Category: International

Telephone Conversation between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Dr. Lotay Tshering, Prime Minister of Bhutan

DELHI, MAY 11: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had a telephone conversation today with the Prime Minister of Bhutan, Lyonchhen Dr. Lotay Tshering. The Bhutan Prime Minister expressed solidarity with the Government and the people of India in their efforts against the recent wave of COVID-19 pandemic. Prime […]

Jaishankar calls on Tajikistan Speaker; discusses parliamentary support for Indo-Tajik cooperation

Dushanbe, Mar 31: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday met Tajikistan Speaker Zokirzoda Mahmadtohir Zoir and appreciated the strong parliamentary support for Indo-Tajik cooperation. Jaishankar, who is in Tajikistan’s capital Dushanbe, attended the 9th Heart of Asia Ministerial Conference on Afghanistan on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, the […]

Prime Minister visits Hari Mandir and attends Community Reception at Orakandi

DELHI, MARCH 27: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on the second day of his two-day visit to Bangladesh sought blessings at the Hari Mandir in Orakandi and interacted with the descendants of revered Thakur family. Prime Minister also addressed the representatives of the Matua community at Orakandi, from […]

India, China agree to pull back troops from disputed Himalayan lake

NEW DELHI – India and China on Thursday began to pull back troops and battle tanks from a bitterly contested lake area high in the western Himalayas on Thursday in a breakthrough after a months-long standoff on the disputed border. Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh told parliament the […]

India retains ban on 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok

NEW DELHI – India has decided to retain its ban on video app TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps after reviewing responses from the companies on issues such as compliance and privacy, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. When it first imposed […]

Pollution deaths in India rose to 1.67 million in 2019 -Lancet

NEW DELHI – Toxic air killed more people in India in 2019 than in 2017, The Lancet said in a report shared by the government on Tuesday, with 1.67 million deaths accounting for 18% of all fatalities. India, whose cities top global pollution lists, faces a growing economic […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh meets with Iran’s Minister of Defence in Tehran

open view news desk Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh held a bilateral meeting on 5th September 2020 with Iran’s Minister of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics, Brigadier General Amir Hatami, at the latter’s request. Raksha Mantri was on a transit halt in Tehran enroute from Moscow to New Delhi. […]

Pak’s COVID-19 cases reach 292,765

Islamabad, Aug 23: Pakistan’s coronavirus cases on Sunday reached 292,765 after 591 new infections were reported in the last 24 hours, the health ministry said. Four patients died during the period, taking the number of fatalities in the country to 6,235, according to the Ministry of National Health Services. […]

PM delivers keynote address at India Ideas Summit

Global economic resilience can be achieved by stronger domestic economic capacities: PM India is contributing towards a prosperous and resilient world through the clarion call of ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’: PM There has never been a better time to invest in India: PM India is emerging as a land of […]

PM’s address at India Ideas Summit 2020

open view news desk New Delhi, July 22, 2020 Namaste! Business leaders, Distinguished guests, I thank the US-India Business Council for inviting me to address the ‘India Ideas Summit’. I also congratulate the USIBC on its forty fifth anniversary this year. Over the past decades, the USIBC has […]

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