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US shutdown crisis still unresolved

Washington, Jan 20 : Last-ditch efforts are being made in Washington to prevent a shutdown of the US Government, a BBC New reported on Saturday. With a Senate vote due shortly before the Friday mi...

India's entry into Australia Group reaffirms non-proliferation credentials: PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday thanked Australia and other members of the elite 'Australia Group' for export control for supporting India's entry into it and said the de...

Pakistan brings up Kulbhushan Jadhav in UN Security Council debate

United Nations, Jan 20 : At a high-level Security Council meeting, Pakistan has raised the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, whom Islamabad has accused of being an Indian spy and given him a death sentence...

India calls for changing Pakistan's 'mindset' that unleashes terror on India, Afghanistan

United Nations, Jan 20 : Pakistan's "mindset" that unleashes terrorist attacks on India and Afghanistan must change, India has told the Security Council. Only by changing the terror mindset can pe...

Pakistan summons Indian Deputy HC over ceasefire violations

Islamabad, Jan 19 : Pakistan on Friday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh to condemn the "unprovoked ceasefire violations" by Indian forces along the International Border in Sialkot Sector, that left one civilian dead and injured nine others. A 24-year-old man Irfan, resident of village Harpal, was killed while the injured included women and elderly persons, a Foreign Office s...

Omar bats for Indo-Pak talks to end ceasefire violations on IB, LoC

Jammu, Jan 19 : National Conference Working President Omar Abdullah on Friday batted for Indo-Pak talks to end ceasefire violations on international border and the Line of Control. 'It’s a matter ...

Pak fires heavily on forward BoPs, villages along IB, woman among 2 killed

Jammu, Jan 19 : Two civilians, including a woman, were killed and 11 others injured as Pakistan heavily shelled forward Border Outposts and villages along International Border in Jammu, Samba and Kat...

NK to remain focus of Tillerson while in Europe

Washington, Jan 19 : The DPRK or North Korea will be high on the agenda of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson while in Europe -- January 21-27. According to a press statement, issued here by Heat...

Pope in Peru on three-day visit

Lima, Jan 19 : Pope Francis is in Peru on a three-day official and apostolic visit. He arrived here on Thursday and his tour would take him to the Amazon city of Puerto Maldonado, as well as Truji...

NASA's small nuclear reactor to power a habitat on Mars

Washington, Jan 19 : To provide safe and plentiful energy for future robotic and human missions for Mars and beyond, NASA is conducting experiments on Kilopower -- a small nuclear reactor that can ge...

Spike missile deal back on track, says Netanyahu

New Delhi, Jan 18 : The sale of Israel’s Spike anti-tank missiles to India is likely to be back on track again, Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced. In a video message posted on...

Pakistan not to compromise on national interests: Asif

Islamabad, Jan 18 : Pakistan Foreign Minister has said that Islamabad will never compromise its national security, integrity and dignity. Talking to media outside Parliament on Wednesday, Mr Asif ...

Pak PM rules out war with India

Islamabad, Jan 17 : Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has ruled out the prospects of war with India and said both the countries should avoid escalation. Pakistan has never indulged in ...

Nawaz Sharif appears before accountability court for 13th time

Islamabad, Jan 16 : A hearing of corruption references against former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law, is underway in an accountability court in Islamabad, media re...

India, Israel sign nine agreements

New Delhi, Jan 15 : India and Israel on Monday signed nine agreements, including in the areas of cyber security and oil and gas, following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Ministers Narendra Mo...

Pak says 4 soldiers killed by India along LoC

Jammu, Jan 15 : A teenager, hailing from Paksitan- occupied Kashmir (PoK), escaped from a juvenile home in R S Pura sector here, police said today. Ashfaq Ali (16), a resident of the Bhimber area ...

26 killed in Baghdad twin suicide blasts: officials

BAGHDAD: A double suicide bombing killed 26 people in Baghdad on Monday, officials said, the second such attack in the Iraqi capital in three days. Dr Abdel Ghani Al-Saadi, health chief for east B...

Israeli PM accorded ceremonial welcome

New Delhi, Jan 15 : Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is on six-day visit to India, was accorded a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was ...

Trump says he is not racist

Washington, Jan 15 : US President Donald Trump has said he was not a racist after he was criticized over his "sh**hole" characterisation of African countries. "Nah, I'm not a racist. I'm the least...

Netanyahu hails Modi as a "great leader", backs surgical strike against Pak

New Delhi, Jan 15 : The visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has hailed his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi as a "great leader" and of course in a veiled manner endorsed India's surgic...

Nuclear threats can't undermine need for India, Pakistan talks

Islamabad, Jan 15 : India Army chief General Bipin Rawat's remarks that his force was ready to call Pakistan's "nuclear bluff" and cross the border cannot "erase the core truth" that the two countrie...