Category Archives: International

Sri Lankan President rejects no-confidence motion passed by Parliament against new govt

Nov 15, 2018 Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has rejected the motion of no-confidence passed by parliament yesterday against new Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. In a reply to Speaker Karu Jayasuriya last night, the President said that the proper procedure

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman calls upon French Defence industry to expand their manufacturing under Make in India initiative

Oct 13, 2018 IndiaDefence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman held wide-ranging talks with her French counterpart Florence Parly in Paris yesterday.The talks were held under the framework of the annual Indo-French defence ministerial dialogue.

India elected to UNHRC securing maximum votes

Oct 13, 2018 India has been elected to the United Nations’ Human Rights Council with highest vote among all candidates. It secured 188 votes last night in the Asia-Pacific category for a period of three years beginning January 1, 2019.