KATHMANDU, May 24: The newly-formed Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has formally given full shape to its central committee and administered the oath of office and secrecy of leaders inducted in the party's apex committee.

ISLAMABAD, August 4: Pakistan on Friday swore in a new Cabinet, following a week of turmoil that included the election of a new prime minister after the resignation of his predecessor, who was dismissed from office by the country's Supreme Court for concealing family assets.

NEW DELHI, July 25: Ram Nath Kovind has sworn in as India's 14th President on Tuesday, becoming the first member of a powerful Hindu nationalist movement to assume the highest public office in the world's largest democracy.