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20-Jun-2018 YANGON, Myanmar, and SINT-NIKLAAS, Belgium

Launch of satellite mobile backhaul network based on Newtec Dialog® platform

Newtec – a specialist in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications – today announced it is enabling Communication & Commerce (Com & Com) to launch a mobile backhaul network for Telecom International...

04-Oct-2016 Brussels

US will not abandon peace process in Syria : John Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday that the United States would not be abandoning the Syrian peace process despite the break in talks with Russia.Washington announced a suspension in talks with Russia just hours before Kerry's speech at a...

10-Sep-2016 Brussels

Sikh temple in Belgium closed for security reasons

Belgian authorities have ordered the closure of a Sikh gurudwara (temple) for an indefinite period citing a security threat, local media reported on Saturday.Hans Bonte, Mayor of Vilvoorde town, has ordered the closure.The town outside Brussels has only a dozen...

29-Jun-2016 Brussels

Brexit talks to be triggered by next PM: David Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that he will not trigger Britain's exit talks with the European Union (EU) but leave the issue to his successor.Britain will discuss with the EU and examine all the ways following the historic referendum but the...

28-Jun-2016 Brussels

John Kerry visits Brussels to discuss Brexit

US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Brussels, discussing with European officials on Britain's EU membership referendum, as well as a range of regional and global issues key to the US-EU partnership.During the press conference following Kerry's meeting...

22-Jun-2016 Brussels

Yoga not just about physical exercises: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Yoga is not just about physical exercise and it seeks to bring harmony in one's environment, Indian spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar told the European Parliament here."Though yoga was born in the Indian sub-continent, it belongs to the world," the Art...

18-Jun-2016 Brussels

12 arrests as Belgium swoops on terror suspects

Police in Belgium have made 12 arrests in a huge anti-terror operation, following the deadly bomb attacks on capital Brussels in March.Those detained on Friday night are suspected of plotting a terrorist attack, prosecutors said on Saturday. They were among...

10-Apr-2016 Brussels

Four suspects placed under arrest linked with Paris, Brussels attacks

The investigating judge in Brussels, specialised in terrorism support cases relating to attacks in Paris and Brussels, placed four suspects under arrest, announced on Saturday the Belgian federal prosecutor.Mohamed Abrini, involved in the attacks in Paris,...

31-Mar-2016 Brussels

Cannot fight terror with guns only: Narendra Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said terrorism could not be defeated with "bombs and guns" only but also by strengthening moderate voices that condemn it as "un-Islamic".Addressing the Indian diaspora in the Belgian capital, Modi said he had been speaking...

30-Mar-2016 Brussels

India, Belgium resolve to work together against terrorism

India and Belgium on Wednesday resolved to work together in the fight against terrorism, according to a joint statement issued after a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Belgian counterpart Charles Michel here.“The leaders expressed deep...

30-Mar-2016 Brussels

Modi leaves for US

Asserting that India would never bow down to terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi left terror-struck Brussels for Washington on Wednesday night to attend the Fourth Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) after attending the 13th India-EU summit and resolving to fight...

30-Mar-2016 Brussels

EU, India agree to strengthen strategic partnership

India and the 28-member European Union ended their 13th summit in Brussels Wednesday night by underlining their commitment to strengthen their strategic and economic partnership."As global partners and the world's largest democracies, the leaders reaffirmed...

30-Mar-2016 Brussels

India will never bend before terror: Modi in Brussels

India has not bent before terrorism and will never do so, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said to an euphoric Indian community gathering here, while offering deepest condolences for the March 22 Brussels terror bombings.Addressing a packed Indian community event...

30-Mar-2016 Brussels

Narendra Modi meets European Council, European Commission presidents

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met European Council President Donald Tusk and President of the European Commission Jean Claude Juncker here on Wednesday.“Celebrating the world's largest democratic entities. PM @narendramodi w/ Prez @donaldtusk & Prez @juncker...

30-Mar-2016 Brussels

Belgium's diamond trade leaders meet Narendra Modi

A delegation of leaders of Belgium's diamond trade called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Wednesday.Board members of the Association of Diamond Traders called on Modi, external affairs ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup said. Antwerp in Belgium is...

30-Mar-2016 Brussels

Creative approach can help realise India-EU trade pact: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said a creative approach was required to advance the stalled India-EU talks for a mutual free trade agreement that would benefit both the sides.Ahead of the 13th India-European Union Summit here on Wednesday, Modi...

30-Mar-2016 Brussels

Expedite extradition treaty: Narendra Modi

Condemning the March 22 terror attack on Brussels airport, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he wanted to expedite the negotiations on an extradition treaty and also a treaty on exchange of sentenced prisoners with Belgium."As part of our efforts to...

30-Mar-2016 Brussels

Narendra Modi strikes sympathy chord with terror-hit Brussels

Visiting the Belgian capital that is yet to recover from the horror of the March 22 terror attacks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that India shares “the depth of sorrow and grief” of the Belgian people as it has itself experienced terrorist violence...

30-Mar-2016 Brussels

Narendra Modi, Belgian PM remote activate telescope in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Belgian counterpart Charles Michel here on Wednesday jointly remote activated Asia's largest optical telescope, ARIES, located in India.“ARIES project is not just a government-to-government initiative,” Modi said after...

30-Mar-2016 Brussels

Narendra Modi lays wreath at Brussels metro station

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday laid a wreath at the Maalbeek metro station in Brussels, one of the sites of the March 22 terror attacks in the Belgian capital.Indian Infosys techie Raghavendran Ganesan was among the many who were killed when...

30-Mar-2016 Brussels

Narendra Modi visits blast-hit Brussels subway station

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday visited the Maelbeek metro station in Belgium where an Islamic State (IS) bomb attack last week killed 20 people, including an Indian, and injured more than 100.Modi paid tributes to the victims of the blast...

30-Mar-2016 Brussels

Narendra Modi meets members of EU, Belgian parliaments

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with select members of the European Union and Belgian parliaments in his first official engagement after his arrival here on Wednesday.“A parliamentary beginning! PM meets select members of the European & Belgian Parliaments...

30-Mar-2016 Brussels

Narendra Modi arrives to red carpet welcome at Brussels

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Brussels on Wednesday morning to a red carpet welcome and enthusiastic greetings from Indian nationals at the airport."A red carpet at dawn. PM @narendramodi receives a warm welcome as he arrives in Brussels," Ministry...

30-Mar-2016 Brussels

Narendra Modi arrives in Belgium

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday morning arrived in Brussels on the first leg of his three-nation tour to Belgium, the US and Saudi Arabia.During the course of the visit Modi will attend the India-EU summit and the global nuclear security summit in...

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