20 May 2016
Mumbai: Nearly 50,000 employees of five associate banks of State Bank of India have gone on a day-long nationwide strike today to protest the proposed merger with their parent bank.
24 May 2016
Kabul: Three days after Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a US drone strike in Balochistan province of Pakistan, a state of confusion has been created in the militant group due to leadership vacuum, said Afghan political experts.
23 May 2016
Hanoi: Barack Obama today confirmed that Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a US strike, hailing his death as an "important milestone" in efforts to bring peace to Afghanistan.
23 May 2016
Washington/Kabul: Afghan Taliban supremo Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a rare US drone strike deep inside Pakistan, Afghanistan announced yesterday, inflicting a body blow to the insurgents and removing a major "threat" to the fragile peace process in the war-torn country.
25 May 2016
Kabul/Peshawar, Pakistan: The Afghan Taliban named one of former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour's deputies to succeed him today, after confirming Mansour's death in a US drone strike at the weekend.
22 May 2016
Washington: The United States conducted a drone strike on Saturday against the leader of Afghan Taliban, likely killing him on the Pakistan side of the remote border region with Afghanistan in a mission authorized by US President Barack Obama, officials said.
19 May 2016
Islamabad: India may not be able to fully defend itself from a possible Pakistani nuclear strike in a conflict despite the country's heavy investments in developing anti-ballistic missile systems, a Russian nuclear expert has cautioned.
13 May 2016
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today stayed all disciplinary action, including rustication orders, against JNU Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, Anirban Bhattacharya and others, on the condition that they withdraw all current agitation.Justice Manmohan gave a conditional stay on disciplinary action against all JNU students if they end all agitation.
07 May 2016
New Delhi: JNU students union president Kanhaiya Kumar yesterday ended his nine-day hunger strike after he was discharged from AIIMS even as the university administration asked students not to invite outsiders saying it might vitiate the academic atmosphere and peace on campus.
05 May 2016
New Delhi: Five JNU students withdrew from the ongoing indefinite hunger strike against punishments by university in connection with the February 9 event, while JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar's condition was stated to be critical and rushed to varsity's health centre.