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  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 04-02-2014 10:40 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Not aware of any advice by UK on Operation Bluestar: Lt Gen Brar 04-02-2014 09:52 PM

    Reacting to the British statement on Operation Bluestar, Retired Lieutenant General Kuldeep Brar said, "I am not aware of any advice by UK govt to India on Operation Bluestar. UK played no role "limited" or otherwise in Operation Blue Star. I came into the picture on June 1, 1984." ...
  • News 360: 3 Ugandan women file complaint over sex trade, DCW steps in 04-02-2014 08:40 PM

    The issue of drug trafficking and prostitution at Khirki Extension has come to the fore once again after a CNN-IBN investigation exposed that Ugandan women were being pushed into sex trade. Delhi Commission for Women Chairperson Barkha Singh on Tuesday wrote a letter to the Delhi Police Commissioner asking him...
  • Britain admits it advised India on the 1984 Operation Bluestar 04-02-2014 06:48 PM

    London: Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Tuesday an official investigation had shown Britain did advise India on planning Operation Bluestar in Amritsar in 1984, but said its advice had limited impact. Prime Minister David Cameron ordered a review into the matter last month after newly released official papers suggested...
  • India qualify for Hockey World Cup as Australia win Oceania leg 04-11-2013 08:38 AM

    New Delhi: Indian men's hockey team on Sunday officially qualified for the Rabobank Hockey World Cup in The Hague (NED), according to the latest release issued by the FIH. Their participation in next year's showpiece event, which takes place in the hugely impressive 15,000 capacity Kyocera Stadium between 31 May...
  • Netherlands: Malala Yousafzai to receive international children's peace prize today 06-09-2013 09:33 AM

    Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, an outspoken proponent of girls' education who survived a Taliban assassination attempt last year, is all set to receive the 2013 international children's peace prizein The Hague, Netherlands. The award will be presented by Yemeni Nobel Peace Prize laureate Tawakkol Karman,in a grand ceremony on Friday....
  • Fake Salman Khurshid account tweets on Syria cause flutter 28-08-2013 11:49 PM

    Amid reports of an impending Western military strike on Syria over the alleged use of chemical weapons, a fake Twitter account of External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid caused a flutter on Wednesday, saying the attack was to begin soon. The government complained to the San Francisco-headquartered company and the fake...
  • Britain to help Pakistan devise anti-terror strategy 18-07-2013 06:30 AM

    Islamabad: Britain has plans to work in partnership with Pakistan to provide expertise and support in developing counter-terrorism strategy. Speaking during a joint press conference with Pakistani Advisor on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, British Foreign Secretary William Hague acknowledged the sacrifices made by Pakistani people in the...
  • Syria fighting rages, more chemical attacks reported 28-05-2013 06:26 AM

    Beirut: Heavy fighting raged around the strategic Syrian border town of Qusair and the capital Damascus on Monday and further reports surfaced of chemical weapons attacks by President Bashar al-Assad's forces on rebel areas. Intensified government offensives are widely seen as a bid to strengthen Assad's position before a peace...
  • Margaret Thatcher: UN Chief condoles death of Iron Lady 09-04-2013 12:05 PM

    United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday condoled the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, saying the 'Iron Lady' will be remembered for her pioneering role as a committed global leader and for her contribution to peace and security. Thatcher suffered a stroke on Monday and...
  • US, UK welcome Russian pledge to probe vote fraud 13-12-2011 02:50 AM

    Washington: The Obama administration has welcomed Russian President Dmitry Medvedev's promise to investigate allegations of fraud in recent parliamentary elections. But Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says the proof of the Russian government's resolve will be in how it conducts the probe and what actions it ultimately takes. Clinton...
  • Pak: Khar speaks to Hague on NATO strike 03-12-2011 09:48 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar on Friday apprised British Foreign Secretary William Hague about the NATO air strikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers. Khar received a phone call from Hague in which she informed the British foreign secretary about Pakistan's decision not to participate in the Bonn conference...
  • UK expels Iran diplomats after embassy attack 01-12-2011 12:23 AM

    Tehran: Britain shut Iran's embassy in London and expelled all its staff on Wednesday, saying the storming of the British mission in Tehran could not have taken place without consent from Iranian authorities. Foreign Secretary William Hague also said the British Embassy in Tehran had been closed and all staff...
  • Commonwealth can grapple with financial crisis: UK 29-10-2011 04:01 AM

    Perth: The Commonwealth, which spans 54 countries with a trade network worth $3 billion, can tackle global challenges ranging from the financial crises to a changing climate, said British Foreign Secretary William Hague. Hague made the remark at the Commonwealth People's Forum on Thursday, a day when European leaders agreed...
  • India, UK to discuss Afghanistan, terrorism 29-06-2011 05:42 PM

    London: India and the UK will hold wide-ranging talks on foreign policy matters, including Afghanistan and counter-terrorism, during a crucial meeting between External Affairs Minister S M Krishna and his British counterpart William Hague on Thursday. As a prelude to the high-level meeting, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao met Permanent Under...
  • World Court seeks arrest warrant for Gaddafi 16-05-2011 04:54 PM

    The Hague: The International Criminal Court prosecutor said on Monday that he had requested arrest warrants for Libya's Muammar Gaddafi, his son Saif al-Islam and the country's spy chief on charges of crimes against humanity. ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo had said earlier in May that he would seek three arrest...
  • Dismantle terror groups, UK tells Pakistan 10-05-2011 05:36 PM

    London: Britain has asked Pakistan to "dismantle" all terror groups operating on it's soil and posing a threat to it as well as to the region and beyond. In a response to the Foreign Affairs Committee's March report on Afghanistan and Pakistan, Foreign Secretary William Hague noted that Pakistan has...
  • UK expels five Libyan diplomats 30-03-2011 08:08 PM

    London: Britain has expelled five Libyan diplomats to protest at the Libyan government's actions and because they could pose a threat to national security, Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Wednesday. "To underline our grave concern at the regime's behaviour, we have today taken steps to expel five diplomats at...