Islamabad Saarc Summit likely to be called off
NEW DELHI: The 19th Saarc Summit to be hosted by Pakistan in November is likely to be postponed with India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan - four of the eight members of the South Asian grouping - deciding to pull out, citing incitement of terrorism in the region.
Pak artists' ban: Saif Ali Khan says government should decide who works in India
Actor Saif Ali Khan has said the Indian film industry is open to talent across the border but it is for the government to decide who will be allowed to work here.
Pakistan isolated? Bangladesh, Bhutan, Afghanistan out of Saarc summit
Following the diplomatic blitzkrieg launched by New Delhi, Pakistan is virtually getting isolated in the region with Bangladesh, Bhutan+ and Afghanistan joining India in boycotting the annual Saarc Summit+ scheduled to be hosted by Islamabad in November.
Saamana cartoonist says sorry for hurting Maratha sentiments
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Saamana caricaturist Shreenivas Prabhudesai on Wednesday expressed regret over an objectionable cartoon which led to a storm of protests from the Maratha community, including attacks on the newspaper's office and printing press.
Political parties cagey about Maratha agitation
Pune: The silent agitation of Marathas has put the state politics on a roller coaster, forcing parties to find ways and means to divert the collective Maratha strength to their camps ahead of civic elections termed 'mini Assembly' polls.
'Baramatikars won't be swayed by any wave'
BARAMATI: Even before the sun is over the head, Ajit Pawar's wife Sunetra has already visited a village in Baramati taluka and is set for a day-long campaign in the rural parts of the constituency. The dusty roads are not new to the 51-year-old, who implemented the "eco-village" concept in Katewadi where the Pawar family resides.