On a day when the whole of India stayed tuned to know what was up in the Headley case as the suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba operative got ready to appear before a Chicago court to plead guilty to charges of terrorism, top US intelligence official Dennis C Blair met union India’s Home Minister P Chidambaram in New Delhi to discuss many an issue related to terror triggered off from Pak soil.
China has repeated its “warning” of “serious damage” to its relations with the United States if President Barack Obama does not cancel his planned meeting with the self-exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in the White House on February 18, 2010.
A British medic of Asian origin has alleged that military guards sexually abused Tamil women in refugee camps in Sri Lanka. Besides, many people suspected of links to the defeated Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) have been “removed” and not seen since.
Sarath Fonseka, 58, who recently retired as Sri Lanka’s Chief of Defence Staff, has been selected by the United National Party (UNP), the main Opposition party in Sri Lanka, as its candidate for the presidential election to be held on January 26, 2010.
Islamabad accuses India of funding Taliban to destabilise Pakistan; Shashi Tharoor, AK Antony and SM Krishna rejects the allegation.
The United States has rejected the package of proposals put forward by Iran, which were aimed at breaking the impasse over its nuclear programme.
The government of Nepal fired the Nepalese Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Rookmangud Katawal today accusing him of disobeying orders.
US-Iranian journalist Roxana Saberi, who has been held in an Iranian jail for nearly a month, finally got to meet a lawyer, on March 9, 2009.
On January 22, 2009, Indian Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Afghan President Hamid Karzai inaugurated a new Indian-built road in Western Afghanistan. The Delaram-Zaranj highway was built six months ahead of schedule, by the Border Roads Organisation.