ministry of external affairs

46 years hence, a miracle homecoming for Indian diplomatic bag


September 18th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) It's a miracle homecoming. An Indian diplomatic bag containing Indian newspapers, magazines and mails has managed to journey back home 46 years after braving ice ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan acknowledge ‘more needs to be done’


September 7th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Acknowledging that some progress had been made in talks between India and Pakistan, both sides Friday said that "much more needs to be done" in the ... Read more...

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US daily calls PM ‘tragic figure’, government wants apology (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Months after the Time magazine termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "an underachiever", an influential US daily described him as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding ... Read more...

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Government to seek apology from US daily on PM comments


September 5th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Indian government Wednesday said it will seek an apology from a leading US daily that published an article calling Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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CWG graft: Court takes cognizance of CBI charge sheet


August 27th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Taking cognisance of a chargesheet filed by the CBI against six accused in two graft cases related to the Queen's Baton Relay ceremony in London, ... Read more...

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‘No requests for long term visas from Pakistani Hindus’


August 17th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) There have been no requests for long-term visas so far from any of the Hindu families who have crossed over from Pakistan and in case ... Read more...

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India rejects OIC reference on Kashmir


August 17th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) India Friday rejected as "erroneous and factually incorrect" a reference to Kashmir by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in its resolution on Syria.Syed ... Read more...

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Krishna assures Sarabjit’s family he will take up issue


August 17th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has assured the family of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national on death row in Pakistan, that he would take up ... Read more...

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Focus on cinema, culture to mark 60 yrs of India-Turkey treaty


August 5th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Turkey has drawn up a calendar of cultural acitivities - including a new overseas cultural cell and joint productions on screen - in India to celebrate 60 ... Read more...

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Venu Rajamony to be President Mukherjee’s press secretary


July 28th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Venu Rajamony, joint secretary in the finance ministry and an officer of the 1986 batch of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS), is all set ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan not cooperating in return of Kashmiri youths’


July 28th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 26 (IANS) Pakistan's "non-cooperation" was the only road block in return of the Kashmiri youths who were stranded in training camps in Pakistan-administered Kashmir or were living outside ... Read more...

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Srivastava named civil aviation secretary


July 26th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) K.N. Srivastava, a 1978-batch officer of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) will take over as the new civil aviation secretary at the end of ... Read more...

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‘Indian Highway’ presents art of transition, growth in India to world: Curators


July 26th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) An international travelling exhibition of Indian contemporary art in Beijing, "Indian Highway", in the news after a video clip on the 2002 Gujarat riots was ... Read more...

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Artists condemn move to remove Gujarat riots video from China show


July 26th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A section of artists and intellectuals Thursday expressed their shock over the government asking organisers of an exhibition in China to remove an artwork depicting ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan talks on CBMs Thursday


July 18th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) India and Pakistan will hold bilateral talks Thursday in Islamabad to review confidence building measures (CBMs) between the two countries, said an official Tuesday."The Joint ... Read more...

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India, Russia discuss more Kudankulam projects (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) India and Russia Tuesday discussed the contours of a fresh bilateral agreement to further their nuclear trade by setting up two additional units at ... Read more...

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India, Russia discuss more Kudankulam projects


July 17th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) India and Russia Tuesday discussed the contours of a fresh bilateral agreement to further their nuclear trade by setting up two additional units at the ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan break the ice on cricketing ties (Roundup)


July 16th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday invited Pakistan to play three One-dayers and two Twenty20 Internationals in December-January, a move that would see the arch-rivals ... Read more...

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(VM) India-Pakistan to revive cricketing ties after 5 years (Third Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India will host Pakistan for three One-dayers and Twenty20 Internationals in December-January, reviving cricketing ties amongst the arch-rivals after a gap of five ... Read more...

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Minor fire at Indian embassy in Myanmar (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon/New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A minor fire broke out Sunday evening at the five-storey building of the Indian embassy in Myanmar's former capital city of Yangon, but it was ... Read more...

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India to bring home Gandhi-Kallenbach archives


July 10th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) India has signed an agreement with British auction house Sotheby's and Isa Sarid, the grand niece of Mahatma Gandhi's aide Herman Kallenbach, to acquire the ... Read more...

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‘India seeks secure Asia free of terror’


June 29th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India seeks a secure Asia free from the threats of terrorism and proliferation, a senior diplomat said here Friday."We seek a peaceful and secure Asia ... Read more...

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Be responsive to expat’s needs, Krishna tells Indian missions


June 27th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Ahead of his outreach visit to Central Asia in the first week of July, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday said he had asked ... Read more...

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Abu Hamza arrest an achievement, says government


June 26th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Indian government Tuesday described the arrest of 2008 Mumbai terror attack suspect Abu Jindal Hamza as an "achievement" and hailed the deportation of the ... Read more...

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India congratulates Egypt’s president-elect


June 25th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India Monday congratulated Egypt's president-elect Mohamed Morsi, who won an historic election Sunday, defeating his rival Ahmed Shafiq, a former premier and a senior leader ... Read more...

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India to host Afghanistan investment summit


June 25th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India will Thursday host an investment summit focusing on Afghanistan, aiming to attract foreign investment into the war-ravaged nation, a statement said. The summit, organised ... Read more...

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Passport offices manpower increase mooted, says official


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Additional Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs B.K. Gupta said Saturday that manpower issues in passport offices were on the government's agenda."In 1992, we ... Read more...

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Weekend passport melas in 7 cities (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Amid reports of delays in online applications for passports and the growing logjam, the external affairs ministry Friday announced that passport offices in seven cities ... Read more...

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Passport offices to remain open this weekend


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Amid reports of delays in online applications of passports and the growing logjam, the external affairs ministry Friday announced that passport offices in Delhi, Ghaziabad, ... Read more...

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African envoys meet to assess progress of India-Africa initiative (With Image)


June 20th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Envoys of 25 African countries and charge d'affaires of 11 others assembled at the Hyderabad House here Wednesday to take stock of the ongoing ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat pens mythological epic (With image)


June 18th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) An Indian diplomat in London has written a mythological adventure novel drawn from the vast repertoire of Indian spirituality and metaphysics.In "Jaal", author Sangeeta Bahadur ... Read more...

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Krishna to visit Cuba to further ties


June 12th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Looking to further bilateral relations with Cuba, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will be paying an official visit to Havana June 15-17.During his ... Read more...

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Yemen’s consulate to boost historic ties with Hyderabad


June 7th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 7 (IANS) Yemen's historic ties with Hyderabad are set to get a boost with the Arab nation planning to set up an honorary consulate in the city.Ausaf Sayeed, ... Read more...

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Fasih Mehmood not in India’s custody: Chidambaram


May 31st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The central government Thursday denied media reports that Fasih Mehmood, an Indian engineer working in Saudi Arabia, was in its custody."The media reports are ... Read more...

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Fate of Indian American orphan hangs in balance


May 24th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 24 (IANS) The fate of an Indian American woman facing the prospect of deportation 30 years after she came to the US as an adopted infant hangs in ... Read more...

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