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US hopes to ink defence pact with India ahead of Modi visit

US hopes to ink defence pact with India ahead of Modi visit

WASHINGTON: The US is hopeful of concluding a key military logistics agreement with India and making progress on other foundational pacts in the defence sector ahead of Prime Minister Narendra… Read more »

Watching India-Iran ties 'very closely' US

Watching India-Iran ties ‘very closely’: US

WASHINGTON: The US is “watching very closely” India’s growing ties with Iran after it recently pledged USD 500 million for developing the Chabahar port and will see if its legal… Read more »

Top US Senators voice concern over religious freedom in India

Top US Senators voice concern over religious freedom in India

WASHINGTON: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit, top US Senators have expressed deep concern over religious freedom, increasing attack on civil society and human rights in India with the… Read more »

India woos Chinese investors, promises conducive environment

India woos Chinese investors, promises conducive environment

GUANGZHOU: India today promised a conducive environment for Chinese investors and urged them to participate in ‘Make in India’ and other flagship programmes of the government to boost bilateral trade…. Read more »

Mukherjee meets top Communist Party official

Mukherjee meets top Communist Party official

GUANGZHOU: Economic policies, particularly those designed to attract foreign direct investment in India, were today the focus of discussions President Pranab Mukherjee had with a senior Chinese Communist party official… Read more »

2 PIOs among hundreds of writers sign letter opposing Trump

2 PIOs among hundreds of writers sign letter opposing Trump

NEW YORK: Two Indian-American authors are among hundreds of writers who have voiced their opposition for presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump, slamming him for “encouraging aggression” among his followers,… Read more »

Hindu businessman hacked to death in Bangladesh

Hindu businessman hacked to death in Bangladesh

DHAKA: A Hindu businessman was today hacked to death in Bangladesh after he allegedly refused to pay extortion money to drug addicts, the latest murder in the Muslim-majority nation which… Read more »

Drone attack 'detrimental' US ties Pak army chief

Drone attack ‘detrimental’ US ties: Pak army chief

ISLAMABAD: The US drone attack on Pakistan’s soil to kill Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Mansour is detrimental to bilateral ties, Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif said today. Sharif told… Read more »

Assam Cabinet decides to abolish inter-state check gates

Assam Cabinet decides to abolish inter-state check gates

GUWAHATI: Abolition of inter-state check gates and keeping the Chief Minister’s convoy to the minimum were some of the decisions taken at the first Cabinet meeting of the Sarbananda Sonowal-led… Read more »

Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after deadly drone strike

Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after deadly drone strike

KABUL: The Afghan Taliban today announced Haibatullah Akhundzada as their new chief, elevating a low- profile religious figure after officially confirming the death of Mullah Mansour in a US drone… Read more »

Rights abuse allegations in Tibet groundless Chinese media

Rights abuse allegations in Tibet groundless: Chinese media

BEIJING: Accusing the US of being an “active provoker” of Tibetan independence, China’s state media today said the West was making “groundless” allegations about human rights violations to sabotage the… Read more »

Seenivel is 2nd MLA to pass away on oath taking day

Seenivel is 2nd MLA to pass away on oath taking day

CHENNAI: For a second time in five years, the ruling AIADMK has lost one of its legislators on the day of swearing-in of newly elected MLAs to the Tamil Nadu… Read more »

When Rajiv's talk with in-laws gave officer nervous moments!

When Rajiv’s talk with in-laws gave officer nervous moments!

NEW DELHI: In the early 80s, when Indira Gandhi was the prime minister, her son Rajiv was once so engrossed in explaining to his parents-in-law the features of a new… Read more »

African countries demand concrete steps against 'Afro-phobia'

African countries demand concrete steps against ‘Afro-phobia’

NEW DELHI: Outraged over the recent killing of a Congolese national, African countries have demanded concrete steps against “racism and Afro-phobia” and sought deferment of the celebrations of Africa Day… Read more »

Arijit posts apology to Salman, later deletes it

Arijit posts apology to Salman, later deletes it

MUMBAI: Singer Arijit Singh issued an apology to superstar Salman Khan on Facebook for allegedly insulting him, only to delete it after a few hours. The shocking letter, which was… Read more »

I wanted to represent India at Cannes red carpet Sonam Kapoor

I wanted to represent India at Cannes red carpet: Sonam Kapoor

NEW DELHI: Sonam Kapoor’s Cannes appearance won her fashion points from everyone and the actress, known for her impeccable style sense, says she was happy to have mixed Indian elements… Read more »

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NDA headed for landslide victory in Assam

NDA headed for landslide victory in Assam

GUWAHATI: BJP-led NDA is headed for a landslide victory in Assam winning 18 of the 22 seats declared so far and leading in 68 of the remaining 126 assembly seats…. Read more »

Checking illegal infiltration top priority Sonowal

Checking illegal infiltration top priority: Sonowal

NEW DELHI: Sealing the Indo-Bangla border to check illegal infiltration will be top priority of the BJP government in Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal, who led the party to its maiden victory… Read more »

Trinamool heads for landslide victory in Bengal Assembly polls

Trinamool heads for landslide victory in Bengal Assembly polls

KOLKATA: Ruling Trinamool Congress is headed for a landslide victory in West Bengal Assembly elections as the party has so far won 41 seats and is leading in 173. The… Read more »