Jaishankar meets EU leaders

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met top leaders of the European Union and held wide-ranging talks on issues, including economic cooperation, climate change and capacity building, that would ‘benefit both India and EU’. Continue Reading

IIT-M helps students work in industry while studying

Indian Institute of Technology Madras’ collaboration with a European Union initiative has created opportunities for students to work in industry even before graduating and gain experience and training that can lead to pre-placement opportunities. Continue Reading

Iran steps back from Nuclear deal

Iran on Sunday announced its fifth step back from a nuclear deal saying it will forego the “limit on the number of centrifuges”, amid mounting tensions with the United States Continue Reading

Russia, China vetoes to block United Nations decree

Russia and China used their vetoes to block a UN Security Council resolution that would have extended for a year cross-border humanitarian aid to four million Syrians.

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US slaps sanctions on companies, Sends bill to Donald Trump

The US Senate voted to slap sanctions on companies working on Russia”s Nord Stream pipeline, sending a bill to President Donald Trump that is sure to antagonise European nations counting on the project”s natural gas.

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France: We support for India’s permanent seat in reformed UN Security Council

France, which assumed the March Presidency of the United Nations Security Council, has reiterated its support for India as the permanent member of the powerful UN organ, saying the UNSC’s enlargement is the ‘first crucial part’ towards its reform. India has been calling for the reform of the UN Security Council along with Brazil, Germany and Japan for long, emphasising that it rightly deserves a place at the UN high table as a permanent member. Continue Reading