Date wise Archive

Guwahati

The 63rd (special) meeting of Brahmaputra Board was held here today to discuss the proposal to restructure the Board as proposed by the Union ministry of water resources.

Chicago

After people were horrified by video of a passenger getting dragged off a full United Express flight by airport police, the head of United's parent company said the airline was reaching out to the man to "resolve this situation."  Hours later on Monday, his tone turne

London

The centenary of Mahatma Gandhi's Sabarmati Ashram was celebrated in London with the screening of a documentary to retell Gandhi's story with some interesting visual elements to the Internet generation.

Washington

President Donald Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer has apologised for his "insensitive" remarks in which he said Adolf Hitler, who gassed millions of Jews during the Holocaust, did not use chemical weapons, drawing instant rubuke from leaders and the Jewish communit

Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin today warned of future chemical weapons "provocations" in Syria to frame President Bashar al-Assad, just as Washington's top diplomat arrived for talks in Moscow.

Moscow

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov began tense talks in Moscow today as the two sides locked horns over an alleged Syrian chemical attack and subsequent missile strike by Washington.

Najaf

Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr today warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that he risked suffering the same fate as slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi if he did not step down.

Beijing

The people of Arunachal Pradesh live "difficult lives" under India's "illegal" rule and they look forward to returning to China, a state-run Chinese daily claimed today as it criticised New Delhi for allowing the Dalai Lama to visit the frontier state.

Author: 
Priyadarshi Dutta

A new liberalized E-visa regime has come into effect from April 1, 2017. It will bring cheer to citizens from 161 nations around the world planning to visit India. The window period for online applications and period of stay in India have simultaneously been enhanced. The conventional process of granting visas by Indian diplomatic missions, however, will not be discontinued.

Author: 
Nantoo Banerjee

It is good to notice that foreign investors — in the both primary (FDI) and secondary (FPI) markets— have renewed their interest in India. For the first time, FDI-boosted foreign exchange reserves with RBI are being used to fund India’s current account deficit. The stock market is witnessing fresh FPI raids. BSE’s 30-share sensitive index (Sensex) is hovering around 30,000.

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s present visit also was infructuous as far as the very important Teesta water-sharing agreement is concerned. While West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee did not agree to give Teesta waters to Bangladesh, on the ground that there was no surplus water to be shared and giving Teesta waters to Bangladesh will hit the people of North Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made it clear that he could do anything about Teesta without the concurrence of the West Bengal Chief Minister.

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