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Mongolia integral part of India’s Act East Policy: Modi

Ulan Bator: Mongolia is an integral part of India's Act East policy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Sunday and also announced a $1billion Line of Credit to Mongolia....

Modi visits Gandan Monastery in Mongolia, presents Bodhi sapling

Ulan Bator: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the first Indian prime minister to visit Mongolia, on Sunday visited the ancient Gandan Monastery in the Mongolian capital and also presented a sapling....

Strong tremor jolts Nepal

Kathmandu: Another strong aftershock of 5.7 magnitude with its epicentre near Kathmandu was felt on Saturday evening. Following the aftershock, thousands of people came out in the streets fearing house....

Sikh breaks religious protocol to help injured child

Wellington: A young Sikh did not hesitate to break religious protocol by removing his turban to help an injured child bleeding profusely after an accident in New Zealand's largest city....

PM Modi inaugurates Gandhian centre at Fudan University

Shanghai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Centre for Gandhian and Indian Studies at Fudan University here in China. "Historic launch of Centre for Gandhian & Indian Studies....

Indians rage over Zuckerberg incorrect India map on Facebook

New York: Indian netizens are angry with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg after he posted a map of India sans Jammu & Kashmir, Forbes reported. Zuckerberg posted the image on his....

After China visit, Modi leaves for Mongolia

Shanghai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left here for Mongolia, on the second leg of his three-nation tour. It is the first visit by an Indian prime minister. During....

Taliban abduct 27 people in Afghanistan

Kabul: Taliban militants on Saturday intercepted some vehicles in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktia and kidnapped at least 27 people, media reported. The incident took place in Sayed Karam district....

Two IS campaigners arrested in Pakistan

Islamabad: Police have detained two Islamic State (IS) campaigners in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, media reported on Saturday. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) made the arrests late....

Gandhian philosophy can help fight terrorism: Modi

Shanghai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Centre for Gandhian and Indian Studies at Fudan University in Shanghai and said Gandhian philosophy can help in the fight against....

Modi inaugurates ICICI Bank’s first branch in China

Shanghai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the first branch of India-based ICICI Bank here in China. The bank's branch received regulatory approval in March to commence operations. In....

Former Egyptian president Morsi sentenced to death

Cairo: An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi to death in a 2011 a jailbreak case. The Cairo Criminal Court on Saturday issued a preliminary ruling....

Adani, Bharti grab bulk of 26 deals worth $22 bn with China Inc

Shanghai: Twenty six pacts worth $22 billion! That was the sum and substance of the pacts signed between the businesses of India and China on Saturday, the major ones accounted....

PM Modi inaugurates Gandhian centre at Fudan University

Shanghai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Centre for Gandhian and Indian Studies at Fudan University here in China. "Historic launch of Centre for Gandhian & Indian Studies....

Modi’s Shanghai menu: Stewed porcini, sauteed asparagus

Shanghai: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was hosted here for a banquet, during which delectable dishes including stewed porcini, sauteed asparagus and lotus seed and chilled mango sago cream and....

Agreements worth $22bn inked in India-China biz forum

Shanghai: India is ready to do business and is constantly improving the ease of doing business, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday at the India-China Business Forum here that....

Selfie obsession kills woman on train’s roof

London: If you love taking selfies, be cautioned: It can also be fatal. A selfie-obsessed Romanian teenager got electrocuted and burst into flames while trying to click a selfie atop....

Modi In China LIVE: Would anyone have chosen me as a PM looking at my bio-data? asks PM Modi

SHANGHAI: On the third and final day of his three-day visit to China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reached Shanghai and met top Chinese CEOs. During the meet, PM....

Hillary Clinton will do a good job on foreign policy: Poll

Washington: Americans are more likely to say Hillary Clinton would do a good job handling foreign affairs as president, but they believe her greatest strength would be race relations, according....

Australian Sikh community outraged over smoking cartoon

Canberra: Sikhs in Australia have expressed outrage after a daily published a cartoon of a Sikh man smoking a cigar, a media report said on Friday. "You would never see....

Boston bomber Tsarnaev sentenced to death

Washington: A US federal jury in Boston on Friday sentenced 21-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for his role in the 2013 Boston marathon bombing attacks and the killing of a....

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Shanghai

Shanghai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Shanghai on Friday on the last leg of his visit to China. "PM @narendramodi arrives in Shanghai on the last leg of his....

Wreckage of missing US chopper found, three bodies recovered

Kathmandu: More than 60 hours after it was reported missing, the debris of a US helicopter that crashed in the mountainous terrain of Nepal were recovered on Friday by a....

China serves traditional vegetarian delights for PM Narendra Modi

Xi'an: Traditional Chinese delicacies including bean curd with mushroom, water chestnut in bean sauce, and braised asparagus are among some of the gourmet delights on the fully vegetarian menu for....

Ahead of his visit to China, a Chinese columnist accuses PM Modi of ‘playing little tricks’

While China prepared for a warm welcome for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a Chinese columnist of a state-run newspaper accused Modi of ‘playing little trick’ ahead of his visit to....

Philippines factory fire toll rises to 72

Manila: The toll in the fire on Wednesday at a footwear factory in Valenzuela municipality, in the Philippines capital Manila, has risen to 72, Interior Minister Mar Roxas said on....

Islamabad blames India for terror in Pakistan

Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry on Thursday alleged that Indian foreign intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) was "involved in various terrorist activities" in his country. During....

Modi meets Xi for summit talks

Xi'an (China): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met Chinese President Xi Jinping for summit talks here. Modi and Xi shook hands before beginning the official talks. Modi arrived earlier....

Indian envoy target of Kabul attack?

Kabul/New Delhi: A top Afghan official has been quoted by an Afghan news agency as saying that militants attacked an upscale guesthouse in Kabul on Wednesday night thinking that Indian....

Toll rises to 96 in Tuesday’s Nepal quake

Kathmandu: The toll in the powerful earthquake that rocked Nepal on Tuesday has reached 96, Nepal Police said on Thursday. The 7.3- magnitude quake with the epicentre in Dolakha district,....