India asked Maldives and its people to ensure an environment conducive to a peaceful and transparent second round of Presidential election on September 28 while congratulating them for successful conclusion of the first round.
Friday prayers passed off peacefully in curfew-bound Moradabad town, where communal tension had flared up following arson by devotees of Lord Shiva, with the district administration giving three to seven hours relaxation.
Barring stray incidents, polling
for all 234 Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu today passed
off peacefully and EVMs have been shifted to counting centres,
a top police official said here on Wednesday.
Russia`s nuclear chief said on Thursday
that the planned startup of Iran`s first nuclear power plant
will demonstrate that Iran is entitled to peaceful use of
nuclear energy under international supervision.
Voters in Somaliland queued for hours and thronged polling stations on Saturday for the second presidential election held in the self-declared republic, in a peaceful exercise in governance not seen for decades in the country.
Amid a political deadlock in Nepal
on the issue of the Prime Minister`s resignation, former
Indian envoy to the country, K V Rajan, has said that New
Delhi wanted to see a peaceful, stable and prosperous Nepal.
The bandh observed in districts
of Telangana region to protest the firing on those supporting
the separate statehood issue in Mahbubabad town passed off
peacefully today, barring stray incidents of violence.
The third anniversary of the
bomb blast at the historic Mecca Masjid here passed off
peacefully, even as security forces maintained a tight vigil
on suspected terror elements, who have been targeting
policemen in particular.
A bandh in the district to protest the
appointment of a non-Dogra as the Vice-Chancellor of Jammu
Central University, passed off peacefully Saturday barring a
minor scuffle between bandh supporters and shopkeepers.