UN Security Council to hold rare closed-door meeting on Kashmir today

In a first since 1965, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is scheduled to hold a closed door meeting on Kashmir later today.


PM Modi addresses the nation, makes key announcements on Independence Day

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation from the Red Fort in New Delhi on the occasion of Independence Day.


World, business interest towards India unlikely to change despite Kashmir action

India's actions in Kashmir are unlikely to have a major impact on the country’s expected economic surge and its increased engagement with...

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PM Modi to visit UAE and Bahrain from August 23

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to undertake an official visit to the Gulf nations of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain...


Pakistan asks UN Security Council to meet over India’s Kashmir decision

Pakistan on Tuesday asked the United Nations Security Council to convene a meeting over India's decision to revoke the special status given...


Chandrayaan 2 exits Earth’s orbit, heads towards the moon

India’s much celebrated and ambitious lunar mission Chandrayaan 2 has left the earth’s orbit and is heading towards the moon.


IBM and Tata join governing council of US tech platform

International Business Machines (IBM) and Tata Communications have joined the governing council of distributed public ledger platform Hedera...


Legal experts split over Kashmir action

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decisive move to revoke the special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 has raised many...

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No policy change on Kashmir says US, urges India-Pak to maintain calm

The United States said that it has not changed it policy on Kashmir and continues to maintain that this is a bilateral issue between India...


India reacts strongly to Pakistan’s decision to downgrade bilateral ties

The Ministry of External Affairs issued a strong statement earlier today in response to the decision by the Pakistan government to downgrade...


United Nations expresses "deep concern" over Kashmir as Pakistan suspends trade with India

Following the Indian government’s decision to end the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) under Article 370, Pakistan on...


UAE, Sri Lanka back India on Kashmir, US urges caution

India has received the backing of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Sri Lanka for its decision to remove Jammu and Kashmir’s (J&K)...


NSE IFSC–SGX Connect gets market regulator nod

A joint proposal submitted by India’s National Stock Exchange (NSE) and the Singapore Exchange (SGX) has been approved by the statutory...


Tributes pour in for Sushma Swaraj from across the world

Tributes for Sushma Swaraj poured in across political parties, the sports fraternity, the film industry as well as from diplomats around the...


Former Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj passes away

Former External Affairs Minister and senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj has passed away after she was rushed to the All India Institute of...


India action in Jammu & Kashmir purely administrative, says Consul General in New York

India’s move to revoke parts of Article 370 that gave a special status to Jammu and Kashmir state is in line with the government's...


Singapore, UK among countries warning tourists against travel to Kashmir

Amidst the Indian government’s announcement dividing the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two federally-administered Union Territories,...


Jammu and Kashmir special status revoked in major decision by Indian government

In a massive decision taken by the Indian government, the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) via Article 370 of the Indian...


Singapore lauds India’s decision to sign UN settlement agreement

In line with promoting the ease of doing business in India, Singapore has welcomed the Modi Cabinet's decision to sign the United Nations...


Young Indian travellers might soon be able to earn money while on holiday in Australia

Australia could soon expand its 'Working Holiday Maker' visa programme to more countries including India.

Trump offers to mediate on Kashmir again, India says any discussion on Kashmir only with Pak

Indian Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar said today that he has communicated to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that any...


India's march towards US$5trn GDP goal is unstoppable: Consul General in New York

Emboldened by a spate of reforms, a USD 5 trillion Indian economy by 2024 is inevitable and there is nothing that can stop the country from...

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PM Modi expected to inaugurate Gandhi Peace Garden in New York

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to inaugurate the Gandhi Peace Garden on September 26 during his visit to New York, sources...


India, UK to launch global coalition for disaster relief

India and the UK will jointly launch a new Global Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure, first mooted by Prime Minister Narendra...


More consumers using digital assistants despite security concerns

Digital technology had the biggest positive impact in India according to a report, where 94 percent say it has brought about an improvement...


PM Modi to address UN General Assembly session in September

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session on September 28, according to a provisional list...


Indian coffee tycoon VG Siddhartha’s body found

The body of Indian coffee chain Cafe Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha was found on Wednesday morning in the Netravati river in Dakshina...


Controversy around NRI quota in Indian medical colleges

What is a scandal in the US seems to be business as usual in India with terms like ‘management quota’ and ‘NRI seats’ being added to...

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