Modi invites Pence; says 'India-Ana'

Modi invites Pence; says 'India-Ana'

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 | PTI | Singapore

There was a light moment during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence in Singapore on Wednesday when he riffed on the meaning of 'Indiana' - the American leader's home state. Through his translator, Modi said that when he met Pence in the US in 2017 he...

Houston mayor leads trade delegation to India

Houston mayor leads trade delegation to India

Sunday, 11 November 2018 | PTI | Houston (US)

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner will lead a high-level trade and investment mission to India from November 12-18 to boost bilateral trade relations and joint investment initiatives in various sectors including energy, education, space and civil aviation. The delegation is scheduled to meet with government and corporate representatives from the energy, life...

Pakistan must do some soul searching on India's legitimate concerns: Omar Abdullah

Pakistan must do some soul searching on India's legitimate concerns: Omar Abdullah

Sunday, 11 November 2018 | PTI | London

Prime Minister Imran Khan-led Pakistan government must to do some soul searching on India's legitimate concerns to make way for a process of engagement on Kashmir, National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has said. The senior Kashmiri politician said that while a one-off summit-based approach is not the answer, any hopes of...

UK police officer jailed for killing Indian-origin shopkeeper

UK police officer jailed for killing Indian-origin shopkeeper

Saturday, 10 November 2018 | IANS | London

A police officer in the UK has been jailed for 18 months for causing the death of an Indian-origin shopkeeper by dangerous driving. Balvinder Singh, 59, died in hospital from his injuries after the van he was driving was hit by off-duty Jason Bannister's vehicle in Wolverhampton in December 2016. Bannister, 45,...

Singapore court charges 4 NRIs over lighting fireworks on Diwali

Singapore court charges 4 NRIs over lighting fireworks on Diwali

Saturday, 10 November 2018 | PTI | Singapore

Four Indian-origin men were charged by a Singapore court on Saturday for lighting fireworks on Diwali. Lighting of fireworks has been banned in the country since 1972. The four were involved in three three separate incidents -- illegal fireworks in the housing estates of Yishun, Bukit Batok West and Joo Seng Road...

Indian Railways studying Japanese clinical efficiency for its bullet train project

Indian Railways studying Japanese clinical efficiency for its bullet train project

Friday, 09 November 2018 | PTI | Fukuoka (Japan)

Cleaning trains in seven minutes flat and passengers with minimum baggage are what Indian railway officials are hoping to replicate in the country's bullet train project to ensure the famous clinical efficiency of Japan's Shinkansen trains. Indian officials said the technology apart, the calm efficiency of workforce in Japan was the...

'Non-official' participation in Afghan meet in sync with India's policy: MEA

'Non-official' participation in Afghan meet in sync with India's policy: MEA

Friday, 09 November 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

India Friday made it clear that its participation at a multi-lateral conference on Afghanistan in Moscow in a "non-official" capacity was in sync with its Afghan policy, asserting that it was not talking to the Taliban. India sent two former diplomats to the meeting Russia hosted Friday for peace in Afghanistan...

India slams Pak for expressing concern over deployment of INS Arihant

India slams Pak for expressing concern over deployment of INS Arihant

Friday, 09 November 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

India Friday hit back at Pakistan for expressing concern over the recent deployment of nuclear submarine INS Arihant, saying the comments come from a country for whom the "tenet of responsibility" does not exist. Pakistan's Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal, at a media briefing Thursday, said: "This development marks the first...

State Editions

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15 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Free smartphones to all SHGs women: CM

15 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Odisha’s minerals still biggest investment draw

15 November 2018 | SANJEEV KUMAR PATRO | Bhubaneswar

Former servicemen place various demands

15 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

70-yr-old woman hurt in stampede at Puri temple

15 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Odisha quite high on ‘Ease of Doing Business’

15 November 2018 | BISWARAJ PATNAIK | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

70 shanties gutted in Rohini blaze

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

6-day fest to celebrate Urdu heritage, culture begins in city

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Statue of Unity sees 27K visitors on Sat

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

BJP gets control of all civic bodies in J&K's Kathua

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

T grand alliance partners hold talks, CPI demands more seats

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer