At Sufi shrine, Mehbooba seeks India-Pakistan dialogue

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 20:50

Samba (Jammu and Kashmir), June 23 (IANS) Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday urged India and Pakistan to revive their peace process for the sake of peace in Jammu and Kashmir.


India denies training N Korean experts in ballistic tech at Dehradun

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 15:04

New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India on Thursday strongly denied allegations in the media that a research centre in Dehradun may have violated UN sanctions by training North Korean experts who went on to occupy important positions in secretive military programmes of the reclusive communist nation.


Britain is India's gateway to EU, says Sushma

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 19:26

New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Britain is the gateway to the European Union for India, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday, indicating New Delhi's preference for Britain to stay within the EU.


Sitharaman seeks greater access for Indian companies in Korea

Sat, 06/18/2016 - 19:52

New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday sought greater market access for Indian information technology (IT), agriculture and healthcare industries in Korea on Saturday.


Thai PM offers prayers at Bodh Gaya

Sat, 06/18/2016 - 12:38

Patna, June 18 (IANS) Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-Cha on Saturday visited Bodh Gaya and prayed at the Mahabodhi temple, Buddhists' holiest shrine, officials said.


NSG membership won't give India tangible gains: Expert

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 17:24

New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Becoming a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) will not have any impact, positive or negative, on India's civil nuclear programme, noted expert on nuclear technology G. Balachandran said on Friday.


Modi announces new visa rules for Thai tourists

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 15:24

New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) In a bid to attract more tourists from Thailand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced that India will facilitate double entry e-tourist visas for Thai citizens.


Over 2,500 Indian kids suffer from brain tumour every year

Sun, 06/12/2016 - 16:00

New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) With a surge in the brain related ailments in the world, every year over 2,500 of the Indian children suffer from medulloblastoma, a pediatric malignant primary brain tumour which spreads through the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and frequently metastasize to different locations along the surface of the brain and spinal cord, doctors have said.


Pakistan lobbies with Mexico, Italy for NSG membership

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 20:26

Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) Intensifying efforts to seek backing for its membership to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), Pakistan's top foreign advisor on Friday spoke to the Mexican and Italian foreign ministers -- a day after both countries indicated support for India's bid.


More support for India's NSG membership as Mexico backs bid

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 16:14

Mexico City/New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) India's diplomatic efforts to gain entry to the exclusive Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) appear to be gaining traction after it bagged crucial support from Switzerland and Mexico, two countries that had reservations on India's membership to the 48-member club.


UN declaration backs India's policy on generic HIV/AIDS medicines

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 12:22

United Nations, June 9 (IANS) India's policy of allowing the manufacture of generic HIV/AIDS medicines for the global poor using the flexibilities in intellectual property laws has received an endorsement from the General Assembly and New Delhi has given an assurance it will continue to provide a pharmaceutical lifeline to the developing countries.


President greets Sweden on its National Day

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 17:52

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee has extended greetings and felicitations to the king and people of Sweden on the occasion of the Nordic country's National Day, which is observed on June 6.