Nigeria`s opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari earned a massive victory in the key northern state of Kano, beating his rival, President Goodluck Jonathan, by nearly 1.7 million votes, official presidential election results released Monday said.
Public health officials said on Wednesday that six more cases of measles had been confirmed in California, bringing to 119 the total number of people infected by a strain of the virus that has also been linked to a large outbreak in the Philippines.
Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie backed an ambitious global campaign on Tuesday to end the plight of at least 10 million stateless people with no country to call home.
Panaji: Goa government is trying to get the office of Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry's Directorate of Film Festival (DFF) shifted permanently to the state, which will smoothen preparations for the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), a senior official has said.
Madras High Court today allowed a 19-year-old girl of Rajasthan origin from Coimbatore, who apprehended honour killing by her family, to go with her husband in the light of her categorical statement in court that she wanted to live with him.
Demands for creation of new states cannot be "considered immediately", Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde today said in response to a question on the status of such proposals in the wake of the Telangana decision.
A Bollywood extravaganza is set to hit drawing rooms of the Chinese audience on the New Year eve as the state run China Television has commissioned for the first time an Indian dance troupe to regale its viewers.
Facing resentment in Darjeeling hills over its agreement with West Bengal government on setting up an autonomous hill council, GJM said the new council will be a step towards getting a separate state or a Union Territory status.
Jammu and Kashmir government will
soon empower panchayats at par with other parts of the country
to ensure effective decentralisation of powers at the grass
root level, a J&K minister said on Saturday.