Peacekeeping official defends UN observer mission in India, Pakistan

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 08:08

United Nations, May 3, The UN Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Bintou Keita, has defended the continued deployment of the nearly 70-year-old UN Military Observer Group (UNMOGIP) and other missions in "frozen conflicts".


India, China agree on joint economic Afghan project

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 10:22

Wuhan (China), April 28, India and China on Saturday agreed to have a joint economic project in Afghanistan, sources said after a two-day summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping here.


'China impinging on India's strategic space'

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 13:24

New Delhi, Feb 27 Even as the Chinese Communist Party amended the country's Constitution to pave the way for President Xi Jinping to continue beyond the traditional two-term presidency, a leading Indian Sinologist and former envoy to Beijing described the Chinese supremo's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as a "strategic opening to expand its regional and global profile" that will inevitably "impinge on India's strategic space".


Modi greets Trudeau with hug at ceremonial reception

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 10:14

New Delhi, Feb 23 Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau on Friday welcoming him with a hug ahead of a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, putting to rest speculations about the government cold-shouldering the visiting dignitary.


India aim to exert pressure on depleted Proteas in 2nd ODI

Sat, 02/03/2018 - 13:08

Centurion, Feb 3 South Africa suffered a huge blow after skipper Faf du Plessis was ruled out of the remainder of the ongoing One-Day International (ODI) series against India with a fractured finger, even as the tourists aim to exert pressure on the depleted hosts in the second match here on Sunday.


1st ODI: Kohli, Rahane lead India to victory

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 00:30

Durban, Feb 2 An unbeaten century from skipper Virat Kohli and steady batting by Ajinkya Rahane propelled India to a six-wicket victory in the first One-Day International against South Africa here on Thursday.


India, Thailand discuss economic ties, security

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:58

New Delhi, Jan 25 Economic and commercial exchange and defence and security between India and Thailand were among the issues discussed during a bilateral meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi held with his Thai counterpart Prayut Chan-o-cha here on Thursday.


India, Philippines sign investment facilitation agreement

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 23:32

New Delhi, Jan 24 India and the Philippines on Wednesday signed an investment facilitation agreement following a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte here.


In first year, Trump firms up ties with India

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 12:16

New York, Jan 20 As an upstart candidate aiming for the highest office in the United States, Donald Trump promised an election rally of Indians that they "will have a true friend in the White House" and "we are going to be best friends" with India.