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India achieves landmark milestone, over 75000 startups recognised so far

Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Textile Shri Piyush Goyal today announced that India has achieved a landmark milestone, wherein 75000 startups have…

US announces USD 122 million fund for India to address challenges posed by infectious diseases

Washington, Jun 16 (PTI) The United States has announced a funding of USD 122 million to top three Indian medical research institutions to prevent avoidable epidemics, early detection of disease…

China agrees to refinance Pakistan with USD 2.3 billion funding: Finance Minister Ismail

Islamabad, Jun 2 (PTI) China has once again come to the rescue of cash-strapped Pakistan as Finance Minister Miftah Ismail said on Thursday that the Chinese banks have agreed to…

Australia thwarts Chinese plot to fund election candidates – media

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Chinese spies sought to fund candidates for Australia's centre-left Labour opposition party in an upcoming federal election but the plot was foiled by the national security agency,…

Global COVID response program ‘running on fumes’ amid budget shortfall

By Jennifer Rigby (Reuters) - A global initiative to get COVID-19 tests, treatments and vaccines to poorer nations has only received 5% of the donations sought to deliver on its…

A commercial BBC would fail British audiences, its boss says

LONDON (Reuters) - A BBC funded purely by commercial means would fail to serve a universal British audience in the way it does now, its boss warned on Tuesday, after…

EU says its funding should not be used for barbed wire, fences

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission said on Wednesday that EU funding could be used to finance border infrastructure but should not be used to put up fences or barbed…

UNICEF to directly fund Afghan teachers, bypassing Taliban authorities

By Gibran Naiyyar Peshimam KABUL (Reuters) - The United Nations children's agency said it was planning to set up a system to directly fund Afghan teachers, after the international community…

No clear path for unfreezing Afghan funds, Qatar foreign minister says

DOHA (Reuters) - There is no clear path for unfreezing Afghan government funds, Qatar's foreign minister told a conference on Wednesday, highlighting the economic challenges Afghanistan faces under its new…

US-Pakistan Relations: What Sanctions?

When the first reports came of 22 Republican senators in the US Senate moving a bill to sanction the Taliban and other persons/entities assisting them, alarm bells started ringing in…

By Sushant Sareen

Islamic State uses Taliban’s own tactics to attack Afghanistan’s new rulers

By Alasdair Pal and Jibran Ahmed (Reuters) - A little more than a month after toppling the Western-backed government in Kabul, Afghanistan's new Taliban rulers are facing internal enemies who…

Regional powers at summit demand U.S. fund Afghan aid

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia, China, Pakistan and other regional states called on the United States on Friday to engage with the Taliban and fund aid to Afghanistan, though they also…