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Jaishankar meets Bhutan’s top leadership, discusses bilateral ties

Jaishankar is in the Buddhist kingdom on a two-day visit, his first overseas trip after assuming charge of the Ministry of External Affairs. He also conveyed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's greetings during his talks with Prime Minister Tshering.

Modi 2.024, Ministry of External Affairs: Both opportunities and challenges

With Bangladesh, the goal will be to build on the successes of the past five years. The new Minister will also have to invest in the relationship with Nepal and the Maldives, and in BIMSTEC as a whole, which the Prime Minister has indicated as a priority.

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British musician given two weeks to leave India

Kaye, who is fighting a court case to be allowed to stay in India, said, "I do not subscribe to the view that one is always a subject of the country in which they were born, whatever passport they may have."r

India rejects UN human rights report on Kashmir, terms it 'motivated, fallacious'

This is for the first time the UNHRC has issued a report on the alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Quad countries hold talks on Indo-Pacific region issues

The Indian side highlighted New Delhi’s vision for the Indo-Pacific region as outlined in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s keynote address at Shangri-La Dialogue, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement.

Nothing to do with Jaspal Atwal invite during Canada PM Justin Trudeau's visit: India

India’s firm assertion comes a day after Justin Trudeau faced questions from the opposition in the Canadian Parliament over the controversy and reports that he was standing by a senior who suggested that factions within the Indian government were trying to sabotage his recent India visit.

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Missing since 2008, Gujarat villager traced to Pak jail; govt says ‘nationality verification’ awaited

When Ismail went missing, his eldest son, Attaulla, was 20 years old, while Altaf, the youngest, was barely a year old. It fell upon Kamabai and Ataulla to provide for the family.

681 Indian fishermen in custody of Pakistan, Sri Lanka: Govt

"The state of bilateral relations between India and Pakistan impinges on the release and repatriation of Indian fishermen. Even in the absence of a structured bilateral dialogue, both sides have released fishermen," said V K Singh.

Old Europe hand, Ajay Bisaria named envoy to Pakistan

"He is expected to take up his assignment shortly,” the External Affairs Ministry said in a statement.

Wanted in Chile for allegedly killing senator, French woman will return home

The order for discharge comes after the French Embassy in Delhi requested the Government of India that since Verhoeven “is not keeping good health and is suffering from various medical problems as per medical records, resulting in deteriorating mental and physical condition, she may be allowed to return to her family and friends in France”.

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PM Narendra Modi gets Seoul Peace Prize 2018

Congratulations pour in as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize 2018 for his contribution to high economic growth in India and world through ‘Modinomics’.

Pak nationals convinced of 'Army, ISI' role in Pathankot: Defence expert

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Asserting that Islamabad was under intense international pressure to hold talks with India, Defence expert P.K. Sehgal on Friday said that people in Pakistan are convinced that their Army and the ISI were involved in the terror attacks in Mazar-e-Sharif and Pathankot air base. Sehgal said that it is good that talks were merely postponed and not cancelled or suspended. He also welcomed External Affairs Ministry’s stance to extend all help to Pakistan's Special Investigation Team when it arrives in India.

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Pak nationals convinced of 'Army, ISI' role in Pathankot: Defence expert

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Asserting that Islamabad was under intense international pressure to hold talks with India, Defence expert P.K. Sehgal on Friday said that people in Pakistan are convinced that their Army and the ISI were involved in the terror attacks in Mazar-e-Sharif and Pathankot air base. Sehgal said that it is good that talks were merely postponed and not cancelled or suspended. He also welcomed External Affairs Ministry’s stance to extend all help to Pakistan's Special Investigation Team when it arrives in India.

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