VP leaves for Brussels for ASEM-8 Summit

NEW DELHI: (AMN) Vice-President Mohammed Hamid Ansari left for Brussels this morning to take part in the 8th Asia-Europe Summit (ASEM-8) which opens in the Belgian capital tomorrow. A high level official delegation is also accompanying the Vice President to the Summit.

Pak violates ceasefire

NEW DELHI: In another ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistani troops fired at Indian posts in Kerni sub-sector of Poonch district, but no casualty or damage were reported. According to AIR, firing between the two sides continued for almost two hours. There was no casualty or damage..

India asks US to ease export control restrictions

WASHINGTON: India has asked the US to ease its export control restrictions to allow high-end weapons technology tie-ups between the two countries. Expressing concerns on the export control restrictions, the Defence Minister Mr. A. K. Antony Sunday demanded an early solution to the issue. He is in ..

BSF, BDR plan for joint border management

The Border Security Force (BSF) and Bangladesh Riffle (BDR) on Monday said that they are considering a plan of joint border management. Addressing a joint press conference after the conclusion of the five-day BSF-BDR talks in Dhaka, the Director General of BSF Raman Srivastava said that a plan..

Iran: US must prove 9/11 was terrorists’ job

TEHRAN: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Saturday called for formation of fact-finding team to re-examine the September 11 incident to prove that that was work of terrorist groups and this requires collective contribution of the US administration. The Iranian president on Saturday..

Antony to Visit US

NEW DELHI: The Defence Minister A K Antony would visit Washington on a two-day visit to the US begning from September 27. He is going on an invitation from his counterpart Robert Gates. A high-level delegation including the Defence Secretary Pradeep Kumar, Lt General Bikram Singh, Vice Admiral..

Iran, US world’s influential powers: Ahmadinejad

NEW YORK: President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday evening that Iran and the US are two influential powers of the world whose interaction would determine world’s future. New York, Sept 20, IRNA – President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday evening that Iran and the US are two influential powers of ..

Moon gives UNESCWA command to Rima Khalaf

NEW YORK: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Rima Khalaf, a national of Jordan, as Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA).
She succeeds Bader Al-Dafa, to whom the Secretary-General ..

Pastor calls off Quran burning

Terry Jones, the pastor of a Florida church who had threaten to burn Quran on 9/11 anniversary in New York has called off his plan permanently.
In an interview with NBC TV pastor said: “We will definitely not burn the Quran, not today, not ever.”
According to CNN Jones arrived in New York..

Pastor’s call an act of terrorism: Imam

MAKKAH: The Imam of the Grand Mosque in Makkah on Friday termed US pastor’s threat to burn copies of the Holy Quran as an act of terrorism. He said that it would also create ill will among communities.
Delivering his Eid sermon, Sheikh Saleh Bin-Humaid also called the move an act of aggression ..



BCCI loses both revenue, governance vote at ICC meet

In a massive blow to its influence in the International Cricket Council, the BCCI was decimated at the global ...

Saina Nehwal makes shock exit from Badminton Asia Championships

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal today made a shock first round exit from the Badminton Asia Championships at ...



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