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18 October, 2017 12:06 PM President Xi Jinping unveils road-map to realise “Chinese Dream”

Mr. Xi was unambiguous in declaring that China stood at “new historical juncture,” and would pursue its own path of developing “socialism with Chinese characteristics”. In a sweeping marathon address that lasted over three hours, President Xi Jinping unveiled his vision of China’s future of achieving “moderate” prosperity in the next four years, and emerging 15

18 October, 2017 7:26 AM Donald Trump, daughter Ivanka light diya, say proud to celebrate Diwali in White House

Washington: US President Donald Trump has hailed the extraordinary contributions of Indian-Americans to science, medicine, business and education in the country as he celebrated his first Diwali at the White House. Trump was joined by senior Indian-American members of his administration including Nikki Haley, his Ambassador to the United Nations and Seema 32

18 October, 2017 7:20 AM Donald Trump celebrates Diwali at White House

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has hailed the extraordinary contributions of Indian-Americans to science, medicine, business and education in the country as he celebrated his first Diwali at the White House. Trump was joined by senior Indian-American members of his administration including Nikki Haley, his Ambassador to the United Nations and Seema 16

17 October, 2017 2:29 PM India can reduce 520 million tonnes of greenhouse gas: Study

Merely by conservation of nature, and reforestation, about 37 percent of global greenhouse gas emission could be reduced by 2030.  New Delhi/Washington: India can offset close to 520 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions per year through reforestation alone, according to a study. The study, released by The Nature Conservancy, a global conservation 25

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 2:40 AM Pakistan Needs $ 17 Billion To Cover Rising Current Account Deficit, Says World Bank

Washington: Pakistan needs around $ 17 billion to cover rising current account deficit and debt payments in the year 2018, the World Bank has said reiterating that it would continue to support the country to implement its broad economic reforms. "Pakistan is facing headwinds in the external sector and a rising fiscal deficit that could put macro-economic 25

17 October, 2017 2:12 AM Highlights from Trump’s press conference

The president dismissed the notion he is at odds with McConnell, saying their relationship is “outstanding.” “Despite what we read, we are probably now, I think — as least as far as I'm concerned — closer than ever before. And the relationship is very good,” Trump said. “I want to underscore what the president said. We have the same agenda,” he said. “We've 29

15 October, 2017 4:52 PM After Donald Trump's Pakistan tweet, Rahul Gandhi says PM Modi must give US president another hug

PM Narendra Modi needs to quickly give Donald Trump another hug, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said after the US president tweeted about developing a better relationship with Pakistan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi needs to 'quickly' hug the President of the United States Donald Trump, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi believes. Gandhi, who in recent 78 1

15 October, 2017 10:22 AM India Calls For Urgent Revision Of IMF Quota

Washington: India has called for urgent revision of the quota of International Monetary Fund in favour of dynamic emerging market so as to reflect the ground realities of the world. Addressing the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank here, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley hoped that this can be accomplished as part of the 15th General Review of Quotas 31

15 October, 2017 7:30 AM Oil payment, other issues with Iran resolves, says Jaitley

India is Iran’s second biggest oil buyer after China and was among a few which had continued to import crude. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that most of the pending issues with Iran particularly relating to the oil payment have been resolved. Mr. Jaitley, who is in Washington on a week-long visit to the U.S. to attend the annual meeting of the International 31