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
Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Indian envoy to US, appointed foreign secretary; 1984-batch IFS officer to succeed Vijay Gokhale
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Harsh Vardhan Shringla as the new foreign secretary, a government order said, adding he will assume the new role on 29 January after incumbent Vijay Gokhale completes his tenure.
Situation of Kashmiris unsustainable, must change, German chancellor Angela Merkel tells reporters on Delhi trip
The conditions in which the people of Kashmir are living are "unsustainable" and must be improved, German chancellor Angela Merkel told German media on Delhi trip
During second informal India-China summit, Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping agree to take concrete measures to address $57 billion trade deficit
Prime Minister Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday agreed to set up a new mechanism for matters relating to trade and investment and felt the two countries should cooperate on important regional and global issues at the informal summit.
Prime Minister Imran Khan admitted on Monday that Pakistan committed 'one of the biggest blunders' by joining the US after the 9/11 attacks, saying the previous governments 'should not have pledged what they could not deliver.'
Donald Trump meets Imran Khan on UNGA sidelines, says ready to mediate on J&K if India and Pakistan agree
Donald Trump made the remarks during his meeting with Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session. "
Imran Khan is likely to meet Donald Trump in New York on 23 September on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, according to a media report.
Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohamad rejects claim that Narendra Modi asked for 'troublesome' Zakir Naik's extradition
Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad rejected the claim that Narendra Modi had asked for controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik to be extradited to India.
Narendra Modi to visit Russia for bilateral summit with Vladimir Putin, attend Eastern Economic Forum from 4 to 5 September
Narendra Modi will visit Russia from 4 to 5 September to hold a bilateral summit with Vladimir Putin and attend the Eastern Economic Forum.
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Narendra Modi at G7 Summit, RBI's surplus transfer, US Open 2019; today's must-read stories
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Narendra Modi at G7 Summit: PM asserts India, Pakistan to address disputes bilaterally; Trump says both countries capable of resolving Kashmir issue
On the sidelines of the G7 summit Donald Trump said that Jammu and Kashmir was a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan and that the countries were capable of resolving the issue themselves
Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale has met Iranian envoy Ali Chegeni as part of the government's efforts to secure the release of 18 Indians onboard a British oil tanker Impero seized by Iran
G20 Summit: Shinzo Abe backs Narendra Modi's efforts to press member countries on issue of fugitive economic offenders
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday backed his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, who is pressing the G20 members that they should deal with the issue of fugitive economic offenders.
Pakistan allows journalists to access Balakot air strikes site, but visitors say informed assessment not possible
Authorities in Pakistan on Wednesday allowed a group of journalists working for foreign news organisations, and foreign diplomats based in Islamabad, access to the site.
US agrees to build six nuclear power plants in India, reaffirms support for latter's early membership in NSG
India and the US signed a historic agreement to cooperate in the civil nuclear energy sector in October 2008. The deal gave a fillip to bilateral ties, which have been on an upswing since.
India and the United States on Tuesday called for Pakistan to address global concerns regarding terrorism, including that emanating from across the border.
Pompeo said the nations that support Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro are, by the nature of this "illegitimate" regime, carrying out the very foreign interventionism of which they accuse others
Secretary of State Michael Pompeo reaffirms US support to India in anti-terrorism fight in meeting with Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale
United States Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo met Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on Monday and reaffirmed US support to India in its fight against terrorism.
India's Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale meets Mike Pompeo as India ramps up diplomatic efforts amidst Indo-Pak tensions
India's Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale met US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo in Washington DC Monday as India ramps up diplomacy with the US to push the US to investigate the claim that Pakistan used F-16s against India in the conflict after the Balakot strikes on 26 February.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on Monday, during which the two officials are likely to discuss bilateral, regional and global issues of common interest.