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Pakistans former dictator General Pervez Musharraf should be brought back to the country for trial in connection with the bloody military crackdown on the Red Mosque in 2007, a son of the slain cleric of the famed Islamabad mosque has said in his fresh application to


Pakistan's ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today appeared before an anti-graft court to face trial in corruption cases against him in the Panama Papers scandal that forced him to resign. Sharif, 67, reached the court along with his daughter Maryam.


Bangladesh's 50-member Cabinet was today expanded with three lawmakers being inducted as ministers in the Sheikh Hasina government.

United Nations

President Donald Trump is ready to go to "great lengths" to stop all funding for Pakistan as the country continues to harbour and support terrorism, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has said.


Soon after the Aam Aadmi Party announced its Rajya Sabha nominees, disgruntled AAP leader Kumar Vishwas today attacked Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal saying that he has been punished for speaking the truth.


Nearly 2,300 madrassas in Uttar Pradesh run the risk of losing their recognition for not submitting their details on the website of Uttar Pradesh Madrasa Board, state minority welfare minister said today.


Over 18,000 bullet-proof jackets and 550 vehicles were purchased by Jammu and Kashmir Police during the year 2017, state Director General of Police (DGP), S P Vaid said today.


BJP MLA Vikram Saini, who again waded into controversy with the claim that India is a country for Hindus as it is known as 'Hindustan', today clarified that his outburst was against Pakistan and not Muslims.


The Union Cabinet today approved setting up of an AIIMS in Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh with an outlay of Rs 1,350 crore under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Surakhsa Yojna (PMSSY).


The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has given a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over allegations that a ward boy was doing the work of a doctor and pharmacist at a state-run health centre in Barabanki district.


A MiG29K fighter aircraft today veered off the runway before catching fire inside the INS Hansa naval base in Goa while its pilot disembarked safely.


Over 3.19 lakh accounts have been opened in banks and post offices in Chhattisgarh under the Centre's "Sukanya Samriddhi" scheme for the girl child, an official said today.


At least 19 people, including four women and two children, were killed and 18 others injured in two separate road accidents in Rajasthan, police said today.


Contrary to frequent wranglings between the territorial government and Lt Governor Kiran Bedi on various issues, Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy thanked her for extending "cooperation" in maintaining law and order during new year's eve celebrations here.


Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said all those excluded in the first National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft should not worry as no one will be discriminated against on the basis of caste and community and will be given opportunities to prove citizensh


The Nabard has sanctioned Rs 372.51 crore loan assistance under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) to Odisha towards irrigation and rural bridge projects for the last quarter of this fiscal.


A health check up programme under Annual wellness awareness check up programme of Railway employees directed by ministry of railways, was  organized  by  K. G.


Harindra Rao, General Manager (GM), Eastern Railway (ER) held a high level with all the Principal heads of Departments (PHODs) on Wednesday to review the performance of ER in terms of safety, security, punctuality, loading, on-going projects, etc.


Minister for information technology Bratya Basu today said that the TMC ministry was organising festivals across the state as the government was doing good work for the people.


Christamas was observed at Rani Rashmoni Road on December 25 by the Hastings Chapel.  Rev.Login Masih, with his assistants Rev Roni Das and Pas Sameer Kachchap who has been working for the poor and the downtrodden for the last 38 years urged the devotees to follow the


Odisha government today set March 5 as deadline for urgent repairs of roads in the state that are in bad shape in different districts, official sources said.


At least 100 people fell ill after participating in a New Year community feast in Mizoram's Lawngtlai district, police reports here said today.


The Bihar Cabinet on Tuesday gave its nod to the master plan for construction of ultra modern multi-storied residential and non-residential buildings at Gardanibagh area of the state capital.


Kolkata Police has arrested 14 persons including nine women pick pocketers, snatchers and mobile lifters from the city during this year's Christmas and New Year celebrations, a senior police officer today said.


Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal today launched a free CT Scan service under Chief Minister Free Diagnostic Services at Shri Shri Pitambar Dev Goswami Civil Hospital in Majuli island.


A CRPF jawan succumbed to injuries received in a gunbattle with Maoists in this naxal-infested district, police said today.


An indefinite bandh began today in Tseminyu area in Nagaland to press the demand for upgradation of Tseminyu into a full-fledged district headquarters.


A 82-year old man was hacked to death allegedly by his mentally unsound neighbour at Prakashnagar in South Tripura district, police said today.


A group of school children from Arunachal Pradesh today interacted with Lt Gen Abhay Krishna, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command, who shared his thoughts on unity in diversity with them.


West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh today accused state chief minister Mamata Banerjee of practising soft Hindutva to stop consolidation of Hindu votes in favour of BJP.