Thursday, 19 September 2019

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  • US Secy of State Mike Pompeo: Attacks on Saudi oil industry an ‘act of war’

    September 19, 2019 10:27 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticised the weekend attacks on the Saudi oil industry as an “act of war” as President Trump ordered a substantial increase in sanctions against Iran, which Washington has linked to the strikes. The comments... View Article

  • EU parliamentarians back India on Kashmir issue; slam Pakistan for harbouring terrorists

    September 19, 2019 10:27 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    European Union (EU) parliamentarians Ryszard Czarnecki and Fulvio Martusciello have backed India on the Kashmir issue and slammed Pakistan for harbouring terrorists. During a special debate of the plenary of the European Parliament, Czarnecki, described India as the greatest democracy... View Article

  • Indian diaspora largest in the world: UN report

    September 18, 2019 2:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    India is the leading country of origin of international migrants in 2019 with a 17.5 million strong diaspora. The International Migrant Stock 2019, a dataset released by the Population Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs today,... View Article

  • US lawmakers urge Trump govt to reinstate GSP for India

    September 18, 2019 2:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    In US, a bipartisan group of 44 influential lawmakers has urged the Trump administration to reinstate India’s designation as a beneficiary developing nation under the key Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) trade programme. The Trump administration terminated India’s designation as a beneficiary developing nation... View Article

  • Saudi Arabia joins US-led maritime coalition after attack

    September 18, 2019 2:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Saudi Arabia today said that it has joined a United States-led coalition to secure the Mideast’s waterways amid threats from Iran after an attack targeting its crucial oil industry. The kingdom’s decision to enter the International Maritime Security Construct came... View Article

  • NATO chief is extremely concerned on Saudi oil facilities attacks

    September 17, 2019 11:01 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    NATO Chief Jens Stoltenberg has said that he was extremely concerned about escalating tensions following strikes on Saudi oil facilities at the weekend, accusing Iran of destabilizing the region. Speaking to AFP in Baghdad on Monday, Stoltenberg’s comments were his... View Article

  • PM Modi: Donald Trump joining Indian Community in Houston reflects strong bonds between two countries

    September 17, 2019 10:52 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the special gesture of United States President Donald Trump to join the Indian community in Houston highlights the strength of the relationship and recognition of the contribution of the Indian community to American society... View Article

  • Syria: 11 civilians killed in Car bomb

    September 16, 2019 11:51 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    In Syria, a car bomb near a hospital in a town held by Turkey-backed rebels killed 11 civilians on Sunday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the blast struck in Al-Rai near the Turkish border. A member... View Article

  • Iran denies it was behind Saudi oil plants attack

    September 16, 2019 11:50 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Iran  denies allegations made by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that it was behind the drone attacks on Saudi oil plants; President Donald Trump calls Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince to offer his support for the kingdom’s defense; France and... View Article

  • British MP Bob Blackman says Islamabad should vacate PoK

    September 16, 2019 11:48 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    One of Britain’s most outspoken MPs on the Kashmir issue Bob Blackman has said that Jammu and Kashmir is a sovereign part of India and Pakistan should vacate the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir first. Addressing a Balidan Divas or Day of Sacrifice... View Article

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