The cost for chartered flights to overseas destinations in 2014-15 was Rs 93.76 crore while in 2015-16, it was Rs 117 crore. In 2016-17, the cost was Rs 76.27 crore and in 2017-18, expense on chartered flight was Rs 99.32 crore.
In the report, Al Hussein has called for a commission of inquiry by the Human Rights Council to conduct an independent international investigation into human rights situation in Kashmir.
“You all should be cautious about the expectations that the nation has from you- being intelligent and wise in your conduct or being backwardly radical in your approach,” advised the former Indian Army chief to AMU students.
The 39th body is not being brought back now since DNA testing had only provided a 70 per cent match; the others have had more than 95 per cent match.
An Iraqi official had earlier told The Indian Express that the mortal remains of the 39 Indians are being stored in a freezer at the Medico-Legal Institute, Iraq’s forensic sciences department in Baghdad.
China last year did not allow Indian pilgrims to travel to Kailash Mansarovar through Nathu La after the face-off between the Indian and Chinese militaries in Doklam Plateau in Bhutan.
V K Singh said assistance is also extended in filing a case against husband in India, issuing lookout circular, impounding and revocation of Indian passport of husband, and getting access to lawyers and NGOs empanelled with Indian missions.
“People going abroad do very good and the reason for it is very simple. They get a good opportunity there and have the required financial support to take their ideas forward. Also, the interest rates on banks there are very low,” VK Singh said.
Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju had on September 5 said the Rohingya were illegal immigrants and stood to be deported
Father Tom Uzhunnalil, 57, was abducted by Islamic State operatives when they attacked an old-age home run by Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity in the southern Yemeni city of Aden. He got freed by the intervention of Oman’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The MGC is an initiative by India and five ASEAN countries, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam for cooperation in tourism, culture, education, as well as transport and communications. It was launched in 2000 at Vientiane, Laos.
Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh said, “Presence of these missing Indians has not been acknowledged so far by Pakistan. As of July 27, there are 417 fishermen in Pakistan’s custody and 15 fishermen in Sri Lanka’s custody, who are believed to be Indian nationals.”
A joint statement later in the day deplored continued terror attacks, including those in the BRICS countries, and reaffirmed solidarity and resolve in the fight against terrorism.
In his opening remarks, Singh said India would like to strengthen the strategic cooperative relationship with China
Reacting sharply to VK Singh’s statement, BJD spokesperson Prashant Nanda said, “BJP had promised to make efforts to get special category status for Odisha in its 2014 election manifesto, but the saffron party has forgotten after coming to power.”