08 Apr 2014
New York: Congress president Sonia Gandhi has declined to provide a copy of her passport to a US court here as documentary evidence in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, citing refusal by the Indian government on grounds of personal security and confidentiality.
19 Apr 2014
Sanaa: A drone strike on Saturday killed 15 Al-Qaeda suspects and three civilians in Yemen's central Baida province, a stronghold of the extremist group, a security official said.
18 Apr 2014
Washington: US President Barack Obama has urged the Republican leadership of the Congress to pass the comprehensive immigration reform, which he said would improve the national economy and strengthen the security as well.
21 Mar 2014
New York: A US court has ordered Congress president Sonia Gandhi to provide a copy of her passport as documentary evidence by April 7 to determine if she was in America in September last year when a Sikh rights group claims it had served summons on her in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.
12 Apr 2014
Washington: President Barack Obama said on Friday he will promote budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell to be his next health secretary, who will preside over the next difficult phase of his healthcare law in the months before November Congressional elections.
05 Apr 2014
Kabul: Afghans braved the threat of Taliban violence on Saturday to elect a successor to President Hamid Karzai in the country's first democratic transfer of power as US-led forces wind down their 13-year war.
04 Mar 2014
Nay Pyi Taw: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday met Myanmar's pro-democracy icon and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi before leaving Nay Pyi Taw after attending the third Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Summit.
31 Oct 2013
New York: Congress president Sonia Gandhi was on Wednesday ranked 21st among the world's most powerful people by Forbes magazine, making her the third most influential women leader included in the list.
27 Feb 2014
Washington: More than three-fifths of Indian voters favour the Opposition BJP in the upcoming general elections as against less than one-fifth for the ruling Congress, a major American survey said.
10 Apr 2014
Washington: Expressing concern over threats to freedom of expression in China, a bipartisan US Senate resolution on called for greater freedom of press in the country and condemned Chinese actions to suppress it.