Working with India on pact against unilateral US Sanctions: Sergey Lavrov, Russia’s foreign minister
Against the background of the increasingly aggressive use of financial sanctions by the US administration, Russian policy is aimed at gradual de-dollarisation of the economy. Together with our main partners, including India, we are working on developing economic and legal mechanisms to reduce the negative impact of restrictions, asserted Russia’s foreign minister.
Trump deploys more troops in West Asia after Embassy attack
Defence Secretary Mark Esper said Tuesday night that “in response to recent event...
India close to concluding a trade package with US: Shringla
The outgoing Ambassador, soon to take up his new assignment as India's next forei...
US, India announce establishment of annual Parliamentary Exchange
The Parliamentary Exchange was announced as part of the final joint statement of the US-India 2+2 meeting. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark Esper hosted Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar for the second 2+2 dialogue in Washington.
Phase-one China-US trade deal: what’s in and what’s missing?
The US and China announced Friday that they reached a phase-one trade deal but provided little detail about it.
Donald Trump raises stink, claiming garbage from India reaches Los Angeles
Trump was particularly agitated that the rest of the world, particularly developing countries such as China and India, had corralled Washington into the Paris Accord on climate change and put the onus on the US to clean up the planet while themselves not doing much. The Accord, Trump claimed, would have done "trillions and trillions of dollars of destruction" to the US.
Jamaat-e-Islami promotes terrorism & radicalism in South Asia: US lawmaker
Congressman Jim Banks stressed that there is a lack of awareness and action by the US against the activities of the JeI. It may be pointed out that JeI leaders in Bangladesh were opposed to independence movement in 1971 and were part of Pakistan Army’s crackdown against innocent civilians in erstwhile East Pakistan.
Iran downs unidentified drone near Gulf coast: Reports
The unmanned aircraft was downed over Iranian territory with a domestically manufactured Mersad surface-to-air missile.
Why the bottom-up approach to eradicating poverty might not work
Big picture reforms will eradicate poverty, not small tweaks to programmes that botique RCTs provide.
Indian Embassy in US reaches out to Congressmen
Congressional staffers may visit India to get an understanding of the Kashmir situation. The embassy has also made efforts to provide information on developments in Jammu and Kashmir on a real-time basis to Congressmen and their staffers. A delegation of Congressional staffers may visit India shortly to get an understanding of the Kashmir situation.
India, US to collaborate on drone swarms & other military hi-techs
US undersecretary of defence for acquisition and sustainment, Ellen M Lord, after co-chairing the DTTI meeting with secretary (defence production) Subhash Chandra said the two countries had agreed on seven projects in the meeting.
US media ideological, didn’t present facts on Jammu & Kashmir: Jaishankar
Pulling up media for coverage on Article 370, Jaishankar said, “Media was ideological, didn’t present the facts on Jammu & Kashmir move… People were surprised about the costs of doing business in J&K as a result of Article 370.”
Google heavily paid groups that defy climate change: Report
The announcement came as hundreds of Google employees participated in the "Global Climate Strike" during the United Nation's climate summit on September 23.
The political dynamics of lynching
There is much variation in what the term lynching means. But what’s constant is that from the US in the 1900s to India now, lynching has been a strategy used for the political sense it makes at a local level.
British PM tells Trump of 'disappointment' at US tariffs in Airbus-Boeing row
"The Prime Minister underlined his disappointment at the US announcement of tariffs against UK and EU exports in the Airbus-Boeing dispute," a Downing Street spokeswoman said in a statement detailing the conversation.
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