BNP welcomes Modi's visit, says its stance not anti-India

Hoping that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit will strengthen bilateral ties, Bangladesh's main opposition Khaleda Zia-led BNP on Wednesday said it is not anti-India but its stand on issues like border killings and Teesta water sharing reflects the common public opinion.

Committed to finding solution on fishermen issue with Sri Lanka: MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs on Wednesday reiterated its commitment on finding a mutually acceptable solution with the Sri Lanka government with regards to the fishermen issue.

Army Chief pays last respects to soldier killed in Kashmir

Indian Army chief General Dalbir Singh on Wednesday paid his last respects to a soldier killed in an ambush by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir.

German Defence Minister meets PM

Germany on Wednesday expressed keen interest in collaborating with India in defence technology and equipment, including manufacturing, besides cyber security and maritime cooperation.

Nepalese, Indian medicos to work jointly to help quake victims

Nepalese and Indian doctors will field a joint mobile medical team in Nepal to tackle any possible spread of epidemic in the wake of the country's worst temblor and the approaching monsoon season.

Germany lobbies India to buy Eurofighters, submarines

Germany`s defence minister held out the prospect of more talks on a possible sale of Eurofighter jets to India and, on a visit to New Delhi, said Berlin stood ready to back a multi-billion-dollar Indian submarine project.

Meghalaya court sends Bangladesh leader to jail

 Former Bangladesh minister Salahuddin Ahmed, who was arrested here in Meghalaya for illegally entering India, was on Wednesday remanded to 14 days` judicial custody.

Political convenience shouldn't guide exemptions from RTI: CIC

Attacking the inclusion of organisations like CBI in the list of entities exempted from the RTI Act, a two-member committee constituted by the CIC has said that such decisions to shield organisations from the transparency law should not be the result of "political convenience or other extraneous factors".

President Mukherjee to visit Sweden from May 31 to June 2

New Delhi President Pranab Mukherjee will travel to Sweden on a three-day official visit from May 31 to June 2, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) confirmed.

MEA official spokesperson Vikas Swarup took to twitter to share the information.

India asks Swedish daily to withdraw President Pranab's remarks on Bofors scam
India asks Swedish daily to withdraw President Pranab's remarks on Bofors scam

India has reportedly asked Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter to withdraw President Pranab Mukherjee's remarks made on the Bofors case.

Indian MPs to discuss FTA, security in Australia, New Zealand

A delegation of Indian lawmakers led by Minister of State for Skill Development Rajeev Pratap Rudy is on a 10-day visit to Australia and New Zealand where various bilateral issues including business and security would be discussed.

Pakistan must stop meddling in other countries' affairs for its own welfare: Rajnath

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh issued a stern warning to Pakistan on Wednesday and said that it should stop meddling in other countries' affairs for its own welfare.

Don't use environment as pretext to kick away poor's development ladder: India

 Don't use universality and shared responsibilities for the environment as pretexts to kick away the ladder of development for the poor or to avoid responsibility for the global ecological havoc, India told the developed nations Tuesday in a telling message.

Over 70 percent of Everest glacier's volume may be lost by 2100: Study
Over 70 percent of Everest glacier's volume may be lost by 2100: Study

Over 70 percent of the glacier volume in the Mount Everest region in the Himalayas could be lost in 85 years if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, a new paper suggests.

Indian response and reconstruction efforts welcomed by Nepal: Top UN official

A top UN official has lauded India's first response and reconstruction assistance to Nepal following a devastating earthquake in April that killed nearly 9,000 people, saying the help has been welcomed by Kathmandu.

Missing Indian-origin hotelier's family offers £25,000 reward

The family of an Indian-origin British hotelier feared kidnapped while on a business trip to Punjab has offered a reward of £25,000 to trace his whereabouts.

DNA analysis of rising water crisis in India!

DNA analyses the rising water crisis in India. Watch how precious is every drop of water we use and waste!
Also watch: TRAI ex-chairman Pradip Baijal has put serious allegations on Manmohan Singh in 2G scam.

India, Germany agree to deepen bilateral defence ties

India and Germany on Tuesday night decided to deepen their bilateral defence ties, especially in the wake of the 'Make in India' initiative.

Threats exist under various names: Parrikar on Islamic State

Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday rejected reports of terrorist group Islamic State ( IS) making headway in India, stating that threats have always existed under different names.

Modi government has restored hope in India: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government is in "action mode" and has restored hope in India.