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Jun 04, 2018
Sushma Swaraj in South Africa: External affairs minister pitches for enriching intra-BRICS co-operationSushma Swaraj expressed India's willingness to contribute towards enriching intra-BRICS co-operation further at a Foreign Ministers' meeting of BRICS
Jun 03, 2018
Sushma Swaraj meets Mauritius PM Pravind Jugnauth during transit halt on way to South Africa; focus on enhancing bilateral tiesOn her way to South Africa, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday made a transit halt in Mauritius where she met the prime minister of the island nation, Pravind Kumar Jugnauth.
May 30, 2018
Dying overseas: 7,000 bodies of Indians stranded abroad, bureaucratic and financial hurdles stand in way of bringing them homeAccording to a parliamentary paper, 7,694 bodies of Indians were stranded in foreign countries in 2015.
May 29, 2018
Sushma meets Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif; duo discusses connectivity, energy, trade and future of JCPOAIndia and Iran reviewed bilateral, regional and global issues during a meeting between Sushma Swaraj and her Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif.
May 17, 2018
India, Pakistan to revive joint judicial panel which looks into humanitarian issues of prisoners, fishermen: MEAPakistan has responded positively to India's proposal to revive a mechanism of a joint judicial panel which looks into humanitarian issues of fishermen and prisoners in each other's custody, the External Affairs Ministry said
Apr 14, 2018
US-led missile strikes on Syria: India urges all parties to show restraint to avoid further escalation of tensionsIndia, while describing an alleged chemical attack in Syria as "deplorable", called for restraint after the US, Britain and France launched coordinated missile attacks on the West Asian nation
Apr 02, 2018
Bodies of 38 Indians killed in Iraq reach Amritsar: Govt urges victims' families not to open caskets due to fear of toxic gasesVK Singh, shortly after bringing back the mortal remains of 38 Indians killed in Iraq, announced a Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia compensation for the family members of those who lost their lives.
Mar 21, 2018
Kabul terror attack: India condemns ‘barbaric and inhumane' act that killed 32, offers all possible assistanceIndia on Wednesday strongly condemned the "inhumane and barbaric" terrorist attack in Kabul and extended all possible assistance to the war-torn country
Mar 19, 2018
Poonch shelling kills 5 civilians: India summons Pakistan deputy high commissioner, lodges strong protestIndia summoned the Pakistan deputy high commissioner in New Delhi and lodged a strong protest against the killing of five civilians in "unprovoked firing" by Pakistani forces, terming the incident "highly deplorable"
Mar 11, 2018
India, Pakistan exchange allegations over harassment of their High Commission personnelThe Pakistan High Commission has lodged complaints of harassment with the External Affairs Ministry, which has assured them of an investigation, official sources said on Sunday and alleged that several Indian mission staffers in Islamabad have been severely "harassed and intimidated".