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  • Providing development aid has been an important part of Indian foreign policy. Will it change due to COVID-19? May 18, 2020 08:38 AM IST

    Providing development aid has been an important part of Indian foreign policy. Will it change due to COVID-19?

    The COVID-19 situation may push India further to secure more assistance and soft loans under various bilateral or multilateral windows.

  • India rejects USCIRF reports; calls it 'biased and tendentious' Apr 29, 2020 10:55 AM IST

    India rejects USCIRF reports; calls it 'biased and tendentious'

    In the 2020 edition of its annual report on International Religious Freedom, the US Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) alleged that religious freedom in India witnessed a drastic downward turn.

  • Pakistan's external affairs to be challenging in 2020; ties to remain tense with India: Think-Tank Jan 26, 2020 04:19 PM IST

    Pakistan's external affairs to be challenging in 2020; ties to remain tense with India: Think-Tank

    Tense relations with India would continue to consume much of Pakistan's strategic and diplomatic bandwidth, Islamabad Policy Institute said in its report 'Pakistan Outlook 2020: Politics, Economy & Security'. Also, the peace process in Afghanistan would in near future continue to be marred by uncertainty, Dawn news quoted the report as saying.

  • Centre outlines plan to counter China's Belt and Road Initiative, offers soft loans Jul 01, 2019 03:52 PM IST

    Centre outlines plan to counter China's Belt and Road Initiative, offers soft loans

    A total of 279 LOCs have been extended to 63 countries of Asia, Africa, Latin America, Caribbean, Oceania, and Commonwealth of Independent States worth nearly $28 billion informed the minister to the lower house of the parliament.

  • India's exposure to US securities touch a high of $124 billion Jun 25, 2017 05:16 PM IST

    India's exposure to US securities touch a high of $124 billion

    India's holding jumped by $7 billion to $124.1 billion in April.

  • Protests at Oppo's Noida factory after Chinese employee 'tears' tricolour Mar 29, 2017 01:59 PM IST

    Protests at Oppo's Noida factory after Chinese employee 'tears' tricolour

    It is not yet clear what provoked the incident, which has elicited a strong reaction on social media. Hashtags such as ‘How dare you Oppo’ and ‘Boycott China phones’ have been trending on Twitter.

  • DGMO to brief to Parliament panel on surgical strike Oct 16, 2016 03:14 PM IST

    DGMO to brief to Parliament panel on surgical strike

    Top officials including Foreign Secretary and DGMO are scheduled to brief a panel of MPs, including congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, on the surgical strikes conducted by the army across the LoC on September 28.

  • Arrested JeM militants over Pathankot air base attack: Pakistan Jan 13, 2016 07:03 PM IST

    Arrested JeM militants over Pathankot air base attack: Pakistan

    News of the arrests comes 48 hours before a rare meeting of foreign secretaries of the nuclear-armed rivals is tentatively scheduled to take place.

  • India-Africa summit: NDMC lines up cultural treat Oct 23, 2015 08:41 PM IST

    India-Africa summit: NDMC lines up cultural treat

    The civic body is also dedicating to the summit an 'India- Africa Friendship Rose Garden' on Shantipath, which will be inaugurated by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on October 25.

  • PM to hold many bilateral talks during India-Africa summit Oct 23, 2015 08:40 PM IST

    PM to hold many bilateral talks during India-Africa summit

    External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said Modi will hold one-on-one talks with leaders of the African continent between October 28 to October 30.

  • After attending Pak Day, VK Singh tweets on duty, disgust Mar 24, 2015 08:33 AM IST

    After attending Pak Day, VK Singh tweets on duty, disgust

    Singh on Monday night said he was asked by the government to represent it at the Pakistan National Day reception. "The Government of India has to sent an MoS. They sent me and I went there and came back," he said replying to a question about his presence at the reception.

  • India, China hold third meeting on border affairs Jul 23, 2013 04:06 PM IST

    India, China hold third meeting on border affairs

    "The meeting deals with all issues of peace and tranquillity on the border...However, this meeting does not deal with border issues as those issues are handled by Special Representatives on both sides," said the spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi.

  • Sinha asks govt to take note of Chinese General's warning Jul 05, 2013 04:25 PM IST

    Sinha asks govt to take note of Chinese General's warning

    BJP leader and former External Affairs Minister Yashwant Sinha today urged the Government to take serious note of a Chinese General's warning to India against provoking "new trouble" by increasing military deployment at the border.

  • UK to introduce financial bonds to curb visa misuse Jun 25, 2013 11:07 PM IST

    UK to introduce financial bonds to curb visa misuse

    India is also set to face off with UK on visa issues. UK has plans to introduce financial bonds for visitors in order to curb visa misuse. The UK said these bonds will not be for all visitors - it will be for visitors who are in the high risk category and the process will be selective.

  • Govt paints rosy picture to lure QFIs via global roadshows Jun 07, 2012 09:56 PM IST

    Govt paints rosy picture to lure QFIs via global roadshows

    CNBC-TV18‘s Aakansha Sethi reports that officials from the finance and external affairs ministries, investment bankers and representatives from NSE and BSE are headed out on roadshows to present the right perspective of the Indian economy to investors across the globe.

  • RBI's new overseas investment policy Jun 01, 2012 11:45 PM IST

    RBI's new overseas investment policy

    INDIA INC. BEWARE! RBI IS WORKING ON A NEW OVERSEAS DIRECT INVESTMENT POLICY. MENAKA DOSHI SPEAKS TO SOURCES TO BRING YOU AN ADVANCE GLIMPSE OF WHAT THE POLICY WILL SET OUT TO DO

  • Indo-Pak FMs' talks raise hope for tension-free ties Jul 29, 2011 05:55 PM IST

    Indo-Pak FMs' talks raise hope for tension-free ties

    An element of greater trust was developed during the Indo-Pak Foreign Ministers' talks in New Delhi that raises hope for a tension-free relationship between the two countries, top Pakistani newspapers commented today, highlighting the need to build on the achievement.

  • An 'expansive' cabinet reshuffle is enroute: Rajdeep Jul 08, 2011 08:56 PM IST

    An 'expansive' cabinet reshuffle is enroute: Rajdeep

    CNN IBN's Editor-in-chief, Rajdeep Sardesai, tells CNBC-TV18 that though a date cannot be fixed for the cabinet reshuffle, it is likely to be ‘expansive’ in nature.

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