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Tillerson in new bid to ease Gulf crisis

Sunday, 22 Oct 2017 | AFP | Riyadh:

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is to launch a fresh bid Sunday to ease a crisis between Riyadh and Doha, both allies of Washington, but without high hopes of a breakthrough. Apart from the months-long crisis, Iran's rising influence in the Middle East is also expected to figure high on...

British-Indian couple launch awareness drive in memory of daughter

Sunday, 22 Oct 2017 | PTI | London

An Indian-origin couple based in London have launched a worldwide allergy awareness drive in memory of their nine-year-old daughter who died of a severe reaction to blackberries and dairy. The Nainika Tikoo Memorial Trust (NTMT) for Allergy Care and Brain Research, named after the couple's daughter Nainika, has been set up...

Kin of 39 missing Indians in Iraq asked for DNA samples

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017 | IANS | Chandigarh

The families of the 39 Indians who went missing in Iraq's Mosul in June 2014 have been asked to provide their DNA samples, but no reason has been given, the kin said on Saturday. The families of some of the missing Indians from Amritsar district were on Saturday asked to...

Sri Lanka Navy rescues 7 members of Indian cargo ship

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017 | PTI | Colombo

Seven members of an Indian cargo vessel were today rescued by Sri Lankan fishermen, according to the spokesperson of the Sri Lankan Navy. A group of Sri Lankan fishermen had found the Indian cargo vessel heading for the Maldives. They rescued the crew members and handed them over to the...

Diwali resolution introduced in US House

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017 | PTI | Washington

Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has introduced a resolution in the US House of Representatives recognising the religious and historical significance of the festival of lights, Diwali to millions of Indian-Americans. The resolution was introduced yesterday and has the backing of five other lawmakers. Co-sponsored by Pramila Jayapal, Ro Khanna, Tulsi Gabbard, Ami...

US should shed bias against China: foreign ministry

Friday, 20 Oct 2017 | PTI | Beijing

China has said that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's assertion to shore up ties with India and his criticism of Beijing smacked of "bias", as a state-run media termed it as an attempt by Washington to lure New Delhi to counter-balance Beijing. Ahead of his first visit to India, Tillerson...

Tillerson to visit India, Pakistan next week

Friday, 20 Oct 2017 | PTI | Washington

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will embark on a crucial trip to India and Pakistan next week as part of his week-long five-nation tour that would also take him to Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Switzerland. Tillerson will make Saudi Arabia his first stop on the week-long tour beginning tomorrow....

Indian Embassy in US involved in search for missing girl in Texas

Friday, 20 Oct 2017 | IANS | New Delhi

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has voiced "deep concern" over a three-year-old Indian girl in Texas who has been missing since October 7 after her foster father made her stand outside the house as punishment for not drinking milk. She said the Indian Embassy is actively involved in the search. ...

India, Mozambique agree to develop Rovuma gas find

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017 | PTI | Tokyo

India and Mozambique today agreed to expedite development of the giant Rovuma gas discovery, which is planned to be converted into LNG for exports. Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, who is here to attend the LNG Producer-Consumer Conference, met his Mozambique counterpart Leticia Klemens to discuss the development of the gas field. "Met...

US firms approach USTR against India's medical price control measures

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017 | PTI | Washington

American companies producing medical devices and health information systems have approached the US Trade Representative against India's move to implement price controls on coronary stents and knee replacement implants that they say denying them equitable market access. In a petition, the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) president and CEO Scott Whitaker...


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Why we think obsessively

22 Oct 2017 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi

We think that by thinking endlessly, we can find solutions to all our problems, having a wrong idea about our capacity or intelligence. These also are severely limited...

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Chouhan to return from US on Oct 28

22 Oct 2017 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will reach Washington DC on October 22. He has been invited by Pt Deendayal Upadhyay Forum, where he will address as a key speaker in the programme organised by the forum...

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