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Everything you need to know about Pr. Accountatn General Po: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, May 2 (IANS) An alarming spike in the consumption of sports and energy drinks, especially among teens, is irreversibly damaging the tooth enamel with their high acid content, says a study.
Nay Pyi Taw, May 2 (IANS) Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, whose party swept last month's by-elections, was sworn in as a member of Myanmar's parliament Wednesday.
Colombo, May 2 (IANS) A US official has ended a week-long visit during which he meet NGOs in Sri Lanka's north and discussed the progress in de-mining activities.
Hanumangarh (Rajasthan), May 2 (ANI): The Chief of Army Staff, General VK Singh, reviewed the conduct of exercise 'Shoorveer' today.
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's speech on institutions working within their constitutional sphere is baffling since "few institutions have so damagingly strayed beyond their mandate and encroached on the turf of other institutions as has the Pakistan Army", a leading Pakistani daily said Wednesday.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Consumption of sports and energy drinks, which is increasing especially among adolescents, is causing irreversible damage to teeth-specifically, the high acidity levels in the drinks erode tooth enamel, the glossy outer layer of the tooth- say researchers including one of an Indian origin.
Yangon, May 1 (Xinhua-ANI): Myanmar President U Thein Sein said the government is putting hope on making peace with the ethnic Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) as the peace process is going on despite differences in some facts, official media reported Tuesday.
Yangon, May 1 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday met Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and hailed her efforts for bring democracy in the country.
Rawalpindi, May 1 (ANI): As the political crisis in Pakistan intensifies, with the government and the opposition constantly clashing over various issues, Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said the army supports the democratic process in the country.
Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has reiterated that he would like to see the continuity of the democratic system in the country, amid a stand-off between the civil leadership and the judiciary over re-opening of corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari.
Karachi, Apr 30 (ANI): Attorney General of Fiji Aiyaz Sayed Khiayum visited Pakistani actor Veena Malik during her shoot in the country.
Damascus, Apr 30(ANI): The head of the UN observer mission to Syria has said that only Syrians rather than the 1,000 unarmed observers, can end the violence in the country.
Rangoon, Apr 30 (ANI): UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon has met Burmese President Thein Sein and other senior officials, and became the first foreign dignitary to address that nation's parliament.
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): New rules announced by the U.S. Secret Service on Friday are only re-inforcement of earlier guidelines, a former agent has claimed.
Yangon, April 29 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived here Sunday on a three-day official visit to Myanmar.
New Delhi, April 29 (ANI): Britain's National Health Services (NHS) is being accused of sending patient to India for processing to save money.
Bangkok, April 29 (IANS) Thailand's biggest-ever haul of marijuana, weighing 3.45 tonnes, has been seized in the country's Saraburi province, police said.
Brunei, Apr 28 (Xinhua-ANI): Europen Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton is travelling to Myanmar on Saturday and open an EU office in Yangon, a further move after the bloc suspended most sanctions on the country earlier this month. However, its members seems still divided on whether to fully and permanently lift the sanctions.
New York, April 27 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been elected to the executive board of the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women or UN Women for a three-year term.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday granted a week's more time to the central government to respond to the plea of Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh seeking directions to the army headquarters for withdrawing a March 5 press release containing serious allegations against him.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Welcoming efforts by India and Pakistan to improve their relations, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday pressed for a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue sans violence and violations of human rights.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) In the backdrop of recent terror attacks in Afghanistan, United National Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday described the situation there as a source of "a strong sense of alarm and concern" and called for the international security force there to strengthen the Afghan forces to take charge in 2014 when they withdraw.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday asked India and Pakistan to continue with their peace dialogue, saying it is "significant" for both regional and global peace, even as he slammed terrorism and called for bringing to justice the perpetrators of the Mumbai terror attacks.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Visiting UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday called upon India's youth to "have a big dream" and to "look beyond your country" to become "a global citizen".
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Visiting UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was Friday conferred an honorary degree of doctor of letters at Jamia Millia Islamia here and told his audience that "when I am in India, I am at home".
New Delhi, April 26 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on a defamation case filed against Army Chief General V.K.Singh by Lt. General (retired) Tejinder Singh till May 5.
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon landed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here on Thursday to kick start his three day official visit to India from 26-29 April.
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): India on Thursday urged the UN member nations to continue their financial and technical support to public health initiatives.
Kandahar (Afghanistan), April 26 (Xinhua-ANI): Eight Taliban militants were killed during an operation in southern Afghan province of Kandahar, provincial police chief said on Thursday.
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), April 26 (Xinhua-ANI): Asia's first Legoland is set to open for business on Sept. 15 in Malaysia's southern state of Johor, bringing a new tourist attraction to the country.
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) China's quality watchdog Wednesday ordered an inspection of the country's major fruit processing units after they were found to use excessive additives in their products.
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Japanese electronic goods maker Sony is expecting to garner 10 percent of its total global business from India after five years.
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Sony will roll out four new digital still cameras in the next couple of months in a bid to increase its market share in the segment, a top company executive said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon would be on a four day official visit to India from 26-29 April.
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): A key US General has said American commanders have come to accept that Pakistani leaders are willing to take only limited steps toward halting the flow of drugs and bomb-making materials to Afghanistan.
Rawalpindi, Apr 25 (ANI): Pakistan successfully conducted a test launch of the intermediate-range ballistic missile Hatf IV Shaheen 1A weapon system, demonstrating its capability of carrying both nuclear and conventional warheads, a statement from Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) will confer an honorary Doctor of Letters (D.Litt) degree to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
Tieling (Liaoning Province), April 25 (IANS) Former Chinese soccer chief credited with leading the Chinese team into their only World Cup finals was put on bribery trial here Wednesday.
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): United States Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has dismissed Iran's claims that it had hacked software of an advanced American spy drone that was brought down on its territory last year, and is now building its own copies of the aircraft.
United Nations, April 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will depart for India April 25 for an official visit, UN spokesperson Eduardo del Buey said here Monday.
New Delhi, Apr 23 (ANI): The Congress Party on Monday said Abhishek Manu Singhvi took the right decision to resign as party spokesman and Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law and Justice but refrained from commenting on whether he was directed to do so.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Vijay Kumar Malhotra, acting president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), Monday hailed the nomination of six times Olympian and sports administrator Randhir Singh as vice president of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC).
Beijing, April 23 (Xinhua-ANI): Chrysler China will recall 546 imported 2012 Jeep Compass and Patriot cars from May 30 due to defective fuel tanks, China's top quality watchdog announced on Monday.
New Delhi, Apr 23 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the plea against Army Chief designate Lieutenant General Bikram Singh.
New Delhi, Apr 23 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to place on record the file pertaining to the appointment of Lt General Bikram Singh as the Army Chief-designate.
Tehran, Apr 23 (ANI): Iran has reportedly hacked the software of an advanced US spy drone, which came down its territory last year and has started building its own copies of the aircraft.
Sana'a, April 22 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Yemen Sunday held talks to strengthen bilateral relations.
Bangkok, April 22 (Xinhua-ANI): The Department of Disaster Mitigation and Prevention on Sunday announced drought disaster zones in 42 out of 77 provinces across Thailand.
Damascus, April 22 (Xinhua-ANI): Armed groups targeted a cargo train with explosives on Sunday at the outskirts of the northern Idlib province, causing big damages to the train and injuring the train's six-member crew, state-run SANA news agency reports.
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Cadillac, which is often driven by chauffeurs, has announced that it is developing a technology that could put self-driving cars on the road by the middle of this decade.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday reserved for April 26 its order on a defamation case filed by Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh against army chief Gen V.K. Singh, who has accused him of bribery.
Islamabad, April 21(ANI): The Pakistan Taliban has said that they conducted the Bannu jailbreak operation to free Adnan Rasheed, the alleged mastermind of the assassination attempt on former president General Pervez Musharraf.
Moscow, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria faces a catastrophic civil war if both sides in the crisis fail to take advantage of the current ceasefire there, Russia's foreign ministry said.
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) China will not be able to repeat their Beijing Olympics performance of topping the gold medal tally when they compete at the London Olympic Games, a top sports official has said.
Islamabad, Apr 20(ANI): An editorial in a Pakistan daily has lauded army chief General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani's comments that the Siachen Glacier should be vacated by troops from both sides and progress towards peace be made with India.
Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) VFS Global, an outsourcing and technology services specialist for diplomatic missions, will now collect from Bangalore visa applications of Karnataka residents who want to travel to Thailand.
Moscow, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will test its first domestically-produced strike unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in 2014, First Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Sukhorukov said Friday.
Manama, April 20 (ANI): Authorities in Bahrain have claimed that security has been tightened for the Formula One race to be held here after petrol bombs were allegedly thrown near a car taking Force India staff back to their hotel from the Grand Prix circuit.
Damascus, Apr 20 (ANI): With the UN warnings that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is not honouring terms of a ceasefire, Western leaders have threatened international intervention, including setting up "humanitarian corridors" across Syria.
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team met Army Chief General VK Singh on Friday to seek clarification over his claims that he was offered a bribe of Rs 14 crore by an equipment lobbyist to clear a defence deal.
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's statements on cutting expenditures on defence and using them instead to uplift the people has been lauded by Pakistani dailies, with one saying that the army chief's words on "the need for peace with India may open up new possibilities".
Brussles, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Afghan engineers who will maintain helicopters for the country's armed forces are currently undergoing training in Russia, NATO General Secretary Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said.
Washington, Apr 19(ANI): US Republican Senator John McCain has slammed the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) for its alleged links with the Haqqani network, and added that it is responsible for American deaths in Afghanistan.
Islamabad, Apr 19(ANI): Pakistan army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said that the military is in favour of demilitarizing the Siachen Glacier, which is dubbed as the world's highest battleground.
Advocating to live peacefully with neighbourhood country, Pakistani Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said Wednesday that his country favoured talks with India to demilitarize the Siachen Glacier - dubbed as the world's highest battleground....................
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) China will not be able to repeat the glory of winning the most gold medals when they compete at the London Olympic Games this summer, a top sports official has said.
Melbourne, Apr 16(ANI): Australian defence analysts have described a surge in Taliban violence as a mere propaganda, while the country's Foreign Minister Bob Carr said it will not speed up plans for the withdrawal of Australian forces.
Islamabad, Apr 16(ANI): Both Pakistan and the US will push for a 'middle ground' on the CIA-piloted drone campaign.
Geneva, April 15 (IANS) The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the adoption of Security Council Resolution 2042 to authorise the dispatch of the advance team of UN observers to Syria.
Increasing troubles for Vectra group and its Chairman Ravi Rishi, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a case of money laundering against the company and his chief for alleged irregularities in Tatra-BEML deal.......
Moscow, April 14 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has urged the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) to close ranks to curb doping, illegal sweepstake enterprises and fans' aggressive behaviour.
Dubai, April 13 (IANS/WAM) A week-long campaign for the prevention of heart disease began in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Friday.
Kabul, April 13 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has said that he was contemplating preponing the 2014 presidential elections, or accelerating the handing over of security to his forces.
Islamabad, Apr 13(ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court has named newly-appointed Attorney General Irfan Qadri as the prosecutor in the contempt of court case against Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and has adjourned the hearing till April 16.
Abuja, April 13 (IANS) About 70,000 newborns in Nigeria are HIV positive, a top government official of the west African nation has revealed.
Dubai, Apr 12(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has reportedly suspended its grants to the USA Cricket Association (USACA) due to poor governance.
United Nations, April 12 (IANS) The UN Security Council has praised the by-elections held in Myanmar as important progress in the country's democratic reform process.
Kochi, Apr 11 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony said here today that corruption would not be tolerated in defence procurements.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday is likely to register a First Information Report (FIR) against Lt.General (Retd.) Tejinder Singh and others for allegedly offering a bribe of Rs.14-Crore to General V K Singh for clearing...........
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) In a crackdown on violation of intellectual property rights and use of fake computer products, all provincial governments across China have been ordered to use authorised and copyrighted software by June.
New Delhi, Apr 10 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Tuesday D said that reports of the Army being short of tank ammunition are just 'rumours'.
New Delhi, Apr 10 (ANI): Chief of Army Staff, General V.K. Singh has sent his complaint to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the Rs 14 crore alleged bribery offer made to him by a retired officer to clear the supply of a tranche of 600 vehicles.
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) China swung back to trade surplus in March from February's deficit of $31.48 billion, posting a $670 million trade surplus in the first quarter, authorities said Tuesday.
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) China swung back to trade surplus in March from February's deficit of $31.48 billion, posting $670 million trade surplus in the first quarter, authorities said Tuesday.
Havana, April 10 (IANS/EFE) Fidel Castro poked fun at US President Barack Obama's plans to sport a guayabera - a tropical shirt that is Cuba's official garment - during this week's Summit of the Americas in Colombia where the Communist-ruled island will not be represented.
Shimla, April 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh supplied 2,066 tonnes of substandard pulses and 1,167 tonnes of inferior foodgrains to consumers from 2006-11, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has said.
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Rescue workers Monday frantically searched for the 139 soldiers and civilians still trapped under snow after a massive avalanche struck an army camp in the country's northern Siachen glacier two days ago.
Washington, Mar 31(ANI): The US will have to rely on India and the Northern Distribution Network (NDN) if Pakistan fails to re-open NATO supply routes, a military official has said.
Dubai, April 8 (IANS/WAM) Dubai will host the 10th Annual General Assembly of the International Association of Press Clubs (IAPC), which is expected to be participated by 22 press clubs from 10 countries.
Kabul, April 8 (IANS) The Afghan government and the US forces signed an agreement here Sunday to hand over all special operations, including the controversial night raids, from US and NATO forces to Afghan soldiers, the Afghan foreign ministry said.
Abu Dhabi, April 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Iraq have discussed new ways to enhance their military cooperation.
Dubai, April 8 (IANS) Dubai will host the 10th Annual General Assembly of the International Association of Press Clubs (IAPC), which is expected to be participated by 22 press clubs from 10 countries.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Industry lobby Assocham Sunday urged the government to revamp rules governing forward and option contracts in securities for a healthy financial sector in the country.
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani Sunday monitored the rescue operation to pull out 124 soldiers and 11 civilians who were trapped following a massive avalanche in the Siachen area, the army and media said.
Islamabad, Apr 8(ANI): The death toll in Siachen avalanche is feared to rise, Pakistan army has said.
New Delhi, April 7 (ANI): Russia's federal space agency Roscosmos and the European Space Agency (ESA) are set to conduct an ExoMars joint project on Mars exploration.
Damascus, Apr 7 (ANI): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has slammed the Syrian government for its latest military crackdown on pro-democracy protestors despite agreeing to a deal to end the violence.
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday lashed at the central government for deviating from the main issue of the letter written by Army Chief General Vijay Kumar Singh, mentioned that the arms possessed by the Indian military were obsolete.
Shimla, April 6 (IANS) The fiscal health of Himachal Pradesh has deteriorated as there has been an increase in liabilities by 46 percent in the past four years, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) said Friday.
Albany, Apr 6 (ANI): United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon believes the crisis in Syria is worsening.