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New Delhi: Russian President Vladimir Putin has greeted India on its Independence Day and expressed readiness to strengthen the "special privileged partnership" in the interest of peoples of the two countries and to ensure international stability and security. Responding to the message, PrimeMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 22:41 IST
Washington: The US said on Wednesday that it wants India and China to engage in a direct dialogue to reduce tensions. The US' remarks came a day after Indian border guards foiled an attempt by Chinese soldiers to enter Indian territory along the banks of the famous Pangong lake in Ladakh.
Published 16-Aug-2017 21:50 IST
Islamabad: Pakistan said on Wednesday that regional peace and progress was directly linked to the resolution of all outstanding matters, including the "core issue" of Jammu and Kashmir. This was stated at the first National Security Committee (NSC) meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shahid KhaqanMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 20:55 IST
Washington: The US on Wednesday designated Kashmiri militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen as a foreign terrorist organisation, nearly two months after declaring the outfit's Pakistan-based chief Syed Salahuddin as a global terrorist. The designation, which slaps a series of American sanctions on theMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 20:50 IST
Naypyidaw: The death toll in Myanmar in swine flu cases has climbed to 25, the media reported on Wednesday. The Health Ministry said seven new cases of H1N1 infection were detected in the last two days, Efe news cited the Global New Light of Myanmar as saying.
Published 16-Aug-2017 19:11 IST
Accra: Describing terrorism as the "gravest threat the world has faced since World War Two", Indian Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar has blamed the UN for the growth of international terrorism because of its inability to agree on its definition for the last two decades.
Published 16-Aug-2017 18:47 IST
Dallas: The bomber who carried out the attack on the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England had input and encouragement from a U.S.-based ISIS recruiter, Newsweek reported. The attack, which targeted concert-goers as they left the arena, killed 22 people in August 2016. Said Azzam MohamadMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 18:18 IST
Baghdad: At least 10 security personnel were killed on Wednesday in three attacks by Islamic State (IS) militants on military bases in Iraq's Salahudin province, an official said. Six suicide bombers wearing explosive vests carried out a pre-dawn attack on military bases in Baiji town, about 200 kmMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 17:44 IST
Islamabad: The US on Wednesday said it wishes to continue the "key partnership" with Pakistan in the South Asian region. US Army Central Command chief Lt. Gen. Michael Garrett termed his first visit to Pakistan as significant in continuing to build the relationship between the two militaries andMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 17:30 IST
Moscow: Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday described the threats of a military intervention in Venezuela made by US President Donald Trump as "unacceptable". Lavrov was at a joint press conference in Moscow following bilateral talks with his Bolivian counterpart, Fernando HuanakuniMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 17:12 IST
Kathmandu: Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang on Wednesday called on China and Nepal to step up cooperation in research and application of traditional medicine. Wang made the remarks while touring a China-sponsored traditional Nepali medical research training centre here during his visit to theMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 16:21 IST
Beijing: Top Chinese and US military officials have agreed to boost military ties and exchanges amid growing tension between the two countries over North Korea. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the US Army Joseph Dunford met his Chinese counterpart Fang Fenghui on Tuesday and signed theMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 16:18 IST
New Delhi: A day after Indian and Chinese troops clashed along the northern bank of Pangong Lake in Ladakh, a flag meeting was requested by the Chinese side, sources said on Wednesday. A scuffle took place on Tuesday when troops of China's PLA tried to cross the Line of Actual Control near PangongMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 16:11 IST
Beijing: More than 200 fossilised dinosaur footprints have been discovered in Maotai town of China, the media reported on Wednesday. It is believed to be the largest cluster of Sauropod footprint fossils ever found in China dating from the early Jurassic period, Xinhua news agency reported.More
Published 16-Aug-2017 16:01 IST
Beijing: As the standoff in Doklam entered the third month, China on Wednesday renewed its call for India to withdraw troops from the area. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said withdrawal of troops by India was a precondition for any dialogue between both sides.
Published 16-Aug-2017 14:29 IST | Updated 15:33 IST
Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that the chief executives, who quit his advisory panel on manufacturing over his muted criticism of white supremacists, were leaving out of "embarrassment" as he was pressing them to make in America. Eight CEOs - including Merck's Kenneth Frazier,More
Published 16-Aug-2017 14:05 IST
Beijing: China said on Wednesday that it was not aware of the reports of PLA soldiers entering Indian territory along the banks of the Pangong lake in Ladakh and said it is committed to peace and tranquillity along the border. Indian border guards yesterday foiled an attempt by Chinese soldiers toMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 13:48 IST
Washington: The future of the Indo-US partnership has never looked brighter, President Donald Trump said as he lauded the "irreplaceable contributions" of the Indian-American community in shaping the country. Trump in his message to the India Day parade in Chicago to mark the 70th anniversary ofMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 13:09 IST
Washington: An anti-racism tweet by former US President Barack Obama after the Charlottesville violence in which he quoted iconic South African anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela has become the most liked tweet ever, garnering more than 2.8 million likes.
Published 16-Aug-2017 12:39 IST
Canberra: The Australian agency overseeing the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 released two new reports on Wednesday, which may help pinpoint where the Boeing 777 disappeared. The underwater search for the missing jetliner, which vanished in 2014, was called off inMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 12:33 IST

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