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The Ministry of External Affairs of India, also known as the Foreign Ministry, is the government agency responsible for the conduct of foreign relations of India. The Ministry comes under the Government of India and is responsible for India's representation in the United Nations

OCI cardholders no longer need to carry old passport while travelling to India

People of Indian origin and Indian diaspora who have an overseas citizen of India (OCI) card are now not required to carry their old,...

Global

Farmers protests: Tensions running high among Indian diaspora as India, US governments condemn destruction of Gandhi statue in US

The ongoing farmers' protests in India have seen an escalation in the past few days, with international celebrities and diaspora groups...

Global

Indian government issues statement criticising celebrities like Rihanna, Greta Thunberg for comments on farmer protests

Slamming foreign individuals and entities for comments on the ongoing farmer protests, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs today said it...

Global

72nd Indian Republic Day celebrations from around the world

72nd Indian Republic Day celebrations from around the world

Global

India faster than US, UK in administering 1 million vaccine shots: Health Ministry

The Union Health Ministry yesterday lauded India's efforts in conducting a successful vaccination drive and said India took only six days to...

Covid-19

Singapore and India Reaffirm Strong and Long-standing Defence Relations at 5th Defence Ministers' Dialogue

Singapore’s Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen and India’s Minister of Defence Rajnath Singh co-chaired the 5th India-Singapore Defence...

Global

No foreign head of state chief guest this Republic Day, states MEA

There will be no foreign head of state or government as the chief guest for the Republic Day event this year due to the global COVID-19...

Global

Eminent members of Indian diaspora honoured with the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award at PBD Convention

The awards are given to Non-Resident Indians, Persons of Indian Origin or an organization/institution established and run by Non-Resident...

Global

Diaspora played a major role in establishing India's reputation and culture across the world: PM Modi in PBD inaugural speech

Highlighting the contributions of the Indian diaspora in establishing India as a global power, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that...

Global

Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas held virtually on the eve of PBD 2021

The Youth PBD was celebrated virtually on the theme of "Bringing together Young Achievers from India and Indian Diaspora”.

Global

Virtual 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi on January 9

The theme of the PBD Convention 2021 is "Contributing to Aatmanirbhar Bharat".

Global

Panelists from 6 countries, including Singapore, speak at pre-Pravasi Bharatiya conference led by Indian EAM Jaishankar

Speaking in the panel discussion were six eminent personalities from the media and entertainment sectors of Australia, Oman, Singapore,...

Global

Modi, UK PM Johnson discuss 'quantum jump' in India-UK partnership, MEA says

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson reiterated "their shared desire" to impart a quantum jump to the...

UK

India strongly condemns personal attack on French President Emmanuel Macron

The Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India released a press statement strongly condemning the personal attacks in unacceptable...

Global

Community Organisations a force multiplier for Indian missions worldwide: Periasamy Kumaran

High Commissioner of India to Singapore, Periasamy Kumaran’s key learning as the previous head of the Indian mission in Qatar was the...

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India, US, Japan, Australia foreign ministers' quadrangular meet set for October 6: Reports

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Indian External Affairs Minister Jaishankar will travel to Japan to attend the second quadrangular...

Global

COVID-19: India sees drop in mortality rate, rise in recoveries even as cases spike

India's COVID-19 Case Fatality Ratio (CFR) stands at 1.93%, as of today, signalling a continuous decline in the mortality rate.

Covid-19

In Pics: Indian Independence Day celebrations around the world

On the occasion of India's 74th Independence Day, Indian flags were unfurled across the world and virtual ceremonies held on account of the...

Global

Vande Bharat Mission Phase 5 to begin on August 1, with flights to Singapore, UK, UAE and US

Over 7.88 lakh Indians stranded abroad due to the coronavirus pandemic have returned under the Vande Bharat Mission as of July 22.

Covid-19

Valid -ve COVID report not mandatory for Indian passengers to UAE below 12

Air India Express has said in its website that, "For children below 12 years, Covid-19 PCR Test is not mandatory,” in its latest update.

UAE

Former Indian High Commissioner to Singapore Jawed Ashraf takes charge as envoy to France

The 1991 batch IFS officer succeeds Vinay Kwatra (1988 batch).

Global

Indian Embassy in UAE removes restrictions on passport renewal applications

Embassy of India Abu Dhabi has decided to remove all restrictions on passport renewal applications from July 15.

UAE

PM Modi to deliver inaugural address at India Global Week virtual summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to make the inaugural speech at the India Global Week 2020 organised in the United Kingdom...

UK

Vande Bharat Mission Phase 4 to begin on July 3

Phase four will particularly focus on countries where we still have a large number of Indians who have registered to return.

Covid-19

'Life Again' looks musically forward to life after COVID-19

Artists from several Corona affected nations have come together virtually, with a song for solidarity called 'Life Again'.

Covid-19