Guantanamo Bay prison closure by 2016 'unrealistic': Camp commander

The commander of the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay believes there is little chance of the controversial facility being closed in the next two years, leaving Barack Obama struggling to achieve his goal of shuttering the jail before he leaves office.

Khloe attempts 'closure' on Lamar Odom's birthday
Khloe attempts 'closure' on Lamar Odom's birthday

 

Los Angeles: Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian reached out to her former husband Lamar Odom on his 35th birthday recently, with a piece on closure.

Allahabad Varsity`s closure extended till Feb 9

The closure of Allahabad University, which had been effected for three days from Monday following apprehensions of violence in the wake of action against some student union leaders, has now been extended till February 9.

NCP demands closure of illegal cement units

Opposition NCP on Friday demanded
the government should stop all cement plants operating
illegally in Jaintia Hills district.

Anti-KNPP movement insists on closure of project

Insisting on their demand
for closure of the Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant, anti-KNPP
groups on Saturday staged a demonstration.

Shanti Bhushan opposes closure of "forged" CD case

Noted lawyer Shanti Bhushan on Thursday
moved a city court against a Delhi police plea to close the forged CD case.

Goa`s illegally operated mines asked to shut down

Nineteen out of the 100 odd operational mines in Goa have been ordered to be shut down by the state`s top pollution control authority for functioning in the absence of the mandatory permissions.

India to seek satisfactory closure in Mumbai case

India will seek a ‘satisfactory closure’ to the Mumbai terror attacks case when it will hold extensive bilateral talks with Pak later this week.

Warrior clan shuts down Kathmandu, 72-hour closure on cards

Chhetris want they be recognised as indigenous community in new constitution.

5,745 people airlifted from Kargil during Zojila pass closure

Over 5,700 passengers were airlifted
between Kargil and Srinagar and Kargil and Jammu by IAF after
closure of Srinagar-Leh National highway due to heavy snowfall
last November, officials said here on Tuesday.

US closes its embassy, consulates in Pakistan

The US Tuesday closed its embassy
and consulates in Pakistan to the general public until further notice, a day after American special forces killed Osama bin Laden in a daring raid near the garrison city of Abbottabad.

Chances of closing Guantanamo jail very low: Gates

US President has so far not been able to meet his promise to shut Guantanamo.

Militants force school to shut down in Imphal

A militant outfit has forced the closure of a premier school in Manipur`s Imphal West district today for non-payment of its monetary demand.

Deemed Universities facing closure get breather

The govt will soon carry out a fresh reappraisal of their infrastructure and facilities.

US Congress blocks Guantanamo closure

One of Obama`s 1st acts on taking office in 2009 was to vow Gitmo closure.

Ayodhya verdict: No curfew, no closure of schools, colleges in UP

Uttar Pradesh police on Wednesday
released six phone numbers of the control room set up at the DGP office here to immediately report about any untoward incident taking place ater the pronouncement of the Ayodhya verdict tomorrow.

Madras HC orders closure of Sterlite`s copper smelting unit

The Madras High Court on Tuesday ordered closure of Vedanta Group Company Sterlite Industries` copper smelting plant at Tuticorin.

UN closes office in Sri Lanka over protests

The UN closed its office in Sri Lanka and recalled its head to New York for consultations as government-sanctioned protests against an investigation into alleged war crimes went into their third day.

Israel eases Gaza closure, but restrictions remain

Israel is easing its blockade of Hamas-ruled Gaza to allow in virtually all consumer goods.

Srinagar airport to close for fortnight in June

The Srinagar international airport will close for commercial flights for about a fortnight in June so that the runway can be upgraded, an official said Tuesday.