Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj are co-chairs of the dialogue on the Indian side.
In a public address after inaugurating an irrigation project in Jamnagar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said it was imperative to conserve water for the future generations.
India has been very pro active but violence comes from across the border, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said at a joint press conference in US.
The UN Secretary called on all countries to work to bring the entry into force of the CTBT as soon as possible.
The Pakistan Met Department has issued an alert on the chances of riverine flooding as India is likely to release rainwater upstream from its rivers.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has requested the US to extradite the killers of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Other Indians making an upward movement in the rankings are Rohit Sharma and promising opener Lokesh Rahul.
The 51-year-old van Basten will stay on as assistant of current head coach Danny Blind until the KNVB finds a successor.
The win meant that Australia A finished on top of the table while India A came second after the round robin encounters.
The finance minister further said that the drivers of economy look better and consistent as inflation is likely to come down.
At the first meeting of the Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers, the online retailers said they only provide a 'platform' to vendors and customers and do not make money out of sales made.
The Sovereign Gold Bond, a financial asset, was launched by the government last year as an alternative to purchasing the metal gold.
Since reviving Nalanda University to its iconic glory is a national mission, it was fitting that Mukherjee spoke straight from the heart when delivering the convocation address.
Is the Left trimming its sails to the winds of change... from Cuba to Colombia? Markedly once more, the rebel leaders and the establishment have echoed similar sentiments.
A group of ex-cabinet secretaries, serving secretaries to the govt of India, former directors of CBI and Justices pleaded with Gupta to withdraw his statement of Aug 16.
'Not only security but also to keep a tab on students.'
'AIIMS alone recorded 391 cases till Aug 20.'
B.K. Bansal was arrested for taking a bribe.
The Centre is keen to roll out GST from the beginning of the next fiscal.
'At Dum Dum airport, only 0.8 mm rain was recorded.'
West Bengal CM said that she is taking the matter "seriously".
The stadium has another basketball court.
The MAA organised a ‘Mini Marathon’ to coincide with the National Sports Day.
The farm is being run on no-loss-no-profit basis.
Known as the valley of 2,000 pagodas, the ancient city of Bagan is the highlight of any visit to Myanmar.
The first-ever Human Library project has just opened in Ha Noi.
There is no need for the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act in Nagaland.
Go for some healing drinks to get rid of glut flab swiftly.
Bindis dot a woman’s life in tradition and style.
Bid adieu to all hair worries in the rain.
A child’s attitude, efforts and strengths must be allowed to shine through.
In a competitive job environment, internships can help one get ahead of the curve while still studying.
UK Universities are offering 'buy-one-get-one-free' degrees in order to attract the brightest students in an uncertain post-Brexit climate.
The celebration was held at the Bedford Post Inn.
Hollywood star Gene Wilder died on Monday at age 83.
The actor's next film is also with a debutant director.
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BEHRAMPORE/GAIGHATA, 28 DEC: A 50 year-old woman was raped inside an ambulance last night at the Choa area under Hariharpara police station limits in Murshidabad, police said.
The woman was allegedly raped by the ambulance driver, Habibur Sheikh, also a resident of the Choa area.
The woman had gone to Hariharpara Block Hospital to admit her pregnant daughter in a ‘Maatrijan’, a government-sponsored ambulance exclusively used by maternity patients free of cost. She admitted her daughter at the hospital and took a different ambulance to return home late last night. Police said she was alone in the rented ambulance plying on the Swaruppur-Hariharpara state highway. The driver parked the ambulance behind a bush by the roadside and raped her inside the vehicle, alleged the victim's family. Police arrested the accused driver, seized the ambulance and took the woman for a medical test.
Youth held for rape
Gaighata police today arrested a youth for allegedly raping a physically challenged teenager.
The victim has been admitted to hospital.
According to police, the incident took place at Sukanta pally at Thakurnagar in Gaighata. Jayanta Mandal (23) allegedly raped a physically challenged teenager.
According to locals, the incident took place during Christmas. The accused was alone at his home that night. his house. He called the girl and allegedly raped her. The victim informed her family of the matter after she returned home.