India, US to continue discussions over trade issues

IANS- India and the United States will continue discussions over bilateral trade-related issues, the government said on Friday. According to the Central government, both sides have agreed to continue “their discussions for achieving mutually beneficial outcomes aimed at further growing the economic relationship and addressing mutual trade concerns”. The development comes after a delegation led […]

Final countdown begins at 2019 World Cup

Yajurvindra Singh-   The cricket World Cup in England has reached its final countdown. Australia, India, England and New Zealand have emerged victorious from the group stage to reach the semi-finals. None of these sides have a clean and unblemished record and that is precisely why predicting a winner is truly foolhardy. Pakistan got their […]

Hindu American Foundation lobbies US Congress to act on issues of significance to Indian subcontinent

indica News Bureau   A group of American Hindus traveled to Washington, D.C., in an annual effort to lobby elected officials to take legislative action and to promote strengthening US-India relations and condemn violence on the Indian subcontinent, according to the Hindu advocacy group organizing the trip More than 80 members of the Hindu American […]

India, US, Japan, Australia Consult Leveraging Private Sector Power in Infrastructure

Arul Louis-   The Quad countries, India, Australia, Japan, and the US, have discussed leveraging the power of the private sector, which could balance China’s economic diplomacy that promotes infrastructure development in its quest for global influence. At a Quad consultation on Friday in Bangkok, senior officials discussed initiatives to “encourage transparent, principles-based investment in […]

National Technology Day is a stunt

Justice Markandey Katju-   May 11 is celebrated in India as National Technology Day, for on this day in 1998 India exploded its atomic bomb in Pokhran, Rajasthan.   Despite all the fanfare and hoopla, my opinion is that National Technology Day is a stunt and a joke. So, let me explain.   Today India […]