Category: International News

Pakistan gives U.N. a dossier on India after India submits one on Pakistan

NEW YORK – Pakistan gave U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres a dossier on Tuesday accusing India of stoking terrorism in Pakistan, a day after India provided a dossier to some U.N. Security Council members accusing militants from Pakistan of attempting an attack in the disputed Indian territory Kashmir. The […]

India bans 43 more mobile apps as it takes on China

NEW DELHI – India banned 43 mobile applications on Tuesday including Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s e-commerce app Aliexpress in a new wave of web sanctions targeted at China with whom it has engaged in a months-long standoff at a Himalayan border site. The 43 mostly Chinese origin apps, […]

Biden and Harris receive briefing from national security experts

By Lalit K Jha Washington, Nov 18: US President-elect Joe Biden and vice president-elect Kamala Harris have received a briefing from the national security experts about the diplomatic, defence and intelligence challenges facing the country. The US government agency that launches the transition process – the General Services Administration […]

In absence of coordination with Trump, there is risk of many more dying: Joe Biden

Washington, Nov 17: US President-elect Joe Biden has said many more Americans are at the risk of dying from coronavirus, if he and incumbent President Donald Trump do not coordinate on tackling the virus outbreak. According to media projections, Democrat Biden has won the November 3 presidential election. However, […]

India denies Pakistan’s allegations over funding of militant groups

By Alasdair Pal NEW DELHI – India on Sunday denied allegations by its arch-rival Pakistan that New Delhi had helped fund militant groups on Pakistani soil, with a foreign ministry spokesman dismissing them as “fabricated” and “figments of imagination”. Pakistan’s foreign minister said on Saturday the country would present […]

Indian and Pakistani troops exchange fire, at least 15 dead

By Fayaz Bukhari, Abu Arqam Naqash SRINAGAR, India/MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan – At least 10 civilians and five security personnel were killed in cross-border shelling between India and Pakistan on Friday, in one of this year’s deadliest days along the heavily militarised frontier separating the nuclear-armed rivals, officials said. Indian officials said […]

India, China close in on plan to end months of military standoff

NEW DELHI – Seeking to end a dangerous military standoff in the western Himalayas, India and China are formulating a plan that involves creating no-patrol zones, pulling back tanks and artillery, and using drones to verify the withdrawal, Indian officials say. Tensions have run high since June, when […]

Ready to write next chapter in US history: Kamala Harris

Washington, Nov 10: Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has said that she and President-elect Joe Biden are ready to write the “next chapter” in American history and from day one they would start building an economy that benefits the working families. Tackling COVID-19 pandemic, economic recovery, racial equality and climate […]

We’re going to win this race for White House: Joe Biden

By Lalit K Jha (Eds: Updating with more details) Washington, Nov 7:  Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has said that it was “clear and convincing” that he is going to win the closely-fought race for the White House against incumbent Republican President Donald Trump. Biden is on the […]

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