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Visa for Kulbhushan’s mother: Sushma’s request to Sartaj gets no response

Visa for Kulbhushan’s mother: Sushma’s request to Sartaj gets no response

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj expressed dismay over lack of courtesy shown by her Pakistani counterpart Sartaj Aziz, who has not even acknowledged her personal letter requesting for a Pakistani…

India slams Pakistan for glorifying Burhan Wani

India slams Pakistan for glorifying Burhan Wani

India hit out at Pakistan for glorifying militant commander Burhan Wani, saying Islamabad’s terror support and sponsorship need to be condemned by ‘one and all’. In a strongly worded tweet,…

U.S isolated as India, other G20 members back Paris climate pact

U.S isolated as India, other G20 members back Paris climate pact

India joined 18 other G20 members to strongly support the fight against global warming by terming the Paris climate deal as ‘irreversible’, leaving the U.S, which walked out of the…

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai joins Twitter

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai joins Twitter

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has joined Twitter on Friday. The 19-year-old joined the social media platform following her last day in school and within an hour-and-a-half had a 115,000 followers.…

Air India to add Los Angeles, Houston in its list of U.S destinations

Air India to add Los Angeles, Houston in its list of U.S destinations

Air India said it plans to expand its base in the United States by adding Los Angeles and Houston as new destinations, a day after launching the state-carrier’s first direct…

France plans to ban petrol, diesel cars by 2040

France plans to ban petrol, diesel cars by 2040

French Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot says he has set the country’s carmakers the goal of not selling petrol or diesel cars by 2040. At a news conference unveiling a five-year…

AI launches Delhi-Washington flight

AI launches Delhi-Washington flight

State-owned Air India launched its first flight to Washington DC from New Delhi, thereby adding its fifth destination in the United States. Air India has deployed its 238-seater Boeing 777-200…

India rise to 96 in FIFA rankings, best in two decades

India rise to 96 in FIFA rankings, best in two decades

The Indian football team on Thursday rose to the 96th spot in the latest FIFA rankings, its best-ever in the last two decades and the second best overall. As far…

‘Atmosphere not right’ for a Xi-Modi meet in Hamburg: China

‘Atmosphere not right’ for a Xi-Modi meet in Hamburg: China

China on Thursday said the atmosphere was not right’ for a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in…

PM Modi announces flight service to Tel Aviv from Delhi, Mumbai

PM Modi announces flight service to Tel Aviv from Delhi, Mumbai

In what is seen as an attempt to reach out to the Indian diaspora in Israel, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced plans to launch flight service to Tel Aviv from…