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Sushma trashes Aziz letter on border firing

According to Swaraj, Indian side didn't seek contact under white flag, as suggested in Aziz’s letter.

Sex worker’s daughter gets passport in 28 hrs as MEA steps in after Express report

Bound for US on a study tour, Kavita Hosmani had run into a dead end in the bureaucratic maze.


The eastern imperative

Delhi must abandon its stance of passivity, engage more vigorously with Asean.

MEA: UN mission asked to vacate bungalow to ‘rationalise’ presence

Government has asked UNMOGIP to vacate the bungalow at 1 AB, Purana Qila Road.

Raghavan new envoy to Russia

A 1979-batch IFS officer,Raghavan will succeed Ajai Malhotra,who will retire on November 30.

Hugo Chavez's last words: 'Please,don't let me die'

Chavez died of a massive heart attack after great suffering and inaudibly mouthed his desire to live,head of Venezuela’s presidential guard said late Wednesday.


Aid to Afghanistan,Bangladesh,Lanka up,that to Maldives stagnant

Barring Maldives,aid to all other countries,including Afghanistan,Bangladesh,Bhutan,Nepal,Sri Lanka and Myanmar,have been increased in the Union Budget.

Cabinet reshuffle: Foreign Minister SM Krishna resigns

Indications are that with Assembly elections due in K'taka,Krishna may be given party assignment.

Cabinet reshuffle: Big four could keep their jobs

Sources say changes were unlikely in Defence,Finance,External Affairs and Home.

Parliamentary panel okays piracy Bill,wants death penalty review

The Standing Committee on External Affairs has recommended reviewing the provision of death penalty for pirates involved in killing or attempt to murder cases in the proposed Piracy Bill

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Pak should first solve its problems: BJP, Congress

New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): Reacting to Pakistan's concern over the unrest in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress Party leaders on Friday said Islamabad should first set their own house in order and mind their own business. BJP leader Nalin Kohli and Congress leader Manish Tewari said Pakistan should solve their internal issues first. The Ministry of External Affairs also condemned its Pakistani counterpart's statement on Jammu and Kashmir, and said that Islamabad's gratuitous references are unacceptable.