Lucknow, Dec 12 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will lay the foundation stone of multi-crore project in Kushinagar Dec 13 that includes construction of a 200-feet bronze statue of Lord Buddha, education institutes and parks, officials said Thursday.
Tehran, Dec 12 (IANS) The Iranian government Wednesday rejected Qatar and Saudi Arabia's call to join the nuclear talks between Iran and the world powers by terming the suggestion as "irrelevant".
Oslo, Dec 12 (IANS) The director-general of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ahmet Uzumcu, gave a call Wednesday for more contributions to the cause of eliminating the chemical weapons.
Shillong, Dec 12 (IANS) The outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) launched retaliatory attacks a day after security forces destroyed their general headquarters.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung Wednesday called Harsh Vardhan and asked the BJP legislature party leader to meet him Thursday.
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) The West Bengal assembly witnessed pandemonium for the third day running Wednesday as opposition Left Front (LF) members protested the attack on a former minister, allegedly by ruling Trinamool Congress activists.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Pakistan Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif arrives here Thursday on a trip that will include a meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and a visit to Delhi Metro's busiest Rajiv Chowk station.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Indian Coast Guard Ship Rajdhwaj, a 50-metre-long inshore patrol vessel (IPV), was commissioned Wednesday in Chennai by Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan.
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) Bengaluru FC maintained their position at the top of the table with a hard fought 3-2 win over Mohammedan Sporting under hostile conditions in the Airtel I-League football at the Salt Lake Stadium here Wednesday.
Bhubaneswar, Dec 11 (IANS) The demand for official recognition of Koshali language used in the western parts of Odisha intensified Wednesday with a delegation from the region submitting a memorandum to Governor S.C. Jamir here.