Europe

New Delhi: India and the European Union (EU) discussed counter-terrorism and maritime security among other issues in a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini in Brussels. “Federica Mogherini and Minister (Sushma) Swaraj discussed in depth foreign policy and security cooperation, namely on counter-terrorism, …

New York:  Humans started consuming grapes nearly 22,000 years ago when the ice sheets covering much of North America and Europe began retreating, finds a genomic study. The study found evidence that people may have been eating the popular fruit as many as 15,000 years before they domesticated the fruit as an agricultural crop. “Like most …

New Delhi: Vodafone India on Wednesday launched unlimited international plan across the UK and Europe for Rs 180 per day, the company said here. International travellers can now easily activate a pack and use their number overseas from the UK and other popular travel destinations of Europe like Germany, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, Turkey, Greece, Portugal, …

Mumbai: Reliance Jio Infocomm, on Thursday, announced the launch of the Asia-Africa-Europe (AAE-1) submarine cable system,here. “AAE-1, the longest 100Gbps technology based submarine system, will stretch over 25,000 km from Marseille, France, to Hong Kong, with 21 cable landings across Asia and Europe,” the statement said. This large scale project is the combined work of leading …

London: The following are the major terror attacks in the UK in the last two years: 2017 June 3: Two attacks — one on London Bridge and and in the nearby Borough market — killed six people and left 40 wounded. May 22: At least 22 persons died and 116 were wounded when a young …

Berlin: Concluding his engagements in Germany, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday left for Spain on the second leg of his six-day, four-nation tour of Europe. “Thank you Germany! My visit has led to very positive outcomes in terms of furthering the close ties India and Germany enjoy,” Modi tweeted before emplaning for Madrid. This …

Allahabad: The Allahabad Districts Magistrate Sanjay Kumar on Friday met tour operators in France and Europe to give presentation of the upcoming Magh Mela, held every year on the banks of Triveni Sangam where the holy rivers of Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati confluence in Prayag, near Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh. During the presentation, Mr Sanjay …