As Chinese and Japanese surveillance ships and aircrafts shadow each other around Senkaku/Diaoyu islands tension is rising. But both the powers are also engaged in smile diplomacy to woo India, creating diplomatic openings for the country. Preoccupied with territorial disputes with Japan and its Southeast Asian neighbours, and concerned about the US pivot China is showing unusual warmth towards India. Coinc ...Read more ›
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The Indian student who was brutally gang-raped on a bus in New Delhi has died in a Singapore hospital. A statement from the Mount Elizabeth Hospital said the 23-year-old "died peacefully" early Saturday. The hospital CEO, Dr. Kelvin Loh, said the doctors had fought "for her life including putting her on maximum artificial ventilation support, optimal antibiotic doses as well as stimulants which maximize her ...Read more ›
She underwent an angioplasty procedure at the same hospital Nov 27. A stent was put in the right artery of the 74-year-old chief minister. She was admitted to the hospital Nov 26 evening after she complained of fatigue and throat infection. Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was Friday admitted to a private hospital here after she went for a check-up, informed sources said. Dikshit had gone to the Escorts ...Read more ›
Ambassador of United Arab Emirates Essa Abdullah Al Basha Al-Noaimi called on Federal Minister of Commerce Makhdoom Amin Fahim on Thursday and presented invitation letter of ‘3rd Global Entrepreneurship Conference and Exhibition’, which will be held in Dubai under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on December 11 and 12, 2012. The ...Read more ›
Melbourne, June 13 — The International Cricket Council (ICC) has ruled out a window for the lucrative and the highly popular Indian Premier League (IPL) in its Future Tours Programme (FTP), outgoing chief executive Haroon Lorgat said Wednesday. Lorgat said giving any concession to the IPL would mean creating windows for other domestic Twenty20 leagues as well. "The consequence of that (an IPL window) is wha ...Read more ›