This will be critical occasion for both of us to take initiatives whether it will be on the Indo-Pacific region or it is about addressing terrorist threats.
We very much appreciate the support we got not only from your authorities but also from Indian civil society, when our country was under attack by some leaders in Turkey and Pakistan and in other countries."
Police in Myanmar on Friday again opened fire on protesters against last month's military coup, killing one man. International condemnation has rained down on the junta ahead of a United Nations Security Council meeting. Emer McCarthy reports.
India at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) reiterated that it will continue with the Government of South Sudan in its quest for peace, progress and prosperity in the region. Speaking at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of India's Mission to UN, Nagaraj Naidu said, "Funding gap of billion-dollar deserves immediate attention. We have taken positive note of activities of UNMISS in implementing its mandate. Mission should continue supporting South Sudan police forces in ensuring safety and security of camps."
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield said on Monday she hopes to use Washington's presidency of the United Nations Security Council to push for more "intense discussions" on Myanmar.
U.S. President Joe Biden spoke to his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Wednesday, his first direct contact with the leader of the world's second-largest economy since winning the November U.S. presidential election and taking office last month. Gloria Tso reports.
As part of defence cooperation, soldiers from India and the United States participated in a joint military exercise 'Yudh Abhyas 20.' The joint exercise started from February 08 and will go on to February 20 at the Mahajan Field Firing Range (MFFR) in Rajasthan. According to an official release by the US Embassy in India, this US Army Pacific-sponsored exercise involves approximately 250 US Army and 250 Indian Army soldiers. This annual training exercise enhances combined interoperability capabilities through training and cultural exchange, which foster enduring partnerships in the Indo-Pacific region through common defence objectives. 'Yudh Abhyas 20' provides excellent opportunities for professional and cultural exchanges that strengthen partnership through shared learning and training. Training commences with expert academic exchanges and professional development workshops that focus on training at the corps-level and below, combat against conventional, unconventional, and hybrid threats; humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.
Don Heflin, US Charge D’Affaires to India spoke on India-US partnership and working of two nations in the defence sector. Heflin said the US is cooperating closely with Indian Armed Forces to deploy advanced defence systems. Heflin said that partnership between India and US defence companies will strengthen the robust network. The diplomat further said that the United States has been a reliable defence partner for India's defence sector, adding that it plays a key role in the Indo-Pacific region. Watch the full video for more details.
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Aggarwal's new book, Sindhi Tapestry, contains stories from Sindhis around the world - from South America to Southeast Asia, Pakistan and the US. These are doctors, engineers, businessmen, soldiers and scholars. Chapters examine the comforting rituals of worship, meditate on the traditional, explore the history of cultural elements from cuisine to antique furniture. And there are new memories and boundaries being forged as the community celebrates its heterogenous identity.
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Mumbai's Karachi Bakery shut shop months after being attacked by Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) over its name. MNS leader Haji Saif Shaikh had sent a legal notice in Nov 2020 to owner of the Bakery. Shaikh had asked him to remove ‘Karachi’ from the name. MNS leaders also protested in front of the shop in Bandra in November. “Patriots will never buy anything when they see the name ‘Karachi’. We made it clear that we only had problem with the name not the bakery,” said Shaikh. A Twitter handle, MNCDF Bombay, refuted the MNS Haji Saif Shaikh’s claim. The handle said that Karachi bakery shut its store due to lack of business. Karachi Bakery, a Hyderabad-based chain, is run by a Sindhi Hindu migrant family. They family moved to India after experiencing violence by pro-Pakistan elements. The bakery has shops across several cities including Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru etc. Watch the full video for more.
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Emmanuel Bonne, the Diplomatic Advisor to the French President, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday and discussed wide-ranging bilateral as well as global issues. On a visit to India for..
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