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India, ASEAN likely to sign FTA later this month

Last Updated: Sunday, August 10, 2014, 18:57

India and the 10-nation ASEAN are likely to sign the long-delayed free trade agreement in services and investments later this month when their economic and trade ministers meet here.

Govt to bring Immigration Bill by next session

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 23:05

The government is planning to prepare an Immigration Bill before the next session of Parliament, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Monday.

Kerala seeks special flight to bring back nurses

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 23:37

Kerala on Friday urged the Centre to immediately arrange a special flight for passage of the Indian nurses who had left strife-torn Libya to neighbouring Tunisia to come back home.

Congress trashes Natwar Singh`s claim

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 22:58

Congress dismissed as "ridiculous" the claim of former External Affairs Minister K Natwar Singh that Sonia Gandhi declined to become PM in May, 2004 because of opposition from her son Rahul Gandhi.

Rahul stopped Sonia from becoming PM in 2004, claims Natwar Singh

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 20:43

Sonia Gandhi declined to become PM in 2004 because of strong opposition from her son Rahul Gandhi, former External Affairs Minister K Natwar Singh claimed on Wednesday. <br><br>

India to seek fishing rights around Lankan waters: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 15:29

The new Indian government is likely to ask Sri Lanka to issue commercial licences to its fishermen to operate around the northern Kachchativu islet, a media report said today ahead of External Affairs Minister G L Peiris` visit to New Delhi.

Families give info about 156 people from Haryana stuck in Iraq

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 21:18

Families in Haryana have so far informed the state government about 156 people who are stranded in Iraq, even as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday assured Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda that all of them and others stuck in the Gulf nation were safe.

Sushma Swaraj to pay 3-day visit to Dhaka from June 25

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 00:21

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will undertake a three-day visit to Bangladesh from June 25 during which she is likely to meet the top leadership of that country.

Modi has vision for friendly cooperation with SAARC nations: Swaraj

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 22:48

Outlining the regional diplomatic vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the new External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said he has a vision for friendly cooperation with each of the SAARC countries.

Sushma Swaraj takes charge as External Affairs Minister

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 12:06

Sushma Swaraj took charge as India`s new External Affairs Minister.

Out-of-the-box thinking required for new world order: Khurshid

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 22:57

Salman Khurshid pitched for out-of-the-box thinking to give birth to a new global order which could effectively deal with various key challenges facing the world.

Khurshid to visit Philippines, Singapore next week

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 22:35

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will visit the Philippines and Singapore next week to strengthen India`s ties with the two nations and discuss regional and international issues.