What UK wants from India; More trade but less people

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 10:24

British Prime Minister Theresa May will be in New Delhi from November 6 to 8 on her first bilateral visit outside the European Union (EU). The visit is seen as an opportunity for the two sides to strengthen business-to-business engagement in the areas of technology, finance, entrepreneurship, innovation, design, IPRs, higher education, and defence and security. She will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and review all aspects of the India-UK Strategic Partnership. The Joint Economic and Trade Committee (JETCO) meeting will be held on the sidelines of the visit.


UN Under Secretary General meets inister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 23:56

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) UN Under Secretary General Shamshad Akhtar met Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju here on Thursday in connection with the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR), which Indian is hosting, said an official statement.


New Zealand to work for India's NSG bid, for ending cross-border terror

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 22:26

New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) New Zealand on Wednesday affirmed its constructive contribution towards India joining the Nuclear Suppliers' Group (NSG) as the two countries called for stopping cross-border terrorism while agreeing to strengthen their political, defence and security relationship.


'Pakistan will attend Heart of Asia conference in India'

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 08:40

Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has confirmed that Pakistan will be attending the upcoming Heart of Asia conference scheduled to be held in India.


India, China hold joint army exercise in Ladakh

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 21:46

Leh, Oct 19 (IANS) Indian and Chinese armies on Wednesday conducted a day-long exercise focused on humanitarian aid and relief, where a fictitious situation of an earthquake was emulated, an official statement said.


India can only 'bark' about trade deficit: Chinese media

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 12:14

Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) The call for boycott of Chinese goods on Indian social media is "rabble rousing" as Indian products cannot compete with those of China, the state-owned media said on Wednesday.


India restrict Kiwis to low total in 1st ODI

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 17:08

Dharamshala, Oct 16 (IANS) Riding on some disciplined bowling, India bowled New Zealand out for 190 in the first One-Day International (ODI) at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium here on Sunday.


India, Russia ink big-ticket defence deals worth Rs 60,000 crore

Sat, 10/15/2016 - 22:06

Benaulim (Goa), Oct 15 (IANS) India and Russia on Saturday signed big-ticket defence deals worth nearly $10 bn (around Rs 60,000 crore), including an agreement for the game-changer S-400 Air Defence System, for replace its aging helicopter fleet with Kamov choppers and building new advanced frigates.


Russia backs Indian action against cross-border terror: Modi

Sat, 10/15/2016 - 18:50

Benaulim (Goa), Oct 15 (IANS) Russia and India are firmly committed to fighting terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, while also hinting that Moscow has supported the Indian Army's recent cross-border surgical strikes at terror launch pads in Pakistan-administered Kashmir.


Modi, Putin begin bilateral talks on BRICS sidelines

Sat, 10/15/2016 - 11:44

Benaulim (Goa), Oct 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday began a closed-door bilateral meeting ahead of BRICS heads of states meet in Goa.