India, Nepal Foreign Ministers hold talks

New York: Nepal‘s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, held a meeting with Minister of External Affairs of India, Sushma Swaraj, at the United Nations headquarters on Tuesday. Discussions were held on matters of bilateral concern and interest during the meeting. Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi said it was agreed during the talks to […]

UN Secretary-General to visit India in October

New Delhi : The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterreswill arrive in India on October 1 for a three-day official visit. The visit coincides with the beginning of events to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of India’s Father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi on October 2, 2019. In 2007, the General Assembly designated 2 October as the International […]

Shinzo Abe re-elected as LDP head, may become Japan’s longest-serving PM

Tokyo: Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was re-elected as the president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on Thursday for the third term, paving the way for him to become the country’s premier for three more years. He won 553 out of 807 votes, beating his only contender, former Defense Minister Shigeru Ishiba. Abe bagged 329 out of the 402 valid […]

Former Pak FM won’t be deported: UK

London [U.K.],: The British government has rejected the online petition seeking the deportation of the former Pakistan Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. According to Geo News, the petition seeking Dar’s deportation was filed by an activist from the UK was signed by more than 80,000 internet users and made a number of allegations against him. The petition alleged that Dar is an absconder […]

‘Pacts on energy, defence, trade signed during President Kovind’s 3-nation visit’

Prague : The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) termed President Ram Nath Kovind‘s visit to Cyprus, Bulgaria and the Czech Republic as successful, adding that agreements were signed in the fields of energy, defence, and trade, among others. Ruchi Ghanashyam, Secretary (West) in the MEA, said, “President Kovind’s visit to the three countries were very successful. After the visit to Cyprus, Bulgaria and the Czech […]

India’s economy making steady progress: President Kovind in Bulgaria

Sofia : President Ram Nath Kovind apprised the Indian community in Bulgaria of India’s growth story, saying that the economy of the country is making steady progress. Addressing the Indian diaspora in the Bulgarian capital Sofia on Tuesday, President Kovind said, “We have undertaken a range of transformative policy measures to give a new purpose and clarity of visions for inclusive development and […]

In London, Rahul questions PM Modi’s silence on Nirav Modi, Unnao rape

London : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘ s silence on the Unnao rape case, as well as absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi, a key accused in the multi-million dollar Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam. Addressing a gathering of the Indian Overseas Congress in London, Rahul accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of dividing the country. “The BJP is making […]

Melania Trump backs LeBron after US Pres critices

New York: A day after United States President Donald Trumpslammed basketball star LeBron James for his charity work, First Lady Melania Trump contradicts her husband on the same. Melania‘s spokeswoman told the CNN that she is supportive of James’ work for the children. “It looks like LeBron James is working to do good things on behalf of our next generation and just […]

Vietnam pitches for strengthening trade with India

Vietnam pitches for strengthening trade with India

New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): Vietnamese Envoy to India Ton Sinh Thanh pitched for strengthening trade and economic ties between New Delhi and Hanoi in the coming years in a bid to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries. Addressing the media in his maiden visit to India, Thanh said, “Both India and Vietnamhave developing countries and have the best economies in the world. We […]

Pak polls: 22 killed in Quetta blast, 30 injured

Quetta: At least 22 people, including three policeman and two children, were killed in a suspected suicide attack, which took place outside a polling station near Eastern Bypass in Quetta on Wednesday. Apart from this, around 30 people are injured, the hospital sources confirmed the Geo TV. As per reports, the explosion took place near […]

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