• airlift great entertainment but short on facts mea

    'Airlift' great entertainment, but short on facts: MEA

    Bollywood | January 29, 2016 21:36 IST

    New Delhi: Vikas Swarup, the spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday spoke about actor Akshay Kumar's last release ‘Airlift'. The movie narrates the story of Indian refugees stuck in Kuwait in the year

  • entire j k including pok our integral part india

    Entire J&K including PoK our integral part: India

    Politics | January 15, 2016 7:08 IST

    New Delhi: In sharp reaction to Islamabad's reported move to make strategically located Gilgit-Baltistan a province, India on Thursday said the entire Jammu and Kashmir including Pakistan Occupied Kashmir is its integral part."We have seen

  • india urges all sides in nepal to remain closely engaged

    India urges all sides in Nepal to remain closely engaged

    India | December 17, 2015 18:04 IST

    New Delhi: A day after the motorcade of Nepal President was attacked by Indian-origin Madhesis, India today said it was "very closely" monitoring the events in the Himalayan nation and urged all sides there to

  • nepal s madhesi leaders meet sushma swaraj

    Nepal's Madhesi leaders meet Sushma Swaraj

    India | December 06, 2015 22:58 IST

    New Delhi: Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday met top leaders of Nepal's restive Madhesi community, who are agitating against the country's new constitution adopted in September, and urged a speedy political solution

  • chhota rajan s fake identity passport revoked inquiry on

    Chhota Rajan's 'fake-identity' passport revoked, inquiry on

    India | November 05, 2015 18:18 IST

    New Delhi: India has revoked the passport of arrested underworld don Chhota Rajan as an investigation found that the document was procured on a fake identity by him from the Indian mission in Australia."His passport

  • pm modi strongly takes up the killing of indian in nepal

    PM Modi strongly takes up the killing of Indian in Nepal

    Politics | November 03, 2015 10:30 IST

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi strongly took up with his Nepali counterpart KP Oli the killing of an Indian citizen in police firing during a protest in Nepal close to the international border,Condemning the

  • indian killed as nepal police clear border point india upset

    Indian killed as Nepal police clear border point; India upset

    World | November 02, 2015 18:17 IST

    Kathmandu/New Delhi: An Indian youth was today killed when Nepalese police opened fire on protesters near the Indo-Nepal border, prompting a "concerned" India to ask its transporters to exercise caution and not endanger their lives,

  • pakistan must stop using terror as instrument of state

    Pakistan must stop using terror as instrument of state policy: India

    India | October 30, 2015 20:32 IST

    New Delhi: Pakistan must stop using terrorism as an instrument of state policy, India today said reacting to former President Pervez Musharraf's comments that his country supported and trained terror groups like the LeT for

  • india africa forum summit kicks off in new delhi

    India-Africa Forum Summit kicks off in New Delhi

    October 26, 2015 11:08 IST

    New Delhi: The 3rd India-Africa Forum Summit kicked off here on Monday with a meeting among the senior officials of the host nation and 54 countries from the African continent."A moment for the cameras. IAFS formally begins with

  • india downplays us congressional report on religious freedom

    India downplays US Congressional report on religious freedom

    India | October 15, 2015 19:53 IST

    New Delhi: India today downplayed a US Congressional report on International Religious Freedom 2014 which said India witnessed "religiously motivated killings, arrests, riots and coerced religious conversions"."The report is internal to the US administration. It

  • india s mtcr application received well vikas swarup

    India's MTCR application 'received well': Vikas Swarup

    India | October 10, 2015 7:52 IST

    New Delhi: India's application to be a member of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) has been received well, says the external affairs ministry."India has an application under submission since June 2015 to be a

  • india concerned over anti india sentiments in nepal

    India concerned over anti-India sentiments in Nepal

    India | October 08, 2015 23:23 IST

    New Delhi: India on Thursday expressed concern over increasing "anti-India sentiments" in Nepal and called upon Kathmandu to "put its house in order" over protests by a section of the Himalayan nation's population over the

  • sushma swaraj calls on merkel meets her german counterpart

    Sushma Swaraj calls on Merkel, meets her German counterpart

    Politics | October 05, 2015 14:42 IST

    New Delhi : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday called on German Chancellor Angela Merkel here before delegation level talks began between the two countries.She also met German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier.Ministry spokesperson Vikas

  • india rejects allegations of blockading nepal trade

    India rejects allegations of blockading Nepal trade checkpoint

    World | October 01, 2015 12:08 IST

    New York: India has rejected as “totally false” allegations that it blockaded a key trade checkpoint on the border with Nepal amid protests over that country's new Constitution even as it emphasised that it is

  • india hits back at pakistan calls it prime sponsor of terror

    India hits back at Pakistan, calls it prime sponsor of terror

    India | October 01, 2015 7:02 IST

    New Delhi: India on Thursday hit back at Pakistan terming Kashmir as "oppressed by foreign occupation" at the UN General Assembly, saying that Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif "gets foreign occupation right, occupier wrong. We

  • modi sharif wave at each other but no talks

    Modi, Sharif wave at each other but no talks

    World | September 29, 2015 6:44 IST

    United Nations: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif waved at each other at the UN peacekeeping summit on Tuesday in a show of goodwill amid frosty bilateral relations.Assembling for the summit

  • pm modi condoles death of pilgrims in haj stampede tragedy

    PM Modi condoles death of pilgrims in Haj stampede tragedy

    Politics | September 28, 2015 23:23 IST

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the death of pilgrims in last week's grisly stampede at Mina, the worst tragedy to hit the annual pilgrimage in last 25 years."In connection with the Haj

  • magic of indian techies fingers has changed india s image

    Magic of Indian techies fingers has changed India's image: PM Modi

    World | September 28, 2015 9:11 IST

    San Jose: Prime Minister Narendra Modi saluted Indian techies for changing the image and perception of India with the magic of their fingers at the computers."Today there is a new image of India, a new

  • backing us resolution on lanka would mean denial of justice

    Backing US resolution on Lanka would mean denial of justice: Karunanidhi

    Politics | September 27, 2015 15:45 IST

    Chennai :  DMK chief M Karunanidhi today cautioned India against supporting a "watered down" resolution by the US on Sri Lanka in the UN Human Rights Council over alleged rights violations during the last phase

  • pm modi invites apple ceo to set up manufacturing base in

    PM Modi invites Apple CEO to set up manufacturing base in India

    September 27, 2015 13:50 IST

    San Jose : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited Apple to set up a manufacturing base in India and its CEO Tim Cook responded positively, officials said here today."The Prime Minister (in his meeting with