WCO praises India for reforms in taxation system

New Delhi, July 21 Secretary General of World Customs Organisation (WCO) Kunio Mikuriya today appreciated the reforms undertaken by the government in the taxation system, including implementation of...

Jul 21, 2017 9:26 PM | Newsscroll

Trump, Putin had a previously undisclosed meeting in Germany

(Eds: Updating with fresh inputs)By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jul 19 US President Donald Trump met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at a second, previously undisclosed chat during the G20 summit...

Jul 19, 2017 2:40 PM | Newsscroll

US asks countries in East and South China Sea to exercise

restraintBy Lalit K JhaWashington, Jul 18 The Pentagon has asked countries in East and South China Sea to exercise restraint and avoid indulging in provocative behaviour."We would continue to urge...

Jul 18, 2017 5:50 AM | Newsscroll

Merkel says nations must talk to Trump despite differences

Paris, Jul 13 Maintaining healthy ties with President Donald Trump is essential despite clear differences of opinion, the leaders of France and Germany said today.German Chancellor Angela Merkel,...

Jul 13, 2017 9:26 PM | Newsscroll

Extradition of Vijay Mallya underway: MEA

New Delhi [India], July 13 : Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Gopal Baglay on Thursday said the process for extradition of now defunct Kingfisher Airlines owner Vijay Mallya is...

Jul 12, 2017 8:45 PM | Newsscroll

2 more deaths as Japan leader Abe visits flooded areas

Tokyo, Jul 12 Three more bodies were found today in southwest Japan, potentially raising the death toll from last week's heavy rains to 28, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the hardest-hit...

Jul 12, 2017 3:44 PM | Newsscroll

Trump to travel to Paris, discuss Syria and counter-terrorism

By Lalit K Jha            Washington, Jul 12 US President Donald Trump will travel to Paris later this week to attend the annual Bastille Day celebrations and hold discussions with his...

Jul 12, 2017 7:41 AM | Newsscroll

India sees Japan as its special strategic partner: Jaishankar

Singapore City [Singapore], July 11 : Japan has steadily emerged as a special strategic partner of India and is committed to its infrastructure modernisation, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar...

Jul 10, 2017 3:05 PM | Newsscroll

White House calls Russia a 'cyber threat'

Washington D.C. [United States], July 11 : The White House has called Russia a "cyber threat" but insisted that there is a need to have discussion with Moscow on shared interests. "We...

Jul 10, 2017 8:57 AM | Newsscroll

Strong ties with Turkey essential for economic opportunities: Tilllerson

Istanbul [Turkey], July 10 : At the 22nd World Petroleum Congress (WPC), U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson emphasized that strong Washington-Ankara ties are essential from security...

Jul 09, 2017 9:04 PM | Newsscroll