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Australian High Commissioner to India meets S Jaishankar, supports New Delhi on border standoff with China

New Delhi/UNI: Australia has supported India’s position on the border standoff with China and warned that attempts to unilaterally alter the status quo along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) could increase instability in the region.

Govt plans Passport Seva Kendras in every LS constituency, chip-enabled e-passports for increased security

New Delhi/UNI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday said that the government is planning to set up Post Office Passport Seva Kendras (PSK) in every Lok Sabha constituency across the nation and amp up security of the travel document with chip-enabled e-passport.

Respecting international law will help in building durable world order: EAM S Jaishankar at RIC meet

New Delhi/UNI:  Respecting international law, recognizing the legitimate interests of partners, supporting multilateralism and promoting common good are the only way of building a durable world order, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Tuesday.

'Chinese attack pre-planned, govt was fast asleep': Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi/IBNS: Even after being lashed out by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar a day ago, Congress MP on Friday once again targetted the Narendra Modi government accusing it of falling "asleep" while the Chinese soldiers launched a "pre-planned attack" on the Indian personnel at Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh on Jun 15 night.

Get the facts straight: Jaishankar slams Rahul over his tweet of sending 'unarmed soldiers to martyrdom'

New Delhi/IBNS: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has strongly reacted to Congress MP Rahul Gandhi's tweet over sending 'soldiers unarmed to martyrdom' in the brutal clash with China at Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh on Monday night, asking the opposition leader to get his 'facts straight.'

All Indian soldiers involved in Ladakh clash with Chinese military accounted for: Army officials

New Delhi/IBNS: The Army officials on Thursday said all the Indian soldiers who were involved in a deadly clash with the Chinese military at Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh on Jun 15 night have now been accounted for, media reports said.

China took pre-meditated action: Indian EAM Jaishankar tells Wang Yi on Galwan Valley standoff 

New Delhi/Beijing: Amid escalating tension between the two nuclear-capable nations, India on Wednesday blamed China for the violent standoff in Galwan valley of Eastern Ladakh that left 20 soldiers dead.

Coronavirus outbreak: Govt is vigilant, says Modi; Rahul blames PM

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the spreading of the deadly Novel Coronavirus across the country and the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said his government was vigilant about the present situation urging people not to panic.

Coronavirus matter of concern: S Jaishankar in Parliament as total cases in India rise to 73

New Delhi/IBNS: As the total positive cases of the deadly Novel Coronavirus increased to 73, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in Parliament on Thursday said the outbreak of the virus was a matter of concern, media reports said.

Coronavirus outbreak: Medical team to fly to Italy to bring back Indian nationals, says EAM Jaishankar

New Delhi/UNI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday said that a team of medical staffs will fly to Italy on Thursday in a bid to collect samples so that the Indian nationals stranded there could be brought back smoothly.

EAM S Jaishanker visits Kashmir, meets families of students stranded in Iran

Srinagar/UNI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arrived here on a surprise visit on Monday and interacted with the families of students whose children are stranded in Iran in view of coronavirus scare, official sources said.

Efforts underway to return Indian pilgrims from coronavirus-hit Iran: S Jaishankar

New Delhi/IBNS: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday said  efforts are underway to return Indian pilgrims from Qom area in coronavirus-hit Iran.

Show me a country which says 'everybody is welcome', says Jaishankar on CAA slamming UNHRC

New Delhi/IBNS: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday slammed the United Nations Human Rights Council(UNHRC) for giving a narrative based on incorrect information on Kashmir just like it had done on previous occasions and said one should look at the UN rights body's handling of Kashmir issue in the past, said media reports.

EAM S Jaishankar files caveat in SC over plea challenging his election to RS

New Delhi/UNI:  External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday filed a caveat in the Supreme Court that will be heard if the court decides to take up any petition filed by Congress leaders challenging his election to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat in July 2019.

Confident MEA will achieve greater heights with Shringla as Foreign Secy: Jaishankar

New Delhi/UNI: External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar on Wednesday welcomed Harsh Vardhan Shringla as the country's new Foreign Secretary and exuded confidence that his experience would help the Ministry achieve greater milestones.