August 14, 2022 09:20 (IST)
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China's defence to JeM's Rauf Asghar most uncalled for: India

New Delhi: India on Friday said the technical hold placed by China on the listing proposal for Jaish e Mohammed Deputy Chief Abdul Rauf Asghar was the "most uncalled for" and the international community has been unable to speak in one common voice against terrorism.

National Commission for Minorities raises concerns over killings of Sikhs in Pakistan

New Delhi: Chairman of National Commission for Minorities , Iqbal Singh Lalpura, raised concerns over the killings of Sikhs in Pakistan and urged the Ministry of External Affairs to take up the matter with the Pakistan government.

Not sending troops to crisis-hit Sri Lanka, says India rejecting speculations

Colombo/New Delhi/UNI: India Wednesday "categorically" denied speculative reports in sections of media and social media in Sri Lanka about sending her troops to the island nation, which is engulfed in political turbulence.

We are fully supportive of Sri Lanka's democracy, stability, economic recovery: MEA

New Delhi: Amid the political turbulence in southern neighbour Sri Lanka, India on Tuesday said that it is “fully supportive of its democracy, stability and economic recovery” and that New Delhi “will always be guided by the best interests of the people of Sri Lanka expressed through democratic processes”.

S Jaishankar to visit Bangladesh,Bhutan

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister (EAM) S. Jaishankar will pay an official visit to Bangladesh and Bhutan on Apr 28-30.

Seven Indian sailors released from Houthi detention: MEA

New Delhi: Government of India on Monday said seven Indian sailors, who were on the ship Rwabee and under the detention of the Houthis in Yemen since Jan 2, have been released.

India strongly condemns terrorist attacks in Israel

New Delhi/UNI: India on Wednesday strongly condemned the terrorist attacks in Israel and conveyed condolences to the families of the victims.

15-20 more stranded Indians want to leave war-hit Ukraine: MEA

New Delhi/UNI: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday said 15-20 more Indians, who are stranded in Ukraine, want to leave the war-torn country.

No report of students taken hostage in war-hit Ukraine: MEA

New Delhi/UNI: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday said they have no reports of Indians being held hostage in Ukraine after allegations by Russia that a group was being forced to stay in Kharkiv.

Russia-Ukraine war: One Indian student killed in Kharkiv, MEA confirms

One Indian student has been killed in an intense shelling in Kharkiv amid the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) confirmed on Tuesday afternoon. 

Russia-Ukraine war: 219 Indians on board first flight from Romania, EAM personally monitoring evacuation

New Delhi/UNI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday said he is personally monitoring the evacuation of Indian nationals from Ukraine and the first flight to Mumbai with 219 Indian nationals has taken off from Romania.

India sends medical supplies to Kiribati after Covid-19 triggers a state of disaster

New Delhi: Responding to the appeal of the Government of Kiribati seeking offers of support to assist in its national efforts to manage the first Covid-19 outbreak in the Pacific Island country, the Government of India sent a consignment of medical supplies containing PPEs and medications to Kiribati.

India delivers next batch of medical assistance to Afghanistan: MEA

New Delhi: India on Friday supplied a third batch of medical assistance consisting of two tons of essential life saving medicines to Afghanistan.

No travel bans imposed by India for Omicron: MEA

New Delhi/UNI: Saying that Omicron is present in India just because two cases have been detected is wrong, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said on Thursday, adding that India so far has not imposed any travel bans from any specific countries.

Noted Pentagon report on China's construction activities, don't accept such illegal occupation: India

New Delhi/UNI: India on Thursday said it has taken note of last week's Pentagon report on China having built a large 100-home civilian village inside the disputed territory on the boundary with India, and added that New Delhi has neither accepted such illegal occupation of its territory nor has it accepted the unjustified Chinese claims.