Wednesday, July 28, 2021World wants to see a peaceful Afghanistan, free from malign influences: Jaishankar

New Delhi, Jul 28: India said on Wednesday it is imperative that the peace negotiations on Afghanistan are taken seriously by all parties, and that the independence and sovereignty of the war-torn country can only be ensured if it is free from “malign influences”.

Addressing a joint presser with visiting US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said the talk


Wednesday, July 28, 2021At a time of democratic recession, its vital that US, India stand together: Blinken

New Delhi, July 28: "At a time of rising global threats to democracy and international freedoms -- we talk about a democratic recession -- it's vital that we two world leading democracies continue to stand together in support of these ideals," US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said here on Wednesday.

On the first day of his visit to India, Blinken while addressing civil society representati


Wednesday, July 28, 2021Global COVID-19 caseload tops 195.2 mn

Washington, July 28: The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 195.2 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.17 million and vaccinations soared to over 3.91 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

In its latest update on Wednesday morning, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload an death toll st


Tuesday, July 27, 2021India to monitor Chinese activities

NEW DELHI: Along with the help of satellites and drones, Indian security forces are also creating a network of surveillance cameras and sensors to keep a close watch on the Chinese Army along the Line of Actual Control.
“A number of these new cameras and sensors have been deployed along the Line of Actual Control from Eastern Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh to keep a track of adversary’s activities.


Monday, July 26, 2021Imran Khan's party wins most seats in PoK legislative elections marred by violence: Opposition alleges 'rigging'

Islamabad, Jul 26: Prime Minister Imran Khan's party on Monday was poised to form the government in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir for the first time after it won 25 of 45 seats in the legislative assembly elections marred by deadly violence and allegations of irregularities by the Opposition, local media reported.

Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party (PTI) won 25 seats while Pakistan People's Pa


Monday, July 26, 2021Police raids shop, recovers narcotic substance in Anantnag

Anantnag, Jul 26: Jammu and Kashmir police, along with Executive Magistrate, on Monday raided a shop and recovered narcotic substance in this south Kashmir district, a police spokesman said this afternoon.

He said following a tip-off, a police party from Police Station (PS) Bijbehara along with Executive Magistrate raided at shop at Guree Bijbearha and recovered narcotic substance.

One pers


Monday, July 26, 2021COVID-19: UAE extends ban on passenger flights from India to UAE till August 2

NEW DELHI : National carrier Etihad Airways on Monday informed that flights from India to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will remain suspended till August 2.
The date could be extended, depending on directions by the UAE authorities, Khaleej Times reported citing Etihad Airways Guest Relations.
“We’ve just received confirmation that flights from India are suspended till the 2nd August, and we a


Friday, July 23, 2021US welcomes PM Modi's continued focus on driving clean energy transformation in India: Official

Washington, Jul 23: The United States welcomes the continued focus of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on driving a clean energy transformation in his country despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior official has said.

Testifying before a Congressional committee on Thursday, Jonathan Pershing, a senior advisor to the Special Envoy on Climate Change John Kerry said th


Friday, July 23, 2021India, China to hold 12th round of talks

NEW DELHI: India and China are working out fresh dates for the 12th round of Corps Commander-level talks on the situation in eastern Ladakh, Indian Army sources said on Thursday.
China had earlier suggested holding military talks on July 26 but India asked Beijing to work out fresh dates as the Indian Army would be celebrating Kargil Vijay Diwas, they added.
The sources said further said that t