India, Portugal to cooperate on startups, oceanography

Lisbon, June 24 : Expressing surprise that no Indian Prime Minister has ever made a bilateral visit to Portugal, Narendra Modi said here on Saturday that both countries will cooperate in a number of areas, including startups, marine technology and oceanography. Modi and his Portuguese counterpart Antonio Costa launched the India-Portugal International Startup Hub here […]

Demands by Arab states not realistic: Qatar

Doha, June 24 : Qatar’s Foreign Minister on Saturday rejected a list of 13 conditions set by four Arab countries for lifting sanctions, saying it is neither reasonable nor actionable. Qatar is under strict sanctions from Saudi Arabia and its allies, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain over its support to terror organisations, BBC […]

Modi, Trump to discuss defence partnership, counterterrorism

Washington, June 24 : Talks between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump in what would be their first face-to-face meeting would focus on ongoing cooperation, including counter-terrorism and defence partnership in the Indo-Pacific region, besides trade and law enforcement, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has said. Spicer said that talks […]

Spicer wishes Indians ‘Happy Independence Day’ – in June

Washington, June 24 : White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer in another gaffe has wished Indians a happy Independence Day — two months in advance. At a press briefing ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the US, when Spicer was asked about the Monday meeting between US President Donald Trump and Modi, […]

Modi leaves on three-nation visit, to meet Trump

[Lisbon : India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left and Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa speak during a meeting at the Necessidades Palace, the Portuguese Foreign Ministry in Lisbon, Portugal, Saturday June 24, 2017. Modi is on a one day visit to Portugal. /PTI] New Delhi, June 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left […]