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Sri Lanka President dissolves parliament; calls for early polls

The move comes exactly two weeks after the President has appointed Mahinda Rajapaksa as new Prime minister replacing Ranil Wickremsinghe. President sworn in ministers to the remaining cabinet posts on Friday evening before announcing the dissolution. Parliament was to convene on Wednesday and speaker Karu Jayasurya  and group led by ... Read More »

PM Modi calls President of Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa Dr. Lotay Tshering

Prime Minister Modi congratulated Dr. LotayTshering on his party’s victory in the third general election in Bhutan and his own election to the National Assembly. Prime Minister Modi welcomed the successful conduct of general elections, which is an important milestone for consolidation of democracy in Bhutan. Prime Minister Modi conveyed ... Read More »

Former Nepal PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal calls on PM Modi​​​​​​​

The two leaders discussed the progress in India-Nepal relations, as well as other issues of mutual interest. The Prime Minister fondly recalled their previous interactions, and thanked Pushpa Kamal Dahal for his valuable contributions in strengthening India-Nepal relations. Recalling his two visits to Nepal this year, the Prime Minister said ... Read More »

Former Nepal PM PK Dahal ‘Prachanda’ calls on PM Modi

The two leaders discussed the progress in India-Nepal relations, as well as other issues of mutual interest. The Prime Minister fondly recalled their previous interactions and thanked Prachanda for his valuable contributions in strengthening India-Nepal relations. Recalling his two visits to Nepal this year, the Prime Minister said that India-Nepal relations ... Read More »

Trump calls off Pompeo North Korea trip, blasts China

“I have asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo not to go to North Korea, at this time, because I feel we are not making sufficient progress with respect to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula,” Mr. Trump said by tweet. “Additionally, because of our much tougher Trading stance with China, I do ... Read More »

PM Modi calls for investment in digital infrastructure

Addressing the BRICS Outreach Session in Johannesburg, Prime Minister  Modi called for more investment in the digital infrastructure and skill development in the area of digitisation. “Today we are once again at the historic turning point. Thanks to digital revolution, new opportunities are emerging for us and that is the ... Read More »

US Ambassador to UN Nikki haley calls on PM Modi

Haley noted the deepening relations between India and the US particularly in strategic and defence sectors. The duo discussed ways to enhance India- US cooperation including on counter-terrorism and in multilateral fora.  PM Modi expressed appreciation for President Trump’s South Asia and Indo-Pacific strategies and commended his initiative for denuclearization ... Read More »

World Cup 2018: Neymar’s Father Calls For Social Media Truce

Neymar’s father on Sunday called on supporters of the Brazilian star not to get into online disputes with the many critics of his performance so far at the World Cup. “Guys, cool down on social media. Avoid insulting anyone. If you want to support Juninho (Neymar), do it positively,” Neymar Sr ... Read More »

J&K Governor NN Vohra calls all-party meeting today

The governor took stock of the situation and also took some decisions to clear pendancies related to rehabilitation of victims of terrorism and regularisation of nearly a lakh casual workers. Combating terrorism and ensuring fool proof security for the Amarnath Yatra remain the top priority of the state’s police and ... Read More »

EAM calls on Presidents of European Commission, European Parliament

Swaraj arrived in Belgium on Wednesday from Luxembourg on the last leg of her four-nation tour. Earlier, she had visited France and Italy. “EAM Sushma Swaraj called on President of European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker. The two leaders exchanged views on progress made on the understandings reached during the last India-EU ... Read More »

India calls Trump-Kim summit a positive development

India has welcomed the agreement reached at historic summit between Donald Trump and Kim. Calling it a positive development, the Ministry of External Affairs said that “India welcomes the United States-DPRK Summit held in Singapore. This is a positive development. India has always supported all efforts to bring about peace ... Read More »

Haldia calls for more investment

Haldia (West Bengal) : More than Rs 50,000 crores have so far been invested in this small industrial and port town of East Midnapore district during the past few years by private investors for an all round growth.This was stated by West Bengal Transport minister and Chairman,Haldia Development Authority Suvendu ... Read More »

Putin meets Assad, calls for ‘political process’ on Syria

A day after UN special envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura warned a regime assault on the rebel-held area of Idlib could affect 2.3 million people, Putin yesterday met Assad in the southern Russian city of Sochi. “After the success of the Syrian government army in the fight against the ... Read More »

Navigation satellite INRSS-1I put into orbit, ISRO calls it a success

SRIHARIKOTA: The Indian Space Research Organisation’s navigation satellite INRSS-1I was on Thursday launched by PSLV-C41 from the spaceport in Sriharikota and successfully placed in the designated orbit. PSLV-C41/IRNSS-1I Mission blasted off at 4.04 am from the first launchpad at the Sathish Dhawan Space Centre. ISRO officials called it a normal ... Read More »

Ola calls off strike, Uber to continue protest in Mumbai

MUMBAI: App-based taxi aggregators Ola on Wednesday withdrew the strike here which was called by the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), while Uber chose to continue the protest. MNS transport union called off the strike for Ola drivers in Mumbai following discussions with Ola officials today evening. The union is, however, ... Read More »

Mewar Kshatriya Mahasabha calls for Udaipur Bandh on Nov 1

  Udaipur : As protests against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati continues across the state, the Mewar Kshatriya Mahasabha announced Udaipur Bandh on November 1, if the film is released in Rajasthan. Hundreds of supporters from various Rajput organizations and other communities held a massive protest and dharna outside the collectorate here ... Read More »