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  • India likely to hold bilateral talks with all SAARC nations except Pakistan 2 days ago

    Kathmandu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent a clear message to the Pakistan government that India will hold structured bilateral talks with all SAARC nations except Pakistan. An informal meeting between the two heads has, however, not been ruled out. On Tuesday, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had said that...
  • Modi reaches Kathmandu for SAARC summit, to hold bilateral talks with Nepalese PM 3 days ago

    Kathmandu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday reached Kathmandu to attend the two-day SAARC summit. Leaders from eight South Asian countries will attend the 18th SAARC summit which will begin on Wednesday. Modi has a jam-packed schedule as he will be flagging off the Kathmandu-New Delhi bus service. He will...
  • Narendra Modi, Nawaz Sharif may meet at a retreat organised in Kathmandu after the SAARC summit 3 days ago

    Kathmandu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif at a retreat that will be organised in Kathmandu after the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit. Earlier in the day, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj spoke to Pakistan's National Security and Foreign Affairs Adviser...
  • National Security Adviser Ajit Doval named special representative for border talks with China 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Six months after coming to power, the NDA government on Monday named National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval as its Special Representative on boundary talks with China, paving the way for the dialogue to resume at this level. Doval "has been appointed as the Special Representative of India to...
  • Iran: Nuclear talks may focus on extension soon 5 days ago

    Vienna: Iran says that if obstacles remain in the talks about its nuclear program, the discussion will have to shift to extending them beyond Monday's deadline. A member of the Iranian delegation said if that is the case Sunday night, the negotiations will focus on reaching a "general political agreement" on...
  • 6th India Innovation Initiative showcases non-conventional inventions to help mankind November 18, 2014

    Greater Noida: The sixth edition of India Innovation Initiative, a three-day flagship programme of Government of India, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and All India Committee for Technical Education (AICTE), has begun at Expo Mart in Greater Noida. The event is showcasing about 100 innovators and their innovations. Its aim...
  • Watch: Innovators talk about 'India Innovation Initiative 2014' November 18, 2014

    Referred to as India's future, many young innovators and entrepreneurs gathered under one roof in Greater Noida. Innovations from different categories were showcased in the 6th edition of India Innovation Initiative. Speaking to CNN-IBN, 'Talk' innovator Arsh Shah Dilbagi and 'Smart Wheelchair' innovator, Ankit Thacker talk about their devices. ...
  • Watch: PM Narendra Modi's speech to Australian Parliament November 18, 2014

    India and Australia signed five pacts on social security, transfer of sentenced prisoners, combating narcotics trade, tourism and Arts and Culture after bilateral talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tony Abbott. ...
  • Modi gifts Rani Lakshmibai's petition against East India Company to Abbott November 18, 2014

    Canberra: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday gifted Australian lawyer John Lang's 1854 petition on behalf of Rani Lakshmibai against the East India Company to his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott. Modi gave the gift to Abbott just ahead of bilateral talks. "PM gifts Australian PM a memorial of Australian John...
  • Pakistan should decide if it wants to talk to India or the separatists: Arun Jaitley November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Keeping a firm stand on India's position on talks with Pakistan, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that it for Pakistan to decide whether they want to be in talks with the government or the separatists. "It is for Pakistan to decide whom they want to talk to. India...
  • Is India prepared for Ebola threat? October 17, 2014

    No cases of Ebola have been reported in India so far, but several measures have already been put in place to screen Ebola cases. CNN-IBN discusses with a panel of experts if India is prepared for the Ebola threat. ...
  • Iran, US say some headway made in 'difficult' nuclear talks October 16, 2014

    Vienna: Iran and the United States said they made some progress in high-level nuclear talks but much work remained to clinch a breakthrough deal by a late-November deadline. Both sides said they still aimed to meet the self-imposed November 24 date, despite doubts among many experts that they can reach a...
  • Let's Talk Health: Disease-Free Diabetes October 3, 2014

    With more and more people falling prey to diabetes every passing day, it has become been recognised as the seventh disease to cause maximum deaths across the world. ...
  • Can 'Swachh Bharat' be a reality? October 2, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Swachh Bharat mission on Gandhi Jayanti on Thursday, exhorting his fellow citizens to make cleanliness a priority. We asked experts - Can 'Swachh Bharat' be a reality? ...
  • India over reacted on Hurriyat leader meeting our High Commissioner: Pakistan September 25, 2014

    Islamabad: Passing the buck on India, Pakistan's National Security and Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz on Thursday said that India over reacted on the issue of Hurriyat leader meeting Pakistan High Commissioner which led to cancellation of talks between the two neighbouring countries. Aziz said that it was India that cancelled...
  • Modi's big statement to CNN: Is the PM reaching out to the Indian Muslims? September 19, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in an exclusive interview to CNN, said that no Indian Muslim will respond to the al Qaeda's call for recruitment. He added that their patriotism could not be questioned. We ask: Is the PM reaching out to the Indian Muslims? ...
  • Gmail passwords leaked: How safe is internet usage in India? September 12, 2014

    As a list of nearly 5 million combinations of Gmail addresses and passwords was made available to the public online on Tuesday, India comes to terms with developing a more stringent cyber policing and norms to deal with any such eventuality in the future. ...
  • India, Bhutan to speed up mutually agreed projects September 11, 2014

    Thimphu: India and Bhutan on Thursday agreed to speed up the implementation of the mutually agreed projects in this country as the two sides met here to review the Indian assistance of Rs 45 billion for Bhutan's 11th Five Year Plan. The third round of the BhutanIndia Development Cooperation Talks...
  • Sony introduces SmartBand Talk, Android Wearbased SmartWatch 3 wearable devices September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Adding two new products to its wearables category, Sony has introduced two new devices the SmartBand Talk and SmartWatch 3.^M ^M With its builtin microphone and speaker, the SmartBand Talk comes equipped with a short call function so you can talk into it and hear your caller. It has...
  • ProRussian rebels lower demands in peace talks September 2, 2014

    Moscow: ProRussian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks. The insurgents' platform, released at the start of Monday's negotiations in Minsk, the...
  • PM Modi deplores 'expansionist' tendency of some countries September 1, 2014

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday deplored the "expansionist" tendency among some countries which "encroach" upon seas of others, in oblique comments against China which is having a maritime dispute with Japan. "The whole world accepts that the 21st century will belong to Asia. But I have a question. How...
  • Japan welcomes Modi, talks underway to sign defence, trade pacts September 1, 2014

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was accorded an official welcome by the government of Japan on Monday. Accompanied by Japan PM Shinzo Abe, Modi was warmly received at the Akasaka Palace. Modi and Abe are supposed to hold a press conference later in the day. PM Modi is on a fiveday...
  • Live: IndoJapan ties have several aspects, 21st century belongs to Asia, says Narendra Modi September 1, 2014

    On his third day in Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a luncheon meeting of business leaders in Tokyo. This the PM's first trip out of the subcontinent. Modi, while lauding the Japanese government for their warm reception, said that good governance is his top priority. Trade, and defence are...
  • India, Japan to hold crucial summit talks, key agreements to be signed September 1, 2014

    Tokyo: On the third day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Japan visit, crucial agreements between the two nations are likely to be signed on Monday afternoon. India and Japan are likely to agree to launch a "twoplustwo" security consultative framework involving their foreign and defence ministers during crucial summit talks...
  • China, Tibetan exiles work towards dialogue August 30, 2014

    Hamburg: With over 70 representatives from 15 countries, the "Finding Common Ground" SinoTibetan Conference in Hamburg concluded after deciding on a dialogue between the Chinese government and the Tibetan governmentinexile to end the current impasse. The conference took place on August 2628 and was attended by Tibetan Spiritual leader, the Dalai...
  • PM Narendra Modi reaches Japan to hold bilateral talks with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe August 30, 2014

    Kyoto: Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Osaka on Saturday and left for Kyoto where he will be received by Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. This is PM Modi's first bilateral visit outside of the subcontinent. Modi will tour Japan till the third of September and will also visit the...
  • Madras HC wants premarital tests: Is it invasion of privacy? August 28, 2014

    In a landmark ruling, the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Thursday suggested that prospective couples should get premarital clinical examinations to avoid impotency and sexually transmitted diseases (STD) spoiling matrimonial lives. ...
  • Choose between government and separatists: Jaitley to Pakistan August 24, 2014

    Kolkata: In a stern message to Pakistan, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said it was for the neighbouring country to decide whether it wants to talk to the Indian government or the separatists. "After coming to power, we took a decision to call all our neighbours to the swearingin ceremony....
  • Separatists continue meetings with Pakistan envoy, say Modi shouldn't have called off talks August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: It is back to square one for India and Pakistan over the Kashmir issue. If it comes down to a contest of wills, neither India nor Pakistan is blinking yet. Pakistan's High Commissioner Abdul Basit continued to meet Kashmiri separatist leaders despite the Narendra Modi government's opposition and cancellation...