17 Apr 2014
Washington: United States on Wednesday urged the Indian government that emerges from ongoing elections to follow economic policies that encourage investment, saying Washington would like to see bilateral trade grow to $500 billion a year.
14 Apr 2014
Washington: A BJP-led NDA government would be ‘stronger, decisive, transparent and predictable’, which would create an investment-friendly environment, according to a senior party leader.
04 Mar 2014
Warsaw: Robert Lewandowski, who played for the Polish national team, on Monday joined the elite group of United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Goodwill Ambassadors.
22 Feb 2014
Beijing: Smog continued to blanket China's north and central regions for the third day on Saturday, prompting the National Meteorological Centre (NMC) to issue a yellow alert for air pollution.
04 Nov 2013
London: In a major relief for travelers from Asia and Africa, the UK has scrapped its controversial 3,000-pound "security bond" for some "high-risk" foreign visitors, including those from India.
01 Jan 2014
Nairobi: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Philippe Lazzarini of Switzerland as his deputy special representative as well as resident and humanitarian coordinator in Somalia.
11 Nov 2013
Wellington: Kiwi Prime Minister John Key was under growing pressure on Monday to take action against Sri Lanka as lawmakers from New Zealand and Australia were briefly detained by Sri Lankan officials while on a fact-finding mission over the weekend.
04 Nov 2013
Islamabad: In a bid to bring Pakistan's powerful ISI under civilian control, the Senate has recommended an effective role of Parliament in monitoring it while giving the spy agency power to arrest and detain.
22 Mar 2014
Male: Parliamentary elections got under way in Maldives on Saturday despite the island nation's new President expressing doubts over whether the vote can be conducted, officials said.
01 Mar 2014
Caracas: Scattered barricades blocked streets and protesters battled police in some Caracas neighborhoods even while life went on as usual in others as a political standoff persisted through the second day of national holidays.