Afghanistan raises alarm over the reel on third battle of Panipat
Earlier, the Afghan Embassy to India in a letter to the MEA expressed concerns over the contents of the movie. “…any insensitive/distorted depiction of his character might provoke emotions of Afghans which could be unfairly exploited by others to adversely affect the trust and harmony that exists so well among the people of two countries.”
India terms Pakistan comments on Ayodhya verdict as gratuitous
In response to comments made by Pakistan on matters internal to India, MEA Spo...
RCEP: India still has a year to be part of trade deal but chances are dim
Secretary (East), MEA, Vijay Thakur Singh said: “In the given circu...
India attaches importance to Myanmar's cooperation against insurgent groups: PM Modi to Suu Kyi
Prime Minister Modi emphasised the value India attaches to Myanmar's cooperation in ensuring that insurgent groups do not find space to operate across the India-Myanmar border, the release said. Myanmar is one of India's strategic neighbours and shares a 1,640-km-long border with a number of northeastern states including militancy-hit Nagaland and Manipur.
The reality behind India-Saudi Arabia's growing ties
Pragmatism dictates India-Saudi ties. While Delhi needs investment and oil, Riyadh needs new partners.
Time to heal: After conversion of state to UT, let opposition parties back into Kashmir
While the political debate on the decision to revoke Article 370 has been more or less settled in the rest of India, the hard part begins now in Srinagar. Block development elections have just been conducted in Kashmir, as have Class X board exams in which 99% of 88,832 students appeared. The best way to answer critics is to open access, even if it is controlled.
‘China occupying large areas of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh’
“China deplores and firmly opposes that. India unilaterally changed its domestic laws and administrative division challenging China’s sovereignty,” he said. Responding strongly, the MEA in a statement said: “The matter of reorganisation... is entirely an internal affair of India... We expect other countries to respect India’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.”
Pakistan invitees to Kartarpur will have to seek clearance: MEA
India has given Pakistan a list of 480 pilgrims for the inaugural 'jatha', and is awaiting clearance from Pakistan.
UK bans protests near Indian High Commission on Diwali
India made the moves after the British government failed to safeguard the Indian High Commission in London on August 15, when it was attacked by pro-Pakistani groups in the wake of India’s decision to withdraw J&K's special status.
India issues advisory, asks to exercise 'utmost caution' while visiting Turkey
India has issued an advisory to its citizens visiting Turkey, asking them to "exercise utmost caution" while visiting the Middle East countr...
Samsung India outsources production of some phones
Almost three years ahead of schedule, Samsung has already begun exporting India-made phones to a few countries owing to its fully exhausted existing capacity. Therefore, outsourcing production is a viable option in order to meet the high demand.
India express 'disappointment' over Pak's USD 20 fee for Kartarpur Sahib but ready to ink pact on 23
Noting that the govt has consistently urged Pak that it should not levy such a fee in deference to the wishes of the pilgrims, an MEA statement said that "Pakistan continue to insist on levying a service fee of $20 per pilgrim per visit".
US to increase surveillance in Middle East waterways
The effort, christened as Operation Sentinel, comes a day after the US said it destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it came within threatening range. Iran has denied that its drones have been downed.
Assam wants reopening of old railway links with Bangladesh
Assam government discusses reopening of traditional railway links to Bangladesh which will reopen the pre-partition railway links from Chittagong to Makum, Cox Bazar to Ledo and third line between Bangladesh via Golakganj till Moirabari.
UAE to be first middle east country to launch RuPay Card
Prime Minister Modi's third official visit to the UAE on August 23-24 is another important milestone in the bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership, the Indian envoy said.
Copyright © 2020 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All rights reserved. For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service