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After Sydney siege, bomb threat at govt office in Canberra

Image: Emergency services trucks attend the department of foreign affairs building in Canberra, Australia. Staff have been evacuated after a suspicious package was found in the canteen.......

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......

Don't leave diplomacy to diplomats

The perfunctory management of external affairs has left India's foreign policy establishment largely unprepared to manage the consequences of dramatic international developments, says Nitin Pai.......

Devyani case: Why the US needs to apologise quickly!

'If at all,' says Suhasini Haidar, Foreign Affairs Editor, CNN-IBN, 'Devyani Khobragade is to avoid facing a full trial, the process of that negotiation must start immediately, for which the......

Is the govt really clueless about Sonia's foreign tours?

No government department seems to have any information about the tours and travels undertaken by the United Progressive Alliance Chairperson Sonia Gandhi as a Right To Information application kept......

Govt tightens noose around e-tailers, 9 depts to monitor biz

The draft note, prepared by the ministry of consumer affairs, earmarks responsibility to each ministry or department on the area of regulation they would oversee for e-commerce companies. To get......

Tata's offer for DoCoMo buy-back gets RBI nod

RBI has referred the matter to the investment division of the Department of Economic Affairs under the finance ministry for views and comments. In a breather to NTT DoCoMo, the Reserve Bank of......

Vodafone's ownership in Indian arm may be probed

The department of economic affairs, ministry of finance, has written to the department of telecommunications to look into the security concerns the ministry of home affairs had expressed on the......

Favourable policies brighten telecom prospects in 2013

With foreign investment dropping by a steep 96 per cent in 2012, the Department of Telecom is hoping to annouce the new M&A guidelines next month as it attempts to infuse life into a sector......

Ministries spar over due-diligence reports

The Department of Financial Services, in the finance ministry, has criticised the corporate affairs ministry for not responding to the Reserve Bank of India’s request for ‘due-diligence......

Aussies advised not to tour India

In what could be a huge dampener to the participation of Australian cricketers in the IPL, the Foreign Department in Melbourne has warned them of the "high risk of terrorist activity" in India.......

Security concerns force Australia to postpone Bangladesh tour

IMAGE: Australia captain Steven Smith (left) and coach Darren Lehmann. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images Cricket Australia (CA) announced on Thursday that due to concern about the safety and......

Doubts over Bangla tour heightened after Australian delegates head home

The security delegation that was sent to Bangladesh to determine whether or not it was safe for Australia's cricket team to visit the Asian country are on their way home, prompting speculation the......

Australia and Bangladesh hopeful cricket tour will proceed

Cricket Australia (CA) is sending its own security expert to Bangladesh to determine whether or not it is safe for the Australian team to proceed with its planned tour.The Australian team has......

Australia's cricket team delays tour of Bangladesh over security fears

  Australia's cricket team delayed its planned departure to Bangladesh after been warned by the Australian government that there is a potential security risk from militants.The Australian team......
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Finance Ministry brasses meet to analyse current fiscal performance

42 pm New Delhi, Oct. 5 ( ANI ): Ministry of Finance held a press conference here on Monday to take stock of the economic performance... ...
With policy unveiled, Gujarat Tourism gears up to boost footfall

Champaner Picture courtesy Gujarat Tourism With its new tourism policy unveiled earlier this week, which entails an investment potential to the... ...
PM Modi, Angela Merkel start bilateral talks in Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she arrived for the ceremonial reception at the forecourt of Rashtrapati... ...
Hotels costing Rs 25 cr may get priority lending

The nodal tourism ministry has proposed to include hotel projects costing in excess of Rs 25 crore in the infrastructure lending list of banks,... ...
Indian-Origin Diplomat Appointed UK's Ambassador to Qatar

Ajay Sharma has earlier served as the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) Head of Iran department and non-resident chargAĆ© d'affaires to Iran.... ...

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