When the athletes march into the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics next month, one flag you won't be seeing is the green, white, and saffron of India. Four Indian skiers will be participating in the games as independent athletes, but they won't be able to formally represent their country, since the Indian Olympic Association has been suspended by the International Olympic Committee since 2012.
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Tuesday 19 January 2010
For newly orphaned children wandering the streets of Haiti's capital begging for food, it sounds like a dream come true. But agencies trying to evacuate children whose parents died in last week's earthquake have been criticised for bypassing proper adoption processes to rush them to families offering new lives in the West.
Wednesday 06 January 2010
Monday 28 December 2009
A suicide bombing targeting a Shiite Muslim procession in Pakistan's largest city of Karachi killed 30 people and wounded dozens more today, as Shiites across the country marked the key holy day of Ashoura.
Monday 28 December 2009
Thursday 17 December 2009
Tuesday 15 December 2009
Two Kashmiri women whose deaths sparked anti-Indian protests were not raped or murdered, Indian investigators concluded yesterday.
Monday 07 December 2009
Friday 30 October 2009
When I came to office in 2004, I had said that our government is committed to having unconditional dialogue with whoever abjures violence. We had discussions with different groups. We had a number of round table conferences. All issues were discussed. We tried to give voice to the demands of all sections of the people. We have implemented a number of initiatives as a result of this process.
Sunday 11 October 2009
Thursday 01 October 2009
Thursday 17 September 2009
Sunday 09 August 2009
England have withdrawn from the World Badminton Championships in the Indian city of Hyderabad because of "a specific terrorist threat" against the championships.
Sunday 02 August 2009
Thursday 16 July 2009
Four police officers were arrested in Indian Kashmir after being accused of destroying evidence in the rape and murder of two women that triggered weeks of anti-India protests, officials said today.
Wednesday 15 July 2009
More than 50 heads of state from the developing world were gathering in the Egyptian resort of Sharm El-Sheikh today to discuss the impact of the global economic meltdown on their nations.
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