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India condemns ceasefire violations by Pakistan

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST

India on Friday strongly condemned the continued violation by Pakistan of the ceasefire along the international border in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Army soldier, BSF trooper among 4 killed in cross-border firing (Lead)

Jammu |Friday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST

An Indian Army soldier was killed on Friday in a ceasefire violation along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, on a day when a BSF trooper and two Indian civilians were killed in firing al

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Directionless policy of Modi government has led to disquiet at border: Congress

New Delhi |Friday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST

The Congress on Friday raised concerns over the "directionless policy" on national security of the Narendra Modi government which it said has led to a "disquiet border" on the eastern and western fron

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Stable yuan good for China's trade and economy - stats bureau

BEIJING | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

A stable yuan currency is good for China's trade and economy, Ning Jizhe, head of the National Bureau of Statistics, told reporters on Thursday. The yuan strengthened 6.8 percent against the dollar

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Final consumption accounted for 58.8 pct of China's 2017 GDP growth -stats bureau

BEIJING | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

Final consumption accounted for 58.8 percent of China's economic growth in 2017, while capital formation accounted for 32.1 percent of growth, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday. Net

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China a disruptive force in Indo-Pacific region: US Pacific Command chief

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 7:45:04 PM IST

US Pacific Command chief Admiral Harry Harris on Thursday called China a "disruptive force" in the Indo-Pacific region, while Indian Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba pointed out towards increasing prese

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India should help resolve Tibetan issue: Tibetan leader

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST

Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) President Lobsang Sangay on Thursday said Tibetans expect India and other Asian nations to find an early solution to the Tibetan issue.

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BSF trooper, girl killed in Pakistani firing (Lead)

Jammu |Thursday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST

A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper and a girl were killed in overnight shelling and firing by Pakistan Rangers on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir, police said Thursday.

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China new home prices rise 0.4 pc in Dec, full year growth 5.3 pct

BEIJING | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

Growth in new home prices in China rose to a five-month high in December after stabilising for two consecutive months, despite a range of government moves to rein in an overheated property market. Ave

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US, Israel, India nexus major 'threat' to Muslim world: Pakistan Senate Chairman

Islamabad |Thursday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST

An emerging nexus between the US, Israel and India is a major threat to the Muslim world, Pakistan's Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani has said.

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Insider attack leaves 9 policemen dead in Afghanistan

Kabul |Thursday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST

An insider attack against the police in Afghanistan's Helmand province claimed the lives of nine police personnel on Thursday, a local official said.

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Myanmar urges Bangladesh to extradite 1,300 'rebel' Rohingyas

Naypyidaw |Thursday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST

Myanmar said on Thursday that it has asked Bangladesh to arrest and extradite more than 1,300 Rohingyas suspected of taking part in a rebel assault against government checkpoints in Rakhine state in A

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