A first time Congressman from
Florida has urged to end all US aid to Pakistan
arguing that it is impossible to believe that al-Qaeda chief
Osama bin Laden was hiding so close to Islamabad without any
Amidst demands for trifurcation of J&K on regional lines, Governor NN Vohra on Tuesday urged people of all three regions of the state to join hands to resolve all contentious issues and bring peace and normalcy to the state.
An apparent bruised Congress
on Thursday asked the Centre to impose President`s rule in Karnataka
after two of its MLAs resigned from the assembly, a step
which, the party alleged, was due to the ruling BJP luring
The United Nations urged the
international community on Thursday to continue helping
war-displaced Sri Lankans, saying the current period is
critical and an additional USD 165 million in funding is
JD (U) on Saturday sought to bring the
entire opposition together on the issue of fuel price hike by
appealing to them to join hands for a `Bharat Bandh` to
protest against the "anti-people" move of the government.
Human Rights Watch called on Iraqi
Kurdish authorities on Wednesday to implement proposals to outlaw
female circumcision in the face of growing evidence of the
extent of the physically and emotionally damaging practice.