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Intel investing Rs 1,100 cr in India afresh

Bengaluru, June 14 (IANS) World’s leading chip maker Intel Corporation is investing Rs 1,100 crore ($170 million) in India to set up a new Research and Development (R&D) centre in this tech hub, said an official on Wednesday. “We are...
Microsoft releases new Windows XP security patches

Microsoft releases new Windows XP security patches

New York, June 14 (IANS) In the wake of the “WannaCry” ransomware attack, Microsoft on Tuesday issued a “highly unusual” patch for Windows XP to help prevent the spread of the malware that infected at least 75,000 computers globally. “In...

51 killed in Bangladesh landslides

Dhaka, June 13 (IANS) At least 51 people were killed and 11 others injured in landslides in Bangladesh following three days of heavy rainfall across the country, a top disaster management official said on Tuesday. Rangamati district reported 29 deaths,...

6.3-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia

Jakarta, June 12  An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale hit Indonesia’s Java Island on Monday morning, weather officials said. No casualties or damage have been reported so far, reports Xinhua news agency. The quake struck at 6.15 a.m.,...
British PM Theresa May reshuffles Cabinet

British PM Theresa May reshuffles Cabinet

London, June 12  British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday appointed an effective “Deputy Prime Minister” after her election disaster. Long-time friend Damian Green was made First Secretary of State and Minister for the Cabinet Office,...
China, Kazakhstan sign cooperation deals worth over $8 billion

China, Kazakhstan sign cooperation deals worth over $8 billion

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during a joint news conference following their meeting as part of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) security bloc summit in Astana, Kazakhstan, June 8, 2017....

US President Trump to reveal new Cuba policy

Washington, June 10 (IANS) US President Donald Trump is expected to reveal his administration’s new policy toward Cuba during a speech in Miami next week, the media reported. Trump is due to roll back portions of the policies laid down by former...

EU, France grant 3.5 mn euros to curb emissions in India

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Aiming to reduce emissions and promote sustainability to help India’s smart city programme, France and the European Union on Friday extended a grant of 3.5 million euros under the ‘Moblise Your City’ (MYC) initiative. Three...
Respect sovereignty, regional integrity in connectivity projects : PM Modi

Respect sovereignty, regional integrity in connectivity projects : PM Modi

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi and other leaders of SCO Family, at the inauguration of the Astana EXPO-2017, in Astana, Kazakhstan on June 09, 2017. Astana (Kazakhstan), June 9 (IANS) India and China on Friday acknowledged that they have differences...
PM Modi in Kazakhstan, India to become full SCO member

PM Modi in Kazakhstan, India to become full SCO member

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi calls on the President of Kazakhstan, Mr. Nursultan Nazarbayev, in Astana, Kazakhstan on June 08, 2017. Astana, June 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Thursday to attend the Shanghai Cooperation...
US, China, India to be top prospective destinations for FDI: UNCTAD

US, China, India to be top prospective destinations for FDI: UNCTAD

Geneva, June 8  The US, China and India are considered to be the most prospective destinations for foreign direct investment (FDI), predicted the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) on Wednesday in its annual report on investment. According...
INFORMATION On drug situation in the Republic of Uzbekistan in 2016

INFORMATION On drug situation in the Republic of Uzbekistan in 2016

In 2016, work was continued in the sphere of demand reduction and supply for drugs in accordance with the anti-drug strategy defined by the Program of Comprehensive Measures to Counter Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking for 2016-2020. Attention was paid...

Smart travel scheme launched at Dubai International Airport

Dubai, June 7 (IANS/WAM) Dubai International Airport has launched a smart scheme enabling travellers to use their smartphones instead of their passport or express gate cards at the airport to reduce travel clearing procedures to the minimum. Dubbed...

SCO membership will help India in economic, counter-terror cooperation : PM Modi

New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Ahead of his departure to Astana, Kazakhstan, on Thursday to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said full membership of the SCO will help India in terms of connectivity...

12 killed as IS targets Iran Parliament, Khomeini mausoleum

Tehran, June 7 (IANS) At least 12 persons were killed on Wednesday in the first terror attack claimed by the Islamic State in Iran, with two bands of killers targeting the Parliament House and Ayatollah Khomeini’s mausoleum in the heart of Tehran. The...

UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Yemen & Bahrain snap ties with Qatar over terrorism

Cairo/Doha, June 5 (IANS) Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Yemen, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday announced they were severing diplomatic ties with Qatar, and accused the Gulf state of supporting terror groups, including the Muslim Brotherhood. The...

PM Modi condemns London terror attacks

New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condemned Saturday night’s terror attacks in London that claimed at least six lives. “Attacks in London are shocking and anguishing. We condemn them. My thoughts are with families...

Seven killed in London terror, three terrorists shot dead

London, June 4 (IANS) Suspected Islamists rammed a van into a group of unsuspecting pedestrians and tourists on the London Bridge and later launched knife attacks at nearby pubs, killing seven people and injuring 48. Police shot dead all three suspects. At...

Magnitude 6.9 quake hits off Alaska

Washington, June 3  A magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit on Friday off Alaska’s Aleutian Islands, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The epicentre of the event, although strong and shallow, at a depth of 4.3 km, was in the Bering Sea about 205 km...
French President to visit India this year

French President to visit India this year

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meeting the President of France, Mr. Emmanuel Macron, at Elysee Palace, in Paris on June 03, 2017.03 Paris, June 3 (IANS) Accepting an invitation from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, new French President Emmanuel Macron...
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