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Harsh Vardhan Shringla

India's Foreign Secretary To Hold Talks With State Administration Council, Political Leaders Of Myanmar

Dec 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Harsh Vardhan Shringla, during his two-day visit, will hold discussions with the State Administration Council, political parties and members of civil society, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.

Vaccine Delivery Under Quad Framework To Commence In Early 2022: Shringla

Dec 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The foreign secretary also said India's Commerce and Industry Minister and the US Trade Representative have agreed to work together to resolve outstanding trade issues to reach convergence in the near future.

Indo-Bangla Friendship Pipeline: Foreign Secretary Shringla Anticipates Inauguration Next Year

The Rs 346 crore India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline Project (IBFPP) is designed to connect the two neighboring countries through a 130-kilometre long oil pipeline with a capacity of one million metric tonnes per annum.

PM Modi and UK PM Boris Johnson Agree On Need To Curb Anti-India Extremist Groups: Foreign Secretary

Nov 02, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on the sidelines of COP26 that anti-India activities organized by separatist groups in UK were an important issue raised during talks between PM Narendra Modi and British PM Boris Johnson.

Army Chief MM Naravane On Four Day Visit To Sri Lanka, Security Ties On Upswing

General Manoj Mukund Naravane, Chief of Army Staff is visiting Sri Lanka after a recent visit by foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla. India and Sri Lanka are carrying out a mega military exercise, 'Mitra Shakti' with a focus on enhancing counter-terror cooperation.

24 September, 2021

Top CEOs And Business Leaders Appreciative Of India's Reform Trajectory: PM Modi


After meeting with top American CEOs and business leaders in the US on investment in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted and informed about the developments.

04 September, 2021

India, US Reaffirm Their Bilateral Ties For ‘Prosperous’ Indo-Pacific Region

Outlook Web Desk

India’s Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla met US Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Colin H Kahl to reaffirm their defence relationship.

02 September, 2021

Foreign Secretary Visits Washington To Meet US Officials After Pullout Of US Troops

Outlook Web Desk

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla is among the few foreign officials to be in town and the highest level Indian official to meet top officials of the Biden administration after the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan.

27 August, 2021

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla To Visit US Next Week

Outlook Web Desk

The foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla will attend UNSC session and hold bilateral engagements with US.

25 July, 2021

‘Received Best Assurance From UK’: Foreign Secretary Shringla On Vijay Mallya’s Extradition

Outlook Web Bureau

‘We have been given to understand that there is a process in place and that the British side is working on his (Mallya) extradition based on that process,’ Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said

24 July, 2021

Foreign Secretary Shringla Meets British Counterpart To Review Plan For Free Trade Agreement

Outlook Web Desk

Shringla held meetings with Lord Tariq Ahmad, Minister of South Asia in the Foreign Office, and Philip Barton, the Permanent Under-Secretary of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) on Friday.

29 June, 2021

Countries Deploying Cyberspace To Achieve Political, Security-Related Objectives: Foreign Secretary

Outlook Web Desk

The world is already witnessing the use of cyber tools to compromise State security through, inter alia, attacking critical national infrastructure, including health and energy facilities..

23 May, 2021

Statement On Allopathy Can Weaken Fight Against Covid, Withdraw It: Harsh Vardhan To Ramdev

Outlook Web Bureau

'Your statement on allopathy can break the morale of healthcare workers and weaken our fight against Covid-19,' Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said.

08 May, 2021

Over 9 Lakh Indians On Oxygen Support, 1.7 Lakh On Ventilator Due To Covid: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Outlook Web Bureau

In his virtual address at the 25th meeting of the Group of Ministers (GoM) to discuss the pandemic situation, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said that 1.34 percent of COVID caseload was in ICU.

29 April, 2021

India Accepts Foreign Aid After A Show Of 'Generosity'

Seema Guha

As domestic criticism mounts over the export of vaccines by India, the government is now trying to send the message that it is precisely because of India’s generosity that the world has responded to India’s crisis.

26 February, 2021

Baba Ramdev Has Made Patanjali Ayurvedic Products A Laughing Stock: IMA President

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Dr J A Jayalal, National President, IMA, in an interview with Outlook, alleges that Ramdev’s claim is a bunch of lies and the presence of a Health Minister in such a function will send a wrong message in society.

16 January, 2021

Covid Vaccination: Here's What People Who Took The Jab Say

Outlook Web Bureau

As India launched the world's largest vaccination drive against the coronavirus pandemic, here are some of the quotes from people who took the jab.

28 November, 2020

India-Nepal Relations Thaw Under The Dragon’s Shadow

Seema Guha

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla’s two-day visit melts frosty ties, as Nepal balances two giant neighbours.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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