• pm modi hosts g4 leaders in new york

    PM Modi hosts G4 leaders in New York

    World | September 26, 2015 18:35 IST

    United Nations:  The G-4 bloc of India, Japan, Brazil and Germany will give a "strong push" to inter- governmental negotiations for achieving early UNSC reform when its leaders meet for a summit today, a top

  • pm modi s reforms world looks differently at india jim

    PM Modi's reforms, world looks differently at India: Jim Young Kim

    September 26, 2015 8:08 IST

    United Nation: World Bank President Jim Young Kim has said reforms initiated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi have had a huge impact on the way world looks at India and praised the progress made in

  • world will not wait for india pm modi tells 4.5 trillion

    World will not wait for India, PM Modi tells $4.5 trillion club

    World | September 25, 2015 20:49 IST

    New York: As top American CEOs held no punches about the "obstacles" in ease of doing business in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to fast-track the decision-making process, acknowledging that "the world is not

  • pakistani complaint to un terrorist inspired india

    Pakistani complaint to UN terrorist inspired: India

    World | September 25, 2015 16:52 IST

    New York :  India has dismissed a Pakistani complaint to the UN Security Council about a wall it said New Delhi was building as an issue inspired by a terrorist.In a letter to Council President

  • india will respond if nawaz sharif mentions kashmir at un

    India will respond if Nawaz Sharif mentions Kashmir at UN : MEA

    World | September 25, 2015 13:55 IST

    New York : India today said that it will respond if Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif raises the Kashmir issue in his address at the UN General Assembly. "When a statement comes from him (on Kashmir),

  • pm seeks make in india in defense sector

    PM seeks make in India in defense sector

    World | September 25, 2015 13:19 IST

    New York :  With India embarking on a massive defence modernisation programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi  has invited corporate leaders of America's defence sector to manufacture in India."In the defence sector Prime Minister has been

  • top 6 ceos pm modi will meet during his us visit

    Top 6 CEOs PM Modi will meet during his US visit

    World | September 24, 2015 16:51 IST

    Washington: Start-ups, innovation and manufacturing are the thrust areas of this visit, as External Affairs spokesperson, Vikas Swarup, aptly described the theme of Prime Minister's US Visit in nutshell.PM Narendra Modi will host a dinner

  • modi to meet obama g4 leaders in us

    Modi to meet Obama, G4 leaders in US

    World | September 24, 2015 15:51 IST

    New York : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet US President Barack Obama on September 28 in New York, besides holding several bilaterals with world leaders, and also meet the top CEOs of US Fortune

  • no bilateral meeting scheduled between modi sharif in us

    No bilateral meeting scheduled between Modi, Sharif in US

    World | September 24, 2015 11:53 IST

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not have a bilateral meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif during his current visit to the US, officials said."As of now there is nothing, no bilateral meeting on

  • nine indians injured in grand mosque accident in makkah

    Nine Indians injured in Grand Mosque accident in Makkah

    India | September 12, 2015 7:17 IST

    New Delhi/Riyadh: Nine Indians have been injured in the accident at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Makkah.External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted: "We have received reports that 9 Indian pilgrims

  • ministry of external affairs awaits saudi embassy s response

    Ministry of External Affairs awaits Saudi Embassy's response

    India | September 11, 2015 18:40 IST

    New Delhi: Saudi Embassy here has not responded to the Ministry of External Affairs' demand to cooperate in the case involving a Saudi diplomat charged with rape of two Nepalese women, amid speculation that Saudi

  • six indians killed in yemen aerial bombardment one missing

    Six Indians killed in Yemen aerial bombardment, one missing: MEA

    India | September 11, 2015 17:51 IST

    New Delhi:  India said on Friday that six Indians had died following aerial bombardment of their boats off Yemen coast while one Indian was unaccounted for.In a statement, external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said

  • 13 out of 20 indians reported killed in yemen air strikes

    13 out of 20 Indians reported killed in Yemen air strikes alive: MEA

    India | September 09, 2015 17:27 IST

    New Delhi: Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) today said that 13 out of the 20 Indian nationals who were reported to have been killed in Saudi-led airstrikes on fuel smugglers at a Yemeni port are

  • sushma swaraj meets families of 11 indians detained in

    Sushma Swaraj meets families of 11 Indians detained in Nigeria

    Politics | August 19, 2015 5:24 IST

    New Delhi:  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday met the families of 11 Indians detained in Nigeria and assured that the Indian mission in Abuja was providing all necessary assistance.This information was tweeted by

  • sushma swaraj writes to thai counterpart on bangkok blasts

    Sushma Swaraj writes to Thai counterpart on Bangkok blasts

    Politics | August 20, 2015 11:31 IST

    New Delhi:    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday conveyed condolences to her Thai counterpart on the loss of lives in the Bangkok blasts."EAM @SushmaSwaraj conveys condolences to Thai FM on tragic loss of

  • pm narendra modi wraps up his two day uae visit

    PM Narendra Modi wraps up his two-day UAE visit

    World | August 18, 2015 5:22 IST

    Dubai:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi tonight left for home after wrapping up his two-day visit to the strategically-important UAE during which he held talks with the country's top leadership and addressed the Indian diaspora."Ila al-liqa

  • india welcomes iran nuclear deal on tuesday

    India welcomes Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday

    India | July 14, 2015 23:19 IST

    New Delhi:  India on Tuesday welcomed the Iran nuclear deal arrived at between Tehran and six world powers.In a statement, external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said: "While we wait to see the text of

  • 43 officials in indian diplomatic missions to face action

    43 officials in Indian diplomatic missions to face action

    India | June 28, 2015 20:54 IST

    New Delhi:  Government is taking action with regard to complaints against 43 officials of Indian diplomatic missions in 17 countries facing a variety of charges including corruption and dereliction of duty, top External Affairs Ministry

  • pak holds polls in pok despite india s objection

    Pak holds polls in PoK despite India's objection

    World | June 08, 2015 20:35 IST

    Islamabad:  Pakistan today went ahead with the holding of legislative assembly elections in Gilgit-Baltistan despite India's objections to the polls.It is the second time Pakistan is holding polls to elect a regional legislature after devolution

  • vikas swarup takes over as spokesperson in mea

    Vikas Swarup takes over as Spokesperson in MEA

    India | April 18, 2015 19:19 IST

    New Delhi: Senior diplomat Vikas Swarup, whose debut novel was made into the Oscar-winning movie “Slumdog Millionaire”, today assumed charge as Spokesperson in the External Affairs Ministry.A 1986 batch IFS officer, Swarup succeeded Syed Akbaruddin,