India, Morocco decide to boost defence ties

India, Morocco decide to boost defence ties

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

India and Morocco Tuesday resolved to deepen their defence and security cooperation and inked two agreements providing for collaboration in cyber security and use of outer space, officials said. The two sides also decided to boost bilateral counter-terror cooperation during talks between Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her Moroccan counterpart Abdeltif...

Engagement in Indo-Pacific not directed at any country: India to Russia

Engagement in Indo-Pacific not directed at any country: India to Russia

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit here next month, India has conveyed to Russia that its engagement in the Indo-Pacific region is not directed against any country and it was keen on having a broad framework to ensure peace and stability in the strategically key area, government sources said. The...

Pak's opposition holds Imran Khan govt responsible for 'diplomatic debacle' with India

Pak's opposition holds Imran Khan govt responsible for 'diplomatic debacle' with India

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | PTI | Islamabad

Pakistan's two major opposition parties have questioned the "haste" shown by Prime Minister Imran Khan in making efforts to mend ties with India and held him responsible for the "diplomatic debacle", saying he should have done his "homework" before approaching for a meeting. Khan had written a letter to Prime Minister...

India, Nepal to explore using satellite images in boundary survey work

India, Nepal to explore using satellite images in boundary survey work

Saturday, 22 September 2018 | PTI | Kathmandu

India and Nepal have agreed to explore the possibility of using high resolution satellite images in boundary survey work, officials said. During the 5th meeting of the Nepal-India Boundary Working Group (BWG), which concluded here on Friday, both sides also agreed to continue mapping of no-man's land encroachment and cross-border occupation,...

UN chief Antonio Guterres to visit India in October

UN chief Antonio Guterres to visit India in October

Saturday, 22 September 2018 | PTI | United Nations

UN chief Antonio Guterres will travel to India early next month, his first trip to the country as head of the world body that coincides with the commencement of events marking the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The Secretary-General will arrive in New Delhi on October 1. His visit coincides...

Poverty reduction rate fastest among STs, Muslims in India: UN data

Poverty reduction rate fastest among STs, Muslims in India: UN data

Friday, 21 September 2018 | PTI | New York

Poverty reduction was fastest among children, the poorest states, scheduled tribes and Muslims in India where in an historic shift over 270 million people moved out of poverty in the decade since 2005-06, according to a new data. According to the 2018 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) released here by the...

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...

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Players exhibit talents at Shooting Championship

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Chouhan to dedicate Malwa water project on Sept 27

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New collection of fiction books at SVL

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Sunday Edition

Jagatpur flyover opens to public

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Plogging drive launched

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Innovations, start-ups, products on display at IIT on Industry Day

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Water supply to get hit in a few pockets

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Sisodia, AAP MLAs discharged in case related to 2014 protest

23 September 2018 | SR | Sunday Pioneer

Death of 5 sewer workers: Two more arrested

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer