Kathmandu — Hollywood star and Dalai Lama fan Richard Gere will launch a report titled “Dangerous Crossing” on the plight of Tibetans trying to flee from China’s control.
The report carries eyewitness account, describing how Chinese troops fired on an …... Read More
Islamabad — “Watta satta” marriage, a long-practiced system of bartering brides among families in rural Pakistan and parts of South Asia, helps reduce domestic abuse and dowry and is generally in women’s interest, a World Bank study has said.
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Chandigarh — The Election Commission Thursday postponed polling in the Beas assembly constituency to March 11 following violent incidents last week that left one person dead.
Elections to the Punjab assembly are scheduled for Feb 13.
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Communication is an art which can make a relationship and if this factor is absent from a relationship than it can even break it. It’s one of the important aspect that we tend to neglect sometimes.
Giving a ear to …... Read More
Singapore — Cars powered by hydrogen fuel cells performed better than expected during a two-year test in Singapore, but the vehicles are not likely to be commercially viable until 2015, DaimlerChrysler said Wednesday.
Six Mercedes-Benz A-class subcompact cars clocked an …... Read More
Agartala — The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has floated global tenders for its first commercial 750 mw thermal power project to be commissioned in Tripura, officials said here Wednesday.
“The process has begun for the global tendering,” an …... Read More