Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicHarsh Shringla

Topic: Harsh Shringla

US & India should ‘indemnify’ economic ties from risks like Ukraine, says Atul Keshap

Keshap, president, US-India Business Council, tells ThePrint that closer economic ties between the ‘stable democracies’ can lessen Ukraine war’s impact on energy, commodity prices.  

India sending teams from Moscow, alerts Red Cross to evacuate students from Kharkiv, Sumy

Indian students stuck in Kharkiv and Sumy are most at danger as these north-eastern cities of Ukraine are the main conflict areas.

Sanctions imposed on Russia likely to impact bilateral ties, India studying them, says Shringla

Foreign Secretary Harsh V Shringla said impact of sanctions on India’s interests will have to be gauged. Soon after, PM Modi spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin on the phone.

No unease in ‘extraordinary’ India-Bangladesh relationship, says Foreign Secretary Shringla

On the eve of President Ram Nath Kovind's visit to Dhaka, Shringla said India and Bangladesh relationship is multifaceted & recent communal riots there have not impacted ties.

India returning to its trajectory as rapidly growing economy, Harsh Shringla says

Foreign secretary Shringla said the Indian economy is rapidly recovering from the pandemic-induced downturn and the Economic Survey 2020-21 pointed to a strong 'V-shaped' recovery.

PM Modi to meet Pope Francis in Vatican during G20 summit in Italy, says FS Shringla

The Prime Minister will be travelling to Rome and Glasgow from 29 October to 2 November to attend the 16th G20 Summit and the World Leaders' Summit of COP-26 respectively.

Stalled Indian projects, Tamil cause take centrestage on Shringla’s Sri Lanka trip

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla, on four-day visit to Lanka, meets PM Mahinda Rajapaksa & Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa, discusses post-pandemic economic recovery.

FS Shringla will ask Sri Lanka about slowing Indian projects while Chinese are moving fast

During the four-day visit, which began on 2 October, the Foreign Secretary is expected to take stock of every infrastructure project India is running across the island nation & assess reasons for delay.

Need to pay closer attention to illicit rise of nuclear weapons network — India at UN

Speaking at a UNSC briefing on Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla said India is committed to the goal of complete elimination of nuclear weapons.

Peace, tranquillity in border essential for development of India-China ties, Shringla says

Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla said the development of relationship between the two countries can only be based on '3 mutuals'- mutual respect, mutual sensitivity & mutual interests.

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.

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The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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