India, Netherlands reaffirm commitment to combat terrorism

The Hague, June 27 : Following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte, India and the Netherlands on Tuesday reaffirmed their commitment to combat terrorism and prevent radicalisation that could lead to violent extremism and called for a collective effort by the international community against this scourge. “Expressing […]

H1-B visa reforms pose challenges but to benefit Indian economy: Former ambassador

New Delhi, May 4 : The H1-B visa reforms pose a challenge to Indian companies but it will help the country’s economy in a direct way, according to Meera Shankar, former Indian ambassador to the US. During a panel discussion on ‘100 days of Trump’s Presidency and India- US relations’, Shankar said on Wednesday that […]

Japan begins construction for new US base amid protests

Tokyo, April 25 : The Japanese Defence Ministry on Tuesday started construction of seawalls for a new US base in Okinawa amid local uproar, a media report said. The Okinawan chapter of Japan’s Defence Ministry began the construction to surround an area in a coastal region on the island for the controversial relocation of a […]

One administration can’t change Mexico-US relationship: Envoy

New Delhi, Feb 15 : With US President Donald Trump’s talk of making Mexico pay for a wall he plans to build along the border, deporting undocumented immigrants and revisiting the Nafta, the Latin American nation’s Ambassador to India Melba Pria on Wednesday said that one specific administration in Washington cannot change the relationship between […]