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11-Aug-2020 Washington

Children unlikely to catch coronavirus : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has doubled down on his assertion that children are "essentially immune" from COVID-19, despite a new report which said nearly 100,000 kids tested were infected with the virus by the end of July.On Monday, the new report from the...

04-Aug-2020 Islamabad

Imran Khan unveils new map that shows Kashmir as part of Pakistan

On the eve of the first anniversary of the revocation of the contentious Article 370 and Article 35A, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan unveiled a new political map which includes the UT of J&K as part of Pakistan on Tuesday. Khan has decided to present...

02-Aug-2020 Washington

Donald Trump says working on "a big immigration bill"

US President Donald Trump said that his administration is working on what he called "a big immigration bill."Speaking to reporters at the White House before a trip to Florida, Trump said the bill will be "merit-based", the BBC reported on Saturday.In addition,...

01-Aug-2020 Tehran

Iran urges regional cooperation for security, stability

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said regional security can be attained through regional cooperation, semi-official Fars news agency reported."Regional security and stability can be achieved only within the framework of regional cooperation," Rouhani said in...

01-Aug-2020 Washington

He'll ban TikTok from operating in US : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has said that he will ban the popular Chinese-owned video app TikTok from operating in the country through an executive order as early as Saturday, according to media reports.Speaking to reporters on board the Air Force One on...

30-Jul-2020 New York

Donald Trump floats idea of postponing Presidential polls

US President Donald on Thursday raised the idea of delaying the November 3 Presidential elections, asserting that postal voting by all voters being adopted in some states because of the Covid-19 crisis could lead to fraud.He asked in a tweet, "Delay the...

25-Jul-2020 United Nations

UN chief appoints new executive director of International Trade Centre

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced the appointment of Pamela Coke-Hamilton of Jamaica as executive director of the International Trade Centre (ITC), the joint agency of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)...

21-Jul-2020 United Nations

UN chief calls for combatting racism in all manifestations

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on the international community to promote justice and combat racism in all its manifestations."Every day, in our work across the world, we must strive to do our part to promote inclusion, justice and...

21-Jul-2020 Moscow

Vladimir Putin orders Russian navy to modernize warships

The share of modern warships in the Russian navy should exceed 70 per cent by 2027, President Vladimir Putin said."We will continue to pursue a course towards the development of a modern, combat-ready fleet and build ships armed with promising weapons and...

16-Jul-2020 Islamabad

Imran inaugurates world's tallest roller compact concrete dam

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has inaugurated the Diamer Bhasha dam, said to the tallest roller compact concrete dam in the world, with an installed capacity of 4,500-megawatt electricity production at the River Indus in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, said...

16-Jul-2020 Washington

Donald Trump continues legal fight to conceal financial records

Lawyers for US President Donald Trump have said that he will continue his fight to shield his tax returns and financial records from a federal prosecutor who subpoenaed them, days after the Supreme Court ruled the President is not entirely immune to criminal...

15-Jul-2020 Washington

Ended preferential treatment for Hong Kong : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has signed an order to end preferential treatment for Hong Kong, as his administration adopts an increasingly tough stance on China."Hong Kong will now be treated the same as mainland China," the president told reporters at the...

14-Jul-2020 New York

Trump vs Fauci reaches fever pitch as WH smear campaign rages

It's official. The White House has turned on America's top infectious diseases expert, Anthony Fauci, spraying into public view a longlist of "mistakes" he has made since the COVID-19 pandemic began and seeking to undercut the doctor's reputation as a trusted...

25-Feb-2020 New Delhi

Donald Trump talks business: Invites investments, discusses deficit

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday discussed business related issues with India''s policy makers and industrialists.On the second and final day of his state visit to India, the President discussed the potential of trade, investment, protection of intellectual...

25-Feb-2020 New Delhi

Discussed an energy deal with India : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump said that he discussed an energy deal with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their talks on Tuesday.On the second and final day of his two-day visit, Trump held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and an energy deal was among...

25-Feb-2020 New Delhi

Donald Trump flags ''highest'' India tariffs, trade deal in works

Flagging the high duties, US President Donald Trump here on Tuesday said India imposed the highest tariffs on US products and cited the case of Harley-Davidson bike."We are being charged a large amount of tariffs. I think you have to pay the highest tariff when...

25-Feb-2020 New Delhi

Happiness curriculum charms Melania Trump, Bhangra kid amuses her

For nearly one hour, US First Lady Melania Trump had the first-hand experience of the Delhi government''s much-talked about ''happiness curriculum'' at Sarvodaya School in South Moti Bagh, here on Tuesday.The US first Lady was accorded a traditional welcome...

25-Feb-2020 New Delhi

Donald Trump a valued friend of India : Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday hosted a banquet in honour of visiting US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump and attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet colleagues, and other dignitaries from both sides.Welcoming the US President,...

24-Feb-2020 Agra

Ivanka puts Insta on fire with ''awe inspiring'' Taj Mahal pics

It was love in the air as Ivanka Trump, in a Proenza Schouler floral printed dress, took a stroll at the Taj Mahal with her husband Jared Kushner on Monday.Proenza Schouler is a women''s wear and accessories brand founded in New York in 2002 by designers...

24-Feb-2020 Ahmedabad (Gujarat)

''Mody my great friend'', Trump wrote, but skips Gandhi at Sabarmati

US President Donald Trump penned about Prime Minister Nrendra Modi as his "great friend" in the Sabarmati Ashram''s visitors'' book during his short trip there on his maiden visit to India on Monday afternoon, but did not mention Mahatma Gandhi for whom...

24-Feb-2020 Agra

What poets say of Taj, as Trump terms it ''a timeless testament''

US President Donald Trump, who is on a two-day state visit to India, on Monday visited the Taj Mahal here and wrote in the visitor''s book that the "Taj Mahal inspires awe, a timeless testament to the rich and diverse beauty of Indian culture! Thank you,...

24-Feb-2020 Agra

Donald Trump walks hand in hand with wife at Taj Mahal

US President Donald Trump, who is on a two-day visit to India, on Monday walked hand in hand with his wife Melania Trump at the Taj Mahal here.Tourist guide Nitin Kumar Singh guided Trump and his wife at the Taj Mahal. Trump was impressed with him and even...

14-Nov-2019 Brasilia

Narendra Modi Meets Vladimir Putin at 11th BRICS Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation on the sidelines of the 11th BRICS summit at Brasilia on 13 November 2019. This is the 4th time the two leaders have met this year.During the meeting both leaders reviewed...

14-Nov-2019 Brasilia

Narendra Modi Meets Xi Jinping at 11th BRICS Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China on the sidelines of the 11th BRICS summit at Brasilia on 13 November 2019.President Xi Jinping conveyed his deep appreciation to PM for hosting him at the 2nd Informal...

12-Oct-2019 Mamallapuram, Chennai

2nd India-China Informal Summit

1. The Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi and the President of the People's Republic of China Mr Xi Jinping held their Second Informal Summit in Chennai, India, on 11-12 October 2019.2. The two Leaders had an in-depth exchange of views in a friendly...

28-Sep-2019 New York

Modi, Hasina review excellent bilateral ties at UNGA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a bilateral meeting with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during which the two reviewed the "excellent state of bilateral relations" and agreed to take India-Bangladesh relations to new heights on the sidelines of the...

28-Sep-2019 United Nations

At UNGA, Imran holds out threat of war, radicalisation

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday held out threats of a conventional war between the two nuclear-armed neighbours spinning out of control and the radicalisation of Muslims in India and around the world in his address to the General Assembly.Khan painted...

26-Sep-2019 New York

Told India, Pak leaders to ''just work it out'' : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump said he had discussed Kashmir with the leaders of both India and Pakistan and offered mediation or arbitration, and urged them to "just work it out, just work it out".In a press conference after addressing the UN General Assembly...

25-Sep-2019 United Nations

Gandhi solar park, peace garden inaugurated at UN

Leaders from around the world joined hands in the spirit of Gandhian universality to inaugurate a solar facility and roof garden at the UN headquarters and a garden with trees from across the US dedicated to the Mahatma on his 150th birth year.Secretary-General...

25-Sep-2019 New York

Not shying away from talks with Pak: Narendra Modi to Donald Trump

Prime Minister Narendra Modi told US President Donald Trump that India is not shying away from talks with Pakistan, but for that it expects Islamabad to take some concrete steps, which has not happened.Modi also told Trump that though India has the second...

25-Sep-2019 New York

Narendra Modi can take care of Pak-sponsored terror : Donald Trump

Backing India''s position on Pakistan-sponsored terror, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would "take care" of the issue and that Modi had given the message on terrorism to Islamabad "loud and clear" from the ''Howdy,...

25-Sep-2019 New York

Modi can take care of Pak-sponsored terror : Donald Trump

Backing India''s position on Pakistan-sponsored terror, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would "take care" of the issue and that Modi had given the message on terrorism to Islamabad "loud and clear" from the ''Howdy,...

25-Sep-2019 New York

India, US very close to trade deal : Donald Trump

India and the US are very close to concluding a trade deal, and a larger deal is set to be finalised in some time, US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, as teams from both sides were engaged in negotiating a limited trade package.Answering queries from...

25-Sep-2019 New York

''Memories from Houston'': Narendra Modi gifts photo to Donald Trump

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday gifted US President Donald Trump a large, framed photograph of the ''Howdy, Modi!'' event in Houston, which shows the two leaders holding hands and waving to a packed audience of over 50,000 at the NRG stadium."Memories...

04-Sep-2019 Vladivostok

15 MoUs exchanged during PM Modi's visit to Vladivostok

1. Joint Statement "Reaching New Heights of Cooperation through Trust and Partnership”.2. Joint Strategy for the Enhancement of India- Russia Trade and Investments.3. Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and Government of the Russian...

28-Jul-2019 Kabul

Only Afghan govt can negotiate with Taliban : Mohammad Ashraf Ghani

Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said that only the Afghan government has the authority to negotiate with the Taliban on a peace deal, even as the militant outfit has rejected direct talks with the government.Ghani, who is also a presidential candidate,...

24-Jul-2019 Washington

My government most inclusive: Imran Khan on press censorship

Facing questions of censorship in Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan said his government was the most inclusive government as far as the freedom of press was concerned and added that the media should act as a watchdog, not a blackmailer, Jang reported on Wednesday.Addressing...

24-Jul-2019 New York

Pak terrorists fought in Kashmir, JeM operates in India : Imran Khan

 Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has acknowledged that some terrorists in Pakistan had fought in Kashmir while asserting that he had the army's support for disarming them and for overtures to India.Speaking at the US Institute of Peace in Washington on Tuesday,...

23-Jul-2019 Tehran

Iran does not seek war in Strait of Hormuz : Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday said that Tehran was the guardian of security in the Strait of Hormuz and does not seek to increase tensions in the strategic region despite its recent capture of a British oil tanker."Iran has been, and will be, the...

23-Jul-2019 Washington

Pakistan willing to give up nuclear weapons if India does : Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said his country would be willing to give up its nuclear weapons if India did the same.In an interview with Fox News on Monday, Khan, who had earlier met US President Donald Trump, was asked how Pakistan would respond if...

22-Jul-2019 Washington

Donald Trump claims Modi asked him to mediate on Kashmir

US President Donald Trump blindsided India in his mercurial style by stepping into the Kashmir quagmire with a claim on Monday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him to mediate the dispute with Pakistan.India immediately rejected Trump's assertion....

22-Jul-2019 Washington

Donald Trump offers to mediate on Kashmir

US President Donald Trump on Monday offered to help mediate in the Kashmir issue between India and Pakistan, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi had broached the subject with him during their meeting in Osaka, Japan, last month."I was with Prime Minister...

19-Jul-2019 Washington

US warship destroys Iranian drone : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has announced that a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz.Speaking at the White House on Thursday, Trump said that USS Boxer, an amphibious assault ship of the US Navy, destroyed the drone that threatened...

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