The CCP turns to Putin after India bought a large number of Russian weapons

China 07/09/20, 16:26

The recent military confrontation between the Chinese Communist Party and India strained relations to the extreme, and after India made a significant arms purchase from Russia, Chinese leader Xi Jinping contacted Russian President Vladimir Putin. India accelerated its arms purchases after the June 15 battle with CCP troops in the Galwan ...

India could soon become a strategic partner for US, analyst says

World 09/26/19, 10:19

An analyst said India has "lot of potential down the road" and could become a "strategic partner with the U.S." in Asia. Although it is not comparable to China in many respects, it could become the alternative that manufacturers are looking for after the prolonged and growing tariff increases, Rodger Baker, ...

Trump, Modi show unity between world’s largest democracies

Texas 09/22/19, 13:50

Deafening drums marked the entrance of President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minster Narendra Modi as they clasped hands and walked across the stage in a packed Texas stadium Sunday, sending a message of unity between the world's two largest democracies despite trade tensions. Instead of dwelling on trade, Trump highlighted ...

President Trump repeats India tariffs on US goods ‘no longer acceptable’

U.S. 07/09/19, 14:11

President Donald Trump said Tuesday the United States cannot accept high tariffs from India, repeating a warning made before he met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the G-20 summit in Japan. “India has long had a field day putting Tariffs on American products. No longer acceptable!” the president wrote in a ...

Cyclone Vayu spares Gujarat, veers toward Arabian Sea

World 06/14/19, 15:58

Cyclone Vayu veered away from the Indian state of Gujarat, thrashing parallel to the coast and turning toward the center of the Arabian Sea. Director of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Jayanta Sarkar said on Thursday that Cylcone Vayuis is not expected to make landfall, as previously forecast. The storm would instead ...

Modi sworn in for second term as Indian prime minister

World 05/30/19, 08:52

Narendra Modi has been sworn in for a second term as India's prime minister after an overwhelming election victory for his Hindu nationalist party in a country of 1.3 billion people seeking swift economic change.President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath to Modi and his Cabinet ministers on Thursday.Missing from ...

India thrash Bangladesh, Windies outhit NZ in last warmups

Sports 05/28/19, 16:58

India thrashed Bangladesh by 95 runs and the West Indies outgunned New Zealand by 91 runs in the last Cricket World Cup warmups on Tuesday.The tournament starts on Thursday, when England and South Africa meet at the Oval.India put up 359-7 and bowled out Bangladesh for 264 in Cardiff.India's MS ...

Analysis: India’s Modi faces foreign pressures in 2nd term

World 05/28/19, 00:47

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi won a second term in office after responding to a suicide attack on Indian paramilitary forces in troubled Kashmir with an airstrike inside Pakistan, allowing him to turn voters' attention away from the country's highest unemployment rate in decades. Now, after his swearing-in on Thursday, he ...

CWC Warmups: Australia beats England, NZ crushes India

Sports 05/25/19, 13:03

A century by Steve Smith led Australia to a 12-run win over England, and New Zealand made short work of India at the Oval in Cricket World Cup warmup matches on Saturday.New Zealand won by six wickets a game of only 78 overs.With Australia made to bat first in Southampton, ...

Expectations high for Kohli’s India at Cricket World Cup

Sports 05/24/19, 16:33

Virat Kohli didn't become the world's best limited-overs batsman by accident.The ultra-competitive India captain is up for the contest every time he takes strike, and for every ball that is bowled while he's in the field."I take a lot of pride in performing for the team, making impact performances for ...

Fire in tutoring center kills 19 students in western India

World 05/24/19, 14:00

At least 19 teenage students were killed in a fire that broke out Friday in a tutoring center in the western Indian city of Surat, a top state official said. More than a dozen students were hospitalized with burns or suffering from suffocation, police officer Praveen Chaudhary said. The students were attending ...

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