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  • PM Modi to attend outreach sessions of G7 summit June 12-13, says MEA Jun 10, 2021 08:05 PM IST

    PM Modi to attend outreach sessions of G7 summit June 12-13, says MEA

    As chair of G7, the UK has invited India, Australia, South Korea, South Africa to the summit as Guest countries.

  • India asks Chinese govt to allow travel by Indians to China Jun 10, 2021 08:01 PM IST

    India asks Chinese govt to allow travel by Indians to China

    Noting that Chinese nationals are able to travel to India despite the absence of direct connectivity, he said, "however, for Indian nationals, travel to China has not been possible since last November as the Chinese side had suspended existing visas".

  • India steadfast in resolve to bring fugitives back to country: MEA on Mehul Choksi issue Jun 03, 2021 06:43 PM IST

    India steadfast in resolve to bring fugitives back to country: MEA on Mehul Choksi issue

    "He (Choksi) is currently in the custody of Dominica where some legal proceedings are underway. We will continue to ensure that he is brought back to India," MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi told reporters at an online press briefing.

  • Delhi CM cannot decide on civil aviation policy, foreign variants: India to Singapore May 19, 2021 12:24 PM IST

    Delhi CM cannot decide on civil aviation policy, foreign variants: India to Singapore

    On May 18, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal asked the government to immediately ban flights from Singapore owing to a new COVID-19 variant in the South East Asian country that was disproportionately affecting children. Singapore has strongly reacted against the statement and the ensuing diplomatic drama saw the Centre distance itself from Kejriwal.

  • COVID-19 impact | PM Narendra Modi expected to join G7 summit in UK virtually May 13, 2021 10:27 PM IST

    COVID-19 impact | PM Narendra Modi expected to join G7 summit in UK virtually

    The guest leaders would be invited to take part in certain sessions of the Group of Seven meeting, presided by the UK and made up of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, US, and the European Union (EU).

  • India, China hold in-depth talks on addressing remaining issues in eastern Ladakh Mar 12, 2021 09:30 PM IST

    India, China hold in-depth talks on addressing remaining issues in eastern Ladakh

    The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said the two sides agreed to maintain close communication and dialogue through both the diplomatic and military channels and agreed to convene the 11th round of military talks at an early date.

  • First Quad summit on March 12: PM Narendra Modi, Joe Biden, PMs of Australia and Japan to meet virtually Mar 09, 2021 10:52 PM IST

    First Quad summit on March 12: PM Narendra Modi, Joe Biden, PMs of Australia and Japan to meet virtually

    The leaders will discuss regional and global issues of shared interest, and exchange views on practical areas of cooperation towards maintaining a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region, said the MEA.

  • India summons British envoy over discussion on agri reforms in UK Parliament Mar 09, 2021 07:42 PM IST

    India summons British envoy over discussion on agri reforms in UK Parliament

    The Ministry of External Affairs said Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla told the envoy that discussions in the British Parliament on India's agri reforms represented a gross interference in politics of another democratic country.

  • MEA to hold 3-day conference on geoeconomics from February 26-28 Feb 22, 2021 02:52 PM IST

    MEA to hold 3-day conference on geoeconomics from February 26-28

    The conference, being held along with the think-tank Pune International Centre, will also see senior representatives from the governments of Australia, Japan, Mauritius, Maldives and Bhutan speaking, the organisers said.

  • Farmers protest | No propaganda can stop India, says Amit Shah in response to Rihanna's tweet Feb 03, 2021 09:38 PM IST

    Farmers protest | No propaganda can stop India, says Amit Shah in response to Rihanna's tweet

    Amit Shah tweeted using the hashtags #IndiaAgainstPropaganda and #IndiaTogether in his tweet and shared MEA's statement as a response to international celebs on farmers’ agitation.

  • India gifted over 55 lakh doses of coronavirus vaccines to several countries: MEA Jan 28, 2021 09:23 PM IST

    India gifted over 55 lakh doses of coronavirus vaccines to several countries: MEA

    India is one of the world's biggest drug-makers, and an increasing number of countries have already approached it for procuring the coronavirus vaccines.

  • Communication maintained at ground level to avoid any 'misunderstandings and misjudgments': MEA on Sino-India border row Jan 08, 2021 07:52 PM IST

    Communication maintained at ground level to avoid any 'misunderstandings and misjudgments': MEA on Sino-India border row

    Asked about the status of talks with the Chinese side over the border row, MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the latest round of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination (WMCC) was held on December 18 and the two sides have agreed to hold next round of senior commanders meeting.

  • Over 60 foreign envoys visit leading pharma companies in Hyderabad Dec 09, 2020 03:40 PM IST

    Over 60 foreign envoys visit leading pharma companies in Hyderabad

    According to officials, the tour of the foreign heads of missions in India to Hyderabad is being organised as part of MEA's COVID-19 briefing initiative, and will be followed by visits to facilities in other cities.

  • COVID-19 pandemic: MEA to brief envoys on India's response, vaccine programme Oct 31, 2020 11:45 AM IST

    COVID-19 pandemic: MEA to brief envoys on India's response, vaccine programme

    Foreign Secretary Harsh V Shringla will hold a presentation for the Delhi-based diplomats next week on the COVID-19 pandemic

  • India has not sent any message to Pakistan expressing desire for talks: MEA Oct 15, 2020 06:32 PM IST

    India has not sent any message to Pakistan expressing desire for talks: MEA

    Spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs Anurag Srivastava was replying to questions at a media briefing on remarks by Pakistan PM’s advisor on national security Moeed Yusuf during an interview to news website The Wire that India has sent a message to Pakistan with a desire for conversation.

  • Unresolved legal matter delaying Vijay Mallya's extradition, says MEA Oct 08, 2020 07:26 PM IST

    Unresolved legal matter delaying Vijay Mallya's extradition, says MEA

    The Ministry of External Affairs on October 5 submitted before the Supreme Court that the extradition of fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya was ordered by the highest court of the United Kingdom but it has not come into effect yet.

  • Indian, Chinese army working to schedule 7th round of military talks: MEA on border standoff Oct 01, 2020 09:04 PM IST

    Indian, Chinese army working to schedule 7th round of military talks: MEA on border standoff

    The MEA spokesperson said the two sides reviewed the situation along the LAC and had detailed discussions over it, besides reviewing the outcome of the sixth round of military talks which took place on September 21.

  • Victims of Mumbai, Pathankot terror attacks are yet to get justice due to Pakistan's unwillingness: India Sep 29, 2020 04:52 PM IST

    Victims of Mumbai, Pathankot terror attacks are yet to get justice due to Pakistan's unwillingness: India

    Representing India at the meeting on Monday, Secretary (East) in the Ministry of External Affairs Vijay Thakur Singh also called for "redressing deficiencies” in the international efforts to ensure that perpetrators of terrorism are brought to justice.

  • China engaged in provocative action to change staus quo in Pangong Tso's South Bank area, says MEA Sep 01, 2020 08:46 PM IST

    China engaged in provocative action to change staus quo in Pangong Tso's South Bank area, says MEA

    The fresh attempt by China to change the status quo in the Pangong lake area is the first major incident in the region after the June 15 Galwan Valley clash in which 20 Indian Army personnel were killed in action.

  • India, China agree to resolve outstanding issues expeditiously: MEA after fresh diplomatic talks on border standoff Aug 20, 2020 08:54 PM IST

    India, China agree to resolve outstanding issues expeditiously: MEA after fresh diplomatic talks on border standoff

    MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the two sides had a "candid and in-depth" exchange of views on the existing situation on the Line of Actual Control(LAC), and reaffirmed to sincerely work towards complete disengagement of the troops in the western sector.

  • India sends assistance to Mauritius to help deal with oil spill Aug 16, 2020 03:25 PM IST

    India sends assistance to Mauritius to help deal with oil spill

    A 10-member Indian Coast Guard (ICG) team specialising in containing oil spill has also been deployed to Mauritius to extend necessary technical and operational assistance, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Sunday.

  • 'Atmanirbhar' not inward looking: MEA official Jul 31, 2020 07:20 PM IST

    'Atmanirbhar' not inward looking: MEA official

    Rahul Chhabra, secretary (economic relations) to the MEA said that the COVID-19 pandemic is like a 'black swan' event which has caused the fastest decline in global output in history.

  • Pakistan did not give unhindered consular access, Kulbhushan Jadhav was 'visibly under stress': MEA Jul 16, 2020 10:31 PM IST

    Pakistan did not give unhindered consular access, Kulbhushan Jadhav was 'visibly under stress': MEA

    Earlier this month, Pakistan said Jadhav refused to file an appeal in the Islamabad High Court against his conviction despite Pakistan offering the option to him. India termed the claim by Pakistan as "farce" and that he was "coerced" to forego his rights.

  • It's a farce: MEA on Pakistan's claim that Kulbhushan Jadhav refused to file petition against death sentence Jul 08, 2020 11:04 PM IST

    It's a farce: MEA on Pakistan's claim that Kulbhushan Jadhav refused to file petition against death sentence

    Spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs Anurag Srivastava said Jadhav has "clearly been coerced" to refuse to file a review petition, and termed Pakistan's claim a "brazen attempt" to scuttle even the inadequate remedy available to him.

  • India entitled to compensation, but can't prosecute Italian Marines, rules UN Court Jul 02, 2020 10:30 PM IST

    India entitled to compensation, but can't prosecute Italian Marines, rules UN Court

    The Permanent Court of Arbitration said it was up to India and Italy to decide the amount of compensation warranted in the case.

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