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Clegg to announce mega investments during India tour

Clegg to announce mega investments during India tour

LONDON: Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will announce a series of mega investments during his three-day trade mission to India starting on Monday. A number of new tie-ups between… Read more »

Aus state approves rail line for Adani coal project

Aus state approves rail line for Adani coal project

MELBOURNE: Indian conglomerate Adani Mining on Thursday won state approval to build a 300-km rail line for its USD 15 billion Carmichael coal mine project in Australia that will enable… Read more »

UN Chief honours sacrifice of Indian soldiers in World War I

UN Chief honors sacrifice of Indian soldiers in World War I

UNITED NATIONS: UN Chief Ban Ki-moon honored over a million Indian soldiers who fought in the World War I at a commemorative event here and released a photo book authored… Read more »

Dialogue only viable option to resolve Gaza crisis India

Dialogue only viable option to resolve Gaza crisis: India

UNITED NATIONS: India has said the current crisis in Gaza can be resolved through a negotiated political settlement and dialogue remains the “only viable option” to effectively address issues confronting… Read more »

PM to address UN General Assembly on Sep 27

PM to address UN General Assembly on Sep 27

UNITED NATIONS:┬áPrime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to address the United Nations General Assembly on September 27, giving his first global speech to an audience of nearly 200 world leaders… Read more »

Gaza crisis Fighting erupts hours after start of ceasefire

Gaza crisis: Fighting erupts hours after start of ceasefire

GAZA/JERUSALEM: A 72-hour ceasefire brokered by the US and the UN was in jeopardy just two hours after it began today, with the Palestinian militant groups accusing Israel of killing… Read more »

Thousands mourn death of Indian-origin Israeli soldier

Thousands mourn death of Indian-origin Israeli soldier

JERUSALEM: Thousands of people took part in the funeral of a 27-year-old Indian-origin Israeli soldier killed after being hit by a mortar shell near the Gaza Strip border while Israel… Read more »

Adani's Aus coal mine proj cleared, company welcomes decision

Adani’s Australian coal mine project cleared

MELBOURNE: The Australian government has cleared the proposed Carmichael coal mine project of the Indian conglomerate Adani Mining in the Galilee Basin in central Queensland. This is expected to provide… Read more »

Indian officials to verify Tamil asylum seekers

Indian officials to verify Tamil asylum seekers

MELBOURNE: Australia today said that the identity of 157 Tamil asylum seekers who were detained on a customs ship for a month will now be assessed by Indian consular officials… Read more »

Four Indian tailors evacuated from Gaza

Four Indian tailors evacuated from Gaza

GAZA/JERUSALEM: Four Indian tailors working in Gaza for the last two years have been evacuated unharmed with the help of the Representative Office of India (ROI) in Ramallah, a top… Read more »

Shift swap saves ethnic Indian wife, kills husband

Shift swap saves ethnic Indian wife, kills husband

KUALA LUMPUR: Switching shifts with colleagues by an ethnic Indian couple has resulted in one surviving and another dying. Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 steward ethnic Indian Sanjid Singh Sandhu’s wife,… Read more »

Black boxes recovered from wreckage of Malaysian jet

Black boxes recovered from wreckage of Malaysian jet

KUALA LUMPUR/KIEV: Pro-Russia rebels today said they have recovered the black boxes from the wreckage of the Malaysian plane blown by a missile over eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people… Read more »

India to host next summit of IBSA next year

India to host next summit of IBSA next year

BRASILIA: India will host the next summit of IBSA (India, Brazil, South Africa) in New Delhi next year, giving importance to the grouping notwithstanding the BRICS forum of which these… Read more »

PM pledges deeper collaboration with South American countries

PM pledges deeper collaboration with South American countries

BRASILIA: Asserting that distance is not a barrier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said India will work more closely with the resource-rich Latin American nations than ever before as the… Read more »

Modi speaks to German Chancellor Merkel

Modi speaks to German Chancellor Merkel

FRANKFURT: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who extended a standing invitation to him to visit Germany for an official bilateral engagement. During his “technical… Read more »

PM meets Putin; favors broadening of strategic partnership

PM meets Putin; favors broadening of strategic partnership

FORTALEZA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has favored broadening of the special and privileged strategic partnership with Russia in nuclear, defense and energy sectors and invited President Vladimir Putin to visit… Read more »

There can be no justification for any acts of terror BRICS

There can be no justification for any acts of terror: BRICS

FORTALEZA: In a strong endorsement of India’s position, the five-nation BRICS summit has come out with a strong condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and stressed that… Read more »

Hindujas asks UK to fun

Hindujas asks UK to fund Bangalore-Mumbai Economic Corridor

LONDON: Britain’s richest family, the Hinduja brothers, have called on British Prime Minister David Cameron to invest in India’s ambitious Bangalore-Mumbai Economic Corridor (BMEC) to be the best link between… Read more »

Thai Airways International Ltd to pay over Rs 11 L

Thai Airways International Ltd to pay over Rs 11 L

NEW DELHI: Thai Airways International Limited has been directed to pay over Rs 11 lakh to an export firm by the apex consumer commission which held the carrier guilty of… Read more »

Air India to add another Dreamliner on Singapore route

Air India to add another Dreamliner on Singapore route

SINGAPORE: Celebrating its 60th year of flying to Singapore, Air India is adding another Boeing 787 ‘Dreamliner’ aircraft on its Singapore-Chennai-Mumbai sector from next month. “The Indian national carrier has… Read more »