Nirmala Sitharaman hits back at Manmohan Singh on economic crisis

Recalling when and what went wrong during a certain period is absolutely necessary, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said, targeting former Prime minister Manmohan Singh for accusing the NDA government of always trying to put the blame on its rivals. Continue Reading

Yes to Pakistan, no to ‘Terroristan’: Jaishankar

India has no problem talking to Pakistan but it has a problem talking to ”Terroristan”, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said here, asserting that Islamabad has created an entire industry of terrorism to deal with the Kashmir issue. Continue Reading

India, US can contribute to building more peaceful, stable world: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who left on a week-long visit to the United States yesterday, expressed confidence that his visit would present India as a vibrant land of opportunities, a reliable partner and a global leader. Continue Reading

Modi’s UN visit will result in concrete outcomes: Envoy

India’s engagement and outreach at the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, set to begin here next week, is unprecedented and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the world organisation will result in a concrete, tangible, action-oriented outcomes, India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin has said. Continue Reading

Rishi Kapoor returns to India after cancer treatment

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor is back home after undergoing a medical treatment for cancer in the US. The actor, who was in New York since late last year, returned to India this morning.

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Nadal ‘in good shape’ after entering semi-finals in US Open

New York: Rafael Nadal said he felt ‘in good shape’ after advancing to the semi-finals of the US Open with a battling 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 win over Argentine 20th seed Diego Schwartzman. Second seed Nadal, a three-time champion in New… Continue Reading

US’ richest billionaire promises to pay off 400 students’ loans

America’s richest billionaire and a prominent philanthropist stunned an entire graduating class at a college in Atlanta when he promised to pay off nearly 400 students’ loans estimated at USD 40 million. Continue Reading

NYPD: Man with gas cans arrested at St. Patrick’s church

Just days after flames ravaged the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, a New Jersey man was arrested Wednesday night after entering St. Patrick’s Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters, according to the New York Police Department. Continue Reading