|February 28, 2008|
|PPP, PML-N vow to ban military from politics|
The Pakistani opposition parties, which inflicted a crushing defeat on President Pervez Musharraf's allies in the February 18 elections, vowed at a gathering in Islamabad on Wednesday to banish the military from politics.
Pentagon chief Robert Gates meets defence minister A K Antony
United States defence secretary Robert Gates, on a visit to the subcontinent, met defence minister A K Antony in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Farmers' plight rocks parliament
Third front forced an adjournment of the Lok Sabha, Lower house of the Indian Parliament, on Wednesday and Thursday, to highlight the plight of farmers across the country.
Pak opposition parties to observe Judiciary Day
Pakistan's All Parties Democratic Alliance, an alliance of opposition parties that boycotted the recent election in Pakistan, has announced that it will observe March 9 as Judiciary Day.
Tagore's university attracts Japanese students
A group of twenty-one Japanese students from Soka University are undergoing an intensive exchange programme at the Rabindra Bharati University in Kolkata. The professors at RBU are using techniques employed by Tagore himself to improve their abilities.
|February 20, 2008|
|Samjhauta Express blast: Victims neglected|
Pakistan People's Party leader Asif Ali Zardari has said that his party was looking forward to forming a coalition government with the Pakistan Muslim Leaue headed by Nawaz Sharif.
|February 06, 2008|
|Goa carnival concludes on a high note|
The annual Goa Carnival concluded on a note of fun and frolic on February 5 in the city of Loutulim as merry residents gathered on the streets amid beating of drums and reverberating music. The three-day carnival saw the participation of a large number of tourists.
North eastern states under bird flu alert
Bird flu panic has gripped India’s northern and northeastern states as authories in bird flu-hit West Bengal are culling poultry birds to contain the spread of the virus.
Deshmukh assures migrants after spurt of violence in Mumbai
Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh on February 4 assured action against the guilty of ethnic violence that rocked Mumbai as activists of the regional Maharashtra Navnirman Sena went on a rampage on the streets of Mumbai destroying hoardings and setting them on fire.
Vendors dish out world-cuisine in Pushkar
Roadside vendors in Pushkar have mastered the art of cooking a wide choice of Mexican, Italian and Israeli delicacies to suit the palate of foreign tourists who flock to this religious town.
|January 29, 2008|
|Elephants beat the chills with hot-oil massage|
Elephants in a zoo in Lucknow are getting a special massage to beat the biting cold as an intense cold wave grips north India.
Brown calls for credible elections in Pakistan
After holding talks with Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf at 10, Downing Street in London on Monday, British prime minister Gordon Brown said that Musharraf had assured him that Pakistan would conduct ‘credible’ elections in February.
|January 22, 2008|
|Yoga sweeps American students off their feet|
Students from the Elmhurst College in Illinois in USA, who are currently on an education tour to India, have joined yoga classes at the Madras Christen College in Chennai.
|January 20, 2008|
|Hillary Clinton wins Nevada caucus|
Hillary, Clinton, Nevada, caucus, win
Bird flu scare in Delhi
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Hungarian PM wants stronger ties with India
Hungarian, PM, ties, India
US diplomat Nicolas Burns to quit
US, diplomat, N-deal, Nicholas, Burns, resign
|January 04, 2008|
|Musharraf Pledges Fair Polls|
President Pervez Musharraf lifted emergency rule in Pakistan and restored the constitution on December 15