Diplomacy

Israel gifts Mobile Water Desalination Van to Gujarat; PM Modi along with PM Netanyahu inaugurates iCreate Centre

Known for its advanced technological concept Israel gifted its Mobile Water Desalination Van (Gal-Mobile Vehicle) to Gujarat.Also Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Israel PM inaugurated International Centre for Entrepreneurship and Technology iCreate Centre at Deo Dholera Village...

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Gujarat’s red carpet welcome hugs Israel: PM Netanyahu along with his wife pay tributes to Gandhi at Sabarmati Ashram

Friends on the trip; after Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Gujarat today, in the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Welcomed with a grand roadshow PM Netanyahu along with his wife headed further to visit Sabarmati Ashram...

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Developing Human Capital: Through Strategic Partnership with Israel

The economy of Israel is among the major economies of the world. Israel is the technologically advanced nation by global standards. The UN's Human Development Index report of 2015 ranked Israel among the top 20 nations in the world, it places Israel in the category of "Very Highly Developed", enabling the country to enjoy a high standard of living comparable to many Western countries such as Austria, France and Finland. The prosperity of Israel's advanced economy allows the country to have a sophisticated ..

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With a band of ‘Raisina Dailogue’ India Israel aims to strengthen security cooperation against the menace of Islamist extremism

3rd edition of the geo-political conference, ‘Raisina Dialogue’ was opened by Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stressing on the need to develop the economic, military and political power to emerge as a strong nation. The conference was graced by our Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj...

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PM Modi along with PM Netanyahu addresses Raisina Dialogue 2018

PM Modi along with PM Netanyahu addresses Raisina Dialogue 2018..

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India, US join hands to enhance effectiveness of information exchange and transparency

To enhance the effectiveness of information exchange and transparency, India and United States of America (USA) on Monday signed the Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) under FATCA in 2015...

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India-Sri Lanka pledges to deepen ties in e Governance and IT sector

India and Sri Lanka signed four agreements for enhancing cooperation between the two countries in IT sector and areas of eGovernance and cyber security on Monday. The MoUs were signed by IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad with his Sri Lankan counterpart Harin Fernando in Colombo. They include setting up of e-office system and connecting of National Knowledge network (NKN) for collaboration among universities and academics. The statement said the scope of MoU includes e-governance, e-learning, tele-medicine ..

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Prez Kovind calls Israel PM as India’s ‘Special Friend’; Seeks to defeat ‘Terrorism’ together

While India is leaving no stone unturned for her Israel friend, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on President of India Ram Nath Kovind during his Rashtrapati Bhavan visit. Prez Ram Nath Kovind welcomed Israel PM calling him as India’s “special friend.”..

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Business Summit: PM Modi seeks to tighten and expand economic cooperation to push India Israel relations higher

Expressing high hopes for India Israel bilateral ties Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had a business delegation talks having CEOs of both the countries. Recalling his July visit, PM Modi said that “he experienced at the remarkable spirit of innovation, enterprise and perseverance that drives Israel. There are new energy and purpose that has invigorated our ties over the last few years. It will help take our cooperation to greater heights.”..

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Strengthening new era of friendship, India Israel ink 9 MoUs in agricultural, cyber-security cooperation

Highlighting the ‘Dawn of a new era of friendship’, Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi held delegation-level talks during a bilateral meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi. Over 9 Mous got inked focusing on agricultural cooperation, cybersecurity, space, defence etc...

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Israel PM receives ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan; Pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu along with his wife was accorded with the ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Israel PM Netanyahu is on his 6-day visit here in India to mark another level of ‘friendship’ which both nations share. ..

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Rechristening iconic ‘Teen Murti Chowk’ resembles sacrifices of valiant Indian Soldiers for liberating Israeli City Haifa during WW-I

The reciprocal visit of ‘friendship’ that was celebrated by our nation on Sunday after Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was heartily welcomed by our beloved Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In a remarkable move, the iconic Teen Murti Chowk was renamed as ‘Teen Murti Haifa Chowk’ over the Israeli city ‘Haifa’...

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In a departure from protocol, PM Narendra Modi receives Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu at the airport

Expressing a fitting culmination to the silver jubilee year of the formal relationship between India and Israel, setting aside protocol, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu, who arrived in New Delhi on a six-day visit on January 14...

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Israeli PM Netanyahu starts six-day visit to India from today

Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu is arriving in New Delhi today on a six-day visit to India. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will call on the visiting dignitary in the afternoon after his arrival...

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A concrete bridge between India and Maldives will raise productive relations

To enhance the relations between India and Maldives, Foreign Minister of Maldives Mohamed Asim is on the three days visit to India. This will take the relations at more concrete level. During this visit, He met PM Modi and Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj. ..

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India, Canada soon to sign MoU for cooperation in field of Science and Technology

India and Canada will soon sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the cooperation in the field of Science and Technology. That will provide a mechanism and help to foster scientific cooperation between R&D and academic institutions of the two countries...

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Good news! Soon Indian pilgrims to visit Haj via sea route

A mutual relationship between India and Saudi Arabia is strengthened in past three years after PM Modi led central government came into power. However, this strengthened relationship and strong diplomacy of New Delhi has led Kingdom to give its nod to India's plan to revive the option of ferrying Haj pilgrims via sea route to Jeddah...

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India Israel shake hands to give push in Oil and Gas sector

India Israel shook hands thereby inked Memorandum of Understanding MoU on cooperation in the Oil and Gas Sector. The MoU aims to provide impetus to India - Israel ties in the energy sector...

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Redefining India’s Israel Policy

India should support USA President Trumps move to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and shift the Indian embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. India should enter into a strategic partnership with Israel. Time has come to bury the Nehruvian foreign policy that has been an impediment to our growth and emergence as a global power...

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Brain behind decoding Doklam issue: Vijay Gokhale to take over as New Foreign Secretary

The brain behind solving the longest face-off between India and China during Doklam issue, who was none other than Vijay Gokhale, is set to take over as New Foreign Secretary. Vijay Gokhale, an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) Officer of 1981 batch, will take over as the New Foreign Secretary once S Jaishankar completes his tenure towards the January end...

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Responding to India's furious gesture, Palestine regrets Hafiz Saeed comradery as an 'unintended mistake'

Palestine on Saturday recalled its envoy to Pakistan Waleed Abu Ali for sharing the stage with 26/11 terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed and said that they are taking serious cognizance of their Ambassador's presence at the event...

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Strong India-China relationship is essential for both countries, also for world: PM Modi

China’s State Councillor Yang Jiechi and Special Representative of China on the Boundary issue, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday. Yang Jiechi conveyed the greetings of China President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang to the PM Modi...

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PM Modi dials top Nepalese leaders, assures assistance for peace and development of Nepal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday held telephonic talks with Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba, CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli, and CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal...

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Post Doklam tussle, India-China hold 20th round of border talks

The 20th Special Representatives level talks between India and China held in National Capital on Friday. National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and China’s State Councillor Yang Jiechi met along with senior officials for the India-China border talks...

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India slams China without taking its name in UN; says Beijing protects Masood Azhar due to narrow political concerns

India on Wednesday slammed China without taking its name which is protecting Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) leader Masood Azhar by preventing the Security Council from sanctioning him as an international terrorist because of its narrow political and strategic concerns...

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India plans to buy Mattala Airport of Sri Lanka; Checkmate China?

In a great strategic move, India is planning to buy Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport of Sri Lanka to limit China’s ability to operate its Hambantota port as a naval site...

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Looking forward to strengthen ties with a leading ‘Global Power’ India, says new US security policy

The United States has hailed India as a rising global power while unveiling its new National Security Strategy (NSS) for fortifying US' partnership with India. US President Donald Trump has unveiled a new National Security Strategy on Monday...

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India, Columbia soon to join hands in field of agriculture and fisheries

Indian and Columbia are set to join hands in the field of agriculture and fisheries with an aim to boost the economy and mutual co-operation of both the countries. Notably, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Colombia in the field of agriculture and fisheries...

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India sits on the front rank of Australia’s International partnerships: Australia Foreign Secretary

After the US, Australia today came out in strong support of India playing a leading role in East Asia and said the security interests of both the countries are “congruent” in ensuring stability and openness in the Indo-Pacific region. Australian Foreign Secretary Frances Adamson also said Canberra’s trilateral and quadrilateral dialogues with India along with other major powers are a central part of its approach to “order-building” in the Indo-Pacific...

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India, Morocco ink MoUs for enhancing health, road and water sectors

Today India and Morocco signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in the health sector.The main areas of cooperation under the MoU, include non-communicable diseases, including child cardiovascular diseases and cancer; drug regulation and pharmaceutical quality control; communicable diseases; maternal, child and neonatal health; hospital twinning for the exchange of good practices and training in administration and management of health services and hospitals...

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India will share expertise to make Nigeria self-sufficient in agriculture

To boost Agricultural productivity of Nigeria, India has decided to share their Agricultural expertise to make Nigeria food sufficient. Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said that India has noted with great interest the new initiatives of Nigeria, particularly the Green Alternative initiative-a roadmap to make Nigeria self-sufficient in agriculture...

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India, China, Russia holds trilateral meet in New Delhi; vows to boost maritime trade, fight terrorism and climate change

India, Russia and China on Monday held the trilateral meeting in New Delhi and discussed global and regional issues of common concern including trade, terrorism, transnational organized crime, illicit drug trafficking, natural and man-made disasters, food security and climate change...

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India formally becomes member of elite export control regime ‘Wassenaar Arrangement’

India on Friday joined the Wassenaar Arrangement (WA) a day after it was elected as the 42nd member in a global export control regime. Notably, the strengthened and tactical diplomacy of New Delhi attracted all the 41 members to elect India in the elite export control regime Wassenaar Arrangement...

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Diplomatic win for New Delhi continues: Wassenaar Arrangement decides to admit India as its 42nd member

The strengthened and tactical diplomacy of New Delhi has attracted the International community to involve India in major organizations. Earlier India used to follow other nation as but now other countries follow India as it has emerged as the global leader. Now, the elite export control regime Wassenaar Arrangement (WA) on Thursday decided to admit India as its new member...

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India, Italy join hands for cooperation in agriculture and Phytosanitary issues

India and Italy on Wednesday signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in Agriculture and Phytosanitary issues. Notably, the MoU was signed between Indian Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and Italian Minister for Agriculture H.E Maurizio Martina that will provide a good framework for cooperation in this field...

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CM Naidu on 3-day Korea tour woos investors to invest in Andhra; pitches for technological development

Today Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu started three-day Korea tour where he wooed industrialists to come and invest in Andhra Pradesh...

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‘Reciprocal visit to dear friend Modi’ says Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu; to arrive in India on 14th Jan

Whole world was the witness when Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the red carpet welcome during his Israel visit. January 2018 will have Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visiting India. The Israel-India friendship relations were defined on different level when PM Modi and PM Netanyahu joined hands together to take forward their relations in the fields on defense, agriculture and empowering young minds...

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Mumbai, London mutually pitch for boosting cooperation in transport and medical tourism

Maharashtra and London looking for increasing mutual cooperation in various fields like transport and medical tourism. London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday discussed ways to increase cooperation between Mumbai and London in various fields including public transport and medical tourism...

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#IsolatedPakistan : Iran President inaugurated 1st phase of Chabahar port

The first phase of Chabahar port was inaugurated on Sunday afternoon by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. The port is likely to ramp up trade between India, Afghanistan and Iran in the wake of Pakistan denying transit access to New Delhi for trade with the two countries...

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US Prez Trump expresses satisfaction over Global Entrepreneurship Summit during telephonic conversation with PM Modi

The United States President Donald Trump in the wee hours of Saturday telephoned Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and expressed satisfaction over the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES)...

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Proud! India re-elected to International Maritime Organisation Council with 144 votes

The strengthened diplomacy of New Delhi has forced the whole world to support the India at the various International agencies including International Maritime Organisation, United Nations etc. Notably, it’s a proud moment for us and our country as India on Friday was re-elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) at an assembly of the body at its headquarters in London...

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Greece supports India's bid for permanent membership in UNSC; says New Delhi cannot be kept out

Greece on Monday urged United Nations to bring major reforms and also supported India's bid for permanent membership in the Security Council claiming that New Delhi cannot be kept out of one of the most important world bodies...

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India will assist to improve Afghanistan's public transport system

India has pledged around $2.87 million in latest financial assistance to Afghanistan to repair around 350 public buses. “Continuing its long-standing development support to the people of Afghanistan, the Government of India (GoI) has today agreed to provide financial assistance of US$2.87 million to the Ministry of Transport of Afghanistan,” the Embassy of India in Kabul said in a statement...

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India, Finland join hands to boost mutual ties in IT, renewable energy

India and Finland joined hands to boost mutual ties in the areas of trade and investment, renewable energy and science and technology. Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj and Finnish counterpart held talks in New Delhi to discuss upon strengthening mutual relations. ..

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PM Modi embarks on three day visit to Philippines; to attend ASEAN summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday embarked on a three-day visit to the Philippines where he will attend the ASEAN, the East Asia and the India-ASEAN annual Summits. PM Modi will also have several bilateral meetings with world leaders...

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India and DRC shake their hands to make bilateral trade stronger

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Leonard She Okitundu and discussed ways to strengthen bilateral ties...

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PM Modi, 1st Prime Minister to visit Philippines since 1981; will attend India-ASEAN summit

After taking his charge in 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has undertaken several important foreign visits boosting India’s position in international politics. Again to deepen relation with countries in Asia-Pacific region, Prime Minister will travel to the Philippines on November 12 to attend the 15th Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) India summit and the 12th East Asia Summit in Manila on November 14.He will be the 1st Indian Prime Minister to visit Philippines after 1981...

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Donald Trump arrives in China on 3-day visit to strengthen bilateral ties

US President, Donald Trump arrived China on a three-day visit to talk with Chinese President, Xi Jinping, on a wide range of issues. The issues include putting rein on North Korea to try to stop it from its nuclear programs. Apart from that the two nations are expected to sign trade agreements worth billions of dollars...

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India describes UN Security Council as dysfunctional; says it facing a crisis of legitimacy, credibility

India on Tuesday while describing the United Nation Security Council as dysfunctional, said it no longer reflected contemporary realities and was facing a crisis of legitimacy and credibility. Notably, Indian Ambassador to the UN Syed Akbaruddin in his address to the plenary meeting of the United Nation General Assembly on the question of equitable representation on an increase in the membership of the Security Council said that there was no greater example of institutional inertia than the inability ..

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Belgium King and Queen in India; MEA Sushma Swaraj call on for strengthening mutual ties

Today the royal couple, Belgium’s King Philippe and the Queen Mathilde was accorded with ceremonial reception at Rashtra Bhavan. This the first visit of Belgium’s King to India. President Ram Nath Kovind along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi warmly welcomed the King and Queen of Belgium. ..

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Ajay Bisaria appointed India's new envoy to Pakistan

Ajay Bisaria, currently the Indian ambassador to Poland, has been appointed as nation's top envoy to Pakistan. He had, earlier, held the position of Private Secretary to the Prime Minister from 1999 to 2004...

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Welcoming cutest Prince of Bhutan, PM Modi gifts him set of chess and football of FIFA U-17 World Cup

Internet went ga-ga when the cutest Prince arrived with the King and Queen of Bhutan in India. Also, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared a cute ‘Namaste’ with the little Prince...

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Appreciating trust ties of India-Bhutan Prez Kovind said ‘Security concerns of India and Bhutan are indivisible’

‘The security concerns of India and Bhutan are indivisible and mutual’ said the President Ram Nath Kovind while expressing gratitude towards Bhutan’s support for resolving Doklam issue. Commending King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, on completion of his first decade of his reign, President of India Ram Nath Kovind appreciated King of Bhutan and the efforts of Bhutan that helped foster and strengthen our mutual relationship...

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India-Bhutan’s friendship is not about years, it’s about generations; MEA Sushma with Future King of Bhutan

India-Bhutan’s relations are blooming day by day when Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj met the King and Queen of Bhutan along with their Gyalsey (Prince). India-Bhutan’s historical relations too have vital roles to play in each other's independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity. MEA Sushma Swaraj shook hands with Future King of Bhutan. ..

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