History will be made on Monday as Narendra Modi takes oath

It would be history in the making, in more senses than one. A man who once helped his family make ends meet by vending tea at a railway station in between his classes, and who once wandered around the country to find his spiritual moorings, will take his oath as India`s 15th prime minister Monday in what would be a momentous occasion for India`s polity, its neighbourhood and its global outreach.

Nawaz Sharif mulling attending Narendra Modi`s swearing-in ceremony

Pakistan will announce the decision whether Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will participate in the swearing-in ceremony of India`s Narendra Modi.

Badal asks for visa-free regime in SAARC

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday advocated abolition of visa regime among the SAARC countries, and hoped the ongoing bilateral talks between India and Pakistan would pave way for the "historic decision".

SAARC countries pledge to end violence against children

India along with other SAARC countries has pledged to end violence against children in all forms at a meeting held held in Colombo.

PM to visit Puducherry on June 30

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would inaugurate the Madanjeet Singh Institute of South East Asian Regional Cooperation and Green Energy Technologies in the Pondicherry University here on June 30.

Collective steps needed to tackle terror: Malik

Rehman Malik said Pak, Afghanistan and India are facing the same problem of terrorism collectively.