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New Delhi [India], Jan. 15 (ANI): Expressing his concern over Amazon selling items bearing reference to Indian symbols and icons, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das on Sunday asked the global e-retailer giant to desist from being oblivious to India's cultures and emotions.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 14 (ANI): In the wake of the tricolour doormat being sold on Amazon that raised a furore across the nation, the Indian Government on Saturday called on the online shopping giant to respect Indian sentiments while providing a platform for third party vendors.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 13 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday expressed hope that in future, online shopping giant Amazon does not repeat such incidence of selling doormats printed with the national flags.

New Delhi[India], Jan. 12(ANI): The online shopping giant Amazon on Thursday apologised to the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for hurting the patriotic sentiments of the people by selling a doormats printed with the Indian flag.

New Delhi [India], Jan.11 (ANI): Taking strong objection to selling of doormats featuring Indian flags on Amazon, Canada, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday warned the e-retailer company to withdraw all products "insulting national flag immediately", adding that non-compliance of the order would lead to non issuance of Indian visa to any Amazon official.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 9 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said that India will help out its sailors stuck in merchant ships at Ajman in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Jan. 8 (ANI): Although her health did not permit her to attend the 'Pravasi Bharatiya Divas', an ailing External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has been constantly monitoring each and every event and activity.

New Delhi, [India], Jan. 8 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has come to the rescue of a South African couple seeking an extension of their tourist visa for treatment of their daughter suffering from cerebral palsy and severe disability.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 2 (ANI): A day after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj informed that film producer Abis Rizvi and fashion designer Khushi Shah have lost their lives in the Istanbul nightclub attack, the film fraternity and family of the duo expressed grief at the tragic loss.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 1 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said the government is making arrangements of visas for the parents of director and producer Abis Rizvi, who died in the Istanbul nightclub attack.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 1 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday informed that two Indian nationals have lost their lives in the Istanbul nightclub attack.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 1 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday extended warm wishes to the citizen on the occasion of New Year.

Islamabad [Pakistan], Dec. 29 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has written a letter wishing External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj speedy recovery, a source said.

New Delhi [India], Dec. 28 (ANI): Former home secretary Anil Baijal will takeover as new Delhi Lieutenant Governor replacing Najeeb Jung.

New Delhi [India], Dec. 28 (ANI): Dubbing catholic priest Father Tom's abduction by the Islamic State as a 'tragic situation', the Congress Party on Wednesday hit out at the government stating that it is the failure of the Indian diplomacy.

New Delhi [India], Dec. 27 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said that the five-year-old child, who was taken away by the Norway Government from an NRI family, should be returned to his 'natural parents'.

New Delhi [India], Dec. 27 (ANI): Responding to a plea by Father Thomas Uzhunnalil, a Catholic priest under Islamic State's captivity in Yemen, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday asserted that the government won't spare any effort to secure the former's release.

New Delhi [India], Dec. 23 (ANI): In wake of the allegations made by an Indian couple that the Norwegian authorities have taken away their five-year-old child on frivolous complaint of abuse, the Ministry of External Affairs on Friday said the embassy in Oslo has taken up this issue and added that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is personally monitoring the case.

New Delhi [India], Dec. 22 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday sought a report from Indian Ambassador to Norway Debraj Pradhan after Norwegain authorities took custody of a five-year-old child of an Indian couple following allegations of abuse.

New Delhi [India], Dec. 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday was discharged from the AIIMS hospital here, after undergoing a kidney transplant surgery.

New Delhi [India], Dec. 13 (ANI): Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, who underwent kidney transplant operation on December 10, has shown steady recovery and has been shifted out of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at All India Institutes of Medical Sciences here on Tuesday.

EAM Sushma's kidney transplant surgery successful
Updated: Dec 10, 2016 16:34 IST

New Delhi [India], Dec. 10 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj'skidney transplant surgery has successfully ended at All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS).

Sushma to undergo kidney transplant today
Updated: Dec 10, 2016 12:02 IST

New Delhi [India], Dec. 10 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will undergo her kidney transplant at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Saturday.

New Delhi [India], Dec. 7 (ANI): The Dean of Diplomatic Corps and Dominican envoy, Frank Hans Dannenberg Castellanos, urged the Narendra Modi-led government to review the currency restrictions imposed on embassies pertaining to demonetisation, pointing out that the limit of funds allowed to them is not sufficient.

New Delhi [India], Dec. 7 (ANI): With demonetisation hitting hard on the common man across the nation, even the embassies in the national capital and its bureaucrats are bearing the brunt of the November 8 decision by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government.

New Delhi [India], Dec. 3 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday assured that the government would initiate action against the culprits, who allegedly gang-raped a U.S. woman at a five-star hotel near Connaught Place earlier this year.

Sushma recovering fast, working from home
Updated: Nov 24, 2016 18:49 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov. 24 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj, who was admitted to All India of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) with complaints of kidney failure, is recovering fast, sources told ANI Thursday.

New Delhi [India], Nov. 24 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday confirmed that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will not attend the Heart of Asia Conference in Amritsar on December 3 and 4.

Muslim man offers his kidney to Sushma Swaraj
Updated: Nov 19, 2016 17:26 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Nov. 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who have never backed out from helping people whether in India or abroad is now receiving help to recover from kidney failure.

Gaya (Bihar) [India], Nov. 19 (ANI): Special prayers were offered at Vishnupad Mandir here on Saturday for the speedy recovery of External Minister Sushma Swaraj who is undergoing a dialysis at the AIIMS Hospital in New Delhi.