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asianage
Interpol cancels red corner notice on Zakir Naik, cites religious bias as reason(Prevention) Act (UAPA) after the Union Home Ministry had declared his Mumbai b
asianage / Posted 14 hours ago
(Prevention) Act (UAPA) after the Union Home Ministry had declared his Mumbai based IRF as an unlawful association. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) last month had said that the inter-departmental consultations were on for the extradition... Read more
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Pakistan confirms wife and mother have received visas to visit himreceived for their visit on humanitarian grounds. Being processed. Earlier, Pa
dna / Posted 18 hours ago
received for their visit on humanitarian grounds. Being processed. Earlier, Pakistan's foreign office sent a letter to the Ministry of External Affairs suggesting that Jadhav's family can meet him on Christmas. External Affairs Minister Sushma... Read more
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Central Chronicle
President calls for education for alloverseas students include 80 admitted through the Direct Admission of Students
Central Chronicle / Posted yesterday
overseas students include 80 admitted through the Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) scheme, three through the ministry of external affairs and two through Indian Council for Cultural Relations. Earlier Mr Kovind paid glowing tributes... Read more
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dna
Placating Nepal a tough taskthe Indian establishment has been conspicuously silent on the stunning politica
dna / Posted 2 days ago
the Indian establishment has been conspicuously silent on the stunning political turn in Nepal. Neither Modi Sarkar nor the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) — which are acutely aware of Nepal’s sensitivities and how India offended these in recent... Read more
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The Indian Express
Arab envoys want stronger message from Delhi on Trump-JerusalemSwaraj during Abbas’s visit to India this year and issue a “strong statement”.
The Indian Express / Posted 2 days ago
Swaraj during Abbas’s visit to India this year and issue a “strong statement”. Responding to Trump’s announcement, the Ministry of External Affairs official spokesperson Raveesh Kumar had said: “India’s position on Palestine is independent and... Read more
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dna
India asks neighbours to remain sensitive to its security concernkm from Thiruvananthapuram, the string or pearls around India is complete. On
dna / Posted 3 days ago
km from Thiruvananthapuram, the string or pearls around India is complete. On Sri Lanka handing over its port to China, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said New Delhi expects the country to keep in mind India's... Read more
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asianage
BJP leader requests NIA to file FIR against Cong leaders meeting with Pak diplomatsbefore participating in the meeting. "No subsequent discussion in the meeting
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
before participating in the meeting. "No subsequent discussion in the meeting no note of the same was convoyed to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) by the ex-prime Minister and ex-Vice president, which they should have done as per the... Read more
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asianage
Sushma Swaraj discussed Doklam with China foreign ministertwo months and was finally resolved towards the end of August after troops of b
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
two months and was finally resolved towards the end of August after troops of both sides pulled back. On Wednesday, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said, “During the meeting between External Affairs Minister and Chinese Foreign Minister... Read more
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Central Chronicle
India, China see Doklam defusion as reflective of their political maturity: MEAThe Ministry of External Affairs on Wednesday confirmed that the Doklam issue w
Central Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
The Ministry of External Affairs on Wednesday confirmed that the Doklam issue was discussed between India and China here on December 11 and both the countries agreed that its resolution was a reflection of the political maturity of Beijing and New... Read more
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10 ASEAN leaders to grace Republic Day celebrations as chief guestspeople of India are keen to welcome the ASEAN leaders as the Chief Guests at In
dna / Posted 4 days ago
people of India are keen to welcome the ASEAN leaders as the Chief Guests at India's 69th Republic Day celebrations. The Ministry of External Affairs had confirmed that the ASEAN leaders "graciously" accepted PM Modi's invitation to attend the... Read more
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Central Chronicle
India, Australia focus on Indo-pacific at their 1st 2+2 dialogueIndo-Pacific region serves the long-term interests of all countries in the regi
Central Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Indo-Pacific region serves the long-term interests of all countries in the region and of the world at large,’’ the Ministry of External Affairs said here in a statement after the meeting. The 2+2 dialogue comes close on the heels of the... Read more
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The Hindu
India, Australia call for ‘open’ Asia-Pacific zonelarge. There is a growing convergence of strategic perspectives between the two
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
large. There is a growing convergence of strategic perspectives between the two countries,” said a press statement from the Ministry of External Affairs. Freedom of navigation The “2+2” dialogue of Tuesday was held between Foreign Secretary S.... Read more
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RS Prasad rakes up Manmohan Singh's 2007 Balochistan admission to corner former PMSingh met a Pakistani delegation earlier this month after informing him. He al
dna / Posted 5 days ago
Singh met a Pakistani delegation earlier this month after informing him. He also asked whether Singh had consulted the Ministry of External Affairs on the same. The Union law minister also wanted to know the Congress' stand on the proposed... Read more
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Business Standard India
SC pulls up Centre for 'not bothering about' orders on Mallya-like casesdon't even bother about the orders of the Supreme Court. We have been virtually
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
don't even bother about the orders of the Supreme Court. We have been virtually extending threats to the officers in the Ministry of External Affairs but you still don't act," a bench of justices Arun Mishra and M M Shantanagoudar said. The top... Read more
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SC raps Centre for not acting on orders over extradition of fugitivesdon't even bother about the orders of the Supreme Court. We have been virtually
dna / Posted 5 days ago
don't even bother about the orders of the Supreme Court. We have been virtually extending threats to the officers in the Ministry of External Affairs but you still don't act," a bench of justices Arun Mishra and M M Shantanagoudar said. The top... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Length of Indo-Nepal border could change after re-demarcation: Officialshas been approved. However, there are still political issues over the remaining
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
has been approved. However, there are still political issues over the remaining 2% of the border length on which the Union ministry of external affairs is in talks with Nepal. Once the government resolves the status of the 2% of the border area,... Read more
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Aljazeera
India's deafening silence after Trump's Jerusalem shiftIt is shaped by our views and interests, and not determined by any third countr
Aljazeera / Posted 6 days ago
It is shaped by our views and interests, and not determined by any third country," Raveesh Kumar, spokesman of India's Ministry of External Affairs, said last Thursday. But critics say this was deliberately vague and India should have posited... Read more
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Business Standard India
Spare us, says Pak as Modi rips Cong for scheming with it in Gujarat pollsAhmedabad, BJP chief Amit Shah held a press conference to repeat the allegation
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
Ahmedabad, BJP chief Amit Shah held a press conference to repeat the allegations. There was, however, no word from the Ministry of External Affairs about the PM’s allegations. After Narendra Modi accused the Congress of colluding with... Read more
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Business Standard India
Modi, Congress take Gujarat battle to Islamabad; Pak says 'why drag us'Ahmedabad, BJP chief Amit Shah held a press conference to repeat the allegation
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
Ahmedabad, BJP chief Amit Shah held a press conference to repeat the allegations. There was, however, no word from the Ministry of External Affairs about the PM’s allegations. After Narendra Modi accused the Congress of colluding with... Read more
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asianage
Pakistan trying to fix Gujarat polls, says ModiAmit Shah said in Ahmedabad that it was Hamid Ansari. Mr Shah told reporters t
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
Amit Shah said in Ahmedabad that it was Hamid Ansari. Mr Shah told reporters that Congress leaders had not informed the ministry of external affairs or the Indian government about the meeting. Earlier, the Prime Minister exuded confidence on a... Read more
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Business Standard India
PM Modi says Pakistan meddling in Gujarat pollshe said. In Ahmedabad, BJP chief Amit Shah held a press conference to repeat t
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
he said. In Ahmedabad, BJP chief Amit Shah held a press conference to repeat the allegations. There was no word from the Ministry of External Affairs about the PM’s allegations. The Congress asked why the Modi government had allowed Pakistan... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Tibetan refugees can reclaim identity cards by surrendering Indian passportson the number of passports issued to the refugees, but officials put them at “a
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
on the number of passports issued to the refugees, but officials put them at “a few hundred”. In March this year, the ministry of external affairs (MEA), in consonance with a Delhi court order of 2016, issued directions that Tibetan applicants... Read more
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The Hindu
Plea for VVIP cars to display registration numberthe Delhi Police to seize the cars used by the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Vice-Preside
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
the Delhi Police to seize the cars used by the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Vice-President, Raj Niwas and Protocol Division of the Ministry of External Affairs for not being registered under the Motor Vehicles Act. The NGO referred to an RTI response by... Read more
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dna
Govt will take all possible steps to ensure extradition of Vijay Mallya: MEAsteps to ensure that we do not lag behind in our efforts towards extradition of
dna / Posted 9 days ago
steps to ensure that we do not lag behind in our efforts towards extradition of Vijay Mallya to India," spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Raveesh Kumar said in reply to a question on the issue. The extradition trial of Mallya,... Read more
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The Hindu
India gets admission into Wassenaar ArrangementThe Ministry of External Affairs on Friday welcomed the decision of the Wassena
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday welcomed the decision of the Wassenaar Arrangement to admit India as the 42nd member of the organisation which aims to regulate trade and use of dual use technology. Officials said that following admission... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Will take all possible steps to bring back Vijay Mallyasteps to ensure that we do not lag behind in our efforts towards extradition of
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
steps to ensure that we do not lag behind in our efforts towards extradition of Vijay Mallya to India,” spokesperson in the ministry of external affairs (MEA) Raveesh Kumar said in reply to a question on the issue. The extradition trial of Mallya,... Read more
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dna
Pakistan allows Kulbhushan Jadhav's family to meet him in jail on December 25to ensure safety, and security of both. Also, during their stay in Pakistan the
dna / Posted 9 days ago
to ensure safety, and security of both. Also, during their stay in Pakistan they should not be questioned, or harassed," Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said. "We have further asked that a diplomat from our High... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
AICTE new rules: Technical institutes to publish complete list of fees on websitesdomestic institutions. The notification adds that in such cases, the council w
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
domestic institutions. The notification adds that in such cases, the council will inform concerned agencies including the ministry of external affairs, the home ministry and the Reserve Bank of India of their decision and advise them against... Read more
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asianage
Kumbh Mela makes it to Unesco Heritage listnow stands “inscribed” on the “Representative List of Intangible Cultural Herit
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
now stands “inscribed” on the “Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity” under the Unesco. The ministry of external affairs (MEA) said on Thursday that the inscription is the third in two years following the inscriptions... Read more
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asianage
India assures its stand on Palestine is ‘independent’to Jerusalem, India on Thursday made it clear that it had no such intention of
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
to Jerusalem, India on Thursday made it clear that it had no such intention of following suit. In a brief statement, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in New Delhi, “India’s position on Palestine is independent and consistent. It is... Read more
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The Hindu
UNESCO names Kumbh Mela Intangible Cultural Heritageas an Intangible Cultural Heritage under UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Sc
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
as an Intangible Cultural Heritage under UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation). The Ministry of External Affairs said the inscription of ‘Kumbh Mela’ in the list was undertaken following recommendation by an... Read more
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The Hindu
Why is govt. silent on U.S. move, asks CPIstand that East Jerusalem is an occupied territory....” Unlike the worldwide r
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
stand that East Jerusalem is an occupied territory....” Unlike the worldwide reaction, the official spokesman of the Ministry of External Affairs had refused to criticise the U.S. decision, the politburo said. “This shows the extent of... Read more
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The Hindu
All teams are welcome, says Hockey India CEOincludes 16 teams, including Pakistan. We need three clearances, the other two
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
includes 16 teams, including Pakistan. We need three clearances, the other two from the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of External Affairs. We have already got approval from one of them so far, though I cannot remember which one right... Read more
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dna
New Indian envoy Gautam Bambawale presents his credentials to Xi JinpingForeign Service (IFS) officer, Bambawale succeeded Vijay Gokhale who took over
dna / Posted 12 days ago
Foreign Service (IFS) officer, Bambawale succeeded Vijay Gokhale who took over as Secretary (Economic Relations) at the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). A deft hand in Sino-India relations, Bambawale earlier handled the China desk at the MEA... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Bambawale takes over as Beijing ambassador, resetting ties post-Doklam tops agendahit the refresh button on border issues to avoid a repeat. Bambawale has also
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 days ago
hit the refresh button on border issues to avoid a repeat. Bambawale has also served as joint secretary (east Asia) in the ministry of external affairs, a position that is increasingly crucial with India’s increased focus on strengthening ties with... Read more
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Central Chronicle
London court begins proceeding against Mallyaanswer these questions when hearing is on. These questions are entirely inappro
Central Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
answer these questions when hearing is on. These questions are entirely inappropriate,”Mallya said to the media in London. Ministry of External Affairs of India had submitted an extradition request to the United Kingdom on February 9. The request... Read more
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Great Game: Chabahar Port brings Iran and Afghan closer to IndiaJaved Zarif had on Saturday held a meeting in Tehran and discussed the port pro
dna / Posted 13 days ago
Javed Zarif had on Saturday held a meeting in Tehran and discussed the port project and other issues. According to the Ministry of External Affairs, Minister of State for Shipping Pon Radhakrishnan represented India at the inauguration. "The... Read more
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Business Standard India
Built by India, Iran's Chabahar port poses challenge to Pak's Gwadarand it was inaugurated by Rouhani in the presence of representatives of several
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
and it was inaugurated by Rouhani in the presence of representatives of several countries of the region. According to the Ministry of External Affairs, Minister of State for Shipping Pon Radhakrishnan represented India at the inauguration. "The... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
First phase of Chabahar port opens, to boost trade between India and Iranand it was inaugurated by Rouhani in the presence of representatives of several
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 14 days ago
and it was inaugurated by Rouhani in the presence of representatives of several countries of the region. According to the ministry of external affairs, minister of state for shipping Pon Radhakrishnan represented India at the inauguration. “The... Read more
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Chabahar port in Iran to be inaugurated todayinvestment as part of the controversial China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)
asianage / Posted 14 days ago
investment as part of the controversial China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). In a statement on Saturday evening, the ministry of external affairs (MEA) said, “External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj visited Iran on December 2, 2017, on her... Read more
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Geeta says couple from Bihar not her parentsis an illiterate woman and hence cannot be her mother,” Mr Jain said. However,
asianage / Posted 14 days ago
is an illiterate woman and hence cannot be her mother,” Mr Jain said. However, the couple has been asked to approach the ministry of external affairs (MEA), the appropriate authority to take a decision on the matter, he added. According to him,... Read more
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The Hindu
Sushma makes Iran stopover on eve of Chabahar port inauguralmeeting was held. “Inauguration of Chabahar port was discussed between the two
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
meeting was held. “Inauguration of Chabahar port was discussed between the two sides,” said a senior official of the Ministry of External Affairs to a question on what the agenda of the lunchon meeting between Ms. Swaraj and her Iranian... Read more
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The Hindu
India silent on Maldives, China FTAcautious silence on the free trade agreement that the Maldives signed on Wednes
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
cautious silence on the free trade agreement that the Maldives signed on Wednesday with China. Senior officials at the Ministry of External Affairs said the government needs to look into the details of the FTA between the Indian Ocean country... Read more
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dna
No justice in sight for many prisoners jailed without convictiontorture without any justifiable reason — has made the situation for both the Ce
dna / Posted 17 days ago
torture without any justifiable reason — has made the situation for both the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) precarious. Earlier, a lawyer had presented blood-soaked cloth of his client lodged in the... Read more
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dna
'Provide evidence or stop crying': LeT founder Hafiz Saeed's son-law tells Indiabilateral relations and for Pakistan's global reputation," White House Press Se
dna / Posted 18 days ago
bilateral relations and for Pakistan's global reputation," White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders Sanders said. India's Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has said that Saeed's release confirmed once again the lack of seriousness by the Pakistan... Read more
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asianage
Modi, Ivanka Trump to kick off Global Entrepreneurship Summit soonExternal Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj also met Ivanka, who leads the 350-memb
asianage / Posted 19 days ago
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj also met Ivanka, who leads the 350-member US delegation to the business meet. The Ministry of External Affairs said both Sushma Swaraj and Ivanka Trump had a productive discussion on women entrepreneurship... Read more
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Hafiz Saeed files petition in UN to remove him from list of designated terroristsbilateral relations and for Pakistan's global reputation," White House Press Se
dna / Posted 19 days ago
bilateral relations and for Pakistan's global reputation," White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders Sanders said. India's Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has said that Saeed's release confirmed once again the lack of seriousness by the Pakistan... Read more
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The Hindu
Pope in South Asia, but no invite from Indiahe said, in a social media message during the weekend. The statement from the
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
he said, in a social media message during the weekend. The statement from the Catholic Church in India came days after the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) indicated that such an important visit needs to be finalised through a ‘proper... Read more
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asianage
Mumbai's Arthur road jail will be Mallya's home: India to tell UK courtHome Secretary Rajiv Gauba last week had a long meeting with representatives of
asianage / Posted 21 days ago
Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba last week had a long meeting with representatives of various authorities, including the Ministry of External Affairs, the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate and discussed responses to be filed in the UK... Read more
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Business Standard India
Arthur Road jail will be Vijay Mallya's new home, India to tell UK courtHome Secretary Rajiv Gauba last week had a long meeting with representatives of
Business Standard India / Posted 21 days ago
Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba last week had a long meeting with representatives of various authorities, including the Ministry of External Affairs, the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate and discussed responses to be filed in the UK court.... Read more
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