India-Pakistan group seeks early release of fishermen’s bodies from Pakistan

Mumbai, March 30 : The Pakistan-India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD) on Wednesday petitioned External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for an early release of the bodies of Indian fishermen which are decomposing in a Pakistan morgue. In a statement, PIPFPD general secretary Jatin Desai said that while one fisherman, Vaaga Chauhan, died on […]

Modi arrives in Belgium

Brussels, March 30 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday morning arrived in Brussels on the first leg of his three-nation tour to Belgium, the US and Saudi Arabia. “PM @narendramodi receives a warm welcome as he arrives in Brussels,” ministry of external affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted. During the course of the visit, the […]

Ahead of Nuclear Security Summit, US seeks deeper cooperation with India

By Arun Kumar Washington, March 30 : Meeting in the shadow of Brussels and Lahore terror attacks, leaders from 50 nations including Prime Minister Narendra Modi are gathering here to discuss how to reduce the threat posed by nuclear terrorism. The 4th and last Nuclear Security Summit here under President Barack Obama’s watch on March […]

‘US-led trade embargo suffocating reality’

Havana, March 30 : The US-led trade embargo remains a “suffocating reality” for the Cuban people, Cuba’s Foreign Affairs Minister has said. Despite restored diplomatic ties and a recent visit by US President Barack Obama, the embargo continues to cripple Cuba’s economy and any prospects for real progress, Bruno Rodriguez said on Tuesday. With no […]