Daily Archives: January 2, 2017

Will 2017 be a happy new year?

We should be happy that the Indian economy, according to the government, grew at an average of 7.4 per cent (new series) in 2014-15 and 2015-16. According to the...

Uneasy ties

WHEN Barack Obama was first elected, Pakistanis had more reasons than most to be optimistic. The Bush years may have restored Pakistan to the status of a key ally,...

India’s policy shift reflects improvement in ties: Israel envoy

Israeli Ambassador to India Daniel Carmon says his government appreciates India’s stand, and a favourable “shift in position” at the UN in the past two years. Q: 2017 marks 25...

Indian move to ban ‘terror’ bodies in Pakistan rejected by UNSC

Pakistan’s Foreign Office Spokesman Muhammad Nafees Zakaria said on Sunday that the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) had rejected a politically-motivated proposal by India seeking sanctions against Pakistan over...

Army Won’t Shy Away From Flexing Muscles, Says New Chief General Bipin Rawat

New Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said the role of the force is to maintain peace and tranquillity at the border but it will not "shy away from...

Private US company chosen for public sector reform

The US has chosen Maryland headquartered Development Alternatives, Inc (DAI), to implement a mega project meant to reform Sri Lanka’s public sector, in accordance with an agreement between Sri...

Mulayam Yadav lonelier, on son’s side are ministers, old aides, family members

Most of the workers who attended the convention, including Family Welfare Minister Ravidas Mehrotra, also said Akhilesh’s appointment as SP chief had Mulayam’s tacit approval and his opposition was...