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Bangladesh to introduce e-passport

Dhaka, Jan. 19 -- Electronic passport or e-passport will formally be introduced in Bangladesh on Wednesday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the e-passport service and automated border co... Read More


India assures $ 50 Million to boost security in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Jan. 19 -- India has assured $ 50 Million to boost security in Sri Lanka. Indian National Security Advisor Ajit Doval made the offer when he met President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in Colombo on Su... Read More


US Charge d'Affaires in Kabul excited to start work

New Delhi, Jan. 19 -- US diplomat Ross Wilson has arrived in Kabul to start work at the US embassy as a charge d'affaires until a permanent ambassador is chosen. "I am excited to start work at the US... Read More


Qureshi talks Afghan peace with Qatari FM

Islamabad, Jan. 19 -- Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi met his Qatari counterpart Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani in Doha and held talks on wide-ranging topics including the... Read More


Sri Lanka lifts 25-year ban on private helicopter flights

Colombo, Jan. 18 -- In a bid to boost tourism, one of the mainstays of its economy, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has lifted a 25-year ban on the operation of helicopter flights by private o... Read More


Indian space agency ISRO set to conquer new frontiers

New Delhi, Jan. 18 -- The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has come a long way from very humble beginnings, many decades ago, forging ahead with clinical confidence in a domain dubbed the ult... Read More


UN projects higher growth rate for India

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- The UN projects India's economy to grow by 5.7 per cent in the current fiscal year and expects it to rise to 6.6 per cent in the next. The projection in the UN's World Economic ... Read More


Was India's controversial citizenship act modeled on US legislation?

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government may have had the intention of providing refuge to victims of religious persecution through the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) but it ... Read More


Trump ignorance of India-China border shocked Modi: Book

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- US President Donald Trump shocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi by telling him that India did not share a border with China and it set back ties between the two countries, accordi... Read More


Jeff Bezos promises to create a million new jobs in India

New Delhi, Jan. 17 -- After a snub and a snarky putdown by Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal, Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos announced that the e-commerce giant will create a million new ... Read More