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China says no change on Azhar issue

Beijing, Nov 2 : China is set to block the US application to declare Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist on Thursday when the technical hold raised by Beijing comes up for discussion at the UN.Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying made it clear there was no change in Beijing’s position on the

Maur blast probe spills over to dera sacha sauda

Maur blast probe spills dera sacha sauda serious twist. Rajay Deep Bathinda: The maur blast investigation has taken a surprising turn as the explosive which Panchkula police recovered from a fire brigade during August 25 violence reportedly matches the one that was used in the attack on rape convict Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s close kin former minister

Bharat Ke Veer app initiated by Akshay Kumar received Rs. 8 crore funds.

Fund of Rs 8 crores has been donated in the funds app launched for the paramilitary forces martyrs. The Union Home Ministry had initiated this fund to help the martyrs’ families. The ‘Bharat ke Veer’ mobile app and it’s website received the donation from the general public.Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar

Won’t let India become a member of NSG, says China.

Won’t let India become a member of NSG, China is speaking again to stall the road for India. On one hand, India is doing its best to enter the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). There is an important meeting for this in the Swiss capital, Bern. On the other hand, China has once again said that


PM Modi to visit Portugal, Netherlands in June

Known to pack his foreign trips, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Portugal on June 24 en route to Washington DC and is expected to pay a working visit to the Netherlands on June 27 on his way back. Modi is scheduled to hold talks with US President Donald Trump on June 26. Announcing the

China to block India’s Nuclear Suppliers Group bid again

China to block India’s NSG bid again. Beijing, May 22 (IANS) China on Monday said it has not changed its position on India’s membership bid for the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), indicating it will again block New Delhi’s plea at the plenary session in Bern next month.“China’s position on the non-NPT member’s participation in the

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India to skip China meet over issue of sovereignty

India today skipped the opening ceremony of China’s Belt and Road Forum following sovereignty concerns over the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).While there is no official word, informed sources told PTI that India will not take part in the meet, contrary to Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi’s announcement that India will have a representative at the

China says no change in stand on NSG, Azhar issues

Beijing: India’s diplomatic efforts to getChina’s backing for NSG membership bid and getting JeM chief Masood Azhar designated as terrorist by the UN seems to be making no headway with Beijing today saying its stand on the two key issues “remains unchanged”. “As for India’s application for Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and listing issue pursuant

Rajnath Singh meets CISF, NSG chiefs to review situation

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday held separate meetings with the chiefs of important central security forces including National Security Guard (NSG) and Central Industrial Security Force (CISF). According to an official source here, these were routine meetings but were significant in the wakeof the surgical strikes carried out by the Indian

Pakistani official visiting Belarus, Kazakhstan over NSG membership

Islamabad: A top Pakistani official on Tuesday began a five-day visit to Belarus and Kazakhstan for their support for Islamabad’s membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), officials said. Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs, Syed Tariq Fatemi, is visiting as the special envoy of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from August 23 to 27, Xinhua news

Pathankot Airbase attack: NSG martyr gets Shaurya Chakra on Independence Day

New Delhi: Lt Col Niranjan E K, head of NSG’s bomb disposal unit who was killed while sanitising a terrorist’s body during the Pathankot air base terror attack in January, has been honoured with the Shaurya Chakra, the third highest peacetime gallantry medal of the country, on the eve of the 70th Independence Day. Niranjan,


Will work with other members for India’s entry into NSG: US

Washington: The United States has expressed disappointment over India not getting entry into the NSG and asserted that it would continue to work constructively with other countries of the group for New Delhi’s inclusion in the 48-nation atomic trading bloc. “We’re not going to let that go,” State Department Spokesman John Kirby told reporters yesterday.

‘Modi government showed unnecessary desperation for NSG membership’  

New Delhi: The Congress on Friday asserted that central government, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, showed unnecessary desperation for the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership that embarrassed the country in the end. “Diplomacy is always done by wisdom and silence. We have never seen diplomacy being conducted in this manner, making it very clear

Cong targets Modi over NSG issue

New Delhi: Terming the developments at theNSG meet in Seoul as an “embarrassment” to India, Congress today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi needs to realise that diplomacy needs “depth and seriousness and not public tamasha”. “We do not know why India showed its desperation and allowed the country to be equated with Pakistan on the

NSG to consider India’s bid as Modi tells Xi to see merit

Tashkent/Seoul: India’s application for NSG membership was being taken up at the 48-nation bloc’s special session in Seoul on Thursday night as Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged Chinese President Xi Jinping to consider New Delhi’s bid on its merit. Highly informed sources in Seoul told IANS that India’s membership was on the agenda of the

Modi scores in Switzerland: Swiss to back India’s NSG bid; to help tackle black money 

Geneva: In a major boost to its diplomatic push for NSG membership, India today managed to win crucial support of Switzerland ahead of a key meeting of the 48-nation bloc even as the two countries agreed to step up cooperation in unearthing black money stashed by Indians in Swiss banks. Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann announced