legitimate role

Fight against Somali pirates now a private battle

September 12th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 12 (IANS) The fight against Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean has now become a private battle using private security companies, an Australian study said Wednesday.The research titled ... Read more...

Posted in World |

United Arab Emirates congratulates Palestine on UNESCO vote

November 2nd, 2011 - 1:29 am ICT by BNO News
ABU DHABI (BNO NEWS) -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday congratulated the Palestinian people on being granted full membership to the United Nations cultural agency UNESCO.UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

PM promises Lokpal bill in monsoon session (Lead)

July 3rd, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday affirmed his government's commitment to the Lokpal bill to provide for a strong institutional arrangement to tackle "corruption in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Brits to be asked if they are happily married in survey of nation’s well-being

February 22nd, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): The first official attempt to measure the "well-being" of Britons will see almost half a million people being asked whether they are happy with their marriages.The question ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US links Pak’s role in Afghan peace efforts to ridding terror havens in country

October 21st, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): Pakistan has an 'appropriate' role to play in resolving the situation in Afghanistan, but that role compulsorily involves taking "effective action" against the extremist threat along its ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US has no choice but to “stay engaged” with ISI despite reservations : Mullen

July 23rd, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): A top Obama administration official has said that the US has no choice but to "stay engaged" with Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) considering the important role ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Taliban officials removed from UN blacklist

January 28th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 27 (IANS) United Nations removed five former Taliban officials from its blacklist Wednesday, pushing forward President Hamid Karzai's efforts at reconciliation with the armed group in Afghanistan. The de-listing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Supreme Court refuses to stay implementation of smoke-free rules

September 29th, 2008 - 9:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.29 (ANI): The Supreme Court of India on Monday refused to stay the implementation of the 2008 rules banning smoking in public places across India. It went further gone ... Read more...

Posted in National |