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India notifies compliance of UN sanctions against North Korea

India has notified the compliance of the UN resolution imposing sanctions on North Korea which include prevention of direct or indirect supply, sale, transfer or export of all weaponry and related material through its territories or by its nationals to that country. The notification, put out by the External Affairs Ministry, also banned supply, sale … Continue reading India notifies compliance of UN sanctions against North Korea

President of Cyprus arrives on 5-day India visit

AMN President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades arrived in New Delhi last night on the second leg of his five-day visit to India. Today, he will address a business forum and will deliver a talk on European Union-India strategic partnership in the 21st century. Tomorrow, the visiting dignitary will be accorded ceremonial welcome at the forecourt … Continue reading President of Cyprus arrives on 5-day India visit

Turkey detains more than 1,000 for links to Gulen

Turkish authorities have detained more than a thousand people suspected of having links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. The overnight crackdown was one of the largest operations in months against the network, which Turkey blames for orchestrating a failed coup in July. Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said, 1,009 people were detained so far. The operation … Continue reading Turkey detains more than 1,000 for links to Gulen

Japan asks China to put more pressure on North Korea

AMN Japan has sought China’s cooperation in putting more pressure on North Korea to refrain from further provocation. The head of the Japanese Foreign Ministry’s Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau, Kenji Kanasugi, made the request during talks with China’s special envoy on North Korea, Wu Dawei, in Tokyo today. They are the chief negotiators for … Continue reading Japan asks China to put more pressure on North Korea

US THAAD missile defence equipment enter South Korea

Trailers carrying US THAAD missile defence equipment entered a deployment site in South Korea early today with tensions high over North Korea’s intentions. Yonhap news agency reported, arrival of the six trailers at the golf course location sparked clashes between locals and the police. It said Washington and Seoul are deploying the Terminal High Altitude … Continue reading US THAAD missile defence equipment enter South Korea

India offers biggest strategic opportunity to US

WEB DESK Describing India as the “biggest strategic opportunity” for the US, a former top Pentagon official today said the two countries now need to demonstrate “mutual flexibility” as well as ambition to reach a new level of cooperation. Kelly Magsamen, the former US principal deputy assistant secretary of defence for Asian and pacific security … Continue reading India offers biggest strategic opportunity to US

PM Modi to be chief guest at UN Vesak Day celebrations in Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the chief guest for the UN Vesak Day celebrations to be held in Sri Lanka from 12th to 14th of next month. Sri Lanka’s Justice and Buddhasasana Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe announced on Wednesday that Indian Prime minister will be chief guest during opening ceremony on 12th of May in … Continue reading PM Modi to be chief guest at UN Vesak Day celebrations in Sri Lanka

Nepal-China 1st ever joint military drill concludes

The first Nepal-China joint military exercise ‘Sagarmatha Friendship-2017’ concluded at Kathmandu . Congratulating participants for successfully completing 10-day drill Nepal’s Chief of General Staff (CGS) Lt Gen Baldevraj Mahat said that such kind of exercise will be highly beneficial for both the countries. He also appreciated the government of China and the Chinese Army for … Continue reading Nepal-China 1st ever joint military drill concludes

Trump sends Indian-American’s name to Senate for ‘IP czar’

US President Donald Trump has sent to the Senate Indian-American Vishal J Amin’s name to be the US’ new Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator. If confirmed by the Senate, Amin, who is currently Senior Counsel on House Judiciary Committee, would succeed Daniel Marti in the White House. Earlier this month, Trump had tapped him as the … Continue reading Trump sends Indian-American’s name to Senate for ‘IP czar’

White House names Randolph Ailes as new Director of Secret Service

The White House has named a retired Marine major general Randolph Ailes as the new Director of the Secret Service. Ailes will oversee an agency that for years has been beset with a series of high-profile embarrassments. Ailes, who was in the Marine Corps for 35 years, has been the acting deputy commissioner of Customs … Continue reading White House names Randolph Ailes as new Director of Secret Service

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