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Narendra Modi to hold virtual summit with Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen tomorrow, says MEA
India

Narendra Modi to hold virtual summit with Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen tomorrow, says MEA

According to official figures, ​bilateral trade in goods and services between India and Denmark grew by 30.49 percent between 2016 and 2019 as the trade volume rose from $2.82 billion to $3.68 billion.

ISL: Nine overseas footballers, including eight Brazilians, given green signal to arrive in India for new season
Sports

ISL: Nine overseas footballers, including eight Brazilians, given green signal to arrive in India for new season

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has granted permission to a total of ten foreigners to join their respective clubs for pre-season in Goa for ISL 2020-21

'Excellent discussions,' says MEA as S Jaishankar meets Russia counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow
World

'Excellent discussions,' says MEA as S Jaishankar meets Russia counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow

Bilateral economic issues, cooperation in development of the Far East region of Russia, cooperation in nuclear and space sectors were also discussed, MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said

Chinese defence minister Wei Fenghe seeks meet with Rajnath Singh amid LAC stand-off; India yet to respond
India

Chinese defence minister Wei Fenghe seeks meet with Rajnath Singh amid LAC stand-off; India yet to respond

Tensions flared again in eastern Ladakh after China unsuccessfully attempted to occupy Indian territory in the southern bank of Pangong lake four days ago

Pakistan evading responsibility for Pulwama terror attack, sheltering Masood Azhar, says MEA
India

Pakistan evading responsibility for Pulwama terror attack, sheltering Masood Azhar, says MEA

The MEA spokesperson said the chargesheet into the Pulwama attack case has been filed after an investigation spanning one-and-a-half years

Galwan Valley clash: India, China agree to resolve border standoff in Ladakh expeditiously, says MEA
India

Galwan Valley clash: India, China agree to resolve border standoff in Ladakh expeditiously, says MEA

MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the two sides had a 'candid and in-depth' exchange of views and reaffirmed to work towards complete disengagement of the troops

India sends technical equipment, 10-member team to Mauritius to help contain oil spill
World

India sends technical equipment, 10-member team to Mauritius to help contain oil spill

Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth declared a state of environmental emergency and requested for assistance after a Japanese ship leaked hundreds of tonnes of oil off the country's coast

India lodges ‘strong protest’ over attempts to convert Lahore gurudwara into mosque
India

India lodges ‘strong protest’ over attempts to convert Lahore gurudwara into mosque

Gurudwara Shahidi Asthan, where a Sikh man was executed in 1745, is now being said to be the site of Masjid Shahid Ganj

China must 'sincerely work' on disengagement, maintenance of peace is basis of bilateral ties, says MEA
World

China must 'sincerely work' on disengagement, maintenance of peace is basis of bilateral ties, says MEA

Foreign ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said a fresh round of bilateral diplomatic talks is likely to be held on Friday to push forward the disengagement process in eastern Ladakh

Nidan Singh Sachdeva, Sikh community leader kidnapped in Afghanistan on 22 June, released says MEA
India

Nidan Singh Sachdeva, Sikh community leader kidnapped in Afghanistan on 22 June, released says MEA

MEA said "targeting and persecution" of minority community members by terrorists at behest of external supporters remains a grave concern.

'Surender Modi': Rahul Gandhi's latest swipe at prime minister over India's Galwan Valley stand-off with China
India

'Surender Modi': Rahul Gandhi's latest swipe at prime minister over India's Galwan Valley stand-off with China

A day after accusing the prime minister of having "surrendered" Indian territory to Chinese aggression, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took a swipe at him saying "Narendra Modi is actually Surender Modi".

Galwan incident was no mere 'security' issue; India's diplomacy needs to kick in with rigour to counter China
India

Galwan incident was no mere 'security' issue; India's diplomacy needs to kick in with rigour to counter China

Historically, India's diplomacy had maintained the high ground of morality, persuasiveness and professional engagement that allowed it to 'manage' the restive neighbourhood and internal contradictions. Current relationships are not reflective of that ability

Two employees at MEA's Delhi headquarters test positive for COVID-19; staffers who came into contact asked to self-quarantine
India

Two employees at MEA's Delhi headquarters test positive for COVID-19; staffers who came into contact asked to self-quarantine

Almost all employees in the CE division of the MEA as well as a sizable number of staffers in the legal wing are undergoing self-quarantine at present.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Differences emerge between Karnataka MPs, MLA over fixing accountability after pharma employee in Nanjangud infects 73 others
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Differences emerge between Karnataka MPs, MLA over fixing accountability after pharma employee in Nanjangud infects 73 others

Nanjangud's BJP MLA B Harshavardhan, who is the son-in-law of party MP V Srinivasa Prasad representing Chamarajanagar Lok Sabha constituency is angry with the state government over the handling of the issue.

India should look to convert world's 'hatred' for China into economic opportunity: Nitin Gadkari
Business

India should look to convert world's 'hatred' for China into economic opportunity: Nitin Gadkari

India should look at converting the world's "hatred" for China amid the coronavirus pandemic into an economic opportunity for itself by attracting large scale foreign investments.

India to export hydroxychloroquine on case-by-case basis after meeting all domestic requirements, says MEA spokesperson
India

India to export hydroxychloroquine on case-by-case basis after meeting all domestic requirements, says MEA spokesperson

On 25 March, India banned export of hydroxychloroquine in the midst of views in some quarters that the drug could be used to fight COVID-19

Anurag Srivastava takes charge as MEA spokesperson; 1999-batch IFS officer had served as India's Ambassador to Ethiopia
India

Anurag Srivastava takes charge as MEA spokesperson; 1999-batch IFS officer had served as India's Ambassador to Ethiopia

Anurag Srivastava, a 1999-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, was serving as India's Ambassador to Ethiopia

Narendra Modi's Bangladesh visit deferred, says MEA; prime minister was scheduled to attend Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's birth centenary celebrations
India

Narendra Modi's Bangladesh visit deferred, says MEA; prime minister was scheduled to attend Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's birth centenary celebrations

The public gathering in honour of Bangladesh founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman scheduled for 17 March, for which the prime minister was invited, has also been postponed, said the MEA.

'Confront extremist Hindus': Ayatollah Khamenei slams Modi govt as Delhi riots strain India-Iran ties
World

'Confront extremist Hindus': Ayatollah Khamenei slams Modi govt as Delhi riots strain India-Iran ties

Iran on Thursday continued its criticism of India over the Delhi riots, with the country's Supreme Leader Sayyid Ali Khamenei saying that the Centre should "confront extremist Hindus and their parties", and called for a stop to the "massacre of Muslims".

Coronavirus outbreak: Narendra Modi's visit to Brussels for India-EU summit to be rescheduled, says MEA
India

Coronavirus outbreak: Narendra Modi's visit to Brussels for India-EU summit to be rescheduled, says MEA

India and EU decided to reschedule Narendra Modi's visit to Brussels in view of the advice by health authorities in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.