Defence, counter-terrorism to top Sushma’s Israel agenda

New Delhi, Jan 13 : Cooperation in defence and counter-terrorism will be among the top priorities of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s visit to Israel next week, Israeli Ambassador to India Daniel Carmon said on Wednesday. “We attach great importance to this visit,” Carmon said at a media briefing here. Stating that India and Israel […]

Syrian crisis: India’s economic, political support sought

New Delhi, Jan 13 : Syria has sought India’s economic and political support and not ground troops to fight terrorism, the strife-hit country’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Walid Al-Muallem said on Wednesday. “We expect India to give economic and political support,” Al-Muallem said at a media briefing here. The minister, who is on […]

Nepal forms EPG to look into ties with India

Kathmandu, Jan 13 : The government has formed an Eminent Persons Group mandated to look into Nepal-India ties in totality and reviewing all bilateral treaties with India ahead of the visit of Prime Minister K.P. Oli to India in February. The concept of forming EPG came up after Nepal and India agreed to revamp their […]

Pakistan detains Jaish leader for Pathankot attack

Islamabad, Jan 13 : Eleven days after Pakistani terrorists attacked an IAF base in Pathankot, Pakistan said on Wednesday it had detained terrorist leader Maulana Masood Azhar who India says plotted the mayhem. The Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief, known for his close ties with Pakistani intelligence agencies, was taken to an undisclosed destination and was questioned […]

Pakistan must do justice on Mumbai attack: US official

New Delhi, Jan 13 : The US will keep pressing Pakistan to help India get justice for the Mumbai terror attack, a senior US official said on Wednesday. “We will continue to press Pakistan to take the fight to all terrorist networks in the border region and do everything in their power to help India […]