India has sent across a Bombay High Court assurance to Islamabad to allow its 26/11 judicial commission to cross-examine the four witnesses in the Mumbai attacks case, HT reports.
The Taliban today opened an office in Qatar in a bid to start "dialogue with the world" as US officials said they hoped to meet the insurgents within days, after the Afghan government took control of nationwide security from Nato troops.
Twin suicide bombers killed 31 people and wounded 57 others after midday prayers at a Shiite Muslim hussainiyah, or religious hall, in Baghdad on Tuesday, the latest in violence that has sparked fears of a revival of full-blown sectarian bloodshed.
The CBI is questioning intelligence bureau (IB) special director Rajinder Kumar in connection with his role in the fake encounter of Mumbra girl Ishrat Jahan and three others by Ahmedabad police in 2005. Kumar is being grilled at an unspecified location in Gandhinagar.
Barack Obama will Wednesday propose major cuts in US and Russian nuclear stocks, making a pitch for his own place in history in an evocative open-air speech during his first visit as president to Berlin.
The Gujarat high court today directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to complete its probe into the police encounter deaths of college student Ishrat Jahan and three others by July 4 and file a final report. Mahesh Langa
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar will seek a vote of confidence in a special assembly session convened today after the formal break-up of ties between his party, the JD(U), and BJP. Anirban Guha Roy
With 65,000 more applications than last year, the varsity has received 2,10,000 applications - a number which, officials say, is likely to rise on Wednesday - the last day for filing applications. Shaswati Das reports.
Hunting for a glimmer of common ground, the leaders of major economic powers are declaring themselves dedicated to a political solution to Syria's bloody civil war, even as US and Russia stake out diametrically opposite stands on which side deserves military support.
The national cycling coach was crushed to death by a speeding car on Noida-Greater Noida expressway on Tuesday morning. According to the police, Ruma Chatterjee, 51, was riding along with 22 members of the Indian junior road cycling team at Noida-Greater Noida expressway when the accident occurred. HT reports.
Two minor ethnic Indian Hindu children in Malaysia have been converted to Islam without their mother's consent, triggering protests from the country's Bar Council which called unilateral conversion as illegal.
Speculation is rife that the reign of SD Shibulal as chief executive officer and managing director of Infosys may draw to a close this year, much before his term ends in 2015. Vivek Sinha
A crucial piece of correspondence has gone missing from the law ministry barely two months after the Central Information Commission (CIC) directed that it be made public, Nagendar Sharma reports.
Playing along with the West Bengal government, the home ministry has reversed its stand on sending central forces for the state panchayat polls. On Tuesday, the ministry insisted the Centre could not spare additional forces, Aloke Tikku reports.
A petroleum ministry letter asking the law ministry to replace the then additional solicitor general A S Chandiok from a crucial case against Essar Steel is "untraceable".