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US Tensions Rising With China After Near Collision

New Taiwan Prez Tsai sworn-in; urges China to 'drop historical baggage'

UN observes 125th birth anniversary of Ambedkar

IFFCO's turnover jumps to Rs 29,000 crore

Nitin Jain, Vikas Sharma Appointed Hon. Consuls of Seborga

Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War Proclaimed

Sunil KanoriaSunil Kanoria takes over as new ASSOCHAM President

IFFCO becomes World’s Number One Cooperative; Crosses Rs 1,000 cr profit: Dr U S Awasthi

US, India, Japan assert for navigation freedom in South China Sea

India, Canada to Expand Strategic Energy Partnership

Foxconn to Make in India with Rs 1.3 lakh crores

India sees Thailand as valued partner in ‘Act East’ policy: Sushma

800 top executives in 7 cities to participate in Lloyd BT Pro-Am of Champions

China Confirms Test of Supersonic Nuclear Delivery Vehicle

Indo-Nippon Golf Cup Celebrates India-Japan Ties

Dr U S AwasthiIFFCO’s Jordan project starts production

UK Supports India, 4 Other Nations for UN Permanent SC Seat; Opposes Veto Rights

Right time to free, unshackle fertiliser sector: Dr Awasthi

IFFCO Ranked Number One in the World

Union Ministers Congratulate IFFCO for becoming World’s Numero Uno Cooperative

Aditya YadavIFFCO Director Aditya Yadav wins ICA Elections


Canada Minister Alexander launches CAN+ Express Visa Service for Indians

TERI, USGBC form strategic alliance


South China Sea Award by the Permanent Court of Arbitration

President Tsai Ing-wenROC Government Rejects Ruling; Reiterates Taiwan as Sovereign State

By Deepak Arora

NEW DELHI: Rejecting the recent award rendered by the tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration on the South China Sea, Republic of China (ROC) Government has reiterated that it is a sovereign state and referring to it as ‘Taiwan Authority of China’ was inappropriate. The statement said:“the text of the award refers Republic of China (ROC) as ‘Taiwan Authority of China’. This inappropriate designation is demeaning to the status of the ROC as a ‘sovereign’ state.”....more More

Obama says ready to pass baton to 'most qualified' Hillary

PHILADELPHIA: Barack Obama today made a powerful endorsement of Hillary Clinton as the next US president, saying no one including himself was ever more qualified than his former secretary of state, as Democrats united against "homegrown demagogues" like Republican rival Donald Trump who sell "fear and cynicism". The two-time president, also the first black to have occupied the top post, said he was "ready to pass the baton" to his rival in 2008 as he painted an optimistic picture of an "already great nation".....more More

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Need To Reinvent Political Wheels In Kashmir

By Sanjay Kaul

Sanjay KaulBOSTON (Massachusetts): While returning from Kashmir after a 10 days trip, I am reminded of Walt Whitman who had said: “We had best look at our times and lands searchingly, like some physician diagnosing some deep disease”. The trip to Kashmir gives anyone a well-deserved break before starting one's work again. As I ride home from the Boston airport, I hear the situation in Kashmir is still dire. But now, as I glance out at the various newspapers which cover Kashmir, ranging from Indian dailies to the local papers, the headlines catch your eyes.....more More

Waiting for a Modi Miracle

By Daniel Twining

Daniel TwiningWASHINGTON: India is the shining star in the emerging-market pantheon. This is quite a transformation; only a few years ago Chinese growth was rampant while India looked to be falling ever further behind, with growth bottoming out below 5 percent. Today the tables have turned. India is the world’s fastest-growing major economy: according to the Asian Development Bank, it grew 7.6 percent last year and will grow 7.4 percent this year and 7.8 percent next year. While this is not the 9-10 percent annual GDP expansion India clocked a decade ago during the emerging-market boom years, it is perhaps more impressive in light of today’s broader global slump.....more More

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Urban Development ministry requests States to reduce stamp duty for affordable housing: Venkaiah Naidu

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development has written to states government to reduce the stamp duty as it is adding to the burden with a new Real Estate Regulation Bill where the rules are almost ready and will be announcing at any time, union minister, Mr M Venkaiah Naidu said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.....more More

Early operationalising of BIMSTEC FTA imperative for greater push to trade: ASSOCHAM study

NEW DELHI: India should work closely with the seven-nation BIMSTEC grouping to conclude trade negotiations and attempt early operationalising of the Bay of Bengal free trade agreement (FTA) to give a big push to trade in the region, an ASSOCHAM study said today. “BIMSTEC FTA may help activate production links among member countries and help in rationalising various non-tariff measures (NTMs) which would give big push to regional trade and generate regional value chains,” highlighted the ASSOCHAM study titled ‘BIMSTEC Economic Integration: Opportunities and Challenges.’....more More

Mahatma Gandhi Peace Prize Conferred on HWPL Chairman

GYEONGGI (South Korea): Mr. Man Hee Lee, Chairman of Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) was honored with the “Mahatma Gandhi Prize for Non-Violent Peace” at the Peace Palace here on Tuesday. Dr. Prasanna Kumar Patasani, Chairman of Mahatma M.K. Gandhi Foundation for Nonviolent Peace, and Secretary-General Dr. Jyoti Mohapatra came to Korea for the prize award ceremony. Chairman Patasani is also a Parliament member of the 16th Lok Sabha (House of the People) of India.....more More

Hillary Clinton makes history as first woman White House nominee

Hillary ClintonPHILADELPHIA: Breaking a historic barrier, Hillary Clinton triumphantly captured the Democratic nomination for president Tuesday night, the first woman ever to lead a major political party in the race for the White House. Delegates erupted in cheers as Clinton’s primary rival, Bernie Sanders, helped make it official when the roll call got to his home state of Vermont — an important show of unity for a party trying to heal deep divisions.....more More


Sushma attacks Pak PM Sharif, says Jammu and Kashmir belongs to India

NEW DELHI: Pakistan’s dirty money, dangerous terrorists and duplicitous state institutions want to destabilise Kashmir, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said on Saturday, launching an attack on Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif for his comments on the recent unrest in the militancy-hit state.....more More

IKEA sets out on a journey to explore the future Scandinavian design identity

ÄLMHULT (Sweden): As one of the first steps on the journey to explore the future Scandinavian design identity, IKEA will together with the Dan Disign company, HAY, create a collection for socialising in the living room. “When we see the world is changing, how people live is changing, how people use products is changing, we have a duty to reinvent our basics. Still with a typical IKEA design sensibility, so that you can see that it is us from the beginning, so you can see that it relates to our Scandinavian heritage, which is part of being IKEA", said Marcus Engman, Design Manager at IKEA, at the Democratic Design Day conference here on Wednesday.....more More

FICCI Welcomes Brazil as the 76th Member of the ATA Carnet System

NEW DELHI: The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) welcomes Brazil as the 76th member of the ATA Carnet System. Brazil joins the system as of 28 June 2016 ahead of Rio 2016 Olympics. The ATA Carnet System, which is administered worldwide by the World ATA Carnet Council (WATAC), ICC, Paris has been successfully functioning for more than 50 years, includes at present 76 countries.....more More

Jolly Promotes People to People Friendship with Brunei

NEW DELHI: Senior Indian BJP Leader and President Delhi Study Group Vijay Jolly recently visited Brunei, Darussalam. This was to Promote People to People Friendship and Understanding between India and Brunei. "Jolly's Successful Mission to Brunei" started with warm welcome on arrival by Brunei -India Friendship Association led by President Pehin Dato Hj Mahdini Dato Hj Basir along with Vice President -II Dr. Sundra Pandi, Gen. Sec. Hj Awg Zaini Bin Hj Awg Damit and President Lions Club Brunei Ln. R. Malarazhagan (Malan).....more More

Bill Clinton...I met a girl: Bill Clinton tells love story to make case for Hillary

PHILADELPHIA: There have been millions of words, decades of video and reams of commentary devoted to their story. It’s been dissected, defended and decried at kitchen tables and on cable news, in tabloids and classrooms. But on Tuesday night, as millions of voters watched and with the political stakes as high as they’ve ever been, Bill Clinton began with the words “In the spring of 1971, I met a girl”....more More

Raj BabbarRaj Babbar appointed Congress chief in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh

NEW DELHI: Ending months of speculation, the Congress on Tuesday appointed actor-turned-politician Raj Babbar as party chief in the politically important state of Uttar Pradesh that goes to polls early next year. Babbar, 64, a Rajya Sabha MP from Uttarakhand, replaces Nirmal Khatri who was named as the chairman of the screening committee that will shortlist the party candidates for the upcoming polls.....more More



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