India a major foreign policy priority for US: Richard Rahul Verma, former US Ambassador to India

India a major foreign policy priority for US: Richard Rahul Verma, former US Ambassador to India

Richard Rahul Verma hoped that the US will "really pursue" the Major Defence Partner status granted to India, which is completely brand new and unique.


Aug 10, 2017, 08:54 AM IST
Visit Barcelona – Follow this travel guide to explore this alluring city!

Visit Barcelona – Follow this travel guide to explore this alluring city!

If you are footloose this summer, you can consider stepping into the marvelous world of Spain's cosmopolitan capital Barcelona!

May 15, 2016, 18:00 PM IST

World-power foreign ministers press for Iran deal

World-power foreign ministers were due Sunday to make a final push to get Iran to agree to curtail its nuclear programme days before a looming deadline to agree the outlines of a deal.

Mar 29, 2015, 06:50 AM IST

Opposition criticises Goa govt's expenses on tourism events

The Opposition members in Goa Assembly Tuesday criticised the state tourism department for huge expenditure on its foreign and domestic events, without conducting a pre-audit of the expenses.

Mar 24, 2015, 14:13 PM IST

Thai military junta denies crackdown on foreign workers

Thailand`s military-run National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) Monday clarified that it wasn`t cracking down on migrant workers.

Jun 16, 2014, 14:45 PM IST

PCB mulling over inviting foreign teams to Pak after World T20

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is reportedly considering inviting foreign teams after the conclusion of the World Twenty20 in a bid to revive international cricket in the country.

Mar 25, 2014, 11:33 AM IST

Foreign Secretary to pay two-day visit to Nepal

Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh will leave for Nepal on Saturday on a two-day official visit during which she will discuss key bilateral and regional issues with the leadership there.

Sep 13, 2013, 17:59 PM IST

Putin says he may review `foreign agents` law

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday he may recommend changes to a much-criticised law branding some non-governmental organisations as "foreign agents" for their links to the West.

Jun 14, 2013, 22:24 PM IST

PCI issues guidelines for publishing foreign vacancy ads

In an effort to safeguard interests of overseas job aspirants, Press Council of India has issued guideline to regulate procedure followed by companies for advertising overseas vacancies in newspapers.

Feb 03, 2013, 21:23 PM IST

`India open to foreign expertise for Aakash`

India is open to collaboration with
international companies for future development of Aakash
tablet, Union HRD Minister Kapil Sibal said.

Nov 05, 2011, 18:35 PM IST

Foreign, local militants pose grave threat to J&K

Government on Wednesday said presence
of both foreign and local militants continues to be a matter
of grave threat to the peace and security of the people of
Jammu and Kashmir.

Aug 03, 2011, 14:58 PM IST

ISRO now eyes taking foreign satellite on rent

Indian Space Research Organisation presently has 175
transponders in a mix of C, Extended-C, Ku and S bands and
has taken on lease 86 and half foreign transponders but faced
a huge order book position.

Jul 09, 2011, 15:43 PM IST

Congressman urges ceasing all foreign aid to Pakistan

A first time Congressman from
Florida has urged to end all US aid to Pakistan
arguing that it is impossible to believe that al-Qaeda chief
Osama bin Laden was hiding so close to Islamabad without any
support infrastructure.

May 04, 2011, 12:23 PM IST

Foreign feet on India`s traditional dance floor

Mohiniyattam has kept Russian dancer Olga Stoliarova wedded to India.

May 01, 2011, 16:38 PM IST

Foreign help for Kerala archives

AusHeritage will work on a day-long training forum for museums in Kerala.

Mar 19, 2011, 11:18 AM IST

Zimbabwe to seize foreign businesses

Zimbabwe`s defiant president has
threatened to seize foreign businesses in retaliation for
Western economic sanctions targeting him and his supporters
over alleged human rights abuses in the southern African

Mar 03, 2011, 12:54 PM IST

Six foreign militants among 16 killed in Somalia

Officials in Somalia say six
al Qaeda-connected foreign fighters and two African Union
soldiers are among 16 people killed in two days of fighting in
the capital.

Feb 20, 2011, 21:39 PM IST

100 foreign agencies test US networks: Official

More than 100 foreign
intelligence agencies have tried to breach US defense
networks, largely to steal military plans and weapons systems
designs, a top Pentagon official has said.

Feb 16, 2011, 11:47 AM IST

Sex racket involving foreign women busted, five arrested

Delhi Police on Thursday claimed to
have smashed a sex racket involving foreign women with the
arrest of five.

Feb 03, 2011, 21:04 PM IST

No inputs that Naxals getting foreign help: Govt

Government on Tuesday said there were no
inputs to suggest that Naxalites are getting financial and
logistic support from foreign countries.

Dec 07, 2010, 18:38 PM IST