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Kyrgyzstan slips deeper into crisis as rival groups clash in capital Bishkek; five injured
World

Kyrgyzstan slips deeper into crisis as rival groups clash in capital Bishkek; five injured

One of the five injured during the violence was a prominent youth activist, whom the bloc has proposed as the country's new deputy prime minister

Kyrgyzstan cancels election results after mass protests erupt in capital Bishkek, Opposition supporters seize govt buildings
World

Kyrgyzstan cancels election results after mass protests erupt in capital Bishkek, Opposition supporters seize govt buildings

Sunday's election results, amid reports of vote-buying and other violations, attributed the majority of votes to two parties with ties to the ruling elites

Bishkek withdraws as host of Asian Wrestling Olympic Qualifiers due to spread of coronavirus
Sports

Bishkek withdraws as host of Asian Wrestling Olympic Qualifiers due to spread of coronavirus

Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek has pulled out as host for next month's Asian Olympic wrestling qualifying event as part of preventive measures against the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

'It soon became a survival race for me': Naresh Kumar on navigating 1,705km long rugged terrains of Kyrgyzstan on a bicycle
Life

'It soon became a survival race for me': Naresh Kumar on navigating 1,705km long rugged terrains of Kyrgyzstan on a bicycle

The second edition of the race was flagged off at 9 am on 17 August; of the 135 riders in the solo and paired categories, only 71 made it to the finish by the 31 August cutoff — the last man to get there after a staggering 14 days, 13 hours and 57 minutes. Naresh Kumar ended his race in 31st place among the 46 solo riders after seeing his fair share of drama over the 12 days, 13 hours and 30 minutes.

Narendra Modi arrives in Chennai ahead of 'informal' summit with Xi Jinping; Tamil Nadu governor, CM receive him at airport
India

Narendra Modi arrives in Chennai ahead of 'informal' summit with Xi Jinping; Tamil Nadu governor, CM receive him at airport

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday reached Chennai to hold the second informal summit with Chinese president Xi Jinping, who is expected to arrive in the city later in the afternoon today.

Rajnath Singh says dialogue with Pakistan possible only on PoK: Blow-hot, blow-cold approach characterised recent attempts at talks
India

Rajnath Singh says dialogue with Pakistan possible only on PoK: Blow-hot, blow-cold approach characterised recent attempts at talks

Rajnath Singh on Sunday said at a rally in Haryana's Kalka that if talks are held with Pakistan they will only be regarding Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK).

US-Iran tensions present opportunity for Putin to fill leadership vacuum on world stage, prevent arch-rivals from going to war
World

US-Iran tensions present opportunity for Putin to fill leadership vacuum on world stage, prevent arch-rivals from going to war

Considering the good relations between US president Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin, it is time for the Russian leader to emerge as a hero who could avert a direct confrontation between the US and Iran

Shah Mehmood Qureshi says Indian govt still in 'election mindset of keeping vote bank intact', calls for talks on basis of equality
World

Shah Mehmood Qureshi says Indian govt still in 'election mindset of keeping vote bank intact', calls for talks on basis of equality

Pakistan will hold talks with India on the "basis of equality" and in a "dignified manner", and it is up to New Delhi whether to engage with Islamabad to resolve all outstanding issues, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said.

Narendra Modi returns to India after attending SCO summit in Bishkek; PM framed template to boost cooperation among member states
India

Narendra Modi returns to India after attending SCO summit in Bishkek; PM framed template to boost cooperation among member states

Despite Pakistan's request, Modi did not hold any formal meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. However, Modi exchanged "usual pleasantries" with his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan in the Leaders' Lounge at the SCO Summit.

Daily Bulletin: HC refuses to intervene in doctors' protest in Bengal; Narendra Modi talks tough on terror at SCO summit; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: HC refuses to intervene in doctors' protest in Bengal; Narendra Modi talks tough on terror at SCO summit; day's top stories

Daily Bulletin: Junior doctors in West Bengal continue to protest following no resolution with the TMC government; Narendra Modi raises issue of terrorism at SCO summit in Biskek; India imposes retaliatory tariffs on US imports; and more stories for the day.

Narendra Modi's new outreach to China is bigger than just foreign policy and may hold keys to Asia's future
India

Narendra Modi's new outreach to China is bigger than just foreign policy and may hold keys to Asia's future

China’s might is reshaping India’s neighbourhood, raising fears that allies like Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan could end up orbiting Beijing.

India, other SCO members unite to condemn terrorism in Bishkek Declaration, seek global cooperation to combat issue
India

India, other SCO members unite to condemn terrorism in Bishkek Declaration, seek global cooperation to combat issue

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday attended the SCO Summit in Bishkek. The SCO is a China-led eight-member economic and security bloc with India and Pakistan being admitted to the grouping in 2017.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Modi at SCO summit, Leila review, GDP overestimation claim; today's must-read stories
India

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Modi at SCO summit, Leila review, GDP overestimation claim; today's must-read stories

Narendra Modi showed that in his second term, he retains the maneuverable deftness to play the great power game into which India has been thrust due to the changing geopolitical environment.

SCO Summit: Member countries sign 14 decisions in Bishkek, including cooperation in sports, healthcare and environment
World

SCO Summit: Member countries sign 14 decisions in Bishkek, including cooperation in sports, healthcare and environment

Fourteen agreements, including those on cooperation in sports, healthcare and environment, were signed at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Bishkek, Kyryzstan on Friday

SCO Summit: Narendra Modi meets Ashraf Ghani in Bishkek, assures Afghanistan president of India's support in conducting elections
World

SCO Summit: Narendra Modi meets Ashraf Ghani in Bishkek, assures Afghanistan president of India's support in conducting elections

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani that India will support Afghanistan to ensure that a 'legitimate government is chosen through the democratic process' in the upcoming elections in September

Daily Bulletin: Striking doctors in Bengal defy Mamata's deadline; no pleasantries exchanged between Modi, Imran Khan at SCO; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Striking doctors in Bengal defy Mamata's deadline; no pleasantries exchanged between Modi, Imran Khan at SCO; day's top stories

Daily Bulletin: Striking West Bengal doctors defy Mamata's deadline; Narendra Modi and Imran Khan don't exchange even pleasantries at the SCO Summit; Indies to face England in World Cup; here are today's top stories

Pakistan extends airspace ban along eastern border with India till 28 June; sector between Delhi and Europe, US worst hit
India

Pakistan extends airspace ban along eastern border with India till 28 June; sector between Delhi and Europe, US worst hit

Pakistan on Thursday extended its airspace ban along its eastern border with India for the third time till 28 June, according to a notice issued by the country's Civil Aviation Authority

Narendra Modi holds 'extremely fruitful meeting' with China's Xi Jinping on sidelines of SCO summit
India

Narendra Modi holds 'extremely fruitful meeting' with China's Xi Jinping on sidelines of SCO summit

The meeting on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Bishkek is their first interaction after Narendra Modi's re-election following BJP's victory in the general election in May.

Narendra Modi to leave for Kyrgyzstan tomorrow, says two-day visit vital in strengthening ties with SCO countries
India

Narendra Modi to leave for Kyrgyzstan tomorrow, says two-day visit vital in strengthening ties with SCO countries

Narendra Modi said the global security and economic cooperation, will be on the agenda at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Kyrgyzstan.

Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping SCO meet plagued by complexities in ties; trade ties, terrorism to be on top of agenda
India

Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping SCO meet plagued by complexities in ties; trade ties, terrorism to be on top of agenda

Modi-Xi meeting will take place at a time when the memory of Doka La standoff is still fresh, relations with Pakistan remain a flashpoint between two nations, and the impasse over border dispute remains impregnable as ever