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Quad Fellowship, designed to build ties among next generation scientists and technologists, launched at summit in Tokyo
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Quad Fellowship, designed to build ties among next generation scientists and technologists, launched at summit in Tokyo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi encouraged Indian students to apply for the Quad Fellowship programme and join the next generation of STEM leaders and innovators building a better future for humanity

Monitoring situation, talks on: MEA on reports of second Chinese bridge over Pangong Tso lake
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Monitoring situation, talks on: MEA on reports of second Chinese bridge over Pangong Tso lake

The MEA spokesperson did not clarify further on the bridge, saying that he would not be able to address the issue from a military perspective and that the Ministry of Defence would be in a better position to address the implications

India rejects Pakistan National Assembly's 'farcical resolution' on delimitation exercise in J&K
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India rejects Pakistan National Assembly's 'farcical resolution' on delimitation exercise in J&K

Arindam Bagchi categorically rejected the resolution and asked Islamabad to stop cross-border terrorism and shut down its "infrastructure of terrorism"

Modi in Europe: Queen of Denmark Margrethe II extends warm reception to PM Modi at Copenhagen
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Modi in Europe: Queen of Denmark Margrethe II extends warm reception to PM Modi at Copenhagen

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Copenhagen takes place in connection with the Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen's official visit to India in October 2021

PM Modi holds talks with Danish PM Mette Frederiksen, takes private tour of her house in Copenhagen
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PM Modi holds talks with Danish PM Mette Frederiksen, takes private tour of her house in Copenhagen

It is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first visit to Denmark, where he will take part in bilateral and multilateral engagements on Tuesday and Wednesday

Raised Indian medical students' issue with China, no positive response, says MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi
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Raised Indian medical students' issue with China, no positive response, says MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi

The remarks were made by MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi in response to questions citing reports according to which China is facilitating the return of students from countries like Sri Lanka

Formal talks with Pakistan only possible after 'terror' stops, says India
India

Formal talks with Pakistan only possible after 'terror' stops, says India

Arindam Bagchi, India's foreign ministry spokesperson said the recent exchange of letters between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Sharif were part of routine diplomatic courtesies

India doesn't comment on a country's internal matters, says Arindam Bagchi on political developments in Pakistan
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India doesn't comment on a country's internal matters, says Arindam Bagchi on political developments in Pakistan

MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said, "This is their internal matter, I actually have no comments to offer as of now. We are watching the developments but we don't comment on internal matters"

OIC irrelevant, Pakistan its manipulator: India slams Kashmir reference at Islamic nations group's Islamabad meet
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OIC irrelevant, Pakistan its manipulator: India slams Kashmir reference at Islamic nations group's Islamabad meet

In a strongly-worded response to the OIC statement, Ministry of External Affairs spokesman Arindam Bagchi said references have been made to India and are based on falsehoods and misrepresentation

Japanese PM Fumio Kishida to visit India on 19 March for annual summit
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Japanese PM Fumio Kishida to visit India on 19 March for annual summit

Underscoring the importance of the bilateral ties, the MEA spokesperson said both India and Japan have multi-faceted cooperation within the ambit of their special strategic and global partnership

India sends fourth consignment of 2,000 metric tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan
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India sends fourth consignment of 2,000 metric tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson, Arindam Bagchi, said, a total of 8,000 MTs of wheat has been sent to Afghanistan so far

Operation Ganga: Nearly 17,000 Indians left Ukraine, 15 flights scheduled in next 24 hrs, says MEA
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Operation Ganga: Nearly 17,000 Indians left Ukraine, 15 flights scheduled in next 24 hrs, says MEA

Bagchi said the Indian Air Force aircraft have joined Operation Ganga with the first C-17 flight from Bucharest (Romania) expected to return to Delhi later tonight

Ukraine crisis: No immediate plan to evacuate Indians, focus on ensuring their safety, says MEA
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Ukraine crisis: No immediate plan to evacuate Indians, focus on ensuring their safety, says MEA

MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi, who said this at a media briefing, added that India has been supportive of an immediate de-escalation of tensions and resolution of the Ukraine crisis through sustained diplomatic dialogue

How choice for torchbearer for Winter Olympics has become latest flashpoint in India-China ties
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How choice for torchbearer for Winter Olympics has become latest flashpoint in India-China ties

Beijing’s decision to field Qi Fabao — a military officer involved in the 2020 Galwan Valley clash — as its torchbearer for the mega sporting event, has led to India announcing a diplomatic boycott of the Games

Torchbearer row: Indian envoy won't attend opening and closing ceremony of Beijing Olympics, says MEA
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Torchbearer row: Indian envoy won't attend opening and closing ceremony of Beijing Olympics, says MEA

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi on Thursday said it was regrettable that China has chosen to politicise the Olympics

India slams OHCHR, says it 'betrays' lack of understanding of security challenges due to cross-border terrorism
India

India slams OHCHR, says it 'betrays' lack of understanding of security challenges due to cross-border terrorism

The United Nations had recently expressed concern over the arrest of Khurram Parvez by the National Investigation Agency on 22 November

Curious case of Chinese villages near Arunachal: How statements of CDS Rawat and MEA don’t contradict each other
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Curious case of Chinese villages near Arunachal: How statements of CDS Rawat and MEA don’t contradict each other

The MEA spoke of the IB, which corresponds more or less to the McMahon Line, while the CDS was commenting on the LAC; the two do not exactly tally in several places in Arunachal Pradesh

Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit India on 6 December for annual summit with PM Modi
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Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit India on 6 December for annual summit with PM Modi

The MEA also announced that the first '2+2' foreign and defence ministerial dialogue between India and Russia will be held on 6 December as well

India resumes COVID-19 vaccine export; sends supplies to Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Iran
India

India resumes COVID-19 vaccine export; sends supplies to Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Iran

External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said the government has decided to send vaccines to the neighbourhood initially, and the decision on further supplies will be based on India's production and demand

Covishield controversy shows Britain needs a reality check as much as it does vaccine certificates
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Covishield controversy shows Britain needs a reality check as much as it does vaccine certificates

The UK should realise that it’s no longer an imperialist power it thinks it is. Today, it is more in need of India’s support, and not the other way round.