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Interlinking rivers: India approves financing, implementation of project

The Indian cabinet today approved the funding and implementation of the country’s first project interlinking rivers.

1h ago| South Asia

Hydropower generation in Nepal, Bhutan will benefit Bangladesh, India: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Bangladesh and India can be benefited by generating hydropower in Nepal and Bhutan as it will be clean energy.

3h ago| India

Helicopter carrying India’s Chief of Defence Staff Gen Rawat crashes

An air force helicopter carrying India’s Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat crashed on a forested hill in dense fog today, near Coonoor in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, leaving...

2d ago| South Asia

India-Russia defence deals: AK-203 rifles to be manufactured in Uttar Pradesh

Russia and India today inked two big-ticket defence agreements, including one for manufacturing six lakh assault rifles, as defence ministers of the two countries held their first-ever direct...

2d ago| South Asia

Myanmar's Suu Kyi jailed for four years

A Myanmar court on Monday jailed ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi for four years for inciting dissent against the military and breaching Covid rules, a spokesman for the ruling junta told AFP.

2d ago| South Asia

US, West blast Taliban

The United States and a group of Western countries including Germany, France and Britain have expressed concern over reported killings and disappearances of former members of the Afghan security...

December 8, 2021
December 8, 2021

Interlinking rivers: India approves financing, implementation of project

The Indian cabinet today approved the funding and implementation of the country’s first project interlinking rivers.

December 8, 2021
December 8, 2021

Hydropower generation in Nepal, Bhutan will benefit Bangladesh, India: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Bangladesh and India can be benefited by generating hydropower in Nepal and Bhutan as it will be clean energy.

December 8, 2021
December 8, 2021

Helicopter carrying India’s Chief of Defence Staff Gen Rawat crashes

An air force helicopter carrying India’s Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat crashed on a forested hill in dense fog today, near Coonoor in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, leaving...

December 8, 2021
December 8, 2021

Kabul evacuation: Whistleblower condemns UK Foreign Office

Tens of thousands were unable to access help from the United Kingdom amid the Taliban-takeover of Kabul due to turmoil and confusion in the Foreign Office, according to a whistleblower’s account.

December 8, 2021
December 8, 2021

India ‘disturbed’ by verdict against Suu Kyi

India said yesterday it was deeply concerned by Myanmar’s conviction of deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi and called for the rule of law and democratic processes

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Modi-Putin Talks in New Delhi: India, Russia strike arms, trade deals

India and Russia signed a flurry of trade and arms deals during President Vladimir Putin’s visit to New Delhi for talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday, including one that will see...

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Singapore tests ‘smart bandage’

Researchers in Singapore have developed a smart bandage to enable patients to have chronic wounds monitored remotely via an app on a mobile device, potentially saving them visits to the doctor.

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to two years

Myanmar’s junta chief yesterday reduced the jail sentence of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to two years, after initially doling out four years for incitement against the military and breaching...

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Body of Lankan factory manager killed by Pakistan mob flown home

Pakistan yesterday repatriated the remains of a Sri Lankan factory manager who was beaten to death and set ablaze by a mob after they accused him of blasphemy.

December 6, 2021
December 6, 2021

Bangladesh’s liberation changed the political, ideological map of South Asia: Doraiswami

The liberation of Bangladesh changed the political as well as ideological map of South Asia, said Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami today.