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Brahmaputra turns black: MEA raises concern with Chinese Foreign Minister

Brahmaputra turns black: MEA raises concern with Chinese Foreign Minister

The MEA on Thursday said that the mysterious blackening of the Brahmaputra river was discussed with the Chinese Foreign Ministry officials.

Dec 14, 2017, 17:15 PM IST
Find out why Brahmaputra turned black: PM Modi to MEA, Water Ministry

Find out why Brahmaputra turned black: PM Modi to MEA, Water Ministry

PM Modi has asked the MEA and the Water Resources Ministry to find out why river Brahmaputra is suddenly turning black.

Dec 13, 2017, 20:55 PM IST
'Entry into Wassenaar Arrangement will give access hi-tech weapons market'

'Entry into Wassenaar Arrangement will give access hi-tech weapons market'

An entry into the Wassenaar Arrangement is expected to facilitate high technology tie-ups with Indian industry and ease access to high-tech items for the country's defence and space programs, the Ministry of External Affairs said.

Dec 08, 2017, 17:54 PM IST
EAM Sushma Swaraj reassures Indian visas to three Pakistani nationals

EAM Sushma Swaraj reassures Indian visas to three Pakistani nationals

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said three Pakistani nationals, including a nine-year-old girl, would be given visa for their medical treatment in India.

Nov 28, 2017, 10:26 AM IST
India seeks sovereign guarantee from Pakistan on safety of Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife: MEA

India seeks sovereign guarantee from Pakistan on safety of Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife: MEA

Pakistan has recently said that it will allow Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife to meet him purely on ''humanitarian grounds.'' 

Nov 23, 2017, 16:57 PM IST
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