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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India files second round of written reply in the ICJ

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India files second round of written reply in the ICJ

Kulbhushan Jadhav's sentencing in Pakistan had evoked a sharp reaction in India.

Apr 17, 2018, 21:46 PM IST
Pakistant prevents Sikh pilgrims from meeting Indian envoy; India lodges protest

Pakistant prevents Sikh pilgrims from meeting Indian envoy; India lodges protest

India today lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over blocking of access of visiting Sikh pilgrims to Indian diplomats in that country and even "compelling" the Indian envoy to return while on way to a prominent gurudwara there.

Apr 15, 2018, 14:41 PM IST
India calls for restraint after US, Britain and France launch missile attack in Syria

India calls for restraint after US, Britain and France launch missile attack in Syria

In response to an alleged chemical attack in Syria, US, Britain and France launched coordinated missile attacks on the West Asian nation.

Apr 14, 2018, 21:14 PM IST
Nirav Modi in Hong Kong: MEA still awaiting response on request for extradition

Nirav Modi in Hong Kong: MEA still awaiting response on request for extradition

While China has already said that basic laws would follow, Indian authorities say they are yet to hear about Nirav Modi and his arrest from Hong Kong.

Apr 12, 2018, 16:23 PM IST
India welcomes US move to put LeT's Milli Muslim League on terror list, says stand against Pakistan vindicated

India welcomes US move to put LeT's Milli Muslim League on terror list, says stand against Pakistan vindicated

The State and the Treasury Departments of the US has added LeT's political front Milli Muslim League to its list of terror groups.

Apr 03, 2018, 14:00 PM IST
Treatment of diplomats: India, Pakistan reach truce, agree to hold talks to resolve all issues

Treatment of diplomats: India, Pakistan reach truce, agree to hold talks to resolve all issues

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) issued a statement to confirm the development. 

Mar 30, 2018, 22:23 PM IST
Families of men killed in Iraq threaten to protest if demands not met

Families of men killed in Iraq threaten to protest if demands not met

Several family members of the 39 killed in Mosul by Islamic State have said that they have not been contacted by the Indian government.

Mar 23, 2018, 23:20 PM IST
Pakistan recalls envoy from India over alleged 'harassment' of staff

Pakistan recalls envoy from India over alleged 'harassment' of staff

Pakistan High Commissioner in New Delhi, Sohail Mahmood, has been recalled back to Islamabad for consultations related to incidents of alleged harassment of staff.

Mar 15, 2018, 14:39 PM IST
India willing to work with China to develop ties while dealing with differences : MEA

India willing to work with China to develop ties while dealing with differences : MEA

India is willing to work with China to develop relations based on commonalities, MEA said on Friday.

Mar 10, 2018, 00:47 AM IST
Sridevi's death: MEA rules out foul play, says 'anything suspicious would've come out by now'

Sridevi's death: MEA rules out foul play, says 'anything suspicious would've come out by now'

Sridevi died on February 24, 2018, in a Dubai hotel.

Mar 09, 2018, 16:14 PM IST
India and Pakistan agree to release all women prisoners and those over 70 years of age

India and Pakistan agree to release all women prisoners and those over 70 years of age

In October 2017, Swaraj had suggested to the Pakistan High Commissioner that the two sides could progress on humanitarian issues related to elderly, women, children and mentally unsound prisoners.

Mar 07, 2018, 23:14 PM IST
Disclose bills of Air India charter plane for PM's travel abroad: CIC to MEA

Disclose bills of Air India charter plane for PM's travel abroad: CIC to MEA

The Central Information Commission has directed the external affairs ministry to disclose records related to the expenses incurred on chartering Air India aircraft for abroad visits of the prime minister from 2013 to 2017.

Feb 27, 2018, 11:19 AM IST
Centre to reimburse compensation paid to victims of cross-border firing by J&K govt

Centre to reimburse compensation paid to victims of cross-border firing by J&K govt

The Union Minister said that the J&K government should expedite the mechanism in seeking prompt reimbursement of funds from the Centre.

Feb 26, 2018, 20:51 PM IST
MEA claims ignorance about visa to Jaspal Atwal, convicted Khalistani terrorist, for Justin Trudeau's event

MEA claims ignorance about visa to Jaspal Atwal, convicted Khalistani terrorist, for Justin Trudeau's event

Canadian High Commissioner Nadir Patel has cancelled dinner invitation to Jaspal Atwal, a convicted Khalistani terrorist.

Feb 22, 2018, 16:14 PM IST
Kailash Mansarovar Yatra registration begins, to continue till March 23

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra registration begins, to continue till March 23

The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra will this year take place through the two traditional routes -- Nathua La Pass in Sikkim and Lipulekh Pass in Uttarakhand -- and the registration process for the annual pilgrimage has started, the External Affairs Ministry announced on Wednesday.

Feb 22, 2018, 10:53 AM IST
Deeply dismayed over extension of Emergency in Maldives: India

Deeply dismayed over extension of Emergency in Maldives: India

The development comes shortly after India issued a statement saying that it expects that the Maldives government will not extend the state of emergency.

Feb 21, 2018, 16:41 PM IST
India, Iran ink nine pacts with strategically crucial Chabahar Port in focus

India, Iran ink nine pacts with strategically crucial Chabahar Port in focus

India and Iran on Saturday signed nine agreements in areas like double taxation avoidance, extradition, agricultural cooperation, port lease, medicine and others, with a focus on strategically important Chabahar Port.  

Feb 17, 2018, 16:04 PM IST
PNB fraud: MEA says 'not aware of Nirav Modi's location', CBI approaches Interpol

PNB fraud: MEA says 'not aware of Nirav Modi's location', CBI approaches Interpol

CBI approached the Interpol with a request for issuing Diffusion Notice which was aimed at locating an individual.

Feb 16, 2018, 22:11 PM IST
India says don't travel to Maldives in advisory as political crisis in island nation deepens

India says don't travel to Maldives in advisory as political crisis in island nation deepens

The advisory came hours after Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen declared a 15-day state of emergency in the country

Feb 06, 2018, 07:02 AM IST
Maldives political crisis: MEA expresses concerns, issues advisory for Indian Nationals

Maldives political crisis: MEA expresses concerns, issues advisory for Indian Nationals

The MEA also issued an advisory for the Indian Nationals traveling to Maldives.

Feb 05, 2018, 22:58 PM IST