22 Jan 2015
Washington: Reflecting the economic focus of President Barack Obama's sojourn from Raj Ghat to Taj Mahal during his three-day visit to India as guest of honour, top commerce officials, members of Congress and top American business leaders will accompany him.
24 Jan 2015
Washington: It is a "genuine honour" for US President Barack Obama to be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day parade and witness India's national day celebrations firsthand, the White House has said.
12 Dec 2014
Islamabad: Progress has been made in the dialogue process between the government and Imran Khan's party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to resolve the months-long political impasse in the country, a Pakistani minister has said.
17 Sep 2014
United Nations: India has made progress on the twin fronts of reducing hunger and child mortality but is still short of development goals, two international reports say. Fewer Indian children under five are dying, with infant mortality rate coming down from 126 per 1,000 in 1990 to 53 last year, a UN report released in New York said.
16 Jan 2015
United Nations: Failure of UN Security Council to achieve the objective of a peaceful solution to the Israeli-Palestine conflict despite holding regular debates on the long-standing issue has brought into question its effectiveness, India's top envoy here said.
10 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Billionaire investor Warren Buffet has made the largest philanthropic donation of this year, by giving USD 2.1 billion to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in the form of 16.6 million shares of his company, Berkshire Hathaway.
12 Jan 2015
Islamabad: Pakistan has alleged that India under Prime Minister Narendra Modi was non-cooperative in resolving the Kashmir issue.
12 Jan 2015
Islamabad: The United States Secretary of State John Kerry, who will arrive here on a two-day official visit on Monday evening, will raise with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif the issue of prevailing tense situation between India and Pakistan.
15 Jan 2015
Washington: A top Pentagon official will be heading to India next week to hold intense negotiations with Indian officials on critical defence issues and related areas of collaboration that could be announced during US President Barack Obama's visit to the country for Republic Day.
14 Jan 2015
Washington: A leading world rights body has requested to US President Barack Obama to take up the case of the victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy with the Indian government during his visit to New Delhi as a Republic Day chief guest.