South Carolina's Indian-American Governor Nikki Haley has accepted President-elect Donald Trump's offer to serve as US ambassador to the United Nations, a leading American newspaper has reported today.
The countdown has begun in Pakistan to appoint the next Army Chief with Gen Raheel Sharif set to step down on November 29. The ball is now in Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's court to choose his successor among the top four generals.
India today successfully test-fired its indigenously built nuclear capable Agni-I ballistic missile, which can hit a target 700 km away, as part of a user trial by Army from a test range off Odisha coast.
Is Nepal-India relation back on an even keel after recent exchange of high level political visits? If so, what accounts for the persistent anti-Indian sentiments in Nepal? Why is India not keen on trilateral cooperation? And how will India help Nepal resolve the difficulties surrounding India’s decision to ban 500, 1000 denomination notes? These were among the other issues discussed as Subhash Ghimire, Guna Raj Luitel and Mahabir Paudyal talked to Indian ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae.
The withdrawal of India’s Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes has led to Indian currency being illegally exchanged at a premium in towns and markets in the border areas of Nepal.
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh/YANGON Hundreds of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar crossed the border to Bangladesh over the weekend and on Monday, aid workers said, seeking shelter from escalating violence in the northwest that has killed at least 86 people and displaced some 30,000.
India sent out a clear message to Pakistan+ on Monday, warning it that South Asian nations would find other ways to cooperate on regional initiatives if it continues to block initiatives under the SAARC+ banner. Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar also presented a snapshot of what a 'SAARC without Pakistan' could achieve.
India's longest, Agra-Lucknow Expressway was inaugurated on Monday, and much to people's surprise, the inauguration ceremony saw participation of IAF (Indian Air Force) jets on India’s longest greenfield expressway.
India, along with its neighbours, assumes the responsibility of establishing peace and “law and order” in the Indo-Asia Pacific region, but expects the US to continue its pivotal role there, a senior BJP leader has said.