Sri Lankan PM meets Sushma Swaraj

[New Delhi : Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Ranil Wickremesinghe shakes hands with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj during a meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday. /PTI] New Delhi, April 26 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday here called upon visiting Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. “Visit of a special partner. Sri […]

India, Sri Lanka sign MoU on cooperation in economic projects

[New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickremesinghe at the signing of an MoU between India and Sri Lanka on Cooperation in economic project at Hyderabad house in New Delhi on Wednesday. /PTI] New Delhi, April 26 : India and Sri Lanka on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding […]

Future technologies will reshape geopolitics: Ansari

Yerevan/New Delhi, April 26 : Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Wednesday said upcoming technologies like manufacturing of robotics and improved cost-efficiency in renewable energy will reshape geopolitics. “Every two years, for example, solar installation rates are doubling, and photovoltaic-module costs are falling by about 20 per cent,” Ansari said while delivering an address on […]

China urges S. Korea, US to pull back THAAD equipment

Beijing, April 26 : Hours after the deployment of a US advanced defence shield went into full swing in South Korea, Beijing on Wednesday strongly urged Seoul and Washington to pull back the equipment, warning that the installation would further heighten tensions in the region. Six trailers carrying the high-profile X-band radar of the Terminal […]

Japan, US test anti-missile ships during joint military exercises

[Wonsan : This image made from video of a still image broadcast in a news bulletin by North Korea’s KRT on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, shows leader Kim Jong Un at what was said to be a “Combined Fire Demonstration” held to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the North Korean army, in Wonsan, North Korea. […]

China launches first home-grown aircraft carrier

By Gaurav Sharma Beijing, April 26 : Adding to its growing naval might, China on Wednesday launched its first home-built aircraft carrier, amid high tensions in the Korean Peninsula and the South China Sea. The 50,000-ton carrier, which was launched in the port of Dalian, will be operational by 2020. It will take the number […]