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India, China agree to work on phased disengagement plan along LAC in eastern Ladakh, says MEA
India

India, China agree to work on phased disengagement plan along LAC in eastern Ladakh, says MEA

The ground situation in eastern Ladakh remains unchanged, and defence sources said the ninth round of military talks is likely to take place in the next few days

ASEAN summit: Narendra Modi pitches for convergence of approach to ensure free, open and rules-based Indo-Pacific
World

ASEAN summit: Narendra Modi pitches for convergence of approach to ensure free, open and rules-based Indo-Pacific

In the summit, Modi announced a contribution of $1 million to COVID-19 ASEAN Response Fund and stressed on leveraging strong ties between the two sides in the battle against the pandemic

MEA condemns Pakistan's decision to transfer Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara to non-Sikh management
India

MEA condemns Pakistan's decision to transfer Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara to non-Sikh management

India's foreign ministry also said that the move "exposes the reality of the Pakistani government and its tall claims of preserving and protecting the rights and welfare of the religious minorities"

Provincial status for Gilgit-Baltistan intended to camouflage illegal occupation by Pakistan, says MEA
India

Provincial status for Gilgit-Baltistan intended to camouflage illegal occupation by Pakistan, says MEA

MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said Islamabad has no locus standi on territories "illegally and forcibly" occupied by it and and asked the neighbouring country to immediately vacate such areas

PNB case: UK court rejects fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's bail plea for seventh time
India

PNB case: UK court rejects fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's bail plea for seventh time

The application was reportedly made on the basis of "new evidence", but Westminster Magistrates' Court District Judge Samuel Goozee was not convinced

India's border infrastructure 'root cause' of tensions along LAC, claims China at 7th military-level talks
India

India's border infrastructure 'root cause' of tensions along LAC, claims China at 7th military-level talks

Sources said there was no breakthrough in talks on disengagement of troops and that India insisted on restoration of status quo ante of April at all friction points

Seven Indians kidnapped in Libya, govt in touch with country's authorities to secure their release, says MEA
India

Seven Indians kidnapped in Libya, govt in touch with country's authorities to secure their release, says MEA

The Indians were kidnapped at Asshwerif on 14 September while on their way to the Tripoli airport to catch a flight to India, said MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava

India, Japan finalise landmark cyber-security pact for co-operation on 5G, AI and critical information infrastructure
India

India, Japan finalise landmark cyber-security pact for co-operation on 5G, AI and critical information infrastructure

The pact will boost cooperation in the area of cyberspace and provide for sharing of information on cyber security threats and malicious cyber activities, and on best practices to counter them.

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