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India seeks NSG membership on basis of non-proliferation record, not as 'gift': MEA to China

India seeks NSG membership on basis of non-proliferation record, not as 'gift': MEA to China

China had said on January 16 that admission of non-NPT signatories in NSG could not be a "farewell gift" for countries to give to each other.

PM to launch 'Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana' for Indians seeking overseas employment

PM to launch 'Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana' for Indians seeking overseas employment

"Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that we will shortly be launching a skill development programme called the `Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana`, which is targeted at Indian youth seeking overseas employment, Swarup said.

People's response to changes in passport rules positive: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said she has received positive feedback on the changes made in the passport rule under which norms for various categories of applicants were simplified.

Norway child row: Mother writes to govt; MEA to take action

Norway child row: Mother writes to govt; MEA to take action

Gurvinderjit Kaur has approached the Indian government with the "formal written" request in this regard, BJP leader Vijay Jolly said.

Report of 150 bodies of Indians lying in Saudi Arabia factually misleading: MEA

Report of 150 bodies of Indians lying in Saudi Arabia factually misleading: MEA

Terming the figures "misleading and completely false", MEA official spokesperson Vikas Swarup said there are only 10 cases pertaining to the same.

Ex-British premier meets PM Modi; dicsusses mutual issues

Ex-British premier meets PM Modi; dicsusses mutual issues

PM Modi thanked Cameron for close support during his 2015 UK visit.

We will never accept continued cross-border terrorism as new normal: India to Pakistan

We will never accept continued cross-border terrorism as new normal: India to Pakistan

On November 29, seven Army personnel were killed when a group of heavily-armed terrorists in police uniform stormed an Army unit in Nagrota.

Foreign Secretary met Trump transition team members: MEA

Foreign Secretary met Trump transition team members: MEA

"Foreign Secretary did visit the United States as part of regular bilateral consultations," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup. 

Sushma Swaraj not to attend Heart of Asia Conference in Amritsar, confirms MEA

Sushma Swaraj not to attend Heart of Asia Conference in Amritsar, confirms MEA

MEA official spokesperson Vikas Swarup disclosed the information in this regard.

Pak forces commit 12 ceasefire violations in one week; 18 infiltration bids foiled: MEA

Pak forces commit 12 ceasefire violations in one week; 18 infiltration bids foiled: MEA

“Despite calls for restraint Pakistani security forces have committed 12 ceasefire violations between Nov 9 and 15,” Vikas Swarup told said.

Pak's ban on Indian TV, radio programems unfortunate: India

India on Thursday termed as unfortunate Pakistan's ban on Indian TV and radio programmes.

SAARC nations raised concern over atmosphere for summit: MEA

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Thursday said all Saarc countries had raised concerns that it was not possible to join the Saarc Summit in Islamabad in the current atmosphere.

No blanket ban on Pakistani artistes in view of prevailing atmosphere: MEA

No blanket ban on Pakistani artistes in view of prevailing atmosphere: MEA

The controversy surrounding ban on Pakistani artistes working in India has taken the country by storm, with recently Pakistan Electronic Media Regulator (PEMRA) also banning all Indian content on television and radio.

Cannot have differences on terror: PM Modi to Xi Jinping; raises Masood Azhar issue

Cannot have differences on terror: PM Modi to Xi Jinping; raises Masood Azhar issue

During the discussions, PM Modi has conveyed to President Xi that both the nations had been victims of terrorism - a “scourge afflicting the entire region”.

India, Russia strongly condemned terrorism in all forms: MEA

"The two leaders strongly condemned terrorism in all its manifestations, and need to deny safe havens to terrorists," he said.

India pushes China to get UN to proscribe Masood Azhar as terrorist, says failure to do so will send a dangerous message

India pushes China to get UN to proscribe Masood Azhar as terrorist, says failure to do so will send a dangerous message

Vikas Swarup on Thursday in a press briefing confirmed that the issue of Chinese stand on JeM and Masood Azhar is being taken up with Chinese government.

Declassified Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose files to be released online soon

The eighth batch of 25 declassified files relating to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose were released online on a web portal, the Ministry of Culture announced on Friday.

SAARC summit in Pakistan will have to be postponed, says India; Nepal urges for conducive environment

SAARC summit in Pakistan will have to be postponed, says India; Nepal urges for conducive environment

In another snub to Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday night decided not to attend the SAARC summit in Islamabad in November.

Uri attack fallout: India to boycott SAARC summit in Islamabad; Pakistan calls it 'unfortunate'

Uri attack fallout: India to boycott SAARC summit in Islamabad; Pakistan calls it 'unfortunate'

Ministry of External Affairs said on Tuesday that in the prevailing circumstances, India was unable to participate in the proposed SAARC Summit in Islamabad.

Sushma Swaraj's fitting reply to Pak terror at UN General Assembly  - WATCH

Sushma Swaraj's fitting reply to Pak terror at UN General Assembly - WATCH

Sushma Swaraj's speech at the UN General Assembly.