Pak, India need to start 'new chapter' in ties: Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said it is imperative that the leadership in Pakistan and India should rise to the expectations of their people and the two nations need to start a "new chapter" in ties by working towards resolving all outstanding issues through dialogue.

Nicole Scherzinger cuts ties with Lewis Hamilton?
Nicole Scherzinger cuts ties with Lewis Hamilton?

 Pop star Nicole Scherzinger has reportedly distanced herself from her former boyfriend Lewis Hamilton.

Festival to mark India-South Africa friendship

The union culture ministry Thursday released a logo depicting a handshake and the faces of Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi side by side in a circle for the Festival of India to be held in South Africa.

Nigeria, Kenya to boost tourism ties

Nigeria is working with the Kenyan government over developing a framework to boost its tourism sector in the next 12 months, an official said.

Iranian president to visit Turkey to improve strained ties

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is expected to pay his first visit to Turkey Monday in a bid to improve bilateral ties between the two countries that have been strained by the developments in Syria, media reported Saturday.

Putin looks east to bolster ties with North Korea

Angry with the West`s response over Ukraine and eager to diversify its options, Russia is moving rapidly to bolster ties with North Korea in a diplomatic nose-thumbing that could complicate the US-led effort to squeeze Pyongyang into giving up its nuclear weapons program.

Time to get past tensions and move on: US on ties with India

The US has said that it was time to get past the recent tensions with India and the two sides should move on, days after arrest of an American police officer at New Delhi airport for possessing bullets.

Bashir meets Ansari, conveys Pak`s desire of improving ties

Pakistan High Commissioner Salman Bashir on Wednesday called on Vice President Hamid Ansari and conveyed the sincere desire of the leadership and people of Pakistan for the improvement of relations between the two countries.

Subramanian Swamy asks Nitish to reconsider snapping ties with BJP

Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy on Sunday urged Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to reconsider his decision to snap ties with the BJP-led NDA.

Pak gives high priority to improve ties with India

Asserting that it accords high priority for improvement of ties with India, Pakistan today said "all branches" of its government have been given "clear policy directives" to work towards it.

Khurshid to arrive in Nepal next Tuesday on a two-day visit

Seeking to strengthen India`s ties with Nepal, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will arrive here on July 9 for talks with Nepalese leadership.

Nitish consulting JD(U) seniors over continuing ties with BJP

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has begun consultations with senior JD(U) leaders over continuing of ties with BJP after the anointment of Narendra Modi as its poll panel chief.

Working hard to ensure ties with India strengthened: Julia Gillard

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has said she is working very hard to ensure bilateral ties with India are strengthened, as her government was making efforts to help Indian migrants settle in the country.

On closer ties with India, Japan plays down China factor

With growing talk about India and Japan getting closer, especially on a strategic partnership to keep China in check, Japan Wednesday tried to play down the issue saying that nothing of the sort was happening.

India set to scale up ties with Iran; joint exploration on cards

Notwithstanding sanctions against Iran, India is set to scale up economic and commercial engagement with it with proposals for joint investment in infrastructure and joint exploration of oil high on the agenda.

EU ends Myanmar sanctions, arms embargo remains

EU foreign ministers agreed Monday to lift the last of the bloc`s trade, economic and individual sanctions against Myanmar, hailing "a new chapter" with the once pariah state.

New institute to boost Scotland`s links with India

Scotland`s cultural, business and academic ties with India are to be bolstered with the creation of a new centre at the University of Edinburgh.

2012 brings significant improvement in Oz-India ties

The year 2012 brought significant improvement in Australia-India ties, with the two sides agreeing to launch negotiations on civil nuclear deal.

UAE, South Korea discuss ties

UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and visiting South Korean President Lee Myung-bak have discussed bilateral relations.

Antony in Saudi Arabia to uplift defence ties

Defence Minister A K Antony is visiting Saudi Arabia to
discuss a range of bilateral and regional issues in the defence sector.