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Maldives government defends arrest of former president Nasheed

The Maldives government on Tuesday defended the arrest of Mohamed Nasheed on terrorism charges and accused the former president of performing “stunts” to grab global attention after......

Full text: What Modi, Obama agreed on

This is the joint statement issued by the ministry of external affairs on the visit of US President Barack Obama to India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama assessed the......

Containing China: Why India and US are building close defence ties

'India-US defence pacts are seen by many analysts as a subtle move to jointly contain China's growing militarism, especially in the strategic Indian Ocean Region,' says Rahul Bedi. US President......

India's relations with the US must not be one-sided

'It is in the interest of both sides that the visit is seen as being successful. Both sides have invested considerable political capital in it.' 'This rapid exchange of visits and the decisions......

This 'Made in India' warship is ready for export

On Saturday, defence shipbuilder Garden Reach Shipyard & Engineers will hand over to Mauritius a 1,300-tonne offshore patrol vessel named "Barracuda". This $58-million (Rs 365 crore) vessel is the......

Few lessons economies must learn from global crisis

Ever since the global financial crisis of 2008, EU regulators and policymakers have been engaged in strengthening regulatory controls and ringfencing banks to prevent recurrence of the crisis,......

Skymet lowers monsoon forecast; odds of a drought at 60%

India now faced a higher likelihood of a drought in some parts, as monsoon rain would be less than predicted in April, private weather forecaster Skymet said on Friday. It said the probability of a......

Ratan Tata joins global leaders for a new initiative

Nearly two months after retiring as the chairman of Tata Group, Ratan Tata is taking up a new role by joining hands with global leaders, including former Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin and WTO......

Rainfall last week best so far this year: Met office

Rainfall in the week ended August 29 was about six per cent more than normal and the best weekly rains in the southwest monsoon season this year. This helped ease concern on drought across several......

India is a global hub for innovation: Krishna's Aziz Haniffa reports from Washington, DC on the US-India Business Council's 35th anniversary event. Last July when United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited India and......
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US to cooperate with Cuba on marine sanctuary

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