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Sushma Swaraj, Shah Mahmood Qureshi will meet soon on sidelines of UNGA

The meeting is taking place on Pakistan’s request and the agenda for the meeting has not been finalised.

21 Sep 2018 12:58 AM

Pak for talks between Sushma Swaraj and Qureshi

Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said that no decision has been taken on the issue so far.

20 Sep 2018 2:22 AM

Palliative care can ensure global health & well-being

The advances made by medical science have not only increased our life span but it is now possible to ensure good symptom relief.

18 Jul 2018 3:06 AM

US sanctions law is a bully’s tool, violates the UN charter

Each country — namely Iran, Russia, Syria and North Korea — is targeted because the US dislikes it or disapproves of its policies.

17 Jul 2018 5:23 AM

Of anti-incumbency & political one-upmanship

Going a step further, the Modi government is now posting yoga gurus in Indian embassies and cultural centres in different international capitals.

15 Jul 2018 5:52 AM


J&K inalienable for us, Pak’s empty rhetoric won’t change it: India at UN

India exercised the Right of Reply, strongly rejecting Pakistan's reference to Kashmir in the 193-member UN body.

26 Jun 2018 12:02 PM

UN General Assembly elects Ecuador's Foreign Minister as next president

Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces will be the fourth woman to lead the 193-member world body in its 73-year history.

06 Jun 2018 3:19 PM

How not to learn the lessons of history

Smart people draw lessons from their failures and when faced with similar problems again, try to avoid those pitfalls.

26 Apr 2018 6:24 AM

‘Sinosphere’ growing, threat to India rising

Nepal has already voted in K.P. Sharma Oli’s “Left alliance” and the traditionally pro-India Nepal Congress sits on the Opposition benches.

01 Mar 2018 12:05 AM

Of pally netas & the charming Ms Swaraj

Modi has publicly praised Swaraj for giving a “human face” to her ministry and for her strong speech at the UN General Assembly.

31 Dec 2017 12:53 AM


Moving embassy to Jerusalem a sovereign decision: Guatemala

Guatemala moved its Embassy despite a UN vote condemning US President Trump's decision to view Jerusalem as Israel's capital last week.

27 Dec 2017 10:05 AM

Eenam Gambhir, who called Pak ‘terroristan’, robbed of phone in Delhi

According to police officials, the accused snatched the phone from her on the pretext of asking for directions.

25 Dec 2017 6:04 PM

India, 127 UN member nations vote to reject US decision on Jerusalem

While resolutions by the General Assembly are non-binding, a strong vote in support carries political weight.

22 Dec 2017 4:29 AM

India slams Pakistan at UN for repeatedly raising Kashmir issue

Srinivas Prasad, Indian envoy to UN said, 'India considered it a diversion from the agenda and as a distraction not worthy of a response'.

10 Oct 2017 10:55 AM

After being suspended, US resumes premium processing of all H-1B visa categories

In September, the country opened up some categories of the H-1B visas for the fast processing.

04 Oct 2017 1:05 PM


Pak dodges question on photo goof-up at UN, blames India for using pellets

Pakistan's Foreign Office spokesman Nafess Zakaria also accused India of playing the role of a spoiler in Afghanistan.

29 Sep 2017 10:36 AM

An obsession or a reality?

As a rising power, India should not focus only on Pakistan at the UN and elsewhere.

28 Sep 2017 6:16 AM

Any claim of declaring war on North Korea absurd: White House defends Trump's tweet

North Korea's top diplomat said Monday that US President Donald Trump's weekend tweet was a 'declaration of war'.

26 Sep 2017 11:03 AM

Chinese media calls India 'bigoted', brands Sushma's speech 'arrogant'

Editorial said, 'There is indeed terrorism in Pakistan. But is supporting terror the country's national policy?'

26 Sep 2017 9:28 AM

Recalibrate Pak policy, reach out to the world

The people of India, however, will have to decide in a little over a year if Trump or Roosevelt should be the preferred guide on diplomacy.

25 Sep 2017 5:31 AM