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  • Sushma Swaraj: Indians taken hostage by ISIS in Mosul are alive

    The 39 Indians taken hostage by ISIS more than one-and-a-half-years ago from Mosul in Iraq were alive, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told their families here today, based on her recent meetings with Arab and Palestinian leaders who indicated to this effect

  • EAM meets TMA leader Sampanthan

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday met Tamil National Alliance Leader R. Sampanthan in Colombo. R. Sampanthan said Swaraj told him that India was committed to the problems of Tamil speaking population in Sri Lanka.

  • Swaraj calls on Sri Lankan President Sirisena

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday called on Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena. Swaraj was accompanied by Foreign Secretary S.

  • India to renovate schools ravaged by civil war in Sri Lanka

    New Delhi and Colombo signed two pacts to deepen bilateral ties during the ninth Sri Lanka-India Joint Commission. India has agreed to renovate 27 schools ravaged by civil war in Sri Lanka along with the construction of a surgical unit in a local hospital.

  • Five arrested in Tanzanian woman attack case in Bengaluru

    Five persons have been arrested for the alleged assault and stripping of a Tanzanian woman in Bengaluru with the Karnataka government saying it viewed the incident 'seriously' but rejected suggestions that it was a racial attack

  • Sushma Swaraj calls attack on Tanzanian woman in Bengaluru 'shameful'

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday described as "shameful" an alleged attack and stripping of a Tanzanian woman in Bengaluru following a road accident

  • Indian woman rescued from German refugee camp returns on Thursday

    Gurpreet, an Indian woman allegedly kept at a refugee camp in Germany along with her eight-year-old daughter by her in-laws, will reach India on Thursday morning, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Wednesday

  • Sushma Swaraj meets CEO Abdullah Abdullah

    Afghanistan's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in the national capital on Monday. Earlier in the day, Afghan's CEO met Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Ceremonial reception for Hollande at Rashtrapati Bhavan

    A ceremonial reception was held at the Forecourt, Rashtrapati Bhavan, for French President Francois Hollande on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Pranab Mukherjee, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Union Minister Prakash Javdekar and MoS Prime Minister office jitendra Singh were among the other present at the ceremony.

  • India always a safe home for Jewish people: Sushma Swaraj

    India has always offered the Jewish people a safe and secure home, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said while commending the Indian community in Israel for their services as caregivers

  • Akshay Kumar 'honoured' to meet Operation Raahat co-ordinator

    Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, who stars in 'Airlift' -- a film on Kuwait-based Indians' evacuation in 1990 invasion of Kuwait by Iraq -- says he was honoured to meet former army chief Vijay Kumar Singh who played a key role in the evacuation of Indians from Yemen last year.

  • Swaraj to meet Israeli leaders

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will meet and hold bilateral talks with Israel Prime Minister, President and host of other leaders on day two of her visit to the Israel.

  • India for enhanced political, economic engagement with Palestine: Sushma Swaraj

    India was working for closer political interaction and deeper economic engagement with Palestine, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said here on Sunday

  • 1971 war hero Jack Jacob wreath laid

    Wreath laying ceremony of 1971 Bangladesh liberation war hero Lieutenant General (retd) Jack Farj Rafael Jacob was observed on Thursday. Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Jacob, 92, passed away on Wednesday morning, following a 13-days illness.

  • Sushma Swaraj meets PM Modi at 7 RCR

    External affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj, along with Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his official residence, 7,RCR, to take a call on going ahead with the Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan.

  • No confirmation from Pakistan on JeM Chief's arrest: MEA

    Minister of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Vikas Swarup has said that they had no confirmation on the arrest of Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) chief Maulana Masood Azhar.

  • Sushma Swaraj meets Syrian counterpart

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday met Syrian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Walid al Moualem in New Delhi ahead of a four-day bilateral visit.

  • Indo-Pak talks still on, says Ajit Doval

    National Security Advisor Ajit Doval yesterday flatly denied that he gave an interview to a national daily, where he stated that the upcoming Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary level talks have been cancelled over the Pathankot attack

  • Overseas Indians ministry to merge with MEA: Sushma Swaraj

    Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) will be merged with her ministry

  • Pathankot attack: PM Modi chairs high level meeting

    A high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the ongoing operation in the Pathankot Air Force base is currently underway at his 7 Race Course Road residence.