United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Highlights of External Affairs Minister Swaraj's address to the United Nations on Saturday: *World is trapped in a deluge of troubles of which the most dangerous is the relentless rise of violence and terrorism, and the ideas that promote them are spreading. *Climate
Replying to Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's allegations on India at United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Saturday said that nation which is submerged in bloodbath, teaching lesson of humanity. Further slamming Pakistan, Swaraj said that
Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj while addressing United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) slammed Pakistan's politicians and asked that have they ever thought that India is emerging as Information Technology (IT) superpower in the world but and on the other hand Pakistan has emerged as a
While addressing the 72nd United Nations General Assembly session in New York, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj reaffirmed India's commitment to the landmark Paris climate change agreement. Swaraj further said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has formed an International Solar Alliance to
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS) Denouncing Pakistan as the "world's greatest exporter of havoc, death and inhumanity", Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj accused Islamabad of being "only engaged in fighting us" and rejecting peace and dialogue. Speaking at the high-level
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was cheered from the floor and the Indian guests in the visitors gallery as she strode wearing her trademark saffron saree on to the stage with a gilded background in the wood-panelled General Assembly building. There was some laughter
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Raheja Group's multi-brand fashion retailer Shoppers Stop Ltd on Saturday announced selling 5 per cent of its equity share (43.96 lakh shares) of Rs 5 face value to e-tail giant Amazon.com at Rs 407.78 per share, aggregating to Rs 179.26 crore on a preferential basis. "
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday launched a stinging attack at the UN against Pakistan, saying India had grown as an IT superpower while Pakistan has emerged as a pre-eminent factory for the export of terror in the 70 years of the independence of the two
Rajkummar Rao is excited as his new film "Newton" has been announced as India's official entry for the Oscars. The actor says that he will call superstar Aamir Khan for the advice on its promotion. When reporters asked Rajkummar whether he is going to get some guidance from Aamir Khan about
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS) Nepal's Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba says that his landlocked Himalayan republic has an "immense opportunity" to benefit from the economic transformation of India and China, and advocates an independent foreign policy without "fear or favour"
Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) The Manipur Cricket Association (MCA) on Saturday approached the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) for an exchange programme consisting of three limited overs games and two T20 matches. As a full member, it is our moral duty to support growth of the game in other neighbouring
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Former India star Virender Sehwag has asserted that newcomers like Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal have made people "forget" bowlers like Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja. "It is a nice thing that we do not feel the pinch of not having two experienced
Pranaav-Sikki lose 21-14 15-21 19-21 to the local pair of Hoki-Hirota in Japan Open semis, Pakistan Hockey Federation(PHF) has threatened not to send its national team to India next year for the FIH World Cup.
Seoul, Sep 23 (IANS) Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu has reiterated India's commitment to promoting free and fair world trade, while emphasising the challenges that lay ahead in ensuring it as embodied in the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Prabhu is on a visit to South Korea from September 21-23
Tokyo, Sep 23 (IANS) India's mixed doubles pair of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N. Sikki Reddy lost in the semi-finals of the $325,000 Japan Open Superseries badminton championships here on Saturday.
Indore, Sep 23 (IANS) Australia vice-captain David Warner on Saturday dismissed the claims that his team is not reading India's spinners on the current tour. Australian batsmen struggled to pick the spin duo of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav as in the first ODI in Chennai, chinaman Kuldeep returned
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Subdued macro-economic sentiment, coupled with rising geo-political tensions in the Korean Peninsula and continuous outflows of foreign funds dragged the key Indian equity markets in the red last week.
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday demanded that the Narendra Modi government explain how absconding don Dawood Ibrahim's wife managed to visit Mumbai last year undetected and said that it raises questions on the credibility of the Centre and Maharashtra government as well as the state
Perhaps, it was in the late 1970s or early 1980s, an enthusiastic young man used to flit in and flit out of the Ambedkar Stadium Press Box. Not many knew much about him, except that he was helping the Durand Cup organisers in bringing out the official souvenir. It was unthinkable for a Parsi to play
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) Amidst dramatic crashes and in searing heat with track temperatures soaring to 63 degrees, Malaysian rider Mohd Zaqhwan Zaidi, astride a Honda machine, powered his way to victory in the premier SuperSports 600cc class as battles for leaderboard positions intensified in the fifth
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khans sports drama film "Dangal" is continuing its victory march at the box office worldwide and has become the highest grossing Bollywood film in Hong Kong with a collection of 23.45 million Hong Kong dollars. As confirmed by the film's
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The National Capital Region (NCR) will lead the country in hosting the India Learn Golf Week (ILGW), a historic nationwide initiative to draw new talent to the game, it was announced on Saturday. As many as five venues have registered to participate in this weeklong programme
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) "Newton" Director Amit V Masurkar says he was completely unaware of the Iranian film "Secret Ballot" and that people should watch both the films and compare to find out if they are copied. "Newton" has been chosen as India's official selection
Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian, whose three-year tenure ends on 16 October, has received extension of one year. After Raghuram Rajan vacated the office of India's CEA in 2013 to take over as RBI governor, Subramanian had assumed the office in October 2014.