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Police register case against Citigroup CEO Pandit – WSJ

POLICE in India registered a case against Citigroup Inc Chief Executive Vikram Pandit and other top bank officials in connection with an employee’s alleged...

Thousands attend funeral of assassinated Pakistan governor

THOUSANDS of Pakistanis braved high security today to attend the funeral of Punjab governor Salman Taseer, following the country’s most high-profile assassination in three...

Bofors corruption case returns to haunt Congress party

ONE OF India’s biggest corruption cases that tarnished late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in the 1980s returned to haunt the ruling party today amid...

Delhi seeks Indian Ocean supremacy with warship research

INDIA launched a new naval research centre for warships today, part of efforts by the South Asian giant to build its sea defences and...

Pakistan PM to meet opposition on political turmoil

PAKISTANI Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani plans to meet opposition leaders today in a bid to head off a possible vote of no confidence...

Top militant group softens on independence

A TOP militant group fighting Indian forces in the country’s remote northeast for almost three decades has dropped its demand for independence in talks...

Citigroup investigating transactions at Gurgaon branch

US BANK Citigroup said on Tuesday (December 28) it was investigating a set of suspicious transactions based on what it said were forged documents...

India makes new attempt to try end political deadlock

THE SPEAKER of India’s parliament will meet all political parties on Thursday (December 30) to try to resolve an impasse that threatens to deadlock...

Failed rocket launch threatens India’s space ambitions

THE EXPLOSION of an Indian space rocket is likely to hit the country’s efforts to push further into the global market for launching commercial...

Pope honours Mother Teresa in Christmas meal with poor

POPE Benedict XVI yesterday shared a Christmas dinner with 250 impoverished people to mark 100 years since the birth of Catholic missionary Mother Teresa,...