24 Dec 2015
United Nations: The United Nations announced it has appointed a new peacekeeping chief in Mali, amid criticism of the country's peace process.
06 Jun 2016
Geneva: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today left for the US after ending his engagements in Switzerland, where he secured the European nation's support for India's NSG membership ahead of a key meeting of the 48-nation bloc.
10 Jun 2016
Vienna/New Delhi: India yesterday secured Mexico's support for its membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) that controls access to sensitive nuclear technology but as the 48-nation club met in Vienna, China continued to oppose India's bid.
04 Jul 2016
Valencia: India played out a 1-1 draw in their final match of the 6 Nations invitational hockey tournament here yesterday.
21 Dec 2015
Bern: Yemen's warring parties have agreed on a broad framework for ending their war at talks in Switzerland but they first have to agree a permanent ceasefire, after a week-long truce was widely violated, the United Nations said yesterday.
19 Dec 2015
United Nations: UN Security Council members approved a resolution outlining a peace process for Syria involving talks by representatives of the Damascus government and the opposition, but the draft says nothing on the critical issue of what role President Bashar Assad will play.
22 Feb 2016
New Delhi: With the emergence of 'economic liberalisation' post-World War-2, many new economic-centres had emerged. Unlike the pre-World War-2 era, when USA, USSR and Europe were major economic hubs, the economic scenario has changed as Asian countries like China, Japan and India have marked unprecedented growth.
20 Sep 2016
United Nations: Kashmir issue will dominate in Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's address to the UN General Assembly tomorrow that comes at a time of heightened tensions between India and Pakistan following the terror attack in Uri.
18 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Central Vigilance Commissioner KV Chowdary will attend a meeting of anti-corruption agencies of SAARC nations in Pakistan later this month, when such a meeting is being held for the first time.
03 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Cleared by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), Narsingh Yadav today got the go ahead of United World Wrestling (UWW) to compete in the Rio Olympics even as he waited for a WADA clearance as well.