28 Aug 2015
Islamabad: Pakistan military has told a parliamentary committee that India is the only external threat to the country and the situation with regard to ties was volatile in the wake of the suspended Indo-Pak dialogue.
06 Oct 2014
New Delhi: A Mughal-era manuscript filled with Indian miniatures discovered locked up in a cupboard inside a rural England castle is now up for sale at Sotheby's upcoming auction in London.
30 May 2015
Bujumbura: The vice president of Burundi's election commission has fled the country ahead of the poll, sources said today, amid a political crisis triggered by President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to run for a third term.
25 Sep 2015
New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his meetings here with top corporate leaders, has pitched for stronger inflows of foreign capital into India while assuring reforms, prompt decisions and transparency.
15 Sep 2015
Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif may not hold bilateral meeting with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, though they will be in New York next week for the UN General Assembly, a media report said on Tuesday.
02 Sep 2015
United Nations: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has emphasized the need for urgent UN Security Council reform, saying it is time to make the powerful body 'vibrant' with the inclusion of India as a permanent member. In the around 30 minute long meeting, Majahan discussed critical issues of UNSC reforms, terrorism, peacekeeping and climate change with the UN Chief.
24 Aug 2015
Cairo: Noting that India's economy has rebounded strongly after NDA came to power, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has invited the diaspora to invest in the country as she listed steps taken by the government to boost trade and make India a global manufacturing hub.
14 Sep 2015
Lahore: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has criticised Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for not adopting a strong stance over the Kashmir issue with India, saying his party will not reconcile with those "who dare not speak up" on the matter.
23 Aug 2015
Islamabad: Ending the suspense, Pakistan called off the Indo-Pak NSA-level talks, hours after India made it clear that discussions on Kashmir and a meeting with separatists will not be acceptable.
29 May 2015
New York: Two Indian-origin women have made it to Forbes' inaugural list of America's 50 richest self-made women, sharing the honour with high-achievers such as Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, media mogul Oprah Winfrey and singer Beyonce.