Guterres says 'Dhanyawaad' for India's enormous contribution to UN, peacekeeping

Guterres says 'Dhanyawaad' for India's enormous contribution to UN, peacekeeping

Saturday, 25 May 2019 | PTI | United Nations

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed gratitude for India's contribution to the United Nations and its peacekeeping missions, underlining the inspiring role Indian women have played for the world body to help maintain international peace and security. India today contributes about 6,400 peacekeepers to various missions across the world, Guterres said on...

Swaraj discusses ways to boost ties with Kyrgyz President

Swaraj discusses ways to boost ties with Kyrgyz President

Wednesday, 22 May 2019 | PTI | Bishkek

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday called on Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov ahead of the SCO Foreign Minister's Meeting here and discussed ways to enhance bilateral ties by exploring the untapped potential. Swaraj arrived here in the Kyrgyz capital on Tuesday to attend a two-day meeting of the  Shanghai Cooperation...

Indian-American judge orders Trump accounting firm to hand over records to Congress

Indian-American judge orders Trump accounting firm to hand over records to Congress

Wednesday, 22 May 2019 | PTI | Washington

An Indian-American judge has rejected President Donald Trump's attempt to block House Democrats from getting his financial records, dealing an early setback to his administration in its legal battle with Congress. Judge Amit Mehta of the DC District Court on Monday decisively ruled in favour of the House Oversight Committee, whose...

Scope for improvement in Indo-China trade ties: Chinese envoy

Scope for improvement in Indo-China trade ties: Chinese envoy

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

China and India have made a lot of progress in building trade ties in the last 14 years but there is still scope for improvement, Chinese envoy Luo Zhaohui said on Tuesday. Speaking at a seminar on 'Civilisation Perspective: China-India Relations', the outgoing envoy said Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime...

New Indian government faces crucial foreign policy decisions, say US experts

New Indian government faces crucial foreign policy decisions, say US experts

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 | PTI | Washington

Eminent Indian experts in the US believe that the next Indian government to be formed after the declaration of the election results on May 23  faces crucial foreign policy decisions, particularly in the economic realm. "No matter who forms the next government, India faces crucial foreign policy decisions particularly in the...

Indian-origin man guilty of trying to join ISIS jailed for 14 years in UK

Indian-origin man guilty of trying to join ISIS jailed for 14 years in UK

Monday, 20 May 2019 | PTI | London

An Indian-origin man arrested a few years ago on his way to join the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist group in Syria and convicted of terror offences by a UK court last month was sentenced to 14 years' imprisonment on Monday. Hanzalah Patel, from the British city of Leicester, denied the charges...

Swaraj to attend SCO foreign ministers meet in Bishkek

Swaraj to attend SCO foreign ministers meet in Bishkek

Monday, 20 May 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will attend a two-day meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), beginning Tuesday, in Kyrgyz capital Bishkek, during which several pressing issues including thread of terrorism are expected to be discussed. The External Affairs Ministry said the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) will exchange views on...

Nepal inaugurates educational institution built with Indian aid

Nepal inaugurates educational institution built with Indian aid

Saturday, 18 May 2019 | PTI | Kathmandu

A new building of a Nepal's educational institution, built with India's assistance, was inaugurated in the Udayapur district on Saturday. The campus of the Shree Narad Adarsha Education in Chaudandigadhi Municipality of Udayapur District has been built with India's help which provided an aid of 3 crore (30 million) Nepali rupees,...

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