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We are sending ship with capacity of 1500 passengers to evacuate Indians in Yemen: Sushma Swaraj
We are sending ship with capacity of 1500 passengers to evacuate Indians in Yemen: Sushma Swaraj

As the crisis in Yemen deepens, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday assured the nation that her ministry is following all routes to evacuate Indians stranded there.

MEA explores ways to bring back Indians from Yemen

 Concerned over the situation in Yemen, External Affairs Ministry on Thursday held hectic intra- ministry parleys to explore ways to get its nationals out of the strife-torn country.

Govt liberalises policy for adoption by foreign couples

In a bid to simplify adoptions by foreign nationals in India, the External Affairs Ministry has asked all its passport department offices to accept the date of birth of the child mentioned in the court order and not insist for a birth certificate.

Indian nationals advised to leave Yemen because of 'fragile security situation'

All All Indian nationals have been advised again to leave Yemen by commercial flights as security situation is fragile there.

PM Modi to visit France, Germany, Canada from April 9 to 16: MEA

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Wednesday announced itinerary of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visits to France, Germany and Canada from 9th to 16th April.

If released, Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi would pose a threat that cannot be ignored: India to Pakistan
If released, Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi would pose a threat that cannot be ignored: India to Pakistan

The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday conveyed outrage to Pakistan on LeT terrorist and 26/11 plotter Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi's release order, saying that it will pose a threat that cannot be ignored.

Pakistan court orders Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi's release, outraged India summons envoy
Pakistan court orders Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi's release, outraged India summons envoy

A Pakistani court on Friday declared the detention orders of Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attack, as illegal and ordered his immediate release, triggering strong reaction from India which summoned the Pakistan envoy in New Delhi to convey its outrage.

Indian IT consultant's murder: Husband heads to Sydney, MEA extends 'full assistance' to family
Indian IT consultant's murder: Husband heads to Sydney, MEA extends 'full assistance' to family

The Ministry of External Affairs has assured full assistance to the family of the Indian IT consultant, who was stabbed to death in Sydney late on on Saturday.

Indian IT consultant Prabha Kumar stabbed to death in Australia, MEA assures assistance
Indian IT consultant Prabha Kumar stabbed to death in Australia, MEA assures assistance

In a shocking incident, an Indian woman IT consultant, employed with Bengaluru-based tech firm MindTree, was brutally stabbed and murdered by some unknown people in Australia last night.

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India will raise 'emotive' fishermen issue with Sri Lanka: MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Saturday said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj would raise the fishermen issue with her counterpart in Colombo as well as Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe, adding that this is a humanitarian and emotive issue which requires longer term solutions.

Father Alexis, family thank Govt for his release from Afghanistan

Indian Jesuit priest Father Alexis Prem Kumar, who was abducted by the Taliban in June last year, on Sunday thanked the Government of India for its effort to secure his release from Afghanistan.

Father Alexis thanks Modi govt for securing his release from Afghanistan

Indian Jesuit priest Father Alexis Prem Kumar, who was abducted by the Taliban in June last year, on Sunday thanked the Government of India for its effort to secure his release from Afghanistan.

Govt launches portal 'Madad' to redress consular grievances

Indian citizens living abroad will now be able to file consular grievances online as the government today launched an e-portal to address such complaints promptly with a high degree of "accountability".

With Sujatha Singh out suddenly, Par panel fails to get FS briefing

With Sujatha Singh being suddenly removed, a Parliamentary Committee on External Affairs could not get a briefing by the Foreign Secretary on matters related to the ministry at a meeting scheduled today.

Had sought early retirement, claims Sujatha Singh

A day after the government said that her tenure as Foreign Secretary has been "curtailed", Sujatha Singh Thursday claimed that she had actually sought early retirement.

India, US break logjam on nuclear deal: MEA

Asserting that the logjam over the Indo-US civil nuclear deal had been broken, foreign secretary Sujatha Singh said that the United States and India had achieved significant outcomes on the deal and in the areas of energy and economic co-operation.

Barack Obama's visit reflective of growing ties between India, US: MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs on Sunday said termed the three-day trip of India by US President Barack Obama as a 'historic visit', stating that its importance was reflective of the growing ties between New Delhi and Washington DC.

2015 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas was unmatched in grandeur and numbers: MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday said the 2015 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) convention was unmatched in scale, grandeur and number of participants.

First group of Indian workers 'mistreated' by Sri Lankan company return home

New Delhi: The first batch of Indian workers, who were involved in a labour dispute with a Sri Lankan company, returned from the island nation on Tuesday.