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Peace process in West Asia can no longer be kept on the back burner, India tells UN Security Council
MEA secretary (West) Vikas Swarup also underscored the need for immediate resumption of direct negotiations between Israel and Palestine
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 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
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.
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.
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
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.
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 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.
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".
On Friday, the Ministry of External Affairs announced a list of rules to be followed while issuing new passports.
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.
India on Thursday reiterated that the Indus Waters Treaty is a bilateral issue and technical questions and differences should be resolved bilaterally.
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 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 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
Swarup said all queries have been referred to the DEA, which has formed an inter-ministerial committee headed by an additional secretary.
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.
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.
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