Ending days of speculation, the Indian Olympic Association on Friday officially informed the Olympic Council of Asia its expression of interest to bid for the 2019 Asian Games after Vietnam capital Hanoi withdrew its hosting rights in April this year.
Separatists threatening to launch
an agitation after Eid are not concerned about the plight of
the common man in Kashmir who will suffer if disturbances hit
the Valley, Union Minister for Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah said.
As the DMK and the Congress overcame differences to arrive at a seat-sharing agreement for the April 13 assembly polls, Tamil Nadu CM M Karunanidhi Tuesday said his party has made a sacrifice in the alliance`s larger interests.
Pakistani authorities used
the CIA "inadvertently" to "advance their interest" in the
arrest of the top Taliban leader Mullah Baradar, who was
holding peace talks with the Karzai Government, an American
journalist has said.
China`s central bank surprised markets Thursday by raising the interest rate on its three-month bills for the first time since mid-August, intensifying its grip on liquidity a day after it promised to keep credit growth in check.