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Key diplomatic missions in India condole 'Missile Man's demise' Jul 28, 12:46 pm
New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): Key diplomatic missions in New Delhi took to Twitter to condole the sudden demise of India's former President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.
Johannesburg, July 28 (ANI): Democratic lawmakers and rights group have accused the U.S. State Department of 'politicising' its annual rankings of nations on their attempts to tackle flesh trade and other forms of exploitative labour, as key trading partner, Malaysia, and Cuba, with whom U.S. recently restored diplomatic ties, were taken off a blacklist.
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Diplomat-author Abhay K's fifth collection of poems titled "The Seduction of Delhi", as former diplomat-turned politician Pawan Verma puts it, is a journey of city through centuries, and provides the reader with a fascinating combination of poetic verse and drawings "of those who ruled it and those who served it," as also a reflection on periods when it was at its glory, and lament over its repeated extinction.
Sushma's tweets cannot fool people of India, says Santosh Bagrodia Jul 23, 11:01 pm
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): Former minister of state for coal Santosh Bagrodia on Thursday rubbished External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's tweet alleging a senior Congress leader's involvement in procuring diplomatic passport for coal scam accused Bagrodia, saying the people of India cannot be 'fooled' by such tweets.
Obama invites Nawaz Sharif to U.S. Jul 23, 1:22 pm
Karachi, July 23 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama has invited Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to visit the US, said a senior diplomat.
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, facing heat over allegedly favouring Lalit Modi, a business and sports tycoon living in London, who faces allegations of tax evasion, courted fresh trouble on Wednesday by tweeting that a senior leader of the opposition Congress party had approached her for a diplomatic passport for an accused in the multi-billion dollar coal scam.
Sushma tweet: Will speak in Parliament, says Rahul Gandhi Jul 22, 11:19 am
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday assured that he would speak in the Parliament over External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's claims that a senior leader from the Grand Old party was pressing her to give a diplomatic passport to coal scam accused Santosh Bagrodia.
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): The Shiv Sena on Wednesday lauded External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's claims that a senior Congress leader was pressing her to give a diplomatic passport to coal scam accused Santosh Bagrodia, saying the Grand Old party will now realise that the game of attacking others is not easy.
'Congress leader pressed me to give diplomatic passport to Santosh Bagrodia', claims Sushma Jul 22, 10:15 am
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday claimed that a senior Congress leader was pressing her hard to give a diplomatic passport to coal scam accused former minister of state Santosh Bagrodia.
431 ISIS suspects arrested for plotting suicide attacks on Saudi mosques, security troops Jul 19, 10:23 am
Johannesburg, July 19 (ANI): Saudi Arabia has reportedly arrested 431 suspected members of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), thwarting attacks on security forces, mosques and a diplomatic mission, the kingdom's interior ministry said.
Long-drawn Iran nuclear talks conclude with 'historic' deal Jul 14, 1:31 pm
London, July 14 (ANI): A deal on Iran's nuclear programme has finally been reached, marking an end to 17 days of intense negotiations and decade-long standoff that threatened to stoke a new crisis in the Middle East, diplomats said.
Mani Shankar Aiyer calls for diplomatic platform to bring Indo-Pak talks back on track Jul 10, 11:27 am
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyer welcomed the bilateral talks held between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart, Nawaz Sharif, but also stressed the importance of having a diplomatic platform on which matters are 'hammered out'.
Moving to NY City is not on Queen's to do list Jul 6, 2:40 pm
New York, July 6 (ANI): Rumours that Queen Elizabeth II has bought a Manhattan condo at Zeckendorf Development's diplomat haven, 50 United Nations Plaza have been proved wrong.
US, Cuba announce opening of embassies Jul 1, 8:03 pm
London, July 1 (ANI): The United States and Cuba have announced the opening of embassies in a major move to re-establish diplomatic relations, said a senior US officer.
Pak's involvement in terror acts against India 'longstanding', claims former diplomat Jun 26, 11:25 am
New Delhi, June 26 (ANI): Former diplomat Rajiv Dogra on Thursday said Pakistan's involvement in acts of terror against India has been longstanding and has continued with the active participation of the state actors.
Top Pak diplomat warns country will respond forcefully to any destabilization attempts Jun 23, 3:30 pm
Karachi, June 23 (ANI): Top Pakistani diplomat to the United Nations (UN) Maleeha Lodhi has warned that Pakistan will respond forcefully to any destabilization attempts in the country or to attacks to territorial integrity.
India's yoga legacy is a diplomatic advantage: Lekhi Jun 21, 11:50 am
New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Meenakshi Lekhi on Sunday said that India's yoga legacy is a diplomatic advantage for the nation, adding that the recognition of the International Yoga Day by 177 countries has elevated the position of yoga across the world.
Visa requirements for diplomatic passports holders between India, Spain to be abolished Jun 17, 5:28 pm
New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi today gave its approval for signing of an agreement on the abolition of visa requirement for holders of diplomatic passports between India and Spain.
Cuba no more on United States terror list May 30, 1:45 pm
London, May 30 (ANI): The United States has removed Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terrorism, resulting in the elimination of a major obstacle in restoring diplomatic ties between the two countries.
New Delhi, May 30 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said that former prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's international tours had gone unnoticed because he failed to make any 'impact' on the diplomatic front.
Kabul: Gun battle between govt forces, Taliban ends May 28, 9:17 am
Karachi, May 28 (ANI): The all-night gun battle between government forces and Taliban insurgents at a guesthouse in Kabul's diplomatic quarter finally ended at daybreak on Wednesday.
Four Taliban militants killed in Kabul guesthouse attack May 27, 2:00 pm
London/Kabul, May 27 (ANI): Afghan Police have reportedly killed four Taliban militants at the end of a six-hour long gun battle at a guesthouse in a diplomatic area of Kabul.
India, Mongolia to organize joint cultural activities May 17, 3:21 pm
Ulaanbaatar, May 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Mongolian counterpart Chimed Saikhanbileg on Sunday agreed to take the opportunity of the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations in 2015 to organize joint cultural activities in their respective countries.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): The United States and China have refused to budge from their respective positions over the latter's land reclamation activities in the disputed territories of South China Sea, with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Ji "politely but pointedly" declining Washington's push for a diplomatic solution to ease the tensions.
Mongolia 'new bright light' of democracy for the world: PM Modi May 17, 9:48 am
Ulaanbaatar, (Mongolia), May 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that Mongolia is the new bright light of democracy for the world, hailing the 60th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between New Delhi and Ulaanbaatar.
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