China, Japan, South Korea trilateral meet-What does it mean for world?

NEW DELHI: China, Japan, and South Korea, three Asian giants, held their first trilateral meeting in the last 4 years. This meeting has been organized at a time when the world is witnessing two major conflicts namely, Russia-Ukraine and Israel-Gaza war. At a time, when the position of the US as a self-acclaimed superpower of […]

Indian student found Dead in Ohio, 11th such case this year

A 25-year-old Indian student, Mohammed Abdul Arfath, who had been missing for nearly three weeks, was discovered dead in Cleveland, Ohio, the Indian consulate in New York confirmed on Tuesday.

Trump urges Israel to finish Gaza offensive amidst waning support 

NEW DELHI : Former U.S. President Donald Trump has waded into the ongoing conflict in the Middle East, urging Israel to swiftly conclude its military offensive in the Gaza Strip. Trump’s remarks have ignited international debate and scrutiny, with his assertion that Israel’s prolonged engagement is eroding global support resonating across diplomatic circles. In his […]

US acknowledges Arunachal Pradesh as Indian territory; China objects

Speaking at a daily press conference, Patel emphasised, "The United States recognises Arunachal Pradesh as Indian territory, and we strongly oppose any unilateral attempts to advance territorial claims by incursions or encroachments across the Line of Actual Control."

China boosts defence spending by 7.2%, India braces for impact

China’s defence spending has grown by more than seven per cent for the third consecutive year, despite its slowing economy and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Houthis pledge further Red Sea attacks after 3rd round of US-UK airstrikes in Yemen

NEW DELHI: On Saturday night, a new round of airstrikes by the US and UK targeted 36 Houthi sites in Yemen. In response, the militant group pledged to persist in their assaults on commercial shipping in the Red Sea. Six additional nations, including Canada, the Netherlands, and Bahrain, joined in backing the attack. According to […]

USISPF hosts roundtable on Texas-India trade with Governor Abbott in Delhi

NEW DELHI: Texas and India bolstered economic ties in a roundtable discussion hosted by the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) in Delhi on Thursday. Texas Governor Greg Abbott engaged in discussions with USISPF member companies, emphasising ways to enhance bilateral trade between the Lone Star state and India. Governor Abbott highlighted Texas’ appeal for business […]

Sworn enemies Egypt-Iran unlikely to collaborate within BRICS: Cairo expert

NEW DELHI: The BRICS group, a crucial platform for emerging markets and developing nations, has formally embraced five additional members: Egypt, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia, and the UAE. Their inclusion became effective on January 1, 2024, signifying a noteworthy expansion for the coalition initially established by Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. This expansion […]

US launches follow-up strike on Houthi site in Yemen

The strike, carried out by the Navy destroyer USS Carney, targeted a radar site deemed a threat to commercial vessels. This comes a day after the US and Britain conducted multiple airstrikes on Houthi rebels.

U.S. & UK launch strikes on Houthi targets in Yemen

The strikes, conducted from both air and sea, come in response to the Houthi movement's attacks on ships and represent a regional expansion of the conflict beyond the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza.