14 August, 2017 3:27 PM UK will back India's emergence as a world power: Minister
LONDON: Britain will continue to stand with India and support it to fulfill its potential as a leading world power in the 21st century, a senior Indian-origin Cabinet minister has said in her Independence Day message. Priti Patel, secretary of state for international development in British Prime Minister Theresa May's Cabinet, said the UK was ready for a great 16
3 August, 2017 1:20 AM Donald Trump Signs Russia Sanctions Bill, Moscow Calls It 'Trade War'
Washington: US President Donald Trump grudgingly signed into law new sanctions against Russia on Wednesday, a move Moscow said amounted to a full-scale trade war and an end to hopes for better ties with the Trump administration. Congress overwhelmingly approved the legislation last week, passing a measure that conflicts with the Republican president's 40
28 July, 2017 7:28 PM North Korea fires missile, possibly ICBM, into sea off east coast
SEOUL/TOKYO: North Korea fired a missile on Friday in an unusual late-night test launch, and details from Japanese, South Korean and U.S. officials suggested it was an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Following the launch, South Korean President Moon Jae-in ordered discussions to be held with the United States on deploying additional THAAD 40
28 July, 2017 2:17 PM Ireland says no proposal for post-Brexit sea border with Britain
Northern Irish Protestant politicians who are propping up British Prime Minister Theresa May`s minority government reacted with fury on Friday to a report that Ireland wants the Irish Sea to be its border with Britain after Brexit. Dublin: There is no proposal suggesting the border between Ireland and Britain be moved to the Irish Sea after Britain leaves 69
28 July, 2017 1:14 PM LTTE funds to remain frozen in European Union countries
Colombo: The funds of the LTTE will remain frozen in the European Union countries despite the recent judgement by the 28-member bloc's top court to remove the Sri Lankan Tamil rebels from its terror list, the grouping has said. In 2006, the EU banned the LTTE as a terrorist organisation and has maintained the LTTE on its list. In 2014, the General Court 35
28 July, 2017 11:09 AM UK wants to avoid cliff edge Brexit but will leave single market, Hammond says
Philip Hammond said it was in the interests of the EU and Britain to have a transition that allows the economies to adjust. London: Britain wants to a avoid a cliff edge Brexit that would sow chaos for business but leaving the European Union means leaving the single market and the customs union, finance minister Philip Hammond told the BBC. Hammond refused 48
26 July, 2017 10:38 AM How Fundamental are Privacy Rights?
India’s Supreme Court has constituted a nine-member bench to decide on whether the Right to Privacy is a fundamental right. This decision will be an important landmark in the advocacy of privacy rights in our country. The hearing has commenced and a judgement is expected in the near future. The character of Privacy rights was considered by the Supreme 49
23 July, 2017 8:22 AM Venkaiah Naidu's warning to Pakistan on terror: 'Recall what happened in 1971'
NEW DELHI: The NDA's vice presidential nominee Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday delivered a warning to Pakistan: "Recall what happened in 1971". The former Union minister wants Pakistan to remember India's victory over it in the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971 so that it realises what may happen if it continues to pursue terrorism as a "state policy", reported 58
21 July, 2017 8:39 PM India, China seek reduction in farm subsidies by West
NEW DELHI: Even as the Chinese state media turned shriller on India and accused foreign minister Sushma Swaraj of lying to Parliament on the Doklam impasse, India and China are working together at the World Trade Organization (WTO) to get developed countries such as the US and the European Union members to reduce subsidies for farm products that are detrimental 27
21 July, 2017 3:33 AM What Benjamin Netanyahu Said On PM Modi In Conversation Caught On Open Mic
The details from Benjamin Netanyahu's meeting accidentally got broadcast to journalists in a nearby room because of the open microphone. Citing strong ties with Asian giants India and China, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launched a blistering attack against the European Union (EU) describing its treatment of the Jewish state as "crazy" and "self-defeating" 72