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Thanks to Bollywood, we’re familiar with Switzerland: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday praised Indian’s film industry for making its audience aware of the enchanting Swiss landscapes.

PM Modi asks Swiss to invest in India

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann. (Photo: AP)

Seeking to build 2-3 Switzerlands within India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday sought Swiss investment to upgrade infrastructure like railways, build metro train in 50 cities and five crore af

Switzerland backs India’s NSG bid

Indian PM Narendra Modi shakes hands with Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann  in Geneva. (Photo: PTI)

In a major boost to its diplomatic push for NSG membership, India Monday managed to win the crucial support of Switzerland ahead of a key meeting of the 48-nation bloc even as the two countries agreed

Swiss say ‘no’ to radical money-for-nothing plan

The Swiss on Sunday flatly rejected a radical proposal to provide the entire population with a basic income.

Combating 'black money' is our shared priority: Modi in Switzerland

 Narendra Modi with Switzerland President Johann Schneider-Ammann. (Photo: Twitter)

Modi said Switzerland will support India's membership to Nuclear Suppliers Group.

Switzerland backs India's NSG bid; to help tackle black money

Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann announced his country's support to India's membership in the elite NSG

'Have promised India support in its efforts to become a member of NSG,' says Schneider-Ammann at joint media meet with Modi.

Back from Brazil? Eight weeks of safe sex, please

People returning from areas where the Zika virus is found should follow safe sex practices or abstain from sex for at least eight weeks rather than just four, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said

Group trying to smuggle migrants arrested in Greece

Greece has arrested a group of men who tried to smuggle a dozen migrants abroad in a truck from a port city connecting Greece to Italy, the coast guard said on Tuesday.

Swiss say no handshake exemption for Muslims

Religious belief is no excuse for refusing to shake a teacher’s hand, Swiss regional authorities ruled on Wednesday, reversing one school’s controversial decision to grant exemptions for Muslim pupils

Stan Wawrinka makes Geneva final


Holland’s Kiki Bertens celebrates her 6-2, 6-2 win over Mariana Duque-Marino of Colombia in the Nuremberg WTA final at Nuremberg in Germany.

On May 20, Tsai Ing-wen, of the theoretically pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), was sworn in as the 14th President of the Republic of China, commonly known to the world as Taiwan.

In the late 1950s, Portugal accused India at the United Nations of racism.