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Vienna replaces Melbourne as world's most liveable city: Economist survey

Vienna has dislodged Melbourne for the first time at the top of the Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Index, strengthening the Austrian capital's claim to being the world's most pleasant city to live in.

Aug 14, 2018, 09:15 AM IST

How the World Cup favourites are shaping up

 The phoney war is over and most of the big guns have arrived in Russia ahead of the start of the World Cup on Thursday. AFP Sport takes a look at how the favourites are shaping up.

Jun 11, 2018, 17:45 PM IST

'Entry into Wassenaar Arrangement will give access hi-tech weapons market'

An entry into the Wassenaar Arrangement is expected to facilitate high technology tie-ups with Indian industry and ease access to high-tech items for the country's defence and space programs, the Ministry of External Affairs said.

Dec 08, 2017, 17:54 PM IST

India becomes 42nd member of Wassenaar Arrangement - group controlling global trade of conventional weapons

India on Thursday became a member of the Wassenaar Arrangement, that controls the global trade of conventional weapons and dual-use goods and technologies.

Dec 08, 2017, 09:53 AM IST

Talks underway for India's entry into Wassenaar Arrangement

Last year, India gained entry into the Missile Technologies Control Regime (MTCR), which paved way for it to get critical missile technologies and also export its missiles.

Dec 07, 2017, 22:26 PM IST

US warns Russia over Ukraine as OSCE meets

In principle, both Moscow and Washington have now expressed support for the idea of a UN peacekeeping mission to end the war between Kiev`s government forces and Russian-backed separatists in the east of the country.

Dec 07, 2017, 19:58 PM IST

Sebastian Kurz: World's youngest leader in waiting

Kurz`s ideas on everything from immigration to economic policy represent a "complete rupture" with the EU.

Oct 16, 2017, 18:33 PM IST

These are world's top 10 most livable cities, Melbourne ranks No. 1

The study examined the socio-economic conditions of 230 global cities, such as health care, education, stability, culture, environment and infrastructure.

Aug 20, 2017, 23:06 PM IST

Melbourne most liveable city; Karachi, Dhaka among the least

Others in the 10 most liveable cities in the world include Toronto at the fourth place, followed by Calgary (5th), Adelaide (6th), Perth (7th), Auckland (8th), Helsinki (9th) and Hamburg (10th).


Aug 16, 2017, 17:25 PM IST

US military chopper makes emergency landing in Austria

Austrian defence officials say a US military Blackhawk helicopter with seven people on board had to make an emergency landing west of Vienna after it flew too low during a storm and scraped against tree branches.

Jul 28, 2017, 18:13 PM IST

Maintain right to react if US disobeys nuclear deal: Iran

Iran would maintain its right to respond to US if it dose not comply with the nuclear deal in the future, an Iranian official said after the meetings with world major states in Vienna.

Jul 22, 2017, 09:27 AM IST

Asaduddin Owaisi pitches for heritage tag for Hyderabad city; BJP, TRS support

The UNESCO on Saturday declared Ahmedabad as the world heritage city. It is the first city in India to get the tag.

Jul 10, 2017, 16:21 PM IST

India asks countries to speed up action on Letters Rogatory

Giving details of the performance assessment of bureaucrats, CVC said over 125 senior public servants were retired prematurely from service.

Jun 28, 2017, 19:28 PM IST

This city is termed best in terms of living standards in India

Hyderabad for the third year in a row has emerged as the best city in terms of living standards among Indian cities, while Vienna has been ranked at the top globally in a list by consultancy firm Mercer.

Mar 14, 2017, 19:04 PM IST

Iran nuclear deal powers to meet January 10

The meeting was called on Saturday by the European Union's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, who coordinates follow-up of the nuclear deal for its signatories -- Iran, the US, Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia.

Dec 24, 2016, 18:28 PM IST

Vienna visit makes dancing diva Lauren Gottlieb nostalgic!

Terrific dancer and stunning diva Lauren Gottlieb, walked down the memory lane in Vienna.

Sep 18, 2016, 17:06 PM IST

Nine Iraqis held over gang rape of tourist in Vienna

An Austrian court remanded nine Iraqi migrants in custody on Tuesday for their alleged involvement in the gang rape of a German tourist on New Year`s Eve in Vienna. 

Aug 16, 2016, 20:17 PM IST

Turkey`s FM accuses Austria of being `capital of radical racism`

Turkey`s top diplomat escalated on Friday a war of words with Austria, calling it the "capital of radical racism" after Vienna urged an end to Ankara`s EU membership talks.

Aug 05, 2016, 18:43 PM IST

Austria summons Turkish envoy over post-coup crackdown

Austria said it will summon Turkey`s ambassador on Thursday to discuss Ankara`s "increasingly authoritarian" behaviour and allegations it had been behind recent Turkish protests in Vienna.

Jul 21, 2016, 13:38 PM IST

UN plans to issue Yoga Day stamps next year

The UN plans to issue stamps next year in commemoration of the International Yoga Day, celebrated annually on June 21, after the world body adopted an India-led resolution in 2014.

Jul 11, 2016, 13:18 PM IST