Tag: international law

‘Quad’ senior officials discuss efforts to ensure peace, stability in Indo-Pacific

NEW DELHI: Senior officials of India and three other member nations of ‘Quad‘ grouping on Friday held talks on “practical” cooperation in areas like connectivity,...

Congress demands immediate rollback of petrol, diesel price hikes | India News

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Saturday criticised the government for hiking oil prices in these difficult times and demanded its immediate rollback and passing of...

Apex panel set up to oversee India’s climate change goals, 13 ministries involved | India News

NEW DELHI: A month ahead of Paris Agreement on Climate Change becoming operational, India has set up an apex committee, comprising members from its 13...

Chinese Premier calls for strengthening counter-terrorism cooperation among SCO members

BEIJING: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday made a strong pitch for greater counter-terrorism cooperation among the SCO countries to foster a secure and stable...

View: Two countries, India then, India now

The India of ‘then’ denotes not just a time gone by, but it also denotes a country transformed, almost beyond recognition. Though the physical boundaries...

Jaishankar discusses furthering ties with UAE Crown Prince

NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan held talks on advancement of strategic cooperation...

BRICS: Counter-terror strategy adopted at summit puts the onus on China

NEW DELHI: The counter-terror strategy adopted at Tuesday’s BRICS summit puts the onus on China, the all-weather ally of Pakistan, to effectively fight cross-border terror...

India expresses concern over South China Sea development & calls for respecting territorial integrity

New Delhi: India on Saturday expressed concerns over incidents and actions in the South China Sea (SCS) that erode trust in the region and emphasised...

Resolution tabled by India in UNGA to prevent terrorists from acquiring WMDs adopted by consensus

United Nations: A resolution tabled by India in the UN General Assembly on measures to prevent terrorists from acquiring weapons of mass destruction has been...

Invite to Malabar signifies deep trust between four major Indo-Pacific democracies: Aus envoy

NEW DELHI: The Australian Government was pleased to accept India’s invitation to participate in Exercise Malabar 2020 and it displayed the deep trust between four...

Founder of UAE state-run WAM news agency dies at 78

Dubai: Ibrahim al-Abed, the founder of the United Arab Emirates’ state-run WAM news agency and a pioneering media figure as the oil-rich nation grew into...

View: Why Donald Trump’s supporter loved him

By Farah Stockman The Trump presidency has been such a five-alarm fire that many people are understandably consumed with trying to put out the flames...

India recognises centrality of women empowerment in developmental agenda: Smriti Irani at UN | India News

NEW YORK. NEW DELHI: India recognises the centrality of gender equality and women’s empowerment in all aspects of our developmental agenda, Union Minister for Women...

The provision for constitution being negotiated will be properly drafted by experts: NSCN-IM

GUWAHATI: The National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM), which is engaged in peace talks with the Union government, said the provision for constitution that is...

UN atomic watchdog chief heading to Iran; seeks more access

BERLIN: The head of the U.N.’s atomic watchdog agency will head to Tehran next week to press Iranian authorities for access to sites where the...

UN needs to enhance sustained action against states sponsoring terror: TS Tirumurti | India News

UNITED NATIONS: Any country sponsoring terrorism should not be allowed to paint itself as a victim of terror, India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador...

World has lot riding on India and China due to their size and impact: Jaishankar

NEW DELHI: The world has a lot riding on India and China given their size and the impact, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on...

BRICS nations stress on improving environment, promoting circular economy to recover from Covid-19 effects | India News

NEW DELHI: The impact of Covid-19 poses a serious challenge to achieving the aspirations of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Sustainable Development Goals...

Centre seeks closure of 8-yr-long pending proceedings on Italian Marines in SC | India News

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Friday requested the Supreme Court to close eight-year-old proceedings initiated by Italian government and two marines against latter’s prosecution in...

Bosnia in Central Europe emerging as route for Pakistan-origin terrorists in continent

NEW DELHI: Bosnia & Herzegovina, a breakaway state from erstwhile Yugoslavia, has emerged as the main entry point of Pakistan-origin illegal migrants and terrorists to...