India’s energy prospects 
in the Middle East – Kabir Taneja

India’s energy prospects 
in the Middle East - Kabir Taneja

India’s energy demands are on the rise. As the Government has raised the slogan of ‘Make in India’ and called out to companies worldwide to come to India and manufacture, there is now a need for surplus energy to sustain the manufacturing sector.

Nawaz Sharif must rewrite history, not repeat mistakes

Nawaz Sharif must rewrite history, not repeat mistakes

Nawaz Sharif said that Pakistan will hold a dialogue with Kashmiri separatists and take them into confidence before resuming peace talks with India. Modi Government had called off talks between the two countries’ Foreign Secretaries in Islamabad in August after Pakistan’s envoy in New Delhi called separatists for meetings despite being asked not to do so

BSF and Bangladesh hold discussions on border issues

BSF and Bangladesh hold discussions on border issues

BSF has asked its counterparts in Bangladesh to take action against hideouts of Indian insurgent groups and urged for Bangladesh’s approval for construction of single row fence within 150 yards at the border to prevent trans-border crimes, an official said here today.

India demands country-wise report on HFCs

From T G Biju  Paris, Nov 20 (PTI) Breaking its silence, India today took a positive stand at a multilateral forum on the issue of phasing down of climate damaging hydroflurocarbons (HFCs) but asked the UN to produce reports of country-wise production and consumption of the greenhouse gas over last decade. “My suggestion and […]

India and Bangladesh plans to carry out raids against militants

From Anisur Rahman  Dhaka, Nov 20 (PTI) Indian and Bangladeshi security forces are planning to carry out simultaneous raids against Islamist militants along the porous border and the two countries have exchanged lists of terror operatives active on both sides of the frontier, officials said here today. “It’s important to conduct simultaneous drives so […]

Pakistan to hold dialogue with Kashmiri leaders before talks with India

From Sajjad Hussain  Islamabad, Nov 20 (PTI) Ignoring India’s opposition, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today said Pakistan will hold dialogue with Kashmiri separatists to take them into confidence before engaging in peace talks with India. “It is our fundamental belief that the Kashmir issue should be resolved through dialogue. My government started dialogue with India but […]

Ashok Malik on Mahinda Rajapaksa and India-Sri Lanka relations

Ashok Malik on Mahinda Rajapaksa and India-Sri Lanka relations

Listen to senior journalist Ashok Malik speak on his latest column on the Srilankan President not being straight with India. He says too many incidents have happened in close proximity — like the fishermen issue or China docking its nuclear submarines — and this has raised suspicion in SouthBlock.

Harsh Vardhan: India, US have started addressing challenges through science

New Delhi, Nov 18 (PTI) India and the US have started addressing “grand challenges” through sciences and the two sides are already working together in areas of health, biomedical science, clean energy, water management and weather forecasting, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan today said. He highlighted the need to collaborate in the field of renewable energy […]

PM Modi to Australian business leaders: Best time to be in India

From Natasha Chaku  Melbourne, Nov 18 (PTI) This is the best time to be in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today as he wooed top Australian corporate honchos to invest in the country which is undergoing reforms to improve business environment. “In India we are working to create conducive environment for trade and […]