Mount Agung Eruption, Indonesia: What Happens Next?

Mount Agung Eruption, Indonesia: What Happens Next?

Mount Agung, in Indonesia, has been throwing out clouds of white and grey ash high up in the sky after it erupted on 24th November. Hoards of people have been evacuated and there and thousands more to be rescued out of the danger zone of the volcano. Explosive eruptions have been sending out a number […]

Nepal Elections: A New Horizon For Indo-China Relations

Nepal Elections: A New Horizon For Indo-China Relations

The Himalayan nation of Nepal went to polls on Sunday, the first ever since the country’s monarchy was overthrown in 2008 and was established into a federal republic. Voters from the remote areas of Nepal walked miles of the snow covered route to participate in the historic provincial and parliamentary elections since the civil war […]

Prime Minister Narendra Modi: At BRICS Summit 2017 in China’s Xiamen: Welcomed by Chinese President Xi Jinping

Prime Minister Narendra Modi: At BRICS Summit 2017 in China’s Xiamen: Welcomed by Chinese President Xi Jinping

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at China’s Xiamen on Sunday to attend the 9th BRICS Summit in Xiamen, China.  Modi is set to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on the side-lines of the three day event. Their meeting will be keenly watched after the resolution of the Doklam border row, which pitted the armies of […]

Indian Blood Rain in Botswana

Indian Blood Rain in Botswana

I remember Africa. Growing up there, I remember the hot burning sun in the summers. I remember the cool evenings and the many friends that would often meet in car parks for a true African tailgating experience. I remember playing cricket on dusty sand grounds, driving the game reserves and standing to a tradition of […]

Prime Minister Narendra Modi In France: Promises to take ‘Paris Climate Accord’ forward, after meeting French President Emmanuel Macron

Prime Minister Narendra Modi In France: Promises to take ‘Paris Climate Accord’ forward, after meeting French President Emmanuel Macron

India and France on Saturday agreed to further deepen their cooperation to tackle the challenge posed by terrorism and extremism as Prime Minister Narendra Modi met newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron. Unfazed by the US withdrawal, India and France on Saturday pledged themselves to a successful implementation of the Paris accord on climate change even […]

Donald Trump pulls out of Paris climate deal: Targets India and China

Donald Trump pulls out of Paris climate deal: Targets India and China

The Paris climate agreement gives undue advantage to India and China at the cost of the Unite States’ interests, President Donald Trump said on Thursday, announcing America’s withdrawal from the pact. The Paris Agreement is an agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) dealing with greenhouse gas emissions mitigation, adaptation and finance starting […]

US says Pakistan harbouring terrorists:Trump administration proposes massive $190 million cut in aid to Pakistan

US says Pakistan harbouring terrorists:Trump administration proposes massive $190 million cut in aid to Pakistan

The Trump administration has proposed $344 million in financial assistance to Pakistan including $100 million in foreign military funding, a massive $190 million reduction in grant as compared to the 2016 fiscal. Last year, the US assistance to Pakistan under the State Department budget was USD 534 million, which included USD 225 million towards foreign […]

Manchester Arena Suicide Bombing Suspect unlikely to have acted alone, UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd

Manchester Arena Suicide Bombing Suspect unlikely to have acted alone, UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has raised Britain’s security threat level from “severe” to “critical”, meaning further attacks may be imminent. The announcement by the UK prime minister came just hours after police identified 22-year-old Salman Abedi as the perpetrator of the Monday’s deadly suicide bombing at the Manchester Arena indoor venue at the end of […]

Prime Minister Modi Pitches for “Asia-Africa growth corridor”: India and Japan supports

Prime Minister Modi Pitches for “Asia-Africa growth corridor”: India and Japan supports

Prime Minister  Narendra Modi on Tuesday reportedly pitched for an “Asia-Africa growth corridor” supported by Japan and India. Stressing on stronger ties with Africa, Modi said the continent is a top priority for India. The move comes days after China launched its ambitious OBOR (One Belt, One Road) initiative. Economic corridors are integrated networks of […]