Regime

  • As US remains defiant on attacking Syria, MEA advises Indians to leave the country 31-08-2013 07:27 PM

    New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs has advised all Indians to leave Syria after the US hinted on a possible military attack on the Middle East country. US President Barack Obama has maintained that the US was contemplating a military intervention to punish Syria's President Bashar al-Assad for a...
  • New Iranian president vows support for Syria's Assad 05-08-2013 06:29 AM

    Beirut: Iran's new president has expressed his country's support to Syria's embattled leader Bashar Assad's regime, saying no force in the world will be able to shake their decades-old alliance. Hasan Rouhani's comments came as Syrian troops and rebels fought some of the fiercest battles in the mountains of the...
  • Heavily pregnant woman among 100 Syrians rescued off Italy 05-07-2013 05:28 AM

    Rome: The Italian coastguard has intercepted a boat off the island of Sicily with 100 Syrian migrants on board, including 10 women, one whom was heavily pregnant. A police vessel accompanied the migrant boat into the port at Syracuse on Sicily's eastern coast, where medical checks were carried out on...
  • North Korea charges US man in plot to overthrow regime 28-04-2013 07:40 AM

    Pyongyang: North Korea announced on Saturday that an American detained for nearly six months is being tried in the Supreme Court on charges of plotting to overthrow the government, a crime that could draw the death penalty if he is convicted. The case involving Kenneth Bae, who has been in...
  • Usain Bolt to cut down on his training programme 24-10-2012 01:21 PM

    Rio de Janeiro: Sprint champion Usain Bolt of Jamaica has revealed plans to diminish his training programme in a bid to prolong his career. Bolt, 26, said Tuesday his best chance of adding to his haul of six Olympic gold medals was to avoid over-exerting his body between now and...
  • Anna Hazare's daily workout 27-12-2011 11:55 AM

    Social activist Anna Hazare seems to have quite a strict workout regime. Anna Hazare performs yoga in his native village Ralegan Siddhi.Anna Hazare works on an exercise cycle in his native village Ralegan Siddhi.
  • Relaxed Indo-Pak visa regime likely in Sep 12-06-2011 10:47 AM

    New Delhi: Come September, India and Pakistan are likely to have a relaxed visa regime that will facilitate easy travel for journalists, businessmen and senior citizens of both the countries. The neighbours are working closely towards amendments in the existing visa agreement at the Joint Working Group meetings for finalisation...
  • Syrian mutiny, loss of town shows cracks in regime 08-06-2011 03:12 AM

    Beirut: A deadly mutiny of Syrian soldiers and loss of control over a tense northern town appeared to show extraordinary cracks in an autocratic regime that has long prided itself on its iron control. Details about the events in Jisr al-Shughour remained murky on Tuesday. The government said 120 forces...
  • Rally to support raped Libyan women 28-03-2011 09:45 AM

    Benghazi: Libyan woman Ayman Al Abidi, who stormed into a Tripoli hotel on Saturday, telling foreign reporters that she had been raped by government troops, has been released, reported a spokesman for the Gaddafi regime. In Benghazi hundreds of men and women held a rally in support of the rape...
  • Libya: Gaddafi forces battle rebels, 37 killed 05-03-2011 08:09 AM

    Tripoli: Moammar Gaddafi's regime struck back at its opponents with a powerful attack on Friday on the closest opposition-held city to Tripoli and a barrage of tear gas and live ammunition to smother new protests in the capital. At least 37 people died in fighting and in an explosion at...
  • Suu Kyi's party seeks talks with US, EU 08-02-2011 01:52 PM

    Yangon, Myanmar: The party of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has voiced support for Western sanctions on Myanmar and requested meetings with the US and EU to discuss how the embargoes could be modified "in the interests of democracy." In a four-page report, the National League for Democracy said...
  • Britain raises marriage visa age 24-07-2008 04:12 PM

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  • Taxpayers may gain up to Rs 44,000 per year 29-02-2008 06:55 PM

    New Delhi: The decision by BCCI to terminate the Kochi Tuskers Kerala franchise for breach of contract has left 28 contracted cricketers in the lurch. Although the BCCI has stated that in case the franchise fails to pay up the players' dues they would encash the bank guarantee and pay...
  • UK set to tighten visa rules, to cut tourists visa 17-12-2007 01:09 PM

    Elaborate precautions have been taken by the bookmakers to avoid any detection this time. ...
  • Corus auction to cast shadow on mkts 28-01-2007 11:51 AM

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  • 'Mush desperate for good Indo-Pak ties' 06-11-2006 01:10 PM

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