Foreign Ministry

Passport won't serve as valid address proof anymore, new format soon

Passport won't serve as valid address proof anymore, new format soon

Under the new format, the last page of the passport will be left blank.

Jan 12, 2018, 19:52 PM IST

North Korea's Foreign Ministry launches website

North Korea`s Foreign Ministry has launched its own website to promote "policies and improve diplomatic relations", state media reported on Friday.

Jun 23, 2017, 12:21 PM IST

Turkey summons US ambassador over arrest warrants for President's bodyguards

Turkey on Thursday summoned U.S. Ambassador in Ankara, John Bass, to the Foreign Office on after American authorities issued arrest warrants for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's bodyguards.

Jun 16, 2017, 09:36 AM IST

China urges avoiding 'further deterioration' in Syria: Govt

China urged calm in dealing with the Syrian conflict on Friday after the United States military attacked a Syrian airfield with cruise missiles.

Apr 07, 2017, 13:12 PM IST

China able to deploy warplanes on artificial islands any time: US think tank

China appears to have largely completed major construction of military infrastructure on artificial islands it has built in the South China Sea and can now deploy combat planes and other military hardware there at any time, a U.S. think tank said on Monday.

Mar 28, 2017, 16:22 PM IST
Turkey welcomes Russia-US Syria truce plan: Foreign Ministry

Turkey welcomes Russia-US Syria truce plan: Foreign Ministry

Turkey, which has sent dozens of tanks and hundreds of troops into Syria in an unprecedented incursion, today welcomed a deal agreed by the United States and Russia for a ceasefire in its conflict-torn neighbour.

Sep 10, 2016, 17:49 PM IST

India-Pakistan likely to be scrapped: Sources

As Foreign Ministry, has not given the permission to BCCI, Indo-Pak Test Cricket Series from 15th December in Sri Lanka might not happen.

Dec 04, 2015, 16:33 PM IST

Two of four Indians kidnapped in Libya by ISIS released

Two of the four Indians abducted in Libya have been brought back safely to University of Sirte, the Ministry of External Affairs confirmed on Friday evening.

Jul 31, 2015, 19:05 PM IST
Paraguay says US seeking extradition of ex-South America soccer chief

Paraguay says US seeking extradition of ex-South America soccer chief

The United States has sent Paraguay an extradition request for Nicolás Leoz, the former president of South America`s soccer confederation, who was arrested on suspicion of racketeering in a corrupt

Jul 24, 2015, 10:28 AM IST
PM Modi on two-day Bangladesh visit from June 6: Foreign Ministry

PM Modi on two-day Bangladesh visit from June 6: Foreign Ministry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake a two-day state visit to Bangladesh from June 6 to further bolster bilateral ties, the foreign ministry here said on Tuesday.

May 26, 2015, 17:20 PM IST

Turkey `condemns` Putin comments on Armenia genocide: Foreign ministry

Turkey on Friday condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin for referring to genocide during commemorations of the 1915 mass killings of Armenians during World War I.

Apr 24, 2015, 23:52 PM IST

US envoy apologises to Poland over FBI chief's Holocaust claim

US ambassador to Warsaw apologised on Sunday after being summoned by the foreign ministry over comments by the head of the FBI that Poland shared responsibility for the Holocaust with Germany.

Apr 20, 2015, 00:19 AM IST

China to unveil Silk Road project plan at Boao Forum next week

Chinese President Xi Jinping will release the implementation plan for his ambitious Silk Road projects listing hundreds of infrastructure ventures at the Boao Forum next week in presence of heads of state from 13 nations.

Mar 19, 2015, 19:30 PM IST

Three Israeli diplomats facing dismissal for anti-PM Twitter posts

Israel's ambassador to Switzerland and two other diplomats, including one in India, face possible dismissal for Twitter posts seen as critical of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Foreign Ministry said here on Thursday.

Feb 06, 2015, 00:54 AM IST

SAARC panel decides to dissolve 3 regional centres

The SAARC committee on Saturday decided to dissolve three regional centres, including one in India, and merge four others to end the duplication of work and reduce its budget.

Nov 22, 2014, 21:03 PM IST

Fresh incursion by China in Ladakh ahead of President Xi Jinping’s visit

Ahead of President Xi Jinping's visit, Chinese civilians have entered Indian territory in Demchok in Ladakh.

Sep 15, 2014, 23:52 PM IST

Russia ''will react'' if EU implements new sanctions: Foreign Ministry

Russia`s Foreign Ministry vowed on Saturday to react if the European Union implements new sanctions against Moscow over its role in the Ukraine crisis.

Sep 06, 2014, 14:20 PM IST

95 percent of registered Syrian expats voted in embassies: Committee

Syria`s electoral commission said on Saturday that 95 percent of registered expatriate voters took part in a presidential election expected to return incumbent Bashar al-Assad to power, state media said.

Jun 01, 2014, 05:48 AM IST

Sudan mother facing apostasy death sentence to be freed soon: Official

A Christian Sudanese woman sentenced to hang for apostasy will be "freed within days", a foreign ministry official told AFP on Saturday.

Jun 01, 2014, 01:56 AM IST