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Mortal remains of no Indian should wait for want of money, Sushma Swaraj tells India's High Commission in Canada
India

Mortal remains of no Indian should wait for want of money, Sushma Swaraj tells India's High Commission in Canada

Swaraj, while responding to a media report, told Swarup that mortal remains of Indian nationals should not wait for the want of money.

Justin Trudeau goes desi: Canadian PM performs puja, promotes diversity in Toronto Hindu temple
World

Justin Trudeau goes desi: Canadian PM performs puja, promotes diversity in Toronto Hindu temple

Justin Trudeau attended the 10th anniversary of the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Toronto, and hailed the temple as an architectural masterpiece and a place for communal harmony

Indian government is engaged on H-1B visa issue with Trump administration
News & Analysis

Indian government is engaged on H-1B visa issue with Trump administration

India today said it is engaged with the Donald Trump administration as well as members of the US Congress on concerns regarding the H1B visa issue, amidst apprehension that there may be a clamp down on it which can hurt Indian IT industry.

No need to prejudge the H1-B visa bill outcome on executive orders, says External Affairs Ministry
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No need to prejudge the H1-B visa bill outcome on executive orders, says External Affairs Ministry

Asserting that no executive order has been passed by the Trump Administration for overhauling of H-1B visas so far, India today said it will not "prejudge" the outcome of the three private bills raised in this regard when they go through the full Congressional process.

Amazon withdraws Mahatma Gandhi flipflops too, says External Affairs Ministry
Business

Amazon withdraws Mahatma Gandhi flipflops too, says External Affairs Ministry

Earlier this month, Amazon Canada kicked off a row by putting up doormats featuring the Indian flag, which was made available by two of its vendors

Narendra Modi meets global leaders ahead of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit
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Narendra Modi meets global leaders ahead of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held bilateral talks with several heads of state and ministers who have converged here for the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit.

Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit: PM Narendra Modi meets global leaders, holds delegation-level talks
World

Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit: PM Narendra Modi meets global leaders, holds delegation-level talks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held bilateral talks with several heads of state and ministers who have converged here for the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit.

China blocks proposal at UN to list Masood Azhar as terrorist; India dismayed at 'double standards'
India

China blocks proposal at UN to list Masood Azhar as terrorist; India dismayed at 'double standards'

China today finally blocked India's proposal to list JeM chief and Pathankot mastermind Masood Azhar as a designated terrorist by the UN, triggering a sharp reaction from New Delhi which termed it as "unfortunate blow" and a step that confirms prevalence of double standards in the fight against terrorism.

India will provide help to the mother whose boy has been taken away by Norway: Sushma Swaraj
India

India will provide help to the mother whose boy has been taken away by Norway: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said India will provide help on the request of the mother of the boy, who has been taken away by the Norway authorities even as Norwegian embassy here asked for "restraint" in the case, assuring that it is being handled with "complete sensitivity and awareness".

Applying for Indian passport to get easier, as MEA announces new rules
India

Applying for Indian passport to get easier, as MEA announces new rules

On Friday, the Ministry of External Affairs announced a list of rules to be followed while issuing new passports.

Pakistan says Indus Waters Treaty should be honoured, won't accept any modifications
World

Pakistan says Indus Waters Treaty should be honoured, won't accept any modifications

Pakistan has said it would not accept any modifications or changes in the Indus Waters Treaty after India strongly pitched for bilateral redressal of differences with it while implementing the 56-year-old accord.

Indus Waters Treaty is bilateral issue between India, Pakistan: Vikas Swarup
India

Indus Waters Treaty is bilateral issue between India, Pakistan: Vikas Swarup

India on Thursday reiterated that the Indus Waters Treaty is a bilateral issue and technical questions and differences should be resolved bilaterally.

Sartaj Aziz's India visit: No request from Pakistan, bilateral talks unlikely, says MEA
India

Sartaj Aziz's India visit: No request from Pakistan, bilateral talks unlikely, says MEA

It was expected that Aziz's visit may thaw out the India-Pakistan relations that have hit a new low since skirmishes on border and terror attacks on army camps have increased

India non-committal on talks with Sartaj Aziz during Heart of Asia Conference in Amritsar
India

India non-committal on talks with Sartaj Aziz during Heart of Asia Conference in Amritsar

India on Thursday remained non-committal about holding talks with Pakistan Prime Minister's foreign affairs advisor Sartaj Aziz during the Heart of Asia Conference which he will attend in Amritsar next week.

China denies rejecting visa to India's Aruncahal Pradesh-based badminton manager
Sports

China denies rejecting visa to India's Aruncahal Pradesh-based badminton manager

China refuted allegations that it denied a visa to the manager of the Indian badminton team on the grounds that he is a resident of Arunachal Pradesh, which Beijing claims as Southern Tibet, saying he himself cancelled his visa application

Demonetisation: Bombed by queries Diplomatic Corps approaches MEA for help
India

Demonetisation: Bombed by queries Diplomatic Corps approaches MEA for help

Swarup said all queries have been referred to the DEA, which has formed an inter-ministerial committee headed by an additional secretary.

PM Narendra Modi calls on Japanese Emperor Akihito
India

PM Narendra Modi calls on Japanese Emperor Akihito

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called on Japanese Emperor Akihito ahead of key bilateral talks with counterpart Shinzo Abe during his three-day visit.

Theresa May in India: British PM's tough anti-immigration stand raises concerns in Delhi
India

Theresa May in India: British PM's tough anti-immigration stand raises concerns in Delhi

Narendra Modi and Theresa May tare both keen to expand business ties. While India is hoping to gain from Britain leaving the EU, May is looking to swap business deals with India, where the economy is doing better than in the rest of the world.

India vs England: PM Narendra Modi conveys his best wishes to English team ahead of Rajkot Test
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India vs England: PM Narendra Modi conveys his best wishes to English team ahead of Rajkot Test

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who held bilateral discussions with British counterpart Theresa May in New Delhi on Monday, conveyed his good wishes to the visiting English cricket team

Hope China sees logic in India's entry into NSG, says MEA
India

Hope China sees logic in India's entry into NSG, says MEA

As a crucial meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers Group next week in Vienna is set to deliberate on admitting non-NPT members, India hopes China will see the "logic" in its entry into the 48-nation grouping