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Chinese Preseident wants Netherlands to build open and pragmatic partnership

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Chinese Preseident wants Netherlands to build open and pragmatic partnership

THE HAGUE, 25March-2014 (Xinhua): China and the Netherlands decided on Sunday to build a comprehensive partnership that stresses openness and pragmatism, according to a joint statement issued by the two countries. Chinese Preseident wants Netherlands to build open and pragmatic partnership Image: Xinhua File Photo The decision was made at a meeting between visiting Chinese […]

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Yandex users in Ukraine and Turkey see Crimea as part of Ukraine

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Yandex users in Ukraine and Turkey see Crimea as part of Ukraine

MOSCOW, 24 March-2014 (ITAR-TASS): Russia’s largest search engine, Yandex, says its mapping service, Yandex.Maps, will show Crimea as part of Ukraine only for users from Ukraine and Turkey. Yandex users from other countries will see the Black Sea peninsula as Russian territory. Yandex users in Ukraine and Turkey see Crimea as part of Ukraine EPA/MAXIM […]

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Ukraine recalls its ambassador from Belarus for consultations

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Ukraine recalls its ambassador from Belarus for consultations

KIEV, 24 March 2014. (ITAR-TASS): Ukraine has recalled its ambassador in Belarus, Mykhailo Yezhel, over Belarus’s stance on Crimea, Yevgen Perebiynis, director of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry information policy department, told a briefing on Monday. Ukraine recalls its ambassador from Belarus for consultations Mykhailo Yezhel:ITAR-TASS/Mitya Aleshkovsky “Following a statement made by President Alexander Lukashenko on […]

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Two former Finmeccanica officials arrested in bribery probe in Italy

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Two former Finmeccanica officials arrested in bribery probe in Italy

Rome, 24 March-2014 (IANS):Two former officials of state-controlled Italian defence and aerospace major Finmeccanica and two businessmen were arrested as part of a probe into allegations of bribery, the country’s financial police said Monday. Two former Finmeccanica officials arrested in bribery probe in Italy Searches were also being conducted following the arrests of Lorenzo Borgogni, […]

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Malaysian P M Najib Razak Declares that flight MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean

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Malaysian P M Najib Razak Declares that flight MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean

Kulalampur, 24 Mrach-2014(AP): Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak announced on Monday that according to new data, flight MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean. Malaysian P M Najib Razak Declares that flight MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean Image credit: AFP File photo The prime minister said that analysis by a British company has […]

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Hajj: Kerala has highest number of devotees

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Hajj: Kerala has highest number of devotees

Kondotti, 23 March, Sreeparvathy K.: Kerala top the lists of highest number of devotees applying for Hajj, with 55,776 applications submitted to State Hajj Committee. This is the first time the number of Hajj applicants from a state crossing 50,000. Hajj: Kerala has highest number of devotees The number of applicants from the State was 43,916 […]

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Base less on major impact from new Fed tapering talks

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Base less on major impact from new Fed tapering talks

Washington DC, 23 March-2014(PTI): The US Federal Reserve’s latest hint at early ending of the monthly bond repurchases and that interest rates could start to rise from early 2015, is unlikely to have a major impact on India, according to analysts. Base less on major impact from new Fed tapering talks The Federal Reserve last week […]

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Colombia militarises its violent port city of Buenaventura

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Colombia militarises its violent port city of Buenaventura

Bogotá, 23 March-2014 (IANS/EFE): The Colombian government has deployed 700 additional security force members to the violence-wracked Pacific port city of Buenaventura, which has been plagued by killings, dismemberments and forced disappearances. Colombia militarises its violent port city of Buenaventura Defense Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon accompanied the troop deployment Friday in Buenaventura, where the discovery […]

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Vladimir Putin Signed Accession Of Crimea Into Law

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Vladimir Putin Signed Accession Of Crimea Into Law

World, March 21, Abhijit Saha: The president of Russian Vladimir Putin has today signed into law legislation on the accession of Crimea. This result came after both houses of parliament unanimously approved it. Vladimir Putin Signed Accession Of Crimea Into Law   Putin at the signing ceremony said that today he have signed several decrees including the […]

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US lawmakers plea to withdraw on Ban of beards and turbans in US Army

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US lawmakers plea to withdraw on Ban of beards and turbans in US Army

Washington DC, 19 March-2014(IANS):  Indian ambassador S. Jaishankar has welcomed US lawmakers plea to end US defence department’s presumptive ban on Sikh Americans serving in the US military with their beards and turbans. Over 100 members of Congress from both Democratic and Republican parties made the plea in a March 10 letter to the US Defence […]

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