US President will cut short India visit to pay respects in Saudi Arabia

President Barack Obama and the First Lady will travel to Saudi Arabia to pay respects following the death of King Abdullah, the White House said early Saturday. While the Saudi king’s simple... Read more »

NSW signs historic agreement with Indian state of Gujarat

NSW Premier Mike Baird today signed a new agreement with the Indian state of Gujarat that will strengthen cultural, trade and diplomatic relations between NSW and India. A new Memorandum of Understanding... Read more »

Can Modi fix India’s multifaceted problems?

India suffers from a host of endemic problems including galloping population, high rate of corruption, poor socio-civic infrastructure, grinding poverty, woeful health conditions, burgeoning crimes like rape, dowry deaths, and flurry of... Read more »
Railway track, Bangladesh, 1983

Why The Dream of “Golden Bangal” Shattered?

As a newborn country, Bangladesh had lots of hopes and aspirations. It was time for the “Bangla Bandhu (Father of the Nation)” to materialize the dream that he had presented to the... Read more »

Salman Khan tops Forbes India Celebrity 100 List for 2014

Salman Khan has topped the Forbes charts, both terms of revenues and fame – a first for a Forbes India celebrity list topper. Khan has emerged as the celebrity with the highest... Read more »

Malala becomes youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize winner

OSLO - The 17-year-old Malala Yousafzai, global icon of the struggle for education for girls, has received the Nobel Peace Prize, making her the youngest ever recipient of the prize. Read more »

Delhi government bans Uber after driver accused of rape

Arrest of Uber driver in Delhi has sparked debate on safety of Women in India The Delhi city government has banned international mobile taxi-booking service Uber after one of the taxi drivers... Read more »

Ups and downs of Oil prices

Oil remains the world’s most critical commodity. It has fuelled the industrial age. For over a century, oil politics has been almost synonymous with geopolitics; the cause of numerous wars and revolutions. Read more »

World Cup 2015: India’s 30 probable players announced

India leave out 2011 World Cup heroes, opt for youth in 30-man probables list for 2015 edition India’s out-of-favour senior cricketers like Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh and Gautam Gambhir were omitted from... Read more »

SAARC can succeed only if it loses its obsession with India-Pakistan affairs

Expectations from the South Asia Association for Regional Co-operation summit are always high even though some analysts and observers will tell you that this regional forum has repeatedly failed to bring the... Read more »

Nepal, India ready for cross-power trade accord

KATHMANDU – -Nepal and India have agreed to formulate a master plan for the period until 2035 and an action plan until 2025 on power trade. The two countries will also hold... Read more »

While Modi receives ecstatic welcome by Indians at Olympic Park; Pakistanis protest outside NSW Parliament

Sydney (Tribune International, 17 Nov 2014); While Indian Prime Minister receives overwhelming welcome by thousands of Indians at Sydney Olympic Park, the group of Pakistanis protest against India to end the Kashmir... Read more »

Modi’s trip to boost Australia-India ties

Australia and India to boost trade, investment, energy and security partnership after a gap of 28 years Melbourne – In the first trip to Australia by an Indian Prime Minister in 28 years, Prime Minister... Read more »

PM Narendra Modi Cabinet announces 21 new ministers

Former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and three others were inducted into the Indian Cabinet on November 9 as Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded his Council of Ministers, bringing in 21 new... Read more »

“India must vacate Arunachal Pradesh”

By K J M VARMA Beijing: China has sharply reacted to India’s plans to construct a road network along the McMahon line in Arunachal Pradesh and expressed hope that India will not... Read more »

Indo-US encirclement Plans

by Asif Haroon Raja This US agenda for Pakistan prepared by the neo-cons after 9/11 was similar to that applied throughout the broader Middle East Central Asian region. US strategy, supported by... Read more »