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India and China discuss 5-point plan to ease border tensions

30 Sep 2020

India and China discuss 5-point plan to ease border tensions

India and China held a fresh round of diplomatic talks under the Working Mechanism for Consultation & Coordination (WMCC).

Nepalese tonsured in UP, forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram"

17 Jul 2020

Nepalese tonsured in UP, forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram"

In a deplorable incident, a youth, said to be a citizen of Nepal, was tortured in Uttar Pradesh and forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram." The incident is being viewed as a fallout of the Nepalese Prime Minister KP Oli's remark that the Hindu deity belonged to his country.

India, China agree to continue diplomatic talks for peaceful resolution

24 Jun 2020

India, China agree to continue diplomatic talks for peaceful resolution

Amid heightened tensions regarding the border situation in Eastern Ladakh, India and China on Wednesday agreed to sincerely implement disengagement and de-escalation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

Pakistan: Two Indian High Commission officials go missing

15 Jun 2020

Pakistan: Two Indian High Commission officials go missing

In an unsavory turn of events, two Indian High Commission officials went missing in Pakistan on Monday, prompting New Delhi to register a strong protest both in the neighboring country and here.

#RIPSushmaSwaraj: Leaders across the world pay tributes to Sushma Swaraj

07 Aug 2019

#RIPSushmaSwaraj: Leaders across the world pay tributes to Sushma Swaraj

The sudden demise of BJP stalwart and former External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj, has come as a shock to many leaders not only in India but across the world.

Vikram Misri takes charge as India's new envoy to China

08 Jan 2019

Vikram Misri takes charge as India's new envoy to China

India's new ambassador to China Vikram Misri took charge of the post yesterday, and met top Chinese officials during which they discussed Sino-India ties.

PM Modi arrives in Singapore, last leg of three-nation trip

31 May 2018

PM Modi arrives in Singapore, last leg of three-nation trip

PM Narendra Modi today arrived in Singapore on the last leg of his three-nation tour to hold talks with the country's top leadership and deliver a keynote address at the Shangri-La Dialogue.

Are North Korean diplomats involved in Pakistan's illicit liquor business?

09 Nov 2017

Are North Korean diplomats involved in Pakistan's illicit liquor business?

Last month, the home of a North Korean diplomat in Islamabad, was robbed.

Sohail Mahmood to be new Pak envoy to India

09 May 2017

Sohail Mahmood to be new Pak envoy to India

Sources stated that Sohail Mahmood is set to become Pakistan's new High Commissioner to India, as Abdul Basit's tenure has drawn to a close.

Pakistan may announce a new envoy to India

18 Feb 2017

Pakistan may announce a new envoy to India

Pakistan may soon appoint a new envoy to India after current high commissioner, Abdul Basit, completes his three year term in March.

Mohamed Abduallahi, a US dual national elected as Somali President

10 Feb 2017

Mohamed Abduallahi, a US dual national elected as Somali President

Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, a former prime minister and a Somali-US citizen won Somalia's long-postponed presidential election.