Tag: Israel

Role of business and industry is crucial in the transformation of ties between India and Israel: Narendra Modi

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today (15 January, 2017) focused attention on the scale of the Indian economy and the relevance of cutting-edge Israeli technologies for India and said that the role of business and industry is crucial in the transformation of ties between the two countries. Modi went on to

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India and Israel agree to do much more to protect their strategic interests

Newsroom24x7 Staff Tel Aviv: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have agreed to do a lot together to protect the strategic interests of India and Israel. The two leaders also discussed the situation in West Asia and the wider region. It is India’s hope that peace, dialogue and restraint will

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We have to secure our societies against the common threat of terrorism: Narendra Modi in Israel

Newsroom24x7 Network Tel Aviv: Narendra Modi, who is the first ever Indian PM to undertake a ground breaking visit to Israel, today said here that India counts Israel among its important partners for shared economic prosperity and cooperation to secure the societies of both the countries against common threat of terrorism. India is an old civilisation

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Citizens use Hola as Vietnam blacks out facebook

Newsroom24x7 Staff Tel Aviv/ Hanoi: The government of Vietnam allegedly shut Facebook down on Sunday, and so far 200,000 citizens have turned to Hola [http://www.hola.org ], a popular VPN service, to fight the censorship and access the website. The decision to block Facebook, as well as photo-sharing app Instagram, came as dissidents tried to rally for the third

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Sushma Swaraj begins her Palestine, Israel West Asia region tour

Newsroom24x7 Desk Ramallah : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held talks with her Palestinian counterpart on Sunday, as she began her first visit to the West Asia region. Her agenda includes meetings in both Palestine and Israel, and to bring the matters on discussion table in Palestine, she began with her first discussions here. Palestine

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Obama Urges Netanyahu and Abbas to Tamp Down Rhetoric

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington, D. C : President Barack Obama said on Friday that he was very concerned about the outbreak of violence in Israel. He added that it was important for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to ‘tamp down’ rhetoric that can aggravate the situation. Obama said – We condemn in the

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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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Middle-East free of nuclear weapons and Israel

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: US Department of State Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf preferred to keep her reply short and crypt at the daily press briefing here on Thursday when a journalist asked whether or not it would be right to say: “In the future, if it ever comes to pass that the Middle East is

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Netanyahu all set to lead new ruling coalition in Israel

Newsroom24x7 Desk New York: Benjamin Netanyahu, with his decisive victory in the just concluded general elections in Israel has proved the pollsters wrong. Political analysts and poll watchers had started projecting the possibility of a post-election scenario and there were speculations about a a new ruling coalition of smaller parties led by Zionist camp leader

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50 countries do not meet fiscal transparency requirements: US Report

Newsroom24x7 Flash The US department of State has concluded that, of the 140 governments that were potential beneficiaries of foreign assistance and were evaluated 50 did not meet the minimum requirements of fiscal transparency. Of these, eleven governments made significant progress toward meeting the minimum requirements of fiscal transparency. On January 14, US Secretary of

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India the biggest arms purchaser

Lalit Shastri The projection two-years ago by a Swedish Research Group that India had replaced China as the biggest arms purchaser in the World had not come as any surprise as the Ministry of Defence was continuously going around scouting for arms all over the world to fill the huge gap in defence preparedness. It was

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