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Hope India addresses concerns on CAA, says outgoing British envoy Dominic Asquith

Outgoing British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith also says UK is keen to visit Kashmir valley if Indian govt officially invites it.

European Union is ‘keener’ to seal trade pacts with India than discuss Kashmir & CAA

European Union wants a more ‘open & honest conversation’ on Kashmir and the CAA at the India-EU Summit in March.

India-US trade deal final, Robert Lighthizer to seal it on February trip to Delhi

India and US, whose relationship has been wracked by deep trade tensions, have managed to iron out ‘last-minute glitches’.

‘Not legally binding’ — India needn’t worry about European Parliament move on CAA, Kashmir

6 draft resolutions will be debated at European Parliament Plenary in Brussels on 29 January, which could be followed by a vote on 30 January.

Trudeau’s disastrous trip makes way for focus on trade in India-Canada ties

High Commissioner to India Nadir Patel says Canada has made its position on Khalistan very clear & that it supports India’s territorial integrity.

Indian embassy in China checking on health of Indians amid coronavirus spread: Jaishankar

Over 50 people have been killed after developing pneumonia-like symptoms and around 2000 confirmed cases of coronavirus have been reported in China.

PM Modi & Brazilian President Bolsonaro hold talks to boost strategic bilateral ties

India and Brazil are expected to ink 15 agreements to enhance cooperation in key areas of trade and investment, energy, defence and security, and scientific research.

India ‘cautions’ Myanmar over growing Chinese influence as Xi Jinping concludes visit

During Xi Jinping’s visit from 17-18 January, China and Myanmar signed as many as 33 agreements, including multi-billion-dollar deals in infrastructure.

No role for third party on Kashmir issue: MEA on Trump’s latest offer to help

Addressing the media with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in Davos Tuesday, Trump said the US was watching the developments related to Kashmir "very closely".

India slams Pakistan at UN, says it takes to hate speech just like ‘fish takes to water’

India’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador K. Nagaraj Naidu said Pakistan “obfuscates” the international community from the truth.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.