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High chances of getting stranded due to bad weather: MEA Advisory to Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims

The External Affairs Ministry on Thursday issued an advisory for pilgrims planning to undertake the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra through Nepal, saying there were "high chances" of getting stranded in various legs of the journey in case of inclement weather.

Jul 05, 2018, 14:45 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj launches Passport Seva app, getting passport is much easier now

A passport application can now be processed from anywhere in India and from mobile phones, said EAM Swaraj.

Jun 26, 2018, 14:30 PM IST

Notice to Nirav Modi sent on email also: External Affairs Ministry

Nirav Modi is one of the accused in the over Rs 11,000 crore PNB scam.

Feb 22, 2018, 23:59 PM IST

Deeply dismayed over extension of Emergency in Maldives: India

The development comes shortly after India issued a statement saying that it expects that the Maldives government will not extend the state of emergency.

Feb 21, 2018, 16:41 PM IST

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

India provides medical assistance to Yemen

According to a statement issued by the External Affairs Ministry, Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar presented a box of anti-cholera medicines to Yemeni Ambassador Abdulmalik Abdullah Al-Eryani at a token handing over ceremony held here. 

Dec 27, 2017, 17:07 PM IST

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj meets Belgium's King Phillipe, discusses bilateral relations

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday called on Belgium`s King Phillipe here and discussed bilateral relations.

Nov 07, 2017, 12:27 PM IST

15 Indians rescued, search on for 11 after ship sinks off Japan island: External Affairs Ministry

A 33,205-tonne cargo vessel with 26 Indians on board sent a distress signal on Friday as a typhoon churned in the region

Oct 13, 2017, 19:29 PM IST

India gives more medical visas to Pakistanis

India has issued medical visa for a one-year-old Pakistani seeking open heart surgery and a man seeking a liver transplant.

Oct 11, 2017, 12:03 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj assures help to Russian youth forced to beg in TN temple

EAM Sushma Swaraj took to Twitter and assured all help to Russian national Evangelin

Oct 11, 2017, 07:09 AM IST

No reports of any Indian affected in Las Vegas shooting: MEA

At least 50 people were killed and more than 400 injured in a mass shooting at a music concert in Las Vegas on Monday

Oct 02, 2017, 20:30 PM IST

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

Australia condemns Amarnath attack; discusses cooperation in key areas with India

In a series of tweets on the meeting, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Gopal Baglay said Swaraj welcomed Bishop for framework dialogue of foreign ministers.

Jul 18, 2017, 19:13 PM IST

India again asks Pakistan to provide consular access to Kulbhushan Jadav

According to the list Pakistan shared with India, at least 546 Indian nationals, including nearly 500 fishermen, are languishing in jails in that country.

Jul 01, 2017, 16:29 PM IST

In touch with countries to locate 39 Indians missing in Iraq: Government

The families said they had last heard from the men on June 14, 2014, when they all called home to say they were being taken away by ISIS fighters.

Jun 16, 2017, 22:46 PM IST

Additional set of papers on Mallya case given to UK: Govt

India has given an additional set of papers to the UK in the extradition case of fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya even as the British court hearing the case observed slow pace of submission of the documents by Indian authorities.

Jun 16, 2017, 20:51 PM IST

No delay; CBI sent Mallya evidence to MEA on June 8: MHA

The Home Ministry on Friday said there was no delay in providing to the British authorities the evidence against liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who is facing an extradition case in London, and the CBI had sent all documents to the External Affairs Ministry last week.

Jun 16, 2017, 20:51 PM IST

India asks Gulf countries to solve Qatar crisis through constructive talks

With over eight million Indian expatriates living and working in these countries, we have vital stakes in the regional peace and stability: External Affairs Ministry

Jun 10, 2017, 17:53 PM IST

40 consulate sub-offices for NRIs soon: Akali leader

"India is going to open 40 new consulate sub-offices in countries where NRIs have settled in large numbers," the Anandpur Sahib MP said in a statement here.

May 14, 2017, 18:25 PM IST

In touch with US, Australia govts on visa issues: India

Amid concerns over the US' changed H1B visa programme, India said on Wednesday it was in touch with the Trump administration and making "full assessment" of its impact on Indian professionals.

Apr 19, 2017, 22:07 PM IST