EU ends Myanmar sanctions, arms embargo remains

EU foreign ministers agreed Monday to lift the last of the bloc`s trade, economic and individual sanctions against Myanmar, hailing "a new chapter" with the once pariah state.

Decide on plea over installation of lift in school: HC to PWD

In respite to Dunne`s Institute Mumbai, Bombay High Court directed PWD to decide on plea made by trust owning building, seeking permission to install new lift, which could be used by students.

Manoranjan Kalia, BJP leaders stranded in lift for 30 mins

Punjab Minister for local bodies
Manoranjan Kalia, three BJP leaders and eight other people
were stranded for over half an hour in a lift at the Forest
Complex building.

Actress Mahima Chaudhury takes bike lift from inspector

Film actress Mahima Chaudhury took a bike lift from a traffic police inspector to escape eve-teasers here.

Ban on sale-purchase of land in authorised colonies lifted

In a major relief to residents
of 567 colonies, regularised thirty years ago, the Delhi
Government on Wednesday lifted a three-decade-old restriction on sale
and purchase of land and immovable properties in these
settlements.

Curfew lifted from Kashmir Valley

The law and order situation on Wednesday
remained by and large peaceful in Kashmir, including summer
capital Srinagar, from where curfew was lifted completely.

BMC lifts water cuts for a month due to festive season

Despite announcing that water-cuts
would continue till September end, BMC on Friday rolled back its
decision and said supply of the precious commodity would not
be stopped for a month due to the ongoing festival season.

Nepal lifts ban on working in Iraq

Nepal has lifted a ban that
prohibited Nepalis from going to Iraq in search of jobs.

Australia lifts bar on Sri Lankan asylum claims

Australia`s new Prime Minister
Julia Gillard on Tuesday lifted a ban on processing claims of Sri
Lankan asylum seekers, and said her government would also
review a bar on Afghans seeking refuge.

Lift Gaza blockade: Palestinian Foreign Minister

The Palestinian foreign minister
is urging the international community to pressure Israel to
lift the crippling blockade on Gaza and not merely ease
restrictions.

Israel`s security agency against lifting Gaza blockade

Amid global demand to lift
the siege of the Gaza Strip, Israel`s internal security agency
on Tuesday warned the government against it, saying the move will
have "dangerous repercussions".

Pentagon to lift ban on gays

The US Defence Department has announced plans to lift the ban on gays serving openly in the military but cautioned that any change in policy must be cautiously implemented.