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China welcomes Doval's appointment as Special Representative for boundary talks

Nov 25, 2014

China welcomes Doval's appointment as Special Representative for boundary talks

Earlier reports in India said that issues of protocol propped up when the government considered options to appoint former foreign secretary Shyam Saran as Special Representative for the boundary talks. #India #China #Arunachal Pradesh #diplomacy #NewsTracker #Xi Jinping #Shivshankar Menon #Ajit Doval #Special Representative
NSA Ajit Doval named as Special Representative for talks with China

Nov 24, 2014

NSA Ajit Doval named as Special Representative for talks with China

NDA government on Monday named National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval as its Special Representative on boundary talks with China. #World #India #China #NewsTracker #NDA #Shivshankar Menon #NSA #National Security Adviser #Ajit Doval #Special Representative of India
PM Manmohan Singh gets standing ovation from personal staff

May 13, 2014

PM Manmohan Singh gets standing ovation from personal staff

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was given a standing ovation by his staff at South Block on Tuesday during a farewell they hosted for him. It also saw some moist eyes. #India #Manmohan Singh #PMO #TKA Nair #Pankaj Pachauri #Shivshankar Menon #7 race course road #South Block
PM monitoring violence in Assam that has claimed 32 lives

May 03, 2014

PM monitoring violence in Assam that has claimed 32 lives

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is keeping a close watch on the Assam situation in the wake of violence in two communally-sensitive districts of the state that has claimed at least 32 lives. #Sonia Gandhi #Manmohan Singh #Shivshankar Menon #Ajit Seth #Kokrajhar #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Bodoland Territorial Administration Districts
Counter-terrorism, piracy high on radars of India, Sri Lanka, Maldives

Mar 09, 2014

Counter-terrorism, piracy high on radars of India, Sri Lanka, Maldives

The trilateral maritime cooperation can do precious little to keep the Chinese out of the Indian Ocean but through this process, the three neighbours are keeping in close touch on vital maritime security issues. #India #China #Sri Lanka #ConnectTheDots #Maldives #Piracy #Indian Ocean #counter terrorism #Maritime security #Shivshankar Menon #maritime operations
There was no mistrust between govt and army, says Antony

Feb 21, 2014

There was no mistrust between govt and army, says Antony

Defence Minister AK Antony on Friday rubbished reports that there was mistrust between the government and the Army, saying whatever happened was routine. #India #NewsTracker #Indian Army #parliament #AK Antony #DGMO #Shivshankar Menon #AK Choudhary
'Delay in n-deal with Japan may hit progress on atomic plants'

Feb 17, 2014

'Delay in n-deal with Japan may hit progress on atomic plants'

Progress on atomic plants being built here by France and the US can be hampered by the delay in India's nuclear deal with Japan where key components of these plants are manufactured and India now wants these countries to push Japan to conclude the agreement at the earliest. #United States #Japan #France #Nuclear energy #Shivshankar Menon #NSA
Lawyer for Indian housekeeper says she is victim, not Khobragade

Dec 20, 2013

Lawyer for Indian housekeeper says she is victim, not Khobragade

Sangeeta Richard's lawyer says she made $3 an hour or around $24 for an eight-hour day, less than the minimum wage according to US laws. However, the amount is more than what a well-paid maid would earn in New Delhi or Mumbai, where typical salaries for full-time, live-in maids range from $100 to $150 per month. #New York City #Salman Khurshid #Preet Bharara #Somnath Chatterjee #Nancy Powell #NYPD #New York Police Department #Shivshankar Menon #John Kerry #Devyani Khobragade #Indian diplomat #maid diplomatic row #Uttam Khobragade #Indian official #India-US diplomatic ties #deputy consul general #Dana Sussman #Sangeeta Richard #Safe Horizon
PM upset with Devyani's distress, directs full resolution of issue

Dec 19, 2013

PM upset with Devyani's distress, directs full resolution of issue

Singh had on Thursday termed as "deplorable" the treatment that the 39-year-old diplomat had been subjected to. #India #Manmohan Singh #US #diplomacy #Shivshankar Menon #Devyani Khobragade