India to launch five satellites in September

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 20:58

Bengaluru, Sep 1 (IANS) With two launches in a month for the first time, India will put at least five satellites in two different orbits in September, said a top official on Thursday.


India dismisses Iranian news report on Sushma

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 13:03

New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The External Affairs Ministry on Thursday described as "totally false" a report carried by an Iranian news website which, citing an Indian media outlet, quoted Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj as saying that China should be cautious of a visit by Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud.


John Kerry highlights India's role as strategic partner of US

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 21:18

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India is a key strategic partner of the US with the war against terror and stability of the Indian Ocean Region in focus, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday as he interacted with students at the premier Indian Institute of Technology here.


US wants India to continue constructive role in Afghanistan

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 11:18

Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Ahead of the US-India-Afghanistan trilateral talks scheduled at the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in September, Washington said it wanted New Delhi to continue its constructive role in Afghanistan.


India, US demand Pakistan dismantle safe havens for terrorists

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 22:18

New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India and the US on Tuesday reasserted the urgent necessity for Pakistan to dismantle safe havens for terrorist groups and criminal networks and said there can be no difference between good terrorists and bad terrorists.


India to raise Balochistan issue diplomatically: MEA

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 20:28

New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India on Friday said that it is concerned about the "gross human rights" situation in Balochistan region of Pakistan and the concern is set to find an expression in its diplomacy in the coming days.


India lose to Belgium 1-3 in quarters But won the hearts after 1980

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 22:40

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 14 (IANS) Striker Sebastian Dockeier struck twice in Belgium's 3-1 triumph over India on Sunday putting paid to the latter's hopes of making it to the men's hockey semi-finals at the Olympics after a long gap of 36 years.


Indian boy detained in Lahore

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 13:04

Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Pakistani authorities detained an Indian boy who reached Lahore without travel documents and handed him over to counter-terrorism officials for questioning, police sources said.


British Minister Priti Patel calls on PM Modi

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 13:30

New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) British Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Saturday.