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NY city to pay USD 225,000 to Indian girl to settle lawsuit

Agencies, New York In a significant legal victory for the daughter of an Indian diplomat, the city of New York has agreed to pay her USD 225,000 to settle a lawsuit she brought against it after she was jailed for a day and suspended from school...

President Pranab Mukherjee arrives in Ho Chi Minh City

Agencies, Ho Chi Minh President Pranab Mukherjee arrived in the historic Vietnamese city called Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday as part of his four-day state visit to the country. The tour of the city, formerly called Saigon, is the second and...

Former Pak Min holds up PIA flight, gets ‘off-loaded’ by angry passengers

Agencies, Karachi In a never before event in the annals of Pakistan’s aviation history, angry passengers have ‘expelled’ a powerful former minister, Rehman Malik, and a lawmaker of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), Dr Ramesh...

All eyes on India as it hosts Xi Jinping coming week

Agencies, New Delhi India will be the focus of the Asia-Pacific region next week as it hosts Chinese President Xi Jinping, a visit that is expected to set a new roadmap for Sino-Indian relations and might have wide ramifications beyond the...

Modi to be personal guest of President Obama

Agencies, New Delhi For over a decade, the US shunned him over the Gujarat riots. It even revoked his visa in 2005. But Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now all set to be accorded a grand welcome personally by US President Barack Obama when...
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India for early conclusion of nuke deal with Japan

Agencies, New Delhi Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s high-profile visit to Japan, India has conveyed to its strategic partner that it was very keen on bringing the negotiations on a bilateral civil nuclear deal to its logical conclusion...

US jets strike jihadists in Iraq to halt advance

Agencies, Washington The US military on Friday began its air strikes on areas in Iraq controlled by Islamist militants as it dropped laser-guided bombs on a mobile artillery in a bid to halt the advance of terrorists on the city of Erbil where...
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PM winds up Nepal tour injecting fresh vigour in ties

Agencies, Kathmandu Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called on  President of Nepal Dr Ram Baran Yadav and discussed bilateral  issues of mutual interest before winding up his two-day visit to  this Himalayan nation. According to official...