Reform of multilateral system, climate action, peace, security key  priorities for India during UNGA

Reform of multilateral system, climate action, peace, security key priorities for India during UNGA

Monday, 24 September 2018 | PTI | New York

Reformed multilateralism, climate action, sustainable development, peace and security will be the key priorities for India during the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly as the high-level week for global diplomacy kicks off Monday. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in the city Saturday to attend the high-level UNGA session...

Def Min Sitharaman visits Egypt, holds talks to strengthen security cooperation

Def Min Sitharaman visits Egypt, holds talks to strengthen security cooperation

Friday, 21 September 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited Egypt on Friday to boost security cooperation, her official twitter account said. She was received by Major General Emad Elgazaly, commander of the central region in the Egyptian Army. "Smt @nsitharaman arrives in Egypt to strengthen to Indo-Egypt defence cooperation. She is received in Cairo by Major...

India has other priorities than dialogue with Pakistan: FM Qureshi

India has other priorities than dialogue with Pakistan: FM Qureshi

Friday, 21 September 2018 | PTI | Islamabad

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi Friday said India has "priorities other than dialogue" and alleged that there is a group in New Delhi that does not want talks to happen, after New Delhi called off a meeting between him and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New York, according...

India-US December dialogue to boost commerce: Prabhu

India-US December dialogue to boost commerce: Prabhu

Friday, 21 September 2018 | IANS | Mumbai

Stressing the critical importance of the United States as a strategic trade partner for India, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Friday a vital India-US Strategic Commercial dialogue will be held in New Delhi in December which will help boost commercial ties between the two nations. "The US Commerce...

Indian-origin man, two others sentenced for cyber crime

Indian-origin man, two others sentenced for cyber crime

Friday, 21 September 2018 | PTI | New York

An Indian-origin man is among three persons sentenced for their roles in staging a cyberattack that brought down huge swathes of the internet and infected over 100,000 US-based computing devices. Paras Jha, 22, of New Jersey, Josiah White, 21, of Pennsylvania and Dalton Norman, 22, of Louisiana, were sentenced Tuesday by...

There is huge potential to further enhance India-Nepal relations: official

There is huge potential to further enhance India-Nepal relations: official

Thursday, 20 September 2018 | PTI | Kathmandu

The relations between India and Nepal are age old and there is huge potential to further enhance it as New Delhi is committed to improve its relationship with the neighbouring countries, according to a top Indian official Thursday. Delivering a lecture on "Nepal, India and Neighbourhood: The Economic Reforms, Innovation and...

Imran Khan writes to Modi; seeks to re-start bilateral talks

Imran Khan writes to Modi; seeks to re-start bilateral talks

Thursday, 20 September 2018 | PTI | Islamabad

Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan has written a letter to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, the Foreign Office said here Thursday, seeking to re-start the bilateral talks on key issues "challenging the relationship" including on terrorism and Kashmir. In the letter dated September 14, the cricketer-turned-politician, who became the prime...

India contributes USD 1 mn to UN's ambitious solar project

India contributes USD 1 mn to UN's ambitious solar project

Thursday, 20 September 2018 | PTI | United Nations

India has contributed a whopping USD 1 million for the installation of solar panels on the roof of the imposing UN building at the world body's headquarters here. The contribution will help reduce carbon footprint and promote sustainable energy, India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin said in a...

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