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World, Europe, 02 Jun 2017

Indian-origin Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland's first gay PM

The final count, including all three electoral colleges, saw Varadkar win with 60 per cent to Housing Minister Simon Coveney's 40 per cent votes.

02 Jun 2017 11:41 PM

Indian-origin man attacked with baseball bat in UK, dies

Singh, a builder, was rushed to a hospital but his condition deteriorated and he died of the injuries on May 23.

02 Jun 2017 9:50 PM

Block funding, weapons, communication: Modi on terrorism

Putin agreed with Modi saying terrorism in India is not 'imaginary' and that it is a serious threat for rest of the world.

02 Jun 2017 9:30 PM

Putin requests world to work with Trump, says won't 'judge' his climate change stand

However, Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron found US president's decision on climate pact 'misguided'.

02 Jun 2017 8:43 PM

Paris or no Paris, India committed to climate protection: Modi at SPIEF

Trump earlier in the day said the US was withdrawing from the Paris climate change deal, agreed by more than 190 nations.

02 Jun 2017 7:48 PM


Help us: Putin appeals to US tycoons to ensue bilateral political dialogue

Putin said both Russia and US have witnessed the collapse of the groundwork of bilateral cooperation that had taken decades to build.

02 Jun 2017 7:46 PM

Units 5, 6 at Kudankulam power plant to cost Rs 50,000 cr; half funded by Russia

India and Russia on Friday signed an agreement for the two new reactors for the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant.

02 Jun 2017 7:37 PM

Russia: Modi praises collection at Institute of Oriental Manuscripts

The IOM has 1 handwritten copy of the Guru Granth Sahib and also translations of Indian classical scriptures like the Bhagwad Gita.

02 Jun 2017 5:45 PM

Paris agreement: Angela Merkel vows decisive action on climate change

Angela Merkel called Trump's decision to turn his back on the Paris pact, 'highly regrettable'.

02 Jun 2017 4:55 PM

Russia to supply S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile systems to India

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said that the pre-contract preparations were underway.

02 Jun 2017 1:29 PM


Social media reacts to NBC reporter asking Modi ‘are you on Twitter’

Megyn Kelly, who interacted with the Prime Minister and President Putin, set Twitter on fire for asking the former the question.

02 Jun 2017 10:33 AM

Tickets to Ariana Grande Manchester tribute concert sold out soon after release

The concert will be broadcast on BBC and is expected to raise more than 2 million pounds for the Red Cross fund.

02 Jun 2017 10:03 AM

Narendra Modi recalls his Russia visit as CM with Vajpayee 16 years ago

Modi visited Russia within a month after becoming chief minister of Gujarat in 2001.

02 Jun 2017 9:50 AM

Russia extends support for India's NSG bid, UNSC seat

Russia said it is convinced that India's participation in multilateral export control regimes will contribute to their enhancement.

02 Jun 2017 9:31 AM

May’s poll gamble ‘fails’, lead falls further

Labour polls 39per cent against Conservatives’ 42per cent, according to a new forecast by YouGov.

02 Jun 2017 6:29 AM


Vladimir Putin puts India on top, downplays ties with Pak

Putin sidestepped a question on Kashmir, and said “it is up to you” to assess whether Pakistan is fuelling terrorism in the Indian state.

02 Jun 2017 5:42 AM