PM Modi, New Zealand counterpart Hipkins discuss full range of bilateral ties
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met his New Zealand counterpart Chris Hipkins for the first time and the two leaders discussed the full range of bilateral ties and agreed to expand cooperation in various sectors like trade and commerce, education and sports. Modi arrived here on Sunday on his maiden...
3 Palestinians killed in Israeli raid in occupied West Bank; US slams latest settlement expansion22 May 2023 | PTI
Iran's president appoints new official in powerful security post, replacing long time incumbent22 May 2023 | PTI
US President Biden honours Indian-origin NYPD officer with Medal of Valour22 May 2023 | PTI
PM Modi reaffirms support for capacity-building efforts in Pacific island22 May 2023 | PTI
PM Modi conferred with Papua New Guinea, Fiji's highest honour22 May 2023 | PTI
UK Opposition for freeze of Indian rice tycoon’s donation to Conservative Party22 May 2023 | PTI
3 Pak soldiers killed, terrorist gunned down in Balochistan22 May 2023 | PTI
Indian-origin Singaporean missing while returning from Mt Everest summit
An Indian-origin Singaporean climber has gone missing while returning from the summit of Mount Everest, his family has said and called for urgent attention to his situation. Shrinivas Sainis Dattatraya, 39, went missing on Friday from camp IV situated at an altitude of 8,400 metres while returning from the Summit, said...
UK Home Secretary under pressure over driving fine
UK Home Secretary Suella Braverman is under pressure as it was claimed in a media report on Sunday that she attempted to dodge a driving fine after being caught speeding outside London when she was Attorney General of the country last year. ‘The Sunday Times’ reported that the Indian-origin Cabinet minister...
Trial process initiated against Pak protesters under military laws
Brushing aside the concerns of human rights groups, Pakistan Army chief General Asim Munir has said that authorities have initiated a “legal process of trial” under stringent military laws against those involved in recent attacks on military installations following the arrest of former prime minister Imran Khan. Gen Munir made the...
Pope urges Sudan’s warring sides to lay down arms
Pope Francis called on Sudan’s warring forces to lay down their arms on Sunday, expressing dismay about the ongoing fighting and worsening humanitarian situation in the African country. “It’s sad that a month after the explosion of violence in Sudan, the situation continues to be grave,’ he told the faithful who’d...
Greece votes in first election since end of bailout
Greeks were voting on Sunday in the first election since their country’s economy ceased to be subject to strict supervision and control by international lenders who had provided bailout funds during its nearly decade-long financial crisis. Greek officials have pledged fast results — about 90% of the precincts should have reported...
Hardline Israeli Minister visits Jerusalem holy site
An extremist Israeli Cabinet minister visited a sensitive Jerusalem holy site on Sunday at a time of heightened tensions with the Palestinians. The visit by National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir, his second known visit since becoming a member of Israel’s most right-leaning government ever, drew condemnations from the Palestinians and Israel’s...
South Korean, German leaders agree to cooperate on N Korea
The leaders of South Korea and Germany on Sunday pledged more cooperation in building stable industrial supply chains and addressing the challenges posed by nuclear-armed North Korea as they met in Seoul after flying in from the Group of Seven meetings in Japan. South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, in a...