Prime Ministers Narendra Modi of India and Scott Morrison of Australia, US President Joe Biden and the then-Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced at their summit that their Vaccine Partnership was on track to expand the capacity of India's Biological E Ltd to produce at least 1 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines by the end of next year.
Amid the Covid-19 pandemic ravaging India and the rising global tensions, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar has capped two days of whirlwind diplomacy in Washington by meeting Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin as they sought to deepen the ties between their countries.
External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar arrived in New York in the early hours of Monday on a five-day visit to the US.
New Delhi: Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar arrived here on Monday on a three-day visit against the backdrop of renewed efforts to speed up the peace process in Afghanistan. Atmar is scheduled to hold extensive talks with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday with a focus on the Afghan peace process and ways […]
New Delhi: At least 218 Indians including 211 students from Milan landed in Delhi on Sunday, the Minister of State for foreign affairs V. Muraleedharan said. He tweeted: “218 Indians including 211 students from Milan landed in Delhi. All will be quarantined for 14 days. GoI is committed to reach out to Indians in distress, […]
New Delhi: With two Indians confirmed to have been infected with the deadly coronavirus aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship off the coast of Yokohama in Japan, the Centre on Thursday has assured all assistance. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Thursday that the Indian embassy in Tokyo was providing assistance to the […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday held talks with his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa covering the entire expanse of bilateral ties between the two countries including in areas of defence and security. Mahinda Rajapaksa, elder brother of Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, arrived here on Friday on a five-day visit, his first […]
New Delhi: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday conveyed his greetings to India on the occasion of its 73rd Independence Day, saying the country rightfully takes pride in its great achievements in every field as well as its “high authority in the international arena”. In a message, Putin sent his congratulations to President Ram Nath […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha sprinter Dutee Chand, who is the fastest women athlete of the country, is struggling to get visa for participating in the upcoming events in Europe. Chand on Thursday took to twitter and sought intervention of the Ministry of External Affairs in expediting her visa request. Through a tweet, Chand requested External Affairs Minister […]
Bangkok: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday made it clear to his American counterpart Mike Pompeo that any discussion on Kashmir, if at all warranted, will only be with Pakistan and only bilaterally, days after US President Donald Trump offered to mediate on the Kashmir issue. Jaishankar is in the Thailand capital to attend […]
New Delhi: Amid a massive controversy over US President Donald Trump’s claim on Kashmir mediation, India Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi never made any such request to the US leader and reiterated that Kashmir is a bilateral issue. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said in Rajya Sabha that all outstanding issues between India and […]
New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday said the Indian embassy in Tehran is in “constant contact” with the Iranian authorities for the release and repatriation of 18 Indian crew members on board oil tanker Stena Impero that was seized by Iranian revolutionary guards. In a tweet, responding to concerns raised by Kerala […]
New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar formally joined the BJP on Monday, nearly a month after being inducted into the Cabinet in a surprise move by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The 64-year-old former Foreign Secretary was welcomed into the party by BJP Working President J.P. Nadda at the party office here. Party’ s National […]
Panaji: After her mother failed to attract the attention of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, her 11-year-old Polish girl has now written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking their return to India. Alicja Wanatko, in her handwritten letter to Modi and newly appointed External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, has also invoked her love for […]