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India-US trade: Great friends bound to have disagreements, says Mike Pompeo

Jaishankar on S-400 deal: India will be guided by own national interest.

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Modi hits out at trade protectionism at SCO Summit, says unilateralism hasn’t benefited anyone

At the summit, the PM also said that countries responsible for aiding, supporting and funding terror should be held accountable

(From left) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov, before a session at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on Friday (AP photo) News

Pakistan has to create atmosphere free of terror: Modi tells Xi Jinping on sidelines of SCO Summit

‘Bank of China in India, Azhar listing proof of improving Sino-Indian ties’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese President Xi Jinping ahead of the SCO summit, in Bishkek on Thursday News

New Modi govt: Amit Shah in, Sushma Swaraj out from council of ministers

Ending speculation, BJP president Amit Shah joined the new government but the surprise induction was that of former foreign secretary S Jaishankar.

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PM Modi to spend first day in office meeting neighbours

Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his second term in office on Thursday after he was administered the oath of secrecy, along with his Council of Ministers, in the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan, exactly a week after he led

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Anti-satellite missile test is preparedness for tomorrow’s war: Arun Jaitley

“India is a space power, now we have the power to destroy also. But India is a peaceful and peace-loving country, so it’s not for attacking, it’s for our security and a deterrent for our security,” Jaitley said, drawi

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Pakistan PM says India gripped with war hysteria, something may happen before India polls

Khan also said he fears further military hostilities with India in the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections.

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France will push to put Masood Azhar on EU list of terrorists

France had taken the lead, along with the US and UK, to put “maximum pressure” on China to not object to the listing proposal moved by the P-3 countries.

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IAF pilot Abhinandan to return: Pak rang alarm bells – but how it was made to yield

India clearly conveyed to the US and other P-5 countries that while it was not looking at escalation and had conducted a “non-military counter-terror pre-emptive” strike deep inside Pakistan, it was Pakistan which had tri

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Day after Balakot strike: IAF pilot in Pak custody, India says stop ‘vulgar display’, send him back

As per the Geneva Convention of 1949 on the treatment of prisoners of war, Pakistan has to return the military personnel unharmed to India.

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Surgical strike 2.0: India bombs Jaish camps in Pakistan, draws new red line in war on terrorism

The strike also tests Pakistan’s retaliatory response as New Delhi shifts its focus to a renewed diplomatic outreach to the global community to persuade or convince Islamabad to avoid any step that may precipitate any escal

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Pulwama attack: Imran Khan thunders, India says his words ring hollow

The MEA reiterated its demand that Pakistan should stop misleading the international community and take credible and visible action against the perpetrators of Pulwama terrorist attack.

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One step forward, two back: Day after Kartarpur, Indian diplomats stopped at Pakistan’s gurdwaras

This comes a day after Islamabad responded within hours to a New Delhi request for a corridor to Kartarpur Sahib, allowing Sikh pilgrims to visit the shrine, the final resting place of Guru Nanak Dev.

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Kartarpur corridor: Pakistan responds to Indian request, opens passage for Sikh pilgrims

The Ministry of External Affairs official spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said India has approached the Pakistan government to recognise the sentiments of the Sikh community and build the corridor.

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India is the biggest, most influential and growing democracy, says South Korean envoy Shin Bongkil

On June 12, American President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un met in Singapore, in the first summit-level meeting between the leaders of the two nations. While North Korea agreed to complete denuclearisation

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‘In this very rapidly changing world, we need a real and trusted friend. And that’s India for us’, says Ambassador of Japan to India Kenji Hiramatsu

I would like to see more cooperation in technology transfer from Japan to India. Secondly, we have also been talking about supporting development in the Northeast region and enhancement of connectivity in surrounding areas in

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‘India has chosen Rafale because it is the best’: Alexandre Ziegler

What we are building with India is not aimed against anybody. It is a partnership of values and trust between two nations that are part of the same region.

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Narendra Modi Oman visit: India secures access to key Duqm port for military use

IN A strategic move to expand its footprint in the Indian Ocean region, India has secured access to the key Port of Duqm in Oman for military use and logistical support.

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Maldives crisis: Ex-President Abdulla Nasheed seeks India’s help

India, which is monitoring the situation very “closely”, had, on Monday, asked its nationals not to undertake non-essential travel to the island nation until further notice. In a statement, Nasheed said Yameen had illegal

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Pakistan gave lies, deceit in return for US aid, says Donald Trump in fiery tweet

In what is arguably the most severe public indictment ever of Pakistan by a US President, Donald Trump on Monday said that his country has “foolishly” given Pakistan more than $33 billion in aid over the last 15 years and

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India must play important role in resolving Rohingya crisis: Syed Muazzem Ali

Syed Muazzem Ali talks about the ‘all-pervasive’ India-Bangladesh relationship, insists that its ties with China are only ‘commercial’, calls for regional co-operation through SAARC.

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As US-India bonhomie rises, Delhi underlines Rex Tillerson’s Indo-Pacific push

Ahead of Tillerson’s visit on October 24, discussions between the two sides on the quadrilateral group — India, US, Japan and Australia — have picked up in preparatory meetings between the two sides.

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India has cut troops from 400 to 40 at Doklam, says China

Nearly 50 days into the border stand-off at Doklam, China claimed on Wednesday that the number of Indian soldiers at the site, east of Sikkim, has come down from over 400 to over 40.

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China to India: Pull out or we step up deployment

As Doval heads to BRICS NSAs meet, New Delhi says both sides must back down

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India, China Sikkim standoff: Atmosphere not right for Modi-Xi meet say Chinese official; Gopal Baglay says no meet was scheduled

From the warmth that greeted him in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Narendra Modi headed Thursday to Hamburg for the G-20 summit, and what would be his first encounter with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid the ongoing border stand

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India, Israel now ‘strategic partners’

AS INDIA and Israel elevated their relationship to a “strategic partnership” on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the two countries live in complex geographies, and India has suffered first-hand the violence an

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Narendra Modi Israel visit: PM starts groundbreaking trip to build strategic partnership

IT’S PRIME Minister Narendra Modi’s 66th visit abroad in three years. But it’s a historic first by an Indian Prime Minister to Israel.

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