External Affairs

MEA ropes in TCS for faster and secure passport delivery

MEA signed the agreement with Tata Consultancy Services Limited appointing them as the Service Provider for the project.

published on : 7th January 2022

Govt selects TCS to drive next phase of Passport Seva Program

TCS transformed the delivery of passport-related services, digitising the processes and setting global benchmarks in timeliness, transparency, and reliability.

published on : 7th January 2022

Arunachal will always be an integral part of India, China’s assigning names will not change the fact: Ministry of External Affairs

This is the second time China has renamed the names of the places of Arunachal Pradesh. Way back in 2017, China had changed the names of six places.

published on : 30th December 2021

Details being worked out, date not finalised: MEA on India-US 2+2 dialogue

The last meeting of the 2+2 dialogue was held in New Delhi last year and the next meeting is to be hosted by the US in Washington.

published on : 16th December 2021

Quad moving very effectively, says External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar

At the same time, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar stressed the need for enhancing India's domestic supply chains and economic growth with a focus on the creation of jobs.

published on : 14th December 2021

'It has shortcomings': India criticises Pak bill on facilitating Kulbhushan Jadhav appeal against death sentence

The Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson said India has repeatedly called upon Pakistan to abide by the letter and spirit of the International Court of Justice judgement.

published on : 18th November 2021

External Affairs Minister Jaishankar on three-day visit to Singapore

Jaishankar will also be speaking on a panel "Greater Power Competition: The Emerging World Order" at the Bloomberg New Economic Forum on Friday.

published on : 18th November 2021

India re-elected to UNESCO executive board for 2021-25 term

The UNESCO Executive Board is one of three constitutional organs of the United Nations' agency (the others being the General Conference and the Secretariat) and is elected by the General Conference.

published on : 18th November 2021

Country's national security 'unpardonably compromised': Rahul Gandhi slams Centre for China strategy

The former Congress chief  cited a news report where the External Affairs Ministry and the Chief of Defence Staff had a different take on the China border issue.

published on : 12th November 2021

WHO's approval to Covaxin: External Affairs Minister Jaishankar says it facilitates travel for Indians

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on November 3, 2021, granted emergency use approval for Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin.

published on : 4th November 2021

Diplomat Sunjay Sudhir appointed India's ambassador to UAE

Sunjay Sudhir, a 1993-batch officer of the Indian Foreign Service, succeeds Pawan Kapoor, who has been named India's envoy to Russia.

published on : 1st November 2021

PM Modi holds extensive deliberations on bilateral relations with German Chancellor Merkel

Italy has been holding the presidency of the G20 since December last year.

published on : 31st October 2021

Geopolitical policy can’t be dogma, must keep revisiting it: IAF chief

There cannot be a ‘one-size-fits-all’ solution, which is why India’s geostrategic outlook needs to be refined accordingly, Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari pointed out.

published on : 25th October 2021

External Affairs Minister Jaishankar unveils plaque at historic Indian Hospice in Jerusalem

According to legend, Sufi saint Baba Farid came to the Holy City of Jerusalem from India in 1200 AD and meditated in a stone lodge for 40 days.

published on : 18th October 2021

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in Israel for high-level talks to enrich strategic ties

Jaishankar would call on President Isaac Herzog, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid during his standalone visit.

published on : 17th October 2021
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