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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday pledged to set up a relief fund for the victims of avalanches that claimed over 280 lives, and called for international help with the relief effort.
Iraq\'s national museum officially reopened today after 12 years of painstaking efforts during which close to a third of 15,000 pieces looted during the US-led invasion were recovered.
In the Lok Sabha elections, Assam rewarded the BJP with half of the Lok Sabha seats. BJP\'s return gift was the announcement of setting up AIIMS, a top of the line government hospital.
UN Envoy in Syria to Seek Aleppo Truce  (28 February 11:50 pm) 
A UN envoy arrived in the Syrian capital today for talks with the regime to try to finalise a deal to freeze fighting in the war-ravaged second city of Aleppo.
Congress media chief and general secretary Ajay Maken has been appointed as the party\'s new chief in Delhi, sources have told NDTV. An official announcement to this effect is likely to be made on
Isolated Skirmishes Hamper Ukraine Truce  (28 February 11:46 pm) 
Ukraine announced the completion of an initial phase of military pullback in east Ukraine today as isolated clashes rattled a shaky truce with pro-Russian rebels and observers warned the country was
Separatists from southern Yemen suspended their participation in UN-sponsored talks on the future of the crisis-hit country as nine soldiers were wounded Saturday in a clash with secessionist
Bangladeshi special forces today raided a militant hideout in the southeast town of Chittagong, arrested four suspects and seized explosives and weapons, force commanders said.
The jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers\' Party (PKK) today urged the separatists to take a \"historic\" decision to lay down arms, a key step in efforts to end Turkey\'s long-running Kurdish
Greece\'s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, today, vowed not to back down in his \"battle\" with the country\'s creditors, in line with his election promise to abandon austerity and avoid a third bailout.
Congress,today, reacted sharply to the hike in petrol and diesel prices saying that government has added insult to injury to the common man by the steep post-Budget increase.
With Modi-Jaitley team, what you see is what you get, says Ashok Malik.
Haryana Government will promote organic farming in the state and 10 per cent of the total cultivable area will be brought under it, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said today.
It is said that a decent deal is one in which all parties are reasonably satisfied, but are left with a feeling of wanting more, says MK Venu.
Russian President Vladimir Putin today vowed to do everything possible to bring to justice those responsible for the \"vile\" murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov in a drive-by shooting near
An Egyptian court today declared Hamas a \"terrorist\" organisation, a judicial source said, weeks after the Palestinian Islamist movement\'s armed wing was given the same designation.
Protesters and police clashed in Kathmandu today at a demonstration by some 30,000 people led by the Maoist opposition to demand that political parties reach a consensus on a new constitution, in the
Swine Flu Death Toll Rises to 1,041  (28 February 07:45 pm) 
Swine flu has claimed 36 more lives raising the toll to 1,041 even as the number of people affected by the H1N1 virus in the country breached the 19,000 mark today.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi says that the government\'s annual budget sends a clear signal that India will have \"a stable, predictable and fair tax system.\"
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said that providing better law and order and effective check on crime are the top priorities of his government.
The health condition of Singapore\'s first prime minister and the man widely credited with the city-state\'s economic success, Lee Kuan Yew, has improved slightly though he remains on mechanical
A Hindu temple in the US has been vandalised with several windows broken and the word \"fear\" painted on its wall, the second such incident in America\'s Washington state this month.
Bypoll to the lone Rajya Sabha seat in Uttarakhand which fell vacant after the death of Manorama Dobariyal Sharma, will be held on March 20, an official at the state election office said today.
The Prime Minister\'s Office today accepted the resignation of Rajendra K Pachauri, one of the world\'s top climate change officials, from the PM\'s climate panel.
Shashi Tharoor says Budget 2015 does have a vision-and shortcomings.