• Cross border talks to speed up as India, China gears for BRICS
    World NewsCross border talks to speed up as India, China gears for BRICS

    After Beijing expressed its interest in speeding up the cross-border dispute talks, India and China are likely to exchange words during the BRICS summit at Ufa in Russia next week. This is Prime Minister's second visit to the international event. The Indian special representative is national security adviser Ajit Doval while the Chinese side is represented by state councillor Yang Jiechi. The BRICS summit is likely to be held on July 9 and 10.

  • Pakistan reacts to Modi’s 'nuisance' remarks, calls in 'unfortunate'
    World NewsPakistan reacts to Modi’s 'nuisance' remarks, calls in 'unfortunate'

    Pakistan on Tuesday reacted to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 'nuisance' remark in Bangladesh and described it as unfortunate. Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Qazi Khalillulah said that Pakistan believes in peaceful co-existence and maintaining good neighbourly relations with India.

  • PM Modi’s Bangladesh trip: From land agreement to Pakistan terrorism
    World NewsPM Modi’s Bangladesh trip: From land agreement to Pakistan terrorism

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday concluded his two-day visit to the neighbouring nation Bangladesh. Apart from being historic, the trip also listed solutions for some much needed problems between the two countries.

  • China defends projects in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir
    World NewsChina defends projects in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

    China on Thursday defended its projects in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi had strongly objected to during his visit to that country last month. Straight away rejecting clarifications of LAC, China said it prefers a pact with India on a code of conduct to maintain peace along the border.

  • India, US sign new 10-year defence framework pacts
    World NewsIndia, US sign new 10-year defence framework pacts

    India and on Wednesday night finalised a new strategically important 10-year defence framework pact envisaging joint development and manufacture of defence equipment and technology including jet engines, aircraft carrier design and construction.

  • Schools reopen in earthquake hit Nepal
    World NewsSchools reopen in earthquake hit Nepal

    More than 1000 Nepalese children have returned to school in Nepal after a month of two devastating earthquakes that left 8,700 people dead and 23,000 injured. Schools had been shut since the tremors badly damaged classrooms.

  • Strong quake jolts Japan, no tsunami alert
    World NewsStrong quake jolts Japan, no tsunami alert

    A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the Japanese coast on Saturday, geologists said, shaking buildings in Tokyo and setting off car alarms. Despite the huge power of the quake, there was no risk of a tsunami, The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported.

  • World’s largest hotel to be built in Saudi Arabia
    World NewsWorld’s largest hotel to be built in Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Arabia will be the privileged destination to have world’s largest hotel with 10,000 rooms at a whopping USD 3.5 billion in the holiest city of Mecca. Designed by Dar Al Handasah group, the project has a total built area of 1.4 million square meter and will be set in the Manafia area in Mecca’s central zone, DesignMENA reported.

  • China Visit Day-3: More $10 billion pacts in Shanghai
    World NewsChina Visit Day-3: More $10 billion pacts in Shanghai

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Shanghai to conclude his three-day visit to China. After signing 24 agreements on $10 billion in Beijing, all eyes will be on another deal of same whopping amount in Shanghai.

  • 5-Hour siege at Kabul guest house ends, 2 Indians among 5 dead
    World News5-Hour siege at Kabul guest house ends, 2 Indians among 5 dead

    Gunmen stormed into a guest house filled with foreigners in Afghanistan capital Kabul on Wednesday evening. The incident killed 5 people, including 2 Indians and 1 American. The area was seized by the Army soon after the attack began at 8:30 PM local time.