PNB scam: Mauritius promises necessary action against offenders

New Delhi, March 4 : In connection with the alleged Rs 12,600-crore fraud at the state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB), also involving overseas branches, Mauritius has promised regulatory action against individuals or entities found to be linked with “fraudulent practices”. Taking cognizance of media reports about the PNB fraud by accused diamantaire Nirav Modi and […]

S.Korean President to send special delegation to Pyongyang

[Seoul : In this Feb. 21, 2018, photo, South Korea’s national security director Chung Eui-yong speaks at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea. President Moon Jae-in will send a delegation led by Chung to North Korea on Monday, March 5, 2018, for talks on how to ease nuclear tensions and help arrange the restart […]

S.Korean President to send special delegation to Pyongyang

Seoul, March 4 : South Korean President Moon Jae-in decided to send a special delegation to the North Korea (DPRK) on Monday, senior presidential press secretary Yoon Young-chan said on Sunday. Chung Eui-yong, chief of the presidential National Security Office, will lead the five-member delegation to Pyongyang along with chief of the National Intelligence Service […]

N. Korea urges US to hold dialogue without strings

Pyongyang, March 4 : North Korea on Saturday urged the US to hold dialogue without any precondition. A dialogue with Washington is possible, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said in a statement, Xinhua reported. “It is the consistent and principled position of Pyongyang to resolve issues in a diplomatic and peaceful way through dialogue and negotiation,” […]

Iran to talk on missile programme if Europe, US destroy nukes

Tehran, March 4 : A senior Iranian military official said here on Saturday that Iran will not negotiate its missile programme unless Europe and the US destroy their nuclear weapons and missiles. “What Americans say out of desperation about exerting restrictions on Iran’s missile capabilities is their unreachable dream,” Deputy Chief of Staff of Iran’s […]