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SC seeks Centre reply on 81-year-old mom’s plea seeking son’s return...

New Delhi, March 5 | Last 23 years have been traumatic for a mother, who is fighting an endless battle to have one sight...

India’s ‘murukku’ diplomacy gets unanimous support in UN on Year of...

By Arul LouisNew York, March 5 | India's 'murukku' diplomacy has received unanimous support in the 193-member UN General Assembly for its resolution to...

Jaishankar hails B’desh’s exit from LDC status

By Sumi KhanDhaka, March 4 | Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Thursday congratulated Bangladesh on behalf of his country for...

Pak court: Remove former ISI chief Durrani from Exit Control List

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, March 4 | The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ordered to remove the name of the former Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief...

India will always be B’desh’s ‘reliable friend’: Jaishankar

New Delhi/Dhaka, March 4 | India's External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Thursday lauded Bangladesh for graduating from the 'Least Developed Country' status and...

Biden issues high alert on China; vows to deepen India partnership...

By Arul LouisNew York, March 4 | Issuing a high alert about the growing dangers to the international system from China, President Joe Biden...

Ties on the mend: Pak likely to import cotton from India

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, March 3 | It seems that the halted trade ties between India and Pakistan are on the verge of gradual restoration...

Govt pension to designated terrorists: India exposes Pak at UNHRC

New Delhi, March 2 | India on Tuesday exposed Pakistan for hosting the largest number of terrorists proscribed by the United Nations and providing...

Mumbai Oct. blackout: Needle of suspicion on Chinese cyber-attack

Mumbai, March 1 | In a shocking revelation, the Maharashtra government on Monday said that the massive and unprecedented power blackout that...

India thwarted China’s cyber attacks on power sector

By Sumit Kumar SinghNew Delhi, March 1 | China carried out cyber attacks on Indian power and ports sectors when troops were engaged at...

Army plans skiing trips in high altitude areas to counter China

New Delhi, March 1 | To counter expansionist China's habit of creeping forward by making small incremental moves, the Indian Army has planned mountaineering...

Cyber intel firm warns Chinese hackers infiltrated India’s power sector (Ld)

By Arul LouisNew York, March 1 | A cyber intelligence company says it has found that hackers linked to China have infiltrated power systems...

‘China hit Mumbai with blackout as troops clashed in Ladakh last...

New Delhi, March 1 | China launched a cybercampaign hit against Indias power grid targeting Mumbai on October 13 last year, in a warning...

Pak ready to resolve all outstanding issues through dialogue: Imran

By Hamza AmeerIslambad, Feb 27 | Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has renewed his open offer for dialogue to resolve all outstanding issues with...

Both Bhutto Sahib and Benazir were firm believers that Kashmir can’t...

New Delhi, Feb 27 | Bhutto Sahib and Benazir Bhutto were both firm believers that intricate issues such as Kashmir cannot be left in...

India must play pro-active role on Indus Waters Treaty (IANS Interview)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, Feb 27 | The Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) brokered between India and Pakistan by the World Bank in 1960...

Myanmar envoy to UN defies military regime, denounces coup

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, Feb 27 | In a dramatic show of defiance Myanmar's Permanent Representative Kyaw Moe Tun has denounced his country's military...

Indian environment expert Ligia Noronha appointed UN Ast S-G

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, Feb 26 | Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Indian environment and economics expert Ligia Noronha as an assistant secretary-general ...

US condemns LoC infiltration, expects Pak’s ‘constructive role’ (Ld)

By Arul LouisNew York, Feb 26 | The US condemns terrorists infiltrating the Line of Control (LoC) and expects Pakistan to play a "constructive...

Bangladesh unique example of containing Covid-19: WHO chief

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Feb 24 | World Health Organisation (WHO) Director General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has expressed satisfaction over the development of health infrastructure...

‘Pak offers $15M credit line to SL for defence cooperation’

Islamabad, Feb 24 | Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that defence and security cooperation to end the menace of terrorism are...

US, UNHCR, rights groups oppose Malaysia’s Rohingya repatriation (Ld)

By Subir BhaumikKolkata, Feb 24 | UN agencies, western governments, including the US, and global human rights groups have strongly opposed Malaysia's sudden repatriation...

US, UNHCR, rights groups oppose Malaysia’s Rohingya repatriation

By Subir BhaumikKolkata, Feb 24 | UN agencies, western governments, including the US, and global human rights groups have strongly opposed Malaysia's sudden repatriation...

Covid-19: Poorer nations most likely to face inequalities: Commonwealth S-G

New Delhi, Feb 24 | Poorer countries will most likely "bear the brunt of hundreds of thousands of needless deaths" due to inequalities in...

Human rights agenda faces challenges due to terror: Jaishankar at UNHRC

New Delhi, Feb 23 | India on Tuesday said that the human rights agenda faces severe challenges mostly due to Pakistan's cross-border terrorism.Speaking at...

India, Mauritius sign trade agreement

New Delhi, Feb 23 | India and Mauritius have signed a Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) that provides an institutional mechanism to...

India-China rivalry steams into Russian Far East

By Atul AnejaNew Delhi, Feb 23 | The India-China rivalry has now pushed into the Russian Far East, where Modi administration is planning significant...

‘Indian Coast Guards feeding stranded Rohingyas on high seas’

By Subir BhaumikKolkata, Feb 23 | Indian Coast Guards vessels have reached a boat carrying 90 Rohingya refugees and three Bangladesh crewmen which drifted...

US reaffirms willingness to engage Iran over nuclear issue

Washington, Feb 23 | The US Department of State has reaffirmed the willingness to engage with Tehran over the nuclear issue, downplaying new threats...

Rohingya vessel in Indian waters, UNHCR calls for ‘immediate’ rescue

By Subir BhaumikNew Delhi, Feb 22 | A boat carrying 90 Rohingya refugees and three Bangladesh crewmen drifted into India's territorial waters on Monday,...

‘Ooncha Parvat, Oonche Log’ depicts historical Indo-Nepal bonds

By S.RaviNew Delhi, Feb 22 | As a playwright and director, the Padma Shri awardee Chiranjit went beyond the usual entertainment quotient. This...

India-US joint military exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas’ concludes

Jaipur, Feb 22 | The closing ceremony of the joint military exercise between Indian and US Army, exercise...

Govt unceremoniously removes envoy in Liberia

New Delhi, Feb 21 | The Central government has unceremoniously removed Upjit Singh Sachdeva from his post as honorary Consul General of India in...

India backs Maldives foreign minister for UNGA Presidency

New Delhi, Feb 20 | India on Saturday strongly supported the candidature of Maldives' foreign minster Abdulla Shahid for President of the 76th session...

Tanks, choppers deployed in Ladakh part of counter terror drills with...

By Sumit Kumar SinghMahajan (Rajasthan), Feb 20 | Two Apache helicopters hover over a recreated combat area in Thar desert as troops slither...

India, US soldiers hold joint counter-terrorism drill in desert

By Sumit Kumar SinghMahajan Field Firing Range (Rajasthan), Feb 19 | India and US soldiers are carrying out a...

US return to 2015 Paris Agreement becomes official

BY VISHAL GULATINew Delhi, Feb 19 | The US return to the 2015 Paris Agreement became official on Friday, paving the way for climate...

Pak supports Modi’s 5 proposals for regional cooperation on Covid-19

By Aarti Tikoo SinghNew Delhi/Islamabad, Feb 18 | In an unusual move, Pakistan on Thursday supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi's five proposals on making...

Foreign diplomats briefed on security situation in J&K

Srinagar, Feb 18 | The 24-member delegation of foreign diplomats were briefed on Thursday by officials of the Jammu and Kashmir Police and the...

India ‘critical partner’ for US in meeting Indo-Pacific challenge: Pentagon

By Arul LouisNew York, Feb 18 | US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin considers India "a critical partner" for meeting the challenges in the Indo-Pacific...

Usha Rao-Monari appointed UN Under Secretary General

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, Feb 17 | Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed investment professional Usha Rao-Monari as an Under Secretary General and the associate...

Strengthed ties, climate actions, says UK minister ahead of UN talks

New Delhi, Feb 17 | Alok Sharma, an Indian-origin minister in Prime Minister Boris Johnson's cabinet in the UK, has travelled to India to...

Goyal invites US firms to manufacture in India

New Delhi, Feb 17 | Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has called upon companies in the US to look at India as a...

India denounces ‘vaccine nationalism’, calls for vigilance on future pandemics

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, Feb 17 | India's External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar denounced "vaccine nationalism" on Wednesday and called for putting the world...

Putin looking forward to visiting India: Shringla

By Aarti Tikoo SinghNew Delhi/Moscow, Feb 17 | The dates for Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to India this year, at the invitation of...

India to sign comprehensive trade pact with Mauritius

New Delhi, Feb 17 | The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the signing of the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) between India...

Pakistan Railways chugs to a halt after China waves red flag

By Ateet SharmaNew Delhi, Feb 17 | The Imran Khan government is struggling badly to keep Pakistan Railways on track after putting "all its...

Envoys of 24 countries visiting Jammu & Kashmir (Ld)

By Aarti Tikoo SinghNew Delhi, Feb 17 | Envoys of at least 24 countries are visiting Jammu & Kashmir on Wednesday to assess...

New Zealand slams Australia over terror suspect’s citizenship

Wellington, Feb 16 | New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has accused Australia of "abdicating its responsibilities" amid a row over a woman accused...

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Airtel best on smartphones for gaming, HD video calling: Report

New Delhi, March 5 | When it comes to demanding applications such as 1080p video streaming, real-time mobile gaming and HD video calling, Airtel...