Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today called for "a dispute free South Asia where instead of fighting each other we fight disease and poverty" - in what was seen as a muted reference to an ongoing standoff on talks with India.
A short duration debate on untaxed or black money parked in foreign accounts will be held today in both Houses of Parliament. The government's efforts, sources said, are directed towards breaking the unity of the Opposition.
Targeted by Opposition parties over untaxed or black money parked in foreign accounts, the government has said that it is ready for a debate on the issue in Parliament on Wednesday. The Opposition has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of reneging on his promise to bring back crores stashed by Indians abroad.
On the eve of the sixth anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks, the government on Tuesday said that the overall coastal and maritime security along the entire coast is "much stronger than before" as several steps have been taken in this regard.
Around 10 in the morning, the temperature in Kashmir's Ganderbal hovered around 7 degrees Celsius. But neither cold, nor disability could keep 54-year-old Abdul Majid at home today. The state had an appointment with democracy.
The Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP government in Haryana today decided to roll back the erstwhile Congress regime's decision to enhance the retirement age of state employees by two years, evoking sharp reaction from the opposition.