Iraq hopes for `true intervention` by US: Officer

Baghdad wants a "true intervention" by the United States, which fought a bloody almost nine-year war in Iraq, to help combat a sweeping militant offensive, a senior officer said Wednesday.

Obama to send advisors to Iraq, open to military action

President Barack Obama pledged to take "precise" military action if needed to check marauding Sunni radicals in Iraq and offered up to 300 US advisors to train Iraqi forces facing a crisis splintering the country along sectarian lines.

Two ex-bureaucrats appointed advisors to Jharkhand Guv

The Central government Wednesday appointed two former bureaucrats as advisors to Jharkhand Governor MOH Farook.