05 Jul 2015
Athens: Greek voters headed to the polls on Sunday to vote in a historic, tightly fought referendum on whether to accept worsening austerity in exchange for more bailout funds, in a gamble that could see it crash out of the euro.
05 Jul 2015
Washington: In a scathing attack, Democratic presidential aspirant Hillary Clinton has accused China of "hacking into everything that doesn't move" in America and "stealing" huge amounts of government information.
02 Jul 2015
United Nations: As the UN prepares for a global cyber policy by the end of the year, Indian government has said that the ambitious 'Digital India' programme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to address the digital divide and focus on affordability for inclusive development.
24 Jun 2015
San Francisco: The government will 'play by the rule book' and make sure that absolute standards of probity are maintained, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said as the Opposition continued its attack over Lalit Modi controversy.
21 Jun 2015
Washington: Terming the controversial retrospective taxation regime a "legacy issue", finance minister Arun Jaitley has assured US investors that the government does not intend to legislate retrospectively and is looking to put a "quietus" to the matter.
25 Jun 2015
Kathmandu: India today pledged USD one billion in assistance to quake-ravaged Nepal for its massive reconstruction programme, asserting that it will strongly stand behind the Nepalese government which is seeking to 'wipe the tears' of every Nepali.
23 Jun 2015
Kabul: Afghan government forces regained control of a key district near the Northern city of Kunduz on Tuesday, after Taliban fighters had threatened to capture a provincial capital for the first time since being driven from power in 2001.
06 Apr 2015
Kathmandu: Nepal's government on Monday appointed Deep Kumar Upadhyay as its next ambassador to India, ending a three-year period without an envoy in New Delhi.
18 Mar 2015
Islamabad: Air Marshal Sohail Aman, an accomplished fighter pilot, was on Wednesday appointed as the chief of Pakistan Air Force.
20 Jan 2015
Geneva: India should continue its social policies like the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), the head of the ILO said, describing such measures as a "remarkable positive" trend in reaching the most distressed sections of the society.