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India, Japan tell Pakistan to bring terrorists to book

India, Japan tell Pakistan to bring terrorists to book

Gandhinagar, Sep 14 India and Japan on Thursday urged Pakistan to bring to justice terrorists who masterminded the 2008 terror attack in Mumbai and the attack on the IAF base at Pathankot in Punjab in 2016. A joint statement released after talks between...
India-Brazil-South Africa Fund setting new cooperation standards

India-Brazil-South Africa Fund setting new cooperation standards

United Nations, Sep 12  The India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Fund has set a new standard for cooperation among developing countries, a top UN official said here. Speaking at the release of the IBSA 2017 portfolio on Monday, South Africa’s Permanent...
India-European FTA talks this month

India-European FTA talks this month

New Delhi, Sep 1  India and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) will meet this month in an attempt to conclude their long pending negotiations, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said here on Friday. “Together with the EFTA countries (Switzerland,...
India, Switzerland sign two MoUs in rail sector

India, Switzerland sign two MoUs in rail sector

New Delhi, Sept 01 The Indian Railways on Thursday signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with Switzerland for technical cooperation and to establish George Fernandes Institute of Tunnel Technology (GFITT) in Goa. The MoUs were signed in the presence...
India, Turkmenistan to hold bilateral talks

India, Turkmenistan to hold bilateral talks

New Delhi, Aug 14  India and Turkmenistan will hold bilateral talks on Monday to boost economic and technological ties between the two countries, it was announced here on Sunday. Turkmenistan’s Foreign Affairs Minister Rashid Meredov is on a three-day...
India wants continued US engagement in Afghanistan against terrorism

India wants continued US engagement in Afghanistan against terrorism

New Delhi, Aug 1  India has said that the US should continue to be engaged in the fight against terrorism in Afghanistan. “Another area of growing convergence is the high priority being attached by both sides to countering terrorism,” External...

India to be world’s biggest milk producer by 2016

United Nations, July 29  India is projected to become the world’s biggest milk producer over the next decade, having tripled its output during the first quarter of this century, a report by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Organisation...
India among 5 countries that faced most terror attacks in 2016: US

India among 5 countries that faced most terror attacks in 2016: US

Washington, July 20  More than half of the terror attacks in the world in 2016 took place in five countries, including India and Pakistan, a senior US counter-terror official has said. Justin Siberell, Acting Coordinator for Counterterrorism, in a media...

Modi arrives in Germany for G20 Summit

Hamburg, July 7 Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Thursday from Israel to attend this year’s G20 Summit on July 7-8. On Friday, Modi will attend the leaders’ retreat where heads of state and government of the G20 countries will...
India contributes $100K to UN Tax Fund

India contributes $100K to UN Tax Fund

United Nations, June 29  India has contributed $100,000 to a UN fund to promote the participation of developing countries in a panel dealing with international cooperation in tax matters. Ashish Sinha, a First Secretary in India’s Mission to the...
India, Netherlands reaffirm commitment to combat terrorism

India, Netherlands reaffirm commitment to combat terrorism

The Hague, June 28  Following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte, India and the Netherlands on Tuesday reaffirmed their commitment to combat terrorism and prevent radicalisation that could...
Kailash Mansarovar Yatra issue being discussed with China: India

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra issue being discussed with China: India

New Delhi, June 24  India on Friday said that there were “some difficulties” in the movement of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra pilgrims via Nathu La in Sikkim but discussions were on with China. “Yes, there are some difficulties being experienced...
BRICS backs India’s stand, asks nations to stop financing terror

BRICS backs India’s stand, asks nations to stop financing terror

Beijing, June 20  Without naming Pakistan or any other nation, Foreign Ministers of BRICS countries on Monday asked the countries accused of supporting terrorism to stop financing terrorists and their activities after India told the five-country bloc...
India, Afghanistan establish direct air freight corridor

India, Afghanistan establish direct air freight corridor

New Delhi, June 20 The first flight from Kabul to Delhi, establishing air freight corridor between the two countries, landed here on Monday with the dedicated air cargo link aimed to help boost bilateral trade, hampered by Pakistan that disallows Indian...
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...
India, France pledge to take Paris accord forward

India, France pledge to take Paris accord forward

Paris, June 3  A day after the much-attacked withdrawal by the US, India and France on Saturday pledged themselves to take the Paris accord on climate change forward with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying he will go beyond the agreement even as the...
India, Russia sign Kudankulam pact for Units 5, 6

India, Russia sign Kudankulam pact for Units 5, 6

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and the President of Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, witnessing the signing & exchange of agreements, at Konstantin Palace, in St. Petersburg, Russia St Petersburg, June 2  Overcoming hiccups, India and Russia...
India, Germany hold Inter-Governmental Consultations

India, Germany hold Inter-Governmental Consultations

Berlin, May 31  India and Germany on Tuesday started the fourth round of the biannual Inter-Governmental Consultations (IGC) here headed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. “PM @narendramodi & Chancellor...
China to block India’s NSG bid again

China to block India’s NSG bid again

Beijing, May 22 China on Monday said it has not changed its position on India’s membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), indicating it will again block New Delhi’s plea at the plenary session in Bern next month. “China’s...
From India to Britain, massive ransomware attack creates havoc

From India to Britain, massive ransomware attack creates havoc

New Delhi/London/Washington, May 15  A day after a massive ransomeware attack hit nearly 100 countries, including India, terrifying details were slowly emerging on Saturday as computers from hospitals in Britain to police stations in Andhra Pradesh...