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Modi cites India, Central Asia’s shared Islamic heritage to combat extremism (Roundup)

By | July 7, 2015

Astana, July 7 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday touched on the shared Islamic heritage of India and Central Asia, which, he said, has always rejected the forces of extremism, as he urged for boosting defence and security cooperation … Read it!

PM Modi calls for better connectivity between India, Kazakhstan strengthen ties

By | July 7, 2015

Astana, July 7 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that India and Kazakhstan are made for each other, adding that the two nations need better connectivity to strengthen the economic engagement and bilateral ties.… Read it!

Indian American gets six years jail for ponzi scheme

By | July 7, 2015

Chicago, July 7 : A US court has sentenced the former Indian American head of a Chicago investment firm to six years in prison for stealing more than $9 million in a ponzi scheme, a media report said Tuesday.… Read it!

Modi invites Kazakhstan to ‘Make in India’

By | July 7, 2015

Astana, July 7 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged Kazakhstan to participate in India’s “Make in India” initiative, Smart Cities and urban infrastructure programme to create a win-win partnership.… Read it!

Iran nuclear talks deadline extended ‘yet again’

By | July 7, 2015

New York, July 7 : The deadline to reach an agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme has been extended yet again as the world powers struggled to resolve the lingering differences.… Read it!

France will do everything to keep Greece in eurozone, says PM Valls

By | July 7, 2015

London, July 7 : France will do everything it can to keep Greece in the eurozone because allowing it to leave would be too risky, Prime Minister Manuel Valls has said.… Read it!

Flash flood triggered by heavy rain kills five in Pak

By | July 7, 2015

Karachi, July 7 : At least five people have been killed in different areas of Rawalpindi in a flash flood triggered by relentless monsoon rains.… Read it!

IS number two in Afghanistan killed in US drone strike

By | July 7, 2015

Kabul, July 7 : Gul Zaman, the number two leader of the Islamic State (IS) branch in Afghanistan, has been killed along with six other IS members in a US drone strike, the country ‘s intelligence agency said on Tuesday.… Read it!

India ‘hungry for American leadership’, says Bobby Jindal

By | July 7, 2015

Washington, July 7 : Keeping up his tirade against President Barack Obama, Republic presidential candidate Bobby Jindal has suggested that “non-aligned countries like India and Vietnam are desperate and hungry for American leadership.… Read it!

25 killed in suicide bombings, clashes with IS in Iraq

By | July 7, 2015

Baghdad, July 7 : At least 25 people were killed and some 50 others wounded in clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants and suicide bomb attacks across Iraq on Tuesday, security sources said.… Read it!