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  • India keen to rail link Katmandu with Delhi and Kolkata

    Kathmandu: India is keen on linking Nepal’s capital Kathmandu with New Delhi and Kolkata through a railway network. This was stated by Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu while addressing the Nepal Infrastructure Summit 2017 in Kathmandu on Monday.  Prabhu said, if the two countries could build the railway tracks connecting Kathmandu with Delhi and Kolkata soon, […]

    India, Pak extend N-accident risk reduction agreement

    New Delhi: India and Pakistan have agreed to extend the agreement on reducing the risk of accidents relating to nuclear weapons for five years. The Ministry of External Affairs said, the extension has been done in accordance with article 8 of the agreement. The existing validity was up till today. The agreement was signed in […]

    India assures full support to Bangladesh in fighting terror

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended India’s full support to Bangladesh in its fight against terrorism in the wake of several terror attacks in the neighboring country. Modi assured this to the visiting Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan, who called on him in New Delhion Thursday. An official release said, Khan briefed the Prime […]

    Nepal proposes 4-member EPG to review agreements with India

    Katmandu:  Nepal  has proposed formation of a four-member Eminent Persons’ Group to review the existing bilateral agreements with India including the strategic Peace and Friendship Treaty of 1950. This was announced by Nepalese Minister for Information and Communication Sherdhan Rai yesterday. He added that the next cabinet meeting will take a formal decision in this […]

    Indo-Pak FS talks rescheduled for near future

    New Delhi: Foreign Secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan has been rescheduled. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup said, the talks scheduled for, today have now been rescheduled for very near future and it was agreed by both the Foreign Secretaries. Briefing media in New Delhi yesterday, he also said National Security advisers of […]

    India calls off talks with Pakistan

    Acting tough, India on Monday called off Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan next week and conveyed a blunt message that it was interfering in India’s internal affairs by holding talks with Kashmiri separatists which was “unacceptable”. Upset that despite being firmly told by Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh that Pakistan has to choose between “India or […]

    India, China sign three key MoUs

      India and China on Monday signed three key MoUs, including one on industrial parks and flood data of Brahmaputra river, coinciding with the China visit of Vice President Hamid Ansari. The agreements were signed in the presence of Ansari and his Chinese counterpart Li Yuanchao after their talks. The MoU on industrial parks is […]

    India, China sign three key MoUs

    India and China on Monday signed three key MoUs, including one on industrial parks and flood data of Brahmaputra river, coinciding with the China visit of Vice President Hamid Ansari. The agreements were signed in the presence of Ansari and his Chinese counterpart Li Yuanchao after their talks. The MoU on industrial parks is aimed […]

    MHA rejects proposal to grant visa-on-arrival to Bangladeshis

    The Union Home Ministry has rejected the Ministry of External Affairs’s proposal to grant visa-on-arrival facility to Bangladeshi nationals and visa- free entry to citizens of that country under the age of 18 and over the age of 65. This came after the MEA had asked MHA to give its opinion to include the two […]

    Jaipur Foot provides not only mobility but dignity to Afghans

    Jaipur Foot, a rubber-based prosthetic leg, is providing not only mobility but also dignity to Afghans who have lost their limbs in landmine blasts due to the ongoing civil war and militancy. Afghanistan, which for over two-and-a-half decades has seen wars and conflicts, has thousands of men and women who became victims of war and […]