• Thursday, July 25, 2024

In India’s Andhra, 8-year-old girl raped, killed by school seniors,…

IN a heart-wrenching incident, an eight-year-old schoolgirl was allegedly gangraped by three seniors, aged 12 and 13, and murdered with her body disposed of in an irrigation canal. The incident happened in Nandyal district of the south-eastern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Confirming the incident, the police said the accused…

New UK government is as committed to FTA, says India…

INDIAN commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday (10) said the new government of the UK is as committed to the proposed free trade agreement (FTA) as the Indian government. He said the initial comments made by the new Labour government of the UK, which took charge last week,…

EXCLUSIVE: Understanding India’s human rights story with Bharat Lal, NHRC…

THE concept of human rights has remained ever significant with the progress of human civilisation. They are the basic rights and freedom that are guaranteed to all people irrespective of race, gender, religion, nationality or any other determinant. Such rights are shielded by international law and many national constitutions and…

Ukraine, Middle East conflicts come up in Modi’s talks with…

THE conflicts in Ukraine and Middle East besides serious issues such as terrorism and climate change came up during the talks as Indian prime minister Narendra Modi met Austrian chancellor Karl Nehammer during delegation-level discussions in Vienna on Wednesday (10). The Austrian leader later said in a joint media briefing…

England take on Holland in Euro semis, eye second straight…

ENGLAND manager Gareth Southgate said the Three Lions are sensing their shot at history in Wednesday's (10) Euro 2024 semi-final against a Netherlands side hitting their stride in Dortmund. Southgate's men are aiming to reach the final of a major tournament on foreign soil for the first time and take…

India, UAE seek defence tie-up to tackle security challenges

INDIA and the UAE in a key defence meeting have deliberated on the regional security situation, including maritime security, and underscored the need to "enhance collaboration" to tackle security challenges. During the 12th edition of the Joint Defence Cooperation Committee (JDCC) meeting between India and the UAE held in Abu…

Modi reaches Vienna, poses for selfie with Austria chancellor

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday (9) evening reached Austria after concluding a significant visit to Russia. He became the first Indian prime minister to set foot in Vienna in more than four decades. His predecessor Indira Gandhi was the last premier to visit the central European country in…

India Business Briefs for July 9: Modi’s BJP cites RBI…

HERE are news in brief on Indian economy and business for Tuesday, July 9, 2024: India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday cited the latest report by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) which highlighted the rise in the employment rate, to assert that reforms initiated by prime minister Narendra…

Gautam Gambhir officially confirmed as India cricket team’s head coach

THE secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Jay Shah, on Tuesday (9) formally announced that former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir has been named as the head coach of the national team. While reports were doing the rounds that the former opening batter was expected to…

Modi receives Russia’s highest civilian award from Putin, dedicates it…

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi was on Tuesday (9) officially conferred the Order of St Andrew the Apostle, Russia's highest civilian award, by president Vladimir Putin for his contribution to fostering bilateral ties between the two countries. In a special ceremony in St. Andrew Hall in the Kremlin, Putin conferred…

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