India, Pakistan talks not suspended, clarifies MEA; says Pak's JIT visit was "very constructive"

India, Pakistan talks not suspended, clarifies MEA; says Pak's JIT visit was "very constructive"

Pakistan's envoy to New Delhi had created furore after he stated in the media that the dialogue process between the two countries has been suspended.

41 bilaterals: Modi seeks Sudan's help in freeing 3 Indians

41 bilaterals: Modi seeks Sudan's help in freeing 3 Indians

In his meeting with Sudanese President Omer Hassan Ahmed Elbashir on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought help in securing the release of three Indians, held hostage in Libya by ISIS.

No change in Kashmir position: US

The US today said there has not been any change in its position on Kashmir which remains a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan, as it ruled out any role for itself in the revival of Indo-Pak talks.

Nawaz Sharif's broken promise: Pak to not file petition for Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi's voice sample

Despite the 'breakthrough' bilateral talks between PM Modi and Nawaz Sharif in Ufa, which promised to expedite justice in the Mumbai attacks case, the Pakistan prosecution has refused to file a fresh petition seeking voice samples of 26/11 mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi.

PDP welcomes decision to revive Indo-Pak talks

 Ruling PDP on Friday welcomed the decision to revive the stalled Indo-Pak dialogue process and expressed hope that the two countries will also carry forward the Jammu and Kashmir-specific confidence building measures.

Keen on talks with India on equal footing: Pak Prez

Pakistan is keen on talks with India on an "equal footing", President Mamnoon Hussain said today as he asked New Delhi to take steps to resolve the Kashmir issue according to the UN resolutions to give "solid ground for peace" in the region.

PM Modi, Afghan Prez to hold structured bilateral talks on Tuesday

In a first structured bilateral meeting after they assumed office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will hold talks tomorrow to chalk out future engagement plan and share views on key issues of regional security and Taliban.

Tamil Nadu fishermen released by Sri Lankan courts

Two Sri Lankan courts on Tuesday ordered the release of 54 Tamil Nadu fishermen, whose arrest by Sri Lankan Navy has threatened to derail talks between representatives of fishers of the two neighbouring countries, a Fisheries department official said here.

Sushma Swaraj holds bilateral talks with Chinese counterpart

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday held talks with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi here on a host of bilateral and multilateral issues, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first visit to China in May.

Sushma Swaraj meets Sri Lankan counterpart to hold bilateral talks

External Affairs MinisterSushma Swaraj met her Sri Lankan counterpart Mangala Samaraweera to hold bilateral talks here on Sunday.

India-Japan foreign ministers to hold strategic talks on Saturday

 Joint production of amphibious aircraft US-2, removing hurdles to finalise a civil nuclear deal, enhancing maritime security cooperation and implementing several mega infrastructure projects will top the agenda during strategic talks between foreign ministers of India and Japan here on Saturday.

Ready for talks if India takes the first step: Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said Pakistan is ready to hold talks but India but will have to take the first step, the Geo News reported.

Japan's Shinzo Abe urges Vladimir Putin to ensure Ukraine ceasefire holds

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin to play a constructive role in ensuring that a shaky ceasefire in Ukraine holds.

Modi-Obama meet: Chance to reinvigorate Indo-US ties?

President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meetings in Washington will give the two leaders a chance to reinvigorate an economic relationship that both see crucial to growth and security.

If Pakistan wants then talks can be held again: Rajnath Singh

If Pakistan wants then talks can be held again: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday threw indications that the Narendra Modi government is willing to engaging Pakistan in a meaningful dialogue if it responds positively.

Sushma Swaraj in Myanmar for ASEAN meet, East Asia Summit

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here this evening on a four-day visit to attend three key multilateral forums including India-ASEAN Foreign Ministers meeting, East Asia Summit, besides bilateral talks with her counterparts from China, Australia and other nations.

U.S. says Russia violated nuclear treaty, urges immediate talks

In another sign of deteriorating relations between the United States and Russia, the U.S. government said on Monday that Moscow had violated the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces treaty, and urged immediate bilateral talks on the issue.

Japan, North Korea to hold talks after kidnap breakthrough: Report

Japan and North Korea are preparing to hold fresh talks after Pyongyang`s surprise pledge to probe the Cold War kidnappings of Japanese nationals, a report said today.