India pledges steadfast support, ‘special consideration’ for poorer nations

United Nations, Jan 14 : India has pledged its steadfast support to poorer countries on issues that matters to them and said it would give them special consideration. India’s newly-minted Permanent Representative, Syed Akbarduddin, said on Tuesday, “India will be resolute in pushing for developing country unity and will spare no effort to give special […]

‘Joy’, ‘The Revenant’ gearing up for Indian theatrical release

Chennai, Jan 14 : Golden Globe award-winning films “Joy” and “The Revenant” will hit the Indian theatres on January 22 and February 26 respectively. According to an official statement from Fox Star Studios, the company will be releasing the film in the country. David O Russell-directed “Joy” starring Jennifer Lawrence won the best actress for […]

Obama, Putin discuss Ukraine, Syria, DPRK nuclear test

Washington, Jan 14 : US President Barack Obama on Wednesday made a phone call with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to discuss the Ukraine crisis, Syria peace talks and the recent nuclear test by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). “President Obama emphasised the importance of working towards a diplomatic solution to the crisis in […]