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Israel to probe misuse of Pegasus, review licensing process

Israel to probe misuse of Pegasus, review licensing process

Rediff.com3 days ago

The alleged use of the Pegasus software to spy on journalists, human rights defenders, politicians and others in a number of countries including India triggered concerns over issues relating to privacy.

New Israeli PM wants 'unique and warm relations' with Modi

New Israeli PM wants 'unique and warm relations' with Modi

Rediff.com14 Jun 2021

Israel's newly elected Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Monday that he was looking forward to working with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to further develop the 'unique and warm relations' between the two democracies.

New Israeli govt to be sworn in, ending Netanyahu's 12-yr reign

New Israeli govt to be sworn in, ending Netanyahu's 12-yr reign

Rediff.com13 Jun 2021

Israel's parliament is set to vote on Sunday on a new government led by Yamina head Naftali Bennett, ousting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from power after an uninterrupted 12 years at the helm of affairs.

Netanyahu, Israel's longest-serving PM, likely to lose office

Netanyahu, Israel's longest-serving PM, likely to lose office

Rediff.com31 May 2021

Israel could be headed for a break from the 'Bibi-regime' as several former allies of longest-serving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seem to have joined hands with political opponents to form a national-unity government that would not only have political formations from the Left, the Centre and the Right, but may also be supported by an Arab party.

Kerala woman killed in rocket attack in Israel

Kerala woman killed in rocket attack in Israel

Rediff.com12 May 2021

Soumya Santosh worked as a caregiver attending to an old woman at a house in the southern Israeli coastal city of Ashkelon.

44 killed in stampede at Jewish religious festival in Israel

44 killed in stampede at Jewish religious festival in Israel

Rediff.com30 Apr 2021

The mass gathering was organised to celebrate the Lag B'Omer holiday at Mount Meron.

Embassy blast: Netanyahu thanks Modi for efforts to protect Israelis

Embassy blast: Netanyahu thanks Modi for efforts to protect Israelis

Rediff.com2 Feb 2021

In his conversation with Netanyahu over phone, Modi assured him that India accords the highest importance to the safety and security of Israeli diplomats and premises, a PMO statement said.

Confident that India will ensure safety of Israelis: Netanyahu

Confident that India will ensure safety of Israelis: Netanyahu

Rediff.com29 Jan 2021

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday expressed 'full confidence' in the Indian authorities in ensuring the safety of Israelis and Jews in India following a blast close to the country's embassy in New Delhi.

India, Israel successfully test MRSAM defence system

India, Israel successfully test MRSAM defence system

Rediff.com6 Jan 2021

The MRSAM is an advanced path-breaking air and missile defence system that provides ultimate protection against a variety of aerial platforms. Defence experts say that it can shoot down enemy aircraft at a range of 50-70 km.

Ratan Tata honoured for 'epitomising unity, peace'

Ratan Tata honoured for 'epitomising unity, peace'

Rediff.com22 Dec 2020

Veteran industrialist Ratan Tata was conferred the title of "Global Visionary of Sustainable Business and Peace" by the Federation of Indo-Israel Chambers of Commerce (FIICC) for epitomising "unity, peace and sustainability". "Ratan Tata's support toward Israel has been unstinted. His commitment to put India on the global map with dignity and respect has been noted by each and everyone. "A man respected by the business communities of all the three countries - India, Israel and UAE - he epitomises unity, peace and sustainability," the president of the bilateral chamber, Gul Kripalani, said.

Israelis planning memorial for victims of 26/11 Mumbai attacks

Israelis planning memorial for victims of 26/11 Mumbai attacks

Rediff.com24 Nov 2020

The memorial will be something similar to what it has for the victims of the 9/11 attacks in the United States.

Netanyahu's son apologises after tweet offends Indians

Netanyahu's son apologises after tweet offends Indians

Rediff.com28 Jul 2020

On Sunday, the 29-year-old Yair, who is very active on social media and often defends his father's policies, posted a picture of the Hindu goddess Durga, with the face of Liat Ben Ari, the prosecutor in his father's corruption cases, superimposed over the goddess' face. Her many arms were also raised giving the middle finger.

Israel develops key Covid antibody that 'attacks and neutralises' virus

Israel develops key Covid antibody that 'attacks and neutralises' virus

Rediff.com5 May 2020

The statement said that the antibody's development had been completed and that the institute was in the process of patenting the find 'and in the next stage, researchers will approach international companies to produce the antibody on a commercial scale'.

Netanyahu quarantined after aide tested positive for COVID-19

Netanyahu quarantined after aide tested positive for COVID-19

Rediff.com30 Mar 2020

Paluch, Netanyahu's adviser on ultra-Orthodox affairs, tested positive hours after her husband was hospitalised with COVID-19.

Greet with Namaste: Israeli PM amid coronavirus outbreak

Greet with Namaste: Israeli PM amid coronavirus outbreak

Rediff.com5 Mar 2020

At a press conference following a review meeting to fight the spread of coronavirus, Netanyahu said that several measures will be announced to prevent the spread of coronavirus but some simple measures like avoiding the normal handshake while greeting people may possibly be replaced with other forms of greetings like the 'Namaste'.

Indian couple with minor children arrested in Israel

Indian couple with minor children arrested in Israel

Rediff.com7 Nov 2019

Sources at the Indian mission said that the family was taken to the hospital for medical check up and then presented in a court for hearing.

Gandhi's 80-yr-old letter to Jews unveiled in Israel

Gandhi's 80-yr-old letter to Jews unveiled in Israel

Rediff.com27 Sep 2019

Written on the occasion of Rosh Hashana (Jewish new year) on September 1, 1939, the letter also marked the beginning of the World War II when Germany invaded Poland, setting the stage for the despicable atrocities of the Holocaust.

Israel polls: Netanyahu trails as 90% votes counted

Israel polls: Netanyahu trails as 90% votes counted

Rediff.com18 Sep 2019

The Central Election Committee (CEC) said that Blue and White party seemed to be taking a lead over Likud after 91 per cent votes were counted.

Netanyahu thanks Modi for India's vote against Palestinian group

Netanyahu thanks Modi for India's vote against Palestinian group

Rediff.com13 Jun 2019

It is the first time that India has voted on a resolution at the UN that is being perceived as pro-Israel.

Israeli PM Netanyahu to visit India on February 11

Israeli PM Netanyahu to visit India on February 11

Rediff.com30 Jan 2019

Netanyahu visited India in January 2018 while Prime Minister Modi travelled to Tel Aviv in 2017, becoming the first Indian prime minister to tour the Jewish state.

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