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India, New Zealand Suspend Boeing 737 Max 8 Planes Post Second Crash  

Ethiopian Airline crash on Sunday has raised safety concerns regarding the Boeing 737 Max jets

Six minutes after taking off from Ethiopian capital city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines’ Boeing 737 Max 8 jet crashed on Sunday, killing all aboard. This is the second crash, involving the aircraft model in less than six months. Amid growing security concerns, India and New Zealand have joined the list of nations that have suspended 737 Max 8 jets,

Homecoming for Pakistan-Captured IAF Pilot

IAF pilot, Abhinandan Varthaman, arrested by Pakistani authorities, re-entered India on Friday

Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander, Abhinandan Varthaman’s plane crashed in the disputed territory of Kashmir, over the Pakistan border, on Wednesday. The Indian pilot, arrested by Pak forces, crossed the border to re-enter India on Friday. He was received by a large crowd of civilians gathered around the border to welcome the national hero Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman

Indian FM attends 16th India-Russia-China Foreign Ministerial Meet

India joins in for the 16th RIC (Russia – India – China) Meeting of Foreign Ministers

MEA Sushma Swaraj co-chaired the 16th Tri-Lateral foreign ministerial meeting with Russia and China at Zhejiang The Indian Minister of External Affairs, Smt Sushma Swaraj led the Indian delegation during the 16th Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Russian Federation, the Republic of India and the People’s Republic of China, held in in Zhejiang, China on 27 February 2019. The meeting

UK Must Return Diego Garcia to Mauritius: ICJ

The International Court of Justice has ruled the UK must return the territory – hosting major US military base - to Mauritius and complete the decolonisation.

In a non-binding judgement, the International Court of Justice has advised that the UK must return Chagos Archipelago to Mauritius The International Court of Justice (ICJ), seated at the Peace Palace in The Hague, has observed that the United Kingdom must end their administration of the Chagos Archipelago at the earliest. In non-binding ruling, ICJ said, "The United Kingdom is under

Indian Air Force Strikes on JeM Terror Camp

Indian Air Force claims air strikes on JeM camp in Balakot of Pakistan occupied Jammu & Kashmir.

Indian Foreign Secretary confirmed Indian Air Force’s aerial strike on Jaish-e-Mohammed training camps situated in Balakot In a move that could be seen as a major crackdown on cross-border terrorism, Indian Air Force carried out air strikes on terror camps and militant training facilities located in Balakot, in a 3 a.m. operation, on 26 February 2019. Addressing the media in an

PM Modi Accepts Seoul Peace Prize during 31-Hour Visit to South Korea

Prime Minister leads delegation level talks with South Korea in Seoul

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on his second visit to South Korea, was accorded with the prestigious Seoul Peace Prize for his “efforts in promoting global peace & harmony” With the vision to enhance strategic partnership with South Korea, Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi successfully completed a 31-hour tour to the Republic of Korea, on 22nd February 2019. Among other engagements,

Saudi Crown Prince’s Maiden Visit to India

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud at the ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan in the presence of President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, and Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

Major announcements during Saudi Crown Prince’s maiden state visit to India include $100 billion investment, release of 850 Indian prisoners from Saudi jails and increase in Indian Haj Quota Saudi Arabia and India reiterated their commitment on major bilateral issues during the maiden State Visit of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz to India, on Wednesday. Accompanied by high-level dignitaries

India Focuses on Cooperation during EAM’s Three Nation Tour

External Affairs Minister meets Ekaterina Zaharieva, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Bulgaria in Sofia (February 16, 2019)

External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj, ends the effective four day visit to Bulgaria, Morocco and Spain from 16-19 February 2019 in a bid to strengthen Indian diplomatic relations Indian Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj, concluded a four day visit to Bulgaria, Morocco and Spain on February 19th, 2019. The tour will strengthen India’s diplomatic relationship with these countries while establishing

Multiple MoUs Signed during Argentina President Macri’s India Visit

India, Argentina reaffirms their commitment to further deepen and reinvigorate the long diplomatic relations during Argentina President Mauricio Macri’s state visit The President of the Argentine Republic, Mauricio Macri concluded the three-day State Visit to India on 19 February 2019, signing multiple MoUs with India on defence, tourism, broadcasting, pharmaceuticals and more. Macri, who was invited by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

US Advisor Supports India’s right to Self-Defence

File Photo: US National Security Advisor, John Bolton (Left) and his Indian counterpart NSA Ajit Doval (Right)

US Security Advisor extends support for India's right to self-defence against cross-border terrorism The US National Security Advisor, John Bolton spoke to his Indian counterpart National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval on February 15, following the Pulwama Terror Attack in Jammu & Kashmir. In a telephone call initiated by the US, Bolton expressed condolences and outrage over the barbaric attack in Jammu &

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