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The incoming Trump administration in the United States "will have different priorities", there may be a "degree of decoupling" with Europe and fluidity at the great-power level may translate into "uncertainty at the regional level" that would make it imperative for India "to engage with a multiplicity of actors in a multi-polar world", Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar said.  

Deepening the ties between India and Israel, the Israeli president Reuven Rivlin arrived in India on a six-day visit on Monday. This visit comes in the backdrop of the forthcoming visit by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Israel in 2017, marking the 25th year of the establishment of their bilateral diplomatic ties. 


India and Japan Friday signed the landmark civil nuclear agreement following the annual bilateral summit between Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe here.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for Japan Nov 10 on a three-day visit to attend the annual summit meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. 


Israeli President Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin will make a state visit to India next week, a visit at this level happening after nearly 20 years, and symbolises the growing partnership between India and Israel.


In a state visit by an Indian President to Nepal after a span of 18 years, President Pranab Mukherjee's three-day long tour has provided a 'healing touch' to the ties between the two South Asian neighbors that had become strained in recent times.


This state visit by the Indian President to Nepal has been deemed as the "beginning of a new era of ties between the two countries", according to Nepalese Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat.


Sri Lanka became the first South Asia nation to join the ambitious Open Government Partnership (OGP), a global programme that links 70 countries and nudges them towards more transparent, corruption-free governance while empowering citizens.


The India-Pakistan diplomatic war-dance and military brinkmanship continues unabated. India on Thursday (October 21) asked a Pakistan High Commission staffer in New Delhi to leave the country for allegedly running an espionage ring that was busted with the arrest of two Indians possessing sensitive defence documents.


Nepal’s deposed king Gyanendra Shah has regretted that the country has lost its Hindu identity and said despair and unhappiness among the people might lead them to revolt once again. 


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spotlight image A career diplomat, Chitranganee Wagiswara, High Commissioner of Sri Lanka, is the first woman to be the island nation’s envoy to India. As Foreign Secretary, she was Sri Lanka’s top diplomat for 18 months before being posted to New Delhi.
India has accused the United Nations Security Council and the international community of tending to ignore the terrorists ravaging Afghanistan and their backers while these forces “have stood up against one of the biggest collective military efforts in the world.”
Close Canada-India collaboration in health and wellness is a journey that commenced in 2015 in Toronto, when the first major health summit was held, and ended in March 2017 in New Delhi.
With weird concoction like "Beer Yoga" getting popular as the next big international fitness craze, the ancient art of inner blossoming is seemingly going topsy-turvy. And as yoga hogs the limelight on its third International Day, the loud call for saving the spirit of the ancient and modern practice can't be swept under
The death of deputy superintendent Mohammed Ayub Pandith at the hands of a lynch mob highlights the dangers to the police in Kashmir today, whether from gun-wielding militants or locals disgruntled with the Indian State.
Sher Bahadur Deuba has been elected Prime Minister of Nepal at an especially fragile time in the life of the 11-year-old Himalayan republic.
The rapid rise of Mohammed bin Salman, from one among many princes in the al-Saud royal family to the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia within a span of two years, is an unprecedented development in the history of the Kingdom.
A United States fighter downed a Syrian military aircraft for the first time when it bombed a Syrian rebel faction backed by Washington.

Title: Reporting Pakistan; Author: Meena Menon; Publisher: Viking/Penguin Random House; Pages: 340; Price: Rs 599


  A former Indian civil servant, who is currently a professor of Public Policy and Political Science at Duke University, US spent long periods in distant villages and city slums of India. The result? A scholarly book that presen...


  Title: The Exile; Author:  Cathy Scott-Clark & Adrian Levy; Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing; Pages: 640; Price: Rs 699


Jim Corbett was a British-Indian hunter and tracker-turned-conservationist, author and naturalist; who started off as an officer in the British army and attained the rank of a colonel. Frequently called in to kill man-eating tigers or leopards,...


Title: Bollywood Boom; Author: Roopa Swaminathan; Publisher: Penguin; Price: Rs 399; Pages: 221

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