January 23, 2022 11:04 (IST)
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Family of four Indian nationals freezes to death along Canada-US border

New Delhi/IBNS: An Indian family of four, including an infant, froze to death at the Canada-US border, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said.

UAE FM calls S Jaishankar, expresses condolence over death of two Indians in Abu Dhabi drone attack

UAE foreign minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan on Tuesday called Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to express his condolence over the death of two Indians in a drone attack in Abu Dhabi that sparked an explosion in three oil tankers and a fire near Abu Dhabi international airport.

India promises to extend $1.5 billion credit to Sri Lanka to tide over forex crunch

New Delhi: India is poised to extend USD 1.5 billion credit to forex-starved Sri Lanka to import food, essential items, medicine and fuel, days after extending a USD 900 million assistance.

S Jaishankar discusses COVID-19 situation, Quad with Japanese Foreign Minister Hayashi Yoshimasa

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar spoke with his Japanese counterpart Hayashi Yoshimasa during which the two discussed the Covid situation, travel facilitation and the Quad among other issues.

S Jaishankar, Antony Blinken discuss Indo-Pacific, other issues during telephonic conversation

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken have held talks when they discussed numerous matters including the Indo-Pacific issue.

EAM S Jaishankar holds bilateral talks with counterparts from four Central Asian nations

New Delhi/UNI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday held bilateral talks with the visiting Foreign Ministers of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan, on the sidelines of the Third India-Central Asia Dialogue here.

Rajnath Singh meets Russian Defence Minister General Sergey Shoigu

New Delhi: Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh met  Russian Defence Minister General Sergey Shoigu here on Monday.

Connectivity initiatives should respect sovereignty, territorial integrity: S Jaishankar at SCO meet

New Delhi/UNI: India believes that greater connectivity is important, especially in the post-Covid world, but any connectivity initiative must be consultative, transparent and participatory and must have respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said at the SCO meeting on Thursday.

India, China going through a particularly bad patch in ties: S Jaishankar

Singapore/New Delhi/UNI: India and China are going through “a particularly bad patch” in their relationship because Beijing has taken actions “for which they still don’t have a credible explanation”, and the Chinese leadership has to take a call on where they want to take the bilateral ties, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Friday.

Confident India-UK partnership will continue to strengthen: S Jaishankar

New Delhi/UNI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Friday he was confident that the India-UK partnership will continue to strengthen as he thanked UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss for her Diwali greetings.

India takes the opportunities and challenges of the Indo-Pacific very seriously: EAM Jaisankar

New Delhi: India takes the opportunities and challenges of the Indo-Pacific very seriously, which can be seen in its Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative, the Quad vaccine collaboration, and even in New Delhi’s global endeavours like the International Solar Alliance and the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure initiative, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Friday.

Denying the Indo-Pacific is tantamount to denying globalization: S Jaishankar

New Delhi/UNI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday said there is a fusion of theatres in the Indo-Pacific region that were unnaturally separated earlier, and the “politics of the day apparently creates some reluctance in admitting to that”.

S Jaishankar meets Alternate Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Israel Yair Lapid

Jerusalem/New Delhi:  India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday held bilateral talks with Alternate Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Israel Yair Lapid.

EAM S Jaishankar pays tribute to Indian soldiers at Israel's Talpiot cemetery

Jerusalem/New Delhi/UNI: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday began his five-day Israel visit by laying a wreath at the Talpiot cemetery in tribute to the Indian soldiers who died in World War I while fighting as part of the British Army for liberating what later became Israel.

S Jaishankar to visit Israel tomorrow

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar will pay an official visit to Israel on Oct 17-21, 2021, at the invitation of Alternate Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Israel, Yair Lapid, the Ministry of External Affairs said  on Saturday.