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  • 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 visit, told reporters in Thimphu on Monday that the Indian side was […]

    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 the international media in St. Petersburg. Putin thanked India for […]

    Celebrating 20 Years Of South African democracy

    Celebrating 20 Years Of South African democracy The South African Consul General in Mumbai organized a day-long celebration on 25th April, 2014 at Hotel Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai. The day is the first in the series of events that would culminate in the final celebration on 27th April, 2014 in Delhi, marking the much-venerated Freedom […]

    India warns against unilateral interventions

    Warning against direct or indirect unilateral interventions such as in Libya and Syria, India asserted the need to strengthen processes of multilateral consultation to manage conflicts and reduce regional tensions. “Unilateral (sometimes covert) interventions, as in Libya or Syria, have led to unexpected and dangerous outcomes,” said National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon while addressing the […]

    No business as usual till Khobragade issue resolved: India

    India, on Monday, made it clear to the US that it cannot be “business as usual” between the two sides till the Devyani Khobragade issue is resolved. This was conveyed by Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh to US Ambassador Nancy Powell when she met him at South Block here. Singh firmly put across to the US […]

    Employment of domestic workers now on agenda for bilateral talks with India: US

    With India hitting back by withdrawing certain privileges of American diplomats, the US has said the employment of domestic workers will now be on the agenda for bilateral talks. A State Department official told a news agency that US is in conversation with India on determining the way forward on the immediate case as it […]

    India, US in ‘conversations’ to resolve diplomat issue

    Efforts to resolve the Indo-US diplomatic standoff over senior diplomat Devyani Khobragade’s arrest continued Saturday with both sides stating that they are in “conversations” to find a way out. Publicly their common refrain was that the bilateral relationship was extremely valuable, though Washington continued to harp on their line that Khobragade would not enjoy diplomatic […]

    Pak must take strong action on terror groups to improve ties: Antony

    Holding that a peaceful and stable Pakistan was in India’s interest, Defence Min A K Antony has said the neighbouring country must initiate strong action against terrorist groups operating from its soil, in order to improve Indo-Pak ties. “We are concerned about terrorist groups in Pakistan. They should take strong action against them which will […]

    Won’t do anything that could undermine India’s security: Israel

    Israel on Wednesday strongly denied selling any military equipment to Pakistan, saying that it would “not do anything that could undermine” India’s security. “The State of Israel strongly denies selling any military equipment to Pakistan. Israel has a long-standing strategic relationship with India, a democracy that also understands what it means to fight terror, and […]

    UK: Indian visa centre to come up in Leicester

    An Indian visa centre will be set up at Leicester after a 20-year campaign by its citizens seeking the establishment of the facility in the city which has a significant Indian-origin population. The announcement was made by Deputy High Commissioner of India Dr Virender Paul on Thursday. The Indian government currently runs visa centres in […]