Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to hold first meeting with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on September 27 on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, a foreign ministry official said here on Saturday.
A meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York later this month is unlikely given the current state of bilateral relations.
A day after reports claimed that Narendra Modi will hold a summit meeting with US President Barack Obama in Washington in September this year, the US announced that it is looking forward to welcoming the new Indian Prime Minister.
After surprising everyone by inviting SAARC leaders on the occassion of his swearing-in, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken yet another significant foreign policy decision by accepeting the invitation of US President Barack Obama to visit Washington.
The Indian Army is currently in the midst of one of the largest anti-infiltration operations in Jammu and Kashmir as they attempt to flush out around 30 to 40 militants who have occupied a ghost village along the Line of Control in Keran sector.
Four months after a macabre video of a Syrian rebel eating a human heart surfaced, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem raked up the issue of ruthless act again while addressing the United Nations.
Ahead of crucial talks with his Indian counterpart, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said he was ousted from power in a military coup in 1999 because he started peace talks with India.
Hitting hard and without taking any soft approach, Manmohan Singh on Saturday, while addressing the United Nations General Assembly, asked Pakistan to shutdown `terrorist machinery` on its soil while making it clear that there can `never, ever` be a compromise on the territorial integrity of India of which Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part.
US President Barack Obama has promised to take up with Nawaz Sharif in a "frank" manner the issue of continued Pakistan-based terror directed against India as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told him that progress in dialogue will depend on action on this front.
A day before the prime ministers of India and Pakistan are to meet on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, Pakistan again violated the bilateral ceasefire at two places on the LoC, the international border in Jammu and Kashmir.
Ending weeks of diplomatic deadlock, the United States and Russia agreed on Thursday on a UN Security Council draft resolution that would demand Syria give up its chemical arms, but does not threaten military force if it fails to comply.