Dhaka: Nobel laureate Mohammed Younus, a celebrated pioneer of micro-finance was forced out on Wednesday from the Grameen Bank, he founded nearly three decades ago, amid a growing spat with the Bangladesh government, officials said.
Beijing: China is training 10,000 messenger pigeons to deliver vital military communications in the event of the country’s communication systems breaking down.
Kabul: A roadside killed four Afghan soldiers and their interpreter in Logar, Afghanistan.
New Delhi: An Indian Judge, who handed down death penalty to Afzal Guru, accused of plotting the December 13, 2001 attack on Indian Parliament, has harshly criticised federal government for the delay in carrying out the punishment.
Srinagar: Indian troops killed 10 Kashmiris including six children in February.
New Delhi: Senior Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Geelani was detained and later released at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport here on Tuesday.
New Delhi: Indian Home Minsiter P Chadambaram has offered Pakistan to send its investigators to India to question Ajmal Kasab and other suspects in the Mumbai terror attacks.
Ahemd Abad: An Indian Court on Monday awarded death sentence to 11 convicts and gave life term to 20 in Godhra train burning case.
New Delh: India’s defence budget for 2011-12 has been hiked to $34 billion on Monday.This will mark an over four percent increase from the 2010-11 allocation of Rs.147,344 crore.
Kandahar: At least eight people were killed and several injured in two blasts in Kandahar, in southern Afghanistan, at a dog fight on Sunday, sources said.