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In this edition of Worldview, former ambassador Rajiv Bhatia, a distinguished fellow with Gateway House, a leading think tank on foreign policy issues, helps decode the significance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s current visit to the United States of America.
Published on Mar 17, 2020 12:38 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Hindustan Times
Ludhiana Besides killing people and creating havoc, the coronavirus epidemic sweeping across China is causing collateral damage to Ludhiana industry as well. The Federation of Industrial and Commercial Organisation (FICO), a consortium of 2,000 members of which 1,300 are from the cycle industry, has cancelled five tours to China and Taiwan following the scare.
Published on Feb 03, 2020 10:02 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana |Aneesha Sareen Kumar
China has organised similar tours – as many as 70 since December 2018 -- -- in the far-flung northwestern province of Xinjiang.
Updated on Aug 23, 2020 05:04 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Beijing |Sutirtho Patranobis
The cancellation would be a blow to Abe’s policy of cultivating ties with India to balance out China’s growing power in the region. Abe had been scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Assam, one of the regions where demonstrations have turned violent. The talks would have been the 16th between the two leaders.
Updated on Aug 05, 2020 12:36 AM IST
Bloomberg |Isabel Reynolds
Mauritius prime minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth was on a day-long visit to Kangra district on Wednesday. He arrived from Delhi at Gaggal airport near Dharamshala in the morning where he was received by Kangra deputy commissioner Rakesh Kumar Prajapati.
Updated on Dec 04, 2019 05:16 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | HT Correspondent, Dharamshala
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Updated on Oct 13, 2019 12:25 AM IST
Hindustan Times |Team HT Brunch
The tour will begin with an education workshop in one of Cape Town’s townships -- areas crippled by gang violence that sit just miles from the city’s stunning beaches and rolling vineyards.
Updated on Sep 23, 2019 09:16 AM IST
Johannesburg |Agence France-Presse
Tensions have escalated between India and Pakistan ever since New Delhi on August 5 revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and divided it into two Union Territories -- Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
Updated on Aug 25, 2019 11:34 AM IST
Islamabad |Indo Asian News Service
Grief-stricken Raj Singh said he chose not to rely on TV news and hoped against hope that she was alive.
Updated on Aug 07, 2019 09:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Rohtak |Sunil Rahar
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took on opponents of the Budget and the government’s vision of a $ 5 trillion economy.
Updated on Jul 06, 2019 01:48 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
Police said they learnt about Preeti when they spoke to the elderly couple’s daughter and enquired about the people who had access to the flat or had visited her parents recently.
Updated on Jun 27, 2019 01:02 AM IST
Breaking away from protocol, Governor Satya Pal Malik, accompanied by his advisors and some top officials of the state administration, received Shah at the airport, officials said.
Updated on Jun 26, 2019 11:33 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Srinagar/New Delhi |HT Correspondents
The operation began in the morning when the Indian Army and state police launched an operation in Branpathri forests in Tral following information about the presence of a group of militants there.
Updated on Jun 26, 2019 10:39 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Srinagar | HT Correspondent
In a stock-taking note, the state department described India and the United States as “natural strategic partners” that shared an “unbreakable” bond, but also acknowledged trade differences.
Updated on May 25, 2020 05:46 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Washington |Yashwant Raj
On her part, Smriti said she would work for those who voted for her as well as for “nearly 4 lakh” of those voters who voted for the Congress.
Updated on Jun 24, 2019 12:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Amethi | Manish Chandra Pandey
The incident happened moments after a three-member BJP central delegation left the area after their scheduled visit.
Updated on Jun 22, 2019 10:42 PM IST
Bhatpara |HT Correspondent
At India’s premier hospital, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), where 2,000 doctors went on strike, there was a 15-20% increase in follow-up patients in the out-patient department (OPD).
Updated on Jun 19, 2019 03:42 AM IST
New Delhi | Anonna Dutt
India-Nigeria ties were elevated to a strategic partnership in 2007 and both sides have strong defence cooperation. Bilateral trade was worth $11.76 billion in 2017-18 and Nigeria is India’s largest trading partner in Africa.
Updated on Jun 11, 2019 11:37 PM IST
The visit is reflective of the new momentum in high-level exchanges between India and the Maldives, the External Affairs Ministry said. The PM will address the People’s Majlis, the Maldives’ parliament.
Updated on May 22, 2020 04:03 AM IST
Meanwhile, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday resumed his tour of drought-affected areas, visiting villages in Satara district, interacting with farmers and visiting camps where the state provides fodder and water to cattle.
Updated on May 13, 2019 04:50 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | HT Correspondent
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is likely to begin her election campaign in the temple town with a ‘darshan’ at Hanuman Garhi temple.
Updated on Mar 25, 2019 11:32 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | Umesh Raghuvanshi
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman is postponing his trips to Indonesia and Malaysia, according to Indonesia’s foreign ministry.
Updated on Feb 16, 2019 02:10 PM IST
Priyanka Gandhi, accompanied by her brother, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and her counterpart for western UP Jyotiraditya Scindiya, will reach the party office here by Monday noon.
Updated on Feb 10, 2019 11:00 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | Saurabh Chauhan
The 33-year-old prince, often referred to by his initials MBS, is expected to travel to Pakistan on February 16. He will then go to Malaysia before travelling to New Delhi in the fourth week of February, two people familiar with plans for his tour to the region said
Updated on Feb 05, 2019 02:36 PM IST
New Delhi | Rezaul H Laskar
Naikoo said militants and civilians were also killed when Mufti was in power. He added Mufti’s statements then were aimed at appeasing her erstwhile alliance partner, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and Delhi.
Published on Jan 06, 2019 11:34 PM IST
Srinagar |Mir Ehsan
The former CM neglected the standard operating procedure (SOP) and protocol required for travel by a VVIP, especially in areas where militants are active.
Updated on Jan 04, 2019 10:41 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Srinagar |Mir Ehsan
Modi, who has, according to the prime minister’s official website, made 48 foreign trips since June 2014, has no scheduled visits on his agenda for the next few months, the officials said.
Updated on Dec 29, 2018 12:46 AM IST
PM Modi will attend the bhoomipoojan of the Metro-5 and other projects by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) at the Phadke Ground in Kalyan West
Updated on Dec 15, 2018 11:32 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Sajana Nambiar, Kalyan
44 violations by foreigners in Andamans; visit to North Sentinel island may soon be prohibited without permit
The Restricted Area Permit (RAP), which forbids people from visiting prohibited locations without permission, may be reimposed in the North Sentinel island where an American was killed by members of a highly protected and reclusive tribe, officials said Wednesday. The central government has also found that 44 incidents of violation of rules and regulations, other than RAP, by foreigners have taken place in the Andaman and Nicobar islands in the recent past.
Updated on Nov 28, 2018 08:54 PM IST
Press Trust of India |Press Trust of India
AISA leader Vijay Kumar claims he first approached dean students’ welfare (DSW) Emanual Nahar along with PUCSC president Kanupriya on September 25, but was denied permission.
Updated on Sep 29, 2018 09:01 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | HT Correspondent