Modi to get museum tour, dinner with Xi as China trip begins

By Sue-Lin Wong WUHAN, China, April 27 : – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will get a tour of a museum and dinner with President Xi Jinping on Friday, the first day of an ice-breaking visit to China in which the giant neighbours will seek to re-set a troubled relationship. Modi is only spending about […]

Nepal not landlocked but landlinked, to be sealinked, says Oli, thanks Modi

PRADEEP RANA | NEW DELHI Buoyed by the renewed momentum in India Nepal ties, the Prime Minster of Nepal K P Sharma Oli today said Nepal was no longer a landlocked country but is landlinked and will be sealinked through inland waterways over the rivers traversing India to the Bay of Bengal. Addressing mediapersons here alongside […]

Punjab, Hry Raj Bhawans to coalesce for National Guv’s Conference

DW Bureau | Chandigarh The Adviser to Chandigarh’s Administrator, Parimal Rai has written to the Chief Secretaries of Punjab and Haryana seeking their cooperation and coordination between the two states and the Union Territory to host the National Conference of Governors from May 18 to 20. The congregation of Governors at New Delhi addressed by […]

Situation improving, but will Modi’s policy bring Kashmir back from the brink?

  The investigation agencies and security forces seem to have throttled the terror funding after a massive crackdown against separatists and terrorist elements using stone-pelting as a weapon of choice to spawning unrest in Kashmir valley. Manish Tiwari | Chandigarh Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s opponents may not like to admit it. But there are enough […]

Daily World Special SYL imbroglio: Centre’s draft proposal ready — No SYL shall be built, addl water to flow to Haryana

Manish Tiwari | Chandigarh The Union government has finalised a draft proposal to end the vexed river-waters issue between the two neighbouring States of Punjab and Haryana. The formula among other things includes that the SYL canal shall not be built even as all efforts shall be made to augment the capacity of the Bhakra […]

Israel, India look past defence to broaden commercial ties

By Tova Cohen and Ari Rabinovitch TEL AVIV, Jul 5 : In the months leading up to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s historic visit to Israel, India signed two arms deals, spending $2.6 billion on Israeli missile defense systems. Yet since Modi arrived yesterday, military ties — for decades the secretive bedrock of India-Israel relations […]