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PM Modi stresses centrality of ASEAN in India’s Act East policy and Indo-Pacific vision
PM Modi stresses centrality of ASEAN in India’s Act East policy and Indo-Pacific vision

The year 2022 will mark the completion of 30 years of India-ASEAN partnership

India News Network | Thu, Oct 28

Unity and centrality of ASEAN an important priority for India: PM Modi
Unity and centrality of ASEAN an important priority for India: PM Modi

India's Indo Pacific Oceans Initiative and ASEAN's Outlook for the Indo-Pacific were framework for a shared vision, PM Modi said

India News Network | Thu, Oct 28

Global economic and health recovery from pandemic will be agenda of G20 Summit: PM Modi
Global economic and health recovery from pandemic will be agenda of G20 Summit: PM Modi

The Prime Minister is visiting Rome and Glasgow to participate in G20 Leaders’ Summit and COP-26 Conference respectively

India News Network | Thu, Oct 28

India launches N-capable Agni-5 Ballistic Missile with 5,000 km range
India launches N-capable Agni-5 Ballistic Missile with 5,000 km range

India’s stated policy is to have ‘credible minimum deterrence’ with the commitment to ‘No First Use'

India News Network | Thu, Oct 28

Indo-Pacific is a fact of life: EAM S Jaishankar
Indo-Pacific is a fact of life: EAM S Jaishankar

There can be many pathways to approach the Indo-Pacific, the External Affairs Minister said

India News Network | Thu, Oct 28

India, Nepal hold consultative group meeting on security
India, Nepal hold consultative group meeting on security

India is offering assistance in various capacity-building programmes to Nepal

India News Network | Thu, Oct 28

Bangladesh Navy Chief visits India’s Western Naval Command, interacts with Vice Admiral
Bangladesh Navy Chief visits India’s Western Naval Command, interacts with Vice Admiral

The Bangladesh Navy Chief's visit to India is significant as it coincides with the golden jubilee celebration of the Bangladesh Liberation War

India News Network | Thu, Oct 28

India, UK conclude maiden bilateral tri-service exercise ‘Konkan Shakti 21’
India, UK conclude maiden bilateral tri-service exercise ‘Konkan Shakti 21’

The exercise saw the two militaries work in cohesion through a series of complex multi-service combat drills in all domains of maritime operations

India News Network | Thu, Oct 28

Indian Navy’s First Training Squadron leaves Sri-Lanka after successful 4-day visit
Indian Navy’s First Training Squadron leaves Sri-Lanka after successful 4-day visit

Six ships of the Indian Navy’s First Training Squadron had arrived at the Colombo and Trincomalee ports

India News Network | Thu, Oct 28

Reports about fertilizer shortage "false and baseless": Central government
Reports about fertilizer shortage "false and baseless": Central government

Production of nano urea has increased and production of nano DAP will begin next year, the government said

India News Network | Thu, Oct 28

India signs $100 million loan with ADB for agribusiness development in Maharashtra
India signs $100 million loan with ADB for agribusiness development in Maharashtra

The loan will aid on-farm improvement in productivity and up-gradation of post-harvest facilities

India News Network | Thu, Oct 28

India flags concern over China’s unilateral move to pass Land Boundary Law
India flags concern over China’s unilateral move to pass Land Boundary Law

Such a unilateral move will have no bearing on the arrangements that both sides have already reached earlier, the MEA said

India News Network | Wed, Oct 27

PM Modi emphasizes importance of resilient global supply chain
PM Modi emphasizes importance of resilient global supply chain

India has been an active participant of the East Asia Summit and this was the Prime Minister’s 7th East Asia Summit

India News Network | Wed, Oct 27

India fully determined to protect its maritime interests: Rajnath Singh
India fully determined to protect its maritime interests: Rajnath Singh

He called for a cooperative response to challenges like terrorism, piracy, drug trafficking and climate change.

India News Network | Wed, Oct 27

MoS Muraleedharan to pay six-day official visit to Gambia and Senegal from next week
MoS Muraleedharan to pay six-day official visit to Gambia and Senegal from next week

This will be the MoS for External Affairs’ first visit to both the African countries

India News Network | Wed, Oct 27

‘Synergised security operations ensure conducive environment for growth and development in Jammu and Kashmir’: Rajnath Singh
‘Synergised security operations ensure conducive environment for growth and development in Jammu and Kashmir’: Rajnath Singh

The Indian Army plays a stellar role in guarding the borders and fighting terrorists, he said

India News Network | Wed, Oct 27

Indian-origin Canadian Anita Anand sworn as Canada’s Defence Minister, 3 PIOs in PM Trudeau’s Cabinet
Indian-origin Canadian Anita Anand sworn as Canada’s Defence Minister, 3 PIOs in PM Trudeau’s Cabinet

The cabinet reshuffle comes over a month after PM Trudeau’s Liberal Party returned to power

India News Network | Wed, Oct 27

India to host SCO Prosecutors General meet on Friday
India to host SCO Prosecutors General meet on Friday

The meet will focus on cooperation to combat the growing threat of trafficking in persons

India News Network | Wed, Oct 27

Social protection, economic stimulus drove India's economic recovery after Covid-19: Nirmala Sitharaman
Social protection, economic stimulus drove India's economic recovery after Covid-19: Nirmala Sitharaman

These helped protect lives and livelihoods, especially of the poor and vulnerable, she said

India News Network | Wed, Oct 27

Covid-19 Update: India’s active cases lowest in 242 days
Covid-19 Update: India’s active cases lowest in 242 days

The country reported 13,451 new cases in the last 24 hours

India News Network | Wed, Oct 27

Kyrgyz Republic Security Council Secretary visits India for Strategic Dialogue, meets NSA Doval
Kyrgyz Republic Security Council Secretary visits India for Strategic Dialogue, meets NSA Doval

In the wake of the Taliban’s arrival in Afghanistan, security-related challenges have increased in the region

India News Network | Tue, Oct 26

MoS Muraleedharan leaves for UAE today to attend Ministerial Consultations of Abu Dhabi Dialogue
MoS Muraleedharan leaves for UAE today to attend Ministerial Consultations of Abu Dhabi Dialogue

During the visit, MoS Muraleedharan will meet UAE Ministers and visit Dubai Expo 2020

India News Network | Tue, Oct 26

Indian Navy to hold three-day Indo-Pacific Regional Dialogue from tomorrow
Indian Navy to hold three-day Indo-Pacific Regional Dialogue from tomorrow

The Indo-Pacific Regional Dialogue (IPRD) is the apex international annual conference of the Indian Navy

India News Network | Tue, Oct 26

India, UK begin tri-service exercise ‘Konkan Shakti 2021’ in Arabian Sea
India, UK begin tri-service exercise ‘Konkan Shakti 2021’ in Arabian Sea

This is the first time when India and the UK armed forces’ all three services are participating in Konkan Shakti exercise

India News Network | Tue, Oct 26

30 Indian peacekeepers receive UN medal for their service in South Sudan
30 Indian peacekeepers receive UN medal for their service in South Sudan

The country has the distinction of being among the largest troop contributing countries to UN peacekeeping missions

India News Network | Tue, Oct 26

Indian Navy’s Vice Admiral meets Sri Lankan Navy, Air Force commanders
Indian Navy’s Vice Admiral meets Sri Lankan Navy, Air Force commanders

The Vice Admiral of the Indian Navy is on a visit to Sri Lanka from October 24-28

India News Network | Tue, Oct 26

COVID-19 Update: India registers 12,428 new cases in last 24 hours
COVID-19 Update: India registers 12,428 new cases in last 24 hours

India has reported 12,428 fresh infections in the past 24 hours which is the lowest in 239 days

India News Network | Tue, Oct 26

UIDAI to conduct ‘Aadhar Hackathon’ from Thursday
UIDAI to conduct ‘Aadhar Hackathon’ from Thursday

The hackathon consists of multiple problem statements categorized under two broad themes: enrolment and authentication

India News Network | Tue, Oct 26

PM Modi to attend ASEAN-India summit on October 28
PM Modi to attend ASEAN-India summit on October 28

The Summit will be attended by Heads of State and Government of the ASEAN countries

India News Network | Mon, Oct 25

 Over 200 delegates participate in Rajnath Singh chaired Ambassadors’ Round Table for DefExpo 2022
Over 200 delegates participate in Rajnath Singh chaired Ambassadors’ Round Table for DefExpo 2022

India will host Asia’s largest defence exhibition, DefExpo 2022 in Gandhinagar next year in March

India News Network | Mon, Oct 25

Development and prosperity can be achieved only through peace and security: FS Shringla
Development and prosperity can be achieved only through peace and security: FS Shringla

The FS said this at a symposium on 'BIMSTEC: A Vehicle for Growth and Development'

India News Network | Mon, Oct 25

BIMSTEC serves as crucial link between South and South-East Asia: FS Shringla
BIMSTEC serves as crucial link between South and South-East Asia: FS Shringla

‘Neighbourhood First’ and ‘Act East,’ which are the cornerstone of India’s foreign policy, are relevant to BIMSTEC, said the Foreign Secretary

India News Network | Mon, Oct 25

PM Modi launches Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission
PM Modi launches Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission

The Mission will lead to development of critical healthcare network from village to block to the district to the regional and national level

India News Network | Mon, Oct 25

Bangladesh Navy Chief visits India, will meet Navy Chief Karambir Singh, CDS Rawat
Bangladesh Navy Chief visits India, will meet Navy Chief Karambir Singh, CDS Rawat

India, Bangladesh are celebrating Golden Jubilee Celebrations of victory in Bangladesh Liberation War

India News Network | Mon, Oct 25

MoS Muraleedharan's visit infuses fresh life in India-South Sudan bilateral ties
MoS Muraleedharan's visit infuses fresh life in India-South Sudan bilateral ties

MoS Muraleedhan’s South Sudan visit is seen as a landmark development in the two countries’ bilateral relations

India News Network | Mon, Oct 25

India, Maldives ink MoU to collaborate in public audit
India, Maldives ink MoU to collaborate in public audit

MoU has been signed in order to enhance professional capacity of both the institutions and improve their methodologies in the field of public audit

India News Network | Mon, Oct 25

COVID-19 update: India’s Active Caseload stands at 1,67,695, lowest in 239 days
COVID-19 update: India’s Active Caseload stands at 1,67,695, lowest in 239 days

The country added 14,306 new cases in the past 24 hours

India News Network | Mon, Oct 25

PM Modi to embark on five-day visit to Italy and UK from October 29
PM Modi to embark on five-day visit to Italy and UK from October 29

PM Modi will be participating in the G-20 Summit in Rome and the COP-26 Summit in Glasgow

India News Network | Sun, Oct 24

Indian Navy’s training squadron embarks on four-day visit to Sri Lanka
Indian Navy’s training squadron embarks on four-day visit to Sri Lanka

Various training activities are planned between the Navies of the two countries with an aim to enhance the inter-operability

India News Network | Sun, Oct 24

India, Maldives sign 8 MoUs on High Impact Community Development Projects
India, Maldives sign 8 MoUs on High Impact Community Development Projects

Projects will be carried out in nine different Islands across Maldives

India News Network | Sun, Oct 24

Indian Army to hold four-day Commanders’ Conference from tomorrow
Indian Army to hold four-day Commanders’ Conference from tomorrow

The conference is an institutional platform for conceptual level deliberations, culminating in making important policy decisions for the Indian Army

India News Network | Sun, Oct 24

‘Need to institutionalize best practices learnt during last one and half years’: PM Modi to vaccine manufacturers
‘Need to institutionalize best practices learnt during last one and half years’: PM Modi to vaccine manufacturers

The entire world is looking up to India, in the backdrop of the success of the vaccination drive

India News Network | Sun, Oct 24

PM Modi hails healthcare workers for India’s 100 crore vaccination landmark
PM Modi hails healthcare workers for India’s 100 crore vaccination landmark

‘Our health workers, through their tireless efforts and resolve, set a new example…they established a new benchmark in service to humanity,’ the PM said

India News Network | Sun, Oct 24

COVID-19 Update: India’s recovery rate at 98.17%, highest since March 2020
COVID-19 Update: India’s recovery rate at 98.17%, highest since March 2020

The country reported 15,906 new cases were in the last 24 hours

India News Network | Sun, Oct 24

India and Israel within Quartet with US and UAE
India and Israel within Quartet with US and UAE

The new Quartet may have some similarities with the QUAD on its non-military dimension

Amb Anil Trigunayat | Sat, Oct 23

India, UK review bilateral ties, agree to strengthen cooperation in countering terrorism and radicalization
India, UK review bilateral ties, agree to strengthen cooperation in countering terrorism and radicalization

India and the UK enjoy warm relations and both are on the same page on many issues, including in countering terrorism

India News Network | Sat, Oct 23

FS Shringla calls 1971 War a fight for justice over 'cruel tyranny'
FS Shringla calls 1971 War a fight for justice over 'cruel tyranny'

The Foreign Secretary said this in his remarks at the Swarnim Vijay Varsh Conclave: 2021 on “Humanitarian, Political and Diplomatic Facets of the 1971 War”

India News Network | Sat, Oct 23

India, a committed partner in Bangladesh’s socio-economic growth: FS Shringla
India, a committed partner in Bangladesh’s socio-economic growth: FS Shringla

India-Bangladesh relations today are deeper than any other strategic partnership, Shringla said

India News Network | Sat, Oct 23

India invites EU to partner with India in green hydrogen
India invites EU to partner with India in green hydrogen

The European Union has always commended India’s achievement in climate action and commitment to generate 450 GW of renewable energy by 2030

India News Network | Sat, Oct 23

WTO DG appreciates SHG members’ initiative during pandemic
WTO DG appreciates SHG members’ initiative during pandemic

She congratulated SHG members for their efforts in making a positive difference in their lives and community

India News Network | Sat, Oct 23

‘100 crore vaccinations not just a figure, but a reflection of India’s strength’: PM Modi
‘100 crore vaccinations not just a figure, but a reflection of India’s strength’: PM Modi

Acceptance that India enjoys in the world as a pharma hub will be further strengthened, the Prime Minister said

India News Network | Fri, Oct 22

India successfully flight tests 'ABHYAS', boosts defence capability
India successfully flight tests 'ABHYAS', boosts defence capability

'ABHYAS' is designed and developed by DRDO’s Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), Bengaluru

India News Network | Fri, Oct 22

India-Africa educational ties testament to deep friendship between two sides: MoS Muraleedharan
India-Africa educational ties testament to deep friendship between two sides: MoS Muraleedharan

India and Africa together can empower their youth through quality education and skill development, said Muraleedharan

India News Network | Fri, Oct 22

Naval chiefs of India, UK emphasize on collaboration for peace, security in region
Naval chiefs of India, UK emphasize on collaboration for peace, security in region

Admiral Sir Tony Radakin, UK's Chief of Naval Staff is on three-day visit to India

India News Network | Fri, Oct 22

‘Working with EU, UK, Canada, Australia and UAE for early conclusion of FTAs’: Piyush Goyal
‘Working with EU, UK, Canada, Australia and UAE for early conclusion of FTAs’: Piyush Goyal

A 'Made in India' product must be a guarantee to the world, the Minister of Commerce and Industries said

India News Network | Fri, Oct 22

1971 War was fought to protect dignity of humanity and democracy: Rajnath Singh
1971 War was fought to protect dignity of humanity and democracy: Rajnath Singh

India crushed Pakistan in the 1971 War, paving the way for the creation of Bangladesh

India News Network | Fri, Oct 22

Over 100 killed as heavy rains trigger floods, landslides in Nepal
Over 100 killed as heavy rains trigger floods, landslides in Nepal

Search and rescue operations have been pressed into service with the help of Nepal Army, police and local people in different parts of the Himalayan country

India News Network | Fri, Oct 22

ISA promises $1 trillion in global solar investments by 2030
ISA promises $1 trillion in global solar investments by 2030

The fourth general assembly of the ISA was held under India's presidency

India News Network | Fri, Oct 22

India hands over the Jaynagar-Kurtha cross-border rail section to Nepal
India hands over the Jaynagar-Kurtha cross-border rail section to Nepal

This is part of the Jaynagar-BijalpuraBardibas rail link being built under India grant assistance of NPR 8.77 billion

India News Network | Fri, Oct 22

COVID-19 update: India registers 15,786 new cases in the last 24 hours
COVID-19 update: India registers 15,786 new cases in the last 24 hours

The recovery rate stands at 98.16%, which is at its highest peak since March 2020

India News Network | Fri, Oct 22

India scripts history, achieves major milestone of one billion Covid-19 vaccinations
India scripts history, achieves major milestone of one billion Covid-19 vaccinations

PM Modi expresses gratitude to doctors, nurses and all those who worked towards this

India News Network | Thu, Oct 21

China’s approach in eastern Ladakh has impacted overall bilateral relations: FS Shringla
China’s approach in eastern Ladakh has impacted overall bilateral relations: FS Shringla

Widening trade deficit with China is a matter of concern for India, the Foreign Secretary said

India News Network | Thu, Oct 21

UK Foreign Secretary to visit India tomorrow
UK Foreign Secretary to visit India tomorrow

India-UK ties have been marked by regular high level exchanges and growing cooperation in diverse areas

India News Network | Thu, Oct 21

India needs strong navy for national development, proactive engagement with world: Defence Minister
India needs strong navy for national development, proactive engagement with world: Defence Minister

Indian Navy has spent more than two-thirds of the modernization budget in the last five years towards indigenous procurement

India News Network | Thu, Oct 21

Army Chief Gen Naravane speaks to his Malaysian counterpart, exchanges views on bilateral defence cooperation
Army Chief Gen Naravane speaks to his Malaysian counterpart, exchanges views on bilateral defence cooperation

India’s defence relations with Malaysia have gained momentum in recent years

India News Network | Thu, Oct 21

India-UK joint military exercise ‘Ajeya Warrior’ ends
India-UK joint military exercise ‘Ajeya Warrior’ ends

The sixth edition of the exercise resulted in enhancing interoperability between both armies

India News Network | Thu, Oct 21

 ‘Partner with India in oil and gas sector’: PM Modi tells top global CEOs
‘Partner with India in oil and gas sector’: PM Modi tells top global CEOs

Industry leaders from across the world attended an interaction with PM Modi

India News Network | Thu, Oct 21

Cabinet approves PM Gati Shakti National Master Plan for infrastructure
Cabinet approves PM Gati Shakti National Master Plan for infrastructure

The NMP for multi-modal connectivity had been launched by PM Narendra Modi on October 13

India News Network | Thu, Oct 21

REC Limited raises USD 75 million loan for power infrastructure projects
REC Limited raises USD 75 million loan for power infrastructure projects

This will fund projects as permitted under the ECB guidelines of the Reserve Bank of India

India News Network | Thu, Oct 21

PM Modi inaugurates international airport at Kushinagar, connects region with world
PM Modi inaugurates international airport at Kushinagar, connects region with world

The international airport at Kushinagar will boost travel on the Buddhist circuit and lift local economy

India News Network | Wed, Oct 20

Sri Lanka becomes first country to send its flight with monks, ministers to Kushinagar
Sri Lanka becomes first country to send its flight with monks, ministers to Kushinagar

With the launch of an international airport in Kushinagar, people to people bond between India and other countries will get strengthened

India News Network | Wed, Oct 20

India exporting strictly non-GM rice to world: Ministry of Commerce & Industry
India exporting strictly non-GM rice to world: Ministry of Commerce & Industry

It was reacting to a news report regarding food recall in the EU linked to alleged GM rice from India

India News Network | Wed, Oct 20

India, UK hold their second Multilateral Dialogue in London
India, UK hold their second Multilateral Dialogue in London

Multilateral Dialogue between India and the UK was decided during the virtual summit between the two countries' PMs in May this year

India News Network | Wed, Oct 20

'Some states using cyberspace for cross border terrorism': MEA Secretary
'Some states using cyberspace for cross border terrorism': MEA Secretary

There was a crucial need for international cooperation in this area, said MEA's Secretary East at an ASEAN-India meet

India News Network | Wed, Oct 20

Kushinagar now becomes part of global aviation map
Kushinagar now becomes part of global aviation map

With the launch of an international airport, Kushinagar will be connected with several East and Southeast Asian countries

India News Network Video Desk | Wed, Oct 20

Buddha is source of inspiration for Indian Constitution: PM Modi
Buddha is source of inspiration for Indian Constitution: PM Modi

Emperor Ashoka's son Mahendra and daughter Sanghamitra took the message of Buddhism to Sri Lanka, the Prime Minister said

India News Network | Wed, Oct 20

Sri Lanka receives first consignment of India supplied nano fertilizers
Sri Lanka receives first consignment of India supplied nano fertilizers

The two countries work together to build a cleaner and greener future

India News Network | Wed, Oct 20

MoS Muraleedharan’s visit strengthened India-Sudan bilateral ties: MEA
MoS Muraleedharan’s visit strengthened India-Sudan bilateral ties: MEA

There is a mutual desire to further enhance bilateral trade and investments between the two countries, the MEA said

India News Network | Wed, Oct 20

Kushninagar International Airport to boost tourism in Buddhist circuit
Kushninagar International Airport to boost tourism in Buddhist circuit

The first flight to the airport, inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi, had pilgrims and dignitaries from Sri Lanka

India News Network Infographics Desk | Wed, Oct 20

COVID-19 Update: India’s recovery rate at 98.15% highest since March 2020
COVID-19 Update: India’s recovery rate at 98.15% highest since March 2020

The country reported 14,623 new cases in the last 24 hours

India News Network | Wed, Oct 20

New Quad: Foreign Ministers of India, US, Israel and UAE agree to work together on economic and global issues
New Quad: Foreign Ministers of India, US, Israel and UAE agree to work together on economic and global issues

This was the first meeting of FMs of India, US, Israel and UAE and they agreed to work together on political, economic, regional and global issues

India News Network | Tue, Oct 19

India and EU hold strategic partnership review meet in Brussels
India and EU hold strategic partnership review meet in Brussels

This was the third India-EU strategic partnership review

India News Network | Tue, Oct 19

PM Modi to interact with CEOs, Experts of global oil and gas sector tomorrow
PM Modi to interact with CEOs, Experts of global oil and gas sector tomorrow

The broad theme of the interaction will be promotion of clean growth and sustainability

India News Network | Tue, Oct 19

India and UK hold inaugural maritime dialogue
India and UK hold inaugural maritime dialogue

The India-UK Roadmap 2030 envisages a deeper and stronger engagement between the sides

India News Network | Tue, Oct 19

MoS Muraleedharan meets Sudanese leadership, discusses ways to enhance mutual cooperation
MoS Muraleedharan meets Sudanese leadership, discusses ways to enhance mutual cooperation

MoS Muraleedharan's visit is expected to give a new momentum to India-Sudan ties

India News Network | Tue, Oct 19

Indian envoy calls on Bangladesh’s Chief of Naval Staff, discusses issues of maritime cooperation
Indian envoy calls on Bangladesh’s Chief of Naval Staff, discusses issues of maritime cooperation

Bangladesh’s Chief of Naval Staff is expected to visit India

India News Network | Tue, Oct 19

Focus on administering 2nd dose of Covid-19 vaccine: Health Ministry to States, UTs
Focus on administering 2nd dose of Covid-19 vaccine: Health Ministry to States, UTs

Many states had adequate doses to vaccinate people awaiting their 2nd dose, the ministry said

India News Network | Tue, Oct 19

COVID-19 Update: India records 13,058 new cases in the last 24 hours; lowest in 231 days
COVID-19 Update: India records 13,058 new cases in the last 24 hours; lowest in 231 days

The country’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage has now exceeded 98.67 crore

India News Network | Tue, Oct 19

5-year strategic plan soon to make India a major tech player: Rajeev Chandrasekhar
5-year strategic plan soon to make India a major tech player: Rajeev Chandrasekhar

India was in a position to move at a rate much faster than any other country, he said

India News Network | Tue, Oct 19

India to become Global Bio-manufacturing Hub by 2025: Jitendra Singh
India to become Global Bio-manufacturing Hub by 2025: Jitendra Singh

The Eastern Himalayan Region is among the 34 biodiversity Hotspots of the world, he said

India News Network | Tue, Oct 19

Targetted killings in Kashmir: India’s security dilemma
Targetted killings in Kashmir: India’s security dilemma

Fear and insecurity within Kashmir is being created by sleeper cells activated at regular intervals

Maj Gen (Retd) Harsha Kakar | Mon, Oct 18

India and Israel agree to resume FTA negotiations next month
India and Israel agree to resume FTA negotiations next month

A decision to this effect was taken during EAM S Jaishankar’s ongoing five-day visit to Israel

India News Network | Mon, Oct 18

‘Indian Jewish community--a basis for creating bond between India and Israel’: Jaishankar
‘Indian Jewish community--a basis for creating bond between India and Israel’: Jaishankar

Indian Jewish community members have played a crucial role in strengthening India-Israel ties

India News Network | Mon, Oct 18

India supports freedom of navigation and free trade in IOR: Rajnath Singh
India supports freedom of navigation and free trade in IOR: Rajnath Singh

India Navy’s role in ensuring maintenance of peace and stability in the region is going to increase manifold in the times to come, the Defence Minister said

India News Network | Mon, Oct 18

World leaders to address 4th general assembly of International Solar Alliance
World leaders to address 4th general assembly of International Solar Alliance

Leaders of ISA member countries will discuss the strategic plan of the ISA for the next five years

India News Network | Mon, Oct 18

Fallen Indian soldiers of World War-II remembered in Chattogram, Bangladesh
Fallen Indian soldiers of World War-II remembered in Chattogram, Bangladesh

The deep-water port of Chattogram (Chittagong) was an advanced base for operations in Arakan

India News Network | Mon, Oct 18

PM Modi to inaugurate Kushinagar International Airport on Wednesday
PM Modi to inaugurate Kushinagar International Airport on Wednesday

Built at a cost of Rs 260 crore and spread in 3600 sqm, the Kushinagar Airport will handle 300 passengers during peak hours

India News Network | Mon, Oct 18

J&K signs MoU with Dubai government to speed up industrialization, growth
J&K signs MoU with Dubai government to speed up industrialization, growth

We are committed to develop a new industrial culture in Jammu Kashmir, LG Manoj Sinha said

India News Network | Mon, Oct 18

Covid-19 update: Active cases in India fall below 2 lakh mark, lowest in 221 days
Covid-19 update: Active cases in India fall below 2 lakh mark, lowest in 221 days

The country reported 13,596 new cases in the last 24 hours

India News Network | Mon, Oct 18

India’s future growth depends on science driven economy: MoS Jitendra Singh
India’s future growth depends on science driven economy: MoS Jitendra Singh

India's blue economy aids the production of goods & services that have clear linkages with economic growth, he said

India News Network | Mon, Oct 18

Over 40 million workers register on e-Shram portal
Over 40 million workers register on e-Shram portal

The scheme is meant to ensure that unorganized workers get the benefits of government schemes easily

India News Network Infographics Desk | Mon, Oct 18

Jaishankar arrives in Israel, pays homage to Indian soldiers at Talpiot
Jaishankar arrives in Israel, pays homage to Indian soldiers at Talpiot

The EAM is visiting Israel at the invitation of Alternate Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid

India News Network | Sun, Oct 17

Changing dynamics in Afghanistan: Impact on India’s security
Changing dynamics in Afghanistan: Impact on India’s security

The ineptitude in the execution of US withdrawal has created untold horrors for the local Afghans and increased security threat in the region

Lt Gen Arun Sahni | India News Network | Sun, Oct 17

MoS Muraleedharan to embark on five-day visit to Sudan, South Sudan tomorrow
MoS Muraleedharan to embark on five-day visit to Sudan, South Sudan tomorrow

India enjoys warm, friendly and cordial relations with Sudan and South Sudan

India News Network | Sun, Oct 17

‘Indian cultural presence abroad wide, varied and deep’: MoS Muraleedharan
‘Indian cultural presence abroad wide, varied and deep’: MoS Muraleedharan

Much of the credit for on the ground promotion and propagation of Indian culture abroad rightly goes to the efforts of Indian diaspora

India News Network | Sun, Oct 17

Covid-19 Update: India records 14,146 fresh cases in last 24 hours
Covid-19 Update: India records 14,146 fresh cases in last 24 hours

The country’s active caseload fell below 2 lakh mark and is presently at 1,95,846

India News Network | Sun, Oct 17

EAM Jaishankar to visit Israel from Sunday
EAM Jaishankar to visit Israel from Sunday

India and Israel elevated bilateral relations to a Strategic Partnership in 2017

India News Network | Sat, Oct 16

India, US decide to bolster cooperation in tackling terror finance, money laundering
India, US decide to bolster cooperation in tackling terror finance, money laundering

Both sides agreed on the importance of fighting financial crimes

India News Network | Sat, Oct 16

‘Prepared to play a role in building consensus on migration and mobility’: India at Geneva meet
‘Prepared to play a role in building consensus on migration and mobility’: India at Geneva meet

Migration has been in a churn and the Covid-19 pandemic has made its effects more visible

India News Network | Sat, Oct 16

Indian Army team wins gold medal at Exercise Cambrian Patrol organized in Wales, UK
Indian Army team wins gold medal at Exercise Cambrian Patrol organized in Wales, UK

The event is referred to as the Olympics of Military Patrolling

India News Network | Sat, Oct 16

Exercise Mitra Shakti: India-Sri Lanka joint army drill ends in Ampara
Exercise Mitra Shakti: India-Sri Lanka joint army drill ends in Ampara

It forms a major part of India and Sri Lanka’s growing defence partnership

India News Network | Sat, Oct 16

Universal vaccination key to stemming spread of Covid-19: India at IMF panel meet
Universal vaccination key to stemming spread of Covid-19: India at IMF panel meet

It was imperative to freely share medical research, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said

India News Network | Sat, Oct 16

Covid-19 Update: India registers 15,891 new cases in last 24 hours
Covid-19 Update: India registers 15,891 new cases in last 24 hours

India’s recovery rate stands at 98.08%, currently at its highest peak since March 2020

India News Network | Sat, Oct 16

Create working group on startups, innovation: India at SCO ministers meet
Create working group on startups, innovation: India at SCO ministers meet

All SCO member states have been invited to take part in the 2nd Start-up Forum to be hosted by India

India News Network | Sat, Oct 16

7 new defence companies, carved out of Ordnance Factory Board, dedicated to the nation
7 new defence companies, carved out of Ordnance Factory Board, dedicated to the nation

These companies would play an important role in import substitution, PM Narendra Modi said

India News Network | Fri, Oct 15

MoS Lekhi’s visit infuses dynamism in bilateral engagements between India and Serbia
MoS Lekhi’s visit infuses dynamism in bilateral engagements between India and Serbia

MoS Lekhi’s visit provided further momentum to the close and friendly relations between India and Serbia

India News Network | Fri, Oct 15

India re-elected to UN Human Rights Council for 6th term
India re-elected to UN Human Rights Council for 6th term

India got 184 votes in the 193-member assembly, while the required majority was 97

India News Network | Fri, Oct 15

High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India Milinda Moragoda calls on India’s National Security Advisor Ajit Doval
High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India Milinda Moragoda calls on India’s National Security Advisor Ajit Doval

They discussed a range of issues pertaining to the mutual strategic interests

India News Network | Fri, Oct 15

Will China drag India into limited war in eastern Ladakh?
Will China drag India into limited war in eastern Ladakh?

There are also the “two front war” preparations of China and Pakistan against India at least since 2009

Srikanth Kondapalli | Thu, Oct 14

India plans comprehensive development of relations with neighbours: FS Shringla
India plans comprehensive development of relations with neighbours: FS Shringla

Connectivity is the main thrust area of this initiative

India News Network | Thu, Oct 14

India will participate in ‘Moscow Format’ on Afghanistan on October 20
India will participate in ‘Moscow Format’ on Afghanistan on October 20

This will be the first time India will be face to face with the Taliban after the Islamic group captured Kabul on August 15

India News Network | Thu, Oct 14

India takes ‘note’ as Bhutan and China sign MoU on boundary negotiations
India takes ‘note’ as Bhutan and China sign MoU on boundary negotiations

Amid the border dispute between India and China, Bhutan signs a three-step roadmap with China for expediting the boundary negotiations

India News Network | Thu, Oct 14

Women will command Indian Army units, battalions in near future: Rajnath Singh
Women will command Indian Army units, battalions in near future: Rajnath Singh

Women shall be able to join the National Defence Academy from next year, the Defence Minister said

India News Network | Thu, Oct 14

Indian women military officers have created niche for themselves at global level:  MEA Secretary
Indian women military officers have created niche for themselves at global level: MEA Secretary

The exemplary courage, valour and service of Indian women warriors are an inspiration for society

India News Network | Thu, Oct 14

Indo-US Joint Military Exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas’ to begin tomorrow in Alaska, USA
Indo-US Joint Military Exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas’ to begin tomorrow in Alaska, USA

An Indian contingent comprising 350 personnel of an Infantry Battalion Group will participate in the exercise

India News Network | Thu, Oct 14

Ensuring equitable access to vaccines for all a major challenge: Finance Minister Sitharaman at G20 meet
Ensuring equitable access to vaccines for all a major challenge: Finance Minister Sitharaman at G20 meet

She appreciated the role of G20 in rallying pandemic response

India News Network | Thu, Oct 14

Covid-19 update: India records 18,987 new cases in the last 24 hours
Covid-19 update: India records 18,987 new cases in the last 24 hours

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 968 million

India News Network | Thu, Oct 14

Advance India-EU Strategic Partnership through research and innovation: Union Minister Jitendra Singh
Advance India-EU Strategic Partnership through research and innovation: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

India-EU collaboration represents the aspirations of 2 billion people, Jitendra Singh said

India News Network | Thu, Oct 14

CCEA approves nutrient based subsidy rates for fertilisers
CCEA approves nutrient based subsidy rates for fertilisers

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the prices of Phosphatic and Potassic (P&K) fertilizers

India News Network Infographics Desk | Thu, Oct 14

‘Gati Shakti an extension of holistic governance’: PM Modi
‘Gati Shakti an extension of holistic governance’: PM Modi

People of India, Indian industry, Indian business, Indian manufacturers, Indian farmers are at the centre of Gati Shakti, Prime Minister Modi said

India News Network | Wed, Oct 13

Jaishankar holds ‘productive’ meeting with Armenian FM, agrees to strengthen trade, education and cultural ties
Jaishankar holds ‘productive’ meeting with Armenian FM, agrees to strengthen trade, education and cultural ties

EAM S Jaishankar is on a two-day visit to Armenia

India News Network | Wed, Oct 13

Jaishankar calls for strengthening economic and commercial ties between India and Armenia
Jaishankar calls for strengthening economic and commercial ties between India and Armenia

Jaishankar is the first ever External Affairs Minister of India to visit Armenia

India News Network | Wed, Oct 13

India strongly rejects China’s objection to Vice President Naidu’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh
India strongly rejects China’s objection to Vice President Naidu’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh is an integral and inalienable part of India, the Ministry of External Affairs said in categorical terms

India News Network | Wed, Oct 13

 ‘More virulent forms of religious phobias emerging and taking roots’: India at UNSC
‘More virulent forms of religious phobias emerging and taking roots’: India at UNSC

MoS External Affairs V Muraleedharan said being ‘selective’ about criticizing such phobias is at ‘at our own peril’

India News Network | Wed, Oct 13

Indian Army Chief meets Sri Lankan President, discusses issues of mutual strategic interests
Indian Army Chief meets Sri Lankan President, discusses issues of mutual strategic interests

The Indian Army Chief is on a four-day visit to the island-nation

India News Network | Wed, Oct 13

Union Home Ministry begins tripartite talks on issues related to Gorkhas
Union Home Ministry begins tripartite talks on issues related to Gorkhas

The second round of talks will be held in November

India News Network | Wed, Oct 13

India’s telecom policy driven by objectives of affordability, accessibility & availability: MoS Communications
India’s telecom policy driven by objectives of affordability, accessibility & availability: MoS Communications

Affordable telecom services will lead to digital transformation to the next level, he said

India News Network | Wed, Oct 13

India on its way to achieving clean energy and emission reduction targets: Union Minister RK Singh
India on its way to achieving clean energy and emission reduction targets: Union Minister RK Singh

India has set a target of 450 GW of installed renewable energy capacity by 2030

India News Network | Wed, Oct 13

Covid-19 update: India’s active cases now at 2,07,653, the lowest number in 214 days
Covid-19 update: India’s active cases now at 2,07,653, the lowest number in 214 days

While 22,844 patients in the country recovered in the last 24 hours, new cases reported were 15,823

India News Network | Wed, Oct 13

'Prevent Afghanistan from becoming source of radicalization and terrorism': PM Modi
'Prevent Afghanistan from becoming source of radicalization and terrorism': PM Modi

He also underlined the need for immediate and unhindered access to humanitarian assistance for Afghanistan

India News Network | Tue, Oct 12

Ensuring Afghan territory is not used for supporting terrorism is a priority: EAM Jaishankar
Ensuring Afghan territory is not used for supporting terrorism is a priority: EAM Jaishankar

He said developments in Asia were closely connected with those of the world

India News Network | Tue, Oct 12

International community must unite against cross-border terrorism: EAM Jaishankar
International community must unite against cross-border terrorism: EAM Jaishankar

EAM S Jaishankar has also highlighted the need for participative and consultative decision-making

India News Network | Tue, Oct 12

Jaishankar meets Russian FM Lavrov, exchanges notes on Afghanistan and Indo-Pacific
Jaishankar meets Russian FM Lavrov, exchanges notes on Afghanistan and Indo-Pacific

International community must unite against terrorism as seriously as it does on climate change and pandemics, Jaishankar said

India News Network | Tue, Oct 12

MoS Lekhi meets Serbian PM, discusses trade, cultural exchanges and people-to-people contacts
MoS Lekhi meets Serbian PM, discusses trade, cultural exchanges and people-to-people contacts

India and Serbia historically enjoy close and friendly relations

India News Network | Tue, Oct 12

Danish PM Frederiksen's visit: Copenhagen-New Delhi bilateral ties touch new heights
Danish PM Frederiksen's visit: Copenhagen-New Delhi bilateral ties touch new heights

The Danish PM concluded her visit to India, which was the first by a head of government in the post Covid-19 pandemic phase

India News Network | Tue, Oct 12

Indian Army Chief General Naravane leaves for Sri Lanka on five-day visit
Indian Army Chief General Naravane leaves for Sri Lanka on five-day visit

This is his maiden visit to the island country

India News Network | Tue, Oct 12

US Navy’s Chief of Naval Operation Adm Gilday arrives in India on five-day visit
US Navy’s Chief of Naval Operation Adm Gilday arrives in India on five-day visit

As major defence partners, India and the US are continuously investing their expertise and knowledge in strengthening their relationship

India News Network | Tue, Oct 12

India calls for waiver of IPR and dismantling new trade barriers to fight Covid-19
India calls for waiver of IPR and dismantling new trade barriers to fight Covid-19

India has also called for actively resolving "new trade barriers" like vaccine differentiations

India News Network | Tue, Oct 12

Covid-19 update: At 14,313, India records lowest daily new cases in 224 days
Covid-19 update: At 14,313, India records lowest daily new cases in 224 days

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has meanwhile exceeded 960 million

India News Network | Tue, Oct 12

PM Modi to participate in G20 Extraordinary Leaders’ Summit on Afghanistan tomorrow
PM Modi to participate in G20 Extraordinary Leaders’ Summit on Afghanistan tomorrow

The Summit is being convened by Italy as the rotating president of the G20

India News Network | Mon, Oct 11

PM Modi speaks to his UK counterpart Boris Johnson, reviews progress in bilateral relations
PM Modi speaks to his UK counterpart Boris Johnson, reviews progress in bilateral relations

Both leaders expressed satisfaction at the steps initiated under the Roadmap 2030 adopted during the virtual summit earlier this year

India News Network | Mon, Oct 11

India, China military talks collapse; Chinese side not agreeable to forward looking proposals
India, China military talks collapse; Chinese side not agreeable to forward looking proposals

No breakthrough in talks over flashpoints areas like Depsang and Hot Springs in eastern Ladakh

India News Network | Mon, Oct 11

'Some members using NAM for bilateral score-settling': MoS Lekhi slams Pakistan
'Some members using NAM for bilateral score-settling': MoS Lekhi slams Pakistan

NAM needs to check such tendencies, MoS Lekhi said in an apparent reference to Pakistan

India News Network | Mon, Oct 11

India offers US $ 200 million to Kyrgyzstan to support its development projects
India offers US $ 200 million to Kyrgyzstan to support its development projects

Development cooperation has emerged as an important pillar of India-Kyrgyz bilateral engagement

India News Network | Mon, Oct 11

India strongly condemns attack on mosque in Afghanistan
India strongly condemns attack on mosque in Afghanistan

India has expressed its hope that perpetrators of this attack would be identified and brought to justice expeditiously

India News Network | Mon, Oct 11

Space technology a tool of last-mile delivery, PM Modi says at Indian Space Agency launch
Space technology a tool of last-mile delivery, PM Modi says at Indian Space Agency launch

The space sector was a major medium for the progress of 130 crore Indians, PM Modi said

India News Network | Mon, Oct 11

Planning for low-carbon cities necessary to achieve Sustainable Development Goals: Union Minister Puri
Planning for low-carbon cities necessary to achieve Sustainable Development Goals: Union Minister Puri

Global SDG targets were unlikely to be met without India’s contributions, Hardeep Singh Puri said

India News Network | Mon, Oct 11

'Trishul', Garuda': Indian Railways seeks to beat congestion, capacity constraints
'Trishul', Garuda': Indian Railways seeks to beat congestion, capacity constraints

Long haul trains are several times longer than regular freight trains

India News Network Video Desk | Mon, Oct 11

Covid-19 update: India’s cumulative vaccination coverage crosses 950 million doses
Covid-19 update: India’s cumulative vaccination coverage crosses 950 million doses

The country reported 18,132 new cases in the last 24 hours

India News Network | Mon, Oct 11

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Danish PM calls on President Kovind
Danish PM calls on President Kovind

She was the first head of government that President Kovind received since the Covid-19 pandemic started

India News Network | Sun, Oct 10

India, Japan, Australia and US to hold 2nd phase of Malabar exercise next week
India, Japan, Australia and US to hold 2nd phase of Malabar exercise next week

The 2nd phase of the Malabar exercise will build upon synergy, inter-operability developed during the first phase of the exercise

India News Network | Sun, Oct 10

India, US review their ongoing defence partnership, including technology cooperation
India, US review their ongoing defence partnership, including technology cooperation

India and the US also reviewed preparation for the forthcoming 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, scheduled to take place in Washington DC

India News Network | Sun, Oct 10

India, Denmark agree to results-oriented Green Strategic Partnership
India, Denmark agree to results-oriented Green Strategic Partnership

The two countries have agreed to augment and consolidate green and low carbon growth as reflected in the 5 year Action Plan

India News Network | Sun, Oct 10

MoS Muraleedharan to visit New York to attend UNSC high level meeting
MoS Muraleedharan to visit New York to attend UNSC high level meeting

The UN Security Council High Level meeting will focus on prevention of conflicts, conflict resolution and State-building

India News Network | Sun, Oct 10

Any fear of disruption in power supply entirely misplaced: Power Minister
Any fear of disruption in power supply entirely misplaced: Power Minister

The coal stock at power plant is sufficient for more than four days’ requirement, said the Ministry of Coal

India News Network | Sun, Oct 10

India and Denmark agree to expand scope of cooperation, add new dimensions
India and Denmark agree to expand scope of cooperation, add new dimensions

India and Denmark had established a Green Strategic Partnership in 2020

India News Network | Sat, Oct 9

India &  Denmark exchange four MoUs,  including in water resources and skill development
India & Denmark exchange four MoUs, including in water resources and skill development

The MoUs cover diverse areas including groundwater resources and skill development

India News Network | Sat, Oct 9

EAM Jaishankar to visit Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan and Armenia from Sunday
EAM Jaishankar to visit Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan and Armenia from Sunday

This will be a continuation of India's increased engagement with countries in the extended neighbourhood

India News Network | Sat, Oct 9

MoS Lekhi to visit Serbia as PM's Special Envoy for 60th anniversary of Non-Aligned Movement
MoS Lekhi to visit Serbia as PM's Special Envoy for 60th anniversary of Non-Aligned Movement

As a founding member of NAM, India will continue to work towards strengthening the institution

India News Network | Sat, Oct 9

India, UK agree on close cooperation to drive clean energy transition in power sector
India, UK agree on close cooperation to drive clean energy transition in power sector

They stressed the importance of international cooperation in securing affordable and sustainable energy for the world

India News Network | Sat, Oct 9

Covid-19 update: India’s recovery rate stands at 97.98%, highest since March 2020
Covid-19 update: India’s recovery rate stands at 97.98%, highest since March 2020

The country reported 19,740 new cases and 23,070 recoveries in the last 24 hours

India News Network | Sat, Oct 9

PM Modi speaks to Japan’s new PM Kishida, reviews cooperation under Quad
PM Modi speaks to Japan’s new PM Kishida, reviews cooperation under Quad

This was the first telephonic conversation between Prime Minister Modi and Japanese PM Fumio Kishida

India News Network | Fri, Oct 8

India-US relations, Quad speak of newer and more collaborative era of bilateral ties: EAM Jaishankar
India-US relations, Quad speak of newer and more collaborative era of bilateral ties: EAM Jaishankar

The relationship was now consequential enough to be imbued with a bigger purpose, Jaishankar said

India News Network | Fri, Oct 8

India, UK agree to facilitate travel between both countries from next week
India, UK agree to facilitate travel between both countries from next week

The UK has decided to remove India and other countries from its red list, making it easier to travel abroad from October 11

India News Network | Fri, Oct 8

Close India-US partnership central to free, prosperous Indo-Pacific region: Piyush Goyal
Close India-US partnership central to free, prosperous Indo-Pacific region: Piyush Goyal

The India-U.S. relationship had developed to a global strategic partnership, Piyush Goyal said

India News Network | Fri, Oct 8

India, Japan conclude maritime exercise ‘JIMEX’ in Arabian Sea
India, Japan conclude maritime exercise ‘JIMEX’ in Arabian Sea

Objective behind JIMEX exercise was to enable the two navies to further strengthen their already wide-ranging strategic partnership

India News Network | Fri, Oct 8

'Do away with Non-Tariff Barriers': Piyush Goyal to ASEAN bloc
'Do away with Non-Tariff Barriers': Piyush Goyal to ASEAN bloc

The current trade of about $80 billion makes Indo-ASEAN region one the largest trading areas globally, Goyal said

India News Network | Fri, Oct 8

Air India Disinvestment: Tata Sons wins bid, deal to be completed by December
Air India Disinvestment: Tata Sons wins bid, deal to be completed by December

The transaction does not include non-core assets including land and building

India News Network | Fri, Oct 8

India, Nepal sign agreements to advance cross-border railway connectivity
India, Nepal sign agreements to advance cross-border railway connectivity

The two countries reviewed implementation of ongoing cross-border railway links and overall bilateral cooperation in the railway sector

India News Network | Fri, Oct 8

COVID-19 Update: India’s cumulative vaccination coverage crosses 930 million
COVID-19 Update: India’s cumulative vaccination coverage crosses 930 million

The country reported 21,257new cases in the last 24 hours

India News Network | Fri, Oct 8

India joins global coalition to protect nature and people
India joins global coalition to protect nature and people

India is the first of the BRICS bloc of major emerging economies to join the HAC

India News Network | Fri, Oct 8

‘Act East Policy has drawn India more comprehensively into Indo-Pacific’: Jaishankar
‘Act East Policy has drawn India more comprehensively into Indo-Pacific’: Jaishankar

As India-ASEAN cooperation grew in the last 25 years, new facets and domains emerged for collaboration, he said

India News Network | Thu, Oct 7

India and US ties: Opportunity in peace and development
India and US ties: Opportunity in peace and development

India and the US are witnessing an upswing in their ties

India News Network Video Desk | Thu, Oct 7

US Deputy Secretary of State meets Jaishankar, discusses Afghanistan, Myanmar and China
US Deputy Secretary of State meets Jaishankar, discusses Afghanistan, Myanmar and China

India and the US underscore the importance of close cooperation between them on global issues

India News Network | Thu, Oct 7

India expresses concern over reports of vandalism of Gurdwara in Kabul
India expresses concern over reports of vandalism of Gurdwara in Kabul

The incident took place on Tuesday when unidentified heavily armed Taliban fighters entered the Gurdwara

India News Network | Thu, Oct 7

India attaches importance to oil tank farms, other projects in Sri Lanka: MEA
India attaches importance to oil tank farms, other projects in Sri Lanka: MEA

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla had a very successful visit to Sri Lanka, said the MEA Spokesperson

India News Network | Thu, Oct 7

India, UK commence joint military exercise ‘AJEYA WARRIOR’
India, UK commence joint military exercise ‘AJEYA WARRIOR’

The exercise is part of an initiative to develop inter-operability and sharing expertise with friendly foreign nations, the Ministry of Defence said

India News Network | Thu, Oct 7

Through CoWIN vaccination platform, India has shown way to whole world: PM Modi
Through CoWIN vaccination platform, India has shown way to whole world: PM Modi

Facilities India prepared in such a short timespan to fight Covid-19 show its capability, he said

India News Network | Thu, Oct 7

Boost to Covid-19 care as PM Modi dedicates 35 oxygen plants to nation
Boost to Covid-19 care as PM Modi dedicates 35 oxygen plants to nation

Over 1,100 oxygen plants funded by PM CARES are now operational across the country

India News Network Infographics Desk | Thu, Oct 7

COVID-19 Update: India reports 22,431 fresh cases in last 24 hours
COVID-19 Update: India reports 22,431 fresh cases in last 24 hours

The country’s recovery rate stands at 97.95%, currently at its highest peak since March 2020

India News Network | Thu, Oct 7

India hands over first phase of Koshi Corridor Power Transmission Line to Nepal
India hands over first phase of Koshi Corridor Power Transmission Line to Nepal

The 10- km transmission line is being built under India’s Line of Credit of USD 550 million

India News Network | Thu, Oct 7

Bangladesh honours Indian Navy veterans for their contribution to 1971 Liberation War
Bangladesh honours Indian Navy veterans for their contribution to 1971 Liberation War

Muhammad Imran, High Commissioner of Bangladesh honoured the Indian war veterans at a function hosted onboard BNS Somudra Avijan at Visakhapatnam

India News Network | Thu, Oct 7

 France's EDF and India's NTPC sign MoU to explore power project opportunities globally
France's EDF and India's NTPC sign MoU to explore power project opportunities globally

NTPC said this collaboration would further increase its competitiveness

India News Network | Thu, Oct 7

FS Shringla’s visit imparts fresh thrust to India-Sri Lanka ties
FS Shringla’s visit imparts fresh thrust to India-Sri Lanka ties

Foreign Secretary Shringla’s just concluded visit to Sri Lanka allowed India to address issues confronting the two countries

Dr Sripathi Narayanan | Wed, Oct 6

Is Pakistan buckling under US pressure?
Is Pakistan buckling under US pressure?

There is a concern among members of strategic community that in case Pakistan buckles under US pressure on offering a base, US-Pakistan relations may see a revival

Major General (Retd) Harsha Kakar | Wed, Oct 6

US Deputy Secretary of State meets FS Shringla, reviews bilateral engagement between two countries
US Deputy Secretary of State meets FS Shringla, reviews bilateral engagement between two countries

Wendy Sherman landed in New Delhi on a three-day visit which began from Tuesday

India News Network | Wed, Oct 6

Closer bilateral India-US ties help in ensuring free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific: FS Shringla
Closer bilateral India-US ties help in ensuring free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific: FS Shringla

There is an organic growth and momentum in the bilateral relations of India and the US, said the Foreign Secretary

India News Network | Wed, Oct 6

G20 must purse more inclusive and equitable agenda: Piyush Goyal
G20 must purse more inclusive and equitable agenda: Piyush Goyal

The Union Minister was addressing the inaugural session of the ICRIER's 13th Annual International G-20 Conference

India News Network | Wed, Oct 6

India, Sri Lanka participating in joint exercise Mitra Shakti at Ampara
India, Sri Lanka participating in joint exercise Mitra Shakti at Ampara

The troops will train, share and rehearse tactical drills to undertake joint counter-terrorism operations

India News Network | Wed, Oct 6

35 Oxygen Plants set up under PM CARES to be dedicated to nation by PM Modi tomorrow
35 Oxygen Plants set up under PM CARES to be dedicated to nation by PM Modi tomorrow

This is part of efforts to augment India’s medical oxygen generation capacity to deal with Covid-19

India News Network | Wed, Oct 6

India's Covid-19 vaccination campaign crosses 920-million dose mark
India's Covid-19 vaccination campaign crosses 920-million dose mark

The last 24 hours saw 18,833 new Covid-19 cases being reported

India News Network | Wed, Oct 6

India keen to take conservation of migratory birds to a new paradigm: Union Environment Minister
India keen to take conservation of migratory birds to a new paradigm: Union Environment Minister

India is among 30 countries under the Central Asian Flyway, which has important migration routes of birds

India News Network | Wed, Oct 6

India to set up 75 STI hubs exclusively for SCs and STs: MoS Jitendra Singh
India to set up 75 STI hubs exclusively for SCs and STs: MoS Jitendra Singh

The objective behind such measures is to bring weaker sections of people at par with other sections of society

India News Network | Wed, Oct 6

In a first, value-added products from Jackfruit, Passion fruit & Nutmeg from Kerala exported to Australia
In a first, value-added products from Jackfruit, Passion fruit & Nutmeg from Kerala exported to Australia

These products have a shelf life of more than one year

India News Network | Wed, Oct 6

India, Sri Lanka discuss ways to further advance comprehensive partnership
India, Sri Lanka discuss ways to further advance comprehensive partnership

Foreign Secretary Shringla's visit to the island-country is expected to strengthen the multi-faceted relationship

India News Network | Tue, Oct 5

Danish Prime Minister to visit India from October 9
Danish Prime Minister to visit India from October 9

India and Denmark had established a ‘Green Strategic Partnership' in September 2020

India News Network | Tue, Oct 5

Taking steps to ease the return of Indian students, says Australian Minister
Taking steps to ease the return of Indian students, says Australian Minister

India and Australia have agreed to strengthen the growing partnership in higher education

India News Network | Tue, Oct 5

India-Japan maritime bilateral exercise JIMEX-21 to begin in Arabian Sea from October 6
India-Japan maritime bilateral exercise JIMEX-21 to begin in Arabian Sea from October 6

The exercise will further enhance the cooperation and mutual confidence between the two navies

India News Network | Tue, Oct 5

Over 800 Indian Peacekeepers receive prestigious UN medal for their service in South Sudan
Over 800 Indian Peacekeepers receive prestigious UN medal for their service in South Sudan

Indian peacekeepers serving for peace in Malakal, Upper Nile, have always risen to challenges

India News Network | Tue, Oct 5

COVID-19 Update: India reports 18,346 new cases in the last 24 hours; lowest in 209 days
COVID-19 Update: India reports 18,346 new cases in the last 24 hours; lowest in 209 days

The country’s recovery rate stands at 97.93% and is currently at its highest peak since March 2020

India News Network | Tue, Oct 5

India hands over life support ambulances to hospitals at Sylhet in Bangladesh
India hands over life support ambulances to hospitals at Sylhet in Bangladesh

India has assisted Bangladesh in its fight against Covid-19 in a wide variety of means

India News Network | Tue, Oct 5

India committed to curtail carbon emissions in the Antarctic atmosphere: MoS Jitendra Singh
India committed to curtail carbon emissions in the Antarctic atmosphere: MoS Jitendra Singh

India signed the Madrid Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty in 1988

India News Network | Tue, Oct 5

40th India International Trade Fair (IITF) to be held from November 14-27
40th India International Trade Fair (IITF) to be held from November 14-27

The event is part of the 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsava' commemorating the 75th year celebrations of India‘s Independence

India News Network Infographics Desk | Tue, Oct 5

PM Modi congratulates Kishida Fumio on becoming Japan’s new Prime Minister
PM Modi congratulates Kishida Fumio on becoming Japan’s new Prime Minister

PM Modi said he looked forward to working with new Japanese PM Kishida Fumio to further the momentum of bilateral partnership between the two countries

India News Network | Mon, Oct 4

FS Shringla calls on PM Mahinda Rajapaksa, holds discussion on India-Sri Lanka multifaceted partnership
FS Shringla calls on PM Mahinda Rajapaksa, holds discussion on India-Sri Lanka multifaceted partnership

As a Foreign Secretary, Harsh Vardhan Shringla is on a maiden four-day visit to Sri Lanka

India News Network | Mon, Oct 4

India hands over four projects in housing and education sector to Sri Lanka
India hands over four projects in housing and education sector to Sri Lanka

Foreign Secretary Shringla jointly inaugurated the development projects with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister GL Peiris

India News Network | Mon, Oct 4

FS Shringla visits Sri Lanka’s Jaffna, reviews progress of India assisted projects
FS Shringla visits Sri Lanka’s Jaffna, reviews progress of India assisted projects

Foreign Secretary Shringla is on a four-day visit to Sri Lanka

India News Network | Mon, Oct 4

Colombian Vice President’s India visit infuses dynamism to New Delhi-Bogota ties
Colombian Vice President’s India visit infuses dynamism to New Delhi-Bogota ties

The visit has contributed towards strengthening and diversification of India-Colombia bilateral ties

India News Network | Mon, Oct 4

Committed to equip India's armed forces with latest machinery: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
Committed to equip India's armed forces with latest machinery: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

DRDO was playing a central role in the efforts of achieving self-reliance in defence manufacturing, he said

India News Network | Mon, Oct 4

Covid-19 Update: 70% of adult population has received first dose of Covid-19 vaccine
Covid-19 Update: 70% of adult population has received first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

India's cumulative vaccination coverage now exceeds 907 million

India News Network | Mon, Oct 4

‘Make in India’ drones launched to transport Covid-19 vaccines for first time in South Asia
‘Make in India’ drones launched to transport Covid-19 vaccines for first time in South Asia

Vaccines were delivered by an i-Drone to a hospital on an island in Manipur

India News Network | Mon, Oct 4

Tax Inspectors Without Borders programme launched in Seychelles with Indian support
Tax Inspectors Without Borders programme launched in Seychelles with Indian support

This is the sixth Tax Inspectors Without Borders programme which India has supported

India News Network | Mon, Oct 4

Better road connectivity needed in North-East to tap tourism potential: VP Venkaiah Naidu
Better road connectivity needed in North-East to tap tourism potential: VP Venkaiah Naidu

Noting that insurgency in the North East was coming down, he underlined that peace was prerequisite for progress

India News Network | Mon, Oct 4

FS Shringla begins Sri Lanka visit, offers prayers at Sri Dalada Maligawa temple
FS Shringla begins Sri Lanka visit, offers prayers at Sri Dalada Maligawa temple

During the visit, Shringla will travel to various parts of Sri Lanka to further boost cooperation between the two countries

India News Network | Sun, Oct 3

India-Nepal joint military exercise ‘Surya Kiran’ concludes
India-Nepal joint military exercise ‘Surya Kiran’ concludes

This was a 14-day rigorous military exercise in which troops of both countries could be able to foster professional and social bond between them

India News Network | Sun, Oct 3

Gandhi Museum inaugurated at Noakhali in Bangladesh
Gandhi Museum inaugurated at Noakhali in Bangladesh

Mahatma Gandhi had toured hundreds of villages in Noakhali in 1946-47

India News Network | Sun, Oct 3

Holistic approach towards health is aim of ‘Swasth Bharat’: Vice President Naidu
Holistic approach towards health is aim of ‘Swasth Bharat’: Vice President Naidu

The Vice President praised Ayushman Bharat for bringing ‘health assurance’ to millions of poor families

India News Network | Sun, Oct 3

Covid-19 Update: India’s cumulative vaccination coverage crosses 900 million landmark
Covid-19 Update: India’s cumulative vaccination coverage crosses 900 million landmark

The country reported 22,842 new cases in the last 24 hours

India News Network | Sun, Oct 3

Foreign Secretary Shringla’s visit to Sri Lanka to reiterate India’s ‘Neighbourhood First’ priority
Foreign Secretary Shringla’s visit to Sri Lanka to reiterate India’s ‘Neighbourhood First’ priority

The visit is expected to reinforce bilateral ties and boost cooperation to tackle Covid-related disruptions

Mihir Bhonsale | Sat, Oct 2

India and Colombia to promote trade and investment in energy, IT, pharmaceuticals and automobile sectors
India and Colombia to promote trade and investment in energy, IT, pharmaceuticals and automobile sectors

There has been a steady growth in bilateral trade between India and Colombia

India News Network | Sat, Oct 2

Expo 2020 Dubai: Come, invest in India, says Piyush Goyal
Expo 2020 Dubai: Come, invest in India, says Piyush Goyal

India was all set to play an increasingly central role in global affairs, trade and business, Goyal said

India News Network | Sat, Oct 2

India, UAE discuss progress on Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
India, UAE discuss progress on Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

The 9th meeting of the UAE-India High Level Joint Task Force on Investments was held in Dubai

India News Network | Sat, Oct 2

8th edition of India-Sri Lanka joint military exercise Mitra Shakti to begin on Oct 4
8th edition of India-Sri Lanka joint military exercise Mitra Shakti to begin on Oct 4

An Indian all-arms contingent of 120 personnel has departed for Sri Lanka to take part in the joint exercise

India News Network | Sat, Oct 2

India commited to long-term and mutually beneficial educational cooperation: Dharmendra Pradhan
India commited to long-term and mutually beneficial educational cooperation: Dharmendra Pradhan

India is building global competencies to fulfill 21st century aspirations, he said

India News Network | Sat, Oct 2

Covid-19 update: India's Weekly Positivity Rate less than 3% for last 99 days
Covid-19 update: India's Weekly Positivity Rate less than 3% for last 99 days

India’s Cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage has meanwhile crossed 897 million

India News Network | Sat, Oct 2

On Gandhi Jayanti, world’s largest Khadi National Flag displayed at Leh
On Gandhi Jayanti, world’s largest Khadi National Flag displayed at Leh

The national flag measures 225 feet long, 150 feet wide and weighs about 1,400 kg

India News Network | Sat, Oct 2

India, a land of opportunities, will offer maximum growth: PM Modi
India, a land of opportunities, will offer maximum growth: PM Modi

The Prime Minister said this in his address at the India Pavillion at Dubai Expo 2020

India News Network | Fri, Oct 1

India blames China’s “provocative” behavior for tension on LAC
India blames China’s “provocative” behavior for tension on LAC

Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying on September 29 said the Indian side has long pursued the “forward policy”

India News Network | Fri, Oct 1

FS Shringla to embark on four-day official visit to Sri Lanka from tomorrow
FS Shringla to embark on four-day official visit to Sri Lanka from tomorrow

The visit takes place a few days after EAM Jaishankar’s talks with his Sri Lankan counterpart G L Peiris in New York

India News Network | Fri, Oct 1

India slaps tit-for-tat curbs on travel by UK nationals
India slaps tit-for-tat curbs on travel by UK nationals

Foreign Secretary Shringla had hinted that New Delhi could consider “reciprocal measures” against countries that do not accept India’s vaccine certification

India News Network | Fri, Oct 1

India-US summit opened many more new possibilities: Jaishankar
India-US summit opened many more new possibilities: Jaishankar

The discussions have provided a direction, not just for our relationship, but also for how we work with our friends and partners,the EAM pointed out

India News Network | Fri, Oct 1

Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 launched to make cities garbage-free
Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 launched to make cities garbage-free

Launching the mission, PM Modi lauded the present generation for strengthening the cleanliness campaign

India News Network | Fri, Oct 1

India, US to set up joint working group for defence industry collaboration
India, US to set up joint working group for defence industry collaboration

This decision was taken at the Industrial Security Agreement (ISA) Summit between the two countries

India News Network | Fri, Oct 1

India, Nepal review progress of post-earthquake reconstruction projects
India, Nepal review progress of post-earthquake reconstruction projects

They expressed satisfaction on successful completion of 50,000 houses in Gorkha and Nuwakot districts

India News Network | Fri, Oct 1

Future of technology has to be driven by Quad members: MoS Rajeev Chandrasekhar
Future of technology has to be driven by Quad members: MoS Rajeev Chandrasekhar

The four Quad members can shape the future of technology and future of the internet, he said

India News Network | Fri, Oct 1

COVID-19 update: At 97.86%, India’s recovery rate highest since March 2020
COVID-19 update: At 97.86%, India’s recovery rate highest since March 2020

India’s vaccination coverage crossed 890 million doses as per provisional reports till 7 am on Friday

India News Network | Fri, Oct 1

India committed to enhance its strength, self-reliance in Covid-19 pandemic: PM Modi
India committed to enhance its strength, self-reliance in Covid-19 pandemic: PM Modi

Work was progressing at a rapid pace to set up 100 new medical colleges, PM Modi said

India News Network | Thu, Sep 30

MoS Lekhi addresses members of international community in Geneva
MoS Lekhi addresses members of international community in Geneva

MoS Lekhi is on a four-day visit from September 27 to 30 to Switzerland

India News Network | Thu, Sep 30

India poised to become key digital market in world: Piyush Goyal
India poised to become key digital market in world: Piyush Goyal

At 87%, India has the highest FinTech adoption rate in the world

India News Network | Thu, Sep 30

India backs move to designate East Antarctica and Weddell Sea as Marine Protected Areas
India backs move to designate East Antarctica and Weddell Sea as Marine Protected Areas

Declaring these regions as Marine Protected Areas would curb illegal unreported and unregulated fishing

India News Network | Thu, Sep 30

IBSA countries hold inaugural development cooperation meet, outline steps to further South-South cooperation
IBSA countries hold inaugural development cooperation meet, outline steps to further South-South cooperation

India as the current IBSA Chair has planned to convene the 6th IBSA summit this year

India News Network | Thu, Sep 30

Over 90 participants to join Indian Navy conducted sailing championship in Mumbai from tomorrow
Over 90 participants to join Indian Navy conducted sailing championship in Mumbai from tomorrow

The event will be conducted by the Mumbai-based Indian Navy Watermanship Training Centre

India News Network | Thu, Sep 30

 NITI Aayog, Amazon and Intel come together to accelerate digital innovation in India
NITI Aayog, Amazon and Intel come together to accelerate digital innovation in India

New Experience Studio at the NITI Aayog Cloud Innovation Center to be a hub for collaboration and experimentation

India News Network | Thu, Sep 30

COVID-19 update: India reports 23,529 new cases in the last 24 hours
COVID-19 update: India reports 23,529 new cases in the last 24 hours

The number of active cases in the country is now 2,77,020, that is 0.82% of the total cases so far

India News Network | Thu, Sep 30

Indian scientists develop reactor to produce hydrogen using sunlight and water
Indian scientists develop reactor to produce hydrogen using sunlight and water

The hydrogen can be used in many forms like electricity generation through fuel cells in remote tribal areas

India News Network | Thu, Sep 30

‘Goal of nuclear disarmament can be achieved through step-by-step process’: FS Shringla
‘Goal of nuclear disarmament can be achieved through step-by-step process’: FS Shringla

India, as a responsible nuclear weapon State, has a nuclear doctrine outlining credible minimum deterrence, Shringla said

India News Network | Wed, Sep 29

US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman to visit India next month
US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman to visit India next month

She will hold a series of bilateral meetings, civil society events and participate in the India Ideas Summit

India News Network | Wed, Sep 29

India’s DAC approves Rs 13,165 crore worth of proposals for procurement of military hardware
India’s DAC approves Rs 13,165 crore worth of proposals for procurement of military hardware

Key approvals include purchase of helicopters and rocket ammunition for the Indian Army

India News Network | Wed, Sep 29

MoS Lekhi calls on Swiss President, discusses issues of bilateral interest
MoS Lekhi calls on Swiss President, discusses issues of bilateral interest

Meenakshi Lekhi is on a four-day visit to Switzerland from September 27 to 30

India News Network | Wed, Sep 29

Emerging geopolitical situation in neighbourhood likely to pose challenges to India’s security: VP Naidu
Emerging geopolitical situation in neighbourhood likely to pose challenges to India’s security: VP Naidu

Use of drones for smuggling arms and drugs has become the latest challenge for the country and its security, said the Vice President

India News Network | Wed, Sep 29

CDS Gen Rawat meets Commanding General of US Army, discusses bilateral defence cooperation
CDS Gen Rawat meets Commanding General of US Army, discusses bilateral defence cooperation

He is expected to meet his US counterpart and other American military leadership

India News Network | Wed, Sep 29

India, Australia sign Terms of Reference for conduct of Navy to Navy talks
India, Australia sign Terms of Reference for conduct of Navy to Navy talks

The inaugural Navy-to-Navy Talk between India and Australia was held in 2005

India News Network | Wed, Sep 29

Six schools in Nepal reconstructed with India’s grant assistance inaugurated
Six schools in Nepal reconstructed with India’s grant assistance inaugurated

India is financing reconstruction projects in Housing, Education, Health and Cultural Heritage sectors

India News Network | Wed, Sep 29

Indian Navy, Coast Guard rescue Phillipino crew of merchant navy vessel suspected to be Covid-19 positive
Indian Navy, Coast Guard rescue Phillipino crew of merchant navy vessel suspected to be Covid-19 positive

An Advanced Light Helicopter was used for the medical evacuation

India News Network | Wed, Sep 29

Covid-19 update: India’s cumulative vaccination coverage exceeds 880 million
Covid-19 update: India’s cumulative vaccination coverage exceeds 880 million

The country reported 18,870 new cases in the last 24 hours

India News Network | Wed, Sep 29

Jaishankar meets Mexican President, both sides discuss their bilateral priorities
Jaishankar meets Mexican President, both sides discuss their bilateral priorities

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is on a three-day visit to Mexico

India News Network | Tue, Sep 28

Pakistan home to 12 Foreign Terrorist Organisations: Report
Pakistan home to 12 Foreign Terrorist Organisations: Report

The report has come when the Pakistan-backed Haqqani Network has taken centre-stage in Afghanistan, while Islamabad is continuing with cross-border terrorism in India

India News Network | Tue, Sep 28

 ‘Pakistan must take credible and irreversible steps to end state-sponsored terrorism’: India at UNHRC
‘Pakistan must take credible and irreversible steps to end state-sponsored terrorism’: India at UNHRC

India took this stand to counter Pakistan’s baseless allegation against it

India News Network | Tue, Sep 28

Science & technology being used on priority basis to solve challenges related to agriculture: PM Modi
Science & technology being used on priority basis to solve challenges related to agriculture: PM Modi

35 new crop varieties with special traits were dedicated to the nation by PM Modi

India News Network | Tue, Sep 28

India can become net defence exporter: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
India can become net defence exporter: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

India's defence exports had crossed the Rs 38,000-crore mark in the last seven years, Rajnath Singh said

India News Network | Tue, Sep 28

Tap potential of Artificial Intelligence for benefits of people: Vice President Naidu
Tap potential of Artificial Intelligence for benefits of people: Vice President Naidu

Educational institutions, researchers and developers should come out with practical AI solutions in agriculture, health and education, said the Vice President

India News Network | Tue, Sep 28

COVID-19 Update: India records less than 20,000 daily new cases for first time since March 11
COVID-19 Update: India records less than 20,000 daily new cases for first time since March 11

India’s vaccination coverage has crossed the landmark of 870 million

India News Network | Tue, Sep 28

India, US need to work together to reform global health architecture: Health Minister Mandaviya
India, US need to work together to reform global health architecture: Health Minister Mandaviya

India and the US have signed two MoUs in the field of health sciences and research

India News Network | Tue, Sep 28

Bye-elections to 3 Parliament seats, 30 Assembly constituencies to be held on October 30
Bye-elections to 3 Parliament seats, 30 Assembly constituencies to be held on October 30

Counting of votes will be taken up on November 2

India News Network | Tue, Sep 28

Rs 200 crores earmarked for development of playfields and indoor stadiums in J&K
Rs 200 crores earmarked for development of playfields and indoor stadiums in J&K

Existing sports infrastructure will also be upgraded, Union Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Anurag Thakur has said

India News Network Infographics Desk | Tue, Sep 28

International community needs to pay closer attention to illicit proliferation of networks of nuclear weapons: FS Shringla
International community needs to pay closer attention to illicit proliferation of networks of nuclear weapons: FS Shringla

India has actively contributed to the global nuclear security architecture, he said

India News Network | Mon, Sep 27

PM Modi launches Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission
PM Modi launches Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission

There is no such big connected infrastructure anywhere in the world, said the Prime Minister

India News Network | Mon, Sep 27

Akash Prime, new version of Akash Missile, has successful maiden flight test
Akash Prime, new version of Akash Missile, has successful maiden flight test

The missile intercepted and destroyed an unmanned aerial target mimicking enemy aircraft

India News Network | Mon, Sep 27

MoS Lekhi, Uzbek FM discuss need for close consultations on Afghanistan situation
MoS Lekhi, Uzbek FM discuss need for close consultations on Afghanistan situation

MoS Meenakshi Lekhi discussed bilateral, regional and multilateral cooperation during a visit to Uzbekistan

India News Network | Mon, Sep 27

India, Australia must work towards greater engagement in Indo-Pacific region: Piyush Goyal
India, Australia must work towards greater engagement in Indo-Pacific region: Piyush Goyal

Both the nations stand united for sustainable recovery from the Covid-19 crisis, he said

India News Network | Mon, Sep 27

India, US collaboration in health sector R&D commendable: MoS Health Pawar
India, US collaboration in health sector R&D commendable: MoS Health Pawar

She also highlighted the mutual solidarity between both sides during the Covid-19 pandemic

India News Network | Mon, Sep 27

India hands over final phase of hand pumps project to Cambodia
India hands over final phase of hand pumps project to Cambodia

The project is considered as a reflection of the strong bilateral development cooperation between India and Cambodia.

India News Network | Mon, Sep 27

India to establish new railway line from Bogura to Sirajganj in Bangladesh
India to establish new railway line from Bogura to Sirajganj in Bangladesh

A new direct rail link from Bogura to Shahid M. Mansur Ali Station, Sirajganj will be developed by India

India News Network | Mon, Sep 27

Incidents of left wing extremism declined by 23% in India: Home Minister
Incidents of left wing extremism declined by 23% in India: Home Minister

Home Minister Amit Shah reviews security situation, development projects in Naxal-hit areas with state CMs

India News Network | Mon, Sep 27

Covid-19 Update: India reports 26,401 new cases in last 24 hours, active infections fall to six-month low
Covid-19 Update: India reports 26,401 new cases in last 24 hours, active infections fall to six-month low

India's cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage has crossed the 860-million mark

India News Network | Mon, Sep 27

India needs 4-5 more banks like State Bank of India: Finance Minister Sitharaman
India needs 4-5 more banks like State Bank of India: Finance Minister Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman also reminded bankers of the need to adapt in line with fast changes in technology

India News Network | Mon, Sep 27

Vice President asks people to visit nearby war museums to see sacrifices of Indian soldiers
Vice President asks people to visit nearby war museums to see sacrifices of Indian soldiers

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu is on a five-day visit to Rajasthan

India News Network | Mon, Sep 27

'Come, make Covid-19 vaccines in India': PM Modi to global manufacturers
'Come, make Covid-19 vaccines in India': PM Modi to global manufacturers

India is resuming the supply of Covid-19 vaccines to other countries, PM Modi said at the UNGA

India News Network | Sun, Sep 26

PM Modi returns home after productive three-day US visit
PM Modi returns home after productive three-day US visit

In Washington DC, PM Modi held a bilateral meeting with US President Joe Biden

India News Network | Sun, Sep 26

157 artefacts & antiquities handed over by US to India during PM Modi's visit
157 artefacts & antiquities handed over by US to India during PM Modi's visit

The items largely belong to the period of 11th CE to 14th CE

India News Network | Sun, Sep 26

Stronger and better when we are together, PM Modi says on fight against Covid-19
Stronger and better when we are together, PM Modi says on fight against Covid-19

Generations will remember the manner in which human resilience prevailed over everything else, PM Modi said

India News Network | Sun, Sep 26

EAM Jaishankar visiting Mexico to attend commemorative events of country's independence
EAM Jaishankar visiting Mexico to attend commemorative events of country's independence

Mexico is currently India’s second largest trade partner in Latin America

India News Network | Sun, Sep 26

India's Naval Chief on Oman visit to strengthen defence ties, explore new areas of cooperation
India's Naval Chief on Oman visit to strengthen defence ties, explore new areas of cooperation

The Indian Navy cooperates with the Royal Navy of Oman on many fronts

India News Network | Sun, Sep 26

At 850 million, India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage crosses new landmark
At 850 million, India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage crosses new landmark

India’s recovery rate, meanwhile, is at its highest peak since March 2020

India News Network | Sun, Sep 26

UNGA: PM Modi sends tough message to Pak, calls for world’s unity against expansionism
UNGA: PM Modi sends tough message to Pak, calls for world’s unity against expansionism

This was the fourth time when Narendra Modi was addressing the UNGA as India's Prime Minister

India News Network | Sat, Sep 25

‘Vacate our occupied areas immediately’, India tells Pakistan at UN
‘Vacate our occupied areas immediately’, India tells Pakistan at UN

India’s bold and categorical statement came after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan raked up the Kashmir issue at the UN

Abha Khanna | India News Network | Sat, Sep 25

India, US condemn cross-border terrorism, ask Taliban to abide by UNSC resolution
India, US condemn cross-border terrorism, ask Taliban to abide by UNSC resolution

PM Modi, US President emphasized the importance of denying financial or military support to terrorist groups

India News Network | Sat, Sep 25

US President Biden supports India’s bid for permanent membership in UNSC
US President Biden supports India’s bid for permanent membership in UNSC

President Biden's support provides a big boost to India’s push for the reform of the powerful UN organ

India News Network | Sat, Sep 25

Indo-US relations in a transformative period: PM Modi
Indo-US relations in a transformative period: PM Modi

Under President Biden’s leadership, seeds have been sown for the Indo-US relations to expand, said Prime Minister Modi

India News Network | Sat, Sep 25

Quad to deepen counter-terrorism in Afghanistan, peace and stability in Indo-Pacific
Quad to deepen counter-terrorism in Afghanistan, peace and stability in Indo-Pacific

Afghan territory should not be used to threaten or attack any country or to shelter or train terrorists, Quad leaders said

India News Network | Sat, Sep 25

Quad welcomes India’s decision to resume export of Covid-19 vaccines from October
Quad welcomes India’s decision to resume export of Covid-19 vaccines from October

The Quad leaders welcomed Hyderabad-based Biological E’s production, including through Quad investments, of at least one billion safe and effective vaccines by the end of 2022

India News Network | Sat, Sep 25

India, US to reconvene Trade Policy Forum by 2021 end to enhance bilateral trade
India, US to reconvene Trade Policy Forum by 2021 end to enhance bilateral trade

The two countries highlighted the importance of resilient and secure supply chains between them

India News Network | Sat, Sep 25

PM Modi holds meeting with Australian PM, discusses issues of bilateral, regional and global importance
PM Modi holds meeting with Australian PM, discusses issues of bilateral, regional and global importance

This was the first in-person meeting between the two leaders in the post-pandemic period

India News Network | Fri, Sep 24

PM Modi, Japanese PM Suga meet, review multifaceted relationship between two countries, exchange views on Indo-Pacific
PM Modi, Japanese PM Suga meet, review multifaceted relationship between two countries, exchange views on Indo-Pacific

They reaffirmed their commitment towards a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region

India News Network | Fri, Sep 24

PM Modi meets US Vice President Kamala Harris, exchanges views on Afghanistan, Indo-Pacific
PM Modi meets US Vice President Kamala Harris, exchanges views on Afghanistan, Indo-Pacific

This was the first face to face meeting between the two leaders in the post pandemic period

India News Network | Fri, Sep 24

PM Modi hails Kamala Harris, describes US Vice President as ‘source of inspiration’
PM Modi hails Kamala Harris, describes US Vice President as ‘source of inspiration’

Prime Minister Modi extended an invite to US Vice President Kamala Harris to visit India

India News Network | Fri, Sep 24

India holds China’s ‘provocative’ move to change status quo along LAC responsible for Galwan Valley incident
India holds China’s ‘provocative’ move to change status quo along LAC responsible for Galwan Valley incident

India and China are facing strain in their bilateral relations since the Galwan Valley incident in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed

India News Network | Fri, Sep 24

India signs mega deal with Airbus for 56 C-295 transport aircraft for IAF
India signs mega deal with Airbus for 56 C-295 transport aircraft for IAF

Forty of these aircraft will be manufactured in India by the TATA Consortium

India News Network | Fri, Sep 24

SCO joint counter-terrorism exercise ‘Peaceful Mission: 2021' hosted by Russia ends
SCO joint counter-terrorism exercise ‘Peaceful Mission: 2021' hosted by Russia ends

The validation phase of the exercise was witnessed by all Chiefs of the General Staff of the SCO member states

India News Network | Fri, Sep 24

In a first, Indian scientists develop electronic polymer based low-cost sensor to detect explosives rapidly
In a first, Indian scientists develop electronic polymer based low-cost sensor to detect explosives rapidly

The team of scientists has filed a patent for the novel technology

India News Network | Fri, Sep 24

India's CAG elected as external auditor of the International Atomic Energy Agency
India's CAG elected as external auditor of the International Atomic Energy Agency

India's CAG received majority support for the position at the IAEA General Conference

India News Network | Fri, Sep 24

Zoological Survey of India, UK's Natural History Museum sign MoU on faunal diversity research
Zoological Survey of India, UK's Natural History Museum sign MoU on faunal diversity research

The MoU will ensure greater long-term conservation of animal genetic resources in India

India News Network | Fri, Sep 24

Covid-19 update: India’s active cases lowest in 188 days
Covid-19 update: India’s active cases lowest in 188 days

In the last 24 hours, 32,542 patients have recovered in the country

India News Network | Fri, Sep 24

International travel should be made easier, through mutual recognition of vaccine certificates: PM Modi
International travel should be made easier, through mutual recognition of vaccine certificates: PM Modi

India would be able to resume vaccine supply to other countries soon, PM Modi said

India News Network | Thu, Sep 23

PM Modi interacts with CEOs of five US companies, discusses investment opportunities in India
PM Modi interacts with CEOs of five US companies, discusses investment opportunities in India

Prime Minister Modi held detailed talks with the CEOs of the American companies

India News Network | Thu, Sep 23

UNSC needs urgent reforms to make it more representative: G4 Foreign Ministers
UNSC needs urgent reforms to make it more representative: G4 Foreign Ministers

Reforms would enable the Security Council to better deal with the ever-complex and evolving challenges, they said

India News Network | Thu, Sep 23

Jaishankar meets Sri Lankan FM, holds ‘comprehensive discussion on close relationship’
Jaishankar meets Sri Lankan FM, holds ‘comprehensive discussion on close relationship’

India and Sri Lanka share a close bilateral relationship

India News Network | Thu, Sep 23

CDS Rawat attends SCO military chiefs conference in Russia
CDS Rawat attends SCO military chiefs conference in Russia

General Rawat witnessed the final validation exercise of Multinational Exercise—Peaceful Mission 2021 of SCO Nations

India News Network | Thu, Sep 23

India places order for 118 MBT Arjun Mk-1A for Army
India places order for 118 MBT Arjun Mk-1A for Army

The DRDO developed new variant of MBT has enhanced firepower, mobility and survivability

India News Network | Thu, Sep 23

India, UAE to begin first round of CEPA talks today, aim to sign pact in 2022
India, UAE to begin first round of CEPA talks today, aim to sign pact in 2022

A new strategic economic agreement is expected to increase bilateral trade in goods and services

India News Network | Thu, Sep 23

India unveils framework for increased utilization of simulators by armed forces
India unveils framework for increased utilization of simulators by armed forces

The step has been taken to achieve cost effective, safe and smart training across all wings of armed forces, including Indian Coast Guard

India News Network | Thu, Sep 23

Covid-19 update: India’s active cases register the lowest figure since March 2020
Covid-19 update: India’s active cases register the lowest figure since March 2020

The country’s vaccination coverage has also crossed the landmark of 830 million

India News Network | Thu, Sep 23

India, Australia discuss collaboration in coal and mining sector
India, Australia discuss collaboration in coal and mining sector

Both sides talked about sharing their expertise on diverse issues for any possible future collaboration

India News Network | Thu, Sep 23

US visit: PM Modi to review India-US partnership, discuss regional and global issues with President Biden
US visit: PM Modi to review India-US partnership, discuss regional and global issues with President Biden

PM Modi is visiting the US at the invitation of President Joe Biden

India News Network | Wed, Sep 22

PM Modi congratulates Canadian PM Justin Trudeau on his election victory
PM Modi congratulates Canadian PM Justin Trudeau on his election victory

In hotly contested polls on Monday, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party won the snap election, but failed to gain an absolute majority in parliament

India News Network | Wed, Sep 22

UK gives recognition to Covishield, says working to resolve vaccine certification issue
UK gives recognition to Covishield, says working to resolve vaccine certification issue

Covishield is a licensed product of UK's AstraZeneca that is manufactured in India

India News Network | Wed, Sep 22

EAM Jaishankar meets Italian counterpart, discusses vaccine accessibility, smooth travel
EAM Jaishankar meets Italian counterpart, discusses vaccine accessibility, smooth travel

Italy is currently chair of the bloc of leading world economies G20

India News Network | Wed, Sep 22

India hosts first India-UK Consular Dialogue
India hosts first India-UK Consular Dialogue

India-UK Consular Dialogue is a part of the 2030 Roadmap, unveiled during the virtual summit between the two countries in May

India News Network | Wed, Sep 22

MoS Lekhi to embark on eight-day visit to Uzbekistan and Switzerland from tomorrow
MoS Lekhi to embark on eight-day visit to Uzbekistan and Switzerland from tomorrow

The MoS External Affairs visit to these countries will impart a new momentum in India’s bilateral engagement

India News Network | Wed, Sep 22

COVID-19 Update: India’s cumulative vaccine coverage exceeds 826 million mark
COVID-19 Update: India’s cumulative vaccine coverage exceeds 826 million mark

The country reported 26,964 new cases in the last 24 hours

India News Network | Wed, Sep 22

India’s FDI inflows grow 62% in first four months of current financial year
India’s FDI inflows grow 62% in first four months of current financial year

These trends endorse India's status as a preferred investment destination amongst global investors

India News Network | Wed, Sep 22

INS Tabar successfully completes mission deployment in Europe and Africa
INS Tabar successfully completes mission deployment in Europe and Africa

During deployment, the ship made 11 port calls in nine countries, traversing nearly 20,000 nautical miles

India News Network | Wed, Sep 22

REC, J-PAL come together for study to help provide reliable power supply to consumers
REC, J-PAL come together for study to help provide reliable power supply to consumers

They will collaborate to diagnose trends and identify gaps in the quality of power supply

India News Network | Wed, Sep 22

PM Modi to hold bilateral meeting with President Biden, participate in QUAD summit and address UNGA
PM Modi to hold bilateral meeting with President Biden, participate in QUAD summit and address UNGA

This will be PM Modi’s first overseas visit beyond the neighbourhood since the COVID-19 pandemic

India News Network | Tue, Sep 21

China frets as Quad reinforces its relevance and importance in the region
China frets as Quad reinforces its relevance and importance in the region

BRICS as an organization has been floundering along, while the QUAD has been moving forward

Major General (Retd) Harsha Kakar | Tue, Sep 21

PM Modi, French President discuss Afghanistan situation and Indo-Pacific co-operation
PM Modi, French President discuss Afghanistan situation and Indo-Pacific co-operation

Both leaders shared their concern about the Afghanistan situation and possible spread of terrorism in the region

India News Network | Tue, Sep 21

Jaishankar meets French FM Le Drian, discusses Afghanistan, Indo-Pacific
Jaishankar meets French FM Le Drian, discusses Afghanistan, Indo-Pacific

India and France, enjoying warm relations, are sharing close partnership inside the UNSC too

India News Network | Tue, Sep 21

India wishes Serbia success in organising NAM conference in October
India wishes Serbia success in organising NAM conference in October

Serbia will organize a commemorative event in Belgrade on October 11-12, 2021 to mark the 60th anniversary of the first NAM Conference

India News Network | Tue, Sep 21

Mutipolar focus will help India navigate turbulent international environment: FS Shringla
Mutipolar focus will help India navigate turbulent international environment: FS Shringla

India places its Neighbour First, it Acts East and Thinks West, FS Harsh V Shringla said

India News Network | Tue, Sep 21

Two more Indian beaches get coveted ‘Blue Flag’ certification
Two more Indian beaches get coveted ‘Blue Flag’ certification

This certification is awarded by the Denmark-based Foundation for Environment Education

India News Network | Tue, Sep 21

COP26 should focus on climate finance and transfer of green technologies at low cost: India at UN
COP26 should focus on climate finance and transfer of green technologies at low cost: India at UN

The UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow in October-November

India News Network | Tue, Sep 21

Air Marshal V R Chaudhari to be India''s next Chief of Air Staff
Air Marshal V R Chaudhari to be India''s next Chief of Air Staff

Air Marshal Chaudhari was commissioned into the Fighter stream of Indian Air Force in December 1982

India News Network | Tue, Sep 21

Covid-19 update: India’s recovery rate stands at 97.75%, highest since March 2020
Covid-19 update: India’s recovery rate stands at 97.75%, highest since March 2020

India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 81.85 crore

India News Network | Tue, Sep 21

Integrated Aroma Dairy Entrepreneurship proposed to increase income of Jammu & Kashmir farmers
Integrated Aroma Dairy Entrepreneurship proposed to increase income of Jammu & Kashmir farmers

This will ensure sustainable growth, increased income and fresh avenues of livelihood for farmers

India News Network | Tue, Sep 21

‘Peace and tranquility in border areas essential for development of India-China relationship’: Shringla
‘Peace and tranquility in border areas essential for development of India-China relationship’: Shringla

Last year, Chinese attempts to unilaterally alter the status quo in Ladakh seriously disturbed peace, tranquility in the border areas

India News Network | Mon, Sep 20

US Defence Secretary speaks to Rajnath Singh, discusses bilateral issues and Afghanistan situation
US Defence Secretary speaks to Rajnath Singh, discusses bilateral issues and Afghanistan situation

The two leaders also discussed defence cooperation

India News Network | Mon, Sep 20

Saudi Foreign Minister calls on PM Modi, discusses bilateral issues, Afghanistan
Saudi Foreign Minister calls on PM Modi, discusses bilateral issues, Afghanistan

India is seeking investment from Saudi Arabia in key sectors like energy, IT and defence manufacturing

India News Network | Mon, Sep 20

Jaishankar meets Serbian FM, agrees to take forward economic cooperation
Jaishankar meets Serbian FM, agrees to take forward economic cooperation

Serbian Foreign Minister Nikola Selaković arrived in India on Sunday on a two-day visit

India News Network | Mon, Sep 20

India to resume Covid-19 vaccine exports in October: Health Minister Mandaviya
India to resume Covid-19 vaccine exports in October: Health Minister Mandaviya

India has supplied over 66 million vaccine doses to 95 nations

India News Network | Mon, Sep 20

Covid-19 Update: India's recovery rate stands at 97.72%
Covid-19 Update: India's recovery rate stands at 97.72%

A reduction of 13,977 cases was reported in the active caseload in the last 24 hours

India News Network | Mon, Sep 20

India, Indonesia participate in naval exercise Samudra Shakti
India, Indonesia participate in naval exercise Samudra Shakti

The drill aims to enhance mutual understanding and interoperability in maritime operations

India News Network | Mon, Sep 20

India to become destination for healthy food, says Tomar at G-20 Agri Ministers’ meet
India to become destination for healthy food, says Tomar at G-20 Agri Ministers’ meet

Tomar appealed to G-20 nations to support celebration of Millet Year in 2023 to promote nutrition

India News Network | Mon, Sep 20

Army’s Eastern Command to host cultural festival to mark glorious victory in 1971 Indo-Pak war
Army’s Eastern Command to host cultural festival to mark glorious victory in 1971 Indo-Pak war

The festival will showcase theatre, fusion band, rock bands and films

India News Network | Mon, Sep 20

JNPT launches dwarf container train service, lower logistics costs could boost exports
JNPT launches dwarf container train service, lower logistics costs could boost exports

It will give the EXIM community a cost advantage by lowering hinterland logistical expenditure

India News Network | Mon, Sep 20

Dysfunctional legislatures strike at the root of principle of parliamentary democracy: VP Venkaiah Naidu
Dysfunctional legislatures strike at the root of principle of parliamentary democracy: VP Venkaiah Naidu

The time has come to cleanse the system of various ills, he said while interacting with students

India News Network | Mon, Sep 20

EAM Jaishankar welcomes Saudi FM on his three-day visit to India
EAM Jaishankar welcomes Saudi FM on his three-day visit to India

The Saudi FM’s visit assumes high significance at the time when the Taliban have formed a government in Afghanistan.

India News Network | Sun, Sep 19

India, Saudi Arabia review strategic partnership, discuss Afghanistan situation and regional issues
India, Saudi Arabia review strategic partnership, discuss Afghanistan situation and regional issues

The two countries discussed steps to further strengthen their partnership in trade, investment, energy, defence and security

India News Network | Sun, Sep 19

Indo-Nepal joint military exercise 'Surya Kiran' to begin from Monday in Uttarakhand
Indo-Nepal joint military exercise 'Surya Kiran' to begin from Monday in Uttarakhand

The exercise is part of an initiative to develop inter-operability, sharing expertise between the two armies

India News Network | Sun, Sep 19

French FM speaks to Jaishankar, discusses Afghanistan situation, developments in Indo-Pacific
French FM speaks to Jaishankar, discusses Afghanistan situation, developments in Indo-Pacific

India and France seek to deepen India-France strategic partnership

India News Network | Sun, Sep 19

Covid-19 Update: Vaccination coverage crosses 80 Cr mark in India
Covid-19 Update: Vaccination coverage crosses 80 Cr mark in India

More than 85 Lakh doses administered in last 24 hours

India News Network | Sun, Sep 19

PM Modi lauds everyone involved for record 2.5-crore plus Covid-19 vaccinations
PM Modi lauds everyone involved for record 2.5-crore plus Covid-19 vaccinations

PM Modi also expressed happiness at every eligible person in Goa getting at least one dose of the vaccine

India News Network | Sat, Sep 18

India, Algeria agree to give further impetus to economic engagement in diverse fields
India, Algeria agree to give further impetus to economic engagement in diverse fields

MoS V Muraleedharan discussed a range of bilateral, regional and international issues during his Algeria visit

India News Network | Sat, Sep 18

On Spain visit, MoS Lekhi reviews bilateral relations focused upon post Covid-19 recovery
On Spain visit, MoS Lekhi reviews bilateral relations focused upon post Covid-19 recovery

The two sides acknowledged support to each other during the worst phase of the Covid-19 pandemic

India News Network | Sat, Sep 18

New passenger terminal building opened at ICP Petrapole, will boost India-Bangladesh connectivity
New passenger terminal building opened at ICP Petrapole, will boost India-Bangladesh connectivity

ICP Petrapole is the most important land port for passengers coming from Bangladesh

India News Network | Sat, Sep 18

India, Sri Lanka cooperation in transport sector continues, 20 more railway passenger coaches reach Colombo
India, Sri Lanka cooperation in transport sector continues, 20 more railway passenger coaches reach Colombo

India had signed an agreement in 2018 to deliver 160 passenger coaches to Sri Lanka Railways

India News Network | Sat, Sep 18

Combating climate change a shared global challenge: Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav
Combating climate change a shared global challenge: Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav

We are not a part of the problem, but we want to be a part of the solution, the minister said

India News Network | Sat, Sep 18

India, El Salvador comprehensively review entire gamut of bilateral relations
India, El Salvador comprehensively review entire gamut of bilateral relations

Both sides decided to exchange best practices in the area of public diplomacy

India News Network | Sat, Sep 18

SCO Meet: PM Modi says Afghanistan developments show radicalization key challenge to peace
SCO Meet: PM Modi says Afghanistan developments show radicalization key challenge to peace

Fighting radicalization is not only necessary for regional security, but also for the bright future of younger generations in the region, said PM Modi

India News Network | Fri, Sep 17

Will Afghanistan situation cast a shadow on Kashmir?
Will Afghanistan situation cast a shadow on Kashmir?

Recent reports suggest that Pakistan-based terror outfits Jaish and Lashkar have relocated their bases to Afghanistan

Abha Khannna | Fri, Sep 17

Jaishankar meets Chinese FM Wang Yi in Dushanbe, discusses situation along LAC
Jaishankar meets Chinese FM Wang Yi in Dushanbe, discusses situation along LAC

India and China should work towards early resolution of the remaining issues along the LAC in eastern Ladakh, said EAM Jaishankar

India News Network | Fri, Sep 17

SCO Meet: Highlights of the Dushanbe Declaration
SCO Meet: Highlights of the Dushanbe Declaration

SCO Heads of State call for independent, inclusive Afghanistan, condemn terrorism in all forms

India News Network | Fri, Sep 17

Covid-19 update: India vaccinates record 22 million-plus in a single day
Covid-19 update: India vaccinates record 22 million-plus in a single day

This is the fourth time that India has administered more than 10 million Covid-19 vaccine doses in a day

India News Network | Fri, Sep 17

India provides Covid-19 specific training to healthcare professionals in Commonwealth countries: FS Shringla
India provides Covid-19 specific training to healthcare professionals in Commonwealth countries: FS Shringla

This was informed by the Foreign Secretary while addressing Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers’ Meeting on Thursday

India News Network | Fri, Sep 17

India has taken up 98 connectivity projects  in five countries: MoS Lekhi
India has taken up 98 connectivity projects in five countries: MoS Lekhi

Meenakshi Lekhi highlighted India's human-centric development assistance with a focus on local capacity building

India News Network | Fri, Sep 17

Minister Piyush Goyal attends G-20 Sherpas' meeting, held to discuss Draft Rome Declaration
Minister Piyush Goyal attends G-20 Sherpas' meeting, held to discuss Draft Rome Declaration

This was the first G20 meeting attended by Piyush Goyal since his appointment as India’s G20 Sherpa

India News Network | Fri, Sep 17

WTO Agreement on Agriculture tilted against developing countries: Piyush Goyal
WTO Agreement on Agriculture tilted against developing countries: Piyush Goyal

Historical asymmetries and imbalances must be corrected, India’s Commerce and Industry Minister said

India News Network | Fri, Sep 17

India, Costa Rica to strengthen cooperation in trade, investment, health and pharma
India, Costa Rica to strengthen cooperation in trade, investment, health and pharma

Costa Rica has agreed to consider easing of visa process for Indian professionals and their family members

India News Network | Fri, Sep 17

'Sri Lanka occupies a central place in India’s Neighbourhood First Policy'
'Sri Lanka occupies a central place in India’s Neighbourhood First Policy'

Ways to further strengthen close ties were discussed in a meeting between the new Sri Lankan envoy and FS Shringla

India News Network | Fri, Sep 17

India-funded Terai Roads project in Nepal nears completion
India-funded Terai Roads project in Nepal nears completion

India had committed NR 800 cr (INR 500 cr) in 2016 for construction of 10 roads in the Terai region of Nepal

India News Network | Fri, Sep 17

PM Modi hails new Defence Offices Complexes in Delhi as symbols of ‘AatmNirbhar Bharat’
PM Modi hails new Defence Offices Complexes in Delhi as symbols of ‘AatmNirbhar Bharat’

PM Modi said this is a big step towards the construction of a modern defense enclave in the capital

India News Network | Thu, Sep 16

India closely monitoring probe into missing Indian national in Kabul: MEA
India closely monitoring probe into missing Indian national in Kabul: MEA

Indian national Bansuri Lal Arinde has gone missing in Kabul

India News Network | Thu, Sep 16

India and Algeria discuss bilateral, regional issues
India and Algeria discuss bilateral, regional issues

This is the MoS External Affairs’ first ever visit to the North African country

India News Network | Thu, Sep 16

Covid-19 update: India’s vaccination coverage crosses 765 million mark
Covid-19 update: India’s vaccination coverage crosses 765 million mark

India reported 30,570 new cases in the last 24 hours

India News Network | Thu, Sep 16

Multilateral Joint Strategic Exercise ZAPAD-2021 ends in Russia
Multilateral Joint Strategic Exercise ZAPAD-2021 ends in Russia

The Indian contingent demonstrated its superb battle drills and excellent firing skills

India News Network | Thu, Sep 16

India set to become hub for small satellite launch market: Union Minister Jitendra Singh
India set to become hub for small satellite launch market: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

The Minister invited Oceania countries to explore partnerships and joint ventures in the space sector

India News Network | Thu, Sep 16

India’s AIM enters into an agreement with France’s Dassault Systemes to boost innovation
India’s AIM enters into an agreement with France’s Dassault Systemes to boost innovation

This initiative is set to open a new window for Indian startups as they get access to the Dassault Systèmes global startup ecosystem

India News Network | Thu, Sep 16

Drone manufacturing industry to see Rs 5,000 crore investment in next three years: Civil Aviation Minister
Drone manufacturing industry to see Rs 5,000 crore investment in next three years: Civil Aviation Minister

The Performance Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for the sector aims to make India a global drone hub by 2030

India News Network | Thu, Sep 16

India can collaborate with East Asian nations in production of generic drugs, vaccines: MoS Anupriya Patel
India can collaborate with East Asian nations in production of generic drugs, vaccines: MoS Anupriya Patel

Global and equitable vaccine roll-out is a prerequisite for a strong and sustained global recovery, she said

India News Network | Thu, Sep 16

Jammu & Kashmir to set up 1500 mini sheep farms, will provide jobs to 3,000 tribal youth: Union Minister Arjun Munda
Jammu & Kashmir to set up 1500 mini sheep farms, will provide jobs to 3,000 tribal youth: Union Minister Arjun Munda

The scheme will be an annual affair and new sheep farms will be added each year

India News Network | Thu, Sep 16

PM Modi to address SCO Heads of State meet on Friday
PM Modi to address SCO Heads of State meet on Friday

Issues of regional and international importance are expected to be discussed at the meet

India News Network | Wed, Sep 15

PM Modi speaks to Australian PM Morrison, reviews bilateral relations between two countries
PM Modi speaks to Australian PM Morrison, reviews bilateral relations between two countries

The two leaders have spoken with each other just four days after the first India-Australia two plus two Ministerial Dialogue

India News Network | Wed, Sep 15

India condemns UN High Commissioner’s statement on Kashmir, terms it “unwarranted”
India condemns UN High Commissioner’s statement on Kashmir, terms it “unwarranted”

India’s approach to global promotion and protection of human rights is based on its own experience as a vibrant democracy.

India News Network | Wed, Sep 15

India, Lisbon sign agreement on Indian citizens’ recruitment for work in Portugal
India, Lisbon sign agreement on Indian citizens’ recruitment for work in Portugal

The agreement was signed in the presence of Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakshi Lekhi

India News Network | Wed, Sep 15

‘Democracy is incomplete without delivery’: Jaishankar on International Day of Democracy
‘Democracy is incomplete without delivery’: Jaishankar on International Day of Democracy

Faithful reflection of society in its elected representatives is what gives any democracy real strength, said Jaishankar

India News Network | Wed, Sep 15

India a reliable investment destination, Rajnath Singh tells US defence manufacturers
India a reliable investment destination, Rajnath Singh tells US defence manufacturers

Rajnath Singh also called upon industry leaders to focus on transfer of technology through joint ventures

India News Network | Wed, Sep 15

India, Chile explore possibilities of enhancing trade, investment partnership
India, Chile explore possibilities of enhancing trade, investment partnership

India and Chile reviewed the entire gamut of their bilateral relations at the 7th Foreign Office Consultations

India News Network | Wed, Sep 15

India participates in SCO ‘Peaceful Mission’ counter-terrorism exercise in Russia
India participates in SCO ‘Peaceful Mission’ counter-terrorism exercise in Russia

The aim of the exercise is to enhance abilities of the military leaders to command multi-national contingents

India News Network | Wed, Sep 15

Aligning domestic priorities with external perspectives necessary in globalised world: MEA Secretary
Aligning domestic priorities with external perspectives necessary in globalised world: MEA Secretary

A new Emigration Bill will soon be in Parliament for approval, the senior official said

India News Network | Wed, Sep 15

ICMR to use drones for Covid-19 vaccine delivery in Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Manipur, and Nagaland
ICMR to use drones for Covid-19 vaccine delivery in Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Manipur, and Nagaland

This project could help in navigating difficult terrain and reaching inaccessible areas

India News Network Video Desk | Wed, Sep 15

Covid-19 Update: India’s Cumulative Vaccination Coverage surpasses 758 milllion
Covid-19 Update: India’s Cumulative Vaccination Coverage surpasses 758 milllion

The country reported 27,176 new cases in the last 24 hours

India News Network | Wed, Sep 15

PM Modi to visit US next week to attend Quad summit and UN session
PM Modi to visit US next week to attend Quad summit and UN session

It will be the first in-person travel by Prime Minister Modi outside the sub-continent since the outbreak of the pandemic last year

India News Network | Tue, Sep 14

India’s approach to Kabul will be guided by friendship with Afghan people: FS Shringla
India’s approach to Kabul will be guided by friendship with Afghan people: FS Shringla

“Our long-standing investment in the people of Afghanistan has earned us tremendous goodwill and cemented the civilisational bond between our two countries,” Shringla said

India News Network | Tue, Sep 14

India & UK discuss steps for early harvest deal, comprehensive Free Trade Agreement
India & UK discuss steps for early harvest deal, comprehensive Free Trade Agreement

Working groups have been set up to lay the groundwork for the UK-India trade deal

India News Network | Tue, Sep 14

High-level India-Bangladesh bilateral visits reinforce strong neighbourly ties
High-level India-Bangladesh bilateral visits reinforce strong neighbourly ties

This year marks the Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence and 50 years of India-Bangladesh relations

Mihir Bhonsale | Tue, Sep 14

MEA Secretary holds ‘productive meeting’ with WHO Chief, discusses Covid-19 related matters
MEA Secretary holds ‘productive meeting’ with WHO Chief, discusses Covid-19 related matters

The meeting comes ahead of the UN health agency’s decision on approval of indigenous vaccine COVAXIN

India News Network | Tue, Sep 14

MoS Muraleedharan to embark on his maiden visit to Algeria tomorrow
MoS Muraleedharan to embark on his maiden visit to Algeria tomorrow

India and Algeria share excellent relations which are deeply rooted in their joint historical struggle against colonialism

India News Network | Tue, Sep 14

India hands over Dornier aircraft to Mauritius as part of enhanced maritime security in IOR
India hands over Dornier aircraft to Mauritius as part of enhanced maritime security in IOR

The aircraft has been handed over under ‘Mission SAGAR’

India News Network | Tue, Sep 14

India committed to developing Africa’s agriculture sector: MoS Muraleedharan
India committed to developing Africa’s agriculture sector: MoS Muraleedharan

The last few years have seen intense political engagement between India and Africa

India News Network | Tue, Sep 14

India invites ASEAN countries to invest in sectors like health, pharmaceuticals
India invites ASEAN countries to invest in sectors like health, pharmaceuticals

India is ASEAN’s 7th largest trading partner and one of the largest sources of FDI

India News Network | Tue, Sep 14

Covid-19 Update: India’s vaccination coverage exceeds 75-crores ‘milestone’
Covid-19 Update: India’s vaccination coverage exceeds 75-crores ‘milestone’

Health Minister Mansukh Mandviya linked it to the country’s celebration of 75 years of independence

India News Network | Tue, Sep 14

MSP for Rabi season 2022-23 to give farmers 50%-100% return over cost of production
MSP for Rabi season 2022-23 to give farmers 50%-100% return over cost of production

The expected returns to farmers over their cost of production is estimated to be the highest in the case of wheat and mustard

India News Network Infographics Desk | Tue, Sep 14

Pakistan would face burden of failing Afghanistan
Pakistan would face burden of failing Afghanistan

There is an apprehension that terrorist groups under the Taliban-led-Afghanistan are likely to flourish

Major General (Retd) Harsha Kakar | Mon, Sep 13

India is monitoring developments in Afghanistan with “understandable” concern: Jaishankar
India is monitoring developments in Afghanistan with “understandable” concern: Jaishankar

India's own approach to Afghanistan has always been guided by its historical friendship with its people, EAM Jaishankar said

India News Network | Mon, Sep 13

India-Africa Defence Dialogue to be held alongside DefExpo every two years
India-Africa Defence Dialogue to be held alongside DefExpo every two years

The next such meet will be held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat in 2022

India News Network | Mon, Sep 13

India, US launch Climate Action and Finance Mobilisation Dialogue (CAFMD)
India, US launch Climate Action and Finance Mobilisation Dialogue (CAFMD)

The dialogue has been launched under US-India Climate and Clean Energy Agenda 2030 Partnership

India News Network | Mon, Sep 13

India urges US to join International Solar Alliance
India urges US to join International Solar Alliance

The US side lauded India for electrifying 28.02 million homes in 18 months and achieved universal household electrification

India News Network | Mon, Sep 13

ICMR gets aviation ministry nod to use drones for Covid-19 vaccine delivery
ICMR gets aviation ministry nod to use drones for Covid-19 vaccine delivery

Permission has been granted to ICMR for conducting experimental Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) vaccine delivery

India News Network | Mon, Sep 13

By 2030, almost 70% of India's GDP will come from cities: Housing & Urban Affairs Minister
By 2030, almost 70% of India's GDP will come from cities: Housing & Urban Affairs Minister

There was an eight-fold increase in the expenditure on urban development, he said

India News Network | Mon, Sep 13

COVID-19 Update: Vaccination Coverage crosses 743 Million in India
COVID-19 Update: Vaccination Coverage crosses 743 Million in India

India has reported 27,254 new positive cases in the last 24 hours

India News Network | Mon, Sep 13

India’s research institute develops saline gargle RT-PCR technique
India’s research institute develops saline gargle RT-PCR technique

The Saline Gargle RT-PCR technology is considered as simple, fast, cost-effective, patient-friendly and comfortable

India News Network | Mon, Sep 13

Create enabling ecosystem for R&D for India to become developed nation: VP Naidu
Create enabling ecosystem for R&D for India to become developed nation: VP Naidu

He called for result-oriented research to address challenges like climate change, pollution, health and poverty

India News Network | Mon, Sep 13

India-Australia 2+2 Dialogue sign of growing strategic convergence: PM Modi
India-Australia 2+2 Dialogue sign of growing strategic convergence: PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi renewed his invitation to Australian PM Scott Morrison to visit India

India News Network | Sun, Sep 12

India, Australia discussed Afghanistan, Maritime Security in the Indo-Pacific at 2+2 Dialogue
India, Australia discussed Afghanistan, Maritime Security in the Indo-Pacific at 2+2 Dialogue

At the 2+2 meet, India also invited Australia to invest in its growing defence industry

India News Network | Sun, Sep 12

India, Sudan hold maiden naval exercise in Red Sea
India, Sudan hold maiden naval exercise in Red Sea

Indian Naval Ship Tabar undertook a wide range of naval operations with Sudanese ships Almazz and Nimer

India News Network | Sun, Sep 12

Covid-19 update: India’s cumulative vaccination coverage surpasses 738 million
Covid-19 update: India’s cumulative vaccination coverage surpasses 738 million

The country reported 28,591 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours

India News Network | Sun, Sep 12

India moving towards becoming global leader in energy transition: Vice President Naidu
India moving towards becoming global leader in energy transition: Vice President Naidu

He called upon large organisations and institutions to strive towards sustainability in their operations

India News Network | Sun, Sep 12

Indian economy has potential to reach US$ 5 trillion mark in coming years: VP Venkaiah Naidu
Indian economy has potential to reach US$ 5 trillion mark in coming years: VP Venkaiah Naidu

All indicators point to a long-term phase of growth and recovery in the coming months, VP Naidu said

India News Network | Sun, Sep 12

India-Australia two plus two dialogue taking place at very crucial time: Jaishankar
India-Australia two plus two dialogue taking place at very crucial time: Jaishankar

A two plus two dialogue was agreed upon during the first virtual Leaders’ Summit between India and Australia in June 2020

India News Network | Sat, Sep 11

‘As members of Quad, India and Australia recognize importance of plurilateralism’: Jaishankar
‘As members of Quad, India and Australia recognize importance of plurilateralism’: Jaishankar

India and Australia held their first two plus two dialogue in New Delhi

India News Network | Sat, Sep 11

MoS Lekhi to visit Portugal and Spain from September 12 to 17
MoS Lekhi to visit Portugal and Spain from September 12 to 17

This will be the first in-person official engagement with Portugal and Spain since the Covid19 pandemic

India News Network | Sat, Sep 11

India-Kazakhstan joint military training ends after 12 days of intense exercise
India-Kazakhstan joint military training ends after 12 days of intense exercise

The exercise provided an opportunity to troops of both armies to foster everlasting professional and social bonding

India News Network | Sat, Sep 11

US Climate Envoy John Kerry to visit India on Sunday
US Climate Envoy John Kerry to visit India on Sunday

On his visit, John Kerry will meet with his Indian counterparts and private sector leaders

India News Network | Sat, Sep 11

MoS Ranjan Singh urges NE states to promote export to achieve USD 400 billion target
MoS Ranjan Singh urges NE states to promote export to achieve USD 400 billion target

The Minister said so while interacting with Resident Commissioners of the North-Eastern region

India News Network | Sat, Sep 11

Afghanistan crisis: Will Pakistan-Taliban nexus spoil broth for China?
Afghanistan crisis: Will Pakistan-Taliban nexus spoil broth for China?

There is a feeling that Chinese stratagem in Afghanistan may not survive

Prashant Dikshit | Fri, Sep 10

India and Australia keen to strengthen defence partnership: Rajnath Singh
India and Australia keen to strengthen defence partnership: Rajnath Singh

India is committed to building a robust partnership with Australia for security and growth of the entire region, said Rajnath Singh

India News Network | Fri, Sep 10

India showing leadership in contributing to peaceful, secure & prosperous region: Australian Foreign Minister
India showing leadership in contributing to peaceful, secure & prosperous region: Australian Foreign Minister

India’s and Australia’s interests in the region are very much aligned, said Marise Payne

India News Network | Fri, Sep 10

India actively pursuing with foreign countries on workers’ return to their jobs: MoS External Affairs
India actively pursuing with foreign countries on workers’ return to their jobs: MoS External Affairs

The Gulf region is a major destination for Indian expatriates

India News Network | Fri, Sep 10

Germany becomes 80th country to sign and ratify International Solar Alliance Framework Agreement
Germany becomes 80th country to sign and ratify International Solar Alliance Framework Agreement

ISA is a coalition of solar-resource-rich countries co-founded by India and France in 2015

India News Network | Fri, Sep 10

India, Germany agree to explore cooperation on circular economy, solid waste management
India, Germany agree to explore cooperation on circular economy, solid waste management

Both countries stressed on the importance of exchanging information on climate change

India News Network | Fri, Sep 10

Covid-19 Update: India reports 34,973 new cases in last 24 hours
Covid-19 Update: India reports 34,973 new cases in last 24 hours

The country’s vaccination coverage surpassed the cumulative figure of 72.37 Crore

India News Network | Fri, Sep 10

CoWIN launches KYC-VS: Know Your Customer’s/Client’s Vaccination Status
CoWIN launches KYC-VS: Know Your Customer’s/Client’s Vaccination Status

This will digitally convey the individuals’ Covid-19 vaccination status to entities with whom they may be engaging

India News Network | Fri, Sep 10

Big boost to exporters: Pending incentive dues to be cleared in FY 2021-22
Big boost to exporters: Pending incentive dues to be cleared in FY 2021-22

India' merchandise exports for April-August, 2021 was nearly $164 billion

India News Network Infographics Desk | Fri, Sep 10

Space Challenge 2021 launched to spur innovation among school students
Space Challenge 2021 launched to spur innovation among school students

It aligns with the World Space Week 2021 which is observed from October 4-10

India News Network | Fri, Sep 10

‘We must ensure BRICS remains more result oriented in next 15 years’: PM Modi at BRICS Summit
‘We must ensure BRICS remains more result oriented in next 15 years’: PM Modi at BRICS Summit

The BRICS platform has witnessed several achievements in the last one and a half decades, the Prime Minister said

India News Network | Thu, Sep 9

BRICS Declaration: Instill new life in discussions over UNSC reform reforms
BRICS Declaration: Instill new life in discussions over UNSC reform reforms

After summit level meeting of the BRICS, a joint declaration was issued. Here are salient points of the declaration:

India News Network | Thu, Sep 9

World should not countenance interference by external players in Afghanistan: Jaishankar
World should not countenance interference by external players in Afghanistan: Jaishankar

Use of Afghan soil to promote terrorism in any manner by any country is unacceptable, he said

India News Network | Thu, Sep 9

First India-Australia 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue to be held on Saturday
First India-Australia 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue to be held on Saturday

Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne and Defence Minister Peter Dutton will visit India for the Dialogue

India News Network | Thu, Sep 9

In a first, IAF aircraft land on National Highway in Rajasthan
In a first, IAF aircraft land on National Highway in Rajasthan

A three-km Emergency Landing Facility (ELF) has been constructed on the Satta-Gandhav stretch of NH-925A near Barmer

India News Network Video Desk | Thu, Sep 9

India, Russia military exercise ZAPAD 2021 opens in Russia’s Novgograd region
India, Russia military exercise ZAPAD 2021 opens in Russia’s Novgograd region

The exercise aims at strengthening long standing strategic partnership between India and Russia

India News Network | Thu, Sep 9

Following Covid Appropriate Behaviour critical in festive season: Working Group chief
Following Covid Appropriate Behaviour critical in festive season: Working Group chief

All vaccines currently available are over 90-95% effective in protection from severe disease and death, NK Arora said

India News Network | Thu, Sep 9

As Govt approves PLI scheme for textiles, India poised to regain dominance in global trade
As Govt approves PLI scheme for textiles, India poised to regain dominance in global trade

The scheme will help Indian companies to emerge as global champions in textile trade

India News Network | Thu, Sep 9

Covid-19 update: More than 8 million doses administered in 24 hours, India’s vaccine coverage crosses 716 million
Covid-19 update: More than 8 million doses administered in 24 hours, India’s vaccine coverage crosses 716 million

The country reported 43,263 new cases on Wednesday

India News Network | Thu, Sep 9

Bye-elections to 7 Rajya Sabha seats to be held on October 4
Bye-elections to 7 Rajya Sabha seats to be held on October 4

The last date of filing nominations is September 22 while the last date for withdrawal is September 27

India News Network | Thu, Sep 9

Russian NSA calls on PM Modi, expresses Moscow’s commitment to strong partnership with India
Russian NSA calls on PM Modi, expresses Moscow’s commitment to strong partnership with India

The Russian NSA visits India when Afghanistan is becoming a source of widespread concern

India News Network | Wed, Sep 8

India to procure 56 C-295 MW transport aircraft from Airbus
India to procure 56 C-295 MW transport aircraft from Airbus

C-295MW aircraft will replace the ageing Avro aircraft of the IAF

India News Network | Wed, Sep 8

‘Will continue to be a force-multiplier for peace building ‘: India at UNSC
‘Will continue to be a force-multiplier for peace building ‘: India at UNSC

India’s fundamental approach to peace-building efforts is to respect national ownership, said the MoS External Affairs

India News Network | Wed, Sep 8

Union Minister Piyush Goyal appointed India's Sherpa for G20
Union Minister Piyush Goyal appointed India's Sherpa for G20

India will hold the G20 Presidency from December 1, 2022

India News Network | Wed, Sep 8

INS Tabar participates in maritime exercise with Egyptian Navy in Mediterranean Sea
INS Tabar participates in maritime exercise with Egyptian Navy in Mediterranean Sea

The exercise involved multiple activities covering a wide range of naval operations

India News Network | Wed, Sep 8

Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari to jointly inaugurate Emergency Landing Facility in Rajasthan tomorrow
Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari to jointly inaugurate Emergency Landing Facility in Rajasthan tomorrow

Located in the western border area, ELF will facilitate vigilance of the Indian armed forces

India News Network | Wed, Sep 8

Modi govt approves agreement on working of Indians in Portugal
Modi govt approves agreement on working of Indians in Portugal

Under this agreement, a Joint Committee will be set up to follow up the implementation of decisions on recruitment of Indians

India News Network | Wed, Sep 8

Return of happiness: For Pandits, Kashmir turns over a new leaf
Return of happiness: For Pandits, Kashmir turns over a new leaf

Kashmir has been witnessing a new era of happiness, peace and normalcy beyond imagination since the abrogation of Article 370

Purab Panday | India News Network | Wed, Sep 8

Centre increases MSP for rabi crops for 2022-23 marketing season
Centre increases MSP for rabi crops for 2022-23 marketing season

The expected returns to farmers over their cost of production are estimated to be highest in case of wheat, rapeseed and mustard (100% each)

India News Network | Wed, Sep 8

Need to counter misinformation on Covid-19 vaccines, dispel myths: VP Venkaiah Naidu
Need to counter misinformation on Covid-19 vaccines, dispel myths: VP Venkaiah Naidu

Every eligible citizen should deem it a duty to take the required doses of vaccine, the Vice President said

India News Network | Wed, Sep 8

Covid-19 Update: India’s vaccination coverage surpasses 707.5 million, 7.8 million doses administered in 24 hours
Covid-19 Update: India’s vaccination coverage surpasses 707.5 million, 7.8 million doses administered in 24 hours

The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from June 21

India News Network | Wed, Sep 8

India signs USD 300 million loan with ADB to boost rural connectivity in Maharashtra
India signs USD 300 million loan with ADB to boost rural connectivity in Maharashtra

This will help rebuild roads and bridges in Maharashtra destroyed in the 2019 floods.

India News Network | Wed, Sep 8

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PM Modi describes National Education Policy as ‘modern and futuristic’
PM Modi describes National Education Policy as ‘modern and futuristic’

As per the Prime Minister, transformations in the education sector are not just policy-based but also participation-based

India News Network | Tue, Sep 7

Russian NSA to visit India tomorrow, will hold talks with NSA Doval over Afghanistan
Russian NSA to visit India tomorrow, will hold talks with NSA Doval over Afghanistan

The Russian NSA is expected to call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar

India News Network | Tue, Sep 7

India, Japan hold their first high level meeting on climate change, COP26
India, Japan hold their first high level meeting on climate change, COP26

India and Japan have agreed to further strengthen the bilateral cooperation on environment

India News Network | Tue, Sep 7

India, Russia military exercise ZAPAD 2021 opens in Russia’s Novgograd region
India, Russia military exercise ZAPAD 2021 opens in Russia’s Novgograd region

The exercise aims at strengthening long standing strategic partnership between India and Russia

India News Network | Tue, Sep 7

Covid-19 update: India’s vaccination coverage crosses milestone of 700 million doses
Covid-19 update: India’s vaccination coverage crosses milestone of 700 million doses

Over 10 million Covid-19 vaccine doses were given in a single day for the third time in the last 11 days

India News Network | Tue, Sep 7

India administers 100 million Covid-19 vaccine doses in just 13 days
India administers 100 million Covid-19 vaccine doses in just 13 days

India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage has now crossed the milestone of 700 million cumulative doses

India News Network Video Desk | Tue, Sep 7

‘India has promised more vaccines after local situation improves’: Bangladesh Minister
‘India has promised more vaccines after local situation improves’: Bangladesh Minister

He praised India for tackling the second wave of coronavirus effectively

India News Network | Tue, Sep 7

Bangladesh Army Chief calls on Indian Army Chief General Naravane, discusses issues of mutual interest
Bangladesh Army Chief calls on Indian Army Chief General Naravane, discusses issues of mutual interest

The Bangladesh Army Chief also received a Guard of Honour at South Block in New Delhi

India News Network | Tue, Sep 7

In major reform, field formations of Indian armed forces get greater financial powers to procure equipment
In major reform, field formations of Indian armed forces get greater financial powers to procure equipment

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh termed this as another big step to strengthen India's security infrastructure

India News Network | Tue, Sep 7

MoS Lekhi meets Colombian Foreign Minister, discusses bilateral and multilateral issues
MoS Lekhi meets Colombian Foreign Minister, discusses bilateral and multilateral issues

Lekhi was on a three-day visit to Colombia from September 4

India News Network | Tue, Sep 7

BRICS Sherpas review preparations for group's Summit to be held on September 9
BRICS Sherpas review preparations for group's Summit to be held on September 9

They also discussed the deliverables of the Summit including the New Delhi Declaration

India News Network | Tue, Sep 7

India, Bangladesh discuss steps to  strengthen ties in broadcasting and entertainment
India, Bangladesh discuss steps to strengthen ties in broadcasting and entertainment

The two sides also took stock of plans for the celebration of ‘Maitri Diwas’ on December 6

India News Network | Tue, Sep 7

TRIFED to set up ‘Atmanirbhar Corners’ in 75 Indian embassies and missions
TRIFED to set up ‘Atmanirbhar Corners’ in 75 Indian embassies and missions

These will promote GI tagged tribal art and craft products besides natural and organic products

India News Network | Tue, Sep 7

Poshan Abhiyaan: How India is improving the health of women and children
Poshan Abhiyaan: How India is improving the health of women and children

The 'POSHAN (Prime Minister’s Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nutrition) Abhiyaan’ aims at eradicating malnutrition

India News Network Infographics Desk | Tue, Sep 7

PM Modi to chair BRICS summit on September 9
PM Modi to chair BRICS summit on September 9

Since 2016, this is the second time Prime Minister Modi will be chairing the BRICS Summit

India News Network | Mon, Sep 6

Days of unilateralism are over: Jaishankar
Days of unilateralism are over: Jaishankar

India has seen “real transformation” in its relations with the United States, Japan and Australia, said the External Affairs Minister

India News Network | Mon, Sep 6

India administers over 10 million Covid-19 vaccine doses for 3rd time in 11 days
India administers over 10 million Covid-19 vaccine doses for 3rd time in 11 days

India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage is now close to the 700 million mark

India News Network | Mon, Sep 6

BBC’s anti-Modi and Hinduphobic agenda exposed
BBC’s anti-Modi and Hinduphobic agenda exposed

The article ignores those crimes committed in which perpetrators were Muslims and the victims were Hindus

Purab Panday | Mon, Sep 6

Over 16,000 Covid-19 samples sent for whole genome sequencing in last two months: Union Health Ministry
Over 16,000 Covid-19 samples sent for whole genome sequencing in last two months: Union Health Ministry

The ministry refuted media reports alleging that genome sequencing & analysis of Covid-19 had declined sharply in India

India News Network | Mon, Sep 6

President's Colour presented to Indian Naval Aviation for exceptional service to nation
President's Colour presented to Indian Naval Aviation for exceptional service to nation

President Ram Nath Kovind recalled the glorious contribution of INS Vikrant during the liberation of Bangladesh in 1971

India News Network | Mon, Sep 6

INS Shivalik and Kadmatt participate in 4th edition of ASUINDEX with Australian Navy
INS Shivalik and Kadmatt participate in 4th edition of ASUINDEX with Australian Navy

This edition of AUSINDEX includes complex surface, sub-surface and air operations

India News Network | Mon, Sep 6

Covid-19 Update: Vaccination coverage crosses 680 million in India
Covid-19 Update: Vaccination coverage crosses 680 million in India

The Active Caseload presently constitutes 1.23% of the country's total Positive Cases

India News Network | Mon, Sep 6

PM Modi lauds health workers for 100 per cent first dose Covid-19 vaccine coverage in Himachal Pradesh
PM Modi lauds health workers for 100 per cent first dose Covid-19 vaccine coverage in Himachal Pradesh

The success of vaccination in India is the result of the spirit and hard work of its citizens, PM Modi said

India News Network | Mon, Sep 6

Historic budget to rebuild Jammu & Kashmir's economy: Union Minister Jitendra Singh
Historic budget to rebuild Jammu & Kashmir's economy: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

After August 5, 2019, there is a visible change in every field, Jitendra Singh said

India News Network | Mon, Sep 6

Vice President calls mandatory rural service for doctors before giving first promotion
Vice President calls mandatory rural service for doctors before giving first promotion

VP Naidu stressed the need for creating state-of-the-art health infrastructure in the country, particularly in the rural areas

India News Network | Mon, Sep 6

At 70%, PM Modi’s approval ratings highest among global leaders: Survey
At 70%, PM Modi’s approval ratings highest among global leaders: Survey

PM Modi's approval ratings have gone up in the last two months as in June PM Modi's approval ratings were 66%

India News Network | Sun, Sep 5

India, Denmark formulate joint action for next five years: Jaishankar
India, Denmark formulate joint action for next five years: Jaishankar

Denmark is the only country with which India has a green strategic partnership

India News Network | Sun, Sep 5

India, Nepal ink MoUs for reconstruction of over 100 projects damaged by 2015 earthquake
India, Nepal ink MoUs for reconstruction of over 100 projects damaged by 2015 earthquake

These projects are being implemented by India under post-earthquake reconstruction package

India News Network | Sun, Sep 5

INS Tabar visits Alexandria
INS Tabar visits Alexandria

India conducts regular naval exercises with friendly countries across the world

India News Network | Sun, Sep 5

India initiates international collaboration visit for Sri Lankan armed forces officers
India initiates international collaboration visit for Sri Lankan armed forces officers

A delegation of 39 officers belonging to Sri Lankan armed forces will visit India

India News Network | Sun, Sep 5

Covid-19 Update: India’s cumulative vaccination coverage exceeds 680 Million
Covid-19 Update: India’s cumulative vaccination coverage exceeds 680 Million

India’s recovery rate stands at 97.42% for this, sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States, UTs are cited as the key reason

India News Network | Sun, Sep 5

INS Hansa celebrates diamond jubilee of its commissioning
INS Hansa celebrates diamond jubilee of its commissioning

The air station will soon operate the Boeing P8I long range maritime reconnaissance aircraft with the commissioning of INAS 316

India News Network | Sun, Sep 5

Historic Karbi peace accord signed to end insurgency in Assam
Historic Karbi peace accord signed to end insurgency in Assam

It proposes more legislative, executive, administrative and financial powers to the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council

India News Network | Sat, Sep 4

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