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Getting better every day, says traumatised Infosys employee

Getting better every day, says traumatized Infosys employee

SYDNEY: Viswakanth Ankireddy, one of the two Indian Infosys employees held hostage by an Iranian-origin gunman at a popular cafe here, today said he is recovering from his trauma and… Read more »

Aus gunman demands IS flag, wants to talk to PM

Aus gunman demands IS flag, wants to talk to PM

SYDNEY: A gunman holding hostages at a popular cafe here has demanded delivery of an Islamic State flag and a conversation with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, a media report… Read more »

Farooq Abdullah undergoes kidney transplant

Farooq Abdullah undergoes kidney transplant

LONDON: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah, who underwent a successful kidney transplant here, was making good recovery today. Abdullah, 77, has been in London for sometime now… Read more »

Dewani returns to Britain after honeymoon murder acquittal

Dewani returns to Britain after honeymoon murder acquittal

LONDON: British-Indian millionaire Shrien Dewani returned to the UK today after being cleared by a court of plotting the murder of his Indo-Swedish bride during their honeymoon in South Africa… Read more »

'Adaptation must be fully reflected in 2015 Paris deal'

‘Adaptation must be fully reflected in 2015 Paris deal’

LIMA: India on Wednesday demanded that the key issue of adaptation must be fully reflected in the new climate agreement to be signed in Paris next year and developed nations… Read more »

India contests UN report on climate financing

India contests UN report on climate financing

LIMA, Peru: India today contested a landmark UN report that said a whopping USD 650 billion was spent for projects aimed at adaptation and emissions reduction between 2011-2012. The report… Read more »

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West can’t be spared for past ‘sins': India on climate change

LIMA, Peru: Telling rich nations that they cannot be absolved of their past “sins”, India on Thursday demanded that they should compensate developing nations for the effects their greenhouse gas… Read more »

India votes against UNGA resolution to join NPT

India votes against UNGA resolution to join NPT

UNITED NATIONS: India, along with the US and Pakistan, has voted against a provision in a UN resolution calling on to “promptly” accede to the NPT as non-nuclear- weapon nation… Read more »

Include more adaptation efforts in Paris climate deal India

Include more adaptation efforts in Paris climate deal: India

LIMA (PERU): With the ministerial-level talks to begin next week at the UN climate summit here, India today said its position remains very strong on the need for a balanced… Read more »

India extends $75 million credit line to Fiji

India extends $75 million credit line to Fiji

SUVA, Fiji: India on Wednesday announced a $75 million line of credit to Fiji for a co-generation power plant and a $5 million fund to develop its villages even as… Read more »

PM thanks Fiji for its role in success of India''s mars mission

PM thanks Fiji for its role in success of India’s mars mission

SUVA: Utilizing his visit to Fiji, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today acknowledged the role played by this tiny South Pacific Island nation in the success of India’s Mars mission in… Read more »

India has highest number of people practicing open defecation

India has highest number of people practicing open defecation

UNITED NATIONS: India has the highest number of people practicing open defecation in the world at 597 million, according to the UN which said political will at the “highest level”… Read more »

Mahindra gets nod to sell its Australian airplanes in India

Mahindra gets nod to sell its Australian airplanes in India

MELBOURNE: India’s Mahindra group can finally start selling its airplanes in India after it got all approvals from the country’s civil aviation ministry, Chairman and Managing Director Anand Mahindra said… Read more »

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama during their White House summit on September 30.

India tight-lipped on the issue of hydrofluorocarbons

PARIS: India did not clearly spell out its position on the issue of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) during a key UN conference here as nations debated whether to set up a contact… Read more »

Modi sets two-month deadline for merger of OCI, PIO status

Modi sets two-month deadline for merger of OCI, PIO status

SYDNEY: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today assured a visa on arrival facility for Australian tourists and announced a two-month deadline for the long-pending merger of OCI and PIO status to… Read more »

G20 plans major investments in countries like India

G20 plans major investments in countries like India

BRISBANE: The G20 has cited India among other countries for launch of major investment initiatives and for having a sustainable growth. A Brisbane Action plan released as part of the… Read more »

India's UN resolution on Yoga gets backing of about 130 states

India’s UN resolution on Yoga gets backing of about 130 states

UNITED NATIONS: In an overwhelming response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for commemorating an International Day of Yoga, about 130 countries have joined as co-sponsors to an India-led UN… Read more »

World must reject linkage between religion, terror Modi

World must reject linkage between religion, terror: Modi

NAY PYI TAW: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asserted that the world community must reject any linkage between religion and terrorism while formulating a “genuinely international” partnership in the fight… Read more »

'Many complex security concerns in East Asia region']

Many complex security concerns in East Asia: Modi

NAY PYI TAW: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today lamented that there were a number of complex and unresolved questions on security in the East Asia region and once again highlighted… Read more »

Cameron to meet Modi at G20 meet

Cameron to meet Modi at G20 meet

LONDON: British Prime Minister David Cameron will “seize the opportunity” to meet his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for the first time this weekend during the G20 summit in Brisbane to… Read more »