EA minister Jaishankar to attend Gandhi event in US

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Speaker of US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi would attend an 2 October reception to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and the 90th birth anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Continue Reading

Ancient DNA study reveals origin of Indo-European languages

Vagheesh Narasimhan, co-first author of the paper published in the journal Science on Thursday, told AFP that the role of population movements over the past 10,000 years was key to understanding linguistic changes and the transition from hunter-gatherer activities to farming. Continue Reading

Kashmir internal issue for India: US lawmaker

Asserting that Kashmir is an internal issue for India, Indian-American lawmaker Ro Khanna who recently joined the Pakistani Congressional Caucus has said that Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan needs to cool his heated rhetoric. Continue Reading

Brazil turns down G7 aid offer as Amazon fires continue to rage

Brazil on Monday rejected aid from G7 countries to fight wildfires in the Amazon, with a top official telling French President Emmanuel Macron to take care of “his home and his colonies.” Continue Reading

Colombo to lift State of emergency by August: SL Minister

The State of emergency imposed in Colombo after the 21 April Easter blasts that killed 290 people will be lifted later this month, Sri Lankan Minister John Amaratunga said here on Wednesday. Continue Reading