Selfie, delicious dinner in Modi’s itinerary

Prime Minister dines with Lee at Indian restaurant in Singapore Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday was a “happy guest” on his maiden visit to Singapore where he had a vegetarian dinner with his counterpart Lee Hsien Loong and his wife at an Indian restaurant in Little India. “Diwali lights & delicious Indian food. Thank you @leehsienloong,” PMO India tweeted along with photos [Full Article...]


Flag embarrassment for India

Indian tricolour upside down as Modi,Abe shake hands Kuala Lumpur: In an embarrassment for India, the tricolour was seen hoisted upside down during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s photo-op with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe before bilateral talks on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit. The national flag was in the background of Prime Minister Modi and Abe’s customary handshake at the Summit and was hoisted [Full Article...]

Gunmen kill 27 at Mali hotel, 20 Indians evacuated

Bamako (Mali): Armed Islamist extremists on Friday barged into a luxury hotel here taking 170 people hostage and killing at least 27 of them, while 20 captured Indians were evacuated unharmed. A UN official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that initial reports from the field indicate that 27 people were killed in the attack on the Radisson Blu hotel in the capital town [Full Article...]

Modi, Ambani, Pichai among contenders

New York:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani and Google’s India-born CEO Sundar Pichai are among over 50 global leaders, business chiefs and pop icons named as contenders by Time magazine for its annual ‘Person of the Year’ honour. The Time Person of the Year 2015 will be announced next month and the publication said the title will be bestowed on [Full Article...]

India, B’desh agree to share militant info

Dhaka: India and Bangladesh on Tuesday agreed to share information on militants as their home secretaries concluded talks here reviewing internal security and other cross-border issues, days after the two countries exchanged a top separatist leader and a wanted criminal. “They (India) assured us of providing information immediately if they get any information on militancy… we can eliminate terrorism and insurgency through bilateral understanding [Full Article...]

Modi joins world leaders for urgent action to deal with terror

Antalya: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday joined US President Barack Obama and other world leaders to seek urgent and united global efforts to combat terrorism as the gruesome Paris attacks, war in Syria and the fight against Islamic State militants overshadowed the G20 Summit. The meeting of leaders from 20 top economies, which was to discuss inclusive economic growth and climate change, will [Full Article...]

Paris attacks: France blames IS for terror strikes, vows to hit back

128 killed, IS threatens France Paris: French President Francois Hollande blamed the Islamic State group for orchestrating the deadliest attacks inflicted on France since World War II and vowed on Saturday to strike back without mercy at what he called “an act of war”. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Islamic State released an undated video in which a militant said France [Full Article...]