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External Affairs Ministry crosses another social media milestone

The External Affairs Ministry has crossed another milestone in its extensive use of social media when its Twitter handle @IndianDiplomacy crossed the one million followers mark.

India-Japan nuclear agreement in line with other such deals: Government

India-Japan nuclear agreement in line with other such deals: Government

The government on Thursday reiterated that the termination clause in the India-Japan civil nuclear agreement signed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Tokyo last week is in line with nuclear agreements signed with other countries.

Swaraj takes up Baby Lily's case with British High Commission

Swaraj takes up Baby Lily's case with British High Commission

"Baby Lily - We have taken this up with British High Commission. We hope to resolve this soon," External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted.

India extends $750 million credit line to Nepal for post-quake

India extends $750 million credit line to Nepal for post-quake

 India on Friday extended a fresh $750-million credit line to Nepal for post-earthquake reconstruction.

When Sushma Swaraj responded to a plea for help in chaste Haryanvi

When Sushma Swaraj responded to a plea for help in chaste Haryanvi

EAM Sushma Swaraj had responded to a call for help from an Indian youth in chaste Haryanvi.

MEA rubbishes Aljazeera article about India training North Koreans on classified technology

MEA rubbishes Aljazeera article about India training North Koreans on classified technology

According to the article, “a research centre in Dehradun is under scrutiny after revelation that it trained North Korean scientists”.

Will examine ED request for extradition of Lalit Modi: MEA

The external affairs ministry said on Thursday that it will examine the Enforcement Directorate request for extradition of former IPL chairman Lalit Modi and will send it to Britain soon.

Emotional homecoming for 29 Indians stranded in war-torn Libya

With relief writ large on their faces, 16 Keralites, including children, who were stranded in war-torn Libya, reached here this morning.

Sushma Swaraj likely to be discharged from AIIMS today

Sushma Swaraj likely to be discharged from AIIMS today

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Monday night with fever and chest congestion, is likely to be discharged on Wednesday.

Sushma Swaraj recovering well

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Monday night with fever and chest congestion, was better by Tuesday evening.

Brussels explosions: No Indian among casualties, says MEA

Brussels explosions: No Indian among casualties, says MEA

There is no Indian among the casualties following two massive explosions at Brussels airport in Belgium on Tuesday, the External Affairs Ministry has confirmed.

Fire breaks out in Delhi's South Block at gate number 8 near Foreign Ministry's office

Fire breaks out in Delhi's South Block at gate number 8 near Foreign Ministry's office

A major fire broke out on Sunday at Gate number 8 of Delhi's South Block. 12 fire tenders have been rushed to the spot to douse the fire.

India, Nepal have natural, civilisational ties: Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli

India, Nepal have natural, civilisational ties: Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli

India and Nepal have a natural and civilisational relationship, Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said when External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on him here on Saturday.

India concerned over North Korean rocket launch

India on Monday expressed "deep concern" over the launch of a rocket by North Korea on Sunday.

India ratifies nuclear liability convention, confident of winning foreign investment

India ratifies nuclear liability convention, confident of winning foreign investment

India has ratified an international convention on nuclear energy accident liability, the government announced on Thursday.

Mumbai terror attack trial is test of Pakistan’s sincerity in combating terrorism: India

Mumbai terror attack trial is test of Pakistan’s sincerity in combating terrorism: India

Even as a Pakistani court dismissed the government's petition seeking voice samples of 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and six other suspects in the Mumbai attack trial, India said on Thursday that the trial was a test of Pakistan’s sincerity.

No decision yet for extradition proceedings against Lalit Modi: Report

No decision yet for extradition proceedings against Lalit Modi: Report

Earlier about four months ago, the directorate had approached the Malta agencies and shared the former IPL chief's address.

PM Modi's New Year's resolution: No frequent foreign trips in 2016

PM Modi's New Year's resolution: No frequent foreign trips in 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who has often been in the Opposition's line of fire for frequent foreign visits, has decided to cut down these trips this year. 

Anil Wadhwa named India's new ambassador to Italy

Anil Wadhwa, currently secretary (east) in the External Affairs Ministry, was on Thursday named India's new ambassador to Italy.

Geeta's DNA test did not match Mahato family: External Affairs Ministry

The DNA sample of Geeta, the deaf and mute young woman who returned to India more than a decade after mistakenly foraying into Pakistan, did not match that of the Mahato family of Bihar that claimed her as its long-lost daughter, the government confirmed on Thursday.