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07 Jul 2018Afghanistan
Afghanistan Blast: Injured Afghan Sikh brought to AIIMS for treatment
A Sikh man injured in the blast that claimed 19 lives in Afghanistan's Jalalabad this week has been admitted to AIIMS, Delhi.
06 Jul 2018Pakistan News
Gujarat fisherman who died in Pakistan jail cremated at home
The mortal remains of a fisherman who died in a Pakistan jail in March this year was today consigned to flames at his native Kotada village in Gujarat's Gir Somnath district.
03 Jul 2018Twitter
'Intezaar kyon? Lijiye block kar diya': Swaraj to Twitter troll
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj continues to take on the vicious trolls targeting her over the issuance of passport to an interfaith couple.
02 Jul 2018Pakistan News
Geeta's search for groom, just like parents, is turning futile
When Geeta, a speech and hearing impaired girl, returned from Pakistan amid much fanfare, it was suggested she left all her woes across the border.
02 Jul 2018Afghanistan
PM condemns Afghanistan terrorist attack; Swaraj to meet deceased's relatives
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today termed the terror strike in Afghanistan as an attack on the nation's multicultural fabric.
02 Jul 2018Twitter
Sushma Swaraj's husband fights trolls' hatred with emotional tweets
There is no stopping the hatred, especially when it is spewed anonymously on Twitter.
01 Jul 2018Twitter
42% approve of vile messages Sushma Swaraj received. RIP humanity!
In what is a testimony that society's humanity has fallen deep, 42% respondents of a Twitter poll started by Sushma Swaraj approved of vile tweets sent to the External Affairs Minister in the last few days.
30 Jun 2018Twitter
Swaraj trolled on Twitter again, accused of appeasing Muslims
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was again trolled on Twitter and accused of appeasing Muslims.
30 Jun 2018India
2 Gujarat fishermen released by Pakistan being brought back home
Two fishermen from Gujarat, who were languishing in a Pakistan jail, have been released and are on their way home to Vadodara, an official said today.
28 Jun 2018Narendra Modi
Indians in US jail: Nikki Haley wants matter "resolved"
The Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) took up the issue of 52 Indians languishing in a detention center in Oregon when US Envoy to the UN Nikki Haley visited the Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib in Delhi today.
28 Jun 2018India
Swaraj, Pompeo agree to reschedule postponed US-India 2+2 dialogue soon
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her American counterpart Mike Pompeo have agreed to reschedule the postponed "2+2 dialogue" at a mutually convenient time and location as soon as possible.
26 Jun 2018Indian Government
Now, use this app to apply for passport using smartphone
Riding on the wave of digitization, the Indian government has launched a mobile app called the 'Passport Seva app' to make the passport application process seamless.
26 Jun 2018India
Nikki Haley in India on maiden-visit as US-Envoy to UN
Nikki Haley is traveling to India for the first time as the US Ambassador to the UN on a two-day visit from June 26 to meet senior Indian officials, business leaders, NGO leaders, and students and underscore America's "strong alliance" with the country.
25 Jun 2018Twitter
Sushma Swaraj receives hate tweets from Modi fans: Here's why
External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj was incessantly attacked by hate-mongers on Twitter, but she didn't stay silent. Instead, Swaraj liked the tweets of those who abused her viciously for the world to see.
21 Jun 2018Lucknow
Lucknow: Humiliated inter-couple gets passports, transferred officer says 'was cross-checking'
A day after an inter-faith couple was humiliated by a passport officer in Lucknow, he has been transferred. The couple had on Wednesday tweeted to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to tell them about the problem they faced.
14 Jun 2018India
Harassment of wives: Government-panel proposes strict rules for NRI husbands
An inter-department panel has proposed strict measures to check abandonment of Indian wives by NRIs.
11 Jun 2018Pakistan News
Gujarat fisherman died in Pak-jail in March; family learns now
More than three months after a Gujarat fisherman in Pakistan jail died, his family now came to know about the demise through a letter written by one of his cellmates.
07 Jun 2018India
No news yet, but families of missing Indians wait hopefully
Families of the Indian engineers kidnapped in Afghanistan last month await news of their kin with bated breath. "It's like clinging to hope," said Doman Singh of Bihar.
06 Jun 2018United States of America
No big-changes in H-1B, nothing new in H-4 visas: US
There have been "no big changes" in the H-1B program and "nothing new" on the H-4 visa policy, said the US Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) MaryKay L Carlson, amid the Trump administration's plan to overhaul the immigration system.
05 Jun 2018Pakistan News
Rajasthani man missing for 5 years lodged in Pakistan jail
A 25-year-old prisoner in a Pakistan jail turned out to be a man from Rajasthan's Bundi district who has been missing for five years.
04 Jun 2018South Africa
South African President Ramaphosa remembers Gandhiji; Sushma discusses bilateral cooperation
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has discussed with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa enhanced engagement between the two countries and greater cooperation in areas of skill development, agriculture, and information technology.
02 Jun 2018India
India to go ahead with S-400 deal, despite US opposition
India has decided to go ahead with its purchase of S-400 air defense systems from Russia, despite opposition from the US, said defense ministry officials, on the condition of anonymity.
28 May 2018Pakistan News
No comprehensive dialogue with Pakistan till it shuns terrorism: Swaraj
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said there can't be a comprehensive dialogue with Pakistan till it shuns terrorism. "While people are dying on the border, the dialogue is inappropriate," she added.
26 May 2018Afghanistan
Sorry Rashid Khan fans, Afghanistan President isn't giving him away
Many Indians wanted Afghanistan player Rashid Khan to be given citizenship of our country after his fantastic performance against Kolkata Night Riders on Friday.
14 May 2018Twitter
Sushma Swaraj steps in after computer 'separates' elderly couple
Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj came to the rescue of an elderly couple who were selected for the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, after the husband informed her they were booked in separate batches.
10 May 2018India
Native of 'Indian-occupied-Kashmir' seeks help. Sushma Swaraj gives it back
Sushma Swaraj is one of the most responsive foreign ministers India has had, and several people reach out for help on social media every day.
08 May 2018Afghanistan
Afghanistan FM meets Indian-envoy; assures safety, release of abducted Indians
Afghanistan's Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani has met new Indian envoy to the country Vinay Kumar and assured him that Afghan security forces will not spare any effort to ensure the safety and release of seven Indian engineers abducted by the Taliban gunmen in the restive northern Baghlan province.
07 May 2018Kuwait
Adnan Sami's staff allegedly called "Indian dogs" at Kuwait Airport
Whether it is Shah Rukh Khan, APJ Abdul Kalam, Sudha Murthy or Adnan Sami, racism against Indians apparently exists globally.
04 May 2018India
'Women first' is the mantra for government and BJP: Modi
PM Narendra Modi today said that India is now moving forward from women development to women-led development and "women first" was the mantra of his government and the party.
27 Apr 2018India
India hands over helicopter, tanks to Bangladesh as 1971 memorabilia
India has handed over a Mi-4 helicopter and two PT-76 tanks to Bangladesh as part of 1971 Liberation War memorabilia.
24 Apr 2018Pakistan News
Sushma Swaraj subtly slams Pakistan at SCO Foreign Ministers' meet
Foreign minister Sushma Swaraj made a veiled attack on Pakistan today, saying the global anti-terrorism campaign should also identify States that "encourage, support and finance" terrorism and "provide sanctuary" to terror groups.
24 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
SCO Defense and Foreign Ministers' meetings begin in Beijing
The meetings of Defense and Foreign Ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), being attended by Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, began in Beijing today.
23 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
MEA Sushma Swaraj meets Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today called on Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan to discuss bilateral ties.
23 Apr 2018Beijing
Sushma Swaraj asks Indians, Chinese to learn each other's language
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today asked Indians and Chinese to learn each other's language as it will help them overcome communication barriers, resulting in further strengthening the relationship between the two nations.
23 Apr 2018India
China, India agree to resume Kailash Mansarovar Yatra
Ten months after suspension of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, Delhi and Beijing have agreed to resume the pilgrimage during talks between Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.
22 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
Sushma Swaraj meets Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, discusses bilateral ties
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on Sunday and discussed a host of bilateral issues and ways to step up the pace of high-level interactions to improve the relationship.
22 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
PM Modi visiting China to hold talks with President Xi
PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold a summit meeting in Wuhan city China April from April 27-28 to improve bilateral relations, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced today.
21 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
No bilateral-meetings between Indian, Pakistani Ministers at SCO in Beijing
There will be no bilateral meetings between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with their Pakistani counterparts at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) ministerial meets to be held in Beijing on 24 April.
17 Apr 2018Narendra Modi
Sushma Swaraj to visit China this week for SCO meeting
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit China later this week to participate in the Foreign Ministers meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation during which she will also hold talks with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.
11 Apr 2018Dubai
Goan given 500 years' imprisonment in Dubai in $200mn ponzi-scheme
Sydney Lemos, a prominent Goan who mingled with top names in world football, has had a change of fortunes.