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Putin meets Assad to discuss Syria war

Moscow, Nov 21 Russian President Vladimir Putin met his Syrian counterpart Bashar-al-Assad to discuss the war in Syria, the Kremlin said in on Tuesday. The meeting took place on Monday in the Russian seaside city of Sochi. Putin told Assad that joint...
US issues travel alert for Europe

US issues travel alert for Europe

Washington, Nov 17  The US has issued a travel alert for Europe, warning its citizens of the “heightened risk of terrorist attacks” throughout the region. Citing recent widely-reported incidents in multiple European countries including France,...
Cultural tourism in Uzbekistan

Cultural tourism in Uzbekistan

Cultural (historical and architectural) tourism covers a visit to the historic, cultural or geographical features. Cultural tourism – is the most popular and widespread type of tourism. The main purpose of these trips – familiarization with tourist...

Indian companies account for $17.9 bn investments in US: Survey

New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) One hundred companies with origins in India are responsible for creating more than 100,000 jobs and $17.9 billion in investments across the United States, according to a survey report. The findings were disclosed in the Confederation...
Kyrgyzstan pushes for greater business ties with India at IITF

Kyrgyzstan pushes for greater business ties with India at IITF

New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) It’s called the Switzerland of Central Asia with its breathtaking landscapes and snow-capped mountains, has one of the most liberal tourist visas of the region and is celebrating the silver jubilee of its diplomatic relations...
Tillerson to meet Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis

Tillerson to meet Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis

Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 15  US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet Myanmar de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi here on Wednesday to discuss the Rohingya humanitarian crisis. Tillerson will also meet other members of the Myanmar government and the head...

Japan announces visa relaxation measures for Indians

New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) In a bid to boost people-to people exchanges and help businesses, Japan on Tuesday announced visa relaxation measures effective from January 1, 2018, for Indian nationals seeking multiple-entry and short-stay visas. According...
International Solar Alliance set to get become legal entity

International Solar Alliance set to get become legal entity

By Vishal Gulati (18:10)  Bonn, Nov 14 (IANS) The International Solar Alliance (ISA), jointly launched by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and then French President Francois Hollande on the first day of COP21 UN Climate Change Conference in 2015,...

Time for Asean, India to fight terrorism together : PM Modi

Manila, Nov 14 (IANS) Backing a rules-based regional security architecture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday favoured India and the Asean grouping coming together for a joint fight against terrorism and violent extremism. He also said India’s...
India for ‘balanced’ Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

India for ‘balanced’ Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

Manila, Nov 14 (IANS) Reiterating Indian support for concluding a “balanced” Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Tuesday met leaders of the Asia-Pacific region proposing to conclude...

Government manipulation on social media increasing : Report

Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) Governments around the world have drastically increased their attempts to manipulate information being shared on social media networks, contributing to a seventh consecutive year of decline in internet freedom, a global report...

Iran quake toll reaches 422, thousands spend night in open

Tehran, Nov 14  The death toll in the devastating 7.3-magnitude earthquake that struck Iran in a region bordering Iraq on Sunday, has reached 422 with thousands of Iranians spending a second night outdoors in near-freezing temperatures, the media reported...
East Asia Summit kicks-off in Manila

East Asia Summit kicks-off in Manila

Manila, Nov 14  The 12th East Asia Summit kicked-off here on Tuesday where security and trade will be the major topics of discussion among world leaders. The leaders who will participate in the summit are US President Donald Trump, Chinese Prime Minister...
British Parliament to get binding vote on final Brexit deal

British Parliament to get binding vote on final Brexit deal

London, Nov 14 The British Parliament is to be given a take-it-or leave-it vote on the final Brexit deal before the UK leaves the European Union (EU). Brexit Secretary David Davis said the terms of the UK’s exit, such as money, citizen rights and...
Biggest Asean-India business summit in Delhi in January

Biggest Asean-India business summit in Delhi in January

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing at the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (ABIS) 2017, in Manila, Philippines on November 13, 2017. Manila, Nov 13 (IANS) Underlining the importance of building physical connectivity with the Asean...

Trump promises to fix trade deficit with Asia

Manila, Nov 13 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Monday promised to reduce his country’s trade deficit with Asia and pitched at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit here for reciprocal trade relations. Trump said the US seeks...
Modi, Trump have ‘warm, productive meeting’ in Manila

Modi, Trump have ‘warm, productive meeting’ in Manila

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meeting the President of United States of America (USA), Mr. Donald Trump, in Manila, Philippines on November 13, 2017 Manila, Nov 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump held a “warm...

Over 400 killed in Iran earthquake near Iraqi border

Tehran/Baghdad, Nov 13 (IANS) Over 400 people were killed and thousands injured when a devastating 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck Iran in a region bordering Iraq, damaging hundreds of buildings and causing massive destruction. The death toll could rise,...
PM Modi meets Philippines President

PM Modi meets Philippines President

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meeting the President of Philippines, Mr. Rodrigo Duterte, in Manila, Philippines on November 13, 2017. Manila, Nov 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held a bilateral meeting with Philippines President...
PM Modi visits rice research centre in Philippines

PM Modi visits rice research centre in Philippines

Manila, Nov 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), a premier research organisation dedicated to reducing poverty and hunger through rice science at Los Banos in the Philippines. The...