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Did President Trump accidentally tweet classified information about Iran?

31 Aug 2019

Did President Trump accidentally tweet classified information about Iran?

Amid tensions between the United States and Iran, President Donald Trump may have accidentally let it slip that he's spying on the Gulf nation.

After Hanoi summit collapse, is N Korea rebuilding rocket site?

06 Mar 2019

After Hanoi summit collapse, is N Korea rebuilding rocket site?

Activity has been detected at a North Korean long-range rocket site suggesting Pyongyang may be pursuing the "rapid rebuilding" of a test facility after the collapse of the Hanoi summit, according to the analysis of satellite imagery from a US think tank.

#Pulwama: Stop blaming Pakistan and China, Chinese media tells India

19 Feb 2019

#Pulwama: Stop blaming Pakistan and China, Chinese media tells India

An opinion piece in Global Times, a tabloid affiliated to Communist Party of China's (CPC) mouthpiece, People's Daily, asked India to not "blame" Pakistan or China for Pulwama terror attack, and instead take steps to counter terrorism.

Saudi Arabia slams US Senate vote as 'interference'

17 Dec 2018

Saudi Arabia slams US Senate vote as 'interference'

Saudi Arabia today slammed as "interference" US Senate resolutions over its war in Yemen and critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder, warning that the move could have repercussions on its strategic ties with Washington.

Jamia 'agrees' to appoint Turkish-teachers, students claim 'verbal assurance' only

07 Oct 2018

Jamia 'agrees' to appoint Turkish-teachers, students claim 'verbal assurance' only

The Jamia Millia Islamia University administration has accepted the students' demand to appoint Turkish teachers, even as the students claimed they got only a "verbal assurance" from the varsity, officials said yesterday.

JNUSU Election 2018: Counting suspended temporarily after ABVP protest

15 Sep 2018

JNUSU Election 2018: Counting suspended temporarily after ABVP protest

Counting of votes for the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) polls was suspended today morning after Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) members protested alleging they weren't informed about the process.

Will continue advocating for India's membership in NSG: US

13 Sep 2018

Will continue advocating for India's membership in NSG: US

India hasn't been able to secure membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) because of China's veto, a Trump Administration official said today, asserting that the US will continue advocating for India's membership in the group as it meets all the criteria.

Want to make Maharashtra trillion-dollar economy by 2025: Fadnavis

15 Jun 2018

Want to make Maharashtra trillion-dollar economy by 2025: Fadnavis

Maharashtra is aspiring to make the state the first trillion-dollar economy by 2025, CM Devendra Fadnavis said in Washington.

Ambassador-to-US Sarna slams American media for 'negative' portrayal of India

15 May 2018

Ambassador-to-US Sarna slams American media for 'negative' portrayal of India

Indian Ambassador to the US, Navtej Singh Sarna, has slammed the American media for their "negative portrayal" of India, alleging that there is a tendency among foreign journalists based in India to pick up the "exception" stories and ignore the development news.

North Korea to destroy nuclear site ahead of US summit

13 May 2018

North Korea to destroy nuclear site ahead of US summit

North Korea will destroy Punggye-Ri nuclear test site later this month, ahead of the US summit, it has said, pledging to blow up its tunnels in front of invited foreign media.

Rex Tillerson: Trump wants to "dramatically deepen" ties with India

19 Oct 2017

Rex Tillerson: Trump wants to "dramatically deepen" ties with India

Ahead of his visit to India next week, US secretary of state Rex Tillerson in a policy address at the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies outlined how US views relations with India.

Rohingya crisis: What are China's interests in Rakhine?

28 Sep 2017

Rohingya crisis: What are China's interests in Rakhine?

Amid rampant violence against Rohingyas in Myanmar's Rakhine state, China and India have been backing its government.

What would the US do if India-China war breaks out?

27 Jul 2017

What would the US do if India-China war breaks out?

As the possibility of India-China conflict is looming large over the subcontinent, against the backdrop of the Sikkim standoff, two American experts have stated that the US will not be a silent witness in such a scenario and might even pressurize Beijing.

US designates Pakistan as a terrorist 'safe haven'

20 Jul 2017

US designates Pakistan as a terrorist 'safe haven'

Possibly a sign of Trump administration's toughening stance against terrorism, the US listed Pakistan as one of the countries providing safe havens to terrorists in its "Country Report on Terrorism" published annually.

Pakistan not an ally, but a threat: US think-tank report

07 Jun 2017

Pakistan not an ally, but a threat: US think-tank report

A Report published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies accused Pakistan of harbouring terrorist groups including the Haqqani network and Taliban. It further termed Pakistan more of a threat than an ally.

Jat agitation reaches Delhi

08 Feb 2017

Jat agitation reaches Delhi

Hundreds of Jat community members gathered at Najafgarh in southwest Delhi and staged a peaceful protest.