China Doesn't See India's Agni-V as Arms Race

India is holding her head high with the successful test fire of Inter-continental Ballistic Missile Agni-V which is capable of reaching deep into Asia and Europe. Many see it as a strategic move by India to strengthen its military keeping in mind China. But surprisingly, China doesn't see India's nuclear test as arms race. Apr 19, 2012

Odisha Hostage Crisis: Maoists Take Abducted BJD MLA To People's Court

A day after the deadline set by the Naxals for the government to meet their demands to release abducted Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Jhina Hikaka lapsed, the rebels of Andhra Odisha Border Special Zonal Committee (AOBSZC) on Thursday took to the people's court to decide on what to do with the lone political captive. Apr 19, 2012

UN Monitoring Team Lands In Syrian Capital, Begins Work

The United Nations' first group of six unarmed monitors has arrived in Damascus, Syria. The United Nations Security Council on Saturday unanimously voted in favor of a resolution to send a U.N. advance team to monitor the ceasefire between the Syrian government and armed insurgents. Apr 17, 2012

Is Mamata Banerjee too Sensitive?

From her looks, anyone will have the impression that Trinamool Congress Chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is a tough person, who is not scared of taking tough decisions. Yes, she has taken some bold decisions in the recent past but she seems to be too sensitive on matters related to her image. Apr 17, 2012

Taliban Attack Pakistani Jail, Free 400 Prisoners

In a major security blow to Pakistani authorities, about 400 prisoners, including suspected militants, escaped when as many as 150 heavily armed Taliban militants attacked a jail in northwest Pakistan on Sunday. Apr 15, 2012