MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Government appoints 2 joint secretaries, 38 other officials to assist Chief of Defence Staff
Officials sources said the appointments were made as per laid down roadmap to create an enabling set up for the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) to implement the government's vision of ensuring tri-services synergy. Two joint secretaries, 13 deputy secretaries and 25 under secretaries were appointed in the department of military affairs.
Consumer affairs ministry writes to jal shakti ministry to make mandatory BIS standard on piped drinking water
"The Centre has the power to m...
King, Queen of Sweden meet PM Modi, discuss ways to deepen ties
King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden are on a five day India visit...
Home Ministry relaxes travel conditions for OCI cardholders
The Home Ministry has relaxed travel conditions for the Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) cardholders, in certain age group. An OCI cardholder is required to re-register each time a new passport is issued till 20 years of age and once after 50 years of age but this is not mandatory in the age group of 21-50 years, according to the official.
India plans new law to protect foreign investment: Sources
India plans to attract more capital from overseas to boost stuttering domestic growth by this move.
Regular updates on crops sought to control prices
The ministry may suggest export of a commodity if there is excess production.
EAM meets Sri Lankan Pres Gotabaya Rajapaksa
Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa arrived New Delhi on a three-day visit where he was given a ceremonial welcome in the morning at the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met him to discuss bilateral and regional issues.
India, Maldives exchange agreements, MoUs
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid signed agreements between the two countries. Memorendums...
Over 13,000 complaints received from Indians working abroad: MEA
Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan gave data according to which as many as 13,665 complaints were received in 2019 (till October 31), while 17,379 complaints were received in 2018.
No Indian citizens have to prove their ancestry: MHA
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Friday quelled different rumours being floated in various quarters of social media and said that India...
No state govt can block CAA: MHA sources
MHA sources say that no state govt can block CAA. TIMES NOW accesses Ministry of Home Affairs’ CAA blueprint.No state govt can block CAA: MH...
Over Rs 255 crore spent on chartered flights during Modi's foreign engagements in last three years: MEA
In 2018-19, Rs 79.91 crore was spent while bill for 2019-20 has not been received, he said.
India seeks consular access to its 2 nationals arrested by Pakistan
The sudden arrest of two Indians, Prashant Vaindam and Dhari Lal- as reported by Pakistani media, came as a surprise as India had informed Pakistan that they may have crossed over inadvertently, the External Affairs Ministry spokesperson said at a briefing. The MEA hoped that the arrested Indians don't become victims of Pakistani propaganda.
Top Malaysian diplomat summoned to MEA over Mahathir's comments on India's 'internal affairs'
The Charge d'Affairs of Malaysian embassy was summoned to the Ministry and he was conveyed India's anguish over Mohamad's comments, sources said. It was also conveyed that such remarks are both ill-informed and insensitive, the sources said, adding Malaysia was asked to take a long-term and strategic view of the relations between the two countries.
Corporate affairs ministry moves NCLT to reopen CG Power books for FY15-19
The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) directed the ministry to issue notices to market regulator Sebi, the income tax department and Thapar to file reply within a week and also asked the ministry to file the rejoinder a week later. The tribunal has posted the matter for more hearing to December 16.
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