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  • Separatists say will allow "trapped" Ukrainian forces to withdraw August 29, 2014

    Moscow: ProMoscow rebels fighting in Ukraine said on Friday they would comply with a request from the Kremlin and open up a 'humanitarian corridor' to allow the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops they have encircled. It was not clear how the government in Kiev would react to the offer, suggested first by...
  • Maharashtra health minister appeals doctors to withdraw strike July 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Health Minister Suresh Shetty has appealed to striking medical officers under the public health department to end their agitation and resume duty. In an statement issued here on Wednesday Shetty urged doctors not to cause trouble to citizens. On June 2, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan held discussions...
  • DMK's Stalin withdraws resignation after Karunanidhi intervenes May 18, 2014

    Chennai: DMK treasurer and chief M Karunanidhi's son MK Stalin on Sunday withdrew his offer to resign from party posts after party chief intervened. Stalin had offered to resign from all party posts following party's debacle in the Lok Sabha elections. Party workers were also seen protesting outside Stalin's residence asking...
  • In no hurry to withdraw support to AAP government: Congress January 27, 2014

    Congress on Monday made it clear that it was in no hurry to reconsider its support to the AAP government in Delhi, but expressed disappointment over its functioning and also condemned the criticism by its minister Somnath Bharti of President Pranab Mukherjee's speech on the eve of the Republic Day. "While...
  • Assembly polls: 562 candidates withdraw nomination November 16, 2013

    A total of 562 candidates pulled out from the frey on the last day of withdrawing nominations for the Assembly elections in Rajasthan. With this, 2,153 candidates including big names like CM Ashok Gehlot, state BJP chief Vasundhara Raje, Assembly Speaker Dipendra Singh Shekhawat, Congress state chief Chandrabhan and NCW chairperson...
  • Watch: Political reactions on Cabinet's decision to withdraw the ordinance October 3, 2013

    Leading political leaders including Union Minister Farooq Abdullah said he is not upset, but neither happy with the Ordinance being withdrawn. NCP chief Sharad Pawar and BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad also gave their takes on the Ordinance withdrawal. ...
  • Salary accounts of Mumbai policemen hacked June 14, 2013

    Mumbai: The salary accounts of many Mumbai Police personnel have been hacked. The Mumbai Police has formed a team headed by a DCP to investigate the hacking of salary accounts. The bank has been asked to investigate and give a report to the team. The police are in the process of...
  • Sri Lankan Tamils: why has the DMK withdrawn support? March 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The issue of Sri Lankan Tamils' demand for a separate homeland or the "Tamil Eelam" has always had a strong resonance in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. When in 2008-2009, the Sri Lankan Army moved for the final kill to weed out LTTE once and for all,...
  • Britain to withdraw 3,800 troops from Afghanistan December 19, 2012

    London: Britain will withdraw 3,800 troops, almost half of the current force serving in Afghanistan's troubled Helmand province, by the end of 2013, Prime Minister David Cameron announced today. Cameron told the Parliament that 3,800 British troops are to be withdrawn from Afghanistan next year. Troop numbers are already being reduced...
  • Live: TMC ministers reach 7 RCR, plan dharna September 21, 2012

    New Delhi: 3.44 pm TMC ministers plan to stage dharna at Jantar Mantar on September 30. 3.43 pm: TMC leaders leave to meet PM at 7 RCR. 3: 10 pm: Future is ours: Sudeep Bandopadhyay. 3: 09 pm: There is no credibility left in the UPA government: TMC MP Sudeep Bandopadhyay. 2: 42 pm:...
  • Mamata slams media on FB for spreading 'rumours' September 19, 2012

    Kolkata: Sticking to her decision to pull out from the UPA government, Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said a section of channels were spreading "misinformation" and "trying to create confusion". "If I have something new to say, then I will let you know directly. I will reiterate that...
  • UPAII will not last till 2014: LK Advani September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani has said that the Congressled United Progressive Alliance Government (UPA) will not last its full term till 2014. Demanding a special session of Parliament, Advani said, "After Trinamool Congress's (TMC) decision, the government has been destabilised. It is only a...
  • Differences with TMC will be resolved: Jagdambika Pal September 19, 2012

    Congress leader Jagdambika Pal has said that the party is confident that the Trinamool Congress will reverse its decision to withdraw support from the government. ...
  • Mayawati may continue to support UPA, say sources September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as the Congress holds a Core Group meet on Wednesday to decide on its future course of action, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has reportedly made it clear that its support to the UPA stands. BSP sources told mediapersons on Wednesday that party chief Mayawati was clearly opposed...
  • Is Trinamool Congress the new Left? September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The international media may be calling Mamata Banerjee, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief, a mercurial but powerful leader. Back home, the Opposition have hailed her as a brave woman after her decision to withdraw her ministers from the UPA government after it refused to give in to her...
  • Sonia likely to speak to Mamata, say sources September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Mamata Banerjee finally walked the talk on Tuesday, withdrawing her support from the UPAII government. She said her ministers will resign on Friday. Sources now say that Congress President Sonia Gandhi is likely to speak to her, albeit it could be too little, too late. Mamata announced her decision...
  • Kerala: SNDP Yogam to withdraw SC plea August 28, 2012

    Alappuzha: The SNDP Yogam has decided to withdraw the petition filed before the Supreme Court against the decision of the state government to implement 10 per cent reservation for the economically backward belonging to the upward communities in the state. SNDP Yogam general secretary Vellappally Natesan has said that the...
  • Kerala to withdraw sales tax on petrol May 24, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: A day after the petrol price hike, the Kerala government at a special cabinet meeting on Thursday decided to forgo the sales tax on petrol, reducing its price by Rs 1.63 per litre. "This will cost the exchequer Rs 218 crore," Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told reporters here. "I have...
  • Don't jump the gun on Afghan pullout: US expert February 3, 2012

    Washington: Instead of diving into a "pseudo" reconciliation process to justify an early pullout of troops from Afghanistan, Obama Administration must pay attention on the fact that Taliban will use any negotiations to strengthen their hold in the country, an eminent US expert has said. The building blocks for genuine peace...
  • US to end combat role in Afghanistan by 2013 February 2, 2012

    Washington: The US is planning to end its combat operations in Afghanistan by mid 2013 and would switch to a "trainandassist" role, Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has said. Last June, Obama ordered all 33,000 US surge troops home from Afghanistan by the middle of 2012. "Hopefully, by mid to the latter...
  • Troops withdrawal from Afghanistan still on track: Obama October 1, 2011

    Washington: The United States still intends to withdraw some 33,000 troops from Afghanistan by 2012. The announcement was made by President Barack Obama in a letter to the US Congress. Obama also claimed that his administration had reversed the Taliban momentum. "We have seen great progress in our fight against al Qaeda; we...
  • Fatwa allows fasting men to use nicotine patches August 3, 2011

    Dubai: A special fatwa issued by a religious body here has permitted smokers to use nicotine patches during the month of Ramadan to deal with withdrawal symptoms, saying it does not violate the observance of fasting. The Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department (IACAD) here issues list of fatwas daily to...
  • US senator urges troop reduction in Afghanistan June 21, 2011

    Washington: A top US Senator has asked the Obama administration to end its counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan and instead focus on counterterrorism efforts. Speaking just days before the Obama administration's planned announcement to reveal how many US troops will be withdrawn from Afghanistan in July, New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez said...
  • 661 nominations filed for 3rd phase poll in Bihar October 13, 2010

    Patna: Altogether 661 candidates have filed their nominations for 48 assembly constituencies in Bihar going to poll in the third phase on October 28. A total of 661 candidates have submitted their documents in the 48 constituencies going to poll in the third phase on October 28, Additional Chief Electoral Officer...
  • US army cuts combat troop figure in Iraq August 20, 2010

    Baghdad: The US military command in Baghdad said on Friday that the number of forces still stationed in Iraq was 52,000, lower than the figure given on Thursday under the final pullout of combat troops. On Thursday it was said that 56,000 soldiers were still deployed in Iraq. But the military...
  • Now no unlimited free access to ATMs of other banks October 15, 2009

    New Delhi: From Thursday there will be no more unlimited free cash withdrawals from ATMs of other banks. Now one can only avail of five free cash withdrawals in a month using thirdparty ATMs. Each additional transaction will cost Rs 20 while the maximum cash withdrawal from a thirdparty ATM will...
  • No fooling: Cash withdrawal from any ATM for free April 1, 2009

    New Delhi: Wednesday onwards you need not shell out any extra money to use ATM of any bank, thanks to a directive by the Reserve Bank. Providing the muchneeded relief to the common man, banks have been asked by the regulator not to charge any fee for cash withdrawals using...
  • Taj tragedy survivors stitch up rift, cancel divorce December 7, 2008

    Mumbai: A close brush with death at the hands of terrorists has brought an estranged couple together once again. The night of terror sealed a bond between the medic husband and wife Prashant and Tilu Mangeshkar. On the fateful night of 26/11 the two along with their 21yearold daughter Kalinda were at...
  • German rape victim's mother withdraws complaint November 10, 2008

    New Delhi: In a major turnaround, the German researcher who had accused the Goa Education Minister Babush Monseratte's son of raping her 14yearold daughter, has withdrawn her complaint. This comes just five days after Rohit Monserratte was arrested. The reasons behind her decision are a mystery. Fadela Fuchs had filed her complaint...
  • Qaeda's Zawahri says US war on Iraq a failure April 18, 2008

    Dubai: Al Qaeda's secondincommand Ayman alZawahri said in an audio message to mark five years since the USled invasion of Iraq that Washington's war had met with nothing but failure and defeat. Zawahri mocked George W Bush's decision to suspend troop withdrawals from Iraq this summer, saying the US president...