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Congressional committee to hold hearing on India

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 08:56

A key Congressional committee will hold a hearing on India-US relationship under Narendra Modi with top Obama administration officials, former diplomats and eminent South Asia experts testifying before it ahead of the Indian Prime Minister`s US visit in September.

`SAARC needs to work to expand trade among member nations`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 19:27

SAARC countries need to critically evaluate trade liberalisation under SAFTA to make the process faster and more efficient at an upcoming meeting of the SAFTA Ministerial Council later this month in Bhutan.

Presidents of India, China and Myanmar greet each other

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 01:50

As India, China and Myanmar celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Panchsheel Treaty, Presidents of the three countries greeted each other while reaffirming their commitment on the five principles of peaceful coexistence.

`India, US must commit to it for true strategic partnership`

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 08:30

If India and the US are to build a truly strategic partnership, the two countries must each commit to it and defend it in equal measure, Republican Senator John McCain said.

India`s envoys from neighbouring countries to meet today

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 08:18

Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh will meet all Indian heads of mission in the South Asian neighbourhood.

India`s envoys from neigbouring countries to meet Monday

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 16:23

Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh has summoned all Indian heads of mission in the South Asian neighbourhood for a day-long conclave in the capital Monday, official sources said Sunday.

Myanmar hands over Bangladesh paramilitary soldier`s body

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 05:31

Myanmar`s border force Saturday handed over the body of a paramilitary troop who was killed in Wednesday`s firing on Bangladesh paramilitary personnel.

Pakistan woman bludgeoned to death `routine murder`: Police

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 03:48

Pakistani police denied negligence Saturday over their failure to stop the bludgeoning to death of a woman outside a courthouse, describing it as a simple murder case despite a chorus of global condemnation.

US to stay engaged in the world: Biden

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 05:37

Pushing back calls for withdrawl from the International arena, US Vice President Joe Biden has said that America needs to stay engaged in the world, to lead and to be a force for positive change.

Narendra Modi`s invitation to South Asian leaders a strong signal: US

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 12:48

Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi`s invitations to the leaders of South Asian countries, including Pakistan, to attend his swearing-in ceremony on Monday sends a strong and positive signal, a top American diplomat has said.

Ninth Indian jailed for involvement in Little India riot

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 09:29

An Indian construction worker involved in Little India riot last December has been sentenced to a nine-month jail term after he "unreservedly" admitted to being part of an unlawful assembly.

`New government will be judged on how it tackles graft`

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 12:29

Transparency International launched its first-ever study on corruption in South Asia.