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Bangladeshi blogger Avijit Roy hacked to death by extremists, group claims responsibility
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

The Bangladesh-born US blogger was known for his writing against religious fundamentalism, in Dhaka.

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar to visit Pakistan on March 3
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

Sources said that decision to schedule Foreign Secy-level talks 'at the earliest' was taken at the highest level.

What has led to the crisis in the Maldives? Where does India stand?
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Former Maldives President was booked under anti-terrorism laws on Sunday.

Faculty, students will be disheartened Amartya Sen’s exit, says board member
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

Tansen Sen also said any delay in implementing the recommendations would 'impact India’s standing in international forums'.

Lankan president Sirisena gets the red carpet with deals on defence, nuclear safety
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

“We also intend to further improve air and sea connectivity between India and Sri Lanka,” PM Narendra Modi said.

On the Record: ‘India, EU can gain from a more open trade regime in India’
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

Jose Manuel Barroso was in India for the Delhi Sustainable Development Conference earlier this month.

Two months ago, they had quiet meeting, set talks ball rolling
Sun, Feb 15, 2015

Sources said the two sides have agreed that the “sequencing” of the Pakistan envoy’s meeting with Hurriyat leaders is the only issue.

Cricket diplomacy: PM Narendra Modi opens new innings with Pakistan
Sat, Feb 14, 2015

Modi called up Nawaz Sharif and informed that Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar will visit Pakistan as part of SAARC Yatra.

No proposal to amend n-liability law: MEA
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

‘Right to recourse’ part of contracts; nuclear accident victims cannot sue suppliers under tort law.

Religious intolerance ‘matter of concern’, says former European Commission chief
Mon, Feb 09, 2015

Barroso’s remarks come within days of US President Barack Obama’s comments on religious tolerance in India.

Pakistan objects to design of power project on Chenab
Wed, Feb 04, 2015

While the Pakistan side was led by Mirza Asif Beg, the Indian delegation was headed by Indus Water Commissioner K Vohra.

Unlike past, Barack Obama didn’t mention Pakistan at all during India visit
Thu, Jan 29, 2015

The only time Pak was mentioned was in the joint statement —on counter-terrorism cooperation between India & the US.

6 months to go, Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh told to go
Thu, Jan 29, 2015

60-year-old Jaishankar, was a key member of the Indian team which negotiated the landmark Indo-US nuclear deal.

India will succeed so long it’s not ‘splintered’ on religious lines: Obama
Wed, Jan 28, 2015

Obama made no direct reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party.

India looks to use US formula to convince France and Australia
Tue, Jan 27, 2015

India signed an uranium supply agreement with Australia last September, when PM Tony Abbott visited the country.

Chemistry over history: nuclear logjam clears, big push in defence
Mon, Jan 26, 2015

But the big takeaway of the day was the progress on the vexed nuclear liability issue.

Shorter visit but at least 8 meetings for PM Modi, President Obama
Sun, Jan 25, 2015

US President won’t visit Agra; nuclear talks are high on agenda.

‘National mourning’ for dead Saudi King
Sat, Jan 24, 2015

India had also declared national mourning in 2005 when his predecessor Saudi King Fahd died.

Nuclear-deal: Hope floats after India assurance to US
Fri, Jan 23, 2015

London talks : US negotiators return with legally drafted assurance on liability clause

Will hunt terrorists from Pak to Paris, says Obama
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

About 40 lawmakers mainly Democrats waved yellow pencils during the speech to show solidarity with the victims.

India offers to unload Afghan trucks at Attari
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

With this move, India has given the opportunity to Pakistan to allow these trucks to come up to the Attari checkpost.

Delhi polls: Kiran Bedi wanted GK but Modi-Shah chose safe haven Krishna Nagar
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

Party’s No. 1 and 2 thought GK, Malviya Nagar too unsafe for must-win CM candidate

India, US meet to break deadlock on n-liability
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

Indian government sources claimed the US appeared to be finally moving from its position on the nuclear liability law.

Obama Delhi diary: Private dinner with Modi and a townhall
Tue, Jan 20, 2015

While the dinner is likely to take place on January 25, the date will be finalised in a day or two.

Obama’s R-day visit: US worried about length of show, India won’t budge
Mon, Jan 19, 2015

Length of show worries US Secret Service; bullet-proof enclosure designed.

India, Sri Lanka set to start talks on repatriation of Lankan Tamil refugees
Mon, Jan 19, 2015

There are an estimated one lakh Lankan Tamil refugees in India, who had fled Lanka during the war between the LTTE and the Sri Lankan army.

Tracking Transition 2014: Diplomacy-The year of loving thy neighbour
Tue, Dec 30, 2014

The new government defined its foreign policy through various public events and outreach exercises.

Tracking transition 2014: Modi govt’s promise of growth and governance
Tue, Dec 30, 2014

The new government came to power on the promise of growth and governance. what has the beginning shown, what will follow?

Kicking in Lanka? Salman, Jacqueline campaign for Mahinda Rajapaksa
Tue, Dec 30, 2014

Salman Khan along with his 'Kick' co-star Jacqueline Fernandez are in Colombo to campaign for President Mahinda Rajapaksa, the first Indian actor to be roped in for a poll campaign in the country.

Modi calls Sharif, lends a shoulder
Wed, Dec 17, 2014

This was their first conversation after they met on the sidelines of the SAARC summit in Kathmandu.

Infosys engineer from Guntur went for coffee break, got trapped inside
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

The IT professional had gone to the cafe for a “coffee break”, but did not return.

PM Narendra Modi describes Sydney terror attack as ‘disturbing’
Mon, Dec 15, 2014

"Such acts are inhuman & deeply unfortunate. I pray for everyone's safety," Modi tweeted.

India, Russia ink new nuclear-deal; Moscow most important defence partner, says PM Narendra Modi
Fri, Dec 12, 2014

Modi said Putin is a great leader and he has been a pillar of strength for India's security and international relations.

India eyes oil, defence deals, Russia looks to boost trade
Thu, Dec 11, 2014

Both leaders might discuss improving supply of rough diamonds by Russia to India.

To Maldives, with tonnes of water — from India
Sat, Dec 06, 2014

Desalination plant catches fire, India sends water in ships, planes

To Maldives, with tonnes of water — from India
Sat, Dec 06, 2014

Desalination plant catches fire, India sends water in ships, planes.