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2018 FIFA World Cup: Six talking-points ahead of this week's European qualifiers

2018 FIFA World Cup: Six talking-points ahead of this week's European qualifiers

Italy`s problems are minor compared to Netherlands who must win away to Belarus on Saturday and then beat Sweden at home, probably by several goals, next Tuesday to have a realistic chance of finishing second in Group A and making the playoffs.

Oct 04, 2017, 08:27 AM IST
'Follow the Mahatma' march in Netherlands on Gandhi Jayanti

'Follow the Mahatma' march in Netherlands on Gandhi Jayanti

A bicycle personally used by Mahatma Gandhi will be displayed at the Grote Kerk in The Hague as part of the activities.

Sep 21, 2017, 18:15 PM IST
Hurricane Maria bears down on battered Caribbean

Hurricane Maria bears down on battered Caribbean

Guadeloupe was on "red alert" Monday with schools, businesses and government offices ordered to close, as was neighbouring Martinique, which is also part of France. Each has a population of around 400,000 people.

Sep 18, 2017, 19:19 PM IST
Hurricane Irma: MEA issues helpline numbers, says in touch with Indians

Hurricane Irma: MEA issues helpline numbers, says in touch with Indians

The ministry's spokesman Raveesh Kumar said the Indian missions in the four countries were in touch with local government officials to provide assistance to the affected Indians.

Sep 09, 2017, 16:29 PM IST

Maldives urged to restore parliament's independence

The opposition coalition's plan to wrest the parliamentary majority was aimed at reforming the judiciary, elections commission and other bodies perceived as being partial toward Yameen.

Jul 26, 2017, 14:02 PM IST

United Nations: Over 120 nations adopt first treaty banning nuclear weapons

To loud applause, Elayne Whyte Gomez, president of the UN conference that has been negotiating the legally binding treaty, announced the results of the "historic" vote - 122 nations in favour, the Netherlands opposed, and Singapore abstaining.

 

Jul 08, 2017, 13:35 PM IST
Brexit-bound UK withdraws from fishing agreement

Brexit-bound UK withdraws from fishing agreement

According to government figures, British vessels caught 708,000 tonnes of fish in 2015, worth £775 million ($1 billion, 894 million euros).

Jul 02, 2017, 18:00 PM IST
Dutch PM's Hindi tweet to Narendra Modi has evoked funny reactions on Twitter – know why

Dutch PM's Hindi tweet to Narendra Modi has evoked funny reactions on Twitter – know why

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent three-nation tour cemented the bilateral relations between India and the Netherlands, the BJP leader's foreign sojourn was unique in many ways.

Jun 28, 2017, 13:36 PM IST
India, Netherlands reaffirm commitment to combat terrorism

India, Netherlands reaffirm commitment to combat terrorism

India and the Netherlands on Tuesday reaffirmed their commitment to combat terrorism and prevent radicalisation.

Jun 27, 2017, 23:56 PM IST
Netherlands is natural partner in economic development of India: PM Narendra Modi

Netherlands is natural partner in economic development of India: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met Dutch PM Mark Rutte.

Jun 27, 2017, 16:54 PM IST

After US visit, PM Narendra Modi arrives in Netherlands

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to hold an official meeting with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte at The Hague and review bilateral ties.

Jun 27, 2017, 15:05 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi leaves for Netherlands after concluding US trip

PM Narendra Modi leaves for Netherlands after concluding US trip

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday left for Netherlands, the final leg of his three-nation tour, after concluding his visit to the US.

Jun 27, 2017, 07:48 AM IST
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.

Jun 24, 2017, 16:06 PM IST
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. 

Jun 24, 2017, 09:07 AM IST
Hockey India coach Roelant Oltmans warns team against being complacent in knock-outs

Hockey India coach Roelant Oltmans warns team against being complacent in knock-outs

Ranked sixth in the world, India start as overwhelming favourites against the 14th placed Malaysia.

Jun 21, 2017, 17:41 PM IST
Cut Le Pen link if you want to join government, Austrian leader tells far right

Cut Le Pen link if you want to join government, Austrian leader tells far right

Austria`s Chancellor Christian Kern said the Freedom Party (FPO) must leave the far-right faction in the European Parliament if it wants to enter a coalition government with his centre-left party.

Jun 21, 2017, 15:40 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to visit Portugal, Netherlands, US beginning June 24

Prime Minister Narendra Modi​ will visit Portugal on June 24, the US on June 25 and 26, and the Netherlands on June 27.

Jun 16, 2017, 22:16 PM IST
2018 World Cup Qualifier: Cristiano Ronaldo fires Portugal; France complicates path to Russia after defeat to Sweden

2018 World Cup Qualifier: Cristiano Ronaldo fires Portugal; France complicates path to Russia after defeat to Sweden

Sweden snatched victory with an Ola Toivonen goal from the half-way line in extra time after a poor clearance from France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.

Jun 10, 2017, 08:53 AM IST
No peace accord with rebels until they stop attacks: Rodrigo Duterte

No peace accord with rebels until they stop attacks: Rodrigo Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said he will not sign any peace agreement with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) unless the rebels stop their attacks.

May 16, 2017, 16:24 PM IST

Erdogan says referendum turnout among Turks abroad jumps

 Turks living overseas are turning out in greater numbers to vote in a referendum on changing the constitution to create an executive presidency, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday, a development that pollsters say could benefit him.

Apr 12, 2017, 14:40 PM IST