New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Delhiites Monday had a harrowing time due to traffic restrictions put in place in the heart of the city during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit. Some even slammed the practice of closing roads for the movement of dignitaries
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) A court in Pakistan Monday granted bail to Pervez Musharraf in the 2007 assassination case of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, but the former president will remain in detention in a case relating to keeping judges in illegal confinement. Musharraf has been accused of failing to provide security to Bhutto, who was killed in December
Kabul, May 20 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Monday left on a two-day visit to India, the president's office said in a statement.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Peace on the border is the foundation of bilateral ties with China and special representatives of both countries will look into the recent border intrusion by Chinese troops, India's envoy to China said Monday. India's Ambassador to China S. Jaishankar told media persons here that Chinese premier Li Keqiang's visit to the country was significant, substantive and productive
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The boundary dispute between India and China is a complicated issue and needs detailed examination, India's envoy to China said here Monday. "The boundary dispute (between India and China) is a complicated issue. The two leaders (prime ministers of both countries) agreed that it needs detailed examination," India's ambassador to China
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday that India and China's relationship is essential for stability and prosperity in Asia and the world, while stressing the need "for an early resolution of the boundary dispute. "There are many areas of convergence between us
Chicago, May 20 (IANS) A woman in her seventies takes the microphone to recite a short poem, which, she warned the men present, was on the hazards of flirting. "Cheda na karo ate jatein raston mein, pale pad gayi to mushkil hogi" (Do not flirt with every girl who crosses your path, if she falls for you, you will have a problem). It was a couplet which would have been greeted with cat calls and whistles among college students
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily Monday hoped that incoming prime minister Nawaz Sharif and army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani "can at least be expected to try and work together". Nawaz Sharif, who is all set to become the prime minister for the third time, had a long meeting in Lahore with General Kayani
Kathmandu, May 19 (IANS) Nepal and India have decided to discuss cross-border crime to curb this menace on the 1,700-km border shared by the two countries, an official said here Sunday. "A secretary-level meeting is scheduled for June first week. Exact date will be fixed soon.
Dhaka, May 19 (IANS) The Bangladesh government Sunday banned political rallies for one month, a step the opposition described as an attempt to mute dissenting voices. "We'll not allow political meetings and rallies for next one month across the country," Xinhua quoted Home Minister M.K. Alamgir as saying