India to host BRICS Digital Health Summit to boost digital healthcare
TS Tirumurti, Secretary, Economic Relations (Ministry of External Affairs), said that the Prime Minister announced that India will host a BRICS Digital Health Summit on innovative solutions to healthy lifestyle which will seek to integrate digital technology with healthcare informatics and diagnostics.
Afghanistan raises alarm over the reel on third battle of Panipat
Earlier, the Afghan Embassy to India in a letter to the MEA expressed conce...
India terms Pakistan comments on Ayodhya verdict as gratuitous
In response to comments made by Pakistan on matters internal to India, MEA Spo...
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.
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 circumstances, we believe not joining the agreement is the right decision. This reflects both our assessment of current global situation and of the fairness and balance of the agreement.”
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.
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.
MEA briefs diplomats of various countries on SC's Ayodhya verdict
The Supreme Court, in its verdict pronounced earlier in the day, backed the construction of a Ram temple by a trust at the disputed site in Ayodhya, and ruled that an alternative five-acre plot be allotted for building a mosque in the Hindu holy town. Following the verdict, top ministry officials briefed diplomats of various countries and key allies of India.
‘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.”
Our map accurately depicts India's sovereign territory: MEA on Nepal's objections
"Our map accurately depicts the sovereign territory of India. The new map has in no manner revised our boundary with Nepal," MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said. "The boundary delineation exercise with Nepal is ongoing under the existing mechanism. We reiterate our commitment to find a solution through dialogue," he said.
India lodged strong protest with Pak over Bhindranwale row: MEA on Kartarpur Corridor video
Ministry of External Affairs’ Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar reacted on Khalistani separatist Jarnail Bhindranwale being featured in Pakistan Go...
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.
PM Narendra Modi to visit Brazil on November 13-14 to attend 11th BRICS Summit: MEA
Ministry of External Affairs’ Secretary (ER) T.S. Tirumurti informed about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Brazil to attend the 11th...
Can think of taking 'further decision' if firm indication given on 'core interests': MEA on RCEP
If India gets firm indication that its core interests will be accommodated then it can rethink its decision.
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".
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