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US State Department’s ‘Country Report on...

US State Department’s ‘Country Report on Terrorism 2016’: Key takeaways...

While India is not a part of the US-led Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, the report took into account the arrest of 68 ISIS supporters. “In October, the Ministry of Home Affairs appointed a Senior Advisor to Curb Online Radicalisation,” it notes. The US State Department recently... read more »

Ram Nath Kovind Set To Win As President ...

Ram Nath Kovind Set To Win As President Votes Are Counted: 10 Points

The presidential election results, in which NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind has a clear edge, will be out by 5 pm. Meira Kumar had described her candidture as the “battle of ideology.” NEW DELHI: Ram Nath Kovind, former Bihar Governor, is set to be India’s next President as votes... read more »

President Donald Trump lets Iran nuclear...

President Donald Trump lets Iran nuclear deal live, but signals he may not ...

President Donald Trump agreed Monday night to let the issue go, but only for a few more months and only after last-minute changes to distance Trump further from the deal. President Donald Trump was eager to declare Iran in breach of the nuclear deal but was talked out of it by national security... read more »

We oppose militarisation of South China ...

We oppose militarisation of South China Sea: Australia’s foreign minister

India has commercial interests in the South China Sea and has been pressing for resolving the dispute as per the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with minister for foreign affairs, Australia, Julie Bishop in a meeting in New Delhi on July... read more »

Baba Ramdev’s MNC-bhagao plan includes Patanjali fast food chain; Ramdeo Baba expand...

Baba Ramdev, the yoga guru and promoter of home-grown FMCG company Patanjali Ayurveda, has in the past been vocal about taking the deep-pocketed multinational foreign companies operating... read more »

Top NRI Realty Investment Destinations

Top NRI Realty Investment Destinations

The Nonresident Indian`s (NRI) investment in real estate is a big boost to the struggling reality sector. In the past, the NRI population primarily bought homes, where they would... read more »

What is a Smart City? Find the full list of nominated smart cities here

The central government on Thursday announced 98 cities and towns for development as smart cities based on evaluation of financial and institutional capacities and past track record of... read more »

Migrant crisis: Up to 200 feared dead in Libya sinking

A boat packed with mainly African migrants bound for Italy sank off the Libyan coast on Thursday and officials said up to 200 might have died. A security official in the western town of... read more »

Austria: Bodies of up to 50 migrants found in abandoned truck nea...

Austrian police found the decomposing bodies of up to 50 migrants in an abandoned truck, sparking a cross-border hunt for the people-smugglers responsible for the latest tragedy in Europe’s... read more »