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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.

MEA announces new envoys to Russia, UAE, Spain

New Delhi/UNI: The Ministry of External Affairs on Monday announced a slew of new postings, naming Pavan Kapoor, currently the Indian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, as the next envoy to Russia.

India in touch with all concerned regarding abducted Afghan-origin Indian national: MEA

New Delhi/UNI: India is in touch with all concerned regarding an Afghan-origin Indian national who was abducted at gunpoint from near his shop in Kabul two days ago, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday.

Afghan-origin Indian national Bansri Lal abducted at gunpoint in Kabul

Kabul/New Delhi/UNI: An Afghan-origin Indian national Bansri Lal was abducted at gunpoint from near his shop in Kabul, said Puneet Singh Chandhok, President Indian World Forum, on Tuesday, adding that he has approached the Ministry of External Affairs to intervene in the matter.

Further evacuation efforts depend on Kabul airport resuming commercial operations: MEA

New Delhi/UNI: India has been prioritising the evacuation of its nationals from Kabul, believed to be around 20, but any movement forward will depend on how soon the Hamid Karzai International Airport is made operational for commercial flights, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday.

Afghans arriving in India will get six months visa: MEA

New Delhi/IBNS: Afghans arriving in India will get a visa for six months and the government "will take it" from there, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement on Friday.

MEA to brief floor leaders of political parties on Afghanistan developments: EAM Jaishankar

New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed the Ministry of External Affairs to brief floor leaders of political parties on the developments in Afghanistan, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said Monday.

Committed to safe return of all nationals, visa services extended for Afghans: India

New Delhi/IBNS: Even as diplomats and other officials of the Indian Embassy in Kabul returned here, the government on Tuesday said it is committed to the safe return of all Indians in Afghanistan and is also extending visa services to Afghan nationals.

MEA slams Pakistan Foreign Minister for blaming India over Dasu Blast

New Delhi/UNI: The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday termed Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi's comments as “absurd” that laid the blame on Indian and Afghan intelligence agencies for the July 14 Dasu blast in which nine Chinese workers were killed.

Concerned about deteriorating situation in Afghanistan: MEA

New Delhi/IBNS: India Thursday expressed concern over the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan where Taliban is taking control of the ground through assaults following the withdrawal of troops by the United States.

India taking up issue of normalising travel of citizens with concerned countries: MEA

New Delhi/UNI: India is taking up the issue of normalising foreign travel of its citizens with various countries in view of the improvement in the COVID-19 situation in the country, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday.

S Jaishankar feels India and Africa must strive together to attend decentralized globalization 

Nairobi: India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday stressed on the need for India and Africa to strive to attend together 'decentralized globalization' which can enhance capacities and overcome challenges posed by COVID-19.