Strong quake shakes Japan; no immediate reports of damage

Tokyo, Mar 20 (AP) A strong earthquake struck Saturday off northern Japan, shaking buildings even in Tokyo and triggering a tsunami advisory for a...

Facebook signs pay deals with 3 Australian news publishers

CANBERRA, Australia, Feb 26 (AP) — Facebook announced on Friday preliminary agreements with three Australian publishers, a day after the Parliament passed a law...

Indian High Commission issues open letter to British MP on farmer protests

London, Feb 16 (PTI) The Indian High Commission in London has issued an open letter to a British member of Parliament who has been...

200 Indian-origin people occupy leadership positions in 15 countries, 60 hold Cabinet ranks

Washington, Feb 16 (PTI) More than 200 Indian-origin people occupy leadership positions in as many as 15 countries, including the US and the UK,...

Indian-Americans are more liberal towards issues in US, conservative in India: Survey

Washington, Feb 10 (PTI) Indian-Americans have relatively more conservative views of policies in India while on issues affecting the US, the diaspora has a...

No possibility of Pakistan being blacklisted by FATF: Minister

Islamabad, Feb 26 (PTI) There was no possibility of Pakistan being blacklisted by the FATF as it has made "significant progress", a senior minister...

Protests swell after Myanmar junta raises specter of force

Yangon, 22 Feb: Protesters gathered in Myanmar's biggest city on Monday despite the ruling junta's threat to use lethal force against people who join...

China to spend USD 30 billion in Tibet on infrastructure development in next five...

Beijing, Mar 9 (PTI) China is planning to spend big in Tibet as its new Five-Year Plan has allocated about USD 30 billion to...

US Navy conducts freedom of navigation operation in Indian waters without New Delhi’s prior...

Washington, Apr 9 (PTI) The US Navy carried out a freedom of navigation operation in the Indian waters near Lakshadweep Islands on Wednesday without...

Sandhu urges shipbuilding industry in India, US to fully utilise bilateral instruments

Washington, Mar 25 (PTI) A top Indian diplomat has urged the shipbuilding industry in India and the US to fully utilise the strategic trade...

Opposition in Armenia maintains blockade of parliament

Yerevan, Mar 10 (AP) Hundreds of opposition supporters maintained the blockade of the Armenian parliament for a second straight day on Wednesday demanding the...

UN chief voices appreciation for India’s leadership in fight against COVID-19, vaccine assistance

United Nations, Feb 21 (PTI) UN chief Antonio Guterres has voiced appreciation for India's leadership in the global fight against the coronavirus pandemic and...

British fugitive wins appeal against extradition to India due to high suicide risk

London, Mar 16 (PTI) A British fugitive wanted in India to serve a 10-year sentence after his conviction for possession of 10 kilograms of...

10 Million Vaccine Doses From India Won’t Hurt Poor Nations: UK Minister

London, Mar 6 (PTI): UK Vaccine Deployment Minister Nadhim Zahawi has defended a shipment of 10 million doses of Covishield en route from India...

India tells Pakistan to stop state-sponsored cross-border terrorism

Geneva, Mar 2 (PTI) India on Tuesday hit out at Pakistan, a country in dire economic situation but provided pensions to dreaded and listed...

Pakistan unlikely to exit ‘grey’ list of global terror funding watchdog until June

Islamabad, Feb 17 (PTI) Pakistan is unlikely to exit the Financial Action Task Force's 'grey' list until June, despite its efforts to garner support...

India-US defence and security ties stronger than ever before: Ambassador Sandhu

Washington, Feb 11 (PTI) The India-US defence trade, which has grown significantly in a short span of time, now stands at USD 21 billion,...

China hikes defence budget to USD 209 billion, over 3 times that of India

Beijing, Mar 5 (PTI) China on Friday hiked its defence budget for the first time to more than USD 200 billion, over three times...

Facebook Fined $8.45 Million Over Data Protection In Italy

Rome, Italy, Feb 17 (AFP): Italy's antitrust regulator announced Wednesday a new fine of 7.0 million euros ($8.45 million) against Facebook for misleading conduct...

Australian leader urges Facebook to lift its news blockade

Canberra, Feb 19 (AP) Australia's prime minister on Friday urged Facebook to lift its blockade of Australian users and return to the negotiating table...