World  /  Published 18.11.20

Trump seeks options on attacking Iran

President Trump asked senior advisers at an Oval Office meeting on Thursday whether he had options to take action against Iran’s main nuclear site in the coming weeks. The meeting occurred a day...
By Eric Schmitt, Maggie Haberman, David E. Sanger, Helene Cooper, Lara Jakes in Washington

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.20

3 held with weapons in Cooch Behar

Three persons were arrested allegedly with a large cache of arms near here on Friday. Police said the preliminary probe showed that the trio from Dinhata had brought the arms and ammunition from Biha...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

India  /  Published 16.08.19

No-first-use not cast in stone, says Rajnath Singh

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the future of India’s “no-first-use” (NFU) policy on nuclear weapons would depend on circumstances, injecting a degree of ambiguity into a core nati...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

Education  /  Published 19.03.19

Wanted: apprenticeships that lead to jobs

Recently, 25-year-old Bikram Ray from Chinsura, a small town 45 kilometres north of Calcutta, got a job at the Indian Ordnance Factory in Hyderabad. It was no mean achievement for the elder son of a v...
By Chandana Chandra in

World  /  Published 16.03.19

Calm NZ has lots of guns

New Zealand is normally peaceful and calm — and has plenty of guns. New Zealand’s reputation as a laid-back and safe country, where even police are mostly unarmed, belies easy access to weapons an...
By Reuters in Melbourne

Opinion  /  Published 15.11.19

The nuclear cloud hanging over us

With the recent administrative changes in Jammu and Kashmir, Indo-Pak hyphenation has come back to haunt India’s aspirations to break out of that narrow mould and be perceived as an independent play...
By Prakash Menon in

World  /  Published 27.04.19

Trump pulls out of arms treaty

In a speech to the National Rifle Association members on Friday that was part political rally and part pep talk, President Trump called himself a champion of gun rights. Then he proved it, whipping ou...
By Katie Rogers and New York Times News Service in Indianapolis

World  /  Published 21.01.20

$3 million to anyone who kills Trump: Iran MP

An Iranian lawmaker offered a $3 million reward to anyone who killed U.S. President Donald Trump and said Iran could avoid threats if it had nuclear arms, ISNA news agency reported on Tuesday amid Teh...
By AP in Dubai

Opinion  /  Published 31.05.19

Climate change: the voices on the margins

One of the most extraordinary dramas of protests is the political explosion of the margins. The margins — whether indigenous tribes, subsistence farmers or migrants — have held some of the most cr...
By Shiv Visvanathan in

World  /  Published 03.11.18

N. Korea threatens to resume nuke development over sanctions

North Korea has warned it could revive a state policy aimed at strengthening its nuclear arsenal if the United States does not lift economic sanctions against the country.The statement released by the...
By AP in Seoul


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