UN Chief expresses concern over violence ahead of B’desh poll

UN Chief expresses concern over violence ahead of B’desh poll

The UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern about the latest wave of violence ahead of elections in Bagladesh and called on both the ruling and opposition parties to exercise restraint and express their views peacefully. A spokesman of the UN has said he is hopeful that the recent steps to initiate dialogue will […]

Assembly poll notifications issued in MP & Mizoram; Filing of nominations for 2nd phase ends in Chhattisgarh

Assembly poll notifications issued in MP & Mizoram; Filing of nominations for 2nd phase ends in Chhattisgarh

In Madhya Pradesh, the process of filing of nominations for the assembly elections began today with the issuance of notification. Our Bhopal correspondent reports that the nomination papers will be filed till 8th of this month. The scrutiny of nomination papers will take place on 9th November while last day of withdrawal is 11th November. […]

LTC scam : CBI files FIR; carries out searches in Delhi and Muzaffarpur

LTC scam : CBI files FIR; carries out searches in Delhi and Muzaffarpur

CBI has registered an FIR against Janata Dal (United) MP Anil Kumar Sahani for allegedly filing fraudulent Leave Travel Concession claims using forged air tickets and boarding passes. Official sources told AIR that the agency also carried searches at several places in Delhi and Muzaffarpur in Bihar. Searches were also carried out at Rajya Sabha […]

India & Vietnam sign treaty for transfer of sentenced prisoners

India & Vietnam sign treaty for transfer of sentenced prisoners

India and Vietnam have signed a treaty for transfer of sentenced prisoners languishing in jails in the two countries. Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and Vietnam Minister of Public Security Tran Dai Quang signed the agreement in New Delhi today. The pact will help the prosoners of the two countries to serving thier remaining part of […]

SC allows Sahara Chief Subrata Roy to go abroad

SC allows Sahara Chief Subrata Roy to go abroad

The Supreme Court has allowed Sahara Chief Subrata Roy to go abroad. It has modified its order restraining him from leaving the country till the group hands over title deeds of 20,000 crore rupees to SEBI. A bench of justices K S Radhakrishnan and J S Khehar today considered the application of the group seeking […]

India to hand over Chair of Indian Ocean grouping to Australia

India will hand over the Chair of the Indian Ocean Region Association for Regional Cooperation, IOR -ARC, to Australia today at a meeting of the grouping in Perth. The External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid is in Perth to participate in IOR-ARC, which was being chaired by India for last two years. The Spokesperson of the […]

OPCW confirms Syria’s chemical weapons production facility completely destroyed

OPCW confirms Syria’s chemical weapons production facility completely destroyed

United Nations Chemical weapons watchdog, the Organization for prevention of Chemical weapons, OPCW has said that Syria’s declared equipments for producing, mixing and filling chemical weapons has been entirely destroyed. The UN security Council had set a deadline of November 1 for the international watchdog to destroy the chemical weapons production facility in Syria.   […]

Indonesian workers start two-day strike to demand higher wages

Indonesian workers start two-day strike to demand higher wages

Workers across Indonesia have begun a two-day strike to demand higher wages in the face of the rising cost of living. Strikes and protests are on the rise in south-east Asia’s biggest economy as workers push for a greater share of the profits from surging economic growth. The main demand of the unions is a […]