Tag: India

Three Pak boys who crossed border, got back

Newsroom24x7 Desk Jaisalmer : Border crossing resulted in stranded situation for Pakistani boys who moved beyond the line and then got back home. Three Pakistani boys who had crossed over into India apparently while looking for their missing cattle were today handed over to Pakistani Rangers. The three boys, aged between 12 and 14 years,

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India outlines seven changes for Nepal’s constitution

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : Indian government has played active role in promulgation of Nepalese constitution as has been evident in all previous interactions between External affairs of both countries. Recently, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar stood together with Nepal in the promulgation of its constitution, an event which had seen the light of the day after

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India talks to Sri Lanka at Modi-Wickremesinghe meet

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : Indi and Sri Lanka spoke with each other today on topics close to each country’s heart of matters – fisherman disputes, justice to Tamils, trade agreements, defence issues, terror and neighborhood intricacies. Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickremesinghe during the delegation meet in the formal round

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UN adopts text based negotiations on UNSC reforms

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : UN General Assembly adopted a negotiating text by consensus for the long- pending Security Council reforms, setting the stage for talks on the issue at its 70th session beginning Tuesday,paving way for India’s aspirations of a clear through bid for a permanent seat in the revamped world body. Back home, this

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Many oil fields held by ONGC and OIL will be auctioned

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Under a new policy for Marginal Fields of ONGC and OIL approved by the Union Cabinet today, 69 oil fields which have been held by ONGC and OIL for many years, but have not been exploited, will be opened for competitive bidding. Under the new policy, exploration companies will be able to submit

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India and China top International Visitors, says Australian Visitor Survey

Newsroom24x7 Desk Sydney, Australia : Australian data sheet on Tourism showed interesting figures with respect to International visitor footfall into the beautiful locales of Australia. According to a latest International Visitor Survey released by Ministry for Trade and Investment in Australia, international visitor spend (footfalls into Australian soil) grew by 10 per cent to a

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VIP culture, Reservation and the general plight

Indu Indira Lala Road blocks are happening off and on for two different reasons. Reason  One – because of a new voice agitating for another demanding community – aka Hardik Patel. He has ignited the volatile reservation demand for a powerful upwardly mobile community and is not prepared to relent. This guy is all set to

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“Israel doesn’t rule out attacking Nuclear Iran”

Ohan Hosrandi, spokesman to Israel embassy in India, says that Israel is not so much worried about its own isolation as about threat to global peace by Iran emerging as a N power after deal with P5+1 at US’ bidding. He didn’t rule out attacking N Iran either, when asked a specific question. Europe has

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US, Iran nuclear deal, infiltration of terrorists in Kashmir and Pakistan’s nuke threat

Lalit Shastri US President Barack Obama and Foreign Secretary John Kerry and everyone in their team have reason to pat their back on the historic Iran nuclear deal that will ensure that Iran’s nuclear programme will be exclusively peaceful and will positively contribute to regional and international peace and security. The high water mark of this

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GSLV-D6 is ready for launch from Sriharikota

Newsroom24x7 Desk GSLV-D6 is the ninth flight of India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV). It is also the fifth developmental flight of GSLV. This is the third time the indigenously developed Cryogenic Upper Stage (CUS) is being carried on-board during a GSLV flight. GSLV-D6 flight is significant since it intends to continue the testing of

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Narendra Modi’s global reach, Make in India, Skill India and the currency crisis

Lalit Shastri The warmth and goodwill generated between India and UAE by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s just concluded tour of UAE has placed Pakistan in a tight corner and the scenario that would now unfold as a result of the strategic India-UAE partnership would negate much of the role Pakistan must have planned to play

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Geelani placed under House arrest, Protesters face police action

Newsroom24x7 Staff Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir: A crowd protesting outside the residence of Syed Ali Shah Geelani was dispersed by Police today after the separatist leader was placed under house arrest just before he was about to leave his residence to address a seminar in the State capital. Yesterday, two other Kashmiri separatist leaders Shabbir Ahmed

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NSA talks: India sets agenda, Pak rejects conditions

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: NSA level talks between India and Pakistan scheduled for today have been called off after India put its foot down and told Pakistan in categorical terms that their discussions should not involve any third party and these talks should be only on terrorism. Pakistan tried to fudge the agenda for these

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