August 21, 2013
The United States has placed unprecedented sanctions on an Islamic school in northwest Pakistan for allegedly training and financing fighters from al-Qaeda and other militant groups. The san...
June 29, 2013
U.S. President Barack Obama tried to cool the international frenzy over Edward Snowden on Thursday as Ecuador stepped up its defiance and said it was preemptively rejecting millions in trade benef...
May 27, 2013
The European Union Foreign Ministers were set on Monday for a showdown over whether to funnel weapons to the Syrian Opposition, with only days left to avoid the expiry of all EU sanctions on the w...
March 27, 2013
India and Japan have agreed to promote their bilateral strategic and global partnership especially in economic and security areas, with Tokyo granting a $2.32 billion aid for infrastructure buildi...
September 5, 2012
With an outgoing overseas development assistance agency now in place, India needs to articulate its development cooperation agenda in a cogent manner »
July 4, 2012
Moves to block vital Strait of Hormuz
March 4, 2012
Seventy-seven NGOs have been put under Government’s watch list and their names have been circulated to Indian missions abroad which have been told to keep a check on visas being considered for mem...
September 25, 2011
Students in 261 schools in the Tamil-dominated Eastern Province in Sri Lanka will begin their first lessons in computers in a few days. On Saturday, India gifted 1,250 computers and peripherals to...
July 12, 2011
The war of words between Pakistan and the U.S. intensified on Tuesday with Defence Minister Ahmad Mukhtar saying Pakistani troops would be withdrawn from the border with Afghanistan if Washington h...
May 27, 2011
A balance sheet of the Fourth U.N. Conference on Least Developed Countries held in Istanbul.
July 5, 2013
As nations across the world race against time to meet the millennium development goals (MDGs) by 2015, the poorest, and the least developed, countries are being adversely affected by the decline i...
June 4, 2013
The Obama administration imposed new sanctions on Monday on Iran and its nuclear programme, targeting the country’s currency and auto industry and seeking to render Iranian money useless outside t...
May 20, 2013
Former general Thein Sein on Monday becomes the first Myanmar president to be welcomed to the White House in almost 47 years, crowning a dramatic diplomatic rehabilitation for his nation after yea...
February 28, 2013
The Obama administration said on Thursday that it will provide the Syrian opposition with an additional $60 million in assistance and in a significant policy shift will for the first time provide...
August 18, 2012
T. Balakrishnan, Managing Director of INKEL and the High Speed Rail Corridor project, has said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has confirmed that he will inaugurate the Emerging Kerala meet in Septem...
July 3, 2012
However, Tehran combines realism with combative tone
February 7, 2012
Prime Minister David Cameron has re-affirmed Britain’s decision to continue its aid programme to India, amidst a row sparked by some ruling Conservative MPs demanding an end to it, and reports tha...
August 27, 2011
By deciding to work with Russia, China and the Central Asian countries within a regional framework, India has made a significant policy decision.
July 10, 2011
The Obama administration is suspending and, in some cases, cancelling hundreds of millions of dollars of aid to the Pakistani military, in a move to chasten Pakistan for expelling American military...
May 27, 2011
Members of the United Nations Security Council sent an unusually blunt message to Somalia's leaders on May 25, Wednesday, to stop fighting among themselves or risk losing millions of dollars a year...