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Anti-drone protest shuts down Hancock Air Base

Forty American citizens created a blockade on Wednesday of Hancock Air National Guard Base outside Syracuse, NY, to protest against drone attacks in Afghanistan and other countries. MQ-9 Reaper drones are operated

Sri Lanka to impeach first woman CJ

Sri Lanka’s ruling coalition is all set to impeach the country’s first woman chief justice on charges of “improper conduct” after weeks of a simmering spat between the executive and the judiciary,

Power rates jacked up by 5 paisas

The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Wednesday raised the power tariff by five paisas per unit. A hearing was held in this regard under the NEPRA chairman here in the

CNG price up by Rs 4.81 under new formula

The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) on Wednesday approved a new pricing formula for the CNG sector, per which the price of compressed natural gas would go up by up to

Elections to be held by May 10

Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira on Wednesday said the interim governmental set up would take over around March 18, 2013 following the completion of the five-year term of the government, while general