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Sheikh Hasina scores thumping victory in Bangladesh
Tue, May 26, 2020

Bangladesh’s ruling coalition led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina won elections with a landslide victory and is set for a third consecutive term.This is an unprecedented feat in the country’s political history as no other leader in Bangladesh has been able to win a third term. The ruling coalition has bagged more than 80 per cent of votes, making it the strongest governments in South Asia.

Explained: What S-400 air defence system deal with Russia means to India
Thu, Feb 18, 2021

What is S-400, and why does India need it? How did the deal run afoul of Washington, and what has changed since to allow its signing?

Indian engineer killed in US, another injured, gunman told them ‘get out of my country’
Sat, Feb 25, 2017

Accused told Kansas City bartender he killed ‘two Middle Eastern’ people

As Minister of state Akbar visits Maldives, India stays guarded in praising Yameen’s leadership
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Interestingly, Maldives is the only country in the neighbourhood, which has not been visited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi so far.

EU delegation slams crackdown on NGOs
Thu, Feb 23, 2017

European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee Chair David McAllister cited reports of “breach of human rights” in Kashmir and said the issue has to be settled through domestic institutions.

India-China talks falter on key issues: JeM chief, NSG bid
Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Delhi says Beijing stuck on procedures, processes, demand for ‘solid evidence’

PM Modi raises H-1B visa issue with US Congressional team
Wed, Feb 22, 2017

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and principal secretary to PM, Nripendra Mishra, were present among other officials at the meeting.

India, UK discuss Vijay Mallya’s extradition
Wed, Feb 22, 2017

On February 9, India had submitted a request for extradition of Mallya.

Pak move against Hafiz Saeed first step to justice: MEA
Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Sources said if the actions by Pakistan’s government show results, it will brighten the prospects of the dialogue process between the two countries.

‘If US cracks down on H1B visas, we’ll be happy to have Indians relocate to Mexico’: Melba Pria
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

In an interview to The Indian Express, Pria said if the US cracks down on H1B visas, Mexico will be “more than happy to have Indians relocate to Mexico”.

Foreign secy Jaishankar in Colombo: On agenda, Lanka port development, security ties
Sat, Feb 18, 2017

Officials said that the Foreign secretary would also try to get a sense of the progress on the new Constitution, being drafted by the Sirisena government.

Abdul Basit will return to Pakistan, envoy to Turkey is set to replace him
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

While Mahmood hasn’t served in India before, that has hardly been a criterion for selecting Pakistan’s envoy to India