Kolkata, April 25
Italy’s Consul General in Kolkata, Cesare Bieller, is on an unusual mission. The diplomat, who assumed his present responsibility in October, last year, wants to find out why an MoU signed in Febr...
Rome, April 15
An Italian court in Milan today ordered former prime minister and billionaire tycoon Silvio Berlusconi to do a year of community service following his conviction for tax fraud, the Italian media r...
March 23, 2014
Rome, March 23 A 25-year-old nun from Sicily who has recently vowed judges on a TV talent show with her rendition of Alicia Key’s “No One” has become an international sensation, Italian media were...
United Nations, Mar 18
Italy has appealed to the United Nations to help free its two marines who are being tried in India for killing two Indian fishermen in 2012. “Italy is willing to try the marines at home,...
New Delhi, Feb 24
The Indian government told the apex court on Monday that it would not use a tough anti-piracy law to prosecute two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen, lawyers involved in the...
New Delhi, Feb 18
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to make its stand clear on disputes arising out of the issue of invoking anti-piracy law against two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fis...
January 21, 2014
There rarely comes an occasion when I envy men, and one of these happened recently in Milan at the Kiton store when I laid hands on an exquisite deep-brown vicuña jacket. Luckily for me, K...
New Delhi, Jan 3
After India scrapped its Rs 3,600-crore deal for supplying VVIP choppers, Anglo-Italian firm AgustaWestland today said that the contract termination notice sent to it does not offer any firm basis...
Rome, June 10
More than 1,200 boat migrants rescued from the Mediterranean were due to land on Italian shores on Tuesday, forcing authorities to scramble to expand reception facilities for them.
London, April 20
British scientists have discovered a new section of the wall at the Roman port of Ostia, suggesting the city was larger than previously thought.
The wall was uncovered during a survey of...
March 24, 2014
Inheritor of a 600-year-old wine-making legacy, Alessia Antinori is also restoring a farm on the outskirts of Rome
Paris, Mar 18
France’s Foreign Minister says that leaders of the Group of Eight world powers have suspended Russia’s participation in the club amid tensions over Ukraine and Russia’s incursion into Crimea.
Rome, March 13
New Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi today announced ten billion euros worth of tax cuts in the first major economic announcement since he came to power last month.Renzi said ten million...
Rome, Feb 22
Democratic Party leader Matteo Renzi formed Italy’s new Government yesterday and said his broad coalition is aiming to give the economically-stagnant country some “hope”. At 39, Renzi wi...
Rome, Feb 9
Italian Foreign Minister Emma Bonino has said that India’s move to try two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen under an anti-piracy act has left her “dumbfounded and outraged”,...
New Delhi, Jan 7
Two Italian marines, who are accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast in 2012, are scheduled to appear tomorrow before a Delhi court which would hear the NIA’s plea requesting it t...
Rome, Dec 30
A 4.9-magnitude earthquake last evening rocked much of southern Italy, sending frightened people into the streets of Naples and country towns.
Naples Mayor Luigi de Magistris said there w...