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Former President Pratibha Patil`s brother named accused in murder case

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 20:22

In a major embarrassment for former President Pratibha Patil, her brother has been named an accused in a murder case by a local court.

Some of Nigeria`s kidnapped schoolgirls may never return: Former president

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 16:33

Nigeria’s former president Olusegun Obasanjo told media some of the schoolgirls kidnapped by militant group Boko Haram in April may never return, in the most pessimistic comments yet on their fate from a member of the political elite.

Need to harness scientific research: Kalam

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 04:14

For higher competitiveness, the country needs to harness scientific researches and technologies derived from them, former President APJ Abdul Kalam has said.

The Famous Six

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 19:20

Former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam lists six famous inventors who dared to follow their imagination to create most useful inventions for humanity.

Former President of Mexico meets SRK

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 20:31

Former President of Mexico Vicente Fox has met with superstar Shah Rukh Khan here while the latter was shooting for his upcoming film `Happy New Year`.

Mali`s govt presents treason case against former president

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 08:50

Mali`s government said on Friday it had presented to the country`s highest court a case for high treason against former President Amadou Toumani Toure, who was toppled in a coup d`etat last year.

George W Bush plane diverted after smell of smoke

Last Updated: Sunday, June 16, 2013, 19:18

Washington: A plane carrying former President George W Bush was diverted to Louisville after the pilot reported the smell of smoke, media reports said on Sunday.

Education system should highlight entrepreneurship: Kalam

Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013, 21:22

An education system that highlights the importance of entrepreneurship should be created, former president APJ Abdul Kalam said on Monday.

Brazil investigates death of former president

Last Updated: Thursday, January 24, 2013, 14:07

Some officials have said they suspect that the death of Kubitschek was a set-up ordered by the military regime.

Pratibha Patil commuted death sentences of 7 rapists during her tenure

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 02, 2013, 21:34

Former President Pratibha Patil had on Centre`s recommendations commuted death sentences of 35 convicts which included seven rapists.

Delhi gang-rape case: Police mentality needs to be changed, says Pratibha Patil

Last Updated: Saturday, December 29, 2012, 19:04

As an outraged nation empathised with the gang-rape victim, former President Pratibha Patil on Saturday urged for a complete overhaul of the mindset of the society.

`Nelson Mandela making progress in hospital`

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 22:19

South Africa`s former President Nelson Mandela "has made progress" in getting better after contracting a lung infection, officials said.