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Indian scientist awarded first Sunhak Peace Prize

SEOUL: Noted Indian agriculture scientist Dr Modadugu Vijay Gupta, who has done pioneering work in aquaculture in India, Bangladesh and several Southeast Asian countries, was today awarded the first Sunhak… Read more »

Swaraj raises issues faced by Indians in Germany

Swaraj raises issues faced by Indians in Germany

BERLIN:┬áIndia has raised with Germany problems like residency status, renewal of visa and accommodation faced by Indian students in the country as both sides discussed new initiatives to ramp up… Read more »

Indian pleads guilty to clicking explicit snaps in UK

Indian pleads guilty to clicking explicit snaps in UK

LONDON: A 38-year-old Indian-origin man in the UK has pleaded guilty of clicking ‘upskirt’ pictures of women using the escalators at underground railway stations here. Saleem Patel also snapped images… Read more »

Aus PM backs Adani mine, says sabotaging of projects dangerous

Aus PM backs Adani mine, says sabotaging of projects dangerous

MELBOURNE: Backing controversy-hit Indian mining giant Adani’s coal mine venture in Australia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said the 16.5 billion dollar project was “vitally important” and “sabotaging” of such… Read more »

74 pc Indians think country's economic conditions goodPew

74 pc Indians think country’s economic conditions good: Pew

WASHINGTON: More Indians are today bullish about the country’s economic state than they were a year ago as nearly three-fourth believe the economy is doing well, despite concerns about a… Read more »

NDB's first loan will be in Chinese currency Kamath

NDB’s first loan will be in Chinese currency: Kamath

BEIJING: The first loan to be issued by the USD 100 billion New Development Bank (NDB) of the five-nation BRICS bloc in April next year would in Chinese currency Renminbi… Read more »

China releases Indian national held for terror links

China releases Indian national held for terror links

BEIJING: A 46-year-old Indian national, who was held in China for alleged terror links, was released and deported back today, Indian officials here said. Rajiv Mohan Kulshrestha, who travelled along… Read more »

UN bodycalls for probe into death of Indian journalist

UN body calls for probe into death of Indian journalist

UNITED NATIONS: The head of a UN agency mandated to defend freedom of expression has called on Indian authorities to investigate the mysterious death of TV reporter Akshay Singh while… Read more »

Indo-Canadian minister's kin found murdered in target attack

Indo-Canadian minister’s kin found murdered in target attack

TORONTO: An Indo-Canadian Sikh provincial minister’s brother-in-law has been found murdered in his home and police believe it to be a targeted incident. Amardeep Singh Ahluwalia, 47, has been identified… Read more »

India, Kazakhstan sign five key agreements to bolster ties

India, Kazakhstan sign five key agreements to bolster ties

ASTANA: India and Kazakhstan today inked five key agreements including a defense pact to enhance military cooperation and a contract for supply of uranium after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and… Read more »

Sisi keen to learn from India's experience in tackling terror

Sisi keen to learn from India’s experience in tackling terror

CAIRO: Faced with a spurt in terror attacks, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has expressed keenness to learn from India’s experience in dealing with the menace. Sisi made this remark… Read more »

Shanghai terror threat major worry for PLA Navy Top officer

Shanghai terror threat major worry for PLA Navy

SHANGHAI: Terrorist incidents such as the 2008 Mumbai attack pose a major threat for China’s navy in guarding the country’s largest city and financial hub Shanghai, a senior PLA Navy… Read more »

Sikh awarded who removed turban to help wounded

Sikh removed turban to help wounded; awarded

MELBOURNE: A 22-year-old ‘Sikh samaritan’ in New Zealand, who made global headlines after he broke religious protocol by removing his turban to help a profusely bleeding child, was today given… Read more »

China dismisses  presence of PLA troops in PoK

China denies presence of PLA troops in PoK

BEIJING: China has dismissed as “groundless” the reports that 5,000 PLA soldiers were posted in Pakistan- occupied Kashmir, saying that even ants of that number can be detected easily. “5,000… Read more »

'Perception of Indian Ocean as India's backyard troublesome'

‘Perception of Indian Ocean as India’s backyard troublesome’

BEIJING: China recognizes India’s special role in stabilizing the strategic Indian Ocean region but the perception that it is India’s “backyard” may result in clashes, Chinese military officials and experts… Read more »

1 dead, several hurt in attack on French factory

1 dead, several hurt in attack on French factory

SAINT-QUENTIN-FALLAVIER, France: An attacker carrying an Islamist flag killed one person and injured several others today at a gas factory in eastern France, according to a legal source. The suspected… Read more »

Indian mission in Sweden launches 'India Unlimited'

Indian mission in Sweden launches ‘India Unlimited’

LONDON: Seeking synergies between Swedish and Indian entrepreneurship, Indian mission in Sweden has launched ‘India Unlimited’ platform. “The aim of the platform ‘India Unlimited’ is promoting Brand India in Sweden… Read more »

Massive preparations underway to commemorate Yoga day at UN

Massive preparations underway to commemorate Yoga day at UN

UNITED NATIONS: Nearly two billion people across 192 nations would participate in commemorating the first International Yoga Day by the end of June 21, with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj… Read more »

China seeks rail link between Kunming and Kolkata

China seeks rail link between Kunming and Kolkata

KUNMING: China is keen to establish a high speed rail link between Kunming and Kolkata as part of its efforts to revive the ancient silk route, traversing through Myanmar and… Read more »

China dismisses reports linking military with NSCN-K

China dismisses reports linking military with NSCN-K

BEIJING: China has dismissed as “completely groundless” the media reports accusing its army officials of having links with a militant group involved in an attack on Indian troops in Manipur… Read more »