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France to move bid at UN to ban Masood Azhar

France to move bid at UN to ban Masood Azhar

Rediff.com19 Feb 2019

The French sources also said that the country will insist on maintaining Pakistan on the 'grey list' of countries at the ongoing meet of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in Paris.

India, China to enhance defence personnel ties to avoid Doklam-like crisis

India, China to enhance defence personnel ties to avoid Doklam-like crisis

Rediff.com5 Sep 2017

The Chinese and the Indian troops were engaged in a standoff for 73 days in Doklam.

Modi, Xi hold first bilateral meeting post-Doklam

Modi, Xi hold first bilateral meeting post-Doklam

Rediff.com5 Sep 2017

The prime minister, accompanied by senior officials including National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, met the Chinese leader just before his travel to Myanmar from this port city.

Modi pitches for BRICS credit rating agency

Modi pitches for BRICS credit rating agency

Rediff.com4 Sep 2017

Modi said a separate rating agency would help the economies of the member countries as well as other developing nations.

PM, Xi display bonhomie at BRICS Summit

PM, Xi display bonhomie at BRICS Summit

Rediff.com4 Sep 2017

Modi is also scheduled to hold a bilateral meeting with Xi on Tuesday.

Pak-based terror groups named in BRICS declaration for first time

Pak-based terror groups named in BRICS declaration for first time

Rediff.com4 Sep 2017

The BRICS also called upon all nations to adopt a comprehensive approach in combating terrorism including countering radicalisation and blocking terror financing sources.

China says Doklam situation 'grave', rules out compromise

China says Doklam situation 'grave', rules out compromise

Rediff.com4 Jul 2017

China's Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui said "the ball is in India's court" and it was for the Indian government to decide what options could be on the table to resolve the standoff.

No post-poll alliance with BSP or any party in UP: Amit Shah

No post-poll alliance with BSP or any party in UP: Amit Shah

Rediff.com22 Feb 2017

The Bharatiya Janata Party President said that it is difficult to make a guess who will win in Punjab.

Indian diplomacy saw a deterioration in 2016

Indian diplomacy saw a deterioration in 2016

Rediff.com1 Jan 2017

Ties with Pakistan and China which were on the centre stage of Indian diplomacy saw a "deterioration" in the year gone by, according to foreign policy experts who feel that the relationships are unlikely to see any forward movement in the new year.

Support India on terror, ours not a friendship to hide: Israel Prez

Support India on terror, ours not a friendship to hide: Israel Prez

Rediff.com14 Nov 2016

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin arrived on Monday on an eight-day visit to India, the first by any Israeli President in nearly two decades.

'Old friend is better than 2 new friends': India, Russia sign 16 key pacts in Goa

'Old friend is better than 2 new friends': India, Russia sign 16 key pacts in Goa

Rediff.com15 Oct 2016

Big ticket defence deals including purchase of missile systems, frigates and joint production of helicopters were sealed on Saturday.

Swaraj calls on Afghan Prez; meets Kyrgyz, Iranian counterparts

Swaraj calls on Afghan Prez; meets Kyrgyz, Iranian counterparts

Rediff.com9 Dec 2015

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday called on Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Islamabad and discussed connectivity, terror threats to the war-torn country and the peace and reconciliation process there.

PM holds talks with UAE crown prince, denounce terrorism in all forms

PM holds talks with UAE crown prince, denounce terrorism in all forms

Rediff.com17 Aug 2015

Apart from key bilateral issues, the two leaders also discussed situation in the region, particularly in wake of the increasing threat of terrorism and extremism from various sources including the Islamic State militant group.

Modi sells India dream to UAE prime minister

Modi sells India dream to UAE prime minister

Rediff.com17 Aug 2015

India's major import items from UAE include petroleum and petroleum products, precious metals, stones, gems, jewellery, minerals and chemicals

PM Modi on two-day UAE visit from Sunday

PM Modi on two-day UAE visit from Sunday

Rediff.com15 Aug 2015

During his visit, first by an Indian prime minister in 34 years, Modi will seek to enhance cooperation in energy and trade and reach out to investors to hardsell India as an attractive business destination.

SAARC leaders treated to all vegetarian fare at retreat

SAARC leaders treated to all vegetarian fare at retreat

Rediff.com27 Nov 2014

From traditional Nepali thali to Gujarati basundi with jalebi, it was a lavish vegetarian spread of cuisines laid out for the SAARC leaders as they met in the cooler climes of exotic Dhulikhel resort for a retreat session.

Contact group established to expedite Indo-US nuke deal implementation

Contact group established to expedite Indo-US nuke deal implementation

Rediff.com1 Oct 2014

With their landmark 2005 civil nuclear deal still in limbo, India and the United States have established an inter-agency contact group to sort out outstanding liability and technical issues to fast-track its full implementation.

Modi seeks easier access for Indian services firms to the US

Modi seeks easier access for Indian services firms to the US

Rediff.com1 Oct 2014

There have been issues related to visas for IT professionals from India.

India's food security concern at WTO needs solution: Modi

India's food security concern at WTO needs solution: Modi

Rediff.com1 Oct 2014

India's food security concern at WTO needs solution: Modi

US to help India develop three smart cities

US to help India develop three smart cities

Rediff.com1 Oct 2014

These include Allahabad, Ajmer and Visakhapatnam.

Pact on food security, trade to go hand-in-hand: PM

Pact on food security, trade to go hand-in-hand: PM

Rediff.com30 Sep 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made it clear that the agreement on food security and trade facilitation will have to go hand-in-hand.

Modi's desi tadka at Madison Square Garden

Modi's desi tadka at Madison Square Garden

Rediff.com29 Sep 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi sells his Indian dream to the Diaspora at a packed Madison Square Garden in New York

Ahead of MSG event, Modi meets Nikki Haley

Ahead of MSG event, Modi meets Nikki Haley

Rediff.com28 Sep 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met Indian-American South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, one of the brightest stars of the Republican Party, and discussed areas of possible cooperation including investment opportunities in India.

Modi invites Indian-American business leaders to India

Modi invites Indian-American business leaders to India

Rediff.com28 Sep 2014

He is meeting stalwarts such as Google's Eric E Schmidt, Carlyle's David M Rubenstein, Cargill's David W MacLennan, MasterCard's Ajay Banga, and Pepsico's Indra Nooyi.

PHOTOS: Modi pays homage to 9/11 terror attack victims

PHOTOS: Modi pays homage to 9/11 terror attack victims

Rediff.com27 Sep 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi started the second day of his US visit by paying homage to the victims of the dastardly 9/11 terror attacks which killed nearly 3,000 people, including many Indians.

PM arrives in New York, says US a natural global partner

PM arrives in New York, says US a natural global partner

Rediff.com27 Sep 2014

Describing America as India's "natural global partner", Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in New York on Friday on a five-day visit to the US, holding out an assurance that India is "open and friendly" for business and innovations.

Sushma Swaraj wants to develop 'Little Singapore' in India

Sushma Swaraj wants to develop 'Little Singapore' in India

Rediff.com16 Aug 2014

The neighbour to help in development of 100 smart cities project announced in the Budget.

Swaraj concludes talks in Bangladesh, leaves for home

Swaraj concludes talks in Bangladesh, leaves for home

Rediff.com27 Jun 2014

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday met former Bangladesh President Hussain Ershad's wife and opposition Jatiya Party leader Roshan Ershad before leaving for Delhi at the end of her three-day visit to Dhaka.

Swaraj hold talks with Bangladesh counterpart; meets Hasina

Swaraj hold talks with Bangladesh counterpart; meets Hasina

Rediff.com26 Jun 2014

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday called on Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and discussed key bilateral issues.

Land Boundary Agreement, weather figure on Swaraj's talks with Bangladeshi counterpart

Land Boundary Agreement, weather figure on Swaraj's talks with Bangladeshi counterpart

Rediff.com26 Jun 2014

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday held talks with her Bangladeshi counterpart Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on key bilateral issues, including Land Boundary Agreement and proposed Teesta river water sharing deal, during which the Indian side also raised the matter of illegal immigration.