India, Kenya to boost health care and defence cooperation

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 17:38

Nairobi, July 11 (IANS) India and Kenya on Monday agreed to boost cooperation in the defence and health care sectors as Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the east African country as a "valued friend".


Andrea Leadsom quits Tory leadership race to Theresa May

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 17:28

London, July 11 (IANS) Britain's Conservative politician Andrea Leadsom has pulled out of the contest for becoming the next Tory party leader and prime minister, leaving only Home Secretary Theresa May in the race.


India, Kenya sign seven agreements

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 15:50

Nairobi, July 11 (IANS) India and Kenya on Monday signed seven agreements following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta.


Nitin Gadkari seek US help to build smart transport systems

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 15:50

Washington, July 11 (IANS) India is seeking US cooperation in innovative technologies in Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) with its policy shift from 'Build Roads' to 'Move in India' with special emphasis on efficiency and improving logistics.


Hold plebiscite in Kashmir, says Sharif

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 15:48

Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday called for a plebiscite in "occupied" Jammu and Kashmir to let its people decide if they want to be with India or align with Pakistan.


Andrea Leadsom apologises to Theresa May for motherhood remarks

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 15:44

London, July 11 (IANS) A leading contender in the race for Britain's new prime minister, Andrea Leadsom has apologised to her Conservative Party rival Theresa May over comments in which she said being a mother made her a better candidate than May, who has no children.


Youth guns down three policemen in Turkey

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 14:52

Ankara, July 11 (IANS) At least three policemen were shot dead and three others injured in Turkey by an assailant with "mental problems", the media reported on Monday.


Modi pays homage to first President of Kenya

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 14:06

Nairobi, July 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid homage to the first President of Kenya, Jomo Kenyatta, by laying a wreath at his mausoleum.


Naik's Peace TV goes off air in Bangladesh

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 14:00

Dhaka, July 11 (IANS) Mumbai-based controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's Peace TV went off the air in Bangladesh on Monday after the government issued an order that cancelled its broadcast rights.


IS may step up strikes as its territory, funds shrink: Study

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 13:54

Damascus, July 11 (IANS) The territory controlled by the Islamic State shrunk by 12 per cent in the first six months of 2016, and the terrorist group would redouble its "mass casualty attacks", according to an analysis released by the research group IHS.


13 ISIS militants killed in Afghan airstrikes

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 12:40

Kabul, July 11 (IANS) At least 13 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province in an airstrike, a defence official said on Monday.


N Korea threatens to attack over anti-missile system

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 10:32

Pyongyang, July 11 (IANS) North Korea on Monday warned it would take "physical action" against South Korea and the US for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system which is expected to be deployed in Seoul by the end of 2017.