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India denies talks with UK for Bhandari's withdrawal from ICJ election

India denies talks with UK for Bhandari's withdrawal from ICJ election

For election to the ICJ, a candidate has to win an absolute majority in both the General Assembly and the UN Security Council.

Nov 18, 2017, 10:30 AM IST
Months after Doklam stand-off, India and China hold first border talks in Beijing

Months after Doklam stand-off, India and China hold first border talks in Beijing

the meeting, which was held on Friday, was part of the 10th round of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination (WMCC) on India-China Border Affairs.

Nov 18, 2017, 08:50 AM IST
Delhi pollution: Foreign diplomats to meet officials of Ministry of External Affairs to express concern

Delhi pollution: Foreign diplomats to meet officials of Ministry of External Affairs to express concern

The high air pollution is not only affecting the diplomatic community but also the tourists and other visitors coming to the country, a diplomat said. 

Nov 17, 2017, 13:22 PM IST
Will Kulbhushan Jadhav be able to meet his wife? India to decide on Pakistan's offer

Will Kulbhushan Jadhav be able to meet his wife? India to decide on Pakistan's offer

The Pakistan govt had last week said that it will arrange a meeting between the alleged Indian spy, Kulbhushan Jadhav, and his wife on humanitarian grounds.

Nov 17, 2017, 09:22 AM IST
November 9th, 2017: News at a glance

November 9th, 2017: News at a glance

Here is what is making headlines today

1. India and its leaders are free to visit Arunachal: MEA's message to China

Nov 09, 2017, 22:19 PM IST
India and its leaders are free to visit Arunachal: MEA's message to China

India and its leaders are free to visit Arunachal: MEA's message to China

China had on Monday objected to Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's visit - her first - to Arunachal Pradesh.  

Nov 09, 2017, 20:35 PM IST
India has taken up with Italy incidents of attacks on Indian students: MEA

India has taken up with Italy incidents of attacks on Indian students: MEA

MEA spokesperson said the Indian Embassy in Rome has already taken up the issue with the Italian foreign office.

Nov 03, 2017, 20:27 PM IST
China's decision to block ban on Masood Azhar won't impact India's resolve to fight terror: MEA

China's decision to block ban on Masood Azhar won't impact India's resolve to fight terror: MEA

China rejected the move to treat the JeM chief as a global terrorist saying that there was no consensus on the declaring Pathankot terror attack mastermind Masood Azhar a global terrorist.

Nov 03, 2017, 18:03 PM IST
Tough message to Pakistan: US stands with India against terrorism, says Rex Tillerson

Tough message to Pakistan: US stands with India against terrorism, says Rex Tillerson

Hailing the bilateral ties between the two nations, Rex Tillerson said that both India and the US are 'natural allies'.

Oct 25, 2017, 14:27 PM IST
39 Indians missing in Iraq alive, DNA test for kin routine procedure: Centre

39 Indians missing in Iraq alive, DNA test for kin routine procedure: Centre

The kin of 39 Indians, who went missing in Iraq's Mosul three years ago, have been told to undergo DNA tests.

Oct 22, 2017, 07:56 AM IST
MEA hits back at Pakistan Prime Minister's statement on India's role in Afghanistan

MEA hits back at Pakistan Prime Minister's statement on India's role in Afghanistan

Pakistan PM had said he sees "zero" political or military role for India in Afghanistan, weeks after US President Donald Trump sought more help from New Delhi in Afghanistan

Oct 12, 2017, 22:43 PM IST
China has not violated Doklam disengagement pact: MEA

China has not violated Doklam disengagement pact: MEA

Indian and Chinese troops were locked in a major standoff over a road construction by China's People's Liberation Army in Doklam. 

Oct 07, 2017, 08:29 AM IST
India summons Pak Dy High Commission over minors' deaths in ceasefire violation

India summons Pak Dy High Commission over minors' deaths in ceasefire violation

India on Tuesday summoned Pakistan Deputy High Commission Syed Haider Shah over deaths of three minor children in ceasefire violation by Pakistani forces along the Line of Control in Poonch sector in Jammu and Kashmir. 

Oct 03, 2017, 19:07 PM IST
Kerala priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil, abducted by Islamic State in Yemen, rescued

Kerala priest Father Tom Uzhunnalil, abducted by Islamic State in Yemen, rescued

Father Tom Uzhunnalil, a Kerala priest who was abducted from Yemen in 2016, has been rescued from the ISIS captivity, the Centre announced on Tuesday.

Sep 12, 2017, 15:59 PM IST
Hurricane Irma: MEA issues helpline numbers, says in touch with Indians

Hurricane Irma: MEA issues helpline numbers, says in touch with Indians

The ministry's spokesman Raveesh Kumar said the Indian missions in the four countries were in touch with local government officials to provide assistance to the affected Indians.

Sep 09, 2017, 16:29 PM IST
Doklam stand-off, a lesson for India: China`s People`s Liberation Army (PLA)

Doklam stand-off, a lesson for India: China`s People`s Liberation Army (PLA)

A day after both nations decided to withdraw troops from the Sikkim border in the ongoing Doklam stand-off, China`s People`s Liberation Army (PLA) has asked India to draw lessons from the entire episode.

Aug 29, 2017, 12:55 PM IST
MEA hails designation of Hizbul Mujahideen as foreign terrorist, says reflects joint commitment of India-US

MEA hails designation of Hizbul Mujahideen as foreign terrorist, says reflects joint commitment of India-US

Hailing United States' move to designate Hizbul Mujahideen as a foreign terrorist, the Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday dubbed the move as "joint commitment of India and USA". 

Aug 18, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
Won't dignify it with comment, says MEA on China 'racist video'

Won't dignify it with comment, says MEA on China 'racist video'

The first official reaction came from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), a day after Xinhua posted the video to target India over the Doklam standoff. 

Aug 18, 2017, 16:56 PM IST

Maldives important for India, wish to see it peaceful: MEA

President Gayoom is accused of rolling back democratic gains the country has made since becoming a multiparty democracy in 2008.

Jul 27, 2017, 19:04 PM IST
Indian daughters, Pakistani daughters-in-law always welcome: Sushma Swaraj's lovely tweet wins hearts

Indian daughters, Pakistani daughters-in-law always welcome: Sushma Swaraj's lovely tweet wins hearts

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has once again won hearts with a lovely tweet to Indian daughters and daughters-in-law from other countries.

Jul 26, 2017, 09:19 AM IST