• Thursday, July 25, 2024

Death of innocent children painful: Modi to Putin amid Ukraine…

IN what made his most significant remark to Russian president Vladimir Putin since they last met over a bilateral arrangement in 2022, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi said death of innocent children in war is "heart-wrenching" and very painful. The 74-year-old leader, who is currently on a two-day visit to…

Boost for low-cost airline Air Kerala from Dubai businessmen

INDIAN expatriates may soon find affordable options to fly back home, as progress toward launching a low-cost airline gains momentum. Two Dubai-based businessmen are driving the initiative, and Air Kerala has taken a significant step forward by securing its initial no-objection certificate (NOC) from India’s civil aviation ministry recently. The…

Auro Hotels co-founder Manhar P Rama no more

MANHAR P “MP” RAMA, who co-founded JHM Hotels, now known as Auro Hotels, and a former chairman of Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) passed away on Sunday (7). He was 74. The Greenville-based company confirmed the news on Monday (8). Rama is survived by his wife, Surekha, and children,…

Zelenskyy blasts Modi-Putin meet the same day Moscow attacks Ukraine…

UKRAINIAN president Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Monday (8) expressed "huge disappointment" over Indian prime minister Narendra Modi's visit to Russia the same day and felt it gave a "devastating blow to peace efforts". It was also on Monday that a Russian missile hit Ukraine's largest children's hospital in capital Kyiv where…

Putin praises Modi at ‘private’ meeting: ‘You have devoted your…

RUSSIAN president Vladimir Putin on Monday (8) night welcomed prime minister Narendra Modi at his official residence at Novo-Ogaryovo outside Moscow for a "private engagement" during which he praised the visiting Indian leader for the work he has done for his country's progress. “I would like to congratulate you on…

Modi shares ‘real story’ of India’s T20 World Cup in…

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi on Monday (8) spoke with pride about his country's recent triumph at the T20 World Cup in the West Indies and the USA while addressing members of the Indian diaspora in Moscow, Moscow, during his two-day visit to that country. He shared the 'asli story'…

Former Kashmir chief minister expresses concern after terrorists kill 5…

THE killing of five army soldiers in a militant attack in Kathua district of the northern Indian Union Territory (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir is alarming, Omar Abdullah, a leader of local political outfit National Conference said on Tuesday (9) while accusing the UT's administration of being lax towards the…

Modi likely to raise Indian recruits in Ukraine war issue…

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi is set to meet Russian president Vladimir Putin during his ongoing visit to Moscow and it is likely that the issue of Indian civilians being recruited by the Russian Army in its war in Ukraine will be the main point of discussion between the two…

First budget of Modi 3.0 likely to focus on jobs,…

ECONOMISTS at Goldman Sachs in a note on Monday (8) said the maiden budget of prime minister Narendra Modi's new government is likely to lean towards, rather than fully embrace, welfare spending, with an emphasis on the rural economy and generation of employment. The government confirmed over the weekend that…

Modi lands in Russia for first time since Ukraine war…

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi on Monday (8) reached Russia on a two-day visit, his first to the country in five years and since the outbreak of Moscow's war in Ukraine. He was set to meet Russian president Vladimir Putin on the first day and hold talks over various issues.…

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