BRICS foreign ministers endorse UN Security Council, IMF reforms

BRICS foreign ministers endorse UN Security Council, IMF reforms

🕔13:20, 30.Sep 2015

New York, Sep 30  The foreign ministers of BRICS countries endorsed United Nations Security Council reforms saying it was necessary to make it “more representative and efficient” putting China and Russia publicly on the side for reorganisation.China had campaigned to

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7/11 Mumbai blasts: Five get death, seven get life imprisonment

7/11 Mumbai blasts: Five get death, seven get life imprisonment

🕔13:19, 30.Sep 2015

Mumbai, Sep 30  A Mumbai special court on Wednesday awarded death penalty to five and life sentence to seven others, all convicted in the 7/11 serial blasts in Mumbai suburban trains which killed 189 people.On September 11, Special Maharashtra Control

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India-built biggest warship INS Kochi commissioned

India-built biggest warship INS Kochi commissioned

🕔13:15, 30.Sep 2015

Mumbai, Sep 30  India’s biggest, indigenously built warship INS Kochi was commissioned ibto the Indian Navy by Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar on Wednesday morning here.Commissioning it, Parikkar described the 7,500-tonnes vessel, capable of speeds of 30 knots, to be “as

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Google launches two new smartphones

Google launches two new smartphones

🕔11:37, 30.Sep 2015

San Francisco, Sep 30 Internet giant Google on Tuesday launched two new smartphones – Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X – priced at $499 and $379 respectively.While Google choose to partner with Chinese telecommunications equipment and services company Huawei for the Nexus

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India, US, Japan to collaborate on maritime security, regional connectivity

India, US, Japan to collaborate on maritime security, regional connectivity

🕔11:34, 30.Sep 2015

New York, Sep 30 Reflecting the growing convergence of their interests in the Indo-Pacific region, India, US and Japan have agreed to work together to maintain maritime security through greater collaboration and strengthen regional connectivity. The agreement was reached at the

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World will appreciate India’s commitment to climate change: Goyal

World will appreciate India’s commitment to climate change: Goyal

🕔10:21, 30.Sep 2015

New Delhi, Sep 30  Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday exuded confidence that the world would appreciate India’s dedication towards climate change and the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) which are likely to be announced on October 2.“We are conscious

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Obama vows ‘long-term campaign’ to destroy IS

Obama vows ‘long-term campaign’ to destroy IS

🕔10:16, 30.Sep 2015

United Nations, Sep 30  US President Barack Obama reiterated his determination to destroy the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, but acknowledged that it will be a “long-term campaign”.“We are harnessing all of our tools — military, intelligence, economic, development and

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UN chief calls for unified efforts in countering extremism

UN chief calls for unified efforts in countering extremism

🕔10:15, 30.Sep 2015

United Nations, Sep 30  UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said that countering violent extremism requires a unified response around the globe, noting that “governments cannot do it alone”.Addressing leaders’ summit on countering violent extremism here, Ban said violent extremist groups

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Indonesia lauds ‘Make in India’ drive on day its satellite launched

Indonesia lauds ‘Make in India’ drive on day its satellite launched

🕔10:15, 30.Sep 2015

Jakarta, Sep 30  Indonesia could learn much from the ‘Make in India’ initiative, a senior minister said on the day an Indian rocket hurled an Indonesian satellite into orbit.Finance Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro also praised India’s management of its current account

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‘Russia, US agree to cooperate in solving Syria crisis’

‘Russia, US agree to cooperate in solving Syria crisis’

🕔10:07, 30.Sep 2015

Moscow, Sep 30  Russia and the US agreed to continue cooperation in spite of differences in settling Syrian crisis, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said.“(Monday’s meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Barack Obama) was a

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China launches 20th Beidou navigation satellite

China launches 20th Beidou navigation satellite

🕔10:05, 30.Sep 2015

Beijing, Sep 30  China launched a new-generation satellite into orbit that will support its global navigation and positioning network on Wednesday.Launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwestern province of Sichuan, the satellite was boosted by a Long March-3B

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Ukraine seeks to deepen agricultural cooperation with India

Ukraine seeks to deepen agricultural cooperation with India

🕔10:00, 30.Sep 2015

Kiev, Sep 30  Kiev is willing to work with India in business-to-business and government-to-government formats to promote the scale of bilateral agricultural cooperation, Ukraine’s agriculture minister has said.“The cooperation in agricultural sector between Ukraine and India has a significant potential

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ADDRESS BY THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN ABDULAZIZ KAMILOV AT THE UNITED NATIONS SUMMIT ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

ADDRESS BY THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN ABDULAZIZ KAMILOV AT THE UNITED NATIONS SUMMIT ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

🕔09:36, 30.Sep 2015

(New York, September 25, 2015)   Dear Mr. Chairman! Distinguished heads of delegations! Ladies and Gentlemen! It gives me a profound satisfaction to welcome all of you present in this hall, and very briefly dwell on our comments and proposals

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Intra-companies coal linkages to be liberalised: Goyal

Intra-companies coal linkages to be liberalised: Goyal

🕔07:04, 30.Sep 2015

New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The central government is on the way to frame a policy to liberalise coal linkages within intra-companies enabling them to swap coal linkages within same companies to help bring down cost of power, Coal and Power

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24×7 power to backward areas Centre’s prime focus : Goyal

24×7 power to backward areas Centre’s prime focus : Goyal

🕔07:03, 30.Sep 2015

New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said the government was committed to provide round-the-clock electricity supply at affordable prices to backward and rural regions of the country. “Ensuring quality 24×7 electricity at affordable prices to

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No fuel for international airlines from Tuesday: Nepal

No fuel for international airlines from Tuesday: Nepal

🕔12:07, 29.Sep 2015

Kathmandu, Sep 29  Nepal’s aviation body on Monday conveyed its inability to provide fuel to international airlines fromTuesday following a severe fuel shortage at home.The development came as Nepal is reeling under severe fuel cuts after India declined to send petroleum supplies through

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Modi wraps up US visit; meets Obama, pushes for UNSC reform

Modi wraps up US visit; meets Obama, pushes for UNSC reform

🕔12:02, 29.Sep 2015

New York, Sep 29  Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrapped up his five-day US visit, ending with a summit meeting with US President Barack Obama that focused on climate change and gave another push to India’s demand for reform of the

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For Modi and Sharif not a summit, not a handshake, just a wave

For Modi and Sharif not a summit, not a handshake, just a wave

🕔12:01, 29.Sep 2015

United Nations, Sep 29  Days of speculation ended with a wave across a table.Would Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Nawaz Sharif meet, pundits, diplomats and journalists wondered. Or would they shake hands? Or have a “pullaside” – a quick conversation

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India-Saudi ties growing stronger: Envoy

India-Saudi ties growing stronger: Envoy

🕔12:00, 29.Sep 2015

New Delhi, Sep 29  India-Saudi Arabia ties are going strong and their bilateral energy cooperation is at a high level, the kingdom’s envoy, Saud bin Mohammed Al-Sati, said on the occasion of his country’s national day.The embassy celebrated its National

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Jan Lokayukta Bill in next assembly session: Kejriwal

Jan Lokayukta Bill in next assembly session: Kejriwal

🕔11:59, 29.Sep 2015

New Delhi, Sep 29 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said his government had almost prepared the Jan Lokayukta Bill’s draft and planned to present it in the next session of the state assembly.“Jan Lokayukta Bill (is) almost ready. We

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