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Sushma stresses on usuage of Hindi in official communication

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday underlined the need for usages of Hindi in official communications in an "all-round" and holistic manner.

MEA to launch 'Passport Seva Camp' programme

The Ministry of External Affairs is going to launch country-wide 'Passport Seva Camp' programme from Saturday.

Passports with fee waiver for Kashmir flood victims

The government will issue passports with same validity and waiver of fees to those whose passports have been lost or damaged in the Jammu and Kashmir floods, an official said Tuesday.

DNA: What to expect out of PM Modi-President Obama meet?

Sudhir Chaudhary will analyse PM Modi-President Obama meet in this special edition of DNA.

DNA: Scrutinising PM Modi-President Obama meet

Sudhir Chaudhary will analyse PM Modi-President Obama meet in this special edition of DNA.

Watch: PM Narendra Modi’s maiden speech at UN General Assembly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke in Hindi as he addressed the UN General Assembly session in New York .

Case filed against PM Modi in New York on 2002 Gujrat riots 'baseless': MEA

Rubbishing summons issued by an American court against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his alleged role in 2002 communal riots in Gujarat when he was the chief minister, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday termed the allegations as baseless adding that appropriate

SC seeks Centre's reply on status of PoWs in Pakistani jails

The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the Centre to inform it about the current status of list of Indian Prisoners of War (POWs) languishing in Pakistani jails for 43 years and efforts made for their release.

No Modi-Sharif meeting in New York: MEA
No Modi-Sharif meeting in New York: MEA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is set to embark on a five-day visit to the United States, will begin his trip from September 26 to 30, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Tuesday, while stressing that his visit is signal of India's abiding commitment to multi-lateralism and desire to build strong ties with Washington.

PM Modi presents map of 'historic Benares' to Kyoto Mayor: MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) informed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented a map of 'historic Benares' to Kyoto Mayor Daisaku Kadokawa during his meeting here on Sunday.

Pak`s mere denial will not drive away our concerns about terrorism: MEA

After Pakistan rejected Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s accusation that the South Asian country is waging a proxy war against India, the MEA said that the PM was articulating the core concerns in our relationship with Pakistan.

270 Indians evacuated from Libya amid unrest

As many as 270 Indians were today evacuated from trouble-torn Libya`s Benghazi city where extremists have tightened their grip after weeks of wide-spread violence.

PM Modi to visit Nepal from Sunday: MEA

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Kathmandu from Sunday and added that the visit indicates the high priority that India places on relations with its neighborhood.

PM Modi to visit Nepal on August 3 and 4: MEA

Ministry of External Affair Official Spokesperson Syed Akbarudin on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be travelling to Kathmandu on August 3rd and 4th.

Swaraj directs deployment of more staff for exit of Indians from Libya

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today directed deployment of additional staff to enable smooth facilitation of return of Indian nationals from strife-torn Libya.

Over 200 more Indians to return from Iraq on Wednesday

A batch of over 200 Indians will be reaching here on Wednesday from the conflict-hit Iraq, taking the total number of compatriots who have come back to nearly 2,300.

Indian nurses in Iraq are free, in touch with our embassy officials, confirms MEA

Assuring that Indian government will leave no stone unturned to bring back the Indians trapped in Iraq, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday confirmed that all 46 nurses who were yesterday held in ISIS controlled areas against their will have been freed and will reach Kochi tomorrow morning by a special Air India flight from Erbil in northern Iraq.

About 600 Indians out of Iraq, more on their way: MEA

Nearly 600 Indians have left conflict-hit Iraq after being facilitated by the External Affairs Ministry and about 900 more are to follow.

Nurses in Iraq: Delay in evacuation heightens kins` tension

Uncertainty about their safe evacuation has heightened anxieties of relatives of Keralite nurses, stranded in a state-run hospital in Tikrit in strife-torn Iraq, though they still keep in touch with their homes to the relief of near and dear ones.

Iraq crisis: Nurses have sought refuge, many want to come back, says MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs on Monday said that around one thousand people strifed on Iraq have expressed their desire to come back to India.