Ties with Nepal unshakable like Himalayas: PM Modi

India and Nepal’s “ever-strengthening” friendship and closeness will benefit the entire humanity amid the kind of global conditions that are emerging, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a special 20-minute address in Lumbini on the sidelines...

Briton scales Mt Everest for the 16th time

Kathmandu: Kenton Cool, a 48-year-old British national, has scaled the world’s highest peak Mount Everest for the 16th time, becoming the first non-Nepalese to do so, a media report said. Cool, who hails from Gloucestershire, a county in South...

2 Sikh traders killed in northwest Pak; Sharif calls it 'terror attack'

Peshawar: Two Sikh businessmen were shot dead by the Islamic State terrorists in northwest Pakistan on Sunday, the latest targeted attack against the minority community members in the restive province bordering Afghanistan.

Bilawal Bhutto sets terms for joining Shehbaz govt

Islamabad: Signs of discontent among the constituents of Pakistan’s ruling coalition appeared early with PPP chairman and foreign minister designate Bilawal Bhutto Zardari linking his joining the federal cabinet with the induction of lawmakers...

Hot temperatures make Kuwait an un-liveable country

Kuswait: Global warming is smashing temperature records all over the world, but Kuwait - one of the hottest countries on the planet - is fast becoming un-liveable. In 2016, thermometers hit 54 degree Celsius, the highest reading on Earth in...

Protests in Bangladesh as Khaleda Zia's health deteriorates

Dhaka: Supporters of Bangladesh’s main opposition party have organised protests across the country demanding that their jailed leader be immediately allowed to go abroad for treatment. Khaleda Zia, the 76-year-old leader of the Bangladesh Nationalist...

“NO BETTER ALLY THAN THE UK”

Recently appointed Indian-American Chief of Staff to Acting Defence Secretary speaks about 9/11, Kashmir, safeguarding regional security in the Indian Ocean through the Quad and the UK-USA special relationship.   

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...

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.

Ties with Nepal unshakable like Himalayas: PM Modi

India and Nepal’s “ever-strengthening” friendship and closeness will benefit the entire humanity amid the kind of global conditions that are emerging, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a special 20-minute address in Lumbini on the sidelines...

Briton scales Mt Everest for the 16th time

Kathmandu: Kenton Cool, a 48-year-old British national, has scaled the world’s highest peak Mount Everest for the 16th time, becoming the first non-Nepalese to do so, a media report said. Cool, who hails from Gloucestershire, a county in South...

‘2024, MODI ONCE MORE’

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a grand welcome by the diaspora in Germany, on his three-nation Europe trip.

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...

India has condemned US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's visit to Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) last week as violative of India’s territorial integrity and sovereignty. The remarks came during a briefing by the ministry of external affairs spokesperson...



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