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My ideology has an edge over ideology of NDA nominee: Meira Kumar

"No battle is a losing battle, especially if it is fought for the right cause", said Meira Kumar. 

Dossa's death: Argument on sentence adjourned till Friday

The CBI had argued yesterday that Dossa's crime was "more severe" than that of hanged convict Yakub Memon and had sought capital punishment for him.

 

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PM Modi launches India-Portugal Intl Startup Hub in Lisbon

"Start-up sphere is an interesting space for cooperation. It is a great means to generate value and wealth for society," Modi said.

PM Modi condoles loss of lives in forest fires in Portugal

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims of forest fire, deepest condolences," Prime Minister Modi said in his joint address to media after holding talks with Costa.

Modi thanks Lisbon for sharing digital version of 17th century Goa-Portugal letters

Modi, who is here on a brief visit, said that these letters would help researchers in India.

China stalls India's NSG membership bid again, next discussion in November China stalls India's NSG membership bid again, next discussion in November

The Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) has once again failed to arrive at a decision on India's application for its membership due to the continued objection by China on certain technical grounds.

Lack of dialogue between India, China has led to gaps: Indian envoy Lack of dialogue between India, China has led to gaps: Indian envoy

The second India-China Think-Tanks Forum was organised by the Indian Council of World Affairs and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS).

 

PM Modi meets Portuguese counterpart Antonio Costa as he kicks-off first leg of three-nation tour PM Modi meets Portuguese counterpart Antonio Costa as he kicks-off first leg of three-nation tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met his Portuguese counterpart Antonio Costa here on the first leg of his three-nation tour.

PM Modi arrives in Portugal, foreign minister Silva receives him at airport PM Modi arrives in Portugal, foreign minister Silva receives him at airport

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Saturday as he kicks-off his official tour to the European nation.

Ahead of PM Narendra Modi's visit, US official says Donald Trump realises India has been "force for good" in world Ahead of PM Narendra Modi's visit, US official says Donald Trump realises India has been "force for good" in world

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in the US on Sunday and is scheduled to meet US President Donald Trump face-to-face for the first time at the White House on Monday.

India, Russia to conclude negotiations for military platforms

During the meeting, both the sides expressed satisfaction at the "concrete progress" that has been made on areas of cooperation since the last meeting of the commission in October 2016.

Sikh woman becomes first turbaned Supreme Court judge in Canada

Shergill is the first turbaned Sikh to be appointed to the judiciary in Canada.

No single country can defeat terror alone: India to UN No single country can defeat terror alone: India to UN

India had last week welcomed the creation of the UN Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) that will coordinate the world body's counter-terrorism efforts.

Ram Nath Kovind to kickstart nation-wide tour from Uttar Pradesh tomorrow Ram Nath Kovind to kickstart nation-wide tour from Uttar Pradesh tomorrow

An Election Commission team also took stock of the preparations and held meeting with Vidhan Sabha officials here last evening.

Monsoon session of Parliament from July 17 to August 11 Monsoon session of Parliament from July 17 to August 11

The House may not function on the first day of the session on account of death of two sitting MPs -- Lok Sabha member Vinod Khanna and Rajya Sabha member Pallavi Reddy.

 

Discussed various aspects of entry of non-NPT states: NSG

In 2008, the NSG had agreed to grant India a waiver from its rules governing civilian nuclear trade to pave the way for the landmark Indo-US nuclear deal.

 

1st face-to-face meeting will give Trump-Modi chance to assess ties: Envoy 1st face-to-face meeting will give Trump-Modi chance to assess ties: Envoy

The first face-to-face meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump will give them an opportunity to look at the entire gamut of Indo-US engagement and to exchange views on issues of global interest, India's envoy here has said.

Pakistan Border Action Team member had carried headband camera, dagger to mutilate Indian jawans, record terror attack Pakistan Border Action Team member had carried headband camera, dagger to mutilate Indian jawans, record terror attack

A team of Pakistani special forces had on June 22 sneaked 600 metres across the LoC, killing two Indian soldiers while losing one of their men in retaliatory action.

PM Narendra Modi's US visit to help advance common interest in fighting terror PM Narendra Modi's US visit to help advance common interest in fighting terror

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, a former Indian ambassador to the US, has been playing a leading role in shaping the India-US relationship under the Narendra Modi government.

US keen on providing India defence tech reserved for close allies

The US is interested in providing India with the kind of defence technology it normally reserves for its closest allies, the White House has said, signalling the Trump administration's resolve to strengthen the bilateral defence relationship.

PM Narendra Modi leaves for three-nation tour, to be first world leader to have White House dinner with Donald Trump PM Narendra Modi leaves for three-nation tour, to be first world leader to have White House dinner with Donald Trump

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with US President Donald Trump is one of the most-awaited events. 

PM Narendra Modi embarks on three-nation tour PM Narendra Modi embarks on three-nation tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday embarked on a three-nation tour of Portugal, the US and the Netherlands during which he will hold talks with the top leadership of those countries to boost bilateral ties.