President, Vice President greet nation on eve of Buddha Purnima

President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Hamid Ansari have greeted the nation on the eve of Buddha Purnima, saying Lord Buddha's timeless messages of universal brotherhood and compassion continues to show the path towards alleviate human sufferings.

Ansari warns of implications of failure to provide education, employment
Ansari warns of implications of failure to provide education, employment

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Tuesday warned that "failure" to properly educate and provide "productive employment" to millions of Indians, especially youth, will have "serious economic and social implications" for the country.

Afghan intelligence agency says it foiled attempt to kill vice president

Afghanistan`s intelligence agency said on Saturday it had foiled an attempt to assassinate Vice-President Abdul Rashid Dostum in the northerly Jawzjan province.

LeBron James elected NBA players union VP
LeBron James elected NBA players union VP

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James has been elected the first vice president of the NBA Players Association.

Saradha scam probe: Trinamool MPs meet Hamid Ansari

A delegation of Trinamool Congress MPs Friday met Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari over its Rajya Sabha members being "targeted" by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the multi-crore Saradha scam.

Vice President to lead delegation to condole death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah

Vice President M Hamid Ansari is leading the Government of India delegation in Riyadh to convey condolences for the passing away of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah.

Iran gives ex-vice president 5-year prison term

Iran's supreme court has sentenced a former vice president to five years in prison and ordered him to pay a 10 billion rial (USD 300,000) fine, the country's official news agency said.

Vice President Ansari commends NCC for raising awareness on social ills

Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari commended the National Cadet Corps (NCC) for its efforts to raise awareness on social ills, which have to be eradicated for the betterment of society.

President, Vice President greet nation on Christmas eve

President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Wednesday extended their wishes and greetings to fellow countrymen on the eve of Christmas.

China's Wang Yifu named ISSF vice president
China's Wang Yifu named ISSF vice president

China's national shooting team head coach Wang Yifu has been named vice president of the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF).

Prez, VP, LS Speaker greet citizens for Ganesh Chaturthi

The President, Vice President and the Lok Sabha Speaker have greeted people for the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi on Friday and sought Lord Ganesha's blessings to overcome obstacles in the path of development in India.

Bashar al-Assad appoints new Syrian vice president

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Saturday appointed Najah Attar as the new vice president, media reported.

India, China release first encyclopedia of cultural contacts

India and China today released the first encyclopedia on their age-old cultural contacts, tracing back their history to over 2,000 years, starting from the visit of Chinese scholar Huen Tsang to India in the 7th century to bring Buddhist scriptures to China.

India expects substantive outcome from talks with China: MEA

India today said it expects "substantive outcome" from the discussions between Vice President Hamid Ansari with his Chinese counterpart Li Yuanchao when they hold talks in Beijing later this week.

Former MP named vice president of Kerala Congress unit

Former MP N Peethambara Kurup was Tuesday appointed as a Vice President of Kerala`s state Congress unit while two youth leaders were named as its general secretaries.

Nepali Congress warns against sabotage of democracy

Nepal`s Vice President Ramchandra Poudyal has called upon the government to speed up the drafting of the constitution and implement it by November, warning that "anti-democratic forces" are attempting to foil its completion.

US congratules new Malawi president

The US government offered congratulations Saturday to Malawi`s new President Peter Mutharika, hailing active and peaceful elections.

Albertini backs Rome`s bid for Euro 2020

Italian Football Association (FIGC) vice president Demetrio Albertini has voiced his support to Rome`s bid for Euro 2020.

US Vice President Joe Biden to visit Cyprus in peace push

Cyprus confirmed on Monday that US Vice President Joe Biden will arrive on the divided island later this month to help push forward the UN-sponsored peace process.