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  • International Yoga Day Result of Indian Diplomacy: Sushma Swaraj

    International Yoga Day Result of Indian Diplomacy: Sushma Swaraj

    The adoption of June 21 as the International Yoga Day by the UN signifies the support that recent diplomatic endeavours of the government have evoked on the world stage, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said Monday.

  • Sushma Swaraj Pushes for Declaring Gita as National Book

    Sushma Swaraj Pushes for Declaring Gita as National Book

    Pressing for the Centre to declare Bhagwad Gita as a 'Rashtriya Granth' (national book), External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today only a formality remained to be done in this regard, triggering a controversy with Trinamool Congress saying C...

  • UN to Declare June 21 as World Yoga Day, Says External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj

    UN to Declare June 21 as World Yoga Day, Says External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj

    The United Nations will soon declare June 21 as World Yoga Day following a proposal by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today.

  • 'Wait Till Tomorrow,' Says Sushma Swaraj on Possible PM Modi-Nawaz Sharif Meeting

    'Wait Till Tomorrow,' Says Sushma Swaraj on Possible PM Modi-Nawaz Sharif Meeting

    India today did not rule out a possible meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Nepal on the margins of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation or SAARC Summit, with the External Affairs...

  • G20 Summit: PM Raises Black Money Issue, Calls for Cooperation

    G20 Summit: PM Raises Black Money Issue, Calls for Cooperation

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a strong pitch for the repatriation of black money stashed in tax havens on the concluding day of the G20 summit in Brisbane in Australia. He said "close coordination" among nations is needed to address the issue. I...

  • BJP Never Sought Abrogation, Amendment of Article 370: VK Singh

    BJP Never Sought Abrogation, Amendment of Article 370: VK Singh

    Minister of State for External Affairs General V.K. Singh on Saturday said the BJP stands for a relook at article 370 that grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir but it never sought its abrogation or amendment.

  • Union Minister V K Singh to Visit Kashmir Today

    Union Minister V K Singh to Visit Kashmir Today

    Union Minister of State for External Affairs and BJP leader General (Retired) V K Singh will visit Kashmir on Saturday to interact with the party leaders and candidates for the forthcoming Assembly elections.

  • 8-Year-Old Indian-Origin CEO to Give Lecture at Cyber Security Summit

    8-Year-Old Indian-Origin CEO to Give Lecture at Cyber Security Summit

    An eight-year old Indian-origin child prodigy is among experts who will address a cyber security conference starting Thursday, where Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh is also listed as a keynote speaker.

  • Sushma Swaraj Says Welfare of Expatriates is Priority

    Sushma Swaraj Says Welfare of Expatriates is Priority

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi said that welfare of the Indian nationals residing abroad, particularly in the Gulf countries, is one of the top most priorities of her government.

  • PM Modi Meets Myanmar President Thein Sein

    PM Modi Meets Myanmar President Thein Sein

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met Myanmar's President U Thein Sein to begin a string of bilateral meetings with over 40 world leaders during his 10-day three-nation tour on the margins of key multilateral summits here and in Australia and a visi...

  • India Strengthens Staff in Violence-Hit Iraq's Erbil City

    India Strengthens Staff in Violence-Hit Iraq's Erbil City

    India today decided to strengthen its staff by deploying two additional diplomats in Erbil camp office in violence-hit Iraq, within a week after the families of 40 Indians, who are still held captives there, requested the External Affairs Minister to...

  • Oommen Chandy Seeks Centre's Help to Bring Back Nurses From Libya

    Oommen Chandy Seeks Centre's Help to Bring Back Nurses From Libya

    Kerala Government has asked the Centre to take urgent steps to secure the release of 18 Malayalee nurses stranded in Libya and also five Indian fishermen, including one from Kerala, held captive in Iran.

  • Vietnamese Prime Minister to Visit India

    Vietnamese Prime Minister to Visit India

    Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung will be on a two-day visit to India next week, the external affairs ministry said on Friday.

  • Sector Caps on Investments Should be Removed for NRIs: Hinduja

    Sector Caps on Investments Should be Removed for NRIs: Hinduja

    Hinduja, co-chairman of the Hinduja Group, said this in a note submitted to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday at the Bentley Hotel here.

  • India Won't Join Military Action Against IS, Will Help US Control Terror

    India Won't Join Military Action Against IS, Will Help US Control Terror

    India will not join the US-led military campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq, a Ministry of External Affairs official said today in answer to a question after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama held talks in Washington t...

  • Bill Clinton Tells PM Modi Why He's Thrilled at His Election

    Bill Clinton Tells PM Modi Why He's Thrilled at His Election

    Apart from the corporate captains of America, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also met former US President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary Clinton in New York on Monday. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was also present at the meeting.

  • PM Narendra Modi 'Ring Fenced' Against Summons: Ministry of External Affairs

    PM Narendra Modi 'Ring Fenced' Against Summons: Ministry of External Affairs

    India today promptly and decisively made it clear that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as a "sovereign representative" was "ring fenced" and there was no question of anyone serving any summons on him and that proceedings in the matter were underway.

  • Pakistan Spoilt Talks By Meeting Hurriyat Leaders: Sushma Swaraj

    Pakistan Spoilt Talks By Meeting Hurriyat Leaders: Sushma Swaraj

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said Pakistan "spoilt the talks" by talking to Hurriyat leaders just ahead of Foreign Secretaries of the two nations were scheduled to meet in Islamabad last month.

  • Border Stand-Off With China in Ladakh Resolved: Sushma Swaraj

    Border Stand-Off With China in Ladakh Resolved: Sushma Swaraj

    India and China have resolved the stand-off at the Ladakh border. The withdrawal of troops will begin today and be completed by September 30, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said while describing the resolution of the issue as a "big accompli...

  • India to Raise Issue of Incursions with China: Sushma Swaraj

    India to Raise Issue of Incursions with China: Sushma Swaraj

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will raise the issue of Chinese incursions with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi during their meeting in New York on the sidelines of UN General Assembly.

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