Tuesday, 9 August, 2022

Topic: Jaishankar

India ‘dependable friend’ of Sri Lanka, will assist in its economic recovery, says Jaishankar

Jaishankar met the newly-appointed Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Ali Sabry on the margins of an ASEAN conclave in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh.

‘India and US strong proponents of ASEAN centrality,’ Blinken tells Jaishankar in Cambodia

The two leaders held talks on pressing global challenges, amid rising tension between China and Taiwan following US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taipei.

Sheikh Hasina offers Chittagong port to India’s northeast for use during meet with Jaishankar

Hasina's press secretary said the initiative was taken to resume cross-border routes between Bangladesh and India which were stopped during the 1965 India-Pakistan war.

Better to engage world on basis of who we are, not on how others define us, says Jaishankar

Speaking at the Raisina Dialogue Wednesday, Jaishankar said 'capability development' in all possible areas should be the central focus for the country in the next 25 years.

‘Look beyond Ukraine, world threw Afghanistan under the bus’: Jaishankar reminds Europe

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar was questioned over India’s position on the Russia-Ukraine conflict and its close ties with Moscow by European counterparts at Raisina Dialogue.

India too has views on human rights situation in US, says Jaishankar

External affairs minister said that while the issue wasn’t discussed at his meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, India is entitled to ‘views about their (US) views’.

Govt introduces bill in Lok Sabha to ban funding of weapons of mass destruction

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar introduced the bill Tuesday, amid din by opposition members over the repeated fuel price hikes.

After Maldives, Jaishankar in Sri Lanka to secure Indian Ocean neighbourhood, counter China

The back-to-back visits by EAM S. Jaishankar is expected to strengthen India’s maritime security domain under the ‘SAGAR’ doctrine, in view of growing Chinese influence.

Jaishankar meets Irish counterpart Simon Coveney at Munich Security Conference

External Affairs Minister also held a series of meeting with leaders from Europe, Asia, and other parts of the world during his visit to Germany.

Jaishankar meets German counterpart, holds talks on bilateral and global issues

Jaishankar arrived in Germany Friday to take part in the Munich Security Conference (MSC). MSC is expected to deliberate on escalating tension between NATO countries and Russia over Ukraine.

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Ministry of Defence headquarters | Representational image | Commons

SPARSH will make defence pension digital, but problems won’t disappear. Ask pensioners

Failure to implement revised OROP and go for SPARSH should ring alarm bells for defence minister. And it won’t be ‘minimum govt, maximum governance’.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


First batch of women cadets to join NDA

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.