With the US forces entering the third battle ground of Libya, after Iraq and Afghanistan, and being involved in humanitarian mission in Japan [ Images ], President Barack Obama acknowledged that the US military is overstretched as of now.
Muammar Gaddafi's house lay in a shambles on Monday following bombing by the United States and its allies promoting a debate whether the allies were trying to kill the Libyan leader.
Workers attempting to salvage Japan's tsunami hit Fukushima nuclear reactor had to be evacuated after smoke was seen billowing in a latest in a series of troubles to hit the moves to stabilise the radiation leaking plant.
Coalition airstrikes bombed Libya's air defence systems for a second night in which a missile flattened a building housing Muammar Gaddafi's command centre very close to his private residence in Tripoli, even as the United States insisted he is not on the target list.
I am in the news even when I keep quiet," says Justice N Santosh Hegde, the controversial Karnataka Lokayukta on a lighter note while commenting on Law Minister Veerappa Moily's recent remarks that the Lokayukta's actions against the corrupt were superficial and that he could do more.
Revellers, with their clothes dyed in myriad hues, thronged lanes and bylanes dancing to the accompaniment of drums as gusto and bonhomie marked the Holi festival.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday broke his silence over the United States diplomatic cables accusing the United Progressive Alliance led by him of purchasing the votes of Members of Parliament for the Trust Vote over the Indo-US nuclear agreement in 2008.
The United States on Friday declined to comment on a WikiLeaks cable that sparked allegations that the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government purchased the support of Members of Parliament to survive the trust vote over the Indo-US nuclear deal in 2008.
India Today Conclave, a 2-day conference aimed at providing a forum for the finest minds in the world to engage in a free and frank exchange of ideas, kicks off in New Delhi today.
Aziz Haniffa In the wake of the nuclear emergency crippling Japan, India needs to re-evaluate the ability of its nuclear power plants to withstand disasters and its policies to handle their aftermath, experts tell rediff.com's Aziz Haniffa