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  • India keen to rail link Katmandu with Delhi and Kolkata

    India keen to rail link Katmandu with Delhi and Kolkata

    Kathmandu: India is keen on linking Nepal's capital Kathmandu with New Delhi and Kolkata through a railway network. This was stated by Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu while addressing the Nepal Infrastructure Summit 2017 in Kathmandu on Monday.� Prabhu said, if the two countries could build the rail...

    India, Pak extend N-accident risk reduction agreement

    India, Pak extend N-accident risk reduction agreement

    New Delhi: India and Pakistan have agreed to extend the agreement on reducing the risk of accidents relating to nuclear weapons for five years. The Ministry of External Affairs said, the extension has been done in accordance with article 8 of the agreement. The existing validity was up till today. ...

    India assures full support to Bangladesh in fighting terror

    India assures full support to Bangladesh in fighting terror

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended India�s full support to Bangladesh in its fight against terrorism in the wake of several terror attacks in the neighboring country. Modi assured this to the visiting Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan, who called on him in New Delhion Thursday....

    Nepal proposes 4-member EPG to review agreements with India

    Nepal proposes 4-member EPG to review agreements with India

    Katmandu: �Nepal �has proposed formation of a four-member Eminent Persons' Group to review the existing bilateral agreements with India including the strategic Peace and Friendship Treaty of 1950. This was announced by Nepalese Minister for Information and Communication Sherdhan Rai yesterday. He a...

    Indo-Pak FS talks rescheduled for near future

    Indo-Pak   FS talks rescheduled for near future

    New Delhi: Foreign Secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan has been rescheduled. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup said, the talks scheduled for, today have now been rescheduled for very near future and it was agreed by both the Foreign Secretaries. Briefing media in Ne...

    India calls off talks with Pakistan

    India calls off talks with Pakistan

    Acting tough, India on Monday called off Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan next week and conveyed a blunt message that it was interfering in India's internal affairs by holding talks with Kashmiri separatists which was "unacceptable". Upset that despite being firmly told by Foreign Secret...

    India, China sign three key MoUs

    India, China sign three key MoUs

    India and China on Monday signed three key MoUs, including one on industrial parks and flood data of Brahmaputra river, coinciding with the China visit of Vice President Hamid Ansari. The agreements were signed in the presence of Ansari and his Chinese counterpart Li Yuanchao after their ta...

    India, China sign three key MoUs

    India, China sign three key MoUs

    India and China on Monday signed three key MoUs, including one on industrial parks and flood data of Brahmaputra river, coinciding with the China visit of Vice President Hamid Ansari. The agreements were signed in the presence of Ansari and his Chinese counterpart Li Yuanchao after their talks. Th...

    MHA rejects proposal to grant visa-on-arrival to Bangladeshis

    MHA rejects proposal to grant visa-on-arrival to Bangladeshis

    The Union Home Ministry has rejected the Ministry of External Affairs's proposal to grant visa-on-arrival facility to Bangladeshi nationals and visa- free entry to citizens of that country under the age of 18 and over the age of 65. This came after the MEA had asked MHA to give its opinion to inclu...

    Jaipur Foot provides not only mobility but dignity to Afghans

    Jaipur Foot provides not only mobility but dignity to Afghans

    Jaipur Foot, a rubber-based prosthetic leg, is providing not only mobility but also dignity to Afghans who have lost their limbs in landmine blasts due to the ongoing civil war and militancy. Afghanistan, which for over two-and-a-half decades has seen wars and conflicts, has thousands of men and wo...

    India proposes new ideas to strengthen ties with Bhutan

    India on Monday proposed new ideas for further enhancing cooperation with Bhutan while asserting that commitments made by the previous government will be fulfilled. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is accompanying Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Bhutan on his maiden foreign visi...

    Russia Prez says he looks forward to working closely with Narendra Modi

    Russia Prez says he looks forward to working closely with Narendra Modi

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said that his country is looking forward to working closely with newly-elected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and promised to work for lifting bilateral ties in economic, military and technical cooperation. Putin told this to a select group of journalists from ...

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