Pak Prez Alvi returns another bill seeking amendments to anti-corruption laws to Parl

Islamabad: Pakistan President Dr Arif Alvi on Sunday returned a bill to the parliament about changes in the anti-corruption laws with observation that a similar previous amendment was challenged in the Supreme Court and was still sub-judice. The bill called the National Accountability (Amendment) Bill, 2023 was passed earlier this month by the parliament and it…

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Jaishankar inaugurates embassy in Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has formally inaugurated the Embassy of India in the Dominican Republic and said it will mark a new phase of bilateral cooperation as New Delhi expands its footprint in Latin America and the Caribbean. Jaishankar arrived here on Thursday on his first official visit to the country. “Privileged to…

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Just one incident of armed robbery against ships in India, says regional maritime agency

Singapore: There was just one reported incident of armed robbery against ships in India during January-March 2023 compared to two incidents during the same period in 2022, according to a regional maritime agency. No incident was reported in Bangladesh, the Singapore-based Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) said…

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India seeks to enhance trade ties with Latin America: EAM Jaishankar

Bogota: India seeks to bolster its trade with Latin America which is approaching USD 50 billion, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said, as he highlighted that the Indian companies are investing significantly in the region in sectors like energy, mining, agriculture and automobiles. Addressing the India-Colombia Business Forum here in Colombia’s capital on Thursday, he…

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