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'Khobragade incident extremely irksome; time for closure'

Terming the Khobragade episode "extremely irksome", Union External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Sunday said it was time there should be a "closure" to the issue for which the US should find......

Italian marines case: Law Ministry concurs with MEA

In a fresh development in the Italian marines case, the Law Ministry on Saturday concurred with the External Affairs Ministry on non-applicability of a controversial anti-piracy law which is being......

Foreign policy, declassified

The external affairs ministry's files, as distinct from those of the ministry of defence or the agencies, at least from before 1974 should be declassified. And if select files that are more than 40......

Sentencing of Indian national: MEA official to go to Singapore

India is sending a senior official from the External Affairs Ministry to Singapore in the wake of sentencing of one of its nationals for riots triggered by the death of a compatriot in an accident.......

Ugandan women speak out about drug mafia in Delhi's Khirki Extension

The Delhi government sought the intervention of the external affairs ministry in providing "protection" to three Ugandan women after they alleged they were held hostages by drug mafias in the......

MEA downplays envoy's note on Jet-Etihad deal, calls it normal

The External Affairs Ministry on Friday termed as ‘normal’ the draft sent to the Finance Ministry by Indian Ambassador to UAE on Jet-Etihad deal, saying it was routine for diplomats to......

India still eyes World Bank loans

The ministry of external affairs has pulled out all stops to retain India’s eligibility for loans from the World Bank’s concessional lending arm, the International Development......

With Jet-Etihad in mind, MEA pushes FinMin to 'expedite' UAE trade talks

The Jet-Etihad deal weighing on its mind, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has asked the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) under the finance ministry to “expedite” talks on the......

Need to fortify ties with oil exporting nations: Govt

Noting that demand for energy in India is growing at a "terrifying pace", External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Thursday said the country needs to explore, enhance, develop and fortify......

India-Asean services FTA in limbo over retail FDI

India's free trade agreement (FTA) on services with the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) is still in limbo, as three members - Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines - are......

'Twiplomacy' fast tracks Pietersen's visa clearance for India trip

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Monday informed that the necessary clearance regarding former England batsman Kevin Pietersen's visa was received from the Union Sports Ministry paving the......

Tension between MEA, Sports Ministry over Chinese visa denial

Chinese visa denial to an Arunachal Pradesh youth delegate has created a friction between the Ministry of External Affairs and the Sports Ministry. Maintaining that MEA was not kept in loop,......
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Q. Point to Ponder - Earlier Shashi Tharoor lost his job in External Affairs ministry because of Sunanda. Now could he have lost Sunanda because of his External Affairs?
Shyam:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/point-to-ponder---earlier-shashi-tharoor-lost-his-job-in-ext/26996265/answers/

soumyen sarkar
Q. A lady Indian diplomat had been handcuffed by US authorities for an unfounded flimsy reason and there is no furore in the Administrative circle in New Delhi. Look what the Italian Government are doing for the two marines who killed two Indian fishermen in Indian waters. The high sounding BJP leaders are also totally silent. Why this meekness?
Soumyen Sarkar:  A. nothing is impossible in Indian politics more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/a-lady-indian-diplomat-had-been-handcuffed-by-us-authorities/26865180/answers/26996270

Ram Lakhan
Q. UPA is this (copied but good one) -Sharad Pawar doesn't knowwhat went wrong with Onion !!Defence Minister doesnt knowwhat went wrong in submarine !!External AffairMinister doesnt knowwhat went wrong with PAK and CHINA !!Home Minister doesnt knowwhat went wrong at Bodhgaya and Hyderabad !!Finance Ministerdoesnt knowwhat went wrong with Rupee !!Coal Minister doesnt knowwho robbed the files from the ministry!!Prime Ministerdoesnt know what went wrongwith all of above !!And still they claim for 2014 Elections & claim Mr. Rajiv Gandhi as PM ; w
Ram Lakhan:  A. The Indian ministry of external affairs termed the incident shocking and appalling and summoned US ambassador Nancy Powell to tell her the incident...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/upa-is-this-copied-but-good-one--sharad-pawar-doesnt-knowwha/26649171/answers/26865210

Divya Kulkarni
Q. FFF-Which union ministry is the nodal agency to issue passports in India?a) External Affairs b) Home Affairsc) Defense Ministry d) Tourism & Culture
Divya Kulkarni:  A. wah friend, beautiful one indeed more

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Anil K
Q. Which union ministry is the nodal agency to issue passports in India?a) External Affairs b) Home Affairsc) Defense Ministry d) Tourism & Culture
Anil K:  A. Home Affairs more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-union-ministry-is-the-nodal-agency-to-issue-passports-/26393843/answers/26419716

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India to stall Internet reform proposal at Brazil meet

Summary ICANN is a not-for-profit organisation, but is contractually affiliated to the US Department of Commerce. With a view to assert the... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/india-to-stall-internet-reform-proposal-at-brazil-meet/
US prosecutors indict Devyani again, arrest warrant issued

New York: An arrest warrant has been issued against Devyani Khobragade as US prosecutors yesterday re-indicted her on visa fraud charges and... ...

http://spaceviewtimes.com/global/item/8956-us-prosecutors-again-indict-devyani-arrest-warrant-issued
Suresh K. Reddy appointed as India's first Ambassador to Indian Mission to ASEAN and East Asia Summit

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Wednesday, appointed Suresh K. Reddy as the first Ambassador to the separate Indian Mission to ASEAN and... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/suresh-k-reddy-appointed-as-india-s-first-ambassador-to-indian-mission-to-asean-and-east-asia-summit-114042301372_1.html
List of candidates with Fee payment errors available

IndiaToday.in New Delhi,April 23, 2014| UPDATED14:34 IST Staff Selection Commission has released a list of candidates whose fee payment has... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/ssc-cgl-2014-fee-payment-errors/1/357158.html
Sri Lanka suspends sending workers to Libya

Sri Lanka Wednesday suspended sending its citizens for work to Libya due to the volatile situation in that country.Mangala Randeniya, deputy... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a454454.html

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