Tuesday , 13 November 2018

World News

India is committed to world peace, says Kovind

PTI Athens India and the EU must persuade the world that there is no difference between the “good” and “bad” terrorists, President Ram Nath Kovind said Tuesday as he called for sanctions on state sponsors of terrorism, in an apparent reference to Pakistan that has been long blamed for providing safe havens to terrorists. He also said that India was ... Read More »

UK links India’s refusal to sign MoU on illegal migrants

PTI London The UK government has directly linked the exclusion of Indian students from a list of countries offered easier visa norms to India’s refusal to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the return of illegal migrants. Britain’s Secretary of State for International Trade, Liam Fox, said the reason India had been excluded from a newly-expanded list of countries ... Read More »

US military to have a separate ‘Space Force’: Trump

PTI Washington President Donald Trump has ordered the US military to establish a “space force” as the  sixth branch of its armed forces to ensure “American dominance” in space amidst competition from Russia and China. Details of what a new space force would look like and what it would do were not immediately clear. But Trump said it would be ... Read More »

Kim in China for talks with Xi after summit with Trump

PTI Beijing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrived here Tuesday for talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping to chalk out his next course of action after his historic summit with US President Donald Trump where it was agreed to denuclearise the Korean peninsula. The visit, Kim’s third since March, is taking place amid sharp escalation rhetoric between Beijing and Washington ... Read More »

3 killed in Japan quake

TOKYO: At least three people were killed and over 50 others injured on Monday when a an earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Japan’s Osaka city. Please like & share: Read More »

Merkel gets ultimatum from hardline ally over migrants

MUNICH: Hardliners in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc Monday gave her a two-week ultimatum to tighten asylum rules or risk pitching Germany into a political crisis that would also rattle Europe. Please like & share: Read More »

UK think tank brands Indian student visa snub ‘act of self harm’

LONDON: A prominent UK think tank today branded the British government’s decision to exclude India from a new expanded list of countries able to access easier student visa norms an “act of self harm” as it could further push Indian students away from British universities. Please like & share: Read More »

Death toll from suicide bombing in Afghanistan climbs to 36

KABUL: The death toll from a suicide bombing against a gathering of Taliban fighters celebrating a holiday cease-fire in Afghanistan has risen to 36, an official said on Sunday. Najibullah Kamawal, director of the health department in the eastern Nangarhar province, said another 65 people were wounded in Saturday’s attack. Please like & share: Read More »