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Castor seeds

China making attempts to buy Indian castor seeds in large quantities to bolster reserves: SEA

According to India's Solvent Extractors Association or the SEA, China has been making attempts to purchase castor seeds in large quantities from India. A trade body suggested that China has plans....

Imran Khan

Granting provisional provincial status to Gilgit-Baltistan will be priority: Pak PM Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Gilgit Baltistan to attend the oath-taking ceremony of 14-member Cabinet in the region. According to a media report on Wednesday, Imran Khan said that....

Boris Johnson

India invites Boris Johnson as 2021 Republic Day chief guest

Reports suggest that the Indian government has invited the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson to India for Republic Day celebrations in January 2021. As per the sources,....

China (1)

China successfully lands on moon as part of Chang’e 5 mission, sampling lunar rocks on agenda

China has become the latest country to make a successful lunar touchdown on Tuesday. As part of its ambitious mission to bring back lunar rocks, China has sent its Chang’e....

China Pakistan sign military deal

China and Pakistan sign another military deal, affirm commitment to 'all-weather friendship'

Even as tensions continue at LAC and Pakistan refuses to tone down its efforts to disrupt peace and stability in J&K, the two countries have signed another military deal in....

China manhandling of Covid-19

'The Wuhan Files' exposes China's manhandling of Covid-19 pandemic in initial days

As China continues to play blame game over the origin of novel coronavirus Covid-19, the findings of an internal report expose China’s manhandling of the pandemic in the early stage,....

Jawans in J&K

India slams OIC, rejects its Pak-sponsored reference to Kashmir

During the Organisation of Islamic Conference Council of Foreign Ministers (OIC-CFM) meeting held in Niger, Africa from November 27-28, Pakistan tried to bring up the Kashmir issue, which was not....

SCO

Venkaiah Naidu raises issue of Pakistan's terror: India at SCO

India is set to host the 19th meeting of the virtual SCO Council of Heads of Government on Monday. The meet will be chaired by India's Vice President Venkaiah Naidu. Venkaiah Naidu raised....

China

China eyeing to build major dam on Brahmaputra River

Amid border row with India, China is continuing its expansionist motive by planning to build a major hydropower project on Brahmaputra river in Tibet. The Chinese side has put a....

Defence Minister Wei Fenghe

China Defence Minister to visit Nepal on Sunday

CHINA-NEPAL VISIT: Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe is scheduled to visit Nepal on Sunday during which he is expected to meet Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Army Chief General....

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

Iran's top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh assassinated near Tehran

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, claimed to be the head of Iran's nuclear research programme by American agencies, was shot dead on November 27 while in a car. Fakhrizadeh was travelling in the....

Indian army

Indian Army to get US, Israeli Drones amid border row with China

In a major boost to its capabilities amid China border dispute, Indian Army is soon going to get Israeli Heron and American mini drones for upgrading its surveillance capabilities in....

Maritime

India, Maldives and Sri Lanka to revive maritime talks after 6 years

In a bid to counter China’s expansion in Indo-Pacific region, National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval is all set to head to Colombo on Friday. His visit to Columbo will....

Robert O'Brien

'US will remain committed to its Indo-Pacific strategy despite presidency change': Outgoing US NSA

During the US-ASEAN (Association of South-East Asian Nations) virtual meeting, the United States Nation Security Advisor Robert O'Brien said that the United States will keep to its commitment of maintaining....

JAISHANKAR IN UAE

Jaishankar on 2-day visit to UAE, cooperation for post-Covid era on agenda

Kicking off his two-day visit to the UAE, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arrived in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. S Jaishankar met the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed....

Imran Khan

Violent protests in Gilgit Baltistan over election results continue: Will Imran Khan concede defeat?

The violent protests in Gilgit Baltistan against ‘rigged’ elections by Imran Khan government continue unabated. What started as peaceful protests have now taken a violent turn after police’s forceful attempts....

Xi Jinping

Rattled at global isolation, Xi calls Biden, woos EU. World set to reject China’s call?

Chinese president Xi Jinping on Wednesday dialled his newly elected US counterpart Joe Biden to congratulate him on winning the presidential elections against Donald Trump. Considering the tensions simmering between....

Pakistan Naval Ship

Rattled by Malabar exercise, Pakistan spotted conducting naval exercises in Arabian sea

Pakistan has begun naval drills on its maritime border in the Arabian Sea, this move by Pakistan could be received as gunboat diplomacy, in an effort to flex its power....

Imran Khan

Pak to get new intel body to coordinate spy agencies under ISI chief

As per a media report on Tuesday, Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan approved the setting up of the National Intelligence Coordination Committee in the country. This intel body will coordinate....

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla

Foreign Secy Shringla to visit Nepal amid map controversy

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla will visit Nepal from November 26-27 for the first time after assuming office, months after Nepal considered updating the country's new map incorporating Indian territories.....

Joe Biden

Biden announces 'crisis-tested' national security team, Antony Blinken as Secretary of State

President-elect Joe Biden on Monday (local time) formally announced the names of his intended national security team as he moves ahead with the transition phase despite incumbent President Donald Trump's....

Gilgit Baltistan election

Protests over Gilgit Baltistan election results turn violent: Forest dept building, 4 vehicles set ablaze

At least four vehicles and a building of the Gilgit-Baltistan's (GB) forest department were set on fire by unidentified people on Monday during a protest by the Pakistan Peoples Party....

S Jaishankar

Jaishankar to visit Bahrain, UAE, Seychelles from November 24 to 29

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will be undertaking a visit to Bahrain, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Seychelles from November 24 to 29. According to an official statement issued by....

Coronavirus

Sputnik V priced 'much lower' than Pfizer and Moderna vaccines claims Russia

The price per dose of the Russian coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V will be much lower than that of the vaccines of US drug giants Pfizer and Moderna, said the Russian....

US china

China must drop illusion that US ties will improve under Biden: Govt advisor

China must drop its illusion that its relations with the United States will automatically improve under President-elect Joe Biden's administration, a Chinese government advisor has said, adding that Beijing should....

PM Modi at G20 summit

India not only meeting Paris agreement targets but also exceeding them: PM Modi at G-20 Summit

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that India is not only meeting the targets of the Paris agreement on Climate Change but is also exceeding them. Speaking at the G-20....

Cyclone gati

Deep depression over southwest Arabian Sea, cyclonic storm 'Gati' intensifies: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday said the deep depression over the southwest Arabian Sea which moved rapidly west-southwestwards has now intensified into a cyclonic Storm 'GATI', but its....

Imran Khan

Pakistan's new censorship law irks tech giants: Google, Facebook, Twitter threaten to leave

With Pakistan government announcing new "draconian" rules for social media, which aims at giving blanket power to authorities to censor digital content, Information and Technology giants like Facebook, Google and....

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Pompeo meets Afghan, Taliban negotiator after Kabul rocket attack; calls for reduction in violence

US State Secretary Michael Pompeo on Saturday met negotiating teams of Taliban and Afghanistan government in Doha and called for a significant reduction in violence as well as encouraged expsedited....

PM Modi at G20 summit

G-20 Summit: PM Modi calls for global index for post-Covid world

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for a global index for the post-coronavirus world based on four key elements - creation of a vast talent pool, ensuring reach of....

PM Modi| Xi Jinping

G-20 Summit: PM Modi, China President Xi Jinping once again come face to face virtually

As COVID-19 ravages across the globe, this year's G-20 Summit began via video conferencing on Saturday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and....

PDP rally, Pakistan

Pakistan: PDM vows to defy govt's ban on Peshawar rally

The opposition's Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) on Friday vowed to defy government ban on its public gathering in Peshawar on Sunday and warned the district administration that use of force....

President Lobsang Sangay

US-Tibet diplomatic push: Tibetan govt-in-exile President Lobsang Sangay creates history by visiting White House

Dr Lobsang Sangay, President of Tibetan government-in-exile on Friday formally entered the United States White House, a historic feat for the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA). According to a release from....

Nagrota Encounter

India conveys strong concern to Pakistan over Nagrota encounter

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Saturday summoned Pakistan High Commission's official over the Nagrota encounter, where four terrorists were neutralised. According to sources, India conveyed its strong concern....

Wisconsin mall shooting

8 injured in Wisconsin mall shooting, suspect missing

Eight people have been injured in a shooting at a mall in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, and the gunman is still at large, the Wauwatosa Police Department said in a press release.....

Joe Biden, Donald Trump

US Presidential Elections: Georgia puts uncertainty to rest, certifies Biden's win

Georgia Secretary of State, Brad Raffensperger, has certified the result of the state's presidential results on Friday making President-elect Joe Biden's win official after a days-long hand recount. "Numbers don't....

GC Murmu

CAG Murmu elected as External Auditor of IPU, Geneva

Comptroller & Auditor General (CAG) of India, Girish Chandra Murmu has been elected as External Auditor of Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), Geneva for a three-year term. "Girish Chandra Murmu, Comptroller &....

PM Modi Bhutan

PM Modi, Bhutan PM jointly launch RuPay Card Phase-II

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering on Friday virtually launched RuPay Card Phase II in Bhutan. During the launch ceremony, both the Prime Ministers asserted the....

Protests in PoK

Protests break out in PoK amid vote-rigging claims

Protests broke out in Pakistan-occupied Gilgit Baltistan amid claims of vote-rigging in the recently held election. Demonstrators took to the streets to protest against what they called the rigged election....

Donald Trump, Joe Biden

US Elections: Georgia recount confirms Biden's victory over Trump 

Georgia on Thursday (local time) finished its statewide audit of the closely contested US Presidential elections, confirming President-elect Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump, according to a news release....

Donald Trump

US Elections: Trump and his attorneys heighten efforts to reverse results

US President Donald Trump and his legal team on Thursday intensified their campaign to change the results of the recent presidential elections, with the President reaching out directly to Michigan....

Joe Biden

Trump showing 'incredible irresponsibility' by delaying transition process: Joe Biden

US President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday said that President Donald Trump was showing "incredible irresponsibility" by contesting the results of the presidential election and delaying the beginning of a transition....

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson

UK announces biggest military investment since Cold War

London [UK], November 19 (ANI): Britain is set to increase its defence budget by 16.5 billion pounds (USD 21.8 billion) in the next four years to deal with "perilous" international....

uae

UAE suspends visit visas for Pakistan, 11 other countries citing Covid second wave

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has temporarily suspended the issuance of new visas to visitors for Pakistan and 11 other countries until further notice. Pakistan's Foreign Office on Wednesday confirmed....

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Will discuss Xi's offer on Covid-19 vaccine development with India: China

Indian and Chinese officials will have "communication and coordination" to discuss cooperation to develop COVID-19 vaccine, said Chinese foreign ministry, a day after President Xi Jinping said his country is....

PM Modi

India, Luxemburg first stand-alone summit today: PM Modi, Xavier Bettel to discuss ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Luxembourg counterpart Xavier Bettel will discuss the "strong" India and Luxembourg relations and international issues of common interest during the first stand-alone summit on Thursday.....

Pfizer

Pfizer ends Covid-19 vaccine trials claiming 95% efficacy

American drug giant Pfizer on Wednesday said that final results from the late-stage trial of its coronavirus vaccine was found to be 95 per cent effective and had no serious....

Donald Trump

Rattled by defeat, Trump fires Homeland security cyber chief for refuting 'election fraud'

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired Christopher Krebs, the cyber chief of the Department of Homeland Security, who has publicly rejected Trump's claims of widespread election fraud. Krebs, a....

Imran Khan

Massive protests continue in Gilgit-Baltistan: Pak Oppn slams Imran Khan's govt over 'rigged' polls

With the results seemingly in favour of Prime Minister Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in Gilgit Baltistan, massive protests continue in the illegally occupied region alleging poll rigging in the....

PM Modi| Joe Biden

PM Modi speaks to Joe Biden, reiterate commitment to Indo-US strategic ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday spoke to United States President-elect Joe Biden on the phone to congratulate him, reiterating the country's firm commitment to the Indo-US strategic partnership and....

Nazir Ahmed

UK's Pro Pak Lobbyist Lord Ahmed resigns from House of Lords

Lord Nazir Ahmed back in 1998 made history when he was elected as the first Muslim to be a peer in Britain's House of Lords. By the recommendation of Prime....

Coronavirus in China

Blame game on Covid-19 origin continues: China clamps down on its frozen meat suppliers

The highly contagious, and to some extent, deadly, coronavirus has affected the world heavily. Global economies collapsed, people lost lives and families trying to eradicate this pestilence but we still....

China Pakistan

China-Pakistan CPEC project stalled: Beijing puts hold on projects

The COVID-19 pandemic, ongoing political unrest and foreign debt limits have resulted in a slowing of Chinese investments in Pakistan as Beijing has put a hold on projects that are....

Imran Khan

Imran Khan bans rallies amid uproar over Gilgit Baltistan poll results, Oppn decides to defy order

Amid the growing protest over the emerging election results in the Gilgit Baltistan region, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday announced a ban on rallies and gatherings. Addressing the....

Malabar exercise

India, US, Japan, Australia navies commence second phase of Malabar Exercise

The second phase of the Malabar Naval exercise including Australia, Japan and the US, is scheduled to be held in the Arabian Sea today and will continue till Friday. INS....

PM Modi| Xi Jinping

12th BRICS virtual summit: From UNSC reforms to terrorism, PM sends clear message to China

The 12th edition of BRICS Summit hosted by Russia, under the theme of 'Global Stability, Shared Security and Innovative Growth', is being virtually today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is attending....

Joe Biden

Joe Biden says vaccine still 'months away'; urges all to follow Covid-19 norms

US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday said that the country is still "months away" from the COVID-19 vaccine, adding that Americans need to continue to practice social-distancing and mask-wearing to....

Jaishankar

'Egregious example of state-sponsored cross border terrorism': EAM S Jaishankar slams Pak

External Affairs Minister (EAM) Dr S Jaishankar on Monday stated that India's immediate neighbourhood has "an egregious example of state-sponsored cross border terrorism". While speaking at the third edition of....

Royal Australian Navy and Indian Navy warships

India, US, Japan, Australia to begin 2nd phase of Malabar Naval Exercise

The second phase of the Malabar Naval exercise including Australia, Japan and the US, is scheduled to be held in the Arabian Sea on Tuesday and will continue till Friday. INS....

Afghan forces

70 Taliban commanders killed by Afghan forces in Helmand, Kandahar

The Ministry of Interior Affairs on Sunday released a list of 70 Taliban commanders killed in Afghanistan's war-torn provinces of Helmand and Kandahar in operations carried out by Afghan forces....

Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Soichi Noguchi

"One heck of a ride": Elon Musk's SpaceX launches 4 astronauts into space

A SpaceX spacecraft carrying four astronauts soared into outer space on Sunday, marking the kick-off of what NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) hopes will be years of the company....

Imran Khan

PTI leads in PoK Gilgit-Baltistan controversial elections

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is in the lead in eight of the 24 constituencies of Gilgit-Baltistan province in the elections, according to unofficial results. According to a report by Geo News,....

Donald Trump

'Our Constitution was badly shattered and violated': Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump on Saturday (local time) reiterated his allegations on voter fraud, claiming that the US Constitution was 'badly shattered and violated' during the recent presidential elections, and....

Joe Biden, Donald Trump

Silicon Valley expecting Biden to reverse Trump's immigration rules

Tech advocates in Washington are reportedly eager to work with the incoming Biden administration and reverse several of US President Donald Trump's immigration policies, especially those that had created barriers....

Joe Biden

Joe Biden expected to change US policies towards Palestinians, Israel

Joe Biden's election victory over Donald Trump was greeted with a sigh of relief in many parts of the world and is believed that it will refocus US policy towards....

Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson self-isolates after contact with Covid-19 infected perosn

London [UK], November 16 (ANI/Sputnik): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will self-isolate after coming into contact with a person infected with COVID-19, a Downing Street spokesperson told Sputnik. "The Prime....

Donald Trump

US Elections: Trump publicly admits Biden "won" but still asserts election was "rigged""

US President Donald Trump on Sunday appeared to acknowledge in public for the first time that President-elect Joe Biden had "won" the election but kept up his assertion that the....

Imran Khan

'Is any Hindu left in Pakistan': Twitteratis slam Imran Khan for Diwali greetings

Amid growing human rights concerns in the country, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's greetings to the Hindu citizens on the occasion of Diwali on Saturday has evoked several sarcastic comments....

Kukur Tihar

'Day of Dogs': Amid Diwali celebrations, Nepal worships dogs as part of a five-day festival

The five-day festival of lights and animals, Yama Panchak or Tihar, began on Friday with day one dedicated to the crow. The second day of the festival is traditionally known....

S Jaishankar

'Concerned over actions that erode trust': S Jaishankar at East Asia Summit on South China Sea

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday referred to the South China Sea and expressed concern about "actions and incidents that erode trust" in the region. He noted that code....

Donald Trump

Violence erupts in Washington as protesters clash with Trump supporters over election results

Violence erupted on Saturday in Washington DC during the 'Million MAGA March' held in support of US President Donald Trump, as counter-protesters clashed with Trump supporters, shouting threats, throwing punches....

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris

Look forward to celebrating Diwali at the White House next year: Biden, Harris

US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris extended wishes to people on the occasion of Diwali and said that hopefully next year the festival will be celebrated at....

Imran Khan

Pakistan to seek USD 2.7 bn loan from China for CPEC project

Pakistan has decided to seek USD 2.7 billion loan from China for the construction of package-I of the Mainline-1 project of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Citing government officials, The....

Ceasefire violations at LoC

India summons Pakistani envoy over ceasefire violations along LoC

India on Saturday summoned Charge d'Affaires of Pakistan High Commission and lodged a strong protest over unprovoked ceasefire violations by Pakistani forces on resulting in the death of four innocent....

Boris Johnson election campaign song, Boris Johnson election campaign Hindi song, Indians in UK

Boris Johnson wishes on Diwali, shares message of victory of light over darkness amid Covid-19

Extending wishes on the occasion of Diwali, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday expressed his "respect" for the way British Hindus, Sikhs and Jains have "gone out of their....

Sri Lankan PM, PM Modi

Sri Lankan PM extends Diwali greetings, calls for 'shared quest of a bright and peaceful future'

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday extended wishes on the occasion of Diwali and said the festival is a reminder that all must dedicate themselves to overcome every....

Donald Trump

'Trump plans to attend his own inauguration': Kayleigh McEnany

Evading the question whether President Trump would attend President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, Kayleigh McEnany on Friday stated that Donald Trump plans to 'attend his own inauguration'. McEnany, the White House....

Rapes in Pakistan

11 Rape incidents being reported in Pakistan every day: Official data

Islamabad [Pakistan], November 14 (ANI): Official statistics in Pakistan have revealed that at least 11 rape incidents are reported in the country every day, with over 22,000 cases reported to....

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Mike Pompeo to embark on a seven-nation trip amid presidential conundrum

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to leave on Friday for Europe and the Middle East, a seven-country trip that will include a stop at a West Bank....

Donald Trump

US Elections 2020: 'Time will tell', Donald Trump comes close to accepting defeat

Washington [US], November 14 (ANI): President Donald Trump, who has so far refused to concede the US election on Friday (local time) appeared to acknowledge that he might not be....

LoC

11 Pak soldiers killed, several injured in retaliatory fire by India along LoC

The number of Pakistan soldiers killed in retaliatory firing by Indian Army troops on Friday has gone up to 11 and 16 of its soldiers have been injured. Indian Army....

UN

'Pandemic not an excuse to undermine environmental conventions': India to developed countries at UN

Coronavirus pandemic cannot be used as an excuse to not fulfill the commitments of the developed countries or to undermine environmental conventions, said TS Tirumurti, India's Permanent Representative to the....

Donald Trump

Trump bans investments in companies supporting Chinese military

US President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order that will prohibit American investors from investing in Chinese companies that support China's military, a move that can escalate heightened....

Rahul Gandhi| Barack Obama

Rahul Gandhi like student eager to impress but lacks aptitude: Obama in memoir

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi find a place in the new memoir by former US President Barack Obama.While he calls Manmohan Singh as "having a....

PM Modi

Strategic partnership with ASEAN has been core of India's Act East Policy: PM Modi

The strategic partnership between India and ASEAN is based on shared historical, geographical, and cultural heritage and it has always been the core of India's Act East Policy, said Prime....

Wang Wenbin

China on US's warning over Hong Kong: Legislation Council purely an internal affair, no country should intervene

In a statement issued by Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin on Wednesday, China intensified pressure on the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement saying that the matter was an internal affair....

Corona Cure

Coronavirus vaccine update: After Pfizer, Moderna to announce results by end of month

Moderna expects to have an announcement on the efficacy of its COVID-19 vaccine after it finished accumulating data for a first analysis of the vaccine, the company said in a....

PM Modi

WHO lauds India's fight against Covid-19, commitment to make vaccines a global public good

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held a telephone conversation on Wednesday with Director-General of World Health Organisation (WHO) Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and discussed ongoing global collaboration for countering....

US china

US warns China of more sanctions over Hong Kong

The United States on Wednesday slammed China for the recent disqualification of four Hong Kong opposition lawmakers and said that sanctions will continue to be imposed on "those responsible for....

Joe Biden

Joe Biden expected to take up a tough stance against China

US President-elect Joe Biden is expected to come through with his pledge to mobilise America's allies in a long-overdue determination to stand up to China, forcefully, multilaterally, and effectively. In....

PM Modi

PM Modi to co-chair virtual 17th ASEAN-India Summit on Nov 12

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Vietnamese counterpart HE Nguyen Xuan Phuc, is set to co-chair the 17th ASEAN-India Summit on November 12, the Ministry of External Affairs said on....

Harsh Shringla

Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla to visit Nepal soon: Nepal govt sources

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla's visit to Nepal is on the cards and the final decision is yet to be taken, said Nepal government sources. The government source in Nepal's....

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

There will be a smooth transition to second Trump administration: Mike Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday stated that there will be a smooth transition to a "second Trump administration", despite several networks projecting President-elect Joe Biden as the....

Joe Biden

Trump's refusal to concede defeat is an embarrassment: Joe Biden

US President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday stated that President Donald Trump's refusal to concede defeat in the US Presidential elections was an 'embarrassment'. While speaking from Wilmington, Delaware, Biden said:....

Covid-19 vaccine trials

End of fight against Covid-19 still months away: Biden on Pfizer's vaccine claim

US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday said that Pfizer's announcement that a Covid-19 vaccine it was developing was 90 per cent effective, offered cause for hope but warned that the....

PM Modi

SCO meet: PM Modi calls for 'reformed multilateralism' to reflect global realities

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called for "reformed multilateralism" that reflects global realities of the present times and discussed topics such as expectations of all stakeholders, contemporary challenges and....

Mark Esper

Trump fires Defense Secretary Mark Esper, replaces him with Christopher Miller

Washington [US], November 10 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Monday said that he had "terminated" Defense Secretary Mark Esper. With over 70 days left in office after his November....

Harsh Shringla

Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla discusses bilateral ties with Maldives

During his two-day high-level bilateral visit to Maldives, Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla on Monday called on President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and briefed him on the satisfactory status of implementation of....

Joe Biden

China refrains from congratulating US President-elect Joe Biden

China on Monday refrained from congratulating US President-elect Joe Biden on his victory in the high staked presidential election, saying the results of the poll "will be confirmed according to....

George W Bush

Former US President George W Bush congratulates Joe Biden, Kamala Harris

Former US President George W Bush on Sunday called up President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris to congratulate them on their election victory, reported CNN. In a statement,....