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Parliament passes Lokpal amendment bill

New Delhi, July 29 -- A bill to amend the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013, was passed by parliament on Thursday doing away with the time limit for public servants to furnish details of their assets and... Read More


Kyrgyz MP elected chairman of Kazakh Diaspora in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan, Aug. 20 -- Kyrgyz MP Gulshat Asylbayeva was elected as a Chairman of Kazakhs' Association in Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyz Parliament's press service reports. An extraordinary conference of the asso... Read More


Ranking Puducherry city at 60th position by Union Ministry of Housing is disquieting : Ramadass

Puducherry, Aug. 20 -- Former Lok Sabha member from Puducherry Prof.Ramadass on Monday said the ranking of Puducherry City at 60th position among the 111 cities of India by the the Union Ministry of H... Read More


Vajpayee's ashes to be immersed in Ganga at Patna on Aug 22

Patna, Aug. 20 -- The ashes of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be immersed in the river Ganga here on August 22, a senior BJP leader said. "As part of the party's decision to immerse ... Read More


Imran Khan announces 21-member Cabinet; Qureshi gets foreign ministry, Umer finance

Islamabad, Aug. 20 -- Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has unveiled his 21-member Cabinet, most of whom previously held key posts in the regime of former dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf. O... Read More


Sonia, Rahul, Manmohan Singh pay tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniv

New Delhi, Aug. 20 -- Congress president Rahul Gandhi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, former party president Sonia Gandhi and her daughter Priyanka Vadra on Monday, paid tribute to former prime... Read More


Rains abate in Kerala, defence forces focus on rescuing trapped people

India, Aug. 20 -- The first commercial flight landed at INS Garuda, the Indian Navy air station in Kochi, on Monday after operations at the Cochin international airport was closed for days due to floo... Read More


Regional buzz: From Sukhpal Khaira's dapper look to Sidhu's hug storm

India, Aug. 20 -- Keeping tabs on power politics in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and J&K: Khaira loves to sport dapper look Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) dissident group leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira isn... Read More


Saraki blames Presidency's 'lack of foresight' for 2019 election budget delay

Nigeria, Aug. 20 -- The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said the late submission of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC's 2019 election budget by the presidency was due to a lack ... Read More


Dharamshala better place to live than Shimla

DHARAMSHALA, Aug. 20 -- Nestled in foothills of mighty Dhauladhar mountains and amid sprawling tea gardens, 'Divine Dharamshala', as the small hill-town is christened, is a better place to live than t... Read More