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19 October, 2017 1:41 AM Tillerson seeks stronger ties with India, chides China

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Wednesday for the U.S. and India to expand strategic ties. He also pointedly criticized China, which he accused of challenging international norms needed for global stability. Tillerson’s remarks on relations between the world’s two largest democracies, ahead of his first trip to South Asia as secretary 28

18 October, 2017 10:33 AM India can get on UN Security Council if global powers agree 'not to touch the veto', says Haley

India can help America in keeping an eye on Pakistan and ensure that it is held accountable for giving safe havens to terrorists, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has said. She also stated that for India to become a permanent member of the Security Council, global superpowers will have to agree to reform the structure of the UN body. She said that one of the pillars 32

17 October, 2017 10:57 PM Atomic Bomb Survivor Wants Nuclear Weapons Ban as Trump and North Korea Exchange Threats

A Japanese survivor of one of the only two nuclear attacks ever conducted in history has appealed to world leaders to abandon the weapons of mass destruction and enact a comprehensive ban on their production, testing and possession. "None of them having (nuclear) weapons will contribute toward having peace," Tokuko Kimura, 82, said Monday at an anti-nuclear 85 1

17 October, 2017 1:46 PM North Korea says 'nuclear war may break out any moment' — but that's the last thing it wants

This is exactly the kind of bluster Pyongyang has engaged in for decades. On the surface, the latest US military movements look like preparations for a preemptive strike on North Korea's nuclear infrastructure. But its clear the two forces are still locked in a stalemate. The USS Michigan, a stealthy submarine laden with 150 Tomahawk cruise missiles 34

17 October, 2017 1:31 PM The Daily 202: Hawks worry about the lack of American resolve to confront North Korea

PALO ALTO, Calif. — President Trump’s bellicose rhetoric toward North Korea is making it harder to marshal domestic support for potential United States intervention. This is a widespread concern among fellows at the Hoover Institution, a right-leaning think tank on the campus of Stanford University. Trump has tweeted that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson 12

17 October, 2017 1:34 AM North Korea says `a nuclear war may break out any moment'

Kim In Ryong told the U.N. General Assembly's disarmament committee that North Korea is the only country in the world that has been subjected to ``such an extreme and direct nuclear threat'' from the United States since the 1970s _ and said the country has the right to possess nuclear weapons in self-defense. ``The entire U.S. mainland is within our firing 30

16 October, 2017 10:41 PM The Morning Wrap: Taj Mahal And 'Indian Culture'; BJP Is The Richest National Party

Our selection of interesting news and opinion from the day's newspapers. The Morning Wrap is HuffPost India's selection of interesting news and opinion from the day's newspapers. Subscribe here to receive it in your inbox each weekday morning. BJP MLA Sangeet Som stirred yet another pot of controversy by declaring that the Taj Mahal was built by the "traitors" 59

13 October, 2017 3:12 PM India rules out joining NPT as non-nuclear weapon state

At the same time, India supports upholding and strengthening global non-proliferation objectives, Permanent Representative of India to the Conference on Disarmament Amandeep Singh Gill says India has ruled out the possibility of joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) as a non-nuclear weapon state but said it remains “committed” to a unilateral voluntary 29

12 October, 2017 1:33 PM India 100th on global hunger index, trails North Korea, Bangladesh

India stood at 97th position in last year’s rankings. India has a “serious” hunger problem and ranks 100th out of 119 countries on the global hunger index — behind North Korea, Bangladesh and Iraq but ahead of Pakistan, according to a report. The country’s serious hunger level is driven by high child malnutrition and underlines need for stronger commitment 31

11 October, 2017 4:51 AM 2018 FIFA World Cup: Teams qualified so far

New Delhi: Lionel Messi scored a stunning hat-trick to help Argentina qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Wednesday. But the Netherlands, Chile and United States of America (USA) were not so lucky as some of the biggest footballing nations failed to qualify for the Russia World Cup. As of 11 October, 23 nations have booked their respective places 21