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Media briefing of the outgoing British High Commissioner to India – Sir Dominic Asquith KCMG

Honourable British High Commissioner to India Sir Dominic Asquith KCMG

Honourable British High Commissioner to India Sir Dominic Asquith KCMG In his last media briefing as High commissioner to India, Sir Dominique Asquith KCMG highlighted the new ‘outwork looking’ post-Brexit UK. He expressed his pleasure over the improved perception of India in the UK and vice versa. He spoke on a range of issues including India-UK relations post-Brexit, UK’s relations with

Saina Nehwal Joins BJP

Olympic medallist Saina Nehwal joined Bhartiya Janta

Olympic medallist Saina Nehwal joined Bhartiya Janta India's star badminton player and Olympic medallist Saina Nehwal joined Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP). Earlier today she visited BJP headquarters in Delhi and joined BJP in presence of BJP National General Secretary Arun Singh. She expressed satisfaction with the sports initiatives like Khelo India by the current government and also praised the working style of Prime Minister Narendra

The US passes Bill against China over Dalai Lama’s succession

The 14th Dalai Lama who is living in India in political exile

The 14th Dalai Lama who is living in India in political exile The US House of Representatives has passed a bill against China’s political interference in the appointment of Tibet’s next religious leader. The House has voted to impose sanctions against the Chinese officials who have asserted Beijing’s role in Dalai Lama’s succession. The US has, in the past, hit out against the Chinese

EU to take decision on India’s CAA resolution

European Union Parliament will discuss India’s Citizenship Amendment Act in Brussels on Wednesday.

European Union Parliament will discuss India’s Citizenship Amendment Act in Brussels on Wednesday. India strongly comes out in defence of its recently passed resolution of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in response to the recent developments in the European Parliament. The European Union Parliament is set to formally present an anti-CAA resolution after EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borell’s official address on the matter on

African delegates meet in London for the UK-Africa Investment Summit

African leaders meet in London at the UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020

African leaders meet in London at the UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020 The UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020 became the platform gathering top business investors, national and international organisations to highlight the opportunities of developments across the African continent. The event was hosted by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in London to promote trade and investments and to strengthen the economic relations between the

World leaders convene to commemorate the Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem

Israel organises the fifth edition of the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem

Israel organises the fifth edition of the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem The world remembers the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp at the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem; Poland gives it amiss amid tensions with Russia. The leaders of more than 40 countries have assembled in Jerusalem to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp. Israel

India slams Pakistan in UN on Kashmir row

India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador, Syed Akbaruddin

India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador, Syed Akbaruddin India responds sternly on Pakistan’s attempt to drag Kashmir issue again in the UN. India has called out Pakistan on mucking up the Kashmir issue with “false narratives”. Representing India to the UN Ambassador, its Deputy K Nagaraj Naidu likened Pakistan’s obsession of raking up Kashmir on the global platform to “fish taking to the water”

India reaches out to Sri Lanka to check China’s influence

India’s National Security Advisor Ajit Doval with Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

India’s National Security Advisor Ajit Doval with Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. New Delhi plans to venture out in strengthening strategic ties with Colombo to counter Beijing’s influence in the island nation. India to deepen its trade and defence relations in the Indian Ocean waters as it aims to strengthen its ties with neighbour Sri Lanka. The two countries have given their consent to work together

World leaders concur to enforce arms embargo at the Libya summit

World leaders gather in Berlin for Libya peace summit.

World leaders gather in Berlin for Libya peace summit. The leaders of the countries with interests in Libya gather in Berlin for the Libyan peace summit; agree to prioritise arms embargo imposed by the UN on Libya. The leaders of the countries who are involved in the uprising civil war and the Libyan conflict have vowed to respect the ceasefire agreements and work together to peacefully

Pakistan sponsoring terror says the UK, caught in action smuggling nuke tech

Gareth Bayley, UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office Director for South Asia

Gareth Bayley, UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office Director for South Asia Five Pakistanis charged for another nuclear heist in Washington as UK official warns Islamabad to take “non-reversible actions” against the terror groups and their financing in its soil. Recognising the increased presence of terror groups in the Pakistani soil, the UK officials have warned Islamabad to act against terrorism. The US

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