Mugabe to step down as Zimbabwean President

Harare, Nov 19 : Robert Mugabe has agreed to stand down as Zimbabwean President following a military takeover earlier this week. A source close to the ailing leader quoted by the Independent online said he was reportedly working on his resignation statement ahead of a live address to the nation which is due to be […]

India-France ties not limited to bilateral context: Modi

New Delhi, Nov 17 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that ties between India and France are not limited to the bilateral context alone but extend to regional and global issues as well. He said this when visiting French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian called on him here. “The […]

India for ‘balanced’ Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

Manila, Nov 14 : Reiterating Indian support for concluding a “balanced” Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Tuesday met leaders of the Asia-Pacific region proposing to conclude the RCEP negotiations following 20 earlier rounds of talks. RCEP is a proposed free trade agreement covering 16 countries in the Asia-Pacific […]

Trade mission successful, IPR to be respected: US official

New Delhi, Nov 3 : US Department of Agriculture Under Secretary Ted McKinney on Friday said the agriculture trade mission he led to India ended on a “positive” note, adding the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) of biotech companies would be respected. Asked about the ongoing battle between Missouri-based seed giant Monsanto and Indian authorities over […]

Sushma Swaraj calls on Italian PM

New Delhi, Oct 30 : External Affairs Minster Sushma Swaraj on Monday called on visiting Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and discussed issues of mutual interest. “EAM @SushmaSwaraj calls on Prime Minister of Italy Paolo Gentiloni in New Delhi. Engaging discussion on issues of mutual interest,” ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted. Gentiloni arrived here on […]

Illegal Rohingya migrants should go back, says India

New Delhi, Sep 5 : As Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew into Myanmar, the Indian and Assamese governments on Tuesday made it clear that Rohingya Muslims who have entered India to escape violence in their country have to go back. Speaking on the sidelines of a meeting of the North-East Democratic Alliance here, Minister of […]