Mistrust between India, China can be overcome by engaging in All fields

Mistrust between India, China can be overcome by engaging in All fields

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | PTI | Kolkata

The mistrust between India and China can be overcome by engaging in all fields - from trade and industries to cultural exchanges between the two nations, Air Chief Marshal (retd) Arup Raha said here Wednesday. Stability in the world will depend on how the two countries handle relations with each other,...

Indian mission in NZ confirms 5 dead in Christchurch terror attack

Indian mission in NZ confirms 5 dead in Christchurch terror attack

Sunday, 17 March 2019 | PTI | Christchurch

Five Indians were among the 50 people killed by a white supremacist, who opened fire on worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch, in the worst attack on Muslims in New Zealand, the Indian High Commission said Sunday. The attacker, identified by authorities as Australia-born Brenton Tarrant, 28, reportedly targeted immigrants during...

2 Indian-origin boys killed in speeding car crash in UK

2 Indian-origin boys killed in speeding car crash in UK

Saturday, 16 March 2019 | PTI | London

Two minor Indian-origin brothers were named by British police on Saturday as the victims of a fatal car crash in Wolverhampton involving speeding vehicles. The brothers, 10-year-old Sanjay and 23-month-old Pawanveer Singh, were in their BMW with their mother when they were struck by an Audi S3 on Thursday evening, West...

Indian students to benefit from improved UK post-study visa offer

Indian students to benefit from improved UK post-study visa offer

Saturday, 16 March 2019 | PTI | London

Indian students are set to benefit from an improved post-study visa regime as part of a new "International Education Strategy" launched by the UK government on Saturday in preparation for its post-Brexit policies. The strategy is aimed at increasing the total number of international students from around the world choosing to...

Sushma Swaraj begins two-day visit to Maldives on Sunday

Sushma Swaraj begins two-day visit to Maldives on Sunday

Saturday, 16 March 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will travel to the Maldives on a two-day visit beginning Sunday, in the first full-fledged bilateral trip from India to the island nation after the government of President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih came to power in November. Announcing the visit, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said...

Swaraj speaks with French counterpart on anti-terror cooperation

Swaraj speaks with French counterpart on anti-terror cooperation

Saturday, 16 March 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

French Foreign Minister Le Drian Friday held a telephonic conversation with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and informed her about France imposing sanctions on JeM chief Masood Azhar by freezing his assets. The External Affairs Ministry said that Drian informed Swaraj about the action taken by Paris against the leader of...

US says door open for India to bring serious trade proposal to table

US says door open for India to bring serious trade proposal to table

Saturday, 16 March 2019 | PTI | Washington

Observing that trade has been an area of frustration in bilateral ties, the US has said that the door is open if India is prepared to bring a serious proposal to the table to address the issues related to trade and market access. The US in November last year revoked duty-free...

India, Myanmar conduct coordinated operation against insurgents posing threat to Kaladan project

India, Myanmar conduct coordinated operation against insurgents posing threat to Kaladan project

Friday, 15 March 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The armies of India and Myanmar conducted a "coordinated operation" from February 17 to March 2 against insurgents in Myanmarese territory to avert a possible threat to the Kaladan multi-modal transit transport project, official sources said. However, the Indian Army did not cross the border during the operation, they said. The focus...