Russia can use Turkey’s Incirlik airbase to target ISIS in Syria: Turkish PM

Russia can use Turkey’s Incirlik airbase to target ISIS in Syria: Turkish PM

Ankara: After showing readiness to ally with Russia against ISIS in Syria, Turkey has now offered Russia use of its Incirlik airbase. Turkey’s proposal to Russia to use this airbase, which currently is under US control, is seen as a shock to the US. Last week Iran had offered Russia to use one of its airbases […]

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Former Afghan President Karzai endorses India’s Balochistan stance

Former Afghan President Karzai endorses India’s Balochistan stance

Kandahar : After getting a backing from Bangladesh, the Indian stance regarding Balochistan is being backed by Afghanistan as well. The former President of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai has asserted that the Indian stance in respect of Balochistan is correct. Karzai has also expressed hope that India will provide greater assistance to enhance the capability of Afghanistan’s security forces, train them […]

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Japan plans record-hike in defense budget to $52 billion

Japan plans record-hike in defense budget to $52 billion

Tokyo : With the concerns of increased security risks from China and North Korea, Japanese government has begun preparations to sanction a defense budget of $52 billion. A proposal to this effect will be presented in the Japanese parliament in the coming week. This defense budget includes expenses for production of military drones, upgradation of […]

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Bangladesh backs India’s stance on Balochistan

Bangladesh backs India’s stance on Balochistan

New Delhi : Bangladesh expressed solidarity towards Balochistan presently bearing the brunt of atrocities of Pakistan as Bangladesh has experienced in the past. Bangladesh’s Minister of Information, Hasanul Haque Inu has expressed support to the Indian Prime Minister’s stance on Balochistan. Minister Inu said that Bangladesh is constitutionally bound to support liberation struggle of Baloch people and will […]

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Amnesty International shuts down its India offices

Amnesty International shuts down its India offices

New Delhi/Bengaluru : ‘Amnesty International India’ has decided to shut down all its offices in India temporarily. At the same time, all the events scheduled by the organization have also been cancelled. In an event organized by ‘Amnesty‘ at Bengaluru, based on the affairs in Jammu-Kashmir, anti-India slogans were shouted. After viewing the video footage of […]

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Maldives seeks India’s help to counter terrorism

Maldives seeks India’s help to counter terrorism

New Delhi : Relations between India and Maldives have been developing along well in various sectors. Maldives in addition to defense co-operation has requested for India’s assistance to counter terrorism threats too. On 29th August, Maldivian National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) Chief will be visiting India for discussion in this matter. Maldivian Foreign Minister Mohamed Asim said […]

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No discussions on Kashmir, only on Terrorism : External Affairs Ministry rebuffs Pakistan

No discussions on Kashmir, only on Terrorism : External Affairs Ministry rebuffs Pakistan

New Delhi : “India is ready to hold discussions with Pakistan, but the discussions will not be on Kashmir, they will be on terrorism,” saying this, India’s Foreign Ministry Secretary S Jaishankar has rebuffed Pakistan. While replying to Pakistan‘s proposal for holding discussions, Jaishankar stated that Pakistan-sponsored terrorism is exclusively responsible for the current tensions in Jammu and […]

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Russia’s use of Iran base against ISIS very unfortunate: US State Department

Russia’s use of Iran base against ISIS very unfortunate: US State Department

Washington: Russian bombers using Iranian airbase to launch air strikes against ‘ISIS’ and other terrorist organizations has invoked reaction from the US. US State Department Spokesperson, Mark Toner said that Russia’s decision to use Iranian airbase to act against the terrorists is very unfortunate. For the second consecutive day Russian fighter planes launched attacks on terrorist […]

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