progress of the country while greeting the nation on
the eve of International Women`s Day.

Prez, PM, PC use air route to reach Delhi police function

In the first such instance in the
At Home function of Delhi Police, four top government
functionaries, including the President and the Prime Minister,
today chose the aerial route to reach the venue within the
capital.

People should be empowered to be active participants: Uganada Prez

Nations need to empower people to be active participants in the process of socio-economic transformation and enhance their knowledge and appreciation
for global partnerships, Uganda Prez Yoweri Kaguta Museveni said today.

Prez can`t withhold pension unless grave misconduct: CAT

President cannot withhold
pension or gratuity of a government officer unless the charges
framed against him come under the ambit of grave misconduct,
the Central Administrative Tribunal(CAT) has held.

Govt`s no to Maya, Modi security wish on par with PM, Prez

The Centre has shot down the
proposals of Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat Chief Ministers
Mayawati and Narendra Modi who had sought security facilities
similar to that of the President and the Prime Minister.

Russian Prez appoints ombudsman for children`s rights

President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree instituting the position of Russia`s ombudsman for the rights of children.

Chinese Prez visits restive Xinjiang region

President Hu Jintao made his first trip to China`s restive western region of Xinjiang since last month`s deadly ethnic riots, urging government officials and security forces to focus on maintaining stability.