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Aung San Suu Kyi says she will lead govt if party wins Myanmar polls

October 08, 2015 9:57 am

Asked how she could be the leader without being the president, Suu Kyi replied with a smile: "Why not? Do you have to be a president in order to lead a country?''

Suu Kyi's party registers to run in Myanmar polls

December 23, 2011 2:44 pm

Party boycotted 2010 elections because of rules that prevented Suu Kyi from being a candidate.

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Hamid Karzai: “After Taliban takeover, I told Indian envoy not to leave… glad they coming back”

Updated: August 19, 2022 7:41:29 am

Karzai, who studied in India from 1979-1983, said Delhi must, “on priority”, reissue visas to Afghan students who were studying in India, and have not been able to return to their studies, and issue visas to those who wish to study in India.

Daily Briefing: The row over Lord Curzon Gate; an Indian blockchain platform; ex-Afghanistan President interview

August 19, 2022 7:37:01 am

In today’s edition: Former Afghanistan President glad Indian envoy is returning to Kabul; split over Lord Curzon gate in Bengal; an Indian blockchain platform; and more.

DU Executive Council nod to four-year UG programme’s first sem syllabi

Updated: August 19, 2022 7:28:25 am

Registrar Vikas Gupta confirmed that the Executive Council passed the UGCF courses which had been approved by the Academic Council earlier this month.

Mumbai News Live Updates: Judge who convicted 11 in case says for court to see

August 19, 2022 7:25:21 am

Mumbai Live News Updates Today (August 19): The 11 convicts were freed from jail Monday after a Gujarat government panel approved their application for remission of sentence.

Woman wanted in over 25 cases of theft held by Ghaziabad police

August 19, 2022 7:22:39 am

According to Ghaziabad police, there are around 26 cases of theft registered against her in various states including Rajasthan, Haryana, Delhi and Ghaziabad with some registered as far back as 2011-2012.

Explained: It is good to lean right while you pop that pill, here’s why

Updated: August 19, 2022 7:20:26 am

Is there a right way to take your pills to ensure quick results? Here are findings of a new study by researchers from Johns Hopkins University.

Explained: What investors should look out for before putting money in an IPO

Updated: August 19, 2022 7:14:18 am

With foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) making a strong comeback — the benchmark Sensex has reclaimed the 60,000 mark — merchant bankers have lined up public issues to take advantage of bullish domestic retail and FPI investor sentiments.

Principals of 2 Delhi-govt funded DU colleges being harassed, varsity told

August 19, 2022 7:12:24 am

This is part of a long-standing tussle between the Delhi government and the 12 DU colleges fully funded by it over the release of funds, with the colleges repeatedly complaining of the delayed release of grants and the government accusing them of financial mismanagement.

Major projects stuck as tree felling nod awaited: L-G to Delhi CM

Updated: August 19, 2022 7:12:19 am

The SEIAA had sent the Central Public Works Department proposal for environment clearance back to the State Expert Appraisal Committee earlier this year, asking it to examine the implementation of the Tree Transplantation Policy since “substantial tree transplantation is involved”.

Maharashtra: Your job to recover what farmers owe us, discom tells sugar mills

Updated: August 19, 2022 7:07:39 am

Most sugar mills in the state produce their own electricity using bagasse, the fibrous material that is left after juice is extracted from the sugarcane. Much of this electricity is used for running the mill and the surplus is bought by the MSEDCL for distribution elsewhere.