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EU, India share common perspective on various matters: President Kovind
EU, India share common perspective on various matters: President Kovind

The President said that "apart from deepening our economic relations, it is important for India and EU to engage in strategic and geo-political avenues such as in the Indo-Pacific".

EAM Jaishankar calls on visiting EC Prez Ursula Von Der Leyen
EAM Jaishankar calls on visiting EC Prez Ursula Von Der Leyen

The EC President embarked on her visit to India on April 23.

European Commission President
Europeans To 'Pay A Price' For Russia Sanctions: Von Der Leyen

European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, has acknowledged that the sweeping sanctions the bloc has imposed on Russia in recent days over Moscow's military operation in Ukraine will have a negative impact on Europeans, too, RT reported.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky
Ukrainian President Calls For EU Membership

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called on the European Union (EU) to grant Ukraine membership into the bloc.

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky
Ukraine Prez Warned EU Leaders, 'This Might Be The Last Time You See Me Alive'

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky had an ominous warning for his European counterparts in a video conference call on Thursday night, Sky News reported.

Covishield Vaccine: India Will Re-Evaluate Dosage Interval Based On Emerging Data
Covishield Vaccine Jab Receivers May Be Denied Entry To EU

While the AstraZeneca vaccine produced in Europe, branded Vaxzevira, has been greenlighted by the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the Indian version Covishield has not even requested for market authorization.

20-Member Delegation Of Foreign Diplomats Begins 2-Day Visit To J&K

Srinagar: A delegation of 20 Ambassadors of foreign countries is starting its two-day visit to J&K on Wednesday. This is the fourth such visit by diplomats of foreign countries to J&K after August 5, 2019 when article 370 was abrogated and the state was divided into two Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh. After August […]

UK, EU Begin New Relationship As Brexit Transition Period Ends

London: Britain and the European Union (EU) have started a new chapter in their relationship as the Brexit transition period ended on Thursday. In an earlier message, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britain to seize the moment as the country embarks on a new journey as an independent global trading nation. “The destiny of […]

India-Pakistan Fight For Basmati Rice Gets Interesting Turn As The Latter Does Not Have Local Registration

Islamabad: As the fight for the ownership and brand of Basmati rice between New Delhi and Islamabad continue in the European Union (EU), interestingly the commodity is not registered as the Pakistans local product. As per the law, it is mandatory to have the product protected and secured under the geographical indication (GI) laws of […]

Beirut Blasts: India Seeks Damage Assessment For Extending Assistance, EU Releases 39mn Euros Emergency Aid

New Delhi: India said on Thursday that it has sought an assessment from Lebanon on the damage during the powerful explosion in Beirut to decide the nature of assistance that can be extended. “We have sought an assessment of damage from Lebanon. On its basis, we will decide the nature of assistance that we will […]

UK General Election Set For Dec 12

London: The UK will hold general elections on December 12 in which Britons will decide the composition of the government that will be tasked with steering the country through the tortuous “Brexit” process of withdrawing from the European Union (EU). The House of Commons on Tuesday backed the plan by conservative UK Prime Minister Boris […]

Column: Small Sacrifice For A Big Cause

By Ashutosh Mishra London: Climate change is a big issue in this part of the world. The city is currently in the grip of Extinction Rebellion protesters who have launched a two-week long campaign to highlight the dangers of climate change. Members of the eco- justice group, drawn from various parts of England, are everywhere in […]

Column: Nerve Racking Suspense Over Brexit

By Ashutosh Mishra London: Brexit continues to haunt the people of this country. Opinion is sharply divided and the political class seems obsessed with the issue. Prime Minister, Boris Johnson’s survival depends upon how successfully he can lead England out of the European Union (EU) without causing any major damage to the economy. That is […]

Dollar Weakens Amid Rising Sterling

New York: The US dollar fell on Tuesday amid the rebounding British pound, as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday lost a key Brexit vote in the House of Commons, easing fears over a potential no-deal Brexit. The British government was defeated by a margin of 27 votes as rebel lawmakers seize the control […]

Renegotiate or face no-deal Brexit: UK tells EU

Brussels: A UK Minister has said that European Union (EU) leaders must give their Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier the mandate to revise the country’s withdrawal agreement, otherwise a no-deal Brexit is “coming down the tracks”, a media report said on Sunday. Writing in the Mail on Sunday, Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay said “political realities” had […]