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French President Macron to be chief guest at Republic Day 2024


French President Emmanuel Macron will be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations of India on 26 January, it was officially announced on Friday. “At the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Mr. Emmanuel Macron, President of France, will be visiting India as the chief guest for the 75th Republic Day celebrations,” the Ministry...

Diplomats of over 70 countries visit Varanasi on Gurparab


Ambassadors and diplomats of over 70 countries visited Varanasi on the occasion of Gurparab. The visit was organized by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). The diplomats at Namo Ghat in Varanasi witnessed a cultural show on the banks of the Ganga which included a Bharatnatyam rendition of Ramayan as well as performances of Kathak and folk dances from Uttar...

India, China hold 20th round of military talks


New Delhi: India and China exchanged views in an open and constructive manner for an early and mutually acceptable resolution of the remaining issues along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh, the Ministry of External Affairs said, a day after the two sides concluded two days of military talks. It said the two sides...

Indian, Canadian foreign ministers held secret meeting in US to solve crisis: Report


New Delhi: The Canadian Foreign Minister, Melanie Joly, held a secret meeting with India’s Minister of External Affairs, S Jaishankar, in Washington days ago amid the diplomatic stand-off between the two countries over Canada's allegation of India's involvement in the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar, British newspaper Financial Times reported, citing people familiar...

IIT to go global with first campus outside India in Tanzania


The first IIT campus outside India will come up in Tanzania's Zanzibar and it is expected to launch academic programs in October, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, currently visiting Tanzania, described the move as a "historic step" that reflected India's commitment to the Global South.  A Memorandum of...