Indian-American venture capitalist hosts virtual fundraiser for Biden

A leading Indian-American global venture capitalist has hosted a virtual fundraiser for Joe Biden, who is the presumptive presidential nominee of the opposition Democratic Party

India is an important partner in Afghan development: top US official

Asserting that India has a critical role to play in the Afghan peace and development, a senior diplomat said that the US believed that a 'healthy' Afghanistan is going to need to have a 'healthy relationship' with New Delhi

Pilot of crashed Pak plane ignored warnings thrice: report

The Pakistani airliner that crashed into houses close to Karachi airport on Friday last had aborted an initial attempt to land a few minutes earlier without its wheels extended, officials said

Pak could not enforce indefinite lockdown: minister

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's close aide said that the government could not enforce an indefinite lockdown due to the absence of any timeline about the end of novel coronavirus crisis, as the number of Covid-19 patients in the country...

India donates 30,000 Covid-19 testing kits to Bangladesh

India has donated 30,000 Covid-19 test kits to Bangladesh as part of its emergency medical assistance to the neighbouring country which has reported 14,657 coronavirus cases and 250 fatalities

Covid-19 tally in Bangladesh crosses 14,000-mark

The confirmed cases from Covid-19 surpassed the 14,000-mark in Bangladesh as the country recorded the highest single day cases with 887 more people testing positive in the last 24 hours

Harvey Weinstein rape trial begins in New York

Dressed in a black suit, former film producer Harvey Weinstein arrived at a Manhattan court on Monday for the start of his landmark rape trial, met by celebrity accusers including Rosanna Arquette who helped fuel the #MeToo movement in the wake...

US pulled up Pakistan for F-16 misuse after Balakot

The United States reprimanded Pakistan Air Force chief in August for misusing F-16 fighter jets by undermining their shared security platforms and infrastructures, a media report in Washington has said, months after the Indian Air Force shot...

Gotabaya Rajapaksa calls for constitutional changes to curb minority parties

Sri Lanka’s new president endorsed amending the constitution to reduce the power of minority political parties, saying the country wasn’t suited to a system that creates unstable governments “constantly under the influence of extremism”.

Trouble brewing in post-election Sri Lanka

Weeks after the election of hardliner Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the president of Sri Lanka, the prospects for justice and reconciliation between the different communities on the island lie in tatters.

Nepal objects road connecting Lipulekh with Dharchula in Uttarakhand

Nepalese Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali said that efforts are on to resolve the border issue with India through diplomatic initiatives, a day after Nepal raised objection over a crucial link road connecting the Lipulekh pass with Dharchula...

Nepal announces complete lockdown till March 31

he Nepal government has announced a nationwide lockdown by completely halting transportation services, international flights and non-essential services

UK diaspora and students protest against anti-Muslim violence in Delhi

Braving snow and rain, more than 200 members of the Indian diaspora and student communities in London gathered outside the Indian High Commission on Saturday 29 January afternoon, to protest the targeted anti-Muslim pogrom in Delhi which has...

Kerala Chief Minister opens trading floor at the London Stock Exchange

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan rang the bell at the London Stock Exchange, opening the Market on Friday 17 May, marking the listing of Masala Bonds sold by Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB). It is a government owned...

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