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24 April, 2018 6:52 PM India Fourth Most Tolerant Country In The World, Says Survey

New Delhi: On the global map, India is fourth most tolerant country after Canada, followed by China and Malaysia, suggests a new survey. The survey, conducted by Ipsos MORI, was carried out earlier this year in 27 countries for the BBC. In all, around 20,000 people were interviewed for the study that highlights the extent to which citizens think their 37

24 April, 2018 4:33 PM ‘Iran may quit NPT if Trump scraps deal’

A senior Iranian official said on Tuesday that Tehran might quit a treaty designed to stop the spread of nuclear weapons if U.S. President Donald Trump scraps the nuclear accord Iran signed with world powers in 2015. Mr. Trump has said that unless European allies fix what he has called “terrible flaws” in the accord by May 12, he will restore U.S. economic 124

23 April, 2018 4:02 PM Seoul halts propaganda broadcasts into N. Korea

It wants to set a positive tone for meet South Korea halted the propaganda broadcasts it blares across the border with North Korea on Monday, aiming to set a positive tone ahead of the first summit in a decade between their leaders. The gesture came after North Korea said on Saturday that it would immediately suspend nuclear and missile tests, scrap 94

22 April, 2018 5:29 PM Still a long way to go on North Korea crisis, says Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump said the North Korean nuclear crisis is far from conclusion on Sunday, striking a cautious note a day after the North’s pledge to end its nuclear tests raised hopes before planned summits with South Korea and the U.S. North Korea said on Saturday that it was suspending nuclear and missile tests and scrapping its nuclear test site, and instead 18

21 April, 2018 5:33 AM North Korea Nuclear Test Halt Move Welcomed By China

North Korea is set for summits with South Korean President Moon Jae-in next week and with US President Donald Trump in late May or early June. Shanghai: China's foreign ministry said on Saturday it welcomed a move by North Korea to halt nuclear and missile tests, which it said would help ease tensions on the Korean peninsula and promote denuclearisation 71

20 April, 2018 4:15 PM MPC members to tread cautiously over interest rate hike

RBI Governor Urjit Patel and 4 other members of the Monetary Economic Policy (MPC) will wait for more data before making any judgement regarding the future course of interest rates. India’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) that is responsible for fixing benchmark index rates in the country, which so far favoured a wait-and-watch approach on interest 42

19 April, 2018 4:53 PM AAP Leaders Write To Arun Jaitley, Demand Special Status For Punjab

MLA Kanwar Sandhu said it was unfortunate that Punjab's case was never pursued vigorously since its bifurcation in 1966. Chandigarh: AAP leader and MLA Kanwar Sandhu said today he has written to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley seeking special status for Punjab and its inclusion in the list of special category states (SCS). Mr Sandhu has also written to Punjab 35

18 April, 2018 4:25 PM Donald Trump advisor apologises to Nikki Haley for ‘confusion’ remarks

Earlier on Tuesday, economic adviser Larry Kudlow told reporters during a briefing in Florida that Ms. Haley “got ahead of the curve” An internal White House quarrel over the timing of new Russia sanctions played out in public when the new economic adviser suggested UN Ambassador Nikki Haley was suffering from “momentary confusion” and Ms. Haley retorted 80

18 April, 2018 10:54 AM As PM Narendra Modi visits UK, Nordic nations back 'strong candidate' India's UNSC bid

The five Nordic countries - Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Finland – also issued a joint statement terming New Delhi as a "strong candidate" for the world body's top organisation. Stockholm: Coinciding with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's five-day tour of three nations, the Nordic countries on Wednesday pledged support to India's bid for permanent 56

16 April, 2018 4:05 PM OPCW inspectors to visit Douma

A visit by chemical weapons inspectors to the site of a suspected gas attack in Syria was delayed on Monday, British and Russian officials said, as Western powers and Russia traded accusations in the aftermath of retaliatory U.S.-led missile strikes. Moscow, the main ally of the Syrian regime, on Sunday condemned the U.S., Britain and France for refusing 55