Omar welcomes Jaishankar's appointment as Foreign Secretary

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah has welcomed the appointment of S Jaishankar as Foreign Secretary, calling it an "excellent" decision.

SAARC to have "meaningful engagements" with 9 observer states

Amid China's push to elevate its role in SAARC from an observer to that of an active member, the eight countries regional cooperation body on Monday decided to have "meaningful engagements" with all nine observer states.

PM Modi to undertake two-day Bhutan visit tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake his first foreign trip as head of government to Bhutan from Sunday, and according to Foreign Secretary Sujata Singh, the visit will be a lot closer to home.

PMO relents, Sujata Singh to be next Foreign Secretary

Speculations over who will be the country’s next Foreign Secretary finally comes to an end with Prime Minister Office’s giving its nod for the appointment of India`s Ambassador to Germany, Sujata Singh for the top job.