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Jaishankar clears air: Indian foreign policy is not US-centric

By Rahul Kumar New Delhi, April 16: India is bonding fast and furious, with foreign countries, by building partnerships but avoiding alliances. If anyone thought that India was heading towards an Asian NATO through the Indo-Pacific Quad, then kindly...

UAE mediating between India, Pak to restore ‘functional relations’

By Hamza Ameer (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is facilitating and mediating back-channel talks between India and Pakistan with an aim to turn their rivalry into a healthy and functional relationship, its envoy in Washington has confirmed. As part...

US urge India, Pak to hold table talks

By Hamza Ameer (IANS) The US Department of State has called on both India and Pakistan to hold direct talks and resolve pending issues with an aim to normalise relations. Refraining to comment on the recent approval and then cancellation...

India supports regional process under UN for peace in Afghanistan: Jaishankar

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) India on Tuesday said that it supports a regional process convened under the aegis of the United Nations for permanent peace in Afghanistan. A statement by External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar at the 9th Ministerial...

Modi gifts 109 ambulances, 12L doses vaccine dose to B’desh

By Sumi Khan (IANS) India on Friday gifted 109 ambulances and 12 lakh Covid-19 vaccine doses to Bangladesh, with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi handing over the keys of the ambulances to his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina. Bangladesh and India...

US proposes action against India’s equalisation levy

New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The United States Trade Representative has announced initiation of investigation against the taxation on digital services adopted or under consideration by countries including the equalisation levy applied by India. The other counties under investigation included...

Singh, Austin pave way for stronger India-US military ties

By Mrityunjoy Kumar Jha March 21: India and the US agreed to strengthen their military partnership during a meeting between Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and the US Secretary of Defence, General Lloyd Austin, held in New Delhi, according to...

US flags concerns over human rights in India

New Delhi, Mar 20 (IANS): The US on Saturday raised concerns over human rights in India during a meeting between External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and US Defence Secretary Lloyd J. Austin. Sources said that the discussions which lasted for an...

Rajnath-Austin meet focuses on enhancing defence ties

New Delhi, Mar 20 (IANS): The bilateral meeting between Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and US Defence Secretary Lloyd James Austin on Saturday focussed on defence cooperation, expanding military-to-military engagement across services, information sharing, cooperation in emerging sectors of defence,...

In India, nationalism is perceived as a positive force: Jaishankar

Panaji, March 19 (IANS) Nationalism for countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America is a positive term which refers to rebuilding of societies pillaged by imperialism, India's External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said on Friday. Speaking at a virtual discussion...

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India has got 3L Remdesivir vials, over 6K O2 concentrators from abroad

New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India cumulatively has so far received three lakh Remdesivir vials, 6,608 oxygen concentrators, 3,856...