With BRIC nations -- Brazil, Russia , India, China and South Africa , calling for ceasefire in Libya, a top Pentagon official on Wednesday said that the onus for this lies with the Gaddafi forces, which needs to pull back its troops from cities and stop attacking civilians.
Pakistan has taken up the "despicable act" of desecration of the Quran in Florida with the United Nations, and urged it to take urgent steps to promote inter-faith harmony in the wake of increasing acts of Islamophobia.
Making his first public appearance since the launch of the coalition air strikes on his forces
A regional health adviser to the World Health Organisation has warned that India and several other countries in South East Asia face an imminent threat from the dreaded yellow fever virus.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, under attack from the Opposition over the WikiLeaks expose on the UPA's alleged cash for votes scam in July 2008, is expected to defend his government in Parliament today.
With the Bharatiya Janata Party continuing to disrupt proceedings in Parliament on the WikiLeaks issue, the Congress on Tuesday demanded an apology from the main opposition alleging it had lowered the institution's dignity by raising 'unverified leaks' in the House.
United States President, Barack Obama , reached out to his close allies in Europe and the Middle East on the ongoing military operation against the Gaddafi regime, but there was no official word on the level of contact with key countries like Russia China and India , who do not appear to be on the same page with him on Libya.
United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said, in her personal opinion Libyan leader Muammar Al Gaddafi is game playing, but could be very well looking for an exit strategy, which the Obama administration would encourage.
Sparks are expected to fly on Tuesday in Parliament as the Opposition moved in to grill the United Progressive Alliance government over the WikiLeaks expose on the cash-for-votes controversy.
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is in the headlines once again. This time round it's thanks to WikiLeaks, which in a leaked United States diplomatic cable has revealed how the US diverged from its no-interaction stance on the Bharatiya Janata Party leader.