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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.

UNHRC moves SC on CAA: Easy to mock UN body's hypocrisy, but what's the impulse that motivates western campaign against India?
India

UNHRC moves SC on CAA: Easy to mock UN body's hypocrisy, but what's the impulse that motivates western campaign against India?

To argue that such legislative action is mala fide and needs corrective action is to express the patronising attitude of the West that perceives formerly colonised societies as inferior, incompetent and exotic.

Seventeen Indians infected with coronavirus abroad, MEA tells LS; number includes sixteen on cruise ship in Japan and one in UAE
India

Seventeen Indians infected with coronavirus abroad, MEA tells LS; number includes sixteen on cruise ship in Japan and one in UAE

Seventeen Indians have been infected with coronavirus abroad, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Wednesday

UNHRC chief files intervention application on CAA in Supreme Court; MEA says ‘no foreign party has locus standi’ on contentious law
India

UNHRC chief files intervention application on CAA in Supreme Court; MEA says ‘no foreign party has locus standi’ on contentious law

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has filed an intervention in the Supreme Court on CAA and informed India's Permanent Mission in Geneva about it

Myanmar president Win Myint to visit India from 26 to 29 February; First Lady Daw Cho Cho to visit Agra, Bodh Gaya
India

Myanmar president Win Myint to visit India from 26 to 29 February; First Lady Daw Cho Cho to visit Agra, Bodh Gaya

President Myint had visited India last year to attend Narendra Modi's second swearing-in ceremony as the prime minister

BAI optimistic on Chinese shuttlers participating in upcoming India Open despite coronavirus scare
Sports

BAI optimistic on Chinese shuttlers participating in upcoming India Open despite coronavirus scare

BAI is optimistic about China's participation in the India Open in March despite the fears surrounding the deadly coronavirus as Chinese shuttlers are in quarantine for almost a fortnight in Europe.

Uphaar cinema fire tragedy case: Supreme Court dismisses curative petitions; no further jail term for Ansal brothers
India

Uphaar cinema fire tragedy case: Supreme Court dismisses curative petitions; no further jail term for Ansal brothers

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the curative petition filed by an association of the victims of the 1997 Uphaar cinema fire tragedy case, sparing the Ansal brothers further jail term.

Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India asks Pakistan to forbid 'unauthorised' Indian team from using national flag in final
Sports

Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India asks Pakistan to forbid 'unauthorised' Indian team from using national flag in final

A contingent from India had reached Lahore last Saturday via the Wagah Border to take part in the kabaddi championship

Donald Trump to visit India on PM's invite: From Howdy Modi to Osaka, a look at highlights from bilateral meets
World

Donald Trump to visit India on PM's invite: From Howdy Modi to Osaka, a look at highlights from bilateral meets

Donald Trump is set to pay a state visit to India on 24 and 25 February at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who said that the US President's visit will be a 'very special one' and it will go a long way in further cementing India-USA friendship

Vietnam's vice president Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh to visit India from 11 to 13 Feb next week; two countries to hold delegation-level talks
India

Vietnam's vice president Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh to visit India from 11 to 13 Feb next week; two countries to hold delegation-level talks

'Vice president of Vietnam Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh would be on an official visit to India from 11 to 13 February. During the visit, the direct flight between India and Vietnam could be announced', MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said

Harsh Vardhan Shringla takes charge as Foreign Secretary, says he will ensure 'undifferentiated and unambiguous' approach to terrorism
India

Harsh Vardhan Shringla takes charge as Foreign Secretary, says he will ensure 'undifferentiated and unambiguous' approach to terrorism

A 1984-batch officer of the IFS who last served as India's envoy to the US, Shringla replaces Vijay Gokhale and has a fixed two-year tenure

Taranjit Singh Sandhu appointed as India's envoy to US; 1998-batch IFS officer replaces Harsh Vardhan Shringla
India

Taranjit Singh Sandhu appointed as India's envoy to US; 1998-batch IFS officer replaces Harsh Vardhan Shringla

Taranjit Singh Sandhu, a 1988-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, is currently posted as High Commissioner of India in Sri Lanka.