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India eases norms to facilitate relief supply to Nepal
Fri, May 29, 2015

According to officials, the government had received requests from international organisations and other countries for facilitating movement of relief supplies to Nepal.

Modi talks Modi one year, lists ‘tireless work, changed times’
Sun, May 17, 2015

Questions criticism of foreign tours, says he is ‘doing work of last 30 years’, world ‘trusts me more’.

Adani, Airtel reap huge deals in China 26 pacts worth $22 billion
Sun, May 17, 2015

Witnesses signing of 26 MoUs, spanning industries including renewable energy, power and infra.

Combating climate change: India, China ask developed nations to take the lead
Sat, May 16, 2015

Want them to honour commitment to provide $100 bn to developing nations.

Standing still no option, have to move ahead: Modi
Sat, May 16, 2015

E-visas for Chinese tourists announced, Li says need to shed ‘adversaries’ tag.

Modi in China: India, China to set up task force to address trade gap
Sat, May 16, 2015

Both nations also working to put in place a special mechanism to discuss issues related to WTO talks.

Trade, terror, border: PM Modi and Xi Jinping talk to deepen trust
Fri, May 15, 2015

Trans-border rivers also discussed, says Foreign Secy; PM to meet Premier Li.

China’s foreign minister flies commercial class to attend Modi-Li talks
Fri, May 15, 2015

Wang, who was the first Chinese interlocutor to come to India as Xi’s envoy in June last year after Modi’s historic victory, was sitting in seat 6A of the aircraft.

CMs to meet Chinese provincial leaders today
Fri, May 15, 2015

From the Indian side, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel will attend the meeting.

PM Narendra Modi’s China tour begins today
Thu, May 14, 2015

Border dispute, military relations, trans-border rivers high on agenda.

PM Modi begins China visit with Xi’an, new power centre
Thu, May 14, 2015

Xi’an is preparing to host the Indian PM — a first for the ancient city. Banners are being put up around the hotel where he is set to meet Xi on Thursday.

On Victory Day in Moscow, Indian soldiers make a point
Sun, May 10, 2015

President Pranab Mukherjee takes part in the Russian military parade along with Chinese President Xi Jinping

Tweet to Sushma Swaraj brings hope to man stuck in Oman hospital
Fri, May 08, 2015

Things changed Wednesday when External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj learnt of Bhaskaran Haridas’s condition after she was tagged in a Twitter post.

Steps against NGOs may have chilling effects: US Ambassador Richard Verma
Thu, May 07, 2015

His comments come days after the US government had red-flagged the issue in its public comments.

Aap mujh pe bharosa rakhiye, PM Narendra Modi told Sheikh Hasina
Fri, May 08, 2015

At least three Bangladesh officials in Dhaka and New Delhi said they were happy to hear of the development.

Explained: Assam inclusion paves the way for boundary pact
Wed, May 06, 2015

Shubhajit Roy describes the background, details of India-Bangladesh land swap deal.

Modi-Ghani meet: No mention of strategic ties in security, defence
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

The two leaders also agreed to expand opportunities for higher military education in India for Afghan officers

India a very good friend, China too has helped: Nepal
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

Nepal Foreign Minister Mahendra Bahadur Pandey says, 'we are very grateful to the Indian government for the help'.

Quake response marks new phase in diplomacy
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

Officials say this is meant to highlight Modi’s leadership role in the subcontinent.

Watch Video: Kal Ho Na Ho with Mr & Mrs German Ambassador & Mr Khurshid
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

Michael Steiner retiring in June, video makes sure he does on a high.

Bandung conference: Nehru missing from India’s speeches
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru had organised the historic Bandung conference that led to the Non-Aligned Movement.

As PM heads Seoul soon, N Korea FM here today
Sun, Apr 12, 2015

This is the first visit by a North Korean Foreign Minister to India in at least 25 years.

For PM Narendra Modi, 36 ready-to-fly Rafale jets wrapped in Paris red carpet
Sat, Apr 11, 2015

The original tender had proposed the purchase of 18 fighter jets in “fly-away” condition.

Lakhvi walks free from jail, Delhi says it will hit ties
Sat, Apr 11, 2015

Lahore High Court has suspended the Punjab govt's order to detain Lakhvi under a security act.

Explained: How India evacuated 5000 stranded in Yemen
Fri, Apr 10, 2015

India evacuated 2,280 persons, including 1,764 Indians, from the conflict zone during the 2006 Lebanon War.

India to shut embassy as situation worsens in strife-torn Yemen
Fri, Apr 10, 2015

Winds up air evacuation from Sanaa; Al Hudaydah port evacuation to be on for 2 more days.

Yemen crisis: Sushma Swaraj responds to SOS on Twitter, help on its way
Mon, Apr 06, 2015

PIO woman asks PM, minister to help rescue 8-month-old son.

Embassy schools only place where alarm bells heard
Thu, Apr 02, 2015

French, American and German schools regulate outdoors play, plan air purifiers installation in schools and embassies.

Modi’s details ‘leaked’, India to ‘take action’
Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Information of 31 leaders who went to G20 summit last year was accidentally leaked.

No conspiracy in Mohamed Nasheed conviction, Maldives tells India
Fri, Mar 27, 2015

The Maldives government assures that there is no conspiracy to unwarrantedly convict former President Nasheed.

Pakistan National Day: PM Narendra Modi greets, MoS VK Singh tweets #disgust, #duty
Tue, Mar 24, 2015

Earlier, Pak envoy Abdul Basit sparked a row by saying India was not against his interactions with separatist leaders.

To commercialise nuclear deal, India, US exchanging key text
Sat, Mar 21, 2015

The administrative arrangements are kept confidential, since it involves details and procedures of nuclear reactors.

Kathua terror attack: First test for PDP-BJP govt in J&K
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

The terror attack will test the durability of the fragile relationship of the PDP and the BJP.

‘Security breach’ at PM Narendra Modi’s Jaffna event
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

Sources said that the PMO has taken a “serious” view of the lapse and is monitoring the probe.

We helped states get more, NDA created mirage: Congress
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Anand Sharma slammed the government for reducing budgetary support to the social sector and agriculture.

For railways in 5 years: Rs 8.5 lakh crore
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Prabhu said “there is no plan to retrench any employee of railways” which would take care of their welfare and concerns.