India, Russia ink 16 pacts including def, nuclear energy
In a major push to their strategic ties, India and Russia on Thursday decided to expand cooperation in various sectors as they signed 16 pacts, including on joint manufacture of 226 military helicopters and construction of 12 atomic plants with involvement of local companies in India.
India, Afghan stand for each other: PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that terror and violence cannot be the instrument to shape Afghanistan’s future. Addressing the Afghan Parliament in Kabul on Friday, PM Modi asserted that Afghanistan will succeed only when terrorism no longer flows across the border and nurseries and sanctuaries of terrorism are shut.
People across the world immerse in Christmas celebrations
Christmas is being celebrated across the world with enthusiasm and religious fervor today. Celebrations began with Pope Francis holding midnight mass at the Vatican. In the holy city of Bethlehem, the West Bank town where it is believed that Jesus was born, events have been overshadowed by recent violence between Palestinians and Israelis.
Pak PM Nawaz Sharif welcomes PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra landed in Lahore on Friday, his first touchdown in Pakistan, where he met his counterpart Nawaz Sharif. The announcement came from PM Modi himself in a tweet as he prepared to wind up his brief visit to Afghanistan. “Looking forward to meeting PM Nawaz Sharif in Lahore today afternoon, where I will drop by on my way back to Delhi,” he tweeted.
PM Modi concludes Lahore visit; arrives in Delhi
After meeting his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif at his ancestral home in Lahore, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Delhi on Friday. Pakistani PM warmly welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Lahore airport on his arrival. PM Modi had dropped by in Lahore on his way back to Delhi from Kabul. Both the leaders discussed India-Pak relations.
Bharat Ratna A B Vajpayee turns 91
The Nation is celebrating the birthday of Bharat Ratna former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. President, Prime Minister and other leaders extend their wishes.
PM in Lahore: Meets Pak PM Nawaz Sharif and family
Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Raiwind Palace in Lahore.Pak PM Nawaz Sharif’s ancestral home to meet Pakistani PM. Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif warmly welcomed PM Modi at Lahore airport on his arrival.Prime Minister Modi had dropped by in Lahore on his way back to Delhi from Kabul. This is Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Pakistan diplomacy the unfolding of a new chapter in Indo-Pak ties.