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The Economic Times
Status delivery of 27 lakh passports unknownNEW DELHI: The external affairs ministry does not have status of delivery of ov
Status delivery of 27 lakh passports unknown
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
NEW DELHI: The external affairs ministry does not have status of delivery of over 27 lakh passports dispatched by post, the Comptroller and Auditor General said on Friday in its report into implementation of Passport Seva Project (PSP) between... Read more
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Business Standard India
Denial of visas to Chinese dissidents embarrasses Modi govthas brought it national and international embarrassment. It has been widely spe
Denial of visas to Chinese dissidents embarrasses Modi govt
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
has brought it national and international embarrassment. It has been widely speculated, and yet to be denied by the External Affairs Ministry, that at least Isa's visa was withdrawn because of pressure from Beijing. Government sources,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Defiant Mallya says arresting him or revoking passport won't help recover moneywrote to the British High Commission and sought his deportation to India on gro
Defiant Mallya says arresting him or revoking passport won't help recover money
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
wrote to the British High Commission and sought his deportation to India on grounds of pending cases against him. The external affairs ministry stated that his return was needed so that "his presence can be secured for investigations against... Read more
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The Economic Times
I'm in forced exile but I'm willing to settle my dues with banks: Vijay Mallyabank loans of over Rs 9,400 crore, citing the revocation of his passport and a
I'm in forced exile but I'm willing to settle my dues with banks: Vijay Mallya
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
bank loans of over Rs 9,400 crore, citing the revocation of his passport and a non-bailable warrant against him. External Affairs Ministry also emphasised that India will continue pursuing Mallya's deportation matter with the UK... Read more
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dna
Visas to Chinese dissidents denied on technical grounds: Indiadoes not permit. Further more it came to the notice of authorities that Isa was
Visas to Chinese dissidents denied on technical grounds: India
dna / Posted yesterday
does not permit. Further more it came to the notice of authorities that Isa was subject of an Interpol Red Corner notice," external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said. Asked if China had raised its objection on granting of visa to Isa... Read more
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The Economic Times
Visa cancelled as Dolkun Isa suppressed Fact, says MEAthat China had made its position clear to New Delhi that it should honour the I
Visa cancelled as Dolkun Isa suppressed Fact, says MEA
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
that China had made its position clear to New Delhi that it should honour the Interpol red-corner notice against Isa. External affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said, "Isa applied for a tourist visa under the electronic travel... Read more
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Deepika
National News DetailExternal Affairs Ministry also emphasised that India will continue pursuing Ma
National News Detail
Deepika / Posted 2 days ago
External Affairs Ministry also emphasised that India will continue pursuing Mallya's deportation matter with the UK Four days after MEA revoked the liquor baron's passport, ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said, "The ministry has written to the... Read more
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New Kerala
Dolkun Isa suppressed facts while obtaining visa: newkerala.com #56122of the 'World Uyghur Congress', saying he had suppressed facts while obtaining
Dolkun Isa suppressed facts while obtaining visa: newkerala.com #56122
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
of the 'World Uyghur Congress', saying he had suppressed facts while obtaining it. Briefing media in the national capital, External Affairs Ministry official spokesperson Vikas Swarup said Isa applied for a tourist visa under the electronic travel... Read more
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New Kerala
India extends USD 1-bn credit line to Mongolia - newkerala.com #56120sentenced persons. "On track for the future. India & Mongolia sign agreements
India extends USD 1-bn credit line to Mongolia - newkerala.com #56120
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
sentenced persons. "On track for the future. India & Mongolia sign agreements for US$1 bn LoC & exchange of prisoners," external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted. This comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Mongolia... Read more
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New Kerala
25 declassified files on Netaji to be released Friday - newkerala.com #56103ministry. The last batch had 10 files each from the Prime Minister's office (PM
25 declassified files on Netaji to be released Friday - newkerala.com #56103
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
ministry. The last batch had 10 files each from the Prime Minister's office (PMO) and home ministry and 30 files from the external affairs ministry of the period 1956 to 2009. The Centre had earlier dismissed any political motive behind the... Read more
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New Kerala
Visas not issued to two Chinese activists - newkerala.com #56095applied for a tourist visa under the electronic travel authorisation system. He
Visas not issued to two Chinese activists - newkerala.com #56095
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
applied for a tourist visa under the electronic travel authorisation system. He was accordingly granted a visa," external affairs ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup said in his weekly media briefing here. Swarup said that after obtaining... Read more
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The Economic Times
No request received for extradition of Lalit Modi: MEANEW DELHI: The External Affairs Ministry today said it was yet to receive a req
No request received for extradition of Lalit Modi: MEA
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
NEW DELHI: The External Affairs Ministry today said it was yet to receive a request by agencies concerned for extradition of former IPL chairman Lalit Modi, facing charges of money laundering, from Britain. "The extradition request in respect of... Read more
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The Economic Times
Foreign Secretary meet not part of CBD, discussed possible NIA visitsides will reflect on those ideas. A relationship goes forward through such exc
Foreign Secretary meet not part of CBD, discussed possible NIA visit
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
sides will reflect on those ideas. A relationship goes forward through such exchanges and let us remain hopeful," External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said. Asked whether NIA would visit Pakistan to take the probe into... Read more
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New Kerala
Dolkun Isa hid facts in visa application, says government - newkerala.com #56056visa based on furnishing correct information, and after following due process,
Dolkun Isa hid facts in visa application, says government - newkerala.com #56056
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
visa based on furnishing correct information, and after following due process, there would be no cause for any revocation," external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said in his weekly media briefing here. "In the specific case of Dolkun... Read more
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dna
No request received for extradition of Lalit Modi: MEAThe External Affairs Ministry on Thursday said it was yet to receive a request
No request received for extradition of Lalit Modi: MEA
dna / Posted 2 days ago
The External Affairs Ministry on Thursday said it was yet to receive a request by agencies concerned for extradition of former IPL chairman Lalit Modi, facing charges of money laundering, from Britain. Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh... Read more
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The Economic Times
Dolkun Isa 'suppressed' facts while obtaining visadoes not permit. "Further more it came to the notice of authorities that Isa w
Dolkun Isa 'suppressed' facts while obtaining visa
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
does not permit. "Further more it came to the notice of authorities that Isa was subject of a Interpol Red Corner notice," External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said. Asked if China had raised its objection on granting of visa to Isa... Read more
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New Kerala
India approaches UK for deportation of Mallya - newkerala.com #56006a week ago, following the issue of non-bailable arrest warrant, the Enforcement
India approaches UK for deportation of Mallya - newkerala.com #56006
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
a week ago, following the issue of non-bailable arrest warrant, the Enforcement Directorate had approached the external affairs ministry for deportation proceedings against Mallya. In a significant move, the Ethics Committee of the... Read more
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New Kerala
India, Iran, Afghanistan hold trilateral discussions - newkerala.com #56026secretary-level India-Iran-Afghanistan trilateral consultations on Afghanistan
India, Iran, Afghanistan hold trilateral discussions - newkerala.com #56026
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
secretary-level India-Iran-Afghanistan trilateral consultations on Afghanistan was held in New Delhi on April 27," external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said in his weekly media briefing here. "During the consultations, the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Dolkun Isa ‘suppressed’ facts while obtaining visa: Indiadoes not permit. “Further more it came to the notice of authorities that Isa w
Dolkun Isa ‘suppressed’ facts while obtaining visa: India
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
does not permit. “Further more it came to the notice of authorities that Isa was subject of a Interpol Red Corner notice,” External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said. Asked if China had raised its objection on granting of visa to Isa... Read more
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dna
Dolkun Isa 'suppressed' facts while obtaining visa: MEAdoes not permit. Further more it came to the notice of authorities that Isa was
Dolkun Isa 'suppressed' facts while obtaining visa: MEA
dna / Posted 2 days ago
does not permit. Further more it came to the notice of authorities that Isa was subject of a Interpol Red Corner notice," External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said. Asked if China had raised its objection on granting of visa to Isa... Read more
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The Hindu
No request received for extradition of Lalit Modi: MEAThe External Affairs Ministry on Thursday said it was yet to receive a request
No request received for extradition of Lalit Modi: MEA
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
The External Affairs Ministry on Thursday said it was yet to receive a request by agencies concerned for extradition of former IPL chairman Lalit Modi, facing charges of money laundering, from Britain. Minister of State for External Affairs V.K.... Read more
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The Financial Express
India seeks Vijay Mallya’s deportation from the UKbank loans of over Rs 9,400 crore, citing the revocation of his passport and a
India seeks Vijay Mallya’s deportation from the UK
The Financial Express / Posted 2 days ago
bank loans of over Rs 9,400 crore, citing the revocation of his passport and a non-bailable warrant against him. External Affairs Ministry also emphasised that India will continue pursuing Mallya’s deportation matter with the UK... Read more
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The Economic Times
India seeks Vijay Mallya's deportation from the UKbank loans of over Rs 9,400 crore, citing the revocation of his passport and a
India seeks Vijay Mallya's deportation from the UK
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
bank loans of over Rs 9,400 crore, citing the revocation of his passport and a non-bailable warrant against him. External Affairs Ministry also emphasised that India will continue pursuing Mallya's deportation matter with the UK... Read more
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The Hindu
India writes to U.K. on Vijay Mallya’s deportationbank loans of over Rs 9,400 crore, citing the revocation of his passport and a
India writes to U.K. on Vijay Mallya’s deportation
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
bank loans of over Rs 9,400 crore, citing the revocation of his passport and a non-bailable warrant against him. External Affairs Ministry also emphasised that India will continue pursuing Mallya’s deportation matter with the UK... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Prez leaves on two nation tour to Papua New Guineawill be signed during the five day visit of the President, aimed at furthering
Prez leaves on two nation tour to Papua New Guinea
Central Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
will be signed during the five day visit of the President, aimed at furthering bilateral relations with the two nations. External Affairs Ministry officials said the President is accompanied by Minister of State for Agriculture Sanjeev Kumar... Read more
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asianage
Arun Jaitley, MEA rubbish Modi-Italy PM ‘deal’of the bribe-taker has to be established”, said the report quoted by Mr Azad is
Arun Jaitley, MEA rubbish Modi-Italy PM ‘deal’
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
of the bribe-taker has to be established”, said the report quoted by Mr Azad is “false and untrue in its entirety”. The external affairs ministry also denied that any such meeting took place between the two PMs. The media report claimed Prime... Read more
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asianage
Arun Jaitley, MEA rubbish Modi-Italy PM �deal'of the bribe-taker has to be established”, said the report quoted by Mr Azad is
Arun Jaitley, MEA rubbish Modi-Italy PM �deal'
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
of the bribe-taker has to be established”, said the report quoted by Mr Azad is “false and untrue in its entirety”. The external affairs ministry also denied that any such meeting took place between the two PMs. The media report claimed Prime... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Will move SC to place Kohinoor in Jagannath temple: Odisha Congressto be intervenors in the case filed in the apex court. He said a delegation of
Will move SC to place Kohinoor in Jagannath temple: Odisha Congress
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
to be intervenors in the case filed in the apex court. He said a delegation of the Congress would meet officials at the external affairs ministry in May to press their demand for returning the diamond and place it at the Jagannath temple. The... Read more
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New Kerala
Odisha Congress to move SC seeking Kohinoor for Jagannath - newkerala.com #55286to be intervenors in the case filed in the apex court. He said a delegation of
Odisha Congress to move SC seeking Kohinoor for Jagannath - newkerala.com #55286
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
to be intervenors in the case filed in the apex court. He said a delegation of the Congress would meet officials at the external affairs ministry in May to press their demand for returning the diamond and place it at the Jagannath temple. The... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
AgustaWestland issue: Modi didn’t meet Italian PM at UNGA, says MEAhis Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi on the margins of the United Nations Gener
AgustaWestland issue: Modi didn’t meet Italian PM at UNGA, says MEA
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
his Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York last year, External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday. Read more: Sparks fly in Rajya Sabha after BJP names Sonia in Agusta deal... Read more
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dna
VVIP chopper row: No bilateral meeting between PM Modi & Italian PM Renzi at UNGA - MEAbetween Prime Minister Modi and his Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi on the mar
VVIP chopper row: No bilateral meeting between PM Modi & Italian PM Renzi at UNGA - MEA
dna / Posted 3 days ago
between Prime Minister Modi and his Italian counterpart Matteo Renzi on the margins of the UNGA in New York last year, External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday. The ministry was reacting to allegations by James Christian Michel, the... Read more
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asianage
�Not afraid, have nothing to hide' Sonia Gandhi on VVIP copter scamthe week as the government plans to push some important bills in the Upper Hous
�Not afraid, have nothing to hide' Sonia Gandhi on VVIP copter scam
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
the week as the government plans to push some important bills in the Upper House. The CBI has, meanwhile, approached the external affairs ministry seeking the help of diplomatic channels to get a copy of the Italian court’s ruling in the... Read more
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asianage
‘Not afraid, have nothing to hide’: Sonia Gandhi on VVIP copter scamthe week as the government plans to push some important bills in the Upper Hous
‘Not afraid, have nothing to hide’: Sonia Gandhi on VVIP copter scam
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
the week as the government plans to push some important bills in the Upper House. The CBI has, meanwhile, approached the external affairs ministry seeking the help of diplomatic channels to get a copy of the Italian court’s ruling in the... Read more
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asianage
Modi’s diplomatic flip-flopsnot a policy. Nor it appears can be muscle flexing which is fitful and not anch
Modi’s diplomatic flip-flops
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
not a policy. Nor it appears can be muscle flexing which is fitful and not anchored in principles like human rights and democracy and laced with realpolitik. The writer is a former secretary in the external affairs ministry. He tweets at @ambkcs... Read more
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asianage
Caving in on visa sends bad signalup to China, playing the reciprocity card in the context of Beijing saving Maso
Caving in on visa sends bad signal
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
up to China, playing the reciprocity card in the context of Beijing saving Masood Azhar from UN action. It appears the external affairs ministry was kept on the sidelines in the whole affair of issuance of the visa to Mr Isa. It may also be... Read more
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asianage
Modi's diplomatic flip-flopsnot a policy. Nor it appears can be muscle flexing which is fitful and not anch
Modi's diplomatic flip-flops
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
not a policy. Nor it appears can be muscle flexing which is fitful and not anchored in principles like human rights and democracy and laced with realpolitik. The writer is a former secretary in the external affairs ministry. He tweets at @ambkcs... Read more
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The Economic Times
Vijay Mallya to move HC on passport revocation, unlikely to return soon to Indialaundering accusations. As he had not presented himself for questioning despit
Vijay Mallya to move HC on passport revocation, unlikely to return soon to India
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
laundering accusations. As he had not presented himself for questioning despite being summoned three times, ED pushed the external affairs ministry to first suspend and then revoke his passport. Mallya had told the ED that he could be questioned... Read more
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Business Standard India
India-Pak foreign secys agree to keep talks alivegroups based in Pakistan targeting India must not be allowed to operate with im
India-Pak foreign secys agree to keep talks alive
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
groups based in Pakistan targeting India must not be allowed to operate with impunity,” a statement by the external affairs ministry (MEA) said after the talks. Chaudhry brought up Kashmir, terming it the “core issue that requires... Read more
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asianage
India tells Pakistan: Don’t be in denial on terrorcase trial in Pakistan. He also brought up the listing of JeM leader Masood Azh
India tells Pakistan: Don’t be in denial on terror
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
case trial in Pakistan. He also brought up the listing of JeM leader Masood Azhar in the UN 1267 Sanctions Committee,” an external affairs ministry statement said. “Foreign secretary Jaishankar clearly conveyed that Pakistan cannot be in denial... Read more
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asianage
BJP targets Sonia Gandhi over copter dealthe week as the government plans to push some important bills in the Upper Hous
BJP targets Sonia Gandhi over copter deal
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
the week as the government plans to push some important bills in the Upper House. The CBI has, meanwhile, approached the external affairs ministry seeking the help of diplomatic channels to get a copy of the Italian court’s ruling in the... Read more
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asianage
India tells Pakistan Don't be in denial on terrorcase trial in Pakistan. He also brought up the listing of JeM leader Masood Azh
India tells Pakistan Don't be in denial on terror
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
case trial in Pakistan. He also brought up the listing of JeM leader Masood Azhar in the UN 1267 Sanctions Committee,” an external affairs ministry statement said. “Foreign secretary Jaishankar clearly conveyed that Pakistan cannot be in denial... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
India, Pakistan exchange barbs over arrest of alleged spy Jadhavpressed for immediate consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, former naval office
India, Pakistan exchange barbs over arrest of alleged spy Jadhav
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
pressed for immediate consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, former naval officer abducted and taken to Pakistan”, external affairs ministry said in a statement after the talks. Indian sources said Pakistan is determined to harp on the... Read more
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New Kerala
Sushma Swaraj recovering well - newkerala.com #54885Monday night with fever and chest congestion, was better by Tuesday evening. "
Sushma Swaraj recovering well - newkerala.com #54885
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
Monday night with fever and chest congestion, was better by Tuesday evening. "She is recovering well," said sources in the external affairs ministry, adding that the minister, 64, was suffering from pneumonia. Sushma Swaraj was scheduled to... Read more
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New Kerala
Connectivity key to Afghanistan's prosperity: - newkerala.com #54858not be "only in Afghanistan's interest, but in the interest of the whole of the
Connectivity key to Afghanistan's prosperity: - newkerala.com #54858
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
not be "only in Afghanistan's interest, but in the interest of the whole of the Heart of Asia region". After the meeting, external affairs ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup said that it was a consultative meeting to discuss priorities and agenda in... Read more
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dna
VVIP chopper deal scam: CBI seeks Italian court's order on AgustaWestland graftCBI has approached External Affairs Ministry seeking help of diplomatic channel
VVIP chopper deal scam: CBI seeks Italian court's order on AgustaWestland graft
dna / Posted 4 days ago
CBI has approached External Affairs Ministry seeking help of diplomatic channels to get a copy of an Italian court's order in the AgustaWestland helicopter deal. Sources said the agency has completed domestic portion of its investigation in the case... Read more
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Business Standard India
India-Pak Foreign Secretaries agree to keep talkinggroups based in Pakistan targeting India must not be allowed to operate with im
India-Pak Foreign Secretaries agree to keep talking
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
groups based in Pakistan targeting India must not be allowed to operate with impunity," a statement by the External Affairs Ministry said after the talks. The Pakistan Foreign Secretary brought up Kashmir, terming it the "core... Read more
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New Kerala
India, Pakistan talk, but no forward movement ( - newkerala.com #54792was blocked by China last month. He also pushed for early probe into the 26/11
India, Pakistan talk, but no forward movement ( - newkerala.com #54792
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
was blocked by China last month. He also pushed for early probe into the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack trial in Pakistan, the external affairs ministry said in a statement, adding the "discussions were frank and constructive". The Indian side also... Read more
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The Financial Express
Dolsun Isa’s visa cancelled: India’s missteps signal a lack of thought-through-strategyDelhi’s efforts to have Jaish-e-Muhammad chief Masood Azhar sanctioned by the U
Dolsun Isa’s visa cancelled: India’s missteps signal a lack of thought-through-strategy
The Financial Express / Posted 4 days ago
Delhi’s efforts to have Jaish-e-Muhammad chief Masood Azhar sanctioned by the UN. The euphoria crumbled on Monday, when the external affairs ministry announced it had cancelled Isa’s visa, in response to irate Chinese protests. Delhi’s official... Read more
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New Kerala
Heart of Asia meet: India stresses on connectivity - newkerala.com #54772CBM, which is implemented by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and
Heart of Asia meet: India stresses on connectivity - newkerala.com #54772
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
CBM, which is implemented by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci) under the guidance of the external affairs ministry and the department of commerce. In his address, Singh said that connectivity would also also serve... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
India asks Pakistan to curb terror groups targeting Indiarelationship. Terrorist groups based in Pakistan targeting India must not be al
India asks Pakistan to curb terror groups targeting India
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
relationship. Terrorist groups based in Pakistan targeting India must not be allowed to operate with impunity," India's External Affairs Ministry said. Pakistan says it has arrested several suspects belonging to Jaish-e-Mohammad, a militant... Read more
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