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Monthly News March 2014

Pakistan’s Musharraf charged with ...

Pakistan’s Musharraf charged with high treason

A court in Pakistan has charged former military ruler Pervez Musharraf with treason, the first army chief to face such a prosecution. Mr Musharraf is accused of unlawfully suspending the constitution and instituting emergency rule in 2007. He pleaded not guilty and has always claimed that the... read more »

North and South Korea Exchange Fire Acro...

North and South Korea Exchange Fire Across Disputed Sea Border

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea conducted extensive live-fire military drills off its southern coast on Monday, some of its artillery shells falling south of the disputed sea border with South Korea, in a military provocation that came a day after the North threatened to conduct more nuclear... read more »

Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif to miss d...

Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif to miss debut at Cannes Film Festival?

Bollywood actor Katrina Kaif says her “date issues” may keep her away from her debut at the upcoming edition of the Cannes International Film Festival in France, where she was likely to walk the red carpet as the face of a global beauty brand. Katrina said that since she is embroiled with... read more »

Parts of Delhi-UP highway to be closed t...

Parts of Delhi-UP highway to be closed today

New Delhi – In the wake of protest call given by some Muslim groups, the Delhi Traffic Police has decided to close National Highway 24 – that connects Delhi to Uttar Pradesh via Ghaziabad – for a day. According to an advisory issued by the Delhi Traffic Police, NH-24 will be... read more »

Congress president Sonia Gandhi accuses the opposition of dividing the nation

Congress president Sonia Gandhi lashed out at the opposition for “making false claims” and “dividing the nation” at her election rallies in Assam and Delhi on Sunday. Without... read more »

French voters punish Hollande in municipal vote

The French government was in full soul-searching mode on Sunday after the conservative opposition trounced the governing Socialist Party (PS) in a municipal election run-off that also... read more »

Narain Karthikeyan backed by Tata Motors for 2014 Super Formula series

Country’s pride and fastest Indian Narain Karthikeyan on the F1 race track has found a new partner from the local soil. The ace Fi driver has been backed by Tata Motors and Tata sons for... read more »

Sony Open: Rafael Nadal & Novak Djokovic into final after walkovers

Djokovic, the second seed, progressed when Japan’s Kei Nishikori withdrew from their match with a groin injury. And Nadal also went through without hitting a ball after Tomas... read more »

Pakistan aim for 2 wins needed to advance

MIRPUR: Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez said Saturday he is pleased archrival India has secured a semifinal berth at the World Twenty20 because it gives other teams a clear scenario of what’s... read more »