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India, China resolve to intensify efforts to resolve decades-old border issue

December 21, 2019 10:30 pm

Both sides shared the view that stable and balanced development of India-China relations is a positive factor for peace and prosperity in the region and the world, the MEA said after the 22nd round of Sino-India boundary talks under the framework of Special Representatives' dialogue.

MEA expands passport services in Punjab, but officials say few takers

November 22, 2019 12:59 pm

As per provisions of an agreement between India and Pakistan, Indian pilgrims wanting to visit the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara require a passport to travel to the neighbouring country using the corridor, which was opened on November 9

Neighbourhood ‘minus one’ has been a good story: Jaishankar

October 05, 2019 6:15 am

Speaking at the India Economic Summit in World Economic Forum, Jaishankar said, “I would say the entire neighbourhood, minus one, has actually been a fairly good story of regional cooperation.”

Jaishankar meets Bhutan’s top leadership, discusses bilateral ties

June 08, 2019 1:23 am

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

May 31, 2019 2:19 pm

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.

British musician given two weeks to leave India

July 22, 2018 12:58 am

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'

June 14, 2018 3:13 pm

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

June 08, 2018 5:25 am

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

March 01, 2018 5:00 am

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.

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

January 08, 2018 5:53 am

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.

EXTERNAL AFFAIRS MINISTRY VIDEOS

PM Narendra Modi gets Seoul Peace Prize 2018

October 24, 2018 1:05 pm

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

January 15, 2016 6:24 am

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.

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

January 15, 2016 6:24 am

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.