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Pakistan and India to play rugby for peace

Lahore: Arch-rivals India and Pakistan are to play a rugby final tomorrow, with officials and captains vowing to promote peace through sports.The final is a rare sporting event between the South Asia

Manmohan Singh, Nawaz Sharif talks get LoCked

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New York: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh did some plain speaking on Sunday with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, laying down the precondition of ending all ceasefire violations along the Line

Yuvraj returns for ODI series against Aus

Chennai: Cricketer Yuvraj Singh makes a comeback to the Indian squad for the ODI series against Australia, according to reports. Yuvraj, whose career had hit a roadblock following a life-threatening

Foreign IPOs made easy for $

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New Delhi: Finance ministry on Friday allowed domestic companies to list and raise capital overseas without first being listed on local exchanges to boost capital inflows.Currently unlisted companies

Manmohan Singh to hold first meeting with Nawaz Sharif

New York: After receiving US backing on the issue of terrorism emanating from Pakistan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet Nawaz Sharif here on Sunday when he is likely to ask him to rein in ter

Pakistan looking to make a 'new beginning' with India: Sharif

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United Nations: Ahead of his meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Pakistan Premier Nawaz Sharif today said he was looking forward to it to make a "new beginning" and re-engage with India in a

India women's team in Archery World Cup final

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 Kolkata: India finally came good assuring themselves at least a silver medal at the Archery World Cup Stage 3 being held in Medellin, Colombia.According to information received here, the women's rec

Marines row: India-Italy standoff worsens

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New Delhi: Under fire from the opposition and the Kerala government for letting the marines “escape,”  the central government escalated the on-going dipl­o­matic spat with Italy over the non-ret­urn

US tax plan worries India

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Mumbai: A day after the Obama administration proposed tax reforms that seek to increase tax on offshore earnings, the commerce and industry minister Anand Sharma on Wednesday asked world leaders not

Despite being a hack for more than three decades, I am yet to be invited for any political iftar party. Thereby, no one can accuse me of holding a grouse against any leader for not marking an invite to me. Throughout his 13 years as the chief minister of Gujarat, Narendra Modi never hosted one, breaking a tradition that his predecessor Keshubhai Patel followed.

Rarely in a diplomat’s career is one lucky enough to have a posting that is important and interesting, combining the elements of classic diplomacy with the new tools of development diplomacy, new media and social networks. Israel and India established full diplomatic relations just 22 years ago during the time of P.V. Narasimha Rao.