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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.

In Sri Lanka, underworked army runs resorts, shops, salons and travel agencies
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

After the end of the war with the LTTE, 300,000-strong armed forces don't have enough to do

Sirisena govt brings change to Jaffna, raises peace hope
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

In post-war Jaffna, thousands of Tamils are rebuilding lives, slowly, gradually.

13th amendment not final solution: Northern CM
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

“Nothing can be more reassuring than India playing the role of an elder brother, since it is a large country with a vibrant democracy.”

Jaffna replicating Gujarat housing model, says Modi
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

Ownership-driven programme was first undertaken in post-earthquake Bhuj.

Narendra Modi gives Sri Lanka the India example
Sat, Mar 14, 2015

Diversity source of strength for nations, accommodate aspirations of all (Tamil north), he tells Colombo.

‘It’s another era’: Lankan minister on Tamil issue
Sat, Mar 14, 2015

“We are reaching out to all Sri Lankans, the new government doesn’t see them as majority or minority."

‘India’s size will not hurt its neighbours’
Sat, Mar 14, 2015

Modi tells Lanka businessmen a ‘large market’ awaits them; pushes for Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement.

Soldier who attacked Rajiv says Modi must not interfere in Lankan affairs
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

While Rajiv Gandhi was the last PM to come to Lanka on a bilateral visit, former PM Manmohan Singh visited the country in 2008 for the SAARC summit.

India to develop strategic assets in 2 Mauritius, Seychelles islands
Thu, Mar 12, 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also announced that India would grant free visas for three months to the citizens of Seychelles.

Opposition makes government give in to ‘defective’ demand
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

The debate engaged lawyer MPs from either side — Arun Jaitley, Anand Sharma and Ashwini Kumar.

German envoy pulls up professor for denying internship, says ‘India is not a country of rapists’
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

German prof had cited ‘rape problem’ in India to deny internship to a student.

India takes up fishermen issue after Lanka threat
Sun, Mar 08, 2015

Wickramasinghe said the shooting of fishermen does not amount to human rights violations.

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar breaks Pak ice to clear way for talks
Wed, Mar 04, 2015

Jaishankar, who arrived here from Dhaka this morning, was received by Indian High Commissioner T C A Raghavan at the airport.

Foreign Secy Jaishankar in Pak today, will work on map to set stage for Modi visit next year
Wed, Mar 04, 2015

The visit comes when new PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir government has agreed on engagement with Hurriyat leaders.

Bangladeshi blogger Avijit Roy hacked to death by extremists, group claims responsibility
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

The Bangladesh-born US blogger was known for his writing against religious fundamentalism, in Dhaka.

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar to visit Pakistan on March 3
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

Sources said that decision to schedule Foreign Secy-level talks 'at the earliest' was taken at the highest level.

What has led to the crisis in the Maldives? Where does India stand?
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Former Maldives President was booked under anti-terrorism laws on Sunday.

Faculty, students will be disheartened Amartya Sen’s exit, says board member
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

Tansen Sen also said any delay in implementing the recommendations would 'impact India’s standing in international forums'.

Lankan president Sirisena gets the red carpet with deals on defence, nuclear safety
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

“We also intend to further improve air and sea connectivity between India and Sri Lanka,” PM Narendra Modi said.