India to press for Iran, Venezuela Oil as Trump leaves

India may pursue a case for resumption of oil supplies from sanction-hit Iran and Venezuela once the Joe Biden administration takes charge in the US. Sources in the Oil Ministry said that as a big importer of oil, India wanted to have a diversified market for crude and in this, if traditional markets like Iran

Kartarpur: India Slams Pak For Violating UN Resolution

Ashish Sharma, a First Secretary in India’s UN Mission said “This act goes against Sikh religion and its preservation and protection. You will recall that this holy Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara finds mention in that earlier resolution. That resolution stands violated by Pakistan.”…reports Arul Louis India has accused Pakistan of violating the spirit of a UN

Russia Registers 26,402 Cases In 24 Hours

Russia confirmed 26,402 Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total caseload to 2,322,056, the federal response centre said on Tuesday. Many of Russia’s new infections have been reported in Moscow, with 6,524 new cases in the past day, raising the cumulative count for the capital to 612,248, Xinhua news agency reported. Since

Imran Asks PDM To Call Off Rallies

In the wake of an ongoing second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan has reiterated that his government will not permit the PDM opposition alliance to hold anymore public rallies. “The coronavirus is spreading dangerously, therefore the opposition should postpone PDM public meetings,” Dawn news quoted Khan as saying while

Remembering 26/11

MARCOS braveheart Praveen Teotia remembers 26/11 Mumbai attacks “It was 8 p.m. and the vast expanse of the Arabian Sea looked calm. Heading towards my naval base, I had one final look at the area. Some pigeons fluttered past, a policeman whistled and a hawker packed his belongings for the day. The neon-lit surrounding would

Afghan talks strike breakthrough

A breakthrough has been reported in the stalled talks between the Afghanistan government and the Taliban after the two sides agreed to include the February 29 US deal, UN endorsements, commitments of the negotiating teams and the will of the Afghan people as bases for upcoming negotiations, according to sources. The sources said on Sunday

Putin Not Ready To Accept Biden

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday said that he is still not ready to recognise Joe Biden as the winner of the United States presidential election, but is ready to work with any other US leader. “We will work with anyone who has the confidence of the American people,” Putin said on Russian state TV.

Putin speaks against protectionism and unilateralism

Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke against protectionism and unilateralism when addressing the G20 summit via video link. “We have to tackle the urgent problems that have accumulated in international trade. In particular, it is necessary to strive to curb protectionism, abandon the practice of unilateral sanctions, and resume supply chains,” Putin said. He believes that