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India Welcomes P5 Vow To Prevent Nuclear War

Jan 07, 2022 PTI

India has welcomed the vow of UN Security Council's five permanent members (the P5) to prevent the spread of nuclear disarmament.

India, Pakistan Continue With 31-Year-Old Practice of Exchanging Nuclear Installations

Jan 01, 2022 PTI

The 32-year-old pact that came into force in 1991 provides for the two countries to inform each other of the nuclear installations and facilities covered under the agreement on the first of January of every year.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sought Modus Vivendi Equally Based On 'Mutual Respect, Mutual Interest' With China: MEA S Jaishankar

MEA (Minister of External Affairs) S Jaishankar said the country’s former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee kept ‘India's course steady vis-a-vis Russia, despite the turbulence of that era. With China, whether as the foreign minister or as the prime minister, he sought a modus vivendi that was based as much on mutual respect as on mutual interest’.

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.

World expects more from India: Jaishankar

In an address at an event, he said there has been a profound transformation in the international order and its expressions are many.

20 December, 2021

Amidst Ladakh Standoff India Appoints Pradeep Kumar Rawat As New China Ambassador


Pradeep Kumar Rawat currently is India’s ambassador to Netherlands and is expected to join his new assignment shortly, said Union Ministry of External Affairs.

15 December, 2021

President Kovind Pays Homage To Bangladesh’s Founding Father Bangabandhu

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It is President Kovind’s first trip abroad since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

11 December, 2021

Afghanistan: India Extends Humanitarian Assistance To Taliban Ruled Region


Afghanistan crisis has left the country crippled, with India on Saturday dispatching lifesaving medicines and other medical supplies to the war ravaged country ruled by Taliban.

07 December, 2021

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla Visits Bangladesh In a 2 Day Tour

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The year 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Bangladesh and the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

07 December, 2021

Putin's India Visit: How The Modi-Putin Meet May Rekindle India-Russia Ties

Seema Guha

The Modi-Putin meet was a concerted effort by India-Russia to tell the world that their strategic relationship is alive and kicking.

06 December, 2021

India-Russia 2+2 Dialogue: Rajnath Singh Calls Out 'Unprovoked' Violence' On Opening Day


At the India-Russia 2+2 dialogue, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh cited India's defence challenges as 'legitimate, real and immediate'.


02 December, 2021

Kashmir: India Hits Out At UN Human Rights Body Over ‘Baseless’ Report

Seema Guha

The Union Ministry of External Affairs in its reaction to the report on Kashmir said it ‘… betrays a complete lack of understanding on the part of the OHCHR of the security challenges faced by India from cross-border terrorism’.

01 December, 2021

India To Work Closely With Indonesia And Italy To Ensure Consistency Of Agenda As It Joins The G20 Troika

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The G20 which is a premier forum for international economic cooperation, the Troika consists of Indonesia, Italy, and India. 

29 November, 2021

Ad Shoot At Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib: DSGMC Urges MEA To Take Up Issue With Pak Govt

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The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee on Monday wrote to Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, demanding him to take up with the Pakistan government the issue of a business promotion agency using the premises of Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib for promotion of women apparel.

26 November, 2021

India Demands Expedition Of 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack Case Trial From Pakistan

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In a note verbale handed over to the Pakistani diplomat, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) have asked Pakistan to abide by its commitment to not allow territories under its control for terrorism against India.

22 October, 2021

EAM S Jaishankar Meets WTO Director, Vice President European Commission

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Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had a meeting with WTO Director Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Vice President European Commission Frans Timmermans.

21 October, 2021

100-Crore-Vaccinations: India Wins Global Accolades From WHO, World Leaders

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India’s historic 100-crore Covid-19 vaccination landmark has won global appreciation with wishes pouring in from WHO and neighbouring countries.


17 October, 2021

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Arrives In Israel On His Maiden Visit

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The Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will hold deliberations with Israel’s top leadership including its President Isaac Herzog and Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, during his five day visit.

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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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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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