EAM Jaishankar holds talks with Nepalese counterpart Gyawali

EAM Jaishankar holds talks with Nepalese counterpart Gyawali

Friday, 15 January 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday held talks with his Nepalese counterpart Pradeep Kumar Gyawali with a focus on various key aspects of the bilateral relations. The talks are taking place under the framework of the Indo-Nepal joint commission meeting (JCM), officials said. Gyawali arrived here on Thursday on a three-day...

Indian-American named to Houston Board of Dallas Federal Reserve Bank

Indian-American named to Houston Board of Dallas Federal Reserve Bank

Saturday, 09 January 2021 | PTI | Houston

Bhavesh V Patel, an Indian-American top executive of a multinational chemical company, has been appointed by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas to its Houston branch's board of directors. Patel, 53, is the chief executive officer and chairman of the management board of LyondellBasell Industries, one of the largest plastics, chemicals...

Indian flag seen at pro-Trump rally which some Indian-Americans joined

Indian flag seen at pro-Trump rally which some Indian-Americans joined

Friday, 08 January 2021 | IANS | New York

An Indian flag was seen amid a sea of American and Trump flags in a footage, as well as images, of the violent protests at the US Capitol that went viral on social media. An Indian-American Republican political activist, Vincent Xavier, tweeted on Thursday pictures of the flags India, South Korea...

Jaishankar discusses role of provincial councils with Tamil leaders in Lanka

Jaishankar discusses role of provincial councils with Tamil leaders in Lanka

Thursday, 07 January 2021 | PTI | Colombo

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday met the Tamil leadership in Sri Lanka and discussed issues pertaining to the development and devolution and the role of provincial councils as part of national reconciliation. The meeting assumed significance in the backdrop of moves by the ruling Sri Lanka People's Party (SLPP)...

India implemented several measures to facilitate trade during 2015-20: WTO

India implemented several measures to facilitate trade during 2015-20: WTO

Thursday, 07 January 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

India has implemented several measures to facilitate trade, such as simplification of procedures and customs clearances for imports and exports, according to WTO. Geneva-based World Trade Organisation (WTO) said that the other trade-facilitation initiatives introduced by India since 2015 include introduction of Indian Customs Electronic Gateway (ICEGATE); Single Window Interface for...

India calls for global efforts against terrorists acquiring chemical weapons

India calls for global efforts against terrorists acquiring chemical weapons

Wednesday, 06 January 2021 | IANS | United Nations

India has expressed concern over the possibility of terrorists getting hold of chemical weapons and called for unrelenting global action against them. At a Security Council session on Tuesday on the use of chemical weapons in Syria, India's Permanent Representative T.S. Tirumurti, said, "India remains concerned about the possibility of such...

India will be voice against enemies of humanity like terrorism: Tirumurti

India will be voice against enemies of humanity like terrorism: Tirumurti

Tuesday, 05 January 2021 | PTI | United Nations

India will be a voice for the developing world and against the common enemies of humanity like terrorism, India's Ambassador to the UN has said, asserting that the country will use its tenure on the UN Security Council to bring human-centric and inclusive solutions to matters of global peace and...

UN member states, leaders welcome India, Ireland, Kenya, Mexico and Norway to UNSC

UN member states, leaders welcome India, Ireland, Kenya, Mexico and Norway to UNSC

Tuesday, 05 January 2021 | PTI | United Nations

UN leaders and member states welcomed India, Ireland, Kenya, Mexico and Norway to the UN Security Council and said they look forward to working with the five new non-permanent members to help advance peace and security globally during their 2021-22 term in the powerful world body. Flags of the five new...

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