Finance ministry refuses to share black money reports in RTI reply

New Delhi, July 23: The finance ministry has refused to share copy of three reports on the quantum of black…

Proposed Higher Education Commission to be independent body, says Centre

NEW DELHI, July 23: The Government has asserted that the proposed Higher Education Commission would be an “independent” body and…

Centre sets up panel to suggest ways to combat mob violence, lynchings

New Delhi, July 23: The Centre on Monday set up a four-member panel headed by Union home secretary Rajiv Gauba…

Climate change leading to reduced crop yield, study shows

NEW DELHI, July 23: A scientific study commissioned by the government to assess the impact of climate change has projected…

No proposal to control social media: Govt

New Delhi, July 23: There is no proposal to control social media, the government said today in Rajya Sabha when…

Malaysian PM vows to repeal controversial security law

Kuala Lumpur, July 23: Malaysia will repeal a tough security law used to detain government critics without charge under the…

Sharif on verge of kidney failure in jail: Report

Islamabad, July 23: Jailed former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif is on the verge of a kidney failure and doctors…

Sri Lanka leader vows to end moratorium on death penalty

COLOMBO, July 23: Sri Lanka’s president said on Monday the government will still end its 42-year moratorium on capital punishment…

Dispose Khaleda’s bail plea in Comilla arson case by Jul 26: HC

Dhaka, July 23: Bangladesh’s High Court today directed a lower court to hear and dispose of a bail petition filed…

Nawaz Sharif ‘protecting India’s interests, wants weak government in Pakistan’, alleges Imran Khan

Islamabad, July 23: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan day accused jailed prime minister Nawaz Sharif of “protecting India’s interests” and…