Taliban takeover in Afghanistan could inspire US extremists to plot attacks on American soil: FBI Director

Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday warned that the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan could inspire US-based extremists to plot attacks on American soil.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 06:27 IST

India wants Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement with UAE to be signed by March 2022: Envoy

Abu Dhabi [UAE], September 23 (ANI): Noting that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is India's special partner, Indian ambassador here Pavan Kapoor said that New Delhi wants a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between the two nations to be signed by March 31st next year.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 06:14 IST

Ecstatic Indian-Americans welcome PM Modi in Washington

Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Washington for a three-day visit, on Wednesday local time received a warm welcome from the members of the Indian community at Joint Base Andrews in Washington DC.

 

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 18:46 IST

PM Modi arrives in Washington to attend Quad summit, address UNGA

Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday local time arrived in Washington for his much-touted three-day US visit.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 05:04 IST

Taliban's commitment not to allow Afghan soil for terrorism should be implemented: Jaishankar at G20 meet

New York [US], September 23 (ANI): Taliban's commitment not to allow the use of Afghan soil for terrorism in any manner should be implemented, said External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday (local time) while urging the international community to come together in response to humanitarian needs in the war-torn country.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 03:40 IST

New York: Jaishankar, Japanese Foreign Minister discuss developments in Afghanistan, Indo-Pacific

New York [US], September 23 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday (local time) held a meeting with Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi wherein they exchanged views on Afghanistan.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 07:08 IST

Jaishankar discusses developments in Afghanistan with German counterpart on UNGA sidelines

New York [US], September 23 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday discussed developments in Afghanistan with his German counterpart Heiko Mass on the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 01:58 IST

Reforms needed to make UNSC more legitimate, effective: G4 nations

New York [US], September 23 (ANI): The foreign ministers of G4 countries --India, Brazil, Germany and Japan --on Wednesday (local time) underlined the urgency of reforming the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in order to make it more "legitimate, effective and representative".

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 01:20 IST

Jaishankar meets Tanzanian counterpart on UNGA sidelines

New York [US], September 23 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday (local time) held a meeting with his Tanzanian counterpart Liberata Mulamula on the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 01:08 IST

PM Modi goes through papers, file work during his journey to US

Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday went through papers and some files on the plane while on his way to the US.

Updated: Sep 23, 2021 00:32 IST

There should no vaccine discrimination, Covishield is fully certified, says Dr NK Arora

New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): The United Kingdom has recognised Serum Institute of India-manufactured Covid-19 vaccine Covishield in its new travel rules but has not removed quarantine restrictions concerning Indians.

 

Updated: Sep 22, 2021 23:43 IST

329 people killed by cholera in Nigeria's northern state

Lagos [Nigera], September 22 (ANI/Xinhua): A cholera outbreak in north Nigeria's Kano state has killed at least 329 people since March, a state government official said on Wednesday.

Updated: Sep 22, 2021 23:27 IST

CDS General Rawat in Russia to attend SCO peace mission exercise: Indian embassy

Moscow [Russia], September 22 (ANI): Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat is in Russia to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) peace mission exercise, the Indian embassy in Russia said on Wednesday.

Updated: Sep 22, 2021 23:25 IST

AUKUS: Macron, Biden agree 'open consultations among allies' could have avoided crisis

Washington DC [US], September 22 (ANI): Almost a week after the announcement of the Australia-UK-US (AUKUS) trilateral security pact, US President Joe Biden and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron spoke on September 22 and decided to start in-depth consultations aimed at creating the conditions for ensuring confidence among the two countries.

Updated: Sep 22, 2021 23:16 IST

PM Modi, Biden committed to Quad, bilateral ties, says Indian envoy

Washington [US], September 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden are "committed to the Quad and the bilateral relationship," said Indian Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu on Wednesday.

Updated: Sep 22, 2021 23:16 IST

Indian envoy Taranjit Sandhu shares six 'broad elements' of PM Modi's US visit

Washington [US], September 22 (ANI): Indian ambassador Taranjit S Sandhu on Wednesday highlighted six "broad elements" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's US visit including bilateral meetings with US President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and Prime Ministers of Japan and Australia.

Updated: Sep 22, 2021 23:16 IST

International travel should be made easier through mutual recognition of vaccine certificates: PM Modi at COVID-19 Summit

Washington DC [US], September 22 (ANI): Emphasising the need to address the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that international travel should be made easier through mutual recognition of vaccine certificates.

Updated: Sep 22, 2021 22:32 IST

Quad partnership to help produce 1 bn Covid vaccine doses in India to boost global supply: Biden

Washington DC [US], September 22 (ANI): Highlighting the importance of the Quad grouping in the United States' COVID-19 vaccine initiative, President Joe Biden said that Washington's Quad partnership with India, Japan and Australia will help produce at least one billion doses in India to boost the global supply of the vaccine.

Updated: Sep 22, 2021 22:22 IST

Covishield not a problem, having discussion on certification with CoWIN, NHS apps builders: British High Commissioner to India

New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Amid concerns in India about UK's new travel rules, British High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis on Wednesday said that Covishield is not a problem and detailed technical discussions are being held regarding certification of COVID-19 vaccine with the builders of CoWIN app and NHS app.

Updated: Sep 22, 2021 22:31 IST

WHO chief warns Afghanistan's healthcare system on brink of collapse

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 22 (ANI): WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday warned that Afghanistan's healthcare system is on the brink of collapse.

Updated: Sep 22, 2021 21:49 IST

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