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Pakistani Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif speaks during the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Pak carrying out war crimes using terror as state policy: India

UNITED NATIONS: In its sharpest attack on Pakistan, India today called it a “terrorist state” which carries out “war crimes” by using terrorism as an “instrument of state policy”, after… Read more »


Attacks on its civilians staged from Pak, Afghanistan tells UN

UNITED NATIONS: Slamming Pakistan at the UN for providing safe havens to terrorists, Afghanistan said Pakistan has been waging an “undeclared war” on its people by plotting “merciless” terror attacks… Read more »

FILE- In this June 7, 2016 file photo, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during his meeting with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Two years after sweeping to power, Modi continues to inspire confidence in a majority of Indians, who are pleased about the state of their economy and see the country playing a growing role in the international arena, according to a survey released Monday, Sept.19, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

India, US, Afghanistan reaffirm shared interest against terror

NEW YORK: India, the US and Afghanistan have reaffirmed their shared interests in combating terrorism and advancing peace and security in the region as they explored ways to “coordinate and… Read more »

China's Premier Li Keqiang gestures as he speaks during a news conference, after the closing ceremony of the Chinese National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Barry Huang (CHINA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)

Li says China-Pak friendship unbreakable but skips ‘K’ word

NEW YORK: References to Kashmir and tensions arising out of Uri terror attack were conspicuously absent in Chinese official media coverage of the meeting between China Premier Li Keqiang and… Read more »

Iran keen to become part of CPEC: Pak

NEW YORK: Iran on Thursday expressed desire to become part of the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), that links western China with Gwadar deep-sea port in Balochistan and runs… Read more »


India’s rich club lists just 4 women topped by Savitri Jindal

SINGAPORE: Four women have made it to this year’s Forbes India’s 100 Richest People list, including O P Jindal group Chairperson Savitri Jindal and Biotech pioneer Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw. The other… Read more »


31 Indian varsities in top world university rankings

London: India has improved its position in the global higher education, with a record 31 educational institutions making it to a new list of the world’s top varsities topped by… Read more »


India has advantage in Suu Kyi-led Myanmar: Chinese media

BEIJING: Myanmar should not “put all its eggs in one basket”, Chinese state media said today while acknowledging that India has an “advantage” over China in the Southeast Asian nation… Read more »


One country in neighborhood producing, exporting terror: PM

VIENTIANE: In a fresh jibe at Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said there is “one country in our neighborhood” which “produces and exports” terror as he called on the… Read more »


Obama puts South China Sea back on agenda at summit

VIENTIANE: President Barack Obama put the long-simmering dispute in the South China Sea front and center on the agenda at a regional summit today as it became clear that most… Read more »


India backs freedom of navigation in SCS, seeks respect for law

VIENTIANE: Terming sea lanes passing through the strategic South China Sea as the “main arteries” of global trade, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India supports freedom of navigation as… Read more »

Vientiane: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama during a bilateral meeting at 28th and 29th ASEAN Summit in Vientiane, Laos on Thursday. PTI Photo by Vijay Verma (PTI9_8_2016_000070A)

PM meets Obama on sidelines of EAS

VIENTIANE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit here, their eighth meeting in the last two years. “Two democracies… Read more »

Hangzhou: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the opening session of G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China on Sunday. PTI Photo by Vijay Verma  (PTI9_4_2016_000103B)

Modi arrives in Laos to attend ASEAN, East Asia Summits

VIENTIANE, Laos: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here today in the Laotian capital to attend the ASEAN-India and the East Asia Summits to strengthen India’s trade and security ties with… Read more »

6-yr-old Indian girl braves axe-wielding robber in NZ burglary

6-yr-old Indian girl braves axe-wielding robber in NZ burglary

MELBOURNE: A six-year-old Indian girl has won praise for her brave attempt at stopping an axe-wielding robber, who attacked an employee at her father’s store in New Zealand in a… Read more »

Oswal's Aus mansion 'Taj Mahal on-the-Swan' to be demolished

Oswal’s Aus mansion ‘Taj Mahal on-the-Swan’ to be demolished

MELBOURNE: A 70-million-dollar unfinished mega mansion dubbed ‘Taj Mahal on-the-Swan’ owned by controversial Indian billionaire businessman Pankaj Oswal in Australia’s Perth is set to be torn down by the city… Read more »

One single nation in South Asia spreading agents ofterror PM

One single nation in South Asia spreading agents of terror: PM

HANGZHOU: In a sharp attack on Pakistan at the G20 summit here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said “one single nation” in South Asia is spreading “agents of terror” as… Read more »

Modi raises NSG bid with Erdogan; submarine leak with Hollande

Modi raises NSG bid with Erdogan; submarine leak with Hollande

HANGZHOU: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today discussed India’s NSG membership with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and also raised the issue of the confidential data leak of the Indian Scorpene… Read more »

Geopolitics, terrorism weigh on G-20 summit in China

Geopolitics, terrorism weigh on G-20 summit in China

HANGZHOU: As the world’s top leaders are set to discuss the state of the global economy at this weekend’s G-20 summit here, geopolitics, bilateral issues and growing threat of terrorism… Read more »

3 ISIS militants arrested for planning attacks on Hindu temple

3 ISIS militants arrested for planning attacks on Hindu temple

KUALA LUMPUR: Three militants from the dreaded Islamic State terror group have been arrested in Malaysia for allegedly plotting attacks on a famous Hindu temple in Batu Caves, entertainment outlets… Read more »

N Korea executes vice premier for 'disrespect' Seoul

N Korea executes vice premier for ‘disrespect’

SEOUL: North Korea has executed a vice premier for showing disrespect during a meeting presided over by leader Kim Jong-Un, South Korea said today, after reports that he fell asleep…. Read more »