New Delhi, May 21: President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday paid homage to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 22nd death anniversary.
Dhaka, May 21: With a hoot and a honk, meandering through Dhaka’s famed traffic snarls, the legion of psychedelic rickshaws that are an essential part of Bangladesh’s capital have a new claim to fame – they ferried protestors for free from parts of the city to the site of the revolutionary Shahbag movement during its peak in February and March.
Lahore, May 21: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has claimed that “conspiracies” hatched by national and international institutions led to the Pakistan Peoples Party’s defeat in the general elections.
New Delhi, May 21: Stressing on the need for increased people-to-people interaction between India and China, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday declared 2014 as the year of exchanges between the two nations to boost understanding and friendship.
New Delhi, May 21: Amar, Akbar and Anthony are the buzzwords in the latest United Progressive Alliance (UPA) television commercial Sadbhav (good faith), which seeks to showcase communal harmony and unity among people in various parts of the country.
New Delhi, May 21: The annual report of the Australia-India Institute-Australia India Youth Dialogue Partnership was launched at the Australian High Commission here last evening in the presence of Australian High Commissioner Patrick Suckling and Australia-India Institute (AII) Director Professor Amitabh Mattoo.
London, May 21: Discrimination against Jews and Muslims is on the rise around the world, according to a new report in the US.
Allahabad, May 21: The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday rejected Noida-based dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar’s plea for examination of 14 more witnesses ignored by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
Beijing, May 21 (Xinhua-ANI): At least nine people were killed and 53 others wounded in bombing attacks against two Shiite mosques in Iraq’s southern city of Hilla on Monday, a police source said.