There are 24,084 Indians currently residing in six war-torn countries including in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan, the government said today.
Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh made a statement in this connection, days after media in Pakistan claimed that India had agreed to halt work on Miyar Nallah during Permanent Indus Commission's meeting held in Lahore earlier this month.
The commercial officer in every embassy is helping the Indian states for tapping their business opportunities. It was not there earlier," Singh said.
Sadhus and sanyasis can now mention names of their spiritual gurus instead of biological parents under new passport rules announced here today which also eliminate the mandatory requirement of the birth certificate as the proof of date of birth (DOB).
Rahul was denied permission to take part in the candle light march held in memory of Subedar Ram Kishan Grewal, who committed suicide over the one rank, one pension issue.
Zuma was received at INS Hansa airbase by Union Minister of State for Ministry of External Affairs V K Singh.
The relationship between Britain and EU is yet to evolve and until such time, it is hard to assess the impact the country's exit from the bloc on India and Indian community, Singh said.
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"Shreyas Shipping & Logistics Ltd... part of global conglomerate Transworld Group, added ninth container vessel M V SSL Visakhapatnam to its fleet recently. This vessel is a 1,613 teus vessel with a Gross Registered Tonnage (GRT) of 18,602," the company said in press release to the bourses.
BJP ally Jitan Ram Manjhi, a former Bihar Chief Minister and Mahadalit leader, was also unsparing in his criticism of Singh's remark, saying it showed his "feudal" mindset.
Evacuation took place after India tonight got permission to dock its ship at the Aden harbour as the government launched a massive air and sea evacuation operation for its over 4,000 nationals in Yemen.
The government recently introduced a new series of national accounts with 2011-12 as the new base year and also began giving growth rate figures in terms of GVA as per the international practice. The GDP includes GVA plus taxes on products, including import duty and excluding subsides on the products.
BEML Chief V R S Natarajan was today suspended by the Defence Ministry in connection with the Tatra case on a CBI recommendation after former Army Chief Gen V K Singh levelled allegations that he was offered Rs 14 crore bribe to clear a deal for 600 trucks.
In a surprise move, retired Lt Gen Tejinder Singh today withdrew his petition from the Supreme Court seeking a CBI inquiry into the alleged misconduct of Army Chief Gen V K Singh.
The Allahabad High Court today directed the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government to ensure that there is no reporting on movement of troops by print or electronic media, days after a newspaper report on movement of two army units towards Delhi had created a storm.
Tejinder Singh is likely to record his statement tomorrow before a Delhi court in connection with a criminal defamation case filed against Army Chief General V K Singh and four others.
Army Chief Gen V K Singh today dismissed as "absolutely stupid" a report that the Indian government panicked for several hours in the face of unexplained troop movements near Delhi in January.
The movement of two army units towards Delhi and the leaked letter of General V K Singh came under close scrutiny of a Parliamentary Committee as top officials of the Defence Ministry and the Army appeared before it.
In the backdrop of Army chief Gen V K Singh raising the issue of shortage of equipment, Defence Minister A K Antony today directed the force to streamline its acquisition process to fix accountability in case of delays in procurement.
Government should maintain transparency in defence deals to remove "shortcomings", NCP general secretary Tariq Anwar said today.
Defence Minister A K Antony and Army Chief General V K Singh will attend a function at Udhagamandalam on April 3 to mark the the 98th birth anniversary of Field (Fd) Marshal Sam Manekshaw.
India's army chief scrambled to distance himself from a leak of a letter describing ammunition shortages and archaic air defenses in the world's second largest standing army, the latest deterioration in his relations with the government.
Lt General (retd) Tejinder Singh today filed a criminal defamation case against Army Chief V K Singh and others in a Delhi court, rejecting allegations that he had offered Rs 14 crore as bribe to the General to strike a defence deal.
The government today ordered a CBI inquiry into the allegation made by Army chief Gen V K Singh that he was offered a Rs 14 crore bribe by a lobbyist. A CBI probe was ordered by Defence Minister A K Antony in the wake of the Army chief's allegation, Defence Ministry officials told PTI here.